Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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 Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 284 192
Rank change year-on-year -4 -92 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 35 55 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.48% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.50% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 122
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £53,500 £47,275
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9835 10959 10486
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 8687 8712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +24 15 £40,000 +11.11%
Staffordshire 0 8 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Worcestershire -9 3 £40,000 -
Herefordshire +3 2 £40,000 -
Solihull -3 2 £49,000 +20.99% 1
Sutton Coldfield +9 1 £35,000 +16.67%
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (88.57%) SQL
3 22 (62.86%) T-SQL
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (54.29%) .NET
6 18 (51.43%) C#
7 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 11 (31.43%) Power BI
10 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (28.57%) MVC
11 9 (25.71%) HTML
11 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
11 9 (25.71%) CSS
11 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (22.86%) ETL
12 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (20.00%) QlikView
13 7 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (17.14%) Tableau
14 6 (17.14%) Kimball Methodology
15 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Orchard CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (31.43%) Power BI
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (20.00%) QlikView
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
9 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
9 4 (11.43%) Redis
10 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (5.71%) MySQL
10 2 (5.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Legal
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (11.43%) MDX
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Google Maps API
5 3 (8.57%) GWT
5 3 (8.57%) LINQ
5 3 (8.57%) OpenLayers
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) Classic ASP
6 2 (5.71%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) MVC
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) ETL
4 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Database Optimisation
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.71%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.71%) Microservices
9 2 (5.71%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) T-SQL
3 18 (51.43%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (11.43%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Tableau
3 5 (14.29%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Telerik
5 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.86%) Xamarin