Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,256 1,750 2,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.65% 22.12% 23.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.52% 41.97% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,527 2,083
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 3,100 4,170 5,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 48.49% 52.71% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,653 3,491 4,390
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -1 816 £42,500 - 193
North Yorkshire +1 209 £42,500 -3.41% 34
South Yorkshire -1 163 £40,000 -5.88% 64
East Yorkshire +7 59 £37,500 +7.14% 4
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 517 (41.16%) C#
2 462 (36.78%) .NET
3 435 (34.63%) SQL Server
4 395 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
5 382 (30.41%) JavaScript
6 370 (29.46%) Microsoft
7 284 (22.61%) Azure
8 264 (21.02%) MVC
9 246 (19.59%) Finance
10 236 (18.79%) ASP.NET
11 187 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
12 173 (13.77%) Windows
13 161 (12.82%) HTML
14 159 (12.66%) Oracle
15 156 (12.42%) T-SQL
16 151 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
17 150 (11.94%) Java
18 142 (11.31%) Git (software)
19 139 (11.07%) CSS
20 138 (10.99%) AWS
21 134 (10.67%) jQuery
22 130 (10.35%) DevOps
23 125 (9.95%) Test Automation
23 125 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 125 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 117 (9.32%) Software Engineering
25 116 (9.24%) Python
26 113 (9.00%) Relational Database
27 112 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
28 109 (8.68%) Scrum

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 61 (4.86%) IIS
2 46 (3.66%) Apache Spark
3 45 (3.58%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 26 (2.07%) CMS
6 19 (1.51%) Confluence
7 18 (1.43%) nginx
7 18 (1.43%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.19%) Apache
10 14 (1.11%) SAS
11 13 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.80%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.40%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.40%) Drupal
15 5 (0.40%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.32%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.24%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.16%) Maximo
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 284 (22.61%) Azure
2 138 (10.99%) AWS
3 83 (6.61%) Power Platform
4 48 (3.82%) Office 365
5 37 (2.95%) GCP
6 24 (1.91%) SaaS
7 16 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (1.27%) GitHub
8 10 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.48%) IaaS
11 6 (0.48%) PaaS
12 5 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.40%) Serverless
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.32%) Firebase
14 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.47%) SAN
2 28 (2.23%) Firewall
3 19 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.35%) Internet
4 17 (1.35%) WAN
5 15 (1.19%) DNS
6 14 (1.11%) Wireless
7 13 (1.04%) LAN
7 13 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
7 13 (1.04%) VoIP
8 11 (0.88%) DHCP
8 11 (0.88%) VPN
9 9 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.56%) Intranet
10 7 (0.56%) MPLS
11 6 (0.48%) RFID
11 6 (0.48%) Skype
11 6 (0.48%) VLAN
12 5 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 125 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 113 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 104 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 102 (8.12%) MySQL
6 101 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (6.61%) Power BI
8 77 (6.13%) NoSQL
9 68 (5.41%) RDBMS
10 63 (5.02%) Big Data
11 60 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (2.95%) Hadoop
14 30 (2.39%) MongoDB
15 27 (2.15%) Oracle Database
16 26 (2.07%) Apache Hive
16 26 (2.07%) DB2
16 26 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
18 20 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (5.25%) Selenium
4 57 (4.54%) Visual Studio
5 54 (4.30%) Jenkins
6 49 (3.90%) JIRA
7 43 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 41 (3.26%) JUnit
9 31 (2.47%) SpecFlow
10 30 (2.39%) Subversion
11 26 (2.07%) GitLab
12 24 (1.91%) Cucumber
13 23 (1.83%) Postman
13 23 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (1.51%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.35%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.11%) TeamCity
17 12 (0.96%) Ant
17 12 (0.96%) Maven
18 11 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 246 (19.59%) Finance
2 46 (3.66%) Marketing
3 40 (3.18%) Retail
4 37 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 31 (2.47%) Legal
6 24 (1.91%) Public Sector
7 11 (0.88%) Banking
8 7 (0.56%) Law
9 6 (0.48%) Games
9 6 (0.48%) Publishing
10 3 (0.24%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.16%) Billing
11 2 (0.16%) Local Government
11 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.16%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.080%) Back Office
12 1 (0.080%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.080%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 596 (47.45%) Developer
2 210 (16.72%) .NET Developer
3 182 (14.49%) C# Developer
4 177 (14.09%) Analyst
5 117 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 100 (7.96%) Senior Developer
7 90 (7.17%) SQL Developer
8 88 (7.01%) Software Developer
9 65 (5.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 60 (4.78%) Junior
10 60 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 53 (4.22%) Senior C# Developer
12 52 (4.14%) Support Analyst
13 48 (3.82%) Software Engineer
14 47 (3.74%) Applications Support
15 45 (3.58%) Architect
15 45 (3.58%) Junior Developer
16 44 (3.50%) Azure Developer
17 38 (3.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 37 (2.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (36.78%) .NET
2 236 (18.79%) ASP.NET
3 161 (12.82%) HTML
4 139 (11.07%) CSS
5 134 (10.67%) jQuery
6 125 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 109 (8.68%) .NET Core
8 88 (7.01%) .NET Framework
9 76 (6.05%) XML
10 64 (5.10%) Web Services
11 61 (4.86%) REST
12 60 (4.78%) Entity Framework
12 60 (4.78%) Node.js
13 59 (4.70%) AngularJS
14 57 (4.54%) SOAP
15 53 (4.22%) Spring
16 52 (4.14%) React
17 43 (3.42%) JSON
17 43 (3.42%) Spring Boot
18 37 (2.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.23%) User Experience
5 23 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 18 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.27%) NHS
8 15 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 12 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 11 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 11 (0.88%) Clustering
11 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
13 6 (0.48%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 173 (13.77%) Windows
2 71 (5.65%) Linux
3 69 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.50%) Unix
5 39 (3.11%) Android
6 23 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.83%) Windows 10
7 22 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.35%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.40%) CentOS
12 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.24%) AIX
15 2 (0.16%) HPUX
16 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (21.02%) MVC
3 187 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
4 151 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
5 130 (10.35%) DevOps
6 125 (9.95%) Test Automation
7 117 (9.32%) Software Engineering
8 109 (8.68%) Scrum
9 105 (8.36%) ETL
10 94 (7.48%) Analytics
10 94 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 93 (7.40%) SDLC
12 81 (6.45%) TDD
13 75 (5.97%) Data Modelling
14 69 (5.49%) Web Development
15 64 (5.10%) Project Management
16 61 (4.86%) Coaching
17 60 (4.78%) Microservices
18 51 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
19 50 (3.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 517 (41.16%) C#
2 382 (30.41%) JavaScript
3 156 (12.42%) T-SQL
4 150 (11.94%) Java
5 116 (9.24%) Python
6 62 (4.94%) PowerShell
7 53 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 46 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 43 (3.42%) VB
10 36 (2.87%) Scala
11 34 (2.71%) Ruby
12 33 (2.63%) PHP
13 16 (1.27%) Java 8
14 14 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.04%) R
16 12 (0.96%) ES6
17 11 (0.88%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.88%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.80%) C
18 10 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (7.25%) Degree
2 42 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.71%) ISEB
4 33 (2.63%) MCSE
5 32 (2.55%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.67%) CCNA
8 12 (0.96%) HND
8 12 (0.96%) MCSA
9 8 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.56%) CCNP
11 6 (0.48%) MCITP
11 6 (0.48%) PhD
12 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.24%) SANS
13 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.16%) MCP
14 2 (0.16%) MCTS
14 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.41%) QA
2 34 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 27 (2.15%) SLA
4 9 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.56%) GDPR
6 4 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.24%) HL7
7 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.16%) PMO
9 1 (0.080%) FINRA
9 1 (0.080%) GMP
9 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.080%) MiFID
System Software
1 67 (5.33%) Active Directory
1 67 (5.33%) Docker
2 36 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 35 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.43%) HDFS
5 8 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (0.64%) vSphere
5 8 (0.64%) XenApp
6 5 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.24%) KVM
9 2 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.080%) NFS
10 1 (0.080%) RACF
10 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (2.71%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.39%) Ansible
3 29 (2.31%) Puppet
4 23 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.43%) Terraform
6 13 (1.04%) SCCM
7 12 (0.96%) WSUS
8 9 (0.72%) SCOM
9 8 (0.64%) PaperCut
10 7 (0.56%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.48%) Nagios
11 6 (0.48%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.32%) Consul
12 4 (0.32%) Grafana
12 4 (0.32%) Graphite
12 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.32%) Nessus
12 4 (0.32%) Oozie
12 4 (0.32%) Packer
12 4 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 370 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 159 (12.66%) Oracle
3 49 (3.90%) VMware
4 43 (3.42%) Tableau
5 30 (2.39%) SAP
6 28 (2.23%) Xamarin
7 27 (2.15%) Google
8 25 (1.99%) Citrix
9 18 (1.43%) IBM
10 17 (1.35%) Cisco
11 16 (1.27%) Informatica
12 15 (1.19%) Cloudera
13 14 (1.11%) HP
14 13 (1.04%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.88%) Veeam
16 8 (0.64%) Dell
17 6 (0.48%) EnterpriseDB
17 6 (0.48%) Mitel
17 6 (0.48%) Siemens
17 6 (0.48%) Zend