Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1073 1521 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.96% 19.82% 21.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.15% 65.34% 62.71%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1394 1717
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,000 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 1911 2328 3159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.42% 30.34% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 2073 2567
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,236 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -4 762 £42,500 +6.25% 46
Bradford +4 169 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Halifax -3 31 £50,000 - 5
Wakefield -2 29 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Huddersfield -6 14 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Bingley - 11 £32,500 -
Pontefract - 10 £28,500 -
Wetherby +3 7 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Batley - 3 £35,000 -
Ilkley -4 2 £23,250 -33.57% 2
Dewsbury -5 1 £30,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £28,682 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 678 (63.19%) SQL
2 513 (47.81%) Microsoft
3 470 (43.80%) .NET
4 448 (41.75%) C#
5 365 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 351 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
7 307 (28.61%) T-SQL
8 274 (25.54%) ASP.NET
9 272 (25.35%) MVC
10 267 (24.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 245 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
12 214 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 207 (19.29%) JavaScript
14 195 (18.17%) Windows
15 181 (16.87%) Data Warehouse
16 174 (16.22%) ETL
17 168 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 157 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
19 149 (13.89%) Finance
20 148 (13.79%) HTML
21 143 (13.33%) Oracle
22 138 (12.86%) Web Services
23 136 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
24 133 (12.40%) TDD
25 132 (12.30%) Visual Studio
26 131 (12.21%) Windows Server
27 129 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
28 123 (11.46%) .NET Framework
29 121 (11.28%) CSS
30 113 (10.53%) Scrum

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 69 (6.43%) IIS
2 60 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 49 (4.57%) MS Exchange
4 24 (2.24%) SAS
5 19 (1.77%) CMS
6 15 (1.40%) Confluence
6 15 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.30%) Apache
7 14 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.03%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.65%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.65%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.28%) SPSS
4 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.093%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.093%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 136 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.14%) Office 365
4 10 (0.93%) SaaS
5 5 (0.47%) GitHub
6 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.37%) PaaS
7 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.28%) IaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.093%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.093%) Boomi
9 1 (0.093%) Firebase
9 1 (0.093%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.093%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.47%) SAN
2 38 (3.54%) Firewall
3 36 (3.36%) LAN
4 34 (3.17%) WAN
5 32 (2.98%) DNS
6 29 (2.70%) DHCP
7 21 (1.96%) VPN
8 20 (1.86%) Internet
9 17 (1.58%) VoIP
10 12 (1.12%) VLAN
11 9 (0.84%) Network Security
12 8 (0.75%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.65%) SSL
14 6 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.47%) NAS
16 4 (0.37%) Intranet
16 4 (0.37%) SNMP
17 3 (0.28%) MPLS
17 3 (0.28%) SMTP
17 3 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 267 (24.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 214 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 181 (16.87%) Data Warehouse
5 168 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 129 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 92 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 69 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 68 (6.34%) Power BI
9 68 (6.34%) SQL Server 2016
10 63 (5.87%) Relational Database
11 52 (4.85%) MySQL
12 23 (2.14%) QlikView
13 22 (2.05%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.96%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.77%) Big Data
16 18 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
17 17 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 132 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 93 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 45 (4.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 40 (3.73%) Octopus Deploy
6 38 (3.54%) SpecFlow
7 28 (2.61%) JIRA
7 28 (2.61%) Selenium
7 28 (2.61%) TeamCity
8 24 (2.24%) Subversion
9 18 (1.68%) NUnit
10 16 (1.49%) FitNesse
10 16 (1.49%) MSTest
11 14 (1.30%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.21%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.65%) HP UFT
15 7 (0.65%) tSQLt
General
1 149 (13.89%) Finance
2 42 (3.91%) Advertising
3 26 (2.42%) Legal
3 26 (2.42%) Retail
4 24 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.58%) Marketing
6 16 (1.49%) Games
7 9 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.37%) Automotive
8 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.28%) Law
9 3 (0.28%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.19%) Back Office
10 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.19%) Local Government
10 2 (0.19%) Publishing
11 1 (0.093%) Banking
11 1 (0.093%) Billing
Job Titles
1 560 (52.19%) Developer
2 259 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 178 (16.59%) C# Developer
4 143 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 141 (13.14%) Senior Developer
6 139 (12.95%) SQL Developer
7 122 (11.37%) DBA
8 107 (9.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 102 (9.51%) Administrator
10 98 (9.13%) Analyst
10 98 (9.13%) SQL DBA
11 70 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
12 66 (6.15%) Software Developer
13 62 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 60 (5.59%) SSIS Developer
15 58 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
16 48 (4.47%) SQL BI Developer
17 45 (4.19%) T-SQL Developer
18 44 (4.10%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 42 (3.91%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (43.80%) .NET
2 274 (25.54%) ASP.NET
3 157 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 148 (13.79%) HTML
5 138 (12.86%) Web Services
6 123 (11.46%) .NET Framework
7 121 (11.28%) CSS
8 94 (8.76%) AngularJS
8 94 (8.76%) jQuery
9 79 (7.36%) WCF
10 70 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 57 (5.31%) XML
13 50 (4.66%) Entity Framework
14 44 (4.10%) SOAP
15 39 (3.63%) WPF
16 31 (2.89%) WinForms
17 30 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (2.33%) REST
19 24 (2.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (4.01%) NHS
4 42 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.89%) Replication
7 21 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 19 (1.77%) Clustering
10 14 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.12%) Music Streaming
11 12 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.12%) User Experience
12 11 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.84%) Fintech
13 9 (0.84%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.75%) PKI
15 5 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 195 (18.17%) Windows
2 131 (12.21%) Windows Server
3 62 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (5.68%) Linux
5 59 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (2.70%) Unix
7 28 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.56%) Android
13 5 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.28%) AIX
14 3 (0.28%) HPUX
14 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (25.35%) MVC
3 245 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
4 174 (16.22%) ETL
5 133 (12.40%) TDD
6 113 (10.53%) Scrum
7 100 (9.32%) Mentoring
8 97 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
9 88 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 86 (8.01%) SDLC
11 84 (7.83%) Software Engineering
12 80 (7.46%) Web Development
13 76 (7.08%) Data Modelling
14 58 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (5.22%) E-Commerce
16 53 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (4.94%) OO
17 50 (4.66%) ITIL
18 47 (4.38%) High Availability
19 45 (4.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 678 (63.19%) SQL
2 448 (41.75%) C#
3 307 (28.61%) T-SQL
4 207 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 97 (9.04%) PowerShell
6 60 (5.59%) Java
7 52 (4.85%) Python
8 46 (4.29%) VB
9 29 (2.70%) VBA
10 23 (2.14%) Ruby
11 21 (1.96%) VB.NET
12 18 (1.68%) VB6
13 17 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.12%) C++
15 9 (0.84%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.75%) PHP
17 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.56%) C
19 5 (0.47%) F#
19 5 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 109 (10.16%) Degree
2 64 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (4.94%) MCSA
3 53 (4.94%) MCSE
4 21 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.84%) ISEB
8 8 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.65%) MCP
10 6 (0.56%) CCNA
10 6 (0.56%) CEH
10 6 (0.56%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.56%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.56%) OSCP
11 5 (0.47%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CISSP
13 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.45%) SLA
2 21 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.30%) QA
4 11 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.84%) GDPR
6 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) DICOM
8 2 (0.19%) HL7
9 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 83 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 80 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.61%) vSphere
4 27 (2.52%) XenApp
4 27 (2.52%) XenDesktop
5 26 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.49%) Docker
7 10 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.37%) KVM
11 4 (0.37%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.28%) XenServer
13 1 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.093%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.093%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.40%) Puppet
2 14 (1.30%) SCCM
3 10 (0.93%) WSUS
4 8 (0.75%) Grafana
4 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.75%) SCOM
4 8 (0.75%) vCenter Server
5 7 (0.65%) LiteSpeed
6 6 (0.56%) Ansible
6 6 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.56%) ZENworks
7 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (0.37%) WMI
8 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.28%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 513 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 143 (13.33%) Oracle
3 97 (9.04%) VMware
4 48 (4.47%) Citrix
5 39 (3.63%) Cisco
6 38 (3.54%) SAP
7 29 (2.70%) NetApp
8 27 (2.52%) HP
9 23 (2.14%) Tableau
10 19 (1.77%) Veeam
11 17 (1.58%) IBM
12 16 (1.49%) CommVault
13 12 (1.12%) Google
13 12 (1.12%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.03%) Cognos
14 11 (1.03%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.93%) Dell
15 10 (0.93%) Dell Compellent
15 10 (0.93%) Talend
16 9 (0.84%) Facebook