Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,088 1,482 1,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.14% 15.23% 17.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.53% 51.60% 60.07%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1,293 1,804
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 2,153 2,872 3,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.99% 29.51% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 2,487 2,875
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -2 687 £43,625 +2.65% 200
North Yorkshire 0 240 £42,500 +6.25% 37
South Yorkshire -6 103 £36,250 +3.57% 43
East Yorkshire -6 41 £37,500 +5.63% 14
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 612 (56.25%) SQL
2 577 (53.03%) .NET
3 529 (48.62%) C#
4 492 (45.22%) Microsoft
5 379 (34.83%) MVC
6 363 (33.36%) JavaScript
7 333 (30.61%) ASP.NET
8 290 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
9 244 (22.43%) T-SQL
9 244 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 230 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 223 (20.50%) Windows
12 221 (20.31%) HTML
13 199 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 193 (17.74%) CSS
15 187 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
16 180 (16.54%) .NET Framework
17 177 (16.27%) jQuery
18 171 (15.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 150 (13.79%) Finance
20 145 (13.33%) TDD
21 140 (12.87%) Oracle
22 139 (12.78%) Entity Framework
23 135 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
24 122 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
25 115 (10.57%) AngularJS
26 112 (10.29%) IIS
27 110 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
28 109 (10.02%) Software Engineering
29 108 (9.93%) Windows Server

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
1 112 (10.29%) IIS
2 72 (6.62%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.85%) CMS
4 27 (2.48%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.38%) Confluence
8 14 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.10%) Apache
10 9 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.46%) nginx
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.46%) SAS
12 5 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 53 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.37%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.28%) Movex
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.18%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.092%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.092%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.092%) FastStats
7 1 (0.092%) Lawson
7 1 (0.092%) Magento
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.092%) Relativity
7 1 (0.092%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 244 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (4.23%) Office 365
4 43 (3.95%) SaaS
5 26 (2.39%) PaaS
6 24 (2.21%) IaaS
7 14 (1.29%) Sage Pay
8 8 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.55%) GitHub
10 5 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.37%) Force.com
11 4 (0.37%) NuGet
11 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.37%) Yammer
12 2 (0.18%) Akamai
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.49%) DNS
2 20 (1.84%) DHCP
3 17 (1.56%) Internet
3 17 (1.56%) WAN
4 14 (1.29%) Firewall
4 14 (1.29%) LAN
4 14 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.01%) VPN
6 9 (0.83%) Intranet
6 9 (0.83%) Skype
7 8 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (0.64%) SAN
9 6 (0.55%) Network Security
10 5 (0.46%) BGP
10 5 (0.46%) OSPF
10 5 (0.46%) SSL
10 5 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.37%) HTTP
11 4 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 171 (15.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 135 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
4 105 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 93 (8.55%) MySQL
6 68 (6.25%) Power BI
7 63 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 62 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (5.42%) Relational Database
10 58 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 42 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 36 (3.31%) NoSQL
13 29 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 26 (2.39%) MongoDB
15 25 (2.30%) Oracle Database
16 24 (2.21%) QlikView
17 20 (1.84%) Big Data
18 14 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (1.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 98 (9.01%) Visual Studio
2 84 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (6.80%) Git (software)
4 27 (2.48%) JIRA
5 24 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (1.93%) ERwin
7 19 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.65%) Selenium
8 18 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (1.47%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.10%) gulp
10 12 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (1.01%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.01%) Grunt
11 11 (1.01%) Subversion
12 9 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.83%) NUnit
13 8 (0.74%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.64%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.64%) JMeter
General
1 150 (13.79%) Finance
2 39 (3.58%) Retail
3 26 (2.39%) Advertising
4 24 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.75%) Legal
7 16 (1.47%) Marketing
8 6 (0.55%) Automotive
8 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.55%) Games
9 5 (0.46%) Back Office
10 4 (0.37%) Banking
11 3 (0.28%) Local Government
11 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.092%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.092%) Electronics
12 1 (0.092%) Law
12 1 (0.092%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 612 (56.25%) Developer
2 298 (27.39%) .NET Developer
3 213 (19.58%) C# Developer
4 166 (15.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 144 (13.24%) Senior Developer
6 130 (11.95%) Analyst
7 99 (9.10%) SQL Developer
8 88 (8.09%) DBA
9 87 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 77 (7.08%) Software Developer
11 74 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 70 (6.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 69 (6.34%) Senior .NET Developer
14 61 (5.61%) Applications Support
15 60 (5.51%) Administrator
15 60 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
15 60 (5.51%) SQL DBA
16 54 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 48 (4.41%) Support Analyst
18 43 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (53.03%) .NET
2 333 (30.61%) ASP.NET
3 230 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 221 (20.31%) HTML
5 193 (17.74%) CSS
6 180 (16.54%) .NET Framework
7 177 (16.27%) jQuery
8 139 (12.78%) Entity Framework
9 115 (10.57%) AngularJS
10 110 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 101 (9.28%) Web Services
12 70 (6.43%) .NET Core
13 64 (5.88%) WCF
14 58 (5.33%) XML
15 50 (4.60%) HTML5
16 49 (4.50%) React
17 46 (4.23%) REST
17 46 (4.23%) RESTful
17 46 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 44 (4.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
2 61 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.58%) User Experience
6 35 (3.22%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.84%) NHS
9 18 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.47%) Replication
11 11 (1.01%) EPoS
12 10 (0.92%) e-Learning
12 10 (0.92%) Fintech
13 9 (0.83%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.64%) CCTV
14 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.55%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 223 (20.50%) Windows
2 108 (9.93%) Windows Server
3 62 (5.70%) Linux
4 47 (4.32%) Android
5 41 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (3.03%) Unix
7 29 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 27 (2.48%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.55%) VMS
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.18%) AIX
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
14 1 (0.092%) HPUX
14 1 (0.092%) Solaris
14 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (34.83%) MVC
2 290 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
4 145 (13.33%) TDD
5 109 (10.02%) Software Engineering
6 99 (9.10%) ETL
7 95 (8.73%) Unit Testing
8 81 (7.44%) Scrum
9 79 (7.26%) BDD
10 70 (6.43%) ITIL
10 70 (6.43%) Migration
10 70 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
11 69 (6.34%) Web Development
12 67 (6.16%) DevOps
13 57 (5.24%) Data Modelling
14 56 (5.15%) Mentoring
14 56 (5.15%) OO
14 56 (5.15%) OOP
15 54 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
16 53 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 612 (56.25%) SQL
2 529 (48.62%) C#
3 363 (33.36%) JavaScript
4 244 (22.43%) T-SQL
5 87 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 50 (4.60%) Java
7 47 (4.32%) PHP
8 45 (4.14%) VB.NET
9 38 (3.49%) VB
10 27 (2.48%) Python
10 27 (2.48%) VBA
11 23 (2.11%) Ruby
12 19 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.92%) ES6
15 9 (0.83%) C++
15 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 87 (8.00%) Degree
2 36 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.19%) CCNA
4 13 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.01%) MCSE
6 9 (0.83%) MCSA
6 9 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.74%) MCSD
8 7 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.55%) CISA
10 5 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.46%) OCP
10 5 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.37%) CCNP
11 4 (0.37%) CISM
11 4 (0.37%) CISSP
11 4 (0.37%) ISEB
11 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.16%) QA
2 38 (3.49%) SLA
3 22 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.46%) HL7
7 3 (0.28%) GDPR
7 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) PMO
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 44 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.93%) Docker
5 19 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.46%) vSphere
8 3 (0.28%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.28%) Xen
8 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.28%) XenServer
9 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.092%) Firmware
10 1 (0.092%) vCloud
10 1 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.38%) SCCM
2 8 (0.74%) Ansible
2 8 (0.74%) SCOM
3 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.64%) SCOrch
3 7 (0.64%) Terraform
4 6 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.55%) Puppet
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.092%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.092%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.092%) Kibana
9 1 (0.092%) Packer
Vendors
1 492 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 140 (12.87%) Oracle
3 63 (5.79%) Tableau
4 52 (4.78%) VMware
4 52 (4.78%) Xamarin
5 41 (3.77%) Cisco
6 31 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.57%) Sitecore
8 23 (2.11%) Sybase
9 22 (2.02%) Citrix
10 15 (1.38%) Telerik
11 13 (1.19%) IBM
11 13 (1.19%) MuleSoft
12 12 (1.10%) Cognos
12 12 (1.10%) Google
13 11 (1.01%) SAP
14 10 (0.92%) webMethods
15 9 (0.83%) Adobe
15 9 (0.83%) Dell
15 9 (0.83%) Informatica