Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 533 477 317
Rank change year-on-year -56 -160 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 783 937 2,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.57% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.59% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 730 846 1,873
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,125 £30,500
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 156,012 158,988 189,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,049 133,268 160,004
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -69 289 £57,500 - 18
South East +28 185 £45,000 +12.50% 19
North of England -92 106 £38,500 -3.75% 22
Midlands +3 82 £37,000 -17.78% 7
South West +22 68 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -41 65 £37,500 -3.23% 9
East of England +9 55 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +14 47 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Yorkshire -28 40 £39,500 -7.06% 13
East Midlands +1 35 £38,000 -24.00% 5
North East -21 1 £26,000 -25.71%
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 783 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 495 (63.22%) SQL
3 392 (50.06%) .NET
4 391 (49.94%) C#
5 362 (46.23%) T-SQL
6 354 (45.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 349 (44.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 310 (39.59%) Business Intelligence
9 270 (34.48%) Microsoft
10 255 (32.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 254 (32.44%) Data Warehouse
12 245 (31.29%) ASP.NET
13 226 (28.86%) Finance
14 223 (28.48%) MVC
15 220 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
16 200 (25.54%) SQL Server 2014
17 190 (24.27%) JavaScript
18 150 (19.16%) HTML
19 148 (18.90%) ETL
19 148 (18.90%) SQL Server 2016
20 134 (17.11%) CSS
21 132 (16.86%) ASP.NET MVC
22 110 (14.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 109 (13.92%) .NET Framework
24 98 (12.52%) WCF
25 93 (11.88%) Banking
26 87 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
26 87 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
27 84 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
28 81 (10.34%) TDD

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 76 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 48 (6.13%) BizTalk Server
3 45 (5.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 32 (4.09%) IIS
5 7 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (0.77%) CMS
6 6 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.64%) WordPress
8 3 (0.38%) JBoss
8 3 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.13%) Confluence
9 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.13%) Kentico
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.38%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.38%) SPSS
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.51%) Raiser's Edge
5 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.13%) ProgressCRM
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.15%) Office 365
4 7 (0.89%) GitHub
5 5 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.51%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.96%) Internet
2 5 (0.64%) Intranet
3 4 (0.51%) SMS
4 2 (0.26%) DNS
4 2 (0.26%) Firewall
4 2 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 354 (45.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 349 (44.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 255 (32.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 254 (32.44%) Data Warehouse
6 200 (25.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 148 (18.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 110 (14.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 87 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 71 (9.07%) Power BI
10 71 (9.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (3.83%) OLAP
12 25 (3.19%) QlikView
13 23 (2.94%) MySQL
14 21 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (2.68%) MS Access
14 21 (2.68%) NoSQL
15 19 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (2.04%) OLTP
16 16 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 84 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (8.43%) Subversion
3 65 (8.30%) Visual Studio
4 24 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 23 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.40%) Mercurial
6 11 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (1.28%) NUnit
7 10 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (1.02%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.89%) Bugzilla
9 7 (0.89%) Trac
10 6 (0.77%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.77%) MSTest
10 6 (0.77%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.51%) Flyway
12 4 (0.51%) JIRA
12 4 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 226 (28.86%) Finance
2 93 (11.88%) Banking
3 63 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.94%) Marketing
6 22 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.43%) Advertising
8 16 (2.04%) Electronics
8 16 (2.04%) Games
9 15 (1.92%) Retail
10 13 (1.66%) Front Office
11 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.02%) Legal
13 3 (0.38%) Back Office
13 3 (0.38%) Publishing
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (50.06%) .NET
2 245 (31.29%) ASP.NET
3 150 (19.16%) HTML
4 134 (17.11%) CSS
5 132 (16.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 109 (13.92%) .NET Framework
7 98 (12.52%) WCF
8 81 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 78 (9.96%) AngularJS
10 77 (9.83%) jQuery
11 74 (9.45%) Web Services
12 71 (9.07%) Ajax
13 62 (7.92%) XML
14 59 (7.54%) WPF
15 46 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 43 (5.49%) NHibernate
17 33 (4.21%) Entity Framework
18 29 (3.70%) RESTful
19 28 (3.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 26 (3.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.92%) Fintech
2 61 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.36%) Tandem
4 39 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.66%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.15%) Reinsurance
9 8 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.02%) Equities
9 8 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.02%) User Experience
10 6 (0.77%) Clustering
10 6 (0.77%) NHS
11 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.64%) Replication
12 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.51%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.77%) Windows
2 16 (2.04%) Linux
3 13 (1.66%) Android
4 11 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.64%) Unix
7 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (39.59%) Business Intelligence
2 223 (28.48%) MVC
3 220 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (18.90%) ETL
5 81 (10.34%) TDD
6 75 (9.58%) Asset Management
7 62 (7.92%) Scrum
8 56 (7.15%) Web Development
9 48 (6.13%) Wealth Management
10 45 (5.75%) Web Application Development
11 39 (4.98%) Data Modelling
12 38 (4.85%) OO
12 38 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (4.47%) Analytics
13 35 (4.47%) Software Engineering
14 34 (4.34%) Data Analysis
14 34 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (4.09%) Unit Testing
16 30 (3.83%) SDLC
17 29 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 495 (63.22%) SQL
2 391 (49.94%) C#
3 362 (46.23%) T-SQL
4 190 (24.27%) JavaScript
5 69 (8.81%) VB.NET
6 40 (5.11%) VBA
7 32 (4.09%) PowerShell
8 26 (3.32%) Java
9 18 (2.30%) PHP
10 16 (2.04%) C
11 14 (1.79%) C++
12 12 (1.53%) VB
13 11 (1.40%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.40%) Python
13 11 (1.40%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.28%) R
15 8 (1.02%) Perl
16 7 (0.89%) ES6
17 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 21 (2.68%) Degree
2 15 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.51%) MCSE
5 3 (0.38%) MCITP
5 3 (0.38%) MCP
6 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.68%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.04%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 270 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.70%) Oracle
3 25 (3.19%) Google
4 22 (2.81%) SAP
5 21 (2.68%) Tableau
6 12 (1.53%) Cognos
7 9 (1.15%) Infragistics
8 8 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.89%) Sybase
10 6 (0.77%) Twitter
11 5 (0.64%) Informatica
11 5 (0.64%) Telerik
12 4 (0.51%) RedGate
12 4 (0.51%) Remedy
12 4 (0.51%) Talend
12 4 (0.51%) Unisys
13 3 (0.38%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.38%) IBM
13 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com