Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,662 2,069 2,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.34% 21.37% 23.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.52% 40.50% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,859 2,228
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3,819 5,109 5,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 51.34% 52.77% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,123 4,508 5,085
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 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 1,121 £42,500 +1.19% 119
North Yorkshire -11 279 £44,000 -2.22% 22
South Yorkshire -1 214 £40,000 +6.67% 33
East Yorkshire +6 41 £45,000 +25.00% 10
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 759 (45.67%) C#
2 716 (43.08%) .NET
3 610 (36.70%) Microsoft
4 587 (35.32%) JavaScript
5 582 (35.02%) SQL Server
6 556 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
7 516 (31.05%) ASP.NET
8 396 (23.83%) MVC
9 356 (21.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 323 (19.43%) Software Engineering
11 313 (18.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 286 (17.21%) TDD
13 272 (16.37%) T-SQL
14 241 (14.50%) HTML
15 238 (14.32%) Java
16 233 (14.02%) Windows
17 228 (13.72%) Finance
18 226 (13.60%) DevOps
19 220 (13.24%) BDD
20 214 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 209 (12.58%) CSS
22 206 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
23 204 (12.27%) Enterprise Software
24 193 (11.61%) Git (software)
25 188 (11.31%) Scrum
26 186 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
27 185 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 177 (10.65%) Pair Programming
29 166 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
30 159 (9.57%) Oracle

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 90 (5.42%) IIS
2 45 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 26 (1.56%) nginx
5 24 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 14 (0.84%) CMS
9 13 (0.78%) Apache
9 13 (0.78%) SAS
9 13 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.54%) Confluence
11 8 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.30%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.24%) HipChat
6 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.060%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.060%) Stata
8 1 (0.060%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.24%) Sage 1000
2 4 (0.24%) Sage 500
3 3 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.12%) HFM
4 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.060%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.060%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 356 (21.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 186 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (5.60%) Power Platform
4 83 (4.99%) Office 365
5 46 (2.77%) SaaS
6 22 (1.32%) GitHub
7 18 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (0.96%) G Suite
9 14 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.48%) Serverless
13 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.30%) IaaS
14 5 (0.30%) PaaS
15 4 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.24%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.97%) Firewall
2 48 (2.89%) VPN
3 47 (2.83%) SAN
4 36 (2.17%) WAN
5 35 (2.11%) DNS
6 24 (1.44%) DHCP
6 24 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.02%) LAN
7 17 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
8 14 (0.84%) VLAN
9 13 (0.78%) Internet
10 12 (0.72%) HTTP
11 11 (0.66%) Broadband
12 10 (0.60%) HSRP
13 9 (0.54%) VoIP
13 9 (0.54%) Wireless
14 8 (0.48%) ISDN
14 8 (0.48%) MPLS
14 8 (0.48%) NGN
14 8 (0.48%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (35.02%) SQL Server
2 214 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 185 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 149 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
5 110 (6.62%) NoSQL
6 107 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 93 (5.60%) MySQL
8 92 (5.54%) Power BI
9 83 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
10 66 (3.97%) Relational Database
11 64 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 61 (3.67%) Big Data
13 59 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (2.35%) Hadoop
15 34 (2.05%) MongoDB
15 34 (2.05%) Oracle Database
15 34 (2.05%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
17 28 (1.68%) Apache Hive
18 25 (1.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 193 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 120 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 105 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 91 (5.48%) Selenium
5 56 (3.37%) JIRA
6 51 (3.07%) Subversion
7 43 (2.59%) Jenkins
8 37 (2.23%) JMeter
9 36 (2.17%) JUnit
10 33 (1.99%) SoapUI
10 33 (1.99%) SpecFlow
11 30 (1.81%) Mercurial
11 30 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 29 (1.74%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 18 (1.08%) Moq
15 16 (0.96%) LoadRunner
16 15 (0.90%) Toad
17 14 (0.84%) NUnit
General
1 228 (13.72%) Finance
2 68 (4.09%) Retail
3 64 (3.85%) Marketing
4 23 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.66%) Banking
5 11 (0.66%) Legal
5 11 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.54%) Law
7 8 (0.48%) Back Office
7 8 (0.48%) Games
8 5 (0.30%) Local Government
9 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.18%) Automotive
11 2 (0.12%) Military
12 1 (0.060%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 892 (53.67%) Developer
2 382 (22.98%) C# Developer
3 348 (20.94%) .NET Developer
4 268 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 233 (14.02%) Analyst
6 178 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 156 (9.39%) Software Developer
8 146 (8.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 138 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 136 (8.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 124 (7.46%) SQL Developer
12 105 (6.32%) DBA
13 98 (5.90%) Senior C# Developer
14 85 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
14 85 (5.11%) SQL DBA
15 81 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 78 (4.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 77 (4.63%) Software Engineer
18 71 (4.27%) Administrator
18 71 (4.27%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (43.08%) .NET
2 516 (31.05%) ASP.NET
3 313 (18.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 241 (14.50%) HTML
5 209 (12.58%) CSS
6 156 (9.39%) jQuery
7 154 (9.27%) .NET Framework
8 134 (8.06%) XML
9 118 (7.10%) React
10 115 (6.92%) Web Services
11 101 (6.08%) SOAP
12 98 (5.90%) AngularJS
13 96 (5.78%) Entity Framework
14 81 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 72 (4.33%) Node.js
16 66 (3.97%) .NET Core
17 62 (3.73%) Spring
18 59 (3.55%) REST
19 49 (2.95%) WCF
20 47 (2.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 204 (12.27%) Enterprise Software
2 125 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (7.52%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (1.99%) Data Structures
5 29 (1.74%) Fintech
6 26 (1.56%) User Experience
7 23 (1.38%) Clustering
8 22 (1.32%) Replication
9 20 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
11 16 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 16 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 13 (0.78%) NHS
13 11 (0.66%) CMDB
14 8 (0.48%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.42%) Learning Management System
15 7 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 233 (14.02%) Windows
2 146 (8.78%) Windows Server
3 137 (8.24%) Linux
4 65 (3.91%) Unix
5 59 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.38%) Android
8 17 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.54%) Solaris
12 9 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.30%) AIX
13 5 (0.30%) zOS
14 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.12%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (23.83%) MVC
3 323 (19.43%) Software Engineering
4 286 (17.21%) TDD
5 226 (13.60%) DevOps
6 220 (13.24%) BDD
7 206 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
8 188 (11.31%) Scrum
9 177 (10.65%) Pair Programming
10 166 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
11 142 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
12 140 (8.42%) ETL
13 115 (6.92%) Data Modelling
14 112 (6.74%) Test Automation
15 100 (6.02%) Unit Testing
16 98 (5.90%) Analytics
17 88 (5.29%) Mentoring
18 86 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
19 85 (5.11%) ITIL
20 80 (4.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 759 (45.67%) C#
2 587 (35.32%) JavaScript
3 272 (16.37%) T-SQL
4 238 (14.32%) Java
5 145 (8.72%) Python
6 93 (5.60%) PowerShell
7 72 (4.33%) VB.NET
8 68 (4.09%) VB
9 59 (3.55%) C++
10 53 (3.19%) PL/SQL
11 48 (2.89%) PHP
12 31 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 31 (1.87%) VBA
13 29 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.68%) Scala
15 27 (1.62%) R
16 23 (1.38%) TypeScript
17 21 (1.26%) Ruby
18 17 (1.02%) COBOL
18 17 (1.02%) JCL
Qualifications
1 136 (8.18%) Degree
2 47 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 31 (1.87%) MCSE
5 24 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (1.20%) MCSA
8 19 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.90%) CCNA
11 12 (0.72%) ISEB
12 11 (0.66%) CCNP
13 10 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.54%) HND
15 8 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
16 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (0.36%) AWS Certification
17 6 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.91%) QA
2 48 (2.89%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.81%) SLA
4 13 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.54%) GDPR
6 8 (0.48%) HL7
7 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.060%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.060%) CDISC
8 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.060%) FINRA
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) MiFID
8 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.060%) PMO
System Software
1 86 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 76 (4.57%) Docker
3 63 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.96%) HDFS
6 14 (0.84%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.78%) vSphere
8 11 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.60%) XenApp
10 7 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.30%) Firmware
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.12%) vCloud
14 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (2.53%) SCCM
2 31 (1.87%) Ansible
3 27 (1.62%) Kubernetes
4 24 (1.44%) Puppet
5 20 (1.20%) Terraform
5 20 (1.20%) WSUS
6 19 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.96%) Cobbler
7 16 (0.96%) SCOM
7 16 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.84%) Oozie
8 14 (0.84%) Rancher
9 12 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.36%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.36%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.30%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 610 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 159 (9.57%) Oracle
3 109 (6.56%) VMware
4 74 (4.45%) Tableau
5 55 (3.31%) Xamarin
6 54 (3.25%) Google
7 51 (3.07%) IBM
8 40 (2.41%) HP
9 35 (2.11%) Veeam
10 31 (1.87%) Cisco
11 26 (1.56%) Citrix
12 22 (1.32%) Sitecore
13 16 (0.96%) EnterpriseDB
14 15 (0.90%) SolarWinds
15 14 (0.84%) Cloudera
15 14 (0.84%) Hortonworks
16 12 (0.72%) Cognos
16 12 (0.72%) Dell
16 12 (0.72%) Juniper
16 12 (0.72%) Qualys