The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 41 44 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.71% 41.51% 32.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.67% 48.35% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 52
Median salary £34,000 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £28,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £42,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
86 91 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 62.32% 85.85% 52.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 81 83
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 35 (41.67%) MVC
1 35 (41.67%) C#
2 32 (38.10%) .NET
3 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
3 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET
5 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
6 24 (28.57%) HTML
7 21 (25.00%) Finance
7 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 14 (16.67%) Java
9 14 (16.67%) TDD
10 13 (15.48%) CSS
10 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (14.29%) Windows
11 12 (14.29%) PHP
12 11 (13.10%) Spring
12 11 (13.10%) jQuery
12 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
13 10 (11.90%) Oracle
14 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.71%) Umbraco
14 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
15 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
15 8 (9.52%) ETL
15 8 (9.52%) ISEB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.71%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
1 3 (3.57%) VLAN
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (1.19%) DHCP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.76%) MySQL
7 4 (4.76%) Power BI
8 3 (3.57%) Big Data
8 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.57%) QlikView
9 2 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.95%) Selenium
3 3 (3.57%) NUnit
3 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) JUnit
4 2 (2.38%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Advertising
3 4 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) .NET Developer
2 15 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Umbraco Developer
7 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Tester
9 6 (7.14%) IT Support
9 6 (7.14%) Junior
9 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.95%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) .NET
2 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET
3 24 (28.57%) HTML
4 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (15.48%) CSS
6 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.10%) jQuery
6 11 (13.10%) Spring
7 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
8 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.33%) SOAP
10 6 (7.14%) Spring Integration
10 6 (7.14%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.95%) iBATIS
11 5 (5.95%) RESTful
12 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (4.76%) Behat
12 4 (4.76%) J2EE
12 4 (4.76%) JSON
12 4 (4.76%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.57%) Fintech
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Unix
3 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) MVC
2 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) TDD
4 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.52%) ETL
5 8 (9.52%) OO
6 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.95%) CRM
8 5 (5.95%) Scrum
8 5 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Data Extraction
9 4 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.57%) Analytics
10 3 (3.57%) Data Integration
10 3 (3.57%) OO PHP
10 3 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) C#
2 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.67%) Java
4 12 (14.29%) PHP
5 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.57%) PHP 5
7 3 (3.57%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) VB
7 3 (3.57%) VBA
8 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.19%) R
9 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) ISEB
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.14%) vSphere
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.19%) NDS
4 1 (1.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) VMware
4 5 (5.95%) Teradata
5 3 (3.57%) Sage
5 3 (3.57%) Tableau
6 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) EMC
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.38%) RedGate
7 1 (1.19%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) New Relic
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) Talend
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