Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 421 782 970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.74% 12.76% 13.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.31% 50.65% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 436 749 939
Median annual salary £42,750 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.84% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +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 1,227 1,544 1,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.38% 25.19% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,320 1,647
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -7 229 £45,000 - 57
South Yorkshire -7 88 £44,000 +10.00% 16
North Yorkshire -5 72 £40,000 -11.11% 19
East Yorkshire -6 20 £32,000 -8.57% 2
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 185 (43.94%) SQL
1 185 (43.94%) .NET
2 176 (41.81%) Azure
3 171 (40.62%) C#
4 156 (37.05%) Microsoft
5 136 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (23.52%) JavaScript
7 96 (22.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
9 92 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 91 (21.62%) MVC
11 77 (18.29%) T-SQL
11 77 (18.29%) Windows
12 69 (16.39%) .NET Core
13 62 (14.73%) HTML
14 61 (14.49%) ASP.NET
14 61 (14.49%) Power Platform
15 60 (14.25%) DevOps
16 57 (13.54%) Software Engineering
16 57 (13.54%) AngularJS
17 56 (13.30%) Finance
18 55 (13.06%) .NET Framework
19 53 (12.59%) Oracle
19 53 (12.59%) Power BI
20 51 (12.11%) AWS
21 50 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
22 47 (11.16%) React
23 46 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
23 46 (10.93%) Web Services
24 44 (10.45%) CSS

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 19 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.09%) IIS
3 9 (2.14%) Drupal
3 9 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.14%) nginx
4 5 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.95%) CMS
6 3 (0.71%) Apache
6 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.71%) Apache Synapse
6 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) Kentico
8 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 176 (41.81%) Azure
2 61 (14.49%) Power Platform
3 51 (12.11%) AWS
4 40 (9.50%) Microsoft 365
5 17 (4.04%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (3.09%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (2.85%) Power Automate
8 11 (2.61%) PaaS
9 10 (2.38%) PowerApps
10 7 (1.66%) GCP
10 7 (1.66%) Serverless
10 7 (1.66%) Slack
11 6 (1.43%) NuGet
12 5 (1.19%) GitHub
13 4 (0.95%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (0.95%) SaaS
14 3 (0.71%) AWS CodeBuild
14 3 (0.71%) AWS CodeCommit
14 3 (0.71%) Azure Functions
14 3 (0.71%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.28%) Firewall
2 12 (2.85%) DNS
3 11 (2.61%) DHCP
4 9 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.14%) WAN
5 8 (1.90%) LAN
6 6 (1.43%) IP Telephony
7 5 (1.19%) VLAN
8 4 (0.95%) Internet
9 3 (0.71%) Intranet
9 3 (0.71%) VPN
9 3 (0.71%) Wireless
10 2 (0.48%) VoIP
11 1 (0.24%) HTTP
11 1 (0.24%) SAN
11 1 (0.24%) Skype
11 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (22.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 92 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (12.59%) Power BI
4 43 (10.21%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (9.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (7.13%) MySQL
7 20 (4.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (4.51%) MongoDB
9 18 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (4.04%) Relational Database
11 16 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (3.09%) Data Lake
14 12 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (2.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (2.14%) OLAP
17 8 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
17 8 (1.90%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 38 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.23%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.85%) SpecFlow
5 11 (2.61%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.66%) Selenium
7 6 (1.43%) Postman
7 6 (1.43%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.43%) Subversion
7 6 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.43%) YouTrack
8 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.19%) JIRA
8 5 (1.19%) NUnit
8 5 (1.19%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.95%) gulp
9 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.95%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 56 (13.30%) Finance
2 20 (4.75%) Retail
3 19 (4.51%) Public Sector
4 11 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.90%) Games
7 7 (1.66%) Law
7 7 (1.66%) Local Government
8 5 (1.19%) Legal
9 3 (0.71%) French Language
9 3 (0.71%) German Language
9 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 197 (46.79%) Developer
2 82 (19.48%) .NET Developer
3 45 (10.69%) Senior Developer
4 44 (10.45%) DBA
5 38 (9.03%) C# Developer
6 37 (8.79%) Analyst
6 37 (8.79%) SQL DBA
7 28 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 28 (6.65%) Software Developer
8 25 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (5.46%) Administrator
10 22 (5.23%) Architect
11 19 (4.51%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (3.80%) .NET Software Engineer
13 16 (3.80%) C# Software Engineer
13 16 (3.80%) JavaScript Engineer
13 16 (3.80%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 16 (3.80%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (43.94%) .NET
2 69 (16.39%) .NET Core
3 62 (14.73%) HTML
4 61 (14.49%) ASP.NET
5 57 (13.54%) AngularJS
6 55 (13.06%) .NET Framework
7 47 (11.16%) React
8 46 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (10.93%) Web Services
9 44 (10.45%) CSS
10 32 (7.60%) Vue.js
11 21 (4.99%) HTML5
12 20 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (4.04%) Node.js
13 17 (4.04%) REST
14 15 (3.56%) jQuery
14 15 (3.56%) WCF
15 14 (3.33%) CSS3
16 12 (2.85%) Entity Framework
16 12 (2.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.99%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.61%) User Experience
7 9 (2.14%) Replication
8 7 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.66%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.43%) NHS
10 5 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.71%) Clustering
12 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.24%) PACS
13 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.29%) Windows
2 23 (5.46%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.09%) Linux
4 8 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.66%) Unix
6 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.95%) Solaris
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (21.62%) MVC
4 60 (14.25%) DevOps
5 57 (13.54%) Software Engineering
6 50 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (9.26%) ETL
7 39 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 35 (8.31%) Mentoring
9 33 (7.84%) ITIL
9 33 (7.84%) Web Development
10 30 (7.13%) Scrum
11 27 (6.41%) Change Management
11 27 (6.41%) Test Automation
12 22 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (5.23%) E-Commerce
13 21 (4.99%) Microservices
13 21 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (4.99%) TDD
14 20 (4.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 185 (43.94%) SQL
2 171 (40.62%) C#
3 99 (23.52%) JavaScript
4 77 (18.29%) T-SQL
5 25 (5.94%) PowerShell
6 21 (4.99%) Python
7 16 (3.80%) VB
8 14 (3.33%) Java
9 10 (2.38%) PHP
10 9 (2.14%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.66%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.19%) C
12 5 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.48%) Java 8
15 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.48%) Scala
15 2 (0.48%) VBA
16 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (4.04%) Degree
2 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.43%) ISEB
4 5 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.71%) CCNA
5 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.48%) MCSA
6 2 (0.48%) MCSE
6 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.90%) QA
2 6 (1.43%) SLA
3 5 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (7.84%) Docker
2 30 (7.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.14%) HAProxy
3 6 (1.43%) Terraform
4 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (37.05%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.59%) Oracle
3 23 (5.46%) VMware
4 13 (3.09%) Citrix
5 10 (2.38%) Databricks
6 9 (2.14%) Veeam
7 7 (1.66%) Alteryx
7 7 (1.66%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.66%) SAP
8 6 (1.43%) Splunk
9 4 (0.95%) Cisco
9 4 (0.95%) IBM
9 4 (0.95%) IFS
9 4 (0.95%) Mitel
10 3 (0.71%) Asigra
10 3 (0.71%) Mapbox
10 3 (0.71%) Meraki
10 3 (0.71%) Sage
11 2 (0.48%) Confluent
11 2 (0.48%) ShoreTel