Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 545 421 1,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.11% 11.86% 13.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.13% 44.08% 53.05%
Number of salaries quoted 452 365 919
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,063 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £52,688 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,597 955 1,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.68% 26.90% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,273 842 1,704
10th Percentile £30,100 £30,000 £29,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 -9 318 £45,000 - 91
North Yorkshire -3 106 £41,500 -4.60% 19
South Yorkshire -24 83 £38,750 -8.82% 20
East Yorkshire +6 24 £37,500 -16.67% 6
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 303 (55.60%) SQL
2 229 (42.02%) Azure
3 214 (39.27%) Microsoft
4 203 (37.25%) .NET
5 194 (35.60%) C#
6 149 (27.34%) Business Intelligence
7 139 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
7 139 (25.50%) Social Skills
8 136 (24.95%) JavaScript
9 119 (21.83%) Power Platform
10 118 (21.65%) Power BI
11 110 (20.18%) Windows
11 110 (20.18%) Data Warehouse
11 110 (20.18%) MVC
12 107 (19.63%) DevOps
13 105 (19.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 101 (18.53%) T-SQL
15 86 (15.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 83 (15.23%) HTML
17 79 (14.50%) ASP.NET
18 76 (13.94%) ERP
19 75 (13.76%) .NET Core
20 68 (12.48%) Finance
21 65 (11.93%) ETL
22 64 (11.74%) .NET Framework
23 63 (11.56%) CSS
24 62 (11.38%) Java
24 62 (11.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 61 (11.19%) Active Directory
26 60 (11.01%) 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 26 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.30%) IIS
2 18 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.57%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.02%) Apache
5 10 (1.83%) nginx
6 9 (1.65%) Apache Synapse
6 9 (1.65%) Confluence
7 7 (1.28%) CMS
8 6 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.18%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 47 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.12%) SAP Business One
2 12 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.83%) Sage 50
4 9 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.28%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.55%) Cognos Controller
6 3 (0.55%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 229 (42.02%) Azure
2 119 (21.83%) Power Platform
3 48 (8.81%) Microsoft 365
4 44 (8.07%) AWS
5 22 (4.04%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 21 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
7 19 (3.49%) PaaS
8 17 (3.12%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (2.75%) SaaS
10 14 (2.57%) Serverless
11 11 (2.02%) IaaS
12 9 (1.65%) GCP
13 8 (1.47%) Azure Functions
13 8 (1.47%) npm
13 8 (1.47%) Snowflake
14 7 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (1.10%) Azure Logic Apps
16 5 (0.92%) Azure Service Bus
16 5 (0.92%) Azure Stack
16 5 (0.92%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.59%) Firewall
2 24 (4.40%) DNS
3 19 (3.49%) LAN
3 19 (3.49%) WAN
4 18 (3.30%) VPN
5 17 (3.12%) DHCP
6 12 (2.20%) SAN
7 11 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.47%) Internet
9 7 (1.28%) IP Telephony
10 6 (1.10%) VLAN
11 5 (0.92%) Asterisk PBX
11 5 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.55%) ADSL
12 3 (0.55%) FTP
12 3 (0.55%) MPLS
12 3 (0.55%) VoIP
12 3 (0.55%) WLAN
13 2 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.65%) Power BI
2 110 (20.18%) Data Warehouse
3 105 (19.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (15.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (11.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (9.36%) Relational Database
7 48 (8.81%) MySQL
8 33 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 32 (5.87%) Tableau
10 28 (5.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (4.59%) Data Lake
11 25 (4.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 19 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (2.94%) SQL Server 2019
14 15 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (2.57%) Spark SQL
16 12 (2.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 11 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (2.02%) Oracle Database
17 11 (2.02%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 47 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 40 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.40%) JIRA
4 20 (3.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.83%) Selenium
7 9 (1.65%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.47%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.28%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.10%) NUnit
10 6 (1.10%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.92%) Grunt
11 5 (0.92%) gulp
11 5 (0.92%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.92%) Moq
11 5 (0.92%) Postman
12 4 (0.73%) JMeter
12 4 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 139 (25.50%) Social Skills
2 68 (12.48%) Finance
3 39 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.95%) Law
5 19 (3.49%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.12%) Retail
7 16 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.57%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.65%) Games
10 8 (1.47%) Back Office
10 8 (1.47%) Billing
10 8 (1.47%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (1.28%) Local Government
12 5 (0.92%) Marketing
13 4 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.73%) Legal
13 4 (0.73%) Publishing
14 3 (0.55%) Banking
14 3 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 259 (47.52%) Developer
2 70 (12.84%) .NET Developer
3 50 (9.17%) Analyst
4 48 (8.81%) C# Developer
4 48 (8.81%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 31 (5.69%) Software Developer
7 28 (5.14%) SQL Developer
8 27 (4.95%) Architect
8 27 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.85%) Administrator
11 21 (3.85%) DBA
11 21 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (3.67%) Data Engineer
13 19 (3.49%) IT Manager
13 19 (3.49%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (3.30%) Consultant
15 17 (3.12%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (37.25%) .NET
2 83 (15.23%) HTML
3 79 (14.50%) ASP.NET
4 75 (13.76%) .NET Core
5 64 (11.74%) .NET Framework
6 63 (11.56%) CSS
7 60 (11.01%) AngularJS
8 55 (10.09%) Web Services
9 52 (9.54%) REST
10 48 (8.81%) React
11 47 (8.62%) XML
12 46 (8.44%) jQuery
13 45 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 44 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (7.52%) SOAP
16 34 (6.24%) XSLT
17 29 (5.32%) Entity Framework
18 27 (4.95%) HTML5
19 26 (4.77%) Vue.js
20 22 (4.04%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.79%) Management Information System
2 25 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.57%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.57%) User Experience
5 9 (1.65%) Reference Data
6 8 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.92%) Clustering
7 5 (0.92%) Industry 4.0
7 5 (0.92%) Legacy Applications
8 4 (0.73%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (0.55%) Blog
9 3 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.55%) NHS
9 3 (0.55%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.55%) Replication
9 3 (0.55%) Tandem
9 3 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 110 (20.18%) Windows
2 48 (8.81%) Windows Server
3 30 (5.50%) Windows 10
4 21 (3.85%) Linux
5 19 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.83%) Unix
9 9 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.28%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.73%) Android
11 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (27.34%) Business Intelligence
2 139 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (20.18%) MVC
4 107 (19.63%) DevOps
5 76 (13.94%) ERP
6 65 (11.93%) ETL
7 59 (10.83%) Data Modelling
8 49 (8.99%) Analytics
9 48 (8.81%) Microservices
10 42 (7.71%) CRM
11 41 (7.52%) Full Stack Development
11 41 (7.52%) Scrum
11 41 (7.52%) Unit Testing
11 41 (7.52%) Web Development
12 37 (6.79%) TDD
13 36 (6.61%) Project Management
13 36 (6.61%) Visualisation
14 35 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 27 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 303 (55.60%) SQL
2 194 (35.60%) C#
3 136 (24.95%) JavaScript
4 101 (18.53%) T-SQL
5 62 (11.38%) Java
6 33 (6.06%) PHP
7 32 (5.87%) Python
8 30 (5.50%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 20 (3.67%) XPath
11 17 (3.12%) TypeScript
12 16 (2.94%) Scala
13 15 (2.75%) VB
14 14 (2.57%) VB.NET
15 11 (2.02%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.47%) VBA
17 7 (1.28%) X++
18 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (6.61%) Degree
2 11 (2.02%) CCNA
2 11 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.10%) ISEB
4 6 (1.10%) MCSE
5 3 (0.55%) AAT
5 3 (0.55%) ACCA
5 3 (0.55%) CIMA
6 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.67%) QA
2 15 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.55%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.55%) SLA
5 2 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.14%) Docker
3 25 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.55%) DFS Replication
6 3 (0.55%) XenApp
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.67%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.83%) Terraform
3 8 (1.47%) Puppet
4 6 (1.10%) HAProxy
5 5 (0.92%) Nagios
5 5 (0.92%) SCCM
6 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.37%) Istio
7 2 (0.37%) Rancher
8 1 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.18%) Ansible
8 1 (0.18%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 214 (39.27%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.99%) Oracle
3 39 (7.16%) SAP
4 34 (6.24%) Sage
5 33 (6.06%) VMware
6 29 (5.32%) Veeam
7 20 (3.67%) Alteryx
7 20 (3.67%) Cisco
7 20 (3.67%) Databricks
8 15 (2.75%) Citrix
9 11 (2.02%) Meraki
10 10 (1.83%) IBM
11 8 (1.47%) Dell
11 8 (1.47%) JD Edwards
12 7 (1.28%) Acronis
12 7 (1.28%) Dell Compellent
12 7 (1.28%) MAPICS
12 7 (1.28%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.10%) Cognos
13 6 (1.10%) Splunk