Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 81 81
Rank change year-on-year -84 0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 252 430 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.95% 3.48% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.59% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 234 406 376
North West median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,512 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.10% -1.09% +7.14%

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 12,539 11,966 10,966
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.77% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10,214 10,026 9,224
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -77 138 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Cheshire -47 56 £40,500 +14.08% 21
Lancashire -11 42 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Merseyside +3 15 £45,000 +12.50% 3
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 236 (93.65%) SQL
2 147 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 134 (53.17%) T-SQL
4 115 (45.63%) C#
5 105 (41.67%) .NET
6 97 (38.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 96 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 87 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (34.13%) Business Intelligence
10 81 (32.14%) JavaScript
11 73 (28.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 67 (26.59%) Microsoft
13 65 (25.79%) HTML
14 64 (25.40%) ASP.NET
14 64 (25.40%) Data Warehouse
15 61 (24.21%) CSS
16 49 (19.44%) MVC
17 44 (17.46%) Finance
18 43 (17.06%) ETL
19 40 (15.87%) jQuery
20 36 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
21 35 (13.89%) Scrum
22 34 (13.49%) SQL Server 2016
23 32 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
24 30 (11.90%) PL/SQL
25 29 (11.51%) Web Services
26 26 (10.32%) Power BI
26 26 (10.32%) DevOps
26 26 (10.32%) XML
26 26 (10.32%) Oracle

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 10 (3.97%) IIS
2 5 (1.98%) OpenEdge
3 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.38%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 97 (38.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (28.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 64 (25.40%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (13.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 26 (10.32%) Power BI
8 23 (9.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
12 11 (4.37%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (3.17%) QlikView
15 6 (2.38%) BigQuery
15 6 (2.38%) OLAP
15 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (7.14%) MSTest
1 18 (7.14%) NUnit
1 18 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.57%) Selenium
2 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.78%) JIRA
5 6 (2.38%) Subversion
6 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.40%) Ant
8 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.40%) JUnit
8 1 (0.40%) Maven
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (17.46%) Finance
2 13 (5.16%) Retail
3 9 (3.57%) Legal
4 8 (3.17%) Banking
4 8 (3.17%) Marketing
5 5 (1.98%) Games
5 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.59%) Billing
7 3 (1.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.19%) Automotive
7 3 (1.19%) Law
8 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (41.67%) .NET
2 65 (25.79%) HTML
3 64 (25.40%) ASP.NET
4 61 (24.21%) CSS
5 40 (15.87%) jQuery
6 32 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (11.51%) Web Services
8 26 (10.32%) XML
9 24 (9.52%) RESTful
10 23 (9.13%) AngularJS
10 23 (9.13%) WinForms
11 21 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 21 (8.33%) WCF
11 21 (8.33%) WPF
12 20 (7.94%) LINQ
13 19 (7.54%) SOAP
13 19 (7.54%) XSLT
14 18 (7.14%) Silverlight
14 18 (7.14%) WF
15 12 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (6.35%) Fintech
4 14 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.19%) Clustering
8 3 (1.19%) Replication
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) Robotics
9 2 (0.79%) Social Media
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.76%) Unix
2 4 (1.59%) Windows
3 3 (1.19%) Android
3 3 (1.19%) Linux
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.13%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (19.44%) MVC
4 43 (17.06%) ETL
5 36 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (13.89%) Scrum
7 26 (10.32%) DevOps
8 24 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 24 (9.52%) OO
8 24 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 24 (9.52%) Use Case
9 23 (9.13%) Analytics
10 22 (8.73%) TDD
11 21 (8.33%) Web Development
12 20 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.54%) UML
14 18 (7.14%) DSDM
14 18 (7.14%) MVVM
14 18 (7.14%) RUP
15 16 (6.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 236 (93.65%) SQL
2 134 (53.17%) T-SQL
3 115 (45.63%) C#
4 81 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 30 (11.90%) PL/SQL
6 20 (7.94%) C++
7 15 (5.95%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.56%) Java
9 13 (5.16%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.57%) Python
11 9 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.17%) PHP
13 7 (2.78%) VB
14 6 (2.38%) VBA
15 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.98%) Ruby
16 3 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (1.19%) VBScript
17 2 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (7.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.19%) MCP
4 3 (1.19%) MCSE
5 2 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) GDPR
2 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.79%) WMI
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.32%) Oracle
3 16 (6.35%) Tableau
4 12 (4.76%) SAP
5 9 (3.57%) Cognos
6 8 (3.17%) Google
7 7 (2.78%) Capita
8 5 (1.98%) RedGate
9 4 (1.59%) Informatica
9 4 (1.59%) Sage
9 4 (1.59%) Teradata
10 3 (1.19%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.19%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.79%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.79%) Epicor
11 2 (0.79%) iManage
11 2 (0.79%) Snowplow
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe
12 1 (0.40%) Cerner
12 1 (0.40%) IBM