Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 267 650 818
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.00% 14.50% 12.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.21% 54.17% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 259 654 771
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 664 1,200 1,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.88% 26.76% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 562 1,061 1,486
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,356 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 -10 178 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Bradford +1 41 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Wakefield +19 28 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Huddersfield -2 7 £46,500 -2.11% 2
Otley +18 5 - -
Halifax -6 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Cleckheaton - 1 £27,500 -
Elland - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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.

1 143 (53.56%) C#
2 140 (52.43%) .NET
3 135 (50.56%) Microsoft
4 116 (43.45%) SQL
5 108 (40.45%) Azure
6 74 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (26.59%) MVC
7 71 (26.59%) Windows
8 69 (25.84%) ASP.NET
9 68 (25.47%) JavaScript
10 56 (20.97%) DevOps
11 53 (19.85%) .NET Framework
12 49 (18.35%) AWS
13 48 (17.98%) AngularJS
14 46 (17.23%) T-SQL
15 43 (16.10%) .NET Core
16 42 (15.73%) Finance
17 40 (14.98%) Windows Server
18 39 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (14.23%) IIS
20 33 (12.36%) HTML
20 33 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
21 32 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (11.99%) Oracle
22 31 (11.61%) Git (software)
23 30 (11.24%) VB.NET
23 30 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 30 (11.24%) Software Engineering
24 29 (10.86%) CSS
24 29 (10.86%) jQuery

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 38 (14.23%) IIS
2 21 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.49%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.87%) Apache
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.75%) Confluence
8 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.37%) Mule
8 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.25%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (2.25%) Elite 3E
3 5 (1.87%) Infor CRM
3 5 (1.87%) Sage X3
4 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.12%) MIS ActiveH
4 3 (1.12%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.37%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 108 (40.45%) Azure
2 49 (18.35%) AWS
3 14 (5.24%) Office 365
4 13 (4.87%) Power Platform
5 9 (3.37%) Boomi
6 6 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (1.50%) GCP
8 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.12%) IaaS
8 3 (1.12%) NuGet
8 3 (1.12%) SaaS
8 3 (1.12%) Serverless
9 2 (0.75%) Apigee
9 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.75%) PaaS
9 2 (0.75%) Slack
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.74%) DNS
2 17 (6.37%) DHCP
3 9 (3.37%) Firewall
4 6 (2.25%) Skype
5 5 (1.87%) LAN
5 5 (1.87%) Network Security
5 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.87%) VoIP
6 3 (1.12%) SSL
6 3 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (0.75%) RFID
8 1 (0.37%) HTTP
8 1 (0.37%) Internet
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.37%) SMTP
8 1 (0.37%) WAN
8 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (9.36%) MySQL
4 21 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.24%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.24%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (4.87%) Power BI
7 13 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.75%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (2.62%) ZAP BI
13 6 (2.25%) QlikView
13 6 (2.25%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.87%) MS Access
15 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 31 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.49%) TeamCity
2 12 (4.49%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.75%) JIRA
4 9 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.00%) Maven
6 7 (2.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.87%) Selenium
7 5 (1.87%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.50%) NUnit
8 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.12%) GitLab
9 3 (1.12%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.75%) git-flow
10 2 (0.75%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.37%) Moq
General
1 42 (15.73%) Finance
2 14 (5.24%) Retail
3 11 (4.12%) Legal
4 7 (2.62%) Law
5 5 (1.87%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.50%) Back Office
7 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (49.06%) Developer
2 53 (19.85%) .NET Developer
3 44 (16.48%) C# Developer
4 33 (12.36%) Software Developer
5 31 (11.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (8.61%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.99%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.62%) SQL Developer
9 14 (5.24%) Analyst
9 14 (5.24%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (4.87%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (4.87%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.37%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (52.43%) .NET
2 69 (25.84%) ASP.NET
3 53 (19.85%) .NET Framework
4 48 (17.98%) AngularJS
5 43 (16.10%) .NET Core
6 33 (12.36%) HTML
7 29 (10.86%) CSS
7 29 (10.86%) jQuery
8 27 (10.11%) Entity Framework
9 25 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (8.61%) React
11 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (5.24%) RESTful
11 14 (5.24%) Web Services
11 14 (5.24%) XML
12 13 (4.87%) LINQ
13 12 (4.49%) Vue.js
13 12 (4.49%) WinForms
14 11 (4.12%) ODBC
15 8 (3.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.50%) Social Media
6 4 (1.50%) User Experience
7 3 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.75%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) Tandem
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.59%) Windows
2 40 (14.98%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.74%) Linux
4 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.62%) Android
6 7 (2.62%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.50%) Debian
8 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.75%) Unix
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (26.59%) MVC
3 56 (20.97%) DevOps
4 33 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (11.24%) Software Engineering
7 25 (9.36%) ERP
7 25 (9.36%) Scrum
8 24 (8.99%) Tech Ops
9 20 (7.49%) ITIL
9 20 (7.49%) Workflow
10 16 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (5.99%) OO
11 15 (5.62%) TDD
12 14 (5.24%) CRM
12 14 (5.24%) Microservices
12 14 (5.24%) Web Development
13 13 (4.87%) Software Delivery
14 12 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.49%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 143 (53.56%) C#
2 116 (43.45%) SQL
3 68 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.23%) T-SQL
5 30 (11.24%) VB.NET
6 21 (7.87%) VB
7 19 (7.12%) Java
8 18 (6.74%) TypeScript
9 17 (6.37%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.00%) Java 8
11 7 (2.62%) Python
12 5 (1.87%) VBA
12 5 (1.87%) VBScript
12 5 (1.87%) XAML
13 4 (1.50%) ES6
13 4 (1.50%) IronPython
14 3 (1.12%) C
14 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.37%) C++
15 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.49%) Degree
3 11 (4.12%) MCSE
4 7 (2.62%) MCP
5 6 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) GDPR
4 2 (0.75%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.99%) Docker
3 15 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.25%) Ansible
3 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.50%) WSUS
5 3 (1.12%) Rancher
6 2 (0.75%) Puppet
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 135 (50.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.99%) Oracle
3 23 (8.61%) VMware
4 13 (4.87%) Sage
5 10 (3.75%) Dell
6 7 (2.62%) Cisco
7 6 (2.25%) Citrix
7 6 (2.25%) iManage
7 6 (2.25%) Intapp
8 5 (1.87%) Google
8 5 (1.87%) NetApp
9 4 (1.50%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.50%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.12%) BT
10 3 (1.12%) New Relic
10 3 (1.12%) Splunk
10 3 (1.12%) Tableau
11 2 (0.75%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.75%) SAP
12 1 (0.37%) OutSystems