Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 414 777 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.64% 16.36% 19.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.21% 54.15% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 340 687 968
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,700 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,975
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 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 896 1,435 1,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 23.02% 30.22% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 737 1,265 1,456
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 219 (52.90%) SQL
1 219 (52.90%) .NET
2 207 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 206 (49.76%) C#
4 141 (34.06%) MVC
5 137 (33.09%) JavaScript
6 130 (31.40%) ASP.NET
7 113 (27.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 112 (27.05%) Windows
9 108 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (22.22%) HTML
11 89 (21.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 83 (20.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 80 (19.32%) CSS
14 76 (18.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 73 (17.63%) T-SQL
16 69 (16.67%) Finance
17 64 (15.46%) .NET Framework
18 58 (14.01%) Web Services
19 57 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
19 57 (13.77%) Windows Server
20 55 (13.29%) TDD
21 54 (13.04%) jQuery
21 54 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
21 54 (13.04%) Entity Framework
22 51 (12.32%) IIS
23 49 (11.84%) AngularJS
24 47 (11.35%) SharePoint
25 46 (11.11%) PowerShell
26 45 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server

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 51 (12.32%) IIS
2 47 (11.35%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.62%) CMS
4 14 (3.38%) Confluence
5 13 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (3.14%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.17%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.93%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.21%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.21%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.21%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.21%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.72%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.72%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.72%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.72%) Movex
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.48%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.48%) Relativity
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 113 (27.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (6.04%) PaaS
3 25 (6.04%) SaaS
4 24 (5.80%) IaaS
5 18 (4.35%) Office 365
6 14 (3.38%) Sage Pay
7 8 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.97%) Force.com
10 3 (0.72%) GitHub
11 2 (0.48%) Akamai
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) Fastly
12 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.59%) DNS
2 13 (3.14%) Internet
3 11 (2.66%) DHCP
4 10 (2.42%) WAN
5 9 (2.17%) Intranet
6 8 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (1.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.69%) Firewall
7 7 (1.69%) LAN
8 6 (1.45%) SAN
9 5 (1.21%) BGP
9 5 (1.21%) OSPF
9 5 (1.21%) VPN
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.72%) MPLS
10 3 (0.72%) Skype
10 3 (0.72%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (0.72%) VLAN
10 3 (0.72%) VoIP
11 2 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 76 (18.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 32 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (7.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 29 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (5.80%) Power BI
7 24 (5.80%) Relational Database
8 19 (4.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (4.35%) NoSQL
10 17 (4.11%) MySQL
11 14 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (3.38%) QlikView
12 13 (3.14%) Big Data
13 11 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (1.21%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 45 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (9.90%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.52%) JIRA
4 26 (6.28%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (2.66%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.42%) Bitbucket
7 10 (2.42%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.93%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (1.69%) Grunt
10 7 (1.69%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.45%) Bower
11 6 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.45%) gulp
11 6 (1.45%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.45%) Selenium
11 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.21%) Subversion
General
1 69 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (2.90%) Retail
3 11 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.42%) Advertising
5 9 (2.17%) Legal
6 8 (1.93%) Marketing
7 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.21%) Back Office
9 4 (0.97%) Automotive
10 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.48%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 234 (56.52%) Developer
2 92 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 67 (16.18%) C# Developer
4 64 (15.46%) Senior Developer
5 46 (11.11%) Analyst
5 46 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 43 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 26 (6.28%) Lead Developer
9 23 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 22 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
11 21 (5.07%) Senior SQL Developer
12 20 (4.83%) Applications Support
13 19 (4.59%) Software Developer
14 18 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (4.11%) Support Engineer
16 16 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.86%) Lead .NET Developer
16 16 (3.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (52.90%) .NET
2 130 (31.40%) ASP.NET
3 92 (22.22%) HTML
4 83 (20.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 80 (19.32%) CSS
6 64 (15.46%) .NET Framework
7 58 (14.01%) Web Services
8 54 (13.04%) Entity Framework
8 54 (13.04%) jQuery
9 49 (11.84%) AngularJS
10 42 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 38 (9.18%) SOAP
12 36 (8.70%) XML
13 33 (7.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 32 (7.73%) .NET Core
15 30 (7.25%) REST
16 25 (6.04%) Node.js
17 20 (4.83%) JSON
17 20 (4.83%) RESTful
17 20 (4.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (6.52%) User Experience
2 20 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.17%) NHS
8 6 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.21%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.21%) Replication
10 4 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) CCTV
13 1 (0.24%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.24%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 112 (27.05%) Windows
2 57 (13.77%) Windows Server
3 26 (6.28%) Linux
4 20 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.11%) Android
6 15 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.14%) Unix
8 11 (2.66%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.69%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (34.06%) MVC
2 108 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (13.29%) TDD
5 40 (9.66%) DevOps
5 40 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (9.66%) Unit Testing
6 37 (8.94%) Scrum
7 33 (7.97%) BDD
8 31 (7.49%) Mentoring
8 31 (7.49%) Software Engineering
9 30 (7.25%) OO
10 29 (7.00%) ETL
11 27 (6.52%) CRM
12 25 (6.04%) ITIL
13 24 (5.80%) Test Automation
14 23 (5.56%) SDLC
15 22 (5.31%) Web Development
16 21 (5.07%) Migration
17 20 (4.83%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 219 (52.90%) SQL
2 206 (49.76%) C#
3 137 (33.09%) JavaScript
4 73 (17.63%) T-SQL
5 46 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 27 (6.52%) Java
7 24 (5.80%) VBA
8 19 (4.59%) VB
9 17 (4.11%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.14%) PHP
11 12 (2.90%) Python
12 11 (2.66%) Ruby
13 8 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.93%) VB6
14 7 (1.69%) C++
14 7 (1.69%) Perl
14 7 (1.69%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.97%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (7.25%) Degree
2 18 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.69%) MCSA
3 7 (1.69%) MCSD
3 7 (1.69%) MCSE
4 4 (0.97%) CCNA
4 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) CCNP
5 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.72%) ISEB
5 3 (0.72%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.48%) MBA
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.73%) QA
2 26 (6.28%) SLA
3 18 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.72%) PMO
8 2 (0.48%) GDPR
8 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.90%) Docker
4 9 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.45%) vSphere
6 5 (1.21%) Xen
6 5 (1.21%) XenServer
7 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.66%) Ansible
2 9 (2.17%) SCCM
3 7 (1.69%) Puppet
4 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.21%) Terraform
6 2 (0.48%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 207 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.87%) Oracle
3 29 (7.00%) Tableau
4 28 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (6.76%) VMware
5 23 (5.56%) Cisco
6 16 (3.86%) Sitecore
7 14 (3.38%) Telerik
7 14 (3.38%) Xamarin
8 12 (2.90%) Google
9 11 (2.66%) Cognos
10 10 (2.42%) Citrix
10 10 (2.42%) SAP
11 9 (2.17%) Alteryx
12 8 (1.93%) Brocade
12 8 (1.93%) Dell
12 8 (1.93%) Informatica
13 7 (1.69%) MuleSoft
13 7 (1.69%) Sybase
14 6 (1.45%) Blue Prism