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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 875 901 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.46% 20.92% 23.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.27% 59.55% 61.77%
Number of salaries quoted 769 742 839
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1428 1513 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.12% 35.14% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1228 1333
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -2 647 £40,000 +14.28% 108
Bradford -6 69 £36,500 +12.30% 16
Huddersfield 0 29 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Wakefield -2 25 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Halifax -7 17 £41,500 +18.57% 6
Wetherby -3 8 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Dewsbury -3 7 £35,000 +55.55%
Castleford 0 6 £32,000 +10.34% 2
Otley -6 6 £40,000 - 3
Brighouse - 2 £33,000 - 1
Mirfield - 2 £35,000 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1069 (59.42%) .NET
2 997 (55.42%) SQL
3 940 (52.25%) C#
4 741 (41.19%) ASP.NET
5 711 (39.52%) Microsoft
6 547 (30.41%) MVC
7 525 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
8 487 (27.07%) T-SQL
9 447 (24.85%) HTML
10 440 (24.46%) JavaScript
11 424 (23.57%) MS Excel
12 395 (21.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 369 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 362 (20.12%) Windows
15 361 (20.07%) CSS
16 358 (19.90%) .NET Framework
17 350 (19.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 330 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 307 (17.07%) Finance
20 292 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
21 267 (14.84%) XML
22 252 (14.01%) VB.NET
23 248 (13.79%) WCF
24 234 (13.01%) Oracle
25 227 (12.62%) Visual Studio
25 227 (12.62%) Scrum
26 222 (12.34%) jQuery
27 215 (11.95%) OO
28 210 (11.67%) WPF
29 199 (11.06%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 156 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 136 (7.56%) IIS
3 109 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 55 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 41 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 41 (2.28%) CMS
8 39 (2.17%) Apache
9 32 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 29 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 28 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
13 18 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.00%) SAS
14 12 (0.67%) WordPress
15 11 (0.61%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.56%) NServiceBus
17 9 (0.50%) OpenEdge
18 8 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 424 (23.57%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.39%) MS Office
3 30 (1.67%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.94%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.22%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.056%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 43 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) BASE24
6 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.056%) Magento
7 1 (0.056%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (1.33%) Office 365
2 9 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (7.00%) SAN
2 60 (3.34%) Firewall
3 45 (2.50%) DNS
4 42 (2.33%) NAS
5 39 (2.17%) VPN
6 31 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.61%) WAN
8 27 (1.50%) LAN
9 26 (1.45%) Internet
10 23 (1.28%) Intranet
11 20 (1.11%) Wireless
12 19 (1.06%) VoIP
12 19 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.83%) DHCP
14 14 (0.78%) WAAS
15 12 (0.67%) FTP
15 12 (0.67%) MPLS
16 11 (0.61%) OSPF
16 11 (0.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (21.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 369 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 330 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 199 (11.06%) Data Warehouse
5 196 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 193 (10.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 185 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 133 (7.39%) MySQL
9 77 (4.28%) Relational Database
10 48 (2.67%) Big Data
11 42 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 35 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 32 (1.78%) OLAP
14 30 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.56%) Data Mining
15 28 (1.56%) MS Access
16 22 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
17 21 (1.17%) DTS
18 20 (1.11%) DB2
18 20 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 227 (12.62%) Visual Studio
2 184 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (3.84%) Moq
4 60 (3.34%) ReSharper
5 46 (2.56%) Subversion
6 45 (2.50%) NUnit
6 45 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 37 (2.06%) MSTest
8 32 (1.78%) SpecFlow
9 25 (1.39%) Selenium
10 24 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 24 (1.33%) Git (software)
11 19 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 19 (1.06%) Xcode
12 18 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.89%) FitNesse
14 13 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
17 7 (0.39%) ClearCase
General
1 307 (17.07%) Finance
2 156 (8.67%) Retail
3 54 (3.00%) Legal
4 44 (2.45%) Banking
5 42 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 39 (2.17%) Marketing
7 30 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.94%) Publishing
9 12 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.39%) Advertising
10 7 (0.39%) Back Office
10 7 (0.39%) French Language
11 4 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.22%) Games
12 3 (0.17%) Automotive
12 3 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.056%) Military
Job Titles
1 994 (55.25%) Developer
2 401 (22.29%) .NET Developer
3 226 (12.56%) Analyst
4 207 (11.51%) Software Developer
4 207 (11.51%) Senior Developer
5 144 (8.00%) DBA
5 144 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 113 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 94 (5.23%) SQL Developer
8 91 (5.06%) SQL DBA
9 85 (4.72%) Web Developer
10 84 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 82 (4.56%) Software Engineer
12 81 (4.50%) Support Analyst
13 74 (4.11%) Applications Support
14 70 (3.89%) Administrator
15 59 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
16 54 (3.00%) .NET Software Developer
17 52 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
18 51 (2.83%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1069 (59.42%) .NET
2 741 (41.19%) ASP.NET
3 447 (24.85%) HTML
4 361 (20.07%) CSS
5 358 (19.90%) .NET Framework
6 350 (19.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 267 (14.84%) XML
8 248 (13.79%) WCF
9 222 (12.34%) jQuery
10 210 (11.67%) WPF
11 167 (9.28%) WinForms
12 129 (7.17%) Web Services
13 127 (7.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 117 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 104 (5.78%) Ajax
16 79 (4.39%) HTML5
17 69 (3.84%) Silverlight
18 59 (3.28%) REST
19 51 (2.83%) XHTML
19 51 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 98 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 87 (4.84%) Replication
3 67 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (3.67%) Clustering
5 58 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 51 (2.83%) NHS
7 38 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 32 (1.78%) iPad
9 28 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 28 (1.56%) Statistics
10 27 (1.50%) Data Integration
11 24 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.00%) Mathematics
13 17 (0.94%) Open Source
14 15 (0.83%) Computer Science
14 15 (0.83%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.78%) Social Network
16 13 (0.72%) iPhone
17 12 (0.67%) Blackberry
18 9 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 362 (20.12%) Windows
2 124 (6.89%) UNIX
3 85 (4.72%) Linux
4 78 (4.34%) Android
5 77 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 69 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.78%) AIX
11 12 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.17%) CentOS
15 2 (0.11%) SUSE
15 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (30.41%) MVC
2 525 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
4 227 (12.62%) Scrum
5 215 (11.95%) OO
6 173 (9.62%) ITIL
7 156 (8.67%) Software Engineering
8 145 (8.06%) ETL
9 127 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
10 118 (6.56%) OOP
11 115 (6.39%) E-Commerce
12 113 (6.28%) TDD
13 99 (5.50%) Unit Testing
14 93 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
15 89 (4.95%) Mentoring
16 80 (4.45%) Analytics
16 80 (4.45%) UML
17 79 (4.39%) Web Development
18 68 (3.78%) Kanban
19 67 (3.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 997 (55.42%) SQL
2 940 (52.25%) C#
3 487 (27.07%) T-SQL
4 440 (24.46%) JavaScript
5 252 (14.01%) VB.NET
6 123 (6.84%) VB
7 119 (6.61%) Java
8 95 (5.28%) VBA
9 40 (2.22%) PHP
10 30 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 24 (1.33%) VB6
12 22 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 21 (1.17%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.11%) C++
15 13 (0.72%) Delphi
16 12 (0.67%) Perl
17 11 (0.61%) C
18 9 (0.50%) Progress 4GL
18 9 (0.50%) VBScript
19 7 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 138 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 138 (7.67%) Degree
2 77 (4.28%) MCSE
3 56 (3.11%) MCP
4 50 (2.78%) MCSA
5 49 (2.72%) MCITP
6 42 (2.33%) CCA
6 42 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 40 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (2.00%) MCTS
9 23 (1.28%) MCAD
9 23 (1.28%) MCSD
10 21 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.89%) CCNA
12 14 (0.78%) CCNP
12 14 (0.78%) NCDA
12 14 (0.78%) NCIE
12 14 (0.78%) VTSP
13 12 (0.67%) CCSE
13 12 (0.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.56%) SLA
2 45 (2.50%) QA
3 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.11%) HL7
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 154 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 128 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (6.28%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.56%) XenApp
5 42 (2.33%) XenServer
6 38 (2.11%) vSphere
7 31 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 24 (1.33%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.78%) Terminal Services
9 14 (0.78%) vCloud
10 7 (0.39%) Samba
10 7 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.33%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.056%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (1.00%) Backup Exec
2 13 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (0.44%) NetBackup
3 8 (0.44%) SCDPM
4 6 (0.33%) Opsview
4 6 (0.33%) ARCserve
4 6 (0.33%) SCOM
5 5 (0.28%) SCCM
6 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.22%) Puppet
7 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) Plesk
8 2 (0.11%) WSUS
8 2 (0.11%) cPanel
9 1 (0.056%) WMI
9 1 (0.056%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.056%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 711 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 234 (13.01%) Oracle
3 169 (9.39%) VMware
4 112 (6.23%) Citrix
5 73 (4.06%) Apple
6 70 (3.89%) Cisco
7 58 (3.22%) NetApp
8 41 (2.28%) HP
9 34 (1.89%) Business Objects
10 33 (1.83%) CommVault
11 31 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 25 (1.39%) SAP
13 24 (1.33%) Veeam
14 23 (1.28%) Dell
15 22 (1.22%) Cognos
15 22 (1.22%) AppSense
16 21 (1.17%) EMC
16 21 (1.17%) Symantec
17 20 (1.11%) IBM
18 19 (1.06%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 pa depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + fantastic benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £39000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday