Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 91 77
Rank change year-on-year -47 -14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 272 418 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.31% 3.27% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 3.38% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 249 391 406
North West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £30,850 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 11,373 12,357 11,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.68% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9,185 9,900 9,995
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -52 159 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Cheshire -4 63 £40,000 - 12
Lancashire -4 30 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Merseyside -9 14 £33,500 +11.67% 3
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 266 (97.79%) SQL
2 167 (61.40%) SQL Server
3 124 (45.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (38.24%) C#
5 103 (37.87%) .NET
5 103 (37.87%) T-SQL
6 87 (31.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 85 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (26.10%) Microsoft
9 66 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (19.49%) JavaScript
12 52 (19.12%) ETL
13 51 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 50 (18.38%) MVC
15 49 (18.01%) Scrum
16 46 (16.91%) Finance
16 46 (16.91%) HTML
17 44 (16.18%) ASP.NET
18 42 (15.44%) CSS
19 39 (14.34%) SQL Server 2008
20 36 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (13.24%) jQuery
21 28 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
22 26 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (9.56%) PL/SQL
23 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (9.19%) Relational Database
23 25 (9.19%) DevOps
24 24 (8.82%) Unit Testing

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 3 (1.10%) LiveCycle
2 2 (0.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.37%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.37%) IIS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.37%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.74%) NuGet
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) DHCP
1 2 (0.74%) DNS
1 2 (0.74%) LAN
1 2 (0.74%) WAN
1 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 124 (45.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (31.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (14.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (9.19%) Relational Database
9 22 (8.09%) MySQL
10 21 (7.72%) SQL Server 2016
11 20 (7.35%) Power BI
12 13 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (4.04%) NoSQL
14 10 (3.68%) OLAP
14 10 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (2.21%) SSDT
18 5 (1.84%) MongoDB
18 5 (1.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (6.99%) NUnit
2 15 (5.51%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.15%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.78%) MSTest
5 11 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.57%) JIRA
6 7 (2.57%) Selenium
7 6 (2.21%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.74%) Subversion
11 1 (0.37%) Gradle
11 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.37%) Maven
11 1 (0.37%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (16.91%) Finance
2 10 (3.68%) Legal
2 10 (3.68%) Retail
3 5 (1.84%) Games
3 5 (1.84%) Marketing
4 4 (1.47%) Banking
4 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (37.87%) .NET
2 46 (16.91%) HTML
3 44 (16.18%) ASP.NET
4 42 (15.44%) CSS
5 36 (13.24%) jQuery
6 26 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (8.82%) Web Services
7 24 (8.82%) WinForms
7 24 (8.82%) WPF
8 22 (8.09%) AngularJS
8 22 (8.09%) RESTful
8 22 (8.09%) XML
9 20 (7.35%) SOAP
10 19 (6.99%) WCF
11 16 (5.88%) .NET Core
12 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (5.51%) LINQ
13 13 (4.78%) Silverlight
13 13 (4.78%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.41%) Fintech
4 11 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.84%) NHS
7 5 (1.84%) Replication
8 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.37%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.94%) Windows
2 7 (2.57%) Android
3 4 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (19.12%) ETL
4 50 (18.38%) MVC
5 49 (18.01%) Scrum
6 36 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (9.19%) DevOps
8 24 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (7.72%) Analytics
10 21 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (7.72%) Data Analysis
10 21 (7.72%) Software Engineering
11 20 (7.35%) Use Case
12 19 (6.99%) SDLC
13 18 (6.62%) Microservices
14 17 (6.25%) Data Management
14 17 (6.25%) Migration
14 17 (6.25%) Statistics
14 17 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 266 (97.79%) SQL
2 104 (38.24%) C#
3 103 (37.87%) T-SQL
4 53 (19.49%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.56%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.15%) C++
7 12 (4.41%) Java
8 11 (4.04%) C
9 8 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.57%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.84%) Python
12 4 (1.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (1.47%) PHP
12 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.47%) VB
12 4 (1.47%) VB6
13 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.74%) Delphi
14 2 (0.74%) Ruby
14 2 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (7.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.68%) GDPR
2 4 (1.47%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.99%) Oracle
3 11 (4.04%) Tableau
4 10 (3.68%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.57%) Cognos
6 6 (2.21%) Google
7 3 (1.10%) Adobe
7 3 (1.10%) SAP
7 3 (1.10%) Teradata
8 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) Splunk