Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Server Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior SQL Server Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1048 1016
Rank change year-on-year -47 -32 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 94 171 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 147 252
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £41,325 £37,450 £40,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Server Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Top 13 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 6 months to 20 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
England -28 88 £55,000 +4.27% 5
UK excluding London -40 57 £50,000 -4.76% 4
London -6 35 £57,500 -4.17% 1
South East +17 21 £55,000 - 2
East of England +13 11 £60,000 +71.43% 1
North of England -12 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire -10 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Midlands -19 6 £45,000 -14.29%
South West +9 5 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +2 4 £41,500 +3.75%
Scotland -18 4 £47,000 -10.48%
North West -11 3 £41,500 -4.60%
East Midlands +1 2 £45,000 -14.29%

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 94 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (69.15%) SQL
3 54 (57.45%) .NET
3 54 (57.45%) C#
4 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (41.49%) Finance
6 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
7 31 (32.98%) T-SQL
8 29 (30.85%) HTML
9 27 (28.72%) MVC
10 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
10 26 (27.66%) XML
11 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
12 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (22.34%) Banking
14 20 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (21.28%) Java
14 20 (21.28%) .NET Framework
15 19 (20.21%) TDD
16 18 (19.15%) CSS
16 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (15.96%) BDD
19 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
19 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
19 15 (15.96%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (15.96%) Scrum

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (9.57%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.64%) MySQL
5 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (7.45%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.32%) Power BI
8 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (3.19%) DTS
10 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.13%) Redis
12 1 (1.06%) Big Data
12 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.26%) Flyway
4 4 (4.26%) NUnit
4 4 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.19%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.13%) Chocolatey
6 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.13%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.13%) Moq
6 2 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.06%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (41.49%) Finance
2 21 (22.34%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Electronics
3 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (57.45%) .NET
2 29 (30.85%) HTML
3 26 (27.66%) XML
4 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
5 20 (21.28%) .NET Framework
6 18 (19.15%) CSS
7 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (14.89%) Web Services
10 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.70%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (10.64%) WCF
13 8 (8.51%) XSD
13 8 (8.51%) XSLT
14 7 (7.45%) RESTful
15 6 (6.38%) jQuery
16 4 (4.26%) ADO.NET
16 4 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (4.26%) MSMQ
16 4 (4.26%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) SWIFT
2 8 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (2.13%) W3C
5 1 (1.06%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) MVC
3 19 (20.21%) TDD
4 17 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (15.96%) BDD
5 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
5 15 (15.96%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (15.96%) Scrum
6 12 (12.77%) OO
7 11 (11.70%) Database Optimisation
8 10 (10.64%) SQL Optimisation
9 8 (8.51%) ETL
9 8 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (7.45%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.45%) Garbage Collection
10 7 (7.45%) Low Latency
10 7 (7.45%) Microservices
10 7 (7.45%) Web Development
11 6 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.15%) SQL
2 54 (57.45%) C#
3 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 31 (32.98%) T-SQL
5 20 (21.28%) Java
6 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.13%) C
8 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.13%) Python
8 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.13%) X++
9 1 (1.06%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.13%) MCAD
2 2 (2.13%) MCSD
2 2 (2.13%) MCTS
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) SAP
2 7 (7.45%) Sybase
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.19%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.19%) Tableau
5 2 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com