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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 956 1,301 1,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.44% 26.20% 24.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.70% 47.97% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1,183 1,253
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +13.64% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%

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 2,470 2,712 2,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 55.41% 54.62% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,116 2,371 2,505
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 358 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (35.88%) C#
3 313 (32.74%) .NET
4 293 (30.65%) Finance
5 276 (28.87%) Microsoft
6 246 (25.73%) SQL Server
7 244 (25.52%) JavaScript
8 182 (19.04%) MVC
9 181 (18.93%) Java
10 177 (18.51%) Windows
11 173 (18.10%) ASP.NET
12 141 (14.75%) T-SQL
13 136 (14.23%) HTML
14 134 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 132 (13.81%) TDD
16 130 (13.60%) CSS
17 129 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
18 126 (13.18%) Python
19 124 (12.97%) Scrum
20 117 (12.24%) Oracle
21 113 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
22 112 (11.72%) Software Engineering
23 111 (11.61%) Web Services
24 106 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC
25 104 (10.88%) DevOps
26 101 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 101 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
27 96 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
28 95 (9.94%) Linux
29 93 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 52 (5.44%) IIS
2 28 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.41%) SAS
4 21 (2.20%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.57%) Apache
7 15 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.46%) CMS
8 14 (1.46%) nginx
9 13 (1.36%) CloudStack
9 13 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.15%) Confluence
11 10 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.94%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.42%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.52%) SPSS
4 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.15%) assyst
1 11 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.52%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.42%) Carpe Diem
5 4 (0.42%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.42%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.42%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.21%) Relativity
6 2 (0.21%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.21%) Sage 500
6 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.10%) Movex
7 1 (0.10%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 134 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.45%) SaaS
4 31 (3.24%) PaaS
5 23 (2.41%) IaaS
6 15 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.46%) Office 365
8 13 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (1.26%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.63%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.21%) GitHub
14 2 (0.21%) Loggly
14 2 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.45%) DNS
2 21 (2.20%) SAN
3 17 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.67%) Internet
5 14 (1.46%) WAN
6 13 (1.36%) LAN
7 12 (1.26%) HTTP
8 9 (0.94%) DHCP
9 8 (0.84%) Intranet
10 6 (0.63%) Firewall
11 5 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.52%) Wireless
12 3 (0.31%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.31%) Network Security
12 3 (0.31%) Skype
12 3 (0.31%) SMS
13 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.10%) Cisco PIX
14 1 (0.10%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (25.73%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (7.64%) NoSQL
5 71 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (6.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 45 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (3.24%) Power BI
10 30 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (2.82%) MySQL
12 25 (2.62%) Oracle Database
13 23 (2.41%) Hadoop
14 22 (2.30%) Big Data
14 22 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (1.99%) MongoDB
16 18 (1.88%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
17 17 (1.78%) Redis
18 14 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 85 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.23%) Visual Studio
3 48 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (4.92%) Selenium
5 44 (4.60%) JIRA
6 34 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 32 (3.35%) Subversion
8 25 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 20 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (1.99%) MSTest
12 18 (1.88%) NUnit
13 17 (1.78%) JUnit
13 17 (1.78%) SoapUI
14 16 (1.67%) Jasmine
15 15 (1.57%) Protractor
15 15 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (1.46%) Mercurial
16 14 (1.46%) PowerDesigner
16 14 (1.46%) TeamCity
General
1 293 (30.65%) Finance
2 76 (7.95%) Retail
3 35 (3.66%) Marketing
4 26 (2.72%) Legal
5 14 (1.46%) Advertising
5 14 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.05%) Law
7 9 (0.94%) Automotive
8 7 (0.73%) Back Office
8 7 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.52%) Games
11 4 (0.42%) Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Military
13 2 (0.21%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 373 (39.02%) Developer
2 138 (14.44%) Analyst
3 118 (12.34%) C# Developer
4 105 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 64 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 54 (5.65%) Software Developer
8 47 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
9 46 (4.81%) SQL Developer
10 42 (4.39%) Java Developer
11 40 (4.18%) Software Engineer
12 39 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
13 38 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 38 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 37 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 37 (3.87%) Support Analyst
15 36 (3.77%) Applications Support
16 35 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 33 (3.45%) Architect
18 32 (3.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (32.74%) .NET
2 173 (18.10%) ASP.NET
3 136 (14.23%) HTML
4 130 (13.60%) CSS
5 111 (11.61%) Web Services
6 106 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (7.53%) XML
8 56 (5.86%) .NET Framework
8 56 (5.86%) AngularJS
9 55 (5.75%) Entity Framework
10 54 (5.65%) SOAP
11 52 (5.44%) jQuery
12 43 (4.50%) RESTful
13 41 (4.29%) React
14 32 (3.35%) Node.js
14 32 (3.35%) Spring
15 31 (3.24%) WCF
16 29 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
17 27 (2.82%) REST
18 26 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (3.56%) User Experience
5 31 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.82%) NHS
7 26 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.36%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.36%) Replication
10 10 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.94%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.94%) e-Learning
11 9 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.63%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.52%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 177 (18.51%) Windows
2 95 (9.94%) Linux
3 63 (6.59%) Windows Server
4 49 (5.13%) Unix
5 30 (3.14%) Android
6 28 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.52%) CentOS
13 4 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (19.04%) MVC
3 132 (13.81%) TDD
4 129 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
5 124 (12.97%) Scrum
6 113 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
7 112 (11.72%) Software Engineering
8 104 (10.88%) DevOps
9 101 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (9.41%) BDD
11 89 (9.31%) Test Automation
12 74 (7.74%) ITIL
13 69 (7.22%) Analytics
14 67 (7.01%) ETL
15 62 (6.49%) OO
16 61 (6.38%) SDLC
17 59 (6.17%) E-Commerce
18 58 (6.07%) Mentoring
19 53 (5.54%) DSDM
19 53 (5.54%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 343 (35.88%) C#
2 244 (25.52%) JavaScript
3 181 (18.93%) Java
4 141 (14.75%) T-SQL
5 126 (13.18%) Python
6 71 (7.43%) PowerShell
7 49 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 47 (4.92%) Ruby
9 43 (4.50%) C++
9 43 (4.50%) PHP
10 40 (4.18%) Bash Shell
11 33 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 32 (3.35%) VBA
13 31 (3.24%) VB.NET
14 25 (2.62%) VB
15 19 (1.99%) R
16 16 (1.67%) VB6
17 12 (1.26%) Perl
18 10 (1.05%) Apple Swift
18 10 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (7.11%) Degree
2 26 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (2.20%) MCSE
4 20 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.36%) MCSA
8 12 (1.26%) ISEB
9 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.63%) MCSD
10 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.52%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) CCNA
11 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.31%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.31%) MCP
11 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.21%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.92%) QA
2 33 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 28 (2.93%) SLA
4 14 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.84%) PMO
6 6 (0.63%) GDPR
6 6 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (6.69%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.78%) Docker
4 16 (1.67%) vSphere
5 12 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.15%) Xen
6 11 (1.15%) XenServer
7 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.21%) HDFS
10 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.10%) LXC
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (3.87%) Ansible
2 35 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (3.45%) Puppet
4 27 (2.82%) Cobbler
4 27 (2.82%) Tivoli
5 14 (1.46%) SCCM
6 7 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.63%) Nagios
7 6 (0.63%) SCOM
8 5 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.52%) Xymon
9 4 (0.42%) Rancher
9 4 (0.42%) Terraform
10 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.21%) Nessus
10 2 (0.21%) Oozie
10 2 (0.21%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.21%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 276 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 117 (12.24%) Oracle
3 49 (5.13%) Google
4 44 (4.60%) VMware
5 33 (3.45%) Xamarin
6 32 (3.35%) Tableau
7 28 (2.93%) SAP
8 25 (2.62%) EnterpriseDB
8 25 (2.62%) IBM
8 25 (2.62%) Twitter
9 14 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.46%) Trillium
10 13 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.36%) Cisco
11 12 (1.26%) Cognos
11 12 (1.26%) New Relic
12 11 (1.15%) Citrix
13 10 (1.05%) Trend Micro
14 9 (0.94%) Sage
15 8 (0.84%) Sitecore