Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 124 81 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.43% 28.72% 32.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.10% 41.12% 51.29%
Number of salaries quoted 117 77 119
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,750 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +21.43% -9.68% +10.71%

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 238 197 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 68.00% 69.86% 64.05%
Number of salaries quoted 217 179 231
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.29%) HTML
3 43 (34.68%) Java
4 39 (31.45%) C#
4 39 (31.45%) MVC
5 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
6 37 (29.84%) .NET
6 37 (29.84%) JavaScript
7 29 (23.39%) SOAP
8 27 (21.77%) T-SQL
9 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
10 24 (19.35%) CSS
10 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 22 (17.74%) jQuery
11 22 (17.74%) AngularJS
12 20 (16.13%) Spring
13 18 (14.52%) Web Services
14 16 (12.90%) Oracle
14 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (12.90%) Scrum
14 16 (12.90%) TDD
14 16 (12.90%) Analytics
15 15 (12.10%) Google
15 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (12.10%) JUnit
16 13 (10.48%) Finance
16 13 (10.48%) Hibernate
16 13 (10.48%) BDD
16 13 (10.48%) QA
16 13 (10.48%) 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 7 (5.65%) Umbraco
2 5 (4.03%) SAS
2 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.23%) CMS
4 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) Office 365
4 2 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Intranet
2 3 (2.42%) SMS
3 2 (1.61%) DHCP
3 2 (1.61%) DNS
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) VoIP
3 2 (1.61%) WAN
3 2 (1.61%) WLAN
4 1 (0.81%) SAN
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) Big Data
2 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.23%) Base SAS
6 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (3.23%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.42%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.42%) MySQL
7 3 (2.42%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (12.10%) JUnit
2 12 (9.68%) Selenium
3 10 (8.06%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.06%) SoapUI
3 10 (8.06%) SpecFlow
4 9 (7.26%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.65%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.65%) Maven
6 6 (4.84%) JIRA
7 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.23%) ProC
9 2 (1.61%) Ant
9 2 (1.61%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.61%) Mockito
9 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.81%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (10.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (54.84%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 23 (18.55%) Analyst
4 16 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.29%) Software Developer
6 13 (10.48%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 8 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Lead Tester
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Automation Tester
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Tester
8 8 (6.45%) Tester
9 7 (5.65%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Junior
10 6 (4.84%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.29%) HTML
2 37 (29.84%) .NET
3 29 (23.39%) SOAP
4 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
5 24 (19.35%) CSS
6 22 (17.74%) AngularJS
6 22 (17.74%) jQuery
7 20 (16.13%) Spring
8 18 (14.52%) Web Services
9 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (10.48%) Hibernate
11 9 (7.26%) Gherkin
11 9 (7.26%) WCF
12 8 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.65%) Ajax
13 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (5.65%) RESTful
14 6 (4.84%) iBATIS
14 6 (4.84%) Spring MVC
14 6 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Fintech
2 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.23%) W3C
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.42%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.61%) iPhone
4 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) FMCG
5 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 5 (4.03%) Android
3 4 (3.23%) Unix
4 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (0.81%) VMS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.45%) MVC
3 16 (12.90%) Analytics
3 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.90%) Scrum
3 16 (12.90%) TDD
4 13 (10.48%) BDD
4 13 (10.48%) Mentoring
5 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
6 9 (7.26%) Process Improvement
7 8 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (6.45%) Data Analytics
7 8 (6.45%) ETL
8 7 (5.65%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (5.65%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.65%) Web Development
9 6 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.84%) Secure Coding
9 6 (4.84%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.68%) Java
2 39 (31.45%) C#
3 37 (29.84%) JavaScript
4 27 (21.77%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.26%) C
5 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.45%) PHP
7 7 (5.65%) C++
8 4 (3.23%) PROC SQL
8 4 (3.23%) Python
8 4 (3.23%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.61%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) ISEB
2 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) CCNA
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) vSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Ambari
1 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle
3 15 (12.10%) Google
4 9 (7.26%) Twitter
5 5 (4.03%) SAP
6 4 (3.23%) VMware
7 3 (2.42%) Sage
7 3 (2.42%) Tableau
8 2 (1.61%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
9 1 (0.81%) NetApp
9 1 (0.81%) Vertica