Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 176 284
Rank change year-on-year -70 +108 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 19 17 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.50% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 46
10th Percentile " " £53,125
25th Percentile £46,250 " £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 - £62,500
75th Percentile £57,500 " £67,500
90th Percentile £80,250 " £70,625
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -26.92% +4.00% +13.64%

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 5,565 3,402 9,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 93.36% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,936 2,987 8,398
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 2021, 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 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (68.42%) Social Skills
5 12 (63.16%) Data Analysis
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (63.16%) CRM
5 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
5 12 (63.16%) .NET
5 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (63.16%) MVC
6 11 (57.89%) Degree
6 11 (57.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
9 3 (15.79%) Azure
9 3 (15.79%) Ansible
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) Python
10 2 (10.53%) ETL

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 (63.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Elite 3E
2 1 (5.26%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Power Automate
3 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.26%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (10.53%) InfluxDB
5 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) Tableau
6 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (68.42%) Social Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
1 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) CRM
1 12 (63.16%) Data Analysis
1 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Database Security
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Grafana
2 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) iManage