Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1091 1010 937
Rank change year-on-year -81 -73 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 120 212 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 109 195 370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% +9.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,300 £61,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +10.45% -1.47%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

SQL Server Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Analyst in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Top 13 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 6 months to 24 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 -42 117 £47,500 +13.10% 10
London -23 62 £52,500 - 4
UK excluding London -14 58 £37,500 +1.35% 6
South East +46 14 £35,000 -17.65% 2
North of England -1 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire +18 12 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Midlands +30 10 £35,000 -12.50%
South West +17 9 £40,000 - 1
East of England -15 8 £52,500 +36.36% 1
West Midlands +14 6 £32,500 +14.04%
East Midlands +31 4 £40,000 -
Scotland -13 3 £40,000 +45.45%
North West -28 2 £31,250 -5.30% 1

SQL Server Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (84.17%) SQL
3 50 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (39.17%) Microsoft
4 47 (39.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (35.83%) Finance
7 32 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Excel
9 26 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (17.50%) Analytics
12 20 (16.67%) .NET
13 19 (15.83%) Oracle
13 19 (15.83%) Legal
14 17 (14.17%) Windows
14 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (13.33%) C#
15 16 (13.33%) ETL
16 15 (12.50%) VBA
16 15 (12.50%) Degree
17 13 (10.83%) Mathematics
17 13 (10.83%) MS Access
17 13 (10.83%) Law
18 12 (10.00%) Data Analysis
18 12 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (10.00%) Tableau
19 11 (9.17%) Data Quality
19 11 (9.17%) Windows Server
20 10 (8.33%) Release Management

SQL Server Analyst 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 (7.50%) Apache
1 9 (7.50%) CMS
1 9 (7.50%) Moodle
1 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.50%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Drupal
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (39.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (10.83%) MS Access
7 9 (7.50%) Power BI
8 7 (5.83%) OLAP
8 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (1.67%) MySQL
13 2 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.83%) Selenium
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (35.83%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Legal
3 13 (10.83%) Law
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Back Office
5 4 (3.33%) Front Office
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.17%) HTML
4 4 (3.33%) Classic ASP
4 4 (3.33%) Web Services
5 3 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.50%) NHibernate
5 3 (2.50%) WCF
6 2 (1.67%) CSS
6 2 (1.67%) DHTML
6 2 (1.67%) J2EE
6 2 (1.67%) MDX
6 2 (1.67%) WPF
7 1 (0.83%) ADSI
7 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) jQuery
7 1 (0.83%) REST
7 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.50%) Learning Management System
3 6 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.50%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.67%) Fintech
5 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.17%) Unix
6 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.50%) Linux
7 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (17.50%) Analytics
3 16 (13.33%) ETL
4 13 (10.83%) Mathematics
5 12 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 12 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.33%) ITIL
6 10 (8.33%) Release Management
7 9 (7.50%) Data Architecture
8 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.67%) OpenUP
8 8 (6.67%) Visualisation
9 7 (5.83%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (5.83%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.00%) Actionable Insight
10 6 (5.00%) Business Analytics
10 6 (5.00%) Data Strategy
10 6 (5.00%) Information Governance
10 6 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 101 (84.17%) SQL
2 32 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 16 (13.33%) C#
4 15 (12.50%) VBA
5 10 (8.33%) VB
6 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.00%) Java
7 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.33%) PHP
9 3 (2.50%) Python
9 3 (2.50%) R
9 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) MCITP
5 1 (0.83%) MCTS
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (39.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) Oracle
3 12 (10.00%) Tableau
4 9 (7.50%) Adobe
4 9 (7.50%) Blackboard
5 8 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (5.00%) Cisco
6 6 (5.00%) Citrix
6 6 (5.00%) VMware
7 5 (4.17%) NetApp
8 4 (3.33%) Infragistics
8 4 (3.33%) Remedy
9 3 (2.50%) Sybase
9 3 (2.50%) webMethods
10 2 (1.67%) Cognos
11 1 (0.83%) HP
11 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.83%) SAP