Period
to 23 November 2020

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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 307 861 1,104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.82% 12.82% 13.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.41% 51.90% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 323 840 1,003
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 867 1,659 2,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.73% 24.71% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 774 1,446 1,840
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 23 November 2020.

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 23 November 2020. 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 -4 158 £45,000 - 57
North Yorkshire +9 77 £42,500 - 12
South Yorkshire -5 57 £45,000 +12.50% 18
East Yorkshire -5 13 £45,000 +5.88% 6
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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.

1 130 (42.35%) .NET
2 127 (41.37%) SQL
3 124 (40.39%) C#
4 111 (36.16%) Microsoft
5 102 (33.22%) Azure
6 98 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (25.41%) JavaScript
8 72 (23.45%) MVC
9 71 (23.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (19.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 57 (18.57%) Windows
13 52 (16.94%) T-SQL
14 51 (16.61%) .NET Core
15 48 (15.64%) HTML
16 45 (14.66%) AngularJS
17 40 (13.03%) ASP.NET
18 38 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
18 38 (12.38%) Software Engineering
19 37 (12.05%) CSS
19 37 (12.05%) Active Directory
19 37 (12.05%) Power Platform
20 36 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
20 36 (11.73%) DevOps
21 35 (11.40%) Oracle
22 34 (11.07%) Unit Testing
23 32 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 32 (10.42%) Power BI
24 30 (9.77%) Finance
24 30 (9.77%) Web Services

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 15 (4.89%) IIS
2 10 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.63%) Drupal
4 5 (1.63%) nginx
5 4 (1.30%) Apache
5 4 (1.30%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.98%) Apache Synapse
6 3 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.65%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.33%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 102 (33.22%) Azure
2 37 (12.05%) Power Platform
3 28 (9.12%) AWS
4 24 (7.82%) Office 365
5 11 (3.58%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (2.61%) GitHub
7 6 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.63%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.63%) PaaS
9 3 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.98%) Power Automate
9 3 (0.98%) Slack
10 2 (0.65%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.33%) Apigee
11 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.33%) GCP
11 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.56%) DNS
2 13 (4.23%) Firewall
3 12 (3.91%) DHCP
4 8 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.28%) WAN
6 6 (1.95%) LAN
7 5 (1.63%) Internet
8 4 (1.30%) Wireless
9 3 (0.98%) Skype
10 2 (0.65%) AMQP
10 2 (0.65%) HTTP
10 2 (0.65%) VLAN
11 1 (0.33%) Intranet
11 1 (0.33%) ISDN
11 1 (0.33%) NGN
11 1 (0.33%) PBX
11 1 (0.33%) SAN
11 1 (0.33%) SSL
11 1 (0.33%) VoIP
11 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (23.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 59 (19.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (10.42%) Power BI
4 32 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (8.79%) MongoDB
6 21 (6.84%) MySQL
6 21 (6.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 19 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (5.86%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (2.28%) Data Lake
11 7 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.95%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.95%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.21%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.61%) Selenium
5 6 (1.95%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.63%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.63%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.98%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.98%) gulp
7 3 (0.98%) webpack
8 2 (0.65%) Moq
8 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.33%) JIRA
9 1 (0.33%) NUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (9.77%) Finance
2 16 (5.21%) Retail
3 12 (3.91%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.28%) Marketing
5 6 (1.95%) Local Government
6 4 (1.30%) Legal
6 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Games
7 3 (0.98%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 146 (47.56%) Developer
2 64 (20.85%) .NET Developer
3 39 (12.70%) DBA
4 37 (12.05%) Senior Developer
5 31 (10.10%) SQL DBA
6 28 (9.12%) C# Developer
7 24 (7.82%) Software Developer
8 22 (7.17%) Analyst
8 22 (7.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 20 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (5.54%) Technical Support
11 16 (5.21%) Administrator
12 15 (4.89%) Architect
12 15 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (4.56%) SQL Developer
13 14 (4.56%) Support Engineer
14 12 (3.91%) Business Developer
14 12 (3.91%) Data Engineer
14 12 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
14 12 (3.91%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (42.35%) .NET
2 51 (16.61%) .NET Core
3 48 (15.64%) HTML
4 45 (14.66%) AngularJS
5 40 (13.03%) ASP.NET
6 37 (12.05%) CSS
7 36 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (9.77%) Web Services
9 29 (9.45%) React
10 28 (9.12%) .NET Framework
11 25 (8.14%) HTML5
12 17 (5.54%) jQuery
13 16 (5.21%) RESTful
14 15 (4.89%) Vue.js
15 13 (4.23%) Kafka
16 12 (3.91%) XML
17 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET Core
17 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (3.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.47%) User Experience
2 25 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.93%) iPhone
8 8 (2.61%) Replication
9 5 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.63%) NHS
9 5 (1.63%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.65%) Clustering
11 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) FMCG
12 1 (0.33%) Life Science
12 1 (0.33%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.57%) Windows
2 17 (5.54%) Android
3 14 (4.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.95%) Linux
4 6 (1.95%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.45%) MVC
3 62 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (12.38%) Software Engineering
5 36 (11.73%) DevOps
6 34 (11.07%) Unit Testing
7 30 (9.77%) ETL
7 30 (9.77%) Web Development
8 29 (9.45%) ITIL
8 29 (9.45%) Microservices
8 29 (9.45%) TDD
9 28 (9.12%) Mentoring
10 22 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.17%) Scrum
11 21 (6.84%) Test Automation
12 20 (6.51%) Change Management
13 19 (6.19%) SDLC
14 18 (5.86%) OOP
14 18 (5.86%) Software Delivery
15 17 (5.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 127 (41.37%) SQL
2 124 (40.39%) C#
3 78 (25.41%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.94%) T-SQL
5 15 (4.89%) Python
6 12 (3.91%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.26%) VB
8 9 (2.93%) Java
9 6 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.63%) PHP
10 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.30%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.65%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.33%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.33%) VBA
13 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (6.51%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.28%) MCSA
4 5 (1.63%) MCP
5 3 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.98%) ISEB
5 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.84%) QA
2 13 (4.23%) SLA
3 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.21%) Docker
3 14 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.93%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.63%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.65%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.65%) Puppet
3 2 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.33%) Nessus
4 1 (0.33%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (36.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.40%) Oracle
3 21 (6.84%) Citrix
4 16 (5.21%) VMware
5 6 (1.95%) Apple
5 6 (1.95%) Databricks
6 5 (1.63%) Veeam
7 4 (1.30%) Mitel
8 3 (0.98%) IBM
8 3 (0.98%) SAP
9 2 (0.65%) Mapbox
9 2 (0.65%) ShoreTel
10 1 (0.33%) Confluent
10 1 (0.33%) DocuSign
10 1 (0.33%) HP
10 1 (0.33%) IFS
10 1 (0.33%) Informatica
10 1 (0.33%) Siemens
10 1 (0.33%) SOTI
10 1 (0.33%) Talend