Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1707 1925 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.75% 24.11% 24.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.93% 48.28% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 1700 1923
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +11.11%

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 3637 3987 4722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 52.74% 49.93% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3160 3401 3909
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 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 0 1301 £43,750 +13.64% 87
Bradford +2 251 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Wakefield -8 30 £32,500 - 4
Halifax -18 25 £27,500 -38.89%
Wetherby +2 19 £36,250 +27.19%
Huddersfield -11 11 £41,500 +5.06% 1
Dewsbury +5 9 £27,500 -26.67%
Ilkley -2 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Pontefract -10 5 £43,000 +14.67%
Otley +1 4 £37,500 -
Castleford -1 4 £30,000 - 1
Pudsey -8 3 £42,500 +11.84%
Mirfield - 3 - - 1
Batley - 2 £35,000 -
Bingley - 2 - -
Keighley - 1 £45,000 - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 721 (42.24%) SQL Server
2 642 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 569 (33.33%) .NET
4 561 (32.86%) C#
5 536 (31.40%) Microsoft
6 412 (24.14%) T-SQL
7 384 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 367 (21.50%) JavaScript
9 324 (18.98%) HTML
9 324 (18.98%) Java
10 306 (17.93%) ASP.NET
11 299 (17.52%) Finance
12 290 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
13 287 (16.81%) MVC
14 284 (16.64%) Data Warehouse
15 272 (15.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 253 (14.82%) CSS
17 230 (13.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 228 (13.36%) Windows
19 224 (13.12%) Oracle
20 213 (12.48%) Scrum
21 196 (11.48%) Software Engineering
21 196 (11.48%) Degree
22 189 (11.07%) OO
23 185 (10.84%) ETL
24 184 (10.78%) Web Services
25 180 (10.54%) Test Automation
26 178 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
27 172 (10.08%) jQuery
28 169 (9.90%) Git (software)

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 74 (4.34%) IIS
2 47 (2.75%) SAS
3 43 (2.52%) Apache
4 42 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 40 (2.34%) OpenStack
6 37 (2.17%) CloudStack
7 30 (1.76%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 30 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 28 (1.64%) Confluence
9 25 (1.46%) CMS
9 25 (1.46%) JBoss
10 23 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.17%) MS Exchange
12 14 (0.82%) Jetty
13 13 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.59%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.59%) Mule
14 10 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.99%) SPSS
4 14 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.059%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.64%) Maximo
5 9 (0.53%) Aligne
5 9 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.059%) Magento
11 1 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 146 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.88%) SaaS
4 10 (0.59%) GitHub
4 10 (0.59%) PaaS
5 8 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.29%) IaaS
6 5 (0.29%) Taleo
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.059%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.059%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.059%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.059%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.35%) Firewall
2 22 (1.29%) Internet
3 20 (1.17%) Ethernet
4 17 (1.00%) DNS
4 17 (1.00%) WAN
5 15 (0.88%) LAN
5 15 (0.88%) SAN
6 13 (0.76%) AMQP
7 12 (0.70%) HTTP
7 12 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.47%) VPN
9 6 (0.35%) DHCP
10 5 (0.29%) FTP
10 5 (0.29%) SMS
11 3 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.12%) DMZ
12 2 (0.12%) Intranet
12 2 (0.12%) MPLS
12 2 (0.12%) SMTP
12 2 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (42.24%) SQL Server
2 384 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 284 (16.64%) Data Warehouse
4 272 (15.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 230 (13.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 137 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 124 (7.26%) NoSQL
8 103 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 80 (4.69%) Relational Database
10 79 (4.63%) MySQL
11 74 (4.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 74 (4.34%) SQL Server 2016
12 69 (4.04%) Power BI
13 61 (3.57%) Oracle Database
14 60 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 57 (3.34%) Big Data
16 53 (3.10%) MS Access
17 44 (2.58%) Data Mining
18 40 (2.34%) Hadoop
19 29 (1.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 169 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 118 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 115 (6.74%) Subversion
4 95 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 87 (5.10%) Selenium
6 62 (3.63%) JIRA
7 60 (3.51%) Mercurial
8 56 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 48 (2.81%) NUnit
10 44 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 37 (2.17%) MSTest
12 36 (2.11%) Jenkins
13 34 (1.99%) Cucumber
14 28 (1.64%) TeamCity
15 27 (1.58%) Eclipse
15 27 (1.58%) SpecFlow
16 26 (1.52%) Maven
17 25 (1.46%) Android Studio
17 25 (1.46%) SoapUI
18 21 (1.23%) FitNesse
General
1 299 (17.52%) Finance
2 54 (3.16%) Advertising
3 49 (2.87%) Games
4 48 (2.81%) Retail
5 37 (2.17%) Legal
6 36 (2.11%) Marketing
7 24 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.94%) Law
9 8 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.18%) Automotive
10 3 (0.18%) Banking
10 3 (0.18%) Electronics
10 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.059%) Back Office
12 1 (0.059%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 762 (44.64%) Developer
2 252 (14.76%) Analyst
3 251 (14.70%) .NET Developer
4 196 (11.48%) SQL Developer
5 195 (11.42%) C# Developer
6 194 (11.36%) Senior Developer
7 162 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 143 (8.38%) DBA
9 135 (7.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 115 (6.74%) SQL DBA
11 113 (6.62%) Administrator
12 104 (6.09%) Software Developer
13 98 (5.74%) Support Analyst
14 96 (5.62%) Java Developer
15 94 (5.51%) Software Engineer
16 87 (5.10%) Applications Support
17 74 (4.34%) SSIS Developer
18 73 (4.28%) SQL Analyst
19 71 (4.16%) T-SQL Developer
20 67 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (33.33%) .NET
2 324 (18.98%) HTML
3 306 (17.93%) ASP.NET
4 253 (14.82%) CSS
5 184 (10.78%) Web Services
6 172 (10.08%) jQuery
7 168 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 168 (9.84%) XML
8 135 (7.91%) .NET Framework
9 94 (5.51%) SOAP
10 89 (5.21%) AngularJS
11 85 (4.98%) WCF
12 63 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 54 (3.16%) REST
14 49 (2.87%) Entity Framework
15 46 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 46 (2.69%) HTML5
15 46 (2.69%) WPF
16 45 (2.64%) Spring
16 45 (2.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 153 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 50 (2.93%) Algorithms
5 38 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.17%) User Experience
7 33 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.46%) NHS
10 20 (1.17%) Replication
11 16 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.82%) Clustering
12 14 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.59%) Online Games
14 10 (0.59%) Social Media
14 10 (0.59%) Streaming Media
15 9 (0.53%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.47%) Private Cloud
17 7 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 228 (13.36%) Windows
2 157 (9.20%) Linux
3 101 (5.92%) Windows Server
4 83 (4.86%) Unix
5 43 (2.52%) Android
6 42 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 24 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.41%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.12%) CentOS
17 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
3 287 (16.81%) MVC
4 213 (12.48%) Scrum
5 196 (11.48%) Software Engineering
6 189 (11.07%) OO
7 185 (10.84%) ETL
8 180 (10.54%) Test Automation
9 178 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 162 (9.49%) TDD
11 158 (9.26%) Mentoring
12 142 (8.32%) SDLC
13 118 (6.91%) Data Modelling
14 113 (6.62%) Web Development
15 108 (6.33%) DSDM
16 88 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
17 86 (5.04%) E-Commerce
17 86 (5.04%) ITIL
18 84 (4.92%) RUP
19 80 (4.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 561 (32.86%) C#
2 412 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 367 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 324 (18.98%) Java
5 133 (7.79%) Python
6 92 (5.39%) PL/SQL
7 74 (4.34%) Ruby
8 72 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 72 (4.22%) VBA
9 64 (3.75%) VB
10 63 (3.69%) PHP
11 62 (3.63%) C++
12 56 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 55 (3.22%) Bash Shell
14 54 (3.16%) VB.NET
15 27 (1.58%) C
16 13 (0.76%) TypeScript
16 13 (0.76%) VB6
16 13 (0.76%) X++
17 10 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 196 (11.48%) Degree
2 60 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 52 (3.05%) ISEB
4 51 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.69%) MCSE
6 35 (2.05%) MCSA
7 22 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.53%) CCNA
10 9 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.29%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.23%) MCP
13 4 (0.23%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.18%) PMP
15 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.57%) QA
2 32 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.11%) SLA
4 4 (0.23%) PMO
5 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) DICOM
6 2 (0.12%) HL7
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.059%) GDPR
7 1 (0.059%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 83 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (2.52%) vSphere
3 37 (2.17%) Xen
3 37 (2.17%) XenServer
4 32 (1.87%) Docker
5 16 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.47%) XenApp
9 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.059%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.059%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 60 (3.51%) Puppet
2 50 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.76%) Ansible
4 27 (1.58%) Cobbler
4 27 (1.58%) Tivoli
5 19 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
5 19 (1.11%) SCCM
6 16 (0.94%) SCOM
7 14 (0.82%) SCDPM
8 10 (0.59%) Grafana
9 9 (0.53%) Kibana
9 9 (0.53%) logstash
10 7 (0.41%) LiteSpeed
10 7 (0.41%) ZENworks
11 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.35%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.23%) WSUS
13 3 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 536 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 224 (13.12%) Oracle
3 52 (3.05%) VMware
4 42 (2.46%) IBM
4 42 (2.46%) SAP
5 40 (2.34%) Citrix
5 40 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
5 40 (2.34%) Tableau
6 18 (1.05%) Apple
7 17 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 16 (0.94%) Cisco
9 15 (0.88%) Google
9 15 (0.88%) Netezza
9 15 (0.88%) Rackspace
10 14 (0.82%) Splunk
11 13 (0.76%) Hitachi
12 12 (0.70%) Cognos
13 10 (0.59%) HP
13 10 (0.59%) NetApp
13 10 (0.59%) Remedy