The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 431 427 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.16% 23.84% 21.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.74% 63.26% 64.84%
Number of salaries quoted 356 367 453
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
618 675 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.08% 37.69% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 496 563 678
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -4 122 £37,500 +11.94% 9
Macclesfield +1 63 £31,250 -3.84% 6
Chester 0 45 £35,000 - 10
Crewe +3 41 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Knutsford +9 33 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Wilmslow -10 13 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Ellesmere Port -1 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn +6 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Northwich +4 4 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Nantwich -13 4 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Alderley Edge - 3 £30,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 569 (67.42%) .NET
2 505 (59.83%) C#
3 453 (53.67%) SQL
4 383 (45.38%) ASP.NET
5 259 (30.69%) T-SQL
6 245 (29.03%) MVC
7 236 (27.96%) Microsoft
8 221 (26.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 201 (23.82%) JavaScript
10 188 (22.27%) TDD
11 184 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
11 184 (21.80%) HTML
12 180 (21.33%) Windows
13 179 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 164 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 161 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 158 (18.72%) XML
17 150 (17.77%) MS Excel
18 130 (15.40%) Scrum
19 125 (14.81%) WCF
20 123 (14.57%) CSS
21 121 (14.34%) .NET Framework
22 119 (14.10%) Web Services
23 115 (13.63%) Visual Studio
24 113 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
25 112 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
26 109 (12.91%) VB.NET
27 107 (12.68%) Finance
28 95 (11.26%) WPF
29 90 (10.66%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 38 (4.50%) IIS
2 37 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.08%) Node.js
4 17 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.42%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.30%) CMS
6 11 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (0.95%) SAS
7 8 (0.95%) MODX
8 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.71%) Lync
9 6 (0.71%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.47%) WordPress
11 4 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.36%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 150 (17.77%) MS Excel
2 53 (6.28%) MS Office
3 26 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.71%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) MS Project
7 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.36%) Magento
4 2 (0.24%) Exstream
5 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.12%) Line 500
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.42%) Trello
3 2 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.12%) Office 365
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.33%) Internet
2 27 (3.20%) DNS
3 18 (2.13%) SAN
4 15 (1.78%) Firewall
5 14 (1.66%) DHCP
5 14 (1.66%) SMS
6 12 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.83%) WAN
7 7 (0.83%) LAN
8 5 (0.59%) VPN
9 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.36%) GPRS
10 3 (0.36%) UMTS
10 3 (0.36%) NAS
11 2 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.24%) SNMP
11 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.24%) SMTP
11 2 (0.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (26.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 179 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 161 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 90 (10.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 82 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (7.46%) Relational Database
8 59 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (4.62%) MySQL
10 35 (4.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 29 (3.44%) NoSQL
12 19 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 18 (2.13%) OLAP
14 13 (1.54%) OLTP
15 12 (1.42%) Big Data
16 10 (1.18%) MongoDB
16 10 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.07%) DTS
Development Applications
1 115 (13.63%) Visual Studio
2 66 (7.82%) NUnit
3 65 (7.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 53 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (5.57%) MSTest
5 47 (5.57%) Moq
6 37 (4.38%) Git (software)
7 24 (2.84%) Subversion
8 23 (2.73%) Selenium
9 22 (2.61%) Eclipse
10 21 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (1.90%) Selenium IDE
12 12 (1.42%) JIRA
13 7 (0.83%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.71%) ERwin
15 4 (0.47%) Maven
15 4 (0.47%) JUnit
16 2 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
16 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (12.68%) Finance
2 41 (4.86%) Marketing
3 35 (4.15%) Retail
4 34 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 33 (3.91%) Automotive
6 20 (2.37%) Advertising
7 10 (1.18%) Banking
8 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.71%) Games
11 3 (0.36%) Legal
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 582 (68.96%) Developer
2 308 (36.49%) .NET Developer
3 94 (11.14%) Analyst
4 87 (10.31%) Software Developer
5 81 (9.60%) C# Developer
6 73 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 68 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 68 (8.06%) SQL Developer
8 51 (6.04%) Web Developer
9 47 (5.57%) Architect
10 41 (4.86%) VB.NET Developer
11 40 (4.74%) Team Leader
12 37 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (4.27%) DBA
14 34 (4.03%) SQL DBA
14 34 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
15 32 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 28 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 26 (3.08%) Tester
18 24 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (67.42%) .NET
2 383 (45.38%) ASP.NET
3 184 (21.80%) HTML
4 164 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 158 (18.72%) XML
6 125 (14.81%) WCF
7 123 (14.57%) CSS
8 121 (14.34%) .NET Framework
9 119 (14.10%) Web Services
10 95 (11.26%) WPF
11 86 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 85 (10.07%) jQuery
13 69 (8.18%) Castle Windsor
14 68 (8.06%) WinForms
15 65 (7.70%) SOAP
16 58 (6.87%) Ajax
17 52 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
18 48 (5.69%) Spring.NET
18 48 (5.69%) RESTful
19 47 (5.57%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.57%) Inversion of Control
2 31 (3.67%) N-Tier
3 30 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.49%) Replication
4 21 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.37%) Blog
5 20 (2.37%) Social Network
6 14 (1.66%) Visualisation
6 14 (1.66%) Social Media
7 13 (1.54%) NHS
8 12 (1.42%) Clustering
8 12 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.30%) Statistics
10 10 (1.18%) Open Source
11 8 (0.95%) W3C
12 6 (0.71%) Informatics
12 6 (0.71%) SystemC
13 5 (0.59%) New Media
13 5 (0.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 180 (21.33%) Windows
2 43 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (2.96%) Android
5 22 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.13%) Linux
7 16 (1.90%) UNIX
8 12 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.95%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.71%) AIX
12 6 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.36%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.36%) Solaris
15 2 (0.24%) HPUX
15 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (29.03%) MVC
2 188 (22.27%) TDD
3 184 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (15.40%) Scrum
5 113 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (9.83%) OO
6 83 (9.83%) ETL
7 81 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
7 81 (9.60%) Web Application Development
8 75 (8.89%) BDD
9 73 (8.65%) Migration
10 64 (7.58%) Data Migration
11 63 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 60 (7.11%) Dependency Injection
13 53 (6.28%) Kanban
13 53 (6.28%) CRM
14 52 (6.16%) Data Analysis
15 46 (5.45%) Project Management
16 45 (5.33%) SOA
17 43 (5.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 505 (59.83%) C#
2 453 (53.67%) SQL
3 259 (30.69%) T-SQL
4 201 (23.82%) JavaScript
5 109 (12.91%) VB.NET
6 73 (8.65%) VB
7 42 (4.98%) Java
8 28 (3.32%) Ruby
9 27 (3.20%) PHP
10 24 (2.84%) VBA
11 19 (2.25%) VB6
12 12 (1.42%) C
13 11 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.83%) VBScript
15 6 (0.71%) XQuery
16 5 (0.59%) C++
16 5 (0.59%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.59%) Perl
17 3 (0.36%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 85 (10.07%) Degree
2 58 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (4.98%) MCP
4 38 (4.50%) MCTS
5 36 (4.27%) MCAD
5 36 (4.27%) MCSD
6 14 (1.66%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.07%) MCSE
8 7 (0.83%) ISEB
9 4 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.47%) MCSA
9 4 (0.47%) CCNA
9 4 (0.47%) MCDST
9 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) MCITP
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.12%) MCPD
11 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.33%) QA
2 14 (1.66%) HL7
3 6 (0.71%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.07%) XenApp
4 7 (0.83%) LiteSpeed
5 6 (0.71%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.47%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.24%) XenServer
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.24%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.47%) Legato
3 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.36%) SCCM
4 2 (0.24%) SCOM
4 2 (0.24%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.24%) MOM
4 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 236 (27.96%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.23%) Oracle
3 23 (2.73%) VMware
4 20 (2.37%) Facebook
5 19 (2.25%) Google
5 19 (2.25%) Citrix
6 15 (1.78%) HP
7 12 (1.42%) Symantec
7 12 (1.42%) Twitter
8 11 (1.30%) Cisco
9 10 (1.18%) Tableau
10 8 (0.95%) Vertica
10 8 (0.95%) Dundas
11 7 (0.83%) Apple
11 7 (0.83%) Teradata
11 7 (0.83%) JBoss
11 7 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.59%) Sybase
12 5 (0.59%) IBM
12 5 (0.59%) Adobe
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + 36 holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago