Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 770 1,106 1,565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.65% 23.39% 21.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.68% 46.03% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 704 1,064 1,526
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 2,099 2,403 3,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 53.57% 50.81% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,823 2,089 3,293
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -1 522 £45,000 +5.88% 62
Bradford -6 73 £37,250 -6.88% 10
Wakefield -1 66 £37,500 -1.32% 3
Huddersfield +5 34 £50,000 +5.26%
Halifax -3 25 £43,000 +1.18%
Pontefract +1 12 £46,000 +2.22%
Wetherby -8 6 £29,000 -14.07% 1
Castleford - 5 £23,750 -
Ilkley +3 2 £52,500 +36.36% 2
Pudsey +1 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Cleckheaton - 1 £27,500 - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 282 (36.62%) C#
2 242 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 223 (28.96%) JavaScript
5 219 (28.44%) .NET
6 188 (24.42%) SQL Server
7 176 (22.86%) Azure
8 157 (20.39%) ASP.NET
9 156 (20.26%) MVC
10 129 (16.75%) Finance
11 123 (15.97%) Python
12 118 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
13 115 (14.94%) DevOps
14 114 (14.81%) Windows
15 111 (14.42%) T-SQL
16 109 (14.16%) Java
17 108 (14.03%) Software Engineering
18 107 (13.90%) AWS
19 101 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
20 99 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
21 97 (12.60%) .NET Core
22 93 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
23 84 (10.91%) Oracle
24 82 (10.65%) TDD
25 76 (9.87%) Git (software)
26 69 (8.96%) Analytics
27 67 (8.70%) Scrum
28 65 (8.44%) CSS
28 65 (8.44%) React
29 64 (8.31%) BDD

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 25 (3.25%) nginx
2 24 (3.12%) Confluence
2 24 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 21 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.60%) IIS
6 15 (1.95%) SAS
7 13 (1.69%) Apache
8 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.17%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.04%) CMS
10 7 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.52%) CICS
14 3 (0.39%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.13%) Drupal
16 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 48 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.17%) Elite 3E
3 9 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (1.04%) assyst
5 6 (0.78%) Carpe Diem
6 5 (0.65%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.39%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 176 (22.86%) Azure
2 107 (13.90%) AWS
3 55 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 22 (2.86%) Office 365
5 16 (2.08%) GCP
6 12 (1.56%) Boomi
6 12 (1.56%) IaaS
6 12 (1.56%) PaaS
7 11 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.30%) Serverless
9 9 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (1.04%) GitHub
10 8 (1.04%) SaaS
11 7 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.91%) Azure Stack
12 6 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.78%) Firebase
12 6 (0.78%) Trello
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.17%) DNS
2 8 (1.04%) Firewall
2 8 (1.04%) Intranet
2 8 (1.04%) SAN
3 6 (0.78%) Internet
3 6 (0.78%) Skype
3 6 (0.78%) SSL
3 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.65%) DHCP
5 4 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (0.52%) HTTP
5 4 (0.52%) PBX
5 4 (0.52%) SMPP
5 4 (0.52%) SMS
6 3 (0.39%) LAN
6 3 (0.39%) SMTP
6 3 (0.39%) WAN
6 3 (0.39%) Wireless
7 2 (0.26%) VLAN
7 2 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 64 (8.31%) NoSQL
3 55 (7.14%) Power BI
4 48 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (5.32%) MySQL
7 32 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.12%) Redis
10 23 (2.99%) Big Data
11 21 (2.73%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.73%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.47%) Qlik Sense
12 19 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (2.21%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.82%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.82%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 76 (9.87%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.23%) JIRA
3 34 (4.42%) Selenium
4 31 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.86%) Bitbucket
7 21 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.34%) SpecFlow
9 14 (1.82%) JUnit
9 14 (1.82%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.69%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.43%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.43%) Moq
11 11 (1.43%) Postman
11 11 (1.43%) Subversion
12 10 (1.30%) Maven
13 8 (1.04%) Appium
13 8 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.04%) GitLab
14 7 (0.91%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 129 (16.75%) Finance
2 35 (4.55%) Retail
3 21 (2.73%) Marketing
4 20 (2.60%) Legal
5 19 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.95%) Public Sector
7 13 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.69%) Law
8 11 (1.43%) Games
8 11 (1.43%) Publishing
9 7 (0.91%) Banking
10 5 (0.65%) Front Office
11 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 289 (37.53%) Developer
2 136 (17.66%) Analyst
3 125 (16.23%) C# Developer
4 91 (11.82%) .NET Developer
5 71 (9.22%) Software Engineer
6 67 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (5.58%) Support Analyst
8 36 (4.68%) Applications Support
9 32 (4.16%) Azure Developer
9 32 (4.16%) Junior
10 31 (4.03%) Software Developer
11 27 (3.51%) Data Engineer
11 27 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 27 (3.51%) SQL Developer
12 26 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
13 24 (3.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 24 (3.12%) IT Analyst
13 24 (3.12%) Junior Developer
14 21 (2.73%) Applications Support Analyst
14 21 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (28.44%) .NET
2 157 (20.39%) ASP.NET
3 99 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 97 (12.60%) .NET Core
5 65 (8.44%) CSS
5 65 (8.44%) React
6 58 (7.53%) HTML
7 57 (7.40%) AngularJS
8 52 (6.75%) .NET Framework
9 49 (6.36%) RESTful
10 47 (6.10%) Vue.js
11 37 (4.81%) Node.js
12 35 (4.55%) Entity Framework
13 31 (4.03%) XML
14 28 (3.64%) SOAP
15 26 (3.38%) jQuery
15 26 (3.38%) Web Services
16 20 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (2.60%) REST
16 20 (2.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.17%) Taxonomies
9 9 (1.17%) User Experience
10 8 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (1.04%) Clustering
10 8 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.52%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 114 (14.81%) Windows
2 55 (7.14%) Linux
3 39 (5.06%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.12%) Unix
5 22 (2.86%) Android
6 20 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.78%) CentOS
9 6 (0.78%) FreeBSD
9 6 (0.78%) FreeNAS
9 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.65%) Debian
11 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.52%) zOS
12 3 (0.39%) HPUX
12 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (20.26%) MVC
3 118 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
4 115 (14.94%) DevOps
5 108 (14.03%) Software Engineering
6 101 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
7 82 (10.65%) TDD
8 69 (8.96%) Analytics
9 67 (8.70%) Scrum
10 64 (8.31%) BDD
11 53 (6.88%) Test Automation
12 51 (6.62%) Project Management
13 50 (6.49%) Microservices
14 49 (6.36%) ITIL
15 48 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (6.10%) ETL
17 41 (5.32%) Data Analysis
18 40 (5.19%) Data Management
19 36 (4.68%) Data Science
20 32 (4.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 282 (36.62%) C#
2 223 (28.96%) JavaScript
3 123 (15.97%) Python
4 111 (14.42%) T-SQL
5 109 (14.16%) Java
6 38 (4.94%) VB.NET
7 37 (4.81%) PL/SQL
8 36 (4.68%) Ruby
9 30 (3.90%) PHP
10 27 (3.51%) PowerShell
11 25 (3.25%) Bash Shell
11 25 (3.25%) Scala
12 24 (3.12%) C++
13 21 (2.73%) VB
13 21 (2.73%) VBA
14 20 (2.60%) COBOL
15 18 (2.34%) JCL
16 17 (2.21%) Perl
17 15 (1.95%) Kotlin
18 14 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (4.16%) Degree
2 15 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.04%) ISEB
4 8 (1.04%) MCSE
5 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.52%) MCP
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.26%) CCNA
9 2 (0.26%) MCITP
9 2 (0.26%) MCSA
10 1 (0.13%) CCIE
10 1 (0.13%) CCNP
10 1 (0.13%) MCSD
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.64%) QA
2 12 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.56%) SLA
3 11 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (6.49%) Docker
2 31 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.04%) HDFS
6 7 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.78%) KVM
7 6 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.13%) Postfix
9 1 (0.13%) RACF
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.99%) Ansible
3 20 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.34%) Puppet
5 15 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (1.17%) Terraform
6 9 (1.17%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.91%) CA Service Virtualization
7 7 (0.91%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.78%) Cobbler
8 6 (0.78%) Proxmox
9 5 (0.65%) Grafana
9 5 (0.65%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.52%) Nagios
11 3 (0.39%) SCCM
11 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.26%) Mesos
12 2 (0.26%) PaperCut
12 2 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 231 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 84 (10.91%) Oracle
3 31 (4.03%) VMware
4 25 (3.25%) Tableau
5 23 (2.99%) Xamarin
6 17 (2.21%) Google
7 15 (1.95%) SAP
8 14 (1.82%) Dell
9 11 (1.43%) Cisco
9 11 (1.43%) EnterpriseDB
9 11 (1.43%) IBM
10 9 (1.17%) Citrix
10 9 (1.17%) Databricks
10 9 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.04%) SaltStack
12 7 (0.91%) CA
12 7 (0.91%) Percona
12 7 (0.91%) PlateSpin
12 7 (0.91%) VirtaMove
13 6 (0.78%) Northgate