Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,266 1,825 2,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.27% 17.07% 18.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.43% 51.70% 58.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 1,656 1,897
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £53,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,669 3,530 3,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.97% 33.02% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,270 3,062 3,115
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 797 £42,500 +6.25% 151
North Yorkshire -2 228 £45,000 +12.50% 26
South Yorkshire +1 168 £37,500 +7.14% 28
East Yorkshire -4 45 £37,500 +7.14% 12
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 696 (54.98%) SQL
2 688 (54.34%) .NET
3 638 (50.39%) C#
4 554 (43.76%) Microsoft
5 494 (39.02%) MVC
6 433 (34.20%) ASP.NET
7 411 (32.46%) JavaScript
8 388 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
9 338 (26.70%) T-SQL
10 327 (25.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 303 (23.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 260 (20.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 257 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
14 254 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 228 (18.01%) HTML
16 216 (17.06%) CSS
17 206 (16.27%) Finance
18 193 (15.24%) Windows
19 188 (14.85%) jQuery
20 185 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
21 184 (14.53%) .NET Framework
22 183 (14.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 181 (14.30%) TDD
24 145 (11.45%) Oracle
25 140 (11.06%) Entity Framework
26 130 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
27 129 (10.19%) Unit Testing
28 128 (10.11%) Visual Studio
29 124 (9.79%) Software Engineering
29 124 (9.79%) Git (software)

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
1 100 (7.90%) IIS
2 59 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.90%) CMS
4 23 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.26%) SAS
7 16 (1.26%) Skype for Business
8 13 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.63%) CloudStack
11 8 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.63%) JBoss
11 8 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
11 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.55%) Apache
13 6 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 62 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.24%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.16%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.16%) Relativity
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.079%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.079%) Lawson
6 1 (0.079%) Magento
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.079%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 254 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.05%) SaaS
4 22 (1.74%) Office 365
5 21 (1.66%) PaaS
6 18 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (1.34%) IaaS
8 12 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.24%) Google Play
13 2 (0.16%) NuGet
13 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.16%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.079%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.61%) DNS
2 18 (1.42%) LAN
3 17 (1.34%) DHCP
4 16 (1.26%) SAN
4 16 (1.26%) WAN
5 15 (1.18%) Firewall
6 14 (1.11%) Internet
6 14 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.03%) HTTP
8 12 (0.95%) SMTP
9 9 (0.71%) Skype
10 8 (0.63%) FTP
11 7 (0.55%) Network Security
12 6 (0.47%) SSH
13 5 (0.39%) NAS
14 4 (0.32%) Wireless
15 3 (0.24%) Intranet
15 3 (0.24%) SMS
15 3 (0.24%) VPN
15 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (23.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 260 (20.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 185 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
4 183 (14.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 103 (8.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 97 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 91 (7.19%) MySQL
8 88 (6.95%) NoSQL
9 70 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 61 (4.82%) Power BI
11 51 (4.03%) Relational Database
12 44 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 40 (3.16%) Oracle Database
14 39 (3.08%) MongoDB
15 36 (2.84%) QlikView
16 26 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
17 25 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
18 22 (1.74%) RavenDB
19 20 (1.58%) Data Lake
19 20 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 128 (10.11%) Visual Studio
2 124 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 103 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 42 (3.32%) JIRA
6 24 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (1.50%) Selenium
8 17 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (1.26%) NUnit
9 16 (1.26%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.18%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.03%) gulp
12 11 (0.87%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.79%) Grunt
13 10 (0.79%) Subversion
13 10 (0.79%) webpack
14 8 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.55%) FitNesse
General
1 206 (16.27%) Finance
2 83 (6.56%) Retail
3 56 (4.42%) Advertising
4 34 (2.69%) Marketing
5 24 (1.90%) Legal
6 20 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.87%) Games
9 9 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.47%) Back Office
10 6 (0.47%) Banking
11 5 (0.39%) Automotive
11 5 (0.39%) Law
11 5 (0.39%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.32%) Electronics
13 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.079%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.079%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.079%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 736 (58.14%) Developer
2 394 (31.12%) .NET Developer
3 289 (22.83%) C# Developer
4 226 (17.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 163 (12.88%) Senior Developer
6 129 (10.19%) Analyst
7 126 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 122 (9.64%) DBA
9 121 (9.56%) SQL Developer
10 113 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 96 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 94 (7.42%) SQL DBA
13 91 (7.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 90 (7.11%) Software Developer
15 83 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
16 80 (6.32%) Senior C# Developer
17 64 (5.06%) Applications Support
18 56 (4.42%) Administrator
19 55 (4.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 52 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (54.34%) .NET
2 433 (34.20%) ASP.NET
3 327 (25.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 228 (18.01%) HTML
5 216 (17.06%) CSS
6 188 (14.85%) jQuery
7 184 (14.53%) .NET Framework
8 140 (11.06%) Entity Framework
9 130 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 116 (9.16%) AngularJS
11 76 (6.00%) WCF
12 74 (5.85%) Web Services
13 69 (5.45%) RESTful
14 66 (5.21%) .NET Core
14 66 (5.21%) Node.js
15 64 (5.06%) XML
16 56 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 53 (4.19%) React
18 51 (4.03%) HTML5
19 47 (3.71%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.05%) Replication
7 24 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 24 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (1.82%) User Experience
9 22 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.03%) NHS
12 12 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.87%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.79%) Clustering
14 10 (0.79%) EPoS
14 10 (0.79%) PKI
15 8 (0.63%) e-Learning
16 7 (0.55%) Fintech
17 6 (0.47%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 193 (15.24%) Windows
2 98 (7.74%) Windows Server
3 52 (4.11%) Linux
4 32 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (2.45%) Android
6 25 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.50%) Unix
8 14 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.95%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.71%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.39%) AIX
13 5 (0.39%) Debian
13 5 (0.39%) HPUX
13 5 (0.39%) Solaris
14 4 (0.32%) VMS
14 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.079%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (39.02%) MVC
2 388 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
4 181 (14.30%) TDD
5 129 (10.19%) Unit Testing
6 124 (9.79%) Software Engineering
7 116 (9.16%) BDD
8 113 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
9 109 (8.61%) ETL
10 103 (8.14%) Scrum
11 85 (6.71%) Mentoring
11 85 (6.71%) Migration
12 81 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
13 72 (5.69%) Web Development
14 70 (5.53%) OO
15 66 (5.21%) Data Modelling
15 66 (5.21%) DevOps
15 66 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
16 62 (4.90%) ITIL
17 59 (4.66%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 696 (54.98%) SQL
2 638 (50.39%) C#
3 411 (32.46%) JavaScript
4 338 (26.70%) T-SQL
5 114 (9.00%) PowerShell
6 90 (7.11%) VB.NET
7 68 (5.37%) VB
8 51 (4.03%) Ruby
9 45 (3.55%) Java
10 38 (3.00%) Python
11 34 (2.69%) PHP
12 32 (2.53%) VBA
13 18 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.11%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.95%) C++
18 8 (0.63%) Perl
19 7 (0.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
19 7 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 77 (6.08%) Degree
2 29 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.26%) MCSE
5 14 (1.11%) MCSA
6 11 (0.87%) ISEB
6 11 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.63%) OCP
8 8 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.47%) MCSD
10 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.32%) MCITP
11 4 (0.32%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.32%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.24%) CCNA
12 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.16%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.92%) QA
2 21 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.26%) SLA
4 14 (1.11%) GDPR
5 13 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.079%) HL7
10 1 (0.079%) IASME
System Software
1 50 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.42%) vSphere
5 17 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.03%) Docker
7 11 (0.87%) XenServer
8 8 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.63%) Xen
9 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.32%) XenApp
11 3 (0.24%) Firmware
11 3 (0.24%) KVM
11 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.42%) Puppet
2 17 (1.34%) Ansible
3 15 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.18%) SCCM
4 10 (0.79%) SCOM
5 9 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (0.63%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.39%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.39%) Terraform
9 4 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.24%) Nagios
10 3 (0.24%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.16%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 554 (43.76%) Microsoft
2 145 (11.45%) Oracle
3 84 (6.64%) Tableau
4 51 (4.03%) VMware
5 47 (3.71%) Xamarin
6 27 (2.13%) Cisco
7 26 (2.05%) Google
8 18 (1.42%) SAP
9 15 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.11%) Cognos
11 13 (1.03%) Sybase
12 11 (0.87%) Citrix
13 9 (0.71%) HP
13 9 (0.71%) Sage
14 8 (0.63%) Alteryx
14 8 (0.63%) Twitter
14 8 (0.63%) Zend
15 7 (0.55%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.55%) Teradata
16 6 (0.47%) Dell