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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 613 528 426
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -102
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 288 398 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 266 367 576
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 1 October 2014 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 1 October 2014. 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 -104 278 £45,000 +5.88% 22
London -23 157 £54,000 +13.68% 8
City of London +13 43 £56,000 +17.89% 3
South East -72 32 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +1 29 £40,000 -3.03% 2
South West -7 17 £29,500 -21.33%
Warwickshire +12 12 £40,000 -3.03% 1
East Midlands -8 12 £35,000 +2.18% 1
North West -10 12 £32,500 -9.72%
Yorkshire -53 12 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Staffordshire +2 11 £37,500 -16.66%
Surrey -1 10 £50,000 +18.34% 4
West Yorkshire -33 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Devon - 9 £29,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +8 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -3 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Cheshire -9 8 £31,250 -21.87%
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £42,500 +11.11%
East of England -24 7 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Walsall - 6 £39,000 - 1
Leicester +10 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Leicestershire +7 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Northamptonshire -19 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Leeds -33 5 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Okehampton - 5 - -
Southwark - 5 £40,000 -
Huddersfield +6 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Reading +3 4 £50,000 +44.92%
Milton Keynes -10 4 £42,500 +25.00%
South Wales +12 3 £26,950 -17.07%

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 677 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 489 (72.23%) SQL
3 447 (66.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 393 (58.05%) T-SQL
5 368 (54.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 302 (44.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 275 (40.62%) Business Intelligence
8 271 (40.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 253 (37.37%) Data Warehouse
10 231 (34.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 230 (33.97%) .NET
12 214 (31.61%) ETL
12 214 (31.61%) Microsoft
13 200 (29.54%) C#
14 146 (21.57%) Finance
15 120 (17.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 117 (17.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 114 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
18 112 (16.54%) ASP.NET
19 104 (15.36%) Performance Tuning
20 100 (14.77%) MS Excel
21 94 (13.88%) Data Modelling
22 83 (12.26%) OLAP
23 77 (11.37%) Banking
24 63 (9.31%) Oracle
25 62 (9.16%) HTML
25 62 (9.16%) JavaScript
26 51 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
27 49 (7.24%) Web Services
27 49 (7.24%) XML

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 37 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.18%) IIS
3 5 (0.74%) CMS
3 5 (0.74%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (0.44%) SAS
4 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.15%) Lync
Applications
1 100 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.40%) MS Office
3 9 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.59%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.44%) SaaS
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.44%) Intranet
2 2 (0.30%) Internet
2 2 (0.30%) SMS
3 1 (0.15%) HTTP
3 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 677 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 447 (66.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 368 (54.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 302 (44.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 271 (40.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 253 (37.37%) Data Warehouse
7 231 (34.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 120 (17.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 117 (17.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 83 (12.26%) OLAP
11 49 (7.24%) Relational Database
12 32 (4.73%) DTS
13 24 (3.55%) Data Mart
14 21 (3.10%) QlikView
15 17 (2.51%) OLTP
15 17 (2.51%) Big Data
16 15 (2.22%) MySQL
17 14 (2.07%) Oracle OLAP
18 13 (1.92%) Star Schema
18 13 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 35 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 32 (4.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 28 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.03%) NuGet
5 4 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.30%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.15%) JIRA
7 1 (0.15%) FrontPage
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.15%) Expression Web
General
1 146 (21.57%) Finance
2 77 (11.37%) Banking
3 47 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.87%) Retail
5 26 (3.84%) Front Office
6 24 (3.55%) Marketing
7 15 (2.22%) Law
8 9 (1.33%) Advertising
9 8 (1.18%) Billing
9 8 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.74%) Publishing
11 4 (0.59%) Legal
11 4 (0.59%) Games
11 4 (0.59%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.44%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.30%) International Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (33.97%) .NET
2 112 (16.54%) ASP.NET
3 62 (9.16%) HTML
4 49 (7.24%) Web Services
4 49 (7.24%) XML
5 47 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (6.65%) MDX
7 42 (6.20%) .NET Framework
8 41 (6.06%) CSS
9 34 (5.02%) WCF
10 25 (3.69%) jQuery
11 16 (2.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (2.07%) WPF
13 13 (1.92%) WinForms
14 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 9 (1.33%) Ajax
16 9 (1.33%) NHibernate
17 8 (1.18%) WF
17 8 (1.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.47%) Tandem
3 27 (3.99%) Data Structures
4 22 (3.25%) Replication
5 18 (2.66%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.66%) BBC
6 16 (2.36%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.36%) Data Integration
6 16 (2.36%) Equities
7 15 (2.22%) Credit Risk
8 14 (2.07%) Social Media
9 13 (1.92%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.92%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.62%) Data Extraction
11 9 (1.33%) Clustering
12 8 (1.18%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.89%) Derivative
14 5 (0.74%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.55%) Windows
2 9 (1.33%) Linux
2 9 (1.33%) UNIX
3 4 (0.59%) Android
3 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.44%) AIX
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (40.62%) Business Intelligence
2 214 (31.61%) ETL
3 114 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (15.36%) Performance Tuning
5 94 (13.88%) Data Modelling
6 42 (6.20%) MVC
7 33 (4.87%) Kimball Methodology
8 32 (4.73%) Scrum
8 32 (4.73%) Analytics
9 30 (4.43%) Business Analysis
10 29 (4.28%) Asset Management
11 28 (4.14%) Migration
11 28 (4.14%) E-Commerce
12 25 (3.69%) TDD
12 25 (3.69%) Dimensional Modelling
13 18 (2.66%) OO
13 18 (2.66%) Software Engineering
14 16 (2.36%) Data Migration
15 15 (2.22%) High Availability
16 14 (2.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 489 (72.23%) SQL
2 393 (58.05%) T-SQL
3 200 (29.54%) C#
4 62 (9.16%) JavaScript
5 44 (6.50%) VB.NET
6 25 (3.69%) VB
7 24 (3.55%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.81%) VBA
9 12 (1.77%) Java
9 12 (1.77%) VB6
10 10 (1.48%) VBScript
11 8 (1.18%) PHP
12 7 (1.03%) Perl
13 5 (0.74%) C++
14 3 (0.44%) AWK
14 3 (0.44%) R
15 1 (0.15%) ABAP
15 1 (0.15%) Python
15 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (5.02%) Degree
3 13 (1.92%) MCAD
4 5 (0.74%) MCITP
4 5 (0.74%) MCTS
5 4 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.30%) QA
3 1 (0.15%) GAMP
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 214 (31.61%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.31%) Oracle
3 39 (5.76%) Business Objects
4 23 (3.40%) Tableau
5 22 (3.25%) Facebook
6 17 (2.51%) Cognos
7 14 (2.07%) Apple
7 14 (2.07%) Sony
7 14 (2.07%) Yahoo!
7 14 (2.07%) Google
8 12 (1.77%) Sybase
9 8 (1.18%) Red Gate
9 8 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.03%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.89%) SAP
12 5 (0.74%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.74%) Percona
12 5 (0.74%) Akamai
12 5 (0.74%) FactSet
13 4 (0.59%) thinkFolio
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + FS Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and an excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Godalming
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago