Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 19 35 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 11.24% 19.44% 27.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 97.22% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 72
Halifax median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% -15.00% +52.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,700 £38,750
90th Percentile £53,625 £52,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 38 36 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 22.49% 20.00% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 79
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £34,750 £36,700 £36,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £52,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Halifax

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Halifax

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Halifax over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Halifax

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) XML
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) ETL
4 7 (36.84%) webMethods
4 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) SOAP
4 7 (36.84%) JSON
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
4 7 (36.84%) RESTful
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (36.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (36.84%) MuleSoft
4 7 (36.84%) RAML
4 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) High Availability
5 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 4 (21.05%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Yammer
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) CloudFront
4 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) npm
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
1 4 (21.05%) WebEx
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Adabas
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
3 4 (21.05%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) XML
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) JSON
3 7 (36.84%) RAML
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) OAuth
5 4 (21.05%) OAuth2
5 4 (21.05%) WinForms
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
2 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (36.84%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) High Availability
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Database Security
5 4 (21.05%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (21.05%) SOLID
5 4 (21.05%) Statistics
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Natural
4 1 (5.26%) RPG
4 1 (5.26%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) GDPR
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) MuleSoft
2 7 (36.84%) webMethods
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe