The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 69 64 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.06% 27.59% 51.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.91% 50.39% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 91
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
SQL
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 127 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.20% 54.74% 70.32%
Number of salaries quoted 87 108 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Chester region.

SQL Salary Trend in Chester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 54 (41.22%) Finance
2 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
3 42 (32.06%) SAS
4 40 (30.53%) HTML
5 39 (29.77%) .NET
6 38 (29.01%) C#
6 38 (29.01%) Analytics
7 37 (28.24%) CSS
7 37 (28.24%) MVC
8 35 (26.72%) ASP.NET
9 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (24.43%) Data Analysis
10 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
11 29 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (20.61%) MySQL
12 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (19.08%) Marketing
14 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (16.79%) jQuery
16 21 (16.03%) Degree
16 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
17 20 (15.27%) Web Services
17 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
17 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (13.74%) Retail
18 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2012
19 17 (12.98%) Credit Risk

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 42 (32.06%) SAS
2 14 (10.69%) CMS
2 14 (10.69%) Umbraco
2 14 (10.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (10.69%) WordPress
3 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.29%) IIS
5 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.11%) MS Office
3 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Internet
2 5 (3.82%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) SSH
4 1 (0.76%) CTI
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (20.61%) MySQL
4 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
6 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (9.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (7.63%) MongoDB
11 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
11 7 (5.34%) Big Data
12 6 (4.58%) OLTP
12 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.82%) QlikView
13 5 (3.82%) Informix
14 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) JIRA
2 12 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.40%) JUnit
4 9 (6.87%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.87%) Selenium
4 9 (6.87%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.58%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.82%) Introscope
6 5 (3.82%) Mockito
6 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.05%) ERwin
7 4 (3.05%) Maven
8 2 (1.53%) Ant
9 1 (0.76%) Subversion
9 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.76%) Hudson
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (41.22%) Finance
2 25 (19.08%) Marketing
3 18 (13.74%) Retail
4 5 (3.82%) Legal
5 3 (2.29%) Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Developer
2 42 (32.06%) Analyst
3 28 (21.37%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (16.03%) Strategy Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) .NET Developer
6 16 (12.21%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.16%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.11%) DBA
9 7 (5.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.82%) Consultant
12 4 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Data Modeller
12 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (2.29%) Data Quality Analyst
13 3 (2.29%) Quality Analyst
13 3 (2.29%) SQL Developer
13 3 (2.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) HTML
2 39 (29.77%) .NET
3 37 (28.24%) CSS
4 35 (26.72%) ASP.NET
5 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 22 (16.79%) jQuery
8 20 (15.27%) Web Services
9 16 (12.21%) XML
10 15 (11.45%) .NET Framework
11 14 (10.69%) Razor View Engine
11 14 (10.69%) PhoneGap
12 12 (9.16%) Spring
13 11 (8.40%) JDBC
14 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
15 9 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (6.87%) WCF
15 9 (6.87%) ADO.NET
16 8 (6.11%) XSL
16 8 (6.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.98%) Credit Risk
3 16 (12.21%) Mathematics
4 15 (11.45%) Economics
5 14 (10.69%) W3C
6 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.58%) Statistics
8 5 (3.82%) Physics
8 5 (3.82%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.82%) Data Extraction
8 5 (3.82%) Open Source
9 3 (2.29%) Tandem
9 3 (2.29%) Replication
9 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.76%) CMDB
10 1 (0.76%) Clustering
10 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.76%) GIS
10 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) Analytics
2 37 (28.24%) MVC
3 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (24.43%) Data Analysis
5 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (12.98%) Data Modelling
7 12 (9.16%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.16%) ETL
8 10 (7.63%) Business Development
9 9 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.87%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.11%) Project Management
10 8 (6.11%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.34%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (4.58%) SIEM
12 6 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.58%) Validation
12 6 (4.58%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.01%) C#
2 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.21%) Java
4 15 (11.45%) T-SQL
5 12 (9.16%) VBA
6 6 (4.58%) C
6 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.05%) PHP
7 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.29%) VB
9 2 (1.53%) VB6
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
10 1 (0.76%) Delphi
10 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) CCNP
2 6 (4.58%) CCNA
2 6 (4.58%) CISSP
2 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.58%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) MCTS
4 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.34%) Tableau
4 6 (4.58%) Vertica
4 6 (4.58%) ArcSight
4 6 (4.58%) IBM
4 6 (4.58%) HP
5 5 (3.82%) Compuware
5 5 (3.82%) Perforce
6 4 (3.05%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.29%) Google
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix
8 2 (1.53%) VMware
9 1 (0.76%) Telerik
9 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.76%) JBoss
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec
9 1 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) Informatica
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
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Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
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