Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,025 1,274 1,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.39% 13.38% 17.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.67% 47.75% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1,135 1,643
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,125 £28,570 £26,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,000 £53,000
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 1,875 2,668 3,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 24.49% 28.02% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,669 2,268 3,044
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,112 £60,000 £60,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 642 £42,500 - 138
South Yorkshire +6 195 £37,500 - 44
North Yorkshire -53 134 £45,000 - 25
East Yorkshire -3 43 £45,000 +20.00% 8
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 582 (56.78%) SQL
2 493 (48.10%) .NET
3 488 (47.61%) C#
4 461 (44.98%) Microsoft
5 330 (32.20%) JavaScript
6 296 (28.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 289 (28.20%) ASP.NET
8 278 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
9 246 (24.00%) MVC
10 220 (21.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 197 (19.22%) Windows
12 181 (17.66%) T-SQL
13 167 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 164 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
15 158 (15.41%) HTML
16 144 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 136 (13.27%) .NET Framework
18 135 (13.17%) Software Engineering
18 135 (13.17%) Windows Server
19 131 (12.78%) Finance
20 125 (12.20%) CSS
21 124 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
22 110 (10.73%) IIS
23 109 (10.63%) Scrum
24 104 (10.15%) jQuery
25 102 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 101 (9.85%) Git (software)
27 100 (9.76%) AngularJS
28 98 (9.56%) XML
28 98 (9.56%) ETL

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
1 110 (10.73%) IIS
2 73 (7.12%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (1.76%) CMS
5 17 (1.66%) Skype for Business
6 16 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 15 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.07%) Drupal
9 10 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.68%) SAS
12 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.59%) OpenEdge
12 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.49%) Apache
13 5 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.39%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 53 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) HipChat
6 2 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.17%) WebTrends
2 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.39%) Unica
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.29%) FastStats
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 296 (28.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (9.27%) Power Platform
3 90 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (7.32%) Office 365
5 21 (2.05%) SaaS
6 8 (0.78%) PaaS
7 6 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.59%) IaaS
8 5 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.39%) Serverless
10 3 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.20%) GitHub
11 2 (0.20%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 73 (7.12%) Firewall
2 47 (4.59%) DNS
3 45 (4.39%) SAN
4 41 (4.00%) DHCP
5 36 (3.51%) VPN
5 36 (3.51%) WAN
6 35 (3.41%) TCP/IP
7 34 (3.32%) LAN
8 21 (2.05%) Wireless
9 17 (1.66%) Internet
10 14 (1.37%) ISDN
10 14 (1.37%) NAS
10 14 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (1.37%) Skype
11 13 (1.27%) MPLS
12 12 (1.17%) NGN
12 12 (1.17%) PBX
13 11 (1.07%) VLAN
14 9 (0.88%) Broadband
15 7 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (21.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 144 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 124 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
4 102 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 95 (9.27%) Power BI
6 78 (7.61%) Relational Database
7 70 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 66 (6.44%) MySQL
8 66 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 50 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 43 (4.20%) RDBMS
11 37 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (2.54%) NoSQL
13 23 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (1.95%) Star Schema
16 17 (1.66%) QlikView
17 15 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 12 (1.17%) DB2
18 12 (1.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 101 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 90 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (7.80%) Visual Studio
4 48 (4.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (3.22%) Subversion
6 27 (2.63%) Selenium
7 22 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (1.56%) JIRA
8 16 (1.56%) SpecFlow
9 12 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.17%) tSQLt
10 9 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.88%) FitNesse
11 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.78%) WiX
12 6 (0.59%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.49%) NUnit
13 5 (0.49%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.49%) webpack
14 4 (0.39%) GitLab
General
1 131 (12.78%) Finance
2 37 (3.61%) Retail
3 32 (3.12%) Marketing
4 24 (2.34%) Legal
5 17 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.07%) Law
7 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.59%) Games
9 5 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.29%) Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Billing
11 2 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.098%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.098%) Automotive
12 1 (0.098%) Military
Job Titles
1 538 (52.49%) Developer
2 234 (22.83%) .NET Developer
3 190 (18.54%) C# Developer
4 155 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 145 (14.15%) Senior Developer
6 117 (11.41%) Software Developer
7 88 (8.59%) SQL Developer
8 85 (8.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 81 (7.90%) Senior C# Developer
10 80 (7.80%) DBA
11 79 (7.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 76 (7.41%) Analyst
13 69 (6.73%) SQL DBA
14 65 (6.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 49 (4.78%) Administrator
16 46 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
17 44 (4.29%) Software Engineer
18 41 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 34 (3.32%) Lead Developer
19 34 (3.32%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (48.10%) .NET
2 289 (28.20%) ASP.NET
3 167 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 158 (15.41%) HTML
5 136 (13.27%) .NET Framework
6 125 (12.20%) CSS
7 104 (10.15%) jQuery
8 100 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 98 (9.56%) XML
10 88 (8.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 80 (7.80%) Entity Framework
12 72 (7.02%) Web Services
13 64 (6.24%) REST
14 59 (5.76%) Spring
15 55 (5.37%) .NET Core
16 50 (4.88%) SOAP
17 49 (4.78%) React
18 46 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 38 (3.71%) XSLT
20 36 (3.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.24%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 34 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (2.83%) NHS
7 14 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.37%) Replication
8 13 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.27%) User Experience
9 12 (1.17%) Clustering
9 12 (1.17%) CMDB
9 12 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
11 9 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.59%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.39%) HP Storage
15 3 (0.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 197 (19.22%) Windows
2 135 (13.17%) Windows Server
3 62 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (4.10%) Linux
6 23 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.05%) Windows 10
8 19 (1.85%) Unix
9 14 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.27%) Android
11 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.68%) Solaris
11 7 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (24.00%) MVC
3 164 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 135 (13.17%) Software Engineering
5 109 (10.63%) Scrum
6 98 (9.56%) ETL
7 88 (8.59%) Mentoring
7 88 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (7.80%) Data Modelling
8 80 (7.80%) TDD
9 71 (6.93%) DevOps
10 62 (6.05%) SOA
11 61 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 61 (5.95%) SDLC
12 60 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
13 59 (5.76%) Migration
14 58 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 55 (5.37%) Process Improvement
16 54 (5.27%) Test Automation
17 53 (5.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 582 (56.78%) SQL
2 488 (47.61%) C#
3 330 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 181 (17.66%) T-SQL
5 97 (9.46%) PowerShell
6 67 (6.54%) Java
7 42 (4.10%) VB.NET
8 40 (3.90%) VB
9 23 (2.24%) TypeScript
10 19 (1.85%) C++
10 19 (1.85%) Python
10 19 (1.85%) Ruby
11 17 (1.66%) PHP
12 15 (1.46%) ES6
12 15 (1.46%) VBA
13 10 (0.98%) Go
14 6 (0.59%) C
14 6 (0.59%) Perl
14 6 (0.59%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 94 (9.17%) Degree
2 44 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (3.51%) MCSE
4 33 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (3.02%) CCNA
6 16 (1.56%) CCNP
7 14 (1.37%) HND
8 12 (1.17%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.98%) ISEB
10 9 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.78%) MCSA
12 7 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.49%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.39%) PhD
15 3 (0.29%) MCP
15 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
16 2 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.78%) QA
2 40 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.05%) SLA
4 17 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.78%) GDPR
6 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) FINRA
7 2 (0.20%) MiFID
7 2 (0.20%) PMO
8 1 (0.098%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 94 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.44%) vSphere
5 23 (2.24%) XenApp
6 21 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (1.17%) Docker
8 8 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.098%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.098%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (2.44%) SCCM
2 17 (1.66%) WSUS
3 13 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.68%) Nessus
5 5 (0.49%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.29%) Ansible
7 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.29%) Puppet
7 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.20%) Nagios
8 2 (0.20%) Terraform
9 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.098%) SCOM
Vendors
1 461 (44.98%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.68%) VMware
3 79 (7.71%) Oracle
4 55 (5.37%) Cisco
5 37 (3.61%) Veeam
6 36 (3.51%) HP
7 33 (3.22%) Citrix
8 28 (2.73%) Tableau
9 27 (2.63%) Dell
10 23 (2.24%) IBM
11 16 (1.56%) Cognos
12 15 (1.46%) Xamarin
13 14 (1.37%) Google
14 12 (1.17%) Mitel
14 12 (1.17%) Siemens
15 11 (1.07%) Juniper
16 9 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.88%) SAP
16 9 (0.88%) ServiceNow
16 9 (0.88%) Sitecore