The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 908 869 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.74% 23.39% 28.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.89% 47.91% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 785 748 656
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
SQL
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1750 1814 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.60% 48.83% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1514 1238
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Leeds region.

SQL Salary Trend in Leeds

SQL
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 809 (45.91%) SQL Server
2 742 (42.11%) .NET
3 667 (37.85%) Agile Software Development
4 644 (36.55%) C#
5 543 (30.82%) Microsoft
6 473 (26.84%) T-SQL
7 467 (26.50%) ASP.NET
8 366 (20.77%) MS Excel
9 345 (19.58%) JavaScript
10 338 (19.18%) Finance
11 330 (18.73%) HTML
12 313 (17.76%) Oracle
13 300 (17.03%) MVC
14 296 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
15 293 (16.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 266 (15.10%) CSS
17 255 (14.47%) Java
18 253 (14.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 248 (14.07%) .NET Framework
20 216 (12.26%) XML
21 210 (11.92%) Windows
22 200 (11.35%) Degree
23 194 (11.01%) OO
24 178 (10.10%) jQuery
25 169 (9.59%) Scrum
25 169 (9.59%) TDD
26 167 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
27 166 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
28 162 (9.19%) VB.NET
29 155 (8.80%) UNIX

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 86 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 84 (4.77%) IIS
3 45 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (2.50%) Apache
5 35 (1.99%) SAS
6 30 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 30 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 28 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 25 (1.42%) CMS
9 21 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 20 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (0.57%) OpenEdge
14 10 (0.57%) Node.js
15 9 (0.51%) Lync
16 7 (0.40%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
17 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 366 (20.77%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.86%) MS Office
3 34 (1.93%) Photoshop
3 34 (1.93%) SPSS
4 18 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) FastStats
9 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.057%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 53 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Unica
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) BASE24
4 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.057%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.057%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.057%) Finacle
5 1 (0.057%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.057%) Maximo
5 1 (0.057%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.25%) Office 365
3 18 (1.02%) SaaS
4 5 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.11%) PaaS
5 2 (0.11%) Route 53
5 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.057%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.057%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.057%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.50%) SAN
2 28 (1.59%) Intranet
3 24 (1.36%) DNS
4 21 (1.19%) LAN
4 21 (1.19%) WAN
4 21 (1.19%) Internet
5 19 (1.08%) Firewall
6 18 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.96%) DHCP
8 9 (0.51%) HTTP
9 6 (0.34%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.28%) NAS
10 5 (0.28%) SSL
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.17%) FWSM
11 3 (0.17%) HSRP
11 3 (0.17%) FTP
11 3 (0.17%) VoIP
11 3 (0.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 809 (45.91%) SQL Server
2 293 (16.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 253 (14.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 167 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 151 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
6 137 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 131 (7.43%) Relational Database
8 98 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 90 (5.11%) MySQL
10 75 (4.26%) Oracle Database
11 72 (4.09%) Big Data
12 62 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 40 (2.27%) RDBMS
14 38 (2.16%) Data Mining
14 38 (2.16%) QlikView
15 36 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
16 35 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
17 31 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 30 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
19 27 (1.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 131 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 107 (6.07%) Visual Studio
3 80 (4.54%) Subversion
4 74 (4.20%) NUnit
5 64 (3.63%) Moq
6 58 (3.29%) ReSharper
6 58 (3.29%) SoapUI
7 57 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
8 43 (2.44%) JUnit
9 42 (2.38%) MSTest
10 40 (2.27%) Hudson
11 35 (1.99%) Jenkins
11 35 (1.99%) JIRA
12 30 (1.70%) Maven
13 25 (1.42%) Selenium
13 25 (1.42%) FitNesse
13 25 (1.42%) Git (software)
14 22 (1.25%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 13 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 338 (19.18%) Finance
2 148 (8.40%) Retail
3 59 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 47 (2.67%) Legal
5 33 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.65%) Banking
7 19 (1.08%) Marketing
8 15 (0.85%) Games
9 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.51%) French Language
11 8 (0.45%) Law
12 7 (0.40%) Back Office
12 7 (0.40%) Publishing
13 5 (0.28%) Advertising
14 4 (0.23%) Front Office
15 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.11%) Automotive
17 1 (0.057%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.057%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 867 (49.21%) Developer
2 368 (20.89%) Analyst
3 229 (13.00%) .NET Developer
4 225 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 139 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 117 (6.64%) Support Analyst
7 114 (6.47%) DBA
8 99 (5.62%) Applications Support
9 97 (5.51%) SQL DBA
10 92 (5.22%) SQL Developer
11 85 (4.82%) C# Developer
11 85 (4.82%) Junior
12 75 (4.26%) Test Analyst
13 74 (4.20%) Software Engineer
14 73 (4.14%) Junior Developer
15 70 (3.97%) Applications Support Analyst
16 64 (3.63%) Senior .NET Developer
17 63 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
18 57 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 55 (3.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (42.11%) .NET
2 467 (26.50%) ASP.NET
3 330 (18.73%) HTML
4 266 (15.10%) CSS
5 248 (14.07%) .NET Framework
6 216 (12.26%) XML
7 178 (10.10%) jQuery
8 166 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 125 (7.09%) WCF
10 117 (6.64%) Entity Framework
11 115 (6.53%) WinForms
12 94 (5.33%) WPF
13 93 (5.28%) Web Services
14 80 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 79 (4.48%) HTML5
16 75 (4.26%) Ajax
17 64 (3.63%) NHibernate
18 52 (2.95%) J2EE
19 49 (2.78%) Spring
20 43 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 150 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 69 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 58 (3.29%) Private Cloud
5 52 (2.95%) Replication
6 49 (2.78%) NHS
7 47 (2.67%) Clustering
8 41 (2.33%) Data Integration
9 34 (1.93%) Statistics
10 31 (1.76%) Visualisation
11 26 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 26 (1.48%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 19 (1.08%) User Experience
14 16 (0.91%) Mobile App
15 15 (0.85%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
17 13 (0.74%) Social Media
17 13 (0.74%) Data Extraction
17 13 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 210 (11.92%) Windows
2 155 (8.80%) UNIX
3 106 (6.02%) Linux
4 60 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.19%) Android
8 13 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.17%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.057%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.057%) AIX
14 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (37.85%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (17.03%) MVC
3 296 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
4 194 (11.01%) OO
5 169 (9.59%) TDD
5 169 (9.59%) Scrum
6 151 (8.57%) Analytics
7 142 (8.06%) ITIL
8 132 (7.49%) ETL
8 132 (7.49%) Unit Testing
9 126 (7.15%) E-Commerce
10 111 (6.30%) Software Engineering
11 103 (5.85%) Software Testing
12 100 (5.68%) Mentoring
13 93 (5.28%) Configuration Management
14 91 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
15 90 (5.11%) CRM
15 90 (5.11%) OOP
16 85 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
17 84 (4.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 644 (36.55%) C#
2 473 (26.84%) T-SQL
3 345 (19.58%) JavaScript
4 255 (14.47%) Java
5 162 (9.19%) VB.NET
6 128 (7.26%) PL/SQL
7 92 (5.22%) PHP
8 70 (3.97%) Python
9 55 (3.12%) VB
10 44 (2.50%) C++
11 42 (2.38%) Ruby
12 41 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 39 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 36 (2.04%) R
15 33 (1.87%) MATLAB
15 33 (1.87%) VBA
16 24 (1.36%) Perl
17 20 (1.14%) VB6
18 18 (1.02%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 200 (11.35%) Degree
2 101 (5.73%) ISEB
3 63 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (3.29%) ISTQB
5 47 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (1.19%) MCTS
7 20 (1.14%) MCP
8 19 (1.08%) MCAD
8 19 (1.08%) MCSD
9 17 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 16 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.74%) CCNP
11 13 (0.74%) Security Cleared
12 10 (0.57%) MCSE
13 8 (0.45%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.34%) CCNA
15 6 (0.34%) HND
16 5 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.33%) QA
2 65 (3.69%) SLA
3 21 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.057%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 68 (3.86%) Hyper-V
2 36 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.96%) HDFS
5 9 (0.51%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.057%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.057%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.057%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.057%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 36 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (1.99%) Puppet
3 28 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 27 (1.53%) Cobbler
5 14 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.45%) SCCM
7 8 (0.45%) SCOM
8 6 (0.34%) Graphite
9 5 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.23%) Opsview
10 4 (0.23%) Nagios
10 4 (0.23%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.17%) Cacti
11 3 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.17%) Salt
12 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 543 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 313 (17.76%) Oracle
3 60 (3.41%) Apple
4 50 (2.84%) Tableau
5 45 (2.55%) VMware
6 36 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 26 (1.48%) HP
8 22 (1.25%) Cisco
8 22 (1.25%) Zend
9 17 (0.96%) IBM
10 14 (0.79%) Sybase
11 13 (0.74%) Adobe
12 10 (0.57%) Citrix
12 10 (0.57%) Cognos
12 10 (0.57%) Progress
13 9 (0.51%) SAP
13 9 (0.51%) Sony
13 9 (0.51%) Google
13 9 (0.51%) Facebook
14 8 (0.45%) Yahoo!
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Excellet Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + pension, life insurance, medical i
Posted: 3 days ago