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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 56 64 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 40.58% 40.25% 32.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.00% 49.61% 62.92%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 42
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -2.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £27,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £44,400 £49,750
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 100 129 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 72.46% 81.13% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 92 115 67
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) MVC
3 34 (33.33%) Finance
4 32 (31.37%) C#
5 31 (30.39%) JavaScript
5 31 (30.39%) .NET
6 28 (27.45%) HTML
7 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
8 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET
9 21 (20.59%) Java
10 20 (19.61%) Spring
10 20 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (15.69%) ISEB
11 16 (15.69%) jQuery
11 16 (15.69%) AngularJS
12 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.73%) CSS
13 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (11.76%) Scrum
15 12 (11.76%) J2EE
15 12 (11.76%) Oracle
15 12 (11.76%) TDD
15 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
16 11 (10.78%) ISTQB
16 11 (10.78%) ETL
17 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
17 10 (9.80%) PHP
17 10 (9.80%) Windows

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 9 (8.82%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.96%) SAS
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) GroupWise
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) SPSS
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) FastStats
2 1 (0.98%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.98%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Firewall
1 3 (2.94%) VLAN
2 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (0.98%) DHCP
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.94%) MySQL
7 3 (2.94%) Power BI
8 2 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.96%) Big Data
8 2 (1.96%) GIS
8 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.98%) OLAP
9 1 (0.98%) QlikView
9 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) JUnit
3 6 (5.88%) Maven
4 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.90%) JIRA
5 4 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.94%) NUnit
6 3 (2.94%) Selenium
7 2 (1.96%) AppScan
7 2 (1.96%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.98%) Moq
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.98%) Subversion
8 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Advertising
3 5 (4.90%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (55.88%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.63%) Test Analyst
4 15 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 14 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (13.73%) C# Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (12.75%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Tester
8 9 (8.82%) Umbraco Developer
9 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.86%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.88%) IT Support
10 6 (5.88%) Junior
10 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.39%) .NET
2 28 (27.45%) HTML
3 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET
4 20 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (19.61%) Spring
5 16 (15.69%) AngularJS
5 16 (15.69%) jQuery
6 14 (13.73%) CSS
7 12 (11.76%) J2EE
8 9 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 9 (8.82%) SOAP
9 7 (6.86%) JDBC
9 7 (6.86%) JSON
9 7 (6.86%) Spring Integration
9 7 (6.86%) Spring MVC
10 6 (5.88%) iBATIS
10 6 (5.88%) RESTful
11 5 (4.90%) JSP
12 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.96%) EMC VNX
2 2 (1.96%) Fintech
2 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Replication
3 1 (0.98%) User Experience
3 1 (0.98%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
2 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) MVC
3 15 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.76%) Scrum
5 12 (11.76%) TDD
6 11 (10.78%) ETL
7 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.80%) Manual Testing
8 9 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.86%) CRM
10 6 (5.88%) OO
10 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.90%) IT Strategy
11 5 (4.90%) Migration
11 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.92%) Functional Testing
12 4 (3.92%) Issue Tracking
12 4 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) C#
2 31 (30.39%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.59%) Java
4 10 (9.80%) PHP
5 7 (6.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.94%) R
7 3 (2.94%) VBA
8 2 (1.96%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.96%) Python
8 2 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) ISEB
2 11 (10.78%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.88%) vSphere
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.98%) NDS
4 1 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) Tableau
4 6 (5.88%) VMware
5 4 (3.92%) Google
5 4 (3.92%) IBM
5 4 (3.92%) Talend
6 3 (2.94%) Sage
6 3 (2.94%) Teradata
7 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) EMC
7 2 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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