Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 143 89
Rank change year-on-year -26 -54 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 172 260 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.64% 2.18% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.25% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 163 235 417
North West median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +10.67% -1.86%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 10,080 11,532 12,779
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.80% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7,740 9,339 10,311
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,344 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -25 100 £42,500 -1.16% 16
Cheshire +18 44 £42,500 - 6
Lancashire -41 15 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Merseyside -3 13 £49,000 +45.72% 7
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 161 (93.60%) SQL
2 86 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 72 (41.86%) T-SQL
4 69 (40.12%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (40.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (38.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (34.30%) C#
7 52 (30.23%) .NET
8 45 (26.16%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (24.42%) Microsoft
11 41 (23.84%) Power BI
11 41 (23.84%) Power Platform
12 40 (23.26%) ETL
13 35 (20.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 34 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (16.86%) Finance
16 26 (15.12%) Java
17 22 (12.79%) Azure
18 20 (11.63%) ERP
19 19 (11.05%) ASP.NET
20 18 (10.47%) Scrum
21 17 (9.88%) AWS
21 17 (9.88%) Relational Database
22 16 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
22 16 (9.30%) SaaS
22 16 (9.30%) Degree
22 16 (9.30%) Migration
23 15 (8.72%) MVC
23 15 (8.72%) 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 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) Confluence
2 2 (1.16%) OpenEdge
2 2 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.74%) Raiser's Edge
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.84%) Power Platform
2 22 (12.79%) Azure
3 17 (9.88%) AWS
4 16 (9.30%) SaaS
5 2 (1.16%) GitHub
5 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (40.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (38.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (26.16%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (23.84%) Power BI
6 35 (20.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (9.88%) Relational Database
8 15 (8.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (7.56%) QlikView
9 13 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2017
11 9 (5.23%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (4.65%) MongoDB
12 8 (4.65%) OLAP
13 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (2.91%) DTS
14 5 (2.91%) MySQL
14 5 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.74%) Subversion
6 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.16%) MSTest
6 2 (1.16%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.16%) NUnit
7 1 (0.58%) GitLab
7 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (16.86%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Retail
3 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.49%) Marketing
5 4 (2.33%) Games
6 3 (1.74%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.23%) .NET
2 19 (11.05%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.14%) HTML
3 14 (8.14%) WinForms
4 11 (6.40%) Web Services
5 10 (5.81%) .NET Core
5 10 (5.81%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.65%) JSON
6 8 (4.65%) WCF
7 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.07%) CSS
8 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (3.49%) SOAP
8 6 (3.49%) XML
9 5 (2.91%) RESTful
9 5 (2.91%) WPF
10 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (2.33%) jQuery
10 4 (2.33%) LINQ
11 3 (1.74%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.07%) Replication
3 6 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.33%) NHS
5 3 (1.74%) Clustering
5 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.33%) Windows
2 2 (1.16%) Linux
2 2 (1.16%) Unix
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.12%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (23.26%) ETL
4 20 (11.63%) ERP
5 18 (10.47%) Scrum
6 16 (9.30%) Migration
6 16 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (8.72%) MVC
8 12 (6.98%) Fintech
8 12 (6.98%) Visualisation
9 11 (6.40%) Analytics
9 11 (6.40%) Project Management
10 10 (5.81%) API Development
11 9 (5.23%) CRM
11 9 (5.23%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.23%) Microservices
11 9 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.23%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.65%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 161 (93.60%) SQL
2 72 (41.86%) T-SQL
3 59 (34.30%) C#
4 26 (15.12%) Java
5 15 (8.72%) Java 8
6 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.40%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.81%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.23%) VB
9 8 (4.65%) PHP
10 7 (4.07%) C++
10 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.49%) VBA
12 3 (1.74%) C
12 3 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.16%) OpenEdge ABL
13 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.58%) Delphi
14 1 (0.58%) Groovy
14 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 6 (3.49%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.58%) MCSA
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Docker
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 42 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.98%) Oracle
3 8 (4.65%) Sage
3 8 (4.65%) Tableau
4 4 (2.33%) Google
5 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.16%) IDERA
6 2 (1.16%) RedGate
6 2 (1.16%) Teradata
7 1 (0.58%) Cognos
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Xamarin