Period
to 22 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 36 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 18.56% 31.38% 23.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 76.60% 81.98% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 88 71
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £37,875 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 47 111 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 24.23% 38.28% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 45 101 75
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £32,200
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) SQL
3 24 (66.67%) .NET
3 24 (66.67%) Finance
4 23 (63.89%) C#
5 22 (61.11%) MVC
6 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (44.44%) T-SQL
8 15 (41.67%) Web Services
9 13 (36.11%) Visual Studio
9 13 (36.11%) SOAP
9 13 (36.11%) TDD
9 13 (36.11%) WCF
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
10 11 (30.56%) DevOps
11 10 (27.78%) SOA
11 10 (27.78%) HTML
11 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.78%) CSS
11 10 (27.78%) Web Development
11 10 (27.78%) BDD
12 9 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (25.00%) REST
12 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 9 (25.00%) Open Source
12 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (25.00%) WPF
12 9 (25.00%) UML

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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (19.44%) QlikView
3 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.56%) Adabas
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) Power BI
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Developer
3 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Software Developer
4 10 (27.78%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Analyst
5 9 (25.00%) Head of Delivery
5 9 (25.00%) Head of Development
5 9 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) Web Services
3 13 (36.11%) SOAP
3 13 (36.11%) WCF
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) HTML
5 9 (25.00%) REST
5 9 (25.00%) WPF
6 6 (16.67%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) RAML
8 4 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.56%) DAO
10 2 (5.56%) Spring
10 2 (5.56%) WinForms
11 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) MVC
3 13 (36.11%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) DevOps
4 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
5 10 (27.78%) BDD
5 10 (27.78%) SOA
5 10 (27.78%) Web Development
6 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 9 (25.00%) Open Source
6 9 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (25.00%) Scrum
6 9 (25.00%) SDLC
6 9 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
6 9 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (25.00%) UML
6 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) SQL
2 23 (63.89%) C#
3 16 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Natural
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.56%) GDPR
4 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Plesk
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 2 (5.56%) webMethods
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin