Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 568 1,363 1,863
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.91% 19.49% 22.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.55% 40.28% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 645 1,275 1,697
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 1,644 3,384 4,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 57.62% 48.38% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,458 2,773 3,828
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,295 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 October 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 29 October 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 -1 300 £47,500 +11.76% 85
North Yorkshire +27 131 £47,500 +11.76% 12
South Yorkshire 0 121 £46,000 +8.24% 23
East Yorkshire -7 14 £46,250 +10.12% 8
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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.

1 213 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (36.44%) Java
3 179 (31.51%) Software Engineering
4 167 (29.40%) JavaScript
5 141 (24.82%) C#
6 135 (23.77%) Azure
7 134 (23.59%) Degree
8 130 (22.89%) Microsoft
9 108 (19.01%) Python
10 105 (18.49%) SQL Server
11 101 (17.78%) NoSQL
12 92 (16.20%) AWS
12 92 (16.20%) .NET
13 82 (14.44%) AngularJS
14 81 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (13.91%) Git (software)
15 79 (13.91%) Windows
16 75 (13.20%) Test Automation
16 75 (13.20%) DevOps
17 71 (12.50%) Scrum
18 70 (12.32%) Data Structures
19 69 (12.15%) Unit Testing
20 67 (11.80%) T-SQL
21 66 (11.62%) Algorithms
22 65 (11.44%) HTML
23 64 (11.27%) TDD
24 63 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
25 62 (10.92%) Oracle
26 60 (10.56%) OO
27 59 (10.39%) 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 23 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.99%) nginx
3 13 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.76%) Confluence
5 8 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.06%) IIS
6 6 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.35%) SAS
9 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) Mule
10 1 (0.18%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.18%) BASE24
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 135 (23.77%) Azure
2 92 (16.20%) AWS
3 40 (7.04%) Office 365
4 34 (5.99%) Power Platform
5 23 (4.05%) GCP
6 14 (2.46%) SaaS
7 12 (2.11%) Datadog
8 11 (1.94%) Serverless
9 8 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.88%) IaaS
11 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.53%) PaaS
11 3 (0.53%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.18%) Apigee
12 1 (0.18%) GitHub
12 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.64%) Firewall
2 13 (2.29%) DNS
3 11 (1.94%) DHCP
4 9 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.58%) VPN
5 8 (1.41%) LAN
5 8 (1.41%) SAN
5 8 (1.41%) WAN
6 7 (1.23%) VLAN
7 4 (0.70%) Internet
7 4 (0.70%) Wireless
8 2 (0.35%) Skype
8 2 (0.35%) SSL
9 1 (0.18%) Extranet
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) MPLS
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) NGN
9 1 (0.18%) PBX
9 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 101 (17.78%) NoSQL
3 59 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (7.57%) Big Data
7 41 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (5.81%) Power BI
9 31 (5.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (5.28%) Redis
11 27 (4.75%) MySQL
12 25 (4.40%) MongoDB
13 23 (4.05%) Data Lake
14 21 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (3.17%) Cosmos DB
16 17 (2.99%) Oracle Database
17 16 (2.82%) Relational Database
18 14 (2.46%) MariaDB
19 12 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 12 (2.11%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 79 (13.91%) Git (software)
2 56 (9.86%) Subversion
3 48 (8.45%) Mercurial
4 44 (7.75%) Jenkins
5 35 (6.16%) Selenium
6 27 (4.75%) JIRA
7 26 (4.58%) JUnit
7 26 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (3.70%) Maven
9 15 (2.64%) Eclipse
9 15 (2.64%) WebDriver
10 12 (2.11%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.94%) Liquibase
12 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.88%) Postman
13 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.53%) Moq
General
1 51 (8.98%) Finance
2 20 (3.52%) Retail
3 15 (2.64%) Marketing
4 14 (2.46%) Law
5 11 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.58%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.41%) Legal
8 5 (0.88%) Back Office
9 3 (0.53%) Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 171 (30.11%) Developer
2 142 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 57 (10.04%) Analyst
3 57 (10.04%) Java Engineer
4 55 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
5 53 (9.33%) DBA
6 39 (6.87%) SQL DBA
7 36 (6.34%) SQL Developer
8 32 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 32 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
9 31 (5.46%) Senior Developer
10 26 (4.58%) .NET Developer
10 26 (4.58%) Azure Engineer
11 24 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (3.87%) Administrator
13 20 (3.52%) Senior Java Engineer
13 20 (3.52%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.35%) Python Engineer
14 19 (3.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 16 (2.82%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (16.20%) .NET
2 82 (14.44%) AngularJS
3 65 (11.44%) HTML
4 53 (9.33%) REST
5 51 (8.98%) Node.js
5 51 (8.98%) Spring
6 44 (7.75%) CSS
7 37 (6.51%) ASP.NET
8 30 (5.28%) Spring Boot
9 28 (4.93%) RESTful
10 24 (4.23%) .NET Core
11 21 (3.70%) jQuery
12 19 (3.35%) Hibernate
12 19 (3.35%) HTML5
13 18 (3.17%) React
14 17 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (2.99%) XML
15 16 (2.82%) Web Services
16 12 (2.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.32%) Data Structures
2 66 (11.62%) Algorithms
3 43 (7.57%) Management Information System
4 29 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 27 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (4.05%) User Experience
7 21 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.46%) Clustering
9 13 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.94%) Replication
12 8 (1.41%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.23%) NHS
14 6 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
15 4 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (0.70%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.53%) Life Science
17 2 (0.35%) Virtual Team
18 1 (0.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.91%) Windows
2 33 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.05%) Linux
4 19 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.99%) Android
6 9 (1.58%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.35%) CentOS
9 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.35%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.35%) FreeNAS
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (31.51%) Software Engineering
3 81 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (13.20%) DevOps
4 75 (13.20%) Test Automation
5 71 (12.50%) Scrum
6 69 (12.15%) Unit Testing
7 64 (11.27%) TDD
8 63 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (10.56%) OO
10 54 (9.51%) Project Management
11 47 (8.27%) Computer Science
12 43 (7.57%) Decision-Making
13 41 (7.22%) ETL
13 41 (7.22%) Information Management
14 40 (7.04%) Mentoring
14 40 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (6.87%) Mathematics
16 35 (6.16%) MVC
16 35 (6.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 207 (36.44%) Java
2 167 (29.40%) JavaScript
3 141 (24.82%) C#
4 108 (19.01%) Python
5 67 (11.80%) T-SQL
6 28 (4.93%) PHP
7 27 (4.75%) PL/SQL
8 24 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.87%) R
10 21 (3.70%) TypeScript
11 16 (2.82%) C++
12 15 (2.64%) Apple Swift
12 15 (2.64%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.64%) Go
12 15 (2.64%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.29%) Java 8
14 12 (2.11%) Groovy
14 12 (2.11%) Ruby
15 7 (1.23%) C
16 5 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 134 (23.59%) Degree
2 34 (5.99%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) ISEB
5 3 (0.53%) MCSE
5 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.35%) MCSA
6 2 (0.35%) PhD
6 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.18%) CCNA
7 1 (0.18%) CCNP
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.40%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) SLA
3 8 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.35%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (6.16%) Docker
2 29 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.35%) Firmware
5 2 (0.35%) KVM
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (6.87%) Kubernetes
2 30 (5.28%) Ansible
3 24 (4.23%) Terraform
4 14 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.46%) Puppet
5 12 (2.11%) Grafana
5 12 (2.11%) Prometheus
6 5 (0.88%) SCCM
7 4 (0.70%) SCOM
8 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.35%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.18%) Nessus
10 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.92%) Oracle
3 19 (3.35%) VMware
4 14 (2.46%) Google
4 14 (2.46%) SaltStack
5 13 (2.29%) New Relic
6 11 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
7 10 (1.76%) Veeam
8 7 (1.23%) Cisco
9 6 (1.06%) DocuSign
10 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.88%) Citrix
10 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.88%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.70%) Databricks
12 3 (0.53%) Dell
12 3 (0.53%) Freshdesk
12 3 (0.53%) SOTI
12 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.35%) Mitel