Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 94 194 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.99% 16.61% 13.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.81% 52.01% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 99 185 161
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £31,100 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 185 373 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 29.51% 31.93% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 165 337 361
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -9 57 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Doncaster +5 9 £55,000 +74.60%
Rotherham +3 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Barnsley -6 1 £50,000 +8.70% 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 61 (64.89%) SQL
2 57 (60.64%) C#
3 38 (40.43%) .NET
4 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (30.85%) MVC
6 26 (27.66%) HTML
7 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
7 25 (26.60%) Retail
8 23 (24.47%) HTML5
9 21 (22.34%) XML
9 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.28%) Local Government
11 19 (20.21%) Management Information System
11 19 (20.21%) ETL
11 19 (20.21%) Case Management
11 19 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (19.15%) Internet
12 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
13 17 (18.09%) T-SQL
13 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (18.09%) .NET Core
14 16 (17.02%) User Experience
14 16 (17.02%) Web Development
14 16 (17.02%) QA
14 16 (17.02%) ERP
15 15 (15.96%) Windows
15 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (15.96%) SDLC

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 10 (10.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) Azure
1 15 (15.96%) Power Platform
2 9 (9.57%) AWS
3 4 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) Internet
2 11 (11.70%) SSL
3 10 (10.64%) VPN
4 9 (9.57%) Intranet
5 5 (5.32%) DNS
6 4 (4.26%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.19%) Firewall
8 1 (1.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (15.96%) Power BI
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.26%) MySQL
5 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.13%) Big Data
6 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.06%) OLAP
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) TeamCity
2 6 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.06%) Postman
6 1 (1.06%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) YouTrack
General
1 25 (26.60%) Retail
2 20 (21.28%) Local Government
3 11 (11.70%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Finance
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 10 (10.64%) Configuration Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Agile .NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Agile Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Senior Agile Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Senior SQL Developer
6 9 (9.57%) SQL Developer
7 8 (8.51%) ASP Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Business Developer
7 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Lead Developer
8 7 (7.45%) DBA
9 5 (5.32%) Tester
10 4 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.43%) .NET
2 26 (27.66%) HTML
3 23 (24.47%) HTML5
4 21 (22.34%) XML
5 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
5 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (18.09%) .NET Core
7 13 (13.83%) CSS
7 13 (13.83%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (12.77%) JSON
9 10 (10.64%) CSS3
10 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.32%) Spring
11 4 (4.26%) Web Services
12 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.19%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.19%) jQuery
12 3 (3.19%) Node.js
12 3 (3.19%) WCF
12 3 (3.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.02%) User Experience
3 15 (15.96%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.85%) MVC
3 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (20.21%) Case Management
4 19 (20.21%) ETL
4 19 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (17.02%) ERP
5 16 (17.02%) Web Development
6 15 (15.96%) SDLC
7 13 (13.83%) Analytics
7 13 (13.83%) CAD
7 13 (13.83%) DevOps
7 13 (13.83%) OOP
7 13 (13.83%) PDM
7 13 (13.83%) Project Delivery
7 13 (13.83%) TDD
7 13 (13.83%) Time Management
7 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
8 11 (11.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 61 (64.89%) SQL
2 57 (60.64%) C#
3 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.09%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.64%) VB
5 10 (10.64%) VBScript
6 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.26%) Java
8 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 2 (2.13%) Python
9 2 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) VMware
3 6 (6.38%) Splunk
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) Tableau
6 1 (1.06%) Cognos
6 1 (1.06%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.06%) IFS