Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 77 86
Rank change year-on-year -82 +9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 258 494 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.09% 3.76% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 3.89% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 230 456 380
North West median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 11,973 12,699 11,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.75% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,758 10,402 9,503
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,425 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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
Manchester -62 139 £42,500 +13.33% 30
Cheshire -39 53 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Lancashire +9 44 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Merseyside -7 18 £45,000 +25.00% 4
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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.

1 250 (96.90%) SQL
2 161 (62.40%) SQL Server
3 121 (46.90%) C#
4 110 (42.64%) .NET
5 98 (37.98%) T-SQL
6 95 (36.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 92 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (29.46%) JavaScript
9 67 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 66 (25.58%) CSS
11 64 (24.81%) HTML
12 62 (24.03%) MVC
13 61 (23.64%) ASP.NET
14 59 (22.87%) Microsoft
15 56 (21.71%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (21.32%) Finance
17 54 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
18 47 (18.22%) Scrum
18 47 (18.22%) jQuery
19 43 (16.67%) ETL
20 42 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (13.18%) Web Services
22 33 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 32 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
24 31 (12.02%) PL/SQL
25 26 (10.08%) Oracle
25 26 (10.08%) XML
25 26 (10.08%) Use Case
25 26 (10.08%) Software Engineering
25 26 (10.08%) SQL Server 2016

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 6 (2.33%) IIS
2 4 (1.55%) LiveCycle
3 3 (1.16%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.78%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.78%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (62.40%) SQL Server
2 95 (36.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (10.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 22 (8.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (6.20%) Power BI
10 15 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (5.43%) MySQL
12 13 (5.04%) Relational Database
13 12 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (2.71%) DB2
16 7 (2.71%) RDBMS
17 5 (1.94%) Biml
17 5 (1.94%) QlikView
17 5 (1.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (8.91%) NUnit
2 17 (6.59%) MSTest
3 13 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.65%) Selenium
5 7 (2.71%) JIRA
5 7 (2.71%) Subversion
5 7 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.78%) Ant
8 2 (0.78%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (0.78%) Gradle
8 2 (0.78%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.78%) JUnit
8 2 (0.78%) Maven
8 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.39%) AccuRev
General
1 55 (21.32%) Finance
2 14 (5.43%) Retail
3 10 (3.88%) Legal
4 8 (3.10%) Marketing
5 5 (1.94%) Automotive
5 5 (1.94%) Banking
5 5 (1.94%) Games
5 5 (1.94%) Law
6 4 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (42.64%) .NET
2 66 (25.58%) CSS
3 64 (24.81%) HTML
4 61 (23.64%) ASP.NET
5 47 (18.22%) jQuery
6 34 (13.18%) Web Services
7 32 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (10.08%) XML
9 25 (9.69%) WinForms
10 23 (8.91%) AngularJS
10 23 (8.91%) RESTful
11 22 (8.53%) SOAP
12 21 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 21 (8.14%) WCF
12 21 (8.14%) WPF
13 18 (6.98%) LINQ
13 18 (6.98%) XSLT
14 17 (6.59%) Silverlight
14 17 (6.59%) WF
15 16 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.59%) Fintech
3 16 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.16%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.04%) Unix
2 8 (3.10%) Android
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.03%) MVC
3 56 (21.71%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (18.22%) Scrum
5 43 (16.67%) ETL
6 42 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (10.08%) Software Engineering
7 26 (10.08%) Use Case
8 25 (9.69%) DevOps
9 24 (9.30%) OO
10 22 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (8.14%) TDD
12 20 (7.75%) Data Analysis
12 20 (7.75%) SDLC
13 19 (7.36%) UML
13 19 (7.36%) Web Development
14 18 (6.98%) Data Modelling
15 17 (6.59%) MVVM
15 17 (6.59%) RUP
15 17 (6.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (96.90%) SQL
2 121 (46.90%) C#
3 98 (37.98%) T-SQL
4 76 (29.46%) JavaScript
5 31 (12.02%) PL/SQL
6 19 (7.36%) C++
7 13 (5.04%) Java
8 10 (3.88%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.49%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.71%) C
11 7 (2.71%) PHP
12 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (1.55%) Ruby
14 4 (1.55%) VB
15 3 (1.16%) Delphi
15 3 (1.16%) Python
16 2 (0.78%) Groovy
16 2 (0.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (7.75%) Degree
2 9 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.39%) MCSA
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.04%) GDPR
2 3 (1.16%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.08%) Oracle
3 14 (5.43%) Tableau
4 9 (3.49%) Xamarin
5 8 (3.10%) Google
6 7 (2.71%) Cognos
6 7 (2.71%) Teradata
7 6 (2.33%) SAP
8 5 (1.94%) Capita
8 5 (1.94%) Informatica
9 4 (1.55%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.78%) Sage
10 2 (0.78%) Splunk
11 1 (0.39%) Civica
11 1 (0.39%) Facebook
11 1 (0.39%) Intapp
11 1 (0.39%) Reuters
11 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.39%) Twitter