Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 428 720 993
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 18.11% 22.97% 20.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.82% 43.32% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 381 704 987
Median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £30,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -1.18%

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 1,345 1,662 2,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 56.92% 53.01% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,474 2,315
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,338 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% - +1.18%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Leeds

SQL
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Leeds.

Salary trend for SQL in Leeds

SQL
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 151 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (29.91%) C#
3 122 (28.50%) Azure
4 104 (24.30%) Microsoft
5 99 (23.13%) JavaScript
6 93 (21.73%) SQL Server
7 92 (21.50%) .NET
7 92 (21.50%) Python
8 84 (19.63%) AWS
9 82 (19.16%) Software Engineering
10 78 (18.22%) DevOps
11 75 (17.52%) Finance
11 75 (17.52%) Windows
12 69 (16.12%) Java
13 67 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
14 63 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
15 59 (13.79%) MVC
16 58 (13.55%) ASP.NET
16 58 (13.55%) Git (software)
17 54 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
18 53 (12.38%) Oracle
18 53 (12.38%) T-SQL
19 46 (10.75%) NoSQL
20 45 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (10.28%) .NET Core
22 42 (9.81%) CSS
23 41 (9.58%) HTML
23 41 (9.58%) TDD
23 41 (9.58%) JIRA
23 41 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC

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 25 (5.84%) Confluence
2 19 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (4.21%) IIS
3 18 (4.21%) nginx
4 17 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.57%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.34%) SAS
7 9 (2.10%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.64%) Apache
9 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.40%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.17%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.70%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.23%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) JBoss
13 1 (0.23%) Mule
13 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) assyst
2 7 (1.64%) Elite 3E
3 6 (1.40%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 122 (28.50%) Azure
2 84 (19.63%) AWS
3 37 (8.64%) Power Platform
4 15 (3.50%) Office 365
5 14 (3.27%) GCP
6 13 (3.04%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (2.34%) IaaS
7 10 (2.34%) PaaS
7 10 (2.34%) Trello
8 9 (2.10%) Azure Stack
8 9 (2.10%) Serverless
9 7 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.40%) GitHub
11 5 (1.17%) Firebase
11 5 (1.17%) SaaS
12 4 (0.93%) Stackdriver
13 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.87%) SSL
2 7 (1.64%) DNS
3 5 (1.17%) DHCP
3 5 (1.17%) Firewall
3 5 (1.17%) LAN
3 5 (1.17%) Skype
4 4 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (0.93%) PBX
4 4 (0.93%) SMPP
4 4 (0.93%) SMS
5 3 (0.70%) Internet
5 3 (0.70%) Network Security
5 3 (0.70%) VPN
6 2 (0.47%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
7 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.75%) NoSQL
3 37 (8.64%) Power BI
4 34 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (7.48%) MySQL
6 27 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (5.14%) Oracle Database
8 22 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (4.44%) Redis
10 17 (3.97%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (3.50%) MongoDB
11 15 (3.50%) Qlik Sense
12 13 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.80%) Big Data
13 12 (2.80%) MariaDB
14 11 (2.57%) Data Lake
14 11 (2.57%) Relational Database
15 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.58%) JIRA
3 21 (4.91%) Bitbucket
3 21 (4.91%) Selenium
4 17 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.04%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (2.57%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.34%) Ranorex
8 9 (2.10%) Maven
8 9 (2.10%) Moq
9 8 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.87%) Subversion
10 7 (1.64%) Appium
10 7 (1.64%) JUnit
10 7 (1.64%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.40%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.17%) Postman
13 4 (0.93%) VersionOne
General
1 75 (17.52%) Finance
2 21 (4.91%) Retail
3 19 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.04%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.57%) Law
5 11 (2.57%) Legal
5 11 (2.57%) Marketing
6 9 (2.10%) Public Sector
7 7 (1.64%) Games
8 5 (1.17%) Banking
8 5 (1.17%) Publishing
9 4 (0.93%) Front Office
10 2 (0.47%) Local Government
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 115 (26.87%) Developer
2 82 (19.16%) Analyst
3 53 (12.38%) Software Engineer
4 45 (10.51%) C# Developer
5 35 (8.18%) Support Analyst
6 25 (5.84%) .NET Developer
6 25 (5.84%) Administrator
7 23 (5.37%) Applications Support
8 21 (4.91%) DBA
9 19 (4.44%) Azure Developer
10 18 (4.21%) Platform Engineer
10 18 (4.21%) Python Engineer
11 17 (3.97%) Applications Support Analyst
11 17 (3.97%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.97%) SQL Developer
12 16 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.50%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (3.50%) Oracle DBA
14 14 (3.27%) C# Software Engineer
14 14 (3.27%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (21.50%) .NET
2 58 (13.55%) ASP.NET
3 44 (10.28%) .NET Core
4 42 (9.81%) CSS
5 41 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (9.58%) HTML
6 40 (9.35%) React
7 34 (7.94%) .NET Framework
8 33 (7.71%) RESTful
9 32 (7.48%) XML
10 25 (5.84%) Entity Framework
11 21 (4.91%) Node.js
11 21 (4.91%) REST
12 20 (4.67%) SOAP
12 20 (4.67%) Spring
13 19 (4.44%) AngularJS
14 18 (4.21%) Web Services
15 16 (3.74%) Vue.js
16 15 (3.50%) LAMP
16 15 (3.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 22 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.10%) Clustering
5 9 (2.10%) Taxonomies
6 8 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.93%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.70%) iSeries
10 3 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.70%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.47%) New Media
11 2 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.52%) Windows
2 36 (8.41%) Linux
3 34 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.80%) Android
4 12 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.80%) Unix
5 11 (2.57%) CentOS
5 11 (2.57%) FreeBSD
5 11 (2.57%) FreeNAS
5 11 (2.57%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.17%) Debian
8 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (19.16%) Software Engineering
3 78 (18.22%) DevOps
4 67 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (13.79%) MVC
7 45 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (9.58%) TDD
9 38 (8.88%) Analytics
10 37 (8.64%) Microservices
11 35 (8.18%) ITIL
12 31 (7.24%) Data Management
12 31 (7.24%) Test Automation
13 30 (7.01%) BDD
14 29 (6.78%) Data Analysis
15 28 (6.54%) Scrum
16 24 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (5.61%) Tech Ops
17 23 (5.37%) ETL
17 23 (5.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 128 (29.91%) C#
2 99 (23.13%) JavaScript
3 92 (21.50%) Python
4 69 (16.12%) Java
5 53 (12.38%) T-SQL
6 32 (7.48%) PL/SQL
7 28 (6.54%) Bash Shell
8 27 (6.31%) PHP
9 24 (5.61%) Ruby
10 21 (4.91%) PowerShell
11 18 (4.21%) Kotlin
12 17 (3.97%) VBA
13 12 (2.80%) C++
13 12 (2.80%) Perl
13 12 (2.80%) TypeScript
14 10 (2.34%) Scala
14 10 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.87%) R
16 6 (1.40%) Java 8
16 6 (1.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (5.14%) Degree
2 11 (2.57%) ISEB
2 11 (2.57%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.93%) MCSE
6 2 (0.47%) PhD
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.74%) QA
2 10 (2.34%) SLA
3 7 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (9.58%) Docker
2 24 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.74%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.57%) KVM
5 9 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) HDFS
7 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 29 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.91%) Ansible
3 20 (4.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 18 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.74%) Puppet
6 11 (2.57%) Proxmox
6 11 (2.57%) Terraform
7 9 (2.10%) SCVMM
7 9 (2.10%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.17%) Grafana
9 4 (0.93%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.93%) Nagios
9 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.47%) SCCM
11 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 104 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.38%) Oracle
3 31 (7.24%) VMware
4 21 (4.91%) Tableau
5 14 (3.27%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.80%) Databricks
6 12 (2.80%) Percona
6 12 (2.80%) SaltStack
7 11 (2.57%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.57%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
9 9 (2.10%) Google
9 9 (2.10%) PlateSpin
9 9 (2.10%) VirtaMove
10 7 (1.64%) Citrix
10 7 (1.64%) SAP
11 6 (1.40%) Cisco
11 6 (1.40%) iManage
11 6 (1.40%) Intapp
12 5 (1.17%) BT