Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 535 481
Rank change year-on-year -45 -54 -168
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 659 827 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.52% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 648 776 999
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 147,418 158,039 172,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.91% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,728 127,531 146,134
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +39 354 £55,000 - 28
South East -50 101 £49,000 +8.89% 22
North of England -66 75 £42,500 +13.33% 19
East of England +40 61 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Midlands +22 43 £43,000 +7.50% 4
North West -91 42 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +14 31 £40,000 - 11
East Midlands +11 27 £41,750 -1.76% 3
South West -34 26 £41,250 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +28 16 £46,250 +15.63% 1
North East -17 2 £30,000 -33.33%
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 England region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 659 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 428 (64.95%) SQL
3 343 (52.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 321 (48.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 319 (48.41%) C#
6 305 (46.28%) .NET
7 267 (40.52%) Business Intelligence
8 261 (39.61%) T-SQL
9 230 (34.90%) Data Warehouse
10 228 (34.60%) Microsoft
11 217 (32.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 193 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
13 159 (24.13%) Finance
14 157 (23.82%) JavaScript
15 152 (23.07%) ETL
16 142 (21.55%) ASP.NET
16 142 (21.55%) MVC
17 126 (19.12%) HTML
18 103 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
19 98 (14.87%) .NET Framework
20 96 (14.57%) CSS
21 89 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
22 86 (13.05%) SQL Server 2016
23 80 (12.14%) Power BI
23 80 (12.14%) Migration
24 79 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
25 77 (11.68%) Entity Framework
26 74 (11.23%) Web Services
27 73 (11.08%) jQuery
28 70 (10.62%) Performance Tuning

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 20 (3.03%) IIS
2 9 (1.37%) NServiceBus
2 9 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.06%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.91%) Confluence
4 6 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.61%) CMS
6 2 (0.30%) Apache
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 103 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
3 10 (1.52%) PaaS
4 9 (1.37%) Data Lake Analytics
4 9 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.37%) IaaS
5 7 (1.06%) SaaS
6 5 (0.76%) GitHub
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.37%) Internet
1 9 (1.37%) SMS
2 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 343 (52.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 321 (48.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 230 (34.90%) Data Warehouse
5 217 (32.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (13.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 80 (12.14%) Power BI
8 67 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (8.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 39 (5.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 34 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (4.55%) Relational Database
13 28 (4.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 23 (3.49%) Big Data
15 21 (3.19%) Data Lake
15 21 (3.19%) NoSQL
15 21 (3.19%) OLAP
16 19 (2.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 19 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (2.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 89 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (8.04%) Visual Studio
3 26 (3.95%) JIRA
3 26 (3.95%) Subversion
4 23 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 18 (2.73%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.21%) NUnit
8 7 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.61%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.61%) gulp
10 4 (0.61%) MSTest
11 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.46%) tSQLt
12 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.15%) Ant
13 1 (0.15%) JUnit
General
1 159 (24.13%) Finance
2 61 (9.26%) Banking
3 24 (3.64%) Marketing
4 19 (2.88%) Retail
5 13 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.82%) Legal
7 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.21%) Front Office
7 8 (1.21%) Publishing
8 7 (1.06%) Advertising
9 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.61%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.46%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (46.28%) .NET
2 142 (21.55%) ASP.NET
3 126 (19.12%) HTML
4 98 (14.87%) .NET Framework
5 96 (14.57%) CSS
6 77 (11.68%) Entity Framework
7 74 (11.23%) Web Services
8 73 (11.08%) jQuery
9 64 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (7.59%) AngularJS
11 44 (6.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (5.31%) MDX
12 35 (5.31%) XML
13 30 (4.55%) HTML5
14 28 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 27 (4.10%) WCF
16 24 (3.64%) React
17 22 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (3.03%) JSON
18 20 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.77%) Algorithms
2 38 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (4.25%) Fintech
4 15 (2.28%) Reference Data
5 14 (2.12%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.67%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.37%) Reinsurance
10 8 (1.21%) Equities
10 8 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (0.91%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.76%) Derivative
13 4 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.46%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.46%) Life Science
14 3 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.28%) Windows
2 12 (1.82%) Android
2 12 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.30%) Linux
3 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.15%) Unix
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (40.52%) Business Intelligence
2 193 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (23.07%) ETL
4 142 (21.55%) MVC
5 80 (12.14%) Migration
6 79 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (10.62%) Performance Tuning
8 56 (8.50%) Analytics
8 56 (8.50%) Data Management
9 51 (7.74%) Scrum
9 51 (7.74%) Statistics
10 49 (7.44%) Kimball Methodology
11 45 (6.83%) Asset Management
11 45 (6.83%) TDD
12 44 (6.68%) High Availability
13 41 (6.22%) Visualisation
14 39 (5.92%) SDLC
15 33 (5.01%) Data Migration
15 33 (5.01%) Test Automation
16 30 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 428 (64.95%) SQL
2 319 (48.41%) C#
3 261 (39.61%) T-SQL
4 157 (23.82%) JavaScript
5 49 (7.44%) VB
6 38 (5.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 35 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 29 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 27 (4.10%) Python
10 22 (3.34%) VBA
11 18 (2.73%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.58%) VBScript
13 15 (2.28%) Java
14 14 (2.12%) PHP
15 7 (1.06%) R
15 7 (1.06%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.91%) XQuery
17 5 (0.76%) Scala
17 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.46%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 35 (5.31%) Degree
2 18 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.61%) CISSP
6 4 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.95%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.52%) GDPR
3 8 (1.21%) QA
4 3 (0.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) Grafana
2 2 (0.30%) Control-M
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 228 (34.60%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.80%) Tableau
3 37 (5.61%) Oracle
4 18 (2.73%) Cognos
5 15 (2.28%) Google
6 10 (1.52%) Alteryx
6 10 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.37%) Talend
7 9 (1.37%) Telerik
7 9 (1.37%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.21%) Adobe
9 7 (1.06%) IBM
9 7 (1.06%) VMware
10 4 (0.61%) Databricks
10 4 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.61%) Sybase
10 4 (0.61%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.46%) Informatica
11 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.46%) Syncfusion