Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 12 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 24 34 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 12.37% 19.43% 28.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.86% 89.47% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 80
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% - +29.03%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £34,750
90th Percentile £76,375 £77,500 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 37 38 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 19.07% 21.71% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 85
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £38,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 15 (62.50%) ETL
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Star Schema
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (45.83%) Data Modelling
4 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (45.83%) Data Quality
4 11 (45.83%) Power BI
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Database Security
10 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (16.67%) RAML
10 4 (16.67%) Skype

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.67%) Yammer
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 4 (16.67%) Skype
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
1 4 (16.67%) WebEx
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (45.83%) Power BI
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (45.83%) Star Schema
2 4 (16.67%) Adabas
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Grunt
2 1 (4.17%) gulp
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) DBA
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Head of Development
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) OAuth
3 4 (16.67%) OAuth2
3 4 (16.67%) RAML
3 4 (16.67%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) WCF
3 4 (16.67%) WinForms
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) RequireJS
6 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ETL
2 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (45.83%) Data Modelling
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Database Security
6 4 (16.67%) High Availability
6 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (16.67%) Statistics
6 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) Natural
5 1 (4.17%) RPG
5 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (8.33%) GDPR
3 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 4 (16.67%) webMethods
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe