Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 450 507 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.48% 10.69% 16.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.69% 41.66% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 417 453 779
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £58,150 £59,750 £55,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%

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 Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 854 1,217 1,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.49% 25.67% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 783 1,015 1,463
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Leeds

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Leeds

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 238 (52.89%) SQL
2 215 (47.78%) Microsoft
3 213 (47.33%) .NET
4 206 (45.78%) C#
5 148 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (31.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 120 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 115 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 114 (25.33%) MVC
10 99 (22.00%) ASP.NET
11 81 (18.00%) Windows
12 76 (16.89%) PowerShell
13 70 (15.56%) .NET Framework
14 69 (15.33%) Finance
15 65 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (13.33%) TDD
16 60 (13.33%) T-SQL
17 59 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
17 59 (13.11%) Entity Framework
18 58 (12.89%) Mentoring
19 57 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 57 (12.67%) SharePoint
20 56 (12.44%) HTML
21 52 (11.56%) VMware
22 51 (11.33%) CSS
22 51 (11.33%) Software Engineering
23 50 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
24 44 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
25 43 (9.56%) Web Services
25 43 (9.56%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 57 (12.67%) SharePoint
2 33 (7.33%) IIS
3 21 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.11%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.67%) Apache
8 3 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.67%) nginx
8 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.44%) SAS
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.44%) WebTrends
2 8 (1.78%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.67%) FastStats
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.44%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 142 (31.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.22%) Office 365
4 25 (5.56%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.11%) IaaS
7 4 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.89%) SaaS
8 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.67%) PaaS
9 2 (0.44%) GitHub
9 2 (0.44%) NuGet
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.11%) Firewall
2 15 (3.33%) WAN
3 14 (3.11%) LAN
4 12 (2.67%) SAN
4 12 (2.67%) VPN
5 11 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.00%) DNS
6 9 (2.00%) NAS
7 8 (1.78%) Broadband
8 6 (1.33%) DHCP
8 6 (1.33%) Internet
8 6 (1.33%) WLAN
9 5 (1.11%) VoIP
10 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.44%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.44%) ISDN
11 2 (0.44%) PSTN
11 2 (0.44%) Skype
11 2 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 57 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 25 (5.56%) Power BI
6 25 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (4.89%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.00%) MySQL
9 17 (3.78%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.44%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.78%) Big Data
13 8 (1.78%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.78%) SSDT
14 7 (1.56%) DB2
14 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (8.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 37 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 25 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.00%) Selenium
5 15 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 12 (2.67%) tSQLt
7 9 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.00%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.11%) JIRA
10 5 (1.11%) WiX
11 4 (0.89%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.89%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.67%) GitLab
12 3 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.67%) Maven
12 3 (0.67%) Mockito
12 3 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (15.33%) Finance
2 19 (4.22%) Retail
3 15 (3.33%) Legal
3 15 (3.33%) Marketing
4 8 (1.78%) Law
5 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.44%) Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Billing
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 243 (54.00%) Developer
2 89 (19.78%) .NET Developer
3 74 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 67 (14.89%) Software Developer
5 65 (14.44%) SQL Developer
6 63 (14.00%) Senior Developer
7 52 (11.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (8.22%) DBA
8 37 (8.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 30 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
9 30 (6.67%) SQL DBA
10 29 (6.44%) Analyst
11 27 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 26 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 24 (5.33%) Azure Developer
14 22 (4.89%) Architect
15 21 (4.67%) Administrator
15 21 (4.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 20 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
16 20 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (47.33%) .NET
2 99 (22.00%) ASP.NET
3 70 (15.56%) .NET Framework
4 65 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (13.11%) Entity Framework
6 56 (12.44%) HTML
7 51 (11.33%) CSS
8 50 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (9.56%) Web Services
10 41 (9.11%) AngularJS
11 40 (8.89%) jQuery
12 38 (8.44%) REST
13 32 (7.11%) SOAP
14 29 (6.44%) XML
15 23 (5.11%) .NET Core
16 21 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (4.00%) Spring
18 17 (3.78%) WCF
19 16 (3.56%) RESTful
20 15 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (6.22%) NHS
3 28 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.56%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.67%) Replication
7 11 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.00%) Clustering
9 7 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.89%) User Experience
11 2 (0.44%) Handset
11 2 (0.44%) PMI
11 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.00%) Windows
2 34 (7.56%) Windows Server
3 33 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (5.56%) Linux
6 12 (2.67%) Android
7 11 (2.44%) Unix
8 7 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.56%) Solaris
8 7 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (25.33%) MVC
3 60 (13.33%) TDD
4 59 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (12.89%) Mentoring
6 51 (11.33%) Software Engineering
7 43 (9.56%) Migration
8 41 (9.11%) Scrum
8 41 (9.11%) SOA
9 40 (8.89%) BDD
10 38 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (8.22%) Data Modelling
12 35 (7.78%) ETL
13 34 (7.56%) Test Automation
14 33 (7.33%) Process Improvement
15 30 (6.67%) Pair Programming
16 27 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 27 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (6.00%) Unit Testing
17 25 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 238 (52.89%) SQL
2 206 (45.78%) C#
3 120 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 76 (16.89%) PowerShell
5 60 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.78%) Java
7 14 (3.11%) VB
7 14 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.89%) C++
9 11 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.44%) VBA
10 6 (1.33%) PHP
10 6 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.11%) VB6
12 4 (0.89%) Java 8
12 4 (0.89%) R
13 3 (0.67%) C
13 3 (0.67%) ES6
14 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (5.11%) Degree
3 19 (4.22%) MCSE
4 12 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.22%) CCNA
6 10 (2.22%) ISEB
7 7 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.33%) MCSA
9 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.67%) MCP
11 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.44%) MCITP
12 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.44%) PMP
12 2 (0.44%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.56%) Data Quality
1 16 (3.56%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (2.00%) XenApp
6 7 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.89%) Docker
9 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.44%) vSphere
11 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) SCCM
2 7 (1.56%) vCenter Server
3 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 215 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.56%) VMware
3 18 (4.00%) Cisco
4 17 (3.78%) Veeam
5 16 (3.56%) Oracle
6 13 (2.89%) Citrix
6 13 (2.89%) HP
7 12 (2.67%) Tableau
7 12 (2.67%) Xamarin
8 11 (2.44%) Juniper
9 9 (2.00%) NetApp
10 8 (1.78%) Google
10 8 (1.78%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.56%) Cognos
11 7 (1.56%) Nintex
12 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.11%) SAP
12 5 (1.11%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.11%) Symantec
13 4 (0.89%) Qualys