Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 799 1,218 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.73% 24.89% 27.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.70% 49.41% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 703 1,107 1,334
Leeds median annual salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.50% -
10th Percentile £30,850 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 1,963 2,465 2,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 53.39% 50.38% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 2,179 2,549
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,825 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,298 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 313 (39.17%) C#
2 306 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 286 (35.79%) .NET
4 245 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (29.91%) JavaScript
6 230 (28.79%) SQL Server
7 183 (22.90%) Finance
8 171 (21.40%) ASP.NET
9 164 (20.53%) MVC
10 160 (20.03%) Software Engineering
11 137 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
12 133 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 130 (16.27%) Java
14 124 (15.52%) TDD
15 116 (14.52%) Windows
16 114 (14.27%) T-SQL
17 109 (13.64%) Python
17 109 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
18 103 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 102 (12.77%) Web Services
20 96 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
21 93 (11.64%) HTML
22 90 (11.26%) CSS
22 90 (11.26%) Scrum
22 90 (11.26%) BDD
23 87 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 87 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
24 84 (10.51%) Enterprise Software
25 80 (10.01%) Pair Programming
26 79 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration 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 44 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.38%) IIS
3 36 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (3.88%) nginx
5 21 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 20 (2.50%) SAS
7 17 (2.13%) CMS
8 16 (2.00%) Apache
8 16 (2.00%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.63%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.63%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (9.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (0.75%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.75%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.38%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.25%) assyst
5 2 (0.25%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.25%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.25%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.25%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.13%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.13%) Relativity
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 133 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.63%) SaaS
4 25 (3.13%) PaaS
5 22 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (2.25%) IaaS
6 18 (2.25%) Office 365
7 12 (1.50%) GitHub
8 8 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.75%) Fastly
10 5 (0.63%) Amazon SageMaker
11 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.25%) Akamai
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.25%) Force.com
13 1 (0.13%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.13%) DNS
2 25 (3.13%) Internet
3 19 (2.38%) Firewall
4 17 (2.13%) HTTP
5 15 (1.88%) SAN
6 12 (1.50%) FTP
6 12 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.50%) WAN
7 11 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (1.38%) Intranet
8 8 (1.00%) LAN
8 8 (1.00%) SMS
9 7 (0.88%) DHCP
10 5 (0.63%) Wireless
11 4 (0.50%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.38%) 4G
12 3 (0.38%) BGP
12 3 (0.38%) NAS
12 3 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 87 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 79 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (6.01%) NoSQL
7 41 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 40 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (4.76%) Power BI
10 32 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (3.88%) Big Data
12 28 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 28 (3.50%) MongoDB
13 27 (3.38%) Redis
14 22 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (2.50%) Hadoop
16 15 (1.88%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (1.63%) GIS
17 13 (1.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (6.13%) Jenkins
4 48 (6.01%) Selenium
5 47 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 29 (3.63%) Subversion
7 26 (3.25%) Mercurial
8 20 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (2.25%) MSTest
9 18 (2.25%) NUnit
10 15 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (1.63%) JIRA
12 11 (1.38%) TestNG
13 10 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.13%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.00%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.00%) Protractor
15 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (0.88%) JUnit
17 6 (0.75%) PowerDesigner
General
1 183 (22.90%) Finance
2 30 (3.75%) Retail
3 17 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.88%) Marketing
5 10 (1.25%) Banking
6 9 (1.13%) Legal
7 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.50%) Advertising
8 4 (0.50%) Back Office
8 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.38%) Automotive
9 3 (0.38%) Games
9 3 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.25%) Billing
10 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 353 (44.18%) Developer
2 128 (16.02%) C# Developer
3 121 (15.14%) Analyst
4 81 (10.14%) .NET Developer
5 61 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 52 (6.51%) Senior Developer
8 51 (6.38%) SQL Developer
9 49 (6.13%) Software Developer
10 43 (5.38%) Platform Engineer
11 40 (5.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 40 (5.01%) Software Engineer
12 38 (4.76%) Tester
13 37 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
14 36 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 30 (3.75%) Support Analyst
16 29 (3.63%) Automation Tester
17 27 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
18 26 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
18 26 (3.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (35.79%) .NET
2 171 (21.40%) ASP.NET
3 103 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (12.77%) Web Services
5 93 (11.64%) HTML
6 90 (11.26%) CSS
7 61 (7.63%) jQuery
7 61 (7.63%) XML
8 56 (7.01%) React
9 51 (6.38%) .NET Framework
10 48 (6.01%) Entity Framework
11 41 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
12 36 (4.51%) SOAP
13 34 (4.26%) AngularJS
14 29 (3.63%) WCF
15 24 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.00%) XSLT
16 22 (2.75%) .NET Core
17 21 (2.63%) WPF
18 19 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.51%) Enterprise Software
2 57 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.00%) e-Learning
6 16 (2.00%) NHS
6 16 (2.00%) User Experience
7 12 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 12 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.38%) Replication
9 9 (1.13%) Cloud Native
10 7 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.63%) CCTV
13 4 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.50%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.50%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.52%) Windows
2 72 (9.01%) Linux
3 59 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 40 (5.01%) Unix
5 21 (2.63%) Android
6 16 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.50%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.00%) CentOS
10 6 (0.75%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (20.53%) MVC
3 160 (20.03%) Software Engineering
4 137 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (15.52%) TDD
6 109 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 90 (11.26%) BDD
7 90 (11.26%) Scrum
8 87 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
9 80 (10.01%) Pair Programming
10 78 (9.76%) DevOps
11 70 (8.76%) Analytics
12 68 (8.51%) ETL
13 58 (7.26%) Test Automation
14 57 (7.13%) ITIL
14 57 (7.13%) OO
15 53 (6.63%) Data Modelling
16 49 (6.13%) Mentoring
17 48 (6.01%) Software Testing
18 46 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 313 (39.17%) C#
2 239 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 130 (16.27%) Java
4 114 (14.27%) T-SQL
5 109 (13.64%) Python
6 70 (8.76%) PowerShell
7 49 (6.13%) C++
8 42 (5.26%) VBA
9 37 (4.63%) Ruby
10 34 (4.26%) PL/SQL
11 32 (4.01%) Bash Shell
12 31 (3.88%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.88%) VB
14 19 (2.38%) PHP
15 15 (1.88%) R
16 14 (1.75%) C
17 11 (1.38%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.38%) VB.NET
18 10 (1.25%) Scala
18 10 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (7.76%) Degree
2 28 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.75%) ISTQB
4 20 (2.50%) ISEB
5 16 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.25%) MCSE
7 9 (1.13%) AWS Certification
7 9 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.75%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.63%) MCSA
9 5 (0.63%) MCSD
10 4 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.50%) RHCE
10 4 (0.50%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.38%) CCNA
11 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.88%) QA
2 35 (4.38%) SLA
3 31 (3.88%) Data Quality
4 24 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.00%) PMO
6 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.25%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 54 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.50%) Docker
4 9 (1.13%) vSphere
5 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.63%) Xen
6 5 (0.63%) XenServer
7 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.38%) HDFS
8 3 (0.38%) XenApp
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (4.63%) Ansible
2 27 (3.38%) Puppet
3 22 (2.75%) Cobbler
3 22 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 10 (1.25%) SCCM
6 7 (0.88%) SCOM
7 6 (0.75%) Nessus
8 5 (0.63%) Oozie
9 4 (0.50%) Consul
9 4 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.50%) Grafana
9 4 (0.50%) Graphite
9 4 (0.50%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.50%) Packer
9 4 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.50%) Terraform
9 4 (0.50%) WSUS
9 4 (0.50%) Xymon
9 4 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 306 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.14%) Oracle
3 52 (6.51%) VMware
4 44 (5.51%) Xamarin
5 32 (4.01%) Sitecore
6 31 (3.88%) Tableau
7 26 (3.25%) Google
8 23 (2.88%) SAP
9 22 (2.75%) Cisco
9 22 (2.75%) IBM
10 21 (2.63%) EnterpriseDB
11 17 (2.13%) Citrix
12 16 (2.00%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.50%) Cognos
14 10 (1.25%) Sage
15 8 (1.00%) Brocade
15 8 (1.00%) Dell
15 8 (1.00%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.00%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.88%) Alteryx