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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 360 361 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.43% 22.49% 23.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.92% 64.35% 64.96%
Number of salaries quoted 300 307 408
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
611 561 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.97% 34.95% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 506 456 564
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 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 +4 113 £35,000 -6.66% 29
Macclesfield 0 78 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Knutsford +16 32 £47,000 +40.29% 5
Chester -3 25 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Wilmslow -6 23 £39,000 +3.99% 10
Crewe -5 12 £45,000 - 6
Ellesmere Port - 9 £40,000 - 1
Northwich 0 7 £30,000 -14.28%
Alderley Edge - 6 £30,000 -
Runcorn -10 4 £28,750 -12.87% 2
Daresbury - 4 £26,000 -
Nantwich +1 1 £18,000 -55.00%
Widnes 0 1 £42,500 +13.33%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 437 (63.15%) .NET
2 406 (58.67%) C#
3 346 (50.00%) SQL
4 342 (49.42%) ASP.NET
5 298 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (36.13%) MVC
7 207 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 199 (28.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 194 (28.03%) T-SQL
10 189 (27.31%) Microsoft
11 182 (26.30%) HTML
12 181 (26.16%) TDD
13 168 (24.28%) Windows
14 167 (24.13%) JavaScript
15 163 (23.55%) CSS
16 159 (22.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 159 (22.98%) WCF
17 148 (21.39%) Finance
18 139 (20.09%) Scrum
19 133 (19.22%) jQuery
20 132 (19.08%) MS Excel
21 122 (17.63%) .NET Framework
22 116 (16.76%) Web Application Development
23 113 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
24 107 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 94 (13.58%) Oracle
26 89 (12.86%) HTML5
27 88 (12.72%) SQL Server 2012
27 88 (12.72%) XML
28 86 (12.43%) Git (software)

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 64 (9.25%) Node.js
2 36 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.47%) NServiceBus
4 22 (3.18%) IIS
4 22 (3.18%) CMS
5 21 (3.03%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.73%) WordPress
6 12 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.01%) SAS
8 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.72%) JBoss
9 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.58%) Lync
11 3 (0.43%) Flash Media Server
11 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 132 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.31%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.31%) MS Office
3 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) FastStats
6 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.21%) Internet
2 14 (2.02%) DNS
3 13 (1.88%) DHCP
4 11 (1.59%) VPN
5 10 (1.45%) Wireless
6 8 (1.16%) VoIP
6 8 (1.16%) LAN
7 7 (1.01%) Firewall
8 6 (0.87%) WAN
9 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.72%) SAN
9 5 (0.72%) DMZ
9 5 (0.72%) VLAN
10 3 (0.43%) Intranet
10 3 (0.43%) ATM
10 3 (0.43%) Broadband
11 2 (0.29%) GPRS
11 2 (0.29%) UMTS
11 2 (0.29%) HTTP
12 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (28.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 159 (22.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 107 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (12.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 67 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 51 (7.37%) MySQL
7 49 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (5.64%) Relational Database
10 33 (4.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (3.18%) DB2
12 22 (3.18%) Big Data
12 22 (3.18%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 18 (2.60%) MongoDB
14 15 (2.17%) OLTP
15 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 86 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 73 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (10.40%) NUnit
4 68 (9.83%) Visual Studio
5 48 (6.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 42 (6.07%) Moq
7 37 (5.35%) Subversion
8 35 (5.06%) MSTest
8 35 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 30 (4.34%) Selenium
10 27 (3.90%) JIRA
11 22 (3.18%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.72%) JUnit
14 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.58%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.43%) FlexUnit
15 3 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
16 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
16 2 (0.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 148 (21.39%) Finance
2 43 (6.21%) Marketing
3 30 (4.34%) Retail
4 27 (3.90%) Advertising
5 23 (3.32%) Games
6 17 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.01%) Back Office
7 7 (1.01%) Banking
8 6 (0.87%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.72%) French Language
9 5 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.43%) Local Government
10 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
11 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 432 (62.43%) Developer
2 275 (39.74%) .NET Developer
3 92 (13.29%) DBA
4 81 (11.71%) Analyst
5 68 (9.83%) SQL DBA
6 58 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 58 (8.38%) C# Developer
7 48 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (6.79%) Software Developer
9 43 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
10 35 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (4.19%) Web Developer
12 28 (4.05%) Administrator
13 27 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
14 24 (3.47%) Applications Support
15 23 (3.32%) Programmer
15 23 (3.32%) .NET Software Developer
16 21 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (63.15%) .NET
2 342 (49.42%) ASP.NET
3 207 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 182 (26.30%) HTML
5 163 (23.55%) CSS
6 159 (22.98%) WCF
7 133 (19.22%) jQuery
8 122 (17.63%) .NET Framework
9 89 (12.86%) HTML5
10 88 (12.72%) XML
11 78 (11.27%) Web Services
12 70 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 67 (9.68%) RESTful
14 66 (9.54%) Castle Windsor
15 62 (8.96%) LINQ
15 62 (8.96%) CSS3
16 58 (8.38%) NHibernate
17 52 (7.51%) WPF
18 49 (7.08%) Spring.NET
19 44 (6.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.66%) Replication
3 44 (6.36%) Inversion of Control
4 33 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (4.48%) Statistics
6 23 (3.32%) Clustering
7 22 (3.18%) Social Media
8 21 (3.03%) N-Tier
9 19 (2.75%) Computer Science
9 19 (2.75%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.88%) User Experience
11 10 (1.45%) Open Source
11 10 (1.45%) Social Network
11 10 (1.45%) BBC
12 9 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
13 8 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.16%) NHS
13 8 (1.16%) W3C
14 5 (0.72%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 168 (24.28%) Windows
2 44 (6.36%) Linux
3 23 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (3.18%) Android
4 22 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.17%) UNIX
6 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.16%) AIX
8 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.43%) SUSE
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.29%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (36.13%) MVC
3 181 (26.16%) TDD
4 139 (20.09%) Scrum
5 116 (16.76%) Web Application Development
6 113 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (12.43%) BDD
8 75 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
9 74 (10.69%) Dependency Injection
10 62 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
11 56 (8.09%) ETL
12 54 (7.80%) OO
13 48 (6.94%) Kanban
14 44 (6.36%) CRM
15 34 (4.91%) Unit Testing
16 33 (4.77%) SOA
17 32 (4.62%) MVVM
18 30 (4.34%) E-Commerce
19 28 (4.05%) Project Management
20 27 (3.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 406 (58.67%) C#
2 346 (50.00%) SQL
3 194 (28.03%) T-SQL
4 167 (24.13%) JavaScript
5 79 (11.42%) VB.NET
6 60 (8.67%) VB
7 41 (5.92%) Java
8 40 (5.78%) Ruby
9 29 (4.19%) PHP
10 25 (3.61%) VB6
10 25 (3.61%) VBA
11 23 (3.32%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.60%) C++
13 12 (1.73%) PHP5
14 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.58%) XPath
16 2 (0.29%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
17 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (9.83%) Degree
2 24 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.59%) VCP4
4 10 (1.45%) MCITP
5 7 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.01%) MCDBA
5 7 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) MCSA
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.36%) SLA
2 14 (2.02%) QA
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.01%) XenApp
3 7 (1.01%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.43%) XenServer
4 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (0.43%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.29%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) Opsview
3 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Nagios
3 1 (0.14%) WSUS
3 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 189 (27.31%) Microsoft
2 94 (13.58%) Oracle
3 42 (6.07%) Facebook
4 22 (3.18%) Teradata
5 18 (2.60%) VMware
6 17 (2.46%) IBM
7 16 (2.31%) Informatica
8 15 (2.17%) Sybase
8 15 (2.17%) EPiServer
9 14 (2.02%) Eloqua
10 13 (1.88%) SAP
10 13 (1.88%) Apple
11 12 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.73%) Citrix
12 11 (1.59%) Cognos
12 11 (1.59%) Google
13 10 (1.45%) Yahoo!
13 10 (1.45%) Twitter
13 10 (1.45%) Sony
13 10 (1.45%) Sage
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago