Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 258 281
Rank change year-on-year -25 +23 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 57 75 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.72% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.75% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 81
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -

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 10,340 10,003 13,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.54% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,136 9,122 11,835
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (94.74%) SQL
3 43 (75.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (73.68%) T-SQL
5 36 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (61.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (50.88%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (45.61%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (45.61%) Finance
10 23 (40.35%) ETL
10 23 (40.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (38.60%) .NET
12 21 (36.84%) C#
12 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
13 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
16 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
16 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
17 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
17 14 (24.56%) MVC
18 13 (22.81%) OLAP
18 13 (22.81%) Analytics
19 11 (19.30%) VB.NET
20 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
20 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
21 9 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
21 9 (15.79%) Fintech
21 9 (15.79%) Angular 2

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 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (75.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (61.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (22.81%) OLAP
9 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (15.79%) Star Schema
11 8 (14.04%) Power BI
12 6 (10.53%) DTS
13 5 (8.77%) OLTP
14 4 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
14 4 (7.02%) MS Access
14 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
14 4 (7.02%) Snowflake Schema
15 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.51%) RStudio
6 2 (3.51%) Subversion
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (15.79%) Angular 2
5 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (12.28%) MDX
7 5 (8.77%) CSS
7 5 (8.77%) HTML
8 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.26%) Ajax
9 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.51%) Aurelia
10 2 (3.51%) JSON
11 1 (1.75%) ADO
11 1 (1.75%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (1.75%) jQuery
11 1 (1.75%) REST
11 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) Fintech
3 8 (14.04%) Reinsurance
4 7 (12.28%) Virtual Team
5 4 (7.02%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Android
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (45.61%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (40.35%) ETL
4 14 (24.56%) MVC
5 13 (22.81%) Analytics
6 9 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (15.79%) OO
6 9 (15.79%) OOD
7 8 (14.04%) SDLC
8 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.53%) Data Security
9 4 (7.02%) Data Management
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Release Management
9 4 (7.02%) SQL Optimisation
10 3 (5.26%) Data Science
10 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
10 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.51%) Investment Management
11 2 (3.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) SQL
2 42 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 21 (36.84%) C#
4 11 (19.30%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) VBA
7 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) R
7 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Infragistics
3 6 (10.53%) Cognos
3 6 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe