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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 73 52 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.09% 20.16% 48.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.41% 41.60% 70.29%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
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
142 125 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.80% 48.45% 69.35%
Number of salaries quoted 92 106 122
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 59 (43.38%) Finance
2 49 (36.03%) SQL Server
3 46 (33.82%) SAS
4 40 (29.41%) Data Analysis
4 40 (29.41%) Analytics
5 38 (27.94%) C#
6 37 (27.21%) .NET
7 36 (26.47%) HTML
8 34 (25.00%) CSS
9 33 (24.26%) ASP.NET
9 33 (24.26%) MVC
10 32 (23.53%) Degree
11 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (21.32%) Marketing
11 29 (21.32%) JavaScript
11 29 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (19.12%) MySQL
13 25 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (16.18%) Retail
16 22 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (13.24%) jQuery
17 18 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 18 (13.24%) Relational Database
17 18 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
18 17 (12.50%) Java
18 17 (12.50%) Credit Risk
19 16 (11.76%) Mathematics

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 46 (33.82%) SAS
2 14 (10.29%) CMS
3 13 (9.56%) Umbraco
3 13 (9.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (9.56%) WordPress
4 8 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.21%) IIS
7 2 (1.47%) Mule
8 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) MS Office
3 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) Internet
2 5 (3.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.74%) CTI
4 1 (0.74%) SSH
4 1 (0.74%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.74%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 29 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (19.12%) MySQL
4 23 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (13.24%) Relational Database
6 18 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (8.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 11 (8.09%) MongoDB
9 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (5.88%) Big Data
10 8 (5.88%) RDBMS
11 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (4.41%) QlikView
12 6 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (4.41%) OLTP
12 6 (4.41%) OLAP
13 5 (3.68%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) JIRA
2 10 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.62%) JUnit
3 9 (6.62%) Selenium
3 9 (6.62%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.68%) ERwin
5 5 (3.68%) Introscope
5 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.68%) Mockito
6 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.94%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.94%) Maven
6 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.47%) Subversion
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.74%) Hudson
8 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 59 (43.38%) Finance
2 29 (21.32%) Marketing
3 22 (16.18%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.21%) Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (39.71%) Developer
2 44 (32.35%) Analyst
3 32 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (18.38%) Strategy Analyst
5 15 (11.03%) C# Developer
6 14 (10.29%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.82%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.62%) DBA
9 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.41%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Consultant
11 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Data Modeller
11 5 (3.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.94%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.21%) Senior Developer
13 3 (2.21%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.21%) .NET
2 36 (26.47%) HTML
3 34 (25.00%) CSS
4 33 (24.26%) ASP.NET
5 25 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (13.24%) jQuery
6 18 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 16 (11.76%) XML
8 15 (11.03%) Web Services
9 14 (10.29%) PhoneGap
10 13 (9.56%) Razor View Engine
11 12 (8.82%) .NET Framework
11 12 (8.82%) Spring
12 9 (6.62%) JDBC
13 8 (5.88%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.88%) J2EE
13 8 (5.88%) XSL
14 7 (5.15%) WSDL
14 7 (5.15%) SOAP
14 7 (5.15%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 16 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 15 (11.03%) Economics
4 13 (9.56%) W3C
5 6 (4.41%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.41%) Open Source
5 6 (4.41%) Statistics
6 5 (3.68%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.68%) Physics
6 5 (3.68%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.21%) Replication
7 3 (2.21%) Tandem
7 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.35%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) UNIX
3 2 (1.47%) Android
3 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.41%) Data Analysis
1 40 (29.41%) Analytics
2 33 (24.26%) MVC
3 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 13 (9.56%) ETL
7 12 (8.82%) Business Development
7 12 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.35%) Performance Management
9 9 (6.62%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.88%) Project Management
11 7 (5.15%) OO
11 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.15%) TDD
11 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.41%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (4.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.94%) C#
2 29 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.50%) Java
4 12 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 12 (8.82%) VBA
5 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.41%) C
7 4 (2.94%) PHP
7 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.21%) VB
9 2 (1.47%) XPath
9 2 (1.47%) VB6
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) Delphi
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) CCNP
2 5 (3.68%) CCNA
2 5 (3.68%) A+ Certification
2 5 (3.68%) CISSP
2 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCTS
4 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.76%) Oracle
3 13 (9.56%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.88%) IBM
5 7 (5.15%) Perforce
5 7 (5.15%) Vertica
6 6 (4.41%) HP
7 5 (3.68%) Compuware
7 5 (3.68%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (3.68%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.68%) Tableau
8 2 (1.47%) Google
8 2 (1.47%) VMware
8 2 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (0.74%) JBoss
9 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.74%) Dell
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe
9 1 (0.74%) Informatica
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago