Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 11 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 644 814 1,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.46% 12.28% 17.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.03% 46.65% 55.45%
Number of salaries quoted 584 731 1,150
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 1,192 1,745 2,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.77% 26.33% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 1,480 2,010
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.68% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,356 £30,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,350 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +6 454 £42,500 - 44
Bradford 0 64 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Huddersfield -6 29 £47,500 +26.67% 13
Halifax -5 25 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wakefield -2 22 £37,500 +3.45% 4
Ilkley -2 17 £35,000 -20.45% 1
Pontefract 0 13 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Wetherby -8 4 £44,250 +18.00%
Batley -1 1 - - 2
Castleford -2 1 £32,000 -32.63%
Dewsbury -3 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Otley - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 363 (56.37%) SQL
2 335 (52.02%) Microsoft
3 295 (45.81%) .NET
4 290 (45.03%) C#
5 186 (28.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 180 (27.95%) JavaScript
7 176 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (24.69%) ASP.NET
9 153 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 150 (23.29%) T-SQL
11 143 (22.20%) MVC
12 139 (21.58%) Windows
13 110 (17.08%) .NET Framework
14 101 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
15 92 (14.29%) HTML
16 85 (13.20%) CSS
17 84 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 83 (12.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 80 (12.42%) PowerShell
20 78 (12.11%) VMware
21 77 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
22 76 (11.80%) Windows Server
23 74 (11.49%) Entity Framework
24 72 (11.18%) Data Modelling
24 72 (11.18%) Scrum
25 71 (11.02%) SharePoint
25 71 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
26 67 (10.40%) TDD
27 66 (10.25%) Finance
28 65 (10.09%) 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 71 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 57 (8.85%) IIS
3 22 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 21 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.55%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.24%) SAS
8 6 (0.93%) OpenEdge
9 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.62%) CMS
10 4 (0.62%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.62%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.31%) nginx
12 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) SPSS
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.24%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.47%) FastStats
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.31%) Unica
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 186 (28.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (8.54%) Power Platform
3 47 (7.30%) Office 365
4 37 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.78%) IaaS
6 5 (0.78%) PaaS
6 5 (0.78%) SaaS
7 4 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.47%) NuGet
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.21%) Firewall
2 27 (4.19%) SAN
3 25 (3.88%) LAN
3 25 (3.88%) WAN
4 24 (3.73%) DNS
5 20 (3.11%) DHCP
6 15 (2.33%) NAS
6 15 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.17%) VPN
8 11 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.55%) WLAN
10 9 (1.40%) Internet
10 9 (1.40%) VoIP
11 8 (1.24%) Broadband
12 6 (0.93%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.62%) VLAN
14 3 (0.47%) FTP
14 3 (0.47%) MPLS
14 3 (0.47%) SMTP
15 2 (0.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 83 (12.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (9.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 56 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (8.54%) Power BI
7 49 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (6.21%) SQL Server 2016
9 30 (4.66%) Relational Database
10 20 (3.11%) MySQL
11 19 (2.95%) Star Schema
12 18 (2.80%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (2.02%) NoSQL
14 13 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.55%) QlikView
16 9 (1.40%) DB2
16 9 (1.40%) MongoDB
17 8 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 71 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 44 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (2.48%) Selenium
6 13 (2.02%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.55%) tSQLt
7 10 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.40%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.40%) FitNesse
8 9 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.24%) WiX
10 5 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.78%) JIRA
11 4 (0.62%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.47%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.47%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.47%) NUnit
12 3 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 66 (10.25%) Finance
2 26 (4.04%) Retail
3 24 (3.73%) Legal
4 14 (2.17%) Marketing
5 10 (1.55%) Law
6 7 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.31%) Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Billing
9 2 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 338 (52.48%) Developer
2 133 (20.65%) .NET Developer
3 122 (18.94%) C# Developer
4 95 (14.75%) Senior Developer
5 87 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 83 (12.89%) Software Developer
7 66 (10.25%) SQL Developer
8 62 (9.63%) DBA
9 57 (8.85%) Senior C# Developer
10 54 (8.39%) Analyst
11 53 (8.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 52 (8.07%) SQL DBA
13 49 (7.61%) Senior .NET Developer
14 37 (5.75%) Administrator
14 37 (5.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 31 (4.81%) Senior SQL Developer
16 30 (4.66%) C# Software Developer
17 29 (4.50%) .NET Software Developer
18 23 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 23 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (45.81%) .NET
2 159 (24.69%) ASP.NET
3 110 (17.08%) .NET Framework
4 92 (14.29%) HTML
5 85 (13.20%) CSS
6 84 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 74 (11.49%) Entity Framework
8 63 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 60 (9.32%) jQuery
9 60 (9.32%) Web Services
10 51 (7.92%) AngularJS
11 45 (6.99%) XML
12 42 (6.52%) REST
13 34 (5.28%) SOAP
14 29 (4.50%) HTML5
14 29 (4.50%) WCF
15 28 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (4.19%) React
17 26 (4.04%) .NET Core
18 19 (2.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.81%) NHS
5 27 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.80%) Replication
7 16 (2.48%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.86%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.40%) Clustering
12 7 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.78%) User Experience
15 3 (0.47%) PMI
16 2 (0.31%) Handset
17 1 (0.16%) Client/Server
17 1 (0.16%) Mainframe
17 1 (0.16%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 139 (21.58%) Windows
2 76 (11.80%) Windows Server
3 48 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (6.52%) Linux
5 39 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.33%) Unix
7 11 (1.71%) Solaris
8 10 (1.55%) Android
8 10 (1.55%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.47%) AIX
12 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (22.20%) MVC
3 101 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (11.18%) Data Modelling
4 72 (11.18%) Scrum
5 67 (10.40%) TDD
6 65 (10.09%) Mentoring
7 61 (9.47%) ETL
7 61 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (9.47%) Software Engineering
8 52 (8.07%) Migration
9 47 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
10 46 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 45 (6.99%) BDD
12 39 (6.06%) DevOps
13 38 (5.90%) Test Automation
14 37 (5.75%) SOA
15 36 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 35 (5.43%) SDLC
17 32 (4.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 363 (56.37%) SQL
2 290 (45.03%) C#
3 180 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 150 (23.29%) T-SQL
5 80 (12.42%) PowerShell
6 38 (5.90%) VB.NET
7 32 (4.97%) VB
8 30 (4.66%) Java
9 18 (2.80%) C++
10 14 (2.17%) VBA
11 12 (1.86%) PHP
11 12 (1.86%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.24%) Python
12 8 (1.24%) Ruby
12 8 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.09%) Perl
14 6 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.93%) VB6
15 4 (0.62%) ES6
15 4 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (5.59%) Degree
2 23 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.33%) MCSE
4 13 (2.02%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.71%) ISEB
6 9 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.93%) CCNA
8 6 (0.93%) MCSA
9 5 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.47%) MCP
10 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.47%) PMP
11 2 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.75%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.02%) QA
3 10 (1.55%) GDPR
4 7 (1.09%) SLA
5 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.31%) PMO
8 1 (0.16%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 65 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 52 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (1.86%) vSphere
6 10 (1.55%) Docker
7 9 (1.40%) XenApp
8 8 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.40%) SCCM
3 8 (1.24%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.62%) WSUS
6 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) Ansible
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Nessus
8 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 335 (52.02%) Microsoft
2 78 (12.11%) VMware
3 32 (4.97%) Cisco
4 30 (4.66%) Oracle
5 19 (2.95%) Veeam
6 18 (2.80%) Citrix
7 16 (2.48%) Tableau
8 14 (2.17%) HP
8 14 (2.17%) Xamarin
9 11 (1.71%) Juniper
10 10 (1.55%) NetApp
11 9 (1.40%) Google
12 8 (1.24%) Dell
12 8 (1.24%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.24%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.93%) Dynatrace
13 6 (0.93%) Meraki
13 6 (0.93%) Nintex
13 6 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.93%) SAP