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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 320 373 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.68% 23.27% 27.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.18% 60.85% 70.44%
Number of salaries quoted 279 310 517
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
550 613 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.39% 38.24% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 476 483 692
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 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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 84 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Macclesfield -4 74 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Knutsford +19 33 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Wilmslow -3 26 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Chester -1 24 £37,500 - 10
Northwich +2 13 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Ellesmere Port - 9 £40,000 - 1
Crewe -12 8 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Nantwich +1 4 £28,750 -28.12%
Runcorn -4 4 £28,750 -33.90%
Daresbury - 4 £26,000 -
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 -
Widnes -1 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 468 (65.09%) .NET
2 432 (60.08%) C#
3 358 (49.79%) SQL
4 354 (49.24%) ASP.NET
5 305 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
6 256 (35.61%) MVC
7 222 (30.88%) T-SQL
8 207 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 193 (26.84%) TDD
10 190 (26.43%) HTML
11 184 (25.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 182 (25.31%) Windows
13 178 (24.76%) Microsoft
14 175 (24.34%) WCF
15 172 (23.92%) JavaScript
16 171 (23.78%) CSS
17 148 (20.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 142 (19.75%) Finance
19 138 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 134 (18.64%) Scrum
21 130 (18.08%) jQuery
22 129 (17.94%) .NET Framework
23 125 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
24 124 (17.25%) MS Excel
25 111 (15.44%) Web Application Development
26 93 (12.93%) XML
27 92 (12.80%) HTML5
28 90 (12.52%) Git (software)
29 89 (12.38%) Oracle
30 85 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 62 (8.62%) Node.js
2 32 (4.45%) NServiceBus
3 29 (4.03%) IIS
4 26 (3.62%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.34%) CMS
6 23 (3.20%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.81%) SAS
8 12 (1.67%) WordPress
8 12 (1.67%) Lync
9 11 (1.53%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.53%) JBoss
10 9 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.11%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.56%) Flash Media Server
14 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 124 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.06%) MS Office
3 15 (2.09%) Photoshop
3 15 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.70%) SPSS
5 5 (0.70%) FastStats
6 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.42%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.28%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.70%) Internet
2 17 (2.36%) Wireless
3 12 (1.67%) DHCP
3 12 (1.67%) DNS
4 9 (1.25%) LAN
5 7 (0.97%) WAN
5 7 (0.97%) VPN
6 6 (0.83%) Firewall
6 6 (0.83%) VoIP
7 5 (0.70%) DMZ
7 5 (0.70%) VLAN
8 4 (0.56%) Intranet
8 4 (0.56%) SAN
9 3 (0.42%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.28%) HTTP
11 1 (0.14%) ATM
11 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (25.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 148 (20.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 138 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (8.76%) NoSQL
6 52 (7.23%) MySQL
7 50 (6.95%) Relational Database
8 46 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (5.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (3.62%) Big Data
12 25 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (2.64%) DB2
13 19 (2.64%) Oracle Database
14 17 (2.36%) DTS
15 16 (2.23%) RDBMS
16 15 (2.09%) MS Access
17 13 (1.81%) MongoDB
18 12 (1.67%) QlikView
19 11 (1.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 90 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 80 (11.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (10.85%) NUnit
4 64 (8.90%) Visual Studio
5 51 (7.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 46 (6.40%) Subversion
7 44 (6.12%) Moq
8 41 (5.70%) MSTest
9 37 (5.15%) Selenium
10 34 (4.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 29 (4.03%) JIRA
12 27 (3.76%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.97%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.56%) FlexUnit
15 4 (0.56%) JUnit
16 2 (0.28%) Maven
16 2 (0.28%) SilkPerformer
General
1 142 (19.75%) Finance
2 48 (6.68%) Marketing
3 47 (6.54%) Retail
4 28 (3.89%) Advertising
5 26 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.50%) Games
7 17 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.11%) French Language
8 8 (1.11%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.97%) Banking
9 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.42%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 469 (65.23%) Developer
2 280 (38.94%) .NET Developer
3 100 (13.91%) Analyst
4 66 (9.18%) DBA
5 63 (8.76%) Software Developer
6 57 (7.93%) Senior Developer
7 54 (7.51%) C# Developer
8 46 (6.40%) SQL DBA
9 45 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 39 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (4.73%) SQL Developer
13 32 (4.45%) Web Developer
14 30 (4.17%) Programmer
14 30 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
15 27 (3.76%) .NET Programmer
16 26 (3.62%) Analyst Programmer
16 26 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
17 24 (3.34%) VB.NET Developer
18 23 (3.20%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (65.09%) .NET
2 354 (49.24%) ASP.NET
3 207 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 190 (26.43%) HTML
5 175 (24.34%) WCF
6 171 (23.78%) CSS
7 130 (18.08%) jQuery
8 129 (17.94%) .NET Framework
9 93 (12.93%) XML
10 92 (12.80%) HTML5
11 84 (11.68%) Web Services
12 74 (10.29%) Castle Windsor
13 72 (10.01%) CSS3
14 70 (9.74%) LINQ
15 67 (9.32%) RESTful
15 67 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 61 (8.48%) WPF
17 47 (6.54%) Spring.NET
18 45 (6.26%) NHibernate
19 44 (6.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.26%) Inversion of Control
3 41 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (5.70%) Replication
4 25 (3.48%) Statistics
4 25 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.20%) Social Media
6 19 (2.64%) Data Integration
7 16 (2.23%) Social Network
8 12 (1.67%) User Experience
9 11 (1.53%) Clustering
10 10 (1.39%) BBC
10 10 (1.39%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.97%) Open Source
14 5 (0.70%) W3C
14 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 182 (25.31%) Windows
2 48 (6.68%) Linux
3 28 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (3.62%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.62%) Android
5 17 (2.36%) UNIX
6 15 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.81%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.11%) AIX
9 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (35.61%) MVC
3 193 (26.84%) TDD
4 134 (18.64%) Scrum
5 125 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (15.44%) Web Application Development
7 80 (11.13%) BDD
8 79 (10.99%) Dependency Injection
9 75 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (10.15%) OO
11 53 (7.37%) ETL
12 52 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
13 49 (6.82%) Kanban
14 44 (6.12%) MVVM
15 36 (5.01%) SOA
16 34 (4.73%) CRM
17 31 (4.31%) E-Commerce
17 31 (4.31%) ITIL
17 31 (4.31%) Unit Testing
18 26 (3.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 432 (60.08%) C#
2 358 (49.79%) SQL
3 222 (30.88%) T-SQL
4 172 (23.92%) JavaScript
5 75 (10.43%) VB.NET
6 63 (8.76%) VB
7 39 (5.42%) Java
8 37 (5.15%) Ruby
9 31 (4.31%) PHP
10 26 (3.62%) VB6
10 26 (3.62%) VBA
11 20 (2.78%) C++
11 20 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.23%) PHP5
13 10 (1.39%) XPath
14 8 (1.11%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.14%) VBScript
15 1 (0.14%) Delphi
15 1 (0.14%) Perl
15 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 81 (11.27%) Degree
2 21 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.97%) ISEB
5 7 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.70%) MCTS
7 3 (0.42%) MCITP
7 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.42%) MCP
7 3 (0.42%) MCAD
7 3 (0.42%) MCSD
7 3 (0.42%) MCSE
8 2 (0.28%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.23%) SLA
2 16 (2.23%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.11%) XenApp
3 8 (1.11%) XenDesktop
4 7 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.28%) SCOM
2 2 (0.28%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.14%) Opsview
3 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Nagios
3 1 (0.14%) WSUS
3 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 178 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 89 (12.38%) Oracle
3 46 (6.40%) Facebook
4 23 (3.20%) VMware
5 22 (3.06%) Teradata
6 17 (2.36%) IBM
7 16 (2.23%) Sybase
8 15 (2.09%) EPiServer
9 14 (1.95%) Twitter
9 14 (1.95%) Eloqua
9 14 (1.95%) Cognos
9 14 (1.95%) Citrix
10 13 (1.81%) Informatica
10 13 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.67%) Apple
11 12 (1.67%) Google
12 10 (1.39%) Yahoo!
12 10 (1.39%) Sony
13 9 (1.25%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.11%) SAP
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago