Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 76 66
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 419 427 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.29% 3.50% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 3.60% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 392 401 489
North West median annual salary £37,500 £38,424 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.40% -1.48% +11.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 12315 11862 12696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9857 9989 10442
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,008
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -28 263 £40,000 +4.10% 14
Cheshire -14 74 £40,000 +10.34% 9
Lancashire +14 46 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Merseyside +12 31 £30,000 -9.09% 3
Cumbria -2 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 21 October 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.

1 408 (97.37%) SQL
2 279 (66.59%) SQL Server
3 214 (51.07%) T-SQL
4 207 (49.40%) Business Intelligence
5 203 (48.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 186 (44.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 154 (36.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 141 (33.65%) Data Warehouse
9 122 (29.12%) Microsoft
10 114 (27.21%) .NET
11 112 (26.73%) JavaScript
12 107 (25.54%) ETL
13 99 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
14 92 (21.96%) C#
15 89 (21.24%) Finance
16 84 (20.05%) HTML
17 78 (18.62%) CSS
18 75 (17.90%) SQL Server 2014
19 68 (16.23%) SQL Server 2016
20 67 (15.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 65 (15.51%) ASP.NET
22 55 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
23 52 (12.41%) jQuery
24 50 (11.93%) Degree
24 50 (11.93%) MVC
25 49 (11.69%) Power BI
26 44 (10.50%) Java
27 42 (10.02%) Linux
28 41 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
28 41 (9.79%) Tableau

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 9 (2.15%) IIS
2 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.95%) CMS
4 3 (0.72%) Confluence
5 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.19%) FileZilla
4 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.19%) Sage Pay
4 2 (0.48%) Google Play
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.34%) Internet
2 11 (2.63%) HTTP
3 5 (1.19%) FTP
3 5 (1.19%) SMTP
4 4 (0.95%) Broadband
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (66.59%) SQL Server
2 203 (48.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 186 (44.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (36.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 141 (33.65%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (17.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 68 (16.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 67 (15.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 55 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 49 (11.69%) Power BI
11 39 (9.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (4.77%) QlikView
13 14 (3.34%) MySQL
14 11 (2.63%) Oracle Database
15 10 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (1.67%) Data Mining
17 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
18 6 (1.43%) Big Data
18 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (7.40%) Selenium
2 27 (6.44%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.86%) MSTest
5 8 (1.91%) NUnit
6 6 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.19%) JIRA
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.95%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.72%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.72%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.48%) ERwin
10 2 (0.48%) Maven
11 1 (0.24%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 89 (21.24%) Finance
2 28 (6.68%) Legal
3 26 (6.21%) Games
4 24 (5.73%) Retail
5 10 (2.39%) Marketing
6 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.43%) Electronics
9 5 (1.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (27.21%) .NET
2 84 (20.05%) HTML
3 78 (18.62%) CSS
4 65 (15.51%) ASP.NET
5 52 (12.41%) jQuery
6 39 (9.31%) Spring
7 34 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (7.16%) Web Services
9 28 (6.68%) XML
10 25 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (5.73%) .NET Framework
12 23 (5.49%) Java EE
12 23 (5.49%) Oracle ADF
13 20 (4.77%) WCF
14 19 (4.53%) WinForms
15 18 (4.30%) REST
16 16 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (3.34%) AngularJS
17 14 (3.34%) MDX
17 14 (3.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.06%) iPad
3 17 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.34%) Replication
5 11 (2.63%) BBC
5 11 (2.63%) Social Media
6 8 (1.91%) Fintech
7 6 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.72%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.48%) iPhone
11 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
11 1 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.24%) NHS
11 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.02%) Linux
2 21 (5.01%) Windows
3 3 (0.72%) Android
4 2 (0.48%) Unix
4 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Debian
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (49.40%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (25.54%) ETL
3 99 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (11.93%) MVC
5 34 (8.11%) Data Analysis
5 34 (8.11%) TDD
6 33 (7.88%) Mathematics
7 32 (7.64%) Analytics
8 28 (6.68%) E-Commerce
8 28 (6.68%) Web Development
9 27 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (6.44%) Scrum
10 26 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (5.97%) Data Analytics
11 25 (5.97%) High Availability
12 21 (5.01%) Data Modelling
12 21 (5.01%) Performance Optimisation
12 21 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (4.77%) SQL Optimisation
14 19 (4.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 408 (97.37%) SQL
2 214 (51.07%) T-SQL
3 112 (26.73%) JavaScript
4 92 (21.96%) C#
5 44 (10.50%) Java
6 25 (5.97%) PHP
6 25 (5.97%) VBA
7 24 (5.73%) PL/SQL
8 23 (5.49%) VB.NET
9 17 (4.06%) VB
10 14 (3.34%) C++
11 9 (2.15%) VB6
12 7 (1.67%) VBScript
13 6 (1.43%) C
13 6 (1.43%) Python
14 4 (0.95%) Perl
15 3 (0.72%) R
16 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (11.93%) Degree
2 14 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) MCP
5 3 (0.72%) MCSE
6 2 (0.48%) HND
6 2 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.06%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 122 (29.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.79%) Tableau
3 36 (8.59%) Oracle
4 20 (4.77%) Google
5 13 (3.10%) Cognos
6 12 (2.86%) SAP
7 11 (2.63%) Apple
7 11 (2.63%) Facebook
7 11 (2.63%) Sony
7 11 (2.63%) Yahoo!
8 5 (1.19%) CyberSource
8 5 (1.19%) PayPal
9 2 (0.48%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.48%) Netezza
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe
10 1 (0.24%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.24%) Capita
10 1 (0.24%) iManage
10 1 (0.24%) Northgate
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com