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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 59 73 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 55 52 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.22% 2.89% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 8.07% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 48 11
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
568 644 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.26% 35.84% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 468 523 556
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 33 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Macclesfield +10 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 -
Crewe -9 1 £32,500 +3.17%
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (92.31%) SQL
3 54 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (67.95%) T-SQL
5 52 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
7 33 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (37.18%) Replication
10 25 (32.05%) Finance
11 24 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
13 20 (25.64%) .NET
14 19 (24.36%) Clustering
14 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (23.08%) Windows
16 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET
17 15 (19.23%) Degree
18 14 (17.95%) C#
19 13 (16.67%) XML
19 13 (16.67%) ETL
19 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 12 (15.38%) Statistics
20 12 (15.38%) MCITP
20 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
21 11 (14.10%) OLAP Cube
21 11 (14.10%) Capacity Planning
21 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (3.85%) Oracle 9iAS
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (14.10%) OLAP Cube
7 11 (14.10%) OLAP
8 10 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.13%) QlikView
11 3 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.56%) SSDT
12 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 54 (69.23%) DBA
2 46 (58.97%) SQL DBA
3 28 (35.90%) SQL Server DBA
4 25 (32.05%) Developer
5 21 (26.92%) Administrator
6 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.26%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.85%) Server Administrator
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Junior Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Junior
11 1 (1.28%) Analyst
11 1 (1.28%) Data Analyst
11 1 (1.28%) VB Developer
11 1 (1.28%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) .NET
2 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.67%) XML
4 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.97%) CSS
7 5 (6.41%) WPF
7 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.13%) SOAP
8 4 (5.13%) Web Services
8 4 (5.13%) JSON
9 3 (3.85%) WCF
9 3 (3.85%) LINQ
9 3 (3.85%) HTML
10 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.56%) HTML5
10 2 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) Replication
2 19 (24.36%) Clustering
3 12 (15.38%) Statistics
4 6 (7.69%) NHS
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) SUSE
2 3 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (16.67%) ETL
5 11 (14.10%) MVC
5 11 (14.10%) Migration
5 11 (14.10%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (12.82%) Database Mirroring
6 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.97%) CRM
9 6 (7.69%) TDD
9 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.41%) SOA
10 5 (6.41%) BCP
11 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (92.31%) SQL
2 53 (67.95%) T-SQL
3 14 (17.95%) C#
4 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.23%) Degree
3 12 (15.38%) MCITP
4 9 (11.54%) MCDBA
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) MCSE
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago