Period
to 25 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 720 1,084 1,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.84% 21.32% 25.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.25% 39.75% 46.09%
Number of salaries quoted 676 972 1,203
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +9.21%

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 1,704 2,727 2,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 51.68% 53.63% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,511 2,432 2,526
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 315 (43.75%) C#
2 294 (40.83%) .NET
3 255 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 245 (34.03%) Microsoft
5 244 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
6 230 (31.94%) SQL Server
7 191 (26.53%) ASP.NET
8 162 (22.50%) TDD
9 161 (22.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 158 (21.94%) MVC
11 153 (21.25%) Software Engineering
12 128 (17.78%) Finance
13 120 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 118 (16.39%) BDD
15 111 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
15 111 (15.42%) Enterprise Software
16 106 (14.72%) HTML
17 100 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
18 99 (13.75%) Java
19 98 (13.61%) T-SQL
20 96 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 94 (13.06%) Python
22 92 (12.78%) CSS
23 91 (12.64%) Pair Programming
24 88 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
25 87 (12.08%) DevOps
26 86 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 83 (11.53%) Windows
28 76 (10.56%) Linux
29 72 (10.00%) Web 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 30 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 24 (3.33%) nginx
4 23 (3.19%) IIS
5 22 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.39%) CMS
8 9 (1.25%) Apache
9 5 (0.69%) SAS
10 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.14%) Kentico
12 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.42%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.28%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 161 (22.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (6.53%) Office 365
4 20 (2.78%) GitHub
5 18 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.81%) G Suite
7 12 (1.67%) SaaS
8 9 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.56%) IaaS
10 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.42%) Fastly
10 3 (0.42%) PaaS
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon SageMaker
11 2 (0.28%) NuGet
11 2 (0.28%) Route 53
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.14%) Firewall
2 22 (3.06%) VPN
3 19 (2.64%) WAN
4 13 (1.81%) SAN
5 12 (1.67%) VLAN
6 11 (1.53%) HSRP
7 10 (1.39%) Broadband
8 8 (1.11%) Internet
9 7 (0.97%) FTP
9 7 (0.97%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.83%) DNS
10 6 (0.83%) HTTP
10 6 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.42%) DHCP
11 3 (0.42%) LAN
12 2 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.28%) NAS
12 2 (0.28%) SMTP
13 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 96 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (9.44%) NoSQL
5 59 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (5.69%) Big Data
9 29 (4.03%) Hadoop
9 29 (4.03%) MongoDB
10 27 (3.75%) MySQL
11 26 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (3.47%) Apache Hive
12 25 (3.47%) Power BI
13 23 (3.19%) Relational Database
14 22 (3.06%) Redis
15 20 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (2.22%) Spark SQL
18 14 (1.94%) HBase
Development Applications
1 69 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.78%) Selenium
3 39 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (5.28%) Visual Studio
5 31 (4.31%) Subversion
6 30 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 24 (3.33%) JIRA
8 23 (3.19%) Mercurial
9 20 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 20 (2.78%) SoapUI
10 19 (2.64%) SpecFlow
11 17 (2.36%) NUnit
12 16 (2.22%) Moq
12 16 (2.22%) MSTest
13 15 (2.08%) JMeter
14 13 (1.81%) LoadRunner
15 8 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (0.97%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 128 (17.78%) Finance
2 34 (4.72%) Retail
3 33 (4.58%) Marketing
4 13 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.11%) Back Office
6 7 (0.97%) Legal
7 5 (0.69%) Law
8 4 (0.56%) Automotive
8 4 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.42%) Banking
9 3 (0.42%) Games
9 3 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 324 (45.00%) Developer
2 133 (18.47%) C# Developer
3 118 (16.39%) Analyst
4 98 (13.61%) .NET Developer
5 70 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (7.64%) SQL Developer
7 51 (7.08%) Software Engineer
8 49 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 48 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 47 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 44 (6.11%) DBA
12 41 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 38 (5.28%) SQL DBA
14 36 (5.00%) Architect
15 33 (4.58%) Data Analyst
16 30 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
17 27 (3.75%) Test Analyst
18 26 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 25 (3.47%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (40.83%) .NET
2 191 (26.53%) ASP.NET
3 120 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 106 (14.72%) HTML
5 92 (12.78%) CSS
6 72 (10.00%) Web Services
7 67 (9.31%) XML
8 66 (9.17%) jQuery
9 65 (9.03%) React
10 53 (7.36%) .NET Framework
11 50 (6.94%) AngularJS
12 42 (5.83%) SOAP
13 39 (5.42%) Entity Framework
14 26 (3.61%) JSON
15 25 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (3.33%) Node.js
16 24 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
16 24 (3.33%) RESTful
17 21 (2.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (15.42%) Enterprise Software
2 55 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.92%) User Experience
5 20 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 19 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.36%) Replication
8 16 (2.22%) Clustering
9 13 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 10 (1.39%) NHS
12 7 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.83%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.83%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.56%) CCTV
14 4 (0.56%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.42%) CMDB
15 3 (0.42%) FMCG
16 2 (0.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.53%) Windows
2 76 (10.56%) Linux
3 52 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 51 (7.08%) Unix
5 29 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.97%) Solaris
8 5 (0.69%) Android
8 5 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.28%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) zOS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (22.50%) TDD
3 158 (21.94%) MVC
4 153 (21.25%) Software Engineering
5 118 (16.39%) BDD
6 111 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (12.64%) Pair Programming
8 88 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
9 87 (12.08%) DevOps
10 72 (10.00%) Scrum
11 71 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (8.47%) ETL
13 60 (8.33%) Analytics
13 60 (8.33%) Data Modelling
14 56 (7.78%) Test Automation
15 51 (7.08%) Mentoring
16 48 (6.67%) Coaching
17 46 (6.39%) DSDM
18 45 (6.25%) Software Testing
19 43 (5.97%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 315 (43.75%) C#
2 255 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 99 (13.75%) Java
4 98 (13.61%) T-SQL
5 94 (13.06%) Python
6 55 (7.64%) PowerShell
7 35 (4.86%) C++
8 32 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 26 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 25 (3.47%) Scala
11 24 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 23 (3.19%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.78%) Ruby
14 18 (2.50%) VB
15 17 (2.36%) R
16 15 (2.08%) TypeScript
16 15 (2.08%) VBA
17 12 (1.67%) PHP
18 5 (0.69%) C
18 5 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (5.28%) Degree
2 20 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.81%) ISEB
5 13 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.53%) MCSA
7 8 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.97%) MCSE
8 7 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.56%) CCNA
12 3 (0.42%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.28%) MCP
13 2 (0.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.03%) QA
2 18 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.11%) SLA
4 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.69%) GDPR
6 3 (0.42%) HL7
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.14%) CDISC
8 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 45 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.08%) HDFS
5 14 (1.94%) Apache Flume
6 8 (1.11%) Docker
7 5 (0.69%) Firmware
8 4 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.28%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.14%) XenApp
11 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.06%) Ansible
2 19 (2.64%) SCCM
3 17 (2.36%) Puppet
4 16 (2.22%) Cobbler
4 16 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (2.22%) Oozie
4 16 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.22%) Tivoli
5 10 (1.39%) WSUS
6 9 (1.25%) SCOM
7 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.28%) Nessus
9 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.28%) WMI
10 1 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 245 (34.03%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.89%) Oracle
3 53 (7.36%) VMware
4 47 (6.53%) Tableau
5 33 (4.58%) Google
6 27 (3.75%) Sitecore
7 25 (3.47%) HP
8 20 (2.78%) Veeam
9 18 (2.50%) Cisco
10 16 (2.22%) EnterpriseDB
10 16 (2.22%) Hortonworks
10 16 (2.22%) Xamarin
11 14 (1.94%) Cloudera
12 11 (1.53%) Juniper
12 11 (1.53%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.11%) SAP
14 6 (0.83%) Qualys
15 5 (0.69%) Citrix
16 4 (0.56%) NetApp
17 3 (0.42%) Sage