Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,157 1,634 2,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.30% 16.21% 17.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.74% 51.99% 59.53%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,444 1,779
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,375
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2,326 3,143 3,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.75% 31.18% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,954 2,687 2,839
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,375
90th Percentile £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 -4 696 £45,000 +5.88% 152
North Yorkshire +2 250 £45,000 +12.50% 51
South Yorkshire 0 139 £35,000 - 41
East Yorkshire -3 52 £37,500 +7.14% 12
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 615 (53.15%) .NET
2 603 (52.12%) SQL
3 567 (49.01%) C#
4 517 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 428 (36.99%) MVC
6 401 (34.66%) JavaScript
7 376 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 324 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 282 (24.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 255 (22.04%) T-SQL
11 248 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 229 (19.79%) HTML
13 226 (19.53%) Windows
14 212 (18.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 208 (17.98%) CSS
16 200 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
17 191 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 180 (15.56%) jQuery
19 179 (15.47%) .NET Framework
20 173 (14.95%) TDD
21 167 (14.43%) Finance
22 143 (12.36%) Oracle
23 139 (12.01%) Entity Framework
24 136 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
25 126 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web API
26 122 (10.54%) IIS
27 120 (10.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 116 (10.03%) Windows Server
29 114 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
29 114 (9.85%) Software Engineering

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
1 122 (10.54%) IIS
2 70 (6.05%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.68%) CMS
4 27 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 22 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 20 (1.73%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.47%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.95%) Apache
9 11 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.86%) Confluence
11 8 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.69%) CloudStack
11 8 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
12 7 (0.61%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.61%) JBoss
13 6 (0.52%) SAS
14 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.26%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.26%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.17%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.17%) Relativity
7 1 (0.086%) Lawson
7 1 (0.086%) Magento
7 1 (0.086%) Movex
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.086%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.086%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 248 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (3.80%) Office 365
4 42 (3.63%) SaaS
5 25 (2.16%) PaaS
6 24 (2.07%) IaaS
7 13 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (0.78%) Sage Pay
9 7 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.26%) Force.com
11 3 (0.26%) GitHub
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.17%) NuGet
12 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.94%) DNS
2 20 (1.73%) Internet
3 17 (1.47%) DHCP
4 14 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.21%) WAN
5 12 (1.04%) Firewall
5 12 (1.04%) LAN
6 10 (0.86%) SAN
7 9 (0.78%) Intranet
7 9 (0.78%) Network Security
7 9 (0.78%) Skype
8 8 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (0.61%) VPN
10 5 (0.43%) HTTP
11 4 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.35%) NAS
11 4 (0.35%) SMTP
11 4 (0.35%) VLAN
11 4 (0.35%) VoIP
11 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (18.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 191 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 136 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
4 120 (10.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 103 (8.90%) MySQL
6 68 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 64 (5.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 62 (5.36%) Power BI
8 62 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 60 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 58 (5.01%) NoSQL
11 45 (3.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (2.68%) MongoDB
13 30 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
13 30 (2.59%) Oracle Database
13 30 (2.59%) QlikView
14 21 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
16 15 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 102 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 85 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 84 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (3.46%) JIRA
5 28 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 25 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (1.73%) Selenium
8 19 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.47%) ERwin
10 15 (1.30%) gulp
10 15 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.12%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.04%) Grunt
13 12 (1.04%) NUnit
14 11 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.86%) JMeter
15 10 (0.86%) SpecFlow
15 10 (0.86%) webpack
16 9 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 167 (14.43%) Finance
2 47 (4.06%) Retail
3 39 (3.37%) Advertising
4 27 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.64%) Legal
5 19 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.38%) Marketing
7 10 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.61%) Automotive
8 7 (0.61%) Back Office
9 6 (0.52%) Games
9 6 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.35%) Banking
11 2 (0.17%) Electronics
11 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.086%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.086%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.086%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 640 (55.32%) Developer
2 329 (28.44%) .NET Developer
3 244 (21.09%) C# Developer
4 184 (15.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 146 (12.62%) Senior Developer
6 138 (11.93%) Analyst
7 108 (9.33%) SQL Developer
8 100 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 96 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 96 (8.30%) DBA
10 86 (7.43%) Software Developer
11 72 (6.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 70 (6.05%) Senior .NET Developer
13 67 (5.79%) Senior C# Developer
14 65 (5.62%) SQL DBA
15 64 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 62 (5.36%) Administrator
17 59 (5.10%) Applications Support
18 48 (4.15%) Support Analyst
19 42 (3.63%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (53.15%) .NET
2 376 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 282 (24.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 229 (19.79%) HTML
5 208 (17.98%) CSS
6 180 (15.56%) jQuery
7 179 (15.47%) .NET Framework
8 139 (12.01%) Entity Framework
9 126 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 111 (9.59%) AngularJS
11 98 (8.47%) Web Services
12 75 (6.48%) WCF
13 74 (6.40%) .NET Core
14 67 (5.79%) XML
15 57 (4.93%) HTML5
15 57 (4.93%) Node.js
16 55 (4.75%) RESTful
17 53 (4.58%) SOAP
18 48 (4.15%) React
19 41 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.11%) User Experience
6 35 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.07%) Replication
9 21 (1.82%) NHS
9 21 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (1.73%) Data Centre
11 11 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.95%) e-Learning
11 11 (0.95%) EPoS
12 9 (0.78%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.52%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.52%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 226 (19.53%) Windows
2 116 (10.03%) Windows Server
3 53 (4.58%) Linux
4 37 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (3.03%) Android
6 30 (2.59%) Windows 10
6 30 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.99%) Unix
8 22 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.43%) VMS
13 4 (0.35%) AIX
13 4 (0.35%) Debian
13 4 (0.35%) HPUX
13 4 (0.35%) Solaris
13 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (36.99%) MVC
2 324 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
4 173 (14.95%) TDD
5 114 (9.85%) Software Engineering
6 112 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 101 (8.73%) BDD
7 101 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
8 93 (8.04%) Scrum
9 92 (7.95%) ETL
10 80 (6.91%) Web Development
11 79 (6.83%) Migration
12 75 (6.48%) ITIL
13 68 (5.88%) DevOps
14 63 (5.45%) Mentoring
15 62 (5.36%) Data Modelling
16 59 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 59 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
17 58 (5.01%) OO
18 55 (4.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 603 (52.12%) SQL
2 567 (49.01%) C#
3 401 (34.66%) JavaScript
4 255 (22.04%) T-SQL
5 105 (9.08%) PowerShell
6 62 (5.36%) VB.NET
7 54 (4.67%) PHP
8 53 (4.58%) Java
9 43 (3.72%) VB
10 40 (3.46%) Ruby
11 36 (3.11%) Python
12 28 (2.42%) VBA
13 19 (1.64%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.12%) C++
15 10 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.78%) Perl
16 9 (0.78%) PHP 7
17 8 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (7.69%) Degree
2 37 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.21%) CCNA
4 14 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.12%) MCSE
6 11 (0.95%) MCSA
7 9 (0.78%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.69%) MCSD
8 8 (0.69%) OCP
8 8 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.61%) ISEB
9 7 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.35%) CCNP
12 4 (0.35%) MCITP
12 4 (0.35%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.27%) QA
2 27 (2.33%) SLA
3 20 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.69%) GDPR
6 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.26%) PMO
9 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.17%) HL7
10 1 (0.086%) IASME
System Software
1 72 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 46 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.73%) Docker
6 12 (1.04%) vSphere
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.69%) Xen
7 8 (0.69%) XenServer
8 3 (0.26%) Firmware
8 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.086%) vCloud
9 1 (0.086%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.21%) Ansible
2 12 (1.04%) Puppet
2 12 (1.04%) SCCM
3 9 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.69%) Data Guard
4 8 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.61%) Terraform
6 6 (0.52%) SCOM
7 5 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.35%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.26%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.17%) Nagios
10 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.086%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.086%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 517 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 143 (12.36%) Oracle
3 75 (6.48%) Tableau
4 55 (4.75%) VMware
5 49 (4.24%) Xamarin
6 39 (3.37%) Cisco
7 24 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.99%) Google
9 17 (1.47%) Cognos
10 16 (1.38%) Citrix
11 15 (1.30%) SAP
12 13 (1.12%) Sitecore
12 13 (1.12%) Sybase
13 12 (1.04%) MuleSoft
13 12 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.86%) Telerik
14 10 (0.86%) webMethods
14 10 (0.86%) Zend
15 9 (0.78%) Brocade
15 9 (0.78%) Dell