The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 75 69 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +48
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 48 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.64% 2.59% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.93% 7.26% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 7
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,363 £37,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2012
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
605 565 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.24% 35.62% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 499 459 523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cheshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 29 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Macclesfield -13 7 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 -
Crewe - 2 £32,500 -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012.

1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (90.11%) SQL
3 70 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (67.03%) T-SQL
5 59 (64.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (40.66%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (38.46%) Replication
9 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
10 31 (34.07%) Windows
11 30 (32.97%) .NET
12 25 (27.47%) C#
12 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
12 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
14 22 (24.18%) Finance
14 22 (24.18%) Statistics
15 19 (20.88%) PowerShell
15 19 (20.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 18 (19.78%) .NET Framework
16 18 (19.78%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (18.68%) XML
17 17 (18.68%) CSS
17 17 (18.68%) MVC
18 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
19 14 (15.38%) HTML
19 14 (15.38%) WCF

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle 9iAS
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (64.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (19.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
7 9 (9.89%) OLAP Cube
7 9 (9.89%) OLAP
7 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.30%) QlikView
12 2 (2.20%) SSDT
13 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Local Government
4 2 (2.20%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) DBA
2 50 (54.95%) SQL DBA
3 33 (36.26%) Developer
4 31 (34.07%) SQL Server DBA
5 19 (20.88%) .NET Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.30%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Server Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) VB Developer
9 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Junior
10 2 (2.20%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.10%) Analyst
11 1 (1.10%) Data Analyst
11 1 (1.10%) Oracle DBA
11 1 (1.10%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) .NET
2 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
3 18 (19.78%) .NET Framework
4 17 (18.68%) XML
4 17 (18.68%) CSS
5 14 (15.38%) HTML
5 14 (15.38%) WCF
6 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.09%) WPF
7 11 (12.09%) Web Services
8 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (8.79%) jQuery
10 7 (7.69%) Ajax
11 6 (6.59%) LINQ
11 6 (6.59%) ADO.NET
12 5 (5.49%) SOAP
12 5 (5.49%) XHTML
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.46%) Replication
2 22 (24.18%) Statistics
3 13 (14.29%) Clustering
4 4 (4.40%) NHS
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) SUSE
2 3 (3.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.66%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (18.68%) MVC
3 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.99%) ETL
5 9 (9.89%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (8.79%) SOA
7 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
9 5 (5.49%) TDD
9 5 (5.49%) Web Development
10 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) MVVM
10 4 (4.40%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.40%) CRM
11 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.30%) BCP
11 3 (3.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (90.11%) SQL
2 61 (67.03%) T-SQL
3 25 (27.47%) C#
4 19 (20.88%) PowerShell
5 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.30%) VB6
7 3 (3.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.19%) Degree
3 11 (12.09%) MCITP
4 8 (8.79%) MCDBA
5 4 (4.40%) VCP4
6 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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