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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 414 459 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.81% 26.70% 24.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.35% 51.63% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 336 351 381
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
913 889 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.50% 51.72% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 740 725 844
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +1 151 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Chester +2 71 £40,000 +25.28% 19
Crewe -3 47 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Wilmslow +6 22 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Knutsford -14 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northwich +6 10 £35,500 -16.47% 5
Macclesfield -7 9 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Winsford - 5 - -
Runcorn -10 4 £37,000 +27.58% 3
Widnes - 3 £37,000 - 2
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 360 (42.20%) SQL Server
2 266 (31.18%) .NET
3 260 (30.48%) Microsoft
4 233 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (26.26%) Finance
6 214 (25.09%) T-SQL
7 205 (24.03%) C#
7 205 (24.03%) JavaScript
8 185 (21.69%) Windows
9 176 (20.63%) Oracle
10 170 (19.93%) HTML
11 169 (19.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 167 (19.58%) MS Excel
13 159 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
14 153 (17.94%) ASP.NET
15 140 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
16 133 (15.59%) Web Services
17 129 (15.12%) CSS
18 128 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 123 (14.42%) SQL Server 2008
20 113 (13.25%) ETL
21 112 (13.13%) Java
22 97 (11.37%) Degree
22 97 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
23 94 (11.02%) jQuery
24 88 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
24 88 (10.32%) Scrum
25 84 (9.85%) .NET Framework
26 78 (9.14%) MVC
26 78 (9.14%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 51 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.57%) IIS
3 24 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.58%) SAS
5 13 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.17%) Node.js
7 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (0.82%) Oracle 9iAS
9 7 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.82%) CMS
9 7 (0.82%) Lync
10 6 (0.70%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.59%) WordPress
11 5 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 167 (19.58%) MS Excel
2 53 (6.21%) MS Office
3 19 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.59%) MS Project
5 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.35%) ProjectWise
6 3 (0.35%) Mingle
7 2 (0.23%) FastStats
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
4 18 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.35%) Exstream
6 3 (0.35%) Primavera
6 3 (0.35%) Magento
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 9 (1.06%) Route 53
3 9 (1.06%) Amazon Glacier
3 9 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (0.47%) SmartFocus
5 4 (0.47%) Office 365
6 3 (0.35%) Trello
7 2 (0.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.12%) SaaS
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.22%) DNS
2 30 (3.52%) Firewall
3 22 (2.58%) DHCP
4 18 (2.11%) SSL
4 18 (2.11%) Network Security
5 16 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.76%) HTTP
7 14 (1.64%) LAN
8 13 (1.52%) WAN
8 13 (1.52%) VPN
9 12 (1.41%) Internet
9 12 (1.41%) Wireless
10 9 (1.06%) SAN
11 7 (0.82%) GPRS
11 7 (0.82%) UMTS
11 7 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.70%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.70%) FTP
12 6 (0.70%) Intranet
13 5 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (42.20%) SQL Server
2 169 (19.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 140 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
4 128 (15.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (14.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 88 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 76 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 71 (8.32%) Oracle Database
9 60 (7.03%) MySQL
10 42 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
11 38 (4.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 31 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (3.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 30 (3.52%) Data Mining
14 28 (3.28%) Big Data
15 27 (3.17%) Relational Database
15 27 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 23 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
17 21 (2.46%) OLAP
17 21 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (6.57%) Visual Studio
3 29 (3.40%) Subversion
4 26 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 19 (2.23%) JUnit
6 18 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
6 18 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.99%) MSTest
8 16 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 16 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.41%) JIRA
12 11 (1.29%) HP UFT
13 10 (1.17%) Selenium
13 10 (1.17%) Git (software)
14 8 (0.94%) Ant
15 7 (0.82%) LoadRunner
15 7 (0.82%) Mercurial
16 5 (0.59%) TestNG
General
1 224 (26.26%) Finance
2 30 (3.52%) Marketing
3 20 (2.34%) Financial Institution
4 19 (2.23%) General Ledger
5 16 (1.88%) Retail
6 13 (1.52%) Banking
7 12 (1.41%) Games
7 12 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.94%) Advertising
10 6 (0.70%) Local Government
10 6 (0.70%) Back Office
11 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.59%) Law
11 5 (0.59%) Legal
12 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 387 (45.37%) Developer
2 156 (18.29%) Analyst
3 133 (15.59%) .NET Developer
4 103 (12.08%) DBA
5 72 (8.44%) SQL DBA
6 56 (6.57%) C# Developer
7 53 (6.21%) SQL Developer
8 51 (5.98%) Administrator
9 50 (5.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (5.51%) Senior Developer
10 47 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 40 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
12 38 (4.45%) Support Analyst
13 35 (4.10%) Tester
14 31 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 30 (3.52%) Data Analyst
16 29 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 26 (3.05%) Java Developer
17 26 (3.05%) SQL Server DBA
17 26 (3.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (31.18%) .NET
2 170 (19.93%) HTML
3 153 (17.94%) ASP.NET
4 133 (15.59%) Web Services
5 129 (15.12%) CSS
6 94 (11.02%) jQuery
7 84 (9.85%) .NET Framework
8 71 (8.32%) XML
9 53 (6.21%) Ajax
10 50 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (5.86%) HTML5
11 43 (5.04%) Entity Framework
12 37 (4.34%) JSON
13 35 (4.10%) J2EE
14 31 (3.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (3.52%) WCF
15 30 (3.52%) LINQ
16 29 (3.40%) Spring
16 29 (3.40%) AngularJS
16 29 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.50%) Replication
3 56 (6.57%) Mobile App
4 45 (5.28%) Clustering
5 29 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.40%) User Experience
6 23 (2.70%) Statistics
7 22 (2.58%) N-Tier
8 19 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.88%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.76%) Credit Risk
10 15 (1.76%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.64%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.41%) NHS
14 10 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
15 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 185 (21.69%) Windows
2 47 (5.51%) Linux
3 45 (5.28%) UNIX
4 37 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (4.22%) Android
6 27 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 24 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.82%) Windows CE
11 6 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.35%) SUSE
14 2 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
3 113 (13.25%) ETL
4 88 (10.32%) Scrum
5 78 (9.14%) MVC
5 78 (9.14%) Performance Tuning
6 72 (8.44%) SDLC
7 65 (7.62%) TDD
8 54 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 53 (6.21%) Mentoring
10 49 (5.74%) Software Engineering
11 46 (5.39%) Migration
12 43 (5.04%) ITIL
12 43 (5.04%) Test Scripting
12 43 (5.04%) Analytics
13 42 (4.92%) CRM
14 39 (4.57%) Software Testing
14 39 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (4.57%) Web Development
15 37 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 214 (25.09%) T-SQL
2 205 (24.03%) C#
2 205 (24.03%) JavaScript
3 112 (13.13%) Java
4 71 (8.32%) VB
5 70 (8.21%) PL/SQL
6 52 (6.10%) VB.NET
7 40 (4.69%) PHP
8 29 (3.40%) PowerShell
9 20 (2.34%) VB6
10 16 (1.88%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.64%) C++
12 13 (1.52%) C
12 13 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 12 (1.41%) Apple Swift
14 11 (1.29%) VBA
15 10 (1.17%) Python
15 10 (1.17%) VBScript
16 7 (0.82%) Ruby
17 5 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (11.37%) Degree
2 47 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (4.22%) ISEB
4 22 (2.58%) MCITP
5 15 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.52%) CCNA
7 11 (1.29%) MCSE
8 10 (1.17%) CCNP
9 9 (1.06%) CISSP
9 9 (1.06%) MCDBA
9 9 (1.06%) OCP
9 9 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (1.06%) A+ Certification
9 9 (1.06%) MCTS
10 8 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.94%) MCSA
11 5 (0.59%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.23%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.21%) QA
2 28 (3.28%) SLA
3 12 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.06%) XenApp
5 7 (0.82%) vSphere
6 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.59%) vCloud
6 5 (0.59%) Docker
6 5 (0.59%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.47%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.23%) HDFS
9 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) Xen
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 8 (0.94%) SCCM
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.70%) WSUS
5 5 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.59%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.35%) Oozie
7 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 260 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 176 (20.63%) Oracle
3 44 (5.16%) VMware
4 35 (4.10%) SAP
5 30 (3.52%) Citrix
6 25 (2.93%) HP
7 24 (2.81%) Teradata
8 23 (2.70%) Sage
9 22 (2.58%) JD Edwards
10 18 (2.11%) Business Objects
11 17 (1.99%) Epicor
12 16 (1.88%) Cisco
12 16 (1.88%) Talend
13 15 (1.76%) Ab Initio
14 14 (1.64%) Hyperion
14 14 (1.64%) Informatica
15 12 (1.41%) Cognos
15 12 (1.41%) Xamarin
15 12 (1.41%) Telerik
15 12 (1.41%) Vertica
Northwich, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Stone Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago