Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 272 241
Rank change year-on-year +12 -31 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 68 85 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.75% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.78% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 67 66 159
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 £58,000 £65,000 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £51,250 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% -

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 9818 10931 15368
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 96.50% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8861 9948 13448
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.77% +2.73%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (91.18%) SQL
3 37 (54.41%) Finance
3 37 (54.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (51.47%) T-SQL
5 35 (51.47%) C#
6 34 (50.00%) .NET
6 34 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (45.59%) XML
8 27 (39.71%) Visual Studio
9 25 (36.76%) MVC
9 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
10 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
11 22 (32.35%) ETL
12 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (29.41%) HTML
13 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
14 18 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
17 14 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (19.12%) Defect Management
18 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2000
18 13 (19.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 13 (19.12%) Banking
18 13 (19.12%) Mercurial

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 (10.29%) IIS
1 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.29%) WordPress
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) GitHub
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (54.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (2.94%) MySQL
13 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (1.47%) Biml
13 1 (1.47%) DTS
13 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 1 (1.47%) MS Access
13 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.47%) PowerCenter
13 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 36 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (39.71%) Visual Studio
3 13 (19.12%) Mercurial
3 13 (19.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (54.41%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) XML
3 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
4 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (29.41%) HTML
6 11 (16.18%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (13.24%) CSS
8 8 (11.76%) Ajax
8 8 (11.76%) JSON
9 7 (10.29%) jQuery
9 7 (10.29%) LINQ
9 7 (10.29%) Node.js
9 7 (10.29%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (10.29%) RESTful
9 7 (10.29%) WAMP
9 7 (10.29%) Web Services
9 7 (10.29%) WinForms
9 7 (10.29%) WSDL
9 7 (10.29%) XSD
10 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) SWIFT
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) MVC
2 22 (32.35%) ETL
3 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (19.12%) Defect Management
6 12 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 11 (16.18%) Data Analysis
7 11 (16.18%) Database Optimisation
7 11 (16.18%) Web Development
8 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.29%) TDD
10 5 (7.35%) OO
10 5 (7.35%) OOD
11 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.88%) System Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Analytics
12 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) C#
2 35 (51.47%) T-SQL
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
5 11 (16.18%) Java
6 9 (13.24%) PHP
7 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Cognos
3 5 (7.35%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) SAP