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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 943 913 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.92% 20.26% 22.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.26% 58.68% 63.50%
Number of salaries quoted 836 782 789
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £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
1565 1556 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.40% 34.52% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1278 1177
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 £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 February 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 -3 698 £38,500 +7.45% 92
Bradford -4 73 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Huddersfield +3 50 £35,000 +1.44% 10
Wakefield -1 29 £34,500 -13.75% 5
Dewsbury -7 11 £38,500 -
Halifax -16 7 £35,060 +0.17% 3
Otley -4 6 £40,000 +15.94%
Wetherby -7 5 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Castleford 0 3 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Keighley - 2 £45,000 -
Mirfield - 2 £35,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £33,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £37,500 - 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1162 (60.05%) SQL
2 1125 (58.14%) .NET
3 991 (51.21%) C#
4 774 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 773 (39.95%) Microsoft
6 597 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
7 566 (29.25%) T-SQL
8 565 (29.20%) MVC
9 459 (23.72%) HTML
10 458 (23.67%) JavaScript
11 457 (23.62%) MS Excel
12 431 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 396 (20.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 391 (20.21%) Windows
15 378 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 368 (19.02%) CSS
17 357 (18.45%) Finance
18 348 (17.98%) .NET Framework
19 340 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 336 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
21 278 (14.37%) XML
22 277 (14.32%) WCF
23 266 (13.75%) VB.NET
24 248 (12.82%) Scrum
25 246 (12.71%) Oracle
26 236 (12.20%) jQuery
27 233 (12.04%) OO
28 230 (11.89%) WPF
29 228 (11.78%) Visual Studio
30 226 (11.68%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 157 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 144 (7.44%) IIS
3 117 (6.05%) MS Exchange
4 54 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 47 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 35 (1.81%) Apache
10 34 (1.76%) CMS
10 34 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 33 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (0.98%) SAS
13 14 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.52%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.52%) OpenEdge
15 9 (0.47%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 457 (23.62%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.31%) MS Office
3 35 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.93%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.31%) SPSS
9 2 (0.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 46 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.10%) BASE24
6 1 (0.052%) Maximo
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.052%) Magento
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.55%) Office 365
2 28 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.052%) PaaS
4 1 (0.052%) Heroku
4 1 (0.052%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.052%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 127 (6.56%) SAN
2 62 (3.20%) Firewall
3 43 (2.22%) DNS
4 42 (2.17%) NAS
5 41 (2.12%) VPN
6 35 (1.81%) TCP/IP
6 35 (1.81%) Internet
7 32 (1.65%) Intranet
8 28 (1.45%) VoIP
9 27 (1.40%) Wireless
10 22 (1.14%) WAN
11 21 (1.09%) LAN
12 18 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.83%) FTP
14 15 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (0.72%) DHCP
16 12 (0.62%) MPLS
16 12 (0.62%) BGP
16 12 (0.62%) EIGRP
17 11 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 396 (20.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 340 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 226 (11.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 213 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
6 196 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 191 (9.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 144 (7.44%) MySQL
9 94 (4.86%) Relational Database
10 69 (3.57%) Big Data
11 53 (2.74%) Oracle Database
12 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 30 (1.55%) Data Mining
14 29 (1.50%) OLAP
15 28 (1.45%) MS Access
15 28 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
17 23 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
18 21 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 228 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 205 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (4.86%) Moq
4 86 (4.44%) ReSharper
5 66 (3.41%) SoapUI
6 49 (2.53%) Subversion
7 47 (2.43%) NUnit
8 40 (2.07%) MSTest
9 28 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
9 28 (1.45%) Xcode
10 27 (1.40%) Selenium
10 27 (1.40%) SpecFlow
11 26 (1.34%) Git (software)
12 21 (1.09%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 15 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.62%) FitNesse
14 12 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
15 11 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 357 (18.45%) Finance
2 165 (8.53%) Retail
3 57 (2.95%) Legal
4 55 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 47 (2.43%) Banking
6 29 (1.50%) Marketing
7 28 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.09%) Publishing
9 12 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.47%) Back Office
11 7 (0.36%) French Language
12 6 (0.31%) Advertising
12 6 (0.31%) Automotive
13 4 (0.21%) Games
13 4 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.16%) Law
15 2 (0.10%) Front Office
16 1 (0.052%) Military
Job Titles
1 1078 (55.71%) Developer
2 407 (21.03%) .NET Developer
3 244 (12.61%) Senior Developer
4 238 (12.30%) Analyst
5 233 (12.04%) Software Developer
6 182 (9.41%) DBA
7 146 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 130 (6.72%) SQL DBA
9 117 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 110 (5.68%) SQL Developer
11 87 (4.50%) Software Engineer
12 84 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 80 (4.13%) Support Analyst
13 80 (4.13%) Applications Support
14 79 (4.08%) Administrator
15 74 (3.82%) SQL Server DBA
16 72 (3.72%) Web Developer
17 63 (3.26%) Junior
18 58 (3.00%) Lead Developer
18 58 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1125 (58.14%) .NET
2 774 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 459 (23.72%) HTML
4 378 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 368 (19.02%) CSS
6 348 (17.98%) .NET Framework
7 278 (14.37%) XML
8 277 (14.32%) WCF
9 236 (12.20%) jQuery
10 230 (11.89%) WPF
11 192 (9.92%) WinForms
12 134 (6.93%) Web Services
13 131 (6.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 116 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 111 (5.74%) Ajax
16 103 (5.32%) HTML5
17 76 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 68 (3.51%) Silverlight
19 65 (3.36%) REST
20 49 (2.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
2 94 (4.86%) Replication
3 73 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (3.41%) Clustering
5 57 (2.95%) NHS
6 55 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 31 (1.60%) iPad
9 30 (1.55%) Data Integration
10 29 (1.50%) Statistics
11 28 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
12 20 (1.03%) Visualisation
12 20 (1.03%) Open Source
13 19 (0.98%) Social Network
14 17 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 16 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 14 (0.72%) Computer Science
16 14 (0.72%) User Experience
17 10 (0.52%) Blackberry
18 9 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 391 (20.21%) Windows
2 119 (6.15%) UNIX
3 92 (4.75%) Android
4 90 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 81 (4.19%) Linux
6 67 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.83%) AIX
11 14 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (29.20%) MVC
3 336 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
4 248 (12.82%) Scrum
5 233 (12.04%) OO
6 181 (9.35%) ITIL
7 162 (8.37%) Software Engineering
8 158 (8.17%) TDD
9 153 (7.91%) ETL
10 132 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
11 130 (6.72%) OOP
12 124 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 118 (6.10%) E-Commerce
14 113 (5.84%) Unit Testing
15 108 (5.58%) Analytics
16 88 (4.55%) Mentoring
17 83 (4.29%) Web Development
18 76 (3.93%) CRM
19 75 (3.88%) UML
20 70 (3.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1162 (60.05%) SQL
2 991 (51.21%) C#
3 566 (29.25%) T-SQL
4 458 (23.67%) JavaScript
5 266 (13.75%) VB.NET
6 141 (7.29%) VB
7 110 (5.68%) Java
8 83 (4.29%) VBA
9 35 (1.81%) PHP
9 35 (1.81%) VB6
10 30 (1.55%) Objective-C
11 27 (1.40%) C++
12 22 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 19 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 17 (0.88%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.72%) VBScript
16 13 (0.67%) Perl
16 13 (0.67%) C
16 13 (0.67%) Delphi
17 10 (0.52%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 154 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (7.70%) Degree
3 76 (3.93%) MCSE
4 68 (3.51%) MCP
5 53 (2.74%) MCSA
6 51 (2.64%) MCITP
7 46 (2.38%) CCA
7 46 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 40 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (2.02%) MCTS
10 37 (1.91%) VCP4
11 27 (1.40%) MCAD
11 27 (1.40%) MCSD
12 21 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (0.78%) CCNP
13 15 (0.78%) CCNA
14 13 (0.67%) CCDP
14 13 (0.67%) CCSE
15 12 (0.62%) ISEB
15 12 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.03%) SLA
2 53 (2.74%) QA
3 12 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 130 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (6.61%) Hyper-V
4 71 (3.67%) XenApp
5 45 (2.33%) vSphere
6 40 (2.07%) XenServer
7 34 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 24 (1.24%) VMware ESX
9 17 (0.88%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.52%) vCloud
11 7 (0.36%) Samba
12 6 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.26%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.24%) Backup Exec
2 19 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (0.52%) NetBackup
3 10 (0.52%) SCOM
4 9 (0.47%) Opsview
5 8 (0.41%) SCCM
5 8 (0.41%) SCDPM
6 6 (0.31%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.21%) Puppet
8 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.16%) WSUS
8 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.10%) OpenView
9 2 (0.10%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.052%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.052%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.052%) WMI
Vendors
1 773 (39.95%) Microsoft
2 246 (12.71%) Oracle
3 166 (8.58%) VMware
4 114 (5.89%) Citrix
5 84 (4.34%) Apple
6 68 (3.51%) Cisco
7 53 (2.74%) NetApp
8 43 (2.22%) Business Objects
9 39 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 36 (1.86%) HP
11 31 (1.60%) Veeam
12 30 (1.55%) IBM
12 30 (1.55%) Symantec
13 29 (1.50%) CommVault
13 29 (1.50%) Dell
14 28 (1.45%) SAP
15 25 (1.29%) Twitter
16 23 (1.19%) Riverbed
17 20 (1.03%) Facebook
17 20 (1.03%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday