Period
to 24 August 2019

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 24 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 690 957 1,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 22.06% 21.43% 26.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.19% 38.57% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 634 833 1,168
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,471
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.19% +14.03%
10th Percentile £29,075 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,675 2,481 2,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 53.55% 55.55% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 2,128 2,349
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,575 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 24 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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.

1 254 (36.81%) .NET
2 253 (36.67%) C#
2 253 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (34.49%) Microsoft
4 232 (33.62%) SQL Server
5 178 (25.80%) JavaScript
6 177 (25.65%) Azure
7 139 (20.14%) Finance
8 123 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 116 (16.81%) MVC
9 116 (16.81%) ASP.NET
10 102 (14.78%) PowerShell
11 101 (14.64%) AWS
12 97 (14.06%) Windows
13 89 (12.90%) TDD
14 88 (12.75%) Java
15 86 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
16 83 (12.03%) DevOps
17 82 (11.88%) HTML
17 82 (11.88%) T-SQL
18 80 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 79 (11.45%) Software Engineering
20 77 (11.16%) Python
21 75 (10.87%) Git (software)
22 68 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
22 68 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
22 68 (9.86%) BDD
23 67 (9.71%) CSS
24 64 (9.28%) Web Services
24 64 (9.28%) Active Directory

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 34 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.19%) IIS
4 21 (3.04%) nginx
5 18 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (2.46%) Apache
7 11 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.01%) Confluence
9 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.72%) CMS
10 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.58%) SAS
12 3 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
Applications
1 31 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Shopify
3 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 177 (25.65%) Azure
2 101 (14.64%) AWS
3 45 (6.52%) Office 365
4 36 (5.22%) Power Platform
5 13 (1.88%) G Suite
5 13 (1.88%) GCP
5 13 (1.88%) GitHub
6 11 (1.59%) SaaS
7 10 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.43%) IaaS
10 3 (0.43%) PaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.07%) Firewall
2 25 (3.62%) WAN
3 20 (2.90%) VPN
4 19 (2.75%) SAN
5 13 (1.88%) VLAN
6 12 (1.74%) Broadband
7 10 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (1.30%) HSRP
8 9 (1.30%) Internet
9 8 (1.16%) DNS
10 6 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (0.87%) VoIP
11 5 (0.72%) DHCP
11 5 (0.72%) HTTP
11 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.58%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.58%) Wireless
13 3 (0.43%) 4G
13 3 (0.43%) LAN
13 3 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (33.62%) SQL Server
2 123 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 59 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (6.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (5.22%) Power BI
9 35 (5.07%) Big Data
10 32 (4.64%) MySQL
11 28 (4.06%) Hadoop
12 27 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (3.33%) Relational Database
15 22 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (2.90%) Apache Hive
17 17 (2.46%) RDBMS
18 13 (1.88%) Redis
19 12 (1.74%) MongoDB
19 12 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 75 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 48 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (5.36%) Selenium
4 29 (4.20%) Cucumber
4 29 (4.20%) JIRA
5 22 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.19%) SoapUI
5 22 (3.19%) SpecFlow
5 22 (3.19%) Subversion
5 22 (3.19%) Visual Studio
6 17 (2.46%) Mercurial
7 15 (2.17%) JMeter
8 13 (1.88%) LoadRunner
8 13 (1.88%) tSQLt
9 12 (1.74%) GitLab
10 11 (1.59%) Grunt
10 11 (1.59%) gulp
10 11 (1.59%) Moq
11 10 (1.45%) FitNesse
General
1 139 (20.14%) Finance
2 37 (5.36%) Marketing
2 37 (5.36%) Retail
3 11 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.30%) Legal
5 8 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.16%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.72%) Law
8 4 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 318 (46.09%) Developer
2 114 (16.52%) .NET Developer
3 111 (16.09%) Analyst
4 103 (14.93%) C# Developer
5 78 (11.30%) SQL Developer
6 70 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 62 (8.99%) Senior Developer
8 51 (7.39%) Software Developer
9 40 (5.80%) Architect
10 39 (5.65%) DBA
10 39 (5.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 32 (4.64%) Azure Developer
11 32 (4.64%) Test Analyst
12 30 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
13 29 (4.20%) .NET Software Developer
13 29 (4.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 28 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 28 (4.06%) Java Developer
15 27 (3.91%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (36.81%) .NET
2 116 (16.81%) ASP.NET
3 82 (11.88%) HTML
4 68 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (9.71%) CSS
6 64 (9.28%) Web Services
7 60 (8.70%) SOAP
8 48 (6.96%) XML
9 42 (6.09%) REST
10 41 (5.94%) jQuery
11 34 (4.93%) React
12 33 (4.78%) JSON
13 29 (4.20%) .NET Framework
13 29 (4.20%) AngularJS
13 29 (4.20%) Spring
14 26 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (3.62%) .NET Core
16 24 (3.48%) WCF
17 23 (3.33%) HTML5
18 22 (3.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (2.90%) Clustering
5 18 (2.61%) NHS
5 18 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.03%) User Experience
8 12 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.59%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.45%) Replication
11 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.30%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.16%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.16%) FMCG
13 5 (0.72%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.43%) CMDB
15 3 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 97 (14.06%) Windows
2 62 (8.99%) Windows Server
3 61 (8.84%) Linux
4 31 (4.49%) Unix
5 21 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.01%) Android
7 7 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.43%) Solaris
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) CentOS
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (16.81%) MVC
3 89 (12.90%) TDD
4 86 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
5 83 (12.03%) DevOps
6 79 (11.45%) Software Engineering
7 68 (9.86%) BDD
7 68 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (8.55%) Mentoring
9 56 (8.12%) ETL
9 56 (8.12%) Test Automation
10 55 (7.97%) Process Improvement
11 52 (7.54%) Data Modelling
12 51 (7.39%) Analytics
13 48 (6.96%) SOA
14 47 (6.81%) Scrum
15 46 (6.67%) Coaching
15 46 (6.67%) Migration
16 44 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (5.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 253 (36.67%) C#
2 178 (25.80%) JavaScript
3 102 (14.78%) PowerShell
4 88 (12.75%) Java
5 82 (11.88%) T-SQL
6 77 (11.16%) Python
7 26 (3.77%) Scala
8 23 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 21 (3.04%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.90%) C++
10 20 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.75%) VB
12 18 (2.61%) PHP
13 16 (2.32%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.17%) VBA
15 12 (1.74%) Ruby
16 11 (1.59%) R
17 9 (1.30%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.01%) C
19 5 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (4.78%) Degree
3 26 (3.77%) MCSE
4 17 (2.46%) MCSA
4 17 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.32%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.74%) ISEB
8 10 (1.45%) CCNA
8 10 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.43%) MCP
10 3 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.29%) MCITP
11 2 (0.29%) PhD
11 2 (0.29%) VCP5
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.20%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.06%) QA
3 6 (0.87%) GDPR
4 4 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) CDISC
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.90%) Docker
4 18 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.74%) HDFS
6 8 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.87%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.58%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.29%) XenApp
11 1 (0.14%) Firmware
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (3.62%) SCCM
2 23 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (2.17%) Ansible
5 14 (2.03%) WSUS
6 13 (1.88%) Puppet
7 11 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.59%) Terraform
8 10 (1.45%) Cobbler
8 10 (1.45%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.30%) SCOM
9 9 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.87%) Oozie
11 4 (0.58%) PaperCut
12 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.29%) Consul
13 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 238 (34.49%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.41%) VMware
3 51 (7.39%) Oracle
4 39 (5.65%) Tableau
5 28 (4.06%) Google
6 25 (3.62%) HP
7 13 (1.88%) Citrix
8 12 (1.74%) SolarWinds
9 11 (1.59%) Avid
9 11 (1.59%) Cloudera
9 11 (1.59%) Qualys
9 11 (1.59%) SAP
9 11 (1.59%) Xamarin
10 10 (1.45%) EnterpriseDB
11 9 (1.30%) Informatica
12 8 (1.16%) Veeam
13 7 (1.01%) Cisco
13 7 (1.01%) Cognos
13 7 (1.01%) NetApp
14 6 (0.87%) IBM