Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 260 292
Rank change year-on-year -31 +32 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 64 76 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.77% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61 70 70
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,750 £35,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%

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 10,699 9,841 13,056
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.60% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9,538 8,919 11,819
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 £33,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,500
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (89.06%) SQL
3 43 (67.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (60.94%) T-SQL
6 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
7 35 (54.69%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (51.56%) ETL
9 32 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (40.63%) .NET
10 26 (40.63%) Finance
11 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (31.25%) C#
13 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
15 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
15 12 (18.75%) Data Management
15 12 (18.75%) Analytics
15 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2016
16 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (17.19%) OLAP
17 10 (15.63%) VBScript
17 10 (15.63%) VB
17 10 (15.63%) SOAP
17 10 (15.63%) Migration
17 10 (15.63%) MicroStrategy
17 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (15.63%) Hadoop

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 (15.63%) NServiceBus
2 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (67.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (54.69%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (17.19%) OLAP
6 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (15.63%) Hadoop
7 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
7 10 (15.63%) Power BI
8 9 (14.06%) MS Access
9 8 (12.50%) Big Data
9 8 (12.50%) DTS
10 7 (10.94%) Apache Hive
10 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (10.94%) Star Schema
11 5 (7.81%) OLTP
12 4 (6.25%) Snowflake Schema
12 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.81%) Subversion
4 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.13%) RStudio
7 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
3 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (15.63%) REST
4 10 (15.63%) SOAP
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.94%) MDX
7 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.25%) jQuery
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.69%) CSS
8 3 (4.69%) HTML
8 3 (4.69%) LINQ
8 3 (4.69%) RESTful
8 3 (4.69%) Web Services
8 3 (4.69%) WSDL
8 3 (4.69%) XML
8 3 (4.69%) XSD
9 2 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Structures
2 8 (12.50%) Fintech
3 4 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (51.56%) ETL
3 12 (18.75%) Analytics
3 12 (18.75%) Data Management
4 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (15.63%) Migration
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.50%) Data Integration
7 8 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (10.94%) Data Virtualisation
8 7 (10.94%) SDLC
9 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.81%) MVC
9 5 (7.81%) TDD
10 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
10 4 (6.25%) Release Management
10 4 (6.25%) SQL Optimisation
10 4 (6.25%) Web Development
11 3 (4.69%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 57 (89.06%) SQL
2 39 (60.94%) T-SQL
3 20 (31.25%) C#
4 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 10 (15.63%) VB
5 10 (15.63%) VBScript
6 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) R
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (12.50%) Cognos
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.69%) Sybase
4 3 (4.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe