Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1091 1501 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.72% 19.38% 21.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.73% 63.98% 64.63%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1346 1748
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 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +9.59%

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 1923 2346 3116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.48% 30.29% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 2025 2541
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,875 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.69% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 October 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 October 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 -4 769 £42,500 +6.25% 71
Bradford +2 177 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Halifax -3 35 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Wakefield -4 28 £35,000 +1.45% 2
Huddersfield -4 16 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Pontefract +2 12 £28,500 -24.00%
Wetherby +3 7 £41,500 +18.57%
Pudsey -4 4 £37,500 +4.17%
Bingley - 4 £37,500 -
Brighouse +1 3 £28,000 -23.29%
Batley - 3 £35,000 -
Dewsbury -5 1 £30,000 -
Ilkley -7 1 £25,000 -16.67% 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 673 (61.69%) SQL
2 499 (45.74%) Microsoft
3 483 (44.27%) .NET
4 464 (42.53%) C#
5 367 (33.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 335 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
7 308 (28.23%) T-SQL
8 296 (27.13%) ASP.NET
9 286 (26.21%) MVC
10 255 (23.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 236 (21.63%) Business Intelligence
12 221 (20.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 209 (19.16%) JavaScript
14 205 (18.79%) Windows
15 191 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
16 166 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 165 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 159 (14.57%) ETL
19 158 (14.48%) Finance
20 154 (14.12%) HTML
21 145 (13.29%) TDD
22 142 (13.02%) Oracle
23 133 (12.19%) Visual Studio
24 132 (12.10%) Web Services
25 131 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
26 126 (11.55%) SQL Server 2012
27 125 (11.46%) CSS
28 124 (11.37%) Windows Server
29 120 (11.00%) .NET Framework
30 110 (10.08%) Degree

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 71 (6.51%) IIS
2 57 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 48 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 23 (2.11%) SAS
5 21 (1.92%) Apache
6 19 (1.74%) CMS
7 18 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.37%) Confluence
10 13 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (1.01%) Apache Spark
11 11 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.55%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) SPSS
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.18%) Sage 500
4 1 (0.092%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 131 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.19%) SaaS
4 12 (1.10%) Office 365
5 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.55%) PaaS
6 4 (0.37%) IaaS
7 3 (0.27%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 3 (0.27%) GitHub
7 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.092%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.092%) Boomi
9 1 (0.092%) Firebase
9 1 (0.092%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.092%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.12%) SAN
2 42 (3.85%) Firewall
3 32 (2.93%) LAN
4 31 (2.84%) WAN
5 29 (2.66%) DNS
6 27 (2.47%) DHCP
7 21 (1.92%) VPN
8 20 (1.83%) Internet
8 20 (1.83%) VoIP
9 14 (1.28%) VLAN
10 9 (0.82%) Network Security
11 7 (0.64%) FTP
11 7 (0.64%) SSL
12 6 (0.55%) NAS
12 6 (0.55%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.46%) AMQP
14 4 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.37%) SNMP
15 3 (0.27%) ISDN
15 3 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (33.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 255 (23.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 221 (20.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 191 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
5 165 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 126 (11.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 87 (7.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 74 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 68 (6.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 62 (5.68%) Relational Database
11 61 (5.59%) MySQL
12 59 (5.41%) Power BI
13 30 (2.75%) Oracle Database
14 23 (2.11%) Big Data
15 21 (1.92%) RDBMS
16 20 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
17 19 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (1.74%) MS Access
17 19 (1.74%) QlikView
17 19 (1.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 133 (12.19%) Visual Studio
2 77 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (4.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 49 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 47 (4.31%) Git (software)
6 33 (3.02%) SpecFlow
7 31 (2.84%) JIRA
8 30 (2.75%) Selenium
9 28 (2.57%) Subversion
10 22 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 19 (1.74%) Jenkins
12 18 (1.65%) NUnit
13 14 (1.28%) SoapUI
14 13 (1.19%) MSTest
15 12 (1.10%) FitNesse
16 7 (0.64%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.64%) GCC
16 7 (0.64%) JBehave
16 7 (0.64%) JUnit
16 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 158 (14.48%) Finance
2 28 (2.57%) Advertising
3 27 (2.47%) Legal
4 25 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 25 (2.29%) Marketing
5 24 (2.20%) Retail
6 16 (1.47%) Games
7 6 (0.55%) Law
7 6 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.55%) Publishing
7 6 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.18%) Banking
9 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.092%) Billing
10 1 (0.092%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 567 (51.97%) Developer
2 257 (23.56%) .NET Developer
3 164 (15.03%) C# Developer
4 145 (13.29%) Senior Developer
5 136 (12.47%) SQL Developer
6 131 (12.01%) DBA
7 129 (11.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 115 (10.54%) Administrator
9 108 (9.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 107 (9.81%) SQL DBA
11 101 (9.26%) Analyst
12 68 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 65 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
14 64 (5.87%) SSIS Developer
15 63 (5.77%) Software Developer
16 55 (5.04%) SQL BI Developer
17 49 (4.49%) T-SQL Developer
18 47 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
18 47 (4.31%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
19 45 (4.12%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (44.27%) .NET
2 296 (27.13%) ASP.NET
3 166 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 154 (14.12%) HTML
5 132 (12.10%) Web Services
6 125 (11.46%) CSS
7 120 (11.00%) .NET Framework
8 103 (9.44%) AngularJS
9 83 (7.61%) jQuery
10 79 (7.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 79 (7.24%) WCF
11 61 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 54 (4.95%) XML
13 53 (4.86%) Entity Framework
14 38 (3.48%) SOAP
15 30 (2.75%) HTML5
15 30 (2.75%) WPF
16 24 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (2.11%) WinForms
18 21 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
3 44 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (3.76%) NHS
5 37 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.75%) Replication
7 22 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.83%) Clustering
10 16 (1.47%) Fintech
11 12 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.01%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.92%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.92%) Streaming Music
14 8 (0.73%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.73%) User Experience
15 6 (0.55%) Social Media
16 5 (0.46%) BBC
17 4 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 205 (18.79%) Windows
2 124 (11.37%) Windows Server
3 72 (6.60%) Linux
4 61 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (2.84%) Unix
7 27 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 24 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.73%) Android
13 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.46%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.27%) AIX
15 3 (0.27%) HPUX
15 3 (0.27%) Solaris
16 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (26.21%) MVC
3 236 (21.63%) Business Intelligence
4 159 (14.57%) ETL
5 145 (13.29%) TDD
6 107 (9.81%) Mentoring
6 107 (9.81%) Scrum
7 99 (9.07%) Performance Tuning
8 87 (7.97%) Software Engineering
9 84 (7.70%) SDLC
10 80 (7.33%) Data Modelling
11 79 (7.24%) Web Development
12 75 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 62 (5.68%) E-Commerce
14 55 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (4.95%) BDD
16 53 (4.86%) High Availability
17 51 (4.67%) ITIL
18 45 (4.12%) Project Management
18 45 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 673 (61.69%) SQL
2 464 (42.53%) C#
3 308 (28.23%) T-SQL
4 209 (19.16%) JavaScript
5 106 (9.72%) PowerShell
6 77 (7.06%) Java
7 58 (5.32%) Python
8 52 (4.77%) VB
9 34 (3.12%) VBA
10 21 (1.92%) Ruby
11 19 (1.74%) C++
12 18 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.47%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.37%) VB6
15 14 (1.28%) PHP
16 9 (0.82%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.64%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.64%) VC++
18 4 (0.37%) C
19 3 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (10.08%) Degree
2 61 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (4.77%) MCSE
4 49 (4.49%) MCSA
5 18 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.73%) ISEB
8 8 (0.73%) MCP
8 8 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.46%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.46%) CCNA
10 5 (0.46%) CEH
10 5 (0.46%) CREST Certified
10 5 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.46%) OSCP
11 4 (0.37%) CISSP
12 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.02%) SLA
2 27 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.28%) QA
4 11 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.46%) GDPR
6 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) DICOM
7 2 (0.18%) HL7
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 76 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.75%) vSphere
4 25 (2.29%) XenApp
5 24 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 22 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 17 (1.56%) Docker
8 11 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.37%) KVM
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.37%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.18%) XenServer
13 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.092%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.092%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (1.74%) Puppet
2 13 (1.19%) Grafana
3 9 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (0.82%) SCCM
3 9 (0.82%) WSUS
4 8 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.73%) vCenter Server
5 7 (0.64%) LiteSpeed
5 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.64%) SCOM
5 7 (0.64%) ZENworks
6 6 (0.55%) Ansible
7 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.37%) WMI
8 3 (0.27%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.27%) Graphite
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.27%) Opsview
8 3 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 499 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 142 (13.02%) Oracle
3 91 (8.34%) VMware
4 47 (4.31%) Citrix
5 41 (3.76%) Cisco
6 38 (3.48%) SAP
7 27 (2.47%) NetApp
8 22 (2.02%) HP
9 20 (1.83%) Veeam
10 19 (1.74%) IBM
11 15 (1.37%) Splunk
11 15 (1.37%) Tableau
12 14 (1.28%) CommVault
12 14 (1.28%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.19%) Google
14 11 (1.01%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.92%) Dell Compellent
15 10 (0.92%) Facebook
16 9 (0.82%) Cognos
17 8 (0.73%) Dell