Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,392 1,651 2,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.77% 23.36% 24.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.32% 44.22% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,264 1,486 1,768
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%

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 3,452 3,734 4,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 51.51% 52.82% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,076 3,284 3,700
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -1 993 £42,500 - 119
Bradford -1 154 £36,000 -14.29% 24
Wakefield +21 77 £40,000 +23.08% 8
Huddersfield +12 41 £37,500 -9.64% 8
Halifax +2 27 £40,000 - 3
Wetherby -2 17 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Brighouse - 5 £39,000 -
Pontefract +1 3 £30,000 -30.23%
Castleford -4 2 £39,000 +30.00% 7
Ilkley -5 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Cleckheaton - 2 £38,750 -
Dewsbury +2 1 £40,000 +24.03%
Keighley -5 1 £28,000 +16.67%
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 559 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (38.86%) .NET
3 505 (36.28%) C#
4 468 (33.62%) SQL Server
5 397 (28.52%) Microsoft
6 357 (25.65%) Finance
7 293 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 282 (20.26%) T-SQL
9 253 (18.18%) MVC
10 244 (17.53%) Java
11 240 (17.24%) ASP.NET
12 236 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
13 235 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 213 (15.30%) HTML
15 209 (15.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 201 (14.44%) Oracle
17 199 (14.30%) Windows
18 197 (14.15%) CSS
19 186 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
20 177 (12.72%) TDD
21 171 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
22 164 (11.78%) Scrum
23 161 (11.57%) Web Services
24 149 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
25 145 (10.42%) Test Automation
26 143 (10.27%) Software Engineering
27 136 (9.77%) Data Warehouse
28 135 (9.70%) Git (software)
29 130 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 126 (9.05%) Retail

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 48 (3.45%) IIS
2 24 (1.72%) SAS
3 22 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 21 (1.51%) Apache
4 21 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.29%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 15 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.86%) Confluence
8 12 (0.86%) nginx
9 10 (0.72%) CMS
9 10 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.57%) CloudStack
10 8 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.36%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 64 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.072%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.65%) assyst
4 9 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.29%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
8 3 (0.22%) Elite 3E
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.22%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.22%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 186 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.94%) SaaS
4 24 (1.72%) PaaS
5 21 (1.51%) Office 365
6 20 (1.44%) IaaS
7 17 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.14%) Force.com
11 2 (0.14%) GitHub
11 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.14%) Loggly
11 2 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.30%) LAN
2 31 (2.23%) WAN
3 23 (1.65%) SAN
4 22 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.51%) DNS
6 19 (1.36%) Firewall
7 15 (1.08%) DHCP
8 9 (0.65%) HTTP
9 8 (0.57%) Internet
10 6 (0.43%) VPN
11 5 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.36%) Wireless
12 4 (0.29%) Network Security
12 4 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.22%) FTP
13 3 (0.22%) RFID
13 3 (0.22%) RTP
13 3 (0.22%) SMS
13 3 (0.22%) SMTP
13 3 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (33.62%) SQL Server
2 235 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 209 (15.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 136 (9.77%) Data Warehouse
5 130 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 88 (6.32%) NoSQL
7 70 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 55 (3.95%) Oracle Database
10 46 (3.30%) Power BI
11 43 (3.09%) MySQL
12 37 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
15 24 (1.72%) Hadoop
16 23 (1.65%) QlikView
17 22 (1.58%) RDBMS
18 20 (1.44%) Redis
19 18 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
19 18 (1.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 135 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 118 (8.48%) Visual Studio
3 67 (4.81%) Selenium
4 61 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (3.74%) Subversion
6 49 (3.52%) JIRA
7 43 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 39 (2.80%) SoapUI
9 34 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 31 (2.23%) Jenkins
11 30 (2.16%) TeamCity
12 28 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
13 26 (1.87%) JUnit
14 21 (1.51%) Maven
14 21 (1.51%) MSTest
14 21 (1.51%) NUnit
15 20 (1.44%) Mercurial
15 20 (1.44%) Mockito
16 19 (1.36%) Protractor
17 18 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 357 (25.65%) Finance
2 126 (9.05%) Retail
3 55 (3.95%) Marketing
4 48 (3.45%) Advertising
5 40 (2.87%) Law
6 28 (2.01%) Legal
7 21 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 13 (0.93%) Automotive
9 11 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.72%) Games
11 8 (0.57%) Electronics
12 6 (0.43%) Back Office
13 5 (0.36%) Banking
13 5 (0.36%) Billing
13 5 (0.36%) Military
13 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 679 (48.78%) Developer
2 260 (18.68%) .NET Developer
3 184 (13.22%) C# Developer
4 179 (12.86%) Analyst
5 147 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 137 (9.84%) SQL Developer
7 87 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 84 (6.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 80 (5.75%) Software Developer
10 74 (5.32%) DBA
11 70 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
12 68 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 67 (4.81%) Java Developer
14 66 (4.74%) Support Analyst
15 61 (4.38%) Applications Support
16 58 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 53 (3.81%) Software Engineer
18 51 (3.66%) SQL DBA
19 49 (3.52%) SQL Analyst
20 48 (3.45%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (38.86%) .NET
2 240 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 213 (15.30%) HTML
4 197 (14.15%) CSS
5 161 (11.57%) Web Services
6 149 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 119 (8.55%) .NET Framework
8 113 (8.12%) XML
9 93 (6.68%) AngularJS
10 88 (6.32%) jQuery
11 79 (5.68%) Entity Framework
12 76 (5.46%) WCF
13 69 (4.96%) SOAP
14 67 (4.81%) RESTful
15 58 (4.17%) Spring
16 55 (3.95%) WPF
17 51 (3.66%) REST
18 49 (3.52%) HTML5
19 42 (3.02%) Node.js
20 41 (2.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.87%) User Experience
7 30 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.94%) NHS
9 26 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 25 (1.80%) Replication
11 15 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (0.86%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.79%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.65%) Clustering
15 6 (0.43%) EPoS
16 5 (0.36%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.36%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 199 (14.30%) Windows
2 105 (7.54%) Linux
3 62 (4.45%) Unix
4 60 (4.31%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 26 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.44%) Android
9 16 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.08%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.29%) CentOS
13 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.29%) VMS
14 3 (0.22%) OpenVMS
14 3 (0.22%) SUSE
14 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (18.18%) MVC
3 236 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 177 (12.72%) TDD
5 171 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
6 164 (11.78%) Scrum
7 145 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 143 (10.27%) Software Engineering
9 123 (8.84%) BDD
9 123 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (8.33%) ETL
11 115 (8.26%) Unit Testing
12 105 (7.54%) SDLC
13 98 (7.04%) DevOps
14 90 (6.47%) OO
15 84 (6.03%) ERP
16 76 (5.46%) E-Commerce
17 63 (4.53%) ITIL
18 59 (4.24%) DSDM
18 59 (4.24%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 505 (36.28%) C#
2 293 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 282 (20.26%) T-SQL
4 244 (17.53%) Java
5 104 (7.47%) Python
6 102 (7.33%) PL/SQL
7 80 (5.75%) VB.NET
8 67 (4.81%) PowerShell
9 59 (4.24%) PHP
10 56 (4.02%) VB
11 48 (3.45%) C++
12 46 (3.30%) Ruby
13 39 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 32 (2.30%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.08%) VBA
16 14 (1.01%) R
17 12 (0.86%) Perl
18 10 (0.72%) VB6
19 8 (0.57%) C
19 8 (0.57%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 80 (5.75%) Degree
2 27 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.29%) MCSE
6 16 (1.15%) ISEB
7 14 (1.01%) MCSA
8 10 (0.72%) OCP
8 10 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.50%) OCA
12 6 (0.43%) CCNA
12 6 (0.43%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.29%) MCP
14 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.81%) QA
2 34 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.51%) GDPR
4 11 (0.79%) SLA
5 10 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.36%) PMO
7 4 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.072%) HL7
System Software
1 66 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.58%) Docker
4 19 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.93%) vSphere
6 10 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.43%) Xen
10 6 (0.43%) XenServer
11 4 (0.29%) XenApp
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 44 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (2.66%) Ansible
3 36 (2.59%) Puppet
4 24 (1.72%) Cobbler
4 24 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 19 (1.36%) SCCM
6 11 (0.79%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (0.57%) SCOM
9 7 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.50%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.43%) Nagios
11 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.36%) Rancher
12 4 (0.29%) Terraform
13 2 (0.14%) Plesk
13 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 397 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 201 (14.44%) Oracle
3 49 (3.52%) VMware
4 45 (3.23%) Tableau
5 44 (3.16%) Google
6 32 (2.30%) Twitter
7 25 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.65%) Xamarin
9 22 (1.58%) EnterpriseDB
10 20 (1.44%) SAP
11 18 (1.29%) Citrix
12 13 (0.93%) IBM
12 13 (0.93%) New Relic
12 13 (0.93%) Remedy
13 12 (0.86%) Sage
14 11 (0.79%) Cognos
14 11 (0.79%) Trend Micro
15 9 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.65%) Zend
16 8 (0.57%) Trillium