Period
to 22 October 2017

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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 639 503 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.66% 22.79% 25.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.92% 41.37% 46.74%
Number of salaries quoted 527 466 767
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £53,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

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 1455 1216 1795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.60% 55.10% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1097 1520
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,100 £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 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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 £42,500 +11.84% 13
Chester 0 102 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Knutsford -12 71 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Crewe -2 57 £35,000 - 3
Runcorn 0 32 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Wilmslow +10 30 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Macclesfield +16 28 £37,500 +15.38%
Sandbach - 12 £47,500 - 1
Northwich +9 8 £36,250 +11.54% 2
Alderley Edge -2 8 £40,000 -
Ellesmere Port -7 7 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Nantwich -2 4 £25,000 -16.67%
Daresbury -5 2 £42,500 +7.59%
Winsford 0 1 £40,000 +44.14%
Congleton - 1 £32,500 - 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 220 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 206 (32.24%) C#
2 206 (32.24%) .NET
3 196 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (25.82%) JavaScript
5 164 (25.67%) Microsoft
6 144 (22.54%) Java
7 139 (21.75%) Finance
8 132 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
9 129 (20.19%) HTML
9 129 (20.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 128 (20.03%) T-SQL
11 127 (19.87%) MVC
12 119 (18.62%) Web Services
13 105 (16.43%) Windows
13 105 (16.43%) ASP.NET
14 94 (14.71%) Oracle
15 91 (14.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 87 (13.62%) jQuery
17 85 (13.30%) CSS
18 72 (11.27%) .NET Framework
19 64 (10.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 64 (10.02%) XML
20 63 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
20 63 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
21 62 (9.70%) Visual Studio
22 60 (9.39%) Unix
22 60 (9.39%) Banking
23 59 (9.23%) Degree
23 59 (9.23%) Analytics

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 25 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.60%) SAS
3 16 (2.50%) JBoss
4 14 (2.19%) IIS
5 13 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.03%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.03%) WordPress
6 12 (1.88%) CMS
7 11 (1.72%) Apache
8 10 (1.56%) CICS
9 9 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.63%) Confluence
13 3 (0.47%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
14 2 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 52 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.54%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.78%) SPSS
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.10%) Sage CRM
3 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.78%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.47%) Magento
6 3 (0.47%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.10%) Office 365
4 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.78%) OpenShift
4 5 (0.78%) Trello
5 2 (0.31%) Google Play
5 2 (0.31%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.19%) HTTP
2 9 (1.41%) Internet
2 9 (1.41%) Wireless
3 7 (1.10%) DNS
3 7 (1.10%) Intranet
4 6 (0.94%) SMS
5 4 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (0.63%) SAN
5 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.63%) VoIP
6 3 (0.47%) LAN
6 3 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.31%) DHCP
7 2 (0.31%) Firewall
7 2 (0.31%) MPLS
7 2 (0.31%) SSL
7 2 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.16%) Modbus
8 1 (0.16%) NAS
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 129 (20.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 91 (14.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (10.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 63 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (6.26%) NoSQL
6 40 (6.26%) Power BI
7 33 (5.16%) MySQL
8 32 (5.01%) Relational Database
9 30 (4.69%) QlikView
9 30 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 29 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
11 26 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (3.91%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 17 (2.66%) Hadoop
14 17 (2.66%) MongoDB
14 17 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 62 (9.70%) Visual Studio
2 51 (7.98%) JIRA
3 43 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 27 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 27 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (3.91%) Selenium
7 20 (3.13%) Subversion
8 15 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.35%) JUnit
8 15 (2.35%) SoapUI
9 13 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (1.88%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
12 9 (1.41%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.25%) ClearCase
13 8 (1.25%) Maven
14 6 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.94%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 139 (21.75%) Finance
2 60 (9.39%) Banking
3 26 (4.07%) Advertising
3 26 (4.07%) Marketing
4 25 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.44%) Retail
6 17 (2.66%) Law
7 14 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.88%) Automotive
10 7 (1.10%) Back Office
11 6 (0.94%) Legal
12 4 (0.63%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 317 (49.61%) Developer
2 116 (18.15%) .NET Developer
3 101 (15.81%) Analyst
4 86 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 78 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 74 (11.58%) SQL Developer
7 50 (7.82%) Software Developer
8 43 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 36 (5.63%) Applications Support
10 34 (5.32%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.69%) SQL BI Developer
12 27 (4.23%) Software Engineer
13 25 (3.91%) DBA
13 25 (3.91%) SQL DBA
14 24 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (3.76%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.60%) Consultant
15 23 (3.60%) SQL Analyst
16 22 (3.44%) C# VB.NET Developer
16 22 (3.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (32.24%) .NET
2 129 (20.19%) HTML
3 119 (18.62%) Web Services
4 105 (16.43%) ASP.NET
5 87 (13.62%) jQuery
6 85 (13.30%) CSS
7 72 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 64 (10.02%) XML
9 52 (8.14%) SOAP
10 49 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (7.04%) AngularJS
12 38 (5.95%) JSON
12 38 (5.95%) Spring
13 36 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (5.63%) Hibernate
14 33 (5.16%) RESTful
15 32 (5.01%) Entity Framework
15 32 (5.01%) WinForms
16 29 (4.54%) J2EE
17 28 (4.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.54%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.97%) Data Structures
4 19 (2.97%) User Experience
5 18 (2.82%) iPad
5 18 (2.82%) Replication
6 16 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 15 (2.35%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.72%) Fintech
10 9 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (1.10%) PMI
12 6 (0.94%) Life Science
13 5 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (0.78%) NHS
13 5 (0.78%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.63%) Clustering
14 4 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 105 (16.43%) Windows
2 60 (9.39%) Unix
3 46 (7.20%) Linux
4 29 (4.54%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.35%) Android
6 11 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
3 127 (19.87%) MVC
4 59 (9.23%) Analytics
5 54 (8.45%) ETL
6 53 (8.29%) Test Automation
7 46 (7.20%) SDLC
8 44 (6.89%) Scrum
9 43 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
10 42 (6.57%) TDD
11 39 (6.10%) Software Engineering
12 37 (5.79%) ITIL
12 37 (5.79%) Risk Management
13 36 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (5.16%) Project Management
15 32 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (4.85%) E-Commerce
16 31 (4.85%) Unit Testing
17 30 (4.69%) Data Analysis
17 30 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (32.24%) C#
2 165 (25.82%) JavaScript
3 144 (22.54%) Java
4 128 (20.03%) T-SQL
5 58 (9.08%) VB.NET
6 44 (6.89%) PHP
7 31 (4.85%) Python
8 28 (4.38%) PL/SQL
8 28 (4.38%) VB
9 18 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.66%) C
10 17 (2.66%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.50%) VBA
12 15 (2.35%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.35%) VB6
13 14 (2.19%) C++
14 12 (1.88%) Perl
14 12 (1.88%) Ruby
15 10 (1.56%) COBOL
16 9 (1.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 59 (9.23%) Degree
2 23 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.19%) ISEB
4 11 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.25%) CCNA
6 8 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.78%) CCENT
8 5 (0.78%) MCITP
8 5 (0.78%) MCSA
9 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.16%) CISA
11 1 (0.16%) CISSP
11 1 (0.16%) MCP
11 1 (0.16%) MCPD
11 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.01%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) SLA
3 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) GDPR
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.50%) Docker
3 7 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.63%) HDFS
5 3 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.41%) Puppet
3 7 (1.10%) Ansible
3 7 (1.10%) SCCM
4 4 (0.63%) Ganglia
4 4 (0.63%) SCOM
5 3 (0.47%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.47%) Control-M
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.47%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.31%) Graphite
6 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.16%) Ambari
7 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.16%) Mesos
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 164 (25.67%) Microsoft
2 94 (14.71%) Oracle
3 28 (4.38%) Tableau
4 15 (2.35%) AppDynamics
4 15 (2.35%) IBM
5 13 (2.03%) SAP
5 13 (2.03%) Teradata
6 12 (1.88%) Sage
7 11 (1.72%) Splunk
7 11 (1.72%) VMware
8 10 (1.56%) Cognos
9 8 (1.25%) Chordiant
9 8 (1.25%) Cisco
10 7 (1.10%) Google
11 6 (0.94%) Informatica
11 6 (0.94%) Zend
12 5 (0.78%) SaltStack
12 5 (0.78%) Talend
12 5 (0.78%) Trillium
12 5 (0.78%) Xamarin