Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 848 1,221 1,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.79% 25.71% 26.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.39% 48.90% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 737 1,112 1,324
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +11.88% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -

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 2,153 2,497 2,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 55.32% 52.58% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 2,187 2,503
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 312 (36.79%) C#
2 292 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 279 (32.90%) .NET
4 272 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (27.48%) JavaScript
6 219 (25.83%) SQL Server
7 218 (25.71%) Finance
8 157 (18.51%) MVC
9 150 (17.69%) ASP.NET
10 148 (17.45%) Java
10 148 (17.45%) Windows
11 138 (16.27%) Software Engineering
12 132 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 125 (14.74%) TDD
14 121 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (14.03%) Python
16 116 (13.68%) T-SQL
17 109 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
18 106 (12.50%) Web Services
19 104 (12.26%) HTML
20 99 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
21 98 (11.56%) CSS
22 96 (11.32%) Scrum
23 94 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
24 92 (10.85%) DevOps
25 91 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
26 87 (10.26%) Linux
27 85 (10.02%) Oracle
28 83 (9.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 81 (9.55%) 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 57 (6.72%) IIS
2 43 (5.07%) SharePoint
3 34 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (3.54%) nginx
5 22 (2.59%) Apache
6 19 (2.24%) SAS
7 18 (2.12%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.65%) CMS
8 14 (1.65%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.53%) CloudStack
9 13 (1.53%) MS Exchange
9 13 (1.53%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.71%) Confluence
13 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.47%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.35%) assyst
3 3 (0.35%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.35%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.35%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.24%) Relativity
4 2 (0.24%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.24%) Sage 500
5 1 (0.12%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 132 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.77%) SaaS
4 27 (3.18%) PaaS
5 21 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (2.48%) IaaS
6 16 (1.89%) Office 365
7 9 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.59%) GitHub
10 5 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.35%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.01%) DNS
2 23 (2.71%) Internet
3 20 (2.36%) HTTP
4 16 (1.89%) SAN
5 14 (1.65%) Firewall
6 12 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (1.30%) Intranet
7 11 (1.30%) WAN
8 9 (1.06%) SMS
9 8 (0.94%) LAN
10 6 (0.71%) FTP
10 6 (0.71%) Wireless
11 5 (0.59%) DHCP
11 5 (0.59%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.35%) 4G
12 3 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.35%) Skype
12 3 (0.35%) VoIP
13 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 48 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 45 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (3.89%) Power BI
9 30 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 27 (3.18%) Redis
11 25 (2.95%) MongoDB
12 24 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (2.48%) Big Data
15 20 (2.36%) Hadoop
16 19 (2.24%) RDBMS
17 18 (2.12%) SAP Data Services
18 17 (2.00%) MySQL
18 17 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 70 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 56 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 44 (5.19%) Selenium
5 36 (4.25%) Visual Studio
6 32 (3.77%) Subversion
7 26 (3.07%) Mercurial
8 23 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (2.36%) JIRA
10 17 (2.00%) MSTest
10 17 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 16 (1.89%) NUnit
12 14 (1.65%) ERwin
12 14 (1.65%) PowerDesigner
13 13 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.53%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.42%) TestNG
15 11 (1.30%) Jasmine
16 10 (1.18%) JMeter
16 10 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 218 (25.71%) Finance
2 37 (4.36%) Retail
3 17 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.77%) Legal
4 15 (1.77%) Marketing
5 10 (1.18%) Banking
6 9 (1.06%) Advertising
6 9 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.06%) Law
6 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.83%) Back Office
8 6 (0.71%) Automotive
8 6 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) French Language
10 1 (0.12%) German Language
10 1 (0.12%) Local Government
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 352 (41.51%) Developer
2 130 (15.33%) Analyst
3 126 (14.86%) C# Developer
4 84 (9.91%) .NET Developer
5 60 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (6.49%) Software Developer
7 53 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 53 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 47 (5.54%) Platform Engineer
9 44 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 38 (4.48%) Software Engineer
11 36 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 36 (4.25%) Tester
12 32 (3.77%) Support Analyst
13 31 (3.66%) Java Developer
14 30 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
15 29 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 29 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
16 27 (3.18%) Applications Support
17 26 (3.07%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (32.90%) .NET
2 150 (17.69%) ASP.NET
3 106 (12.50%) Web Services
4 104 (12.26%) HTML
5 98 (11.56%) CSS
6 91 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (6.60%) XML
8 54 (6.37%) jQuery
9 52 (6.13%) .NET Framework
10 48 (5.66%) Entity Framework
11 42 (4.95%) SOAP
12 41 (4.83%) React
13 39 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
14 34 (4.01%) AngularJS
15 30 (3.54%) WCF
16 26 (3.07%) .NET Core
17 23 (2.71%) RESTful
18 22 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (2.59%) Middleware
19 21 (2.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
2 62 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.48%) User Experience
6 20 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.89%) NHS
9 13 (1.53%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.30%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.30%) Replication
12 10 (1.18%) e-Learning
13 9 (1.06%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.47%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.47%) Market Risk
15 4 (0.47%) Robotics
16 3 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 148 (17.45%) Windows
2 87 (10.26%) Linux
3 71 (8.37%) Windows Server
4 37 (4.36%) Unix
5 31 (3.66%) Android
6 18 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.83%) CentOS
12 4 (0.47%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (18.51%) MVC
3 138 (16.27%) Software Engineering
4 125 (14.74%) TDD
5 121 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
7 96 (11.32%) Scrum
8 94 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
9 92 (10.85%) DevOps
10 81 (9.55%) BDD
11 72 (8.49%) Test Automation
12 66 (7.78%) Analytics
12 66 (7.78%) Pair Programming
13 61 (7.19%) ETL
14 60 (7.08%) Mentoring
15 57 (6.72%) OO
16 56 (6.60%) ITIL
17 48 (5.66%) Data Modelling
17 48 (5.66%) Open Source
18 47 (5.54%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 312 (36.79%) C#
2 233 (27.48%) JavaScript
3 148 (17.45%) Java
4 119 (14.03%) Python
5 116 (13.68%) T-SQL
6 74 (8.73%) PowerShell
7 50 (5.90%) C++
8 46 (5.42%) Ruby
9 37 (4.36%) VBA
10 35 (4.13%) Bash Shell
11 34 (4.01%) PL/SQL
12 33 (3.89%) Shell Script
13 29 (3.42%) PHP
14 26 (3.07%) VB
15 15 (1.77%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.53%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.53%) R
16 13 (1.53%) VB6
17 12 (1.42%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (8.73%) Degree
2 29 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.24%) ISEB
4 19 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.65%) MCSE
6 13 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.83%) MCSA
9 5 (0.59%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.59%) MCSD
9 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.47%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.35%) MCP
12 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.24%) MBA
12 2 (0.24%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.25%) QA
2 36 (4.25%) Data Quality
3 33 (3.89%) SLA
4 21 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.71%) GDPR
6 6 (0.71%) PMO
7 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 60 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.24%) vSphere
4 17 (2.00%) Docker
5 13 (1.53%) Xen
5 13 (1.53%) XenServer
6 8 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.24%) HDFS
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.24%) XenApp
11 1 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 47 (5.54%) Ansible
2 34 (4.01%) Puppet
3 30 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (3.07%) Cobbler
5 25 (2.95%) Tivoli
6 15 (1.77%) SCCM
7 10 (1.18%) SCOM
8 6 (0.71%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.59%) Terraform
9 5 (0.59%) Xymon
10 4 (0.47%) Nessus
11 3 (0.35%) Nagios
11 3 (0.35%) PaperCut
11 3 (0.35%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.35%) Rancher
11 3 (0.35%) WSUS
12 2 (0.24%) Consul
12 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.24%) Grafana
12 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 292 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.02%) Oracle
3 54 (6.37%) VMware
4 47 (5.54%) Xamarin
5 35 (4.13%) Google
6 29 (3.42%) IBM
6 29 (3.42%) Tableau
7 24 (2.83%) EnterpriseDB
8 22 (2.59%) Sitecore
9 20 (2.36%) SAP
10 19 (2.24%) Cisco
11 17 (2.00%) Citrix
12 16 (1.89%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.65%) Cognos
13 14 (1.65%) Trillium
14 13 (1.53%) Twitter
15 10 (1.18%) Sage
16 9 (1.06%) Dell
17 8 (0.94%) Brocade
18 7 (0.83%) Red Hat