The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Server Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Server Developer
UK
Rank 801 819 866
Rank change year-on-year +18 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 59 137 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 54 108 90
Median salary £57,500 £49,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.34% -5.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Server Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +33 58 £57,500 +17.34% 5
London +57 29 £80,000 +39.13% 2
City of London +47 17 £80,000 +45.45%
North West -8 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Liverpool +10 9 £40,000 -
Merseyside +4 9 £40,000 -
South West +20 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Gloucestershire +12 6 £40,000 -11.11%
South East +45 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +8 4 £51,500 +32.90% 1
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
East of England - 3 £55,000 -
Hampshire +32 2 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 2 £51,500 +21.17%
Nottingham +13 2 £51,500 +21.17%
Leicestershire -11 2 - - 1
Crewe - 2 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey +40 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Scotland +31 1 - -
Glasgow +20 1 - -
Yorkshire -31 1 - - 1
St Helens - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £50,000 -

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 131 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (70.23%) SQL
3 74 (56.49%) T-SQL
4 69 (52.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (49.62%) ETL
6 56 (42.75%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (37.40%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (33.59%) .NET
10 42 (32.06%) C#
11 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (26.72%) Microsoft
13 34 (25.95%) Mentoring
14 33 (25.19%) Finance
15 32 (24.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 31 (23.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (21.37%) Data Modelling
18 27 (20.61%) Banking
19 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
20 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET
21 21 (16.03%) CSS
21 21 (16.03%) XML
21 21 (16.03%) HTML
21 21 (16.03%) Power BI
22 20 (15.27%) SDLC
22 20 (15.27%) AngularJS
22 20 (15.27%) Java
23 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
23 19 (14.50%) jQuery
24 18 (13.74%) Back Office

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (6.87%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.58%) Confluence
3 3 (2.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (52.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (37.40%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (24.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (23.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (16.03%) Power BI
8 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (9.16%) MySQL
10 11 (8.40%) NoSQL
11 10 (7.63%) Hadoop
12 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
12 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (6.11%) DTS
14 7 (5.34%) Big Data
14 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (4.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (4.58%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (4.58%) Snowflake Schema
16 5 (3.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.87%) NCover
2 9 (6.87%) NUnit
3 8 (6.11%) ERwin
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (5.34%) JIRA
5 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.82%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.53%) Selenium
General
1 33 (25.19%) Finance
2 27 (20.61%) Banking
3 18 (13.74%) Back Office
4 10 (7.63%) Marketing
5 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.82%) Retail
7 2 (1.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.59%) .NET
2 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.03%) CSS
3 21 (16.03%) HTML
3 21 (16.03%) XML
4 20 (15.27%) AngularJS
5 19 (14.50%) jQuery
6 15 (11.45%) HTML5
7 13 (9.92%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.92%) CSS3
7 13 (9.92%) Web Services
8 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (7.63%) JSON
9 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (6.11%) WCF
10 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (4.58%) MDX
11 5 (3.82%) Ajax
11 5 (3.82%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) NHS
2 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) Clustering
3 6 (4.58%) Replication
4 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.05%) iPad
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Android
1 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.76%) Linux
1 1 (0.76%) Windows
1 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (49.62%) ETL
2 56 (42.75%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.95%) Mentoring
5 28 (21.37%) Data Modelling
6 20 (15.27%) SDLC
7 17 (12.98%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (11.45%) Mathematics
9 14 (10.69%) Analytics
9 14 (10.69%) MVC
10 13 (9.92%) Data Integration
10 13 (9.92%) Kimball Methodology
11 12 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.16%) Integration Testing
11 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
11 12 (9.16%) Waterfall
11 12 (9.16%) Web Development
12 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.87%) Kanban
13 9 (6.87%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (70.23%) SQL
2 74 (56.49%) T-SQL
3 42 (32.06%) C#
4 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.27%) Java
6 11 (8.40%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.58%) Python
8 5 (3.82%) Perl
9 3 (2.29%) XPath
10 2 (1.53%) C++
10 2 (1.53%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) R
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) Tableau
3 5 (3.82%) Jaspersoft
3 5 (3.82%) Talend
4 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.76%) Splunk
4 1 (0.76%) Telerik
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