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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 427 445 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.76% 28.25% 25.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.42% 51.74% 42.15%
Number of salaries quoted 351 332 391
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
864 860 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.08% 54.60% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 708 693 995
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 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 March 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 March 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 0 134 £32,500 -13.33% 36
Macclesfield +2 69 £40,000 - 8
Chester +1 52 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Wilmslow -6 18 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Crewe -8 16 £44,500 +11.25% 7
Runcorn +3 14 £32,500 -7.80% 3
Knutsford -14 10 £47,000 +30.55% 4
Alderley Edge - 7 £30,000 -
Northwich 0 6 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Daresbury - 4 - -
Winsford 0 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £42,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 346 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 336 (39.67%) .NET
3 295 (34.83%) JavaScript
4 276 (32.59%) HTML
5 272 (32.11%) C#
6 234 (27.63%) Microsoft
7 229 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
8 217 (25.62%) T-SQL
9 207 (24.44%) CSS
10 203 (23.97%) Windows
11 178 (21.02%) ASP.NET
12 163 (19.24%) Web Services
13 158 (18.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 156 (18.42%) Finance
15 155 (18.30%) jQuery
16 147 (17.36%) Oracle
17 137 (16.17%) MVC
18 136 (16.06%) .NET Framework
19 131 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 119 (14.05%) MS Excel
21 112 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 109 (12.87%) HTML5
23 101 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
24 100 (11.81%) Visual Studio
25 98 (11.57%) MySQL
25 98 (11.57%) XML
26 92 (10.86%) Degree
27 87 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
28 84 (9.92%) ETL
29 83 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 48 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.08%) IIS
3 25 (2.95%) Node.js
4 24 (2.83%) CMS
5 21 (2.48%) WordPress
6 20 (2.36%) Umbraco
7 18 (2.13%) MS Exchange
8 14 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.53%) JBoss
9 13 (1.53%) SAS
10 12 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.71%) Lync
14 5 (0.59%) Apache
15 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 119 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.24%) MS Office
3 12 (1.42%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.35%) Mingle
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.47%) Magento
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.47%) Exstream
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) HFM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 82 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.36%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.83%) Office 365
5 6 (0.71%) Route 53
5 6 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.59%) SaaS
7 4 (0.47%) ElastiCache
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.35%) Trello
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.01%) Firewall
2 13 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.30%) Network Security
4 8 (0.94%) LAN
4 8 (0.94%) Wireless
4 8 (0.94%) Internet
5 7 (0.83%) HTTP
5 7 (0.83%) VPN
6 6 (0.71%) DNS
6 6 (0.71%) WAN
6 6 (0.71%) SAN
6 6 (0.71%) Intranet
6 6 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.59%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.47%) DHCP
9 3 (0.35%) ATM
10 2 (0.24%) SSL
10 2 (0.24%) NAS
11 1 (0.12%) Modbus
11 1 (0.12%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 158 (18.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 131 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 112 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (11.57%) MySQL
6 83 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 81 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (5.90%) Oracle Database
10 48 (5.67%) Relational Database
11 42 (4.96%) Crystal Reports
12 35 (4.13%) DB2
13 33 (3.90%) NoSQL
13 33 (3.90%) Big Data
14 29 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (2.36%) MongoDB
16 19 (2.24%) RDBMS
17 17 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 16 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 100 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 87 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (7.56%) Subversion
4 37 (4.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 36 (4.25%) Git (software)
6 20 (2.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (2.24%) JUnit
7 19 (2.24%) JIRA
7 19 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
8 18 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 17 (2.01%) NUnit
9 17 (2.01%) MSTest
10 16 (1.89%) Selenium
11 14 (1.65%) Jenkins
12 12 (1.42%) Ant
13 11 (1.30%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.83%) Maven
16 5 (0.59%) Synon
16 5 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 156 (18.42%) Finance
2 35 (4.13%) Marketing
3 23 (2.72%) Retail
4 17 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.53%) Billing
7 11 (1.30%) Banking
8 9 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.94%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.83%) Back Office
11 6 (0.71%) Legal
11 6 (0.71%) Games
12 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.35%) Advertising
13 3 (0.35%) Law
13 3 (0.35%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 391 (46.16%) Developer
2 148 (17.47%) .NET Developer
3 133 (15.70%) Analyst
4 100 (11.81%) DBA
5 88 (10.39%) Senior Developer
6 74 (8.74%) SQL DBA
7 56 (6.61%) Web Developer
8 41 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 39 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (4.37%) Development Manager
11 35 (4.13%) Administrator
12 34 (4.01%) Consultant
12 34 (4.01%) SQL Server DBA
12 34 (4.01%) Software Manager
13 33 (3.90%) Test Analyst
14 32 (3.78%) Data Analyst
14 32 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 31 (3.66%) Tester
16 30 (3.54%) SQL Developer
17 29 (3.42%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (39.67%) .NET
2 276 (32.59%) HTML
3 207 (24.44%) CSS
4 178 (21.02%) ASP.NET
5 163 (19.24%) Web Services
6 155 (18.30%) jQuery
7 136 (16.06%) .NET Framework
8 109 (12.87%) HTML5
9 98 (11.57%) XML
10 79 (9.33%) Ajax
11 75 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (6.26%) JSON
13 50 (5.90%) SOAP
14 49 (5.79%) WCF
15 46 (5.43%) LINQ
16 41 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 37 (4.37%) PhoneGap
17 37 (4.37%) XHTML
18 32 (3.78%) REST
18 32 (3.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.97%) Replication
2 50 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.84%) User Experience
4 32 (3.78%) Statistics
5 27 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.07%) Clustering
7 25 (2.95%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.01%) iSeries
9 16 (1.89%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.53%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.42%) AS400
11 12 (1.42%) Social Media
12 11 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
12 11 (1.30%) Open Source
13 10 (1.18%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
15 8 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 7 (0.83%) NHS
16 7 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 203 (23.97%) Windows
2 82 (9.68%) Linux
3 49 (5.79%) UNIX
4 22 (2.60%) Android
4 22 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.71%) AIX
8 6 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.47%) Solaris
9 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.35%) SUSE
11 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (16.17%) MVC
3 101 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (9.92%) ETL
5 83 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 68 (8.03%) OO
7 59 (6.97%) Scrum
8 56 (6.61%) Unit Testing
9 55 (6.49%) TDD
10 54 (6.38%) ITIL
11 47 (5.55%) Software Engineering
12 46 (5.43%) CRM
13 44 (5.19%) E-Commerce
14 38 (4.49%) OOP
15 36 (4.25%) Migration
15 36 (4.25%) Software Testing
16 35 (4.13%) Resource Management
16 35 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (4.01%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (3.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 295 (34.83%) JavaScript
2 272 (32.11%) C#
3 217 (25.62%) T-SQL
4 80 (9.45%) Java
5 79 (9.33%) VB
6 72 (8.50%) VB.NET
7 57 (6.73%) PowerShell
8 50 (5.90%) PHP
9 47 (5.55%) PL/SQL
10 35 (4.13%) Objective-C
11 27 (3.19%) C++
12 25 (2.95%) VB6
13 20 (2.36%) VBA
14 17 (2.01%) VBScript
15 14 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.06%) C
17 7 (0.83%) RPG
18 6 (0.71%) PHP5
19 5 (0.59%) Assembly Language
19 5 (0.59%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 92 (10.86%) Degree
2 37 (4.37%) ISEB
3 31 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (2.72%) VCP4
5 15 (1.77%) MCITP
5 15 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.30%) A+ Certification
6 11 (1.30%) CISSP
6 11 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.30%) CCNP
6 11 (1.30%) CCNA
7 10 (1.18%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.94%) MCDBA
8 8 (0.94%) MCSE
9 7 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.71%) MCSA
11 4 (0.47%) MCTS
12 3 (0.35%) MCP
13 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.55%) SLA
2 43 (5.08%) QA
3 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.06%) XenApp
6 8 (0.94%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.59%) Docker
8 4 (0.47%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (0.59%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.59%) SCCM
4 4 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.24%) WSUS
5 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.12%) Foglight
Vendors
1 234 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 147 (17.36%) Oracle
3 41 (4.84%) VMware
4 34 (4.01%) Telerik
4 34 (4.01%) Xamarin
5 33 (3.90%) Citrix
6 30 (3.54%) Teradata
7 24 (2.83%) Informatica
8 23 (2.72%) IBM
9 16 (1.89%) SAP
10 14 (1.65%) Cisco
11 13 (1.53%) EPiServer
12 12 (1.42%) Eloqua
12 12 (1.42%) HP
12 12 (1.42%) Hyperion
12 12 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.30%) Sage
14 10 (1.18%) Ab Initio
14 10 (1.18%) JD Edwards
14 10 (1.18%) Vertica
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £22,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare & 23 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Health Intelligence Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday