Period
to 21 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,173 1,640 2,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.14% 22.51% 22.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.20% 43.57% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,036 1,444 2,027
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,194 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 2,992 3,764 5,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 48.82% 51.65% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,597 3,162 4,633
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,650 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 0 786 £42,500 - 208
North Yorkshire -3 193 £42,500 -3.41% 42
South Yorkshire -2 160 £42,500 +6.25% 79
East Yorkshire +4 28 £37,500 +7.14% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 485 (41.35%) C#
2 395 (33.67%) SQL Server
3 394 (33.59%) .NET
4 365 (31.12%) JavaScript
5 339 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
6 316 (26.94%) Microsoft
7 238 (20.29%) Azure
8 235 (20.03%) MVC
9 232 (19.78%) ASP.NET
10 218 (18.58%) Finance
11 167 (14.24%) T-SQL
12 165 (14.07%) Python
13 164 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
14 158 (13.47%) Windows
15 150 (12.79%) Java
16 148 (12.62%) AWS
17 138 (11.76%) Software Engineering
18 136 (11.59%) CSS
18 136 (11.59%) Git (software)
19 133 (11.34%) HTML
20 132 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
21 130 (11.08%) DevOps
22 129 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
23 127 (10.83%) .NET Core
24 120 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
25 117 (9.97%) Oracle
25 117 (9.97%) Scrum
26 98 (8.35%) TDD
27 96 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 95 (8.10%) jQuery

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 60 (5.12%) IIS
2 35 (2.98%) Apache Spark
3 31 (2.64%) nginx
4 30 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.22%) Confluence
6 24 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.79%) CMS
7 21 (1.79%) SAS
8 20 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.28%) Apache
10 12 (1.02%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.60%) Drupal
13 7 (0.60%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.43%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.43%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.34%) Appian
Applications
1 51 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.085%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.51%) assyst
5 6 (0.51%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.43%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.34%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.17%) Epicor Tropos
9 2 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 238 (20.29%) Azure
2 148 (12.62%) AWS
3 67 (5.71%) Power Platform
4 33 (2.81%) GCP
5 30 (2.56%) Office 365
6 23 (1.96%) SaaS
7 13 (1.11%) GitHub
7 13 (1.11%) Serverless
8 12 (1.02%) Boomi
9 10 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.60%) Firebase
11 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.43%) IaaS
12 5 (0.43%) PaaS
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.34%) Stackdriver
13 4 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.05%) SAN
2 20 (1.71%) Firewall
3 19 (1.62%) Internet
4 17 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.94%) DNS
5 11 (0.94%) WAN
6 10 (0.85%) Intranet
6 10 (0.85%) VPN
6 10 (0.85%) Wireless
7 9 (0.77%) LAN
7 9 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (0.77%) SSL
8 7 (0.60%) DHCP
8 7 (0.60%) PBX
8 7 (0.60%) VoIP
9 6 (0.51%) MPLS
9 6 (0.51%) RFID
10 5 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.43%) HTTP
10 5 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 96 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 85 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (7.08%) MySQL
6 71 (6.05%) Relational Database
7 69 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 67 (5.71%) Power BI
9 55 (4.69%) Big Data
10 51 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 38 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 29 (2.47%) Hadoop
13 29 (2.47%) Redis
14 25 (2.13%) DB2
15 22 (1.88%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
18 19 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 136 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 68 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 63 (5.37%) JIRA
5 59 (5.03%) Selenium
6 35 (2.98%) Subversion
7 33 (2.81%) Visual Studio
8 31 (2.64%) JUnit
9 26 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.62%) Bitbucket
10 19 (1.62%) Mercurial
10 19 (1.62%) Postman
11 18 (1.53%) GitLab
12 17 (1.45%) Maven
12 17 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
13 15 (1.28%) SoapUI
13 15 (1.28%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (1.02%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.94%) Moq
General
1 218 (18.58%) Finance
2 57 (4.86%) Retail
3 38 (3.24%) Marketing
4 36 (3.07%) Legal
5 22 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.79%) Public Sector
7 17 (1.45%) Law
8 12 (1.02%) Banking
9 9 (0.77%) Games
9 9 (0.77%) Publishing
9 9 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.68%) Local Government
11 4 (0.34%) Front Office
12 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.085%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 536 (45.69%) Developer
2 177 (15.09%) C# Developer
3 175 (14.92%) .NET Developer
4 163 (13.90%) Analyst
5 106 (9.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (7.33%) Senior Developer
7 73 (6.22%) Software Engineer
8 66 (5.63%) Software Developer
9 60 (5.12%) Applications Support
10 58 (4.94%) SQL Developer
11 54 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 49 (4.18%) Support Analyst
13 48 (4.09%) Junior
14 46 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
15 39 (3.32%) Azure Developer
16 38 (3.24%) Architect
16 38 (3.24%) Junior Developer
17 36 (3.07%) Senior C# Developer
18 35 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
19 28 (2.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (33.59%) .NET
2 232 (19.78%) ASP.NET
3 136 (11.59%) CSS
4 133 (11.34%) HTML
5 129 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 127 (10.83%) .NET Core
7 95 (8.10%) jQuery
8 91 (7.76%) .NET Framework
9 85 (7.25%) AngularJS
10 79 (6.73%) React
11 70 (5.97%) XML
12 68 (5.80%) Node.js
13 59 (5.03%) Entity Framework
13 59 (5.03%) Web Services
14 54 (4.60%) REST
15 49 (4.18%) Vue.js
16 47 (4.01%) RESTful
17 46 (3.92%) SOAP
18 36 (3.07%) JSON
19 32 (2.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 21 (1.79%) User Experience
6 18 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.19%) NHS
9 13 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.77%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.60%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.51%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (13.47%) Windows
2 80 (6.82%) Linux
3 50 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 41 (3.50%) Unix
5 36 (3.07%) Android
6 25 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.19%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.43%) CentOS
13 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.34%) Debian
14 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.26%) HPUX
15 3 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (20.03%) MVC
3 164 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
4 138 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 132 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
6 130 (11.08%) DevOps
7 117 (9.97%) Scrum
8 98 (8.35%) TDD
9 86 (7.33%) Analytics
10 85 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 79 (6.73%) ETL
12 73 (6.22%) BDD
13 70 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (5.63%) Microservices
15 64 (5.46%) Project Management
16 62 (5.29%) Data Modelling
17 57 (4.86%) SDLC
18 56 (4.77%) Mentoring
19 52 (4.43%) Web Development
20 50 (4.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 485 (41.35%) C#
2 365 (31.12%) JavaScript
3 167 (14.24%) T-SQL
4 165 (14.07%) Python
5 150 (12.79%) Java
6 48 (4.09%) PL/SQL
7 41 (3.50%) PHP
7 41 (3.50%) Ruby
8 39 (3.32%) VB
9 36 (3.07%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 31 (2.64%) Scala
12 25 (2.13%) C++
13 19 (1.62%) COBOL
14 18 (1.53%) Java 8
14 18 (1.53%) R
15 17 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.45%) JCL
16 15 (1.28%) Perl
16 15 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (6.48%) Degree
2 34 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.96%) MCSE
4 22 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.62%) ISEB
6 17 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.36%) CCNA
8 7 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.60%) MCSA
9 6 (0.51%) CCNP
10 5 (0.43%) MCP
10 5 (0.43%) PhD
11 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.34%) MCITP
12 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.17%) HND
13 2 (0.17%) MCSD
13 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.77%) QA
2 21 (1.79%) SLA
3 18 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.60%) GDPR
5 7 (0.60%) HL7
6 2 (0.17%) IFRS
6 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (6.22%) Docker
2 38 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.85%) HDFS
6 7 (0.60%) vSphere
6 7 (0.60%) XenApp
7 5 (0.43%) KVM
8 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.085%) Postfix
11 1 (0.085%) RACF
11 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.085%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (3.41%) Ansible
2 36 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 31 (2.64%) Puppet
4 29 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (0.85%) SCCM
5 10 (0.85%) Terraform
6 9 (0.77%) Cobbler
7 8 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
7 8 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.60%) WSUS
9 6 (0.51%) Grafana
10 5 (0.43%) PaperCut
10 5 (0.43%) SCOM
11 4 (0.34%) Nagios
12 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.26%) Nessus
12 3 (0.26%) Proxmox
12 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 316 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 117 (9.97%) Oracle
3 41 (3.50%) VMware
4 33 (2.81%) Tableau
5 27 (2.30%) Google
5 27 (2.30%) Xamarin
6 21 (1.79%) SAP
7 18 (1.53%) Dell
8 17 (1.45%) Citrix
9 16 (1.36%) Cisco
10 15 (1.28%) IBM
11 12 (1.02%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.94%) HP
13 9 (0.77%) EnterpriseDB
13 9 (0.77%) Veeam
14 8 (0.68%) CA
15 6 (0.51%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.43%) BT
16 5 (0.43%) NetApp
16 5 (0.43%) Siemens