Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1615 1985 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.57% 25.86% 24.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.31% 51.53% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1785 1935
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 3343 3852 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 50.86% 50.19% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2903 3369 4074
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 £60,000 £57,500 £59,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%

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 23 October 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 23 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 0 1236 £44,500 +11.25% 92
Bradford +1 244 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Wakefield -2 30 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Halifax -10 21 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Dewsbury +4 10 £27,500 +30.95%
Wetherby +1 9 £37,000 +23.33%
Mirfield - 7 - -
Huddersfield -7 6 £35,000 - 2
Otley 0 3 £37,500 -
Pontefract -5 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Ilkley -6 2 £30,000 - 2
Batley - 2 £35,000 -
Bingley - 2 - - 2
Castleford 0 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Elland - 1 £25,000 - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 681 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 562 (34.80%) .NET
3 551 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
4 545 (33.75%) C#
5 517 (32.01%) Microsoft
6 395 (24.46%) T-SQL
7 356 (22.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 321 (19.88%) JavaScript
9 299 (18.51%) ASP.NET
10 297 (18.39%) HTML
11 293 (18.14%) Java
12 273 (16.90%) MVC
13 270 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
14 267 (16.53%) Finance
15 248 (15.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 221 (13.68%) CSS
17 216 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
18 207 (12.82%) Windows
18 207 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 194 (12.01%) Oracle
20 189 (11.70%) Web Services
21 187 (11.58%) Scrum
22 186 (11.52%) ETL
23 185 (11.46%) Software Engineering
24 176 (10.90%) OO
25 174 (10.77%) Test Automation
25 174 (10.77%) Degree
26 168 (10.40%) XML
27 162 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
28 158 (9.78%) TDD

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 66 (4.09%) IIS
2 51 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.60%) SAS
4 32 (1.98%) Apache
5 29 (1.80%) CMS
5 29 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 28 (1.73%) Confluence
6 28 (1.73%) OpenStack
7 26 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.55%) CloudStack
9 20 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 16 (0.99%) JBoss
12 14 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.80%) Jetty
14 10 (0.62%) Mule
15 9 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.50%) OpenEdge
16 8 (0.50%) Tornado
Applications
1 58 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.36%) SPSS
4 10 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.31%) Aligne
5 5 (0.31%) Maximo
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.19%) Magento
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.062%) FastStats
9 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 143 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.74%) SaaS
4 8 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (0.50%) Taleo
5 5 (0.31%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 3 (0.19%) GitHub
6 3 (0.19%) IaaS
6 3 (0.19%) npm
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.062%) Fastly
8 1 (0.062%) Google Play
8 1 (0.062%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.062%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.67%) DNS
2 25 (1.55%) Internet
3 24 (1.49%) SAN
4 23 (1.42%) Firewall
5 21 (1.30%) WAN
6 20 (1.24%) LAN
7 13 (0.80%) AMQP
8 10 (0.62%) SMS
8 10 (0.62%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.37%) DHCP
9 6 (0.37%) FTP
9 6 (0.37%) SSL
9 6 (0.37%) VPN
10 5 (0.31%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.25%) HTTP
11 4 (0.25%) PPP
12 3 (0.19%) Intranet
12 3 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.19%) SMTP
12 3 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 356 (22.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 248 (15.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 216 (13.37%) Data Warehouse
5 207 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 133 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 110 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 104 (6.44%) NoSQL
9 87 (5.39%) Relational Database
10 77 (4.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 65 (4.02%) Power BI
12 58 (3.59%) Oracle Database
12 58 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
13 53 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 50 (3.10%) MySQL
15 44 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
16 36 (2.23%) Data Mining
17 34 (2.11%) MS Access
18 32 (1.98%) RDBMS
19 30 (1.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 156 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 119 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 103 (6.38%) Subversion
4 88 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 75 (4.64%) Selenium
6 55 (3.41%) Mercurial
7 53 (3.28%) JIRA
7 53 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 47 (2.91%) NUnit
9 46 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (2.17%) SpecFlow
11 34 (2.11%) MSTest
12 30 (1.86%) Jenkins
13 29 (1.80%) FitNesse
14 28 (1.73%) Cucumber
15 26 (1.61%) Maven
16 25 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
17 24 (1.49%) TeamCity
17 24 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
18 21 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 267 (16.53%) Finance
2 42 (2.60%) Advertising
2 42 (2.60%) Games
3 40 (2.48%) Legal
4 28 (1.73%) Retail
5 23 (1.42%) Marketing
6 19 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.11%) Law
8 12 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.43%) Electronics
10 6 (0.37%) Billing
10 6 (0.37%) Military
11 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.062%) Banking
14 1 (0.062%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.062%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 706 (43.72%) Developer
2 238 (14.74%) .NET Developer
3 230 (14.24%) Analyst
4 180 (11.15%) SQL Developer
5 173 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 173 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 139 (8.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 136 (8.42%) DBA
8 111 (6.87%) Administrator
9 108 (6.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 103 (6.38%) SQL DBA
11 94 (5.82%) Software Engineer
12 93 (5.76%) Software Developer
13 84 (5.20%) Support Analyst
14 82 (5.08%) Java Developer
15 75 (4.64%) Applications Support
16 64 (3.96%) SSIS Developer
17 58 (3.59%) SQL BI Developer
18 57 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
19 56 (3.47%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (34.80%) .NET
2 299 (18.51%) ASP.NET
3 297 (18.39%) HTML
4 221 (13.68%) CSS
5 189 (11.70%) Web Services
6 168 (10.40%) XML
7 156 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 139 (8.61%) jQuery
9 132 (8.17%) .NET Framework
10 99 (6.13%) SOAP
11 72 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 69 (4.27%) WCF
13 65 (4.02%) WPF
14 64 (3.96%) REST
15 62 (3.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 54 (3.34%) Spring
17 48 (2.97%) Hibernate
18 44 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 43 (2.66%) Entity Framework
19 43 (2.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 115 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (3.47%) Data Structures
4 45 (2.79%) Algorithms
5 43 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.61%) Replication
9 23 (1.42%) User Experience
10 20 (1.24%) NHS
11 17 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 15 (0.93%) Social Media
13 12 (0.74%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.68%) Clustering
14 11 (0.68%) iSeries
15 10 (0.62%) AS400
15 10 (0.62%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (0.56%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (12.82%) Windows
2 128 (7.93%) Windows Server
3 126 (7.80%) Linux
4 63 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (3.72%) Unix
7 31 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.86%) Android
9 17 (1.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 13 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.12%) CentOS
15 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (16.90%) MVC
3 270 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
4 187 (11.58%) Scrum
5 186 (11.52%) ETL
6 185 (11.46%) Software Engineering
7 176 (10.90%) OO
8 174 (10.77%) Test Automation
9 162 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
10 158 (9.78%) TDD
11 143 (8.85%) SDLC
12 140 (8.67%) Mentoring
13 109 (6.75%) Web Development
14 100 (6.19%) Data Modelling
15 99 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
16 82 (5.08%) ITIL
17 81 (5.02%) DSDM
18 76 (4.71%) BDD
19 71 (4.40%) Visualisation
20 70 (4.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 545 (33.75%) C#
2 395 (24.46%) T-SQL
3 321 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 293 (18.14%) Java
5 117 (7.24%) Python
6 97 (6.01%) PL/SQL
7 93 (5.76%) PowerShell
8 79 (4.89%) C++
9 64 (3.96%) Ruby
10 56 (3.47%) VBA
11 51 (3.16%) Bash Shell
12 48 (2.97%) VB.NET
13 43 (2.66%) Shell Script
14 42 (2.60%) VB
15 41 (2.54%) PHP
16 12 (0.74%) X++
17 11 (0.68%) VB6
18 10 (0.62%) TypeScript
19 8 (0.50%) C
19 8 (0.50%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 174 (10.77%) Degree
2 83 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (4.64%) MCSE
4 55 (3.41%) MCSA
5 32 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 25 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (1.30%) ISEB
8 17 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.74%) CCNA
10 12 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 12 (0.74%) Security Cleared
11 10 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.56%) MCP
13 6 (0.37%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.31%) CREST Certified
14 5 (0.31%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.31%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.22%) QA
2 25 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.24%) SLA
4 4 (0.25%) HL7
4 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) DICOM
6 2 (0.12%) GDPR
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 61 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.41%) Docker
4 33 (2.04%) vSphere
5 27 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.55%) Xen
6 25 (1.55%) XenServer
7 17 (1.05%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.93%) XenApp
10 8 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.062%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.062%) OpenSIPS
14 1 (0.062%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 51 (3.16%) Puppet
2 42 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.73%) SCCM
4 27 (1.67%) SCOM
5 24 (1.49%) Cobbler
5 24 (1.49%) Tivoli
6 23 (1.42%) Ansible
6 23 (1.42%) SCDPM
7 10 (0.62%) Grafana
7 10 (0.62%) vCenter Server
8 8 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (0.43%) LiteSpeed
9 7 (0.43%) ZENworks
10 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.37%) WSUS
11 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.25%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 517 (32.01%) Microsoft
2 194 (12.01%) Oracle
3 69 (4.27%) VMware
4 55 (3.41%) SAP
5 45 (2.79%) Tableau
6 42 (2.60%) Citrix
7 33 (2.04%) IBM
8 29 (1.80%) EnterpriseDB
9 25 (1.55%) Cisco
10 21 (1.30%) Hitachi
10 21 (1.30%) NetApp
11 17 (1.05%) Google
12 15 (0.93%) Netezza
13 14 (0.87%) Cognos
14 12 (0.74%) Splunk
15 11 (0.68%) Avaya
16 10 (0.62%) HP
16 10 (0.62%) Remedy
17 8 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
17 8 (0.50%) Rackspace