The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
England / London
Rank 381 327 344
Rank change year-on-year -54 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 200 374 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.89% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.93% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 186 323 334
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in London

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in London.

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in London

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in London

SQL Server Developer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +28 39 £65,000 +21.49% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +6 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Northwood - 1 £40,000 -
Westminster - 1 £70,000 -
West End of London - 1 - - 1
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 393 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 262 (66.67%) SQL
3 203 (51.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 193 (49.11%) T-SQL
4 193 (49.11%) C#
5 188 (47.84%) .NET
6 179 (45.55%) Finance
7 168 (42.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 150 (38.17%) Business Intelligence
9 147 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
10 145 (36.90%) Microsoft
11 131 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
12 130 (33.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 103 (26.21%) ETL
14 99 (25.19%) Banking
15 98 (24.94%) ASP.NET
16 85 (21.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 77 (19.59%) MVC
18 65 (16.54%) JavaScript
19 61 (15.52%) HTML
20 60 (15.27%) Tableau
21 58 (14.76%) SQL Server 2014
22 56 (14.25%) MS Excel
22 56 (14.25%) WPF
23 51 (12.98%) Relational Database
24 49 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
24 49 (12.47%) Degree
25 46 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
25 46 (11.70%) WCF
25 46 (11.70%) Java

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 40 (10.18%) SharePoint
2 33 (8.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (3.82%) IIS
5 9 (2.29%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.04%) CMS
7 7 (1.78%) Confluence
8 5 (1.27%) SAS
9 4 (1.02%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.76%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.76%) Apache
10 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.76%) WordPress
11 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) Liferay
12 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 56 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.04%) SaaS
4 4 (1.02%) GitHub
5 3 (0.76%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.56%) HTTP
2 4 (1.02%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 203 (51.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 168 (42.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 130 (33.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 85 (21.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 58 (14.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 51 (12.98%) Relational Database
9 46 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (10.69%) Power BI
11 27 (6.87%) RDBMS
12 26 (6.62%) QlikView
13 23 (5.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 22 (5.60%) Pentaho
15 21 (5.34%) Big Data
16 19 (4.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (4.83%) MySQL
17 16 (4.07%) Hadoop
17 16 (4.07%) OLAP
18 12 (3.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (10.94%) Subversion
2 20 (5.09%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.56%) JIRA
4 14 (3.56%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.78%) TortoiseSVN
6 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.02%) NUnit
7 4 (1.02%) Plastic SCM
8 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.76%) FishEye
8 3 (0.76%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.76%) Liquibase
8 3 (0.76%) Maven
8 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.51%) MSTest
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 179 (45.55%) Finance
2 99 (25.19%) Banking
3 44 (11.20%) Investment Banking
4 40 (10.18%) Back Office
5 19 (4.83%) Retail
6 18 (4.58%) Legal
6 18 (4.58%) Marketing
7 15 (3.82%) Financial Institution
8 12 (3.05%) Front Office
9 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.78%) Advertising
11 5 (1.27%) Games
12 3 (0.76%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.51%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (47.84%) .NET
2 98 (24.94%) ASP.NET
3 61 (15.52%) HTML
4 56 (14.25%) WPF
5 49 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (11.70%) WCF
7 45 (11.45%) CSS
8 40 (10.18%) .NET Framework
8 40 (10.18%) AngularJS
9 33 (8.40%) MDX
10 32 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 31 (7.89%) XML
12 30 (7.63%) NHibernate
13 28 (7.12%) Ajax
14 22 (5.60%) HTML5
15 21 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (5.34%) jQuery
16 20 (5.09%) RESTful
17 19 (4.83%) CSS3
17 19 (4.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.12%) Tandem
4 26 (6.62%) Equities
5 14 (3.56%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (3.56%) Graphic Design
6 13 (3.31%) Fintech
7 11 (2.80%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.80%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.04%) Derivative
9 7 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.53%) Replication
11 5 (1.27%) FMCG
11 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.02%) NHS
12 4 (1.02%) Semantic Web
12 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.76%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.82%) Windows
2 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.25%) Android
3 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.25%) Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (38.17%) Business Intelligence
2 147 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (26.21%) ETL
4 77 (19.59%) MVC
5 42 (10.69%) Web Development
6 33 (8.40%) Analytics
6 33 (8.40%) OO
7 30 (7.63%) Scrum
7 30 (7.63%) SDLC
8 27 (6.87%) Web Application Development
9 26 (6.62%) Change Management
10 24 (6.11%) Data Modelling
11 23 (5.85%) Mathematics
11 23 (5.85%) Unit Testing
12 22 (5.60%) Kanban
12 22 (5.60%) Kimball Methodology
13 21 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (4.83%) Visualisation
15 18 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (4.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 262 (66.67%) SQL
2 193 (49.11%) C#
2 193 (49.11%) T-SQL
3 65 (16.54%) JavaScript
4 46 (11.70%) Java
5 26 (6.62%) VBA
6 13 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.05%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 12 (3.05%) Python
8 10 (2.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.04%) C++
10 8 (2.04%) VB
11 5 (1.27%) C
11 5 (1.27%) PHP
12 4 (1.02%) Perl
13 3 (0.76%) Clojure
13 3 (0.76%) Groovy
13 3 (0.76%) Jython
13 3 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (12.47%) Degree
2 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.27%) MCTS
4 3 (0.76%) MCP
4 3 (0.76%) MCPD
5 2 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.36%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.54%) Control-M
2 4 (1.02%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.51%) Kibana
3 2 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 145 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.27%) Tableau
3 36 (9.16%) Cognos
4 20 (5.09%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.53%) Alteryx
6 6 (1.53%) Oracle
7 4 (1.02%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.02%) RedGate
7 4 (1.02%) Sybase
8 3 (0.76%) Informatica
8 3 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.76%) Talend
9 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.25%) Google
9 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Equity Options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Mediaforce
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 55000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago