Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,257 682 1,610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.18% 18.77% 21.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.44% 32.88% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 600 1,424
10th Percentile £31,100 £26,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.14% +1.18% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £51,438
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 3,033 2,074 3,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 51.10% 57.07% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,453 1,844 3,076
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,555 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% +11.18% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £61,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 723 £47,500 +11.76% 163
South Yorkshire +2 237 £45,000 - 34
North Yorkshire +4 209 £45,000 - 29
East Yorkshire -2 41 £44,000 +25.71% 7
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 438 (34.84%) Azure
2 395 (31.42%) C#
3 380 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (25.62%) Microsoft
5 317 (25.22%) Java
6 313 (24.90%) JavaScript
7 303 (24.11%) SQL Server
8 266 (21.16%) Software Engineering
9 262 (20.84%) Business Intelligence
10 260 (20.68%) Social Skills
11 257 (20.45%) Python
12 250 (19.89%) DevOps
13 243 (19.33%) .NET
14 209 (16.63%) Windows
15 189 (15.04%) Power Platform
16 188 (14.96%) Power BI
17 186 (14.80%) Degree
18 181 (14.40%) AWS
19 173 (13.76%) NoSQL
20 168 (13.37%) Analytics
21 164 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
21 164 (13.05%) Data Warehouse
22 161 (12.81%) Oracle
23 157 (12.49%) Git (software)
24 153 (12.17%) T-SQL
25 147 (11.69%) Finance
26 137 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
27 134 (10.66%) ETL
28 130 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 127 (10.10%) Infrastructure as Code

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 54 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (3.74%) nginx
3 31 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 23 (1.83%) IIS
5 18 (1.43%) Apache
6 16 (1.27%) Confluence
7 14 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.03%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.80%) CMS
10 9 (0.72%) Apache Synapse
11 6 (0.48%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.40%) SAS
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.24%) Luigi
13 3 (0.24%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.16%) WordPress
15 1 (0.080%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.080%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 81 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.80%) Sage 50
4 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.40%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.40%) Shopify
6 3 (0.24%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.080%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.080%) IBM Planning Analytics
8 1 (0.080%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.080%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 438 (34.84%) Azure
2 189 (15.04%) Power Platform
3 181 (14.40%) AWS
4 51 (4.06%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 46 (3.66%) Datadog
5 46 (3.66%) Pulumi
6 44 (3.50%) GCP
7 41 (3.26%) Microsoft 365
8 36 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
9 35 (2.78%) SaaS
10 29 (2.31%) Serverless
11 28 (2.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 24 (1.91%) PaaS
13 18 (1.43%) AWS IoT
14 14 (1.11%) Azure Stack
14 14 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
15 12 (0.95%) IaaS
16 11 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
18 8 (0.64%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.86%) Firewall
2 23 (1.83%) Wireless
3 20 (1.59%) SAN
4 18 (1.43%) DNS
5 17 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.95%) Internet
6 12 (0.95%) LAN
7 11 (0.88%) WAN
8 10 (0.80%) HTTP
8 10 (0.80%) Intranet
9 6 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (0.48%) VPN
10 5 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (0.40%) Broadband
10 5 (0.40%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.40%) VoIP
11 4 (0.32%) MPLS
11 4 (0.32%) NAS
11 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 188 (14.96%) Power BI
3 173 (13.76%) NoSQL
4 164 (13.05%) Data Warehouse
5 130 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 114 (9.07%) MySQL
7 112 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
8 104 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 96 (7.64%) Big Data
10 89 (7.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 89 (7.08%) Redis
11 82 (6.52%) Relational Database
12 70 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 63 (5.01%) MongoDB
14 59 (4.69%) Tableau
15 48 (3.82%) Data Lake
15 48 (3.82%) MariaDB
16 37 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
17 30 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
18 25 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 157 (12.49%) Git (software)
2 107 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 89 (7.08%) Subversion
4 84 (6.68%) Mercurial
5 74 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (3.98%) JIRA
7 49 (3.90%) Visual Studio
8 35 (2.78%) Selenium
9 13 (1.03%) WebDriver
10 11 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.88%) Postman
10 11 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.64%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.48%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.48%) NUnit
14 6 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.40%) JMeter
General
1 260 (20.68%) Social Skills
2 147 (11.69%) Finance
3 109 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 40 (3.18%) Law
6 33 (2.63%) Marketing
6 33 (2.63%) Retail
7 23 (1.83%) Legal
7 23 (1.83%) Public Sector
8 18 (1.43%) Billing
9 15 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.03%) Banking
11 13 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (0.80%) Documentation Skills
12 10 (0.80%) Publishing
13 8 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.56%) German Language
15 6 (0.48%) Games
16 5 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 377 (29.99%) Developer
2 178 (14.16%) Software Engineer
3 154 (12.25%) Analyst
4 133 (10.58%) Azure Engineer
5 86 (6.84%) .NET Developer
6 79 (6.28%) C# Developer
7 66 (5.25%) Platform Engineer
8 54 (4.30%) Data Engineer
9 51 (4.06%) Senior Developer
10 50 (3.98%) Architect
11 49 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 49 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 48 (3.82%) Java Engineer
12 48 (3.82%) Java Software Engineer
13 46 (3.66%) Applications Support
13 46 (3.66%) Azure DevOps
13 46 (3.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 45 (3.58%) Software Developer
14 45 (3.58%) SQL Developer
15 42 (3.34%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (19.33%) .NET
2 113 (8.99%) HTML
3 98 (7.80%) Node.js
4 94 (7.48%) CSS
5 82 (6.52%) .NET Core
6 78 (6.21%) React
7 70 (5.57%) AngularJS
8 66 (5.25%) ASP.NET
9 52 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
10 47 (3.74%) REST
11 46 (3.66%) .NET Framework
11 46 (3.66%) Web Services
12 41 (3.26%) jQuery
13 31 (2.47%) Spring
14 29 (2.31%) JSON
15 27 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (1.83%) RESTful
16 23 (1.83%) XML
17 22 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.53%) Data Structures
2 56 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.74%) Algorithms
3 47 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
4 31 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (1.99%) NHS
7 20 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.43%) User Experience
10 16 (1.27%) Legacy Systems
11 11 (0.88%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.72%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.72%) Legacy Applications
13 7 (0.56%) FMCG
14 6 (0.48%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.40%) Clustering
16 4 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
16 4 (0.32%) PKI
16 4 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 209 (16.63%) Windows
2 87 (6.92%) Linux
3 57 (4.53%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 20 (1.59%) Unix
6 17 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.88%) Android
8 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
15 1 (0.080%) AIX
15 1 (0.080%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (21.16%) Software Engineering
3 262 (20.84%) Business Intelligence
4 250 (19.89%) DevOps
5 168 (13.37%) Analytics
6 164 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
7 137 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
8 134 (10.66%) ETL
9 127 (10.10%) Infrastructure as Code
10 121 (9.63%) Migration
11 118 (9.39%) OO
12 112 (8.91%) Test Automation
13 103 (8.19%) MVC
14 101 (8.04%) Data Modelling
15 86 (6.84%) Visualisation
16 85 (6.76%) TDD
17 80 (6.36%) Scrum
18 79 (6.28%) Data Security
19 78 (6.21%) Mathematics
20 77 (6.13%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 395 (31.42%) C#
2 317 (25.22%) Java
3 313 (24.90%) JavaScript
4 257 (20.45%) Python
5 153 (12.17%) T-SQL
6 100 (7.96%) PHP
7 94 (7.48%) TypeScript
8 90 (7.16%) PowerShell
9 60 (4.77%) Ruby
10 58 (4.61%) Bash Shell
10 58 (4.61%) C++
11 52 (4.14%) Go
11 52 (4.14%) Groovy
12 46 (3.66%) PL/SQL
13 31 (2.47%) VBA
14 24 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.83%) VB
16 21 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 20 (1.59%) Scala
18 17 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 186 (14.80%) Degree
2 80 (6.36%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.40%) CCNA
6 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.40%) ISEB
6 5 (0.40%) MCSE
7 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.080%) ACCA
9 1 (0.080%) MCSA
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.080%) PhD
9 1 (0.080%) PMP
9 1 (0.080%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.080%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.98%) QA
2 48 (3.82%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.03%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.72%) SLA
5 7 (0.56%) GDPR
6 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) PMO
9 1 (0.080%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.080%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.080%) GMP
9 1 (0.080%) HL7
System Software
1 104 (8.27%) Docker
2 68 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.64%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.24%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.16%) HDFS
9 2 (0.16%) XenApp
10 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.080%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (8.04%) Kubernetes
2 95 (7.56%) Ansible
3 91 (7.24%) Terraform
4 53 (4.22%) Puppet
5 48 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (3.66%) Grafana
6 46 (3.66%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.03%) SCOM
8 11 (0.88%) SCCM
9 10 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.40%) Nagios
12 4 (0.32%) MIIS
12 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.32%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 2 (0.16%) Istio
14 2 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 322 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 161 (12.81%) Oracle
3 63 (5.01%) EnterpriseDB
4 56 (4.46%) VMware
5 48 (3.82%) New Relic
5 48 (3.82%) SAP
6 46 (3.66%) SaltStack
7 37 (2.94%) Databricks
8 29 (2.31%) Alteryx
9 26 (2.07%) Citrix
10 22 (1.75%) IFS
11 17 (1.35%) IBM
12 16 (1.27%) Xamarin
13 15 (1.19%) Sage
14 13 (1.03%) Google
15 10 (0.80%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.80%) Cisco
15 10 (0.80%) Cognos
15 10 (0.80%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.72%) HP