Period
to 19 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1218 1451 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.75% 26.67% 23.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.92% 50.31% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1316 1401
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £27,700 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.18% - +6.67%

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 2490 2884 3703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 52.64% 53.01% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2178 2498 2984
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL.

1 475 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 443 (36.37%) .NET
3 439 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
4 425 (34.89%) C#
5 365 (29.97%) Microsoft
6 264 (21.67%) T-SQL
7 257 (21.10%) Java
8 254 (20.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 220 (18.06%) ASP.NET
10 217 (17.82%) JavaScript
11 200 (16.42%) HTML
12 186 (15.27%) MVC
13 173 (14.20%) Finance
14 170 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 166 (13.63%) Business Intelligence
16 162 (13.30%) OO
16 162 (13.30%) Scrum
17 159 (13.05%) Test Automation
18 157 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
19 153 (12.56%) Oracle
19 153 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
20 143 (11.74%) CSS
21 141 (11.58%) Degree
22 140 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 140 (11.49%) Git (software)
23 138 (11.33%) Windows
24 136 (11.17%) XML
25 132 (10.84%) Software Engineering
26 128 (10.51%) Web Services
26 128 (10.51%) SDLC

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 43 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.20%) SAS
3 37 (3.04%) IIS
4 29 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 26 (2.13%) CloudStack
5 26 (2.13%) Confluence
6 24 (1.97%) Apache
7 22 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.48%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.48%) MS Exchange
9 16 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.23%) CMS
10 15 (1.23%) JBoss
11 12 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.90%) Jetty
13 10 (0.82%) Mule
14 8 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.66%) Tornado
14 8 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.72%) SPSS
4 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.41%) Aligne
5 5 (0.41%) Maximo
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 102 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.74%) SaaS
4 8 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (0.66%) Taleo
5 3 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 3 (0.25%) GitHub
5 3 (0.25%) npm
5 3 (0.25%) PaaS
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.082%) Google Play
7 1 (0.082%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.56%) LAN
1 19 (1.56%) WAN
2 17 (1.40%) Firewall
3 15 (1.23%) SAN
4 13 (1.07%) AMQP
5 12 (0.99%) Internet
6 10 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.57%) SMS
8 5 (0.41%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.33%) FTP
9 4 (0.33%) PPP
10 3 (0.25%) DHCP
10 3 (0.25%) DNS
10 3 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.25%) VPN
11 2 (0.16%) DMZ
11 2 (0.16%) HTTP
11 2 (0.16%) LDAP
11 2 (0.16%) Skype
11 2 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (20.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 170 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 153 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
5 140 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 97 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 96 (7.88%) NoSQL
8 80 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 74 (6.08%) Relational Database
10 54 (4.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 46 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 37 (3.04%) MySQL
13 36 (2.96%) Data Mining
14 35 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 33 (2.71%) Power BI
16 32 (2.63%) MS Access
16 32 (2.63%) Oracle Database
17 29 (2.38%) Big Data
17 29 (2.38%) Hadoop
18 25 (2.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 140 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 96 (7.88%) Subversion
3 88 (7.22%) Visual Studio
4 70 (5.75%) Selenium
5 68 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 54 (4.43%) Mercurial
7 48 (3.94%) JIRA
8 45 (3.69%) NUnit
9 44 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 34 (2.79%) SpecFlow
11 33 (2.71%) MSTest
12 32 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 28 (2.30%) FitNesse
13 28 (2.30%) Jenkins
14 26 (2.13%) Cucumber
15 24 (1.97%) Maven
15 24 (1.97%) Oracle APEX
16 20 (1.64%) Eclipse
16 20 (1.64%) TeamCity
17 17 (1.40%) Android Studio
General
1 173 (14.20%) Finance
2 38 (3.12%) Advertising
3 37 (3.04%) Games
4 29 (2.38%) Legal
5 21 (1.72%) Marketing
6 14 (1.15%) Law
7 11 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.57%) Retail
10 6 (0.49%) Billing
10 6 (0.49%) Electronics
10 6 (0.49%) Military
11 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.082%) Banking
14 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.082%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 503 (41.30%) Developer
2 191 (15.68%) Analyst
3 149 (12.23%) .NET Developer
4 125 (10.26%) SQL Developer
5 113 (9.28%) C# Developer
6 102 (8.37%) Senior Developer
7 89 (7.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 88 (7.22%) DBA
8 88 (7.22%) Software Engineer
9 73 (5.99%) Java Developer
10 71 (5.83%) Administrator
11 64 (5.25%) Support Analyst
12 62 (5.09%) SQL DBA
13 60 (4.93%) Applications Support
14 58 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 56 (4.60%) Software Developer
16 53 (4.35%) Java Engineer
17 47 (3.86%) SSIS Developer
18 44 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
19 40 (3.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (36.37%) .NET
2 220 (18.06%) ASP.NET
3 200 (16.42%) HTML
4 143 (11.74%) CSS
5 136 (11.17%) XML
6 128 (10.51%) Web Services
7 112 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 111 (9.11%) .NET Framework
9 78 (6.40%) SOAP
10 72 (5.91%) jQuery
11 58 (4.76%) AngularJS
12 55 (4.52%) WCF
13 51 (4.19%) Spring
14 50 (4.11%) WPF
15 46 (3.78%) Hibernate
16 42 (3.45%) XSLT
17 39 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (3.20%) REST
18 38 (3.12%) LINQ
19 35 (2.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.43%) Data Structures
3 46 (3.78%) Algorithms
4 33 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.64%) NHS
8 20 (1.64%) Replication
9 18 (1.48%) User Experience
10 14 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.15%) Social Media
11 10 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.66%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.57%) Fintech
13 7 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.49%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.49%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (11.33%) Windows
2 101 (8.29%) Linux
3 81 (6.65%) Windows Server
4 58 (4.76%) Unix
5 36 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (2.13%) Android
8 17 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.082%) CentOS
13 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.082%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.082%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (15.27%) MVC
3 166 (13.63%) Business Intelligence
4 162 (13.30%) OO
4 162 (13.30%) Scrum
5 159 (13.05%) Test Automation
6 157 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
7 132 (10.84%) Software Engineering
8 128 (10.51%) SDLC
9 126 (10.34%) ETL
10 109 (8.95%) TDD
11 86 (7.06%) Mentoring
12 81 (6.65%) DSDM
13 78 (6.40%) Data Modelling
14 68 (5.58%) BDD
15 65 (5.34%) Web Development
16 61 (5.01%) RUP
17 56 (4.60%) DevOps
18 55 (4.52%) Analytics
19 54 (4.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 425 (34.89%) C#
2 264 (21.67%) T-SQL
3 257 (21.10%) Java
4 217 (17.82%) JavaScript
5 110 (9.03%) Python
6 67 (5.50%) PL/SQL
7 66 (5.42%) C++
8 63 (5.17%) Ruby
9 62 (5.09%) PowerShell
10 54 (4.43%) VBA
11 50 (4.11%) Bash Shell
12 45 (3.69%) VB.NET
13 44 (3.61%) Shell Script
14 37 (3.04%) VB
15 31 (2.55%) PHP
16 11 (0.90%) VB6
16 11 (0.90%) X++
17 9 (0.74%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.66%) PeopleCode
19 7 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 141 (11.58%) Degree
2 30 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 24 (1.97%) MCSA
5 23 (1.89%) MCSE
6 19 (1.56%) ISEB
7 15 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.07%) Security Cleared
9 12 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.57%) CCNA
11 7 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.49%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.49%) MCP
13 5 (0.41%) CEH
13 5 (0.41%) CREST Certified
13 5 (0.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.94%) QA
2 18 (1.48%) SLA
3 16 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.25%) HL7
4 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) DICOM
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.082%) GDPR
6 1 (0.082%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.87%) Docker
4 34 (2.79%) vSphere
5 26 (2.13%) Xen
5 26 (2.13%) XenServer
6 16 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.23%) XenApp
8 8 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.082%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.082%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 51 (4.19%) Puppet
2 43 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.97%) Cobbler
3 24 (1.97%) Tivoli
4 22 (1.81%) Ansible
5 10 (0.82%) Grafana
6 8 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (0.57%) LiteSpeed
7 7 (0.57%) ZENworks
8 6 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.41%) SCCM
9 5 (0.41%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.25%) Salt
11 3 (0.25%) SCOM
12 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.16%) Rancher
13 1 (0.082%) Kibana
13 1 (0.082%) logstash
Vendors
1 365 (29.97%) Microsoft
2 153 (12.56%) Oracle
3 52 (4.27%) VMware
4 47 (3.86%) SAP
5 40 (3.28%) Tableau
6 38 (3.12%) Citrix
7 30 (2.46%) EnterpriseDB
8 20 (1.64%) IBM
9 17 (1.40%) NetApp
10 16 (1.31%) Google
11 15 (1.23%) Netezza
12 12 (0.99%) Splunk
13 11 (0.90%) Cisco
14 10 (0.82%) Cognos
15 9 (0.74%) HP
16 8 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (0.66%) Rackspace
16 8 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.57%) Apple
17 7 (0.57%) Symantec