Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 300 233
Rank change year-on-year +58 -67 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 124 67 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.54% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.56% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 121 56 127
North West median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
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 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 89 £37,500 -13.79% 1
Lancashire +12 13 £40,000 +4.92% 4
Cheshire -27 12 £47,500 +27.52% 1
Merseyside +24 10 £31,500 +3.28%
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 124 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (91.13%) SQL
3 101 (81.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 100 (80.65%) T-SQL
5 95 (76.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
7 92 (74.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 81 (65.32%) Data Warehouse
9 66 (53.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 59 (47.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 56 (45.16%) SQL Server 2016
12 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (33.87%) Finance
14 39 (31.45%) ETL
15 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
16 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (20.16%) Games
17 16 (12.90%) SQL Optimisation
17 16 (12.90%) Legal
17 16 (12.90%) Internet
18 15 (12.10%) Windows
18 15 (12.10%) .NET
19 13 (10.48%) Retail
19 13 (10.48%) C#
19 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
19 13 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
20 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
20 10 (8.06%) Data Quality
21 9 (7.26%) Facebook
21 9 (7.26%) Sony

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 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.42%) SPSS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) Internet
2 4 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (81.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (76.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (74.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 81 (65.32%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (53.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 59 (47.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 56 (45.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (6.45%) Power BI
11 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (3.23%) MySQL
14 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
14 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
14 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MSTest
1 4 (3.23%) Selenium
1 4 (3.23%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (33.87%) Finance
2 25 (20.16%) Games
3 16 (12.90%) Legal
4 13 (10.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.10%) .NET
2 7 (5.65%) jQuery
3 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (4.03%) REST
4 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.23%) CSS
4 4 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.23%) HTML
4 4 (3.23%) LINQ
4 4 (3.23%) WCF
4 4 (3.23%) WF
5 3 (2.42%) XML
6 2 (1.61%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.61%) Node.js
6 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) BBC
1 9 (7.26%) Social Media
2 6 (4.84%) Fintech
3 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.61%) Robotics
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Debian
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.45%) ETL
4 16 (12.90%) SQL Optimisation
5 13 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.65%) Data Management
7 6 (4.84%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.84%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (4.84%) Wealth Management
8 5 (4.03%) DevOps
8 5 (4.03%) MVC
9 4 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (3.23%) Kanban
9 4 (3.23%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.23%) Pair Programming
9 4 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.23%) Scrum
9 4 (3.23%) TDD
9 4 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (91.13%) SQL
2 100 (80.65%) T-SQL
3 13 (10.48%) C#
4 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.23%) R
5 4 (3.23%) VBA
6 1 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.42%) MCP
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Apple
2 9 (7.26%) Facebook
2 9 (7.26%) Google
2 9 (7.26%) Sony
2 9 (7.26%) Yahoo!
3 5 (4.03%) Cognos
3 5 (4.03%) Tableau
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.61%) Epicor
6 1 (0.81%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.81%) Capita
6 1 (0.81%) ParAccel
6 1 (0.81%) Talend
6 1 (0.81%) Vertica