Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 687 1,073 1,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.72% 15.95% 19.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.26% 56.15% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 564 946 1,394
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,625 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,825 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 1,290 1,911 2,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.89% 28.40% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,690 2,073
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,236 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.73% +10.59% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,850 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -5 424 £45,000 +5.88% 123
Bradford +1 99 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Wakefield +2 42 £38,000 +1.33% 18
Huddersfield +8 33 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Halifax -7 19 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Wetherby 0 14 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Castleford - 7 £47,500 -
Bingley +3 5 £51,500 +58.46% 2
Batley +2 4 £50,000 +42.86%
Dewsbury +8 3 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Ilkley 0 3 £35,000 +50.54% 2
Pontefract -2 2 £55,000 +92.98%
Brighouse -5 2 £32,500 +13.31%
Ossett - 2 £32,500 -
Cleckheaton - 1 £23,500 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 389 (56.62%) SQL
2 372 (54.15%) .NET
3 350 (50.95%) Microsoft
4 338 (49.20%) C#
5 239 (34.79%) MVC
6 225 (32.75%) JavaScript
7 211 (30.71%) ASP.NET
8 185 (26.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 170 (24.75%) T-SQL
10 164 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
11 161 (23.44%) HTML
12 158 (23.00%) Windows
13 153 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 141 (20.52%) CSS
15 135 (19.65%) .NET Framework
16 131 (19.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 124 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
18 123 (17.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 105 (15.28%) Finance
20 102 (14.85%) jQuery
21 99 (14.41%) Entity Framework
22 91 (13.25%) TDD
23 82 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
24 81 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
24 81 (11.79%) Web Services
25 77 (11.21%) Oracle
26 76 (11.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 76 (11.06%) AngularJS
27 74 (10.77%) Visual Studio
28 73 (10.63%) 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 64 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 62 (9.02%) IIS
3 27 (3.93%) CMS
4 20 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 15 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (2.18%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.04%) Confluence
7 10 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.31%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.58%) Apache
12 4 (0.58%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.44%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.44%) Movex
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.29%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.15%) FastStats
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) Relativity
6 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 185 (26.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (5.24%) SaaS
4 31 (4.51%) Office 365
5 25 (3.64%) PaaS
6 24 (3.49%) IaaS
7 14 (2.04%) Sage Pay
8 8 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.58%) Force.com
9 4 (0.58%) GitHub
9 4 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.58%) Yammer
10 2 (0.29%) Akamai
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%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.78%) DNS
2 18 (2.62%) DHCP
3 16 (2.33%) WAN
4 13 (1.89%) Internet
4 13 (1.89%) LAN
5 11 (1.60%) Firewall
6 9 (1.31%) Intranet
6 9 (1.31%) VPN
7 8 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (1.16%) Skype
7 8 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.87%) SAN
9 5 (0.73%) BGP
9 5 (0.73%) Network Security
9 5 (0.73%) OSPF
9 5 (0.73%) SSL
10 4 (0.58%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.58%) VLAN
10 4 (0.58%) WebEx
10 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 123 (17.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (11.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 54 (7.86%) Power BI
6 52 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (5.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 36 (5.24%) MySQL
9 31 (4.51%) Relational Database
10 30 (4.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 21 (3.06%) QlikView
12 20 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (2.62%) NoSQL
14 15 (2.18%) MongoDB
15 14 (2.04%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.89%) Big Data
17 11 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
19 9 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 73 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (7.28%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.78%) JIRA
5 22 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (2.77%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.31%) gulp
10 9 (1.31%) Subversion
11 8 (1.16%) Grunt
12 7 (1.02%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.02%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.87%) Bower
13 6 (0.87%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.87%) Selenium
14 5 (0.73%) Protractor
General
1 105 (15.28%) Finance
2 24 (3.49%) Retail
3 18 (2.62%) Legal
4 13 (1.89%) Marketing
4 13 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.16%) Advertising
7 6 (0.87%) Automotive
7 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.58%) Back Office
9 3 (0.44%) Games
9 3 (0.44%) Local Government
9 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 399 (58.08%) Developer
2 180 (26.20%) .NET Developer
3 125 (18.20%) C# Developer
4 95 (13.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 93 (13.54%) Senior Developer
6 80 (11.64%) SQL Developer
7 63 (9.17%) Analyst
8 61 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 58 (8.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 47 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
11 46 (6.70%) Software Developer
12 45 (6.55%) DBA
13 36 (5.24%) Applications Support
14 33 (4.80%) Senior .NET Developer
15 31 (4.51%) Administrator
15 31 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 31 (4.51%) SQL DBA
16 30 (4.37%) Lead Developer
17 29 (4.22%) .NET Software Developer
18 28 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (54.15%) .NET
2 211 (30.71%) ASP.NET
3 161 (23.44%) HTML
4 141 (20.52%) CSS
5 135 (19.65%) .NET Framework
6 131 (19.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 102 (14.85%) jQuery
8 99 (14.41%) Entity Framework
9 81 (11.79%) Web Services
10 76 (11.06%) AngularJS
11 69 (10.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 54 (7.86%) .NET Core
13 45 (6.55%) XML
14 42 (6.11%) HTML5
15 40 (5.82%) REST
15 40 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 39 (5.68%) WCF
17 37 (5.39%) SOAP
18 32 (4.66%) React
19 30 (4.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.95%) User Experience
4 29 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.62%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.47%) NHS
9 12 (1.75%) Replication
10 11 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.46%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.16%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.87%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.87%) EPoS
13 6 (0.87%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.73%) CCTV
14 5 (0.73%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.58%) Fintech
15 4 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (23.00%) Windows
2 73 (10.63%) Windows Server
3 37 (5.39%) Linux
4 31 (4.51%) Android
5 27 (3.93%) Unix
5 27 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.60%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.87%) VMS
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.29%) AIX
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Debian
12 1 (0.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (34.79%) MVC
2 164 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (13.25%) TDD
5 71 (10.33%) ETL
6 66 (9.61%) Unit Testing
7 63 (9.17%) Software Engineering
8 61 (8.88%) Scrum
9 58 (8.44%) DevOps
10 51 (7.42%) BDD
10 51 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (6.84%) Mentoring
12 44 (6.40%) Migration
12 44 (6.40%) Web Development
13 43 (6.26%) OO
14 41 (5.97%) ITIL
15 34 (4.95%) Pair Programming
16 29 (4.22%) Analytics
16 29 (4.22%) CRM
16 29 (4.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 389 (56.62%) SQL
2 338 (49.20%) C#
3 225 (32.75%) JavaScript
4 170 (24.75%) T-SQL
5 66 (9.61%) PowerShell
6 36 (5.24%) Java
7 34 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 25 (3.64%) VB
9 23 (3.35%) VBA
10 21 (3.06%) PHP
11 12 (1.75%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.60%) Python
13 9 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 8 (1.16%) VB6
15 7 (1.02%) Perl
16 6 (0.87%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.87%) C++
16 6 (0.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 6 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (6.70%) Degree
2 26 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.31%) MCSA
4 9 (1.31%) MCSE
5 8 (1.16%) MCSD
6 6 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.73%) CCNA
7 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.44%) CCNP
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
9 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.29%) MBA
10 2 (0.29%) MCITP
10 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.99%) QA
2 34 (4.95%) SLA
3 20 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.44%) GDPR
7 3 (0.44%) PMO
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.91%) Docker
5 12 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.44%) vSphere
6 3 (0.44%) Xen
6 3 (0.44%) XenServer
7 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.04%) SCCM
2 8 (1.16%) Ansible
2 8 (1.16%) SCOM
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (1.02%) SCOrch
4 5 (0.73%) Terraform
5 4 (0.58%) Puppet
6 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.15%) Kibana
8 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 350 (50.95%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.21%) Oracle
3 36 (5.24%) Tableau
4 35 (5.09%) VMware
4 35 (5.09%) Xamarin
5 31 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (4.08%) Sitecore
7 27 (3.93%) Cisco
8 19 (2.77%) Citrix
9 14 (2.04%) Telerik
10 13 (1.89%) IBM
10 13 (1.89%) MuleSoft
11 11 (1.60%) Cognos
11 11 (1.60%) SAP
12 10 (1.46%) webMethods
13 9 (1.31%) Brocade
13 9 (1.31%) Google
13 9 (1.31%) Informatica
13 9 (1.31%) Sybase
14 8 (1.16%) Alteryx