Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 87 74
Rank change year-on-year -26 -13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 358 429 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.72% 3.44% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 3.55% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 339 400 471
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.56% -3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
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 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 12713 12078 12299
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.92% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10202 10158 10205
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
Manchester -39 202 £40,000 - 14
Cheshire -18 78 £40,500 +15.71% 14
Lancashire +10 46 £35,000 -9.09% 4
Merseyside +24 28 £30,250 -6.92%
Cumbria -3 3 £42,500 -5.56%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, SQL 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 North West region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 347 (96.93%) SQL
2 225 (62.85%) SQL Server
3 194 (54.19%) T-SQL
4 175 (48.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 168 (46.93%) Business Intelligence
6 167 (46.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 136 (37.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (31.84%) Data Warehouse
9 107 (29.89%) Microsoft
10 105 (29.33%) .NET
11 96 (26.82%) C#
12 92 (25.70%) JavaScript
13 84 (23.46%) ETL
14 81 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (20.39%) HTML
16 65 (18.16%) SQL Server 2014
17 61 (17.04%) CSS
18 59 (16.48%) ASP.NET
19 58 (16.20%) SQL Server 2016
20 57 (15.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 56 (15.64%) Finance
22 51 (14.25%) MVC
23 50 (13.97%) jQuery
24 45 (12.57%) Power BI
25 39 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
25 39 (10.89%) Degree
26 37 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
27 36 (10.06%) Oracle
28 35 (9.78%) XML
29 34 (9.50%) Microsoft Excel

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 10 (2.79%) IIS
2 8 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.40%) FileZilla
4 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.84%) SPSS
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.56%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.40%) Sage Pay
3 4 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.63%) Internet
2 5 (1.40%) FTP
2 5 (1.40%) SMTP
3 3 (0.84%) Broadband
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (62.85%) SQL Server
2 175 (48.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 167 (46.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (37.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 114 (31.84%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (18.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 58 (16.20%) SQL Server 2016
8 57 (15.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 45 (12.57%) Power BI
10 39 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (4.75%) QlikView
13 15 (4.19%) MySQL
14 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database
15 11 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (1.96%) Relational Database
17 6 (1.68%) OLAP
17 6 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
18 5 (1.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.15%) Selenium
3 18 (5.03%) MSTest
4 16 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.19%) NUnit
6 11 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.96%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.84%) JIRA
10 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.28%) GoogleTest
12 1 (0.28%) Maven
12 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.28%) Subversion
12 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (15.64%) Finance
2 24 (6.70%) Games
3 12 (3.35%) Marketing
4 11 (3.07%) Retail
4 11 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.51%) Legal
5 9 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.96%) Banking
7 5 (1.40%) Electronics
8 4 (1.12%) Billing
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (29.33%) .NET
2 73 (20.39%) HTML
3 61 (17.04%) CSS
4 59 (16.48%) ASP.NET
5 50 (13.97%) jQuery
6 37 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (9.78%) XML
8 29 (8.10%) Web Services
9 27 (7.54%) Spring
10 25 (6.98%) .NET Framework
10 25 (6.98%) WinForms
11 22 (6.15%) MDX
11 22 (6.15%) WCF
12 21 (5.87%) SOAP
13 19 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (5.31%) Java EE
13 19 (5.31%) LINQ
13 19 (5.31%) Oracle ADF
13 19 (5.31%) WF
14 17 (4.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.63%) Replication
5 12 (3.35%) Fintech
6 11 (3.07%) iPad
7 7 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.68%) BBC
8 6 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.68%) Social Media
9 3 (0.84%) Clustering
9 3 (0.84%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Robotics
11 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.70%) Linux
2 16 (4.47%) Windows
3 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Debian
4 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (46.93%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (23.46%) ETL
3 81 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (14.25%) MVC
5 32 (8.94%) Analytics
6 31 (8.66%) Scrum
7 30 (8.38%) Data Analysis
7 30 (8.38%) High Availability
8 27 (7.54%) Mathematics
8 27 (7.54%) Web Development
9 25 (6.98%) OO
10 22 (6.15%) Data Modelling
11 21 (5.87%) DevOps
11 21 (5.87%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (5.03%) Software Engineering
15 17 (4.75%) Dashboard Development
15 17 (4.75%) Performance Optimisation
16 16 (4.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 347 (96.93%) SQL
2 194 (54.19%) T-SQL
3 96 (26.82%) C#
4 92 (25.70%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.10%) Java
5 29 (8.10%) PL/SQL
6 26 (7.26%) VBA
7 20 (5.59%) C++
7 20 (5.59%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.19%) PHP
8 15 (4.19%) VB
9 8 (2.23%) Python
9 8 (2.23%) VB6
9 8 (2.23%) VBScript
10 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.12%) Perl
11 4 (1.12%) R
12 3 (0.84%) C
13 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (10.89%) Degree
2 10 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.40%) MCP
5 3 (0.84%) MCSA
5 3 (0.84%) MCSE
6 2 (0.56%) HND
6 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.23%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.06%) Oracle
3 33 (9.22%) Tableau
4 16 (4.47%) Google
5 15 (4.19%) Cognos
5 15 (4.19%) SAP
6 6 (1.68%) Apple
6 6 (1.68%) Facebook
6 6 (1.68%) Sony
6 6 (1.68%) Yahoo!
7 5 (1.40%) Capita
7 5 (1.40%) CyberSource
7 5 (1.40%) PayPal
8 2 (0.56%) Epicor
8 2 (0.56%) iManage
8 2 (0.56%) Netezza
8 2 (0.56%) RedGate
8 2 (0.56%) Sage
8 2 (0.56%) Snowplow
9 1 (0.28%) AppDynamics