Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,360 1,873 2,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.96% 17.40% 20.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.77% 57.74% 60.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,192 1,715 2,170
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 2,679 3,244 4,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.50% 30.14% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,331 2,829 3,479
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,230
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.75% +2.73%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 967 £42,500 +6.25% 153
North Yorkshire +1 203 £42,500 +6.25% 40
South Yorkshire -1 118 £37,500 +7.14% 37
East Yorkshire +4 55 £40,000 +14.29% 16
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 796 (58.53%) SQL
2 718 (52.79%) .NET
3 684 (50.29%) C#
4 624 (45.88%) Microsoft
5 472 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
6 443 (32.57%) MVC
7 434 (31.91%) ASP.NET
8 395 (29.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 341 (25.07%) T-SQL
10 331 (24.34%) JavaScript
11 313 (23.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 298 (21.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 272 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
14 239 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 229 (16.84%) HTML
16 227 (16.69%) .NET Framework
17 216 (15.88%) CSS
18 183 (13.46%) ETL
18 183 (13.46%) TDD
19 175 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
20 174 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
20 174 (12.79%) Windows
21 171 (12.57%) Finance
22 166 (12.21%) jQuery
23 165 (12.13%) Visual Studio
24 160 (11.76%) Scrum
25 151 (11.10%) SQL Server 2016
26 150 (11.03%) Oracle
27 149 (10.96%) AngularJS
28 143 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008

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 83 (6.10%) IIS
2 70 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 54 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.76%) Skype for Business
5 19 (1.40%) CMS
6 15 (1.10%) Umbraco
7 10 (0.74%) Confluence
7 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.66%) Apache
8 9 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.66%) SAS
9 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.44%) Kentico
11 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.37%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.074%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.074%) FastStats
5 1 (0.074%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 175 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (3.01%) Office 365
4 12 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.66%) PaaS
6 8 (0.59%) IaaS
7 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.44%) GitHub
7 6 (0.44%) SaaS
8 4 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.29%) npm
9 3 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) Force.com
10 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.074%) Boomi
11 1 (0.074%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.01%) SAN
2 35 (2.57%) Firewall
3 34 (2.50%) LAN
4 32 (2.35%) DNS
5 31 (2.28%) WAN
6 26 (1.91%) DHCP
7 13 (0.96%) Internet
8 12 (0.88%) VPN
9 11 (0.81%) Network Security
9 11 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.81%) VoIP
10 8 (0.59%) VLAN
11 7 (0.51%) Skype
11 7 (0.51%) SMS
12 6 (0.44%) Broadband
12 6 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.44%) HTTP
13 5 (0.37%) FTP
13 5 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (29.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 313 (23.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 239 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 174 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
5 151 (11.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 143 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 112 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 87 (6.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 74 (5.44%) NoSQL
9 74 (5.44%) Power BI
10 48 (3.53%) Relational Database
11 47 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 42 (3.09%) MySQL
13 27 (1.99%) MongoDB
14 26 (1.91%) QlikView
15 19 (1.40%) RavenDB
16 15 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (1.03%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.96%) Big Data
18 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 165 (12.13%) Visual Studio
2 122 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 101 (7.43%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 34 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 29 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (1.91%) MSTest
7 26 (1.91%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.69%) Selenium
9 22 (1.62%) NUnit
10 19 (1.40%) Subversion
11 15 (1.10%) JIRA
12 13 (0.96%) Moq
13 12 (0.88%) FitNesse
14 11 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.51%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.51%) SoapUI
16 6 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
16 6 (0.44%) tSQLt
17 5 (0.37%) ReSharper
General
1 171 (12.57%) Finance
2 67 (4.93%) Advertising
3 42 (3.09%) Retail
4 26 (1.91%) Legal
5 24 (1.76%) Games
6 17 (1.25%) Law
7 14 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 13 (0.96%) Marketing
9 12 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.37%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Back Office
13 2 (0.15%) Electronics
13 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.074%) Automotive
14 1 (0.074%) Banking
14 1 (0.074%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 821 (60.37%) Developer
2 442 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 293 (21.54%) C# Developer
4 249 (18.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 185 (13.60%) Senior Developer
6 164 (12.06%) SQL Developer
7 124 (9.12%) DBA
8 116 (8.53%) Analyst
8 116 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 116 (8.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 112 (8.24%) Software Developer
10 102 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
11 96 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 94 (6.91%) SQL DBA
13 87 (6.40%) Administrator
14 85 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 73 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
16 68 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 67 (4.93%) .NET Software Developer
18 55 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 718 (52.79%) .NET
2 434 (31.91%) ASP.NET
3 298 (21.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 229 (16.84%) HTML
5 227 (16.69%) .NET Framework
6 216 (15.88%) CSS
7 166 (12.21%) jQuery
8 149 (10.96%) AngularJS
9 131 (9.63%) WCF
10 128 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 124 (9.12%) Web Services
12 123 (9.04%) Entity Framework
13 100 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 85 (6.25%) WPF
15 83 (6.10%) RESTful
16 82 (6.03%) XML
17 79 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 64 (4.71%) Node.js
19 59 (4.34%) KnockoutJS
20 55 (4.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
2 85 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.28%) Replication
6 26 (1.91%) Clustering
7 25 (1.84%) NHS
8 21 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.25%) Tandem
10 16 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.18%) User Experience
11 15 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 12 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.81%) PKI
14 10 (0.74%) Music Streaming
15 9 (0.66%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.66%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.51%) Social Network
17 5 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 174 (12.79%) Windows
2 120 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 60 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (3.38%) Linux
6 26 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.62%) Unix
8 15 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.29%) AIX
12 4 (0.29%) Android
12 4 (0.29%) HPUX
12 4 (0.29%) Solaris
13 3 (0.22%) CentOS
13 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (32.57%) MVC
3 272 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 183 (13.46%) ETL
4 183 (13.46%) TDD
5 160 (11.76%) Scrum
6 116 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
7 113 (8.31%) SDLC
8 112 (8.24%) Software Engineering
9 101 (7.43%) OO
10 96 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 95 (6.99%) Mentoring
12 93 (6.84%) Data Modelling
13 91 (6.69%) Web Application Development
14 88 (6.47%) Web Development
15 82 (6.03%) BDD
16 76 (5.59%) Migration
17 72 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 66 (4.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 796 (58.53%) SQL
2 684 (50.29%) C#
3 341 (25.07%) T-SQL
4 331 (24.34%) JavaScript
5 116 (8.53%) PowerShell
6 57 (4.19%) Ruby
7 55 (4.04%) VB
8 50 (3.68%) VB.NET
9 35 (2.57%) Java
10 34 (2.50%) Python
11 16 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.96%) VB6
14 10 (0.74%) C
14 10 (0.74%) VBA
15 9 (0.66%) F#
16 8 (0.59%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.59%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.51%) X++
18 6 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (6.54%) Degree
2 65 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (3.75%) MCSA
4 47 (3.46%) MCSE
5 21 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.66%) ISEB
10 8 (0.59%) CCNA
10 8 (0.59%) MCP
11 6 (0.44%) CEH
11 6 (0.44%) CREST Certified
11 6 (0.44%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.44%) OSCP
12 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.15%) CISSP
14 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.91%) GDPR
1 26 (1.91%) SLA
2 24 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.54%) QA
4 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.43%) XenDesktop
4 30 (2.21%) XenApp
5 29 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.54%) vSphere
7 15 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.96%) Docker
9 11 (0.81%) XenServer
10 9 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.44%) KVM
11 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.074%) OpenSIPS
14 1 (0.074%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.074%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.21%) SCCM
2 19 (1.40%) SCOM
3 17 (1.25%) Puppet
4 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 12 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.88%) WSUS
6 11 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
8 7 (0.51%) Ansible
9 6 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.44%) Kibana
10 5 (0.37%) Grafana
10 5 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.37%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.29%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.22%) DameWare
12 3 (0.22%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.22%) Plesk
12 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 624 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 150 (11.03%) Oracle
3 100 (7.35%) VMware
4 41 (3.01%) Tableau
5 36 (2.65%) Cisco
5 36 (2.65%) Citrix
5 36 (2.65%) SAP
6 30 (2.21%) HP
7 22 (1.62%) Google
7 22 (1.62%) NetApp
8 18 (1.32%) Twitter
9 17 (1.25%) CommVault
9 17 (1.25%) Veeam
10 16 (1.18%) Dell
11 12 (0.88%) Cognos
12 11 (0.81%) Talend
13 9 (0.66%) IBM
13 9 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.44%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.44%) Facebook