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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,318 1,713 1,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.44% 24.75% 24.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.65% 46.92% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,156 1,531 1,707
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -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 3,242 3,651 4,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 52.73% 52.76% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,811 3,170 3,415
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -

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 August 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 August 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 -1 960 £45,000 +2.86% 127
Bradford -1 142 £40,000 -11.11% 31
Wakefield +8 63 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Huddersfield +19 39 £37,500 -13.29% 6
Wetherby 0 25 £29,500 -18.62% 1
Halifax +17 19 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Batley 0 4 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Keighley +4 2 £28,000 -37.78% 1
Ilkley -3 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Castleford -6 2 £41,250 +37.50% 4
Brighouse - 2 £32,500 - 3
Pontefract +5 1 £37,500 -12.79% 5
Dewsbury -1 1 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Otley -5 1 £47,500 +26.67% 2
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 498 (37.78%) C#
2 493 (37.41%) .NET
3 443 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 431 (32.70%) Microsoft
5 426 (32.32%) SQL Server
6 370 (28.07%) Finance
7 343 (26.02%) JavaScript
8 276 (20.94%) MVC
9 267 (20.26%) ASP.NET
10 250 (18.97%) Windows
11 230 (17.45%) T-SQL
12 224 (17.00%) Java
13 200 (15.17%) TDD
14 198 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
15 193 (14.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 187 (14.19%) Software Engineering
17 177 (13.43%) HTML
17 177 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 175 (13.28%) CSS
19 171 (12.97%) Oracle
20 159 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 153 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
22 152 (11.53%) Scrum
23 151 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
24 145 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 144 (10.93%) BDD
26 143 (10.85%) Web Services
27 139 (10.55%) DevOps
28 135 (10.24%) Python
29 125 (9.48%) 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 71 (5.39%) IIS
2 38 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.97%) SAS
4 21 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.59%) CMS
5 20 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.29%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.21%) Apache
7 16 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.06%) nginx
9 13 (0.99%) CloudStack
9 13 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.83%) Confluence
10 11 (0.83%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.38%) SPSS
5 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.83%) assyst
3 10 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.38%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
7 4 (0.30%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.30%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.30%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.15%) Relativity
9 2 (0.15%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.15%) Sage 500
9 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 193 (14.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 125 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.88%) SaaS
4 32 (2.43%) PaaS
5 24 (1.82%) IaaS
6 18 (1.37%) Office 365
7 17 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.46%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.23%) GitHub
15 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.73%) DNS
2 26 (1.97%) SAN
3 24 (1.82%) LAN
4 23 (1.75%) WAN
5 18 (1.37%) Internet
5 18 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.14%) Firewall
7 13 (0.99%) HTTP
8 10 (0.76%) DHCP
9 9 (0.68%) VPN
10 8 (0.61%) Intranet
11 6 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (0.46%) Wireless
12 5 (0.38%) Skype
12 5 (0.38%) SMS
12 5 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.30%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.30%) Network Security
14 3 (0.23%) RFID
14 3 (0.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 159 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 145 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 82 (6.22%) NoSQL
7 62 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 51 (3.87%) Power BI
9 50 (3.79%) Oracle Database
10 44 (3.34%) MySQL
10 44 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 42 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
13 27 (2.05%) MongoDB
13 27 (2.05%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
15 23 (1.75%) Big Data
15 23 (1.75%) Hadoop
16 21 (1.59%) QlikView
17 19 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 122 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (5.61%) Visual Studio
4 70 (5.31%) Selenium
5 55 (4.17%) JIRA
6 40 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 33 (2.50%) Subversion
8 30 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 25 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (1.82%) SoapUI
12 22 (1.67%) Protractor
13 21 (1.59%) SpecFlow
14 20 (1.52%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (1.44%) MSTest
16 18 (1.37%) JMeter
16 18 (1.37%) NUnit
17 17 (1.29%) JUnit
18 16 (1.21%) Jasmine
General
1 370 (28.07%) Finance
2 91 (6.90%) Retail
3 48 (3.64%) Marketing
4 28 (2.12%) Legal
5 22 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.52%) Advertising
7 15 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.99%) Law
10 10 (0.76%) Automotive
11 8 (0.61%) Back Office
12 7 (0.53%) Games
12 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.38%) Banking
13 5 (0.38%) Electronics
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) Military
15 1 (0.076%) French Language
15 1 (0.076%) German Language
15 1 (0.076%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 582 (44.16%) Developer
2 201 (15.25%) C# Developer
3 199 (15.10%) .NET Developer
4 183 (13.88%) Analyst
5 128 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 93 (7.06%) SQL Developer
7 91 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 89 (6.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 85 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 84 (6.37%) Senior Developer
11 78 (5.92%) Software Developer
12 67 (5.08%) DBA
13 65 (4.93%) Applications Support
14 62 (4.70%) Support Analyst
15 60 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 51 (3.87%) SQL Analyst
17 48 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
18 46 (3.49%) Java Developer
19 45 (3.41%) Administrator
19 45 (3.41%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (37.41%) .NET
2 267 (20.26%) ASP.NET
3 177 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 177 (13.43%) HTML
4 175 (13.28%) CSS
5 143 (10.85%) Web Services
6 101 (7.66%) .NET Framework
7 91 (6.90%) XML
8 86 (6.53%) Entity Framework
9 83 (6.30%) jQuery
10 72 (5.46%) AngularJS
11 68 (5.16%) SOAP
12 54 (4.10%) RESTful
13 50 (3.79%) React
14 46 (3.49%) WCF
15 45 (3.41%) REST
16 44 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (3.34%) HTML5
16 44 (3.34%) WPF
17 35 (2.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
2 101 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.66%) User Experience
7 31 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.35%) NHS
8 30 (2.28%) Replication
9 28 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.21%) EPoS
11 12 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.68%) Cloud Native
13 9 (0.68%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.61%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 250 (18.97%) Windows
2 115 (8.73%) Linux
3 88 (6.68%) Windows Server
4 57 (4.32%) Unix
5 44 (3.34%) Android
6 38 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.12%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.83%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.53%) CentOS
13 7 (0.53%) VMS
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.23%) OpenVMS
15 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.15%) SUSE
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (20.94%) MVC
3 200 (15.17%) TDD
4 198 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
5 187 (14.19%) Software Engineering
6 153 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (11.53%) Scrum
8 151 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
9 144 (10.93%) BDD
10 139 (10.55%) DevOps
11 125 (9.48%) Test Automation
12 103 (7.81%) Pair Programming
13 95 (7.21%) ITIL
14 94 (7.13%) Unit Testing
15 88 (6.68%) ETL
16 78 (5.92%) Analytics
17 76 (5.77%) SDLC
18 74 (5.61%) OO
19 70 (5.31%) Mentoring
20 66 (5.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 498 (37.78%) C#
2 343 (26.02%) JavaScript
3 230 (17.45%) T-SQL
4 224 (17.00%) Java
5 135 (10.24%) Python
6 93 (7.06%) PowerShell
7 79 (5.99%) PL/SQL
8 71 (5.39%) VB.NET
9 67 (5.08%) PHP
10 55 (4.17%) VB
11 54 (4.10%) C++
12 47 (3.57%) Ruby
13 41 (3.11%) Bash Shell
14 38 (2.88%) Shell Script
15 32 (2.43%) VBA
16 22 (1.67%) R
17 16 (1.21%) C
17 16 (1.21%) VB6
18 13 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 13 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (5.92%) Degree
2 26 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 21 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.52%) MCSE
6 15 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.06%) ISEB
8 12 (0.91%) MCSA
9 8 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.53%) MCSD
11 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.38%) OCA
12 5 (0.38%) OCP
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.38%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.30%) CCNA
13 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.86%) QA
2 43 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 29 (2.20%) SLA
4 18 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.99%) GDPR
6 8 (0.61%) PMO
7 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) GCP
10 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.37%) Docker
4 17 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.29%) vSphere
5 14 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.83%) Xen
6 11 (0.83%) XenServer
7 8 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.15%) HDFS
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.076%) LXC
13 1 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.076%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (2.88%) Ansible
2 35 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.50%) Puppet
4 27 (2.05%) Cobbler
4 27 (2.05%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.37%) SCCM
6 10 (0.76%) SCOM
7 9 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.53%) Nagios
8 7 (0.53%) Xymon
9 6 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.30%) Rancher
11 4 (0.30%) Terraform
12 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.15%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 431 (32.70%) Microsoft
2 171 (12.97%) Oracle
3 68 (5.16%) Xamarin
4 58 (4.40%) VMware
5 52 (3.95%) Google
6 40 (3.03%) Tableau
7 32 (2.43%) SAP
8 27 (2.05%) IBM
9 25 (1.90%) EnterpriseDB
9 25 (1.90%) Twitter
10 22 (1.67%) Citrix
11 17 (1.29%) Cisco
12 14 (1.06%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.06%) Trillium
13 12 (0.91%) Cognos
14 11 (0.83%) New Relic
14 11 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.83%) Remedy
15 10 (0.76%) Sage