Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,392 555 1,339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.47% 19.74% 19.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.48% 34.39% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 509 1,154
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 3,277 1,614 3,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 48.19% 57.40% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,624 1,443 2,708
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +4.65%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 +1 848 £45,345 -4.54% 107
South Yorkshire +2 261 £45,000 - 29
North Yorkshire +3 226 £45,000 -5.26% 24
East Yorkshire -2 31 £37,500 -16.67% 6
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 459 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (32.90%) Azure
3 392 (28.16%) Microsoft
4 370 (26.58%) C#
5 332 (23.85%) SQL Server
6 331 (23.78%) Business Intelligence
7 328 (23.56%) Social Skills
8 302 (21.70%) .NET
9 301 (21.62%) Java
10 289 (20.76%) JavaScript
11 284 (20.40%) DevOps
12 248 (17.82%) Windows
13 237 (17.03%) Python
14 226 (16.24%) Software Engineering
15 224 (16.09%) Degree
16 209 (15.01%) Power Platform
17 207 (14.87%) Analytics
18 202 (14.51%) Power BI
19 195 (14.01%) AWS
20 188 (13.51%) Oracle
21 185 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
22 184 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
23 177 (12.72%) NoSQL
24 172 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
25 162 (11.64%) Git (software)
26 158 (11.35%) Finance
27 157 (11.28%) Data Modelling
28 152 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
29 147 (10.56%) T-SQL
30 142 (10.20%) Migration

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 43 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (2.37%) nginx
3 29 (2.08%) IIS
3 29 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.51%) Confluence
7 19 (1.36%) SAS
8 16 (1.15%) Apache
9 11 (0.79%) CMS
10 8 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.43%) Luigi
11 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
13 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.14%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 90 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.43%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) Shopify
6 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.072%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 458 (32.90%) Azure
2 209 (15.01%) Power Platform
3 195 (14.01%) AWS
4 68 (4.89%) SaaS
5 60 (4.31%) Microsoft 365
6 52 (3.74%) PaaS
7 42 (3.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 37 (2.66%) Serverless
9 33 (2.37%) GCP
10 32 (2.30%) Datadog
10 32 (2.30%) Pulumi
11 29 (2.08%) GitHub
12 26 (1.87%) IaaS
13 25 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
14 22 (1.58%) Azure Storage
15 20 (1.44%) Azure App Service
15 20 (1.44%) Azure Service Bus
16 18 (1.29%) Google Sheets
17 17 (1.22%) Azure Stack
18 16 (1.15%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.44%) DNS
1 34 (2.44%) Firewall
2 32 (2.30%) SAN
3 20 (1.44%) Broadband
4 18 (1.29%) DHCP
4 18 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.01%) HTTP
6 13 (0.93%) VPN
7 11 (0.79%) Skype
8 10 (0.72%) LAN
8 10 (0.72%) WAN
9 9 (0.65%) VLAN
9 9 (0.65%) Wireless
10 8 (0.57%) VoIP
11 6 (0.43%) MPLS
11 6 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.36%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 202 (14.51%) Power BI
3 177 (12.72%) NoSQL
4 172 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
5 126 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 125 (8.98%) PostgreSQL
7 108 (7.76%) MySQL
8 98 (7.04%) Tableau
9 97 (6.97%) Relational Database
10 79 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 77 (5.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 71 (5.10%) Redis
13 70 (5.03%) Big Data
14 51 (3.66%) MongoDB
14 51 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (2.59%) MariaDB
16 35 (2.51%) Hadoop
17 33 (2.37%) Data Lake
18 31 (2.23%) Metadata
19 25 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 162 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 101 (7.26%) Subversion
3 91 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 85 (6.11%) Mercurial
5 68 (4.89%) Visual Studio
6 59 (4.24%) JIRA
7 48 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.01%) Selenium
9 18 (1.29%) Postman
10 14 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.93%) WebDriver
12 10 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.72%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 328 (23.56%) Social Skills
2 158 (11.35%) Finance
3 152 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (5.46%) Retail
5 50 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.59%) Marketing
7 30 (2.16%) Public Sector
8 29 (2.08%) Legal
9 28 (2.01%) Law
10 27 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
11 24 (1.72%) Banking
12 21 (1.51%) Billing
13 20 (1.44%) Local Government
14 18 (1.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 14 (1.01%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.86%) Games
17 10 (0.72%) Documentation Skills
18 8 (0.57%) Telecoms
19 6 (0.43%) Automotive
19 6 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 434 (31.18%) Developer
2 162 (11.64%) Software Engineer
3 158 (11.35%) Analyst
4 116 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 92 (6.61%) C# Developer
6 87 (6.25%) Architect
7 82 (5.89%) .NET Developer
8 81 (5.82%) Software Developer
9 70 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 70 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 60 (4.31%) Platform Engineer
11 57 (4.09%) Java Engineer
11 57 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
12 53 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 53 (3.81%) SQL Developer
13 49 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
13 49 (3.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 48 (3.45%) Applications Support
14 48 (3.45%) Data Analyst
15 45 (3.23%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (21.70%) .NET
2 112 (8.05%) HTML
3 103 (7.40%) .NET Core
4 98 (7.04%) CSS
5 92 (6.61%) .NET Framework
5 92 (6.61%) ASP.NET
6 88 (6.32%) Node.js
7 72 (5.17%) React
8 70 (5.03%) AngularJS
9 60 (4.31%) Web Services
10 59 (4.24%) jQuery
11 57 (4.09%) REST
12 54 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
13 39 (2.80%) RESTful
14 34 (2.44%) ARM Templates
15 31 (2.23%) SOAP
16 30 (2.16%) JSON
17 28 (2.01%) Entity Framework
18 27 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.60%) Data Structures
2 61 (4.38%) Algorithms
3 58 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 39 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 31 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
8 26 (1.87%) User Experience
9 20 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.44%) Reference Data
10 18 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 18 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
11 16 (1.15%) Social Network
12 13 (0.93%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.79%) Public Cloud
13 11 (0.79%) Taxonomies
14 10 (0.72%) Replication
15 9 (0.65%) Legacy Applications
15 9 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 248 (17.82%) Windows
2 78 (5.60%) Windows Server
3 66 (4.74%) Linux
4 33 (2.37%) Windows 10
5 27 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.58%) Unix
7 22 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.86%) VMS
9 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.29%) Android
11 4 (0.29%) Solaris
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (23.78%) Business Intelligence
3 284 (20.40%) DevOps
4 226 (16.24%) Software Engineering
5 207 (14.87%) Analytics
6 185 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
7 184 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
8 157 (11.28%) Data Modelling
9 142 (10.20%) Migration
10 135 (9.70%) MVC
11 131 (9.41%) ETL
12 126 (9.05%) Decision-Making
13 122 (8.76%) Visualisation
14 119 (8.55%) Test Automation
15 117 (8.41%) OO
16 113 (8.12%) Infrastructure as Code
17 92 (6.61%) Scrum
18 90 (6.47%) Mathematics
19 89 (6.39%) Mentoring
20 86 (6.18%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 370 (26.58%) C#
2 301 (21.62%) Java
3 289 (20.76%) JavaScript
4 237 (17.03%) Python
5 147 (10.56%) T-SQL
6 97 (6.97%) PowerShell
7 89 (6.39%) PHP
8 86 (6.18%) TypeScript
9 66 (4.74%) PL/SQL
10 60 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 56 (4.02%) C++
11 56 (4.02%) Ruby
12 42 (3.02%) VBA
13 40 (2.87%) Groovy
14 38 (2.73%) Go
15 30 (2.16%) R
16 28 (2.01%) VB
17 27 (1.94%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 23 (1.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 224 (16.09%) Degree
2 49 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
3 19 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (0.93%) CCNA
4 13 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.65%) Analytics IQ
6 6 (0.43%) MCSE
6 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.22%) CCNP
9 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.22%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.22%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) ISEB
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 45 (3.23%) QA
3 22 (1.58%) SLA
4 20 (1.44%) GDPR
5 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.36%) HL7
7 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.22%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.14%) NCSC
9 2 (0.14%) PMO
10 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.072%) GMP
10 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 80 (5.75%) Docker
3 53 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (0.65%) vSphere
6 7 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.36%) XenApp
8 3 (0.22%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.072%) HDFS
10 1 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 101 (7.26%) Kubernetes
2 94 (6.75%) Ansible
3 77 (5.53%) Terraform
4 63 (4.53%) Puppet
5 57 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (2.44%) Grafana
7 32 (2.30%) Prometheus
8 20 (1.44%) SCCM
9 19 (1.36%) SCOM
10 16 (1.15%) Cobbler
11 11 (0.79%) SCVMM
12 9 (0.65%) Matomo
12 9 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 5 (0.36%) MIIS
14 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.29%) WSUS
15 3 (0.22%) Nessus
16 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.14%) nmon
Vendors
1 392 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 188 (13.51%) Oracle
3 72 (5.17%) SAP
4 62 (4.45%) VMware
5 56 (4.02%) EnterpriseDB
6 48 (3.45%) SaltStack
7 46 (3.30%) Alteryx
8 40 (2.87%) Google
9 37 (2.66%) Citrix
10 34 (2.44%) New Relic
11 27 (1.94%) Veeam
12 20 (1.44%) Databricks
12 20 (1.44%) IBM
13 19 (1.36%) Cisco
14 17 (1.22%) IFS
15 15 (1.08%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.93%) Sage
17 12 (0.86%) Dell
18 11 (0.79%) Adobe
18 11 (0.79%) CommVault