Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 717 526 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 23.34% 23.22% 25.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.12% 41.29% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 595 478 775
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,425 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.90%

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 1589 1274 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.73% 56.25% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1142 1508
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -1 155 £42,500 +18.06% 19
Chester 0 130 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Knutsford -6 92 £50,000 +3.09% 7
Crewe -1 54 £35,000 -4.11% 5
Macclesfield +19 38 £37,500 +20.00% 4
Wilmslow +7 24 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Runcorn -2 21 £31,500 +26.00% 4
Sandbach +1 14 £47,500 - 1
Northwich +8 10 £35,500 +9.23% 3
Alderley Edge -3 8 £40,000 +12.68% 1
Ellesmere Port -3 6 £50,000 +53.85%
Nantwich -4 5 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Congleton - 5 £47,500 - 1
Daresbury -5 2 £42,500 +7.59%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 226 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (31.10%) C#
3 222 (30.96%) SQL Server
4 221 (30.82%) .NET
5 193 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 178 (24.83%) Microsoft
7 177 (24.69%) Java
8 167 (23.29%) Finance
9 156 (21.76%) HTML
10 153 (21.34%) MVC
11 134 (18.69%) T-SQL
11 134 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 133 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
13 129 (17.99%) Windows
14 115 (16.04%) Web Services
15 110 (15.34%) CSS
16 108 (15.06%) Oracle
17 107 (14.92%) ASP.NET
18 99 (13.81%) jQuery
19 92 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 78 (10.88%) Banking
21 74 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
22 70 (9.76%) Unix
22 70 (9.76%) .NET Framework
23 69 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
24 67 (9.34%) AngularJS
25 65 (9.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 64 (8.93%) XML
27 63 (8.79%) Analytics
28 61 (8.51%) Linux

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 26 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.35%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.79%) SAS
4 19 (2.65%) IIS
5 17 (2.37%) JBoss
5 17 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.23%) CMS
6 16 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.81%) WordPress
8 11 (1.53%) CICS
8 11 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.26%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.98%) Apache
10 7 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.70%) Confluence
12 4 (0.56%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.28%) Facebook Platform
14 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.70%) SPSS
4 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.98%) Sage CRM
3 6 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.56%) Magento
4 4 (0.56%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.42%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.14%) BASE24
7 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.67%) Office 365
4 7 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.84%) GitHub
5 6 (0.84%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) IaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Responsys
6 2 (0.28%) SaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.28%) Trello
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.51%) Internet
2 13 (1.81%) DNS
2 13 (1.81%) HTTP
3 10 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.26%) SMS
5 7 (0.98%) DHCP
5 7 (0.98%) Intranet
5 7 (0.98%) LAN
5 7 (0.98%) WAN
5 7 (0.98%) Wireless
6 6 (0.84%) VoIP
7 5 (0.70%) Firewall
8 4 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.56%) SAN
8 4 (0.56%) VPN
9 3 (0.42%) WLAN
10 2 (0.28%) MPLS
10 2 (0.28%) SSL
11 1 (0.14%) IPsec
11 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (30.96%) SQL Server
2 134 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (9.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (6.28%) Power BI
7 44 (6.14%) NoSQL
8 38 (5.30%) MySQL
9 32 (4.46%) QlikView
10 29 (4.04%) Oracle Database
11 28 (3.91%) Relational Database
12 27 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
13 24 (3.35%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (3.21%) DB2
15 21 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (2.51%) MongoDB
17 18 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
19 16 (2.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 49 (6.83%) JIRA
4 34 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (3.77%) Selenium
6 25 (3.49%) JUnit
6 25 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 21 (2.93%) Subversion
8 20 (2.79%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.09%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.81%) Maven
10 13 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.67%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
12 10 (1.39%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.26%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.26%) ClearCase
14 8 (1.12%) Gradle
14 8 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 167 (23.29%) Finance
2 78 (10.88%) Banking
3 38 (5.30%) Advertising
4 34 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.77%) Law
6 21 (2.93%) Marketing
7 19 (2.65%) Retail
8 16 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.67%) Automotive
10 11 (1.53%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.98%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) International Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Legal
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 353 (49.23%) Developer
2 122 (17.02%) .NET Developer
3 113 (15.76%) Analyst
4 83 (11.58%) SQL Developer
5 78 (10.88%) C# Developer
6 66 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (8.23%) Software Developer
8 43 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 42 (5.86%) Applications Support
9 42 (5.86%) Java Developer
10 32 (4.46%) Support Analyst
11 27 (3.77%) SQL BI Developer
12 26 (3.63%) DBA
12 26 (3.63%) Junior
12 26 (3.63%) PHP Developer
12 26 (3.63%) SQL DBA
13 25 (3.49%) Software Engineer
14 23 (3.21%) Senior Developer
15 20 (2.79%) Data Analyst
15 20 (2.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (30.82%) .NET
2 156 (21.76%) HTML
3 115 (16.04%) Web Services
4 110 (15.34%) CSS
5 107 (14.92%) ASP.NET
6 99 (13.81%) jQuery
7 70 (9.76%) .NET Framework
8 67 (9.34%) AngularJS
9 64 (8.93%) XML
10 55 (7.67%) Spring
11 52 (7.25%) Hibernate
12 51 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (7.11%) SOAP
13 44 (6.14%) JSON
14 33 (4.60%) J2EE
15 31 (4.32%) Entity Framework
15 31 (4.32%) RESTful
16 30 (4.18%) REST
17 29 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.77%) User Experience
4 25 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.93%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 15 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.81%) Fintech
10 12 (1.67%) iPad
10 12 (1.67%) Replication
11 11 (1.53%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.98%) NHS
12 7 (0.98%) Online Banking
12 7 (0.98%) PMI
13 6 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
15 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.56%) RIA
15 4 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 129 (17.99%) Windows
2 70 (9.76%) Unix
3 61 (8.51%) Linux
4 34 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.81%) Android
6 11 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (21.34%) MVC
3 133 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (8.79%) Analytics
5 58 (8.09%) TDD
6 57 (7.95%) Scrum
7 56 (7.81%) Test Automation
8 53 (7.39%) ETL
9 51 (7.11%) SDLC
10 46 (6.42%) Software Engineering
11 45 (6.28%) Risk Management
12 44 (6.14%) ITIL
13 41 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (5.58%) Data Analysis
14 40 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
15 39 (5.44%) BDD
16 34 (4.74%) E-Commerce
16 34 (4.74%) Wealth Management
17 33 (4.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 223 (31.10%) C#
2 193 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 177 (24.69%) Java
4 134 (18.69%) T-SQL
5 51 (7.11%) PHP
6 48 (6.69%) VB.NET
7 45 (6.28%) Python
8 33 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 27 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.07%) VB
11 20 (2.79%) C
12 16 (2.23%) Perl
13 15 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.95%) C++
14 14 (1.95%) VB6
14 14 (1.95%) VBA
15 12 (1.67%) Ruby
16 11 (1.53%) COBOL
16 11 (1.53%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (7.53%) Degree
2 21 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.51%) CCNA
4 18 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.23%) ISTQB
6 15 (2.09%) MCSA
7 14 (1.95%) ISEB
8 13 (1.81%) MCITP
9 12 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.53%) CCENT
11 7 (0.98%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.56%) MCSE
13 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.42%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.14%) MCP
14 1 (0.14%) MCSD
14 1 (0.14%) PhD
14 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.02%) QA
2 11 (1.53%) SLA
3 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.56%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) PMO
5 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.51%) Docker
2 18 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.42%) vSphere
5 3 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.09%) SCCM
3 12 (1.67%) Puppet
4 9 (1.26%) Ansible
5 6 (0.84%) Ganglia
5 6 (0.84%) SCOM
6 5 (0.70%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.42%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.42%) Control-M
7 3 (0.42%) Netcool
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.42%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.28%) Ambari
8 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.28%) Graphite
8 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.14%) Kibana
9 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 178 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 108 (15.06%) Oracle
3 34 (4.74%) VMware
4 26 (3.63%) Google
4 26 (3.63%) Tableau
5 19 (2.65%) AppDynamics
6 16 (2.23%) Splunk
7 14 (1.95%) Sage
8 12 (1.67%) IBM
8 12 (1.67%) Teradata
8 12 (1.67%) Twitter
9 11 (1.53%) SAP
10 10 (1.39%) Cisco
10 10 (1.39%) Cognos
10 10 (1.39%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.26%) Chordiant
12 8 (1.12%) HP
13 7 (0.98%) Citrix
13 7 (0.98%) Informatica
13 7 (0.98%) SaltStack