Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 14 December 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 338 325
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 -115
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 37 62 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 84
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £38,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.73% -12.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £34,418 £28,175 £29,225
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £53,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.50% +0.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,066 14,951 17,053
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.90% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,272 12,271 13,524
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
East Midlands +23 21 £43,500 +24.29% 1
West Midlands +22 16 £50,000 +28.21% 1
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Midlands region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (83.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (83.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (75.68%) SQL
4 22 (59.46%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (45.95%) T-SQL
6 16 (43.24%) ETL
6 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (43.24%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (40.54%) Scrum
8 14 (37.84%) Project Management
8 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (35.14%) RUP
9 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (35.14%) Finance
9 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
9 13 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (35.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
10 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
10 12 (32.43%) Coaching
10 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
11 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (27.03%) Cognos
12 10 (27.03%) SOLID
13 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (24.32%) Tableau
13 9 (24.32%) DevOps

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (83.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (83.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (8.11%) Power BI
6 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) MDX
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) ETL
2 16 (43.24%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (40.54%) Scrum
4 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (37.84%) Project Management
5 13 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
5 13 (35.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (35.14%) RUP
5 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
6 12 (32.43%) Coaching
6 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
7 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.03%) SOLID
8 9 (24.32%) DevOps
9 5 (13.51%) ITSM
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management
9 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Cognos
3 9 (24.32%) Tableau
4 8 (21.62%) Alteryx
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Blue Prism
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) UiPath