Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 496 651 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.13% 13.56% 14.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.95% 56.27% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 442 551 843
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £56,250 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 993 1,157 1,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.28% 24.09% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 847 974 1,502
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £64,850 £57,500 £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 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -5 336 £46,500 +9.41% 69
Wakefield +2 47 £39,000 +4.00% 8
Bradford -6 38 £41,250 +10.00% 13
Wetherby -7 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Halifax +8 15 £47,500 +11.76%
Huddersfield -15 10 £45,000 - 3
Knottingley - 4 £40,000 -
Brighouse +2 2 £32,000 -1.54%
Dewsbury -1 2 £46,250 +40.15%
Ilkley -1 2 £50,000 +42.86%
Otley - 2 £35,000 - 1
Batley 0 1 £47,500 - 1
Castleford - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 241 (48.59%) SQL
1 241 (48.59%) .NET
2 234 (47.18%) C#
3 229 (46.17%) Microsoft
4 200 (40.32%) Azure
5 176 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (25.60%) MVC
7 119 (23.99%) Windows
8 114 (22.98%) ASP.NET
9 105 (21.17%) .NET Framework
10 104 (20.97%) JavaScript
11 92 (18.55%) Finance
12 82 (16.53%) Scrum
12 82 (16.53%) AWS
13 80 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 77 (15.52%) T-SQL
15 76 (15.32%) Entity Framework
16 74 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 69 (13.91%) DevOps
18 60 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
19 59 (11.90%) HTML
20 58 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
21 57 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
22 56 (11.29%) TDD
22 56 (11.29%) Oracle
22 56 (11.29%) CSS
23 52 (10.48%) RESTful
24 51 (10.28%) .NET Core
25 50 (10.08%) AngularJS
26 48 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 37 (7.46%) IIS
2 35 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.42%) Confluence
4 8 (1.61%) CMS
4 8 (1.61%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.01%) Apache
6 5 (1.01%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.60%) SAS
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.40%) nginx
9 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (5.44%) WebTrends
2 18 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.01%) Sage 200
4 5 (1.01%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.81%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 200 (40.32%) Azure
2 82 (16.53%) AWS
3 32 (6.45%) Power Platform
4 13 (2.62%) GCP
4 13 (2.62%) SaaS
5 11 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (2.22%) IaaS
5 11 (2.22%) PaaS
6 10 (2.02%) Boomi
7 3 (0.60%) Office 365
8 2 (0.40%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.20%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.20%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.85%) Firewall
2 19 (3.83%) SAN
3 11 (2.22%) DNS
4 9 (1.81%) DHCP
5 7 (1.41%) WAN
6 5 (1.01%) Internet
6 5 (1.01%) Intranet
6 5 (1.01%) LAN
7 4 (0.81%) HTTP
7 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.81%) VLAN
7 4 (0.81%) VPN
8 3 (0.60%) HSRP
8 3 (0.60%) NAS
8 3 (0.60%) SMTP
9 2 (0.40%) AMQP
9 2 (0.40%) RFID
9 2 (0.40%) SNMP
9 2 (0.40%) VoIP
9 2 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 48 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (8.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 38 (7.66%) MySQL
5 38 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 38 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (6.45%) Power BI
8 31 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 29 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (2.62%) Star Schema
11 11 (2.22%) DB2
11 11 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.81%) QlikView
14 7 (1.41%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.46%) JIRA
3 32 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 31 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (5.24%) Maven
6 23 (4.64%) Subversion
7 21 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.82%) Selenium
9 11 (2.22%) SpecFlow
10 10 (2.02%) Ant
10 10 (2.02%) JUnit
11 8 (1.61%) Android Studio
11 8 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.61%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.01%) GitLab
13 5 (1.01%) NUnit
13 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 92 (18.55%) Finance
2 34 (6.85%) Legal
3 31 (6.25%) Retail
4 14 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.21%) Law
5 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.60%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Marketing
7 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.40%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 246 (49.60%) Developer
2 110 (22.18%) .NET Developer
3 83 (16.73%) C# Developer
4 64 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (11.29%) Analyst
6 50 (10.08%) Senior Developer
7 42 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 41 (8.27%) Software Developer
9 38 (7.66%) Architect
9 38 (7.66%) SQL Developer
10 31 (6.25%) Technical Leader
11 27 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (5.24%) Azure Developer
13 25 (5.04%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.64%) Senior C# Developer
15 21 (4.23%) IT Analyst
16 20 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
17 19 (3.83%) .NET Software Developer
17 19 (3.83%) Consultant
17 19 (3.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (48.59%) .NET
2 114 (22.98%) ASP.NET
3 105 (21.17%) .NET Framework
4 76 (15.32%) Entity Framework
5 74 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (11.90%) HTML
7 56 (11.29%) CSS
8 52 (10.48%) RESTful
9 51 (10.28%) .NET Core
10 50 (10.08%) AngularJS
11 42 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (7.66%) Web Services
13 33 (6.65%) XML
14 30 (6.05%) jQuery
15 29 (5.85%) React
16 23 (4.64%) JSON
17 20 (4.03%) REST
18 19 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 18 (3.63%) HTML5
20 17 (3.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.63%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.61%) Clustering
5 8 (1.61%) NHS
6 7 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.21%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.21%) Robotics
7 6 (1.21%) User Experience
8 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.60%) PKI
10 3 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 119 (23.99%) Windows
2 34 (6.85%) Linux
3 33 (6.65%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.64%) Unix
5 18 (3.63%) Android
6 17 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.02%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (25.60%) MVC
3 82 (16.53%) Scrum
4 69 (13.91%) DevOps
5 60 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (11.29%) TDD
9 45 (9.07%) Microservices
10 43 (8.67%) Software Engineering
11 36 (7.26%) SDLC
12 34 (6.85%) ETL
13 32 (6.45%) Mentoring
14 31 (6.25%) Data Modelling
14 31 (6.25%) Test Automation
15 30 (6.05%) Performance Management
16 29 (5.85%) Project Management
16 29 (5.85%) Software Delivery
17 28 (5.65%) ERP
18 25 (5.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 241 (48.59%) SQL
2 234 (47.18%) C#
3 104 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 77 (15.52%) T-SQL
5 37 (7.46%) Python
6 36 (7.26%) Java
7 35 (7.06%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.43%) VB
9 15 (3.02%) Java 8
10 14 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.02%) Perl
11 10 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.61%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.41%) Ruby
13 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.21%) ES6
15 5 (1.01%) PHP
16 4 (0.81%) ABAP
16 4 (0.81%) VBA
16 4 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (4.64%) MCSE
3 18 (3.63%) Degree
4 11 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.02%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.81%) CCNA
7 8 (1.61%) MCP
7 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.81%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.81%) MCITP
9 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.40%) ISEB
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.20%) CCNP
10 1 (0.20%) CCSP
10 1 (0.20%) GIAC
10 1 (0.20%) HND
10 1 (0.20%) MCSA
10 1 (0.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.64%) QA
2 14 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.61%) SLA
5 3 (0.60%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 41 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.85%) Hyper-V
3 22 (4.44%) Docker
4 15 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.60%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.40%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.20%) Postfix
9 1 (0.20%) Squid
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.43%) Ansible
1 17 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.01%) SCCM
3 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.40%) Puppet
4 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Nagios
5 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 229 (46.17%) Microsoft
2 56 (11.29%) Oracle
3 17 (3.43%) Cisco
3 17 (3.43%) Tableau
4 15 (3.02%) VMware
5 12 (2.42%) Dell
6 11 (2.22%) SAP
7 10 (2.02%) NetApp
8 9 (1.81%) Sage
8 9 (1.81%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.41%) Google
10 6 (1.21%) HP
10 6 (1.21%) RedGate
10 6 (1.21%) UiPath
11 5 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.01%) Xero
12 4 (0.81%) F5
13 3 (0.60%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.60%) Citrix
13 3 (0.60%) T-Plan