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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 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 423 461 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.66% 25.29% 27.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.79% 47.19% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 351 328 441
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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
867 977 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.55% 53.59% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 702 758 956
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 131 £35,750 -4.66% 31
Chester 0 58 £38,250 +17.69% 17
Macclesfield 0 41 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Crewe -6 30 £44,000 +39.68% 16
Wilmslow +2 25 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Knutsford -14 10 £47,000 +27.89%
Alderley Edge - 7 £30,000 - 1
Runcorn -1 6 £35,000 +14.75%
Northwich +4 5 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Winsford +2 2 - - 3
Daresbury - 2 - -
Widnes - 1 £42,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 313 (40.13%) SQL Server
2 290 (37.18%) .NET
3 250 (32.05%) JavaScript
4 235 (30.13%) HTML
5 221 (28.33%) C#
6 218 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
7 211 (27.05%) Microsoft
8 181 (23.21%) Windows
9 178 (22.82%) T-SQL
10 174 (22.31%) CSS
11 157 (20.13%) Oracle
12 156 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 152 (19.49%) Finance
14 144 (18.46%) Web Services
15 137 (17.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 133 (17.05%) jQuery
17 121 (15.51%) MS Excel
18 112 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
19 104 (13.33%) .NET Framework
20 101 (12.95%) MVC
21 97 (12.44%) HTML5
22 95 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 89 (11.41%) Degree
23 89 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
24 83 (10.64%) Java
25 79 (10.13%) XML
25 79 (10.13%) Scrum
26 74 (9.49%) VB
27 73 (9.36%) Visual Studio
27 73 (9.36%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.23%) IIS
3 22 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.44%) Node.js
5 18 (2.31%) CMS
6 16 (2.05%) WordPress
7 14 (1.79%) Umbraco
7 14 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.28%) SAS
10 9 (1.15%) JBoss
11 7 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.64%) Lync
14 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 121 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.67%) MS Office
3 10 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.26%) FastStats
6 2 (0.26%) Mingle
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (2.18%) Dynamics GP
4 12 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.64%) Exstream
6 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) HFM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.03%) Silverpop
5 6 (0.77%) Route 53
5 6 (0.77%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.64%) Office 365
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.26%) Trello
8 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.26%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
9 1 (0.13%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.33%) Firewall
2 15 (1.92%) HTTP
3 14 (1.79%) DNS
3 14 (1.79%) Network Security
4 13 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.28%) Wireless
6 9 (1.15%) Internet
7 8 (1.03%) VPN
7 8 (1.03%) SSL
8 7 (0.90%) LAN
8 7 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.77%) DHCP
10 5 (0.64%) WAN
11 4 (0.51%) SMTP
11 4 (0.51%) ATM
11 4 (0.51%) Broadband
11 4 (0.51%) SAN
11 4 (0.51%) Intranet
11 4 (0.51%) VoIP
12 2 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (40.13%) SQL Server
2 137 (17.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 112 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 95 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (9.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 70 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (8.97%) MySQL
7 54 (6.92%) Oracle Database
8 49 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
10 34 (4.36%) Relational Database
11 31 (3.97%) Big Data
12 29 (3.72%) NoSQL
13 26 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 25 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (2.95%) DB2
16 22 (2.82%) MongoDB
17 20 (2.56%) OLAP
17 20 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 18 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (9.36%) Visual Studio
2 67 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (7.44%) Subversion
4 32 (4.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 25 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 22 (2.82%) JUnit
7 20 (2.56%) MSTest
8 19 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
9 18 (2.31%) Eclipse
10 17 (2.18%) Oracle APEX
11 15 (1.92%) JIRA
11 15 (1.92%) Selenium
12 14 (1.79%) Jenkins
13 13 (1.67%) NUnit
14 12 (1.54%) Ant
14 12 (1.54%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
16 7 (0.90%) LoadRunner
16 7 (0.90%) Maven
17 5 (0.64%) Synon
General
1 152 (19.49%) Finance
2 23 (2.95%) Marketing
3 20 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 17 (2.18%) Retail
5 13 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 10 (1.28%) Billing
7 9 (1.15%) Back Office
8 8 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.77%) Legal
9 6 (0.77%) Banking
10 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.64%) Law
10 5 (0.64%) Games
10 5 (0.64%) Local Government
11 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 361 (46.28%) Developer
2 133 (17.05%) .NET Developer
3 132 (16.92%) Analyst
4 104 (13.33%) DBA
5 76 (9.74%) SQL DBA
6 71 (9.10%) Senior Developer
7 39 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 39 (5.00%) Administrator
8 37 (4.74%) C# Developer
9 36 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (4.62%) Test Analyst
10 35 (4.49%) Tester
10 35 (4.49%) Development Manager
11 31 (3.97%) SQL Server DBA
12 30 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (3.72%) Software Manager
14 27 (3.46%) Software Development Manager
14 27 (3.46%) SQL Developer
14 27 (3.46%) Data Analyst
15 24 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (37.18%) .NET
2 235 (30.13%) HTML
3 174 (22.31%) CSS
4 156 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 144 (18.46%) Web Services
6 133 (17.05%) jQuery
7 104 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 97 (12.44%) HTML5
9 79 (10.13%) XML
10 64 (8.21%) Ajax
11 56 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (5.26%) JSON
13 36 (4.62%) SOAP
14 34 (4.36%) Entity Framework
14 34 (4.36%) PhoneGap
15 32 (4.10%) J2EE
16 29 (3.72%) LINQ
17 26 (3.33%) XHTML
18 24 (3.08%) CSS3
19 23 (2.95%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.05%) Replication
2 45 (5.77%) User Experience
3 38 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.72%) Clustering
6 25 (3.21%) Statistics
7 23 (2.95%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.56%) N-Tier
9 16 (2.05%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.92%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.28%) NHS
13 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (1.03%) Social Media
13 8 (1.03%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (0.90%) iSeries
14 7 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 181 (23.21%) Windows
2 68 (8.72%) Linux
3 54 (6.92%) UNIX
4 18 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.18%) Android
5 17 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.38%) SUSE
10 3 (0.38%) AIX
10 3 (0.38%) Solaris
11 2 (0.26%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (12.95%) MVC
3 89 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (10.13%) Scrum
5 73 (9.36%) ETL
6 66 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
7 58 (7.44%) Unit Testing
8 51 (6.54%) TDD
9 47 (6.03%) OO
10 46 (5.90%) Test Scripting
11 43 (5.51%) Software Engineering
12 42 (5.38%) CRM
13 39 (5.00%) ITIL
14 38 (4.87%) Performance Testing
15 37 (4.74%) Migration
16 35 (4.49%) OOP
16 35 (4.49%) Software Testing
16 35 (4.49%) Resource Management
17 34 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (4.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 250 (32.05%) JavaScript
2 221 (28.33%) C#
3 178 (22.82%) T-SQL
4 83 (10.64%) Java
5 74 (9.49%) VB
6 69 (8.85%) VB.NET
7 47 (6.03%) PL/SQL
8 39 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 36 (4.62%) PHP
10 35 (4.49%) Objective-C
11 28 (3.59%) VB6
12 22 (2.82%) C++
13 16 (2.05%) VBA
13 16 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.67%) C
15 10 (1.28%) VBScript
16 7 (0.90%) RPG
17 6 (0.77%) Python
17 6 (0.77%) Ruby
18 5 (0.64%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 89 (11.41%) Degree
2 41 (5.26%) ISEB
3 32 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.79%) MCITP
6 11 (1.41%) CCNA
6 11 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.28%) CCNP
8 9 (1.15%) MCDBA
8 9 (1.15%) CISSP
8 9 (1.15%) A+ Certification
9 7 (0.90%) MCSA
9 7 (0.90%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.77%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.64%) MCSE
12 4 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.26%) MCTS
13 2 (0.26%) RHCE
13 2 (0.26%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.15%) QA
2 27 (3.46%) SLA
3 9 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.15%) XenApp
5 8 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.64%) Docker
7 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.51%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
8 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) vCloud
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.51%) SCCM
4 4 (0.51%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.26%) WSUS
6 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.13%) Foglight
Vendors
1 211 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 157 (20.13%) Oracle
3 37 (4.74%) VMware
4 33 (4.23%) Telerik
4 33 (4.23%) Xamarin
5 28 (3.59%) Citrix
6 23 (2.95%) Teradata
7 20 (2.56%) SAP
8 19 (2.44%) HP
9 16 (2.05%) Cisco
9 16 (2.05%) JD Edwards
9 16 (2.05%) Sage
10 14 (1.79%) Vertica
11 13 (1.67%) IBM
12 12 (1.54%) Hyperion
12 12 (1.54%) Informatica
12 12 (1.54%) Epicor
13 11 (1.41%) Ab Initio
14 10 (1.28%) Talend
15 9 (1.15%) EPiServer
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25k - £30k per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Progressive North
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday