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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 319 424 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.83% 24.75% 23.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.80% 66.04% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 274 338 368
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 £28,600 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,950 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
500 642 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.08% 37.48% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 419 515 549
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 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 134 £37,500 -0.66% 26
Knutsford -5 25 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Chester +2 21 £37,500 -3.84% 5
Macclesfield -6 16 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Wilmslow 0 14 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Ellesmere Port +3 13 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn -3 10 £38,500 +37.50% 1
Crewe -25 9 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Winsford - 5 - - 1
Northwich -1 2 £33,750 +22.72% 2
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 405 (59.30%) .NET
2 362 (53.00%) C#
3 343 (50.22%) SQL
4 303 (44.36%) ASP.NET
5 267 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (33.53%) Microsoft
7 223 (32.65%) MVC
8 178 (26.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 172 (25.18%) Finance
10 171 (25.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 170 (24.89%) T-SQL
12 166 (24.30%) MS Excel
13 163 (23.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 144 (21.08%) TDD
14 144 (21.08%) HTML
15 140 (20.50%) Windows
16 130 (19.03%) JavaScript
17 128 (18.74%) WCF
18 122 (17.86%) .NET Framework
19 119 (17.42%) Scrum
20 117 (17.13%) CSS
21 105 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
21 105 (15.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 101 (14.79%) jQuery
23 96 (14.06%) Web Application Development
24 93 (13.62%) Web Services
25 91 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
26 89 (13.03%) Oracle
27 87 (12.74%) XML
28 84 (12.30%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 43 (6.30%) Node.js
3 17 (2.49%) IIS
4 11 (1.61%) NServiceBus
4 11 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle 9iAS
6 6 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.73%) Lync
7 5 (0.73%) Apache
7 5 (0.73%) CMS
7 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.59%) SAS
9 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 166 (24.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.49%) MS Office
3 16 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.61%) MS Project
5 8 (1.17%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.88%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.44%) ProjectWise
7 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.29%) SPSS
8 2 (0.29%) FastStats
8 2 (0.29%) Mingle
9 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 41 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (4.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (3.66%) Dynamics GP
4 16 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.44%) Primavera
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.59%) SmartFocus
3 3 (0.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.29%) Silverpop
4 2 (0.29%) Trello
4 2 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.98%) Internet
2 18 (2.64%) DNS
3 17 (2.49%) DHCP
4 11 (1.61%) VPN
5 9 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.17%) LAN
6 8 (1.17%) VoIP
7 7 (1.02%) WAN
7 7 (1.02%) HTTP
8 6 (0.88%) Firewall
8 6 (0.88%) GPRS
8 6 (0.88%) UMTS
9 5 (0.73%) VLAN
9 5 (0.73%) Wireless
9 5 (0.73%) DMZ
10 4 (0.59%) ATM
10 4 (0.59%) SAN
11 3 (0.44%) Broadband
12 2 (0.29%) Intranet
13 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (26.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 171 (25.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (15.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (12.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (6.88%) NoSQL
8 32 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (4.10%) Relational Database
10 27 (3.95%) Oracle Database
11 26 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 24 (3.51%) MySQL
13 20 (2.93%) OLAP
13 20 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (2.34%) OLAP Cube
16 14 (2.05%) DB2
16 14 (2.05%) MongoDB
17 13 (1.90%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 71 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 61 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 48 (7.03%) NUnit
5 35 (5.12%) Rhino Mocks
6 32 (4.69%) MSTest
6 32 (4.69%) Moq
7 26 (3.81%) Subversion
8 25 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (2.34%) JIRA
10 14 (2.05%) Selenium
11 11 (1.61%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.02%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.88%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.59%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
16 3 (0.44%) Calabash
General
1 172 (25.18%) Finance
2 37 (5.42%) Marketing
3 24 (3.51%) Advertising
4 22 (3.22%) Games
5 16 (2.34%) General Ledger
6 14 (2.05%) Back Office
7 12 (1.76%) Retail
8 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.73%) Local Government
11 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.44%) Automotive
12 3 (0.44%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 394 (57.69%) Developer
2 235 (34.41%) .NET Developer
3 93 (13.62%) DBA
4 86 (12.59%) C# Developer
5 76 (11.13%) Analyst
6 73 (10.69%) Software Developer
7 69 (10.10%) SQL DBA
8 64 (9.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (7.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 45 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 41 (6.00%) Senior Developer
12 39 (5.71%) Administrator
13 32 (4.69%) SQL Server DBA
14 26 (3.81%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (3.37%) SQL Developer
16 22 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (3.22%) Web Developer
17 19 (2.78%) Support Analyst
17 19 (2.78%) Project Manager
18 17 (2.49%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (59.30%) .NET
2 303 (44.36%) ASP.NET
3 163 (23.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 144 (21.08%) HTML
5 128 (18.74%) WCF
6 122 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 117 (17.13%) CSS
8 101 (14.79%) jQuery
9 93 (13.62%) Web Services
10 87 (12.74%) XML
11 73 (10.69%) Entity Framework
12 69 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 67 (9.81%) RESTful
14 63 (9.22%) HTML5
15 48 (7.03%) NHibernate
16 46 (6.73%) LINQ
17 45 (6.59%) Castle Windsor
18 42 (6.15%) SOAP
19 40 (5.86%) Spring.NET
19 40 (5.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.17%) Replication
3 42 (6.15%) N-Tier
4 34 (4.98%) Clustering
5 33 (4.83%) Inversion of Control
6 27 (3.95%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.64%) Statistics
7 18 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.05%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.76%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.61%) User Experience
12 10 (1.46%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.32%) NHS
14 7 (1.02%) W3C
14 7 (1.02%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.88%) Tandem
15 6 (0.88%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
16 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 140 (20.50%) Windows
2 34 (4.98%) Android
3 31 (4.54%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.78%) Linux
6 16 (2.34%) UNIX
7 15 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.76%) Windows Phone
9 11 (1.61%) Windows Phone 7
10 8 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.02%) Windows CE
11 7 (1.02%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.44%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (32.65%) MVC
3 144 (21.08%) TDD
4 119 (17.42%) Scrum
5 105 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
6 96 (14.06%) Web Application Development
7 91 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (10.25%) Dependency Injection
9 69 (10.10%) BDD
10 64 (9.37%) Performance Tuning
11 59 (8.64%) ETL
12 49 (7.17%) CRM
13 44 (6.44%) SDLC
14 42 (6.15%) Project Management
15 40 (5.86%) OO
16 39 (5.71%) Kanban
16 39 (5.71%) Mentoring
17 36 (5.27%) Unit Testing
18 31 (4.54%) Software Engineering
19 30 (4.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 362 (53.00%) C#
2 343 (50.22%) SQL
3 170 (24.89%) T-SQL
4 130 (19.03%) JavaScript
5 78 (11.42%) VB.NET
6 63 (9.22%) VB
7 48 (7.03%) Java
8 30 (4.39%) Ruby
9 20 (2.93%) C++
10 19 (2.78%) VBA
11 18 (2.64%) PHP
12 16 (2.34%) VB6
13 13 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.17%) C
15 7 (1.02%) PHP5
16 5 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.59%) Python
18 3 (0.44%) Prolog
19 2 (0.29%) ActionScript
19 2 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 60 (8.78%) Degree
2 37 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.20%) MCITP
4 12 (1.76%) ISEB
5 9 (1.32%) MCDBA
6 7 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.44%) MCTS
7 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.44%) OCP
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.37%) QA
2 22 (3.22%) SLA
3 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
3 5 (0.73%) XenApp
3 5 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.44%) XenServer
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) SCOM
2 3 (0.44%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.29%) WSUS
3 2 (0.29%) SCCM
3 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.15%) Oozie
4 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 229 (33.53%) Microsoft
2 89 (13.03%) Oracle
3 33 (4.83%) SAP
4 25 (3.66%) JD Edwards
4 25 (3.66%) Sage
5 23 (3.37%) Facebook
6 21 (3.07%) VMware
7 16 (2.34%) Epicor
8 13 (1.90%) Cognos
9 12 (1.76%) Apple
9 12 (1.76%) Hyperion
9 12 (1.76%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.61%) Teradata
11 10 (1.46%) Citrix
11 10 (1.46%) HP
11 10 (1.46%) Sybase
12 8 (1.17%) Avaya
12 8 (1.17%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.02%) Ab Initio
14 6 (0.88%) Informatica
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago