Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,141 1,634 1,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.01% 24.25% 26.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.19% 49.01% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1,460 1,772
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,000
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 2,642 3,334 3,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 50.97% 49.47% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,220 2,926 3,355
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 799 £43,000 - 143
Bradford 0 139 £37,500 -11.76% 21
Wakefield +5 75 £35,000 - 13
Halifax +4 25 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Wetherby +6 23 £36,250 -12.65% 4
Huddersfield -1 22 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Batley - 5 £42,500 - 1
Pontefract +5 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Bingley +3 2 £44,000 +35.38% 3
Castleford -2 2 £41,250 +5.77%
Brighouse - 2 £32,500 - 1
Calderdale - 2 £37,500 -
Pudsey -2 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Dewsbury -2 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Ilkley -8 1 £38,500 +54.00% 6
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 467 (40.93%) C#
2 452 (39.61%) .NET
3 441 (38.65%) Microsoft
4 385 (33.74%) SQL Server
5 353 (30.94%) JavaScript
6 311 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
7 277 (24.28%) MVC
8 271 (23.75%) ASP.NET
9 240 (21.03%) Software Engineering
10 238 (20.86%) Finance
11 209 (18.32%) T-SQL
12 199 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 188 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
14 186 (16.30%) TDD
15 175 (15.34%) Windows
15 175 (15.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 164 (14.37%) Java
17 162 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
18 142 (12.45%) BDD
19 140 (12.27%) Python
19 140 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 135 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
21 132 (11.57%) Web Services
22 130 (11.39%) CSS
22 130 (11.39%) HTML
23 129 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
24 126 (11.04%) Pair Programming
25 125 (10.96%) DevOps
26 124 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 119 (10.43%) Scrum

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 59 (5.17%) IIS
2 52 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 40 (3.51%) nginx
4 36 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (2.37%) CMS
6 21 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.84%) SAS
7 17 (1.49%) Apache
8 16 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 16 (1.40%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.44%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 84 (7.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.088%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.088%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.088%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.79%) Magento
4 6 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.53%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.26%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.18%) assyst
7 2 (0.18%) Infor LN
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.18%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.18%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.18%) Sage 500
8 1 (0.088%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 199 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.77%) SaaS
4 31 (2.72%) PaaS
5 22 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.84%) Office 365
7 18 (1.58%) IaaS
8 13 (1.14%) GitHub
9 8 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.53%) Fastly
11 5 (0.44%) Amazon SageMaker
12 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.18%) Akamai
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.18%) BlazeMeter
13 2 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.59%) DNS
2 32 (2.80%) Firewall
3 26 (2.28%) Internet
4 23 (2.02%) SAN
5 22 (1.93%) WAN
6 18 (1.58%) HTTP
6 18 (1.58%) LAN
7 13 (1.14%) FTP
8 12 (1.05%) DHCP
8 12 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.05%) VPN
9 11 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (0.96%) Intranet
10 8 (0.70%) SMS
11 7 (0.61%) Network Security
12 5 (0.44%) Wireless
13 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.35%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.35%) SSL
13 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (33.74%) SQL Server
2 140 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
5 78 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (5.52%) NoSQL
7 57 (5.00%) Power BI
8 49 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 42 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 36 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 33 (2.89%) MongoDB
12 32 (2.80%) Big Data
13 27 (2.37%) Redis
14 25 (2.19%) MySQL
15 23 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (1.75%) Hadoop
16 20 (1.75%) Oracle Database
16 20 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 89 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (6.57%) Visual Studio
4 72 (6.31%) Selenium
5 55 (4.82%) Jenkins
6 33 (2.89%) Subversion
7 26 (2.28%) Mercurial
8 23 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 22 (1.93%) SpecFlow
10 21 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (1.67%) JIRA
12 18 (1.58%) MSTest
12 18 (1.58%) NUnit
13 12 (1.05%) Protractor
14 11 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.96%) TestNG
15 10 (0.88%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 8 (0.70%) Jasmine
General
1 238 (20.86%) Finance
2 39 (3.42%) Retail
3 24 (2.10%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.67%) Marketing
5 13 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 11 (0.96%) Legal
7 10 (0.88%) Banking
8 8 (0.70%) Back Office
9 4 (0.35%) Advertising
9 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.35%) Games
10 3 (0.26%) Automotive
10 3 (0.26%) Law
11 2 (0.18%) Billing
11 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.088%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.088%) German Language
12 1 (0.088%) Military
12 1 (0.088%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 550 (48.20%) Developer
2 219 (19.19%) C# Developer
3 185 (16.21%) .NET Developer
4 155 (13.58%) Analyst
5 139 (12.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 118 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 98 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 97 (8.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 79 (6.92%) SQL Developer
10 73 (6.40%) Senior Developer
10 73 (6.40%) Software Developer
11 62 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 47 (4.12%) DBA
13 45 (3.94%) Software Engineer
13 45 (3.94%) Support Analyst
14 44 (3.86%) Tester
15 43 (3.77%) Platform Engineer
16 42 (3.68%) Junior
17 41 (3.59%) Administrator
18 39 (3.42%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (39.61%) .NET
2 271 (23.75%) ASP.NET
3 175 (15.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (11.57%) Web Services
5 130 (11.39%) CSS
5 130 (11.39%) HTML
6 85 (7.45%) jQuery
7 84 (7.36%) .NET Framework
8 81 (7.10%) XML
9 67 (5.87%) Entity Framework
10 62 (5.43%) React
11 50 (4.38%) RabbitMQ
12 49 (4.29%) WCF
13 47 (4.12%) AngularJS
14 43 (3.77%) SOAP
15 41 (3.59%) .NET Core
16 38 (3.33%) WPF
17 33 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (2.80%) REST
19 29 (2.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
2 96 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (1.93%) NHS
7 18 (1.58%) User Experience
8 17 (1.49%) Replication
9 16 (1.40%) e-Learning
9 16 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.23%) Cloud Native
11 13 (1.14%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.79%) Fintech
15 7 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.61%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.53%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.53%) EFT
16 6 (0.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 175 (15.34%) Windows
2 95 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 87 (7.62%) Linux
4 56 (4.91%) Unix
5 29 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.28%) Android
6 26 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (1.58%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.88%) CentOS
11 6 (0.53%) Kali Linux
11 6 (0.53%) VMS
11 6 (0.53%) zOS
12 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.088%) AIX
13 1 (0.088%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (24.28%) MVC
3 240 (21.03%) Software Engineering
4 188 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
5 186 (16.30%) TDD
6 162 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
7 142 (12.45%) BDD
8 126 (11.04%) Pair Programming
9 125 (10.96%) DevOps
10 119 (10.43%) Scrum
11 103 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
12 99 (8.68%) ETL
13 87 (7.62%) Analytics
14 86 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
15 85 (7.45%) Test Automation
16 75 (6.57%) ITIL
17 69 (6.05%) OO
18 64 (5.61%) Data Modelling
19 62 (5.43%) Mentoring
20 57 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 467 (40.93%) C#
2 353 (30.94%) JavaScript
3 209 (18.32%) T-SQL
4 164 (14.37%) Java
5 140 (12.27%) Python
6 103 (9.03%) PowerShell
7 64 (5.61%) C++
8 50 (4.38%) PHP
9 43 (3.77%) VBA
10 39 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 39 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 37 (3.24%) Ruby
12 34 (2.98%) VB.NET
13 32 (2.80%) Bash Shell
13 32 (2.80%) VB
14 23 (2.02%) R
15 21 (1.84%) TypeScript
16 19 (1.67%) C
17 10 (0.88%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 82 (7.19%) Degree
2 28 (2.45%) ISTQB
2 28 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.84%) ISEB
4 18 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.05%) MCSE
6 12 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.79%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.61%) MCSA
10 6 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.44%) MCSD
12 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.35%) RHCE
12 4 (0.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.05%) QA
2 45 (3.94%) Data Quality
3 37 (3.24%) SLA
4 28 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.70%) PMO
6 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.35%) GDPR
8 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.088%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.84%) Docker
3 21 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.79%) vSphere
6 7 (0.61%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.44%) Xen
7 5 (0.44%) XenServer
8 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.26%) HDFS
9 3 (0.26%) XenApp
10 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.088%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (3.42%) Ansible
2 27 (2.37%) Puppet
3 22 (1.93%) Cobbler
3 22 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.84%) Tivoli
5 16 (1.40%) SCCM
6 11 (0.96%) SCOM
7 7 (0.61%) WSUS
8 6 (0.53%) Nessus
8 6 (0.53%) Xymon
8 6 (0.53%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.44%) Oozie
10 4 (0.35%) Consul
10 4 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.35%) Grafana
10 4 (0.35%) Graphite
10 4 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.35%) Packer
10 4 (0.35%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 441 (38.65%) Microsoft
2 98 (8.59%) Oracle
3 89 (7.80%) Xamarin
4 59 (5.17%) VMware
5 50 (4.38%) Tableau
6 39 (3.42%) Sitecore
7 32 (2.80%) IBM
8 28 (2.45%) Cisco
9 26 (2.28%) Google
10 25 (2.19%) Citrix
10 25 (2.19%) SAP
11 21 (1.84%) EnterpriseDB
12 16 (1.40%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.23%) Cognos
14 10 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.88%) Sage
15 9 (0.79%) MuleSoft
16 8 (0.70%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.70%) webMethods
16 8 (0.70%) Zend