Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 271 952 1,157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.25% 12.98% 13.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.18% 53.27% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 274 928 1,039
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,150 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,375 £58,825 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 749 1,787 2,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.33% 24.37% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 673 1,573 1,954
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,200 £58,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 142 £45,000 +5.88% 50
North Yorkshire +41 67 £43,500 +2.35% 12
South Yorkshire -10 54 £45,000 +20.00% 12
East Yorkshire -6 8 £45,000 - 7
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 134 (49.45%) C#
1 134 (49.45%) .NET
2 106 (39.11%) SQL
3 89 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 89 (32.84%) Microsoft
4 86 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (28.78%) Azure
6 77 (28.41%) MVC
7 60 (22.14%) Windows
8 56 (20.66%) HTML
9 55 (20.30%) .NET Core
10 45 (16.61%) ASP.NET
11 44 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 39 (14.39%) CSS
12 39 (14.39%) AngularJS
12 39 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (13.65%) T-SQL
13 37 (13.65%) TDD
14 36 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (12.92%) DevOps
16 33 (12.18%) Active Directory
16 33 (12.18%) Software Engineering
17 31 (11.44%) Web Development
17 31 (11.44%) Oracle
17 31 (11.44%) HTML5
17 31 (11.44%) Windows Server
18 29 (10.70%) User Experience
19 27 (9.96%) QA
19 27 (9.96%) MySQL

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 26 (9.59%) IIS
2 8 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.58%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.85%) Apache
5 3 (1.11%) Confluence
5 3 (1.11%) Drupal
5 3 (1.11%) nginx
5 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Mule
7 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Infor CRM
1 5 (1.85%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.74%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (28.78%) Azure
2 24 (8.86%) Power Platform
3 21 (7.75%) AWS
4 20 (7.38%) Office 365
5 7 (2.58%) GitHub
6 5 (1.85%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.85%) Slack
7 4 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.74%) Apigee
8 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.74%) SaaS
8 2 (0.74%) Serverless
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.37%) NuGet
9 1 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) DNS
2 13 (4.80%) DHCP
3 11 (4.06%) Firewall
4 8 (2.95%) Internet
4 8 (2.95%) LAN
4 8 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.95%) VPN
5 6 (2.21%) Skype
6 5 (1.85%) SSL
6 5 (1.85%) WAN
7 4 (1.48%) Intranet
7 4 (1.48%) Network Security
7 4 (1.48%) VLAN
8 2 (0.74%) AMQP
8 2 (0.74%) HTTP
8 2 (0.74%) RFID
9 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.37%) ISDN
9 1 (0.37%) MPLS
9 1 (0.37%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (9.96%) MySQL
4 24 (8.86%) MongoDB
5 21 (7.75%) Power BI
6 19 (7.01%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (6.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 16 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.69%) NoSQL
10 10 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.85%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.85%) QlikView
13 4 (1.48%) DTS
13 4 (1.48%) OLAP
13 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.95%) Selenium
5 7 (2.58%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (2.21%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.85%) JIRA
7 5 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.11%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.74%) GitLab
9 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.74%) NUnit
9 2 (0.74%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.37%) Maven
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 22 (8.12%) Finance
2 16 (5.90%) Retail
3 7 (2.58%) Marketing
4 6 (2.21%) Local Government
5 4 (1.48%) Games
5 4 (1.48%) Legal
5 4 (1.48%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.11%) Housing Association
6 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 135 (49.82%) Developer
2 69 (25.46%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.76%) Senior Developer
4 27 (9.96%) C# Developer
4 27 (9.96%) DBA
4 27 (9.96%) Software Developer
5 24 (8.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 21 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (7.38%) SQL DBA
8 14 (5.17%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.80%) Analyst
9 13 (4.80%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.43%) Technical Support
11 11 (4.06%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (4.06%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (3.69%) Architect
12 10 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (3.69%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (49.45%) .NET
2 56 (20.66%) HTML
3 55 (20.30%) .NET Core
4 45 (16.61%) ASP.NET
5 39 (14.39%) AngularJS
5 39 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (14.39%) CSS
6 31 (11.44%) HTML5
7 25 (9.23%) XML
8 23 (8.49%) jQuery
8 23 (8.49%) Web Services
9 22 (8.12%) React
10 20 (7.38%) .NET Framework
11 19 (7.01%) RESTful
12 14 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (4.43%) Elastic Stack
14 11 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (4.06%) CSS3
15 10 (3.69%) JSON
15 10 (3.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.70%) User Experience
2 24 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (7.38%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.32%) iPhone
6 8 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.85%) Replication
8 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.74%) Clustering
10 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.37%) Life Science
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.37%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.14%) Windows
2 31 (11.44%) Windows Server
3 19 (7.01%) Android
4 12 (4.43%) Linux
5 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (1.48%) Debian
7 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.41%) MVC
3 37 (13.65%) TDD
4 35 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (12.92%) DevOps
5 33 (12.18%) Software Engineering
6 31 (11.44%) Web Development
7 26 (9.59%) Unit Testing
8 24 (8.86%) Microservices
9 23 (8.49%) ETL
10 22 (8.12%) ITIL
11 21 (7.75%) ERP
12 20 (7.38%) Analytics
12 20 (7.38%) OOP
13 18 (6.64%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.64%) SDLC
14 17 (6.27%) Test Automation
15 16 (5.90%) BDD
16 15 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 134 (49.45%) C#
2 106 (39.11%) SQL
3 89 (32.84%) JavaScript
4 37 (13.65%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.38%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.90%) Java
7 12 (4.43%) VB
8 9 (3.32%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.95%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.95%) Python
9 8 (2.95%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.85%) PHP
11 3 (1.11%) C++
11 3 (1.11%) Java 8
12 2 (0.74%) C
12 2 (0.74%) VBScript
13 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (7.01%) Degree
2 10 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.58%) MCP
4 6 (2.21%) MCSA
5 4 (1.48%) CCNA
5 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.11%) MCSE
6 3 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.96%) QA
2 10 (3.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (12.18%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.59%) Docker
3 9 (3.32%) Terminal Server
3 9 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.85%) Puppet
3 3 (1.11%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.11%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.74%) Terraform
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.37%) Nessus
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.44%) Oracle
3 17 (6.27%) VMware
4 14 (5.17%) Citrix
5 6 (2.21%) Apple
6 5 (1.85%) Cisco
6 5 (1.85%) Sage
7 4 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.48%) Splunk
7 4 (1.48%) Veeam
8 3 (1.11%) Asigra
8 3 (1.11%) Meraki
8 3 (1.11%) New Relic
8 3 (1.11%) SAP
8 3 (1.11%) Tableau
9 2 (0.74%) Mitel
10 1 (0.37%) Dell
10 1 (0.37%) Google
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com