Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 75 55 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.88% 31.25% 33.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.18% 57.29% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 74 55 136
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +16.44%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +14.67%

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 166 96 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 59.50% 54.55% 68.84%
Number of salaries quoted 158 89 260
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,750 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +8.97%

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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 50 (66.67%) C#
1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (50.67%) .NET
4 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 32 (42.67%) Scrum
5 32 (42.67%) Test Automation
6 31 (41.33%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (40.00%) SOAP
7 30 (40.00%) REST
8 28 (37.33%) Jenkins
8 28 (37.33%) Hudson
8 28 (37.33%) Java
8 28 (37.33%) Shell Script
9 25 (33.33%) Selenium
10 24 (32.00%) WebDriver
11 23 (30.67%) BDD
11 23 (30.67%) Maven
11 23 (30.67%) JUnit
11 23 (30.67%) HTML
12 20 (26.67%) Docker
13 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
14 18 (24.00%) DevOps
14 18 (24.00%) Microservices
14 18 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (22.67%) TestNG
15 17 (22.67%) GitHub
15 17 (22.67%) Bitbucket
15 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (22.67%) T-SQL

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 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.67%) GitHub
2 15 (20.00%) Azure
3 13 (17.33%) Power Platform
4 12 (16.00%) AWS
5 2 (2.67%) Kong
5 2 (2.67%) Office 365
6 1 (1.33%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.33%) PaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) DHCP
1 2 (2.67%) DNS
1 2 (2.67%) NAS
1 2 (2.67%) SAN
1 2 (2.67%) VoIP
1 2 (2.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (17.33%) Power BI
5 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.33%) Looker
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (37.33%) Hudson
1 28 (37.33%) Jenkins
2 25 (33.33%) Selenium
3 24 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 23 (30.67%) JUnit
4 23 (30.67%) Maven
5 18 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (22.67%) Bitbucket
6 17 (22.67%) NUnit
6 17 (22.67%) TestNG
7 16 (21.33%) Appium
7 16 (21.33%) Cucumber
8 12 (16.00%) JIRA
8 12 (16.00%) SpecFlow
9 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.33%) TestRail
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
1 2 (2.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Automation Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (17.33%) QA Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Business Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Software QA Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Lead Developer
8 6 (8.00%) .NET Development Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Agile Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Agile Development Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Development Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Digital Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Agile Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) REST
2 30 (40.00%) SOAP
3 23 (30.67%) HTML
4 14 (18.67%) CSS
4 14 (18.67%) RESTful
5 12 (16.00%) Web Services
5 12 (16.00%) XML
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Core
7 5 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 5 (6.67%) jQuery
8 4 (5.33%) React
9 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.00%) Redux
10 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.67%) Laravel
10 2 (2.67%) MDX
10 2 (2.67%) Node.js
11 1 (1.33%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) PMI
2 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Wiki
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) VMS
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Scrum
2 32 (42.67%) Test Automation
3 31 (41.33%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (30.67%) BDD
5 18 (24.00%) DevOps
5 18 (24.00%) Microservices
6 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (16.00%) API Integration
7 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 11 (14.67%) Data Science
9 10 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (13.33%) Defect Management
9 10 (13.33%) TDD
10 7 (9.33%) Line Management
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) C#
2 45 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.33%) Java
3 28 (37.33%) Shell Script
4 17 (22.67%) T-SQL
4 17 (22.67%) VBScript
5 14 (18.67%) PHP
5 14 (18.67%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) Groovy
7 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) MCSD
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
1 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.00%) Tableau
3 12 (16.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco
4 2 (2.67%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) Google