Period
to 19 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 606 656 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.99% 24.07% 22.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.97% 44.47% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 493 537 442
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £53,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%

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 1,444 1,475 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.02% 54.13% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,170 1,229 1,024
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £53,375
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 August 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 August 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 -2 136 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Knutsford +9 88 £42,500 +17.24% 4
Chester 0 81 £45,000 +7.14% 24
Crewe +4 79 £40,000 +5.96% 8
Wilmslow +1 39 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Nantwich -2 29 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Macclesfield +1 20 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Northwich +2 17 £42,500 +21.43%
Ellesmere Port +7 9 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Daresbury - 7 - -
Runcorn -9 5 £42,500 +30.77% 5
Winsford +2 2 £36,500 -8.75%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 249 (41.09%) SQL Server
2 192 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (31.35%) .NET
4 188 (31.02%) C#
5 174 (28.71%) Microsoft
6 156 (25.74%) JavaScript
7 144 (23.76%) HTML
8 130 (21.45%) Finance
9 120 (19.80%) CSS
10 119 (19.64%) MVC
11 113 (18.65%) T-SQL
12 103 (17.00%) Java
13 99 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
13 99 (16.34%) Git (software)
14 90 (14.85%) Test Automation
15 86 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
15 86 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
16 85 (14.03%) ASP.NET
16 85 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 77 (12.71%) Oracle
18 75 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 75 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
19 74 (12.21%) jQuery
20 71 (11.72%) Web Services
21 67 (11.06%) Scrum
22 66 (10.89%) Windows
23 63 (10.40%) ETL
24 62 (10.23%) Data Analysis
25 60 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
26 58 (9.57%) OO

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 21 (3.47%) IIS
2 14 (2.31%) Tomcat
2 14 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.15%) JBoss
3 13 (2.15%) WordPress
4 11 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.82%) Confluence
4 11 (1.82%) Sitefinity
5 9 (1.49%) SAS
5 9 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.32%) CMS
6 8 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.83%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.83%) Jetty
8 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.66%) Moodle
10 3 (0.50%) Apache
10 3 (0.50%) Drupal
10 3 (0.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 33 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.99%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Blender
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.83%) FastStats
3 5 (0.83%) Magento
4 4 (0.66%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.50%) Epicor Tropos
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.17%) BPCS
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.17%) Exstream
7 1 (0.17%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.13%) Office 365
4 21 (3.47%) GitHub
4 21 (3.47%) SaaS
5 12 (1.98%) DigitalOcean
6 7 (1.16%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.66%) Serverless
8 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.50%) npm
9 2 (0.33%) PaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) G Suite
10 1 (0.17%) Responsys
10 1 (0.17%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.14%) Firewall
1 19 (3.14%) VPN
2 18 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.49%) DNS
4 6 (0.99%) HTTP
4 6 (0.99%) SMS
5 5 (0.83%) SAN
6 4 (0.66%) DHCP
6 4 (0.66%) FTP
6 4 (0.66%) LAN
6 4 (0.66%) SMTP
6 4 (0.66%) SSH
6 4 (0.66%) WAN
7 3 (0.50%) Internet
7 3 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.33%) MQTT
8 2 (0.33%) PPP
8 2 (0.33%) VoIP
8 2 (0.33%) Wireless
9 1 (0.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (41.09%) SQL Server
2 85 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (9.57%) MySQL
6 52 (8.58%) Relational Database
7 43 (7.10%) MongoDB
8 41 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (4.79%) Big Data
10 28 (4.62%) Power BI
11 22 (3.63%) MariaDB
11 22 (3.63%) Oracle Database
12 18 (2.97%) NoSQL
12 18 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (2.64%) QlikView
14 15 (2.48%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 99 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.58%) Jenkins
3 45 (7.43%) JIRA
3 45 (7.43%) Visual Studio
4 39 (6.44%) Selenium
5 31 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (3.47%) Oracle APEX
7 19 (3.14%) PHPUnit
8 15 (2.48%) MSBuild
8 15 (2.48%) NUnit
9 12 (1.98%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.49%) Gradle
12 7 (1.16%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.16%) Maven
12 7 (1.16%) Moq
12 7 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 130 (21.45%) Finance
2 40 (6.60%) Banking
3 36 (5.94%) Retail
4 29 (4.79%) Advertising
5 24 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.14%) Law
6 19 (3.14%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.97%) Marketing
8 16 (2.64%) Games
9 15 (2.48%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.99%) Legal
12 5 (0.83%) Back Office
13 3 (0.50%) Billing
14 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Electronics
15 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 270 (44.55%) Developer
2 117 (19.31%) Analyst
3 80 (13.20%) .NET Developer
4 67 (11.06%) C# Developer
5 51 (8.42%) SQL Developer
6 49 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (6.77%) Software Developer
8 37 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 37 (6.11%) DBA
9 34 (5.61%) PHP Developer
9 34 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 31 (5.12%) .NET Software Engineer
10 31 (5.12%) Senior Developer
11 29 (4.79%) Junior
12 27 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.13%) Tester
14 24 (3.96%) SQL DBA
15 22 (3.63%) Data Analyst
15 22 (3.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (31.35%) .NET
2 144 (23.76%) HTML
3 120 (19.80%) CSS
4 85 (14.03%) ASP.NET
5 74 (12.21%) jQuery
6 71 (11.72%) Web Services
7 57 (9.41%) AngularJS
8 52 (8.58%) REST
9 51 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 46 (7.59%) .NET Framework
11 41 (6.77%) XML
12 40 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (5.94%) RESTful
15 32 (5.28%) SOAP
16 28 (4.62%) JSON
16 28 (4.62%) Laravel
17 27 (4.46%) WCF
18 22 (3.63%) WinForms
19 20 (3.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.63%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.14%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.81%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.15%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.82%) User Experience
11 7 (1.16%) Clustering
12 6 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.99%) Fintech
13 5 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.83%) Marketing Technology
14 4 (0.66%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.89%) Windows
2 55 (9.08%) Linux
3 53 (8.75%) Unix
4 21 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.81%) Android
6 16 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.16%) AIX
9 5 (0.83%) HPUX
9 5 (0.83%) Solaris
9 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (19.64%) MVC
3 99 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
4 90 (14.85%) Test Automation
5 86 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (11.06%) Scrum
8 63 (10.40%) ETL
9 62 (10.23%) Data Analysis
10 58 (9.57%) OO
11 56 (9.24%) Software Engineering
12 51 (8.42%) Unit Testing
13 48 (7.92%) Project Management
14 46 (7.59%) TDD
15 42 (6.93%) Collaborative Working
16 39 (6.44%) OOP
16 39 (6.44%) Process Improvement
17 38 (6.27%) SDLC
17 38 (6.27%) SOLID
18 37 (6.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 188 (31.02%) C#
2 156 (25.74%) JavaScript
3 113 (18.65%) T-SQL
4 103 (17.00%) Java
5 58 (9.57%) PHP
6 41 (6.77%) Python
7 38 (6.27%) PL/SQL
8 31 (5.12%) VB.NET
9 23 (3.80%) VB
10 20 (3.30%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.81%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.31%) VB6
13 13 (2.15%) VBA
14 11 (1.82%) Perl
15 10 (1.65%) R
16 9 (1.49%) C
16 9 (1.49%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.32%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 6 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 55 (9.08%) Degree
2 26 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.82%) ISEB
4 11 (1.82%) MCSE
5 10 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.66%) CCNA
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.17%) MCSA
9 1 (0.17%) OCP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.11%) QA
2 11 (1.82%) SLA
3 10 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.99%) GDPR
5 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.31%) Docker
4 12 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.16%) vSphere
6 4 (0.66%) XenApp
6 4 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.50%) Firmware
7 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) RACF
8 1 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (3.30%) Ansible
2 14 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.65%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.99%) SQL Sentry
6 4 (0.66%) Terraform
7 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.50%) Nagios
7 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.17%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.17%) SCCM
8 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 174 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.71%) Oracle
3 25 (4.13%) VMware
3 25 (4.13%) Xamarin
4 19 (3.14%) New Relic
5 16 (2.64%) Google
5 16 (2.64%) Tableau
6 12 (1.98%) Splunk
7 11 (1.82%) Zend
8 10 (1.65%) Capita
8 10 (1.65%) Cloudera
8 10 (1.65%) Talend
8 10 (1.65%) Teradata
8 10 (1.65%) Twitter
9 9 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.32%) IBM
10 8 (1.32%) SAP
11 7 (1.16%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.16%) RedGate