Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 242 256
Rank change year-on-year -67 +14 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 60 122 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.03% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55 120 88
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,550 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +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 12,384 11,824 11,579
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.67% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,964 9,928 9,676
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 32 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Lancashire +17 13 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Cheshire -55 10 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Merseyside +12 5 £30,000 -1.64%
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (75.00%) SQL
3 39 (65.00%) T-SQL
4 36 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (51.67%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (51.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (48.33%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 24 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 19 (31.67%) C#
11 19 (31.67%) .NET
12 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (23.33%) Finance
14 12 (20.00%) jQuery
15 11 (18.33%) ETL
15 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
16 10 (16.67%) HTML
16 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 10 (16.67%) REST
17 9 (15.00%) Games
18 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
18 8 (13.33%) Wealth Management
18 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (13.33%) Fintech
19 7 (11.67%) Web Development
20 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
20 6 (10.00%) Banking

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 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (51.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 30 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (48.33%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 24 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (10.00%) VLDB
11 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (6.67%) MySQL
12 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (6.67%) Power BI
13 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
13 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
14 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Games
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.00%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) jQuery
3 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.67%) HTML
4 10 (16.67%) REST
5 6 (10.00%) CSS
5 6 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.33%) RESTful
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.33%) Node.js
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Fintech
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Robotics
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) ETL
4 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 8 (13.33%) Wealth Management
5 7 (11.67%) Web Development
6 6 (10.00%) MVC
7 5 (8.33%) API Development
7 5 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
8 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.00%) ETL Development
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Optimisation
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
9 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) SQL
2 39 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 19 (31.67%) C#
4 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.33%) R
7 4 (6.67%) VBA
8 1 (1.67%) Java
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Cognos
3 2 (3.33%) Epicor
3 2 (3.33%) Tableau
3 2 (3.33%) Talend
4 1 (1.67%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.67%) Capita
4 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.67%) ParAccel
4 1 (1.67%) Vertica