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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 588 582 536
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 322 371 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 288 332 348
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 305 £42,500 -5.55% 32
London +8 158 £52,500 -8.69% 11
South East -2 71 £37,500 -16.66% 9
City of London +13 53 £55,000 -12.00% 4
North West +8 24 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Sussex +46 20 £40,000 -20.00%
South West 0 19 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Brighton +41 17 £40,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Cheshire +7 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Milton Keynes +6 14 £35,000 -17.64% 1
East of England +8 13 £55,000 +25.71%
Warrington - 13 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +7 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Kent +4 11 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Berkshire +2 10 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Yorkshire -18 10 £40,000 - 2
Somerset - 10 £42,500 - 1
Bath - 10 £42,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £22,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 8 £35,000 -
Olney - 8 £35,000 -
Winchester - 7 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -4 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
East Midlands -9 6 £34,250 -2.14% 2
Norfolk - 6 £24,000 -
Norwich - 6 £24,000 -
Cambridgeshire +18 5 £55,000 -4.34%
Cambridge +14 5 £55,000 -4.34%

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 576 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 493 (85.59%) SQL
3 376 (65.28%) T-SQL
4 373 (64.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 344 (59.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 282 (48.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 276 (47.92%) Business Intelligence
8 258 (44.79%) Data Warehouse
9 215 (37.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 189 (32.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 188 (32.64%) .NET
12 176 (30.56%) Microsoft
12 176 (30.56%) ETL
13 148 (25.69%) Finance
14 145 (25.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 132 (22.92%) C#
16 120 (20.83%) MS Excel
16 120 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
17 91 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
18 69 (11.98%) ASP.NET
19 60 (10.42%) Relational Database
20 54 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
21 53 (9.20%) Degree
22 51 (8.85%) Banking
23 47 (8.16%) QA
24 44 (7.64%) Computer Science
24 44 (7.64%) Big Data
24 44 (7.64%) Windows
25 42 (7.29%) JavaScript
25 42 (7.29%) Data Modelling

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.04%) SAS
3 4 (0.69%) IIS
4 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) Jetty
6 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 120 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.08%) MS Office
3 7 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.35%) PORTIA
6 1 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.17%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.17%) SaaS
2 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
4 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.17%) NAS
2 1 (0.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.17%) SAN
2 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 373 (64.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 344 (59.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 282 (48.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 258 (44.79%) Data Warehouse
6 215 (37.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 189 (32.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 145 (25.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 60 (10.42%) Relational Database
10 54 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 44 (7.64%) Big Data
12 31 (5.38%) OLAP
13 25 (4.34%) SQL CLR
14 23 (3.99%) NoSQL
15 21 (3.65%) MySQL
16 20 (3.47%) QlikView
17 19 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
18 16 (2.78%) Data Mart
19 15 (2.60%) Oracle Database
20 14 (2.43%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 25 (4.34%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.74%) Subversion
2 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.87%) JIRA
3 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.87%) ERwin
4 3 (0.52%) Expression Web
4 3 (0.52%) FrontPage
4 3 (0.52%) FishEye
5 2 (0.35%) MSTest
6 1 (0.17%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.17%) Moq
6 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 148 (25.69%) Finance
2 51 (8.85%) Banking
3 41 (7.12%) Marketing
4 32 (5.56%) Retail
5 29 (5.03%) Games
6 25 (4.34%) Investment Banking
7 22 (3.82%) Front Office
8 12 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.91%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.74%) Back Office
11 9 (1.56%) French Language
11 9 (1.56%) German Language
12 7 (1.22%) Electronics
13 5 (0.87%) Legal
13 5 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (32.64%) .NET
2 69 (11.98%) ASP.NET
3 35 (6.08%) MDX
4 28 (4.86%) CSS
5 27 (4.69%) HTML
6 23 (3.99%) jQuery
7 22 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (3.65%) XML
9 15 (2.60%) WCF
10 14 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (2.08%) WPF
12 10 (1.74%) Web Services
13 9 (1.56%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.22%) Ajax
14 7 (1.22%) Entity Framework
15 6 (1.04%) Backbone.js
15 6 (1.04%) HTML5
16 5 (0.87%) XSLT
17 4 (0.69%) Hibernate
17 4 (0.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.64%) Computer Science
2 38 (6.60%) Data Integration
3 36 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.38%) Replication
5 28 (4.86%) Clustering
6 27 (4.69%) Mobile App
7 25 (4.34%) iPhone
8 20 (3.47%) Hedge funds
9 17 (2.95%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.26%) Derivative
10 13 (2.26%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.91%) Equities
12 10 (1.74%) Data Extraction
12 10 (1.74%) Social Media
13 9 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.56%) Streaming Music
14 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.39%) BBC
15 7 (1.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 7 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.64%) Windows
2 30 (5.21%) Android
3 10 (1.74%) UNIX
4 9 (1.56%) Linux
5 6 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (47.92%) Business Intelligence
2 176 (30.56%) ETL
3 120 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
4 91 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (7.29%) Data Modelling
6 36 (6.25%) MVC
7 35 (6.08%) Data Transformation
8 28 (4.86%) Kimball Methodology
9 27 (4.69%) Analytics
9 27 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
10 25 (4.34%) SDLC
11 24 (4.17%) Migration
11 24 (4.17%) Data Management
12 23 (3.99%) Scrum
12 23 (3.99%) Software Engineering
13 22 (3.82%) Complex ETL
14 20 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
15 19 (3.30%) Workflow
15 19 (3.30%) E-Commerce
16 18 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 493 (85.59%) SQL
2 376 (65.28%) T-SQL
3 132 (22.92%) C#
4 42 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 31 (5.38%) VBA
6 29 (5.03%) VB.NET
7 24 (4.17%) Java
8 20 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.43%) VB
9 14 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.91%) C++
11 10 (1.74%) Python
12 8 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.22%) Perl
13 7 (1.22%) Ruby
14 6 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.87%) PHP
16 3 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 53 (9.20%) Degree
2 31 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.39%) MCTS
3 8 (1.39%) MCITP
4 6 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) MCPD
6 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.35%) MCAD
6 2 (0.35%) MCSE
6 2 (0.35%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.17%) MCP
7 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.16%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 176 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.90%) Google
3 33 (5.73%) Oracle
4 23 (3.99%) Red Gate
5 15 (2.60%) Cognos
6 12 (2.08%) Tableau
7 11 (1.91%) Facebook
8 10 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (1.39%) Apple
9 8 (1.39%) Sony
9 8 (1.39%) Yahoo!
10 7 (1.22%) IBM
10 7 (1.22%) SAP
11 5 (0.87%) Telerik
12 4 (0.69%) VMware
12 4 (0.69%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.52%) Twitter
13 3 (0.52%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.35%) Computacenter
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