The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Server Developer
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 207 196
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 103 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.56% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 99 26 46
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,250 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6604 5498 6171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.65% 97.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5400 4661 5042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the North West.

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in the North West

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +39 77 £40,000 -8.04% 8
Cheshire -19 11 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Merseyside 0 10 £36,000 +18.03% 1
Lancashire +5 5 £35,000 +3.70% 2
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 180 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 169 (93.89%) SQL
3 152 (84.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 141 (78.33%) T-SQL
5 138 (76.67%) Business Intelligence
6 133 (73.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 132 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 112 (62.22%) Data Warehouse
9 92 (51.11%) ETL
10 84 (46.67%) Microsoft
11 83 (46.11%) Finance
12 76 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 47 (26.11%) Retail
14 47 (26.11%) E-Commerce
15 46 (25.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 46 (25.56%) SQL Server 2016
16 37 (20.56%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (14.44%) Data Quality
17 26 (14.44%) Data Management
18 23 (12.78%) SQL Optimisation
18 23 (12.78%) Legal
19 20 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
20 19 (10.56%) Google
21 15 (8.33%) Games
21 15 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
21 15 (8.33%) iPad
22 14 (7.78%) ERwin
22 14 (7.78%) DTS
22 14 (7.78%) C#

SQL Server 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 1 (0.56%) Apache
1 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.56%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.11%) Broadband
2 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 152 (84.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 133 (73.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 132 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 112 (62.22%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 46 (25.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 46 (25.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 37 (20.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (7.78%) DTS
10 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.78%) Power BI
12 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) ERwin
1 14 (7.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.22%) Selenium
2 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.11%) MSTest
3 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 83 (46.11%) Finance
2 47 (26.11%) Retail
3 23 (12.78%) Legal
4 15 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) .NET
2 9 (5.00%) jQuery
3 6 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.33%) WCF
4 5 (2.78%) CSS
4 5 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.22%) Ajax
5 4 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.22%) HTML
5 4 (2.22%) WinForms
6 3 (1.67%) WPF
7 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.11%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.11%) HTML5
7 2 (1.11%) LINQ
7 2 (1.11%) WF
7 2 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) iPad
2 11 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.56%) iPhone
4 9 (5.00%) BBC
4 9 (5.00%) Social Media
5 4 (2.22%) Tandem
6 3 (1.67%) Clustering
6 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.22%) Windows
2 11 (6.11%) Android
3 2 (1.11%) Linux
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (76.67%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (51.11%) ETL
3 76 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (26.11%) E-Commerce
5 26 (14.44%) Data Management
6 23 (12.78%) SQL Optimisation
7 20 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (3.33%) MVC
9 6 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.67%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.67%) Data Analysis
10 3 (1.67%) High Availability
10 3 (1.67%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (1.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.67%) Migration
10 3 (1.67%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (1.67%) Project Management
10 3 (1.67%) Scrum
10 3 (1.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (93.89%) SQL
2 141 (78.33%) T-SQL
3 14 (7.78%) C#
4 10 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.11%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 84 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.56%) Google
3 9 (5.00%) Apple
3 9 (5.00%) Facebook
3 9 (5.00%) Sony
3 9 (5.00%) Yahoo!
4 8 (4.44%) Tableau
5 4 (2.22%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Chorley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + car allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago