Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,634 2,235 2,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.15% 23.15% 24.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.90% 44.53% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,434 1,986 2,366
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,809 5,019 5,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 51.63% 51.99% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,190 4,387 4,801
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 1,077 £42,500 - 272
North Yorkshire +1 285 £44,000 +10.00% 44
South Yorkshire -2 188 £40,000 +12.68% 70
East Yorkshire +13 68 £35,000 -12.50% 20
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 698 (42.72%) C#
2 695 (42.53%) .NET
3 589 (36.05%) Microsoft
4 559 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 545 (33.35%) SQL Server
6 521 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 432 (26.44%) ASP.NET
8 402 (24.60%) MVC
9 338 (20.69%) Software Engineering
10 284 (17.38%) TDD
11 278 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 274 (16.77%) T-SQL
13 273 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 258 (15.79%) Finance
15 251 (15.36%) Java
16 234 (14.32%) HTML
17 214 (13.10%) CSS
17 214 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
18 213 (13.04%) Windows
19 197 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
20 189 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
21 188 (11.51%) BDD
22 184 (11.26%) DevOps
23 170 (10.40%) Oracle
24 168 (10.28%) Pair Programming
25 161 (9.85%) Python
26 160 (9.79%) jQuery
27 158 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 158 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
28 156 (9.55%) Git (software)

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
1 107 (6.55%) IIS
2 54 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.82%) nginx
4 42 (2.57%) Apache Spark
5 41 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (2.14%) CMS
7 23 (1.41%) Apache
8 22 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 21 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.16%) SAS
11 16 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.98%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.80%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.67%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.55%) JBoss
16 8 (0.49%) Jetty
17 7 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
17 7 (0.43%) WebSphere
18 5 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.061%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.061%) SPSS
6 1 (0.061%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (0.92%) Magento
2 12 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.24%) Sage 1000
6 4 (0.24%) Sage 500
6 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.18%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 273 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.12%) SaaS
4 36 (2.20%) Office 365
5 32 (1.96%) PaaS
6 29 (1.77%) GitHub
7 20 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.04%) IaaS
9 14 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.67%) Serverless
11 9 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.55%) G Suite
12 7 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.37%) Fastly
13 6 (0.37%) NuGet
14 5 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.31%) Amazon SageMaker
14 5 (0.31%) Asana
14 5 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.45%) DNS
1 40 (2.45%) Firewall
2 31 (1.90%) SAN
3 29 (1.77%) Internet
4 25 (1.53%) WAN
5 24 (1.47%) VPN
6 19 (1.16%) LAN
6 19 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.98%) HTTP
8 15 (0.92%) DHCP
9 14 (0.86%) FTP
10 12 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (0.67%) Intranet
12 10 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (0.49%) SMS
14 7 (0.43%) 4G
15 6 (0.37%) Network Security
15 6 (0.37%) Wireless
16 4 (0.24%) VoIP
16 4 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (33.35%) SQL Server
2 158 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 149 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 138 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 91 (5.57%) Relational Database
7 80 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 74 (4.53%) MySQL
9 66 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
10 62 (3.79%) Power BI
11 55 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 53 (3.24%) Big Data
13 50 (3.06%) MongoDB
14 42 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
15 39 (2.39%) Hadoop
16 36 (2.20%) RDBMS
17 35 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
18 30 (1.84%) Oracle Database
19 28 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (1.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 156 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 112 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 104 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (5.02%) Selenium
5 64 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 42 (2.57%) Subversion
7 33 (2.02%) JUnit
8 28 (1.71%) JIRA
9 24 (1.47%) Mercurial
9 24 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 20 (1.22%) SpecFlow
11 16 (0.98%) ERwin
11 16 (0.98%) JMeter
11 16 (0.98%) MSTest
11 16 (0.98%) NUnit
12 15 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 258 (15.79%) Finance
2 63 (3.86%) Retail
3 39 (2.39%) Manufacturing
4 34 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.96%) Marketing
6 18 (1.10%) Banking
7 13 (0.80%) Legal
8 11 (0.67%) Advertising
9 9 (0.55%) Back Office
9 9 (0.55%) Games
10 8 (0.49%) Billing
11 6 (0.37%) Automotive
12 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.18%) Publishing
14 2 (0.12%) Electronics
14 2 (0.12%) Law
14 2 (0.12%) Local Government
15 1 (0.061%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.061%) German Language
15 1 (0.061%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 845 (51.71%) Developer
2 333 (20.38%) C# Developer
3 296 (18.12%) .NET Developer
4 242 (14.81%) Analyst
5 227 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 152 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 149 (9.12%) Senior Developer
8 139 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 136 (8.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 123 (7.53%) Software Developer
11 110 (6.73%) SQL Developer
12 89 (5.45%) DBA
13 73 (4.47%) Junior
14 67 (4.10%) Java Developer
15 66 (4.04%) Software Engineer
16 65 (3.98%) SQL DBA
17 64 (3.92%) Administrator
17 64 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 62 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
18 62 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 695 (42.53%) .NET
2 432 (26.44%) ASP.NET
3 278 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 234 (14.32%) HTML
5 214 (13.10%) CSS
6 160 (9.79%) jQuery
7 156 (9.55%) Web Services
8 136 (8.32%) .NET Framework
9 133 (8.14%) XML
10 117 (7.16%) AngularJS
11 111 (6.79%) React
12 106 (6.49%) Entity Framework
13 74 (4.53%) WCF
14 67 (4.10%) Node.js
15 66 (4.04%) SOAP
16 61 (3.73%) REST
17 59 (3.61%) Spring
18 58 (3.55%) .NET Core
19 55 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 55 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 189 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
2 139 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (1.96%) Fintech
7 22 (1.35%) NHS
8 20 (1.22%) User Experience
9 18 (1.10%) e-Learning
10 17 (1.04%) Replication
11 16 (0.98%) Driving Licence
11 16 (0.98%) Mainframe
12 15 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 15 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.80%) Cloud Native
14 12 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
14 12 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.73%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.49%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (13.04%) Windows
2 129 (7.89%) Linux
3 125 (7.65%) Windows Server
4 70 (4.28%) Unix
5 46 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.77%) Android
8 23 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.10%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.92%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.43%) zOS
14 6 (0.37%) CentOS
14 6 (0.37%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.18%) VMS
18 2 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (24.60%) MVC
3 338 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 284 (17.38%) TDD
5 214 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
6 197 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
7 188 (11.51%) BDD
8 184 (11.26%) DevOps
9 168 (10.28%) Pair Programming
10 151 (9.24%) Scrum
11 149 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
12 127 (7.77%) ETL
13 118 (7.22%) Test Automation
13 118 (7.22%) Unit Testing
14 102 (6.24%) Mentoring
15 98 (6.00%) Analytics
16 96 (5.88%) Data Modelling
17 93 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
18 86 (5.26%) ITIL
19 79 (4.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 698 (42.72%) C#
2 559 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 274 (16.77%) T-SQL
4 251 (15.36%) Java
5 161 (9.85%) Python
6 100 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 71 (4.35%) C++
8 69 (4.22%) PHP
9 50 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 41 (2.51%) Ruby
11 40 (2.45%) VB.NET
12 39 (2.39%) Bash Shell
13 37 (2.26%) Shell Script
14 36 (2.20%) VBA
15 32 (1.96%) VB
16 27 (1.65%) Scala
17 26 (1.59%) R
18 22 (1.35%) C
19 21 (1.29%) TypeScript
20 14 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (8.51%) Degree
2 37 (2.26%) ISTQB
3 29 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.53%) ISEB
5 23 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.98%) MCSE
8 15 (0.92%) DBS Check
9 13 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (0.73%) MCSA
11 10 (0.61%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.43%) OCP
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.24%) RHCE
14 4 (0.24%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.32%) QA
2 45 (2.75%) SLA
3 39 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.67%) HL7
6 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.43%) PMO
8 5 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.31%) GDPR
8 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 52 (3.18%) Docker
3 44 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.80%) HDFS
7 12 (0.73%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.43%) vSphere
11 4 (0.24%) Firmware
11 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.18%) vCloud
12 3 (0.18%) XenApp
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.12%) Xen
13 2 (0.12%) XenServer
14 1 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (2.14%) Ansible
2 25 (1.53%) Puppet
3 19 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.16%) SCCM
4 17 (1.04%) Cobbler
4 17 (1.04%) SCOM
5 16 (0.98%) Terraform
5 16 (0.98%) Tivoli
6 15 (0.92%) Kubernetes
7 14 (0.86%) Oozie
8 10 (0.61%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.49%) SCVMM
9 8 (0.49%) WSUS
10 7 (0.43%) Nessus
11 6 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.24%) Grafana
13 4 (0.24%) Graphite
Vendors
1 589 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 170 (10.40%) Oracle
3 100 (6.12%) Xamarin
4 78 (4.77%) Tableau
5 76 (4.65%) VMware
6 44 (2.69%) Sitecore
7 35 (2.14%) Citrix
7 35 (2.14%) IBM
8 32 (1.96%) Cisco
9 29 (1.77%) Google
10 24 (1.47%) SAP
11 18 (1.10%) Cognos
12 16 (0.98%) EnterpriseDB
12 16 (0.98%) Zend
13 14 (0.86%) Hortonworks
13 14 (0.86%) Sage
14 13 (0.80%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.73%) Cloudera
16 10 (0.61%) HP
17 9 (0.55%) Salesforce.com