Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 690 1,155 1,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.08% 16.93% 19.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.08% 56.12% 63.28%
Number of salaries quoted 573 1,033 1,336
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 1,406 2,058 2,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.62% 30.16% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,163 1,792 2,006
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,624 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -7 419 £45,000 +5.88% 81
Bradford 0 107 £42,000 -6.67% 29
Wakefield -5 33 £38,500 +14.07% 13
Huddersfield +5 30 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Wetherby +2 18 £37,500 +19.05% 4
Halifax -7 16 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Castleford +4 12 £47,500 +120.93%
Ilkley +6 7 £44,000 +60.00%
Batley +3 6 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Bingley +3 4 £52,000 - 1
Dewsbury +7 2 £32,500 +4.84% 1
Brighouse -1 2 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Pontefract -2 2 £55,000 +92.98% 1
Cleckheaton - 2 £31,750 -
Ossett - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 376 (54.49%) .NET
2 371 (53.77%) SQL
3 345 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 338 (48.99%) C#
5 252 (36.52%) MVC
6 238 (34.49%) JavaScript
7 225 (32.61%) ASP.NET
8 172 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
9 171 (24.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 169 (24.49%) T-SQL
11 164 (23.77%) Windows
12 159 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 156 (22.61%) HTML
14 148 (21.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 144 (20.87%) CSS
16 134 (19.42%) .NET Framework
17 123 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 114 (16.52%) Business Intelligence
19 111 (16.09%) Finance
20 100 (14.49%) TDD
21 99 (14.35%) Entity Framework
22 90 (13.04%) jQuery
23 80 (11.59%) Windows Server
24 78 (11.30%) Web Services
24 78 (11.30%) Unit Testing
25 74 (10.72%) Team Foundation Server
26 73 (10.58%) PowerShell
27 72 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
28 71 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
28 71 (10.29%) Visual Studio

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 70 (10.14%) IIS
2 57 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.62%) CMS
4 22 (3.19%) Umbraco
5 16 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.45%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.30%) Confluence
8 9 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.16%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.16%) CloudStack
9 8 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.72%) JBoss
12 3 (0.43%) Apache
12 3 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.43%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.43%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.43%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.29%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.29%) Relativity
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Movex
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 171 (24.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.49%) SaaS
4 28 (4.06%) Office 365
5 22 (3.19%) IaaS
5 22 (3.19%) PaaS
6 12 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.30%) Sage Pay
8 7 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.43%) Force.com
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.29%) GitHub
10 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.29%) Yammer
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.33%) DNS
2 15 (2.17%) DHCP
2 15 (2.17%) Internet
3 13 (1.88%) WAN
4 11 (1.59%) LAN
5 10 (1.45%) Firewall
6 9 (1.30%) Intranet
6 9 (1.30%) SAN
7 8 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (1.16%) Network Security
8 7 (1.01%) Skype
8 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.87%) VPN
10 4 (0.58%) NAS
10 4 (0.58%) VLAN
11 3 (0.43%) BGP
11 3 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.43%) MPLS
11 3 (0.43%) OSPF
11 3 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (21.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 123 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 54 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 50 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (6.52%) Power BI
8 44 (6.38%) MySQL
9 36 (5.22%) Relational Database
9 36 (5.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 35 (5.07%) NoSQL
11 33 (4.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 22 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (2.75%) QlikView
14 16 (2.32%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (2.03%) Oracle Database
17 13 (1.88%) Big Data
18 11 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
19 10 (1.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 74 (10.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (10.29%) Visual Studio
3 65 (9.42%) Git (software)
4 34 (4.93%) JIRA
5 25 (3.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 23 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (2.75%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (1.59%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.45%) gulp
10 10 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.45%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.01%) Grunt
11 7 (1.01%) Selenium
11 7 (1.01%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.01%) Subversion
12 6 (0.87%) Bower
12 6 (0.87%) Jasmine
General
1 111 (16.09%) Finance
2 30 (4.35%) Retail
3 18 (2.61%) Legal
4 17 (2.46%) Advertising
5 13 (1.88%) Marketing
6 10 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.01%) Automotive
8 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.87%) Back Office
9 6 (0.87%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.43%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 376 (54.49%) Developer
2 175 (25.36%) .NET Developer
3 128 (18.55%) C# Developer
4 92 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 90 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 83 (12.03%) SQL Developer
7 79 (11.45%) Analyst
8 70 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 56 (8.12%) ASP.NET Developer
10 51 (7.39%) DBA
11 45 (6.52%) Software Developer
12 44 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 40 (5.80%) Applications Support
14 39 (5.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (5.07%) Administrator
16 34 (4.93%) SQL DBA
17 33 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
18 32 (4.64%) Support Analyst
19 30 (4.35%) Lead Developer
19 30 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (54.49%) .NET
2 225 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 159 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 156 (22.61%) HTML
5 144 (20.87%) CSS
6 134 (19.42%) .NET Framework
7 99 (14.35%) Entity Framework
8 90 (13.04%) jQuery
9 78 (11.30%) Web Services
10 72 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 70 (10.14%) AngularJS
12 51 (7.39%) XML
13 49 (7.10%) WCF
14 47 (6.81%) .NET Core
15 45 (6.52%) HTML5
16 42 (6.09%) Node.js
17 41 (5.94%) SOAP
18 36 (5.22%) REST
19 34 (4.93%) RESTful
20 33 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.06%) User Experience
5 22 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.75%) Replication
7 17 (2.46%) NHS
8 16 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.03%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.59%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.01%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.87%) EPoS
12 6 (0.87%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.87%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.58%) Clustering
14 3 (0.43%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 164 (23.77%) Windows
2 80 (11.59%) Windows Server
3 34 (4.93%) Linux
4 26 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.62%) Android
5 25 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.75%) Unix
7 14 (2.03%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.88%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.72%) VMS
10 4 (0.58%) AIX
10 4 (0.58%) Debian
10 4 (0.58%) HPUX
10 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.58%) Solaris
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (36.52%) MVC
2 172 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (16.52%) Business Intelligence
4 100 (14.49%) TDD
5 78 (11.30%) Unit Testing
6 65 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
7 64 (9.28%) BDD
8 63 (9.13%) Software Engineering
9 60 (8.70%) DevOps
9 60 (8.70%) Scrum
10 58 (8.41%) ETL
11 52 (7.54%) Mentoring
12 45 (6.52%) Web Development
13 42 (6.09%) Migration
13 42 (6.09%) Pair Programming
14 40 (5.80%) OO
15 39 (5.65%) ITIL
16 35 (5.07%) Analytics
17 33 (4.78%) CRM
18 31 (4.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 371 (53.77%) SQL
2 338 (48.99%) C#
3 238 (34.49%) JavaScript
4 169 (24.49%) T-SQL
5 73 (10.58%) PowerShell
6 43 (6.23%) VB.NET
7 32 (4.64%) Java
8 29 (4.20%) VB
9 22 (3.19%) VBA
10 21 (3.04%) Ruby
11 18 (2.61%) PHP
12 16 (2.32%) Python
13 12 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.16%) C++
15 8 (1.16%) Perl
15 8 (1.16%) VB6
16 7 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 38 (5.51%) Degree
2 26 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.59%) MCSA
4 10 (1.45%) MCSE
5 8 (1.16%) MCSD
6 7 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.72%) CCNA
7 5 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.58%) ISEB
8 4 (0.58%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.43%) CCNP
10 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.29%) MBA
10 2 (0.29%) MCITP
10 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.38%) QA
2 26 (3.77%) SLA
3 18 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.16%) GDPR
6 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.75%) Docker
5 10 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.45%) vSphere
6 8 (1.16%) Xen
6 8 (1.16%) XenServer
7 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.03%) Ansible
2 11 (1.59%) SCCM
3 10 (1.45%) Puppet
4 9 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.87%) SCOM
7 5 (0.72%) Terraform
8 4 (0.58%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.43%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.14%) Kibana
11 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.14%) Nagios
11 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 345 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.29%) Oracle
3 41 (5.94%) Tableau
4 33 (4.78%) VMware
5 30 (4.35%) Xamarin
6 24 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.90%) Cisco
8 17 (2.46%) Google
9 14 (2.03%) Citrix
10 13 (1.88%) Sitecore
11 12 (1.74%) Cognos
11 12 (1.74%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.45%) SAP
12 10 (1.45%) webMethods
13 9 (1.30%) Brocade
13 9 (1.30%) Telerik
14 8 (1.16%) Alteryx
14 8 (1.16%) Dell
15 7 (1.01%) IBM
15 7 (1.01%) Sybase