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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 192 376 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.19% 21.66% 25.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.73% 61.74% 68.62%
Number of salaries quoted 178 338 366
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
264 609 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.76% 35.08% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 242 510 525
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 -2 77 £40,000 - 10
Chester -6 20 £32,000 -14.66% 9
Runcorn +3 19 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Macclesfield +7 16 £27,500 -24.13% 4
Wilmslow -1 16 £35,000 -11.14% 4
Crewe +21 10 £34,000 -20.00% 6
Knutsford -8 4 £75,000 +76.47% 2
Winsford 0 3 £37,500 -
Daresbury - 2 £39,000 -
Ellesmere Port -1 1 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Northwich -10 1 £37,500 +7.14%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 290 (63.74%) .NET
2 265 (58.24%) C#
3 206 (45.27%) SQL
4 191 (41.98%) ASP.NET
5 168 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (31.65%) MVC
7 142 (31.21%) Microsoft
8 118 (25.93%) Finance
9 102 (22.42%) TDD
10 101 (22.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 100 (21.98%) HTML
12 94 (20.66%) JavaScript
13 92 (20.22%) Scrum
14 91 (20.00%) CSS
15 82 (18.02%) SQL Server 2014
16 80 (17.58%) Windows
17 79 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 77 (16.92%) Web Services
18 77 (16.92%) T-SQL
19 76 (16.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 71 (15.60%) jQuery
21 69 (15.16%) Team Foundation Server
22 67 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
23 66 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
24 60 (13.19%) MS Excel
25 58 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
26 55 (12.09%) XML
26 55 (12.09%) .NET Framework
26 55 (12.09%) Dependency Injection
26 55 (12.09%) Web Application Development

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 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.37%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.20%) IIS
4 6 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.88%) CMS
5 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.66%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.74%) Photoshop
3 16 (3.52%) Fireworks
4 8 (1.76%) MS Office
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) FastStats
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.40%) Office 365
3 10 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.76%) IaaS
4 8 (1.76%) PaaS
5 3 (0.66%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.64%) Firewall
2 10 (2.20%) DNS
2 10 (2.20%) Internet
3 8 (1.76%) DHCP
3 8 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.54%) VLAN
4 7 (1.54%) WAN
5 5 (1.10%) LAN
5 5 (1.10%) NAS
5 5 (1.10%) SAN
6 4 (0.88%) Intranet
6 4 (0.88%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.88%) VPN
7 3 (0.66%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.66%) HTTP
7 3 (0.66%) SSL
7 3 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (22.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 82 (18.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 76 (16.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (10.55%) MySQL
5 48 (10.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (6.15%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.08%) DB2
10 12 (2.64%) MS Access
10 12 (2.64%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.88%) Big Data
13 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.88%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 69 (15.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (10.99%) MSTest
3 49 (10.77%) Moq
3 49 (10.77%) NUnit
3 49 (10.77%) Rhino Mocks
4 44 (9.67%) Visual Studio
5 29 (6.37%) Git (software)
6 23 (5.05%) Subversion
7 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.54%) JIRA
9 6 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.44%) Maven
11 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.22%) FxCop
12 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.22%) MorphX
12 1 (0.22%) Selenium
12 1 (0.22%) StyleCop
12 1 (0.22%) TestNG
General
1 118 (25.93%) Finance
2 30 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.62%) Banking
4 18 (3.96%) Marketing
5 10 (2.20%) Billing
6 8 (1.76%) Games
6 8 (1.76%) Publishing
7 7 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
9 2 (0.44%) German Language
9 2 (0.44%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.44%) Retail
9 2 (0.44%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (65.05%) Developer
2 201 (44.18%) .NET Developer
3 111 (24.40%) C# Developer
4 100 (21.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (14.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 60 (13.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 57 (12.53%) SQL Developer
8 53 (11.65%) .NET Software Developer
9 51 (11.21%) Senior Developer
10 44 (9.67%) Analyst
11 41 (9.01%) Software Developer
12 30 (6.59%) DBA
13 27 (5.93%) C# WPF Developer
13 27 (5.93%) SQL DBA
13 27 (5.93%) WPF Developer
14 25 (5.49%) Lead Developer
15 23 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 23 (5.05%) Junior
16 22 (4.84%) Junior Developer
17 21 (4.62%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (63.74%) .NET
2 191 (41.98%) ASP.NET
3 100 (21.98%) HTML
4 91 (20.00%) CSS
5 79 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (16.92%) Web Services
7 71 (15.60%) jQuery
8 55 (12.09%) .NET Framework
8 55 (12.09%) XML
9 54 (11.87%) WCF
10 51 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 50 (10.99%) Castle Windsor
11 50 (10.99%) Unity DI Container
12 49 (10.77%) Ninject
12 49 (10.77%) Spring.NET
13 45 (9.89%) WPF
14 40 (8.79%) RESTful
15 35 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (7.25%) HTML5
17 32 (7.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.77%) Inversion of Control
2 47 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.27%) Social Network
5 23 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.52%) Replication
8 13 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.42%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.98%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.76%) CMDB
12 6 (1.32%) SCADA
13 5 (1.10%) Clustering
13 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.66%) Statistics
15 3 (0.66%) Tandem
15 3 (0.66%) User Experience
16 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
16 2 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 80 (17.58%) Windows
2 16 (3.52%) Linux
3 12 (2.64%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.42%) Android
5 8 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.54%) Unix
6 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.32%) Windows CE
8 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (31.65%) MVC
3 102 (22.42%) TDD
4 92 (20.22%) Scrum
5 66 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (12.09%) Dependency Injection
7 55 (12.09%) Web Application Development
8 50 (10.99%) Kanban
9 36 (7.91%) ETL
9 36 (7.91%) Web Development
10 35 (7.69%) BDD
10 35 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (7.25%) MVVM
12 32 (7.03%) Project Management
12 32 (7.03%) Software Engineering
13 26 (5.71%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.84%) Line Management
15 21 (4.62%) OO
16 19 (4.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 265 (58.24%) C#
2 206 (45.27%) SQL
3 94 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 77 (16.92%) T-SQL
5 37 (8.13%) VB.NET
6 27 (5.93%) VB
7 24 (5.27%) PHP
8 22 (4.84%) Java
9 16 (3.52%) C++
10 15 (3.30%) VBA
11 14 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.42%) Ruby
13 7 (1.54%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.32%) VC++
15 5 (1.10%) C
16 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.66%) VB6
17 2 (0.44%) Delphi
17 2 (0.44%) X++
18 1 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (9.01%) Degree
2 10 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.98%) ISEB
3 9 (1.98%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.98%) PMP
4 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.44%) CCIE
5 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.22%) CCNA
6 1 (0.22%) CISSP
6 1 (0.22%) MCSA
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.30%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Postfix
6 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (1.76%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.10%) MobiControl
3 4 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.44%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.44%) WSUS
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 142 (31.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.71%) Facebook
3 25 (5.49%) Twitter
4 21 (4.62%) Oracle
5 18 (3.96%) VMware
6 17 (3.74%) Cisco
7 14 (3.08%) IBM
8 12 (2.64%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.98%) Juniper
10 8 (1.76%) BMC
10 8 (1.76%) Citrix
10 8 (1.76%) EMC
10 8 (1.76%) HP
10 8 (1.76%) Motorola
10 8 (1.76%) NetApp
11 6 (1.32%) Wonderware
12 5 (1.10%) Samsung
13 4 (0.88%) Brocade
13 4 (0.88%) QNAP
13 4 (0.88%) Zoho
Crewe, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £490000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £58000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Crewe
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago