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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 676 888 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.71% 19.97% 18.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.88% 57.40% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 610 716 829
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1168 1547 1618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 32.33% 34.79% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1259 1343
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 464 £40,000 +2.56% 44
Bradford +3 72 £42,500 - 15
Halifax +1 43 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Wakefield +9 26 £36,000 +30.90% 3
Huddersfield -2 26 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Wetherby -1 11 £31,500 -8.69% 2
Castleford 0 7 £30,000 - 1
Ilkley 0 5 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Dewsbury 0 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Pudsey -2 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Otley +4 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Pontefract +3 1 £35,000 - 1
Keighley - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 723 (51.90%) SQL
2 716 (51.40%) .NET
2 716 (51.40%) C#
3 535 (38.41%) Microsoft
4 440 (31.59%) ASP.NET
5 436 (31.30%) MVC
6 428 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
7 334 (23.98%) Windows
8 331 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 328 (23.55%) JavaScript
10 296 (21.25%) T-SQL
11 293 (21.03%) HTML
12 281 (20.17%) MS Excel
13 258 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 251 (18.02%) Finance
15 243 (17.44%) CSS
16 240 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 215 (15.43%) .NET Framework
18 213 (15.29%) Web Services
19 212 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
20 211 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
21 206 (14.79%) SQL Server 2012
22 203 (14.57%) Windows Server
23 190 (13.64%) IIS
24 186 (13.35%) Data Warehouse
25 183 (13.14%) Oracle
26 178 (12.78%) Software Engineering
26 178 (12.78%) WCF
27 170 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 164 (11.77%) 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
1 190 (13.64%) IIS
2 109 (7.82%) MS Exchange
3 86 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 46 (3.30%) CMS
4 46 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.23%) Umbraco
7 25 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (1.36%) Apache
11 17 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (1.08%) SAS
12 15 (1.08%) Skype for Business
12 15 (1.08%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.01%) EPiServer
14 13 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.79%) Mule
16 10 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 281 (20.17%) MS Excel
2 62 (4.45%) MS Office
3 11 (0.79%) SPSS
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.57%) Epicor Tropos
5 5 (0.36%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.29%) Maximo
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.072%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.072%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.072%) Magento
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.072%) Shopify
9 1 (0.072%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 136 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.66%) Office 365
4 19 (1.36%) SaaS
5 6 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.072%) Firebase
7 1 (0.072%) Force.com
7 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.072%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.59%) SAN
2 47 (3.37%) DNS
3 40 (2.87%) Firewall
4 39 (2.80%) DHCP
5 36 (2.58%) LAN
6 34 (2.44%) WAN
7 30 (2.15%) NAS
8 29 (2.08%) VPN
9 27 (1.94%) Internet
10 18 (1.29%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.08%) HTTP
12 11 (0.79%) ISDN
12 11 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (0.79%) VoIP
13 8 (0.57%) FTP
13 8 (0.57%) SMTP
13 8 (0.57%) SSL
14 7 (0.50%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.50%) Telnet
15 4 (0.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 258 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 212 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 206 (14.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 186 (13.35%) Data Warehouse
6 170 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 130 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 128 (9.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 87 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 69 (4.95%) MySQL
11 57 (4.09%) RDBMS
12 49 (3.52%) Oracle Database
13 46 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
14 38 (2.73%) NoSQL
15 34 (2.44%) QlikView
16 29 (2.08%) Power BI
17 28 (2.01%) Big Data
17 28 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (1.08%) Hadoop
18 15 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 143 (10.27%) Visual Studio
2 113 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 25 (1.79%) JUnit
6 18 (1.29%) JMeter
7 15 (1.08%) JIRA
7 15 (1.08%) Selenium
8 13 (0.93%) NuGet
9 11 (0.79%) NetBeans
10 10 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.65%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.65%) SpecFlow
11 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.57%) Subversion
13 7 (0.50%) NUnit
14 5 (0.36%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.36%) tSQLt
15 4 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
16 3 (0.22%) MorphX
General
1 251 (18.02%) Finance
2 59 (4.24%) Retail
3 56 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 31 (2.23%) Legal
5 29 (2.08%) Marketing
6 27 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.08%) Games
8 11 (0.79%) Advertising
9 8 (0.57%) Law
10 6 (0.43%) Banking
11 5 (0.36%) Back Office
11 5 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.072%) Automotive
13 1 (0.072%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.072%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 737 (52.91%) Developer
2 446 (32.02%) .NET Developer
3 297 (21.32%) C# Developer
4 250 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 161 (11.56%) SQL Developer
6 151 (10.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 150 (10.77%) Analyst
8 131 (9.40%) DBA
9 129 (9.26%) Software Developer
10 128 (9.19%) Senior Developer
11 126 (9.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 107 (7.68%) .NET Software Developer
13 104 (7.47%) SQL DBA
14 96 (6.89%) Software Engineer
15 94 (6.75%) C# Software Developer
16 88 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 79 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 76 (5.46%) Support Analyst
19 73 (5.24%) .NET Software Engineer
20 69 (4.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (51.40%) .NET
2 440 (31.59%) ASP.NET
3 293 (21.03%) HTML
4 243 (17.44%) CSS
5 240 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 215 (15.43%) .NET Framework
7 213 (15.29%) Web Services
8 178 (12.78%) WCF
9 157 (11.27%) jQuery
10 126 (9.05%) XML
11 117 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 115 (8.26%) AngularJS
13 109 (7.82%) Entity Framework
14 92 (6.60%) WinForms
15 83 (5.96%) HTML5
16 74 (5.31%) KnockoutJS
16 74 (5.31%) WPF
17 70 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 59 (4.24%) SOAP
19 50 (3.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.52%) Clustering
3 42 (3.02%) Replication
4 40 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 35 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.72%) Streaming Music
10 23 (1.65%) User Experience
11 19 (1.36%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.08%) NHS
13 13 (0.93%) e-Learning
14 12 (0.86%) iPad
15 9 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
16 5 (0.36%) HP Storage
16 5 (0.36%) New Media
16 5 (0.36%) Public Cloud
17 4 (0.29%) Credit Risk
17 4 (0.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 334 (23.98%) Windows
2 203 (14.57%) Windows Server
3 105 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (5.17%) Linux
6 55 (3.95%) Unix
7 50 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.72%) Android
11 9 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.072%) AIX
15 1 (0.072%) HPUX
15 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (31.30%) MVC
2 428 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 178 (12.78%) Software Engineering
5 164 (11.77%) Scrum
6 140 (10.05%) TDD
7 136 (9.76%) ETL
8 106 (7.61%) SDLC
9 105 (7.54%) Web Development
10 97 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 85 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
12 77 (5.53%) ITIL
13 74 (5.31%) Analytics
14 66 (4.74%) Migration
14 66 (4.74%) Project Management
15 63 (4.52%) Mentoring
16 60 (4.31%) E-Commerce
17 55 (3.95%) BDD
18 53 (3.80%) OO
19 48 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 723 (51.90%) SQL
2 716 (51.40%) C#
3 328 (23.55%) JavaScript
4 296 (21.25%) T-SQL
5 103 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 87 (6.25%) Java
7 76 (5.46%) VB.NET
8 57 (4.09%) VB
9 30 (2.15%) Python
10 26 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 25 (1.79%) VBA
12 22 (1.58%) Ruby
12 22 (1.58%) VB6
13 16 (1.15%) PHP
14 13 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.79%) Haskell
16 9 (0.65%) VBScript
17 8 (0.57%) C++
18 6 (0.43%) Delphi
19 5 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (9.05%) Degree
2 97 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.66%) MCSE
4 16 (1.15%) MCITP
4 16 (1.15%) MCP
5 12 (0.86%) ISEB
5 12 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.79%) CCNA
6 11 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.79%) OCP
6 11 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.72%) MCTS
8 9 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (0.50%) MCSA
10 6 (0.43%) CCA
11 4 (0.29%) CCNP
12 3 (0.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.30%) SLA
2 24 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.22%) QA
4 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.43%) HL7
6 5 (0.36%) DICOM
6 5 (0.36%) PMO
7 4 (0.29%) IFRS
7 4 (0.29%) IFRS 9
7 4 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
8 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.072%) UCITS
System Software
1 146 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 96 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (3.23%) vSphere
4 39 (2.80%) XenApp
5 30 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 26 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.72%) XenServer
10 9 (0.65%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.50%) KVM
11 7 (0.50%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.50%) Xen
12 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (3.23%) SCCM
2 31 (2.23%) SCOM
3 11 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 11 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 11 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (0.50%) WSUS
5 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.43%) Puppet
5 6 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.43%) vMotion
6 5 (0.36%) Cobbler
6 5 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.36%) Opsview
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.22%) SQL Sentry
7 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.14%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.072%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.072%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 535 (38.41%) Microsoft
2 183 (13.14%) Oracle
3 138 (9.91%) VMware
4 79 (5.67%) Citrix
5 35 (2.51%) Cisco
5 35 (2.51%) Tableau
6 31 (2.23%) NetApp
7 24 (1.72%) Sitecore
8 23 (1.65%) HP
9 22 (1.58%) SAP
10 20 (1.44%) IBM
11 19 (1.36%) Dell Compellent
12 17 (1.22%) Civica
13 14 (1.01%) CommVault
14 13 (0.93%) EMC
14 13 (0.93%) Nimble Storage
15 12 (0.86%) Veeam
16 11 (0.79%) Splunk
17 8 (0.57%) Avaya
17 8 (0.57%) Epicor
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus,
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus Scheme, Pension, Flexitime.
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + 5% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago