The median annual salary for a SQL Server Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Consultant
UK
Rank 841 898 909
Rank change year-on-year +57 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 24 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.044% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 48
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £58,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -21.05% +10.46%  

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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
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 Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Consultant in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Consultant in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Consultant in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +89 24 £40,000 -15.78% 4
London +66 14 £40,000 -20.00%
South East +47 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Southampton - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 -
City of London +45 2 £62,500 -13.79%
Bristol - 2 £26,000 -
South West - 2 £26,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £62,500 -
Hatfield - 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -

SQL Server Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, SQL Server Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (97.37%) SQL
3 24 (63.16%) C#
3 24 (63.16%) Project Management
4 23 (60.53%) Finance
5 18 (47.37%) .NET
5 18 (47.37%) Degree
6 16 (42.11%) XPath
6 16 (42.11%) XML
6 16 (42.11%) XSLT
7 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
8 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (31.58%) Banking
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) Web Services
11 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
11 9 (23.68%) Data Management
11 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
11 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
12 8 (21.05%) Big Data
13 7 (18.42%) Web Development
13 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
13 7 (18.42%) Time Management
13 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
13 7 (18.42%) CSS
13 7 (18.42%) HTML
13 7 (18.42%) Coaching
13 7 (18.42%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 6 (15.79%) MS Access

SQL Server Consultant 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Big Data
3 6 (15.79%) MS Access
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.89%) Power BI
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.63%) QlikView
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.63%) French Language
5 1 (2.63%) German Language
5 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) XML
2 16 (42.11%) XSLT
3 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 9 (23.68%) Data Management
2 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Coaching
3 7 (18.42%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 7 (18.42%) Time Management
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
4 6 (15.79%) Validation
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.53%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) High Availability
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.53%) Presales
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Data Conversion
7 3 (7.89%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) C#
3 16 (42.11%) XPath
4 3 (7.89%) C++
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.89%) PMP
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase
3 1 (2.63%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago