The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 929 1003 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.70% 19.88% 24.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.12% 60.75% 69.91%
Number of salaries quoted 784 926 826
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1520 1651 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.24% 32.72% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1395 1129
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -2 646 £37,500 +2.73% 100
Bradford +3 145 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Huddersfield +3 38 £35,000 - 9
Wakefield -5 26 £33,250 -11.33% 9
Halifax +4 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dewsbury -6 6 £40,000 - 1
Keighley - 4 £45,000 -
Cleckheaton -1 2 £25,000 +6.38%
Wetherby +5 1 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Castleford +1 1 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Pontefract -7 1 £37,500 - 1
Bingley -10 1 - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 1121 (62.07%) SQL
2 1018 (56.37%) .NET
3 887 (49.11%) C#
4 730 (40.42%) Microsoft
5 724 (40.09%) ASP.NET
6 597 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
7 524 (29.01%) MVC
8 511 (28.29%) T-SQL
9 430 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 418 (23.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 402 (22.26%) HTML
11 402 (22.26%) JavaScript
12 389 (21.54%) Windows
13 382 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 358 (19.82%) Finance
15 346 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 323 (17.88%) Business Intelligence
17 311 (17.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 304 (16.83%) CSS
19 288 (15.95%) .NET Framework
20 242 (13.40%) XML
21 233 (12.90%) VB.NET
22 229 (12.68%) Scrum
23 228 (12.62%) SQL Server 2012
24 223 (12.35%) WCF
25 215 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
26 209 (11.57%) Visual Studio
27 208 (11.52%) Oracle
28 207 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
29 205 (11.35%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 137 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 119 (6.59%) IIS
3 113 (6.26%) MS Exchange
4 54 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 37 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (1.66%) SAS
9 28 (1.55%) CMS
10 27 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (1.44%) Apache
12 24 (1.33%) Lync
13 20 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.61%) NServiceBus
15 10 (0.55%) JBoss
15 10 (0.55%) OpenEdge
16 8 (0.44%) Node.js
16 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 430 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.43%) MS Office
3 31 (1.72%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.89%) PowerPivot
5 14 (0.78%) SPSS
6 12 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 37 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.33%) Unica
4 5 (0.28%) Tesseract
4 5 (0.28%) Infor CRM
4 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) BASE24
7 1 (0.055%) Maximo
7 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.44%) Office 365
3 10 (0.55%) SaaS
3 10 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.11%) PaaS
4 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.055%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 114 (6.31%) SAN
2 63 (3.49%) Firewall
3 46 (2.55%) DNS
4 45 (2.49%) VPN
5 40 (2.21%) NAS
6 37 (2.05%) Internet
6 37 (2.05%) WAN
7 36 (1.99%) LAN
8 33 (1.83%) TCP/IP
9 30 (1.66%) VoIP
9 30 (1.66%) Intranet
10 26 (1.44%) Wireless
11 19 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (0.94%) FTP
13 16 (0.89%) DHCP
14 15 (0.83%) Unified Communications
15 12 (0.66%) MPLS
15 12 (0.66%) BGP
15 12 (0.66%) EIGRP
16 10 (0.55%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (23.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 346 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 311 (17.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 228 (12.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 215 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
6 178 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 167 (9.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (6.31%) MySQL
9 96 (5.32%) Relational Database
10 68 (3.77%) Big Data
11 43 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 42 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 27 (1.50%) QlikView
14 26 (1.44%) OLAP
15 25 (1.38%) Data Mining
16 23 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
17 20 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (1.11%) RDBMS
18 19 (1.05%) DTS
19 17 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 209 (11.57%) Visual Studio
2 207 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (5.43%) Moq
4 81 (4.49%) ReSharper
5 68 (3.77%) SoapUI
6 48 (2.66%) NUnit
7 42 (2.33%) Subversion
8 38 (2.10%) MSTest
9 24 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
9 24 (1.33%) Xcode
10 23 (1.27%) SpecFlow
10 23 (1.27%) Git (software)
11 22 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 21 (1.16%) Selenium
13 15 (0.83%) JUnit
14 13 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.66%) FitNesse
16 11 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
17 8 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 358 (19.82%) Finance
2 142 (7.86%) Retail
3 65 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 50 (2.77%) Legal
5 32 (1.77%) Marketing
6 25 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.16%) Banking
8 18 (1.00%) Publishing
9 13 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.72%) Back Office
10 10 (0.55%) Games
11 7 (0.39%) French Language
12 5 (0.28%) Advertising
12 5 (0.28%) Automotive
13 4 (0.22%) Front Office
14 3 (0.17%) Law
15 2 (0.11%) Local Government
16 1 (0.055%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.055%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 992 (54.93%) Developer
2 377 (20.87%) .NET Developer
3 236 (13.07%) Senior Developer
4 234 (12.96%) Analyst
5 204 (11.30%) Software Developer
6 174 (9.63%) DBA
7 151 (8.36%) SQL DBA
8 128 (7.09%) C# Developer
9 100 (5.54%) SQL Developer
10 99 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (4.87%) SQL Server DBA
12 79 (4.37%) Software Engineer
13 77 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 71 (3.93%) Applications Support
14 71 (3.93%) Administrator
15 70 (3.88%) Junior
16 69 (3.82%) Support Analyst
17 58 (3.21%) Junior Developer
18 56 (3.10%) Lead Developer
19 55 (3.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1018 (56.37%) .NET
2 724 (40.09%) ASP.NET
3 402 (22.26%) HTML
4 382 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 304 (16.83%) CSS
6 288 (15.95%) .NET Framework
7 242 (13.40%) XML
8 223 (12.35%) WCF
9 192 (10.63%) jQuery
10 176 (9.75%) WinForms
11 173 (9.58%) WPF
12 141 (7.81%) Entity Framework
13 136 (7.53%) Web Services
14 116 (6.42%) HTML5
15 103 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 99 (5.48%) Ajax
17 74 (4.10%) AngularJS
18 67 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
19 52 (2.88%) REST
20 51 (2.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 89 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
2 82 (4.54%) Replication
3 68 (3.77%) Private Cloud
4 64 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (3.54%) Clustering
5 54 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 53 (2.93%) NHS
7 43 (2.38%) Data Integration
8 39 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.66%) Open Source
10 27 (1.50%) Visualisation
11 25 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (1.38%) Computer Science
12 21 (1.16%) iPad
12 21 (1.16%) Social Network
13 19 (1.05%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.94%) Statistics
15 13 (0.72%) E-Learning
15 13 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 389 (21.54%) Windows
2 103 (5.70%) Android
3 94 (5.20%) UNIX
4 91 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 80 (4.43%) Linux
6 65 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 12 (0.66%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.50%) AIX
12 9 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.055%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.055%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (29.01%) MVC
3 323 (17.88%) Business Intelligence
4 229 (12.68%) Scrum
5 205 (11.35%) OO
6 190 (10.52%) TDD
7 170 (9.41%) ITIL
8 140 (7.75%) Software Engineering
9 133 (7.36%) ETL
10 125 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
11 123 (6.81%) Analytics
12 119 (6.59%) OOP
13 105 (5.81%) Unit Testing
14 104 (5.76%) Mentoring
15 101 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (4.76%) E-Commerce
17 75 (4.15%) Migration
17 75 (4.15%) UML
18 74 (4.10%) CRM
19 70 (3.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1121 (62.07%) SQL
2 887 (49.11%) C#
3 511 (28.29%) T-SQL
4 402 (22.26%) JavaScript
5 233 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 117 (6.48%) VB
7 104 (5.76%) Java
8 40 (2.21%) VB6
9 32 (1.77%) C++
10 29 (1.61%) VBA
10 29 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 28 (1.55%) Objective-C
12 25 (1.38%) PHP
13 17 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 16 (0.89%) VBScript
15 14 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.66%) R
16 12 (0.66%) Python
17 10 (0.55%) Progress 4GL
18 9 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 162 (8.97%) Degree
2 143 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (3.21%) MCSE
4 55 (3.05%) MCP
5 43 (2.38%) MCSA
6 36 (1.99%) MCITP
7 32 (1.77%) CCA
7 32 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
8 28 (1.55%) MCTS
9 26 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (1.11%) Security Cleared
11 18 (1.00%) MCAD
11 18 (1.00%) MCSD
12 16 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.78%) SC Cleared
14 12 (0.66%) ISEB
15 11 (0.61%) CCNA
15 11 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.55%) CCDP
16 10 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.65%) SLA
2 43 (2.38%) QA
3 18 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.055%) HL7
System Software
1 151 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 110 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 65 (3.60%) XenApp
5 39 (2.16%) vSphere
6 30 (1.66%) XenServer
7 23 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 21 (1.16%) VMware ESX
9 20 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.33%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.28%) UAG
13 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.11%) NFS
16 1 (0.055%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 1 (0.055%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 1 (0.055%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 23 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 20 (1.11%) SCCM
2 20 (1.11%) SCOM
3 18 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.50%) Opsview
5 7 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.28%) WSUS
7 4 (0.22%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.17%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.17%) Puppet
9 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.11%) OpenView
9 2 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.055%) Nagios
10 1 (0.055%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 730 (40.42%) Microsoft
2 208 (11.52%) Oracle
3 152 (8.42%) VMware
4 89 (4.93%) Citrix
5 84 (4.65%) Apple
6 66 (3.65%) Cisco
7 42 (2.33%) NetApp
8 37 (2.05%) CheckPoint
8 37 (2.05%) Business Objects
9 34 (1.88%) HP
10 31 (1.72%) IBM
10 31 (1.72%) Facebook
11 28 (1.55%) Dell
12 27 (1.50%) Veeam
13 26 (1.44%) CommVault
13 26 (1.44%) Symantec
14 24 (1.33%) Twitter
15 21 (1.16%) Riverbed
15 21 (1.16%) Google
16 20 (1.11%) Tableau
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + +Great Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits and free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago