Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 46 48 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 24.08% 25.67% 31.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.82% 50.53% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 88
Median annual salary £43,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.26% -8.82% +11.84%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,450 £22,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 136 95 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 71.20% 50.80% 69.83%
Number of salaries quoted 124 87 187
Median annual salary £40,250 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Chester

SQL
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Chester.

Salary trend for SQL in Chester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Chester over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (58.70%) C#
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 15 (32.61%) T-SQL
5 15 (32.61%) Azure
6 13 (28.26%) CSS
7 12 (26.09%) Scrum
7 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (23.91%) AWS
8 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (23.91%) MVC
8 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
8 11 (23.91%) Docker
8 11 (23.91%) DevOps
8 11 (23.91%) .NET Core
9 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (21.74%) PHP
9 10 (21.74%) RESTful
9 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (19.57%) HTML
10 9 (19.57%) SOAP
10 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (17.39%) Python
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (17.39%) QA
11 8 (17.39%) Test Automation

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Azure
2 11 (23.91%) AWS
3 8 (17.39%) Power Platform
4 6 (13.04%) GitHub
5 3 (6.52%) Logic Apps
6 2 (4.35%) Serverless
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.17%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
7 1 (2.17%) GCP
7 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.39%) Power BI
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.87%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.17%) Looker
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) Bitbucket
2 6 (13.04%) Hudson
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) JUnit
2 6 (13.04%) Maven
2 6 (13.04%) NUnit
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) TestNG
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) Appium
4 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Business Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Development Manager
7 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Development Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Development Manager
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Digital Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) .NET Core
3 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
4 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
4 10 (21.74%) RESTful
5 9 (19.57%) HTML
5 9 (19.57%) SOAP
6 7 (15.22%) Web Services
7 6 (13.04%) REST
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.87%) jQuery
8 5 (10.87%) React
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.70%) Laravel
10 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.52%) ADO
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Scrum
3 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) DevOps
3 11 (23.91%) MVC
4 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (17.39%) Microservices
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) API Integration
7 6 (13.04%) BDD
7 6 (13.04%) Data Science
7 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) OOP
9 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
9 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.70%) OO
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) T-SQL
4 10 (21.74%) PHP
5 8 (17.39%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) Java
7 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.04%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
1 7 (15.22%) MCSD
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) GDPR
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Sitecore
2 7 (15.22%) Tableau
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) ATG
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) hybris
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com