The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Server Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 798 844
Rank change year-on-year -36 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 36 115 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 108 126
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +19.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Server Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Top 29 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 23 June 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 -24 32 £50,000 -9.09% 4
London +3 17 £59,500 -0.83% 2
Manchester -16 5 £42,000 -3.44%
North West -40 5 £42,000 -3.44%
City of London +23 4 £59,500 -11.85% 1
South East +22 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Southampton +17 3 £45,000 +2.85%
Scotland +16 3 £47,000 -14.54% 1
South West +10 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Hampshire -7 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Salford - 3 £41,500 -
Eastleigh - 3 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £47,000 -
Yorkshire -7 2 - - 1
Leicestershire +7 1 - -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Leeds 0 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
East of England -3 1 £60,000 +34.83%
Somerset -6 1 £52,500 +50.00%
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Watford - 1 £60,000 -
Bath - 1 £52,500 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (66.32%) SQL
3 44 (46.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (45.26%) T-SQL
5 42 (44.21%) ETL
6 41 (43.16%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (32.63%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
10 29 (30.53%) .NET
11 28 (29.47%) Finance
12 27 (28.42%) C#
13 26 (27.37%) Mentoring
14 22 (23.16%) Banking
14 22 (23.16%) AngularJS
15 20 (21.05%) Java
16 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (18.95%) Power BI
18 17 (17.89%) Back Office
18 17 (17.89%) Big Data
18 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (15.79%) MDX
20 14 (14.74%) Scrum
20 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
20 14 (14.74%) CSS
20 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
21 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
21 13 (13.68%) JavaScript

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 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (46.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (32.63%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (18.95%) Power BI
7 17 (17.89%) Big Data
7 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (11.58%) DTS
9 10 (10.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
11 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (3.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.42%) ERwin
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (7.37%) NUnit
6 6 (6.32%) NCover
7 5 (5.26%) Subversion
8 3 (3.16%) Bugzilla
8 3 (3.16%) JIRA
8 3 (3.16%) Selenium
8 3 (3.16%) Trac
9 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.05%) Moq
9 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 22 (23.16%) Banking
3 17 (17.89%) Back Office
4 12 (12.63%) Legal
5 6 (6.32%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.53%) .NET
2 22 (23.16%) AngularJS
3 15 (15.79%) MDX
4 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
4 14 (14.74%) CSS
5 13 (13.68%) HTML
6 12 (12.63%) HTML5
6 12 (12.63%) jQuery
6 12 (12.63%) XML
7 11 (11.58%) CSS3
8 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 10 (10.53%) WCF
9 9 (9.47%) JSON
10 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (8.42%) WPF
11 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.32%) Web Services
11 6 (6.32%) WinForms
12 5 (5.26%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.16%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Android
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) ETL
2 41 (43.16%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.37%) Mentoring
5 14 (14.74%) Scrum
6 11 (11.58%) MVC
7 10 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (9.47%) SDLC
8 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.37%) Analytics
10 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.37%) MVVM
10 7 (7.37%) OO
11 6 (6.32%) Web Development
12 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.21%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (66.32%) SQL
2 43 (45.26%) T-SQL
3 27 (28.42%) C#
4 20 (21.05%) Java
5 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 9 (9.47%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.32%) C++
8 3 (3.16%) Python
9 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.11%) VB
9 2 (2.11%) VBA
10 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) R
10 1 (1.05%) Scala
10 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) MCAD
2 1 (1.05%) MCSD
2 1 (1.05%) MCTS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) Tableau
3 3 (3.16%) Cognos
3 3 (3.16%) MicroStrategy
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