Period
to 21 November 2019

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 23 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 97 101 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.05% 8.36% 9.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.49% 32.06% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 95 82 88
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -4.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,625 £27,350
90th Percentile £48,650 £52,250 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,386 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% +1.19% +5.00%

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 252 315 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 28.70% 26.08% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 235 256 275
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,900 £55,625 £60,000
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +12 68 £38,500 +10.00% 25
Barnsley -4 10 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Doncaster -3 8 £40,000 +22.14% 4
Rotherham -6 1 £40,000 +18.52% 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 43 (44.33%) C#
1 43 (44.33%) .NET
2 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
4 35 (36.08%) SQL
5 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (25.77%) HTML
7 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (23.71%) Windows
8 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
9 22 (22.68%) Oracle
10 21 (21.65%) AWS
11 20 (20.62%) CSS
11 20 (20.62%) MVC
12 19 (19.59%) Azure
13 16 (16.49%) Java
14 15 (15.46%) Finance
14 15 (15.46%) QA
15 14 (14.43%) Relational Database
15 14 (14.43%) SDLC
15 14 (14.43%) Power BI
15 14 (14.43%) IIS
15 14 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (14.43%) Power Platform
16 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (13.40%) Scrum
16 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
16 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET

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 14 (14.43%) IIS
2 11 (11.34%) CMS
2 11 (11.34%) Drupal
2 11 (11.34%) Umbraco
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.65%) AWS
2 19 (19.59%) Azure
3 14 (14.43%) Power Platform
4 8 (8.25%) Office 365
5 3 (3.09%) GCP
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) RFID
2 5 (5.15%) Wireless
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (14.43%) Power BI
1 14 (14.43%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (11.34%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (8.25%) MariaDB
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (7.22%) MySQL
8 6 (6.19%) Data Mining
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) LINQPad
3 7 (7.22%) Selenium
3 7 (7.22%) Subversion
4 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.03%) GitLab
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.09%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) Senior Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Junior
6 8 (8.25%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.22%) IT Support
7 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.15%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Junior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (44.33%) .NET
2 25 (25.77%) HTML
3 20 (20.62%) CSS
4 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.34%) .NET Core
6 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.31%) XML
8 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
8 9 (9.28%) REST
9 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.22%) HTML5
10 7 (7.22%) Spring
11 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (6.19%) GraphQL
11 6 (6.19%) XSLT
12 5 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (5.15%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.15%) Web Services
13 3 (3.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.15%) User Experience
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (3.09%) Robotics
5 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.03%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Windows
1 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.03%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (20.62%) MVC
4 14 (14.43%) SDLC
5 13 (13.40%) Scrum
5 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.34%) Content Management
6 11 (11.34%) Web Development
7 10 (10.31%) Defect Management
7 10 (10.31%) Regression Testing
7 10 (10.31%) Software Testing
8 9 (9.28%) TDD
9 8 (8.25%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.25%) SOA
9 8 (8.25%) Workflow
10 7 (7.22%) Logistics
10 7 (7.22%) Sprint Retrospective
10 7 (7.22%) Sprint Review
11 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.33%) C#
2 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
3 35 (36.08%) SQL
4 16 (16.49%) Java
5 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.03%) Elixir
8 1 (1.03%) ES6
8 1 (1.03%) Go
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) ISEB
3 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.06%) MCSA
4 2 (2.06%) MCSE
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.68%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Tableau
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Xamarin