Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 256 307
Rank change year-on-year -66 +51 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 38 122 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.92% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.95% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 119 56
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,875
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 11,240 12,777 12,104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 96.63% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,108 10,240 10,208
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 -49 26 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire +24 12 £41,250 -13.16% 3
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (81.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (78.95%) SQL
4 26 (68.42%) T-SQL
5 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (44.74%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (39.47%) Statistics
8 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (18.42%) C#
11 7 (18.42%) .NET
12 6 (15.79%) ETL
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (13.16%) DevOps
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (13.16%) Finance
13 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 4 (10.53%) Scrum
14 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
14 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
14 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
15 3 (7.89%) Time Management
15 3 (7.89%) Tableau
15 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
15 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (5.26%) Data Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (81.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (5.26%) OLAP
9 2 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (5.26%) OLTP
9 2 (5.26%) Power BI
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (5.26%) SSDT
10 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.63%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (39.47%) Statistics
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.79%) ETL
6 5 (13.16%) DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
9 2 (5.26%) Analytics
9 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analytics
9 2 (5.26%) Business Process Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) Data Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
9 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) SQL
2 26 (68.42%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.63%) Delphi
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) GDPR
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos