Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 451 328
Rank change year-on-year -68 -123 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 349 445 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.59% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.61% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 311 392 818
London median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £72,001
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London +11 91 £50,000 -13.04% 4
West London -3 18 £55,000 -6.38%
South London - 8 £47,500 -
North London +9 7 £41,750 +4.38%
East London +1 6 £50,000 +15.61%
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 349 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (72.78%) SQL
3 172 (49.28%) Finance
4 168 (48.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 162 (46.42%) .NET
6 159 (45.56%) T-SQL
7 154 (44.13%) C#
8 139 (39.83%) Microsoft
9 134 (38.40%) Business Intelligence
9 134 (38.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 122 (34.96%) Data Warehouse
11 117 (33.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 106 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
13 100 (28.65%) MVC
14 99 (28.37%) ETL
15 97 (27.79%) ASP.NET
16 92 (26.36%) Banking
17 90 (25.79%) SQL Server 2014
18 78 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (17.77%) Investment Banking
19 62 (17.77%) .NET Framework
19 62 (17.77%) SharePoint
20 58 (16.62%) SQL Server 2016
21 54 (15.47%) Ajax
22 53 (15.19%) JavaScript
23 51 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
24 49 (14.04%) WCF
25 47 (13.47%) Subversion
26 46 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
26 46 (13.18%) XML

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 62 (17.77%) SharePoint
2 42 (12.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 38 (10.89%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (5.44%) CMS
5 18 (5.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (4.58%) IIS
7 9 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (2.29%) Umbraco
9 7 (2.01%) Alfresco
9 7 (2.01%) WordPress
10 3 (0.86%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.86%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.72%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.86%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.86%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.57%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.29%) ProgressCRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.44%) Office 365
4 8 (2.29%) GitHub
5 3 (0.86%) npm
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) Heroku
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.30%) Internet
2 13 (3.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 168 (48.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 134 (38.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 122 (34.96%) Data Warehouse
5 117 (33.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 90 (25.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 58 (16.62%) SQL Server 2016
8 43 (12.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (10.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 20 (5.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 19 (5.44%) OLAP
13 17 (4.87%) NoSQL
14 13 (3.72%) Relational Database
15 12 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 12 (3.44%) Power BI
16 11 (3.15%) MySQL
17 10 (2.87%) Big Data
18 9 (2.58%) Oracle Database
18 9 (2.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (13.47%) Subversion
2 46 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (9.74%) Visual Studio
4 21 (6.02%) Mercurial
5 20 (5.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (3.72%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.44%) Git (software)
8 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (2.87%) Jenkins
10 9 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.86%) Bower
11 3 (0.86%) gulp
11 3 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.86%) Mocha
11 3 (0.86%) Protractor
11 3 (0.86%) Selenium
11 3 (0.86%) Sinon.JS
12 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.57%) JIRA
12 2 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 172 (49.28%) Finance
2 92 (26.36%) Banking
3 62 (17.77%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.30%) Front Office
5 15 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 15 (4.30%) Marketing
6 7 (2.01%) Legal
6 7 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.72%) Advertising
7 6 (1.72%) Electronics
7 6 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (46.42%) .NET
2 97 (27.79%) ASP.NET
3 78 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (17.77%) .NET Framework
5 54 (15.47%) Ajax
6 49 (14.04%) WCF
7 46 (13.18%) XML
8 45 (12.89%) NHibernate
9 43 (12.32%) WPF
10 41 (11.75%) HTML
11 38 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 30 (8.60%) AngularJS
13 27 (7.74%) CSS
14 24 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (6.59%) jQuery
16 22 (6.30%) LINQ
16 22 (6.30%) RESTful
17 21 (6.02%) Web Services
18 18 (5.16%) MDX
19 16 (4.58%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.61%) Tandem
2 19 (5.44%) Fintech
3 13 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.72%) Equities
4 11 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.15%) SWIFT
5 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.29%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.01%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.86%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.86%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.86%) User Experience
11 2 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.57%) Derivative
11 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.88%) Windows
2 10 (2.87%) Linux
3 9 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (38.40%) Business Intelligence
2 106 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (28.65%) MVC
4 99 (28.37%) ETL
5 44 (12.61%) TDD
6 42 (12.03%) Web Application Development
7 41 (11.75%) Performance Tuning
8 40 (11.46%) Asset Management
9 28 (8.02%) Analytics
9 28 (8.02%) Web Development
10 26 (7.45%) Kimball Methodology
11 25 (7.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (7.16%) Scrum
12 24 (6.88%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.30%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.44%) Defect Management
14 19 (5.44%) OO
15 18 (5.16%) Unit Testing
16 17 (4.87%) Fund Management
17 15 (4.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 254 (72.78%) SQL
2 159 (45.56%) T-SQL
3 154 (44.13%) C#
4 53 (15.19%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.45%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.02%) Java
7 14 (4.01%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.72%) PHP
9 10 (2.87%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.87%) VBA
10 7 (2.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.72%) Python
12 5 (1.43%) C
12 5 (1.43%) C++
13 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.86%) VB
14 2 (0.57%) Perl
14 2 (0.57%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) PeopleCode
15 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.16%) Degree
2 15 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.72%) MCITP
4 6 (1.72%) MCSE
5 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.44%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 139 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.16%) Sitecore
2 18 (5.16%) Tableau
3 14 (4.01%) Cognos
4 13 (3.72%) Oracle
5 8 (2.29%) RedGate
6 7 (2.01%) Alteryx
6 7 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.01%) SAP
6 7 (2.01%) Sybase
7 5 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.15%) Informatica
9 3 (0.86%) Cadence
9 3 (0.86%) Marketo
10 2 (0.57%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.57%) Talend
10 2 (0.57%) Teradata
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco
11 1 (0.29%) IBM
11 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft