The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 456 401 331
Rank change year-on-year -55 -70  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 492 784 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.79% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 449 676 957
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,900 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
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 £42,500 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -67 471 £42,500 -5.55% 44
London -43 218 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East +35 82 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North West +17 75 £37,500 - 8
Manchester +4 50 £37,500 -6.25% 5
City of London +7 37 £60,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +13 34 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East Midlands -9 18 £40,000 +6.66% 2
West Midlands +6 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
West Sussex +20 16 £34,000 -40.86% 1
Buckinghamshire +27 15 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Scotland +12 14 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Hampshire -1 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -74 14 £37,500 -9.09% 6
South West -18 13 £37,500 - 1
Gatwick - 13 £34,000 - 1
Crawley +18 12 £34,000 -40.86%
Hertfordshire +18 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire +26 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Southampton +19 10 £40,000 -9.60%
Oxfordshire +18 10 £37,500 +20.96% 3
Northamptonshire +13 10 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Liverpool +3 10 £36,000 -
Merseyside -3 10 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire -54 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Milton Keynes +15 9 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Northampton +15 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham +3 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Essex +1 9 £45,250 +0.55% 2
Edinburgh 0 9 £40,000 +5.26% 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 967 (99.79%) SQL Server
2 657 (67.80%) SQL
3 485 (50.05%) T-SQL
4 471 (48.61%) C#
5 470 (48.50%) .NET
6 458 (47.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 431 (44.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 374 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
9 361 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
10 331 (34.16%) Microsoft
11 313 (32.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 302 (31.17%) Data Warehouse
13 293 (30.24%) Finance
14 275 (28.38%) ASP.NET
15 258 (26.63%) ETL
16 254 (26.21%) MVC
17 223 (23.01%) JavaScript
18 193 (19.92%) HTML
19 166 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
20 161 (16.62%) CSS
21 157 (16.20%) SQL Server 2014
22 142 (14.65%) jQuery
23 139 (14.34%) SQL Server 2012
24 136 (14.04%) Degree
25 130 (13.42%) .NET Framework
26 127 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
27 118 (12.18%) Scrum
28 117 (12.07%) Banking
29 108 (11.15%) WCF
30 105 (10.84%) Subversion

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 49 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (2.68%) IIS
5 17 (1.75%) CMS
6 14 (1.44%) Confluence
7 13 (1.34%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.03%) SAS
9 8 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.62%) Alfresco
10 6 (0.62%) Apache
10 6 (0.62%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.41%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.31%) WordPress
13 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.21%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.14%) SaaS
5 10 (1.03%) Google Play
6 7 (0.72%) GitHub
7 5 (0.52%) Office 365
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.58%) Internet
2 6 (0.62%) HTTP
3 5 (0.52%) Intranet
4 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.10%) Extranet
5 1 (0.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (99.79%) SQL Server
2 458 (47.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 431 (44.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 313 (32.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 302 (31.17%) Data Warehouse
6 166 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 157 (16.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 139 (14.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 102 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 78 (8.05%) SQL Server 2016
11 77 (7.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 76 (7.84%) Power BI
13 55 (5.68%) MySQL
14 37 (3.82%) OLAP
15 32 (3.30%) QlikView
16 31 (3.20%) Big Data
17 29 (2.99%) RDBMS
18 27 (2.79%) NoSQL
19 23 (2.37%) Hadoop
20 20 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 105 (10.84%) Subversion
2 95 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (8.67%) Visual Studio
4 77 (7.95%) Git (software)
5 50 (5.16%) JIRA
6 24 (2.48%) Bugzilla
6 24 (2.48%) Trac
7 21 (2.17%) NUnit
8 20 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 19 (1.96%) JSUnit
10 13 (1.34%) ERwin
10 13 (1.34%) MSTest
11 9 (0.93%) NCover
11 9 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.83%) Selenium
12 8 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
13 7 (0.72%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.41%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.41%) Toad
15 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 293 (30.24%) Finance
2 117 (12.07%) Banking
3 73 (7.53%) Retail
4 56 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.44%) Back Office
6 29 (2.99%) Legal
7 26 (2.68%) Marketing
8 25 (2.58%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.06%) Games
10 15 (1.55%) Front Office
11 13 (1.34%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.14%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.83%) Advertising
14 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.41%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (48.50%) .NET
2 275 (28.38%) ASP.NET
3 193 (19.92%) HTML
4 161 (16.62%) CSS
5 142 (14.65%) jQuery
6 130 (13.42%) .NET Framework
7 127 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 108 (11.15%) WCF
9 82 (8.46%) WPF
10 80 (8.26%) AngularJS
10 80 (8.26%) Web Services
11 66 (6.81%) XML
12 65 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 57 (5.88%) Ajax
14 56 (5.78%) Entity Framework
15 54 (5.57%) HTML5
16 51 (5.26%) MDX
17 43 (4.44%) RESTful
18 38 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 38 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (3.61%) Tandem
5 33 (3.41%) Equities
6 28 (2.89%) iPad
7 23 (2.37%) Fintech
7 23 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.96%) Replication
9 15 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.24%) Clustering
12 10 (1.03%) Derivative
12 10 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.03%) iPhone
12 10 (1.03%) NHS
13 9 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 9 (0.93%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.47%) Windows
2 15 (1.55%) Unix
3 14 (1.44%) Android
4 6 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.41%) Linux
6 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
3 258 (26.63%) ETL
4 254 (26.21%) MVC
5 118 (12.18%) Scrum
6 97 (10.01%) OO
7 85 (8.77%) Web Development
8 79 (8.15%) Unit Testing
9 71 (7.33%) SDLC
10 70 (7.22%) Software Engineering
10 70 (7.22%) TDD
11 66 (6.81%) OOP
12 65 (6.71%) Data Modelling
13 63 (6.50%) E-Commerce
14 59 (6.09%) Analytics
15 58 (5.99%) Mentoring
16 57 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
17 47 (4.85%) Kimball Methodology
18 44 (4.54%) Data Management
18 44 (4.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 657 (67.80%) SQL
2 485 (50.05%) T-SQL
3 471 (48.61%) C#
4 223 (23.01%) JavaScript
5 91 (9.39%) VB.NET
6 63 (6.50%) Java
7 30 (3.10%) VBA
8 21 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 19 (1.96%) C++
10 18 (1.86%) TypeScript
11 15 (1.55%) Python
12 14 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.34%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 13 (1.34%) PHP
14 12 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.14%) VB
16 10 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.03%) XAML
17 4 (0.41%) C
18 3 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 136 (14.04%) Degree
2 19 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.62%) MCTS
4 4 (0.41%) MCITP
4 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.31%) MCP
5 3 (0.31%) MCPD
5 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) HNC
6 1 (0.10%) HND
6 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.10%) MCSA
6 1 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.37%) QA
2 30 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) IFRS
3 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 8 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (0.93%) Control-M
2 6 (0.62%) Puppet
3 2 (0.21%) Kibana
3 2 (0.21%) logstash
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.10%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 331 (34.16%) Microsoft
2 90 (9.29%) Tableau
3 39 (4.02%) Cognos
4 24 (2.48%) Oracle
5 23 (2.37%) Bloomberg
6 14 (1.44%) Google
7 8 (0.83%) Alteryx
7 8 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.72%) SAP
8 7 (0.72%) Sony
9 4 (0.41%) Apple
9 4 (0.41%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.41%) Facebook
9 4 (0.41%) RedGate
9 4 (0.41%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.31%) Informatica
10 3 (0.31%) Splunk
10 3 (0.31%) Sybase
11 2 (0.21%) Talend
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k basic
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £51500.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10 % bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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