Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 31 90 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 17.82% 28.57% 9.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 91.18% 91.84% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 80 48
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £45,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 34 98 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 19.54% 31.11% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 85 78
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.21% -6.78%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £48,836
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.18% - +3.23%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 29 (93.55%) C#
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) MVC
3 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (67.74%) Visual Studio
5 18 (58.06%) SQL
6 17 (54.84%) Web Services
7 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
7 16 (51.61%) Finance
8 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
8 15 (48.39%) SDLC
9 13 (41.94%) T-SQL
9 13 (41.94%) CSS
10 12 (38.71%) HTML
10 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
11 11 (35.48%) Scrum
11 11 (35.48%) WCF
11 11 (35.48%) SOAP
11 11 (35.48%) REST
12 10 (32.26%) Sequence Diagram
12 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (32.26%) UML
12 10 (32.26%) SOA
12 10 (32.26%) WPF
13 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
14 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
14 7 (22.58%) TDD
14 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (22.58%) BDD
14 7 (22.58%) DevOps

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 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Kentico
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Adabas
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) MSTest
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) Software Developer
3 17 (54.84%) C# Developer
4 15 (48.39%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
6 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Developer
7 10 (32.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Agile C# Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior Agile Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) CSS
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) REST
5 11 (35.48%) SOAP
5 11 (35.48%) WCF
6 10 (32.26%) WPF
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (19.35%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (19.35%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.45%) Spring
11 1 (3.23%) DAO
11 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
11 1 (3.23%) Java EE
11 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Phone
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) MVC
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
4 15 (48.39%) SDLC
4 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) Sequence Diagram
6 10 (32.26%) SOA
6 10 (32.26%) UML
7 7 (22.58%) BDD
7 7 (22.58%) DevOps
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (19.35%) MVVM
8 6 (19.35%) Open Source
8 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
9 5 (16.13%) Customer-Centricity
9 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) T-SQL
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin