Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 796 527 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 23.52% 24.75% 23.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.57% 43.55% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 642 481 636
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,475 £53,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,870 1,210 1,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 55.26% 56.83% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 1,071 1,295
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -4 170 £42,500 +13.33% 35
Chester 0 144 £42,500 +16.44% 22
Knutsford -2 116 £47,500 - 7
Crewe -1 53 £35,000 -10.26% 16
Macclesfield +5 34 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wilmslow +14 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Northwich +4 16 £33,750 +3.85% 4
Nantwich -1 12 £36,500 +23.73% 2
Sandbach 0 11 £47,500 -
Runcorn -7 9 £36,500 +7.35% 4
Congleton - 5 £47,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port +6 2 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Alderley Edge -8 2 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Daresbury - 2 £42,500 -
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 246 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (30.15%) C#
3 233 (29.27%) .NET
4 229 (28.77%) SQL Server
5 212 (26.63%) Finance
6 202 (25.38%) JavaScript
7 200 (25.13%) Java
8 188 (23.62%) Microsoft
9 173 (21.73%) MVC
10 166 (20.85%) HTML
11 154 (19.35%) Oracle
12 153 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
13 143 (17.96%) Windows
14 139 (17.46%) T-SQL
15 128 (16.08%) CSS
16 122 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 121 (15.20%) Web Services
18 108 (13.57%) Unix
19 102 (12.81%) Linux
20 101 (12.69%) ASP.NET
20 101 (12.69%) jQuery
21 95 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 92 (11.56%) Git (software)
23 90 (11.31%) Banking
24 85 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
25 82 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
26 79 (9.92%) AngularJS
27 77 (9.67%) Scrum
28 76 (9.55%) PHP
28 76 (9.55%) MySQL

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 36 (4.52%) WebSphere
2 20 (2.51%) JBoss
3 19 (2.39%) IIS
4 18 (2.26%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.14%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.88%) CMS
7 14 (1.76%) SAS
7 14 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.63%) Confluence
9 11 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.38%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.13%) CICS
11 7 (0.88%) WordPress
12 6 (0.75%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.50%) Apache
13 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.38%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.63%) SPSS
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.38%) Magento
3 7 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.25%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.14%) GitHub
4 21 (2.64%) Office 365
5 16 (2.01%) DigitalOcean
6 11 (1.38%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.50%) SaaS
9 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.25%) AdWords
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.25%) Responsys
10 2 (0.25%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) npm
11 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.39%) HTTP
2 18 (2.26%) DNS
2 18 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.88%) Internet
4 10 (1.26%) LAN
4 10 (1.26%) WAN
5 9 (1.13%) Firewall
6 8 (1.01%) DHCP
6 8 (1.01%) VPN
7 6 (0.75%) SMS
7 6 (0.75%) WLAN
8 5 (0.63%) VoIP
9 4 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.38%) Intranet
10 3 (0.38%) SAN
10 3 (0.38%) Wireless
11 2 (0.25%) VLAN
12 1 (0.13%) IPsec
12 1 (0.13%) SSH
12 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 122 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (9.55%) MySQL
6 56 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (6.16%) Power BI
8 48 (6.03%) NoSQL
9 46 (5.78%) Oracle Database
10 43 (5.40%) MongoDB
11 32 (4.02%) Relational Database
12 30 (3.77%) QlikView
13 28 (3.52%) Big Data
14 21 (2.64%) DB2
15 20 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (2.39%) Hadoop
16 19 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 92 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.41%) JIRA
3 50 (6.28%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.52%) Visual Studio
5 33 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (4.02%) JUnit
7 23 (2.89%) Selenium
8 22 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (2.39%) Subversion
10 17 (2.14%) PHPUnit
11 16 (2.01%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (1.88%) Maven
12 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (1.38%) MSBuild
14 10 (1.26%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.13%) Ant
15 9 (1.13%) TeamCity
16 7 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 212 (26.63%) Finance
2 90 (11.31%) Banking
3 68 (8.54%) Advertising
4 51 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 46 (5.78%) Law
6 27 (3.39%) Marketing
6 27 (3.39%) Retail
7 16 (2.01%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.13%) Back Office
10 6 (0.75%) Billing
11 5 (0.63%) Legal
12 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 367 (46.11%) Developer
2 131 (16.46%) Analyst
3 117 (14.70%) .NET Developer
4 76 (9.55%) Software Developer
5 74 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 65 (8.17%) SQL Developer
7 58 (7.29%) Applications Support
7 58 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (6.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 43 (5.40%) PHP Developer
10 39 (4.90%) Support Analyst
11 38 (4.77%) DBA
12 33 (4.15%) Junior
12 33 (4.15%) SQL DBA
13 32 (4.02%) Data Analyst
14 31 (3.89%) Software Engineer
15 29 (3.64%) Java Developer
16 28 (3.52%) SQL BI Developer
17 27 (3.39%) Senior Developer
18 25 (3.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (29.27%) .NET
2 166 (20.85%) HTML
3 128 (16.08%) CSS
4 121 (15.20%) Web Services
5 101 (12.69%) ASP.NET
5 101 (12.69%) jQuery
6 79 (9.92%) AngularJS
7 70 (8.79%) .NET Framework
8 58 (7.29%) REST
9 55 (6.91%) Spring
10 45 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (5.28%) SOAP
11 42 (5.28%) XML
12 40 (5.03%) React
13 39 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (4.90%) Hibernate
14 34 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (4.27%) Node.js
15 33 (4.15%) RESTful
16 32 (4.02%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.27%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.27%) User Experience
4 25 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
6 18 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.13%) Fintech
9 9 (1.13%) Replication
10 8 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.01%) W3C
11 7 (0.88%) Clustering
11 7 (0.88%) NHS
12 5 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.50%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 143 (17.96%) Windows
2 108 (13.57%) Unix
3 102 (12.81%) Linux
4 28 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.88%) Android
6 13 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.38%) AIX
7 11 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.26%) HPUX
8 10 (1.26%) Solaris
9 7 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (21.73%) MVC
3 153 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (9.67%) Scrum
5 71 (8.92%) Test Automation
6 69 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (8.42%) Software Engineering
8 64 (8.04%) Analytics
9 62 (7.79%) Wealth Management
10 57 (7.16%) OO
11 56 (7.04%) TDD
12 55 (6.91%) ETL
13 53 (6.66%) Risk Management
14 50 (6.28%) Data Analysis
15 48 (6.03%) ITIL
16 44 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (5.40%) SDLC
17 43 (5.40%) Web Development
18 42 (5.28%) DevOps
19 41 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 240 (30.15%) C#
2 202 (25.38%) JavaScript
3 200 (25.13%) Java
4 139 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 76 (9.55%) PHP
6 74 (9.30%) Python
7 53 (6.66%) VB.NET
8 49 (6.16%) PL/SQL
9 35 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.77%) VB
11 22 (2.76%) Perl
11 22 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.39%) R
13 18 (2.26%) VBA
14 14 (1.76%) Scala
14 14 (1.76%) VB6
14 14 (1.76%) VBScript
15 11 (1.38%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.26%) C
16 10 (1.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (8.29%) Degree
2 32 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.88%) CCNA
3 15 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.76%) ISEB
4 14 (1.76%) MCSA
5 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.38%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.26%) MCITP
7 10 (1.26%) MCSE
8 9 (1.13%) CCENT
8 9 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.50%) HND
9 4 (0.50%) MCPD
9 4 (0.50%) MCSD
10 2 (0.25%) AAT
10 2 (0.25%) CISSP
10 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.15%) QA
2 16 (2.01%) SLA
3 13 (1.63%) GDPR
4 11 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.01%) MiFID
6 4 (0.50%) PMO
7 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.39%) Docker
4 8 (1.01%) vSphere
5 7 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (0.63%) XenApp
8 4 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.39%) SCCM
3 11 (1.38%) Puppet
4 9 (1.13%) SCOM
5 8 (1.01%) Ansible
5 8 (1.01%) Ganglia
6 6 (0.75%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.75%) Netcool
7 5 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.50%) Nagios
9 3 (0.38%) Oozie
10 2 (0.25%) Ambari
10 2 (0.25%) Control-M
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.13%) Kibana
11 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 188 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 154 (19.35%) Oracle
3 42 (5.28%) VMware
4 38 (4.77%) Google
5 25 (3.14%) ServiceNow
6 23 (2.89%) Tableau
7 21 (2.64%) Twitter
8 19 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.01%) New Relic
10 15 (1.88%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.76%) IBM
11 14 (1.76%) Splunk
12 13 (1.63%) HP
13 12 (1.51%) Xamarin
14 11 (1.38%) Citrix
15 9 (1.13%) Cisco
16 8 (1.01%) SaltStack
17 7 (0.88%) Red Hat
17 7 (0.88%) Sage
17 7 (0.88%) Zend