The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 407 489 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.57% 29.87% 26.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.22% 70.56% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 357 430 478
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,650 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
SQL Server
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
737 693 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.24% 42.33% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 618 600 637
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 £29,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -2 113 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Macclesfield -2 72 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Crewe -4 47 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Knutsford +2 32 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Chester -5 29 £35,000 +1.44% 9
Wilmslow -4 27 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Ellesmere Port -2 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn 0 7 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Nantwich -3 6 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Northwich -1 1 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Winsford -1 1 £23,000 -26.98%
Daresbury -4 1 £42,500 -
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 574 (68.01%) .NET
2 510 (60.43%) C#
3 468 (55.45%) SQL
4 400 (47.39%) ASP.NET
5 346 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
6 309 (36.61%) T-SQL
7 284 (33.65%) MVC
8 224 (26.54%) TDD
9 223 (26.42%) Microsoft
10 221 (26.18%) JavaScript
11 210 (24.88%) HTML
12 209 (24.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 201 (23.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 190 (22.51%) Windows
15 175 (20.73%) WCF
16 174 (20.62%) CSS
17 160 (18.96%) Scrum
18 158 (18.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 155 (18.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 152 (18.01%) .NET Framework
21 151 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
22 142 (16.82%) XML
23 136 (16.11%) MS Excel
24 135 (16.00%) Finance
25 129 (15.28%) Web Services
26 128 (15.17%) SQL Server 2012
27 114 (13.51%) jQuery
28 110 (13.03%) Web Application Development
29 109 (12.91%) Visual Studio
30 99 (11.73%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (5.09%) Node.js
2 39 (4.62%) IIS
3 30 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.08%) NServiceBus
5 20 (2.37%) Umbraco
6 19 (2.25%) CMS
7 15 (1.78%) Lync
8 14 (1.66%) SAS
9 13 (1.54%) MS Exchange
9 13 (1.54%) JBoss
10 10 (1.18%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.95%) MODX
12 8 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.83%) WordPress
14 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.36%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.36%) Flash Media Server
16 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 136 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.86%) MS Office
3 23 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.59%) SPSS
5 5 (0.59%) FastStats
6 4 (0.47%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 13 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.36%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.24%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.24%) Trello
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.15%) Internet
2 17 (2.01%) SAN
2 17 (2.01%) Wireless
3 9 (1.07%) DNS
4 8 (0.95%) LAN
5 7 (0.83%) WAN
6 5 (0.59%) DHCP
6 5 (0.59%) Firewall
6 5 (0.59%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.47%) Broadband
8 3 (0.36%) Intranet
9 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.12%) VPN
10 1 (0.12%) FTP
10 1 (0.12%) VoIP
10 1 (0.12%) NAS
10 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (24.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 158 (18.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 155 (18.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 128 (15.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 77 (9.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 72 (8.53%) Relational Database
7 60 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (5.09%) NoSQL
10 40 (4.74%) MySQL
11 20 (2.37%) DTS
11 20 (2.37%) Big Data
12 15 (1.78%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.54%) MS Access
14 12 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (1.42%) QlikView
14 12 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 109 (12.91%) Visual Studio
2 78 (9.24%) NUnit
3 72 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (8.53%) Rhino Mocks
4 65 (7.70%) Git (software)
5 51 (6.04%) Moq
5 51 (6.04%) MSTest
6 46 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 42 (4.98%) Subversion
8 28 (3.32%) Selenium
9 22 (2.61%) JIRA
10 15 (1.78%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.83%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.71%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
15 3 (0.36%) JUnit
15 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (16.00%) Finance
2 60 (7.11%) Marketing
3 55 (6.52%) Retail
4 37 (4.38%) Advertising
5 20 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.42%) Automotive
8 10 (1.18%) Banking
9 8 (0.95%) French Language
9 8 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Billing
10 2 (0.24%) Games
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 590 (69.91%) Developer
2 322 (38.15%) .NET Developer
3 111 (13.15%) Analyst
4 77 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 70 (8.29%) Software Developer
6 66 (7.82%) C# Developer
7 60 (7.11%) SQL Developer
8 59 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 57 (6.75%) DBA
10 51 (6.04%) SQL DBA
11 48 (5.69%) Web Developer
12 41 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 37 (4.38%) VB.NET Developer
14 36 (4.27%) Team Leader
15 30 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 29 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
17 28 (3.32%) Junior
18 25 (2.96%) Programmer
18 25 (2.96%) Architect
19 24 (2.84%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (68.01%) .NET
2 400 (47.39%) ASP.NET
3 210 (24.88%) HTML
4 201 (23.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 175 (20.73%) WCF
6 174 (20.62%) CSS
7 152 (18.01%) .NET Framework
8 142 (16.82%) XML
9 129 (15.28%) Web Services
10 114 (13.51%) jQuery
11 90 (10.66%) Castle Windsor
12 82 (9.72%) WPF
13 78 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 77 (9.12%) LINQ
14 77 (9.12%) HTML5
15 74 (8.77%) RESTful
16 63 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 60 (7.11%) Ajax
18 59 (6.99%) WinForms
19 58 (6.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.52%) Inversion of Control
3 42 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (4.62%) Replication
5 35 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 33 (3.91%) Social Network
7 26 (3.08%) Statistics
8 20 (2.37%) Social Media
9 17 (2.01%) Open Source
10 16 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.78%) Blog
11 15 (1.78%) User Experience
12 13 (1.54%) Clustering
13 11 (1.30%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.30%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.18%) Data Integration
15 9 (1.07%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.95%) W3C
17 7 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 190 (22.51%) Windows
2 29 (3.44%) Linux
2 29 (3.44%) Apple iOS
3 26 (3.08%) Android
4 23 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.61%) UNIX
6 18 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.01%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.95%) AIX
10 7 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (33.65%) MVC
3 224 (26.54%) TDD
4 160 (18.96%) Scrum
5 151 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (13.03%) Web Application Development
7 99 (11.73%) OO
8 88 (10.43%) Dependency Injection
9 87 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
10 81 (9.60%) BDD
11 73 (8.65%) ETL
12 60 (7.11%) MVVM
13 58 (6.87%) Kanban
14 50 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
15 43 (5.09%) CRM
15 43 (5.09%) SOA
16 41 (4.86%) Migration
17 40 (4.74%) Data Analysis
18 38 (4.50%) Project Management
18 38 (4.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 510 (60.43%) C#
2 468 (55.45%) SQL
3 309 (36.61%) T-SQL
4 221 (26.18%) JavaScript
5 83 (9.83%) VB.NET
6 78 (9.24%) VB
7 47 (5.57%) Java
8 37 (4.38%) PHP
9 30 (3.55%) Ruby
10 28 (3.32%) VBA
11 26 (3.08%) VB6
12 22 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.30%) C++
14 9 (1.07%) XPath
15 7 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.83%) VBScript
16 6 (0.71%) PHP5
16 6 (0.71%) XQuery
17 5 (0.59%) Perl
18 4 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (10.07%) Degree
2 31 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.25%) MCTS
5 17 (2.01%) MCP
5 17 (2.01%) MCAD
5 17 (2.01%) MCSD
6 9 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.95%) MCSE
8 7 (0.83%) ISEB
8 7 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.47%) MCITP
9 4 (0.47%) MCSA
10 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) CCNA
11 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.86%) SLA
2 30 (3.55%) QA
3 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.95%) XenApp
4 7 (0.83%) LiteSpeed
4 7 (0.83%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) XenServer
8 1 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.12%) Nagios
3 1 (0.12%) Opsview
3 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 223 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.12%) Oracle
3 51 (6.04%) Facebook
4 24 (2.84%) Twitter
5 17 (2.01%) VMware
6 14 (1.66%) Teradata
7 13 (1.54%) Cognos
8 11 (1.30%) Informatica
8 11 (1.30%) Citrix
9 10 (1.18%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.07%) IBM
10 9 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.07%) Google
10 9 (1.07%) Telerik
11 8 (0.95%) HP
11 8 (0.95%) Sybase
12 7 (0.83%) SmartFocus
13 6 (0.71%) Tableau
13 6 (0.71%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.71%) Sage
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + 10% Pension + 25 Hols + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago