Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,123 1,089 921
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.57% 20.70% 19.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.30% 40.05% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 823 945 819
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,850 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £68,225 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -

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 3,372 2,719 2,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 46.76% 51.68% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,296 2,304 2,222
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -3 705 £48,665 -2.67% 113
North Yorkshire -1 204 £48,500 +10.23% 24
South Yorkshire -6 185 £52,500 +16.67% 26
East Yorkshire -13 17 £32,000 -20.00% 5
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 412 (36.69%) Agile
2 324 (28.85%) SQL Server
3 317 (28.23%) C#
3 317 (28.23%) Azure
4 307 (27.34%) .NET
5 295 (26.27%) Microsoft
6 270 (24.04%) Social Skills
7 229 (20.39%) T-SQL
8 215 (19.15%) AWS
9 201 (17.90%) Finance
10 200 (17.81%) JavaScript
11 199 (17.72%) DevOps
12 187 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
13 177 (15.76%) Java
14 173 (15.41%) Python
14 173 (15.41%) Analytics
14 173 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
15 168 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
16 155 (13.80%) Software Engineering
17 143 (12.73%) Oracle
18 140 (12.47%) Windows
19 139 (12.38%) Linux
20 137 (12.20%) Git (software)
21 136 (12.11%) .NET Core
22 131 (11.67%) HTML
22 131 (11.67%) Scrum
23 128 (11.40%) Test Automation
24 121 (10.77%) Power Platform
25 119 (10.60%) CSS
26 117 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 41 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.12%) SAS
3 30 (2.67%) IIS
4 27 (2.40%) Confluence
5 21 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.51%) Apache
7 10 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.80%) CMS
9 5 (0.45%) nginx
10 4 (0.36%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.18%) WordPress
13 1 (0.089%) CICS
13 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.089%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.089%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.089%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.25%) SPSS
4 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) FileZilla
6 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.36%) iTrent
1 4 (0.36%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.18%) Unica
3 1 (0.089%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 317 (28.23%) Azure
2 215 (19.15%) AWS
3 121 (10.77%) Power Platform
4 57 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
5 46 (4.10%) Serverless
6 44 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
7 28 (2.49%) SaaS
8 25 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (2.14%) GCP
10 23 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (1.87%) PaaS
12 19 (1.69%) Amazon S3
13 18 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
14 16 (1.42%) IaaS
14 16 (1.42%) PowerApps
15 15 (1.34%) Snowflake
16 14 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (1.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 13 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.67%) Firewall
2 19 (1.69%) SAN
3 17 (1.51%) Internet
4 15 (1.34%) VPN
5 10 (0.89%) DHCP
5 10 (0.89%) DNS
6 9 (0.80%) HTTP
7 8 (0.71%) LAN
7 8 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.71%) WAN
8 7 (0.62%) Skype
9 6 (0.53%) VLAN
10 5 (0.45%) Wireless
11 3 (0.27%) Intranet
11 3 (0.27%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.27%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.27%) SSH
11 3 (0.27%) SSL
12 2 (0.18%) SMS
12 2 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 117 (10.42%) Power BI
2 117 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (9.62%) MySQL
4 107 (9.53%) Data Warehouse
5 98 (8.73%) NoSQL
6 84 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (6.68%) Relational Database
9 53 (4.72%) Tableau
10 49 (4.36%) Data Lake
11 40 (3.56%) Big Data
12 38 (3.38%) RDBMS
13 34 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
14 30 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 30 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (1.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.60%) MS Access
17 17 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (1.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 137 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 55 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 45 (4.01%) Subversion
4 41 (3.65%) Jenkins
5 40 (3.56%) JIRA
6 36 (3.21%) Mercurial
7 26 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (1.96%) Postman
9 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (1.42%) Selenium
11 14 (1.25%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.16%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.98%) Bitbucket
14 10 (0.89%) Visual Studio Code
15 9 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
16 8 (0.71%) JUnit
16 8 (0.71%) Maven
17 7 (0.62%) JMeter
17 7 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 270 (24.04%) Social Skills
2 201 (17.90%) Finance
3 173 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (9.08%) Retail
5 74 (6.59%) Law
6 49 (4.36%) Organisational Skills
6 49 (4.36%) Public Sector
7 39 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 39 (3.47%) Marketing
8 35 (3.12%) Influencing Skills
9 30 (2.67%) Banking
10 27 (2.40%) Legal
11 22 (1.96%) Local Government
12 19 (1.69%) Publishing
13 14 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.16%) Retail Banking
15 12 (1.07%) Back Office
16 11 (0.98%) Automotive
16 11 (0.98%) Games
16 11 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 365 (32.50%) Developer
2 171 (15.23%) Analyst
3 110 (9.80%) .NET Developer
4 80 (7.12%) C# Developer
5 77 (6.86%) Software Engineer
6 61 (5.43%) Software Developer
7 54 (4.81%) Architect
8 52 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 49 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
10 48 (4.27%) Data Analyst
11 37 (3.29%) Data Engineer
11 37 (3.29%) Java Engineer
11 37 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
12 36 (3.21%) DBA
13 33 (2.94%) Applications Support
14 30 (2.67%) SQL DBA
15 29 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 29 (2.58%) Java Developer
16 28 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
17 27 (2.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (27.34%) .NET
2 136 (12.11%) .NET Core
3 131 (11.67%) HTML
4 119 (10.60%) CSS
5 84 (7.48%) .NET Framework
6 72 (6.41%) ASP.NET
7 67 (5.97%) Web Services
8 64 (5.70%) AngularJS
9 61 (5.43%) XML
10 54 (4.81%) RESTful
11 49 (4.36%) jQuery
11 49 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 43 (3.83%) Entity Framework
12 43 (3.83%) React
12 43 (3.83%) REST
13 36 (3.21%) Ajax
14 35 (3.12%) Node.js
15 32 (2.85%) Spring
16 31 (2.76%) WCF
17 30 (2.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.77%) Algorithms
2 64 (5.70%) Data Structures
3 37 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.85%) User Experience
5 28 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 23 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 17 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.89%) Replication
12 9 (0.80%) NHS
13 8 (0.71%) Housing Association
13 8 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
14 7 (0.62%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.62%) Clustering
14 7 (0.62%) Legacy Systems
14 7 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.47%) Windows
2 139 (12.38%) Linux
3 59 (5.25%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.38%) Unix
5 19 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (1.07%) Android
9 11 (0.98%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.27%) AIX
11 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.18%) Solaris
13 1 (0.089%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (36.69%) Agile
2 199 (17.72%) DevOps
3 187 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
4 173 (15.41%) Analytics
5 168 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
6 155 (13.80%) Software Engineering
7 131 (11.67%) Scrum
8 128 (11.40%) Test Automation
9 114 (10.15%) ETL
10 109 (9.71%) MVC
11 93 (8.28%) OO
12 91 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (7.75%) Data Modelling
14 76 (6.77%) Data Science
15 74 (6.59%) Web Development
16 73 (6.50%) CI/CD
16 73 (6.50%) Decision-Making
17 71 (6.32%) Migration
18 68 (6.06%) Data Analysis
18 68 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 317 (28.23%) C#
2 229 (20.39%) T-SQL
3 200 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 177 (15.76%) Java
5 173 (15.41%) Python
6 66 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 61 (5.43%) PHP
8 58 (5.16%) VBA
9 50 (4.45%) PowerShell
10 48 (4.27%) VB.NET
11 46 (4.10%) Shell Script
12 44 (3.92%) R
12 44 (3.92%) TypeScript
13 41 (3.65%) C++
13 41 (3.65%) Ruby
14 39 (3.47%) Bash
15 20 (1.78%) C
16 14 (1.25%) VBScript
17 12 (1.07%) Perl
17 12 (1.07%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (10.24%) Degree
2 27 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.05%) DBS Check
4 22 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.53%) CCNA
9 6 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.45%) ISEB
11 4 (0.36%) MCSE
12 3 (0.27%) HND
12 3 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.18%) ACCA
13 2 (0.18%) CIMA
13 2 (0.18%) HNC
13 2 (0.18%) MCP
13 2 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.19%) Data Quality
2 28 (2.49%) QA
3 20 (1.78%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.69%) SLA
5 15 (1.34%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.53%) GDPR
7 3 (0.27%) NCSC
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.089%) IFRS
9 1 (0.089%) PMO
9 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (9.80%) Docker
2 54 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 40 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.45%) vSphere
7 3 (0.27%) XenApp
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 88 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 41 (3.65%) Puppet
3 34 (3.03%) Ansible
3 34 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.49%) Terraform
5 24 (2.14%) Cobbler
6 22 (1.96%) SCCM
7 17 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.71%) Rancher
9 7 (0.62%) SCOM
10 6 (0.53%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.36%) CloudForms
12 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.27%) WSUS
13 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.18%) Grafana
13 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.18%) WMI
13 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 295 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 143 (12.73%) Oracle
3 52 (4.63%) VMware
4 50 (4.45%) Google
5 26 (2.32%) NEC
5 26 (2.32%) Northgate
5 26 (2.32%) SAP
6 24 (2.14%) SaltStack
7 23 (2.05%) Citrix
8 21 (1.87%) Alteryx
9 16 (1.42%) Teradata
10 14 (1.25%) Veeam
11 12 (1.07%) Infragistics
11 12 (1.07%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.98%) Amplitude
12 11 (0.98%) Cisco
13 10 (0.89%) Checkmarx
14 8 (0.71%) Dell
14 8 (0.71%) HP
14 8 (0.71%) IBM