Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1613 2012 2907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.22% 17.77% 21.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.95% 59.46% 64.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1769 2627
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,375 £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 3105 3384 4532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.22% 29.88% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 2829 3870
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,150 £58,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -2 1146 £42,500 +6.25% 57
North Yorkshire -3 214 £40,000 -5.88% 24
South Yorkshire +3 140 £35,000 -4.11% 11
East Yorkshire +4 101 £35,000 - 6
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 957 (59.33%) SQL
2 761 (47.18%) .NET
3 750 (46.50%) C#
4 674 (41.79%) Microsoft
5 520 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
6 477 (29.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 467 (28.95%) ASP.NET
8 466 (28.89%) MVC
9 423 (26.22%) T-SQL
10 358 (22.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 346 (21.45%) JavaScript
12 318 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
13 305 (18.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 303 (18.78%) Windows
15 284 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 283 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
17 266 (16.49%) HTML
18 233 (14.45%) CSS
19 231 (14.32%) TDD
20 223 (13.83%) .NET Framework
21 222 (13.76%) Finance
22 216 (13.39%) SQL Server 2008
23 214 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
24 213 (13.21%) Oracle
25 207 (12.83%) Scrum
26 197 (12.21%) Web Services
27 194 (12.03%) AngularJS
28 190 (11.78%) Visual Studio
29 186 (11.53%) ETL
30 175 (10.85%) Windows Server

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
1 119 (7.38%) IIS
2 76 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 57 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 33 (2.05%) CMS
5 27 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.55%) Apache
7 24 (1.49%) SAS
8 22 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (0.87%) Confluence
13 13 (0.81%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.62%) JBoss
15 10 (0.62%) Jetty
15 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.37%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.25%) SPSS
5 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.062%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.19%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.062%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 214 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.11%) Office 365
4 17 (1.05%) SaaS
5 16 (0.99%) npm
6 10 (0.62%) PaaS
7 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.31%) IaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Force.com
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.12%) GitHub
10 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.062%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.062%) Firebase
11 1 (0.062%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.062%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.41%) Firewall
2 51 (3.16%) SAN
3 43 (2.67%) LAN
4 41 (2.54%) WAN
5 40 (2.48%) DNS
6 38 (2.36%) DHCP
7 36 (2.23%) VPN
8 35 (2.17%) Internet
9 24 (1.49%) VoIP
10 18 (1.12%) TCP/IP
10 18 (1.12%) VLAN
10 18 (1.12%) WebEx
11 9 (0.56%) FTP
11 9 (0.56%) SSL
12 7 (0.43%) Network Security
13 6 (0.37%) SMS
13 6 (0.37%) SMTP
13 6 (0.37%) Wireless
14 5 (0.31%) AMQP
14 5 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (29.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 358 (22.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 305 (18.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 283 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
5 216 (13.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 160 (9.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 122 (7.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 121 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 114 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 95 (5.89%) MySQL
11 84 (5.21%) Power BI
12 76 (4.71%) Relational Database
13 53 (3.29%) Oracle Database
14 46 (2.85%) NoSQL
15 36 (2.23%) Big Data
16 29 (1.80%) MongoDB
17 27 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
18 25 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
18 25 (1.55%) MS Access
18 25 (1.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 190 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 98 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 89 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 56 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 50 (3.10%) Subversion
7 35 (2.17%) JIRA
8 31 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 29 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 28 (1.74%) Selenium
11 25 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 23 (1.43%) NUnit
13 19 (1.18%) Protractor
14 17 (1.05%) gulp
15 16 (0.99%) Grunt
15 16 (0.99%) MSTest
16 15 (0.93%) Bower
17 12 (0.74%) SoapUI
18 10 (0.62%) FitNesse
19 7 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 222 (13.76%) Finance
2 48 (2.98%) Retail
3 40 (2.48%) Advertising
3 40 (2.48%) Marketing
4 28 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 21 (1.30%) Legal
6 20 (1.24%) Games
7 13 (0.81%) Music Industry
7 13 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.43%) Banking
8 7 (0.43%) Law
9 6 (0.37%) Local Government
10 5 (0.31%) Publishing
11 4 (0.25%) Automotive
12 2 (0.12%) Back Office
12 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.062%) Billing
13 1 (0.062%) Electronics
13 1 (0.062%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.062%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 877 (54.37%) Developer
2 422 (26.16%) .NET Developer
3 252 (15.62%) C# Developer
4 209 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 198 (12.28%) Senior Developer
6 188 (11.66%) SQL Developer
7 179 (11.10%) DBA
8 147 (9.11%) Analyst
8 147 (9.11%) SQL DBA
9 144 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 136 (8.43%) Administrator
11 119 (7.38%) Software Developer
12 106 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 100 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
14 95 (5.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 91 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
16 81 (5.02%) SSIS Developer
17 68 (4.22%) C# Software Developer
18 66 (4.09%) .NET Software Developer
18 66 (4.09%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (47.18%) .NET
2 467 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 284 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 266 (16.49%) HTML
5 233 (14.45%) CSS
6 223 (13.83%) .NET Framework
7 197 (12.21%) Web Services
8 194 (12.03%) AngularJS
9 150 (9.30%) jQuery
10 142 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 139 (8.62%) WCF
12 136 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 103 (6.39%) Entity Framework
13 103 (6.39%) XML
14 85 (5.27%) HTML5
15 78 (4.84%) SOAP
16 70 (4.34%) WPF
17 59 (3.66%) RESTful
18 58 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 50 (3.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 111 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (3.16%) Replication
6 49 (3.04%) NHS
7 48 (2.98%) Computer Science
8 32 (1.98%) Fintech
9 29 (1.80%) Data Centre
10 25 (1.55%) Clustering
11 23 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.93%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.81%) User Experience
15 9 (0.56%) iPad
15 9 (0.56%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.50%) Streaming Music
17 7 (0.43%) Social Media
18 6 (0.37%) Social Network
19 5 (0.31%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 303 (18.78%) Windows
2 175 (10.85%) Windows Server
3 108 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (6.45%) Linux
5 100 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (2.29%) Windows XP
8 36 (2.23%) Unix
9 30 (1.86%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.99%) Android
11 16 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.37%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.12%) Debian
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.062%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (28.89%) MVC
3 318 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
4 231 (14.32%) TDD
5 207 (12.83%) Scrum
6 186 (11.53%) ETL
7 157 (9.73%) SDLC
8 142 (8.80%) Software Engineering
9 130 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 124 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 116 (7.19%) Data Modelling
12 114 (7.07%) Web Development
13 111 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
14 93 (5.77%) BDD
15 79 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
15 79 (4.90%) High Availability
16 78 (4.84%) E-Commerce
17 77 (4.77%) OO
18 76 (4.71%) Migration
19 70 (4.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 957 (59.33%) SQL
2 750 (46.50%) C#
3 423 (26.22%) T-SQL
4 346 (21.45%) JavaScript
5 139 (8.62%) PowerShell
6 127 (7.87%) Java
7 75 (4.65%) Python
8 69 (4.28%) VB
9 45 (2.79%) Ruby
10 42 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 42 (2.60%) VBA
11 34 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.67%) PHP
13 25 (1.55%) C++
14 16 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.99%) VB6
15 9 (0.56%) Perl
15 9 (0.56%) VBScript
16 8 (0.50%) R
17 7 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 168 (10.42%) Degree
2 75 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (4.22%) MCSE
4 63 (3.91%) MCSA
5 37 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.61%) MCP
7 18 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 16 (0.99%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.81%) ISEB
10 12 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.62%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.56%) HND
13 8 (0.50%) GNVQ
13 8 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.31%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.31%) CCNA
15 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.25%) CISSP
17 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.85%) SLA
2 37 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.12%) QA
4 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.31%) WCAG
6 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.12%) DICOM
7 2 (0.12%) HL7
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.062%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 116 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 102 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.05%) Docker
5 32 (1.98%) vSphere
6 27 (1.67%) XenApp
7 20 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (1.18%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.81%) KVM
10 10 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.25%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.19%) XenServer
15 2 (0.12%) Xen
16 1 (0.062%) OpenSIPS
16 1 (0.062%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (1.67%) Puppet
2 18 (1.12%) DameWare
2 18 (1.12%) Perfmon
3 15 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
4 13 (0.81%) Grafana
5 12 (0.74%) SCCM
6 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.62%) WSUS
7 9 (0.56%) SCOM
7 9 (0.56%) vCenter Server
8 8 (0.50%) Ansible
8 8 (0.50%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.43%) LiteSpeed
9 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.43%) ZENworks
10 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.25%) WMI
11 3 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 674 (41.79%) Microsoft
2 213 (13.21%) Oracle
3 131 (8.12%) VMware
4 50 (3.10%) Cisco
5 49 (3.04%) Citrix
6 41 (2.54%) SAP
7 33 (2.05%) NetApp
8 31 (1.92%) HP
9 23 (1.43%) Xamarin
10 22 (1.36%) Tableau
10 22 (1.36%) Veeam
11 19 (1.18%) IBM
12 15 (0.93%) CommVault
12 15 (0.93%) Splunk
13 13 (0.81%) Cognos
13 13 (0.81%) Facebook
13 13 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.74%) Google
15 11 (0.68%) Dell Compellent
15 11 (0.68%) MobileIron