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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 289 379 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.49% 22.89% 23.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.53% 58.85% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 272 357 397
Median salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
404 644 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.24% 38.89% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 366 570 665
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 0 115 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Macclesfield -4 40 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Chester +2 29 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Crewe +12 26 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Wilmslow -9 22 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Northwich +6 13 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Ellesmere Port +1 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Nantwich - 6 £40,000 - 1
Frodsham - 5 £35,000 -
Knutsford +1 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Daresbury +6 3 £39,500 +72.48%
Runcorn -2 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Winsford -4 1 £37,500 +66.66% 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 313 (65.07%) .NET
2 295 (61.33%) C#
3 223 (46.36%) ASP.NET
4 219 (45.53%) SQL
5 168 (34.93%) MVC
6 161 (33.47%) Microsoft
7 151 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
8 120 (24.95%) HTML
9 116 (24.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 103 (21.41%) CSS
11 98 (20.37%) Finance
12 96 (19.96%) jQuery
12 96 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 92 (19.13%) TDD
13 92 (19.13%) JavaScript
14 91 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 90 (18.71%) T-SQL
16 87 (18.09%) .NET Framework
17 77 (16.01%) MS Excel
18 74 (15.38%) Scrum
19 72 (14.97%) Web Services
20 71 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
20 71 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
21 66 (13.72%) WCF
22 64 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
23 63 (13.10%) Windows
23 63 (13.10%) Web Development
24 61 (12.68%) ETL
25 58 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
26 57 (11.85%) Dependency Injection

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 34 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.12%) IIS
3 12 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.46%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.25%) CMS
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.42%) SAS
8 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.61%) MS Office
3 21 (4.37%) Photoshop
4 20 (4.16%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.25%) Cognos Controller
3 6 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.62%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.42%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.62%) Office 365
4 3 (0.62%) Sage Pay
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.42%) GitHub
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.46%) Firewall
2 6 (1.25%) DNS
3 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.83%) DHCP
4 4 (0.83%) Intranet
4 4 (0.83%) LAN
4 4 (0.83%) SAN
4 4 (0.83%) VLAN
4 4 (0.83%) VoIP
4 4 (0.83%) WAN
5 3 (0.62%) Internet
5 3 (0.62%) NAS
5 3 (0.62%) SSL
5 3 (0.62%) VPN
6 2 (0.42%) MPLS
6 2 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.42%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) HTTP
7 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (24.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 91 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (11.85%) MySQL
5 54 (11.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 53 (11.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (5.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (5.61%) Relational Database
10 25 (5.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (2.29%) Data Mining
12 10 (2.08%) MS Access
13 8 (1.66%) Power BI
14 7 (1.46%) QlikView
14 7 (1.46%) Star Schema
15 6 (1.25%) Snowflake Schema
16 5 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (11.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (10.60%) Visual Studio
3 50 (10.40%) NUnit
4 45 (9.36%) Moq
5 44 (9.15%) MSTest
5 44 (9.15%) Rhino Mocks
6 38 (7.90%) Subversion
7 28 (5.82%) Git (software)
8 20 (4.16%) JIRA
9 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (1.87%) Selenium
11 9 (1.87%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.46%) FxCop
12 7 (1.46%) StyleCop
13 6 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.83%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.62%) ReSharper
General
1 98 (20.37%) Finance
2 22 (4.57%) Billing
3 20 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.12%) Banking
4 15 (3.12%) Marketing
5 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.46%) Games
7 4 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Advertising
8 3 (0.62%) Retail
9 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.42%) French Language
9 2 (0.42%) German Language
9 2 (0.42%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
9 2 (0.42%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 334 (69.44%) Developer
2 230 (47.82%) .NET Developer
3 150 (31.19%) C# Developer
4 138 (28.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 98 (20.37%) ASP.NET Developer
6 94 (19.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 76 (15.80%) .NET Software Developer
8 64 (13.31%) Software Developer
9 57 (11.85%) SQL Developer
10 50 (10.40%) Senior Developer
11 48 (9.98%) C# Software Developer
12 45 (9.36%) Analyst
13 40 (8.32%) DBA
14 39 (8.11%) SQL DBA
15 30 (6.24%) Junior
16 24 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (4.99%) Web Developer
17 23 (4.78%) Senior Software Developer
18 22 (4.57%) .NET Web Developer
18 22 (4.57%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (65.07%) .NET
2 223 (46.36%) ASP.NET
3 120 (24.95%) HTML
4 103 (21.41%) CSS
5 96 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 96 (19.96%) jQuery
6 87 (18.09%) .NET Framework
7 72 (14.97%) Web Services
8 66 (13.72%) WCF
9 56 (11.64%) WPF
10 51 (10.60%) Castle Windsor
11 45 (9.36%) HTML5
11 45 (9.36%) Spring.NET
11 45 (9.36%) Unity DI Container
12 44 (9.15%) Entity Framework
12 44 (9.15%) Ninject
13 43 (8.94%) AngularJS
14 39 (8.11%) CSS3
15 37 (7.69%) XML
16 34 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.15%) Inversion of Control
3 26 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.91%) iPad
7 13 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.70%) Social Network
8 11 (2.29%) Data Integration
9 10 (2.08%) Replication
9 10 (2.08%) User Experience
10 9 (1.87%) PMI
11 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.04%) Tandem
12 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.62%) Clustering
13 3 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.62%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (13.10%) Windows
2 15 (3.12%) Linux
2 15 (3.12%) Unix
3 14 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.66%) Android
5 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.83%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (34.93%) MVC
2 151 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (19.13%) TDD
4 74 (15.38%) Scrum
5 64 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (13.10%) Web Development
7 61 (12.68%) ETL
8 58 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (11.85%) Dependency Injection
10 45 (9.36%) Kanban
11 35 (7.28%) MVVM
12 32 (6.65%) Software Engineering
12 32 (6.65%) Web Application Development
13 26 (5.41%) Mentoring
14 25 (5.20%) CRM
14 25 (5.20%) SDLC
15 22 (4.57%) Data Modelling
16 21 (4.37%) BDD
17 20 (4.16%) Data Analysis
17 20 (4.16%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 295 (61.33%) C#
2 219 (45.53%) SQL
3 92 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 90 (18.71%) T-SQL
5 54 (11.23%) VB.NET
6 26 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 24 (4.99%) PHP
8 22 (4.57%) VBA
9 14 (2.91%) PHP 5
10 13 (2.70%) Java
11 11 (2.29%) VB
12 4 (0.83%) C++
12 4 (0.83%) VB6
12 4 (0.83%) VBScript
13 3 (0.62%) Perl
13 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.42%) Progress 4GL
14 2 (0.42%) Python
14 2 (0.42%) R
14 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (7.90%) Degree
2 12 (2.49%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.62%) CCNA
4 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.62%) ISEB
4 3 (0.62%) PMP
5 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.16%) QA
2 6 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.83%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (0.62%) MobiControl
1 3 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 161 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.12%) Facebook
3 14 (2.91%) HP
3 14 (2.91%) Oracle
3 14 (2.91%) Twitter
4 13 (2.70%) Cognos
5 12 (2.49%) Cisco
5 12 (2.49%) VMware
6 10 (2.08%) Talend
6 10 (2.08%) Teradata
7 8 (1.66%) IBM
8 7 (1.46%) SAP
9 6 (1.25%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.25%) Motorola
10 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.83%) RedGate
11 4 (0.83%) Samsung
11 4 (0.83%) Tableau
12 3 (0.62%) PayPal
12 3 (0.62%) Xamarin
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
ECOM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: circa £35K + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + flexible working hours, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago