Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,361 1,834 2,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.10% 17.19% 19.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.16% 53.80% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 1,687 2,116
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £54,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,886 3,409 4,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.79% 31.95% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,525 2,974 3,520
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -3 937 £42,500 +6.25% 142
North Yorkshire -2 192 £45,000 +12.50% 33
South Yorkshire -1 158 £37,500 +7.14% 41
East Yorkshire -4 46 £40,000 +14.29% 10
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 769 (56.50%) SQL
2 750 (55.11%) .NET
3 705 (51.80%) C#
4 616 (45.26%) Microsoft
5 511 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
6 499 (36.66%) MVC
7 463 (34.02%) ASP.NET
8 388 (28.51%) JavaScript
9 383 (28.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 361 (26.52%) T-SQL
11 334 (24.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 325 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 310 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
14 240 (17.63%) HTML
15 233 (17.12%) CSS
15 233 (17.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 222 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
17 217 (15.94%) .NET Framework
18 201 (14.77%) Finance
19 198 (14.55%) TDD
20 197 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
21 183 (13.45%) jQuery
22 176 (12.93%) Visual Studio
23 168 (12.34%) Windows
24 166 (12.20%) SQL Server 2016
25 150 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
26 148 (10.87%) Oracle
27 147 (10.80%) Scrum
28 146 (10.73%) Entity Framework
29 142 (10.43%) ETL

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 86 (6.32%) IIS
2 64 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.98%) Skype for Business
5 16 (1.18%) SAS
5 16 (1.18%) Umbraco
6 13 (0.96%) CMS
6 13 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.37%) JBoss
11 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.29%) Confluence
12 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 47 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.15%) SPSS
4 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.073%) FastStats
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.073%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.073%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 222 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.13%) Office 365
4 18 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
5 14 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.03%) PaaS
6 12 (0.88%) IaaS
7 9 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (0.66%) SaaS
8 7 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.37%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Force.com
10 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) Google Play
10 2 (0.15%) NuGet
10 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.073%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.01%) DNS
2 31 (2.28%) DHCP
3 26 (1.91%) LAN
3 26 (1.91%) SAN
4 20 (1.47%) WAN
5 19 (1.40%) Firewall
6 13 (0.96%) HTTP
7 11 (0.81%) FTP
8 9 (0.66%) Internet
8 9 (0.66%) SMTP
9 8 (0.59%) Network Security
10 7 (0.51%) Skype
10 7 (0.51%) SSH
10 7 (0.51%) VoIP
11 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.44%) VPN
12 5 (0.37%) ISDN
12 5 (0.37%) NAS
13 4 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (28.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 325 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 233 (17.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 197 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
5 166 (12.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 136 (9.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 109 (8.01%) NoSQL
8 74 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 65 (4.78%) Power BI
10 64 (4.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 47 (3.45%) MySQL
12 38 (2.79%) Relational Database
13 32 (2.35%) MongoDB
14 30 (2.20%) QlikView
15 29 (2.13%) Oracle Database
16 21 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (1.47%) RavenDB
18 19 (1.40%) Data Lake
19 18 (1.32%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 176 (12.93%) Visual Studio
2 127 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 123 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 32 (2.35%) JIRA
6 22 (1.62%) SpecFlow
7 21 (1.54%) Selenium
8 20 (1.47%) MSTest
8 20 (1.47%) NUnit
9 16 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (0.88%) Subversion
11 10 (0.73%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.66%) Moq
13 8 (0.59%) FitNesse
14 6 (0.44%) SoapUI
15 5 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.37%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.37%) Trac
General
1 201 (14.77%) Finance
2 85 (6.25%) Retail
3 82 (6.02%) Advertising
4 35 (2.57%) Marketing
5 29 (2.13%) Games
6 17 (1.25%) Law
6 17 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 12 (0.88%) Legal
9 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.37%) Banking
10 5 (0.37%) Electronics
10 5 (0.37%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.22%) Automotive
11 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.15%) Back Office
12 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.073%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 834 (61.28%) Developer
2 471 (34.61%) .NET Developer
3 339 (24.91%) C# Developer
4 283 (20.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 173 (12.71%) Senior Developer
6 152 (11.17%) SQL Developer
7 127 (9.33%) Analyst
8 124 (9.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 118 (8.67%) DBA
10 116 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 108 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
12 105 (7.71%) Senior .NET Developer
13 101 (7.42%) Software Developer
14 95 (6.98%) SQL DBA
15 90 (6.61%) ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 82 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 61 (4.48%) Business Developer
19 59 (4.34%) .NET Software Developer
20 57 (4.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 750 (55.11%) .NET
2 463 (34.02%) ASP.NET
3 334 (24.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 240 (17.63%) HTML
5 233 (17.12%) CSS
6 217 (15.94%) .NET Framework
7 183 (13.45%) jQuery
8 150 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 146 (10.73%) Entity Framework
10 133 (9.77%) AngularJS
11 119 (8.74%) WCF
12 95 (6.98%) RESTful
13 89 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 89 (6.54%) Node.js
14 84 (6.17%) Web Services
15 71 (5.22%) WPF
16 70 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 70 (5.14%) XML
17 67 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
18 57 (4.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
2 106 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (2.57%) Replication
5 33 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 26 (1.91%) Clustering
8 18 (1.32%) PKI
8 18 (1.32%) Tandem
9 17 (1.25%) User Experience
10 16 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 14 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.03%) NHS
12 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.44%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.44%) Fintech
13 6 (0.44%) FMCG
14 5 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 168 (12.34%) Windows
2 86 (6.32%) Windows Server
3 48 (3.53%) Linux
4 42 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.18%) Unix
7 15 (1.10%) Android
8 10 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.37%) AIX
10 5 (0.37%) Debian
10 5 (0.37%) HPUX
10 5 (0.37%) Solaris
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.22%) CentOS
11 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (36.66%) MVC
3 310 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
4 198 (14.55%) TDD
5 147 (10.80%) Scrum
6 142 (10.43%) ETL
7 120 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 117 (8.60%) BDD
9 113 (8.30%) OO
10 111 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
11 100 (7.35%) SDLC
12 94 (6.91%) Mentoring
12 94 (6.91%) Web Application Development
13 91 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 87 (6.39%) Unit Testing
15 84 (6.17%) Migration
15 84 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
16 80 (5.88%) Data Modelling
17 79 (5.80%) Web Development
18 72 (5.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 769 (56.50%) SQL
2 705 (51.80%) C#
3 388 (28.51%) JavaScript
4 361 (26.52%) T-SQL
5 101 (7.42%) PowerShell
6 90 (6.61%) VB.NET
7 74 (5.44%) VB
8 73 (5.36%) Ruby
9 29 (2.13%) Python
10 24 (1.76%) Java
11 19 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.32%) VBA
13 16 (1.18%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.88%) VB6
16 11 (0.81%) C
17 10 (0.73%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.66%) R
19 7 (0.51%) C++
19 7 (0.51%) F#
Qualifications
1 73 (5.36%) Degree
2 32 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.40%) MCSA
5 16 (1.18%) MCSE
6 12 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.66%) ISEB
9 8 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.22%) CCNA
12 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.22%) MCP
13 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.15%) MCITP
13 2 (0.15%) MCTS
13 2 (0.15%) OCP
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.42%) QA
2 28 (2.06%) GDPR
3 20 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.40%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.073%) IASME
6 1 (0.073%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 51 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 20 (1.47%) XenApp
6 19 (1.40%) vSphere
7 16 (1.18%) XenServer
8 13 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.37%) Docker
10 4 (0.29%) KVM
10 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.22%) Xen
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.073%) Firmware
13 1 (0.073%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.073%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (2.06%) SCCM
2 21 (1.54%) SCOM
3 16 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.10%) Puppet
5 13 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 12 (0.88%) Ansible
6 12 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
7 8 (0.59%) WSUS
8 7 (0.51%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.44%) Kibana
10 5 (0.37%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.22%) Plesk
11 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 616 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 148 (10.87%) Oracle
3 69 (5.07%) Tableau
4 65 (4.78%) VMware
5 29 (2.13%) Google
6 23 (1.69%) HP
7 19 (1.40%) Cisco
7 19 (1.40%) Twitter
8 17 (1.25%) Citrix
8 17 (1.25%) CommVault
9 16 (1.18%) Dell
10 15 (1.10%) SAP
11 14 (1.03%) Veeam
11 14 (1.03%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.88%) Teradata
14 10 (0.73%) Sage
14 10 (0.73%) Talend
15 8 (0.59%) Cognos
16 6 (0.44%) IBM