Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1304 1423 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.35% 24.51% 24.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.85% 47.53% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1185 1265 1450
Leeds median annual salary £43,750 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.13% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2725 2994 3554
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 55.06% 51.58% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2381 2533 2937
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £59,750
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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 521 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (38.04%) SQL Server
3 434 (33.28%) .NET
4 429 (32.90%) C#
5 383 (29.37%) Microsoft
6 288 (22.09%) Java
7 276 (21.17%) T-SQL
8 270 (20.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 251 (19.25%) JavaScript
10 214 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
11 213 (16.33%) HTML
12 204 (15.64%) ASP.NET
13 197 (15.11%) Finance
14 196 (15.03%) Scrum
15 191 (14.65%) MVC
16 190 (14.57%) Oracle
17 187 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 184 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
19 176 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
20 169 (12.96%) CSS
21 167 (12.81%) OO
22 165 (12.65%) Test Automation
23 163 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 159 (12.19%) Degree
25 149 (11.43%) Git (software)
26 148 (11.35%) Windows
27 142 (10.89%) XML
28 135 (10.35%) Software Engineering
29 132 (10.12%) Web Services
30 130 (9.97%) ETL

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 (3.30%) SAS
2 41 (3.14%) OpenStack
3 40 (3.07%) IIS
4 38 (2.91%) CloudStack
5 37 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 34 (2.61%) Apache
7 30 (2.30%) Apache Spark
8 27 (2.07%) Confluence
8 27 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.99%) WebLogic
10 25 (1.92%) JBoss
11 21 (1.61%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.30%) CMS
13 13 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.92%) Jetty
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.77%) MS Exchange
16 10 (0.77%) Mule
17 9 (0.69%) Apache Solr
18 8 (0.61%) Tornado
Applications
1 46 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (2.61%) SPSS
4 4 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.84%) Maximo
4 9 (0.69%) Aligne
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 113 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.92%) SaaS
4 11 (0.84%) GitHub
5 10 (0.77%) PaaS
6 8 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.38%) IaaS
7 5 (0.38%) Taleo
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.077%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.46%) Firewall
2 14 (1.07%) Ethernet
3 13 (1.00%) AMQP
3 13 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.84%) HTTP
5 9 (0.69%) Internet
6 8 (0.61%) LAN
6 8 (0.61%) VPN
6 8 (0.61%) WAN
7 6 (0.46%) SAN
8 5 (0.38%) FTP
8 5 (0.38%) SMS
9 4 (0.31%) DHCP
10 3 (0.23%) DNS
10 3 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.15%) DMZ
11 2 (0.15%) Skype
11 2 (0.15%) VoIP
12 1 (0.077%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.077%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 270 (20.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 214 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
4 187 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 163 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 119 (9.13%) NoSQL
7 98 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (5.90%) Relational Database
8 77 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 69 (5.29%) SQL Server 2016
10 67 (5.14%) MySQL
11 57 (4.37%) SQL Server 2014
12 53 (4.06%) Big Data
13 50 (3.83%) MS Access
14 44 (3.37%) Oracle Database
15 43 (3.30%) Data Mining
15 43 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
16 42 (3.22%) Hadoop
17 37 (2.84%) Power BI
18 29 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 149 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 102 (7.82%) Subversion
3 84 (6.44%) Selenium
4 80 (6.13%) Visual Studio
5 70 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 61 (4.68%) Mercurial
7 52 (3.99%) JIRA
8 48 (3.68%) NUnit
9 43 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 39 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 37 (2.84%) MSTest
12 35 (2.68%) Jenkins
13 32 (2.45%) Cucumber
14 27 (2.07%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.92%) SpecFlow
16 24 (1.84%) Maven
16 24 (1.84%) SoapUI
17 20 (1.53%) FitNesse
18 19 (1.46%) Eclipse
19 18 (1.38%) JMeter
General
1 197 (15.11%) Finance
2 51 (3.91%) Advertising
3 45 (3.45%) Games
4 33 (2.53%) Marketing
5 26 (1.99%) Legal
6 22 (1.69%) Retail
7 12 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.84%) Law
9 6 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.23%) Automotive
10 3 (0.23%) Banking
10 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.23%) Local Government
11 2 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 534 (40.95%) Developer
2 224 (17.18%) Analyst
3 143 (10.97%) .NET Developer
4 123 (9.43%) SQL Developer
5 118 (9.05%) C# Developer
6 114 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 95 (7.29%) DBA
8 91 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 88 (6.75%) Java Developer
10 82 (6.29%) Software Engineer
10 82 (6.29%) Support Analyst
11 77 (5.90%) Applications Support
12 76 (5.83%) Administrator
13 74 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 71 (5.44%) SQL DBA
15 70 (5.37%) SQL Analyst
16 64 (4.91%) Software Developer
17 61 (4.68%) Applications Support Analyst
18 47 (3.60%) SSIS Developer
19 45 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (33.28%) .NET
2 213 (16.33%) HTML
3 204 (15.64%) ASP.NET
4 169 (12.96%) CSS
5 142 (10.89%) XML
6 132 (10.12%) Web Services
7 108 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 96 (7.36%) .NET Framework
9 87 (6.67%) jQuery
10 74 (5.67%) SOAP
11 71 (5.44%) AngularJS
11 71 (5.44%) WCF
12 43 (3.30%) Spring
13 42 (3.22%) XSLT
14 40 (3.07%) LINQ
15 39 (2.99%) RESTful
16 38 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (2.91%) REST
17 35 (2.68%) Hibernate
18 34 (2.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.52%) Data Structures
3 50 (3.83%) Algorithms
4 45 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.07%) NHS
6 24 (1.84%) User Experience
7 23 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.07%) Replication
11 10 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.77%) Online Games
12 9 (0.69%) Social Media
12 9 (0.69%) Streaming Media
13 8 (0.61%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.46%) Clustering
15 6 (0.46%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (11.35%) Windows
2 128 (9.82%) Linux
3 79 (6.06%) Unix
4 62 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.30%) Android
6 24 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.077%) CentOS
14 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.077%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (15.03%) Scrum
3 191 (14.65%) MVC
4 184 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
5 176 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
6 167 (12.81%) OO
7 165 (12.65%) Test Automation
8 135 (10.35%) Software Engineering
9 130 (9.97%) ETL
10 119 (9.13%) TDD
11 116 (8.90%) Mentoring
11 116 (8.90%) SDLC
12 110 (8.44%) DSDM
13 98 (7.52%) Data Modelling
14 84 (6.44%) RUP
15 74 (5.67%) Analytics
16 63 (4.83%) DevOps
16 63 (4.83%) ITIL
17 62 (4.75%) BDD
18 61 (4.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 429 (32.90%) C#
2 288 (22.09%) Java
3 276 (21.17%) T-SQL
4 251 (19.25%) JavaScript
5 119 (9.13%) Python
6 72 (5.52%) Ruby
7 70 (5.37%) VBA
8 64 (4.91%) PL/SQL
9 57 (4.37%) Shell Script
10 55 (4.22%) Bash Shell
11 54 (4.14%) PHP
12 53 (4.06%) VB
13 51 (3.91%) VB.NET
14 50 (3.83%) C++
15 46 (3.53%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.46%) C
17 13 (1.00%) VB6
18 11 (0.84%) TypeScript
18 11 (0.84%) X++
19 10 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 159 (12.19%) Degree
2 58 (4.45%) ISTQB
3 51 (3.91%) ISEB
4 20 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (0.92%) MCSE
8 11 (0.84%) MCSA
9 10 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.54%) CCNA
10 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.31%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.23%) PMP
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.75%) QA
2 29 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.46%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) DICOM
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) PMO
7 1 (0.077%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 58 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.37%) vSphere
3 38 (2.91%) Xen
3 38 (2.91%) XenServer
4 29 (2.22%) Docker
5 27 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.46%) XenApp
7 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.077%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.077%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.077%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 59 (4.52%) Puppet
2 51 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.22%) Ansible
4 28 (2.15%) Cobbler
4 28 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 19 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (0.69%) Grafana
6 9 (0.69%) Kibana
6 9 (0.69%) logstash
7 7 (0.54%) LiteSpeed
7 7 (0.54%) ZENworks
8 6 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.38%) SCCM
10 3 (0.23%) Salt
10 3 (0.23%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.15%) Rancher
11 2 (0.15%) Terraform
12 1 (0.077%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 383 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 190 (14.57%) Oracle
3 41 (3.14%) EnterpriseDB
4 38 (2.91%) Tableau
5 35 (2.68%) Citrix
5 35 (2.68%) SAP
6 34 (2.61%) VMware
7 28 (2.15%) IBM
8 18 (1.38%) Apple
9 15 (1.15%) Netezza
9 15 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.00%) Google
10 13 (1.00%) Splunk
11 11 (0.84%) Rackspace
12 10 (0.77%) Cisco
13 9 (0.69%) Cognos
13 9 (0.69%) Infor
13 9 (0.69%) Zend
14 8 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.46%) NetApp