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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 370 446 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.00% 26.04% 26.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.51% 48.48% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 303 327 413
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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
813 920 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.53% 53.71% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 660 730 852
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 0 126 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Chester +3 56 £39,000 +27.86% 12
Crewe -6 39 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Wilmslow +4 18 £34,500 +6.15% 3
Knutsford -8 14 £34,250 -14.37% 2
Macclesfield -5 13 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Northwich +5 6 £36,000 +24.13% 4
Winsford - 5 - - 1
Runcorn -8 3 £37,000 +27.58% 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 343 (43.09%) SQL Server
2 270 (33.92%) .NET
3 222 (27.89%) Microsoft
4 219 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
5 211 (26.51%) JavaScript
6 200 (25.13%) C#
7 195 (24.50%) T-SQL
8 184 (23.12%) Finance
9 178 (22.36%) Windows
10 177 (22.24%) Oracle
11 174 (21.86%) HTML
12 155 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 147 (18.47%) ASP.NET
14 141 (17.71%) MS Excel
15 128 (16.08%) CSS
16 126 (15.83%) Web Services
17 116 (14.57%) SQL Server 2008
18 112 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
18 112 (14.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 110 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
20 103 (12.94%) Java
21 100 (12.56%) ETL
22 97 (12.19%) .NET Framework
23 95 (11.93%) jQuery
24 89 (11.18%) Scrum
25 84 (10.55%) Degree
26 81 (10.18%) MVC
27 78 (9.80%) VB
27 78 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
28 74 (9.30%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 49 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.77%) IIS
3 25 (3.14%) MS Exchange
4 18 (2.26%) Node.js
5 16 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.13%) CMS
9 8 (1.01%) SAS
10 7 (0.88%) Lync
10 7 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (0.88%) JBoss
11 6 (0.75%) Oracle 9iAS
11 6 (0.75%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 141 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.26%) MS Office
3 11 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.38%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
6 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.25%) Mingle
6 2 (0.25%) FastStats
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 31 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (3.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (2.76%) Dynamics GP
4 17 (2.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.63%) Exstream
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.38%) Primavera
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.13%) Route 53
4 9 (1.13%) Amazon Glacier
4 9 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (0.50%) SmartFocus
5 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.38%) Office 365
7 2 (0.25%) Trello
7 2 (0.25%) Silverpop
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.89%) Firewall
2 30 (3.77%) DNS
3 18 (2.26%) DHCP
4 17 (2.14%) Network Security
5 16 (2.01%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.88%) SSL
6 15 (1.88%) HTTP
7 12 (1.51%) Wireless
8 10 (1.26%) LAN
8 10 (1.26%) VPN
8 10 (1.26%) Internet
9 8 (1.01%) WAN
10 7 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.75%) SAN
12 5 (0.63%) SMTP
12 5 (0.63%) VoIP
13 4 (0.50%) UMTS
13 4 (0.50%) ATM
13 4 (0.50%) Broadband
13 4 (0.50%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (43.09%) SQL Server
2 155 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 116 (14.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 112 (14.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 110 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (8.04%) Oracle Database
8 58 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (6.78%) MySQL
10 35 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
11 33 (4.15%) Big Data
12 32 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
13 31 (3.89%) Relational Database
14 30 (3.77%) NoSQL
15 29 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (2.89%) OLAP
17 23 (2.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 20 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (2.39%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 63 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (7.54%) Visual Studio
3 41 (5.15%) Subversion
4 25 (3.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 21 (2.64%) MSTest
5 21 (2.64%) JUnit
6 19 (2.39%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 16 (2.01%) Git (software)
9 15 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
9 15 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
10 14 (1.76%) JIRA
11 13 (1.63%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (1.51%) Selenium
13 8 (1.01%) Ant
13 8 (1.01%) Maven
14 7 (0.88%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 184 (23.12%) Finance
2 20 (2.51%) Financial Institution
3 18 (2.26%) General Ledger
4 13 (1.63%) Marketing
5 12 (1.51%) Retail
6 11 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.01%) Games
7 8 (1.01%) Banking
8 7 (0.88%) Back Office
9 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.75%) Local Government
10 5 (0.63%) Billing
10 5 (0.63%) Advertising
10 5 (0.63%) Law
10 5 (0.63%) Legal
11 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 352 (44.22%) Developer
2 138 (17.34%) Analyst
3 131 (16.46%) .NET Developer
4 100 (12.56%) DBA
5 69 (8.67%) SQL DBA
6 56 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 49 (6.16%) Administrator
8 45 (5.65%) C# Developer
9 40 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (4.90%) Tester
11 37 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 35 (4.40%) SQL Developer
13 32 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
13 32 (4.02%) Test Analyst
14 29 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
14 29 (3.64%) Data Analyst
15 26 (3.27%) Software Developer
15 26 (3.27%) Development Manager
15 26 (3.27%) Support Analyst
16 25 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (33.92%) .NET
2 174 (21.86%) HTML
3 147 (18.47%) ASP.NET
4 128 (16.08%) CSS
5 126 (15.83%) Web Services
6 97 (12.19%) .NET Framework
7 95 (11.93%) jQuery
8 72 (9.05%) XML
9 63 (7.91%) HTML5
10 50 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (5.65%) Ajax
12 39 (4.90%) JSON
13 37 (4.65%) Entity Framework
14 36 (4.52%) J2EE
15 25 (3.14%) Spring
16 24 (3.02%) NHibernate
17 23 (2.89%) PhoneGap
17 23 (2.89%) SOAP
17 23 (2.89%) Hibernate
18 21 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.16%) Replication
3 48 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 42 (5.28%) Clustering
5 32 (4.02%) User Experience
6 27 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.89%) Statistics
8 18 (2.26%) Mainframe
8 18 (2.26%) N-Tier
9 17 (2.14%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.88%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.38%) NHS
13 9 (1.13%) Mathematics
14 8 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.01%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 178 (22.36%) Windows
2 55 (6.91%) Linux
3 43 (5.40%) UNIX
4 28 (3.52%) Android
5 27 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (3.27%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.76%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.50%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.38%) SUSE
12 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (12.56%) ETL
4 89 (11.18%) Scrum
5 81 (10.18%) MVC
6 74 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 57 (7.16%) SDLC
8 56 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 55 (6.91%) TDD
10 46 (5.78%) ITIL
10 46 (5.78%) Software Engineering
11 43 (5.40%) Test Scripting
12 42 (5.28%) Mentoring
12 42 (5.28%) Migration
13 39 (4.90%) Software Testing
13 39 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (4.65%) CRM
15 36 (4.52%) Performance Testing
15 36 (4.52%) OO
15 36 (4.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (26.51%) JavaScript
2 200 (25.13%) C#
3 195 (24.50%) T-SQL
4 103 (12.94%) Java
5 78 (9.80%) VB
6 66 (8.29%) VB.NET
7 56 (7.04%) PL/SQL
8 32 (4.02%) PowerShell
9 28 (3.52%) PHP
10 27 (3.39%) VB6
11 23 (2.89%) Objective-C
12 22 (2.76%) Apple Swift
13 18 (2.26%) C++
14 17 (2.14%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.76%) VBA
16 13 (1.63%) C
17 11 (1.38%) VBScript
18 8 (1.01%) Python
19 6 (0.75%) Ruby
20 3 (0.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 84 (10.55%) Degree
2 43 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (5.15%) ISEB
4 19 (2.39%) MCITP
5 16 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.51%) CCNA
6 12 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.26%) CCNP
8 9 (1.13%) A+ Certification
8 9 (1.13%) CISSP
8 9 (1.13%) MCDBA
9 8 (1.01%) MCSA
10 7 (0.88%) MCSE
11 6 (0.75%) OCP
11 6 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.75%) MCTS
12 4 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.50%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.78%) QA
2 36 (4.52%) SLA
3 11 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.26%) XenApp
5 6 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.63%) Docker
7 4 (0.50%) vSphere
7 4 (0.50%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.25%) vCloud
9 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.26%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.63%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.50%) SCCM
5 3 (0.38%) Oozie
5 3 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 222 (27.89%) Microsoft
2 177 (22.24%) Oracle
3 44 (5.53%) VMware
4 32 (4.02%) SAP
5 30 (3.77%) Citrix
6 28 (3.52%) Teradata
7 23 (2.89%) HP
8 22 (2.76%) Telerik
8 22 (2.76%) Sage
8 22 (2.76%) Xamarin
9 21 (2.64%) JD Edwards
10 18 (2.26%) Cisco
11 16 (2.01%) Epicor
11 16 (2.01%) IBM
12 15 (1.88%) Talend
12 15 (1.88%) Ab Initio
13 14 (1.76%) Business Objects
13 14 (1.76%) Informatica
14 12 (1.51%) Hyperion
14 12 (1.51%) Vertica
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefitd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £60k + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago