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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 54 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.53% 29.05% 34.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.09% 40.94% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 41
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 110 127 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 72.37% 70.95% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 106 117 59
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -21.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.41%) Finance
3 32 (29.63%) Java
4 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 24 (22.22%) MVC
5 24 (22.22%) Spring
6 23 (21.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (20.37%) Test Automation
7 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (20.37%) ISEB
8 21 (19.44%) HTML
9 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 20 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (17.59%) ETL
10 19 (17.59%) Mentoring
11 18 (16.67%) ISTQB
12 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
12 17 (15.74%) Scrum
13 16 (14.81%) J2EE
14 15 (13.89%) .NET
14 15 (13.89%) C#
14 15 (13.89%) Oracle
14 15 (13.89%) Manual Testing
15 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
16 13 (12.04%) SOAP
17 12 (11.11%) JSON
18 11 (10.19%) jQuery
18 11 (10.19%) Advertising
18 11 (10.19%) JUnit
18 11 (10.19%) Microsoft

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 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) SPSS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) FastStats
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (0.93%) Firewall
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
1 1 (0.93%) SAN
1 1 (0.93%) SMS
1 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
1 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.48%) Big Data
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.70%) MySQL
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) GIS
7 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.85%) OLAP
7 2 (1.85%) Power BI
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) JUnit
2 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.56%) JIRA
3 6 (5.56%) Maven
4 4 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.85%) AppScan
5 2 (1.85%) Selenium
5 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.85%) sqlmap
5 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (32.41%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Advertising
3 4 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (44.44%) Developer
2 40 (37.04%) Analyst
3 31 (28.70%) Test Analyst
4 24 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 22 (20.37%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (12.96%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (12.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (11.11%) .NET Developer
9 11 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (10.19%) C# Developer
10 10 (9.26%) SQL Developer
11 9 (8.33%) Software Developer
12 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
13 7 (6.48%) Tester
14 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 6 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
14 6 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) Spring
2 21 (19.44%) HTML
3 16 (14.81%) J2EE
4 15 (13.89%) .NET
5 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 13 (12.04%) SOAP
7 12 (11.11%) JSON
8 11 (10.19%) jQuery
9 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (8.33%) CSS
10 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.48%) JDBC
11 6 (5.56%) iBATIS
11 6 (5.56%) JSP
11 6 (5.56%) Spring Integration
11 6 (5.56%) Spring MVC
12 4 (3.70%) Kafka
12 4 (3.70%) RESTful
12 4 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Fintech
3 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
1 7 (6.48%) Unix
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) MVC
3 23 (21.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (20.37%) Test Automation
5 19 (17.59%) ETL
5 19 (17.59%) Mentoring
6 17 (15.74%) Scrum
7 15 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 10 (9.26%) Functional Testing
9 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.41%) IT Strategy
9 8 (7.41%) Migration
10 7 (6.48%) Analytics
11 6 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (5.56%) TDD
11 6 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.63%) BDD
12 5 (4.63%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.63%) Java
2 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
4 15 (13.89%) C#
5 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.78%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) R
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) ISEB
2 18 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) MCAD
4 1 (0.93%) MCPD
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.33%) Tableau
4 4 (3.70%) Google
4 4 (3.70%) Talend
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Teradata
6 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Vertica
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
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