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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 87 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.86% 23.35% 20.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.04% 48.78% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 40
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £27,526 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
138 123 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.47% 47.86% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 69 80 106
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £28,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 61 (43.26%) Microsoft
2 46 (32.62%) Finance
3 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (30.50%) JavaScript
5 42 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (26.24%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (25.53%) MS Office
8 35 (24.82%) HTML
9 34 (24.11%) CSS
10 32 (22.70%) Degree
11 30 (21.28%) Web Services
11 30 (21.28%) C#
11 30 (21.28%) .NET
12 28 (19.86%) Data Mining
12 28 (19.86%) MS Excel
12 28 (19.86%) Marketing
12 28 (19.86%) Analytics
13 27 (19.15%) jQuery
13 27 (19.15%) SAS
13 27 (19.15%) SQL Server
14 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET
14 25 (17.73%) Statistical Analysis
14 25 (17.73%) Benchmarking
14 25 (17.73%) Credit Risk
14 25 (17.73%) Business Development
14 25 (17.73%) Spreadsheet
14 25 (17.73%) Predictive Modelling
14 25 (17.73%) Business Analytics
15 24 (17.02%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 27 (19.15%) SAS
2 8 (5.67%) IIS
2 8 (5.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.42%) WordPress
3 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.71%) JBoss
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (25.53%) MS Office
2 28 (19.86%) MS Excel
3 25 (17.73%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (9.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.26%) Photoshop
5 6 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) VPN
1 7 (4.96%) SSL
2 6 (4.26%) FTP
3 5 (3.55%) DHCP
3 5 (3.55%) DNS
4 3 (2.13%) Firewall
4 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.13%) Network Security
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.24%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (19.86%) Data Mining
3 27 (19.15%) SQL Server
4 22 (15.60%) MySQL
5 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.84%) Big Data
9 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.42%) VLDB
11 2 (1.42%) DataStage
11 2 (1.42%) QlikView
11 2 (1.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.09%) Cucumber
3 9 (6.38%) Subversion
4 8 (5.67%) JUnit
4 8 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.67%) JIRA
4 8 (5.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.26%) Ant
6 4 (2.84%) Maven
6 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.84%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.84%) Selenium
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.13%) Calabash
7 3 (2.13%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.13%) NUnit
8 2 (1.42%) Gradle
9 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
General
1 46 (32.62%) Finance
2 28 (19.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (39.01%) Developer
2 41 (29.08%) Analyst
3 18 (12.77%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Tester
7 8 (5.67%) DBA
7 8 (5.67%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Junior
8 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) QA Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.82%) HTML
2 34 (24.11%) CSS
3 30 (21.28%) .NET
3 30 (21.28%) Web Services
4 27 (19.15%) jQuery
5 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET
6 22 (15.60%) XML
7 20 (14.18%) Ajax
8 15 (10.64%) Spring
9 13 (9.22%) HTML5
10 12 (8.51%) J2EE
11 11 (7.80%) .NET Framework
11 11 (7.80%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.67%) LAMP
13 7 (4.96%) XHTML
13 7 (4.96%) JDBC
13 7 (4.96%) JSP
13 7 (4.96%) SOAP
14 6 (4.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.73%) Credit Risk
3 10 (7.09%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.67%) User Experience
5 7 (4.96%) N-Tier
6 6 (4.26%) Clustering
7 4 (2.84%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) UNIX
2 9 (6.38%) Windows
3 6 (4.26%) Linux
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (19.86%) Analytics
4 25 (17.73%) Business Analytics
4 25 (17.73%) Predictive Modelling
4 25 (17.73%) Business Development
4 25 (17.73%) Benchmarking
4 25 (17.73%) Statistical Analysis
5 17 (12.06%) Scrum
5 17 (12.06%) MVC
6 15 (10.64%) ETL
6 15 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.64%) Test Scripting
7 13 (9.22%) SEO
7 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.80%) TDD
8 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.80%) SDLC
9 10 (7.09%) Automated Testing
9 10 (7.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.50%) JavaScript
2 30 (21.28%) C#
3 24 (17.02%) T-SQL
4 22 (15.60%) Java
5 15 (10.64%) PHP
6 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.13%) R
9 2 (1.42%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) C
9 2 (1.42%) C++
10 1 (0.71%) VBScript
10 1 (0.71%) VB
10 1 (0.71%) XPath
10 1 (0.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.71%) Python
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.13%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.13%) CCNP
3 3 (2.13%) CCNA
3 3 (2.13%) ISEB
3 3 (2.13%) CISSP
3 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.42%) HDFS
Vendors
1 61 (43.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.48%) Oracle
3 9 (6.38%) Vertica
4 8 (5.67%) Talend
4 8 (5.67%) Tableau
5 6 (4.26%) Adobe
6 4 (2.84%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.84%) VMware
6 4 (2.84%) Informatica
7 2 (1.42%) ATG
7 2 (1.42%) Dundas
7 2 (1.42%) hybris
8 1 (0.71%) Teradata
8 1 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.71%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.71%) Zend
8 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.71%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Churchill Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Chester, Leeds
Ripe4
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + BUPA, holidays, excellent benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + home working
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago