Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 63 156 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 32.64% 37.41% 26.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.27% 52.53% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 62 148 69
Chester median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +16.44% -5.19%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,625 £60,000 £53,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +16.44% -2.67%

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 110 297 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 56.99% 71.22% 65.53%
Number of salaries quoted 99 264 145
Chester median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,350 £25,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £57,975 £51,400
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -0.66%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Chester

SQL
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Chester.

Salary trend for SQL in Chester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Chester over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 38 (60.32%) T-SQL
3 37 (58.73%) .NET
4 34 (53.97%) C#
5 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (34.92%) TDD
8 21 (33.33%) Web Services
9 20 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (31.75%) MVC
10 18 (28.57%) Windows
10 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
11 17 (26.98%) WCF
11 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (26.98%) SOAP
11 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (25.40%) ETL
12 16 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
14 14 (22.22%) RESTful
14 14 (22.22%) BDD
14 14 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
14 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
15 13 (20.63%) Data Analysis
15 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (15.87%) PMI
16 10 (15.87%) PMI Certification
17 8 (12.70%) Finance

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 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.17%) Jetty
1 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) Power BI
6 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.59%) Azkaban
9 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.59%) MySQL
9 1 (1.59%) OLAP
9 1 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.52%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Gradle
5 2 (3.17%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 22 (34.92%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.98%) C# Developer
4 15 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (20.63%) SQL Developer
6 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (12.70%) Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.52%) SSAS Developer
9 6 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Business Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.94%) SQL BI Developer
11 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.35%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Junior Developer
12 3 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (58.73%) .NET
2 21 (33.33%) Web Services
3 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
3 17 (26.98%) SOAP
3 17 (26.98%) WCF
4 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 14 (22.22%) RESTful
6 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.35%) Spring
9 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.76%) CSS
9 3 (4.76%) HTML
9 3 (4.76%) REST
10 2 (3.17%) J2EE
10 2 (3.17%) React
10 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.59%) COM
11 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) PMI
2 5 (7.94%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.94%) NHS
3 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.17%) EPoS
4 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) TDD
3 20 (31.75%) MVC
4 16 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (25.40%) ETL
5 14 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 14 (22.22%) BDD
6 13 (20.63%) Data Analysis
7 8 (12.70%) Data Management
7 8 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.94%) Decision-Making
8 5 (7.94%) Kanban
8 5 (7.94%) OOP
9 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.35%) Microservices
9 4 (6.35%) Web Development
10 3 (4.76%) Analytics
10 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) T-SQL
2 34 (53.97%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) R
6 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.59%) Sage
2 1 (1.59%) Teradata
2 1 (1.59%) VMware