Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 573 640 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.41% 22.69% 22.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.70% 44.02% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 484 528 460
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £26,825 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,575
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 1,342 1,454 1,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.15% 51.54% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,210 1,087
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,025 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -1 149 £42,000 +1.82% 29
Chester 0 96 £42,500 - 17
Knutsford +8 76 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Crewe +3 57 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Nantwich +2 34 £32,500 +30.00% 6
Wilmslow -5 31 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Macclesfield +7 17 £36,250 -3.33% 6
Northwich -1 10 £45,000 +24.14% 1
Ellesmere Port +5 9 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Runcorn -3 8 £42,500 +34.92% 7
Daresbury +3 7 - -
Congleton +1 1 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Sandbach -1 1 £27,500 -42.11% 1
Winsford -3 1 £36,500 -8.75%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 248 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 191 (33.33%) .NET
3 183 (31.94%) Microsoft
4 180 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (30.72%) C#
6 138 (24.08%) JavaScript
7 120 (20.94%) HTML
8 118 (20.59%) Finance
9 112 (19.55%) T-SQL
10 99 (17.28%) MVC
11 95 (16.58%) CSS
12 88 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 86 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
14 82 (14.31%) Windows
14 82 (14.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 79 (13.79%) Java
15 79 (13.79%) Git (software)
16 76 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
17 73 (12.74%) ASP.NET
17 73 (12.74%) ETL
18 72 (12.57%) Oracle
19 70 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
20 68 (11.87%) Test Automation
21 65 (11.34%) jQuery
22 64 (11.17%) Data Analysis
23 62 (10.82%) Web Services
24 61 (10.65%) Data Warehouse
25 59 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
26 58 (10.12%) Relational Database
27 54 (9.42%) TDD

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 17 (2.97%) IIS
2 9 (1.57%) JBoss
2 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.57%) WordPress
3 8 (1.40%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.22%) SAS
4 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.05%) CMS
6 5 (0.87%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.87%) Confluence
6 5 (0.87%) Sitefinity
6 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.87%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.70%) Moodle
7 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.35%) Jetty
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.17%) Resin
Applications
1 28 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.87%) SPSS
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.70%) Infor SunSystems
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.52%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.52%) FastStats
4 2 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Exstream
5 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (4.19%) Office 365
4 22 (3.84%) SaaS
5 21 (3.66%) GitHub
6 8 (1.40%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.35%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) G Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Responsys
9 1 (0.17%) Serverless
9 1 (0.17%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.62%) DNS
2 12 (2.09%) Firewall
2 12 (2.09%) VPN
3 11 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.22%) DHCP
4 7 (1.22%) HTTP
5 6 (1.05%) FTP
5 6 (1.05%) SAN
5 6 (1.05%) SMS
5 6 (1.05%) SMTP
5 6 (1.05%) SSH
6 5 (0.87%) LAN
7 4 (0.70%) Internet
7 4 (0.70%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.35%) MQTT
8 2 (0.35%) PPP
8 2 (0.35%) WAN
9 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 88 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 82 (14.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (10.65%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (10.12%) Relational Database
6 51 (8.90%) MySQL
7 45 (7.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (5.41%) MongoDB
9 25 (4.36%) Big Data
9 25 (4.36%) Oracle Database
9 25 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (4.19%) MariaDB
11 21 (3.66%) Power BI
12 19 (3.32%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (2.97%) QlikView
14 16 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (2.62%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.81%) Visual Studio
3 29 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.71%) Selenium
5 25 (4.36%) JIRA
6 22 (3.84%) Oracle APEX
7 19 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.14%) PHPUnit
9 14 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (2.09%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.57%) NUnit
12 8 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.40%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.05%) Subversion
14 5 (0.87%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.87%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.70%) HP UFT
15 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.70%) Zephyr
General
1 118 (20.59%) Finance
2 33 (5.76%) Retail
3 29 (5.06%) Banking
4 19 (3.32%) Games
5 18 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.97%) Law
7 16 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.62%) Advertising
9 13 (2.27%) Marketing
10 12 (2.09%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.57%) Legal
11 9 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.87%) Back Office
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 263 (45.90%) Developer
2 109 (19.02%) Analyst
3 72 (12.57%) .NET Developer
4 61 (10.65%) C# Developer
5 59 (10.30%) SQL Developer
6 50 (8.73%) DBA
7 46 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (5.93%) PHP Developer
9 33 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 32 (5.58%) Senior Developer
11 31 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (5.24%) SQL DBA
13 28 (4.89%) Software Developer
14 25 (4.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (4.36%) Junior
15 24 (4.19%) Software Engineer
16 21 (3.66%) .NET Software Engineer
16 21 (3.66%) Administrator
16 21 (3.66%) Data Analyst
17 20 (3.49%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (33.33%) .NET
2 120 (20.94%) HTML
3 95 (16.58%) CSS
4 73 (12.74%) ASP.NET
5 65 (11.34%) jQuery
6 62 (10.82%) Web Services
7 53 (9.25%) REST
8 44 (7.68%) SOAP
9 40 (6.98%) AngularJS
10 36 (6.28%) .NET Framework
11 33 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (5.24%) WCF
13 29 (5.06%) XML
14 28 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (4.71%) RESTful
16 23 (4.01%) Laravel
17 20 (3.49%) .NET Core
18 18 (3.14%) JSON
18 18 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (3.32%) N-Tier
2 19 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (2.62%) Fixed Income
4 14 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.75%) User Experience
9 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.22%) Clustering
10 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.87%) Replication
11 4 (0.70%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.31%) Windows
2 44 (7.68%) Linux
3 41 (7.16%) Unix
4 23 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.97%) Android
6 16 (2.79%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.52%) AIX
11 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (17.28%) MVC
3 86 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (12.74%) ETL
6 68 (11.87%) Test Automation
7 64 (11.17%) Data Analysis
8 59 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (9.42%) TDD
10 52 (9.08%) Scrum
11 50 (8.73%) OO
12 43 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 41 (7.16%) Project Management
13 41 (7.16%) Software Engineering
14 40 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (6.46%) Collaborative Working
15 37 (6.46%) SDLC
16 36 (6.28%) DevOps
16 36 (6.28%) Web Development
17 34 (5.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 176 (30.72%) C#
2 138 (24.08%) JavaScript
3 112 (19.55%) T-SQL
4 79 (13.79%) Java
5 54 (9.42%) PHP
6 39 (6.81%) PL/SQL
7 30 (5.24%) VB.NET
8 27 (4.71%) Python
9 20 (3.49%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.49%) VB
10 13 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.27%) VBA
11 10 (1.75%) C++
12 9 (1.57%) Perl
12 9 (1.57%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.40%) VB6
14 7 (1.22%) R
15 6 (1.05%) C
16 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (6.81%) Degree
2 30 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.62%) MCSE
4 9 (1.57%) ISEB
5 8 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.05%) CCNA
6 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.17%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) OCP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.28%) QA
2 10 (1.75%) SLA
3 9 (1.57%) GDPR
4 7 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.75%) vSphere
4 8 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.05%) XenApp
6 6 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.87%) Docker
8 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.52%) Firmware
9 3 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.17%) RACF
10 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (3.14%) Ansible
2 6 (1.05%) SQL Sentry
3 5 (0.87%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.35%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.35%) Nagios
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) PowerBroker
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 183 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 72 (12.57%) Oracle
3 27 (4.71%) VMware
4 18 (3.14%) New Relic
5 15 (2.62%) Tableau
6 14 (2.44%) Google
7 12 (2.09%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.75%) SAP
8 10 (1.75%) Talend
8 10 (1.75%) Zend
9 9 (1.57%) HP
9 9 (1.57%) Twitter
10 7 (1.22%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.22%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.05%) Citrix
11 6 (1.05%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.05%) Cognos
11 6 (1.05%) RedGate
11 6 (1.05%) Sun
12 5 (0.87%) Splunk