Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,513 1,799 2,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.23% 24.89% 25.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.32% 48.23% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,629 1,917
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,768 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 3,414 3,730 4,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 50.16% 51.61% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,050 3,322 4,038
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 1,105 £42,500 - 162
Bradford +1 170 £37,500 -1.32% 8
Wakefield +15 64 £42,500 +10.39% 6
Huddersfield +6 33 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Halifax -7 29 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Bingley - 9 £32,500 - 2
Pudsey +10 8 £35,000 +48.94%
Pontefract 0 5 £30,000 -36.84%
Brighouse - 5 £39,000 -
Dewsbury +1 4 £38,625 +83.93%
Wetherby -3 4 £36,250 +11.54% 4
Castleford +1 3 £39,000 +30.00% 2
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Mirfield - 3 - -
Cleckheaton -3 2 £38,750 -3.13%
Elland - 2 £32,500 - 1
Ilkley -3 1 £21,500 -33.85% 2
Keighley -10 1 £28,000 +16.67% 2
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 602 (39.79%) .NET
2 597 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
3 533 (35.23%) SQL Server
4 532 (35.16%) C#
5 426 (28.16%) Microsoft
6 338 (22.34%) T-SQL
7 308 (20.36%) JavaScript
8 306 (20.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 277 (18.31%) ASP.NET
10 275 (18.18%) Finance
11 269 (17.78%) HTML
12 265 (17.51%) Business Intelligence
13 260 (17.18%) Java
13 260 (17.18%) MVC
14 254 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 220 (14.54%) Oracle
16 209 (13.81%) Scrum
17 197 (13.02%) CSS
18 187 (12.36%) Test Automation
19 184 (12.16%) Web Services
20 175 (11.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 172 (11.37%) Software Engineering
22 158 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
23 156 (10.31%) ETL
24 155 (10.24%) Visual Studio
24 155 (10.24%) Git (software)
25 154 (10.18%) XML
25 154 (10.18%) SDLC
26 150 (9.91%) Windows
27 146 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure

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 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.12%) IIS
2 32 (2.12%) SAS
3 24 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 17 (1.12%) CMS
6 15 (0.99%) Apache
7 14 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 13 (0.86%) JBoss
9 9 (0.59%) Confluence
10 8 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.53%) nginx
11 7 (0.46%) Jetty
11 7 (0.46%) Oracle 9iAS
11 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 63 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) SPSS
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.066%) Weka
Business Applications
1 20 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.33%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (0.33%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.20%) FastStats
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.20%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 146 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.06%) Office 365
4 14 (0.93%) SaaS
5 9 (0.59%) IaaS
5 9 (0.59%) PaaS
6 8 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.26%) GitHub
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.20%) Fastly
8 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.20%) npm
8 3 (0.20%) Taleo
9 2 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.066%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.12%) LAN
1 32 (2.12%) WAN
2 30 (1.98%) Firewall
3 27 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.72%) DNS
5 19 (1.26%) SAN
6 11 (0.73%) DHCP
7 10 (0.66%) Internet
8 9 (0.59%) SSL
9 7 (0.46%) HTTP
10 6 (0.40%) SMS
10 6 (0.40%) VPN
11 5 (0.33%) Network Security
11 5 (0.33%) SMTP
12 4 (0.26%) FTP
12 4 (0.26%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.26%) Telnet
12 4 (0.26%) VoIP
13 3 (0.20%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 306 (20.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 254 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 175 (11.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 158 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (5.55%) NoSQL
7 77 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 70 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 64 (4.23%) Relational Database
10 58 (3.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 54 (3.57%) Power BI
11 54 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 53 (3.50%) Oracle Database
13 34 (2.25%) MySQL
13 34 (2.25%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.92%) MongoDB
16 26 (1.72%) Data Mining
17 25 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
17 25 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 155 (10.24%) Git (software)
1 155 (10.24%) Visual Studio
2 81 (5.35%) Subversion
3 79 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (4.03%) Selenium
5 49 (3.24%) Mercurial
6 37 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 33 (2.18%) Oracle APEX
8 32 (2.12%) JIRA
9 27 (1.78%) Maven
9 27 (1.78%) NUnit
10 26 (1.72%) SpecFlow
11 25 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (1.65%) SoapUI
11 25 (1.65%) TeamCity
12 24 (1.59%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.59%) MSTest
13 21 (1.39%) FitNesse
14 18 (1.19%) Jenkins
15 16 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 275 (18.18%) Finance
2 85 (5.62%) Retail
3 65 (4.30%) Advertising
4 42 (2.78%) Law
5 29 (1.92%) Legal
6 27 (1.78%) Marketing
7 20 (1.32%) Games
7 20 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.12%) Electronics
9 16 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.99%) Billing
10 15 (0.99%) Military
11 13 (0.86%) Automotive
12 6 (0.40%) Banking
13 1 (0.066%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.066%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 768 (50.76%) Developer
2 286 (18.90%) .NET Developer
3 201 (13.28%) Analyst
4 189 (12.49%) C# Developer
5 166 (10.97%) SQL Developer
6 162 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 117 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 101 (6.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 101 (6.68%) Software Developer
9 94 (6.21%) Software Engineer
10 88 (5.82%) Java Developer
11 76 (5.02%) DBA
12 64 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
13 58 (3.83%) Junior
14 52 (3.44%) Administrator
14 52 (3.44%) SQL DBA
15 51 (3.37%) Support Analyst
16 50 (3.30%) SSIS Developer
17 49 (3.24%) Business Developer
17 49 (3.24%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (39.79%) .NET
2 277 (18.31%) ASP.NET
3 269 (17.78%) HTML
4 197 (13.02%) CSS
5 184 (12.16%) Web Services
6 154 (10.18%) XML
7 142 (9.39%) .NET Framework
8 134 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 110 (7.27%) jQuery
10 98 (6.48%) WCF
11 94 (6.21%) WPF
12 83 (5.49%) SOAP
13 80 (5.29%) AngularJS
14 68 (4.49%) Spring
15 60 (3.97%) Entity Framework
15 60 (3.97%) REST
16 51 (3.37%) HTML5
17 50 (3.30%) RESTful
18 44 (2.91%) WinForms
19 40 (2.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (2.51%) Replication
6 36 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 28 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 28 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 21 (1.39%) User Experience
9 16 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 15 (0.99%) Digital TV
10 15 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 15 (0.99%) Thin Client
11 12 (0.79%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.59%) Clustering
12 9 (0.59%) NHS
13 7 (0.46%) iSeries
13 7 (0.46%) Social Media
14 6 (0.40%) AS400
14 6 (0.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 150 (9.91%) Windows
2 93 (6.15%) Linux
3 79 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 71 (4.69%) Unix
5 50 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 22 (1.45%) Android
9 15 (0.99%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 10 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.26%) CentOS
13 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.066%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (17.51%) Business Intelligence
3 260 (17.18%) MVC
4 209 (13.81%) Scrum
5 187 (12.36%) Test Automation
6 172 (11.37%) Software Engineering
7 156 (10.31%) ETL
8 154 (10.18%) SDLC
9 140 (9.25%) TDD
10 139 (9.19%) OO
11 137 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (6.68%) BDD
13 82 (5.42%) Unit Testing
14 77 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (4.76%) Analytics
16 70 (4.63%) RUP
17 68 (4.49%) ITIL
18 67 (4.43%) DSDM
18 67 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
19 66 (4.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 532 (35.16%) C#
2 338 (22.34%) T-SQL
3 308 (20.36%) JavaScript
4 260 (17.18%) Java
5 110 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 83 (5.49%) Python
7 81 (5.35%) C++
8 66 (4.36%) PowerShell
9 59 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 50 (3.30%) Ruby
11 35 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.25%) PHP
13 31 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 29 (1.92%) VB
15 27 (1.78%) VBA
16 8 (0.53%) COBOL
16 8 (0.53%) Tcl
16 8 (0.53%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.46%) C
18 6 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 110 (7.27%) Degree
2 57 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (2.58%) MCSE
4 30 (1.98%) MCSA
5 25 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.26%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.99%) OCP
9 15 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.79%) ISEB
12 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.46%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.46%) MCP
13 6 (0.40%) CEH
13 6 (0.40%) CREST Certified
13 6 (0.40%) OSCP
14 5 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.70%) QA
2 22 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.93%) GDPR
4 13 (0.86%) SLA
5 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.46%) HL7
7 4 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.066%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 46 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.85%) Docker
4 16 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.99%) vSphere
6 13 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.79%) XenApp
8 10 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.33%) Xen
10 5 (0.33%) XenServer
11 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.066%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (2.64%) Puppet
3 24 (1.59%) Ansible
3 24 (1.59%) Cobbler
4 22 (1.45%) SCCM
5 20 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 18 (1.19%) SCOM
7 15 (0.99%) Data Guard
7 15 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.53%) SCDPM
9 7 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.26%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.20%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.20%) Plesk
12 3 (0.20%) Rancher
12 3 (0.20%) WSUS
13 2 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 426 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 220 (14.54%) Oracle
3 70 (4.63%) Tableau
4 58 (3.83%) VMware
5 34 (2.25%) Citrix
6 24 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
6 24 (1.59%) Twitter
7 22 (1.45%) Google
7 22 (1.45%) SAP
8 18 (1.19%) Cisco
8 18 (1.19%) NetApp
8 18 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.06%) IBM
10 15 (0.99%) Xerox
11 12 (0.79%) Cognos
11 12 (0.79%) Talend
12 11 (0.73%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.73%) Zend
13 8 (0.53%) Hitachi
13 8 (0.53%) Sage