Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 805 1,273 1,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.34% 17.84% 19.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.19% 55.30% 59.99%
Number of salaries quoted 711 1,168 1,389
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £53,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.63%

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 1,706 2,302 2,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.14% 32.26% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 2,041 2,194
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -6 508 £42,500 +6.25% 89
Bradford -1 122 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Huddersfield +5 37 £37,500 - 3
Wakefield -6 32 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Wetherby +3 26 £37,500 +19.05% 2
Halifax -2 22 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Castleford +2 16 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Ilkley +4 12 £44,000 +46.67% 1
Batley +1 5 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Dewsbury +5 2 £32,500 -23.53%
Cleckheaton - 2 £31,750 - 5
Ossett - 2 £32,500 - 1
Pontefract -3 1 £30,000 +5.26%
Bingley - 1 £52,500 - 2
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 451 (56.02%) SQL
2 447 (55.53%) .NET
3 408 (50.68%) C#
4 393 (48.82%) Microsoft
5 316 (39.25%) MVC
6 269 (33.42%) ASP.NET
7 248 (30.81%) JavaScript
8 243 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
9 223 (27.70%) T-SQL
10 211 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 207 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 179 (22.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 164 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
14 158 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 149 (18.51%) HTML
16 142 (17.64%) CSS
16 142 (17.64%) Windows
16 142 (17.64%) Finance
17 140 (17.39%) .NET Framework
18 124 (15.40%) TDD
18 124 (15.40%) Data Warehouse
19 109 (13.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 108 (13.42%) Git (software)
21 103 (12.80%) Entity Framework
22 99 (12.30%) Visual Studio
23 96 (11.93%) Unit Testing
24 94 (11.68%) BDD
25 93 (11.55%) jQuery
26 88 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
27 82 (10.19%) 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 57 (7.08%) IIS
2 44 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.24%) CMS
3 18 (2.24%) Umbraco
4 14 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.49%) SAS
6 11 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.99%) CloudStack
8 8 (0.99%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.75%) JBoss
10 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.37%) Confluence
12 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 45 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.37%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.37%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.25%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.25%) Relativity
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 158 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.11%) PaaS
3 17 (2.11%) SaaS
4 16 (1.99%) IaaS
5 14 (1.74%) Office 365
6 11 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.25%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.12%) Boomi
10 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.86%) DNS
2 13 (1.61%) DHCP
3 12 (1.49%) LAN
3 12 (1.49%) SAN
4 10 (1.24%) WAN
5 9 (1.12%) Internet
6 8 (0.99%) Firewall
7 7 (0.87%) Skype
7 7 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.75%) Network Security
9 5 (0.62%) NAS
10 3 (0.37%) Intranet
10 3 (0.37%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.25%) FTP
11 2 (0.25%) VPN
11 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.12%) HTTP
12 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 179 (22.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 124 (15.40%) Data Warehouse
4 109 (13.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 73 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (7.58%) SQL Server 2016
7 59 (7.33%) NoSQL
7 59 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (6.46%) MySQL
9 46 (5.71%) Power BI
10 38 (4.72%) Relational Database
11 37 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (3.23%) QlikView
13 23 (2.86%) MongoDB
14 21 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (2.24%) Oracle Database
17 16 (1.99%) RavenDB
18 15 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 99 (12.30%) Visual Studio
3 82 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (6.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 37 (4.60%) JIRA
6 21 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (1.99%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.49%) Selenium
10 8 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.99%) gulp
10 8 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.99%) Subversion
11 7 (0.87%) FitNesse
11 7 (0.87%) tSQLt
12 6 (0.75%) NUnit
13 5 (0.62%) Grunt
14 4 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 142 (17.64%) Finance
2 62 (7.70%) Retail
3 37 (4.60%) Advertising
4 31 (3.85%) Marketing
5 22 (2.73%) Legal
6 15 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.99%) Games
8 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.62%) Back Office
9 5 (0.62%) Law
10 4 (0.50%) Automotive
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.12%) Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 466 (57.89%) Developer
2 242 (30.06%) .NET Developer
3 171 (21.24%) C# Developer
4 135 (16.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 103 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 101 (12.55%) Senior Developer
7 95 (11.80%) Analyst
8 94 (11.68%) SQL Developer
9 78 (9.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 66 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 65 (8.07%) DBA
12 63 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 53 (6.58%) SQL DBA
14 50 (6.21%) Applications Support
15 45 (5.59%) Software Developer
16 42 (5.22%) Support Analyst
17 40 (4.97%) Senior .NET Developer
17 40 (4.97%) SQL Analyst
18 35 (4.35%) Administrator
18 35 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (55.53%) .NET
2 269 (33.42%) ASP.NET
3 211 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 149 (18.51%) HTML
5 142 (17.64%) CSS
6 140 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 103 (12.80%) Entity Framework
8 93 (11.55%) jQuery
9 88 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 66 (8.20%) AngularJS
11 63 (7.83%) Web Services
12 57 (7.08%) WCF
13 56 (6.96%) Node.js
14 55 (6.83%) RESTful
15 52 (6.46%) XML
16 42 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 40 (4.97%) .NET Core
18 37 (4.60%) WinForms
19 35 (4.35%) React
20 33 (4.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.36%) Replication
6 18 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.86%) User Experience
8 12 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.37%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.24%) NHS
11 9 (1.12%) Clustering
12 8 (0.99%) e-Learning
12 8 (0.99%) PKI
13 7 (0.87%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.75%) EPoS
14 6 (0.75%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.75%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.64%) Windows
2 64 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 35 (4.35%) Linux
4 24 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (1.99%) Android
5 16 (1.99%) Unix
6 15 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.62%) AIX
9 5 (0.62%) Debian
9 5 (0.62%) HPUX
9 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.62%) Solaris
10 4 (0.50%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (39.25%) MVC
2 243 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
4 124 (15.40%) TDD
5 96 (11.93%) Unit Testing
6 94 (11.68%) BDD
7 76 (9.44%) Software Engineering
8 73 (9.07%) ETL
9 67 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 59 (7.33%) Scrum
12 54 (6.71%) DevOps
12 54 (6.71%) Pair Programming
13 44 (5.47%) Test Automation
14 43 (5.34%) OO
15 41 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
16 40 (4.97%) Analytics
16 40 (4.97%) ITIL
16 40 (4.97%) Migration
17 39 (4.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 451 (56.02%) SQL
2 408 (50.68%) C#
3 248 (30.81%) JavaScript
4 223 (27.70%) T-SQL
5 63 (7.83%) VB.NET
6 62 (7.70%) PowerShell
7 52 (6.46%) VB
8 44 (5.47%) Ruby
9 26 (3.23%) VBA
10 23 (2.86%) Java
11 21 (2.61%) Python
12 17 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.24%) PHP
15 9 (1.12%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.99%) C++
16 8 (0.99%) Perl
17 7 (0.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 7 (0.87%) VB6
18 3 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (4.10%) Degree
2 24 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.74%) MCSA
3 14 (1.74%) MCSE
4 9 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.99%) ISEB
6 7 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.75%) MCSD
8 5 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.50%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MBA
11 2 (0.25%) MCP
11 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) CCNA
12 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.23%) QA
2 18 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.86%) SLA
4 14 (1.74%) GDPR
5 11 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.86%) vSphere
5 12 (1.49%) Docker
6 11 (1.37%) XenServer
7 8 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.99%) Xen
8 4 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.50%) XenApp
8 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.37%) KVM
9 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (2.11%) Ansible
2 16 (1.99%) Puppet
3 15 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.74%) SCCM
5 10 (1.24%) SCOM
6 9 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.62%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.37%) Terraform
10 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.25%) Nagios
10 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.25%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 393 (48.82%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.44%) Oracle
3 48 (5.96%) Tableau
4 32 (3.98%) VMware
5 27 (3.35%) Xamarin
6 18 (2.24%) Google
7 13 (1.61%) SAP
8 9 (1.12%) Cisco
8 9 (1.12%) Citrix
8 9 (1.12%) Cognos
8 9 (1.12%) Sage
9 8 (0.99%) Alteryx
10 7 (0.87%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.87%) Sybase
10 7 (0.87%) Teradata
11 6 (0.75%) Dell
11 6 (0.75%) HP
11 6 (0.75%) IBM
11 6 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.75%) Salesforce.com