The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 345 198 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 23.71% 20.56% 23.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.01% 40.91% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 279 178 321
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £23,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 784 484 867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 53.88% 50.26% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 647 434 715
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cheshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Cheshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Cheshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cheshire

SQL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 106 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Chester +3 54 £42,500 +41.66% 21
Knutsford -8 36 £36,250 +34.25% 7
Crewe -2 33 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Runcorn 0 32 £32,000 -4.47% 2
Wilmslow -4 15 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Northwich +13 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Ellesmere Port -6 6 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Nantwich - 6 £25,000 - 1
Macclesfield -4 2 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Winsford -1 1 £40,000 +18.51% 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 278 (43.23%) SQL Server
2 246 (38.26%) .NET
3 244 (37.95%) C#
4 173 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (25.19%) Finance
6 158 (24.57%) JavaScript
7 156 (24.26%) Microsoft
8 145 (22.55%) MVC
9 141 (21.93%) HTML
10 130 (20.22%) T-SQL
11 129 (20.06%) ASP.NET
12 117 (18.20%) Business Intelligence
13 104 (16.17%) Java
14 103 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 101 (15.71%) Oracle
15 101 (15.71%) Windows
16 100 (15.55%) Web Services
17 87 (13.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 84 (13.06%) CSS
19 83 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
20 75 (11.66%) .NET Framework
20 75 (11.66%) Degree
21 71 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
22 70 (10.89%) jQuery
23 65 (10.11%) Visual Studio
24 62 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 57 (8.86%) XML
26 54 (8.40%) VB.NET
27 53 (8.24%) Web Development
28 50 (7.78%) Test Automation

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.80%) JBoss
2 17 (2.64%) IIS
3 13 (2.02%) SAS
3 13 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.56%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.40%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.09%) Apache
9 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.47%) CICS
10 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.31%) MindAlign
11 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.62%) SPSS
4 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.93%) Sage CRM
4 4 (0.62%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.47%) Magento
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.47%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.31%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.16%) FastStats
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.56%) Google Play
4 9 (1.40%) Office 365
5 4 (0.62%) IaaS
5 4 (0.62%) Trello
6 3 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.80%) HTTP
2 12 (1.87%) Internet
3 10 (1.56%) Firewall
3 10 (1.56%) Wireless
4 8 (1.24%) DNS
5 6 (0.93%) LAN
5 6 (0.93%) WAN
6 5 (0.78%) SAN
6 5 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.62%) VLAN
8 3 (0.47%) DHCP
8 3 (0.47%) VPN
9 2 (0.31%) ATM
9 2 (0.31%) DMZ
9 2 (0.31%) SMS
9 2 (0.31%) VoIP
9 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (43.23%) SQL Server
2 103 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 87 (13.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (5.44%) Relational Database
8 35 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (4.67%) NoSQL
9 30 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 26 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 25 (3.89%) Oracle Database
12 24 (3.73%) MySQL
13 19 (2.95%) Hadoop
14 18 (2.80%) Big Data
14 18 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (2.80%) Power BI
15 16 (2.49%) MongoDB
16 12 (1.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 65 (10.11%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.44%) JIRA
3 22 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.42%) Subversion
4 19 (2.95%) Selenium
5 17 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.18%) JUnit
8 11 (1.71%) Maven
9 9 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.24%) Synon
11 7 (1.09%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.78%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.62%) AppScan
13 4 (0.62%) sqlmap
General
1 162 (25.19%) Finance
2 48 (7.47%) Banking
3 28 (4.35%) Marketing
4 25 (3.89%) Advertising
5 21 (3.27%) Games
6 19 (2.95%) Retail
7 16 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.09%) Legal
11 6 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.78%) Automotive
13 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Back Office
15 2 (0.31%) Law
16 1 (0.16%) Electronics
16 1 (0.16%) French Language
16 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 318 (49.46%) Developer
2 132 (20.53%) .NET Developer
2 132 (20.53%) C# Developer
3 111 (17.26%) Analyst
3 111 (17.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 67 (10.42%) SQL Developer
5 50 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 48 (7.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 47 (7.31%) Software Developer
8 40 (6.22%) Senior Developer
9 38 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 38 (5.91%) Test Analyst
10 33 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
11 32 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 31 (4.82%) DBA
12 31 (4.82%) Java Developer
12 31 (4.82%) Software Engineer
13 28 (4.35%) SQL DBA
13 28 (4.35%) Web Developer
14 26 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (38.26%) .NET
2 141 (21.93%) HTML
3 129 (20.06%) ASP.NET
4 100 (15.55%) Web Services
5 84 (13.06%) CSS
6 75 (11.66%) .NET Framework
7 70 (10.89%) jQuery
8 57 (8.86%) XML
9 46 (7.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (6.22%) Entity Framework
11 40 (6.22%) SOAP
12 35 (5.44%) WinForms
13 33 (5.13%) AngularJS
14 30 (4.67%) Spring
15 29 (4.51%) J2EE
16 26 (4.04%) RESTful
17 24 (3.73%) JSON
17 24 (3.73%) REST
18 21 (3.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.98%) iPad
4 25 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.89%) N-Tier
5 22 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.27%) Replication
7 15 (2.33%) Clustering
8 11 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.71%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.56%) iPhone
9 10 (1.56%) Life Science
10 7 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.62%) Fintech
12 4 (0.62%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.47%) Contactless
13 3 (0.47%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.71%) Windows
2 45 (7.00%) Linux
2 45 (7.00%) Unix
3 33 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.64%) Android
5 14 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.40%) AIX
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.31%) Solaris
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (22.55%) MVC
3 117 (18.20%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (8.24%) Web Development
5 50 (7.78%) Test Automation
6 49 (7.62%) ETL
7 46 (7.15%) SDLC
7 46 (7.15%) Unit Testing
8 42 (6.53%) Mentoring
8 42 (6.53%) Performance Tuning
9 41 (6.38%) Analytics
10 38 (5.91%) Migration
11 37 (5.75%) Software Engineering
11 37 (5.75%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.13%) Data Analysis
12 33 (5.13%) Risk Management
13 32 (4.98%) E-Commerce
13 32 (4.98%) Scrum
14 31 (4.82%) Project Management
15 28 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 244 (37.95%) C#
2 158 (24.57%) JavaScript
3 130 (20.22%) T-SQL
4 104 (16.17%) Java
5 54 (8.40%) VB.NET
6 33 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 29 (4.51%) VB
8 23 (3.58%) Python
9 16 (2.49%) PHP
9 16 (2.49%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.33%) R
10 15 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.87%) Perl
13 9 (1.40%) RPG
13 9 (1.40%) RPG IV
13 9 (1.40%) RPG/400
13 9 (1.40%) VBA
13 9 (1.40%) XPath
13 9 (1.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 75 (11.66%) Degree
2 25 (3.89%) ISEB
3 19 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.62%) CCNA
6 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.47%) MCITP
7 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) CCENT
8 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.31%) MCSA
8 2 (0.31%) MCSE
8 2 (0.31%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) NCDA
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.64%) QA
2 11 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.78%) HDFS
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.47%) Docker
6 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.47%) vSphere
7 2 (0.31%) KVM
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (1.24%) Netcool
2 5 (0.78%) CA Wily
2 5 (0.78%) Ganglia
2 5 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.47%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) Graphite
5 2 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.16%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 156 (24.26%) Microsoft
2 101 (15.71%) Oracle
3 20 (3.11%) Google
3 20 (3.11%) Tableau
4 19 (2.95%) IBM
5 16 (2.49%) Sage
5 16 (2.49%) Teradata
6 13 (2.02%) VMware
6 13 (2.02%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.56%) Cisco
8 9 (1.40%) AppDynamics
8 9 (1.40%) JD Edwards
8 9 (1.40%) Talend
9 8 (1.24%) Chordiant
10 7 (1.09%) SAP
11 6 (0.93%) Cognos
11 6 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.93%) Symantec
12 5 (0.78%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.78%) Cloudera
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago