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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 957 1199 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.52% 18.78% 20.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.07% 56.80% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1020 1277
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1838 2111 2388
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.66% 33.06% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1746 2021
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -4 657 £40,000 +1.26% 81
North Yorkshire -1 156 £40,000 -5.88% 12
South Yorkshire +5 98 £35,000 -12.50% 17
East Yorkshire -2 38 £33,000 -5.71% 15
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 945 (51.98%) .NET
2 923 (50.77%) C#
3 888 (48.84%) SQL
4 668 (36.74%) Microsoft
5 606 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 564 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
7 563 (30.97%) MVC
8 427 (23.49%) JavaScript
9 413 (22.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 405 (22.28%) Windows
11 400 (22.00%) HTML
12 349 (19.20%) T-SQL
13 345 (18.98%) CSS
14 344 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 326 (17.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 311 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
17 302 (16.61%) .NET Framework
18 297 (16.34%) Finance
19 264 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
20 260 (14.30%) Data Warehouse
21 257 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
22 242 (13.31%) Web Services
23 241 (13.26%) Scrum
24 238 (13.09%) Windows Server
25 230 (12.65%) IIS
26 225 (12.38%) WCF
27 223 (12.27%) Oracle
28 222 (12.21%) TDD
29 220 (12.10%) Software Engineering
30 215 (11.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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
1 230 (12.65%) IIS
2 127 (6.99%) MS Exchange
3 115 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 61 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (2.97%) CMS
6 36 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (1.60%) Umbraco
9 28 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.99%) Apache
11 18 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.88%) JBoss
13 15 (0.83%) Skype for Business
14 14 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.66%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.61%) Mule
16 11 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
17 10 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 73 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.39%) SPSS
5 6 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) InDesign
7 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.44%) Epicor Tropos
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.39%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.22%) Maximo
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.055%) FastStats
8 1 (0.055%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.055%) Magento
8 1 (0.055%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.055%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 189 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (2.92%) Office 365
3 43 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.05%) SaaS
5 8 (0.44%) PaaS
6 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.17%) Force.com
7 3 (0.17%) GitHub
8 2 (0.11%) Google Play
9 1 (0.055%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.055%) Firebase
9 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.055%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.68%) SAN
2 57 (3.14%) LAN
3 56 (3.08%) DNS
4 54 (2.97%) WAN
5 50 (2.75%) Firewall
6 44 (2.42%) DHCP
6 44 (2.42%) Internet
7 39 (2.15%) VPN
8 31 (1.71%) NAS
9 24 (1.32%) TCP/IP
10 21 (1.16%) VoIP
11 14 (0.77%) HTTP
12 11 (0.61%) ISDN
12 11 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (0.61%) Wireless
13 10 (0.55%) FTP
13 10 (0.55%) SSL
13 10 (0.55%) WebEx
14 9 (0.50%) SMTP
15 8 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (22.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 326 (17.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 264 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 260 (14.30%) Data Warehouse
5 257 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 215 (11.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 174 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 155 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 87 (4.79%) Relational Database
10 82 (4.51%) MySQL
11 65 (3.58%) Oracle Database
12 61 (3.36%) NoSQL
13 55 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
14 53 (2.92%) Power BI
15 51 (2.81%) RDBMS
16 39 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
17 38 (2.09%) QlikView
18 34 (1.87%) Big Data
19 31 (1.71%) MongoDB
20 27 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 196 (10.78%) Visual Studio
2 126 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 92 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 24 (1.32%) Subversion
7 20 (1.10%) JMeter
7 20 (1.10%) Moq
8 19 (1.05%) Jasmine
8 19 (1.05%) JUnit
9 18 (0.99%) JIRA
9 18 (0.99%) SpecFlow
10 17 (0.94%) Selenium
11 15 (0.83%) NuGet
12 13 (0.72%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.66%) Jenkins
13 12 (0.66%) TestComplete
14 10 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (0.44%) NetBeans
15 8 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 297 (16.34%) Finance
2 82 (4.51%) Retail
3 68 (3.74%) Manufacturing
4 52 (2.86%) Marketing
5 35 (1.93%) Legal
6 26 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.32%) Music Industry
8 21 (1.16%) Games
9 16 (0.88%) Advertising
10 14 (0.77%) Electronics
11 11 (0.61%) Law
12 10 (0.55%) Military
13 9 (0.50%) Back Office
14 8 (0.44%) Local Government
15 5 (0.28%) Banking
16 2 (0.11%) Publishing
17 1 (0.055%) Automotive
17 1 (0.055%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.055%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 966 (53.14%) Developer
2 562 (30.91%) .NET Developer
3 372 (20.46%) C# Developer
4 298 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 223 (12.27%) Analyst
6 191 (10.51%) SQL Developer
7 183 (10.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 176 (9.68%) Software Developer
9 159 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 159 (8.75%) Senior Developer
10 141 (7.76%) DBA
11 134 (7.37%) C# Software Developer
12 121 (6.66%) .NET Software Developer
13 110 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 105 (5.78%) SQL DBA
15 102 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 102 (5.61%) Software Engineer
16 92 (5.06%) Support Analyst
17 83 (4.57%) Administrator
18 79 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 945 (51.98%) .NET
2 606 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 400 (22.00%) HTML
4 345 (18.98%) CSS
5 344 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 302 (16.61%) .NET Framework
7 242 (13.31%) Web Services
8 225 (12.38%) WCF
9 206 (11.33%) jQuery
10 195 (10.73%) AngularJS
11 175 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 164 (9.02%) XML
13 161 (8.86%) Entity Framework
14 147 (8.09%) HTML5
15 114 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 113 (6.22%) WinForms
17 107 (5.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 101 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
19 90 (4.95%) WPF
20 79 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 115 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 53 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.86%) Clustering
6 48 (2.64%) Replication
7 43 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 41 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 29 (1.60%) User Experience
11 24 (1.32%) iPad
12 22 (1.21%) Streaming Music
13 21 (1.16%) Fintech
14 20 (1.10%) N-Tier
15 17 (0.94%) NHS
16 14 (0.77%) e-Learning
16 14 (0.77%) HP Storage
17 9 (0.50%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.50%) HP StoreVirtual
18 8 (0.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 405 (22.28%) Windows
2 238 (13.09%) Windows Server
3 155 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (5.23%) Linux
6 78 (4.29%) Unix
6 78 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (2.09%) Windows 7
8 25 (1.38%) Android
9 22 (1.21%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.50%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (0.44%) HPUX
12 8 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (30.97%) MVC
3 311 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
4 241 (13.26%) Scrum
5 222 (12.21%) TDD
6 220 (12.10%) Software Engineering
7 149 (8.20%) ETL
8 146 (8.03%) SDLC
9 139 (7.65%) Web Development
10 126 (6.93%) Data Modelling
11 110 (6.05%) BDD
12 97 (5.34%) Analytics
13 95 (5.23%) Web Application Development
14 92 (5.06%) ITIL
14 92 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
15 83 (4.57%) Project Management
16 81 (4.46%) Migration
17 78 (4.29%) ERP
18 70 (3.85%) OO
19 69 (3.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 923 (50.77%) C#
2 888 (48.84%) SQL
3 427 (23.49%) JavaScript
4 349 (19.20%) T-SQL
5 123 (6.77%) Java
6 116 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 103 (5.67%) PowerShell
8 76 (4.18%) VB
9 41 (2.26%) Ruby
10 38 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.04%) VBA
12 29 (1.60%) PHP
13 23 (1.27%) VB6
14 19 (1.05%) C++
14 19 (1.05%) VBScript
14 19 (1.05%) XPath
15 18 (0.99%) Python
16 13 (0.72%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.44%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 165 (9.08%) Degree
2 90 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (2.42%) MCSE
4 29 (1.60%) MCP
5 28 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.05%) MCSA
7 18 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (0.72%) OCP
10 12 (0.66%) HND
10 12 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.66%) MCITP
11 11 (0.61%) ISEB
12 10 (0.55%) CCNA
12 10 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.44%) GNVQ
13 8 (0.44%) MCTS
14 7 (0.39%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.28%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.26%) SLA
2 35 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.77%) QA
4 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.28%) WCAG
5 4 (0.22%) PMO
5 4 (0.22%) SNOMED CT
6 3 (0.17%) HL7
7 2 (0.11%) DICOM
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.055%) UCITS
System Software
1 178 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 105 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.92%) vSphere
5 42 (2.31%) XenApp
6 38 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.83%) XenServer
8 13 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.72%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.39%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.22%) Docker
14 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.11%) KVM
15 2 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (2.59%) SCCM
2 29 (1.60%) SCOM
3 14 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
4 12 (0.66%) Puppet
5 11 (0.61%) Data Guard
5 11 (0.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 11 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.55%) DameWare
6 10 (0.55%) Perfmon
7 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.39%) WSUS
9 6 (0.33%) Ansible
9 6 (0.33%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.33%) Nagios
9 6 (0.33%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.28%) OpenView
10 5 (0.28%) Opsview
10 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 668 (36.74%) Microsoft
2 223 (12.27%) Oracle
3 154 (8.47%) VMware
4 83 (4.57%) Citrix
5 43 (2.37%) Cisco
6 36 (1.98%) HP
7 35 (1.93%) NetApp
8 33 (1.82%) Tableau
9 25 (1.38%) SAP
10 21 (1.16%) Dell Compellent
11 19 (1.05%) Civica
11 19 (1.05%) IBM
12 18 (0.99%) Sitecore
13 17 (0.94%) EMC
13 17 (0.94%) Veeam
14 16 (0.88%) CommVault
15 14 (0.77%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.72%) Nimble Storage
17 11 (0.61%) Xamarin
18 10 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
York, North Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Recann
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension Healthcare Bonus Structure
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + pension, profit share scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago