Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 258 260
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 54 82 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.78% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.80% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51 65 115
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £65,000 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 10,016 10,212 13,438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 96.54% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8,930 9,315 11,892
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,006 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +1.82%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (94.44%) SQL
3 41 (75.93%) T-SQL
3 41 (75.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (55.56%) C#
6 30 (55.56%) .NET
7 29 (53.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (51.85%) Finance
9 25 (46.30%) Visual Studio
10 22 (40.74%) MVC
11 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
12 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
12 20 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (35.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (33.33%) ETL
15 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
17 11 (20.37%) XML
17 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
17 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (16.67%) Angular 2
18 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (16.67%) Mercurial
18 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 9 (16.67%) Defect Management

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 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) GitHub
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (75.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (53.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (35.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 9 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (7.41%) OLAP
10 4 (7.41%) Power BI
10 4 (7.41%) Star Schema
11 3 (5.56%) DTS
12 2 (3.70%) MySQL
12 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (1.85%) Biml
Development Applications
1 36 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (46.30%) Visual Studio
3 9 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (20.37%) XML
5 9 (16.67%) Angular 2
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
6 7 (12.96%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (11.11%) Ajax
7 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 6 (11.11%) JSON
8 5 (9.26%) jQuery
8 5 (9.26%) Node.js
8 5 (9.26%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.26%) WAMP
8 5 (9.26%) WinForms
9 4 (7.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Reinsurance
3 6 (11.11%) Fintech
4 4 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) MVC
2 18 (33.33%) ETL
3 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 9 (16.67%) OO
4 9 (16.67%) OOD
5 6 (11.11%) Analytics
5 6 (11.11%) Web Development
6 5 (9.26%) Data Security
6 5 (9.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) System Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) SQL
2 41 (75.93%) T-SQL
3 30 (55.56%) C#
4 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
5 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Infragistics
3 8 (14.81%) Cognos
4 3 (5.56%) MicroStrategy