Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 16 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 488 588 1,049
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.72% 11.88% 13.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.69% 45.23% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 414 511 946
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,875
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.43% -2.35%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,950 £59,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 1,330 1,300 1,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.49% 26.27% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,122 1,740
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,025 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 -4 275 £47,500 +5.56% 55
South Yorkshire -16 96 £42,500 +3.66% 12
North Yorkshire -2 81 £40,000 -16.67% 17
East Yorkshire +2 23 £36,500 +8.15% 4
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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.

1 227 (46.52%) SQL
2 220 (45.08%) Azure
3 218 (44.67%) .NET
4 211 (43.24%) C#
5 171 (35.04%) Microsoft
6 151 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
7 133 (27.25%) JavaScript
8 124 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
9 118 (24.18%) MVC
10 113 (23.16%) Social Skills
11 107 (21.93%) DevOps
12 101 (20.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 100 (20.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 96 (19.67%) Power Platform
15 93 (19.06%) Power BI
16 92 (18.85%) T-SQL
17 91 (18.65%) ASP.NET
18 82 (16.80%) HTML
18 82 (16.80%) Windows
19 80 (16.39%) .NET Core
20 74 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
21 70 (14.34%) AngularJS
22 67 (13.73%) Finance
23 65 (13.32%) .NET Framework
24 63 (12.91%) CSS
25 57 (11.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 55 (11.27%) ETL
27 54 (11.07%) Oracle
27 54 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web API
28 53 (10.86%) React

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 19 (3.89%) IIS
2 16 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.46%) nginx
4 11 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.05%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.43%) Apache
8 6 (1.23%) Drupal
9 5 (1.02%) Apache Synapse
9 5 (1.02%) CMS
10 3 (0.61%) Confluence
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.20%) Kentico
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.20%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.23%) Sage 200
3 5 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.02%) Sage 50
4 4 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 220 (45.08%) Azure
2 96 (19.67%) Power Platform
3 40 (8.20%) AWS
4 29 (5.94%) Microsoft 365
5 26 (5.33%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (3.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 18 (3.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 17 (3.48%) Serverless
8 14 (2.87%) PaaS
9 13 (2.66%) GCP
9 13 (2.66%) SaaS
10 11 (2.25%) Power Automate
11 10 (2.05%) Azure Functions
11 10 (2.05%) Azure Storage
11 10 (2.05%) PowerApps
12 7 (1.43%) Azure Stack
13 6 (1.23%) IaaS
14 5 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (1.02%) NuGet
14 5 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.48%) Firewall
2 9 (1.84%) DNS
2 9 (1.84%) Internet
2 9 (1.84%) VPN
3 7 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.23%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.02%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (1.02%) LAN
5 5 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (1.02%) WAN
6 4 (0.82%) DHCP
6 4 (0.82%) Intranet
6 4 (0.82%) SAN
7 3 (0.61%) VLAN
8 2 (0.41%) NAS
8 2 (0.41%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) MPLS
9 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (20.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 100 (20.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (19.06%) Power BI
4 74 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (11.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (6.97%) Relational Database
7 33 (6.76%) MySQL
8 31 (6.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 22 (4.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 22 (4.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (4.51%) Tableau
10 21 (4.30%) Data Lake
10 21 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (3.07%) SQL Server 2019
13 13 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (2.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 11 (2.25%) PowerPivot
16 10 (2.05%) OLAP
17 9 (1.84%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 47 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.17%) Visual Studio
3 24 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.87%) SpecFlow
5 12 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.05%) Postman
7 9 (1.84%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.64%) JIRA
9 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.43%) Subversion
10 6 (1.23%) NUnit
10 6 (1.23%) ReSharper
10 6 (1.23%) Selenium
10 6 (1.23%) YouTrack
11 5 (1.02%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.82%) JMeter
12 4 (0.82%) Newman
12 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 113 (23.16%) Social Skills
2 67 (13.73%) Finance
3 39 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.71%) Law
5 19 (3.89%) Public Sector
6 15 (3.07%) Games
6 15 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.07%) Retail
7 12 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.84%) Billing
9 8 (1.64%) Local Government
10 6 (1.23%) Legal
10 6 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (0.82%) French Language
11 4 (0.82%) German Language
11 4 (0.82%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.61%) Marketing
12 3 (0.61%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 255 (52.25%) Developer
2 101 (20.70%) .NET Developer
3 62 (12.70%) Senior Developer
4 54 (11.07%) C# Developer
5 49 (10.04%) Analyst
6 34 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (6.97%) Senior .NET Developer
7 31 (6.35%) DBA
7 31 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 30 (6.15%) Architect
9 25 (5.12%) SQL DBA
10 24 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 24 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
11 20 (4.10%) Administrator
11 20 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (4.10%) SQL Developer
12 17 (3.48%) Applications Developer
12 17 (3.48%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.48%) Power BI Analyst
13 15 (3.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (44.67%) .NET
2 91 (18.65%) ASP.NET
3 82 (16.80%) HTML
4 80 (16.39%) .NET Core
5 70 (14.34%) AngularJS
6 65 (13.32%) .NET Framework
7 63 (12.91%) CSS
8 54 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 53 (10.86%) React
10 46 (9.43%) Web Services
11 35 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (7.17%) Vue.js
12 31 (6.35%) jQuery
13 25 (5.12%) REST
14 24 (4.92%) HTML5
15 23 (4.71%) WCF
15 23 (4.71%) XML
16 21 (4.30%) Node.js
17 20 (4.10%) CSS3
18 19 (3.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.46%) User Experience
6 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.02%) NHS
8 5 (1.02%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.02%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (0.82%) Replication
10 3 (0.61%) Clustering
10 3 (0.61%) Industry 4.0
10 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.41%) CCTV
12 1 (0.20%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.20%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.80%) Windows
2 30 (6.15%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.89%) Linux
4 15 (3.07%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.46%) Unix
6 9 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.82%) Solaris
9 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.61%) Android
10 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
3 118 (24.18%) MVC
4 107 (21.93%) DevOps
5 55 (11.27%) ETL
6 51 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 46 (9.43%) Unit Testing
8 44 (9.02%) ERP
9 39 (7.99%) CRM
10 38 (7.79%) TDD
10 38 (7.79%) Web Development
11 35 (7.17%) Microservices
12 33 (6.76%) Data Modelling
12 33 (6.76%) Visualisation
13 31 (6.35%) Test Automation
14 30 (6.15%) Mentoring
14 30 (6.15%) Scrum
15 29 (5.94%) Analytics
15 29 (5.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 227 (46.52%) SQL
2 211 (43.24%) C#
3 133 (27.25%) JavaScript
4 92 (18.85%) T-SQL
5 36 (7.38%) Java
6 32 (6.56%) Python
7 26 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.48%) PHP
9 15 (3.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 14 (2.87%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.66%) Scala
11 13 (2.66%) VB
12 10 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.43%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.02%) C
15 5 (1.02%) VBA
15 5 (1.02%) X++
16 3 (0.61%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 22 (4.51%) Degree
2 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.43%) ISEB
4 3 (0.61%) CCNA
4 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MCSA
6 1 (0.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.07%) QA
2 12 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) HL7
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (9.43%) Docker
2 30 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.46%) HAProxy
3 11 (2.25%) Terraform
4 5 (1.02%) Nagios
5 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.61%) Puppet
6 3 (0.61%) SCCM
7 2 (0.41%) Istio
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.20%) Rancher
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 171 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.07%) Oracle
3 23 (4.71%) VMware
4 18 (3.69%) Citrix
5 16 (3.28%) Databricks
6 15 (3.07%) Alteryx
7 13 (2.66%) Sage
8 12 (2.46%) Veeam
9 10 (2.05%) SAP
9 10 (2.05%) Splunk
10 7 (1.43%) DevExpress
10 7 (1.43%) IFS
11 6 (1.23%) Cisco
12 5 (1.02%) Informatica
12 5 (1.02%) Telerik
13 4 (0.82%) Meraki
13 4 (0.82%) SnapLogic
14 3 (0.61%) Asigra
14 3 (0.61%) Cadence
14 3 (0.61%) Dynatrace