Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,113 1,365 1,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.68% 20.74% 24.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.16% 39.16% 45.52%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1,217 1,560
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%

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 2,411 3,486 3,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 53.46% 52.98% 53.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,094 3,052 3,339
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +1 718 £42,500 -5.56% 141
Bradford +3 104 £40,000 +1.27% 23
Wakefield +3 69 £35,250 -11.32% 17
Halifax +7 62 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Huddersfield -4 28 £46,250 +23.33% 9
Otley 0 27 - - 5
Wetherby +3 19 £24,500 +2.08% 4
Ilkley +8 18 £38,500 +18.46%
Pontefract +2 16 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Pudsey - 7 £49,000 -
Batley +4 2 - -
Calderdale - 2 £37,500 -
Castleford +6 1 £45,000 - 3
Brighouse +4 1 £32,000 -20.00%
Cleckheaton +1 1 £23,500 -37.33%
Elland - 1 £50,000 -
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 486 (43.67%) C#
2 458 (41.15%) .NET
3 440 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 367 (32.97%) SQL Server
5 355 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
6 337 (30.28%) JavaScript
7 280 (25.16%) ASP.NET
8 247 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 238 (21.38%) MVC
10 202 (18.15%) Finance
11 184 (16.53%) T-SQL
12 163 (14.65%) Windows
13 160 (14.38%) TDD
13 160 (14.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 152 (13.66%) Software Engineering
15 148 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 146 (13.12%) DevOps
17 144 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
18 134 (12.04%) Java
19 133 (11.95%) Git (software)
20 132 (11.86%) HTML
21 127 (11.41%) BDD
22 124 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
23 121 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
24 116 (10.42%) CSS
25 111 (9.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 110 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
27 109 (9.79%) Scrum
28 103 (9.25%) PowerShell
29 101 (9.07%) Enterprise 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 45 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.59%) IIS
3 28 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 26 (2.34%) nginx
5 22 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 21 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.53%) Apache
8 13 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.63%) Confluence
10 7 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.45%) CMS
11 5 (0.45%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.27%) JBoss
13 3 (0.27%) SAS
13 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.36%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) SPSS
6 1 (0.090%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.090%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.18%) HFM
3 2 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.18%) Unica
4 1 (0.090%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.090%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.090%) Exstream
4 1 (0.090%) Maximo
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.090%) Shopify
4 1 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 247 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (7.46%) Power Platform
4 64 (5.75%) Office 365
5 26 (2.34%) SaaS
6 17 (1.53%) G Suite
7 16 (1.44%) GitHub
8 15 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.36%) IaaS
12 3 (0.27%) PaaS
13 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.18%) Silverpop
14 1 (0.090%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.090%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.090%) Azure Stack
14 1 (0.090%) Fastly
14 1 (0.090%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.94%) Firewall
2 33 (2.96%) VPN
3 29 (2.61%) SAN
3 29 (2.61%) WAN
4 20 (1.80%) DNS
4 20 (1.80%) VLAN
5 14 (1.26%) Broadband
5 14 (1.26%) Internet
6 12 (1.08%) HSRP
7 11 (0.99%) DHCP
8 9 (0.81%) LAN
9 8 (0.72%) HTTP
10 7 (0.63%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.54%) VoIP
12 5 (0.45%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.45%) Network Security
13 3 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
13 3 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 160 (14.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 111 (9.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (7.46%) Power BI
6 68 (6.11%) NoSQL
7 62 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (3.50%) Big Data
11 37 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (2.96%) Hadoop
13 30 (2.70%) MySQL
14 29 (2.61%) QlikView
15 28 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
16 27 (2.43%) Relational Database
17 23 (2.07%) Apache Hive
18 20 (1.80%) DB2
18 20 (1.80%) Redis
19 19 (1.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 133 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 110 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (6.38%) Selenium
4 70 (6.29%) Visual Studio
5 41 (3.68%) JIRA
6 38 (3.41%) Subversion
7 35 (3.14%) Cucumber
8 34 (3.05%) SpecFlow
9 33 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 29 (2.61%) SoapUI
11 28 (2.52%) Jenkins
12 27 (2.43%) JMeter
13 26 (2.34%) Mercurial
14 17 (1.53%) LoadRunner
15 14 (1.26%) Moq
16 13 (1.17%) GitLab
16 13 (1.17%) tSQLt
17 12 (1.08%) FitNesse
18 11 (0.99%) Grunt
18 11 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 202 (18.15%) Finance
2 57 (5.12%) Retail
3 46 (4.13%) Marketing
4 23 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.08%) Legal
6 9 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.63%) Games
8 7 (0.63%) Law
9 3 (0.27%) Back Office
9 3 (0.27%) Banking
9 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.090%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 547 (49.15%) Developer
2 211 (18.96%) .NET Developer
3 204 (18.33%) C# Developer
4 181 (16.26%) Analyst
5 146 (13.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 100 (8.98%) Software Developer
7 95 (8.54%) Senior Developer
8 94 (8.45%) SQL Developer
9 76 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 72 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 68 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 64 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 61 (5.48%) DBA
14 58 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
15 51 (4.58%) SQL DBA
16 48 (4.31%) Architect
17 45 (4.04%) Support Analyst
18 44 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
18 44 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
19 43 (3.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (41.15%) .NET
2 280 (25.16%) ASP.NET
3 148 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (11.86%) HTML
5 116 (10.42%) CSS
6 101 (9.07%) jQuery
7 85 (7.64%) XML
8 83 (7.46%) .NET Framework
9 80 (7.19%) Web Services
10 69 (6.20%) React
11 68 (6.11%) SOAP
12 48 (4.31%) REST
13 47 (4.22%) AngularJS
14 41 (3.68%) .NET Core
14 41 (3.68%) HTML5
15 40 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (3.41%) Entity Framework
16 38 (3.41%) JSON
17 36 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (2.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.07%) Enterprise Software
2 80 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 20 (1.80%) Clustering
6 20 (1.80%) NHS
7 16 (1.44%) Replication
7 16 (1.44%) User Experience
8 15 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.17%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.90%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.72%) FMCG
14 7 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.63%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.36%) Robotics
16 3 (0.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 163 (14.65%) Windows
2 97 (8.72%) Windows Server
3 84 (7.55%) Linux
4 47 (4.22%) Unix
5 40 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.80%) Android
8 9 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.54%) Solaris
9 6 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.27%) AIX
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) zOS
14 1 (0.090%) CentOS
14 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (21.38%) MVC
3 160 (14.38%) TDD
4 152 (13.66%) Software Engineering
5 146 (13.12%) DevOps
6 144 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
7 127 (11.41%) BDD
8 124 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
9 109 (9.79%) Scrum
10 94 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
11 93 (8.36%) Test Automation
12 89 (8.00%) ETL
13 87 (7.82%) Data Modelling
14 83 (7.46%) Pair Programming
15 69 (6.20%) Analytics
16 62 (5.57%) Migration
17 59 (5.30%) ITIL
18 54 (4.85%) Mentoring
19 51 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 48 (4.31%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 486 (43.67%) C#
2 337 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 184 (16.53%) T-SQL
4 134 (12.04%) Java
5 103 (9.25%) PowerShell
6 96 (8.63%) Python
7 79 (7.10%) VB.NET
8 64 (5.75%) VB
9 34 (3.05%) C++
10 27 (2.43%) PHP
11 26 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.25%) Scala
13 23 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 23 (2.07%) TypeScript
14 22 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.98%) VBA
15 15 (1.35%) Ruby
16 13 (1.17%) R
17 11 (0.99%) COBOL
17 11 (0.99%) JCL
Qualifications
1 50 (4.49%) Degree
2 40 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (3.50%) ISTQB
4 25 (2.25%) MCSE
5 22 (1.98%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.71%) MCSA
7 17 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.08%) ISEB
9 11 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.81%) CCNA
11 9 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.54%) MCP
12 6 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.18%) MCITP
14 2 (0.18%) PhD
14 2 (0.18%) VCP5
15 1 (0.090%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.22%) QA
2 45 (4.04%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.89%) SLA
4 10 (0.90%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.090%) CDISC
7 1 (0.090%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.98%) Docker
5 12 (1.08%) HDFS
6 11 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.81%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 6 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.54%) vSphere
10 4 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.27%) XenApp
12 2 (0.18%) Firmware
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (2.79%) SCCM
2 20 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (1.71%) Ansible
4 17 (1.53%) Puppet
5 16 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 13 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.08%) Cobbler
7 12 (1.08%) SCOM
7 12 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
7 12 (1.08%) Tivoli
7 12 (1.08%) WSUS
8 9 (0.81%) Oozie
9 6 (0.54%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.45%) Nagios
11 3 (0.27%) Cacti
11 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.27%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.27%) RANCID
11 3 (0.27%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 440 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.65%) VMware
3 70 (6.29%) Oracle
4 57 (5.12%) Tableau
5 37 (3.32%) Google
6 32 (2.88%) Xamarin
7 30 (2.70%) HP
8 24 (2.16%) IBM
9 22 (1.98%) Veeam
10 18 (1.62%) Cisco
11 15 (1.35%) Juniper
11 15 (1.35%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
13 11 (0.99%) Avid
13 11 (0.99%) Qualys
14 10 (0.90%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.81%) Citrix
15 9 (0.81%) Cloudera
16 8 (0.72%) SonicWALL
17 7 (0.63%) SAP