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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 294 274 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.32% 21.00% 25.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.65% 42.22% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 250 244 359
Median salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% -0.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,475 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 644 649 856
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.85% 49.73% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 555 558 690
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -4.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 71 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Chester +1 56 £37,500 +11.94% 14
Crewe 0 39 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Knutsford +9 24 £44,000 +39.68% 2
Macclesfield +2 17 £35,000 +28.44% 2
Wilmslow 0 15 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Northwich +3 10 £35,000 -2.77%
Runcorn -4 6 £32,500 +18.72% 3
Ellesmere Port -2 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Widnes - 3 £37,500 - 1
Congleton - 2 £17,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Sandbach - 1 - - 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 225 (40.25%) .NET
2 219 (39.18%) SQL Server
3 201 (35.96%) C#
4 153 (27.37%) Finance
5 141 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (24.87%) Microsoft
7 134 (23.97%) MVC
8 132 (23.61%) HTML
9 130 (23.26%) JavaScript
10 124 (22.18%) ASP.NET
11 88 (15.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 87 (15.56%) Oracle
13 86 (15.38%) CSS
14 76 (13.60%) Windows
15 75 (13.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 73 (13.06%) T-SQL
17 72 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
17 72 (12.88%) .NET Framework
18 69 (12.34%) Java
19 68 (12.16%) MS Excel
20 67 (11.99%) jQuery
21 65 (11.63%) Degree
21 65 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
22 58 (10.38%) Web Services
23 49 (8.77%) XML
24 46 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
25 44 (7.87%) Linux
25 44 (7.87%) AngularJS
26 41 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 41 (7.33%) SDLC

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 24 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.40%) IIS
3 14 (2.50%) JBoss
4 10 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.79%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.89%) Apache
7 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.72%) CMS
8 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.54%) nginx
10 2 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.36%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) CICS
11 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.15%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.72%) Sage X3
3 3 (0.54%) Magento
3 3 (0.54%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) FastStats
4 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.61%) Office 365
4 5 (0.89%) GitHub
4 5 (0.89%) Google Play
5 3 (0.54%) iPaaS
5 3 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.18%) Force.com
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.33%) Firewall
2 10 (1.79%) DNS
3 8 (1.43%) HTTP
3 8 (1.43%) SAN
4 7 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (1.25%) Internet
4 7 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.25%) VLAN
5 6 (1.07%) DHCP
6 5 (0.89%) LAN
6 5 (0.89%) WAN
7 4 (0.72%) Intranet
7 4 (0.72%) MPLS
7 4 (0.72%) VPN
8 2 (0.36%) ATM
8 2 (0.36%) NAS
8 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.36%) Wireless
9 1 (0.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (39.18%) SQL Server
2 88 (15.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (13.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (5.72%) Oracle Database
6 32 (5.72%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (3.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (3.04%) MySQL
11 16 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (2.86%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (2.15%) Big Data
14 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (2.15%) Power BI
14 12 (2.15%) QlikView
15 10 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.47%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.94%) Subversion
5 18 (3.22%) JIRA
6 12 (2.15%) JUnit
6 12 (2.15%) Maven
7 11 (1.97%) Selenium
8 9 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.07%) FxCop
9 6 (1.07%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (1.07%) StyleCop
9 6 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.89%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.72%) NUnit
11 4 (0.72%) Synon
12 3 (0.54%) sqlmap
General
1 153 (27.37%) Finance
2 39 (6.98%) Banking
3 27 (4.83%) Advertising
4 16 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
7 13 (2.33%) Games
8 6 (1.07%) Automotive
8 6 (1.07%) Billing
8 6 (1.07%) Marketing
9 5 (0.89%) Retail
10 4 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.54%) French Language
11 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (49.91%) Developer
2 105 (18.78%) .NET Developer
3 100 (17.89%) Analyst
4 97 (17.35%) C# Developer
5 78 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 62 (11.09%) SQL Developer
7 47 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 45 (8.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (6.26%) Senior Developer
10 33 (5.90%) Software Developer
11 32 (5.72%) Applications Support
12 29 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 29 (5.19%) DBA
12 29 (5.19%) Java Developer
12 29 (5.19%) Support Analyst
13 27 (4.83%) Web Developer
14 26 (4.65%) Junior
14 26 (4.65%) SQL DBA
14 26 (4.65%) Test Analyst
15 23 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (40.25%) .NET
2 132 (23.61%) HTML
3 124 (22.18%) ASP.NET
4 86 (15.38%) CSS
5 72 (12.88%) .NET Framework
6 67 (11.99%) jQuery
7 58 (10.38%) Web Services
8 49 (8.77%) XML
9 46 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (7.87%) AngularJS
11 31 (5.55%) Entity Framework
12 29 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (5.19%) Spring
13 25 (4.47%) HTML5
13 25 (4.47%) JSON
14 21 (3.76%) Hibernate
14 21 (3.76%) J2EE
15 20 (3.58%) SOAP
16 19 (3.40%) REST
17 18 (3.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.47%) iPad
4 17 (3.04%) Clustering
5 16 (2.86%) Replication
6 15 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.97%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.07%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.07%) Fintech
13 5 (0.89%) iPhone
14 4 (0.72%) Life Science
14 4 (0.72%) User Experience
15 3 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.54%) Online Banking
15 3 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
16 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.60%) Windows
2 44 (7.87%) Linux
3 40 (7.16%) Windows Server
4 32 (5.72%) Unix
5 18 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.79%) Android
7 9 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.07%) AIX
10 6 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.54%) CentOS
12 3 (0.54%) Debian
12 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (23.97%) MVC
3 72 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (7.33%) SDLC
5 40 (7.16%) Web Development
6 36 (6.44%) Mentoring
7 35 (6.26%) ITIL
8 33 (5.90%) ETL
8 33 (5.90%) TDD
9 30 (5.37%) Software Engineering
10 29 (5.19%) Scrum
11 28 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (4.83%) Unit Testing
13 26 (4.65%) CRM
14 23 (4.11%) Risk Management
14 23 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (3.94%) Migration
15 22 (3.94%) Service Management
15 22 (3.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (3.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (35.96%) C#
2 130 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 73 (13.06%) T-SQL
4 69 (12.34%) Java
5 39 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 28 (5.01%) PL/SQL
7 26 (4.65%) PHP
8 19 (3.40%) VB
9 17 (3.04%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.50%) Python
11 10 (1.79%) VBA
12 9 (1.61%) C
12 9 (1.61%) Perl
12 9 (1.61%) R
13 8 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.25%) C++
14 7 (1.25%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.07%) XAML
16 5 (0.89%) RPG
16 5 (0.89%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 65 (11.63%) Degree
2 22 (3.94%) ISEB
3 17 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.68%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.15%) MCITP
6 10 (1.79%) MCSE
7 8 (1.43%) MCSA
8 7 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.54%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.54%) MCTS
9 3 (0.54%) PhD
9 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.36%) HND
10 2 (0.36%) MCP
11 1 (0.18%) CCNA
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CISSP
11 1 (0.18%) GIAC
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.22%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.54%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.04%) vSphere
4 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.54%) Postfix
7 3 (0.54%) qmail
8 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) Docker
9 1 (0.18%) HDFS
9 1 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.18%) NDS
9 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.25%) vRealize
2 6 (1.07%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.07%) Ganglia
2 6 (1.07%) Netcool
2 6 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.72%) SCOM
4 3 (0.54%) Nagios
5 2 (0.36%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.18%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 139 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 87 (15.56%) Oracle
3 28 (5.01%) VMware
4 17 (3.04%) IBM
5 15 (2.68%) Tableau
6 13 (2.33%) Google
7 12 (2.15%) Cognos
7 12 (2.15%) Sage
8 11 (1.97%) Cisco
8 11 (1.97%) Hyperion
9 9 (1.61%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.43%) Teradata
11 7 (1.25%) EMC
11 7 (1.25%) Symantec
12 6 (1.07%) IBM Sterling
12 6 (1.07%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.07%) Talend
13 5 (0.89%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.89%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.72%) Lotus
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, childcare vouchers
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Morson International
Salary: £0.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits & flexible working hours
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago