Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 929 1,331 1,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.99% 18.58% 21.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.23% 59.23% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1,219 1,556
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,887 2,247 3,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.39% 31.37% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,646 2,005 2,512
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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
Leeds -5 595 £42,500 +6.25% 97
Bradford -1 137 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Huddersfield +4 47 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Halifax -3 36 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Wakefield -17 30 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Wetherby +1 22 £37,500 +19.05% 2
Ilkley 0 10 £44,000 +46.67% 1
Bingley - 8 £32,500 -
Castleford -1 7 £42,500 +41.67% 3
Brighouse - 5 £39,000 -
Pontefract -1 4 £30,000 -23.08% 1
Keighley -2 4 £42,500 -5.56%
Ossett - 1 £39,000 - 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 519 (55.87%) SQL
2 492 (52.96%) .NET
3 464 (49.95%) Microsoft
4 452 (48.65%) C#
5 356 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
6 331 (35.63%) MVC
7 289 (31.11%) ASP.NET
8 278 (29.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 262 (28.20%) T-SQL
10 242 (26.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 236 (25.40%) JavaScript
12 228 (24.54%) Business Intelligence
13 213 (22.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 163 (17.55%) Data Warehouse
15 157 (16.90%) HTML
15 157 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 151 (16.25%) TDD
17 148 (15.93%) .NET Framework
17 148 (15.93%) Finance
17 148 (15.93%) Microsoft Azure
18 141 (15.18%) CSS
19 130 (13.99%) Visual Studio
20 122 (13.13%) Windows
21 118 (12.70%) ETL
22 107 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
23 106 (11.41%) Git (software)
24 103 (11.09%) ASP.NET Web API
25 102 (10.98%) BDD
26 101 (10.87%) Oracle
27 100 (10.76%) WCF

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 50 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 49 (5.27%) IIS
3 27 (2.91%) Skype for Business
4 26 (2.80%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.61%) SAS
6 13 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (1.40%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.18%) CMS
8 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.54%) JBoss
9 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.32%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.32%) Confluence
11 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.22%) SPSS
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 148 (15.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.69%) Office 365
4 12 (1.29%) IaaS
5 10 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.08%) PaaS
6 7 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.65%) SaaS
8 5 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.43%) GitHub
10 2 (0.22%) Force.com
10 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.11%) Boomi
11 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.23%) DNS
2 29 (3.12%) DHCP
3 22 (2.37%) SAN
4 21 (2.26%) LAN
5 15 (1.61%) WAN
6 9 (0.97%) Firewall
6 9 (0.97%) Internet
7 7 (0.75%) Skype
7 7 (0.75%) VoIP
8 5 (0.54%) ISDN
8 5 (0.54%) NAS
8 5 (0.54%) Network Security
8 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.43%) FTP
9 4 (0.43%) HTTP
9 4 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.32%) VPN
11 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.22%) MPLS
11 2 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (29.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 242 (26.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 163 (17.55%) Data Warehouse
4 157 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 107 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 100 (10.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 68 (7.32%) NoSQL
8 61 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 54 (5.81%) Power BI
10 51 (5.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 36 (3.88%) MySQL
12 34 (3.66%) Relational Database
13 27 (2.91%) QlikView
14 23 (2.48%) MongoDB
15 21 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (1.51%) Oracle Database
19 12 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
19 12 (1.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 130 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 106 (11.41%) Git (software)
3 92 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (5.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 28 (3.01%) JIRA
6 21 (2.26%) SpecFlow
7 17 (1.83%) Selenium
8 13 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.97%) Subversion
12 8 (0.86%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.65%) MSTest
14 5 (0.54%) Appium
14 5 (0.54%) Calabash
14 5 (0.54%) Moq
14 5 (0.54%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.54%) Trac
14 5 (0.54%) tSQLt
General
1 148 (15.93%) Finance
2 67 (7.21%) Retail
3 64 (6.89%) Advertising
4 29 (3.12%) Marketing
5 19 (2.05%) Games
6 13 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.40%) Law
7 11 (1.18%) Legal
8 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.32%) Electronics
10 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.11%) Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 564 (60.71%) Developer
2 301 (32.40%) .NET Developer
3 216 (23.25%) C# Developer
4 175 (18.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 126 (13.56%) SQL Developer
6 113 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 105 (11.30%) Analyst
8 97 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 95 (10.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 65 (7.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 62 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
12 61 (6.57%) DBA
13 59 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
13 59 (6.35%) Software Developer
14 58 (6.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 55 (5.92%) SQL DBA
16 49 (5.27%) Support Analyst
17 45 (4.84%) Business Developer
18 42 (4.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 37 (3.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (52.96%) .NET
2 289 (31.11%) ASP.NET
3 213 (22.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 157 (16.90%) HTML
5 148 (15.93%) .NET Framework
6 141 (15.18%) CSS
7 103 (11.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 100 (10.76%) WCF
9 97 (10.44%) jQuery
10 92 (9.90%) Entity Framework
11 79 (8.50%) AngularJS
12 77 (8.29%) Node.js
13 75 (8.07%) RESTful
14 73 (7.86%) Web Services
15 63 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 59 (6.35%) XML
17 50 (5.38%) WPF
18 45 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
19 40 (4.31%) WinForms
20 37 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.80%) Replication
7 23 (2.48%) Clustering
8 21 (2.26%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.94%) PKI
10 14 (1.51%) NHS
10 14 (1.51%) Tandem
11 12 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.29%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.08%) User Experience
13 7 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.75%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.65%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.43%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.43%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 122 (13.13%) Windows
2 64 (6.89%) Windows Server
3 39 (4.20%) Linux
4 36 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.61%) Unix
5 15 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.54%) AIX
7 5 (0.54%) Android
7 5 (0.54%) Debian
7 5 (0.54%) HPUX
7 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.54%) Solaris
8 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.32%) CentOS
9 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (35.63%) MVC
3 228 (24.54%) Business Intelligence
4 151 (16.25%) TDD
5 118 (12.70%) ETL
6 102 (10.98%) BDD
7 85 (9.15%) Scrum
8 76 (8.18%) Unit Testing
9 75 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (8.07%) SDLC
10 71 (7.64%) Mentoring
10 71 (7.64%) Software Engineering
11 69 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 69 (7.43%) OO
11 69 (7.43%) Web Application Development
12 66 (7.10%) Data Modelling
13 53 (5.71%) Analytics
14 52 (5.60%) Test Automation
15 48 (5.17%) Coaching
16 46 (4.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 519 (55.87%) SQL
2 452 (48.65%) C#
3 262 (28.20%) T-SQL
4 236 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 63 (6.78%) Ruby
5 63 (6.78%) VB.NET
6 61 (6.57%) VB
7 44 (4.74%) PowerShell
8 26 (2.80%) Python
9 19 (2.05%) Bash Shell
10 17 (1.83%) Java
11 16 (1.72%) VBA
12 15 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.29%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.18%) VB6
15 7 (0.75%) R
16 6 (0.65%) C++
16 6 (0.65%) F#
17 5 (0.54%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (5.06%) Degree
2 25 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.83%) MCSA
4 16 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.61%) MCSE
6 10 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.75%) ISEB
9 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.32%) MCP
11 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.11%) CCNA
12 1 (0.11%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.80%) GDPR
1 26 (2.80%) QA
2 18 (1.94%) SLA
3 16 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.15%) XenDesktop
5 19 (2.05%) XenApp
6 16 (1.72%) XenServer
7 15 (1.61%) vSphere
8 8 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.43%) KVM
9 4 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.32%) Docker
10 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.32%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (2.91%) SCCM
2 21 (2.26%) SCOM
3 16 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.61%) Puppet
5 13 (1.40%) Backup Exec
6 12 (1.29%) Ansible
6 12 (1.29%) ServiceCenter
7 10 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (0.86%) WSUS
9 7 (0.75%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.65%) Kibana
11 5 (0.54%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.32%) Plesk
13 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.22%) ZENworks
14 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 464 (49.95%) Microsoft
2 101 (10.87%) Oracle
3 55 (5.92%) VMware
4 50 (5.38%) Tableau
5 19 (2.05%) HP
6 17 (1.83%) CommVault
7 15 (1.61%) Citrix
7 15 (1.61%) Dell
8 14 (1.51%) Google
8 14 (1.51%) Veeam
9 12 (1.29%) SAP
9 12 (1.29%) Teradata
10 11 (1.18%) Cisco
11 10 (1.08%) Sage
11 10 (1.08%) Talend
12 9 (0.97%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.86%) Cognos
13 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.65%) IBM
15 5 (0.54%) CheckPoint