Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,080 1,523 1,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.13% 21.84% 24.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.34% 42.57% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1,396 1,596
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 2,382 3,578 3,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 51.02% 51.32% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,055 3,210 3,382
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 23 March 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 23 March 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 0 690 £42,500 - 65
Bradford +3 114 £40,000 +9.59% 9
Wakefield +3 98 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Halifax +10 65 £42,500 -15.00%
Huddersfield -5 26 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Wetherby +2 22 £34,500 +33.98%
Ilkley +3 13 £38,500 +79.07% 2
Pontefract 0 12 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Calderdale - 4 £37,500 -
Bingley +4 2 £44,000 +35.38% 1
Pudsey -3 2 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Batley - 2 - -
Otley - 2 - -
Dewsbury -2 1 £37,500 -11.76%
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (45.00%) C#
2 469 (43.43%) .NET
3 419 (38.80%) Microsoft
4 371 (34.35%) JavaScript
5 359 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
6 353 (32.69%) SQL Server
7 310 (28.70%) ASP.NET
8 271 (25.09%) MVC
9 252 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 217 (20.09%) TDD
11 211 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 205 (18.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 203 (18.80%) T-SQL
14 178 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
15 169 (15.65%) Finance
16 157 (14.54%) BDD
17 155 (14.35%) Enterprise Software
18 153 (14.17%) Java
19 141 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
20 139 (12.87%) Python
20 139 (12.87%) DevOps
21 136 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 134 (12.41%) Pair Programming
23 132 (12.22%) HTML
24 130 (12.04%) Git (software)
25 125 (11.57%) Windows
26 121 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 119 (11.02%) Scrum
28 115 (10.65%) CSS
29 109 (10.09%) Amazon AWS

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 (3.80%) nginx
2 37 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 35 (3.24%) IIS
5 32 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.85%) CMS
7 19 (1.76%) Apache
8 17 (1.57%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.83%) SAS
11 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.19%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.19%) Confluence
13 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.19%) Kentico
13 2 (0.19%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.093%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.093%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.093%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Magento
2 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
3 4 (0.37%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.28%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.19%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.093%) Exstream
6 1 (0.093%) HFM
6 1 (0.093%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.093%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 211 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.07%) Office 365
4 31 (2.87%) SaaS
5 24 (2.22%) GitHub
6 16 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (0.83%) G Suite
8 8 (0.74%) PaaS
9 7 (0.65%) IaaS
10 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon SageMaker
11 4 (0.37%) Fastly
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.19%) BlazeMeter
12 2 (0.19%) Force.com
12 2 (0.19%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.35%) Firewall
2 30 (2.78%) VPN
3 27 (2.50%) WAN
4 25 (2.31%) SAN
5 17 (1.57%) DNS
6 15 (1.39%) LAN
7 14 (1.30%) FTP
8 9 (0.83%) DHCP
8 9 (0.83%) Internet
9 8 (0.74%) Broadband
9 8 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.74%) VLAN
10 7 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.56%) HSRP
11 6 (0.56%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.56%) Network Security
12 5 (0.46%) HTTP
13 4 (0.37%) SSL
14 3 (0.28%) BGP
14 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 136 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 121 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
5 87 (8.06%) NoSQL
6 63 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (5.19%) Power BI
8 52 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (3.89%) MongoDB
10 41 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (3.70%) Big Data
12 35 (3.24%) Relational Database
13 33 (3.06%) Hadoop
14 31 (2.87%) MySQL
14 31 (2.87%) Redis
15 27 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (2.13%) Apache Hive
18 18 (1.67%) Star Schema
19 16 (1.48%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 130 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 86 (7.96%) Selenium
3 85 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (7.87%) Visual Studio
4 52 (4.81%) Jenkins
5 47 (4.35%) Subversion
6 34 (3.15%) Mercurial
7 30 (2.78%) SpecFlow
8 26 (2.41%) JIRA
9 20 (1.85%) JMeter
10 19 (1.76%) NUnit
11 17 (1.57%) MSTest
12 15 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.30%) SoapUI
14 12 (1.11%) Moq
15 10 (0.93%) LoadRunner
16 9 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (0.74%) Protractor
17 8 (0.74%) TestNG
General
1 169 (15.65%) Finance
2 44 (4.07%) Retail
3 33 (3.06%) Marketing
4 16 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 9 (0.83%) Back Office
5 9 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 8 (0.74%) Legal
7 4 (0.37%) Automotive
7 4 (0.37%) Banking
8 3 (0.28%) Games
8 3 (0.28%) Local Government
9 2 (0.19%) Billing
9 2 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.093%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.093%) German Language
10 1 (0.093%) Military
10 1 (0.093%) Publishing
10 1 (0.093%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 539 (49.91%) Developer
2 238 (22.04%) C# Developer
3 212 (19.63%) .NET Developer
4 168 (15.56%) Analyst
5 159 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 122 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 104 (9.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 98 (9.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 83 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 76 (7.04%) Senior Developer
11 74 (6.85%) SQL Developer
12 63 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 55 (5.09%) Software Engineer
14 50 (4.63%) DBA
15 48 (4.44%) SQL DBA
16 43 (3.98%) Support Analyst
17 41 (3.80%) Administrator
18 39 (3.61%) Data Analyst
19 35 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
19 35 (3.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 469 (43.43%) .NET
2 310 (28.70%) ASP.NET
3 205 (18.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (12.22%) HTML
5 115 (10.65%) CSS
6 98 (9.07%) XML
7 87 (8.06%) Web Services
8 86 (7.96%) jQuery
9 85 (7.87%) React
10 81 (7.50%) .NET Framework
11 64 (5.93%) AngularJS
12 58 (5.37%) Entity Framework
13 46 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
14 45 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (3.61%) Node.js
16 38 (3.52%) .NET Core
17 36 (3.33%) SOAP
18 31 (2.87%) WCF
19 27 (2.50%) WPF
20 26 (2.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 155 (14.35%) Enterprise Software
2 95 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.57%) User Experience
7 16 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
8 14 (1.30%) Replication
9 12 (1.11%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.83%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.83%) Clustering
11 9 (0.83%) NHS
12 7 (0.65%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.56%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.56%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.56%) Fintech
14 5 (0.46%) CCTV
15 4 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.57%) Windows
2 83 (7.69%) Linux
3 72 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 63 (5.83%) Unix
5 33 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.02%) Android
7 11 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.56%) Solaris
9 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.46%) zOS
11 4 (0.37%) CentOS
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) AIX
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.19%) VMS
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (25.09%) MVC
3 252 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 217 (20.09%) TDD
5 178 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
6 157 (14.54%) BDD
7 141 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
8 139 (12.87%) DevOps
9 134 (12.41%) Pair Programming
10 119 (11.02%) Scrum
11 97 (8.98%) ETL
12 94 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 92 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
13 92 (8.52%) Test Automation
14 84 (7.78%) Data Modelling
15 75 (6.94%) Analytics
16 69 (6.39%) Mentoring
17 57 (5.28%) OO
18 56 (5.19%) Data Analysis
19 52 (4.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 486 (45.00%) C#
2 371 (34.35%) JavaScript
3 203 (18.80%) T-SQL
4 153 (14.17%) Java
5 139 (12.87%) Python
6 58 (5.37%) C++
7 54 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 46 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 36 (3.33%) PHP
10 34 (3.15%) VB
11 31 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 27 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.50%) Ruby
14 24 (2.22%) TypeScript
15 23 (2.13%) R
15 23 (2.13%) Scala
16 18 (1.67%) VBA
17 11 (1.02%) ES6
18 9 (0.83%) JCL
Qualifications
1 74 (6.85%) Degree
2 30 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 25 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.57%) ISEB
6 14 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.74%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.46%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.37%) RHCE
13 4 (0.37%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.28%) CCNA
14 3 (0.28%) MCSE
15 2 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.65%) QA
2 42 (3.89%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.20%) SLA
5 7 (0.65%) GDPR
6 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.28%) HL7
6 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) PMO
8 1 (0.093%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 58 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 24 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.85%) Docker
5 15 (1.39%) HDFS
6 14 (1.30%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.46%) Firmware
9 4 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.37%) XenApp
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.19%) vSphere
10 2 (0.19%) XenServer
11 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.093%) Xen
11 1 (0.093%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (3.15%) Ansible
2 21 (1.94%) Puppet
3 17 (1.57%) Cobbler
3 17 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 16 (1.48%) Oozie
5 14 (1.30%) SCCM
6 11 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.02%) WSUS
7 5 (0.46%) SCOM
8 4 (0.37%) Consul
8 4 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.37%) Grafana
8 4 (0.37%) Graphite
8 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.37%) Packer
8 4 (0.37%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.37%) Terraform
9 3 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 419 (38.80%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.50%) Oracle
3 62 (5.74%) Tableau
4 59 (5.46%) Xamarin
5 58 (5.37%) VMware
6 41 (3.80%) Sitecore
7 27 (2.50%) Google
8 24 (2.22%) Veeam
9 21 (1.94%) Cisco
10 18 (1.67%) IBM
11 17 (1.57%) EnterpriseDB
12 16 (1.48%) Hortonworks
13 14 (1.30%) Citrix
13 14 (1.30%) Cloudera
14 13 (1.20%) HP
15 9 (0.83%) Juniper
16 8 (0.74%) MuleSoft
16 8 (0.74%) SonicWALL
16 8 (0.74%) Zend
17 6 (0.56%) SolarWinds