The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 470 520 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.50% 27.84% 27.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.91% 46.76% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 340 432 410
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1002 1112 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 54.37% 59.53% 66.69%
Number of salaries quoted 785 926 1046
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 180 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Chester 0 78 £32,500 -14.47% 15
Macclesfield -1 44 £32,500 +14.03% 5
Crewe -1 36 £31,500 -25.88% 5
Wilmslow +3 25 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Knutsford +3 11 £36,750 -33.18% 10
Runcorn -1 9 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Northwich -1 7 £33,750 +18.42% 1
Nantwich -4 4 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Winsford - 2 £48,750 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 441 (44.50%) .NET
2 425 (42.89%) SQL Server
3 380 (38.35%) C#
4 291 (29.36%) Microsoft
5 284 (28.66%) T-SQL
6 223 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 213 (21.49%) HTML
8 200 (20.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 192 (19.37%) Windows
10 190 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 185 (18.67%) MS Excel
12 174 (17.56%) JavaScript
12 174 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
13 170 (17.15%) XML
14 159 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 154 (15.54%) Finance
16 140 (14.13%) CSS
16 140 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
16 140 (14.13%) Software Engineering
17 132 (13.32%) Oracle
18 131 (13.22%) Degree
19 116 (11.71%) MVC
20 113 (11.40%) .NET Framework
21 112 (11.30%) Java
22 106 (10.70%) VB.NET
23 104 (10.49%) WCF
24 103 (10.39%) WPF
25 102 (10.29%) WinForms
26 96 (9.69%) QA
27 95 (9.59%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (6.16%) IIS
2 43 (4.34%) SAS
3 37 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.02%) Apache
6 18 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.72%) WordPress
8 15 (1.51%) CMS
9 11 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.01%) Umbraco
10 10 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.81%) MODX
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle 10gAS
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.30%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.30%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 185 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.64%) MS Office
3 21 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.81%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 24 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (2.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.40%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.10%) Line 50
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.10%) SyteLine
7 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.01%) Trello
3 5 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (0.50%) SaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.62%) Internet
2 25 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.32%) DNS
4 17 (1.72%) Firewall
5 11 (1.11%) SMTP
6 10 (1.01%) LAN
6 10 (1.01%) FTP
7 9 (0.91%) WAN
8 7 (0.71%) HTTP
9 6 (0.61%) DHCP
9 6 (0.61%) SMS
10 3 (0.30%) LDAP
10 3 (0.30%) SSL
10 3 (0.30%) IPv4
10 3 (0.30%) IPv6
10 3 (0.30%) SSH
11 2 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.20%) UMTS
11 2 (0.20%) GPRS
11 2 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (42.89%) SQL Server
2 200 (20.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 190 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 95 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
6 88 (8.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 85 (8.58%) Relational Database
8 69 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 65 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 64 (6.46%) MySQL
11 50 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 46 (4.64%) Oracle Database
13 37 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
13 37 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (2.93%) OLAP
14 29 (2.93%) RDBMS
15 25 (2.52%) QlikView
16 22 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
16 22 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
16 22 (2.22%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 76 (7.67%) Visual Studio
2 26 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (2.22%) Selenium
3 22 (2.22%) JIRA
4 19 (1.92%) Subversion
5 17 (1.72%) JUnit
6 16 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 15 (1.51%) Eclipse
8 14 (1.41%) Selenium IDE
8 14 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (1.11%) PhoneGap
10 8 (0.81%) Ant
10 8 (0.81%) JDeveloper
11 7 (0.71%) ERwin
12 6 (0.61%) Facilita Forecast
12 6 (0.61%) SilkPerformer
12 6 (0.61%) WinRunner
12 6 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (0.61%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 154 (15.54%) Finance
2 53 (5.35%) Retail
3 37 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.63%) Marketing
5 21 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (1.82%) Automotive
7 15 (1.51%) Banking
8 10 (1.01%) Games
8 10 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.40%) Publishing
10 3 (0.30%) Billing
11 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Advertising
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.10%) French Language
12 1 (0.10%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.10%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 494 (49.85%) Developer
2 174 (17.56%) .NET Developer
3 158 (15.94%) Analyst
4 112 (11.30%) C# Developer
5 76 (7.67%) SQL Developer
6 75 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 71 (7.16%) Software Engineer
8 69 (6.96%) Software Developer
9 67 (6.76%) DBA
10 63 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
11 56 (5.65%) Java Developer
12 55 (5.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 54 (5.45%) Senior Developer
14 46 (4.64%) Team Leader
15 42 (4.24%) Administrator
16 41 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 38 (3.83%) Junior
18 37 (3.73%) Web Developer
18 37 (3.73%) QA Analyst
18 37 (3.73%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (44.50%) .NET
2 223 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 213 (21.49%) HTML
4 170 (17.15%) XML
5 140 (14.13%) CSS
6 113 (11.40%) .NET Framework
7 104 (10.49%) WCF
8 103 (10.39%) WPF
9 102 (10.29%) WinForms
10 92 (9.28%) Web Services
11 81 (8.17%) jQuery
12 69 (6.96%) SOAP
13 68 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (6.36%) Ajax
15 46 (4.64%) HTML5
16 41 (4.14%) Spring
17 40 (4.04%) REST
18 36 (3.63%) J2EE
19 35 (3.53%) JDBC
20 33 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.45%) NHS
2 47 (4.74%) N-Tier
3 38 (3.83%) SystemC
4 27 (2.72%) Informatics
4 27 (2.72%) Visualisation
5 25 (2.52%) Replication
5 25 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.12%) Oracle Exalytics
7 16 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.21%) Open Source
9 12 (1.21%) W3C
10 9 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.71%) Statistics
13 6 (0.61%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.50%) GIS
14 5 (0.50%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.50%) iPhone
15 4 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 192 (19.37%) Windows
2 60 (6.05%) Linux
3 53 (5.35%) UNIX
4 32 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.22%) Solaris
7 20 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.31%) Android
8 13 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.30%) AIX
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.20%) CentOS
13 2 (0.20%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
2 140 (14.13%) Software Engineering
3 116 (11.71%) MVC
4 80 (8.07%) Unit Testing
4 80 (8.07%) TDD
5 79 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
6 78 (7.87%) ETL
7 75 (7.57%) Data Analysis
8 71 (7.16%) OO
9 65 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 64 (6.46%) Migration
11 61 (6.16%) Web Development
12 52 (5.25%) Scrum
12 52 (5.25%) Project Management
13 50 (5.05%) OOD
14 49 (4.94%) CRM
14 49 (4.94%) Test Scripting
15 37 (3.73%) OOP
16 35 (3.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 380 (38.35%) C#
2 284 (28.66%) T-SQL
3 174 (17.56%) JavaScript
4 112 (11.30%) Java
5 106 (10.70%) VB.NET
6 63 (6.36%) VB
7 62 (6.26%) PL/SQL
8 47 (4.74%) C
9 37 (3.73%) PHP
10 25 (2.52%) Shell Script
10 25 (2.52%) VBA
11 23 (2.32%) C++
12 20 (2.02%) VB6
13 15 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.31%) Python
15 8 (0.81%) Ruby
16 7 (0.71%) PHP5
17 6 (0.61%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.61%) Perl
17 6 (0.61%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 131 (13.22%) Degree
2 53 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.83%) ISEB
4 37 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 30 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.92%) MCP
7 16 (1.61%) MCTS
7 16 (1.61%) MCPD
8 13 (1.31%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.01%) MCSE
10 8 (0.81%) MCSA
11 7 (0.71%) MCITP
12 2 (0.20%) HND
12 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.10%) CCA
13 1 (0.10%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.10%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (9.69%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 35 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.43%) Hyper-V
3 29 (2.93%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 23 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (1.72%) XenApp
7 9 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.40%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.30%) Squid
10 3 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.30%) UAG
10 3 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.10%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) XenServer
12 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (0.91%) Legato
3 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
5 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.10%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 291 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 132 (13.32%) Oracle
3 52 (5.25%) VMware
4 38 (3.83%) Citrix
5 23 (2.32%) Hyperion
6 22 (2.22%) Fujitsu
7 19 (1.92%) Cisco
7 19 (1.92%) Tableau
8 17 (1.72%) DevExpress
9 16 (1.61%) McKesson
10 13 (1.31%) Teradata
11 12 (1.21%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.11%) HP
13 10 (1.01%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (0.81%) Zend
16 7 (0.71%) JBoss
17 6 (0.61%) Vertica
17 6 (0.61%) Siebel
17 6 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum to £40K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40K to £45K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago