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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 71 54 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.04% 21.34% 23.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.27% 40.60% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 47
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £26,144 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
104 133 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 52.79% 52.57% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 103 108
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
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 1 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
4 31 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (23.62%) Finance
6 28 (22.05%) Web Services
7 27 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (20.47%) HTML
9 25 (19.69%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
10 24 (18.90%) .NET
10 24 (18.90%) CSS
11 23 (18.11%) MS Office
12 21 (16.54%) C#
12 21 (16.54%) T-SQL
12 21 (16.54%) ETL
12 21 (16.54%) Degree
12 21 (16.54%) jQuery
13 20 (15.75%) MySQL
14 19 (14.96%) Java
14 19 (14.96%) XML
15 18 (14.17%) Oracle
15 18 (14.17%) Analytics
16 17 (13.39%) ASP.NET
16 17 (13.39%) Marketing
17 16 (12.60%) Ajax
18 15 (11.81%) SAS
19 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
19 14 (11.02%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (11.81%) SAS
2 8 (6.30%) IIS
2 8 (6.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) WordPress
3 1 (0.79%) WinCC
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 23 (18.11%) MS Office
3 13 (10.24%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.94%) Photoshop
5 5 (3.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) VPN
1 6 (4.72%) SSL
2 5 (3.94%) FTP
2 5 (3.94%) DNS
2 5 (3.94%) DHCP
2 5 (3.94%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (3.94%) Network Security
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) Modbus
4 1 (0.79%) Profibus
4 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
1 31 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (15.75%) MySQL
3 13 (10.24%) Data Mining
4 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (4.72%) Big Data
8 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.94%) DataStage
9 4 (3.15%) OLAP
9 4 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.36%) OLTP
10 3 (2.36%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (7.87%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.09%) JIRA
3 9 (7.09%) JUnit
3 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.51%) Ant
6 6 (4.72%) Subversion
6 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.15%) Maven
7 4 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.36%) Calabash
8 3 (2.36%) Selenium
8 3 (2.36%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.57%) Gradle
10 1 (0.79%) Toad
10 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Marketing
3 3 (2.36%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 45 (35.43%) Developer
2 33 (25.98%) Analyst
3 11 (8.66%) .NET Developer
4 10 (7.87%) Tester
5 9 (7.09%) DBA
5 9 (7.09%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.09%) ETL Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Junior
8 6 (4.72%) Senior ETL Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.05%) Web Services
2 26 (20.47%) HTML
3 24 (18.90%) .NET
3 24 (18.90%) CSS
4 21 (16.54%) jQuery
5 19 (14.96%) XML
6 17 (13.39%) ASP.NET
7 16 (12.60%) Ajax
8 12 (9.45%) Spring
9 11 (8.66%) HTML5
9 11 (8.66%) J2EE
10 10 (7.87%) Entity Framework
10 10 (7.87%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.30%) JSP
12 6 (4.72%) LAMP
12 6 (4.72%) JDBC
12 6 (4.72%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.94%) SignalR
13 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (3.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.24%) Credit Risk
3 9 (7.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.51%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.72%) Clustering
6 5 (3.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.94%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) SCADA
9 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.87%) UNIX
1 10 (7.87%) Linux
2 8 (6.30%) Windows
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.69%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (16.54%) ETL
4 18 (14.17%) Analytics
5 14 (11.02%) Test Scripting
5 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
5 14 (11.02%) Scrum
6 13 (10.24%) Statistical Analysis
6 13 (10.24%) Benchmarking
6 13 (10.24%) Business Development
6 13 (10.24%) Business Analytics
6 13 (10.24%) Predictive Modelling
7 12 (9.45%) SEO
8 11 (8.66%) Migration
8 11 (8.66%) MVC
9 10 (7.87%) Automated Testing
9 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
2 21 (16.54%) T-SQL
2 21 (16.54%) C#
3 19 (14.96%) Java
4 11 (8.66%) PHP
5 8 (6.30%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.57%) Ruby
7 2 (1.57%) VB
7 2 (1.57%) C
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) R
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) A+ Certification
2 5 (3.94%) CCNP
2 5 (3.94%) CCNA
2 5 (3.94%) CISSP
2 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.36%) ISEB
5 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Vendors
1 52 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.17%) Oracle
3 11 (8.66%) Vertica
3 11 (8.66%) Talend
4 9 (7.09%) Ab Initio
5 7 (5.51%) Tableau
6 6 (4.72%) Informatica
7 5 (3.94%) Adobe
8 4 (3.15%) VMware
8 4 (3.15%) Dundas
9 1 (0.79%) hybris
9 1 (0.79%) Siemens
9 1 (0.79%) ATG
9 1 (0.79%) Teradata
9 1 (0.79%) Google
9 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.79%) SAP
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