Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 22 67 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 11.96% 25.09% 28.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.38% 77.01% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 76
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +51.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £72,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%

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 42 87 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 22.83% 32.58% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 76 70
Halifax median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £31,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £55,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (40.91%) XML
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) QlikView
6 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 5 (22.73%) RAML
7 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (22.73%) RESTful
7 5 (22.73%) JSON
7 5 (22.73%) WCF
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) SOAP

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 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Serverless
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) QlikView
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) Adabas
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) XML
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) RAML
4 5 (22.73%) RESTful
4 5 (22.73%) SOAP
4 5 (22.73%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) DAO
7 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) SOLID
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) UML
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Natural
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) GDPR
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) MuleSoft
2 4 (18.18%) webMethods
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle