The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 373 358
Rank change year-on-year -79 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 461 818 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.86% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 426 709 823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -61 201 £60,000 +9.09% 18
South East +40 81 £40,000 -5.88% 11
North West +31 77 £35,000 - 7
East of England +26 36 £40,250 -5.29% 6
South West +11 20 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Yorkshire -83 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East Midlands -13 15 £37,500 -11.76% 5
West Midlands 0 12 £45,000 +21.62% 3
North East +2 2 £35,000 -
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 937 (99.79%) SQL Server
2 654 (69.65%) SQL
3 467 (49.73%) .NET
4 463 (49.31%) C#
5 454 (48.35%) T-SQL
6 428 (45.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 394 (41.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 364 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
9 343 (36.53%) Business Intelligence
10 326 (34.72%) Microsoft
11 299 (31.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 289 (30.78%) Data Warehouse
13 277 (29.50%) Finance
14 269 (28.65%) ASP.NET
15 242 (25.77%) MVC
16 233 (24.81%) ETL
17 231 (24.60%) JavaScript
18 203 (21.62%) HTML
19 183 (19.49%) MS Excel
20 160 (17.04%) CSS
21 156 (16.61%) SQL Server 2008
22 147 (15.65%) Degree
23 141 (15.02%) SQL Server 2014
24 139 (14.80%) jQuery
25 128 (13.63%) SQL Server 2012
26 123 (13.10%) .NET Framework
27 122 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
28 119 (12.67%) Scrum
29 111 (11.82%) Banking
29 111 (11.82%) Relational Database

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 56 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 28 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (2.98%) IIS
4 14 (1.49%) Confluence
5 10 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 9 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.96%) CMS
6 9 (0.96%) SAS
7 7 (0.75%) Apache
8 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.32%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.32%) WordPress
10 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.21%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) Kentico
11 1 (0.11%) Mule
Applications
1 183 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.06%) GitHub
4 10 (1.06%) SaaS
5 7 (0.75%) Google Play
6 3 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.81%) Internet
2 12 (1.28%) HTTP
3 7 (0.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.11%) Extranet
4 1 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 937 (99.79%) SQL Server
2 428 (45.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 394 (41.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 299 (31.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 289 (30.78%) Data Warehouse
6 156 (16.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 141 (15.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 128 (13.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 111 (11.82%) Relational Database
10 79 (8.41%) Power BI
11 59 (6.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 59 (6.28%) MySQL
12 57 (6.07%) SQL Server 2016
13 36 (3.83%) Big Data
14 35 (3.73%) RDBMS
15 31 (3.30%) QlikView
16 30 (3.19%) OLAP
17 28 (2.98%) NoSQL
18 25 (2.66%) Hadoop
19 21 (2.24%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 100 (10.65%) Subversion
2 91 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 90 (9.58%) Visual Studio
4 77 (8.20%) Git (software)
5 53 (5.64%) JIRA
6 25 (2.66%) Bugzilla
6 25 (2.66%) Trac
7 19 (2.02%) NUnit
8 16 (1.70%) JSUnit
8 16 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (1.17%) Selenium
10 10 (1.06%) MSTest
11 9 (0.96%) ERwin
11 9 (0.96%) NCover
12 8 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.85%) TortoiseSVN
13 7 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.43%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.43%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 277 (29.50%) Finance
2 111 (11.82%) Banking
3 64 (6.82%) Retail
4 50 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.58%) Back Office
6 37 (3.94%) Marketing
7 31 (3.30%) Legal
8 20 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.81%) Games
10 14 (1.49%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.38%) Front Office
11 13 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.85%) Advertising
12 8 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.43%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) Law
15 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (49.73%) .NET
2 269 (28.65%) ASP.NET
3 203 (21.62%) HTML
4 160 (17.04%) CSS
5 139 (14.80%) jQuery
6 123 (13.10%) .NET Framework
7 122 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 100 (10.65%) WCF
9 84 (8.95%) Web Services
10 81 (8.63%) AngularJS
11 79 (8.41%) WPF
12 75 (7.99%) XML
13 59 (6.28%) Ajax
14 58 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 52 (5.54%) Entity Framework
15 52 (5.54%) HTML5
16 44 (4.69%) WinForms
17 40 (4.26%) MDX
18 38 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 37 (3.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.51%) Tandem
4 30 (3.19%) iPad
5 27 (2.88%) Equities
6 22 (2.34%) Fintech
7 20 (2.13%) Replication
8 19 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.60%) Clustering
10 13 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
11 12 (1.28%) Graphic Design
11 12 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.17%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.17%) NHS
13 10 (1.06%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.85%) Derivative
15 7 (0.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 7 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (5.54%) Windows
2 15 (1.60%) Unix
3 9 (0.96%) Android
4 6 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.32%) Linux
6 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (36.53%) Business Intelligence
3 242 (25.77%) MVC
4 233 (24.81%) ETL
5 119 (12.67%) Scrum
6 93 (9.90%) OO
7 80 (8.52%) Unit Testing
8 77 (8.20%) Web Development
9 75 (7.99%) SDLC
10 70 (7.45%) TDD
11 68 (7.24%) Data Modelling
12 67 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 65 (6.92%) OOP
14 59 (6.28%) E-Commerce
14 59 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
15 56 (5.96%) Analytics
16 53 (5.64%) Mentoring
17 47 (5.01%) Kanban
18 46 (4.90%) Kimball Methodology
19 42 (4.47%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 654 (69.65%) SQL
2 463 (49.31%) C#
3 454 (48.35%) T-SQL
4 231 (24.60%) JavaScript
5 96 (10.22%) VB.NET
6 62 (6.60%) Java
7 35 (3.73%) VBA
8 23 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 22 (2.34%) TypeScript
10 18 (1.92%) VB
11 17 (1.81%) C++
12 15 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 15 (1.60%) Python
13 12 (1.28%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 12 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.06%) PHP
15 9 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.75%) XAML
17 5 (0.53%) XPath
18 4 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 147 (15.65%) Degree
2 11 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.53%) MCTS
4 4 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.32%) MCITP
5 3 (0.32%) MCP
5 3 (0.32%) MCPD
6 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) HNC
7 1 (0.11%) HND
7 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.22%) QA
2 27 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) IFRS
3 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.17%) Control-M
2 6 (0.64%) Puppet
3 4 (0.43%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.21%) Kibana
4 2 (0.21%) logstash
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 326 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.31%) Tableau
3 42 (4.47%) Cognos
4 20 (2.13%) Bloomberg
5 19 (2.02%) Oracle
6 8 (0.85%) Google
6 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.75%) Talend
8 6 (0.64%) Alteryx
8 6 (0.64%) SAP
9 5 (0.53%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.53%) Sony
10 4 (0.43%) RedGate
10 4 (0.43%) Sybase
11 3 (0.32%) Informatica
11 3 (0.32%) Jaspersoft
11 3 (0.32%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.32%) Splunk
12 2 (0.21%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.11%) Cloudera
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare and Life Assurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k basic
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35 - 65k + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 3 days a week home working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 30k + 5% Pension and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago