Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 719 1,005 1,388
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.44% 13.59% 13.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.88% 53.51% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 698 976 1,316
Median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,429 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 1,471 1,878 2,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.45% 25.40% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,249 1,655 2,561
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 April 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 7 April 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 -6 433 £45,000 +12.50% 69
North Yorkshire +7 132 £47,500 +5.56% 23
South Yorkshire +6 132 £40,000 +6.67% 42
East Yorkshire +7 16 £36,250 -19.44% 5
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 402 (55.91%) C#
2 384 (53.41%) .NET
3 338 (47.01%) SQL
4 280 (38.94%) Azure
5 276 (38.39%) Microsoft
6 229 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (28.09%) MVC
8 200 (27.82%) ASP.NET
9 194 (26.98%) JavaScript
10 176 (24.48%) Windows
11 144 (20.03%) .NET Framework
12 127 (17.66%) DevOps
13 126 (17.52%) Finance
14 109 (15.16%) AWS
15 108 (15.02%) HTML
16 103 (14.33%) CSS
16 103 (14.33%) IIS
16 103 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 102 (14.19%) AngularJS
18 95 (13.21%) T-SQL
19 92 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
20 91 (12.66%) .NET Core
20 91 (12.66%) Windows Server
21 88 (12.24%) Entity Framework
21 88 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
22 86 (11.96%) MySQL
22 86 (11.96%) Software Engineering
23 85 (11.82%) Scrum
24 77 (10.71%) Git (software)
25 76 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration 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
1 103 (14.33%) IIS
2 29 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.09%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.53%) Confluence
6 10 (1.39%) CMS
7 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.70%) Apache
8 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.28%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
10 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 31 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (1.95%) WebTrends
2 13 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.83%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.83%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.70%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.70%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.42%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.28%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 280 (38.94%) Azure
2 109 (15.16%) AWS
3 43 (5.98%) Power Platform
4 29 (4.03%) Office 365
5 19 (2.64%) SaaS
6 15 (2.09%) GCP
7 13 (1.81%) PaaS
8 12 (1.67%) Boomi
9 10 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.39%) IaaS
10 5 (0.70%) GitHub
11 3 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.42%) NuGet
11 3 (0.42%) Slack
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.73%) DNS
2 32 (4.45%) Firewall
3 27 (3.76%) DHCP
4 26 (3.62%) Internet
5 21 (2.92%) VPN
6 17 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.23%) Intranet
8 12 (1.67%) SSL
9 10 (1.39%) LAN
9 10 (1.39%) SAN
9 10 (1.39%) WAN
10 9 (1.25%) VLAN
11 5 (0.70%) HTTP
11 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.70%) Skype
11 5 (0.70%) VoIP
12 4 (0.56%) RFID
13 3 (0.42%) Network Security
13 3 (0.42%) SMTP
13 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.96%) MySQL
2 76 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (9.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (5.98%) Power BI
5 42 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 38 (5.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (3.48%) MongoDB
11 23 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
12 20 (2.78%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.36%) NoSQL
14 14 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.11%) ZAP BI
16 7 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (0.83%) OLAP
17 6 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 77 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.42%) JIRA
3 28 (3.89%) Visual Studio
4 26 (3.62%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (2.64%) Selenium
6 19 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.64%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.36%) Maven
8 16 (2.23%) Subversion
9 14 (1.95%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.11%) Postman
11 7 (0.97%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.97%) GitLab
11 7 (0.97%) LINQPad
11 7 (0.97%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.83%) Moq
12 6 (0.83%) MSTest
12 6 (0.83%) TestRail
13 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 126 (17.52%) Finance
2 58 (8.07%) Retail
3 22 (3.06%) Legal
4 21 (2.92%) Law
5 20 (2.78%) Local Government
6 15 (2.09%) Games
7 10 (1.39%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.70%) Marketing
10 4 (0.56%) Back Office
11 3 (0.42%) Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.28%) Advertising
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 386 (53.69%) Developer
2 178 (24.76%) .NET Developer
3 118 (16.41%) C# Developer
4 84 (11.68%) Senior Developer
5 77 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (7.65%) Software Developer
7 54 (7.51%) Analyst
8 50 (6.95%) Senior .NET Developer
9 41 (5.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 35 (4.87%) Software Engineer
11 28 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (3.89%) Junior
12 26 (3.62%) IT Analyst
13 25 (3.48%) Junior Developer
14 23 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (3.20%) Senior C# Developer
15 22 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (3.06%) SQL Developer
16 21 (2.92%) Applications Developer
16 21 (2.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (53.41%) .NET
2 200 (27.82%) ASP.NET
3 144 (20.03%) .NET Framework
4 108 (15.02%) HTML
5 103 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 103 (14.33%) CSS
6 102 (14.19%) AngularJS
7 91 (12.66%) .NET Core
8 88 (12.24%) Entity Framework
9 75 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 69 (9.60%) jQuery
11 51 (7.09%) RESTful
12 47 (6.54%) React
13 44 (6.12%) Web Services
14 35 (4.87%) XML
15 33 (4.59%) HTML5
16 26 (3.62%) Node.js
16 26 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (3.48%) Vue.js
18 24 (3.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.36%) User Experience
7 13 (1.81%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.83%) NHS
11 5 (0.70%) Clustering
11 5 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.70%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.56%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.56%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.56%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.56%) Social Media
13 3 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 176 (24.48%) Windows
2 91 (12.66%) Windows Server
3 37 (5.15%) Linux
4 22 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (2.92%) Windows 10
6 17 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.23%) Android
7 16 (2.23%) Unix
8 11 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.56%) Debian
9 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (28.09%) MVC
3 127 (17.66%) DevOps
4 92 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 86 (11.96%) Software Engineering
7 85 (11.82%) Scrum
8 58 (8.07%) TDD
9 56 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (6.12%) Unit Testing
11 41 (5.70%) Web Development
12 36 (5.01%) Microservices
12 36 (5.01%) Test Automation
13 35 (4.87%) OO
14 34 (4.73%) ETL
14 34 (4.73%) Mentoring
15 33 (4.59%) ERP
15 33 (4.59%) Software Delivery
16 32 (4.45%) Case Management
17 31 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 402 (55.91%) C#
2 338 (47.01%) SQL
3 194 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 95 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 44 (6.12%) Java
6 39 (5.42%) VB.NET
7 37 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 35 (4.87%) Python
8 35 (4.87%) VB
9 25 (3.48%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.09%) VBScript
12 13 (1.81%) Ruby
13 12 (1.67%) PHP
14 11 (1.53%) Java 8
14 11 (1.53%) Perl
15 10 (1.39%) XAML
16 8 (1.11%) ES6
17 7 (0.97%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (5.01%) Degree
2 24 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.36%) MCSE
4 12 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.25%) MCP
7 7 (0.97%) CCNA
7 7 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.97%) ISEB
8 4 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.28%) HND
9 2 (0.28%) MCITP
9 2 (0.28%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) CISM
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) MCSA
10 1 (0.14%) MCSD
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.06%) QA
2 15 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.39%) SLA
4 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.42%) Docker
3 30 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.28%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (2.36%) Ansible
1 17 (2.36%) Kubernetes
1 17 (2.36%) SCCM
2 16 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.11%) WSUS
5 5 (0.70%) Puppet
5 5 (0.70%) Terraform
6 3 (0.42%) Rancher
6 3 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 276 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 74 (10.29%) Oracle
3 40 (5.56%) VMware
4 21 (2.92%) Cisco
5 19 (2.64%) Google
6 15 (2.09%) Dell
7 13 (1.81%) Sage
8 10 (1.39%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.25%) NetApp
10 8 (1.11%) Citrix
10 8 (1.11%) SAP
11 7 (0.97%) Splunk
11 7 (0.97%) Veeam
12 6 (0.83%) Asigra
12 6 (0.83%) iManage
12 6 (0.83%) Intapp
12 6 (0.83%) Tableau
12 6 (0.83%) T-Plan
13 5 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.70%) Xero