Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 770 989 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.64% 13.35% 13.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.72% 51.94% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 678 849 1,189
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,362 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.92% +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 1,518 1,904 2,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 24.91% 25.71% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,297 1,619 2,326
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -5 484 £45,000 +5.88% 103
North Yorkshire -1 175 £42,500 - 31
South Yorkshire +3 84 £40,000 +22.14% 43
East Yorkshire +9 25 £37,500 +3.45% 12
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 403 (52.34%) C#
2 401 (52.08%) .NET
3 398 (51.69%) SQL
4 303 (39.35%) Microsoft
5 271 (35.19%) Azure
6 262 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
7 228 (29.61%) JavaScript
8 216 (28.05%) MVC
9 203 (26.36%) ASP.NET
10 166 (21.56%) Windows
11 147 (19.09%) .NET Framework
12 138 (17.92%) Finance
13 123 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 107 (13.90%) HTML
14 107 (13.90%) AWS
15 106 (13.77%) Scrum
16 103 (13.38%) CSS
17 101 (13.12%) IIS
17 101 (13.12%) DevOps
18 98 (12.73%) Entity Framework
19 94 (12.21%) T-SQL
20 93 (12.08%) jQuery
21 90 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
22 85 (11.04%) MySQL
23 83 (10.78%) Software Engineering
24 82 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 80 (10.39%) Oracle
25 80 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
26 76 (9.87%) ASP.NET Web API
27 75 (9.74%) TDD

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
1 101 (13.12%) IIS
2 38 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.73%) Confluence
4 18 (2.34%) CMS
5 14 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.04%) Apache
10 7 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.65%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.39%) Jetty
13 3 (0.39%) SAS
14 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 37 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.38%) WebTrends
2 18 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.65%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.65%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.52%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.26%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 271 (35.19%) Azure
2 107 (13.90%) AWS
3 43 (5.58%) Power Platform
4 21 (2.73%) GCP
5 20 (2.60%) Office 365
5 20 (2.60%) SaaS
6 12 (1.56%) PaaS
7 11 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.30%) Boomi
8 10 (1.30%) IaaS
9 6 (0.78%) GitHub
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.13%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.32%) Firewall
2 28 (3.64%) SAN
3 25 (3.25%) DNS
4 21 (2.73%) DHCP
4 21 (2.73%) Internet
5 19 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.34%) LAN
7 17 (2.21%) WAN
8 16 (2.08%) VPN
9 9 (1.17%) VLAN
10 8 (1.04%) Wireless
11 7 (0.91%) Intranet
12 6 (0.78%) RFID
13 5 (0.65%) ISDN
13 5 (0.65%) MPLS
13 5 (0.65%) NAS
13 5 (0.65%) Skype
14 4 (0.52%) HTTP
14 4 (0.52%) PBX
14 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.04%) MySQL
2 82 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (9.35%) Relational Database
4 61 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (6.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 44 (5.71%) RDBMS
8 43 (5.58%) Power BI
9 37 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.82%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.69%) DB2
13 13 (1.69%) Star Schema
14 11 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.30%) NoSQL
16 9 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.10%) JIRA
3 35 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 35 (4.55%) Selenium
4 34 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (4.16%) Jenkins
6 31 (4.03%) Visual Studio
7 29 (3.77%) Subversion
8 27 (3.51%) SpecFlow
9 26 (3.38%) Maven
10 18 (2.34%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.82%) LINQPad
11 14 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.69%) NUnit
13 10 (1.30%) Ant
13 10 (1.30%) JUnit
13 10 (1.30%) MSTest
13 10 (1.30%) Postman
14 8 (1.04%) Android Studio
General
1 138 (17.92%) Finance
2 39 (5.06%) Retail
3 33 (4.29%) Legal
4 24 (3.12%) Manufacturing
5 7 (0.91%) Public Sector
6 6 (0.78%) Law
6 6 (0.78%) Marketing
6 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.52%) Games
8 3 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.26%) Local Government
9 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 405 (52.60%) Developer
2 201 (26.10%) .NET Developer
3 145 (18.83%) C# Developer
4 110 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 109 (14.16%) Senior Developer
6 81 (10.52%) Analyst
7 75 (9.74%) Senior .NET Developer
8 55 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 49 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 43 (5.58%) Architect
11 42 (5.45%) SQL Developer
12 40 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
13 33 (4.29%) Software Engineer
13 33 (4.29%) Technical Leader
14 28 (3.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 27 (3.51%) IT Analyst
16 26 (3.38%) Applications Support
17 25 (3.25%) Azure Developer
17 25 (3.25%) DBA
17 25 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (52.08%) .NET
2 203 (26.36%) ASP.NET
3 147 (19.09%) .NET Framework
4 123 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 107 (13.90%) HTML
6 103 (13.38%) CSS
7 98 (12.73%) Entity Framework
8 93 (12.08%) jQuery
9 76 (9.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 72 (9.35%) AngularJS
11 71 (9.22%) .NET Core
12 68 (8.83%) Web Services
13 58 (7.53%) RESTful
14 57 (7.40%) XML
15 37 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 36 (4.68%) React
17 31 (4.03%) REST
18 28 (3.64%) HTML5
19 27 (3.51%) JSON
20 23 (2.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.21%) User Experience
7 13 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.43%) Clustering
8 11 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.30%) NHS
10 8 (1.04%) Robotics
11 7 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.52%) CMDB
14 4 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.39%) PKI
15 3 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 166 (21.56%) Windows
2 64 (8.31%) Windows Server
3 40 (5.19%) Linux
4 21 (2.73%) Unix
5 20 (2.60%) Android
5 20 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.21%) Windows 8
7 12 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.30%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (28.05%) MVC
3 106 (13.77%) Scrum
4 101 (13.12%) DevOps
5 90 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (10.78%) Software Engineering
7 80 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (9.74%) TDD
9 66 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (7.79%) SDLC
11 51 (6.62%) Microservices
12 50 (6.49%) Mentoring
13 48 (6.23%) Test Automation
14 46 (5.97%) Web Development
15 43 (5.58%) Unit Testing
16 41 (5.32%) ETL
17 38 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (4.68%) ERP
19 34 (4.42%) OO
19 34 (4.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (52.34%) C#
2 398 (51.69%) SQL
3 228 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 94 (12.21%) T-SQL
5 47 (6.10%) Java
6 46 (5.97%) Python
7 37 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 21 (2.73%) PL/SQL
9 20 (2.60%) VB
10 17 (2.21%) Ruby
11 16 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.95%) Java 8
13 13 (1.69%) Perl
14 11 (1.43%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.91%) PHP
15 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.91%) XAML
16 6 (0.78%) ES6
17 5 (0.65%) C++
18 4 (0.52%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 54 (7.01%) Degree
2 29 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.51%) MCSE
4 20 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (2.47%) CCNA
6 10 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.04%) ISEB
7 8 (1.04%) MCP
7 8 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.65%) CCNP
8 5 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.65%) HND
9 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.52%) MCITP
10 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.26%) PhD
11 1 (0.13%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) SANS
11 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.84%) QA
2 15 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.69%) SLA
4 4 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 31 (4.03%) Docker
4 27 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.43%) vSphere
6 9 (1.17%) XenApp
7 8 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.39%) KVM
8 3 (0.39%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.13%) NFS
10 1 (0.13%) Postfix
10 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (2.21%) Ansible
1 17 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.95%) SCCM
3 9 (1.17%) WSUS
4 5 (0.65%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.39%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.39%) Nessus
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.26%) Terraform
6 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 303 (39.35%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.39%) Oracle
3 34 (4.42%) VMware
4 29 (3.77%) Cisco
5 18 (2.34%) Tableau
6 17 (2.21%) Dell
6 17 (2.21%) Google
7 14 (1.82%) Sitecore
8 13 (1.69%) Citrix
9 12 (1.56%) HP
9 12 (1.56%) Veeam
10 11 (1.43%) SAP
10 11 (1.43%) Xamarin
11 10 (1.30%) NetApp
12 9 (1.17%) Sage
13 6 (0.78%) RedGate
13 6 (0.78%) T-Plan
13 6 (0.78%) UiPath
14 5 (0.65%) Asigra
14 5 (0.65%) Xero