Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 155 70 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 37.26% 26.32% 33.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.54% 40.94% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 146 69 127
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -6.41% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,500 £54,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +7.14%

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 295 171 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 70.91% 64.29% 68.32%
Number of salaries quoted 261 143 235
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £52,300 £60,450
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 77 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.48%) C#
3 51 (32.90%) HTML
4 46 (29.68%) Java
4 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
5 45 (29.03%) MVC
6 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
7 43 (27.74%) .NET
8 37 (23.87%) SOAP
9 33 (21.29%) T-SQL
10 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
12 27 (17.42%) CSS
13 26 (16.77%) Google
14 25 (16.13%) Spring
14 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET
14 25 (16.13%) Web Services
15 24 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (14.84%) JUnit
17 21 (13.55%) TDD
17 21 (13.55%) jQuery
17 21 (13.55%) Analytics
18 20 (12.90%) Scrum
19 18 (11.61%) Data Analysis
19 18 (11.61%) Web Development
19 18 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (10.97%) Data Warehouse
21 16 (10.32%) BDD
22 15 (9.68%) React
22 15 (9.68%) Mentoring

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 10 (6.45%) CMS
1 10 (6.45%) Umbraco
2 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.58%) SAS
4 2 (1.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.87%) Office 365
4 4 (2.58%) GitHub
5 3 (1.94%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.29%) AdWords
6 2 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) Intranet
2 5 (3.23%) Firewall
2 5 (3.23%) LAN
2 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.23%) WAN
2 5 (3.23%) WLAN
3 4 (2.58%) DHCP
3 4 (2.58%) VPN
4 3 (1.94%) DNS
4 3 (1.94%) SMS
5 2 (1.29%) Internet
5 2 (1.29%) VoIP
6 1 (0.65%) LDAP
6 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.97%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.74%) Big Data
4 8 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.52%) VLDB
6 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.58%) Base SAS
8 4 (2.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (2.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (2.58%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.29%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.29%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 23 (14.84%) JUnit
2 15 (9.68%) Selenium
3 12 (7.74%) SpecFlow
4 11 (7.10%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.10%) SoapUI
4 11 (7.10%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.16%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.16%) Maven
6 7 (4.52%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.23%) JIRA
9 4 (2.58%) Ant
9 4 (2.58%) Mockito
9 4 (2.58%) ProC
10 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.65%) Protractor
General
1 12 (7.74%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Marketing
3 4 (2.58%) Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (55.48%) Developer
2 34 (21.94%) .NET Developer
3 27 (17.42%) Analyst
4 22 (14.19%) Software Developer
5 18 (11.61%) C# Developer
6 16 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (9.68%) Data Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 10 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Senior Automation Tester
8 10 (6.45%) Senior Tester
8 10 (6.45%) Tester
9 8 (5.16%) Junior
9 8 (5.16%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.16%) Lead Tester
9 8 (5.16%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.87%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (3.87%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.90%) HTML
2 43 (27.74%) .NET
3 37 (23.87%) SOAP
4 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
5 27 (17.42%) CSS
6 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET
6 25 (16.13%) Spring
6 25 (16.13%) Web Services
7 21 (13.55%) jQuery
8 15 (9.68%) React
9 13 (8.39%) RESTful
10 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (7.10%) Gherkin
12 9 (5.81%) HTML5
12 9 (5.81%) XML
13 7 (4.52%) CSS3
13 7 (4.52%) WCF
14 6 (3.87%) REST
14 6 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.52%) W3C
5 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.94%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.29%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.29%) iPhone
7 2 (1.29%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.68%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Android
3 4 (2.58%) Unix
3 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.29%) Linux
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) VMS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.03%) MVC
3 24 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (13.55%) Analytics
4 21 (13.55%) TDD
5 20 (12.90%) Scrum
6 18 (11.61%) Data Analysis
6 18 (11.61%) Web Development
7 16 (10.32%) BDD
8 15 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.03%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (8.39%) Secure Coding
11 12 (7.74%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.74%) Visualisation
12 11 (7.10%) Process Improvement
13 9 (5.81%) Data Analytics
13 9 (5.81%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (5.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.48%) C#
2 46 (29.68%) Java
3 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.29%) T-SQL
5 15 (9.68%) Python
6 14 (9.03%) PHP
7 7 (4.52%) C
7 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.23%) C++
8 5 (3.23%) R
9 4 (2.58%) PROC SQL
9 4 (2.58%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.65%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) ISEB
2 4 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.65%) CCNA
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.65%) CISSP
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) vSphere
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Ambari
1 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.77%) Google
3 14 (9.03%) Twitter
4 12 (7.74%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (6.45%) Oracle
6 6 (3.87%) SAP
6 6 (3.87%) VMware
7 5 (3.23%) Sage
8 2 (1.29%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.29%) Tableau
8 2 (1.29%) Talend
8 2 (1.29%) Vertica
8 2 (1.29%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco
9 1 (0.65%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) IBM
9 1 (0.65%) NetApp
9 1 (0.65%) Novell
9 1 (0.65%) Sun