Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,005 1,111 1,695
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.91% 19.58% 22.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.15% 37.94% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 893 979 1,516
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £51,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,503 2,928 3,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 52.08% 51.60% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,165 2,578 3,245
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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 -3 540 £50,000 +17.65% 114
South Yorkshire +1 243 £47,500 +11.76% 27
North Yorkshire +4 129 £45,000 +12.50% 34
East Yorkshire -2 33 £43,000 +14.67% 6
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 363 (36.12%) Azure
2 342 (34.03%) C#
3 304 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (27.56%) JavaScript
5 263 (26.17%) Java
6 259 (25.77%) Python
7 256 (25.47%) Microsoft
7 256 (25.47%) Software Engineering
8 221 (21.99%) DevOps
9 216 (21.49%) SQL Server
10 192 (19.10%) .NET
11 182 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
11 182 (18.11%) AWS
12 158 (15.72%) T-SQL
12 158 (15.72%) Degree
13 156 (15.52%) NoSQL
14 151 (15.02%) Windows
15 149 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
16 148 (14.73%) Finance
17 145 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 139 (13.83%) Git (software)
19 136 (13.53%) Analytics
20 134 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
21 130 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 120 (11.94%) Power BI
22 120 (11.94%) Power Platform
23 117 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
24 116 (11.54%) Oracle
25 114 (11.34%) Test Automation
26 113 (11.24%) Data Warehouse

SQL
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 37 (3.68%) nginx
2 36 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.28%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.69%) IIS
5 11 (1.09%) Apache
5 11 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.80%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.70%) Apache Synapse
7 7 (0.70%) OpenEdge
7 7 (0.70%) SAS
8 6 (0.60%) CMS
8 6 (0.60%) Confluence
9 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.40%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.20%) Luigi
12 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.20%) WordPress
13 1 (0.100%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 43 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.30%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.100%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.100%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.50%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.40%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.30%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.100%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.100%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.100%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.100%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.100%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 363 (36.12%) Azure
2 182 (18.11%) AWS
3 120 (11.94%) Power Platform
4 50 (4.98%) Datadog
4 50 (4.98%) Pulumi
5 44 (4.38%) Microsoft 365
6 39 (3.88%) GCP
7 37 (3.68%) Azure Data Factory
8 30 (2.99%) SaaS
9 20 (1.99%) Serverless
10 16 (1.59%) AWS IoT
11 14 (1.39%) Azure Machine Learning
12 13 (1.29%) PaaS
12 13 (1.29%) Power Automate
13 12 (1.19%) Azure Stack
14 10 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (1.00%) PowerApps
15 8 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.80%) IaaS
16 7 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.99%) Firewall
2 22 (2.19%) SAN
3 21 (2.09%) Wireless
4 16 (1.59%) Internet
5 13 (1.29%) LAN
5 13 (1.29%) WAN
6 12 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (1.09%) Intranet
8 10 (1.00%) MPLS
9 8 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.80%) Skype
10 7 (0.70%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.50%) VPN
12 4 (0.40%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.40%) VoIP
13 3 (0.30%) FTP
13 3 (0.30%) HTTP
13 3 (0.30%) VLAN
14 2 (0.20%) DNS
14 2 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 156 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 145 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 130 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 120 (11.94%) Power BI
6 117 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
7 113 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (10.65%) Big Data
9 101 (10.05%) MySQL
10 88 (8.76%) Redis
11 82 (8.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 78 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 65 (6.47%) MongoDB
14 54 (5.37%) Cosmos DB
15 50 (4.98%) MariaDB
16 44 (4.38%) Data Lake
17 36 (3.58%) Relational Database
18 35 (3.48%) Tableau
19 30 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
20 26 (2.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 139 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 86 (8.56%) Jenkins
3 75 (7.46%) Mercurial
3 75 (7.46%) Subversion
4 69 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (4.18%) Selenium
6 40 (3.98%) Visual Studio
7 26 (2.59%) JIRA
8 9 (0.90%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.70%) Postman
9 7 (0.70%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.60%) Maven
11 5 (0.50%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.50%) Gradle
11 5 (0.50%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.30%) JUnit
13 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (14.73%) Finance
2 36 (3.58%) Law
3 32 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 29 (2.89%) Marketing
5 21 (2.09%) Retail
6 19 (1.89%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.09%) Games
8 8 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.70%) Billing
9 7 (0.70%) Legal
10 6 (0.60%) Banking
10 6 (0.60%) French Language
10 6 (0.60%) German Language
10 6 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.50%) Back Office
11 5 (0.50%) Publishing
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.100%) Automotive
13 1 (0.100%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.100%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 280 (27.86%) Developer
2 180 (17.91%) Software Engineer
3 131 (13.03%) Analyst
4 124 (12.34%) Azure Engineer
5 63 (6.27%) .NET Developer
6 56 (5.57%) Data Engineer
6 56 (5.57%) Java Engineer
6 56 (5.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 54 (5.37%) C# Developer
8 50 (4.98%) Azure DevOps
8 50 (4.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 50 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 50 (4.98%) Platform Engineer
9 49 (4.88%) DBA
9 49 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 41 (4.08%) SQL DBA
11 38 (3.78%) Python Engineer
12 37 (3.68%) Software Developer
13 35 (3.48%) Python Software Engineer
14 34 (3.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (19.10%) .NET
2 103 (10.25%) HTML
3 91 (9.05%) Node.js
4 76 (7.56%) CSS
5 55 (5.47%) .NET Core
6 51 (5.07%) ASP.NET
7 43 (4.28%) AngularJS
8 40 (3.98%) React
9 39 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
9 39 (3.88%) Web Services
10 23 (2.29%) .NET Framework
10 23 (2.29%) REST
10 23 (2.29%) Spring
11 22 (2.19%) JSON
12 21 (2.09%) RESTful
12 21 (2.09%) XML
13 17 (1.69%) jQuery
13 17 (1.69%) Kafka
14 16 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.97%) Data Structures
3 50 (4.98%) Algorithms
3 50 (4.98%) Linux Command Line
4 27 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (1.89%) NHS
7 13 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (1.29%) User Experience
8 11 (1.09%) Clustering
9 10 (1.00%) FMCG
9 10 (1.00%) Robotics
10 9 (0.90%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.60%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (0.60%) Replication
12 4 (0.40%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.30%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.20%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 151 (15.02%) Windows
2 67 (6.67%) Linux
3 50 (4.98%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.19%) Unix
6 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.40%) Android
11 2 (0.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.100%) AIX
12 1 (0.100%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.100%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (25.47%) Software Engineering
3 221 (21.99%) DevOps
4 182 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
5 149 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
6 136 (13.53%) Analytics
7 134 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 114 (11.34%) Test Automation
9 112 (11.14%) Infrastructure as Code
10 105 (10.45%) OO
11 101 (10.05%) ETL
12 93 (9.25%) Migration
13 87 (8.66%) Mathematics
14 80 (7.96%) Mentoring
15 73 (7.26%) ERP
16 72 (7.16%) Decision-Making
17 68 (6.77%) Data Modelling
18 61 (6.07%) Configuration Management
18 61 (6.07%) MVC
18 61 (6.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 342 (34.03%) C#
2 277 (27.56%) JavaScript
3 263 (26.17%) Java
4 259 (25.77%) Python
5 158 (15.72%) T-SQL
6 84 (8.36%) PowerShell
7 76 (7.56%) PHP
8 75 (7.46%) TypeScript
9 57 (5.67%) Ruby
10 55 (5.47%) Bash Shell
11 52 (5.17%) Go
12 50 (4.98%) Groovy
13 34 (3.38%) C++
14 28 (2.79%) PL/SQL
15 23 (2.29%) R
16 21 (2.09%) VB.NET
17 18 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 16 (1.59%) Scala
19 10 (1.00%) Shell Script
19 10 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (15.72%) Degree
2 74 (7.36%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.00%) ISEB
6 7 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.50%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) PhD
11 2 (0.20%) AAT
11 2 (0.20%) ACCA
11 2 (0.20%) CIMA
11 2 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.100%) CCNA
12 1 (0.100%) CCNP
12 1 (0.100%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.100%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.99%) QA
2 28 (2.79%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.29%) SLA
4 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.100%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.100%) GDPR
6 1 (0.100%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.100%) HL7
6 1 (0.100%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.100%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 108 (10.75%) Docker
2 37 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 34 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.100%) Firmware
9 1 (0.100%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 83 (8.26%) Kubernetes
2 80 (7.96%) Ansible
3 71 (7.06%) Terraform
4 52 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (5.17%) Puppet
5 50 (4.98%) Grafana
5 50 (4.98%) Prometheus
6 10 (1.00%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.90%) SCCM
8 8 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.80%) SCOM
8 8 (0.80%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.20%) Istio
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.100%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.100%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.100%) Nagios
10 1 (0.100%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 256 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 116 (11.54%) Oracle
3 50 (4.98%) EnterpriseDB
3 50 (4.98%) New Relic
3 50 (4.98%) SaltStack
4 48 (4.78%) Databricks
5 35 (3.48%) VMware
6 26 (2.59%) Citrix
7 15 (1.49%) SAP
8 14 (1.39%) EMC
8 14 (1.39%) IFS
8 14 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.29%) UiPath
10 11 (1.09%) Alteryx
11 10 (1.00%) Automation Anywhere
11 10 (1.00%) Blue Prism
11 10 (1.00%) HP
11 10 (1.00%) Kofax
11 10 (1.00%) Veeam
11 10 (1.00%) Xamarin