Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,350 1,891 2,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.03% 17.45% 20.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.96% 57.76% 59.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,733 2,171
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 2,649 3,274 4,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.52% 30.21% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,299 2,855 3,484
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -5 959 £42,500 +6.25% 142
North Yorkshire +1 206 £42,500 +6.25% 35
South Yorkshire -5 114 £37,500 +7.14% 33
East Yorkshire +2 54 £40,000 +14.29% 15
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 796 (58.96%) SQL
2 704 (52.15%) .NET
3 672 (49.78%) C#
4 618 (45.78%) Microsoft
5 464 (34.37%) Agile Software Development
6 433 (32.07%) MVC
7 423 (31.33%) ASP.NET
8 395 (29.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 340 (25.19%) T-SQL
10 326 (24.15%) JavaScript
11 312 (23.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 287 (21.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 273 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
14 241 (17.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 223 (16.52%) .NET Framework
15 223 (16.52%) HTML
16 210 (15.56%) CSS
17 184 (13.63%) ETL
18 176 (13.04%) TDD
19 175 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
19 175 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
20 173 (12.81%) Windows
21 171 (12.67%) Finance
22 166 (12.30%) jQuery
23 162 (12.00%) Visual Studio
24 157 (11.63%) Scrum
25 154 (11.41%) Oracle
26 146 (10.81%) AngularJS
27 145 (10.74%) SQL Server 2016
28 144 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008

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 84 (6.22%) IIS
2 70 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 54 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.78%) Skype for Business
5 19 (1.41%) CMS
6 15 (1.11%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.81%) Confluence
8 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.74%) SAS
8 10 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.67%) Apache
9 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.44%) Kentico
12 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.37%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.074%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.074%) FastStats
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.074%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 175 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (3.04%) Office 365
4 12 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.67%) PaaS
6 8 (0.59%) IaaS
7 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.44%) GitHub
7 6 (0.44%) SaaS
8 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.30%) npm
9 3 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) Force.com
10 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.074%) Boomi
11 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.04%) SAN
2 35 (2.59%) Firewall
3 34 (2.52%) LAN
4 31 (2.30%) DNS
4 31 (2.30%) WAN
5 26 (1.93%) DHCP
6 14 (1.04%) Internet
7 12 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.89%) VPN
8 11 (0.81%) Network Security
8 11 (0.81%) VoIP
9 8 (0.59%) VLAN
10 7 (0.52%) Skype
10 7 (0.52%) SMS
11 6 (0.44%) Broadband
11 6 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.37%) HTTP
12 5 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.37%) SSL
13 4 (0.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (29.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 312 (23.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 241 (17.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 175 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
5 145 (10.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 144 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 113 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 85 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 72 (5.33%) Power BI
10 69 (5.11%) NoSQL
11 50 (3.70%) Relational Database
12 47 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 43 (3.19%) MySQL
14 26 (1.93%) MongoDB
15 25 (1.85%) QlikView
16 18 (1.33%) RavenDB
17 15 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (1.04%) Oracle Database
18 14 (1.04%) RDBMS
19 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 162 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 119 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (7.11%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 34 (2.52%) SpecFlow
6 29 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.93%) MSTest
9 22 (1.63%) NUnit
9 22 (1.63%) Selenium
10 20 (1.48%) Subversion
11 16 (1.19%) JIRA
12 13 (0.96%) Moq
13 12 (0.89%) FitNesse
14 11 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.52%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
16 6 (0.44%) SoapUI
16 6 (0.44%) tSQLt
17 5 (0.37%) ReSharper
General
1 171 (12.67%) Finance
2 63 (4.67%) Advertising
3 39 (2.89%) Retail
4 26 (1.93%) Legal
5 22 (1.63%) Games
6 17 (1.26%) Law
7 13 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.96%) Marketing
8 12 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.37%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.15%) Back Office
12 2 (0.15%) Electronics
12 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.074%) Banking
13 1 (0.074%) Billing
13 1 (0.074%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 809 (59.93%) Developer
2 431 (31.93%) .NET Developer
3 291 (21.56%) C# Developer
4 247 (18.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 185 (13.70%) Senior Developer
6 163 (12.07%) SQL Developer
7 125 (9.26%) DBA
8 117 (8.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 116 (8.59%) Analyst
9 116 (8.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 112 (8.30%) Software Developer
11 102 (7.56%) Senior C# Developer
12 96 (7.11%) SQL DBA
13 95 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 87 (6.44%) Administrator
15 85 (6.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 73 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
17 68 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 66 (4.89%) .NET Software Developer
19 55 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (52.15%) .NET
2 423 (31.33%) ASP.NET
3 287 (21.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 223 (16.52%) .NET Framework
4 223 (16.52%) HTML
5 210 (15.56%) CSS
6 166 (12.30%) jQuery
7 146 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 126 (9.33%) WCF
9 125 (9.26%) Web Services
10 120 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 119 (8.81%) Entity Framework
12 97 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 84 (6.22%) WPF
14 82 (6.07%) XML
15 78 (5.78%) RESTful
16 72 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 59 (4.37%) Node.js
18 56 (4.15%) KnockoutJS
19 54 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 86 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.30%) Replication
6 27 (2.00%) NHS
7 26 (1.93%) Clustering
8 21 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.19%) Tandem
11 15 (1.11%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.11%) User Experience
12 12 (0.89%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.81%) PKI
14 10 (0.74%) Music Streaming
15 9 (0.67%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.67%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.52%) Social Network
17 5 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 173 (12.81%) Windows
2 120 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 60 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (3.48%) Linux
6 26 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.63%) Unix
8 15 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.30%) AIX
12 4 (0.30%) Android
12 4 (0.30%) HPUX
12 4 (0.30%) Solaris
13 3 (0.22%) CentOS
13 3 (0.22%) Debian
13 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (34.37%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (32.07%) MVC
3 273 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
4 184 (13.63%) ETL
5 176 (13.04%) TDD
6 157 (11.63%) Scrum
7 116 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
8 113 (8.37%) SDLC
8 113 (8.37%) Software Engineering
9 98 (7.26%) OO
10 96 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 96 (7.11%) Mentoring
11 94 (6.96%) Data Modelling
12 87 (6.44%) Web Development
13 84 (6.22%) Web Application Development
14 77 (5.70%) Migration
15 76 (5.63%) BDD
16 71 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 65 (4.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 796 (58.96%) SQL
2 672 (49.78%) C#
3 340 (25.19%) T-SQL
4 326 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 117 (8.67%) PowerShell
6 53 (3.93%) Ruby
6 53 (3.93%) VB
7 48 (3.56%) VB.NET
8 36 (2.67%) Python
9 35 (2.59%) Java
10 16 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 13 (0.96%) VB6
13 11 (0.81%) VBA
14 10 (0.74%) C
15 9 (0.67%) F#
16 8 (0.59%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.52%) PHP
17 7 (0.52%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 89 (6.59%) Degree
2 65 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (3.78%) MCSA
4 47 (3.48%) MCSE
5 21 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.67%) ISEB
9 8 (0.59%) CCNA
9 8 (0.59%) MCP
10 6 (0.44%) CEH
10 6 (0.44%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.44%) OSCP
11 4 (0.30%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.15%) CISSP
13 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.93%) GDPR
1 26 (1.93%) SLA
2 24 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.56%) QA
4 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 80 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 32 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.22%) XenApp
6 21 (1.56%) vSphere
7 16 (1.19%) Docker
8 15 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.81%) XenServer
10 9 (0.67%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.52%) KVM
12 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.074%) OpenSIPS
15 1 (0.074%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.074%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (2.22%) SCCM
2 19 (1.41%) SCOM
3 17 (1.26%) Puppet
4 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 12 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.89%) WSUS
6 11 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
8 7 (0.52%) Ansible
9 6 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.44%) Kibana
10 5 (0.37%) Grafana
10 5 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.37%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.30%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.22%) DameWare
12 3 (0.22%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 618 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 154 (11.41%) Oracle
3 102 (7.56%) VMware
4 41 (3.04%) Tableau
5 36 (2.67%) Cisco
5 36 (2.67%) Citrix
5 36 (2.67%) SAP
6 32 (2.37%) HP
7 24 (1.78%) NetApp
8 21 (1.56%) Google
9 17 (1.26%) CommVault
9 17 (1.26%) Twitter
9 17 (1.26%) Veeam
10 16 (1.19%) Dell
11 12 (0.89%) Cognos
12 11 (0.81%) Talend
13 10 (0.74%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.67%) IBM
15 6 (0.44%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.44%) Facebook