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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 368 518 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.43% 32.40% 25.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.09% 55.70% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 311 394 438
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,450 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +1.35%
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
854 930 1383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.42% 58.16% 64.75%
Number of salaries quoted 723 745 1212
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -1 112 £31,000 -17.33% 19
Macclesfield -1 69 £52,500 +30.43% 9
Chester 0 56 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Runcorn +6 14 £32,500 -25.28%
Wilmslow -14 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Northwich 0 12 £32,250 -7.85% 5
Crewe -11 12 £33,750 -15.62% 5
Knutsford -17 8 £30,500 -8.95% 3
Nantwich +1 5 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Daresbury - 2 - -
Ellesmere Port -5 1 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Widnes - 1 £42,500 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 374 (41.65%) .NET
2 359 (39.98%) SQL Server
3 316 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 306 (34.08%) HTML
5 298 (33.18%) C#
6 242 (26.95%) T-SQL
7 241 (26.84%) Microsoft
8 226 (25.17%) CSS
9 220 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
10 206 (22.94%) Windows
11 202 (22.49%) ASP.NET
12 181 (20.16%) Web Services
13 172 (19.15%) Finance
14 168 (18.71%) jQuery
15 166 (18.49%) MVC
16 148 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 147 (16.37%) .NET Framework
18 144 (16.04%) Oracle
19 141 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 117 (13.03%) SQL Server 2008
20 117 (13.03%) XML
21 115 (12.81%) HTML5
22 111 (12.36%) MS Excel
23 105 (11.69%) MySQL
24 102 (11.36%) Linux
24 102 (11.36%) Degree
25 101 (11.25%) Visual Studio
26 95 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
27 93 (10.36%) Java
27 93 (10.36%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 54 (6.01%) IIS
2 44 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 33 (3.67%) SAS
4 31 (3.45%) CMS
5 23 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 23 (2.56%) WordPress
5 23 (2.56%) Lync
6 22 (2.45%) Node.js
7 21 (2.34%) Umbraco
8 19 (2.12%) JBoss
9 17 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (1.67%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.78%) Apache
14 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 111 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.01%) MS Office
3 18 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.45%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.78%) SPSS
6 5 (0.56%) FastStats
7 3 (0.33%) Mingle
7 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.00%) Magento
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (0.56%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) Exstream
4 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) HFM
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 87 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.12%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.67%) Office 365
5 5 (0.56%) Route 53
5 5 (0.56%) SaaS
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.45%) Trello
6 4 (0.45%) ElastiCache
6 4 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.12%) Wireless
2 16 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.45%) Firewall
4 12 (1.34%) HTTP
5 11 (1.22%) Internet
6 7 (0.78%) SAN
6 7 (0.78%) Intranet
6 7 (0.78%) VPN
6 7 (0.78%) DNS
6 7 (0.78%) SNMP
6 7 (0.78%) LAN
6 7 (0.78%) Network Security
6 7 (0.78%) iSCSI
7 6 (0.67%) WAN
8 5 (0.56%) DHCP
9 4 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.22%) ADSL
10 2 (0.22%) SSL
11 1 (0.11%) ATM
11 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (39.98%) SQL Server
2 148 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 141 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (13.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 105 (11.69%) MySQL
6 83 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
7 70 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 62 (6.90%) Relational Database
9 50 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 45 (5.01%) Crystal Reports
11 44 (4.90%) Oracle Database
12 39 (4.34%) DB2
13 32 (3.56%) Big Data
13 32 (3.56%) NoSQL
14 29 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (2.00%) RDBMS
16 18 (2.00%) MongoDB
17 17 (1.89%) DTS
18 16 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 101 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 95 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (7.02%) Subversion
4 42 (4.68%) Git (software)
5 34 (3.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 32 (3.56%) JIRA
7 21 (2.34%) JUnit
7 21 (2.34%) QuickTest Pro
8 19 (2.12%) NUnit
8 19 (2.12%) Selenium
9 16 (1.78%) Jenkins
9 16 (1.78%) Eclipse
9 16 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (1.56%) Ant
10 14 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.56%) MSTest
11 10 (1.11%) Maven
12 9 (1.00%) SilkPerformer
12 9 (1.00%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.56%) Synon
General
1 172 (19.15%) Finance
2 65 (7.24%) Marketing
3 45 (5.01%) Retail
4 25 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 20 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.56%) Billing
6 14 (1.56%) Banking
7 12 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.34%) Back Office
8 10 (1.11%) Legal
9 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.56%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 427 (47.55%) Developer
2 168 (18.71%) Analyst
3 144 (16.04%) .NET Developer
4 81 (9.02%) Senior Developer
5 68 (7.57%) DBA
5 68 (7.57%) Web Developer
6 50 (5.57%) SQL Developer
7 49 (5.46%) SQL DBA
8 42 (4.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 41 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 37 (4.12%) Development Manager
11 36 (4.01%) Consultant
11 36 (4.01%) Data Analyst
12 34 (3.79%) Test Analyst
12 34 (3.79%) Software Manager
13 30 (3.34%) Support Analyst
14 29 (3.23%) Software Development Manager
14 29 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (3.12%) Software Developer
16 27 (3.01%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (41.65%) .NET
2 306 (34.08%) HTML
3 226 (25.17%) CSS
4 202 (22.49%) ASP.NET
5 181 (20.16%) Web Services
6 168 (18.71%) jQuery
7 147 (16.37%) .NET Framework
8 117 (13.03%) XML
9 115 (12.81%) HTML5
10 92 (10.24%) Ajax
11 83 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 69 (7.68%) LINQ
12 69 (7.68%) WCF
13 67 (7.46%) SOAP
14 49 (5.46%) JSON
15 48 (5.35%) XHTML
16 44 (4.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 36 (4.01%) REST
17 36 (4.01%) CSS3
17 36 (4.01%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.79%) Replication
3 38 (4.23%) User Experience
4 30 (3.34%) Statistics
5 26 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 17 (1.89%) iSeries
9 14 (1.56%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.45%) Open Source
10 13 (1.45%) Social Media
11 12 (1.34%) Clustering
11 12 (1.34%) AS400
12 10 (1.11%) Economics
12 10 (1.11%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.00%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.78%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 206 (22.94%) Windows
2 102 (11.36%) Linux
3 64 (7.13%) UNIX
4 29 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.90%) Android
5 26 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.78%) CentOS
10 6 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.67%) Solaris
11 5 (0.56%) AIX
12 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (18.49%) MVC
3 93 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
4 92 (10.24%) OO
5 72 (8.02%) ETL
6 69 (7.68%) Performance Tuning
7 60 (6.68%) E-Commerce
8 56 (6.24%) ITIL
9 54 (6.01%) TDD
10 51 (5.68%) Software Engineering
11 47 (5.23%) Unit Testing
12 39 (4.34%) OOP
12 39 (4.34%) CRM
13 38 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (4.01%) Software Testing
15 35 (3.90%) Scrum
16 33 (3.67%) Migration
16 33 (3.67%) Project Management
16 33 (3.67%) Resource Management
17 32 (3.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 316 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 298 (33.18%) C#
3 242 (26.95%) T-SQL
4 93 (10.36%) Java
5 74 (8.24%) VB.NET
6 69 (7.68%) VB
7 53 (5.90%) PHP
8 49 (5.46%) PL/SQL
9 47 (5.23%) PowerShell
10 34 (3.79%) Objective-C
11 30 (3.34%) C++
12 27 (3.01%) VBA
13 15 (1.67%) VB6
14 14 (1.56%) VBScript
15 13 (1.45%) C
16 11 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.22%) PHP5
17 10 (1.11%) XPath
18 7 (0.78%) RPG
19 6 (0.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 102 (11.36%) Degree
2 41 (4.57%) ISEB
3 24 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.34%) A+ Certification
5 12 (1.34%) CISSP
5 12 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.34%) CCNP
5 12 (1.34%) CCNA
5 12 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.78%) MCSE
6 7 (0.78%) MCITP
7 5 (0.56%) MCTS
7 5 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.33%) MCP
9 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.90%) SLA
2 40 (4.45%) QA
3 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) HL7
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.89%) XenApp
5 8 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.78%) Firmware
6 7 (0.78%) vSphere
6 7 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.45%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.33%) Docker
10 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.22%) SCCM
3 10 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.89%) WSUS
5 7 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
5 7 (0.78%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.45%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.11%) Foglight
9 1 (0.11%) Puppet
9 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 241 (26.84%) Microsoft
2 144 (16.04%) Oracle
3 49 (5.46%) VMware
4 34 (3.79%) Telerik
5 32 (3.56%) Xamarin
6 30 (3.34%) IBM
7 29 (3.23%) Citrix
8 26 (2.90%) HP
8 26 (2.90%) Teradata
9 18 (2.00%) Informatica
10 14 (1.56%) SAP
10 14 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.45%) EPiServer
12 12 (1.34%) Eloqua
12 12 (1.34%) Symantec
12 12 (1.34%) Cisco
13 10 (1.11%) Hyperion
13 10 (1.11%) Sophos
14 9 (1.00%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.00%) Cognos
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays London City Projects
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Pension and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago