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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 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 101 69 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.73% 25.75% 22.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.48% 50.74% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 47
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
167 136 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 60.73% 50.75% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 100 88 105
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 54 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 50 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (30.82%) Finance
5 44 (27.67%) HTML
5 44 (27.67%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (27.04%) CSS
6 43 (27.04%) Web Services
7 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (25.79%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (23.90%) MS Office
10 37 (23.27%) SQL Server
10 37 (23.27%) .NET
11 36 (22.64%) C#
12 35 (22.01%) Degree
13 32 (20.13%) MS Excel
14 30 (18.87%) SAS
14 30 (18.87%) jQuery
14 30 (18.87%) Analytics
15 29 (18.24%) Marketing
15 29 (18.24%) Data Mining
16 28 (17.61%) Java
16 28 (17.61%) T-SQL
16 28 (17.61%) XML
17 27 (16.98%) Spreadsheet
18 26 (16.35%) Predictive Modelling
18 26 (16.35%) Business Analytics
18 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET
18 26 (16.35%) Benchmarking
18 26 (16.35%) Statistical Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (18.87%) SAS
2 10 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.03%) IIS
4 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.26%) WordPress
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (23.90%) MS Office
2 32 (20.13%) MS Excel
3 27 (16.98%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (8.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.77%) Photoshop
5 6 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.52%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.52%) Route 53
4 4 (2.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.89%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (1.26%) GitHub
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) VPN
2 8 (5.03%) DNS
3 7 (4.40%) SSL
4 6 (3.77%) DHCP
4 6 (3.77%) FTP
5 4 (2.52%) Firewall
6 2 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.26%) Network Security
6 2 (1.26%) SMTP
6 2 (1.26%) Internet
7 1 (0.63%) Broadband
7 1 (0.63%) LAN
7 1 (0.63%) VoIP
7 1 (0.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) Skype
7 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.79%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (23.27%) SQL Server
3 29 (18.24%) Data Mining
4 25 (15.72%) MySQL
5 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.77%) Big Data
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 2 (1.26%) QlikView
13 2 (1.26%) OLAP
14 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.29%) Subversion
3 9 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.03%) JIRA
4 8 (5.03%) JUnit
5 7 (4.40%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (3.77%) Ant
7 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.14%) NUnit
8 4 (2.52%) Calabash
8 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.52%) Selenium
8 4 (2.52%) Maven
9 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.26%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.26%) Gradle
10 2 (1.26%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (30.82%) Finance
2 29 (18.24%) Marketing
3 2 (1.26%) Back Office
4 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 64 (40.25%) Developer
2 42 (26.42%) Analyst
3 21 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (6.92%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (5.66%) Consultant
7 7 (4.40%) DBA
7 7 (4.40%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Tester
8 6 (3.77%) Junior
8 6 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.77%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (27.67%) HTML
2 43 (27.04%) CSS
2 43 (27.04%) Web Services
3 37 (23.27%) .NET
4 30 (18.87%) jQuery
5 28 (17.61%) XML
6 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET
6 26 (16.35%) Ajax
7 16 (10.06%) Spring
8 15 (9.43%) J2EE
9 13 (8.18%) HTML5
10 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (5.66%) RESTful
11 9 (5.66%) JSON
11 9 (5.66%) WCF
12 8 (5.03%) JDBC
12 8 (5.03%) SOAP
12 8 (5.03%) LAMP
12 8 (5.03%) XHTML
12 8 (5.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.67%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (16.35%) Credit Risk
3 14 (8.81%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.66%) User Experience
5 6 (3.77%) Clustering
6 5 (3.14%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.52%) Telematics
7 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.32%) Windows
2 14 (8.81%) UNIX
3 10 (6.29%) Linux
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (18.87%) Analytics
4 26 (16.35%) Predictive Modelling
4 26 (16.35%) Business Analytics
4 26 (16.35%) Benchmarking
4 26 (16.35%) Statistical Analysis
4 26 (16.35%) Business Development
5 22 (13.84%) MVC
6 19 (11.95%) Scrum
7 18 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 16 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.43%) TDD
10 14 (8.81%) ETL
10 14 (8.81%) Software Engineering
10 14 (8.81%) Test Scripting
11 13 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.18%) SDLC
12 11 (6.92%) Automated Testing
12 11 (6.92%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 36 (22.64%) C#
3 28 (17.61%) Java
3 28 (17.61%) T-SQL
4 19 (11.95%) PHP
5 11 (6.92%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.40%) C++
8 3 (1.89%) R
8 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.26%) Ruby
9 2 (1.26%) C
9 2 (1.26%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) Delphi
10 1 (0.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.63%) XPath
10 1 (0.63%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.63%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (22.01%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.26%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.26%) CCNP
3 2 (1.26%) CCNA
3 2 (1.26%) CISSP
3 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 64 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.84%) Oracle
3 9 (5.66%) Tableau
3 9 (5.66%) Vertica
4 7 (4.40%) Talend
5 6 (3.77%) Adobe
6 5 (3.14%) VMware
7 3 (1.89%) IBM
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco
8 2 (1.26%) Informatica
8 2 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.26%) ATG
8 2 (1.26%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.26%) Zend
8 2 (1.26%) Dundas
8 2 (1.26%) hybris
9 1 (0.63%) Teradata
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.63%) Sage
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