Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 653 973 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.61% 14.65% 19.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.49% 56.41% 64.59%
Number of salaries quoted 550 854 1,314
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,700 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +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 1,156 1,725 2,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.10% 25.98% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1,519 1,994
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.75% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,950 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -1 414 £43,000 +1.18% 113
Bradford -3 73 £37,500 -11.76% 31
Wakefield +6 48 £37,500 -11.76% 15
Huddersfield +1 33 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Halifax -1 24 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Wetherby 0 16 £42,500 +14.09% 4
Ilkley -5 6 £35,000 +62.79% 8
Dewsbury +4 5 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Pontefract -6 5 £55,000 +51.72%
Bingley +3 4 £50,750 +56.15% 1
Ossett - 3 £32,500 -
Brighouse -2 2 £32,500 -15.58%
Batley - 2 - - 2
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 353 (54.06%) SQL
2 329 (50.38%) .NET
3 321 (49.16%) Microsoft
4 314 (48.09%) C#
5 215 (32.92%) JavaScript
6 199 (30.47%) MVC
7 181 (27.72%) ASP.NET
8 171 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 166 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
10 156 (23.89%) Windows
11 150 (22.97%) T-SQL
12 148 (22.66%) HTML
13 144 (22.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 126 (19.30%) .NET Framework
15 123 (18.84%) CSS
16 112 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 105 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
18 99 (15.16%) Entity Framework
19 96 (14.70%) ASP.NET MVC
20 94 (14.40%) jQuery
21 89 (13.63%) TDD
22 85 (13.02%) Visual Studio
23 82 (12.56%) SharePoint
24 81 (12.40%) Web Services
25 80 (12.25%) AngularJS
26 79 (12.10%) Active Directory
27 77 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
27 77 (11.79%) Finance
28 75 (11.49%) Windows Server
29 74 (11.33%) ASP.NET Web API

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 82 (12.56%) SharePoint
2 63 (9.65%) IIS
3 25 (3.83%) CMS
4 20 (3.06%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.14%) Confluence
6 13 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.99%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.07%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.92%) SAS
12 5 (0.77%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.77%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.46%) Apache
14 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.46%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.46%) Movex
3 3 (0.46%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.31%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 171 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (5.36%) Office 365
4 32 (4.90%) SaaS
5 20 (3.06%) IaaS
6 17 (2.60%) PaaS
7 13 (1.99%) Sage Pay
8 12 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.77%) Force.com
10 4 (0.61%) GitHub
10 4 (0.61%) Yammer
11 3 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.31%) Akamai
12 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.31%) NuGet
13 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.36%) DNS
2 32 (4.90%) WAN
3 31 (4.75%) LAN
4 29 (4.44%) DHCP
5 16 (2.45%) Firewall
6 14 (2.14%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.84%) SAN
7 12 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (1.68%) Internet
8 11 (1.68%) VoIP
9 9 (1.38%) Intranet
10 8 (1.23%) NAS
10 8 (1.23%) VPN
11 6 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (0.92%) FTP
11 6 (0.92%) WLAN
12 5 (0.77%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.77%) MPLS
12 5 (0.77%) OSPF
12 5 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (22.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 112 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (11.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 68 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (7.04%) Power BI
7 41 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (5.51%) Relational Database
9 31 (4.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (3.52%) MySQL
12 15 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (2.30%) QlikView
13 14 (2.14%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.84%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.68%) Star Schema
16 10 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (1.53%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 85 (13.02%) Visual Studio
2 61 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.06%) JIRA
5 16 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.14%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.84%) Selenium
7 12 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.07%) SonarQube
9 7 (1.07%) Subversion
10 6 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.92%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.92%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.77%) NUnit
12 4 (0.61%) Grunt
12 4 (0.61%) gulp
12 4 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 77 (11.79%) Finance
2 17 (2.60%) Legal
3 12 (1.84%) Retail
3 12 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.53%) Marketing
5 7 (1.07%) Automotive
6 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.46%) Back Office
8 3 (0.46%) Games
8 3 (0.46%) Local Government
8 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.31%) Advertising
9 2 (0.31%) Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 367 (56.20%) Developer
2 152 (23.28%) .NET Developer
3 119 (18.22%) C# Developer
4 87 (13.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 87 (13.32%) Senior Developer
5 74 (11.33%) SQL Developer
6 57 (8.73%) Analyst
7 56 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 55 (8.42%) Software Developer
9 49 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 48 (7.35%) DBA
11 35 (5.36%) SQL DBA
12 34 (5.21%) .NET Software Developer
12 34 (5.21%) Administrator
12 34 (5.21%) Applications Support
12 34 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (4.90%) Senior C# Developer
14 29 (4.44%) Support Analyst
15 28 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
16 27 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (50.38%) .NET
2 181 (27.72%) ASP.NET
3 148 (22.66%) HTML
4 126 (19.30%) .NET Framework
5 123 (18.84%) CSS
6 99 (15.16%) Entity Framework
7 96 (14.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 94 (14.40%) jQuery
9 81 (12.40%) Web Services
10 80 (12.25%) AngularJS
11 74 (11.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (7.20%) XML
13 45 (6.89%) REST
14 43 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 43 (6.58%) WCF
15 41 (6.28%) HTML5
16 39 (5.97%) .NET Core
17 35 (5.36%) SOAP
18 31 (4.75%) Node.js
19 27 (4.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (5.67%) User Experience
3 33 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.98%) NHS
5 25 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.06%) Data Centre
8 18 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.68%) Replication
11 9 (1.38%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.23%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.77%) CCTV
13 5 (0.77%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.77%) Fintech
13 5 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.61%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.46%) N-Tier
16 2 (0.31%) Learning Management System
16 2 (0.31%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 156 (23.89%) Windows
2 75 (11.49%) Windows Server
3 41 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (5.82%) Linux
4 38 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.52%) Unix
6 19 (2.91%) Android
7 14 (2.14%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.61%) Solaris
11 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.46%) VMS
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (30.47%) MVC
2 166 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (13.63%) TDD
5 74 (11.33%) ETL
6 67 (10.26%) Scrum
7 60 (9.19%) Software Engineering
8 54 (8.27%) Unit Testing
9 53 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (7.50%) BDD
10 49 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 48 (7.35%) ITIL
12 47 (7.20%) DevOps
13 40 (6.13%) OO
14 39 (5.97%) SDLC
15 37 (5.67%) Web Development
16 36 (5.51%) Data Modelling
16 36 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
16 36 (5.51%) Service Management
17 35 (5.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 353 (54.06%) SQL
2 314 (48.09%) C#
3 215 (32.92%) JavaScript
4 150 (22.97%) T-SQL
5 61 (9.34%) PowerShell
6 32 (4.90%) Java
7 21 (3.22%) VB.NET
8 20 (3.06%) VB
9 17 (2.60%) PHP
10 16 (2.45%) VBA
11 15 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 12 (1.84%) Python
13 9 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.38%) ES6
13 9 (1.38%) VB6
14 8 (1.23%) C++
15 7 (1.07%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.07%) Perl
16 6 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (5.21%) Degree
2 16 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.92%) MCSA
7 5 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.77%) MCSE
8 4 (0.61%) CCNA
8 4 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.61%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.46%) CCNP
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.31%) MCITP
10 2 (0.31%) MCSD
10 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.15%) ISEB
11 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.13%) QA
2 29 (4.44%) SLA
3 17 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 15 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.92%) GDPR
7 5 (0.77%) PMO
8 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.46%) HL7
9 2 (0.31%) IFRS
9 2 (0.31%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.30%) Docker
5 9 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.77%) vSphere
9 4 (0.61%) XenApp
10 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.68%) SCCM
2 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (1.07%) vCenter Server
3 6 (0.92%) SCOrch
4 5 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.77%) SCOM
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.31%) Ansible
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.31%) Terraform
7 1 (0.15%) Kibana
7 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.15%) Nessus
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 321 (49.16%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.95%) Oracle
3 51 (7.81%) VMware
4 35 (5.36%) Cisco
5 31 (4.75%) Sitecore
6 29 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (3.98%) Tableau
8 24 (3.68%) Xamarin
9 21 (3.22%) Citrix
10 15 (2.30%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.99%) Telerik
12 11 (1.68%) webMethods
13 10 (1.53%) Cognos
13 10 (1.53%) SAP
13 10 (1.53%) Symantec
14 9 (1.38%) IBM
14 9 (1.38%) Informatica
14 9 (1.38%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.23%) Dell
16 7 (1.07%) Software AG