Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 829 1,172 1,647
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.42% 19.33% 22.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.49% 40.34% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1,107 1,544
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 2,099 2,905 3,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 54.22% 47.92% 51.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,813 2,544 3,227
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -3 438 £50,000 +17.65% 96
South Yorkshire +3 196 £47,500 +15.85% 35
North Yorkshire 0 143 £45,000 +5.88% 21
East Yorkshire -5 17 £47,500 +26.67% 4
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 271 (32.69%) Java
2 265 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (31.60%) Azure
4 257 (31.00%) Software Engineering
5 237 (28.59%) C#
6 220 (26.54%) JavaScript
7 213 (25.69%) Python
8 208 (25.09%) Microsoft
9 175 (21.11%) Degree
10 164 (19.78%) NoSQL
11 154 (18.58%) DevOps
12 151 (18.21%) SQL Server
13 143 (17.25%) AWS
14 131 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
15 128 (15.44%) .NET
16 125 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
17 118 (14.23%) T-SQL
18 117 (14.11%) Windows
18 117 (14.11%) Finance
19 116 (13.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 115 (13.87%) Git (software)
21 110 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 103 (12.42%) Test Automation
23 100 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
24 97 (11.70%) OO
24 97 (11.70%) Oracle
25 94 (11.34%) Analytics
26 90 (10.86%) Big Data
27 89 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
28 88 (10.62%) Data Structures

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 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (4.34%) nginx
3 17 (2.05%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.33%) IIS
6 9 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.97%) SAS
8 6 (0.72%) CMS
8 6 (0.72%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.60%) Apache
9 5 (0.60%) Confluence
10 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.36%) Apache Synapse
11 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.36%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.12%) Appian
13 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.12%) Luigi
Applications
1 25 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.12%) BASE24
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 262 (31.60%) Azure
2 143 (17.25%) AWS
3 65 (7.84%) Power Platform
4 45 (5.43%) Office 365
5 36 (4.34%) Datadog
5 36 (4.34%) Pulumi
6 31 (3.74%) GCP
7 21 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
8 20 (2.41%) SaaS
9 11 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.33%) Power Automate
10 9 (1.09%) PowerApps
11 8 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
12 6 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.72%) IaaS
12 6 (0.72%) PaaS
12 6 (0.72%) Serverless
13 5 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.41%) Firewall
2 16 (1.93%) SAN
3 14 (1.69%) WAN
4 13 (1.57%) DNS
4 13 (1.57%) LAN
5 12 (1.45%) DHCP
6 10 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.21%) VLAN
7 8 (0.97%) Skype
7 8 (0.97%) Wireless
8 7 (0.84%) VPN
9 6 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.60%) MPLS
11 4 (0.48%) VoIP
12 3 (0.36%) Internet
13 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.12%) HTTP
14 1 (0.12%) ISDN
14 1 (0.12%) NGN
14 1 (0.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (19.78%) NoSQL
2 151 (18.21%) SQL Server
3 116 (13.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 110 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
6 90 (10.86%) Big Data
7 89 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
8 74 (8.93%) Redis
9 64 (7.72%) Power BI
10 62 (7.48%) MySQL
11 59 (7.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 52 (6.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 48 (5.79%) MongoDB
14 45 (5.43%) Cosmos DB
15 41 (4.95%) Data Lake
16 36 (4.34%) MariaDB
17 28 (3.38%) Relational Database
18 23 (2.77%) Tableau
19 17 (2.05%) BigQuery
20 15 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 115 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 76 (9.17%) Mercurial
2 76 (9.17%) Subversion
3 72 (8.69%) Jenkins
4 50 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (5.07%) Selenium
6 27 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 21 (2.53%) JIRA
8 19 (2.29%) Maven
9 18 (2.17%) JUnit
10 12 (1.45%) SoapUI
11 11 (1.33%) Liquibase
12 8 (0.97%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.84%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.84%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.60%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.60%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (0.48%) Gradle
16 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 117 (14.11%) Finance
2 27 (3.26%) Marketing
3 26 (3.14%) Retail
4 24 (2.90%) Law
5 20 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.05%) Public Sector
7 8 (0.97%) Games
8 5 (0.60%) Banking
8 5 (0.60%) Legal
9 4 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 210 (25.33%) Developer
2 202 (24.37%) Software Engineer
3 87 (10.49%) Analyst
4 80 (9.65%) Azure Engineer
5 72 (8.69%) DBA
6 70 (8.44%) Java Engineer
6 70 (8.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 59 (7.12%) SQL DBA
8 41 (4.95%) Data Engineer
9 39 (4.70%) Python Engineer
10 38 (4.58%) .NET Developer
10 38 (4.58%) Platform Engineer
10 38 (4.58%) Senior Developer
11 37 (4.46%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 37 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 36 (4.34%) Azure DevOps
12 36 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 35 (4.22%) Python Software Engineer
14 30 (3.62%) Java Developer
14 30 (3.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (15.44%) .NET
2 85 (10.25%) Node.js
3 62 (7.48%) AngularJS
3 62 (7.48%) HTML
4 51 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 44 (5.31%) CSS
6 42 (5.07%) Spring
7 41 (4.95%) REST
8 35 (4.22%) RabbitMQ
9 30 (3.62%) RESTful
10 28 (3.38%) Spring Boot
11 24 (2.90%) React
11 24 (2.90%) Web Services
12 23 (2.77%) .NET Core
13 20 (2.41%) XML
14 16 (1.93%) .NET Framework
14 16 (1.93%) Kafka
15 15 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (1.81%) Hibernate
16 14 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.62%) Data Structures
2 78 (9.41%) Algorithms
3 50 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.34%) Linux Command Line
6 24 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.17%) Clustering
10 10 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
10 10 (1.21%) Replication
10 10 (1.21%) Robotics
11 7 (0.84%) NHS
11 7 (0.84%) User Experience
12 5 (0.60%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.36%) FMCG
14 2 (0.24%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.24%) Life Science
14 2 (0.24%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (14.11%) Windows
2 39 (4.70%) Windows Server
3 27 (3.26%) Linux
4 14 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.57%) Android
6 12 (1.45%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.36%) Unix
10 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (31.00%) Software Engineering
3 154 (18.58%) DevOps
4 131 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
6 103 (12.42%) Test Automation
7 97 (11.70%) OO
8 94 (11.34%) Analytics
9 88 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
10 80 (9.65%) Mathematics
11 75 (9.05%) Infrastructure as Code
12 74 (8.93%) ETL
13 73 (8.81%) Decision-Making
13 73 (8.81%) Migration
14 66 (7.96%) Scrum
15 65 (7.84%) Mentoring
16 62 (7.48%) TDD
17 57 (6.88%) Unit Testing
18 54 (6.51%) Computer Science
19 51 (6.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 271 (32.69%) Java
2 237 (28.59%) C#
3 220 (26.54%) JavaScript
4 213 (25.69%) Python
5 118 (14.23%) T-SQL
6 66 (7.96%) PowerShell
7 49 (5.91%) PHP
8 43 (5.19%) TypeScript
9 39 (4.70%) Go
10 37 (4.46%) Bash Shell
11 36 (4.34%) Groovy
11 36 (4.34%) Ruby
12 33 (3.98%) R
13 31 (3.74%) PL/SQL
14 30 (3.62%) C++
15 12 (1.45%) Apple Swift
15 12 (1.45%) Java 8
15 12 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.84%) Scala
17 6 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 175 (21.11%) Degree
2 70 (8.44%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.72%) ISEB
6 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.36%) MCSE
7 3 (0.36%) PhD
8 2 (0.24%) AAT
8 2 (0.24%) ACCA
8 2 (0.24%) CCNA
8 2 (0.24%) CCNP
8 2 (0.24%) CIMA
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.24%) MCSA
8 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.45%) SLA
2 11 (1.33%) QA
3 7 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.24%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (7.96%) Docker
2 37 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.24%) Firmware
6 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (7.72%) Ansible
2 54 (6.51%) Kubernetes
3 49 (5.91%) Terraform
4 38 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (4.58%) Puppet
5 36 (4.34%) Grafana
5 36 (4.34%) Prometheus
6 11 (1.33%) SCCM
7 10 (1.21%) SCOM
8 8 (0.97%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.12%) Nessus
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.70%) Oracle
3 36 (4.34%) New Relic
3 36 (4.34%) SaltStack
4 34 (4.10%) EnterpriseDB
5 27 (3.26%) VMware
6 26 (3.14%) Databricks
7 15 (1.81%) Citrix
7 15 (1.81%) Veeam
8 13 (1.57%) Google
8 13 (1.57%) UiPath
9 10 (1.21%) Automation Anywhere
9 10 (1.21%) Blue Prism
9 10 (1.21%) Kofax
10 9 (1.09%) Cisco
11 8 (0.97%) CommVault
12 7 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.72%) Dell
13 6 (0.72%) DocuSign
14 5 (0.60%) SOTI