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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 241 358 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.16% 25.19% 17.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.64% 64.39% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 328 292
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
391 556 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.33% 39.13% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 338 511 527
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -3 86 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Macclesfield -1 43 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Chester +1 34 £32,500 -27.77% 7
Wilmslow -10 24 £38,500 +5.47% 4
Crewe +11 22 £38,500 -18.94%
Northwich +7 12 £30,000 -40.00%
Runcorn +9 7 £27,500 +25.00% 1
Ellesmere Port -1 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Nantwich - 3 £42,500 - 1
Widnes - 3 - -
Daresbury +5 1 £26,000 -6.13%
Knutsford -13 1 - - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 325 (63.23%) .NET
2 302 (58.75%) C#
3 241 (46.89%) ASP.NET
4 225 (43.77%) SQL
5 199 (38.72%) Microsoft
6 177 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
7 173 (33.66%) MVC
8 122 (23.74%) HTML
9 116 (22.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 105 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 100 (19.46%) CSS
12 96 (18.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 96 (18.68%) MS Excel
13 95 (18.48%) .NET Framework
14 92 (17.90%) jQuery
14 92 (17.90%) TDD
14 92 (17.90%) Finance
15 82 (15.95%) Scrum
16 81 (15.76%) JavaScript
17 80 (15.56%) Windows
18 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
19 75 (14.59%) MySQL
19 75 (14.59%) Business Intelligence
20 73 (14.20%) WCF
21 67 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
22 66 (12.84%) Web Development
23 65 (12.65%) VB.NET
24 64 (12.45%) Visual Studio
24 64 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
25 62 (12.06%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 46 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.11%) IIS
2 16 (3.11%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (2.53%) NServiceBus
5 7 (1.36%) Apache
6 5 (0.97%) CMS
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.39%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.39%) SAS
8 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 96 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.25%) MS Office
3 14 (2.72%) Fireworks
3 14 (2.72%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.17%) Cognos Controller
3 6 (1.17%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.58%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.33%) Office 365
3 11 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.14%) Firewall
2 6 (1.17%) DNS
2 6 (1.17%) SAN
3 5 (0.97%) Intranet
3 5 (0.97%) VoIP
4 4 (0.78%) NAS
4 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.78%) VLAN
5 3 (0.58%) DHCP
5 3 (0.58%) LAN
5 3 (0.58%) MPLS
5 3 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.58%) WAN
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) AMQP
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (22.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 96 (18.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (14.59%) MySQL
4 64 (12.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (9.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 37 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (5.25%) Relational Database
11 19 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (2.72%) Power BI
13 13 (2.53%) QlikView
14 12 (2.33%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.56%) MS Access
15 8 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
15 8 (1.56%) Star Schema
16 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.97%) OLAP
16 5 (0.97%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 67 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (12.45%) Visual Studio
3 50 (9.73%) NUnit
4 45 (8.75%) Moq
5 43 (8.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 43 (8.37%) Subversion
6 40 (7.78%) MSTest
7 36 (7.00%) Git (software)
8 31 (6.03%) JIRA
9 15 (2.92%) Selenium
9 15 (2.92%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.53%) FxCop
10 13 (2.53%) StyleCop
11 11 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.58%) ReSharper
General
1 92 (17.90%) Finance
2 25 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.70%) Billing
4 8 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.56%) Marketing
5 7 (1.36%) Advertising
5 7 (1.36%) Retail
6 6 (1.17%) Banking
7 4 (0.78%) Electronics
7 4 (0.78%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 340 (66.15%) Developer
2 231 (44.94%) .NET Developer
3 160 (31.13%) C# Developer
4 148 (28.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 105 (20.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 104 (20.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 98 (19.07%) .NET Software Developer
8 86 (16.73%) Software Developer
9 68 (13.23%) C# Software Developer
10 64 (12.45%) Analyst
11 47 (9.14%) SQL Developer
12 40 (7.78%) DBA
13 39 (7.59%) SQL DBA
14 36 (7.00%) Senior Developer
15 33 (6.42%) Junior
16 27 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 24 (4.67%) Junior Developer
17 24 (4.67%) SQL Analyst
18 21 (4.09%) Web Developer
19 18 (3.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (63.23%) .NET
2 241 (46.89%) ASP.NET
3 122 (23.74%) HTML
4 105 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 100 (19.46%) CSS
6 95 (18.48%) .NET Framework
7 92 (17.90%) jQuery
8 73 (14.20%) WCF
9 59 (11.48%) AngularJS
10 55 (10.70%) Web Services
11 54 (10.51%) HTML5
12 53 (10.31%) Castle Windsor
13 49 (9.53%) Entity Framework
14 48 (9.34%) XML
15 45 (8.75%) WPF
16 42 (8.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (8.17%) Unity DI Container
17 41 (7.98%) Spring.NET
18 40 (7.78%) CSS3
18 40 (7.78%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.78%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.70%) User Experience
4 17 (3.31%) iPad
4 17 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.92%) PMI
7 11 (2.14%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.14%) Tandem
8 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.17%) Clustering
9 6 (1.17%) Replication
10 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.58%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.58%) Social Network
11 3 (0.58%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.56%) Windows
2 27 (5.25%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.09%) Linux
4 14 (2.72%) Unix
5 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.36%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) Android
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (33.66%) MVC
3 92 (17.90%) TDD
4 82 (15.95%) Scrum
5 75 (14.59%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (12.84%) Web Development
7 58 (11.28%) Dependency Injection
8 57 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (11.09%) ETL
9 44 (8.56%) Kanban
10 35 (6.81%) CRM
11 34 (6.61%) Web Application Development
12 32 (6.23%) MVVM
13 30 (5.84%) Unit Testing
14 26 (5.06%) Data Analysis
14 26 (5.06%) Data Modelling
14 26 (5.06%) High Availability
15 25 (4.86%) Software Engineering
16 22 (4.28%) BDD
17 21 (4.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 302 (58.75%) C#
2 225 (43.77%) SQL
3 81 (15.76%) JavaScript
4 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
5 65 (12.65%) VB.NET
6 43 (8.37%) PHP
7 31 (6.03%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.47%) PHP 5
9 20 (3.89%) VBA
10 17 (3.31%) VB
11 14 (2.72%) VBScript
12 11 (2.14%) Java
13 9 (1.75%) VB6
14 5 (0.97%) Perl
15 3 (0.58%) C++
15 3 (0.58%) Python
15 3 (0.58%) R
16 2 (0.39%) Progress 4GL
17 1 (0.19%) C
17 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (5.45%) Degree
2 16 (3.11%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.17%) MCSE
5 5 (0.97%) MCSA
6 4 (0.78%) CCNA
6 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) GIAC
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) MCTS
8 1 (0.19%) PMP
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.84%) QA
2 8 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.56%) HL7
3 5 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.78%) SLA
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.72%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.36%) vSphere
6 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.78%) XenApp
8 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) NDS
9 1 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.58%) Puppet
4 2 (0.39%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 199 (38.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.09%) Cognos
2 21 (4.09%) VMware
3 16 (3.11%) Cisco
4 15 (2.92%) Hyperion
5 14 (2.72%) HP
5 14 (2.72%) Oracle
6 13 (2.53%) Teradata
7 11 (2.14%) Talend
8 8 (1.56%) IBM
8 8 (1.56%) SAP
9 5 (0.97%) Citrix
9 5 (0.97%) Symantec
9 5 (0.97%) Tableau
10 4 (0.78%) arcserve
10 4 (0.78%) RedGate
10 4 (0.78%) Sage
10 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.78%) Sophos
10 4 (0.78%) Twitter
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: circa £35K
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Macclesfield
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire, Warrington, Manchester, Merseyside,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago