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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 215 278 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.02% 21.09% 17.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.99% 66.51% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 200 259 283
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
336 418 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.84% 31.71% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 283 383 478
Median salary £39,000 £42,469 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -7 63 £36,000 -4.00% 16
Crewe +8 31 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Macclesfield +1 30 £32,500 -3.70% 6
Wilmslow +2 28 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Chester +1 21 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Runcorn +9 8 £27,500 - 1
Northwich +4 5 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Knutsford -8 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Widnes - 3 - -
Alderley Edge +11 1 £27,500 +3.77%
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 318 (63.98%) .NET
2 298 (59.96%) C#
3 240 (48.29%) ASP.NET
4 224 (45.07%) SQL
5 209 (42.05%) Microsoft
6 178 (35.81%) MVC
7 174 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (25.15%) HTML
9 110 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 108 (21.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 103 (20.72%) Finance
12 97 (19.52%) CSS
13 96 (19.32%) TDD
14 87 (17.51%) MS Excel
15 86 (17.30%) jQuery
16 85 (17.10%) Windows
17 84 (16.90%) T-SQL
17 84 (16.90%) .NET Framework
18 80 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 74 (14.89%) JavaScript
20 69 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
21 67 (13.48%) Web Development
22 66 (13.28%) MySQL
22 66 (13.28%) Scrum
23 63 (12.68%) WCF
24 62 (12.47%) Team Foundation Server
24 62 (12.47%) VB.NET
24 62 (12.47%) AngularJS
25 61 (12.27%) HTML5
26 57 (11.47%) 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 41 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.82%) IIS
4 13 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (2.62%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.01%) Apache
5 5 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.40%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.20%) JBoss
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 87 (17.51%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.23%) MS Office
3 13 (2.62%) Fireworks
3 13 (2.62%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.40%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.62%) Office 365
3 4 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.21%) Firewall
2 7 (1.41%) SAN
3 6 (1.21%) VLAN
4 5 (1.01%) NAS
4 5 (1.01%) VoIP
5 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.80%) DNS
5 4 (0.80%) Intranet
6 3 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.60%) HTTP
6 3 (0.60%) Internet
6 3 (0.60%) LAN
6 3 (0.60%) MPLS
6 3 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) WAN
7 2 (0.40%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) DHCP
8 1 (0.20%) SMTP
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 80 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (13.28%) MySQL
4 56 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (10.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 45 (9.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (6.04%) Relational Database
10 28 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (2.21%) Data Mining
12 11 (2.21%) Power BI
12 11 (2.21%) QlikView
13 9 (1.81%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.41%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.21%) Snowflake Schema
15 6 (1.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 62 (12.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (10.46%) Visual Studio
3 42 (8.45%) NUnit
4 41 (8.25%) Git (software)
5 38 (7.65%) Subversion
6 37 (7.44%) Moq
7 35 (7.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 32 (6.44%) MSTest
9 26 (5.23%) JIRA
10 14 (2.82%) Selenium
10 14 (2.82%) SpecFlow
11 13 (2.62%) FxCop
11 13 (2.62%) StyleCop
12 10 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (2.01%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.41%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (0.60%) Bitbucket
16 3 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 103 (20.72%) Finance
2 20 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.41%) Billing
4 9 (1.81%) Marketing
5 8 (1.61%) Advertising
5 8 (1.61%) Retail
6 7 (1.41%) Banking
7 5 (1.01%) Games
8 4 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (67.20%) Developer
2 222 (44.67%) .NET Developer
3 153 (30.78%) C# Developer
4 139 (27.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 104 (20.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 104 (20.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 91 (18.31%) .NET Software Developer
7 78 (15.69%) Software Developer
8 64 (12.88%) C# Software Developer
9 60 (12.07%) Analyst
10 48 (9.66%) SQL Developer
11 42 (8.45%) DBA
12 41 (8.25%) SQL DBA
13 28 (5.63%) Senior Developer
14 27 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 26 (5.23%) Junior
16 24 (4.83%) SQL Analyst
16 24 (4.83%) Web Developer
17 21 (4.23%) Junior Developer
18 20 (4.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (63.98%) .NET
2 240 (48.29%) ASP.NET
3 125 (25.15%) HTML
4 110 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 97 (19.52%) CSS
6 86 (17.30%) jQuery
7 84 (16.90%) .NET Framework
8 63 (12.68%) WCF
9 62 (12.47%) AngularJS
10 61 (12.27%) HTML5
11 53 (10.66%) Web Services
12 48 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 46 (9.26%) XML
14 45 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 45 (9.05%) Castle Windsor
15 44 (8.85%) CSS3
16 42 (8.45%) Entity Framework
17 38 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (7.65%) WPF
18 33 (6.64%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.44%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (4.02%) User Experience
4 16 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.22%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.02%) PMI
6 12 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.21%) Tandem
8 10 (2.01%) iPad
9 9 (1.81%) Clustering
9 9 (1.81%) Replication
10 8 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.41%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.60%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.60%) Streaming Music
12 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.40%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.40%) Fintech
13 2 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.10%) Windows
2 32 (6.44%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.63%) Linux
4 15 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.01%) Unix
6 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.60%) Android
9 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (35.81%) MVC
2 174 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (19.32%) TDD
4 69 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (13.48%) Web Development
6 66 (13.28%) Scrum
7 57 (11.47%) Dependency Injection
8 52 (10.46%) ETL
9 51 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (8.65%) Web Application Development
11 41 (8.25%) Kanban
12 33 (6.64%) Unit Testing
13 30 (6.04%) BDD
13 30 (6.04%) High Availability
13 30 (6.04%) MVVM
14 28 (5.63%) CRM
15 26 (5.23%) OO
16 25 (5.03%) Project Management
17 24 (4.83%) Data Analysis
18 23 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 298 (59.96%) C#
2 224 (45.07%) SQL
3 84 (16.90%) T-SQL
4 74 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 62 (12.47%) VB.NET
6 42 (8.45%) PHP
7 28 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.02%) PHP 5
9 16 (3.22%) VB
10 14 (2.82%) VBA
10 14 (2.82%) VBScript
11 11 (2.21%) Java
12 10 (2.01%) Ruby
13 9 (1.81%) VB6
14 5 (1.01%) F#
14 5 (1.01%) Perl
15 2 (0.40%) Progress 4GL
15 2 (0.40%) Python
15 2 (0.40%) R
16 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (4.23%) Degree
2 15 (3.02%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.21%) MCSA
4 6 (1.21%) MCSE
5 4 (0.80%) CCNA
5 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.40%) ISEB
7 2 (0.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) GIAC
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCITP
8 1 (0.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.43%) QA
2 8 (1.61%) HL7
3 7 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.80%) SLA
5 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.62%) Hyper-V
2 13 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.61%) vSphere
4 7 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.80%) XenApp
7 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) NDS
8 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (1.01%) Kibana
2 5 (1.01%) WSUS
3 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.60%) Puppet
4 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.20%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.20%) Netcool
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 209 (42.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.43%) VMware
3 20 (4.02%) Oracle
4 19 (3.82%) Cisco
5 18 (3.62%) Cognos
6 16 (3.22%) Hyperion
7 12 (2.41%) HP
7 12 (2.41%) Teradata
8 10 (2.01%) Talend
9 8 (1.61%) Symantec
9 8 (1.61%) Tableau
10 5 (1.01%) Citrix
10 5 (1.01%) IBM
11 4 (0.80%) arcserve
11 4 (0.80%) EMC
11 4 (0.80%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (0.80%) RedGate
11 4 (0.80%) Sophos
12 3 (0.60%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.60%) Xamarin
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tarporley, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Others
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago