Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,179 1,597 1,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.72% 24.44% 25.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.24% 48.16% 51.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,019 1,431 1,790
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 2,859 3,316 3,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 52.66% 50.74% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,403 2,881 3,390
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,450 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -1 844 £45,000 +0.56% 161
Bradford -1 135 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Wakefield +8 69 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Huddersfield +13 27 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Wetherby +2 21 £29,500 -20.27%
Halifax +2 16 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Batley +2 4 £42,500 +21.43%
Castleford -2 2 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Brighouse - 2 £32,500 - 3
Pontefract +4 1 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Dewsbury -1 1 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Otley -5 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Keighley - 1 £24,500 - 4
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 474 (40.20%) C#
2 454 (38.51%) .NET
3 434 (36.81%) Microsoft
4 370 (31.38%) SQL Server
5 351 (29.77%) JavaScript
6 350 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
7 278 (23.58%) Finance
8 267 (22.65%) MVC
9 249 (21.12%) ASP.NET
10 222 (18.83%) Software Engineering
11 211 (17.90%) T-SQL
12 210 (17.81%) Windows
13 199 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 196 (16.62%) TDD
15 191 (16.20%) Java
16 180 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
17 165 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 162 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
19 146 (12.38%) HTML
19 146 (12.38%) DevOps
20 144 (12.21%) CSS
21 141 (11.96%) Python
22 138 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
23 137 (11.62%) BDD
24 136 (11.54%) Web Services
25 134 (11.37%) Oracle
26 131 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 126 (10.69%) Scrum
28 122 (10.35%) Enterprise Software
29 120 (10.18%) Pair Programming

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 78 (6.62%) IIS
2 51 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.97%) nginx
4 34 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (2.04%) Apache
6 23 (1.95%) CMS
7 22 (1.87%) SAS
8 18 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.19%) MS Exchange
10 14 (1.19%) Skype for Business
11 13 (1.10%) CloudStack
11 13 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.10%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.59%) Confluence
13 7 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.51%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 80 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.085%) SPSS
6 1 (0.085%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.42%) Magento
4 4 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.34%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.25%) assyst
5 3 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.25%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.17%) Relativity
6 2 (0.17%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.17%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 199 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.65%) SaaS
4 32 (2.71%) PaaS
5 22 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.78%) IaaS
7 18 (1.53%) Office 365
8 10 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.59%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.51%) GitHub
11 5 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.25%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.14%) DNS
2 24 (2.04%) Firewall
2 24 (2.04%) Internet
3 21 (1.78%) HTTP
4 20 (1.70%) WAN
5 18 (1.53%) SAN
6 17 (1.44%) LAN
7 12 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (0.93%) Intranet
9 10 (0.85%) SMS
10 7 (0.59%) DHCP
11 6 (0.51%) FTP
11 6 (0.51%) Network Security
11 6 (0.51%) VPN
11 6 (0.51%) Wireless
12 5 (0.42%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.34%) SSL
14 3 (0.25%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 131 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (9.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (5.94%) NoSQL
6 67 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.99%) Power BI
9 40 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 36 (3.05%) Azure SQL Database
12 34 (2.88%) Oracle Database
13 33 (2.80%) MongoDB
14 32 (2.71%) MySQL
14 32 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (2.29%) Redis
16 25 (2.12%) RDBMS
17 24 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (1.78%) Big Data
19 20 (1.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 100 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 84 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (6.11%) Selenium
4 63 (5.34%) Visual Studio
5 52 (4.41%) Jenkins
6 37 (3.14%) Subversion
7 31 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (2.37%) JIRA
9 26 (2.21%) Mercurial
10 22 (1.87%) SpecFlow
11 21 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (1.44%) MSTest
12 17 (1.44%) TeamCity
12 17 (1.44%) WebDriver
13 16 (1.36%) JMeter
13 16 (1.36%) NUnit
13 16 (1.36%) Protractor
14 14 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
14 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 278 (23.58%) Finance
2 46 (3.90%) Retail
3 24 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 22 (1.87%) Marketing
5 18 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.19%) Legal
7 10 (0.85%) Advertising
7 10 (0.85%) Banking
8 9 (0.76%) Back Office
8 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.76%) Law
9 7 (0.59%) Automotive
9 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.085%) French Language
12 1 (0.085%) German Language
12 1 (0.085%) Military
12 1 (0.085%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.085%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 546 (46.31%) Developer
2 212 (17.98%) C# Developer
3 179 (15.18%) .NET Developer
4 157 (13.32%) Analyst
5 127 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 100 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 89 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 87 (7.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 83 (7.04%) SQL Developer
10 82 (6.96%) Software Developer
11 71 (6.02%) Senior Developer
12 54 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 47 (3.99%) Platform Engineer
13 47 (3.99%) Support Analyst
14 45 (3.82%) DBA
15 44 (3.73%) Applications Support
15 44 (3.73%) AWS Developer
15 44 (3.73%) Software Engineer
16 43 (3.65%) Tester
17 41 (3.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (38.51%) .NET
2 249 (21.12%) ASP.NET
3 165 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 146 (12.38%) HTML
5 144 (12.21%) CSS
6 136 (11.54%) Web Services
7 88 (7.46%) .NET Framework
8 87 (7.38%) jQuery
9 79 (6.70%) XML
10 72 (6.11%) Entity Framework
11 54 (4.58%) SOAP
12 48 (4.07%) React
13 47 (3.99%) AngularJS
13 47 (3.99%) WCF
14 44 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
15 41 (3.48%) REST
16 40 (3.39%) WPF
17 37 (3.14%) .NET Core
18 35 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (2.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.35%) Enterprise Software
2 93 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 74 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.95%) NHS
8 22 (1.87%) User Experience
9 19 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.53%) Replication
11 16 (1.36%) EPoS
12 15 (1.27%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.10%) Cloud Native
14 12 (1.02%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.93%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.85%) e-Learning
17 8 (0.68%) Fintech
18 7 (0.59%) Graphic Design
19 6 (0.51%) EFT
19 6 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 210 (17.81%) Windows
2 107 (9.08%) Linux
3 100 (8.48%) Windows Server
4 53 (4.50%) Unix
5 41 (3.48%) Android
6 31 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.78%) Apple iOS
9 20 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.10%) Windows 10
11 12 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.85%) VMS
13 9 (0.76%) CentOS
14 4 (0.34%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.34%) zOS
15 3 (0.25%) OpenVMS
15 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (22.65%) MVC
3 222 (18.83%) Software Engineering
4 196 (16.62%) TDD
5 180 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
6 162 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
7 146 (12.38%) DevOps
8 137 (11.62%) BDD
9 126 (10.69%) Scrum
10 120 (10.18%) Pair Programming
11 110 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
12 105 (8.91%) Test Automation
13 82 (6.96%) ETL
14 75 (6.36%) Analytics
14 75 (6.36%) ITIL
15 71 (6.02%) Mentoring
16 68 (5.77%) Unit Testing
17 67 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
17 67 (5.68%) OO
18 55 (4.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 474 (40.20%) C#
2 351 (29.77%) JavaScript
3 211 (17.90%) T-SQL
4 191 (16.20%) Java
5 141 (11.96%) Python
6 111 (9.41%) PowerShell
7 65 (5.51%) C++
8 61 (5.17%) PHP
9 51 (4.33%) PL/SQL
10 50 (4.24%) VB.NET
11 46 (3.90%) Ruby
12 42 (3.56%) Shell Script
12 42 (3.56%) VB
13 37 (3.14%) VBA
14 36 (3.05%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.78%) C
16 16 (1.36%) R
17 15 (1.27%) TypeScript
18 14 (1.19%) Objective-C
19 13 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 88 (7.46%) Degree
2 29 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 23 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.78%) ISEB
6 18 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.36%) MCSE
8 13 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.76%) MCSA
11 8 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.51%) MCSD
14 5 (0.42%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.34%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.34%) MCP
16 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 3 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.85%) QA
2 46 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.88%) SLA
4 24 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.85%) GDPR
6 7 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.51%) PMO
8 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 65 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.70%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (1.61%) vSphere
5 18 (1.53%) Docker
6 13 (1.10%) Xen
6 13 (1.10%) XenServer
7 10 (0.85%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.085%) LXC
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.085%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (4.16%) Ansible
2 34 (2.88%) Puppet
3 30 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (2.21%) Cobbler
5 25 (2.12%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.61%) SCCM
7 15 (1.27%) SCOM
8 8 (0.68%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.59%) Xymon
10 5 (0.42%) Terraform
11 4 (0.34%) Nagios
11 4 (0.34%) Nessus
11 4 (0.34%) WSUS
12 3 (0.25%) PaperCut
12 3 (0.25%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.25%) Rancher
13 2 (0.17%) Consul
13 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.17%) Packer
13 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 434 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 134 (11.37%) Oracle
3 100 (8.48%) Xamarin
4 59 (5.00%) VMware
5 38 (3.22%) Tableau
6 37 (3.14%) Google
7 34 (2.88%) IBM
8 26 (2.21%) Cisco
8 26 (2.21%) Citrix
9 24 (2.04%) EnterpriseDB
9 24 (2.04%) Sitecore
10 21 (1.78%) SAP
11 16 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 15 (1.27%) Cognos
13 14 (1.19%) Trillium
14 13 (1.10%) Twitter
15 10 (0.85%) Sage
15 10 (0.85%) webMethods
16 9 (0.76%) Dell
16 9 (0.76%) Red Hat