Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 219 276
Rank change year-on-year -95 +57 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 44 165 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 1.25% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.29% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 160 60
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £46,375 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.73% -0.56% +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 11,716 12,758 11,273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.65% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,488 10,393 9,522
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
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 August 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 August 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 -70 26 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire -17 10 £47,500 +26.67%
Lancashire +8 7 £35,000 -
Merseyside +4 1 £33,750 -15.63%
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 August 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (84.09%) SQL
3 31 (70.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (27.27%) ETL
8 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (25.00%) .NET
9 11 (25.00%) C#
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.18%) Finance
12 8 (18.18%) HTML
12 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 8 (18.18%) Wealth Management
13 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (15.91%) Statistics
13 7 (15.91%) CSS
14 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
14 6 (13.64%) jQuery
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (11.36%) Fintech
15 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (11.36%) Asset 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (70.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (6.82%) Power BI
10 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
10 2 (4.55%) HBase
10 2 (4.55%) OLTP
10 2 (4.55%) QlikView
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.55%) SSDT
11 1 (2.27%) GIS
11 1 (2.27%) OLAP
11 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
3 2 (4.55%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (4.55%) Gradle
3 2 (4.55%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
3 7 (15.91%) CSS
4 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.64%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) Ajax
5 4 (9.09%) Classic ASP
6 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.55%) Flask
7 2 (4.55%) Kafka
7 2 (4.55%) LDAP
7 2 (4.55%) NumPy
7 2 (4.55%) Pandas
7 2 (4.55%) SAML
7 2 (4.55%) scikit-learn
7 2 (4.55%) SciPy
7 2 (4.55%) Spring
7 2 (4.55%) WCF
7 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Fintech
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (27.27%) ETL
3 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 7 (15.91%) Statistics
7 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.36%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) OO
8 4 (9.09%) CRM
8 4 (9.09%) Kanban
8 4 (9.09%) Time Management
8 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.82%) Data Management
9 3 (6.82%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 2 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) Java 8
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.27%) Delphi
7 1 (2.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GDPR
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Tableau
3 3 (6.82%) Cognos
4 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.55%) Splunk
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter