The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 78 137 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.00% 33.25% 30.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.16% 50.74% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 98 48
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +27.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £29,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 270 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 68.77% 65.53% 72.88%
Number of salaries quoted 145 176 108
Average salary £34,500 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.81% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
Cheshire

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 April 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 64 (36.57%) Finance
2 55 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 55 (31.43%) Degree
3 51 (29.14%) .NET
4 50 (28.57%) HTML
5 46 (26.29%) Data Analysis
6 45 (25.71%) C#
7 44 (25.14%) Java
8 41 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (21.14%) ASP.NET
9 37 (21.14%) E-Commerce
10 36 (20.57%) SAS
10 36 (20.57%) MVC
11 35 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 34 (19.43%) CSS
13 33 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 31 (17.71%) JDBC
16 30 (17.14%) Spring
17 27 (15.43%) Retail
17 27 (15.43%) Relational Database
18 26 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (14.86%) jQuery
19 25 (14.29%) Software Engineering
20 24 (13.71%) XML
21 23 (13.14%) J2EE
21 23 (13.14%) T-SQL
21 23 (13.14%) Web Services
22 22 (12.57%) Struts
22 22 (12.57%) Analytics

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (20.57%) SAS
2 11 (6.29%) CMS
3 9 (5.14%) WordPress
3 9 (5.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.14%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) Mule
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
1 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) CTI
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
2 1 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) SMTP
2 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (15.43%) Relational Database
4 26 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (8.00%) MySQL
6 14 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 14 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.71%) OLAP
8 9 (5.14%) QlikView
9 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.71%) Big Data
12 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) JIRA
2 10 (5.71%) PhoneGap
3 9 (5.14%) JUnit
3 9 (5.14%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.57%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.00%) Ant
5 7 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.43%) Facilita Forecast
6 6 (3.43%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (3.43%) JMeter
6 6 (3.43%) WinRunner
6 6 (3.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (3.43%) LoadRunner
6 6 (3.43%) ERwin
7 3 (1.71%) Subversion
8 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.14%) Selenium
8 2 (1.14%) Maven
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 64 (36.57%) Finance
2 27 (15.43%) Retail
3 15 (8.57%) Marketing
4 6 (3.43%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (50.29%) Developer
2 36 (20.57%) Analyst
3 31 (17.71%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (11.43%) Strategy Analyst
5 17 (9.71%) Software Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (9.14%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.86%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (5.14%) DBA
10 9 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.57%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.57%) J2EE Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Programmer
12 6 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (29.14%) .NET
2 50 (28.57%) HTML
3 37 (21.14%) ASP.NET
4 34 (19.43%) CSS
5 31 (17.71%) JDBC
6 30 (17.14%) Spring
7 26 (14.86%) jQuery
8 24 (13.71%) XML
9 23 (13.14%) J2EE
9 23 (13.14%) Web Services
10 22 (12.57%) Struts
10 22 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (12.00%) Hibernate
12 18 (10.29%) Ajax
13 14 (8.00%) HTML5
14 12 (6.86%) XSL
15 9 (5.14%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (5.14%) JSP
15 9 (5.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Visualisation
2 11 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.14%) Open Source
3 9 (5.14%) W3C
4 6 (3.43%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.86%) GIS
6 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.29%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.71%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) FMCG
8 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) Tandem
9 1 (0.57%) Wiki
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.71%) Windows
2 6 (3.43%) UNIX
3 5 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Tru64
4 1 (0.57%) AIX
4 1 (0.57%) Solaris
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) CentOS
4 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.29%) Data Analysis
2 41 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (21.14%) E-Commerce
4 36 (20.57%) MVC
5 33 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 22 (12.57%) Analytics
8 18 (10.29%) Web Development
8 18 (10.29%) ETL
9 13 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (7.43%) TDD
10 12 (6.86%) Integration Testing
10 12 (6.86%) Web Application Development
10 12 (6.86%) Website Architecture
11 10 (5.71%) Performance Management
11 10 (5.71%) Business Development
12 9 (5.14%) Scrum
13 8 (4.57%) Test Scripting
14 7 (4.00%) OO
14 7 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.71%) C#
2 44 (25.14%) Java
3 35 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.14%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.43%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.43%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.00%) VB
7 6 (3.43%) C++
8 5 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.14%) XPath
9 2 (1.14%) Ruby
9 2 (1.14%) Python
9 2 (1.14%) C
9 2 (1.14%) VBA
9 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.57%) Delphi
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) VB6
10 1 (0.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 55 (31.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.14%) Legato
2 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (12.00%) Oracle
2 14 (8.00%) Tableau
3 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.14%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.57%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (3.43%) Siebel
6 6 (3.43%) HP
6 6 (3.43%) Citrix
7 5 (2.86%) Vertica
8 3 (1.71%) JBoss
9 2 (1.14%) Teradata
9 2 (1.14%) Perforce
9 2 (1.14%) IBM
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.57%) Informatica
10 1 (0.57%) Sun
10 1 (0.57%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos
10 1 (0.57%) Zend
10 1 (0.57%) Talend
Chester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40,000 circa + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40K to £45K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + +Bonus +Full Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago