Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 400 1,092 1,326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.73% 24.31% 21.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.23% 46.13% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 372 1,024 1,239
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,325 £29,000
90th Percentile £64,950 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,281 2,367 3,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 59.97% 52.69% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 2,056 2,852
Median annual salary £48,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.99% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,375 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 10 August 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 -5 290 £45,000 +5.88% 50
Bradford -2 47 £35,500 -11.25% 4
Wakefield -2 15 £37,500 -1.32% 2
Halifax -7 13 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Pontefract 0 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wetherby -1 4 £27,500 +12.24% 2
Huddersfield -5 3 £46,250 -2.63% 4
Castleford +4 1 £60,000 +17.07% 1
Ilkley +2 1 £55,000 +42.86%
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 139 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (29.00%) C#
3 113 (28.25%) Microsoft
4 101 (25.25%) Azure
5 95 (23.75%) .NET
6 90 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 83 (20.75%) JavaScript
7 83 (20.75%) Windows
8 70 (17.50%) Python
9 68 (17.00%) DevOps
10 64 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 64 (16.00%) AWS
10 64 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 62 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (15.25%) Java
13 60 (15.00%) Finance
14 59 (14.75%) Oracle
14 59 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (13.75%) T-SQL
17 50 (12.50%) Windows Server
18 49 (12.25%) MVC
19 41 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (9.25%) PL/SQL
21 36 (9.00%) HTML
21 36 (9.00%) TDD
21 36 (9.00%) Analytics
21 36 (9.00%) Power Platform
21 36 (9.00%) Power BI
22 35 (8.75%) .NET Core

SQL
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 23 (5.75%) Confluence
2 19 (4.75%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.25%) IIS
4 14 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (3.25%) nginx
6 9 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.25%) Apache
8 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.25%) SAS
8 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.00%) CICS
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.50%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.25%) CMS
12 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.25%) Mule
12 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.25%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.50%) Northgate Housing
3 5 (1.25%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (1.25%) Elite 3E
4 4 (1.00%) assyst
5 3 (0.75%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.25%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.25%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.25%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 101 (25.25%) Azure
2 64 (16.00%) AWS
3 36 (9.00%) Power Platform
4 22 (5.50%) Office 365
5 12 (3.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 12 (3.00%) GCP
5 12 (3.00%) IaaS
5 12 (3.00%) PaaS
6 11 (2.75%) Azure Stack
7 8 (2.00%) SaaS
8 7 (1.75%) Trello
9 5 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.75%) Serverless
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.50%) VPN
2 6 (1.50%) Skype
3 5 (1.25%) DHCP
3 5 (1.25%) DNS
4 4 (1.00%) LAN
4 4 (1.00%) SSL
5 3 (0.75%) Firewall
5 3 (0.75%) Network Security
6 2 (0.50%) RFID
7 1 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.25%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) PBX
7 1 (0.25%) SMPP
7 1 (0.25%) SMS
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.00%) Power BI
3 33 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 31 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (5.25%) MySQL
7 20 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (4.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (4.25%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.50%) Qlik Sense
10 13 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (3.00%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.75%) Redis
13 10 (2.50%) Data Lake
14 9 (2.25%) QlikView
15 8 (2.00%) MariaDB
15 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (8.50%) Git (software)
1 34 (8.50%) JIRA
2 22 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.00%) Selenium
4 11 (2.75%) Mercurial
4 11 (2.75%) SpecFlow
4 11 (2.75%) Subversion
4 11 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.50%) Postman
6 8 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.00%) JUnit
6 8 (2.00%) Maven
7 7 (1.75%) IBM UrbanCode
7 7 (1.75%) Ranorex
7 7 (1.75%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.50%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.00%) NUnit
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (15.00%) Finance
2 24 (6.00%) Retail
3 12 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.00%) Law
5 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.50%) Banking
6 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.25%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 105 (26.25%) Developer
2 84 (21.00%) Analyst
3 46 (11.50%) Software Engineer
4 45 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 43 (10.75%) .NET Developer
6 34 (8.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 22 (5.50%) Administrator
8 22 (5.50%) DBA
9 15 (3.75%) Junior
10 14 (3.50%) Java Engineer
10 14 (3.50%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.50%) SQL Developer
10 14 (3.50%) Systems Analyst
11 13 (3.25%) Azure Developer
11 13 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (3.25%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.00%) Architect
12 12 (3.00%) Platform Engineer
12 12 (3.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (23.75%) .NET
2 64 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (9.00%) HTML
4 35 (8.75%) .NET Core
5 34 (8.50%) CSS
6 30 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (7.00%) AngularJS
8 26 (6.50%) XML
9 25 (6.25%) Spring
10 23 (5.75%) React
11 20 (5.00%) Spring Boot
12 19 (4.75%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.75%) RESTful
13 18 (4.50%) SOAP
14 17 (4.25%) Vue.js
14 17 (4.25%) Web Services
15 14 (3.50%) jQuery
16 13 (3.25%) Entity Framework
17 12 (3.00%) REST
18 11 (2.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (5.25%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.25%) Clustering
4 13 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 8 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.25%) User Experience
10 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.00%) Replication
10 4 (1.00%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.75%) New Media
11 3 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.75%) Windows
2 50 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 30 (7.50%) Linux
4 9 (2.25%) Android
4 9 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.00%) CentOS
5 8 (2.00%) FreeBSD
5 8 (2.00%) FreeNAS
5 8 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.25%) Unix
7 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.00%) zOS
9 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (17.00%) DevOps
3 64 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 62 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (12.25%) MVC
7 41 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (9.00%) Analytics
8 36 (9.00%) TDD
9 34 (8.50%) ITIL
10 28 (7.00%) Test Automation
11 27 (6.75%) Visualisation
12 25 (6.25%) Migration
13 24 (6.00%) Data Analysis
13 24 (6.00%) ETL
14 22 (5.50%) BDD
14 22 (5.50%) Microservices
14 22 (5.50%) Scrum
15 21 (5.25%) Data Management
16 20 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 116 (29.00%) C#
2 83 (20.75%) JavaScript
3 70 (17.50%) Python
4 61 (15.25%) Java
5 55 (13.75%) T-SQL
6 37 (9.25%) PL/SQL
7 24 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 23 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 22 (5.50%) VB.NET
10 19 (4.75%) PHP
11 18 (4.50%) C++
12 17 (4.25%) Ruby
13 16 (4.00%) VBA
14 15 (3.75%) Kotlin
15 12 (3.00%) TypeScript
16 11 (2.75%) Groovy
17 10 (2.50%) VB
18 9 (2.25%) C
18 9 (2.25%) Shell Script
19 7 (1.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.50%) Degree
2 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.75%) ISEB
3 7 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) MCP
5 4 (1.00%) MCSE
6 3 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.25%) MCSD
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.25%) QA
2 10 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.50%) SLA
3 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.50%) Docker
3 18 (4.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.00%) KVM
7 5 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (5.25%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.75%) Ansible
3 13 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.75%) SCVMM
6 10 (2.50%) Puppet
6 10 (2.50%) Terraform
7 8 (2.00%) Proxmox
8 7 (1.75%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.75%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.75%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.25%) Grafana
10 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.75%) Oracle
3 29 (7.25%) VMware
4 23 (5.75%) Tableau
5 13 (3.25%) Databricks
6 11 (2.75%) PlateSpin
6 11 (2.75%) VirtaMove
7 10 (2.50%) EnterpriseDB
8 9 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.00%) Google
9 8 (2.00%) Percona
9 8 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.00%) SaltStack
10 7 (1.75%) CA
10 7 (1.75%) Northgate
11 6 (1.50%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.25%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.25%) Cisco
12 5 (1.25%) Citrix
12 5 (1.25%) iManage