Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 96 109 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 33.57% 36.70% 27.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.49% 50.23% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 92 100 80
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,125 £31,250 £23,475
90th Percentile £59,875 £56,625 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%

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 167 217 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 58.39% 73.06% 67.51%
Number of salaries quoted 150 199 193
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,925 £27,500 £23,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 52 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.54%) .NET
4 35 (36.46%) C#
5 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 32 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 26 (27.08%) MVC
8 25 (26.04%) HTML
9 24 (25.00%) Data Analysis
10 22 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (21.88%) ETL
11 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET
12 20 (20.83%) TDD
13 19 (19.79%) Java
14 18 (18.75%) CSS
14 18 (18.75%) Windows
14 18 (18.75%) Data Modelling
15 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (15.63%) Web Services
18 14 (14.58%) SOAP
18 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
18 14 (14.58%) Big Data
19 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
19 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
20 12 (12.50%) Scrum

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 6 (6.25%) CMS
2 4 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.13%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.04%) GitHub
4 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) SMS
2 2 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (14.58%) Big Data
4 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.17%) MySQL
7 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.13%) Power BI
8 3 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (3.13%) QlikView
9 2 (2.08%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.04%) DataStage
10 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.29%) JIRA
4 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.04%) AppScan
6 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 11 (11.46%) Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (51.04%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.79%) Analyst
4 17 (17.71%) C# Developer
5 15 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Business Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (8.33%) SQL Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Architect
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) .NET
2 25 (26.04%) HTML
3 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 18 (18.75%) CSS
5 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (15.63%) Web Services
7 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
7 14 (14.58%) SOAP
8 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 10 (10.42%) jQuery
10 9 (9.38%) RESTful
10 9 (9.38%) WCF
11 7 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (6.25%) Node.js
12 6 (6.25%) XML
13 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (5.21%) HTML5
13 5 (5.21%) REST
14 4 (4.17%) JSON
14 4 (4.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.13%) PMI
2 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.08%) EPoS
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Android
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.08%) MVC
3 24 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 22 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (21.88%) ETL
6 20 (20.83%) TDD
7 18 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 12 (12.50%) Scrum
8 12 (12.50%) Web Development
9 11 (11.46%) Kanban
10 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.38%) BDD
11 9 (9.38%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (9.38%) OOP
11 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (9.38%) Visualisation
12 8 (8.33%) Decision-Making
13 7 (7.29%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) C#
2 32 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.79%) Java
5 7 (7.29%) Python
6 5 (5.21%) PHP
7 2 (2.08%) R
7 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.04%) BeanShell
8 1 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) Delphi
8 1 (1.04%) Scala
8 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.04%) VBA
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
8 1 (1.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.04%) CISSP
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) GDPR
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) RACF
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.04%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Google
3 9 (9.38%) Twitter
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) CyberArk
5 4 (4.17%) Tableau
5 4 (4.17%) Talend
6 3 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.13%) Sybase
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) Baan
8 1 (1.04%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) Informatica
8 1 (1.04%) Novell
8 1 (1.04%) SYSPRO
8 1 (1.04%) Teradata
8 1 (1.04%) VMware