Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1501 1991 2751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.31% 17.79% 20.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.69% 60.19% 61.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1808 2414
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2904 3308 4454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.61% 29.56% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2514 2873 3707
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire -3 1086 £42,500 +6.25% 75
North Yorkshire +2 218 £40,000 - 11
South Yorkshire 0 109 £35,000 -4.11% 16
East Yorkshire +2 71 £35,000 - 3
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 919 (61.23%) SQL
2 713 (47.50%) .NET
3 689 (45.90%) C#
4 659 (43.90%) Microsoft
5 478 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
6 451 (30.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 425 (28.31%) MVC
8 420 (27.98%) ASP.NET
9 390 (25.98%) T-SQL
10 354 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 322 (21.45%) JavaScript
12 293 (19.52%) Business Intelligence
13 279 (18.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 266 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 261 (17.39%) Windows
16 233 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
17 221 (14.72%) HTML
18 208 (13.86%) ETL
19 204 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
20 196 (13.06%) Oracle
21 194 (12.92%) CSS
22 191 (12.72%) TDD
22 191 (12.72%) .NET Framework
23 190 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
23 190 (12.66%) Finance
24 184 (12.26%) Visual Studio
25 181 (12.06%) Scrum
26 170 (11.33%) Web Services
26 170 (11.33%) Windows Server
27 165 (10.99%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 106 (7.06%) IIS
2 85 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 62 (4.13%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.67%) CMS
5 24 (1.60%) SAS
6 22 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (1.13%) Apache
9 16 (1.07%) Confluence
9 16 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (1.00%) Skype for Business
11 14 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.67%) JBoss
13 10 (0.67%) Jetty
14 9 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.60%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.20%) SPSS
4 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.067%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.067%) FastStats
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 190 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.93%) Office 365
4 11 (0.73%) SaaS
5 10 (0.67%) npm
6 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.33%) GitHub
6 5 (0.33%) PaaS
7 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.27%) IaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.067%) Boomi
9 1 (0.067%) Force.com
9 1 (0.067%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.067%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.067%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.66%) SAN
2 50 (3.33%) Firewall
3 42 (2.80%) LAN
4 39 (2.60%) WAN
5 36 (2.40%) DNS
6 33 (2.20%) DHCP
7 28 (1.87%) VPN
8 27 (1.80%) Internet
9 20 (1.33%) TCP/IP
10 19 (1.27%) VoIP
11 16 (1.07%) VLAN
12 11 (0.73%) Network Security
13 9 (0.60%) SMS
14 8 (0.53%) WebEx
15 7 (0.47%) Skype
15 7 (0.47%) SSL
16 6 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (0.40%) NAS
17 5 (0.33%) Wireless
18 4 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (30.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 354 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 279 (18.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 233 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
5 204 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 150 (9.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 130 (8.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 108 (7.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 91 (6.06%) Power BI
10 84 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 80 (5.33%) Relational Database
12 78 (5.20%) MySQL
13 44 (2.93%) NoSQL
14 31 (2.07%) Oracle Database
15 27 (1.80%) QlikView
16 26 (1.73%) MongoDB
17 25 (1.67%) Big Data
18 23 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
18 23 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (1.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 184 (12.26%) Visual Studio
2 114 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (5.60%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 45 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 39 (2.60%) SpecFlow
7 38 (2.53%) Subversion
8 31 (2.07%) JIRA
8 31 (2.07%) TeamCity
9 29 (1.93%) NUnit
9 29 (1.93%) Selenium
10 27 (1.80%) MSTest
11 21 (1.40%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.07%) FitNesse
13 13 (0.87%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.73%) gulp
15 10 (0.67%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.67%) Grunt
15 10 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 190 (12.66%) Finance
2 55 (3.66%) Advertising
3 40 (2.66%) Retail
4 27 (1.80%) Legal
4 27 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 24 (1.60%) Marketing
6 16 (1.07%) Games
7 10 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.53%) Music Industry
10 5 (0.33%) Law
11 4 (0.27%) Automotive
11 4 (0.27%) Banking
11 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.20%) Back Office
12 3 (0.20%) Retail Finance
13 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.13%) Local Government
13 2 (0.13%) Publishing
14 1 (0.067%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 830 (55.30%) Developer
2 403 (26.85%) .NET Developer
3 259 (17.26%) C# Developer
4 218 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 187 (12.46%) Senior Developer
6 178 (11.86%) SQL Developer
7 160 (10.66%) DBA
8 133 (8.86%) Analyst
9 131 (8.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 127 (8.46%) SQL DBA
11 123 (8.19%) Administrator
12 114 (7.59%) Software Developer
13 97 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 96 (6.40%) Senior .NET Developer
15 75 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
16 74 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
17 70 (4.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 70 (4.66%) SSIS Developer
18 61 (4.06%) .NET Software Developer
18 61 (4.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (47.50%) .NET
2 420 (27.98%) ASP.NET
3 266 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 221 (14.72%) HTML
5 194 (12.92%) CSS
6 191 (12.72%) .NET Framework
7 170 (11.33%) Web Services
8 165 (10.99%) AngularJS
9 158 (10.53%) jQuery
10 125 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 116 (7.73%) WCF
12 115 (7.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 86 (5.73%) XML
14 78 (5.20%) WPF
15 76 (5.06%) Entity Framework
16 69 (4.60%) SOAP
17 61 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 61 (4.06%) RESTful
18 57 (3.80%) HTML5
19 50 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (3.53%) NHS
5 51 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.40%) Replication
7 27 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 26 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 24 (1.60%) Clustering
10 21 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.33%) User Experience
12 18 (1.20%) Fintech
13 14 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.80%) Music Streaming
16 11 (0.73%) Private Cloud
17 10 (0.67%) Social Network
18 9 (0.60%) Public Cloud
19 8 (0.53%) PKI
19 8 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 261 (17.39%) Windows
2 170 (11.33%) Windows Server
3 82 (5.46%) Linux
4 80 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 31 (2.07%) Unix
8 29 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.33%) Windows XP
10 16 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.47%) Android
14 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.33%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.20%) AIX
16 3 (0.20%) HPUX
16 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (28.31%) MVC
3 293 (19.52%) Business Intelligence
4 208 (13.86%) ETL
5 191 (12.72%) TDD
6 181 (12.06%) Scrum
7 136 (9.06%) Software Engineering
8 133 (8.86%) Mentoring
9 132 (8.79%) SDLC
10 127 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
11 102 (6.80%) Data Modelling
11 102 (6.80%) Web Development
12 100 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
13 93 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 82 (5.46%) OO
15 73 (4.86%) Web Application Development
16 70 (4.66%) BDD
16 70 (4.66%) E-Commerce
17 66 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 65 (4.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 919 (61.23%) SQL
2 689 (45.90%) C#
3 390 (25.98%) T-SQL
4 322 (21.45%) JavaScript
5 139 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 82 (5.46%) Java
7 70 (4.66%) Python
8 56 (3.73%) VB
9 46 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 45 (3.00%) Ruby
11 32 (2.13%) VBA
12 28 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.33%) VB6
14 19 (1.27%) PHP
15 18 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.93%) C++
17 13 (0.87%) C
18 9 (0.60%) Perl
18 9 (0.60%) R
19 8 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 134 (8.93%) Degree
2 76 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (4.20%) MCSA
3 63 (4.20%) MCSE
4 25 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.00%) MCP
7 13 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.87%) ISEB
8 11 (0.73%) CCNA
9 10 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.40%) CEH
11 6 (0.40%) CREST Certified
11 6 (0.40%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.40%) OSCP
12 5 (0.33%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.86%) SLA
2 32 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.07%) QA
4 11 (0.73%) GDPR
4 11 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.13%) DICOM
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 111 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 46 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.13%) Docker
5 29 (1.93%) vSphere
5 29 (1.93%) XenApp
5 29 (1.93%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.87%) KVM
6 13 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.20%) XenServer
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
13 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.067%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 21 (1.40%) Puppet
2 18 (1.20%) SCCM
3 10 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.67%) WSUS
4 9 (0.60%) Grafana
5 8 (0.53%) DameWare
5 8 (0.53%) HAProxy
5 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (0.53%) Perfmon
5 8 (0.53%) SCOM
5 8 (0.53%) vCenter Server
6 7 (0.47%) Ansible
6 7 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
7 6 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.40%) ZENworks
8 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.27%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 659 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 196 (13.06%) Oracle
3 133 (8.86%) VMware
4 53 (3.53%) Citrix
5 50 (3.33%) Cisco
6 48 (3.20%) SAP
7 38 (2.53%) HP
8 37 (2.47%) NetApp
9 27 (1.80%) Tableau
10 19 (1.27%) Veeam
11 17 (1.13%) IBM
12 16 (1.07%) Cognos
12 16 (1.07%) CommVault
12 16 (1.07%) Facebook
13 14 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.93%) Xamarin
14 13 (0.87%) Google
15 11 (0.73%) Dell
16 10 (0.67%) Splunk
16 10 (0.67%) Talend