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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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 595 490 564
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.23% 9.52% 11.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.77% 35.77% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 459 411 492
10th Percentile £30,076 £31,250 £30,125
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,219 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +8.43%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,125 £55,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 1,496 1,370 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.69% 26.62% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 1,150 1,086
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,875 £37,156 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,050 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -7 361 £47,500 - 68
North Yorkshire +5 131 £45,000 +13.56% 12
South Yorkshire -15 74 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Yorkshire 0 27 £34,000 - 2
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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.

1 330 (55.46%) SQL
2 297 (49.92%) Microsoft
3 269 (45.21%) Azure
4 259 (43.53%) .NET
5 257 (43.19%) C#
6 188 (31.60%) Social Skills
7 174 (29.24%) JavaScript
8 167 (28.07%) CSS
9 164 (27.56%) HTML
10 160 (26.89%) Agile
11 155 (26.05%) T-SQL
12 149 (25.04%) MVC
13 134 (22.52%) DevOps
14 107 (17.98%) ASP.NET
14 107 (17.98%) .NET Framework
15 105 (17.65%) Windows
16 102 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 91 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
18 85 (14.29%) ETL
18 85 (14.29%) AWS
19 81 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
20 79 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
20 79 (13.28%) Git (software)
21 77 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
21 77 (12.94%) Scrum
22 76 (12.77%) Windows Server
23 73 (12.27%) AngularJS
24 72 (12.10%) jQuery
24 72 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 70 (11.76%) React

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 37 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.87%) IIS
3 22 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.34%) Apache
4 8 (1.34%) CMS
5 7 (1.18%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.01%) Confluence
7 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.84%) SAS
7 5 (0.84%) WordPress
8 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.34%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.34%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) iTrent
3 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 269 (45.21%) Azure
2 85 (14.29%) AWS
3 68 (11.43%) Microsoft 365
4 56 (9.41%) Power Platform
5 14 (2.35%) Snowflake
6 13 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.18%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (2.18%) PaaS
6 13 (2.18%) PowerApps
7 12 (2.02%) Rubrik
7 12 (2.02%) SaaS
8 9 (1.51%) OneDrive
9 8 (1.34%) Matillion
10 7 (1.18%) Google Workspace
11 6 (1.01%) IaaS
12 5 (0.84%) Azure Stack
12 5 (0.84%) Power Automate
12 5 (0.84%) Serverless
13 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.71%) Firewall
2 22 (3.70%) SAN
2 22 (3.70%) WAN
3 21 (3.53%) LAN
4 18 (3.03%) VPN
5 17 (2.86%) DHCP
5 17 (2.86%) DNS
6 16 (2.69%) VLAN
7 13 (2.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.01%) AMQP
8 6 (1.01%) Internet
9 5 (0.84%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.84%) SSL
10 4 (0.67%) NAS
10 4 (0.67%) Wireless
11 3 (0.50%) Intranet
11 3 (0.50%) SSH
12 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.34%) IPv4
12 2 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 77 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (9.24%) Power BI
5 46 (7.73%) Relational Database
6 39 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (6.05%) MySQL
7 36 (6.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (3.87%) RDBMS
9 19 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (3.03%) MS Access
10 18 (3.03%) NoSQL
11 17 (2.86%) Data Lake
12 15 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 13 (2.18%) Tableau
14 10 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 7 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 79 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 60 (10.08%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.35%) Selenium
7 13 (2.18%) JIRA
8 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.68%) Postman
10 9 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.51%) Visual Studio Code
11 6 (1.01%) webpack
12 4 (0.67%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.67%) Gatling
12 4 (0.67%) GitLab
12 4 (0.67%) NUnit
12 4 (0.67%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.67%) Subversion
12 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.50%) PostCSS
General
1 188 (31.60%) Social Skills
2 79 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (9.24%) Finance
4 40 (6.72%) Public Sector
5 30 (5.04%) Law
6 26 (4.37%) Retail
7 22 (3.70%) Legal
7 22 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.35%) Marketing
9 13 (2.18%) Back Office
9 13 (2.18%) Local Government
10 11 (1.85%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (1.85%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (1.68%) Publishing
12 9 (1.51%) Presentation Skills
13 8 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (0.84%) Banking
14 5 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 3 (0.50%) Advertising
16 2 (0.34%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 253 (42.52%) Developer
2 123 (20.67%) .NET Developer
3 88 (14.79%) Analyst
4 50 (8.40%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.56%) DBA
5 45 (7.56%) Software Developer
6 32 (5.38%) SQL DBA
7 30 (5.04%) Support Analyst
8 28 (4.71%) Applications Support
9 27 (4.54%) Senior .NET Developer
10 23 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
11 21 (3.53%) Administrator
11 21 (3.53%) C# Developer
11 21 (3.53%) Data Analyst
11 21 (3.53%) Data Engineer
11 21 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (3.36%) IT Engineer
13 18 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 18 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (43.53%) .NET
2 167 (28.07%) CSS
3 164 (27.56%) HTML
4 107 (17.98%) .NET Framework
4 107 (17.98%) ASP.NET
5 73 (12.27%) AngularJS
6 72 (12.10%) jQuery
7 70 (11.76%) React
8 66 (11.09%) XML
9 65 (10.92%) Web Services
10 64 (10.76%) .NET Core
11 53 (8.91%) WCF
12 48 (8.07%) Entity Framework
13 42 (7.06%) Node.js
14 41 (6.89%) Vue.js
15 39 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (6.05%) Ajax
16 36 (6.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 35 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (5.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (6.05%) Mobile App
3 33 (5.55%) Virtual Team
4 29 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.03%) User Experience
6 23 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (3.70%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.69%) NHS
10 15 (2.52%) Data Centre
11 14 (2.35%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.02%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.68%) Replication
14 8 (1.34%) Reference Data
15 6 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.84%) Legacy Code
17 4 (0.67%) Cloud Native
17 4 (0.67%) Clustering
17 4 (0.67%) Public Cloud
18 3 (0.50%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 105 (17.65%) Windows
2 76 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 24 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.36%) Linux
5 16 (2.69%) Unix
6 15 (2.52%) Windows 10
6 15 (2.52%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Solaris
9 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (26.89%) Agile
2 149 (25.04%) MVC
3 134 (22.52%) DevOps
4 91 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (14.29%) ETL
6 81 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
7 77 (12.94%) Scrum
8 68 (11.43%) OO
9 65 (10.92%) Analytics
10 63 (10.59%) Microservices
11 54 (9.08%) Data Modelling
12 53 (8.91%) CI/CD
12 53 (8.91%) OOP
13 47 (7.90%) Mentoring
14 44 (7.39%) SDLC
15 43 (7.23%) SOA
16 42 (7.06%) TDD
17 39 (6.55%) ITIL
18 38 (6.39%) Test Automation
18 38 (6.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 330 (55.46%) SQL
2 257 (43.19%) C#
3 174 (29.24%) JavaScript
4 155 (26.05%) T-SQL
5 50 (8.40%) PHP
6 49 (8.24%) PowerShell
7 41 (6.89%) Python
8 38 (6.39%) Java
9 28 (4.71%) VB.NET
10 27 (4.54%) VBA
11 22 (3.70%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.19%) PL/SQL
12 19 (3.19%) VB
13 15 (2.52%) VBScript
14 14 (2.35%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.85%) ES6
16 9 (1.51%) Bash
16 9 (1.51%) R
17 8 (1.34%) Scala
17 8 (1.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (10.08%) Degree
2 25 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.18%) CCNA
4 13 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (2.18%) MCSE
5 12 (2.02%) CCNP
5 12 (2.02%) DBS Check
5 12 (2.02%) MCSA
6 9 (1.51%) ISEB
7 7 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.18%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.67%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.34%) HNC
11 2 (0.34%) OCA
11 2 (0.34%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.87%) QA
2 18 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.85%) SLA
5 10 (1.68%) Accessibility
6 7 (1.18%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.84%) NCSC
8 3 (0.50%) GDPR
8 3 (0.50%) WAI
8 3 (0.50%) WCAG
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) HL7
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 49 (8.24%) Docker
2 41 (6.89%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.51%) Terminal Services
5 9 (1.51%) vSphere
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.67%) XenApp
9 2 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.36%) Terraform
3 12 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.34%) Rancher
5 5 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.84%) SCCM
5 5 (0.84%) WSUS
6 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.67%) Puppet
7 2 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.34%) Ansible
7 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 297 (49.92%) Microsoft
2 67 (11.26%) Oracle
3 27 (4.54%) VMware
4 21 (3.53%) Cisco
5 19 (3.19%) NEC
5 19 (3.19%) Northgate
6 17 (2.86%) Citrix
7 16 (2.69%) Veeam
8 13 (2.18%) Infragistics
8 13 (2.18%) SAP
9 12 (2.02%) Veritas
10 8 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.34%) Sage
11 7 (1.18%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.18%) ANSYS
11 7 (1.18%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.01%) Cognos
13 5 (0.84%) Dell
13 5 (0.84%) RedGate
14 4 (0.67%) Cadence