Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1249 1551 1947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.07% 19.37% 20.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.88% 61.65% 63.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1361 1712
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £39,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.06% +3.95% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2235 2516 3053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 32.34% 31.42% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1964 2089 2499
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +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 21 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 0 832 £41,500 +3.75% 55
Bradford +2 210 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Halifax -5 51 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Wakefield -5 36 £32,500 +3.17% 9
Huddersfield -1 31 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Pontefract +2 17 £28,500 -24.00%
Wetherby 0 13 £31,500 -10.00%
Ilkley -1 6 £30,000 - 1
Pudsey -6 5 £37,500 -1.32%
Castleford -2 4 £30,000 - 1
Batley - 3 £35,000 -
Brighouse -3 2 £28,000 -23.29%
Dewsbury -3 2 £37,250 +10.37%
Bingley - 2 - -
Keighley - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 725 (58.05%) SQL
2 574 (45.96%) .NET
3 568 (45.48%) C#
4 537 (42.99%) Microsoft
5 410 (32.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 397 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
7 366 (29.30%) ASP.NET
8 359 (28.74%) MVC
9 324 (25.94%) T-SQL
10 286 (22.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 274 (21.94%) Business Intelligence
12 265 (21.22%) JavaScript
13 255 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
14 249 (19.94%) Windows
15 247 (19.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 220 (17.61%) Finance
17 217 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 215 (17.21%) HTML
19 177 (14.17%) CSS
20 173 (13.85%) TDD
21 172 (13.77%) SQL Server 2008
22 169 (13.53%) Web Services
23 163 (13.05%) ETL
24 161 (12.89%) Oracle
25 148 (11.85%) .NET Framework
26 138 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
27 134 (10.73%) Scrum
28 133 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
29 132 (10.57%) Degree
30 129 (10.33%) Windows 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
1 101 (8.09%) IIS
2 60 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 52 (4.16%) MS Exchange
4 29 (2.32%) Apache
5 24 (1.92%) SAS
5 24 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (1.52%) CMS
9 14 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.88%) Confluence
13 10 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.64%) JBoss
14 8 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.48%) SPSS
4 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.16%) Maximo
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 133 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.20%) Office 365
4 11 (0.88%) SaaS
5 10 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.48%) PaaS
7 3 (0.24%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.16%) IaaS
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.080%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.080%) Firebase
9 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.080%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.080%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.76%) Firewall
2 41 (3.28%) SAN
3 37 (2.96%) VPN
4 34 (2.72%) DHCP
5 33 (2.64%) DNS
6 28 (2.24%) Internet
7 22 (1.76%) LAN
8 21 (1.68%) WAN
9 20 (1.60%) VoIP
10 14 (1.12%) HTTP
10 14 (1.12%) SSL
10 14 (1.12%) VLAN
11 13 (1.04%) FTP
11 13 (1.04%) TCP/IP
12 10 (0.80%) SMTP
13 8 (0.64%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.64%) Telnet
14 7 (0.56%) NAS
15 6 (0.48%) Network Security
16 5 (0.40%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (32.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 286 (22.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 255 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
4 247 (19.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 172 (13.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 138 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 103 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 96 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 88 (7.05%) SQL Server 2016
10 78 (6.24%) MySQL
11 63 (5.04%) Power BI
12 61 (4.88%) Relational Database
13 46 (3.68%) Oracle Database
14 39 (3.12%) Big Data
15 27 (2.16%) MS Access
16 24 (1.92%) RDBMS
17 23 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (1.44%) Riak
19 16 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
19 16 (1.28%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 122 (9.77%) Visual Studio
2 74 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (4.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 50 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 48 (3.84%) Git (software)
6 35 (2.80%) Selenium
7 31 (2.48%) Subversion
8 28 (2.24%) JIRA
8 28 (2.24%) SpecFlow
9 19 (1.52%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.44%) NUnit
11 17 (1.36%) JUnit
11 17 (1.36%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.20%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.88%) FitNesse
13 11 (0.88%) MSTest
14 9 (0.72%) JMeter
15 7 (0.56%) GCC
15 7 (0.56%) JBehave
15 7 (0.56%) tSQLt
General
1 220 (17.61%) Finance
2 41 (3.28%) Retail
3 37 (2.96%) Marketing
4 35 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 34 (2.72%) Advertising
6 25 (2.00%) Games
7 20 (1.60%) Legal
8 13 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.56%) Law
10 5 (0.40%) Publishing
11 4 (0.32%) Automotive
12 3 (0.24%) Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.080%) Electronics
14 1 (0.080%) Local Government
14 1 (0.080%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 651 (52.12%) Developer
2 322 (25.78%) .NET Developer
3 203 (16.25%) C# Developer
4 168 (13.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 157 (12.57%) Senior Developer
6 141 (11.29%) DBA
7 140 (11.21%) SQL Developer
8 133 (10.65%) Analyst
9 128 (10.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 119 (9.53%) Administrator
11 117 (9.37%) SQL DBA
12 90 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 87 (6.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 87 (6.97%) Software Developer
14 77 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 70 (5.60%) SSIS Developer
16 64 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
17 60 (4.80%) SQL BI Developer
18 59 (4.72%) C# Software Developer
19 57 (4.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (45.96%) .NET
2 366 (29.30%) ASP.NET
3 217 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 215 (17.21%) HTML
5 177 (14.17%) CSS
6 169 (13.53%) Web Services
7 148 (11.85%) .NET Framework
8 124 (9.93%) jQuery
9 109 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 105 (8.41%) WCF
11 102 (8.17%) AngularJS
12 76 (6.08%) Entity Framework
13 75 (6.00%) XML
14 63 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 56 (4.48%) WinForms
16 54 (4.32%) HTML5
17 44 (3.52%) SOAP
18 34 (2.72%) KnockoutJS
19 30 (2.40%) WPF
20 26 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
3 44 (3.52%) NHS
4 42 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.64%) Replication
7 29 (2.32%) Computer Science
8 27 (2.16%) Data Centre
9 23 (1.84%) Clustering
10 16 (1.28%) Fintech
11 15 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.88%) Streaming Music
14 10 (0.80%) User Experience
15 9 (0.72%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.40%) BBC
16 5 (0.40%) iPad
16 5 (0.40%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.40%) Social Media
17 4 (0.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 249 (19.94%) Windows
2 129 (10.33%) Windows Server
3 88 (7.05%) Linux
4 63 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (2.96%) Unix
7 30 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 16 (1.28%) Windows 10
11 13 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.88%) Android
13 10 (0.80%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.080%) AIX
16 1 (0.080%) CentOS
16 1 (0.080%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (28.74%) MVC
3 274 (21.94%) Business Intelligence
4 173 (13.85%) TDD
5 163 (13.05%) ETL
6 134 (10.73%) Scrum
7 117 (9.37%) Software Engineering
8 110 (8.81%) Mentoring
8 110 (8.81%) SDLC
9 92 (7.37%) Web Development
10 89 (7.13%) Performance Tuning
11 87 (6.97%) Data Modelling
12 77 (6.16%) Project Management
13 71 (5.68%) E-Commerce
14 70 (5.60%) BDD
15 66 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
16 59 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (4.40%) High Availability
17 55 (4.40%) Pair Programming
18 54 (4.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 725 (58.05%) SQL
2 568 (45.48%) C#
3 324 (25.94%) T-SQL
4 265 (21.22%) JavaScript
5 111 (8.89%) Java
6 96 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 70 (5.60%) VB
8 60 (4.80%) Python
9 44 (3.52%) VBA
10 36 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 24 (1.92%) PHP
12 22 (1.76%) C++
13 20 (1.60%) Ruby
14 19 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.28%) VB6
16 8 (0.64%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.56%) VBScript
17 7 (0.56%) VC++
18 6 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 132 (10.57%) Degree
2 43 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.96%) MCSE
4 32 (2.56%) MCSA
5 13 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (0.88%) MCP
6 11 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.80%) ISEB
7 10 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.40%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.40%) CCNA
9 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.32%) CISSP
11 1 (0.080%) MBCS
11 1 (0.080%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.080%) MCSD
11 1 (0.080%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.72%) SLA
2 33 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.28%) QA
4 10 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) DICOM
6 2 (0.16%) HL7
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.080%) PMO
7 1 (0.080%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 88 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 80 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 32 (2.56%) vSphere
4 25 (2.00%) XenApp
5 17 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.28%) Docker
7 12 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.32%) KVM
11 4 (0.32%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.24%) XenServer
13 1 (0.080%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
2 16 (1.28%) Puppet
3 15 (1.20%) SCCM
4 12 (0.96%) Grafana
5 11 (0.88%) WSUS
6 10 (0.80%) SCOM
7 8 (0.64%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.56%) LiteSpeed
8 7 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.56%) ZENworks
9 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.40%) Ansible
10 5 (0.40%) Opsview
11 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.32%) WMI
12 3 (0.24%) Graphite
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 537 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 161 (12.89%) Oracle
3 92 (7.37%) VMware
4 48 (3.84%) Citrix
5 36 (2.88%) Cisco
6 30 (2.40%) IBM
7 27 (2.16%) SAP
8 25 (2.00%) NetApp
9 20 (1.60%) Tableau
10 18 (1.44%) Veeam
11 16 (1.28%) Splunk
12 15 (1.20%) CommVault
13 14 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
14 13 (1.04%) HP
14 13 (1.04%) Xamarin
15 12 (0.96%) Google
16 11 (0.88%) MobileIron
16 11 (0.88%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.80%) Facebook
18 8 (0.64%) CheckPoint