The median annual salary for a SQL Server Analyst was £45,000 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
SQL Server Analyst
UK
Rank 773 809 807
Rank change year-on-year +36 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 87 147 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 133 148
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% +8.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -  

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%  

SQL Server Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analyst in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Analyst in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for SQL Server Analyst in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analyst 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 +40 76 £42,500 +6.91% 3
London +63 52 £45,000 -5.26% 2
City of London +26 11 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West -3 11 £33,000 +10.00%
South East +36 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Berkshire +35 5 £52,500 +10.52%
Cheshire - 4 £32,750 -
Manchester - 4 £21,500 -
Warrington - 4 £32,750 -
Altrincham - 3 £21,500 -
Wokingham - 3 £52,500 -
Reading +42 2 £31,250 -
East of England +22 2 - -
South West +21 2 £43,500 +50.00%
Northamptonshire +16 2 - -
West Yorkshire +7 2 £22,500 -22.41%
Chorley +2 2 £33,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +1 2 - -
Lancashire -3 2 £33,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire -4 2 £22,500 -22.41%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
West Midlands +25 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Milton Keynes +8 1 - -
Leeds +2 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £27,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 - 1

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, SQL Server Analyst 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 SQL Server Analyst in the job title.

1 171 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (70.76%) SQL
3 74 (43.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 62 (36.26%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (33.92%) MS Excel
6 58 (33.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (32.75%) Finance
8 48 (28.07%) Microsoft
9 36 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (14.62%) Analytics
11 25 (14.62%) Degree
11 25 (14.62%) Windows
12 23 (13.45%) VBA
12 23 (13.45%) Data Analysis
13 22 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (12.87%) ETL
13 22 (12.87%) Legal
14 21 (12.28%) Relational Database
14 21 (12.28%) Tableau
15 19 (11.11%) Data Analytics
15 19 (11.11%) MS Access
16 18 (10.53%) Oracle
17 16 (9.36%) Power BI
18 15 (8.77%) Data Modelling
18 15 (8.77%) Data Mining
18 15 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (8.77%) Retail
19 14 (8.19%) Cognos

SQL Server Analyst 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 15 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.51%) IIS
4 3 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (33.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.26%) MS Office
3 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.92%) SPSS
4 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
1 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (43.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (33.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (12.28%) Relational Database
7 19 (11.11%) MS Access
8 16 (9.36%) Power BI
9 15 (8.77%) Data Mining
10 14 (8.19%) MySQL
11 12 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (5.85%) RDBMS
14 6 (3.51%) Big Data
14 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (2.92%) DTS
15 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (32.75%) Finance
2 22 (12.87%) Legal
3 15 (8.77%) Retail
4 14 (8.19%) Law
5 10 (5.85%) Banking
6 9 (5.26%) Marketing
7 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) .NET
1 13 (7.60%) MDX
2 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.58%) Angular 2
3 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.58%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) HTML5
3 1 (0.58%) WCF
3 1 (0.58%) WPF
3 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.09%) Fixed Income
3 5 (2.92%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.92%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.75%) Pricing Data
5 2 (1.17%) Clustering
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.17%) NHS
6 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Fintech
6 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.62%) Windows
2 12 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.17%) Unix
5 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.26%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (14.62%) Analytics
3 23 (13.45%) Data Analysis
4 22 (12.87%) ETL
5 19 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 15 (8.77%) Data Modelling
7 14 (8.19%) Migration
7 14 (8.19%) Practice Management
8 12 (7.02%) Data Management
8 12 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (7.02%) Visualisation
9 9 (5.26%) Data Integration
10 8 (4.68%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.68%) SDLC
11 7 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.51%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.51%) ITIL
12 6 (3.51%) Line Management
12 6 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.92%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 121 (70.76%) SQL
2 63 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 23 (13.45%) VBA
4 8 (4.68%) VB
5 6 (3.51%) C#
5 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.75%) ABAP
6 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.17%) Java
7 2 (1.17%) Scala
7 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.17%) VBScript
8 1 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) MCSA
2 2 (1.17%) MCSE
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.58%) AAT
3 1 (0.58%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) HL7
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.28%) Tableau
3 18 (10.53%) Oracle
4 14 (8.19%) Cognos
5 8 (4.68%) SAP
6 7 (4.09%) Sybase
7 4 (2.34%) Concur
8 3 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.58%) Google
9 1 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.58%) Murex
9 1 (0.58%) Northgate
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) VMware
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 23 days ago