The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 513 378 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.76% 23.79% 26.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.39% 41.45% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 387 327 506
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,700 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1018 912 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.10% 57.39% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 825 798 1118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region.

SQL Salary Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SQL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 167 £33,500 -4.28% 18
Chester -1 69 £35,000 - 10
Crewe 0 52 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Macclesfield -2 42 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Knutsford 0 29 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Wilmslow -4 19 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Nantwich +1 18 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Runcorn +2 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Northwich +4 3 £35,000 - 2
Alderley Edge - 2 £38,750 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 476 (49.64%) SQL Server
2 429 (44.73%) .NET
3 395 (41.19%) C#
4 334 (34.83%) T-SQL
5 275 (28.68%) Microsoft
6 253 (26.38%) HTML
7 243 (25.34%) ASP.NET
8 222 (23.15%) JavaScript
9 208 (21.69%) Windows
10 189 (19.71%) Finance
11 187 (19.50%) XML
11 187 (19.50%) MS Excel
12 175 (18.25%) CSS
13 168 (17.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 167 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
15 157 (16.37%) Web Services
16 156 (16.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 155 (16.16%) SQL Server 2008
18 141 (14.70%) .NET Framework
19 132 (13.76%) Oracle
20 131 (13.66%) MVC
21 127 (13.24%) Visual Studio
22 112 (11.68%) jQuery
23 106 (11.05%) Degree
24 102 (10.64%) SOAP
25 101 (10.53%) VB.NET
26 97 (10.11%) Software Engineering
27 96 (10.01%) QA
27 96 (10.01%) WCF
28 95 (9.91%) Java

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 86 (8.97%) IIS
2 56 (5.84%) SAS
3 34 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 22 (2.29%) MODX
5 22 (2.29%) CMS
6 21 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.19%) Lync
7 18 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (1.88%) WordPress
8 17 (1.77%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.77%) Umbraco
9 15 (1.56%) Apache
10 11 (1.15%) nginx
10 11 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.04%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.94%) uWSGI
13 8 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 187 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 64 (6.67%) MS Office
3 33 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.63%) SPSS
5 3 (0.31%) FastStats
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.63%) Magento
4 6 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.42%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.31%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 2 (0.21%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.10%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.10%) Line 500
9 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.36%) Trello
3 2 (0.21%) ElastiCache
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (0.21%) Route 53
3 2 (0.21%) Office 365
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.88%) DNS
2 17 (1.77%) SAN
3 13 (1.36%) Internet
3 13 (1.36%) Firewall
4 10 (1.04%) Wireless
4 10 (1.04%) HTTP
5 9 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.94%) DHCP
6 7 (0.73%) WAN
6 7 (0.73%) LAN
7 6 (0.63%) SNMP
8 4 (0.42%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.31%) Intranet
9 3 (0.31%) NAS
10 2 (0.21%) VPN
10 2 (0.21%) LDAP
10 2 (0.21%) Broadband
11 1 (0.10%) SSH
11 1 (0.10%) GPRS
11 1 (0.10%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (49.64%) SQL Server
2 168 (17.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 156 (16.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 155 (16.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 87 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (8.13%) MySQL
7 70 (7.30%) Relational Database
8 66 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 63 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 20 (2.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 19 (1.98%) Big Data
15 17 (1.77%) DB2
16 15 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (1.46%) MongoDB
17 14 (1.46%) DTS
18 12 (1.25%) QlikView
18 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 127 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 74 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (4.07%) JIRA
4 33 (3.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 27 (2.82%) Selenium
6 26 (2.71%) Subversion
7 20 (2.09%) Git (software)
8 16 (1.67%) JUnit
9 15 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (1.15%) Selenium IDE
12 10 (1.04%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (0.94%) Maven
13 9 (0.94%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.83%) Mockito
14 8 (0.83%) Introscope
15 7 (0.73%) ERwin
16 6 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 189 (19.71%) Finance
2 74 (7.72%) Retail
3 59 (6.15%) Marketing
4 38 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 24 (2.50%) Automotive
6 16 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.67%) Banking
7 15 (1.56%) Games
8 13 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.04%) Back Office
10 8 (0.83%) Legal
11 6 (0.63%) Advertising
12 3 (0.31%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 522 (54.43%) Developer
2 228 (23.77%) Analyst
3 186 (19.40%) .NET Developer
4 107 (11.16%) C# Developer
5 75 (7.82%) SQL Developer
6 72 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 71 (7.40%) Software Developer
8 46 (4.80%) DBA
9 45 (4.69%) Web Developer
10 44 (4.59%) Software Engineer
11 43 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
12 42 (4.38%) SQL DBA
13 41 (4.28%) Java Developer
14 40 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
15 37 (3.86%) Support Analyst
16 35 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 35 (3.65%) Senior Developer
17 34 (3.55%) VB.NET Developer
17 34 (3.55%) Team Leader
18 32 (3.34%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (44.73%) .NET
2 253 (26.38%) HTML
3 243 (25.34%) ASP.NET
4 187 (19.50%) XML
5 175 (18.25%) CSS
6 157 (16.37%) Web Services
7 141 (14.70%) .NET Framework
8 112 (11.68%) jQuery
9 102 (10.64%) SOAP
10 96 (10.01%) WCF
11 79 (8.24%) Ajax
12 73 (7.61%) LINQ
13 66 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (6.15%) JSON
15 53 (5.53%) WinForms
16 50 (5.21%) REST
17 49 (5.11%) WPF
18 48 (5.01%) HTML5
19 41 (4.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 32 (3.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.02%) Computer Science
2 25 (2.61%) Replication
3 24 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 24 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 23 (2.40%) Mathematics
5 21 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.98%) Open Source
7 18 (1.88%) NHS
8 17 (1.77%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.67%) Statistics
9 16 (1.67%) Economics
10 15 (1.56%) W3C
11 13 (1.36%) Clustering
12 12 (1.25%) SystemC
13 11 (1.15%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.83%) Social Media
15 8 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.83%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 208 (21.69%) Windows
2 65 (6.78%) UNIX
3 49 (5.11%) Linux
4 25 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (2.50%) Android
6 20 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.83%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
8 8 (0.83%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.73%) AIX
9 7 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.63%) CentOS
11 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (13.66%) MVC
3 97 (10.11%) Software Engineering
4 94 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 83 (8.65%) TDD
6 75 (7.82%) ETL
6 75 (7.82%) Data Analysis
7 67 (6.99%) OO
8 59 (6.15%) CRM
9 56 (5.84%) Migration
10 55 (5.74%) Analytics
11 53 (5.53%) Unit Testing
12 52 (5.42%) Project Management
13 43 (4.48%) Data Migration
14 42 (4.38%) SOA
15 40 (4.17%) ITIL
16 39 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
18 37 (3.86%) E-Commerce
19 34 (3.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 395 (41.19%) C#
2 334 (34.83%) T-SQL
3 222 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 101 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 95 (9.91%) Java
6 82 (8.55%) VB
7 56 (5.84%) VBA
8 54 (5.63%) PHP
9 35 (3.65%) C
9 35 (3.65%) VB6
10 34 (3.55%) C++
11 29 (3.02%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.40%) Python
13 20 (2.09%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.25%) Perl
15 10 (1.04%) VBScript
16 9 (0.94%) Ruby
17 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.83%) XPath
18 5 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 106 (11.05%) Degree
2 32 (3.34%) ISEB
3 25 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 24 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.56%) MCSE
7 10 (1.04%) MCSA
7 10 (1.04%) MCITP
8 5 (0.52%) CCNP
8 5 (0.52%) CCNA
8 5 (0.52%) CISSP
8 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.52%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.21%) HND
11 1 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (10.01%) QA
2 26 (2.71%) SLA
3 7 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (4.48%) Active Directory
1 43 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 25 (2.61%) XenApp
4 19 (1.98%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.73%) LiteSpeed
6 7 (0.73%) vSphere
7 6 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.42%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.21%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.10%) Xen
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (0.83%) HP SIM
4 7 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.73%) SCCM
4 7 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
5 6 (0.63%) WSUS
6 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.31%) CA Endevor
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 275 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 132 (13.76%) Oracle
3 65 (6.78%) VMware
4 45 (4.69%) Citrix
5 29 (3.02%) HP
6 27 (2.82%) IBM
7 18 (1.88%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.56%) DevExpress
9 14 (1.46%) JBoss
10 12 (1.25%) Symantec
10 12 (1.25%) SAP
11 10 (1.04%) Tableau
11 10 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.04%) Telerik
11 10 (1.04%) Perforce
12 9 (0.94%) Cisco
12 9 (0.94%) Dell
12 9 (0.94%) Vertica
12 9 (0.94%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.83%) Cognos
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago