Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1255 1502 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.42% 27.49% 24.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.94% 50.79% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1372 1397
Leeds median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 2513 2957 3758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 50.90% 54.13% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 2601 3057
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,800 £27,500 £27,500
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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 467 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (37.05%) SQL Server
3 454 (36.18%) .NET
4 426 (33.94%) C#
5 348 (27.73%) Microsoft
6 264 (21.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 257 (20.48%) T-SQL
8 256 (20.40%) Java
9 228 (18.17%) ASP.NET
10 227 (18.09%) JavaScript
11 207 (16.49%) HTML
12 196 (15.62%) Finance
13 189 (15.06%) Test Automation
14 184 (14.66%) MVC
15 178 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
16 176 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 173 (13.78%) Scrum
18 169 (13.47%) Oracle
19 162 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
20 160 (12.75%) OO
21 152 (12.11%) Git (software)
22 146 (11.63%) XML
23 144 (11.47%) CSS
23 144 (11.47%) Windows
24 142 (11.31%) Web Services
25 141 (11.24%) ETL
26 138 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
27 136 (10.84%) SDLC
28 134 (10.68%) Software Engineering
29 130 (10.36%) SQL Server Analysis 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 43 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.19%) SAS
3 33 (2.63%) IIS
4 23 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 21 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 19 (1.51%) Confluence
8 18 (1.43%) CloudStack
9 16 (1.27%) CMS
9 16 (1.27%) JBoss
10 14 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.12%) Jetty
11 13 (1.04%) Apache
12 12 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.64%) Tornado
13 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.48%) Mule
15 6 (0.48%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 50 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.12%) SPSS
4 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.64%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 93 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.64%) Taleo
4 7 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.56%) SaaS
5 4 (0.32%) GitHub
5 4 (0.32%) Office 365
6 3 (0.24%) npm
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.080%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.080%) Google Play
8 1 (0.080%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.080%) IaaS
8 1 (0.080%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.99%) LAN
1 25 (1.99%) WAN
2 19 (1.51%) SAN
3 18 (1.43%) Firewall
4 17 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.12%) Internet
6 9 (0.72%) AMQP
7 6 (0.48%) SMS
8 5 (0.40%) DNS
9 4 (0.32%) PPP
10 3 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.24%) DHCP
10 3 (0.24%) Network Security
10 3 (0.24%) VPN
11 2 (0.16%) DMZ
11 2 (0.16%) Intranet
11 2 (0.16%) LDAP
11 2 (0.16%) RFID
11 2 (0.16%) VoIP
11 2 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (37.05%) SQL Server
2 264 (21.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 176 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 138 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
5 130 (10.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 99 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 98 (7.81%) NoSQL
8 78 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 72 (5.74%) Relational Database
10 52 (4.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 47 (3.75%) SQL Server 2016
12 43 (3.43%) Data Mining
13 39 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 35 (2.79%) MySQL
15 31 (2.47%) MongoDB
16 30 (2.39%) Hadoop
17 28 (2.23%) Power BI
18 25 (1.99%) Big Data
18 25 (1.99%) MS Access
18 25 (1.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 152 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 90 (7.17%) Subversion
3 85 (6.77%) Visual Studio
4 75 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (5.74%) Selenium
6 57 (4.54%) Mercurial
7 42 (3.35%) NUnit
8 39 (3.11%) JIRA
8 39 (3.11%) SpecFlow
9 37 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (2.79%) FitNesse
11 34 (2.71%) Cucumber
12 33 (2.63%) MSTest
13 26 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
14 24 (1.91%) Maven
14 24 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 19 (1.51%) Jenkins
16 18 (1.43%) Eclipse
16 18 (1.43%) tSQLt
17 17 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 196 (15.62%) Finance
2 48 (3.82%) Advertising
3 34 (2.71%) Games
4 30 (2.39%) Retail
5 26 (2.07%) Legal
6 15 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.04%) Billing
7 13 (1.04%) Electronics
7 13 (1.04%) Military
8 12 (0.96%) Law
9 10 (0.80%) Marketing
10 8 (0.64%) Automotive
11 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.080%) Banking
13 1 (0.080%) Local Government
13 1 (0.080%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.080%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 522 (41.59%) Developer
2 192 (15.30%) Analyst
3 157 (12.51%) .NET Developer
4 123 (9.80%) SQL Developer
5 110 (8.76%) C# Developer
6 93 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 93 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 86 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 80 (6.37%) DBA
9 73 (5.82%) Java Developer
10 63 (5.02%) Administrator
11 56 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 56 (4.46%) Java Engineer
12 54 (4.30%) Software Developer
12 54 (4.30%) SQL DBA
13 46 (3.67%) Junior
13 46 (3.67%) Support Analyst
14 44 (3.51%) SSIS Developer
15 43 (3.43%) Java Software Engineer
16 41 (3.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (36.18%) .NET
2 228 (18.17%) ASP.NET
3 207 (16.49%) HTML
4 146 (11.63%) XML
5 144 (11.47%) CSS
6 142 (11.31%) Web Services
7 123 (9.80%) .NET Framework
8 109 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 87 (6.93%) SOAP
10 70 (5.58%) jQuery
11 60 (4.78%) WPF
12 56 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 56 (4.46%) WCF
13 50 (3.98%) Spring
14 45 (3.59%) Hibernate
15 43 (3.43%) XSD
16 40 (3.19%) XSLT
17 39 (3.11%) Entity Framework
18 38 (3.03%) REST
19 35 (2.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.98%) Data Structures
3 45 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 34 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.31%) Replication
7 28 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.75%) NHS
10 20 (1.59%) User Experience
11 14 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.04%) Fat Client
12 13 (1.04%) Social Media
12 13 (1.04%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.96%) Digital TV
14 11 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.64%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.48%) Fintech
16 6 (0.48%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (11.47%) Windows
2 91 (7.25%) Linux
3 90 (7.17%) Windows Server
4 64 (5.10%) Unix
5 44 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (1.91%) Android
7 19 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 9 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.080%) CentOS
13 1 (0.080%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (15.06%) Test Automation
3 184 (14.66%) MVC
4 178 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
5 173 (13.78%) Scrum
6 162 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
7 160 (12.75%) OO
8 141 (11.24%) ETL
9 136 (10.84%) SDLC
10 134 (10.68%) Software Engineering
11 103 (8.21%) TDD
12 87 (6.93%) DSDM
13 73 (5.82%) Data Modelling
14 72 (5.74%) Mentoring
15 71 (5.66%) BDD
16 69 (5.50%) RUP
17 64 (5.10%) Analytics
18 62 (4.94%) Data Analysis
19 61 (4.86%) Web Development
20 59 (4.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 426 (33.94%) C#
2 257 (20.48%) T-SQL
3 256 (20.40%) Java
4 227 (18.09%) JavaScript
5 112 (8.92%) Python
6 77 (6.14%) C++
7 72 (5.74%) PL/SQL
8 68 (5.42%) Ruby
9 59 (4.70%) PowerShell
10 55 (4.38%) Bash Shell
11 53 (4.22%) VBA
12 47 (3.75%) Shell Script
13 43 (3.43%) VB.NET
14 31 (2.47%) VB
15 23 (1.83%) PHP
16 11 (0.88%) X++
17 10 (0.80%) VB6
18 9 (0.72%) TypeScript
19 8 (0.64%) PeopleCode
20 7 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 129 (10.28%) Degree
2 38 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.23%) ISTQB
4 26 (2.07%) MCSA
5 25 (1.99%) MCSE
6 18 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.35%) ISEB
8 12 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.48%) CEH
10 6 (0.48%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.48%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.48%) MCP
10 6 (0.48%) OSCP
11 5 (0.40%) CCNA
11 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.75%) QA
2 17 (1.35%) SLA
3 11 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.64%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) DICOM
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.080%) GDPR
6 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.63%) Docker
4 25 (1.99%) vSphere
5 18 (1.43%) Xen
5 18 (1.43%) XenDesktop
5 18 (1.43%) XenServer
6 17 (1.35%) XenApp
7 8 (0.64%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.080%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 50 (3.98%) Puppet
2 45 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.23%) Cobbler
4 24 (1.91%) Tivoli
5 17 (1.35%) Ansible
6 7 (0.56%) LiteSpeed
7 6 (0.48%) Grafana
7 6 (0.48%) SCCM
7 6 (0.48%) ZENworks
8 5 (0.40%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.24%) Nagios
11 2 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.16%) Rancher
11 2 (0.16%) SCOM
12 1 (0.080%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.080%) Salt
Vendors
1 348 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 169 (13.47%) Oracle
3 63 (5.02%) VMware
4 52 (4.14%) Tableau
5 42 (3.35%) SAP
6 39 (3.11%) Citrix
7 28 (2.23%) EnterpriseDB
8 22 (1.75%) IBM
9 20 (1.59%) Google
10 19 (1.51%) NetApp
11 15 (1.20%) Netezza
12 14 (1.12%) Cognos
13 13 (1.04%) Xerox
14 11 (0.88%) Cisco
15 10 (0.80%) Twitter
16 9 (0.72%) HP
16 9 (0.72%) Talend
17 8 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
18 7 (0.56%) Rackspace
18 7 (0.56%) Symantec