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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 295 270 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.07% 20.71% 25.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.20% 41.86% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 253 242 361
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +0.67%  
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 £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 625 645 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.47% 49.46% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 543 558 693
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
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 £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 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 22 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 +3 72 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Chester +1 53 £37,500 +15.38% 14
Crewe +1 43 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Knutsford +9 24 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Macclesfield +7 17 £35,000 +29.62% 3
Wilmslow +1 16 £38,750 -3.12% 4
Northwich +4 8 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Runcorn -3 6 £26,750 +1.90% 2
Ellesmere Port -3 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Congleton - 2 £17,000 -
Widnes - 2 £37,500 - 2
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
Sandbach - 1 - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 223 (40.04%) .NET
2 215 (38.60%) SQL Server
3 196 (35.19%) C#
4 152 (27.29%) Finance
5 141 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (24.78%) Microsoft
7 135 (24.24%) MVC
8 131 (23.52%) HTML
9 128 (22.98%) JavaScript
10 124 (22.26%) ASP.NET
11 88 (15.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 85 (15.26%) CSS
13 82 (14.72%) Oracle
14 80 (14.36%) Windows
15 74 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 73 (13.11%) .NET Framework
17 70 (12.57%) T-SQL
17 70 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
17 70 (12.57%) MS Excel
18 68 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
19 67 (12.03%) Java
19 67 (12.03%) Degree
20 63 (11.31%) jQuery
21 59 (10.59%) Web Services
22 47 (8.44%) XML
22 47 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
23 44 (7.90%) Linux
24 43 (7.72%) AngularJS
24 43 (7.72%) Windows Server
25 39 (7.00%) Web Development

SQL
Top Related 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 27 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.77%) IIS
3 14 (2.51%) JBoss
4 11 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.62%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.08%) Apache
7 6 (1.08%) CMS
8 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.54%) nginx
11 2 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.36%) SAS
12 1 (0.18%) CICS
12 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 70 (12.57%) 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 5 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.54%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.54%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) FastStats
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.80%) Office 365
4 5 (0.90%) GitHub
5 4 (0.72%) Google Play
6 3 (0.54%) iPaaS
6 3 (0.54%) PaaS
6 3 (0.54%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.33%) Firewall
2 12 (2.15%) DNS
3 9 (1.62%) SAN
4 8 (1.44%) DHCP
4 8 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.44%) VLAN
5 7 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (1.26%) HTTP
6 6 (1.08%) MPLS
7 5 (0.90%) Internet
7 5 (0.90%) LAN
7 5 (0.90%) WAN
8 4 (0.72%) Intranet
8 4 (0.72%) VPN
9 2 (0.36%) ATM
9 2 (0.36%) NAS
9 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.36%) Wireless
10 1 (0.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 88 (15.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (5.39%) Oracle Database
6 30 (5.39%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (3.05%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.87%) MySQL
12 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (2.15%) QlikView
14 11 (1.97%) Big Data
14 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (1.97%) Power BI
15 10 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.95%) Subversion
5 16 (2.87%) JIRA
6 11 (1.97%) JUnit
6 11 (1.97%) Maven
6 11 (1.97%) Selenium
7 8 (1.44%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.26%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (1.08%) FxCop
9 6 (1.08%) StyleCop
10 5 (0.90%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.72%) NUnit
11 4 (0.72%) Synon
12 3 (0.54%) MSTest
General
1 152 (27.29%) Finance
2 38 (6.82%) Banking
3 25 (4.49%) Advertising
4 16 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.69%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.51%) Corporate Banking
7 13 (2.33%) Games
8 7 (1.26%) Billing
9 6 (1.08%) Automotive
9 6 (1.08%) Marketing
10 5 (0.90%) Retail
11 4 (0.72%) Legal
12 3 (0.54%) French Language
12 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Law
12 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 273 (49.01%) Developer
2 103 (18.49%) .NET Developer
3 100 (17.95%) Analyst
4 93 (16.70%) C# Developer
5 75 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 62 (11.13%) SQL Developer
7 44 (7.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (7.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (6.28%) Senior Developer
10 32 (5.75%) Applications Support
10 32 (5.75%) Software Developer
11 30 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 30 (5.39%) DBA
12 29 (5.21%) Support Analyst
13 28 (5.03%) Java Developer
13 28 (5.03%) SQL DBA
14 26 (4.67%) Test Analyst
14 26 (4.67%) Web Developer
15 24 (4.31%) Junior
16 23 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (40.04%) .NET
2 131 (23.52%) HTML
3 124 (22.26%) ASP.NET
4 85 (15.26%) CSS
5 73 (13.11%) .NET Framework
6 63 (11.31%) jQuery
7 59 (10.59%) Web Services
8 47 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (8.44%) XML
9 43 (7.72%) AngularJS
10 31 (5.57%) Entity Framework
11 30 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (4.85%) Spring
13 26 (4.67%) JSON
14 25 (4.49%) HTML5
15 21 (3.77%) Hibernate
16 19 (3.41%) J2EE
17 18 (3.23%) REST
17 18 (3.23%) SOAP
18 17 (3.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.49%) iPad
4 18 (3.23%) Clustering
4 18 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.69%) Replication
6 12 (2.15%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.62%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.08%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.08%) Fintech
11 4 (0.72%) iPhone
11 4 (0.72%) Life Science
11 4 (0.72%) User Experience
12 3 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.36%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.36%) Windows
2 44 (7.90%) Linux
3 43 (7.72%) Windows Server
4 32 (5.75%) Unix
5 19 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.80%) Android
7 9 (1.62%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.08%) AIX
11 5 (0.90%) 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%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.24%) MVC
3 70 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (7.00%) SDLC
4 39 (7.00%) Web Development
5 36 (6.46%) ITIL
5 36 (6.46%) Mentoring
6 34 (6.10%) TDD
7 33 (5.92%) ETL
8 32 (5.75%) Software Engineering
9 29 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (5.21%) Scrum
10 26 (4.67%) CRM
11 25 (4.49%) Unit Testing
12 23 (4.13%) Risk Management
13 22 (3.95%) Service Management
13 22 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (3.77%) Data Analysis
14 21 (3.77%) Migration
14 21 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (35.19%) C#
2 128 (22.98%) JavaScript
3 70 (12.57%) T-SQL
4 67 (12.03%) Java
5 38 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 28 (5.03%) PHP
7 27 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 19 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.05%) VB
10 15 (2.69%) Python
11 11 (1.97%) Perl
12 10 (1.80%) VBA
13 9 (1.62%) C
13 9 (1.62%) R
14 7 (1.26%) C++
14 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.90%) RPG
15 5 (0.90%) VBScript
15 5 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (12.03%) Degree
2 23 (4.13%) ISEB
3 18 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.51%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.33%) MCITP
6 11 (1.97%) MCSE
7 8 (1.44%) MCSA
8 7 (1.26%) 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%) MCP
11 1 (0.18%) CCNA
11 1 (0.18%) CISA
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CISSP
11 1 (0.18%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.41%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) 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 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.05%) vSphere
4 16 (2.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.54%) Postfix
6 3 (0.54%) qmail
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.36%) XenApp
8 1 (0.18%) Docker
8 1 (0.18%) HDFS
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
8 1 (0.18%) NDS
8 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.26%) vRealize
2 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.08%) Ganglia
2 6 (1.08%) Netcool
2 6 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.72%) SCOM
4 3 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.54%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.54%) Nagios
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.36%) CA Wily
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
1 138 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 82 (14.72%) Oracle
3 30 (5.39%) VMware
4 17 (3.05%) IBM
5 14 (2.51%) Tableau
6 13 (2.33%) Cisco
6 13 (2.33%) Cognos
7 12 (2.15%) Google
7 12 (2.15%) Hyperion
8 11 (1.97%) Sage
9 8 (1.44%) Teradata
9 8 (1.44%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.26%) EMC
10 7 (1.26%) Symantec
10 7 (1.26%) Talend
11 6 (1.08%) IBM Sterling
11 6 (1.08%) Palo Alto
12 5 (0.90%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.90%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.72%) Lotus
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Morson International
Salary: £0.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits & flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Kids Pass Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago