Period
to 19 July 2018

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 507 849 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.69% 16.60% 18.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.66% 51.64% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 453 779 960
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £55,250 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

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 1,217 1,644 1,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.67% 32.15% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,462 1,613
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,200
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 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 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

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

1 274 (54.04%) .NET
2 269 (53.06%) C#
3 262 (51.68%) SQL
4 254 (50.10%) Microsoft
5 209 (41.22%) MVC
6 180 (35.50%) ASP.NET
7 168 (33.14%) JavaScript
8 161 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (27.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 129 (25.44%) T-SQL
11 125 (24.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 109 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 101 (19.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 95 (18.74%) Windows
15 92 (18.15%) Finance
16 88 (17.36%) HTML
17 86 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
18 84 (16.57%) CSS
19 83 (16.37%) .NET Framework
20 81 (15.98%) TDD
21 70 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
22 68 (13.41%) Visual Studio
23 67 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 67 (13.21%) Git (software)
24 64 (12.62%) Entity Framework
25 63 (12.43%) jQuery
26 62 (12.23%) Unit Testing
27 61 (12.03%) Oracle
28 60 (11.83%) BDD
29 59 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API

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 40 (7.89%) IIS
2 30 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.76%) Skype for Business
4 13 (2.56%) CMS
5 11 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.17%) SAS
5 11 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.58%) CloudStack
7 8 (1.58%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.18%) JBoss
9 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.59%) Confluence
10 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.59%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.39%) Relativity
3 2 (0.39%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 109 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.35%) PaaS
4 15 (2.96%) IaaS
5 13 (2.56%) SaaS
6 10 (1.97%) Office 365
7 9 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.39%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.20%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.76%) DNS
2 12 (2.37%) DHCP
2 12 (2.37%) SAN
3 9 (1.78%) LAN
4 8 (1.58%) Internet
4 8 (1.58%) WAN
5 6 (1.18%) Skype
6 5 (0.99%) Firewall
6 5 (0.99%) NAS
6 5 (0.99%) Network Security
6 5 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.59%) Intranet
8 2 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.20%) Extranet
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) HTTP
9 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (24.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 101 (19.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
4 67 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (8.48%) NoSQL
6 43 (8.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (5.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (5.13%) Relational Database
10 25 (4.93%) MySQL
11 19 (3.75%) Power BI
12 15 (2.96%) Oracle Database
13 14 (2.76%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (2.17%) RavenDB
16 10 (1.97%) QlikView
17 9 (1.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 68 (13.41%) Visual Studio
2 67 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 52 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (6.31%) JIRA
5 28 (5.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (2.96%) SpecFlow
7 14 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.37%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.78%) Selenium
11 8 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.38%) FitNesse
12 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.38%) Subversion
12 7 (1.38%) tSQLt
13 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.99%) Grunt
15 4 (0.79%) Bower
15 4 (0.79%) Jasmine
15 4 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 92 (18.15%) Finance
2 29 (5.72%) Retail
3 27 (5.33%) Advertising
4 24 (4.73%) Marketing
5 15 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.17%) Legal
7 4 (0.79%) Back Office
7 4 (0.79%) Law
8 3 (0.59%) Automotive
8 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 293 (57.79%) Developer
2 144 (28.40%) .NET Developer
3 106 (20.91%) C# Developer
4 78 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 78 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 49 (9.66%) Analyst
6 48 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 41 (8.09%) DBA
7 41 (8.09%) SQL Developer
8 37 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (6.90%) SQL DBA
10 34 (6.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (6.71%) Software Developer
11 32 (6.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
13 29 (5.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 28 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (5.13%) Lead Developer
16 22 (4.34%) Administrator
16 22 (4.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (54.04%) .NET
2 180 (35.50%) ASP.NET
3 140 (27.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (17.36%) HTML
5 84 (16.57%) CSS
6 83 (16.37%) .NET Framework
7 64 (12.62%) Entity Framework
8 63 (12.43%) jQuery
9 59 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (9.07%) AngularJS
11 43 (8.48%) Web Services
12 39 (7.69%) WCF
13 38 (7.50%) Node.js
14 35 (6.90%) RESTful
14 35 (6.90%) XML
15 23 (4.54%) .NET Core
15 23 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 23 (4.54%) React
16 21 (4.14%) SOAP
17 20 (3.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.96%) User Experience
6 11 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.58%) PKI
9 7 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.18%) Clustering
10 6 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.99%) NHS
12 4 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.39%) Replication
15 1 (0.20%) FMCG
15 1 (0.20%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 95 (18.74%) Windows
2 51 (10.06%) Windows Server
3 32 (6.31%) Linux
4 22 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.16%) Unix
6 11 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.58%) Android
8 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.99%) AIX
9 5 (0.99%) Debian
9 5 (0.99%) HPUX
9 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.99%) Solaris
10 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (41.22%) MVC
2 161 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (15.98%) TDD
5 62 (12.23%) Unit Testing
6 60 (11.83%) BDD
7 46 (9.07%) Software Engineering
8 44 (8.68%) DevOps
8 44 (8.68%) Mentoring
9 41 (8.09%) OO
10 40 (7.89%) ETL
10 40 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (6.90%) Scrum
12 34 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (6.51%) E-Commerce
14 31 (6.11%) Pair Programming
15 28 (5.52%) Test Automation
16 27 (5.33%) SDLC
17 26 (5.13%) Analytics
17 26 (5.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 269 (53.06%) C#
2 262 (51.68%) SQL
3 168 (33.14%) JavaScript
4 129 (25.44%) T-SQL
5 44 (8.68%) PowerShell
6 34 (6.71%) Ruby
7 26 (5.13%) VBA
8 24 (4.73%) VB.NET
9 22 (4.34%) Java
10 20 (3.94%) Python
11 16 (3.16%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.16%) VB
12 10 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.38%) C++
13 7 (1.38%) Perl
14 6 (1.18%) VB6
15 5 (0.99%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.79%) PHP
17 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (5.13%) Degree
2 23 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.76%) MCSA
3 14 (2.76%) MCSE
4 8 (1.58%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.38%) ISEB
5 7 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.99%) MCSD
7 4 (0.79%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.39%) MBA
8 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.96%) QA
2 14 (2.76%) SLA
3 7 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.39%) GDPR
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.96%) vSphere
4 14 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.17%) XenServer
6 8 (1.58%) Xen
7 5 (0.99%) Docker
8 4 (0.79%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.79%) XenApp
8 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.59%) KVM
9 3 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (3.35%) Ansible
2 16 (3.16%) Puppet
3 15 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.17%) SCCM
5 9 (1.78%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (1.18%) SCOM
7 5 (0.99%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.59%) Terraform
10 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.39%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.20%) Nagios
11 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 254 (50.10%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.03%) Oracle
3 39 (7.69%) Tableau
4 26 (5.13%) VMware
5 18 (3.55%) Google
6 10 (1.97%) SAP
7 9 (1.78%) Cognos
8 8 (1.58%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.58%) Cisco
8 8 (1.58%) Sage
9 6 (1.18%) Dell
9 6 (1.18%) HP
9 6 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.18%) Sybase
9 6 (1.18%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.99%) Citrix
10 5 (0.99%) Infor
11 4 (0.79%) IBM