Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 476 361
Rank change year-on-year -69 -115 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 765 948 1,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.59% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.61% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 714 897 1,571
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 160,104 156,488 186,379
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.58% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131,950 130,971 157,989
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 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -73 289 £55,000 -6.78% 22
South East -15 185 £42,500 +2.41% 16
Midlands +41 103 £36,500 -8.75% 6
North of England -103 95 £40,000 +6.67% 10
East of England -21 55 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Midlands +17 53 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +14 50 £37,000 -7.50% 4
North West -115 49 £40,500 +8.00% 5
Yorkshire +7 46 £40,000 -1.84% 5
South West -6 39 £35,500 -11.25% 4
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 765 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 471 (61.57%) SQL
3 387 (50.59%) C#
4 369 (48.24%) .NET
5 364 (47.58%) T-SQL
6 359 (46.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 349 (45.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 324 (42.35%) Business Intelligence
9 285 (37.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 277 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
11 274 (35.82%) Microsoft
12 236 (30.85%) ASP.NET
13 230 (30.07%) MVC
14 211 (27.58%) JavaScript
15 197 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
16 192 (25.10%) Finance
17 188 (24.58%) SQL Server 2014
18 184 (24.05%) SQL Server 2016
19 178 (23.27%) HTML
20 162 (21.18%) CSS
21 127 (16.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 120 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
23 119 (15.56%) ETL
24 103 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
25 91 (11.90%) jQuery
26 88 (11.50%) WCF
27 82 (10.72%) Web Services
28 81 (10.59%) .NET Framework
29 72 (9.41%) AngularJS
30 71 (9.28%) Asset Management

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 54 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (1.57%) IIS
4 5 (0.65%) Confluence
4 5 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (0.52%) JBoss
6 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.26%) CMS
7 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.39%) Office 365
4 3 (0.39%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Trello
5 2 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.26%) GitHub
5 2 (0.26%) NuGet
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.10%) Internet
2 10 (1.31%) SMS
3 2 (0.26%) DNS
3 2 (0.26%) Firewall
3 2 (0.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) HTTP
4 1 (0.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 765 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 359 (46.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 349 (45.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 285 (37.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 277 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
6 188 (24.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 184 (24.05%) SQL Server 2016
8 127 (16.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 68 (8.89%) Power BI
10 66 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 61 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (5.75%) OLAP
13 24 (3.14%) Relational Database
14 20 (2.61%) OLTP
15 17 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (2.22%) MySQL
16 16 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (2.09%) QlikView
17 14 (1.83%) MS Access
18 13 (1.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 70 (9.15%) Visual Studio
2 64 (8.37%) Subversion
3 63 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (3.79%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 17 (2.22%) NUnit
7 16 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (1.83%) JIRA
9 12 (1.57%) MSTest
10 7 (0.92%) Bugzilla
10 7 (0.92%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.92%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.92%) Trac
11 6 (0.78%) Moq
12 5 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.52%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.39%) Maven
14 3 (0.39%) RStudio
General
1 192 (25.10%) Finance
2 67 (8.76%) Banking
3 37 (4.84%) Investment Banking
3 37 (4.84%) Marketing
4 26 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.75%) Advertising
6 19 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.35%) Retail
8 14 (1.83%) Electronics
9 5 (0.65%) Legal
10 3 (0.39%) Billing
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
11 2 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (48.24%) .NET
2 236 (30.85%) ASP.NET
3 178 (23.27%) HTML
4 162 (21.18%) CSS
5 120 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 91 (11.90%) jQuery
7 88 (11.50%) WCF
8 82 (10.72%) Web Services
9 81 (10.59%) .NET Framework
10 72 (9.41%) AngularJS
11 66 (8.63%) WPF
12 65 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (7.97%) Ajax
14 42 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 42 (5.49%) XML
15 41 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 37 (4.84%) Entity Framework
17 36 (4.71%) NHibernate
18 31 (4.05%) RESTful
19 29 (3.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.84%) Fintech
2 59 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (4.71%) Tandem
5 18 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.09%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.09%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.44%) User Experience
8 10 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.31%) NHS
8 10 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.18%) Reinsurance
10 7 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.65%) Clustering
12 5 (0.65%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.52%) Replication
14 3 (0.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.27%) Windows
2 19 (2.48%) Android
3 16 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.70%) Linux
6 9 (1.18%) VMS
7 8 (1.05%) Unix
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (42.35%) Business Intelligence
2 230 (30.07%) MVC
3 197 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (15.56%) ETL
5 103 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
6 71 (9.28%) Asset Management
7 62 (8.10%) Web Development
8 54 (7.06%) TDD
9 52 (6.80%) Wealth Management
10 45 (5.88%) OO
10 45 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 40 (5.23%) Scrum
12 38 (4.97%) SDLC
13 36 (4.71%) Kimball Methodology
14 35 (4.58%) Software Engineering
15 34 (4.44%) Analytics
16 30 (3.92%) Data Modelling
16 30 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
17 29 (3.79%) Unit Testing
18 25 (3.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 471 (61.57%) SQL
2 387 (50.59%) C#
3 364 (47.58%) T-SQL
4 211 (27.58%) JavaScript
5 63 (8.24%) VB.NET
6 29 (3.79%) VBA
7 26 (3.40%) Java
8 23 (3.01%) C++
8 23 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 19 (2.48%) C
10 18 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.22%) Python
12 16 (2.09%) VB
13 14 (1.83%) R
14 13 (1.70%) PHP
14 13 (1.70%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.18%) Perl
16 6 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.78%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (2.75%) Degree
2 5 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 5 (0.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.13%) MCP
4 1 (0.13%) MCSE
4 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.31%) Data Quality
1 10 (1.31%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.52%) Docker
2 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.65%) Control-M
2 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 274 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.79%) Google
3 25 (3.27%) Oracle
4 22 (2.88%) SAP
5 19 (2.48%) Tableau
6 15 (1.96%) Infragistics
7 12 (1.57%) Telerik
7 12 (1.57%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.18%) Cognos
9 7 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.65%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.65%) Sybase
10 5 (0.65%) Twitter
10 5 (0.65%) WSO2
11 4 (0.52%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.52%) BMC
11 4 (0.52%) Informatica
11 4 (0.52%) Unisys
12 3 (0.39%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco