Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,129 1,386 1,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 22.84% 26.36% 26.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.64% 48.26% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,272 1,483
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 2,587 2,872 3,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 52.33% 54.62% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,331 2,541 3,128
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 482 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (39.42%) .NET
3 385 (34.10%) C#
4 346 (30.65%) SQL Server
5 247 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 237 (20.99%) Java
7 228 (20.19%) JavaScript
8 223 (19.75%) ASP.NET
9 222 (19.66%) T-SQL
10 218 (19.31%) Finance
11 212 (18.78%) HTML
12 211 (18.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 194 (17.18%) MVC
14 180 (15.94%) Test Automation
15 176 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
16 160 (14.17%) Scrum
17 157 (13.91%) CSS
17 157 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 154 (13.64%) Oracle
19 141 (12.49%) Git (software)
20 136 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
21 135 (11.96%) SDLC
22 129 (11.43%) XML
23 128 (11.34%) OO
23 128 (11.34%) Software Engineering
24 122 (10.81%) Web Services
25 116 (10.27%) Windows
26 114 (10.10%) ETL
27 112 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
28 111 (9.83%) TDD

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 30 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.57%) SAS
3 24 (2.13%) IIS
4 20 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.24%) CMS
6 14 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.97%) JBoss
8 10 (0.89%) Apache
8 10 (0.89%) Confluence
9 9 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.71%) nginx
11 7 (0.62%) Jetty
11 7 (0.62%) Oracle 9iAS
11 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.53%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.53%) Mule
12 6 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 45 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.089%) SPSS
4 1 (0.089%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.44%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (0.27%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.97%) Office 365
4 8 (0.71%) SaaS
5 7 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.44%) IaaS
6 5 (0.44%) PaaS
7 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.27%) npm
7 3 (0.27%) Taleo
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.089%) GitHub
9 1 (0.089%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.089%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.95%) LAN
1 22 (1.95%) WAN
2 18 (1.59%) Firewall
2 18 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.42%) SAN
4 10 (0.89%) DNS
5 8 (0.71%) Internet
6 7 (0.62%) DHCP
7 4 (0.35%) Network Security
7 4 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.27%) AMQP
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.27%) PPP
8 3 (0.27%) RFID
8 3 (0.27%) WLAN
9 2 (0.18%) Intranet
9 2 (0.18%) SMS
9 2 (0.18%) VoIP
10 1 (0.089%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.089%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 211 (18.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 157 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 80 (7.09%) NoSQL
6 61 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 55 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (3.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 37 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 30 (2.66%) Relational Database
11 29 (2.57%) MongoDB
12 28 (2.48%) MySQL
13 26 (2.30%) Data Mining
14 24 (2.13%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.95%) Power BI
15 22 (1.95%) Redis
16 21 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (1.77%) Hadoop
18 14 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 141 (12.49%) Git (software)
2 91 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 84 (7.44%) Subversion
4 60 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (4.87%) Selenium
6 50 (4.43%) Mercurial
7 32 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
8 31 (2.75%) JIRA
9 28 (2.48%) NUnit
10 27 (2.39%) Maven
11 25 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 25 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (2.21%) SpecFlow
12 23 (2.04%) MSTest
12 23 (2.04%) TeamCity
13 22 (1.95%) FitNesse
14 20 (1.77%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 16 (1.42%) Jenkins
17 15 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 218 (19.31%) Finance
2 58 (5.14%) Retail
3 47 (4.16%) Advertising
4 27 (2.39%) Legal
5 23 (2.04%) Marketing
6 21 (1.86%) Games
7 17 (1.51%) Electronics
7 17 (1.51%) Law
8 16 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.33%) Billing
9 15 (1.33%) Military
10 11 (0.97%) Automotive
11 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) Banking
14 1 (0.089%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.089%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 546 (48.36%) Developer
2 185 (16.39%) .NET Developer
3 159 (14.08%) Analyst
4 111 (9.83%) SQL Developer
5 109 (9.65%) C# Developer
6 92 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 89 (7.88%) Software Engineer
8 82 (7.26%) Java Developer
9 70 (6.20%) Senior Developer
10 58 (5.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 54 (4.78%) Software Developer
12 50 (4.43%) Junior
13 49 (4.34%) DBA
14 42 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 42 (3.72%) SSIS Developer
15 41 (3.63%) Test Analyst
16 40 (3.54%) ETL Developer
16 40 (3.54%) Java Engineer
16 40 (3.54%) Junior Developer
17 39 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (39.42%) .NET
2 223 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 212 (18.78%) HTML
4 157 (13.91%) CSS
5 129 (11.43%) XML
6 122 (10.81%) Web Services
7 112 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 91 (8.06%) .NET Framework
9 69 (6.11%) AngularJS
9 69 (6.11%) jQuery
9 69 (6.11%) WPF
10 66 (5.85%) SOAP
11 59 (5.23%) Spring
12 47 (4.16%) WCF
13 43 (3.81%) RESTful
14 41 (3.63%) Entity Framework
15 39 (3.45%) Hibernate
16 38 (3.37%) REST
17 37 (3.28%) JSON
18 32 (2.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (2.66%) Algorithms
4 29 (2.57%) Data Structures
5 27 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.21%) Replication
7 23 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.95%) User Experience
9 15 (1.33%) Digital TV
9 15 (1.33%) Fat Client
9 15 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.33%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.15%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.80%) Clustering
11 9 (0.80%) NHS
12 8 (0.71%) Social Media
13 6 (0.53%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (0.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 116 (10.27%) Windows
2 72 (6.38%) Linux
3 61 (5.40%) Windows Server
4 59 (5.23%) Unix
5 39 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.95%) Android
8 16 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.35%) CentOS
12 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.089%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (17.18%) MVC
3 180 (15.94%) Test Automation
4 176 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
5 160 (14.17%) Scrum
6 136 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
7 135 (11.96%) SDLC
8 128 (11.34%) OO
8 128 (11.34%) Software Engineering
9 114 (10.10%) ETL
10 111 (9.83%) TDD
11 95 (8.41%) BDD
12 69 (6.11%) DSDM
13 68 (6.02%) RUP
14 63 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 59 (5.23%) Analytics
15 59 (5.23%) E-Commerce
16 56 (4.96%) DevOps
17 53 (4.69%) Data Analysis
18 49 (4.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 385 (34.10%) C#
2 237 (20.99%) Java
3 228 (20.19%) JavaScript
4 222 (19.66%) T-SQL
5 84 (7.44%) Python
6 74 (6.55%) PL/SQL
7 73 (6.47%) C++
8 53 (4.69%) PowerShell
9 52 (4.61%) Ruby
10 37 (3.28%) VB.NET
11 36 (3.19%) Bash Shell
12 29 (2.57%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.48%) PHP
13 28 (2.48%) VBA
14 13 (1.15%) VB
15 6 (0.53%) Assembly Language
15 6 (0.53%) VB6
16 5 (0.44%) R
16 5 (0.44%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (6.47%) Degree
2 36 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 19 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.59%) MCSA
5 18 (1.59%) MCSE
6 14 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.80%) ISEB
10 7 (0.62%) MCP
11 6 (0.53%) CEH
11 6 (0.53%) CREST Certified
11 6 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.53%) OSCP
12 3 (0.27%) CCNA
12 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.27%) MCAD
12 3 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.10%) QA
2 10 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.62%) HL7
4 6 (0.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.089%) GDPR
6 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.089%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.77%) Docker
4 15 (1.33%) vSphere
4 15 (1.33%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.24%) XenApp
6 9 (0.80%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.53%) Xen
8 6 (0.53%) XenServer
9 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (3.72%) Puppet
3 25 (2.21%) Cobbler
4 23 (2.04%) Ansible
5 21 (1.86%) Tivoli
6 12 (1.06%) SCCM
7 9 (0.80%) SCOM
8 7 (0.62%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.18%) Nagios
11 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.089%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.089%) Grafana
12 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.089%) MIMEsweeper
12 1 (0.089%) Rancher
12 1 (0.089%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 247 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 154 (13.64%) Oracle
3 63 (5.58%) Tableau
4 51 (4.52%) VMware
5 31 (2.75%) Citrix
6 25 (2.21%) EnterpriseDB
7 21 (1.86%) Google
8 19 (1.68%) SAP
9 18 (1.59%) Twitter
10 17 (1.51%) NetApp
11 16 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.33%) Xerox
13 12 (1.06%) Talend
14 11 (0.97%) Zend
15 10 (0.89%) Cognos
16 8 (0.71%) IBM
17 7 (0.62%) BEA
17 7 (0.62%) Cisco
17 7 (0.62%) DevExpress
17 7 (0.62%) Sage