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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 467 433 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.45% 26.61% 23.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.27% 65.02% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 389 379 483
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
750 666 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.27% 40.93% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 599 574 678
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -1 147 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Macclesfield -1 57 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Crewe 0 54 £35,000 -3.44% 4
Chester -2 40 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Knutsford +7 35 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wilmslow -3 19 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Ellesmere Port 0 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn +3 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Nantwich -8 7 £42,500 +54.54%
Northwich -1 4 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Alderley Edge - 3 £30,000 - 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 624 (68.27%) .NET
2 557 (60.94%) C#
3 488 (53.39%) SQL
4 422 (46.17%) ASP.NET
5 313 (34.25%) T-SQL
6 288 (31.51%) MVC
7 234 (25.60%) Microsoft
8 227 (24.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 222 (24.29%) JavaScript
10 215 (23.52%) TDD
11 207 (22.65%) HTML
12 197 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 195 (21.33%) Windows
14 182 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
15 176 (19.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 165 (18.05%) XML
17 163 (17.83%) WCF
18 161 (17.61%) Scrum
19 160 (17.51%) CSS
20 155 (16.96%) MS Excel
21 148 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 146 (15.97%) .NET Framework
23 140 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
24 133 (14.55%) Web Services
25 131 (14.33%) SQL Server 2012
26 125 (13.68%) Finance
27 122 (13.35%) Visual Studio
28 107 (11.71%) VB.NET
29 106 (11.60%) jQuery
30 100 (10.94%) Web Application Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 49 (5.36%) IIS
2 38 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 33 (3.61%) Node.js
4 19 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 18 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.97%) NServiceBus
6 15 (1.64%) CMS
7 14 (1.53%) Lync
8 13 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.98%) SAS
9 9 (0.98%) MODX
10 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.44%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 155 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.69%) MS Office
3 26 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.33%) SPSS
6 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.33%) FastStats
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.33%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.22%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.31%) Trello
3 2 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.05%) Internet
2 21 (2.30%) DNS
3 19 (2.08%) SAN
4 12 (1.31%) SMS
4 12 (1.31%) DHCP
5 11 (1.20%) Firewall
6 10 (1.09%) Wireless
7 9 (0.98%) LAN
7 9 (0.98%) WAN
8 8 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.66%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.44%) Broadband
11 3 (0.33%) GPRS
11 3 (0.33%) UMTS
11 3 (0.33%) VPN
12 1 (0.11%) CTI
12 1 (0.11%) Intranet
12 1 (0.11%) VoIP
12 1 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (24.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 176 (19.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 148 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (14.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 94 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 79 (8.64%) Relational Database
7 68 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (3.72%) MySQL
10 33 (3.61%) NoSQL
11 22 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 19 (2.08%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.64%) Big Data
14 14 (1.53%) DTS
15 13 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (1.31%) OLAP
17 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database
18 10 (1.09%) MongoDB
19 8 (0.88%) Hadoop
19 8 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 122 (13.35%) Visual Studio
2 79 (8.64%) NUnit
3 77 (8.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 71 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (5.69%) Moq
5 52 (5.69%) MSTest
6 51 (5.58%) Git (software)
7 39 (4.27%) Subversion
8 36 (3.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (2.95%) Selenium
10 22 (2.41%) JIRA
11 16 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
13 9 (0.98%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.66%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.66%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.66%) ERwin
15 4 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 125 (13.68%) Finance
2 53 (5.80%) Marketing
3 51 (5.58%) Retail
4 38 (4.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 30 (3.28%) Advertising
6 28 (3.06%) Automotive
7 14 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.77%) Games
10 4 (0.44%) Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) French Language
11 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 649 (71.01%) Developer
2 351 (38.40%) .NET Developer
3 118 (12.91%) Analyst
4 95 (10.39%) Software Developer
5 83 (9.08%) C# Developer
6 75 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 75 (8.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 71 (7.77%) SQL Developer
8 54 (5.91%) Web Developer
9 47 (5.14%) VB.NET Developer
10 46 (5.03%) DBA
11 44 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 42 (4.60%) Team Leader
12 42 (4.60%) SQL DBA
12 42 (4.60%) Architect
13 35 (3.83%) Junior
14 33 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 27 (2.95%) Junior Developer
17 25 (2.74%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (68.27%) .NET
2 422 (46.17%) ASP.NET
3 207 (22.65%) HTML
4 197 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 165 (18.05%) XML
6 163 (17.83%) WCF
7 160 (17.51%) CSS
8 146 (15.97%) .NET Framework
9 133 (14.55%) Web Services
10 106 (11.60%) jQuery
11 96 (10.50%) WPF
12 89 (9.74%) Castle Windsor
13 86 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 72 (7.88%) LINQ
14 72 (7.88%) SOAP
15 71 (7.77%) WinForms
16 69 (7.55%) Ajax
17 65 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (6.78%) RESTful
19 59 (6.46%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.80%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.28%) Social Network
4 30 (3.28%) N-Tier
5 27 (2.95%) Replication
6 19 (2.08%) Blog
7 16 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.64%) Social Media
9 14 (1.53%) Clustering
9 14 (1.53%) Open Source
10 13 (1.42%) Statistics
11 8 (0.88%) W3C
11 8 (0.88%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.88%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.77%) NHS
13 6 (0.66%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.55%) New Media
14 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 195 (21.33%) Windows
2 34 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 30 (3.28%) Android
6 20 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 19 (2.08%) UNIX
8 18 (1.97%) Linux
9 16 (1.75%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.31%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.66%) AIX
13 5 (0.55%) Solaris
13 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.33%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (31.51%) MVC
2 215 (23.52%) TDD
3 182 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (17.61%) Scrum
5 140 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (10.94%) Web Application Development
7 99 (10.83%) OO
8 85 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 80 (8.75%) BDD
10 78 (8.53%) Dependency Injection
11 74 (8.10%) ETL
12 66 (7.22%) Migration
13 64 (7.00%) MVVM
14 61 (6.67%) Kanban
15 56 (6.13%) Data Migration
16 54 (5.91%) Software Engineering
17 53 (5.80%) SOA
18 51 (5.58%) Data Analysis
19 48 (5.25%) CRM
20 45 (4.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 557 (60.94%) C#
2 488 (53.39%) SQL
3 313 (34.25%) T-SQL
4 222 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 107 (11.71%) VB.NET
6 85 (9.30%) VB
7 42 (4.60%) Java
8 32 (3.50%) PHP
9 28 (3.06%) Ruby
10 27 (2.95%) VBA
11 25 (2.74%) VB6
12 12 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.98%) C
14 8 (0.88%) VBScript
15 6 (0.66%) XQuery
15 6 (0.66%) XPath
16 5 (0.55%) PHP5
16 5 (0.55%) Perl
17 4 (0.44%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 90 (9.85%) Degree
2 52 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (3.61%) MCP
3 33 (3.61%) MCTS
4 30 (3.28%) MCAD
4 30 (3.28%) MCSD
5 19 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.31%) MCSE
7 7 (0.77%) ISEB
7 7 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.66%) MCSA
9 5 (0.55%) MCITP
10 4 (0.44%) CCNA
10 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.22%) MCDST
11 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.16%) QA
2 17 (1.86%) SLA
3 12 (1.31%) HL7
4 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.31%) XenApp
5 7 (0.77%) LiteSpeed
6 6 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.22%) KVM
10 2 (0.22%) XenServer
11 1 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 234 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.00%) Oracle
3 34 (3.72%) Facebook
4 27 (2.95%) VMware
5 21 (2.30%) Citrix
6 18 (1.97%) Twitter
7 15 (1.64%) HP
8 14 (1.53%) Google
9 11 (1.20%) Cisco
10 9 (0.98%) Telerik
10 9 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.88%) Symantec
11 8 (0.88%) JBoss
11 8 (0.88%) Sybase
11 8 (0.88%) Vertica
12 7 (0.77%) Tableau
12 7 (0.77%) Cognos
12 7 (0.77%) Sage
13 6 (0.66%) Apple
13 6 (0.66%) IBM
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 +
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago