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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 377 555 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.88% 32.84% 25.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.31% 53.11% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 325 437 472
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
891 1045 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.99% 61.83% 64.74%
Number of salaries quoted 779 855 1254
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -4 110 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Macclesfield 0 68 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Chester 0 51 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Crewe -2 20 £37,500 - 1
Wilmslow -14 18 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Knutsford -14 16 £29,250 -12.68% 1
Northwich 0 12 £32,000 +13.27% 4
Runcorn -1 9 £31,250 -17.76% 3
Nantwich +2 7 £29,500 -21.33% 1
Ellesmere Port -8 3 £38,750 -13.88%
Winsford +1 2 £26,500 -37.64%
Daresbury - 1 - -
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 400 (43.91%) .NET
2 370 (40.61%) SQL Server
3 333 (36.55%) C#
4 323 (35.46%) HTML
5 322 (35.35%) JavaScript
6 248 (27.22%) T-SQL
7 241 (26.45%) Microsoft
8 229 (25.14%) ASP.NET
8 229 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
9 228 (25.03%) CSS
10 220 (24.15%) Windows
11 187 (20.53%) Finance
12 183 (20.09%) Web Services
13 177 (19.43%) jQuery
14 170 (18.66%) MVC
15 155 (17.01%) .NET Framework
16 151 (16.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 141 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 138 (15.15%) Oracle
19 127 (13.94%) XML
20 119 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
21 118 (12.95%) Visual Studio
22 112 (12.29%) HTML5
23 109 (11.96%) MS Excel
24 104 (11.42%) Java
25 103 (11.31%) MySQL
26 100 (10.98%) Degree
27 99 (10.87%) OO
28 98 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
29 97 (10.65%) Ajax

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 68 (7.46%) IIS
2 43 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 41 (4.50%) SAS
4 32 (3.51%) CMS
5 25 (2.74%) WordPress
6 24 (2.63%) Lync
7 22 (2.41%) Umbraco
8 20 (2.20%) MS Exchange
9 19 (2.09%) WebSphere
9 19 (2.09%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.87%) Node.js
10 17 (1.87%) JBoss
11 15 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.21%) NServiceBus
12 11 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.88%) Apache
13 8 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 109 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.73%) MS Office
3 19 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.77%) SPSS
6 5 (0.55%) 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 11 (1.21%) Magento
2 6 (0.66%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.33%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.22%) Exstream
7 1 (0.11%) HFM
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 78 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.76%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.66%) Office 365
5 5 (0.55%) SaaS
6 4 (0.44%) Trello
7 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) Route 53
8 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.22%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.09%) Wireless
2 17 (1.87%) HTTP
3 16 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.76%) Internet
4 12 (1.32%) SAN
5 10 (1.10%) Firewall
6 7 (0.77%) Intranet
6 7 (0.77%) SNMP
6 7 (0.77%) LAN
6 7 (0.77%) iSCSI
7 6 (0.66%) WAN
7 6 (0.66%) VPN
7 6 (0.66%) DNS
8 5 (0.55%) Network Security
9 4 (0.44%) DHCP
10 2 (0.22%) ADSL
10 2 (0.22%) SSL
10 2 (0.22%) VoIP
10 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (40.61%) SQL Server
2 151 (16.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 141 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 119 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 103 (11.31%) MySQL
6 80 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (8.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 68 (7.46%) Relational Database
9 46 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (4.39%) DB2
11 36 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
13 28 (3.07%) Oracle Database
13 28 (3.07%) NoSQL
14 23 (2.52%) Big Data
15 21 (2.31%) RDBMS
16 19 (2.09%) DTS
16 19 (2.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 18 (1.98%) MongoDB
18 16 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 118 (12.95%) Visual Studio
2 98 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (5.60%) Subversion
4 45 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 42 (4.61%) JIRA
6 41 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 28 (3.07%) JUnit
8 24 (2.63%) Selenium
9 20 (2.20%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.09%) QuickTest Pro
11 17 (1.87%) NUnit
11 17 (1.87%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.87%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.43%) Ant
13 12 (1.32%) MSTest
14 11 (1.21%) Maven
15 9 (0.99%) SilkPerformer
15 9 (0.99%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.99%) Mockito
16 8 (0.88%) Jasmine
General
1 187 (20.53%) Finance
2 75 (8.23%) Marketing
3 51 (5.60%) Retail
4 25 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.65%) Banking
7 13 (1.43%) Legal
8 12 (1.32%) Back Office
8 12 (1.32%) Billing
9 10 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.33%) Advertising
11 3 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
12 2 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 454 (49.84%) Developer
2 172 (18.88%) Analyst
3 163 (17.89%) .NET Developer
4 75 (8.23%) Web Developer
5 64 (7.03%) DBA
6 62 (6.81%) Senior Developer
7 54 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 53 (5.82%) SQL Developer
9 49 (5.38%) SQL DBA
9 49 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 37 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (3.73%) Consultant
11 34 (3.73%) Test Analyst
12 32 (3.51%) Data Analyst
13 31 (3.40%) Applications Support
13 31 (3.40%) Software Developer
14 28 (3.07%) Java Developer
15 27 (2.96%) Development Manager
15 27 (2.96%) Support Analyst
16 26 (2.85%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (43.91%) .NET
2 323 (35.46%) HTML
3 229 (25.14%) ASP.NET
4 228 (25.03%) CSS
5 183 (20.09%) Web Services
6 177 (19.43%) jQuery
7 155 (17.01%) .NET Framework
8 127 (13.94%) XML
9 112 (12.29%) HTML5
10 97 (10.65%) Ajax
11 85 (9.33%) LINQ
11 85 (9.33%) WCF
12 80 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 77 (8.45%) SOAP
14 51 (5.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 50 (5.49%) XHTML
16 44 (4.83%) REST
17 38 (4.17%) JSON
18 34 (3.73%) CSS3
19 31 (3.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.72%) Replication
3 32 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.29%) Statistics
5 29 (3.18%) User Experience
6 27 (2.96%) Mathematics
7 26 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.31%) Open Source
9 17 (1.87%) Social Media
9 17 (1.87%) Credit Risk
10 16 (1.76%) Economics
11 15 (1.65%) iSeries
12 14 (1.54%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.32%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.32%) Clustering
13 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.21%) AS400
15 9 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 220 (24.15%) Windows
2 94 (10.32%) Linux
3 69 (7.57%) UNIX
4 30 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.18%) Android
6 27 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.88%) AIX
11 7 (0.77%) CentOS
11 7 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
11 7 (0.77%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.66%) Solaris
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (18.66%) MVC
3 99 (10.87%) OO
4 92 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
6 63 (6.92%) ETL
7 62 (6.81%) TDD
8 61 (6.70%) E-Commerce
9 59 (6.48%) Software Engineering
10 48 (5.27%) ITIL
11 45 (4.94%) OOP
12 43 (4.72%) Unit Testing
13 42 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (4.50%) CRM
14 41 (4.50%) Project Management
15 38 (4.17%) Analytics
16 37 (4.06%) Data Modelling
16 37 (4.06%) Software Testing
17 36 (3.95%) SOA
18 34 (3.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 333 (36.55%) C#
2 322 (35.35%) JavaScript
3 248 (27.22%) T-SQL
4 104 (11.42%) Java
5 77 (8.45%) VB.NET
6 66 (7.24%) VB
7 59 (6.48%) PHP
8 46 (5.05%) PowerShell
9 41 (4.50%) PL/SQL
10 35 (3.84%) C++
11 33 (3.62%) VBA
12 24 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 17 (1.87%) VB6
13 17 (1.87%) C
14 12 (1.32%) VBScript
14 12 (1.32%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.21%) PHP5
16 10 (1.10%) XPath
17 6 (0.66%) Ruby
17 6 (0.66%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 100 (10.98%) Degree
2 41 (4.50%) ISEB
3 26 (2.85%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.10%) A+ Certification
6 10 (1.10%) CCNP
6 10 (1.10%) CCNA
6 10 (1.10%) CISSP
6 10 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.77%) MCSE
8 5 (0.55%) MCTS
8 5 (0.55%) MCITP
8 5 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.33%) MCP
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.48%) QA
2 53 (5.82%) SLA
3 7 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.87%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.88%) XenApp
5 8 (0.88%) vSphere
6 7 (0.77%) Firmware
7 6 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.44%) LiteSpeed
8 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.21%) SCCM
3 10 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.77%) WSUS
4 7 (0.77%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (0.77%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.44%) CA Endevor
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Foglight
7 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 241 (26.45%) Microsoft
2 138 (15.15%) Oracle
3 52 (5.71%) VMware
4 35 (3.84%) IBM
5 32 (3.51%) Citrix
6 31 (3.40%) HP
7 30 (3.29%) Telerik
8 23 (2.52%) Teradata
9 22 (2.41%) Xamarin
10 15 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.54%) Informatica
12 13 (1.43%) SAP
12 13 (1.43%) EPiServer
13 12 (1.32%) Eloqua
13 12 (1.32%) Symantec
14 11 (1.21%) Cisco
15 10 (1.10%) Sybase
15 10 (1.10%) Sophos
15 10 (1.10%) Perforce
16 9 (0.99%) Red Hat
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Private Medical, Pension, Bonus, Etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Private Medical, Pension, Bonus, Etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c55-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago