Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 699 602 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.68% 25.61% 20.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.43% 44.86% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 551 517 457
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,400 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 1,729 1,342 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 56.10% 57.08% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 1,137 1,016
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 158 £45,000 +14.65% 22
Chester -1 97 £42,500 +11.84% 27
Knutsford -1 96 £47,500 +7.95% 7
Crewe +1 73 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Wilmslow +4 30 £42,500 - 7
Nantwich -2 25 £40,000 +60.00% 7
Northwich +2 24 £35,000 - 2
Macclesfield -2 24 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Runcorn -4 13 £38,000 +18.75% 8
Ellesmere Port +7 3 £45,000 - 1
Sandbach +1 3 £47,500 -
Winsford +1 1 £36,500 -8.75%
Congleton -5 1 £47,500 +179.41%
Alderley Edge -6 1 £30,000 +9.09% 2
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 254 (36.34%) SQL Server
2 219 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (31.19%) C#
4 204 (29.18%) Microsoft
5 197 (28.18%) .NET
6 183 (26.18%) Finance
7 169 (24.18%) JavaScript
8 151 (21.60%) HTML
9 148 (21.17%) Java
10 146 (20.89%) MVC
11 136 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
12 130 (18.60%) T-SQL
12 130 (18.60%) Oracle
13 122 (17.45%) CSS
14 111 (15.88%) Git (software)
15 109 (15.59%) Web Services
16 101 (14.45%) Windows
17 97 (13.88%) ASP.NET
18 95 (13.59%) Test Automation
19 93 (13.30%) Linux
20 92 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
21 90 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
21 90 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 88 (12.59%) Unix
23 86 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
24 85 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 82 (11.73%) Scrum
26 81 (11.59%) jQuery
27 78 (11.16%) Software Engineering
28 75 (10.73%) Degree

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 35 (5.01%) WebSphere
2 23 (3.29%) JBoss
3 17 (2.43%) Confluence
4 16 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.29%) IIS
5 14 (2.00%) Sitefinity
5 14 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.72%) CMS
6 12 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.29%) SAS
8 9 (1.29%) WordPress
9 8 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.00%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.86%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.72%) CICS
13 4 (0.57%) Moodle
13 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.00%) SPSS
5 6 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.14%) Blender
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (1.86%) Magento
3 8 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.57%) FastStats
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.29%) Pegasus Opera
8 2 (0.29%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.14%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.58%) Office 365
4 24 (3.43%) GitHub
5 21 (3.00%) DigitalOcean
6 12 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 11 (1.57%) SaaS
8 5 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.57%) npm
9 4 (0.57%) Serverless
10 3 (0.43%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.29%) AdWords
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.29%) Firewall
2 16 (2.29%) VPN
3 14 (2.00%) DNS
3 14 (2.00%) HTTP
4 7 (1.00%) LAN
4 7 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (1.00%) WAN
5 4 (0.57%) SMS
5 4 (0.57%) VoIP
6 3 (0.43%) DHCP
6 3 (0.43%) Wireless
6 3 (0.43%) WLAN
7 2 (0.29%) ADSL
7 2 (0.29%) Broadband
7 2 (0.29%) Internet
7 2 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.14%) ATM
8 1 (0.14%) PBX
8 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (36.34%) SQL Server
2 90 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (10.30%) MySQL
5 69 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (7.73%) MongoDB
7 43 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (6.01%) Power BI
9 40 (5.72%) Oracle Database
9 40 (5.72%) Relational Database
10 38 (5.44%) NoSQL
11 26 (3.72%) Big Data
12 22 (3.15%) QlikView
13 19 (2.72%) Hadoop
13 19 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 111 (15.88%) Git (software)
2 68 (9.73%) JIRA
3 67 (9.59%) Jenkins
4 47 (6.72%) Visual Studio
5 44 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (5.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 33 (4.72%) Selenium
8 26 (3.72%) MSBuild
9 22 (3.15%) JUnit
10 21 (3.00%) PHPUnit
11 15 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (1.86%) Maven
14 11 (1.57%) NUnit
15 10 (1.43%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.43%) Subversion
16 9 (1.29%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (1.29%) TeamCity
17 8 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 183 (26.18%) Finance
2 62 (8.87%) Advertising
3 56 (8.01%) Banking
4 36 (5.15%) Retail
5 34 (4.86%) Investment Banking
6 29 (4.15%) Law
7 25 (3.58%) Marketing
7 25 (3.58%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.43%) Games
9 9 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.86%) Billing
10 6 (0.86%) Legal
11 4 (0.57%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 304 (43.49%) Developer
2 135 (19.31%) Analyst
3 97 (13.88%) .NET Developer
4 73 (10.44%) C# Developer
5 68 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 56 (8.01%) SQL Developer
7 55 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 44 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 40 (5.72%) Software Engineer
10 39 (5.58%) DBA
11 37 (5.29%) Applications Support
12 36 (5.15%) PHP Developer
12 36 (5.15%) Support Analyst
13 34 (4.86%) Data Analyst
14 32 (4.58%) Senior Developer
14 32 (4.58%) SQL DBA
15 30 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
16 29 (4.15%) Junior
17 25 (3.58%) C# Software Developer
18 23 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (28.18%) .NET
2 151 (21.60%) HTML
3 122 (17.45%) CSS
4 109 (15.59%) Web Services
5 97 (13.88%) ASP.NET
6 81 (11.59%) jQuery
7 66 (9.44%) AngularJS
8 62 (8.87%) .NET Framework
9 58 (8.30%) REST
10 55 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 50 (7.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (6.29%) RESTful
13 40 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (4.86%) Spring
15 33 (4.72%) Middleware
16 32 (4.58%) XML
17 31 (4.43%) SOAP
18 30 (4.29%) WinForms
19 28 (4.01%) React
20 25 (3.58%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.72%) Client/Server
5 25 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.58%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.86%) Mainframe
8 12 (1.72%) Clustering
9 11 (1.57%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.43%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.14%) Replication
11 8 (1.14%) User Experience
12 6 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (0.72%) Fintech
13 5 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.45%) Windows
2 93 (13.30%) Linux
3 88 (12.59%) Unix
4 21 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.43%) AIX
6 15 (2.15%) HPUX
6 15 (2.15%) Solaris
7 14 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.43%) Android
8 10 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (20.89%) MVC
3 136 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (13.59%) Test Automation
5 92 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (11.73%) Scrum
8 78 (11.16%) Software Engineering
9 59 (8.44%) OO
10 58 (8.30%) ETL
11 52 (7.44%) Data Analysis
12 48 (6.87%) TDD
13 47 (6.72%) Collaborative Working
14 45 (6.44%) Wealth Management
15 44 (6.29%) Unit Testing
16 42 (6.01%) SDLC
17 41 (5.87%) ERP
18 39 (5.58%) Analytics
18 39 (5.58%) DevOps
18 39 (5.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 218 (31.19%) C#
2 169 (24.18%) JavaScript
3 148 (21.17%) Java
4 130 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 67 (9.59%) Python
6 64 (9.16%) PHP
7 46 (6.58%) PL/SQL
8 38 (5.44%) VB.NET
9 31 (4.43%) PowerShell
10 30 (4.29%) VB
11 21 (3.00%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.58%) R
13 17 (2.43%) Perl
14 14 (2.00%) VBA
15 13 (1.86%) VB6
16 12 (1.72%) Scala
17 11 (1.57%) C
17 11 (1.57%) TypeScript
18 8 (1.14%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (10.73%) Degree
2 34 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (2.00%) ISEB
5 11 (1.57%) MCSE
6 8 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.00%) MCSA
8 6 (0.86%) CCNA
9 4 (0.57%) CCENT
9 4 (0.57%) HND
9 4 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.43%) MCITP
10 3 (0.43%) MCPD
10 3 (0.43%) MCSD
11 2 (0.29%) AAT
11 2 (0.29%) CISSP
11 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.43%) QA
2 16 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.72%) GDPR
4 8 (1.14%) MiFID
4 8 (1.14%) SLA
5 6 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (5.72%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.00%) Docker
4 8 (1.14%) vSphere
5 7 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.00%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.86%) Ansible
2 13 (1.86%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.14%) SCCM
4 6 (0.86%) Nagios
4 6 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.86%) SQL Sentry
5 4 (0.57%) Terraform
6 3 (0.43%) Ganglia
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.43%) Netcool
6 3 (0.43%) Puppet
6 3 (0.43%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) Oozie
7 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.14%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 204 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 130 (18.60%) Oracle
3 31 (4.43%) VMware
3 31 (4.43%) Xamarin
4 21 (3.00%) New Relic
5 19 (2.72%) Google
6 18 (2.58%) ServiceNow
7 17 (2.43%) Tableau
8 15 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.00%) HP
9 14 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.86%) Splunk
11 12 (1.72%) IBM
12 11 (1.57%) Twitter
13 10 (1.43%) RedGate
14 9 (1.29%) Cognos
14 9 (1.29%) Teradata
15 8 (1.14%) Cloudera
16 7 (1.00%) Capita
17 6 (0.86%) Zend