Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 26 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 592 246 902
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.91% 9.19% 12.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.40% 33.61% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 476 214 801
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,555 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,104 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +0.21% +4.17% +1.05%

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 1,721 732 1,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.89% 27.34% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,351 663 1,493
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,797
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,862
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 358 £45,000 - 72
North Yorkshire +11 118 £40,750 -4.12% 25
South Yorkshire -11 83 £42,500 -5.56% 14
East Yorkshire -7 17 £46,000 -0.54% 4
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 326 (55.07%) SQL
2 256 (43.24%) Azure
3 255 (43.07%) Microsoft
4 233 (39.36%) .NET
5 199 (33.61%) C#
6 168 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
7 157 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
8 150 (25.34%) Windows
9 146 (24.66%) Social Skills
10 145 (24.49%) JavaScript
11 121 (20.44%) MVC
11 121 (20.44%) Power Platform
12 119 (20.10%) DevOps
13 113 (19.09%) Power BI
14 108 (18.24%) Data Warehouse
15 105 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 96 (16.22%) Active Directory
17 93 (15.71%) HTML
18 89 (15.03%) T-SQL
19 82 (13.85%) CSS
20 81 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 79 (13.34%) ERP
22 76 (12.84%) .NET Framework
23 75 (12.67%) .NET Core
24 72 (12.16%) Web Services
25 70 (11.82%) ETL
25 70 (11.82%) Windows Server
25 70 (11.82%) REST
26 69 (11.66%) ASP.NET
27 68 (11.49%) Microservices

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 33 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 29 (4.90%) IIS
4 10 (1.69%) Confluence
5 8 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.18%) nginx
7 6 (1.01%) CMS
8 5 (0.84%) Apache
8 5 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.68%) Apache Synapse
9 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.17%) Camunda
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (4.22%) SAP Business One
2 8 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.01%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.68%) Cognos Controller
6 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.68%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 3 (0.51%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 256 (43.24%) Azure
2 121 (20.44%) Power Platform
3 57 (9.63%) Microsoft 365
4 52 (8.78%) AWS
5 25 (4.22%) SaaS
6 24 (4.05%) Serverless
7 18 (3.04%) PaaS
8 16 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (2.36%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 14 (2.36%) PowerApps
11 8 (1.35%) Azure Service Bus
11 8 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (1.35%) npm
11 8 (1.35%) Power Automate
12 7 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (1.18%) IaaS
13 6 (1.01%) GCP
13 6 (1.01%) Slack
14 5 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.08%) DNS
2 29 (4.90%) DHCP
2 29 (4.90%) VPN
3 28 (4.73%) LAN
3 28 (4.73%) WAN
4 25 (4.22%) Firewall
5 20 (3.38%) SAN
6 14 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.86%) VLAN
8 5 (0.84%) MPLS
9 4 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.51%) ADSL
10 3 (0.51%) FTP
10 3 (0.51%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.51%) VoIP
10 3 (0.51%) WLAN
11 2 (0.34%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.34%) NGN
11 2 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.09%) Power BI
2 108 (18.24%) Data Warehouse
3 105 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (8.45%) Relational Database
7 47 (7.94%) MySQL
8 33 (5.57%) Tableau
9 26 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 23 (3.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 19 (3.21%) Oracle Database
12 18 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (2.87%) Data Lake
13 17 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.36%) OLAP
15 13 (2.20%) SQL Server 2019
16 12 (2.03%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.86%) Oracle OLAP
18 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.39%) JIRA
4 18 (3.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 14 (2.36%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.86%) Subversion
7 8 (1.35%) Selenium
7 8 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.18%) NUnit
8 7 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.84%) Grunt
9 5 (0.84%) gulp
9 5 (0.84%) Moq
9 5 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 146 (24.66%) Social Skills
2 58 (9.80%) Finance
3 56 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.90%) Retail
5 22 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.72%) Public Sector
6 17 (2.87%) Back Office
7 15 (2.53%) Law
8 11 (1.86%) Automotive
8 11 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (1.69%) Banking
10 8 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.01%) Legal
12 5 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (0.68%) Billing
13 4 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.68%) Marketing
14 3 (0.51%) Electronics
14 3 (0.51%) Games
14 3 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 274 (46.28%) Developer
2 68 (11.49%) .NET Developer
3 59 (9.97%) Software Developer
4 47 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 43 (7.26%) C# Developer
6 39 (6.59%) Analyst
7 35 (5.91%) Architect
7 35 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 34 (5.74%) Consultant
9 26 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (4.39%) SQL Developer
10 24 (4.05%) DBA
11 23 (3.89%) Administrator
11 23 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
12 22 (3.72%) Data Engineer
12 22 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (2.87%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (39.36%) .NET
2 93 (15.71%) HTML
3 82 (13.85%) CSS
4 76 (12.84%) .NET Framework
5 75 (12.67%) .NET Core
6 72 (12.16%) Web Services
7 70 (11.82%) REST
8 69 (11.66%) ASP.NET
9 65 (10.98%) jQuery
10 64 (10.81%) AngularJS
11 56 (9.46%) XML
12 54 (9.12%) SOAP
13 43 (7.26%) XSLT
14 41 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (6.93%) React
15 39 (6.59%) EDI
16 36 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (5.57%) Entity Framework
18 26 (4.39%) Blazor
18 26 (4.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (2.87%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.87%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.87%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.35%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (1.01%) User Experience
9 5 (0.84%) e-Health
9 5 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
9 5 (0.84%) LIMS
9 5 (0.84%) PACS
9 5 (0.84%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.68%) Clustering
10 4 (0.68%) Replication
11 3 (0.51%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.51%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 150 (25.34%) Windows
2 70 (11.82%) Windows Server
3 27 (4.56%) Windows 10
4 24 (4.05%) Linux
5 21 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.38%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (1.69%) Unix
9 8 (1.35%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.68%) Solaris
13 2 (0.34%) Android
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
2 157 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (20.44%) MVC
4 119 (20.10%) DevOps
5 79 (13.34%) ERP
6 70 (11.82%) ETL
7 68 (11.49%) Microservices
7 68 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (10.30%) Analytics
9 59 (9.97%) Data Modelling
10 51 (8.61%) Scrum
11 42 (7.09%) ITIL
12 41 (6.93%) Web Development
13 38 (6.42%) Mentoring
14 34 (5.74%) Full Stack Development
15 33 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (5.41%) SDLC
17 30 (5.07%) Configuration Management
18 29 (4.90%) Unit Testing
19 28 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 326 (55.07%) SQL
2 199 (33.61%) C#
3 145 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 89 (15.03%) T-SQL
5 60 (10.14%) Java
6 40 (6.76%) XPath
7 35 (5.91%) VB
8 33 (5.57%) PowerShell
9 31 (5.24%) PHP
10 24 (4.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 21 (3.55%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.21%) Python
13 15 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 13 (2.20%) VBA
15 9 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.52%) R
16 7 (1.18%) C
16 7 (1.18%) Scala
17 4 (0.68%) C++
17 4 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (8.61%) Degree
2 23 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.04%) CCNA
3 18 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.86%) MCSE
6 6 (1.01%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.01%) CCNP
7 4 (0.68%) AAT
7 4 (0.68%) ACCA
7 4 (0.68%) CIMA
7 4 (0.68%) MCSA
7 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) ISEB
8 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.51%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) OCA
10 1 (0.17%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.87%) QA
2 12 (2.03%) GDPR
3 11 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.69%) SLA
5 8 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.84%) HL7
8 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.34%) NCSC
9 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 96 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.04%) Docker
5 8 (1.35%) vSphere
6 7 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.84%) XenApp
8 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.51%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (3.04%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.87%) Terraform
3 14 (2.36%) Puppet
4 6 (1.01%) Ansible
4 6 (1.01%) SCCM
5 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.68%) WSUS
7 3 (0.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.34%) Grafana
8 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.34%) Nagios
8 2 (0.34%) Nessus
8 2 (0.34%) nmon
8 2 (0.34%) Rancher
9 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.17%) SCOM
9 1 (0.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 255 (43.07%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.98%) Oracle
3 51 (8.61%) SAP
3 51 (8.61%) VMware
4 34 (5.74%) Sage
4 34 (5.74%) Veeam
5 31 (5.24%) Cisco
6 30 (5.07%) Citrix
7 16 (2.70%) Alteryx
7 16 (2.70%) Databricks
8 13 (2.20%) Xamarin
9 12 (2.03%) Dell
9 12 (2.03%) IBM
9 12 (2.03%) Meraki
10 10 (1.69%) Cognos
11 9 (1.52%) JD Edwards
12 8 (1.35%) Acronis
12 8 (1.35%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (1.35%) MAPICS
12 8 (1.35%) NetApp