Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 12 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 572 665 1,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.52% 12.21% 16.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.96% 50.61% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 509 542 974
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 1,080 1,314 1,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 25.53% 24.13% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1,073 1,699
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 October 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 October 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 +2 396 £45,000 - 99
Bradford -3 50 £40,000 -4.76% 12
Wakefield -4 26 £44,500 +14.64% 13
Halifax 0 21 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Wetherby -9 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Ilkley -2 14 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Huddersfield -7 11 £45,000 - 5
Otley - 6 £35,000 - 1
Pontefract +1 5 - - 2
Dewsbury -1 4 £46,250 +42.31%
Knottingley - 4 £40,000 -
Brighouse +4 3 £32,000 -1.54%
Mirfield - 1 £39,500 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 309 (54.02%) SQL
2 265 (46.33%) .NET
2 265 (46.33%) Microsoft
3 260 (45.45%) C#
4 230 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (34.62%) Azure
6 139 (24.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (23.95%) JavaScript
8 130 (22.73%) MVC
9 122 (21.33%) Windows
10 117 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 103 (18.01%) T-SQL
12 102 (17.83%) .NET Framework
13 100 (17.48%) Finance
14 89 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
15 82 (14.34%) Scrum
16 79 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 73 (12.76%) PowerShell
18 69 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
19 68 (11.89%) TDD
19 68 (11.89%) Entity Framework
20 66 (11.54%) HTML
21 61 (10.66%) CSS
21 61 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 60 (10.49%) AWS
22 60 (10.49%) ETL
23 59 (10.31%) Mentoring
24 58 (10.14%) Octopus Deploy
25 57 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
25 57 (9.97%) Active Directory

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 46 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.12%) IIS
3 12 (2.10%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.57%) Confluence
5 9 (1.57%) SAS
6 8 (1.40%) CMS
6 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.22%) Apache
7 7 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.87%) nginx
10 4 (0.70%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 38 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) SPSS
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (4.55%) WebTrends
2 11 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.52%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) Unica
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 198 (34.62%) Azure
2 60 (10.49%) AWS
3 52 (9.09%) Power Platform
4 19 (3.32%) Office 365
5 12 (2.10%) GCP
6 11 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.40%) SaaS
8 7 (1.22%) IaaS
9 6 (1.05%) PaaS
10 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.35%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.17%) Google Docs
13 1 (0.17%) NuGet
13 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.17%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.12%) Firewall
2 33 (5.77%) SAN
3 17 (2.97%) DNS
4 15 (2.62%) DHCP
5 12 (2.10%) NAS
6 7 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.05%) VoIP
8 5 (0.87%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.87%) LAN
8 5 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.70%) Internet
9 4 (0.70%) WAN
10 3 (0.52%) Broadband
10 3 (0.52%) Intranet
10 3 (0.52%) SMTP
10 3 (0.52%) SNMP
10 3 (0.52%) VPN
11 2 (0.35%) IPsec
11 2 (0.35%) RFID
11 2 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (24.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 69 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (9.09%) Power BI
5 45 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 42 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (6.99%) Relational Database
8 36 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (5.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 29 (5.07%) RDBMS
11 27 (4.72%) MySQL
12 21 (3.67%) Star Schema
13 17 (2.97%) DB2
14 15 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.45%) QlikView
16 10 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (1.75%) Big Data
16 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 58 (10.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 50 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (7.17%) Git (software)
4 29 (5.07%) Visual Studio
5 25 (4.37%) Jenkins
6 23 (4.02%) JIRA
7 21 (3.67%) Maven
8 17 (2.97%) SpecFlow
9 15 (2.62%) Selenium
9 15 (2.62%) Subversion
10 13 (2.27%) Ant
10 13 (2.27%) JUnit
11 11 (1.92%) tSQLt
12 8 (1.40%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.40%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.40%) IntelliJ
12 8 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.22%) FitNesse
13 7 (1.22%) WiX
General
1 100 (17.48%) Finance
2 30 (5.24%) Legal
2 30 (5.24%) Retail
3 19 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.27%) Marketing
5 9 (1.57%) Law
6 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.87%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.52%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 301 (52.62%) Developer
2 128 (22.38%) .NET Developer
3 102 (17.83%) C# Developer
4 86 (15.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (13.81%) SQL Developer
6 77 (13.46%) Software Developer
7 76 (13.29%) Senior Developer
8 59 (10.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 49 (8.57%) Analyst
10 48 (8.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 43 (7.52%) Architect
12 42 (7.34%) Azure Developer
13 41 (7.17%) Senior C# Developer
14 36 (6.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 36 (6.29%) Senior SQL Developer
15 31 (5.42%) .NET Software Developer
16 30 (5.24%) C# Software Developer
16 30 (5.24%) Technical Leader
17 23 (4.02%) Technical Architect
18 19 (3.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (46.33%) .NET
2 117 (20.45%) ASP.NET
3 102 (17.83%) .NET Framework
4 79 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 68 (11.89%) Entity Framework
6 66 (11.54%) HTML
7 61 (10.66%) CSS
8 57 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (8.57%) REST
10 48 (8.39%) Web Services
11 45 (7.87%) .NET Core
11 45 (7.87%) AngularJS
12 43 (7.52%) RESTful
13 41 (7.17%) jQuery
14 38 (6.64%) XML
15 34 (5.94%) SOAP
16 29 (5.07%) WCF
17 23 (4.02%) HTML5
17 23 (4.02%) React
17 23 (4.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.72%) NHS
4 19 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.57%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.40%) Clustering
8 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.05%) Robotics
10 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.87%) User Experience
11 4 (0.70%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.52%) Handset
12 3 (0.52%) Replication
12 3 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 122 (21.33%) Windows
2 50 (8.74%) Windows Server
3 31 (5.42%) Linux
4 22 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.80%) Android
6 16 (2.80%) Unix
7 10 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.70%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (22.73%) MVC
3 89 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (14.34%) Scrum
5 68 (11.89%) TDD
6 60 (10.49%) ETL
7 59 (10.31%) Mentoring
8 54 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
8 54 (9.44%) SOA
9 53 (9.27%) DevOps
10 46 (8.04%) Data Modelling
11 45 (7.87%) Process Improvement
12 42 (7.34%) Migration
12 42 (7.34%) Software Engineering
13 41 (7.17%) SDLC
14 40 (6.99%) Kanban
15 39 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (6.47%) Test Automation
17 35 (6.12%) Microservices
18 28 (4.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (54.02%) SQL
2 260 (45.45%) C#
3 137 (23.95%) JavaScript
4 103 (18.01%) T-SQL
5 73 (12.76%) PowerShell
6 38 (6.64%) Java
7 27 (4.72%) VB
8 17 (2.97%) Python
9 16 (2.80%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.62%) Java 8
11 12 (2.10%) VBA
12 7 (1.22%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.87%) ES6
13 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.70%) C
14 4 (0.70%) C++
14 4 (0.70%) PHP
14 4 (0.70%) VBScript
15 3 (0.52%) ABAP
15 3 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.12%) Degree
3 34 (5.94%) MCSE
4 19 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.80%) CCNA
6 9 (1.57%) ISEB
6 9 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.40%) MCP
8 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.70%) MCSA
8 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.70%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.52%) MCITP
9 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.35%) CCNP
10 2 (0.35%) CCSP
10 2 (0.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.29%) Data Quality
2 35 (6.12%) QA
3 10 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.05%) SLA
5 3 (0.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.47%) Hyper-V
3 23 (4.02%) Docker
4 20 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.22%) vSphere
8 5 (0.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.87%) XenApp
9 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) NFS
11 1 (0.17%) Postfix
11 1 (0.17%) Squid
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.57%) Ansible
2 9 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.22%) SCCM
4 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.87%) WSUS
6 4 (0.70%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.52%) Nagios
7 3 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 265 (46.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.94%) Oracle
3 30 (5.24%) VMware
4 28 (4.90%) Tableau
5 20 (3.50%) Cisco
6 12 (2.10%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.92%) HP
8 10 (1.75%) NetApp
9 9 (1.57%) Google
10 8 (1.40%) UiPath
11 7 (1.22%) Citrix
11 7 (1.22%) Cognos
11 7 (1.22%) Dell
11 7 (1.22%) RedGate
12 6 (1.05%) IBM
13 5 (0.87%) Huawei
13 5 (0.87%) SAP
14 4 (0.70%) F5
14 4 (0.70%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.70%) Sitecore