The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 668 555 535
Rank change year-on-year
-113 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 247 396 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 231 354 352
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the UK.

SQL Server Developer Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 within the UK.

SQL Server Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -90 237 £45,000 - 33
London -22 107 £52,500 +5.00% 18
South East -40 55 £35,000 -12.50% 4
City of London +41 38 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Yorkshire -17 20 £33,250 -5.00%
East of England +11 15 £42,500 -2.85% 3
East Sussex +4 15 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 15 £35,000 -13.58% 1
East Midlands +20 14 £42,500 +10.38%
Brighton +9 14 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes +8 12 £34,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire +8 12 £42,500 -34.61%
Nottingham +6 12 £42,500 -34.61%
Leeds +5 12 £30,000 -36.84%
West Yorkshire -3 12 £30,000 -29.41%
North West +4 9 £40,000 +3.89% 2
West Midlands -21 9 £35,625 -22.97% 2
Hampshire +5 7 £45,000 +38.46%
South West -16 7 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Surrey +12 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Manchester -5 6 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Evesham - 6 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 6 £32,500 -
Sheffield +1 5 £47,500 +46.15%
South Yorkshire 0 5 £47,500 +46.15%
Kent -3 5 £27,000 -43.15% 1
Norfolk - 5 £42,500 - 1
Olney - 5 £35,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 5 £35,000 -
Norwich - 5 £42,500 - 1

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 430 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 364 (84.65%) SQL
3 294 (68.37%) T-SQL
4 270 (62.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 259 (60.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 205 (47.67%) Business Intelligence
7 196 (45.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 190 (44.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 188 (43.72%) Data Warehouse
10 154 (35.81%) .NET
11 134 (31.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 132 (30.70%) C#
13 124 (28.84%) ETL
13 124 (28.84%) Microsoft
14 118 (27.44%) Finance
15 104 (24.19%) Performance Tuning
16 89 (20.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 74 (17.21%) MS Excel
18 72 (16.74%) ASP.NET
19 59 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (13.49%) SQL Server 2005
21 55 (12.79%) Relational Database
22 35 (8.14%) Degree
22 35 (8.14%) VB.NET
22 35 (8.14%) Data Modelling
22 35 (8.14%) Analytics
23 33 (7.67%) XML
23 33 (7.67%) JavaScript
23 33 (7.67%) Business Objects
24 32 (7.44%) Banking

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.09%) IIS
2 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.70%) SAS
4 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.47%) CMS
4 2 (0.47%) Node.js
5 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.79%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.19%) Internet
2 6 (1.40%) HTTP
2 6 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) SAN
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 270 (62.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 259 (60.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 196 (45.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 190 (44.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 188 (43.72%) Data Warehouse
7 134 (31.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 89 (20.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 58 (13.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 55 (12.79%) Relational Database
11 30 (6.98%) Big Data
12 25 (5.81%) NoSQL
13 18 (4.19%) OLAP
14 17 (3.95%) QlikView
15 15 (3.49%) SQL CLR
16 14 (3.26%) OLAP Cube
17 13 (3.02%) DTS
18 12 (2.79%) MySQL
19 11 (2.56%) SSDT
20 10 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.40%) Subversion
5 5 (1.16%) JIRA
6 3 (0.70%) Expression Web
6 3 (0.70%) FishEye
6 3 (0.70%) FrontPage
6 3 (0.70%) ERwin
7 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.23%) Toad
7 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 118 (27.44%) Finance
2 32 (7.44%) Banking
3 28 (6.51%) Marketing
4 18 (4.19%) Front Office
5 17 (3.95%) Retail
6 13 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.02%) Legal
7 10 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.93%) French Language
9 4 (0.93%) German Language
10 3 (0.70%) Games
10 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (35.81%) .NET
2 72 (16.74%) ASP.NET
3 33 (7.67%) XML
4 26 (6.05%) CSS
4 26 (6.05%) jQuery
5 24 (5.58%) MDX
6 23 (5.35%) HTML
7 19 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (3.72%) WCF
8 16 (3.72%) Web Services
9 14 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (2.33%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.09%) Ajax
12 8 (1.86%) XSLT
13 7 (1.63%) WinForms
14 6 (1.40%) Backbone.js
15 5 (1.16%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (1.16%) JSON
15 5 (1.16%) WPF
16 3 (0.70%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.58%) Replication
2 24 (5.58%) Clustering
3 21 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 13 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.79%) BBC
5 12 (2.79%) Social Media
6 11 (2.56%) Derivative
6 11 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.86%) Social Network
8 8 (1.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 8 (1.86%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.16%) Statistics
10 5 (1.16%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.93%) Streaming Music
11 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.21%) Windows
2 19 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (2.79%) Android
4 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.63%) Linux
5 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (47.67%) Business Intelligence
2 124 (28.84%) ETL
3 104 (24.19%) Performance Tuning
4 59 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (8.14%) Data Modelling
5 35 (8.14%) Analytics
6 29 (6.74%) MVC
6 29 (6.74%) Migration
7 25 (5.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 23 (5.35%) Data Migration
9 20 (4.65%) Data Transformation
10 18 (4.19%) Software Engineering
11 17 (3.95%) Scrum
11 17 (3.95%) High Availability
12 14 (3.26%) Data Analysis
13 13 (3.02%) Asset Management
13 13 (3.02%) DevOps
14 12 (2.79%) Database Mirroring
14 12 (2.79%) Data Management
14 12 (2.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 364 (84.65%) SQL
2 294 (68.37%) T-SQL
3 132 (30.70%) C#
4 35 (8.14%) VB.NET
5 33 (7.67%) JavaScript
6 16 (3.72%) Java
7 13 (3.02%) VB
8 11 (2.56%) VBA
9 10 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.86%) Python
11 7 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.40%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.93%) VB6
13 4 (0.93%) Ruby
13 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.93%) C
14 3 (0.70%) Perl
14 3 (0.70%) Groovy
15 2 (0.47%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (8.14%) Degree
2 30 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.49%) MCITP
4 11 (2.56%) MCTS
5 5 (1.16%) HNC
5 5 (1.16%) HND
6 4 (0.93%) MCSE
6 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.23%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.74%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (28.84%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.67%) Business Objects
3 20 (4.65%) Facebook
4 16 (3.72%) Google
5 14 (3.26%) Red Gate
5 14 (3.26%) Oracle
6 12 (2.79%) Apple
6 12 (2.79%) Sony
6 12 (2.79%) Yahoo!
7 10 (2.33%) Tableau
8 8 (1.86%) Twitter
9 6 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.16%) IBM
11 4 (0.93%) Cognos
11 4 (0.93%) Sybase
11 4 (0.93%) VMware
11 4 (0.93%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.70%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.70%) Informatica
13 2 (0.47%) Reuters
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