Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 873 1,188 1,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.59% 21.79% 24.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.14% 41.95% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 749 1,031 1,482
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.58% +9.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,125 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2,175 2,832 3,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 51.30% 51.94% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 2,375 2,959
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,900 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 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 -2 544 £45,000 +2.86% 123
Bradford +2 76 £41,000 +2.50% 18
Wakefield -3 57 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Wetherby 0 40 £24,500 -23.44% 5
Halifax +14 38 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Otley +2 23 - -
Huddersfield +1 15 £33,500 -4.29% 4
Ilkley - 13 £32,500 - 3
Heckmondwike - 5 £27,500 -
Castleford +1 4 £50,000 +21.21% 3
Knottingley - 4 £40,000 -
Brighouse +5 3 £32,000 -1.54%
Pontefract +3 2 - -
Batley -2 2 £25,000 -41.18% 2
Dewsbury - 2 £46,250 -
Pudsey - 1 £30,000 - 1
Elland - 1 £50,000 -
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 320 (36.66%) C#
2 314 (35.97%) Microsoft
3 301 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 294 (33.68%) .NET
5 278 (31.84%) SQL Server
6 202 (23.14%) JavaScript
7 191 (21.88%) Azure
8 188 (21.53%) Finance
9 153 (17.53%) MVC
10 145 (16.61%) Windows
11 132 (15.12%) T-SQL
12 131 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 127 (14.55%) ASP.NET
14 125 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
15 123 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
16 113 (12.94%) Java
17 108 (12.37%) DevOps
18 107 (12.26%) Git (software)
19 104 (11.91%) AWS
20 98 (11.23%) HTML
21 97 (11.11%) Python
22 94 (10.77%) Test Automation
23 92 (10.54%) Scrum
24 89 (10.19%) Oracle
25 88 (10.08%) ETL
26 84 (9.62%) Mentoring
27 79 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
28 78 (8.93%) Power BI
28 78 (8.93%) Power Platform
29 76 (8.71%) Data Warehouse

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 41 (4.70%) Apache Spark
2 36 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.32%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.52%) nginx
5 20 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.18%) Confluence
7 17 (1.95%) Apache
7 17 (1.95%) IIS
8 16 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.37%) SAS
9 12 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.15%) CMS
11 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.57%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.46%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.46%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle SCM
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 191 (21.88%) Azure
2 104 (11.91%) AWS
3 78 (8.93%) Power Platform
4 32 (3.67%) Office 365
5 23 (2.63%) GCP
6 18 (2.06%) GitHub
7 15 (1.72%) SaaS
8 14 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.69%) IaaS
11 6 (0.69%) PaaS
12 5 (0.57%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.34%) Google Sheets
14 3 (0.34%) Serverless
15 2 (0.23%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.75%) Firewall
2 22 (2.52%) SAN
3 13 (1.49%) WAN
4 11 (1.26%) DNS
4 11 (1.26%) Internet
5 10 (1.15%) VoIP
6 9 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (1.03%) Wireless
7 8 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.80%) VLAN
8 7 (0.80%) VPN
8 7 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.69%) DHCP
10 5 (0.57%) LAN
11 4 (0.46%) 4G
11 4 (0.46%) Intranet
11 4 (0.46%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.46%) SNMP
12 3 (0.34%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 131 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (8.93%) Power BI
4 76 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (8.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (7.10%) NoSQL
7 53 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (5.27%) Big Data
8 46 (5.27%) Relational Database
9 45 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (4.24%) MySQL
11 33 (3.78%) Hadoop
12 29 (3.32%) RDBMS
12 29 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (3.09%) Apache Hive
14 24 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
15 23 (2.63%) DB2
15 23 (2.63%) QlikView
16 22 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (2.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 107 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 79 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (6.30%) Selenium
4 48 (5.50%) Jenkins
4 48 (5.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 46 (5.27%) Visual Studio
6 35 (4.01%) JIRA
7 29 (3.32%) Subversion
8 26 (2.98%) Cucumber
9 23 (2.63%) JUnit
9 23 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 20 (2.29%) GitLab
11 17 (1.95%) Maven
11 17 (1.95%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.72%) Mercurial
12 15 (1.72%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.49%) Ant
14 11 (1.26%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.15%) TestNG
15 10 (1.15%) tSQLt
General
1 188 (21.53%) Finance
2 39 (4.47%) Retail
3 32 (3.67%) Legal
4 31 (3.55%) Marketing
5 27 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.37%) Public Sector
7 7 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.69%) Law
9 4 (0.46%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.23%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 387 (44.33%) Developer
2 160 (18.33%) Analyst
3 116 (13.29%) C# Developer
4 115 (13.17%) .NET Developer
5 83 (9.51%) SQL Developer
6 69 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 66 (7.56%) Software Developer
8 62 (7.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 60 (6.87%) Senior Developer
10 46 (5.27%) Azure Developer
11 42 (4.81%) Architect
12 40 (4.58%) SQL Analyst
13 38 (4.35%) Support Analyst
14 37 (4.24%) Data Analyst
15 33 (3.78%) Senior C# Developer
15 33 (3.78%) Technical Analyst
16 31 (3.55%) .NET Software Developer
16 31 (3.55%) Junior
17 29 (3.32%) Technical Support
18 28 (3.21%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (33.68%) .NET
2 127 (14.55%) ASP.NET
3 98 (11.23%) HTML
4 69 (7.90%) CSS
5 68 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (7.45%) jQuery
7 57 (6.53%) .NET Core
8 56 (6.41%) Web Services
9 55 (6.30%) REST
9 55 (6.30%) SOAP
10 46 (5.27%) XML
11 45 (5.15%) .NET Framework
12 42 (4.81%) AngularJS
12 42 (4.81%) Spring
13 36 (4.12%) JSON
14 33 (3.78%) HTML5
15 30 (3.44%) Entity Framework
16 29 (3.32%) Node.js
16 29 (3.32%) Vue.js
17 28 (3.21%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 16 (1.83%) NHS
5 16 (1.83%) User Experience
6 14 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.26%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.15%) Clustering
9 9 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.03%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 8 (0.92%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.69%) Replication
12 4 (0.46%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 145 (16.61%) Windows
2 61 (6.99%) Linux
3 57 (6.53%) Windows Server
4 43 (4.93%) Unix
5 31 (3.55%) Android
6 22 (2.52%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 14 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.57%) CentOS
14 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.23%) HPUX
15 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.11%) AIX
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (17.53%) MVC
3 125 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
4 123 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
5 108 (12.37%) DevOps
6 94 (10.77%) Test Automation
7 92 (10.54%) Scrum
8 88 (10.08%) ETL
9 84 (9.62%) Mentoring
10 73 (8.36%) TDD
11 71 (8.13%) SDLC
12 63 (7.22%) Data Modelling
13 60 (6.87%) Analytics
14 54 (6.19%) Software Engineering
15 52 (5.96%) Project Management
16 50 (5.73%) Process Improvement
17 49 (5.61%) BDD
18 46 (5.27%) Coaching
19 45 (5.15%) Web Development
20 44 (5.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 320 (36.66%) C#
2 202 (23.14%) JavaScript
3 132 (15.12%) T-SQL
4 113 (12.94%) Java
5 97 (11.11%) Python
6 74 (8.48%) PowerShell
7 49 (5.61%) VB.NET
8 44 (5.04%) VB
9 35 (4.01%) PL/SQL
10 32 (3.67%) Scala
11 26 (2.98%) Ruby
12 20 (2.29%) PHP
13 16 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.72%) Java 8
15 12 (1.37%) C
15 12 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.26%) C++
17 10 (1.15%) R
18 8 (0.92%) COBOL
18 8 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (4.58%) ISTQB
2 36 (4.12%) Degree
3 31 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.21%) ISEB
4 28 (3.21%) MCSE
5 16 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.72%) CCNA
7 7 (0.80%) MCSA
8 6 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.69%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.34%) MCITP
11 2 (0.23%) MCP
11 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.11%) CCIE
12 1 (0.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.11%) CCNP
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.41%) QA
2 34 (3.89%) Data Quality
3 20 (2.29%) SLA
4 7 (0.80%) GDPR
5 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) GMP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.50%) Docker
3 28 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.06%) HDFS
6 10 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.69%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.69%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.46%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.34%) vSphere
10 3 (0.34%) XenApp
11 2 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.11%) NFS
12 1 (0.11%) RACF
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (3.67%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.52%) Ansible
2 22 (2.52%) Puppet
3 16 (1.83%) Terraform
4 15 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.03%) Cobbler
6 8 (0.92%) PaperCut
6 8 (0.92%) SCCM
6 8 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.80%) WSUS
8 6 (0.69%) Oozie
9 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.57%) Nagios
10 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.46%) Consul
10 4 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.46%) Grafana
10 4 (0.46%) Graphite
10 4 (0.46%) Packer
10 4 (0.46%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 314 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 89 (10.19%) Oracle
3 47 (5.38%) Tableau
4 43 (4.93%) VMware
5 18 (2.06%) Google
6 17 (1.95%) SAP
6 17 (1.95%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.72%) IBM
8 14 (1.60%) Citrix
9 12 (1.37%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.15%) HP
10 10 (1.15%) Informatica
11 8 (0.92%) Avid
11 8 (0.92%) Cisco
11 8 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
12 7 (0.80%) Alteryx
12 7 (0.80%) RedGate
13 6 (0.69%) Cognos
14 5 (0.57%) Meraki
14 5 (0.57%) TIBCO