Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 462 310
Rank change year-on-year -55 -152 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 848 1087 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.61% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.63% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 809 978 2042
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in England

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in England

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in England

SQL Server Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -73 346 £55,000 - 8
South East +6 184 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North of England -22 159 £39,500 -7.06% 15
North West +50 122 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South West +53 72 £35,500 +1.43% 3
Midlands -33 47 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +7 43 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -55 34 £40,000 -5.88% 11
West Midlands -6 32 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands -12 15 £42,500 -19.05% 3
North East +5 3 £45,000 +16.13%
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 848 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 593 (69.93%) SQL
3 417 (49.17%) T-SQL
4 409 (48.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 402 (47.41%) .NET
6 386 (45.52%) C#
7 382 (45.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 353 (41.63%) Business Intelligence
9 300 (35.38%) Data Warehouse
10 298 (35.14%) Microsoft
11 288 (33.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 281 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
13 263 (31.01%) Finance
14 239 (28.18%) ASP.NET
15 221 (26.06%) MVC
16 209 (24.65%) SQL Server 2014
17 202 (23.82%) ETL
18 186 (21.93%) JavaScript
19 160 (18.87%) SQL Server 2016
20 142 (16.75%) .NET Framework
21 138 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
22 133 (15.68%) HTML
23 126 (14.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 117 (13.80%) Banking
25 112 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
26 111 (13.09%) CSS
27 104 (12.26%) TDD
28 100 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
29 99 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
30 92 (10.85%) XML

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 66 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
3 41 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 40 (4.72%) IIS
5 28 (3.30%) CMS
6 22 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.83%) Alfresco
8 7 (0.83%) WordPress
9 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.47%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.35%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Confluence
12 1 (0.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 39 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.71%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.47%) Raiser's Edge
6 3 (0.35%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.35%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.12%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.12%) ProgressCRM
8 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 100 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.42%) Office 365
5 9 (1.06%) GitHub
6 7 (0.83%) SaaS
7 5 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.35%) npm
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) Heroku
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.66%) Internet
2 13 (1.53%) Intranet
3 4 (0.47%) Broadband
3 4 (0.47%) SMS
4 2 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 848 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 409 (48.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 382 (45.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 300 (35.38%) Data Warehouse
5 288 (33.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 209 (24.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 160 (18.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 126 (14.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 112 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 84 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 64 (7.55%) Power BI
12 37 (4.36%) Relational Database
13 34 (4.01%) MySQL
13 34 (4.01%) QlikView
14 30 (3.54%) Big Data
15 29 (3.42%) OLAP
16 27 (3.18%) NoSQL
17 21 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
18 20 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
19 17 (2.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 99 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (8.25%) Subversion
2 70 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 36 (4.25%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.71%) Mercurial
5 20 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 19 (2.24%) JIRA
6 19 (2.24%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (1.42%) NUnit
9 12 (1.42%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.30%) Selenium
11 9 (1.06%) JSUnit
12 6 (0.71%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.71%) MSBuild
13 5 (0.59%) MSTest
13 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 263 (31.01%) Finance
2 117 (13.80%) Banking
3 75 (8.84%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.66%) Games
5 30 (3.54%) Legal
6 26 (3.07%) Retail
7 25 (2.95%) Marketing
8 23 (2.71%) Front Office
9 16 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.77%) Advertising
11 14 (1.65%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.30%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.35%) Publishing
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (47.41%) .NET
2 239 (28.18%) ASP.NET
3 142 (16.75%) .NET Framework
4 138 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 133 (15.68%) HTML
6 111 (13.09%) CSS
7 92 (10.85%) XML
8 90 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 89 (10.50%) AngularJS
10 87 (10.26%) WCF
11 71 (8.37%) jQuery
12 64 (7.55%) Web Services
13 61 (7.19%) Ajax
14 56 (6.60%) Entity Framework
15 52 (6.13%) WPF
16 46 (5.42%) NHibernate
17 42 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 41 (4.83%) LINQ
19 32 (3.77%) RESTful
20 30 (3.54%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.25%) Fintech
2 45 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.07%) Tandem
4 29 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.77%) BBC
8 14 (1.65%) Equities
9 13 (1.53%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.53%) Social Media
10 11 (1.30%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.94%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.83%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.59%) Clustering
14 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.47%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.73%) Windows
2 19 (2.24%) Linux
3 10 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.71%) Android
6 5 (0.59%) Unix
7 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (41.63%) Business Intelligence
2 281 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (26.06%) MVC
4 202 (23.82%) ETL
5 104 (12.26%) TDD
6 82 (9.67%) Scrum
7 63 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
8 62 (7.31%) Web Development
9 54 (6.37%) Asset Management
9 54 (6.37%) Software Engineering
10 49 (5.78%) Mentoring
11 46 (5.42%) OO
12 45 (5.31%) Data Modelling
13 43 (5.07%) Kimball Methodology
13 43 (5.07%) Web Application Development
14 40 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (4.72%) Data Analysis
15 39 (4.60%) Analytics
15 39 (4.60%) Unit Testing
16 38 (4.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 593 (69.93%) SQL
2 417 (49.17%) T-SQL
3 386 (45.52%) C#
4 186 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 60 (7.08%) VB.NET
6 40 (4.72%) PowerShell
7 31 (3.66%) Java
8 25 (2.95%) VBA
9 20 (2.36%) PHP
10 13 (1.53%) ES6
10 13 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 10 (1.18%) C
12 10 (1.18%) VB
13 9 (1.06%) Python
14 8 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.83%) R
16 6 (0.71%) C++
17 4 (0.47%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (6.37%) Degree
2 21 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.71%) MCITP
4 6 (0.71%) MCSE
5 5 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.35%) MCP
7 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.01%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.18%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 298 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.77%) Tableau
3 27 (3.18%) Oracle
4 23 (2.71%) Google
5 22 (2.59%) Cognos
5 22 (2.59%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.77%) SAP
6 15 (1.77%) Sony
7 13 (1.53%) Apple
7 13 (1.53%) Facebook
7 13 (1.53%) Yahoo!
8 9 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.94%) RedGate
9 8 (0.94%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.83%) Alteryx
10 7 (0.83%) Sybase
11 6 (0.71%) Informatica
11 6 (0.71%) Twitter
12 5 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.59%) Telerik