Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018.

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

SQL Server Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 261 280
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 89 64 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 87 61 56
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,574 9,454 11,509
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 95.09% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9,474 8,566 10,513
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018, SQL Server Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (65.17%) SQL
3 48 (53.93%) C#
4 43 (48.31%) T-SQL
4 43 (48.31%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (48.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (42.70%) Finance
6 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
6 35 (39.33%) .NET
7 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (38.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (32.58%) VB
9 28 (31.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (22.47%) ETL
11 17 (19.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
12 14 (15.73%) Power BI
12 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
14 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
14 11 (12.36%) Data Management
14 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (12.36%) REST
15 10 (11.24%) NServiceBus
15 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
15 10 (11.24%) SOAP
15 10 (11.24%) VB.NET

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 10 (11.24%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.62%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (48.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (38.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (31.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (15.73%) Power BI
5 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (7.87%) Big Data
6 7 (7.87%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
7 5 (5.62%) MS Access
8 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.49%) OLAP
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (4.49%) Star Schema
9 3 (3.37%) QlikView
10 2 (2.25%) DTS
10 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.87%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Advertising
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.33%) .NET
2 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
3 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (12.36%) REST
5 10 (11.24%) SOAP
6 6 (6.74%) MDX
6 6 (6.74%) XML
7 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (4.49%) jQuery
8 4 (4.49%) Web Services
9 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.37%) HTML
9 3 (3.37%) LINQ
9 3 (3.37%) RESTful
9 3 (3.37%) WSDL
9 3 (3.37%) XSD
10 2 (2.25%) WCF
10 2 (2.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Data Structures
2 8 (8.99%) Fintech
2 8 (8.99%) Reinsurance
3 5 (5.62%) Derivative
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (22.47%) ETL
3 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (12.36%) Data Management
5 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
7 7 (7.87%) Analytics
7 7 (7.87%) Data Security
7 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 5 (5.62%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (5.62%) Commercial Awareness
8 5 (5.62%) Data Architecture
8 5 (5.62%) Data Virtualisation
8 5 (5.62%) Investment Management
8 5 (5.62%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (4.49%) Information Management
9 4 (4.49%) TDD
9 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.37%) Data Munging
10 3 (3.37%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 58 (65.17%) SQL
2 48 (53.93%) C#
3 43 (48.31%) T-SQL
4 29 (32.58%) VB
5 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
5 10 (11.24%) VBScript
6 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.74%) VBA
8 5 (5.62%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (2.25%) R
11 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) Tableau
4 5 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.49%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.49%) Sybase
6 2 (2.25%) Cognos
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.12%) Informatica