Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 181 159
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 72 179 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.18% 1.76% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.84% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 75 173 227
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +8.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 5,843 9,754 11,692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.78% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,639 7,354 9,471
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,615 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +16 51 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Cheshire +9 11 £47,750 +16.46%
Merseyside +7 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Lancashire +39 3 £38,500 +13.24% 4
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 70 (97.22%) SQL
2 51 (70.83%) SQL Server
3 41 (56.94%) T-SQL
4 35 (48.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (31.94%) C#
8 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (29.17%) .NET
10 20 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 15 (20.83%) ETL
13 14 (19.44%) Power BI
13 14 (19.44%) Power Platform
14 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (16.67%) Law
16 11 (15.28%) HTML
16 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
17 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (13.89%) Web Services
17 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
17 10 (13.89%) Finance
18 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (12.50%) OLTP
18 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
18 9 (12.50%) CSS
18 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
18 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (12.50%) TDD

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 2 (2.78%) CMS
1 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Power Platform
2 8 (11.11%) Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.78%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Skype
1 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 35 (48.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (19.44%) Power BI
5 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 9 (12.50%) OLTP
6 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.78%) Biml
9 2 (2.78%) MySQL
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (16.67%) Law
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) .NET
2 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
3 10 (13.89%) Web Services
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
4 9 (12.50%) jQuery
5 8 (11.11%) Ajax
6 5 (6.94%) REST
6 5 (6.94%) SOAP
7 4 (5.56%) RESTful
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Core
8 3 (4.17%) Node.js
8 3 (4.17%) Vue.js
9 2 (2.78%) Google Maps API
9 2 (2.78%) MDX
9 2 (2.78%) React
9 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (20.83%) ETL
5 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.50%) TDD
8 8 (11.11%) DevOps
8 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (9.72%) Software Architecture
10 6 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 5 (6.94%) Code Optimisation
11 5 (6.94%) Workflow
12 4 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (5.56%) MVC
13 3 (4.17%) Dashboard Development
13 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.17%) Microservices
13 3 (4.17%) SDLC
14 2 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (97.22%) SQL
2 41 (56.94%) T-SQL
3 23 (31.94%) C#
4 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) PHP
5 4 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) C
6 2 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) Go
7 1 (1.39%) Java
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) MCPD
1 2 (2.78%) MCSD
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) GDPR
2 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Google
2 5 (6.94%) Intapp
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Tableau