The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 455 427 294
Rank change year-on-year -28 -133  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 494 648 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.67% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.69% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 433 582 1076
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +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 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in the UK

SQL Server Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -42 463 £41,500 -7.77% 58
London -45 181 £50,000 -9.09% 21
North West +35 104 £38,000 -5.00% 12
South East -3 81 £41,500 +0.60% 10
Manchester +35 78 £40,000 -6.97% 8
East of England +2 31 £40,000 - 3
Scotland +33 25 £45,000 -3.22% 2
West Midlands +15 23 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +38 19 £47,500 -7.31% 3
City of London +18 19 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 17 £37,500 -25.00% 1
West Sussex +16 16 £32,000 -44.34% 1
Edinburgh +9 16 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Yorkshire -36 16 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands +7 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -13 14 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Crawley +19 13 £32,000 -44.34%
Birmingham +13 13 £40,000 -
South West -21 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Leeds -25 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Yorkshire -32 13 £40,000 - 4
Gatwick - 13 £32,000 -
Hertfordshire -2 12 £45,000 -28.00%
Salford - 12 £40,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +6 11 £41,250 -5.71% 1
Milton Keynes +1 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Warrington -1 11 £37,500 -
Cheshire -24 11 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Northampton +13 10 £41,250 -5.71%
Liverpool +8 10 £36,000 +18.03% 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 977 (99.80%) SQL Server
2 670 (68.44%) SQL
3 509 (51.99%) T-SQL
4 496 (50.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 469 (47.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 448 (45.76%) C#
7 445 (45.45%) .NET
8 395 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
9 391 (39.94%) Business Intelligence
10 355 (36.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 348 (35.55%) Microsoft
12 340 (34.73%) Data Warehouse
13 314 (32.07%) Finance
14 278 (28.40%) ETL
15 253 (25.84%) ASP.NET
16 244 (24.92%) MVC
17 188 (19.20%) JavaScript
18 185 (18.90%) SQL Server 2014
19 176 (17.98%) SQL Server 2008
20 141 (14.40%) HTML
20 141 (14.40%) .NET Framework
21 135 (13.79%) Degree
22 131 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
23 130 (13.28%) SQL Server 2012
24 126 (12.87%) SQL Server 2016
25 123 (12.56%) Banking
26 119 (12.16%) CSS
27 110 (11.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
28 106 (10.83%) Subversion
28 106 (10.83%) Scrum

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 48 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.27%) CMS
3 29 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 19 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.33%) Alfresco
8 12 (1.23%) IIS
9 10 (1.02%) Confluence
10 9 (0.92%) SAS
11 4 (0.41%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.41%) WordPress
12 3 (0.31%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.20%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.10%) Apache
14 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.10%) Kentico
14 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.20%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.23%) Google Play
5 10 (1.02%) SaaS
6 6 (0.61%) Office 365
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.58%) Internet
2 7 (0.72%) Intranet
3 2 (0.20%) Broadband
3 2 (0.20%) Extranet
3 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 977 (99.80%) SQL Server
2 496 (50.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 469 (47.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 355 (36.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 340 (34.73%) Data Warehouse
6 185 (18.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 176 (17.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 130 (13.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 126 (12.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 110 (11.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 103 (10.52%) Relational Database
12 75 (7.66%) Power BI
13 46 (4.70%) Big Data
14 40 (4.09%) QlikView
15 36 (3.68%) MySQL
15 36 (3.68%) OLAP
16 25 (2.55%) RDBMS
17 23 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
18 22 (2.25%) DTS
19 20 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 106 (10.83%) Subversion
2 89 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (8.07%) Visual Studio
4 65 (6.64%) Git (software)
5 45 (4.60%) JIRA
6 23 (2.35%) JSUnit
6 23 (2.35%) NUnit
7 20 (2.04%) Bugzilla
7 20 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (1.63%) Trac
10 14 (1.43%) ERwin
11 13 (1.33%) MSTest
12 10 (1.02%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.02%) Selenium
13 9 (0.92%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.82%) TortoiseSVN
15 7 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (0.61%) NCover
16 6 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 314 (32.07%) Finance
2 123 (12.56%) Banking
3 81 (8.27%) Retail
4 70 (7.15%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.03%) Legal
6 41 (4.19%) Back Office
7 33 (3.37%) Financial Institution
8 28 (2.86%) Games
9 21 (2.15%) Marketing
10 16 (1.63%) Front Office
11 11 (1.12%) Advertising
12 5 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (45.45%) .NET
2 253 (25.84%) ASP.NET
3 141 (14.40%) .NET Framework
3 141 (14.40%) HTML
4 131 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 119 (12.16%) CSS
6 106 (10.83%) jQuery
6 106 (10.83%) WCF
7 86 (8.78%) AngularJS
8 82 (8.38%) Web Services
9 78 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (7.66%) WPF
11 65 (6.64%) Entity Framework
12 60 (6.13%) MDX
13 57 (5.82%) XML
14 51 (5.21%) Ajax
15 49 (5.01%) RESTful
16 42 (4.29%) LINQ
17 41 (4.19%) NHibernate
18 35 (3.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 39 (3.98%) Equities
4 37 (3.78%) Tandem
5 30 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (2.55%) Fintech
6 25 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.84%) iPad
8 17 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.53%) BBC
10 14 (1.43%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.23%) iPhone
11 12 (1.23%) Replication
11 12 (1.23%) Social Media
12 10 (1.02%) Derivative
12 10 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 9 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (0.82%) Clustering
15 6 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.23%) Windows
2 16 (1.63%) Android
2 16 (1.63%) Unix
3 8 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.61%) Linux
5 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (39.94%) Business Intelligence
3 278 (28.40%) ETL
4 244 (24.92%) MVC
5 106 (10.83%) Scrum
6 95 (9.70%) OO
7 81 (8.27%) Software Engineering
8 80 (8.17%) Mentoring
8 80 (8.17%) Unit Testing
8 80 (8.17%) Web Development
9 76 (7.76%) TDD
10 65 (6.64%) E-Commerce
11 59 (6.03%) Analytics
12 58 (5.92%) OOP
13 57 (5.82%) Kimball Methodology
14 51 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
15 48 (4.90%) SDLC
16 47 (4.80%) Data Management
17 46 (4.70%) Data Modelling
18 45 (4.60%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 670 (68.44%) SQL
2 509 (51.99%) T-SQL
3 448 (45.76%) C#
4 188 (19.20%) JavaScript
5 74 (7.56%) VB.NET
6 59 (6.03%) Java
7 33 (3.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 19 (1.94%) VBA
9 17 (1.74%) C++
9 17 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.63%) Python
11 15 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.53%) VB
12 14 (1.43%) PHP
13 12 (1.23%) XAML
14 10 (1.02%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.92%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 7 (0.72%) ES6
17 4 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 135 (13.79%) Degree
2 23 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.61%) MCTS
7 5 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.31%) MCITP
8 3 (0.31%) MCP
8 3 (0.31%) MCPD
9 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.20%) MCSE
10 1 (0.10%) MCAD
10 1 (0.10%) MCSA
10 1 (0.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.52%) QA
2 42 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.20%) IFRS
3 2 (0.20%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 8 (0.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.72%) Control-M
2 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 348 (35.55%) Microsoft
2 89 (9.09%) Tableau
3 36 (3.68%) Cognos
4 33 (3.37%) Oracle
5 25 (2.55%) Google
6 23 (2.35%) Bloomberg
7 21 (2.15%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.53%) Sony
9 14 (1.43%) Alteryx
9 14 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.23%) Apple
10 12 (1.23%) Facebook
10 12 (1.23%) Yahoo!
11 6 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.61%) SAP
12 5 (0.51%) Informatica
12 5 (0.51%) RedGate
13 2 (0.20%) Cisco
13 2 (0.20%) Xamarin
14 1 (0.10%) IBM
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago