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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 251 385 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.07% 22.38% 24.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.86% 65.59% 67.11%
Number of salaries quoted 221 330 355
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £49,500
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
387 587 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.49% 34.13% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 330 487 541
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -1 98 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Chester 0 32 £36,250 +5.07% 8
Wilmslow +4 22 £35,000 - 9
Macclesfield -5 22 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Runcorn +6 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Knutsford +1 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Alderley Edge -7 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Crewe +8 6 £45,000 -
Ellesmere Port 0 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Northwich -7 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Winsford 0 2 £37,500 - 1
Daresbury - 1 £38,500 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 323 (60.94%) .NET
2 285 (53.77%) C#
3 261 (49.25%) SQL
4 208 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
5 207 (39.06%) ASP.NET
6 159 (30.00%) MVC
7 154 (29.06%) Finance
8 143 (26.98%) Microsoft
9 126 (23.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 110 (20.75%) TDD
11 107 (20.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 103 (19.43%) JavaScript
13 102 (19.25%) HTML
14 98 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 97 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
16 95 (17.92%) CSS
17 89 (16.79%) Scrum
18 86 (16.23%) Web Services
18 86 (16.23%) Windows
19 85 (16.04%) T-SQL
19 85 (16.04%) SQL Server 2014
20 83 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
21 75 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
21 75 (14.15%) MS Excel
22 73 (13.77%) jQuery
23 70 (13.21%) XML
24 66 (12.45%) Web Application Development
25 64 (12.08%) Visual Studio
26 63 (11.89%) .NET Framework
27 60 (11.32%) MySQL

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 54 (10.19%) BizTalk Server
2 38 (7.17%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.21%) Node.js
4 12 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.08%) IIS
6 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.75%) CMS
8 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.38%) Mule
9 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.19%) Confluence
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 75 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.58%) Photoshop
3 18 (3.40%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) FastStats
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.96%) Office 365
3 8 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.51%) IaaS
3 8 (1.51%) PaaS
4 2 (0.38%) GitHub
4 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.02%) Firewall
2 14 (2.64%) DNS
3 10 (1.89%) SAN
4 9 (1.70%) Internet
4 9 (1.70%) WAN
5 8 (1.51%) DHCP
6 7 (1.32%) LAN
7 6 (1.13%) NAS
7 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.13%) VLAN
8 5 (0.94%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.94%) Wireless
9 4 (0.75%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.57%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.57%) HTTP
10 3 (0.57%) VoIP
10 3 (0.57%) VPN
11 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (23.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 107 (20.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (16.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 75 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 60 (11.32%) MySQL
6 59 (11.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (5.47%) Relational Database
10 17 (3.21%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.64%) DB2
12 8 (1.51%) OLAP
13 7 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.32%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.13%) Big Data
14 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 98 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (12.08%) Visual Studio
3 53 (10.00%) MSTest
4 46 (8.68%) Moq
4 46 (8.68%) NUnit
4 46 (8.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 37 (6.98%) Git (software)
6 30 (5.66%) Subversion
7 20 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (2.26%) JIRA
9 7 (1.32%) HP UFT
10 6 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.75%) Maven
12 3 (0.57%) Gradle
12 3 (0.57%) JUnit
12 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.57%) TestNG
13 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 154 (29.06%) Finance
2 38 (7.17%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.96%) Banking
4 19 (3.58%) Marketing
5 8 (1.51%) Publishing
6 7 (1.32%) Games
7 6 (1.13%) Retail
8 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.57%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 328 (61.89%) Developer
2 212 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 124 (23.40%) C# Developer
4 108 (20.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 73 (13.77%) Analyst
6 72 (13.58%) SQL Developer
7 70 (13.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 66 (12.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 60 (11.32%) .NET Software Developer
10 51 (9.62%) Senior Developer
11 47 (8.87%) Software Developer
12 32 (6.04%) SQL Analyst
13 31 (5.85%) C# Software Developer
13 31 (5.85%) DBA
13 31 (5.85%) Senior SQL Developer
14 29 (5.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 29 (5.47%) SQL DBA
15 28 (5.28%) WPF Developer
16 27 (5.09%) Lead Developer
17 25 (4.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (60.94%) .NET
2 207 (39.06%) ASP.NET
3 102 (19.25%) HTML
4 95 (17.92%) CSS
5 86 (16.23%) Web Services
6 83 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (13.77%) jQuery
8 70 (13.21%) XML
9 63 (11.89%) .NET Framework
10 58 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 51 (9.62%) WCF
12 47 (8.87%) RESTful
13 46 (8.68%) Castle Windsor
13 46 (8.68%) Ninject
13 46 (8.68%) Spring.NET
13 46 (8.68%) Unity DI Container
14 43 (8.11%) AngularJS
15 41 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 40 (7.55%) WPF
17 36 (6.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.68%) Inversion of Control
2 44 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.91%) Replication
4 25 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.53%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.96%) Social Network
7 20 (3.77%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.45%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.51%) CMDB
11 7 (1.32%) Clustering
11 7 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.13%) SCADA
13 5 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.94%) User Experience
14 4 (0.75%) Statistics
15 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.57%) Physics
15 3 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.23%) Windows
2 18 (3.40%) Linux
2 18 (3.40%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.08%) Android
3 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.13%) Unix
5 5 (0.94%) Windows CE
6 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (30.00%) MVC
3 110 (20.75%) TDD
4 97 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
5 89 (16.79%) Scrum
6 66 (12.45%) Web Application Development
7 56 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
9 48 (9.06%) ETL
10 47 (8.87%) Kanban
11 46 (8.68%) Web Development
12 35 (6.60%) BDD
13 34 (6.42%) Project Management
14 32 (6.04%) MVVM
15 31 (5.85%) OO
16 30 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (5.66%) High Availability
16 30 (5.66%) Software Engineering
17 28 (5.28%) Mentoring
18 26 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (53.77%) C#
2 261 (49.25%) SQL
3 103 (19.43%) JavaScript
4 85 (16.04%) T-SQL
5 34 (6.42%) VB
6 32 (6.04%) PHP
7 30 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 25 (4.72%) Java
9 16 (3.02%) C++
10 12 (2.26%) PHP 5
11 11 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.89%) Ruby
13 7 (1.32%) VB6
14 6 (1.13%) VBA
14 6 (1.13%) VC++
15 5 (0.94%) C
16 3 (0.57%) Delphi
17 1 (0.19%) Perl
17 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (6.60%) Degree
2 15 (2.83%) ISEB
3 11 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.51%) PMP
6 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.57%) CCNA
8 2 (0.38%) CCIE
8 2 (0.38%) HNC
8 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.38%) MCITP
8 2 (0.38%) MCSA
8 2 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.28%) QA
2 6 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Docker
5 1 (0.19%) Postfix
5 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (1.51%) SCVMM
2 7 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.57%) SCCM
5 2 (0.38%) MobiControl
5 2 (0.38%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 143 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.53%) Oracle
3 23 (4.34%) Facebook
3 23 (4.34%) VMware
4 21 (3.96%) Twitter
5 18 (3.40%) IBM
6 17 (3.21%) Cisco
7 14 (2.64%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.08%) Citrix
9 10 (1.89%) NetApp
10 9 (1.70%) Juniper
11 8 (1.51%) BMC
11 8 (1.51%) EMC
11 8 (1.51%) HP
12 6 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.13%) Tableau
12 6 (1.13%) Wonderware
13 5 (0.94%) Cognos
13 5 (0.94%) Symantec
14 4 (0.75%) Zoho
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £31,383 - 41,373 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + up to 30% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on Exp, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 25 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Perks
Posted: 27 days ago