Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 588 491 420
Rank change year-on-year -97 -71 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 687 966 1,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.58% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 670 917 1,282
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,422 £65,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +5.88%

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 157,464 160,476 184,668
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.20% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,344 131,826 156,858
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -48 329 £52,500 -4.55% 41
South East -31 141 £45,000 +5.88% 12
North of England -98 91 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Midlands 0 57 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire +38 48 £40,000 +3.23% 5
East of England -12 46 £40,000 - 1
North West -100 43 £40,000 +6.67% 5
East Midlands +28 40 £40,000 - 5
South West -9 24 £41,250 +10.00% 4
West Midlands +1 17 £41,250 +3.13% 1
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 687 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 453 (65.94%) SQL
3 366 (53.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 343 (49.93%) .NET
5 331 (48.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 321 (46.72%) C#
7 295 (42.94%) T-SQL
8 294 (42.79%) Business Intelligence
9 274 (39.88%) Data Warehouse
10 269 (39.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 253 (36.83%) Microsoft
12 185 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
13 184 (26.78%) MVC
14 177 (25.76%) ASP.NET
15 172 (25.04%) JavaScript
16 151 (21.98%) Finance
17 147 (21.40%) SQL Server 2016
18 138 (20.09%) HTML
19 133 (19.36%) ETL
20 123 (17.90%) CSS
21 122 (17.76%) .NET Framework
22 115 (16.74%) SQL Server 2014
23 95 (13.83%) Team Foundation Server
24 91 (13.25%) Web Services
25 89 (12.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 88 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
27 87 (12.66%) Entity Framework
28 81 (11.79%) Migration
29 78 (11.35%) SQL Server 2012
30 76 (11.06%) jQuery

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 21 (3.06%) IIS
2 17 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.60%) NServiceBus
4 6 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.73%) Confluence
5 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.29%) CMS
7 2 (0.29%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.16%) SaaS
5 6 (0.87%) GitHub
6 4 (0.58%) PaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.29%) NuGet
8 2 (0.29%) Trello
9 1 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.49%) Internet
2 16 (2.33%) SMS
3 2 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 687 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 366 (53.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 331 (48.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 274 (39.88%) Data Warehouse
5 269 (39.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 147 (21.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 115 (16.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 89 (12.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 78 (11.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 60 (8.73%) Power BI
11 43 (6.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (5.39%) OLAP
13 30 (4.37%) Relational Database
14 22 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 19 (2.77%) MySQL
16 15 (2.18%) Hadoop
17 14 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (2.04%) Big Data
17 14 (2.04%) Star Schema
18 13 (1.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 95 (13.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (7.57%) Visual Studio
3 39 (5.68%) Subversion
4 30 (4.37%) Git (software)
5 28 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 21 (3.06%) JIRA
7 16 (2.33%) NUnit
8 14 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.87%) Moq
10 6 (0.87%) MSTest
11 4 (0.58%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.58%) gulp
11 4 (0.58%) Maven
11 4 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.58%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.58%) tSQLt
12 2 (0.29%) RStudio
General
1 151 (21.98%) Finance
2 57 (8.30%) Banking
3 37 (5.39%) Marketing
4 19 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.04%) Retail
6 12 (1.75%) Legal
7 11 (1.60%) Advertising
8 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.58%) Retail Finance
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (49.93%) .NET
2 177 (25.76%) ASP.NET
3 138 (20.09%) HTML
4 123 (17.90%) CSS
5 122 (17.76%) .NET Framework
6 91 (13.25%) Web Services
7 88 (12.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (12.66%) Entity Framework
9 76 (11.06%) jQuery
10 58 (8.44%) AngularJS
11 52 (7.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (7.57%) WCF
12 47 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 44 (6.40%) WPF
14 35 (5.09%) XML
15 34 (4.95%) Ajax
15 34 (4.95%) MDX
16 31 (4.51%) SOAP
17 29 (4.22%) LINQ
18 28 (4.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.70%) Algorithms
2 45 (6.55%) Fintech
3 34 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 16 (2.33%) Tandem
5 12 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.16%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.02%) NHS
9 5 (0.73%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.73%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.73%) User Experience
10 4 (0.58%) Clustering
10 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.44%) Derivative
11 3 (0.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.40%) Windows
2 14 (2.04%) Android
2 14 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.46%) VMS
5 6 (0.87%) Linux
6 4 (0.58%) Unix
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (42.79%) Business Intelligence
2 185 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (26.78%) MVC
4 133 (19.36%) ETL
5 81 (11.79%) Migration
6 69 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
8 61 (8.88%) Data Management
9 60 (8.73%) Kimball Methodology
10 50 (7.28%) OO
11 49 (7.13%) Asset Management
12 48 (6.99%) High Availability
12 48 (6.99%) Statistics
12 48 (6.99%) Web Development
13 47 (6.84%) SDLC
14 38 (5.53%) TDD
15 35 (5.09%) Software Engineering
16 34 (4.95%) Visualisation
17 30 (4.37%) Analytics
17 30 (4.37%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 453 (65.94%) SQL
2 321 (46.72%) C#
3 295 (42.94%) T-SQL
4 172 (25.04%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.09%) VB.NET
6 32 (4.66%) VB
7 31 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 16 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.18%) Python
11 14 (2.04%) Java
11 14 (2.04%) R
11 14 (2.04%) VBScript
12 12 (1.75%) C++
12 12 (1.75%) PHP
13 11 (1.60%) VBA
14 8 (1.16%) XAML
15 6 (0.87%) C
15 6 (0.87%) Java 8
15 6 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (4.08%) Degree
2 9 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.89%) QA
2 11 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.02%) Control-M
2 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 253 (36.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.37%) Tableau
3 18 (2.62%) Oracle
4 14 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 13 (1.89%) Cognos
6 12 (1.75%) Telerik
7 11 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (1.46%) Google
9 8 (1.16%) Infragistics
9 8 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.02%) VMware
11 6 (0.87%) WSO2
12 5 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.73%) BMC
12 5 (0.73%) Sybase
13 4 (0.58%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.58%) SAP
13 4 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.58%) TOWER Software
14 3 (0.44%) Twitter