Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

SQL Developer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 142 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 -59 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 200 292 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.90% 2.33% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.40% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 187 279 407
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £29,650 £29,150 £27,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 10,185 12,149 11,868
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.74% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,280 9,717 10,012
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,135 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Manchester -50 109 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Cheshire +14 50 £35,500 -12.35% 12
Lancashire -5 26 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Merseyside +8 12 £31,500 +0.80% 3
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, SQL 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 North West region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 194 (97.00%) SQL
2 121 (60.50%) SQL Server
3 100 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 93 (46.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (41.50%) .NET
7 73 (36.50%) C#
8 61 (30.50%) Microsoft
9 59 (29.50%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 45 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (22.00%) ETL
13 35 (17.50%) Finance
14 34 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (16.50%) Scrum
15 33 (16.50%) JavaScript
16 30 (15.00%) ASP.NET
17 27 (13.50%) Relational Database
18 26 (13.00%) MVC
18 26 (13.00%) HTML
18 26 (13.00%) Performance Tuning
19 25 (12.50%) DevOps
20 23 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (11.50%) CSS
21 22 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (10.50%) Software Engineering
23 20 (10.00%) WPF

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (1.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.00%) NuGet
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) DHCP
1 2 (1.00%) DNS
1 2 (1.00%) LAN
1 2 (1.00%) WAN
1 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (60.50%) SQL Server
2 93 (46.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (13.50%) Relational Database
8 19 (9.50%) Power BI
8 19 (9.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (7.50%) MySQL
11 14 (7.00%) OLAP
12 9 (4.50%) NoSQL
13 8 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
16 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.00%) MSTest
2 12 (6.00%) NUnit
3 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.00%) JIRA
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) git-flow
7 1 (0.50%) Grunt
7 1 (0.50%) gulp
7 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (17.50%) Finance
2 8 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.50%) Retail
4 5 (2.50%) Legal
5 4 (2.00%) Electronics
5 4 (2.00%) Marketing
6 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (41.50%) .NET
2 30 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (13.00%) HTML
4 23 (11.50%) CSS
5 21 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (10.00%) SOAP
6 20 (10.00%) WPF
7 19 (9.50%) RESTful
7 19 (9.50%) XML
8 18 (9.00%) jQuery
8 18 (9.00%) WinForms
9 16 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 16 (8.00%) WCF
10 15 (7.50%) LINQ
10 15 (7.50%) Web Services
11 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (6.00%) Silverlight
11 12 (6.00%) WF
11 12 (6.00%) XSLT
12 8 (4.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.50%) Clustering
3 7 (3.50%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.00%) Fintech
4 6 (3.00%) NHS
5 5 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.50%) Replication
6 3 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.00%) Windows
2 6 (3.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.50%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.50%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.00%) ETL
4 33 (16.50%) Scrum
5 26 (13.00%) MVC
5 26 (13.00%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (12.50%) DevOps
7 23 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (10.50%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.00%) Data Management
10 17 (8.50%) Statistics
11 16 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.00%) Use Case
12 14 (7.00%) Data Analysis
12 14 (7.00%) Microservices
12 14 (7.00%) Migration
12 14 (7.00%) SDLC
12 14 (7.00%) Visualisation
13 13 (6.50%) Analytics
13 13 (6.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 194 (97.00%) SQL
2 100 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 73 (36.50%) C#
4 33 (16.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.00%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.00%) C++
7 12 (6.00%) Java
8 9 (4.50%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.00%) C
10 7 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (2.00%) VB
11 4 (2.00%) VB6
12 3 (1.50%) Python
12 3 (1.50%) Uniface
13 2 (1.00%) PHP
13 2 (1.00%) VBA
14 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.50%) Ruby
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.50%) MCSA
3 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) GDPR
2 3 (1.50%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (2.50%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.00%) Oracle
3 5 (2.50%) RedGate
3 5 (2.50%) Tableau
3 5 (2.50%) VMware
3 5 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.00%) SAP
5 2 (1.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.00%) Cognos
5 2 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.50%) Telerik