Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 982 1,260 1,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.80% 25.00% 25.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.11% 45.06% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,146 1,373
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,875 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% -5.00%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,577 2,796 3,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 54.57% 55.47% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,296 2,459 2,833
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £59,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Leeds

SQL
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL in Leeds

SQL
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 442 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (35.95%) .NET
3 340 (34.62%) C#
4 281 (28.62%) Finance
5 273 (27.80%) SQL Server
6 222 (22.61%) JavaScript
7 220 (22.40%) Microsoft
8 204 (20.77%) Java
9 192 (19.55%) MVC
10 179 (18.23%) T-SQL
11 175 (17.82%) ASP.NET
12 173 (17.62%) HTML
13 162 (16.50%) CSS
14 148 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
15 146 (14.87%) Windows
16 145 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 136 (13.85%) TDD
18 128 (13.03%) Scrum
19 127 (12.93%) Oracle
20 120 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 119 (12.12%) Test Automation
22 115 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
23 110 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
24 109 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
25 108 (11.00%) Web Services
26 102 (10.39%) Software Engineering
27 101 (10.29%) Git (software)
28 98 (9.98%) BDD
28 98 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
29 96 (9.78%) Continuous Integration

SQL
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 32 (3.26%) IIS
2 23 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.14%) SAS
4 18 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.43%) Apache
6 12 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.12%) Confluence
7 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.02%) nginx
9 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.61%) CloudStack
10 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.51%) CMS
12 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.31%) JBoss
13 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 36 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.51%) SPSS
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.92%) assyst
4 4 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.31%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.31%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.31%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.10%) Movex
7 1 (0.10%) Relativity
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 115 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.24%) PaaS
4 21 (2.14%) SaaS
5 18 (1.83%) IaaS
6 17 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (1.32%) Office 365
8 11 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.20%) Force.com
11 2 (0.20%) Loggly
11 2 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.10%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.73%) WAN
3 16 (1.63%) LAN
3 16 (1.63%) SAN
4 15 (1.53%) DNS
5 12 (1.22%) DHCP
6 10 (1.02%) Firewall
7 7 (0.71%) Internet
8 5 (0.51%) Wireless
9 4 (0.41%) HTTP
9 4 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.31%) Network Security
11 2 (0.20%) VoIP
12 1 (0.10%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.10%) Skype
12 1 (0.10%) SMS
12 1 (0.10%) SMTP
12 1 (0.10%) VPLS
12 1 (0.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 145 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (8.45%) NoSQL
6 80 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 45 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (3.56%) MySQL
9 31 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
10 28 (2.85%) Oracle Database
11 27 (2.75%) Relational Database
12 24 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 23 (2.34%) Hadoop
14 21 (2.14%) Power BI
15 18 (1.83%) Redis
16 15 (1.53%) MongoDB
17 14 (1.43%) RavenDB
18 12 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
19 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 101 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.92%) Visual Studio
3 51 (5.19%) Subversion
4 49 (4.99%) Selenium
5 42 (4.28%) JIRA
6 40 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (3.36%) SoapUI
8 27 (2.75%) Jenkins
9 26 (2.65%) JUnit
9 26 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 25 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 22 (2.24%) TeamCity
12 21 (2.14%) Maven
13 20 (2.04%) Mercurial
13 20 (2.04%) Mockito
13 20 (2.04%) MSTest
13 20 (2.04%) NUnit
14 18 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (1.53%) Jasmine
15 15 (1.53%) Protractor
General
1 281 (28.62%) Finance
2 90 (9.16%) Retail
3 41 (4.18%) Marketing
4 28 (2.85%) Advertising
5 24 (2.44%) Legal
6 15 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.43%) Law
8 12 (1.22%) Automotive
9 9 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.71%) Billing
10 7 (0.71%) Military
11 6 (0.61%) Electronics
11 6 (0.61%) Games
12 5 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 441 (44.91%) Developer
2 150 (15.27%) .NET Developer
3 127 (12.93%) Analyst
4 109 (11.10%) C# Developer
5 79 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 72 (7.33%) SQL Developer
7 63 (6.42%) Java Developer
7 63 (6.42%) Senior Developer
8 55 (5.60%) Software Developer
9 50 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 49 (4.99%) Software Engineer
11 48 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 48 (4.89%) DBA
12 46 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 39 (3.97%) SQL DBA
14 37 (3.77%) Junior
15 36 (3.67%) Applications Support
15 36 (3.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (35.95%) .NET
2 175 (17.82%) ASP.NET
3 173 (17.62%) HTML
4 162 (16.50%) CSS
5 110 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 108 (11.00%) Web Services
7 90 (9.16%) XML
8 77 (7.84%) AngularJS
9 61 (6.21%) jQuery
10 57 (5.80%) .NET Framework
11 56 (5.70%) RESTful
12 54 (5.50%) SOAP
12 54 (5.50%) Spring
13 50 (5.09%) Entity Framework
14 40 (4.07%) WPF
15 39 (3.97%) REST
16 35 (3.56%) Node.js
17 32 (3.26%) WCF
18 29 (2.95%) HTML5
18 29 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (3.67%) User Experience
4 34 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.85%) NHS
6 24 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.14%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.22%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.92%) Clustering
11 9 (0.92%) Replication
12 7 (0.71%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.71%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.51%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (14.87%) Windows
2 79 (8.04%) Linux
3 51 (5.19%) Unix
4 47 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.53%) Android
8 14 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.41%) CentOS
11 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.10%) SUSE
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (19.55%) MVC
3 148 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
4 136 (13.85%) TDD
5 128 (13.03%) Scrum
6 119 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 109 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
8 102 (10.39%) Software Engineering
9 98 (9.98%) BDD
10 96 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (9.06%) SDLC
12 88 (8.96%) ETL
13 79 (8.04%) DevOps
13 79 (8.04%) OO
14 66 (6.72%) E-Commerce
15 57 (5.80%) DSDM
15 57 (5.80%) RUP
16 53 (5.40%) Unit Testing
17 51 (5.19%) ITIL
17 51 (5.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 340 (34.62%) C#
2 222 (22.61%) JavaScript
3 204 (20.77%) Java
4 179 (18.23%) T-SQL
5 94 (9.57%) Python
6 57 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 52 (5.30%) PowerShell
8 47 (4.79%) PHP
9 43 (4.38%) Ruby
9 43 (4.38%) VB.NET
10 42 (4.28%) C++
11 38 (3.87%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.63%) VBA
14 15 (1.53%) VB
15 11 (1.12%) Perl
15 11 (1.12%) R
16 9 (0.92%) VB6
17 7 (0.71%) Java 8
18 3 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (6.11%) Degree
2 24 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 15 (1.53%) MCSE
5 12 (1.22%) ISEB
5 12 (1.22%) MCSA
6 8 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.81%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.51%) CCNA
8 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.31%) MCP
10 3 (0.31%) MCSD
11 2 (0.20%) CCIE
11 2 (0.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.18%) QA
2 23 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.51%) PMO
3 5 (0.51%) SLA
4 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) GDPR
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
2 18 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.43%) Docker
4 10 (1.02%) vSphere
5 5 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.41%) Xen
6 4 (0.41%) XenApp
6 4 (0.41%) XenServer
7 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 42 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (3.46%) Ansible
2 34 (3.46%) Puppet
3 23 (2.34%) Cobbler
3 23 (2.34%) Tivoli
4 14 (1.43%) SCCM
5 10 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (0.71%) SCOM
6 7 (0.71%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.51%) Nagios
8 3 (0.31%) Rancher
9 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.20%) Terraform
9 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.20%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.10%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 220 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 127 (12.93%) Oracle
3 42 (4.28%) Tableau
4 38 (3.87%) Google
5 35 (3.56%) VMware
6 26 (2.65%) Twitter
7 25 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.14%) EnterpriseDB
9 15 (1.53%) SAP
10 13 (1.32%) New Relic
11 12 (1.22%) Citrix
12 11 (1.12%) Trend Micro
13 10 (1.02%) Cognos
13 10 (1.02%) IBM
13 10 (1.02%) Sage
14 9 (0.92%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.92%) Zend
15 8 (0.81%) Apigee
16 7 (0.71%) Splunk
16 7 (0.71%) Xerox