Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 967 1,434 1,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.41% 19.75% 21.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.77% 64.77% 61.40%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1,308 1,599
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,175 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 1,734 2,214 3,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 25.84% 30.49% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,985 2,510
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -7 658 £42,500 +6.25% 105
Bradford +5 147 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Halifax -5 34 £50,000 - 6
Wakefield -6 30 £41,250 +11.49% 5
Huddersfield 0 29 £42,500 +32.81% 4
Bingley - 12 £32,500 -
Brighouse - 6 £38,500 -
Pontefract - 5 £30,000 -
Keighley - 4 £42,500 -
Wetherby 0 3 £37,250 +14.62% 1
Ilkley +1 2 £32,750 -6.43% 5
Dewsbury -1 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 577 (59.67%) SQL
2 484 (50.05%) Microsoft
3 480 (49.64%) .NET
4 447 (46.23%) C#
5 350 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
6 310 (32.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 293 (30.30%) MVC
8 281 (29.06%) ASP.NET
9 269 (27.82%) T-SQL
10 231 (23.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 221 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
12 205 (21.20%) JavaScript
13 177 (18.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 177 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 157 (16.24%) ETL
15 156 (16.13%) .NET Framework
16 153 (15.82%) HTML
17 145 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
18 138 (14.27%) TDD
19 134 (13.86%) CSS
20 133 (13.75%) Finance
21 130 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
22 128 (13.24%) Windows
23 123 (12.72%) Visual Studio
24 118 (12.20%) Oracle
25 115 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008
26 104 (10.75%) Web Services
27 101 (10.44%) Scrum
27 101 (10.44%) WCF
27 101 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server

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 54 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 52 (5.38%) IIS
3 42 (4.34%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.07%) Skype for Business
5 16 (1.65%) CMS
6 13 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.03%) Confluence
7 10 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.93%) SAS
9 8 (0.83%) Apache
9 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.52%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.52%) Kentico
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.21%) SPSS
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.62%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.52%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 130 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.69%) Office 365
4 8 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.72%) IaaS
6 6 (0.62%) GitHub
6 6 (0.62%) PaaS
7 4 (0.41%) SaaS
8 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.21%) Force.com
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Boomi
10 1 (0.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.83%) SAN
2 34 (3.52%) LAN
3 31 (3.21%) WAN
4 30 (3.10%) DNS
5 26 (2.69%) Firewall
6 25 (2.59%) DHCP
7 12 (1.24%) Internet
8 11 (1.14%) VoIP
9 7 (0.72%) Network Security
9 7 (0.72%) VPN
10 6 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.62%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.52%) HTTP
11 5 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.52%) SSL
12 4 (0.41%) FTP
12 4 (0.41%) ISDN
12 4 (0.41%) MPLS
12 4 (0.41%) NAS
12 4 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (32.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 231 (23.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 177 (18.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 145 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
5 115 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 96 (9.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 85 (8.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 75 (7.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 57 (5.89%) Power BI
10 44 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 39 (4.03%) NoSQL
12 37 (3.83%) Relational Database
13 31 (3.21%) MySQL
14 22 (2.28%) QlikView
15 13 (1.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (1.14%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
18 10 (1.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 123 (12.72%) Visual Studio
2 101 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 35 (3.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 34 (3.52%) SpecFlow
6 28 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (2.48%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.17%) Selenium
9 15 (1.55%) JIRA
10 14 (1.45%) MSTest
10 14 (1.45%) Subversion
11 12 (1.24%) FitNesse
12 10 (1.03%) NUnit
13 9 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.72%) Moq
14 7 (0.72%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.62%) tSQLt
16 4 (0.41%) HP UFT
16 4 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 133 (13.75%) Finance
2 48 (4.96%) Advertising
3 34 (3.52%) Retail
4 25 (2.59%) Legal
5 17 (1.76%) Games
6 13 (1.34%) Law
7 12 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.72%) Marketing
9 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Back Office
10 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.10%) Automotive
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Local Government
11 1 (0.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 578 (59.77%) Developer
2 291 (30.09%) .NET Developer
3 201 (20.79%) C# Developer
4 162 (16.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 137 (14.17%) SQL Developer
6 132 (13.65%) Senior Developer
7 99 (10.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 82 (8.48%) Analyst
9 79 (8.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 75 (7.76%) DBA
11 73 (7.55%) Senior C# Developer
12 68 (7.03%) Administrator
13 65 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 65 (6.72%) Software Developer
14 57 (5.89%) SQL DBA
15 56 (5.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 43 (4.45%) SSIS Developer
17 39 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
17 39 (4.03%) SQL BI Developer
18 38 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (49.64%) .NET
2 281 (29.06%) ASP.NET
3 177 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 156 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 153 (15.82%) HTML
6 134 (13.86%) CSS
7 104 (10.75%) Web Services
8 101 (10.44%) WCF
9 97 (10.03%) AngularJS
10 95 (9.82%) jQuery
11 81 (8.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 78 (8.07%) Entity Framework
13 65 (6.72%) XML
14 57 (5.89%) WPF
15 54 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 50 (5.17%) Node.js
17 48 (4.96%) RESTful
18 43 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 41 (4.24%) REST
20 37 (3.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.48%) Replication
6 23 (2.38%) NHS
7 21 (2.17%) Clustering
8 19 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.55%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.24%) User Experience
12 11 (1.14%) PKI
12 11 (1.14%) Tandem
13 10 (1.03%) Music Streaming
14 9 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.93%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.83%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.41%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 128 (13.24%) Windows
2 89 (9.20%) Windows Server
3 53 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (4.24%) Linux
5 40 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 20 (2.07%) Unix
8 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.41%) AIX
11 4 (0.41%) HPUX
11 4 (0.41%) Solaris
11 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.31%) CentOS
12 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.21%) Android
13 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (30.30%) MVC
3 221 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
4 157 (16.24%) ETL
5 138 (14.27%) TDD
6 101 (10.44%) Scrum
7 82 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 79 (8.17%) SDLC
9 77 (7.96%) Data Modelling
10 76 (7.86%) Performance Tuning
11 66 (6.83%) Mentoring
12 65 (6.72%) OO
13 63 (6.51%) Software Engineering
13 63 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (6.41%) BDD
14 62 (6.41%) Web Development
15 56 (5.79%) Web Application Development
16 53 (5.48%) Test Automation
17 48 (4.96%) Migration
18 41 (4.24%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 577 (59.67%) SQL
2 447 (46.23%) C#
3 269 (27.82%) T-SQL
4 205 (21.20%) JavaScript
5 74 (7.65%) PowerShell
6 45 (4.65%) VB
7 40 (4.14%) Ruby
8 32 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 28 (2.90%) Python
10 26 (2.69%) Java
11 13 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.24%) VB6
13 9 (0.93%) F#
14 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.83%) VBA
15 7 (0.72%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.52%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.52%) R
17 4 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 71 (7.34%) Degree
2 57 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (4.76%) MCSA
4 42 (4.34%) MCSE
5 19 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.65%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.83%) ISEB
8 8 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.62%) CEH
9 6 (0.62%) CREST Certified
9 6 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.62%) OSCP
10 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.52%) MCP
11 4 (0.41%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.31%) CCNA
13 2 (0.21%) CISSP
13 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.38%) SLA
2 22 (2.28%) GDPR
3 17 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.76%) QA
4 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.21%) XenDesktop
4 28 (2.90%) XenApp
5 23 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.07%) vSphere
7 12 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.14%) XenServer
9 9 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.83%) Docker
11 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.41%) KVM
12 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.10%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (2.69%) SCCM
2 19 (1.96%) SCOM
3 16 (1.65%) Puppet
4 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 12 (1.24%) WSUS
6 11 (1.14%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
8 7 (0.72%) Ansible
9 6 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.62%) Kibana
10 5 (0.52%) Grafana
10 5 (0.52%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.52%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.41%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.31%) Plesk
13 2 (0.21%) WMI
13 2 (0.21%) XenMobile
14 1 (0.10%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 484 (50.05%) Microsoft
2 118 (12.20%) Oracle
3 77 (7.96%) VMware
4 37 (3.83%) Tableau
5 31 (3.21%) Citrix
6 29 (3.00%) Cisco
7 28 (2.90%) HP
7 28 (2.90%) SAP
8 20 (2.07%) NetApp
9 17 (1.76%) CommVault
9 17 (1.76%) Veeam
10 15 (1.55%) Dell
11 11 (1.14%) Google
11 11 (1.14%) Talend
12 9 (0.93%) IBM
13 8 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.72%) Cognos
15 6 (0.62%) CheckPoint
16 5 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
16 5 (0.52%) Teradata