Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 361 299
Rank change year-on-year -11 -62 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 183 237 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.67% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.69% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 200 238 419
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -8.89%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £57,500 £56,250
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the South East

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in the South East

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in the South East

SQL Server Developer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +14 70 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Surrey +39 44 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +51 32 £52,500 +20.00% 2
West Sussex +24 27 £32,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -5 27 £32,500 -26.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 25 £44,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire -30 19 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Kent +21 14 £45,000 -16.67% 1
East Sussex -55 1 £40,000 +17.65%
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 183 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (67.76%) .NET
3 122 (66.67%) C#
4 109 (59.56%) SQL
5 85 (46.45%) T-SQL
6 81 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (39.34%) JavaScript
8 70 (38.25%) ASP.NET
9 64 (34.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 61 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 54 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (28.96%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (27.87%) .NET Framework
14 47 (25.68%) MVC
15 45 (24.59%) Finance
16 44 (24.04%) Microsoft
17 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 40 (21.86%) HTML
19 39 (21.31%) Scrum
20 37 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
21 36 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
22 35 (19.13%) VB.NET
23 34 (18.58%) TDD
24 33 (18.03%) CSS
25 32 (17.49%) XML
26 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
26 28 (15.30%) Fintech
27 27 (14.75%) SQL Server 2014
27 27 (14.75%) SQL Server 2016
27 27 (14.75%) AngularJS

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (12.02%) IIS
2 5 (2.73%) CMS
3 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.09%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Raiser's Edge
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (34.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (28.96%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (14.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 27 (14.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 24 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (12.02%) Power BI
10 16 (8.74%) Relational Database
11 14 (7.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (7.10%) Big Data
12 13 (7.10%) Data Lake
13 9 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (4.92%) MySQL
14 6 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (3.28%) GIS
15 5 (2.73%) OLAP
15 5 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 36 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.38%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.10%) Subversion
5 12 (6.56%) JIRA
6 9 (4.92%) JSUnit
7 6 (3.28%) NUnit
8 5 (2.73%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.09%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.09%) Trac
11 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.55%) MSTest
11 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 45 (24.59%) Finance
2 22 (12.02%) Banking
3 13 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.83%) Games
5 5 (2.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.64%) Publishing
7 2 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (67.76%) .NET
2 70 (38.25%) ASP.NET
3 51 (27.87%) .NET Framework
4 40 (21.86%) HTML
5 37 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (18.03%) CSS
7 32 (17.49%) XML
8 27 (14.75%) AngularJS
9 26 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (13.11%) Web Services
11 19 (10.38%) jQuery
12 18 (9.84%) XSD
12 18 (9.84%) XSLT
13 15 (8.20%) Entity Framework
14 11 (6.01%) WCF
15 8 (4.37%) MDX
16 7 (3.83%) WinForms
17 6 (3.28%) LINQ
18 5 (2.73%) .NET Core
19 4 (2.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) Fintech
2 21 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.19%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.19%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (2.19%) W3C
7 3 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.09%) BBC
9 1 (0.55%) e-Health
9 1 (0.55%) iPad
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.38%) Windows
2 10 (5.46%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (25.68%) MVC
4 39 (21.31%) Scrum
5 34 (18.58%) TDD
6 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
7 22 (12.02%) Web Development
8 19 (10.38%) BDD
9 18 (9.84%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (9.29%) Unit Testing
11 16 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.74%) OO
12 15 (8.20%) ETL
13 14 (7.65%) Test Automation
14 12 (6.56%) OOP
15 11 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (6.01%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.01%) Refactoring
15 11 (6.01%) SDLC
16 10 (5.46%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 122 (66.67%) C#
2 109 (59.56%) SQL
3 85 (46.45%) T-SQL
4 72 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 35 (19.13%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.10%) ES6
7 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.19%) C
8 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.64%) Python
9 3 (1.64%) R
9 3 (1.64%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.09%) VB
10 2 (1.09%) X++
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) VB6
11 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (11.48%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.74%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.83%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle
4 3 (1.64%) Hortonworks
4 3 (1.64%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.64%) Telerik
5 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.09%) Sony
6 1 (0.55%) Informatica
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau
6 1 (0.55%) Unisys