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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 421 465 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.48% 25.80% 24.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.66% 50.11% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 351 355 357
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
922 928 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.60% 51.50% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 754 755 823
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 £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 144 £39,000 +11.42% 22
Chester +2 87 £39,000 +11.42% 22
Crewe -4 41 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Knutsford -4 24 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wilmslow +9 23 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Macclesfield +2 14 £35,000 +19.65% 4
Northwich +4 11 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Runcorn -9 4 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Widnes - 3 £37,000 - 1
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 2
Winsford - 1 - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 345 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 259 (30.83%) .NET
3 251 (29.88%) Microsoft
4 235 (27.98%) Finance
5 227 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
6 217 (25.83%) C#
7 204 (24.29%) T-SQL
8 198 (23.57%) JavaScript
9 189 (22.50%) Windows
10 171 (20.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 168 (20.00%) HTML
12 167 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
13 160 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 160 (19.05%) Oracle
14 154 (18.33%) ASP.NET
15 145 (17.26%) Data Warehouse
16 132 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 128 (15.24%) CSS
17 128 (15.24%) Web Services
18 117 (13.93%) Java
19 109 (12.98%) ETL
20 106 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
21 101 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
21 101 (12.02%) Degree
22 99 (11.79%) jQuery
23 86 (10.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 84 (10.00%) Scrum
25 82 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
26 79 (9.40%) XML
27 77 (9.17%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 40 (4.76%) IIS
3 32 (3.81%) SAS
4 27 (3.21%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.07%) Apache
9 9 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
10 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.83%) Node.js
11 7 (0.83%) Lync
11 7 (0.83%) Oracle 9iAS
11 7 (0.83%) CMS
12 6 (0.71%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.60%) WordPress
14 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 160 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 64 (7.62%) MS Office
3 26 (3.10%) Spreadsheet
4 23 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.71%) MS Project
6 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.36%) ProjectWise
7 3 (0.36%) Mingle
8 2 (0.24%) FastStats
8 2 (0.24%) SPSS
8 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (2.02%) Dynamics GP
4 15 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.36%) Magento
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.36%) Primavera
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.24%) Exstream
7 2 (0.24%) assyst
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.95%) Office 365
4 7 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.71%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (0.71%) Route 53
6 4 (0.48%) SmartFocus
7 3 (0.36%) Trello
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.24%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) SaaS
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.52%) DNS
2 29 (3.45%) Firewall
3 22 (2.62%) DHCP
4 21 (2.50%) SSL
5 17 (2.02%) HTTP
5 17 (2.02%) Internet
6 16 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.90%) Network Security
7 15 (1.79%) Wireless
7 15 (1.79%) LAN
8 14 (1.67%) WAN
9 13 (1.55%) VPN
10 9 (1.07%) SAN
11 8 (0.95%) Intranet
12 7 (0.83%) FTP
12 7 (0.83%) UMTS
12 7 (0.83%) GPRS
13 6 (0.71%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.71%) VoIP
14 5 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 171 (20.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 145 (17.26%) Data Warehouse
4 132 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 101 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 86 (10.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 82 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 58 (6.90%) MySQL
9 55 (6.55%) Oracle Database
10 43 (5.12%) Oracle Reports
11 42 (5.00%) Data Mining
12 31 (3.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 30 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 30 (3.57%) Relational Database
14 28 (3.33%) Big Data
15 23 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (2.50%) NoSQL
17 20 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 61 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 26 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 22 (2.62%) Subversion
5 19 (2.26%) JUnit
5 19 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
6 17 (2.02%) Jenkins
7 15 (1.79%) MSTest
8 14 (1.67%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.67%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (1.55%) Git (software)
10 11 (1.31%) JIRA
11 9 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (1.07%) Selenium
11 9 (1.07%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.83%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.83%) Ant
12 7 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 235 (27.98%) Finance
2 39 (4.64%) Marketing
3 23 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 22 (2.62%) Retail
5 16 (1.90%) Banking
6 15 (1.79%) General Ledger
7 13 (1.55%) Games
8 12 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.95%) Advertising
11 5 (0.60%) Law
11 5 (0.60%) Legal
11 5 (0.60%) Back Office
11 5 (0.60%) Local Government
12 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 402 (47.86%) Developer
2 157 (18.69%) Analyst
3 130 (15.48%) .NET Developer
4 93 (11.07%) DBA
5 68 (8.10%) SQL Developer
6 66 (7.86%) SQL DBA
7 55 (6.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 53 (6.31%) C# Developer
9 50 (5.95%) Administrator
10 46 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 38 (4.52%) Senior Developer
12 37 (4.40%) Support Analyst
13 33 (3.93%) Tester
14 32 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
15 30 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 30 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (3.33%) Java Developer
17 27 (3.21%) Data Analyst
18 26 (3.10%) Software Developer
19 23 (2.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (30.83%) .NET
2 168 (20.00%) HTML
3 154 (18.33%) ASP.NET
4 128 (15.24%) CSS
4 128 (15.24%) Web Services
5 99 (11.79%) jQuery
6 79 (9.40%) XML
7 77 (9.17%) .NET Framework
8 63 (7.50%) Ajax
9 47 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (5.48%) HTML5
11 42 (5.00%) Entity Framework
12 35 (4.17%) J2EE
13 34 (4.05%) WCF
13 34 (4.05%) LINQ
14 33 (3.93%) Spring
15 32 (3.81%) RESTful
16 30 (3.57%) AngularJS
17 29 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.38%) Replication
3 56 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 40 (4.76%) Clustering
5 27 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.98%) Credit Risk
7 21 (2.50%) User Experience
8 20 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 20 (2.38%) Statistics
9 18 (2.14%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.43%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.43%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.19%) iPhone
14 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 189 (22.50%) Windows
2 45 (5.36%) Linux
2 45 (5.36%) UNIX
3 39 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (4.52%) Android
5 26 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.83%) Windows CE
11 6 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.60%) CentOS
13 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.24%) AIX
15 2 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
3 109 (12.98%) ETL
4 84 (10.00%) Scrum
5 76 (9.05%) SDLC
6 73 (8.69%) TDD
7 72 (8.57%) MVC
8 69 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
9 58 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 55 (6.55%) Analytics
11 50 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 47 (5.60%) Software Engineering
13 41 (4.88%) Migration
14 40 (4.76%) Test Scripting
14 40 (4.76%) Web Development
15 38 (4.52%) CRM
16 37 (4.40%) ITIL
16 37 (4.40%) Software Testing
17 36 (4.29%) Service Management
17 36 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 217 (25.83%) C#
2 204 (24.29%) T-SQL
3 198 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 117 (13.93%) Java
5 61 (7.26%) VB
6 60 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 49 (5.83%) VB.NET
7 49 (5.83%) PHP
8 30 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 18 (2.14%) VB6
9 18 (2.14%) Python
10 16 (1.90%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.79%) C++
12 13 (1.55%) C
13 11 (1.31%) VBA
14 8 (0.95%) VBScript
15 7 (0.83%) Ruby
16 6 (0.71%) R
17 5 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 101 (12.02%) Degree
2 44 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (4.05%) ISEB
4 18 (2.14%) MCITP
5 15 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.67%) MCSE
7 11 (1.31%) CCNA
7 11 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.19%) MCTS
8 10 (1.19%) MCSA
9 9 (1.07%) OCP
9 9 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.95%) CCNP
10 8 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.83%) CISSP
11 7 (0.83%) A+ Certification
12 6 (0.71%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.36%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.24%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.19%) QA
2 21 (2.50%) SLA
3 13 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.95%) vSphere
5 7 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.71%) XenApp
7 5 (0.60%) vCloud
8 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.36%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.24%) Docker
10 2 (0.24%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 8 (0.95%) SCCM
4 6 (0.71%) WSUS
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.36%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 251 (29.88%) Microsoft
2 160 (19.05%) Oracle
3 48 (5.71%) VMware
4 31 (3.69%) SAP
5 26 (3.10%) Citrix
6 25 (2.98%) HP
6 25 (2.98%) Teradata
7 19 (2.26%) Sage
8 17 (2.02%) JD Edwards
9 16 (1.90%) Cisco
10 14 (1.67%) Epicor
11 13 (1.55%) Talend
12 12 (1.43%) Ab Initio
13 11 (1.31%) Google
14 10 (1.19%) Vertica
14 10 (1.19%) Informatica
14 10 (1.19%) IBM
15 9 (1.07%) Cognos
15 9 (1.07%) Hyperion
15 9 (1.07%) Tableau
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: Yesterday
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago