Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 467 1,067 1,323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.49% 13.57% 13.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.12% 55.11% 47.39%
Number of salaries quoted 456 1,060 1,246
Median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,491 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £57,500 £57,000
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 1,035 1,936 2,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.45% 24.63% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1,734 2,392
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 8 July 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 8 July 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 -6 269 £45,000 +5.88% 33
South Yorkshire -2 95 £42,500 +13.33% 14
North Yorkshire +55 88 £43,500 -3.33% 11
East Yorkshire +1 11 £45,000 - 7
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 252 (53.96%) C#
2 234 (50.11%) .NET
3 214 (45.82%) SQL
4 195 (41.76%) Microsoft
5 170 (36.40%) Azure
6 135 (28.91%) JavaScript
7 133 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (26.55%) MVC
9 117 (25.05%) Windows
10 114 (24.41%) ASP.NET
11 81 (17.34%) DevOps
12 78 (16.70%) Windows Server
13 73 (15.63%) HTML
14 70 (14.99%) .NET Core
15 66 (14.13%) AngularJS
16 65 (13.92%) T-SQL
16 65 (13.92%) IIS
17 63 (13.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 63 (13.49%) .NET Framework
18 62 (13.28%) AWS
19 61 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
20 58 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
21 57 (12.21%) Finance
22 55 (11.78%) Software Engineering
23 54 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 54 (11.56%) CSS
24 48 (10.28%) Retail
24 48 (10.28%) Git (software)
25 47 (10.06%) Active Directory
26 46 (9.85%) jQuery

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 65 (13.92%) IIS
2 22 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.07%) Apache
6 4 (0.86%) CMS
7 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.21%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.21%) Mule
9 1 (0.21%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.28%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (1.28%) Elite 3E
3 5 (1.07%) Infor CRM
3 5 (1.07%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.64%) MIS ActiveH
4 3 (0.64%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 170 (36.40%) Azure
2 62 (13.28%) AWS
3 31 (6.64%) Power Platform
4 30 (6.42%) Office 365
5 9 (1.93%) Boomi
6 7 (1.50%) SaaS
7 6 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.28%) PaaS
8 4 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (0.86%) GCP
9 3 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.64%) IaaS
9 3 (0.64%) NuGet
9 3 (0.64%) Serverless
10 2 (0.43%) Apigee
10 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.43%) Slack
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.07%) DNS
2 28 (6.00%) DHCP
3 22 (4.71%) Firewall
3 22 (4.71%) VPN
4 20 (4.28%) Internet
5 18 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.21%) LAN
7 14 (3.00%) SSL
8 11 (2.36%) Intranet
8 11 (2.36%) WAN
9 9 (1.93%) VLAN
10 7 (1.50%) Skype
11 6 (1.28%) Network Security
12 5 (1.07%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.07%) VoIP
13 2 (0.43%) RFID
14 1 (0.21%) HTTP
14 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.21%) SMTP
14 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 54 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (8.99%) MySQL
4 31 (6.64%) Power BI
5 29 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (5.35%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (3.43%) MongoDB
12 15 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (2.14%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
17 7 (1.50%) ZAP BI
18 6 (1.28%) QlikView
19 5 (1.07%) MS Access
19 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.28%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.07%) TeamCity
4 16 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.14%) JIRA
8 8 (1.71%) Maven
9 5 (1.07%) Selenium
9 5 (1.07%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.86%) NUnit
10 4 (0.86%) Spinnaker
10 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.64%) GitLab
11 3 (0.64%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.64%) Subversion
12 2 (0.43%) git-flow
12 2 (0.43%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (12.21%) Finance
2 48 (10.28%) Retail
3 19 (4.07%) Local Government
4 18 (3.85%) Law
5 11 (2.36%) Games
6 9 (1.93%) Legal
7 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.28%) Marketing
8 6 (1.28%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.86%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 234 (50.11%) Developer
2 111 (23.77%) .NET Developer
3 63 (13.49%) C# Developer
4 52 (11.13%) Senior Developer
5 45 (9.64%) Software Developer
6 42 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (7.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 29 (6.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 29 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.93%) SQL Developer
11 20 (4.28%) Analyst
12 19 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
14 15 (3.21%) Azure Engineer
14 15 (3.21%) DBA
15 14 (3.00%) .NET Software Developer
15 14 (3.00%) C# Software Developer
15 14 (3.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
16 13 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (50.11%) .NET
2 114 (24.41%) ASP.NET
3 73 (15.63%) HTML
4 70 (14.99%) .NET Core
5 66 (14.13%) AngularJS
6 63 (13.49%) .NET Framework
7 54 (11.56%) CSS
8 46 (9.85%) jQuery
9 41 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (7.92%) Entity Framework
12 34 (7.28%) XML
13 31 (6.64%) HTML5
13 31 (6.64%) React
14 21 (4.50%) Web Services
15 18 (3.85%) RESTful
16 16 (3.43%) CSS3
17 15 (3.21%) LINQ
17 15 (3.21%) Vue.js
17 15 (3.21%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.28%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.14%) User Experience
6 17 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (0.86%) Social Media
9 3 (0.64%) iPhone
9 3 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.43%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) Tandem
11 1 (0.21%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.21%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (25.05%) Windows
2 78 (16.70%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.93%) Linux
4 18 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 17 (3.64%) Android
6 14 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.36%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.86%) Debian
10 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.43%) Unix
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (26.55%) MVC
3 81 (17.34%) DevOps
4 61 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (11.78%) Software Engineering
7 42 (8.99%) ERP
8 35 (7.49%) Web Development
9 33 (7.07%) TDD
10 31 (6.64%) Scrum
11 29 (6.21%) ETL
11 29 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 29 (6.21%) Project Delivery
11 29 (6.21%) Unit Testing
12 27 (5.78%) OO
12 27 (5.78%) OOP
13 26 (5.57%) ITIL
14 24 (5.14%) Analytics
14 24 (5.14%) Tech Ops
15 21 (4.50%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (53.96%) C#
2 214 (45.82%) SQL
3 135 (28.91%) JavaScript
4 65 (13.92%) T-SQL
5 36 (7.71%) PowerShell
6 31 (6.64%) VB
6 31 (6.64%) VB.NET
7 28 (6.00%) Java
8 19 (4.07%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.21%) VBScript
10 11 (2.36%) Python
11 8 (1.71%) Java 8
11 8 (1.71%) PHP
12 6 (1.28%) XAML
13 5 (1.07%) VBA
14 4 (0.86%) ES6
14 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.64%) C
16 2 (0.43%) C++
16 2 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (4.93%) Degree
2 21 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.36%) MCSE
4 9 (1.93%) CCNA
4 9 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.71%) MCP
6 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.86%) MCSA
8 2 (0.43%) HND
8 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CISM
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.78%) QA
2 8 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.64%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.71%) Docker
3 16 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (3.43%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.36%) SCCM
3 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.71%) Puppet
5 6 (1.28%) Ansible
6 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.07%) Terraform
6 5 (1.07%) WSUS
7 3 (0.64%) Rancher
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 195 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.35%) Oracle
3 38 (8.14%) VMware
4 16 (3.43%) Cisco
5 13 (2.78%) Sage
6 12 (2.57%) Citrix
7 10 (2.14%) Dell
7 10 (2.14%) Splunk
7 10 (2.14%) Veeam
8 9 (1.93%) Asigra
9 6 (1.28%) Google
9 6 (1.28%) iManage
9 6 (1.28%) Intapp
10 5 (1.07%) Apple
10 5 (1.07%) NetApp
10 5 (1.07%) Tableau
11 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.86%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.64%) Meraki
12 3 (0.64%) New Relic