The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 207 216
Rank change year-on-year +35 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 77 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.26% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75 28 34
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +9 50 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Merseyside +9 12 £40,000 -
Cheshire +12 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Lancashire -8 4 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 138 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 119 (86.23%) SQL
3 100 (72.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (71.01%) T-SQL
5 81 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (55.80%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (52.90%) Data Warehouse
8 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 69 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (47.10%) ETL
10 54 (39.13%) MS Excel
11 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (34.06%) Finance
13 33 (23.91%) E-Commerce
13 33 (23.91%) Retail
14 25 (18.12%) .NET
15 24 (17.39%) iPad
16 23 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (16.67%) C#
16 23 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
17 20 (14.49%) HTML
18 18 (13.04%) Data Management
18 18 (13.04%) Data Quality
19 17 (12.32%) jQuery
20 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
21 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
21 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
21 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2016
22 14 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
22 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012

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 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 54 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Google Play
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (72.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (52.90%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (6.52%) DTS
10 6 (4.35%) MS Access
11 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.45%) Riak
13 1 (0.72%) Big Data
13 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.72%) MySQL
13 1 (0.72%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.52%) ERwin
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.35%) JIRA
4 6 (4.35%) Selenium
5 4 (2.90%) MSTest
5 4 (2.90%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.72%) AccuRev
General
1 47 (34.06%) Finance
2 33 (23.91%) Retail
3 7 (5.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.35%) Legal
5 5 (3.62%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.12%) .NET
2 20 (14.49%) HTML
3 17 (12.32%) jQuery
4 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.14%) CSS
6 9 (6.52%) WCF
7 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.62%) HTML5
10 5 (3.62%) WinForms
11 4 (2.90%) Ajax
11 4 (2.90%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.90%) LINQ
11 4 (2.90%) Symfony
11 4 (2.90%) Web Services
11 4 (2.90%) WF
11 4 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) iPad
2 7 (5.07%) Clustering
3 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.35%) Replication
4 5 (3.62%) iPhone
5 4 (2.90%) Tandem
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.07%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.80%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (47.10%) ETL
3 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (23.91%) E-Commerce
5 23 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 18 (13.04%) Data Management
7 14 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (6.52%) MVC
9 8 (5.80%) CRM
9 8 (5.80%) Scrum
10 7 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (5.07%) Kanban
10 7 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.07%) Project Management
11 6 (4.35%) Change Control
11 6 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.35%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.35%) Logistics
11 6 (4.35%) SQL Optimisation
11 6 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (86.23%) SQL
2 98 (71.01%) T-SQL
3 23 (16.67%) C#
4 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.35%) VBA
7 5 (3.62%) PHP
8 2 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) Java
9 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) HNC
2 1 (0.72%) HND
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) Tableau
3 5 (3.62%) Google
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (0.72%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) Splunk
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