The median annual salary for a SQL Server Consultant was £57,500 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.

SQL Server Consultant
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 893 927
Rank change year-on-year +34 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Consultant 11 20 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.020% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.021% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 57
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £48,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +17.94% +62.50%  

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%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Consultant in the UK

SQL Server Consultant
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 Consultant 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 +44 11 £57,500 +21.05% 7
West Midlands +16 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Birmingham +15 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
London +6 3 £55,000 +15.78% 3
South East - 2 £41,250 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £70,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 35 (100.00%) SQL
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 16 (45.71%) Project Management
5 15 (42.86%) .NET
6 13 (37.14%) XML
6 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (34.29%) XSLT
7 12 (34.29%) XPath
7 12 (34.29%) Degree
8 11 (31.43%) Banking
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) Web Services
10 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
11 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
11 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
12 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (17.14%) Data Management
13 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
13 6 (17.14%) ITIL
13 6 (17.14%) Big Data
14 5 (14.29%) Coaching
14 5 (14.29%) Presales
14 5 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
14 5 (14.29%) Virtual Team
14 5 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel

SQL Server Consultant 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Big Data
3 4 (11.43%) MS Access
4 3 (8.57%) Power BI
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) QlikView
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) XML
3 12 (34.29%) XSLT
4 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 3 (8.57%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
3 6 (17.14%) Data Management
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Coaching
4 5 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.29%) Presales
4 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
4 5 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) ETL
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) XPath
4 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
5 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.57%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) VBA
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago