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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 336 238 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 24.78% 22.04% 23.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.33% 43.27% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 275 210 313
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 758 550 829
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 55.90% 50.93% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 635 483 670
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +3 106 £40,000 - 15
Chester +2 57 £40,750 +20.74% 21
Crewe -2 29 £45,000 +63.63% 6
Knutsford -5 26 £34,500 +14.04% 1
Runcorn 0 22 £32,500 -1.51% 4
Wilmslow +1 21 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Northwich +9 8 £35,000 -2.77% 3
Ellesmere Port - 7 £34,750 - 1
Nantwich - 6 £25,000 - 1
Macclesfield -2 4 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Widnes - 3 £37,500 - 1
Winsford -1 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Congleton - 1 £17,000 - 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 261 (43.07%) SQL Server
2 241 (39.77%) .NET
3 234 (38.61%) C#
4 162 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (24.92%) Finance
6 142 (23.43%) MVC
7 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
8 136 (22.44%) Microsoft
9 131 (21.62%) HTML
10 128 (21.12%) ASP.NET
11 112 (18.48%) T-SQL
12 107 (17.66%) Business Intelligence
13 98 (16.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 92 (15.18%) Java
14 92 (15.18%) Oracle
15 86 (14.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 81 (13.37%) Web Services
16 81 (13.37%) Windows
17 80 (13.20%) CSS
18 78 (12.87%) .NET Framework
19 73 (12.05%) Degree
19 73 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
20 65 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
21 64 (10.56%) jQuery
22 61 (10.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 56 (9.24%) VB.NET
24 54 (8.91%) Visual Studio
25 52 (8.58%) Web Development
26 51 (8.42%) XML
27 47 (7.76%) Unit Testing

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 (2.97%) IIS
2 15 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.15%) JBoss
4 9 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.16%) SAS
6 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.83%) Apache
8 5 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.33%) nginx
11 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.50%) SPSS
4 2 (0.33%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.66%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.50%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.33%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.17%) FastStats
6 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.65%) Google Play
4 7 (1.16%) Office 365
5 5 (0.83%) GitHub
6 4 (0.66%) Trello
7 3 (0.50%) IaaS
7 3 (0.50%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.48%) HTTP
2 10 (1.65%) Internet
3 8 (1.32%) Firewall
4 6 (0.99%) Wireless
5 5 (0.83%) DNS
5 5 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.66%) LAN
6 4 (0.66%) SAN
6 4 (0.66%) VLAN
6 4 (0.66%) WAN
7 2 (0.33%) ATM
7 2 (0.33%) DHCP
7 2 (0.33%) DMZ
7 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.33%) Network Security
7 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (43.07%) SQL Server
2 98 (16.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (14.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
5 61 (10.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (6.60%) Relational Database
7 37 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (5.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 26 (4.29%) Oracle Database
10 26 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 25 (4.13%) NoSQL
12 23 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 22 (3.63%) MySQL
14 20 (3.30%) Big Data
15 16 (2.64%) Hadoop
16 15 (2.48%) MongoDB
17 14 (2.31%) Power BI
18 13 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
19 12 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (8.91%) Visual Studio
2 36 (5.94%) JIRA
3 23 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.30%) Subversion
5 19 (3.14%) Selenium
6 17 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.98%) JUnit
7 12 (1.98%) Maven
8 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (1.32%) Synon
11 7 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.66%) AppScan
13 4 (0.66%) FxCop
13 4 (0.66%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.66%) sqlmap
14 3 (0.50%) ClearCase
General
1 151 (24.92%) Finance
2 47 (7.76%) Banking
3 28 (4.62%) Advertising
4 22 (3.63%) Games
5 20 (3.30%) Marketing
6 14 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.15%) Retail
8 12 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Automotive
11 5 (0.83%) Legal
11 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.66%) Billing
12 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.50%) French Language
13 3 (0.50%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 302 (49.83%) Developer
2 130 (21.45%) .NET Developer
3 127 (20.96%) C# Developer
4 112 (18.48%) Analyst
5 107 (17.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (9.24%) SQL Developer
7 55 (9.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 53 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 46 (7.59%) Software Developer
10 42 (6.93%) Senior Developer
11 34 (5.61%) SQL Analyst
12 33 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 33 (5.45%) Test Analyst
13 32 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 30 (4.95%) DBA
15 29 (4.79%) Java Developer
15 29 (4.79%) Software Engineer
16 27 (4.46%) SQL DBA
16 27 (4.46%) Support Analyst
16 27 (4.46%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (39.77%) .NET
2 131 (21.62%) HTML
3 128 (21.12%) ASP.NET
4 81 (13.37%) Web Services
5 80 (13.20%) CSS
6 78 (12.87%) .NET Framework
7 64 (10.56%) jQuery
8 51 (8.42%) XML
9 43 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (6.60%) Entity Framework
11 37 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (6.11%) WinForms
12 35 (5.78%) SOAP
13 30 (4.95%) AngularJS
14 27 (4.46%) Spring
15 25 (4.13%) WCF
16 24 (3.96%) J2EE
17 23 (3.80%) RESTful
18 21 (3.47%) HTML5
18 21 (3.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.12%) iPad
3 23 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.80%) N-Tier
4 20 (3.30%) Replication
5 17 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.31%) Clustering
8 11 (1.82%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.65%) iPhone
10 8 (1.32%) Life Science
11 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.66%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.50%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.50%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.50%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.37%) Windows
2 45 (7.43%) Linux
3 44 (7.26%) Unix
4 22 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.97%) Android
6 14 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.32%) AIX
9 7 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.33%) Solaris
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (23.43%) MVC
3 107 (17.66%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (8.58%) Web Development
5 47 (7.76%) Unit Testing
6 46 (7.59%) ETL
7 43 (7.10%) Test Automation
8 42 (6.93%) Mentoring
9 40 (6.60%) SDLC
10 38 (6.27%) Performance Tuning
11 37 (6.11%) Analytics
11 37 (6.11%) Scrum
12 36 (5.94%) Software Engineering
13 32 (5.28%) Migration
13 32 (5.28%) Waterfall
14 28 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (4.29%) Data Analysis
15 26 (4.29%) E-Commerce
16 25 (4.13%) ITIL
16 25 (4.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 234 (38.61%) C#
2 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
3 112 (18.48%) T-SQL
4 92 (15.18%) Java
5 56 (9.24%) VB.NET
6 30 (4.95%) PL/SQL
7 27 (4.46%) VB
8 21 (3.47%) Python
9 16 (2.64%) PHP
9 16 (2.64%) R
10 14 (2.31%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.15%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.82%) Perl
12 11 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.82%) VBA
13 9 (1.49%) RPG
13 9 (1.49%) RPG IV
13 9 (1.49%) RPG/400
13 9 (1.49%) XPath
13 9 (1.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 73 (12.05%) Degree
2 26 (4.29%) ISEB
3 18 (2.97%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.50%) PhD
7 2 (0.33%) HND
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.33%) MCITP
7 2 (0.33%) MCP
7 2 (0.33%) MCSA
7 2 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCAD
8 1 (0.17%) MCPD
8 1 (0.17%) NCDA
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.64%) QA
2 8 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.83%) HDFS
3 5 (0.83%) vSphere
4 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.33%) Docker
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.17%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.17%) Varnish
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.49%) Netcool
2 6 (0.99%) Ganglia
3 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.50%) SCOM
6 2 (0.33%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) MobiControl
7 1 (0.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 136 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 92 (15.18%) Oracle
3 22 (3.63%) Tableau
4 21 (3.47%) Google
5 17 (2.81%) IBM
6 12 (1.98%) VMware
6 12 (1.98%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.65%) Sage
8 9 (1.49%) JD Edwards
8 9 (1.49%) Talend
8 9 (1.49%) Teradata
9 7 (1.16%) Cisco
10 6 (0.99%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.83%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.83%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.83%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.83%) Cognos
11 5 (0.83%) SAP
11 5 (0.83%) Symantec
12 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow
Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Pension + 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens package
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + 34.5 hours week
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago