Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Server Developer
London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 293 243
Rank change year-on-year +50 -50 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 82 87 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.65% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.67% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 77 67 209
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,300 £37,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £69,250 £72,500
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9918 12916 20107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 95.99% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8969 11688 17162
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the City of London

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in the City of London

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in the City of London

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, SQL Server Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (64.63%) SQL
3 39 (47.56%) Finance
4 35 (42.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (41.46%) Banking
5 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 32 (39.02%) T-SQL
7 31 (37.80%) ETL
8 29 (35.37%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (34.15%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (34.15%) Java
10 24 (29.27%) XML
11 23 (28.05%) C#
12 22 (26.83%) .NET
13 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
13 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (21.95%) AngularJS
14 18 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
15 17 (20.73%) Back Office
16 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (18.29%) Cognos
17 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (17.07%) HTML
19 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
19 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
20 11 (13.41%) SWIFT
20 11 (13.41%) Database Optimisation
20 11 (13.41%) MVC

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) WordPress
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (42.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (34.15%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (9.76%) Power BI
8 7 (8.54%) Pentaho
9 6 (7.32%) DTS
10 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
12 3 (3.66%) OLAP
13 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.88%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 34 (41.46%) Banking
3 17 (20.73%) Back Office
4 4 (4.88%) Front Office
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) XML
2 22 (26.83%) .NET
3 18 (21.95%) AngularJS
4 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
5 14 (17.07%) HTML
6 11 (13.41%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (12.20%) RESTful
8 9 (10.98%) LINQ
9 8 (9.76%) Web Services
9 8 (9.76%) WSDL
9 8 (9.76%) XSD
10 4 (4.88%) MDX
11 3 (3.66%) CSS
12 2 (2.44%) Ajax
12 2 (2.44%) jQuery
12 2 (2.44%) JSON
12 2 (2.44%) WAMP
12 2 (2.44%) WCF
12 2 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) SWIFT
2 5 (6.10%) Fintech
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) ETL
2 29 (35.37%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.41%) Database Optimisation
5 11 (13.41%) MVC
6 9 (10.98%) TDD
6 9 (10.98%) Web Development
7 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.10%) Analytics
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
8 5 (6.10%) SDLC
9 4 (4.88%) Change Management
9 4 (4.88%) Defect Management
9 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.88%) Project Management
10 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.66%) CRM
10 3 (3.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) SQL
2 32 (39.02%) T-SQL
3 28 (34.15%) Java
4 23 (28.05%) C#
5 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.44%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
1 3 (3.66%) MCP
1 3 (3.66%) MCPD
1 3 (3.66%) MCTS
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Cognos
3 10 (12.20%) Tableau
4 6 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) RedGate
7 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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