Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 902 1,116 1,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.83% 13.38% 16.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.47% 50.59% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 810 940 1,346
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 1,687 2,206 2,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 24.00% 26.45% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,477 1,842 2,517
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 0 572 £43,000 -4.44% 156
North Yorkshire -39 158 £42,500 - 43
South Yorkshire +6 116 £37,500 +7.14% 35
East Yorkshire +3 46 £45,000 +20.00% 15
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 500 (55.43%) SQL
2 438 (48.56%) .NET
3 434 (48.12%) C#
4 391 (43.35%) Microsoft
5 317 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 292 (32.37%) Azure
7 277 (30.71%) JavaScript
8 226 (25.06%) ASP.NET
9 221 (24.50%) MVC
10 181 (20.07%) Windows
11 162 (17.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 150 (16.63%) Finance
13 135 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 131 (14.52%) .NET Framework
15 130 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
16 118 (13.08%) HTML
17 115 (12.75%) T-SQL
18 111 (12.31%) Scrum
19 106 (11.75%) CSS
20 103 (11.42%) Relational Database
20 103 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
21 102 (11.31%) Windows Server
21 102 (11.31%) jQuery
22 100 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 100 (11.09%) Software Engineering
23 97 (10.75%) IIS
24 94 (10.42%) AWS
25 93 (10.31%) Degree
25 93 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
26 90 (9.98%) Active Directory

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 97 (10.75%) IIS
2 54 (5.99%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.33%) CMS
4 26 (2.88%) Umbraco
5 20 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 19 (2.11%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.44%) Confluence
7 13 (1.44%) Drupal
7 13 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.11%) Apache
10 9 (1.00%) SAS
11 8 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.78%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 56 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (2.88%) WebTrends
2 11 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.33%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.22%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.22%) Unica
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 292 (32.37%) Azure
2 94 (10.42%) AWS
3 77 (8.54%) Power Platform
4 49 (5.43%) Office 365
5 20 (2.22%) SaaS
6 12 (1.33%) GCP
7 11 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.78%) IaaS
8 7 (0.78%) PaaS
9 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.22%) GitHub
11 2 (0.22%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.11%) NuGet
12 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.32%) Firewall
2 52 (5.76%) SAN
3 40 (4.43%) DNS
4 37 (4.10%) DHCP
5 29 (3.22%) LAN
5 29 (3.22%) TCP/IP
6 26 (2.88%) WAN
7 24 (2.66%) VPN
8 23 (2.55%) Wireless
9 20 (2.22%) Internet
10 15 (1.66%) NAS
11 14 (1.55%) Skype
12 13 (1.44%) MPLS
13 12 (1.33%) ISDN
13 12 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.22%) NGN
14 11 (1.22%) PBX
15 9 (1.00%) VLAN
16 7 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (0.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (17.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 103 (11.42%) Relational Database
3 100 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (8.54%) Power BI
6 73 (8.09%) MySQL
7 65 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 63 (6.98%) RDBMS
9 50 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 39 (4.32%) SQL Server 2016
12 34 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (2.33%) Star Schema
15 18 (2.00%) DB2
16 15 (1.66%) QlikView
17 12 (1.33%) Big Data
18 11 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 10 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 78 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 66 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 63 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (6.21%) Visual Studio
5 34 (3.77%) Selenium
6 31 (3.44%) Subversion
7 30 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 29 (3.22%) Visual Studio Team System
9 26 (2.88%) JIRA
10 25 (2.77%) Jenkins
11 21 (2.33%) Maven
12 14 (1.55%) NUnit
13 13 (1.44%) Ant
13 13 (1.44%) JUnit
13 13 (1.44%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.44%) WebDriver
14 11 (1.22%) tSQLt
15 9 (1.00%) LINQPad
16 8 (0.89%) Android Studio
16 8 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 150 (16.63%) Finance
2 41 (4.55%) Retail
3 32 (3.55%) Legal
3 32 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 30 (3.33%) Marketing
5 11 (1.22%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.00%) Law
7 6 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.33%) Games
10 2 (0.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 457 (50.67%) Developer
2 221 (24.50%) .NET Developer
3 165 (18.29%) C# Developer
4 147 (16.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 145 (16.08%) Senior Developer
6 96 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 95 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 91 (10.09%) SQL Developer
9 77 (8.54%) Analyst
10 75 (8.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 68 (7.54%) Senior C# Developer
12 63 (6.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 52 (5.76%) Architect
14 45 (4.99%) DBA
15 42 (4.66%) Azure Developer
16 38 (4.21%) .NET Software Developer
17 37 (4.10%) SQL DBA
18 36 (3.99%) Senior SQL Developer
19 33 (3.66%) Administrator
19 33 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (48.56%) .NET
2 226 (25.06%) ASP.NET
3 135 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 131 (14.52%) .NET Framework
5 118 (13.08%) HTML
6 106 (11.75%) CSS
7 102 (11.31%) jQuery
8 88 (9.76%) XML
9 78 (8.65%) Entity Framework
10 70 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (7.54%) AngularJS
12 66 (7.32%) Web Services
13 64 (7.10%) .NET Core
13 64 (7.10%) REST
14 45 (4.99%) RESTful
15 44 (4.88%) SOAP
16 38 (4.21%) Spring
17 31 (3.44%) HTML5
17 31 (3.44%) WCF
18 30 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 32 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (2.99%) NHS
5 24 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.33%) Clustering
9 11 (1.22%) CMDB
9 11 (1.22%) User Experience
10 9 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.00%) Robotics
11 8 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.67%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.55%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.44%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.33%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 181 (20.07%) Windows
2 102 (11.31%) Windows Server
3 41 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (3.88%) Linux
5 34 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.66%) Windows 8
7 19 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.88%) Android
8 17 (1.88%) Unix
8 17 (1.88%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (24.50%) MVC
3 130 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
4 111 (12.31%) Scrum
5 103 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
6 100 (11.09%) Software Engineering
7 85 (9.42%) DevOps
8 74 (8.20%) TDD
9 72 (7.98%) Mentoring
9 72 (7.98%) SDLC
10 70 (7.76%) ETL
11 64 (7.10%) Process Improvement
11 64 (7.10%) SOA
12 61 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 53 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 52 (5.76%) Web Development
15 50 (5.54%) Migration
16 49 (5.43%) Data Modelling
16 49 (5.43%) OO
17 45 (4.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 500 (55.43%) SQL
2 434 (48.12%) C#
3 277 (30.71%) JavaScript
4 115 (12.75%) T-SQL
5 80 (8.87%) PowerShell
6 58 (6.43%) Java
7 31 (3.44%) VB
8 24 (2.66%) Python
9 17 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 15 (1.66%) Java 8
11 14 (1.55%) VBA
12 11 (1.22%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.11%) Ruby
14 8 (0.89%) ES6
15 7 (0.78%) PHP
16 6 (0.67%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.55%) C
17 5 (0.55%) C++
18 4 (0.44%) R
18 4 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (10.31%) Degree
2 51 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (5.32%) MCSE
4 38 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (3.88%) CCNA
6 17 (1.88%) HND
7 14 (1.55%) CCNP
8 11 (1.22%) ISEB
9 9 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.89%) MCP
11 7 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.67%) MCSA
13 5 (0.55%) PhD
14 4 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
15 3 (0.33%) MCITP
15 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
15 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.43%) QA
2 36 (3.99%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.33%) SLA
5 4 (0.44%) GDPR
6 2 (0.22%) FINRA
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.22%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (9.98%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.54%) Hyper-V
3 37 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (2.88%) Docker
5 23 (2.55%) vSphere
6 19 (2.11%) XenApp
7 14 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.33%) KVM
11 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) Postfix
13 1 (0.11%) Squid
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (2.55%) SCCM
2 18 (2.00%) WSUS
3 11 (1.22%) Ansible
4 10 (1.11%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.00%) Nessus
5 9 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.33%) Nagios
8 3 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.22%) Puppet
9 2 (0.22%) Terraform
9 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 391 (43.35%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.09%) Oracle
3 53 (5.88%) VMware
4 44 (4.88%) Cisco
5 33 (3.66%) Tableau
6 30 (3.33%) HP
7 23 (2.55%) Citrix
8 22 (2.44%) Dell
9 20 (2.22%) Veeam
10 13 (1.44%) IBM
10 13 (1.44%) Sitecore
11 12 (1.33%) Cognos
11 12 (1.33%) Mitel
11 12 (1.33%) Siemens
11 12 (1.33%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.22%) Google
13 10 (1.11%) NetApp
14 8 (0.89%) UiPath
15 7 (0.78%) Asigra
15 7 (0.78%) RedGate