Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 642 1,612 1,994
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.72% 21.20% 21.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.61% 42.20% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 626 1,523 1,843
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 1,969 3,820 4,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 57.41% 50.25% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,734 3,043 4,287
Median annual salary £47,375 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.47% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,075 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
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 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 8 August 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 8 August 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 -3 400 £43,000 +1.18% 71
South Yorkshire -1 113 £45,000 +9.76% 23
North Yorkshire +35 104 £47,500 +5.56% 14
East Yorkshire -3 20 £35,000 -22.22% 7
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 251 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (32.24%) C#
3 179 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 163 (25.39%) .NET
4 163 (25.39%) SQL Server
5 160 (24.92%) Microsoft
6 146 (22.74%) Azure
7 136 (21.18%) Java
8 128 (19.94%) Software Engineering
9 109 (16.98%) DevOps
10 97 (15.11%) ASP.NET
11 96 (14.95%) Windows
12 93 (14.49%) Finance
13 92 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
14 91 (14.17%) AWS
15 90 (14.02%) Python
16 86 (13.40%) MVC
17 85 (13.24%) HTML
18 84 (13.08%) Oracle
19 80 (12.46%) Degree
20 79 (12.31%) AngularJS
21 78 (12.15%) T-SQL
22 76 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
23 71 (11.06%) CSS
23 71 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
24 70 (10.90%) Scrum
25 68 (10.59%) Git (software)
26 67 (10.44%) TDD
27 65 (10.12%) NoSQL

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 29 (4.52%) Confluence
1 29 (4.52%) IIS
2 22 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.80%) nginx
4 12 (1.87%) Apache
5 10 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.09%) SAS
8 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.62%) CICS
10 3 (0.47%) CMS
11 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.16%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 36 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (0.93%) Northgate Housing
3 5 (0.78%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (0.78%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.62%) assyst
5 3 (0.47%) MIS ActiveH
5 3 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 146 (22.74%) Azure
2 91 (14.17%) AWS
3 53 (8.26%) Power Platform
4 28 (4.36%) Office 365
5 19 (2.96%) GCP
6 18 (2.80%) SaaS
7 14 (2.18%) Serverless
8 12 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (1.87%) IaaS
8 12 (1.87%) PaaS
9 11 (1.71%) Azure Stack
10 7 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.09%) Trello
11 5 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.31%) BlazeMeter
13 2 (0.31%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.80%) VPN
2 13 (2.02%) SSL
3 9 (1.40%) Internet
4 8 (1.25%) Firewall
5 6 (0.93%) DNS
5 6 (0.93%) Skype
6 5 (0.78%) DHCP
6 5 (0.78%) Intranet
7 4 (0.62%) LAN
7 4 (0.62%) Network Security
8 2 (0.31%) RFID
8 2 (0.31%) SAN
9 1 (0.16%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.16%) Extranet
9 1 (0.16%) PBX
9 1 (0.16%) SMPP
9 1 (0.16%) SMS
9 1 (0.16%) VLAN
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.12%) NoSQL
3 55 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (8.26%) Power BI
5 45 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (4.83%) MySQL
8 28 (4.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 22 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 18 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.34%) Qlik Sense
11 15 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (2.02%) Redis
13 13 (2.02%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.87%) Big Data
15 11 (1.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.56%) Data Lake
16 10 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.79%) JIRA
3 37 (5.76%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.30%) Subversion
5 29 (4.52%) JUnit
6 24 (3.74%) Mercurial
7 23 (3.58%) Maven
7 23 (3.58%) Selenium
8 16 (2.49%) Postman
8 16 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.34%) Eclipse
10 14 (2.18%) SoapUI
11 13 (2.02%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.71%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.71%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.56%) Bitbucket
14 9 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.40%) TeamCity
15 8 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 93 (14.49%) Finance
2 49 (7.63%) Retail
3 21 (3.27%) Law
4 16 (2.49%) Local Government
5 14 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.02%) Marketing
7 12 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.56%) Banking
9 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.93%) Legal
11 5 (0.78%) Games
11 5 (0.78%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 216 (33.64%) Developer
2 109 (16.98%) Analyst
3 101 (15.73%) Software Engineer
4 76 (11.84%) .NET Developer
5 50 (7.79%) C# Developer
6 41 (6.39%) Senior Developer
7 38 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (5.76%) Java Engineer
9 34 (5.30%) Java Software Engineer
10 32 (4.98%) Support Analyst
11 30 (4.67%) SQL Developer
12 29 (4.52%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.21%) DBA
14 25 (3.89%) Administrator
15 22 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
16 20 (3.12%) Junior
17 19 (2.96%) .NET Software Engineer
17 19 (2.96%) Senior .NET Developer
18 18 (2.80%) Test Analyst
19 17 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (25.39%) .NET
2 97 (15.11%) ASP.NET
3 85 (13.24%) HTML
4 79 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 71 (11.06%) CSS
6 53 (8.26%) .NET Core
7 52 (8.10%) Spring
8 45 (7.01%) jQuery
9 44 (6.85%) XML
10 43 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (6.07%) REST
12 38 (5.92%) RESTful
13 34 (5.30%) .NET Framework
14 33 (5.14%) React
15 31 (4.83%) Spring Boot
15 31 (4.83%) Vue.js
16 30 (4.67%) Web Services
17 29 (4.52%) Entity Framework
18 25 (3.89%) HTML5
18 25 (3.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 36 (5.61%) Data Structures
4 32 (4.98%) Algorithms
5 28 (4.36%) User Experience
6 21 (3.27%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.12%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.18%) Clustering
10 12 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (0.93%) NHS
12 6 (0.93%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.78%) Replication
13 5 (0.78%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.62%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.62%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (14.95%) Windows
2 59 (9.19%) Windows Server
3 45 (7.01%) Linux
4 11 (1.71%) Android
4 11 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.56%) Unix
6 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.25%) CentOS
7 8 (1.25%) FreeBSD
7 8 (1.25%) FreeNAS
7 8 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.62%) zOS
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) VMS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (19.94%) Software Engineering
3 109 (16.98%) DevOps
4 92 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
5 91 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
6 86 (13.40%) MVC
7 76 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (10.90%) Scrum
9 67 (10.44%) TDD
10 58 (9.03%) Test Automation
11 51 (7.94%) Analytics
12 49 (7.63%) Web Development
13 45 (7.01%) ITIL
14 43 (6.70%) Visualisation
15 41 (6.39%) OO
16 40 (6.23%) ETL
17 38 (5.92%) Project Management
18 37 (5.76%) BDD
19 36 (5.61%) Microservices
20 32 (4.98%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 207 (32.24%) C#
2 179 (27.88%) JavaScript
3 136 (21.18%) Java
4 90 (14.02%) Python
5 78 (12.15%) T-SQL
6 46 (7.17%) PL/SQL
7 36 (5.61%) PHP
8 34 (5.30%) PowerShell
9 28 (4.36%) C++
10 26 (4.05%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.74%) VB.NET
12 20 (3.12%) Ruby
13 19 (2.96%) VB
14 18 (2.80%) Kotlin
15 16 (2.49%) VBA
16 15 (2.34%) TypeScript
16 15 (2.34%) VBScript
17 12 (1.87%) C
17 12 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (12.46%) Degree
2 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.09%) ISEB
4 7 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.62%) MCP
6 4 (0.62%) MCSE
7 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.31%) HND
8 2 (0.31%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) AAT
9 1 (0.16%) ACCA
9 1 (0.16%) CIMA
9 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.17%) QA
2 13 (2.02%) SLA
3 10 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) GDPR
5 2 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (5.92%) Docker
2 35 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.25%) KVM
7 5 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (6.39%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.65%) Ansible
3 15 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.18%) Terraform
5 13 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (2.02%) Puppet
6 11 (1.71%) SCVMM
7 9 (1.40%) CA Service Virtualization
8 8 (1.25%) Proxmox
9 6 (0.93%) Cobbler
9 6 (0.93%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.16%) Grafana
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 160 (24.92%) Microsoft
2 84 (13.08%) Oracle
3 39 (6.07%) VMware
4 25 (3.89%) Tableau
5 13 (2.02%) Databricks
5 13 (2.02%) EnterpriseDB
6 11 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.71%) Google
6 11 (1.71%) PlateSpin
6 11 (1.71%) VirtaMove
7 10 (1.56%) Splunk
8 9 (1.40%) CA
9 8 (1.25%) Percona
9 8 (1.25%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.25%) SaltStack
10 7 (1.09%) Northgate
11 6 (0.93%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.93%) SAP
11 6 (0.93%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.78%) iManage