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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 251 421 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.02% 24.43% 25.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.01% 48.06% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 221 345 329
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
612 876 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.26% 50.84% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 529 708 764
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 -3 79 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Chester -1 58 £37,500 - 11
Runcorn +9 17 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Macclesfield -6 10 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Crewe +2 9 £26,750 -39.20% 1
Alderley Edge -9 9 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Wilmslow -14 9 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Knutsford +4 8 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Northwich -7 5 £36,000 -0.68% 1
Frodsham - 3 £25,000 -
Daresbury -1 2 £41,750 -
Winsford -2 1 £37,500 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 261 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 198 (37.22%) .NET
3 158 (29.70%) C#
4 154 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (25.38%) Finance
6 123 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
7 121 (22.74%) Microsoft
8 118 (22.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 109 (20.49%) ASP.NET
10 107 (20.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 106 (19.92%) JavaScript
12 105 (19.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 103 (19.36%) T-SQL
14 88 (16.54%) MS Excel
15 82 (15.41%) MVC
16 80 (15.04%) HTML
17 75 (14.10%) Windows
18 73 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
19 72 (13.53%) Visual Studio
20 70 (13.16%) Web Services
21 69 (12.97%) CSS
22 67 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
23 65 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 63 (11.84%) ETL
25 60 (11.28%) jQuery
26 59 (11.09%) XML
26 59 (11.09%) Oracle
27 50 (9.40%) Scrum
28 49 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
28 49 (9.21%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 39 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (4.51%) SAS
4 19 (3.57%) IIS
5 11 (2.07%) CMS
6 10 (1.88%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.75%) Node.js
9 3 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.38%) Mule
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.38%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 88 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) CATIA
3 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Magento
2 3 (0.56%) FastStats
2 3 (0.56%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.20%) Office 365
3 15 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (1.50%) IaaS
5 8 (1.50%) PaaS
6 3 (0.56%) SaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.19%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.19%) Heroku
8 1 (0.19%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.20%) Firewall
2 15 (2.82%) NAS
3 11 (2.07%) VPN
4 9 (1.69%) FTP
5 6 (1.13%) DNS
5 6 (1.13%) Internet
5 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.94%) SAN
6 5 (0.94%) VLAN
6 5 (0.94%) WAN
7 4 (0.75%) DHCP
7 4 (0.75%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.75%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.56%) HTTP
8 3 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.19%) LDAP
9 1 (0.19%) SMTP
9 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 118 (22.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (20.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (8.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (6.58%) MySQL
9 27 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 26 (4.89%) NoSQL
11 25 (4.70%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.82%) Big Data
12 15 (2.82%) Oracle Database
13 14 (2.63%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (2.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 11 (2.07%) Hadoop
15 11 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (1.88%) Power BI
17 9 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 105 (19.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (13.53%) Visual Studio
3 25 (4.70%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.70%) JIRA
4 20 (3.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 19 (3.57%) JUnit
6 17 (3.20%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.01%) Maven
8 15 (2.82%) MSTest
8 15 (2.82%) Selenium
8 15 (2.82%) Subversion
9 13 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.50%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.32%) Ant
12 7 (1.32%) HP UFT
12 7 (1.32%) Mockito
12 7 (1.32%) Toad
13 6 (1.13%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 135 (25.38%) Finance
2 37 (6.95%) Marketing
3 28 (5.26%) Banking
4 27 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.14%) Retail
6 13 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.69%) Advertising
8 8 (1.50%) Publishing
9 5 (0.94%) Legal
10 4 (0.75%) Automotive
11 3 (0.56%) French Language
11 3 (0.56%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 240 (45.11%) Developer
2 133 (25.00%) Analyst
3 97 (18.23%) SQL Developer
4 79 (14.85%) .NET Developer
5 76 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 64 (12.03%) C# Developer
7 46 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (7.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 39 (7.33%) DBA
9 37 (6.95%) SQL DBA
10 36 (6.77%) Lead Developer
11 35 (6.58%) SQL Analyst
12 34 (6.39%) Senior SQL Developer
13 33 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (6.20%) Data Analyst
14 28 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (5.08%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 27 (5.08%) SQL BI Developer
16 25 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
17 24 (4.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (37.22%) .NET
2 109 (20.49%) ASP.NET
3 80 (15.04%) HTML
4 70 (13.16%) Web Services
5 69 (12.97%) CSS
6 60 (11.28%) jQuery
7 59 (11.09%) XML
8 49 (9.21%) .NET Framework
9 30 (5.64%) JSON
10 29 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (5.45%) SOAP
11 28 (5.26%) WCF
12 23 (4.32%) AngularJS
12 23 (4.32%) REST
13 17 (3.20%) LINQ
13 17 (3.20%) Spring
14 16 (3.01%) Ajax
14 16 (3.01%) RESTful
15 15 (2.82%) WPF
16 14 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.89%) Replication
3 14 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.88%) Data Centre
5 10 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.50%) Clustering
7 8 (1.50%) CMDB
8 6 (1.13%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.75%) AS400
10 4 (0.75%) Statistics
11 3 (0.56%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.56%) iSeries
11 3 (0.56%) Social Media
11 3 (0.56%) User Experience
12 2 (0.38%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.10%) Windows
2 25 (4.70%) Windows Server
3 24 (4.51%) Linux
4 19 (3.57%) Unix
5 16 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.63%) Android
7 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.38%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (15.41%) MVC
4 63 (11.84%) ETL
5 50 (9.40%) Scrum
6 45 (8.46%) ITIL
7 43 (8.08%) Web Development
8 41 (7.71%) Mentoring
9 38 (7.14%) Project Management
10 37 (6.95%) Analytics
10 37 (6.95%) Software Engineering
11 31 (5.83%) TDD
12 30 (5.64%) Migration
13 29 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (5.26%) OOP
14 28 (5.26%) Performance Testing
14 28 (5.26%) Software Testing
15 27 (5.08%) OO
16 26 (4.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 158 (29.70%) C#
2 106 (19.92%) JavaScript
3 103 (19.36%) T-SQL
4 46 (8.65%) Java
5 39 (7.33%) VB
6 34 (6.39%) VB.NET
7 23 (4.32%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.63%) PHP
9 10 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.88%) VB6
10 8 (1.50%) VBA
11 7 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.13%) Python
13 5 (0.94%) C++
14 3 (0.56%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.38%) C
15 2 (0.38%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.38%) R
15 2 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (6.77%) Degree
2 33 (6.20%) ISEB
3 15 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.50%) PMP
6 6 (1.13%) OCP
6 6 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.38%) MCITP
7 2 (0.38%) MCSA
7 2 (0.38%) MCSE
7 2 (0.38%) PhD
7 2 (0.38%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CCIE
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.64%) QA
2 5 (0.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.56%) COBIT
4 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.75%) Docker
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) Postfix
7 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.50%) SCVMM
2 8 (1.50%) ServiceCenter
3 6 (1.13%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.75%) Nagios
6 2 (0.38%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.38%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 121 (22.74%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.09%) Oracle
3 27 (5.08%) VMware
4 20 (3.76%) IBM
5 18 (3.38%) Cisco
5 18 (3.38%) Teradata
6 16 (3.01%) HP
7 15 (2.82%) Citrix
8 14 (2.63%) NetApp
9 12 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.26%) Google
10 10 (1.88%) Tableau
11 9 (1.69%) ATG
11 9 (1.69%) BMC
11 9 (1.69%) SAP
12 8 (1.50%) Adobe
12 8 (1.50%) EMC
12 8 (1.50%) hybris
12 8 (1.50%) Juniper
13 7 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
Northwich, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £31,383 - 41,373 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £21,909 - 28,462 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Core Bens + Flexi Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Private healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on Exp, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 16 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 24 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Perks
Posted: 26 days ago