Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 22 82 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 23.91% 29.08% 32.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.48% 51.90% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 83 74
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £50,350 £67,500 £51,000
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%

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 62 158 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 67.39% 56.03% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 153 95
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £28,600
90th Percentile £54,375 £67,500 £56,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

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 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) SDLC
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Core
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) MVC
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) Azure
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Thinking
9 4 (18.18%) Facial Recognition
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 4 (18.18%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) B2C
10 3 (13.64%) Back Office
10 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
10 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 3 (13.64%) SOAP
10 3 (13.64%) Retail
10 3 (13.64%) REST

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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Azure
2 2 (9.09%) AWS
2 2 (9.09%) GCP
2 2 (9.09%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.55%) npm
3 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Power BI
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Housing Association
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Core
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
6 3 (13.64%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (13.64%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (9.09%) Node.js
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (4.55%) Django
8 1 (4.55%) Vue.js
8 1 (4.55%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SDLC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (18.18%) Facial Recognition
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) API Testing
5 3 (13.64%) B2C
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V2
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) ATG
2 1 (4.55%) hybris
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) Xamarin