Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 956 1,347 1,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.28% 13.57% 17.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.48% 49.21% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,212 1,708
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,857 2,737 3,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.80% 27.58% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 2,389 2,852
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 0 608 £42,500 - 245
North Yorkshire +2 206 £42,500 - 55
South Yorkshire -7 101 £35,497 -5.34% 65
East Yorkshire -5 27 £35,000 -12.50% 17
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 542 (56.69%) SQL
2 474 (49.58%) .NET
3 463 (48.43%) C#
4 417 (43.62%) Microsoft
5 313 (32.74%) JavaScript
6 305 (31.90%) MVC
7 286 (29.92%) ASP.NET
8 240 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
9 224 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 193 (20.19%) Windows
11 188 (19.67%) T-SQL
12 182 (19.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 178 (18.62%) HTML
14 174 (18.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 174 (18.20%) .NET Framework
15 161 (16.84%) CSS
16 152 (15.90%) jQuery
17 141 (14.75%) Entity Framework
18 138 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
19 130 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 115 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
21 111 (11.61%) Visual Studio
22 109 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
23 108 (11.30%) TDD
24 103 (10.77%) Oracle
25 102 (10.67%) Software Engineering
25 102 (10.67%) AngularJS
26 101 (10.56%) Finance
27 99 (10.36%) ETL
28 94 (9.83%) IIS

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 94 (9.83%) IIS
2 90 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 21 (2.20%) CMS
5 18 (1.88%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.94%) Confluence
8 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.84%) Apache
9 8 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (0.63%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.63%) SAS
12 5 (0.52%) nginx
13 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) HipChat
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.31%) Movex
4 3 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.21%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.10%) FastStats
6 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 224 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (5.75%) Office 365
4 26 (2.72%) SaaS
5 14 (1.46%) IaaS
6 13 (1.36%) PaaS
7 10 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.73%) Sage Pay
10 6 (0.63%) NuGet
11 5 (0.52%) Force.com
11 5 (0.52%) GitHub
12 4 (0.42%) Yammer
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.21%) Akamai
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.29%) DNS
2 39 (4.08%) LAN
2 39 (4.08%) WAN
3 31 (3.24%) DHCP
4 27 (2.82%) Firewall
5 20 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.99%) SAN
7 15 (1.57%) Internet
8 14 (1.46%) VPN
8 14 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.26%) VoIP
10 11 (1.15%) NAS
11 7 (0.73%) FTP
11 7 (0.73%) Wireless
11 7 (0.73%) WLAN
12 5 (0.52%) HTTP
12 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.52%) Intranet
12 5 (0.52%) Skype
12 5 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (18.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 130 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 115 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
4 89 (9.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 78 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (6.49%) MySQL
7 57 (5.96%) Relational Database
8 55 (5.75%) Power BI
9 54 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 50 (5.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 30 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 29 (3.03%) NoSQL
13 21 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (2.20%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.88%) Big Data
14 18 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (1.78%) DB2
15 17 (1.78%) MongoDB
16 14 (1.46%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 111 (11.61%) Visual Studio
2 75 (7.85%) Git (software)
3 72 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (2.30%) Selenium
5 14 (1.46%) ERwin
5 14 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.05%) JIRA
7 10 (1.05%) NUnit
8 9 (0.94%) AccuRev
8 9 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.73%) webpack
11 6 (0.63%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.63%) JMeter
11 6 (0.63%) Subversion
12 5 (0.52%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.21%) gulp
General
1 101 (10.56%) Finance
2 22 (2.30%) Legal
2 22 (2.30%) Retail
3 18 (1.88%) Games
4 14 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.05%) Marketing
7 7 (0.73%) Automotive
7 7 (0.73%) Banking
8 3 (0.31%) Advertising
8 3 (0.31%) Back Office
8 3 (0.31%) Local Government
9 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.10%) Law
10 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 542 (56.69%) Developer
2 250 (26.15%) .NET Developer
3 193 (20.19%) C# Developer
4 141 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 134 (14.02%) Senior Developer
6 101 (10.56%) Analyst
7 95 (9.94%) DBA
8 85 (8.89%) Software Developer
9 79 (8.26%) SQL Developer
10 73 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 69 (7.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 67 (7.01%) Administrator
12 67 (7.01%) SQL DBA
13 65 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
14 60 (6.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 50 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
16 46 (4.81%) .NET Software Developer
17 43 (4.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 40 (4.18%) Applications Support
18 40 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (49.58%) .NET
2 286 (29.92%) ASP.NET
3 182 (19.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 178 (18.62%) HTML
5 174 (18.20%) .NET Framework
6 161 (16.84%) CSS
7 152 (15.90%) jQuery
8 141 (14.75%) Entity Framework
9 109 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 102 (10.67%) AngularJS
11 85 (8.89%) Web Services
12 55 (5.75%) WCF
13 52 (5.44%) XML
14 50 (5.23%) REST
15 47 (4.92%) HTML5
16 46 (4.81%) React
17 45 (4.71%) .NET Core
18 44 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (3.66%) RESTful
19 35 (3.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (3.66%) User Experience
4 33 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.24%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.51%) NHS
7 21 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.26%) Replication
11 11 (1.15%) Fintech
11 11 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.73%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.63%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.52%) CCTV
14 5 (0.52%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.42%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.42%) Learning Management System
16 3 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 193 (20.19%) Windows
2 89 (9.31%) Windows Server
3 68 (7.11%) Linux
4 54 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (3.24%) Android
7 30 (3.14%) Unix
8 25 (2.62%) Windows 10
9 19 (1.99%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.73%) Solaris
11 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.31%) VMS
14 2 (0.21%) AIX
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (31.90%) MVC
2 240 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
4 108 (11.30%) TDD
5 102 (10.67%) Software Engineering
6 99 (10.36%) ETL
7 72 (7.53%) Data Modelling
7 72 (7.53%) Unit Testing
8 70 (7.32%) Scrum
9 66 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 65 (6.80%) ITIL
11 58 (6.07%) BDD
12 57 (5.96%) OOP
13 54 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (5.65%) SDLC
14 53 (5.54%) Mentoring
15 48 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
15 48 (5.02%) OO
16 47 (4.92%) DevOps
17 46 (4.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 542 (56.69%) SQL
2 463 (48.43%) C#
3 313 (32.74%) JavaScript
4 188 (19.67%) T-SQL
5 61 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 28 (2.93%) VB.NET
7 25 (2.62%) Java
8 23 (2.41%) VB
9 19 (1.99%) TypeScript
10 16 (1.67%) PHP
11 15 (1.57%) Python
12 13 (1.36%) Ruby
13 12 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.15%) ES6
15 9 (0.94%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.84%) C++
16 8 (0.84%) VBA
17 7 (0.73%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 69 (7.22%) Degree
2 18 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.26%) CCNA
4 12 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.05%) CISA
5 10 (1.05%) CISM
5 10 (1.05%) CISSP
6 9 (0.94%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.73%) OCP
8 7 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.52%) CCNP
10 5 (0.52%) MCSE
11 4 (0.42%) HND
11 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.71%) QA
2 23 (2.41%) SLA
3 20 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.73%) GDPR
6 6 (0.63%) HL7
7 4 (0.42%) PMO
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.26%) Docker
6 8 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.84%) vSphere
7 7 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.42%) XenApp
9 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.15%) SCCM
2 10 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (1.05%) vCenter Server
3 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.73%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.42%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.31%) WSUS
8 2 (0.21%) Ansible
8 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.21%) SCOM
8 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.21%) Terraform
9 1 (0.10%) Kibana
9 1 (0.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 417 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 103 (10.77%) Oracle
3 74 (7.74%) VMware
4 42 (4.39%) Cisco
5 38 (3.97%) Tableau
6 35 (3.66%) Xamarin
7 29 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 22 (2.30%) Citrix
9 21 (2.20%) Sybase
10 19 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.36%) Google
11 13 (1.36%) HP
11 13 (1.36%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.36%) Symantec
11 13 (1.36%) webMethods
12 12 (1.26%) IBM
12 12 (1.26%) Veeam
13 10 (1.05%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.94%) Adobe
14 9 (0.94%) Software AG