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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 319 425 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.64% 25.06% 28.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.42% 62.87% 74.51%
Number of salaries quoted 284 355 566
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 £27,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
546 676 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.48% 39.86% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 480 551 745
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Macclesfield -2 74 £42,500 +17.24% 13
Warrington -8 73 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Knutsford +14 33 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Wilmslow -4 29 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Chester -1 21 £35,000 -1.40% 11
Crewe -7 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northwich +5 11 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Ellesmere Port - 11 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn -4 7 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Nantwich 0 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Daresbury - 3 £26,000 -
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 -
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 525 (67.65%) .NET
2 484 (62.37%) C#
3 393 (50.64%) ASP.NET
4 379 (48.84%) SQL
5 328 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
6 283 (36.47%) MVC
7 241 (31.06%) T-SQL
8 221 (28.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 218 (28.09%) TDD
10 208 (26.80%) HTML
11 202 (26.03%) JavaScript
12 200 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 197 (25.39%) Microsoft
14 196 (25.26%) Windows
15 190 (24.48%) WCF
16 186 (23.97%) CSS
17 151 (19.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 148 (19.07%) Scrum
19 147 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
20 140 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 138 (17.78%) .NET Framework
21 138 (17.78%) jQuery
22 136 (17.53%) Finance
23 121 (15.59%) Web Application Development
24 119 (15.34%) MS Excel
25 104 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
26 102 (13.14%) XML
27 98 (12.63%) HTML5
28 97 (12.50%) Web Services
29 91 (11.73%) Castle Windsor

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (7.60%) Node.js
2 35 (4.51%) NServiceBus
3 32 (4.12%) Umbraco
4 31 (3.99%) IIS
5 28 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 25 (3.22%) CMS
7 13 (1.68%) SAS
8 12 (1.55%) JBoss
8 12 (1.55%) WordPress
8 12 (1.55%) Lync
9 11 (1.42%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.52%) Flash Media Server
12 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.26%) MODX
Applications
1 119 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.71%) MS Office
3 19 (2.45%) Photoshop
4 15 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.64%) SPSS
5 5 (0.64%) FastStats
6 3 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.26%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.90%) Internet
2 17 (2.19%) Wireless
3 13 (1.68%) SAN
4 8 (1.03%) LAN
5 7 (0.90%) DHCP
5 7 (0.90%) DNS
6 6 (0.77%) WAN
7 4 (0.52%) Intranet
7 4 (0.52%) Firewall
7 4 (0.52%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.39%) VoIP
8 3 (0.39%) VPN
9 2 (0.26%) HTTP
9 2 (0.26%) Broadband
9 2 (0.26%) DMZ
9 2 (0.26%) VLAN
10 1 (0.13%) Network Security
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
10 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 151 (19.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 140 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (7.73%) NoSQL
6 59 (7.60%) Relational Database
7 52 (6.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 50 (6.44%) MySQL
9 45 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (2.96%) Big Data
12 19 (2.45%) DTS
13 18 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (2.06%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.93%) MS Access
15 15 (1.93%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.80%) DB2
17 12 (1.55%) MongoDB
17 12 (1.55%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 87 (11.21%) NUnit
1 87 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 84 (10.82%) Visual Studio
3 81 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 66 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
5 51 (6.57%) Subversion
6 49 (6.31%) Moq
6 49 (6.31%) MSTest
7 43 (5.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 39 (5.03%) Selenium
9 30 (3.87%) JIRA
10 25 (3.22%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.29%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.90%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (0.52%) JUnit
14 4 (0.52%) FlexUnit
15 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 136 (17.53%) Finance
2 57 (7.35%) Marketing
3 54 (6.96%) Retail
4 35 (4.51%) Advertising
5 23 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.29%) Games
8 8 (1.03%) French Language
8 8 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.90%) Banking
9 7 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 537 (69.20%) Developer
2 311 (40.08%) .NET Developer
3 95 (12.24%) Analyst
4 68 (8.76%) Software Developer
5 64 (8.25%) DBA
6 57 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 53 (6.83%) C# Developer
8 50 (6.44%) SQL DBA
9 47 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 44 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 44 (5.67%) Web Developer
11 43 (5.54%) SQL Developer
12 38 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (3.87%) Programmer
14 28 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
15 27 (3.48%) VB.NET Developer
15 27 (3.48%) .NET Programmer
16 24 (3.09%) Analyst Programmer
17 23 (2.96%) Junior
18 22 (2.84%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (67.65%) .NET
2 393 (50.64%) ASP.NET
3 221 (28.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 208 (26.80%) HTML
5 190 (24.48%) WCF
6 186 (23.97%) CSS
7 138 (17.78%) .NET Framework
7 138 (17.78%) jQuery
8 102 (13.14%) XML
9 98 (12.63%) HTML5
10 97 (12.50%) Web Services
11 91 (11.73%) Castle Windsor
12 83 (10.70%) LINQ
13 76 (9.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 75 (9.66%) RESTful
15 73 (9.41%) CSS3
15 73 (9.41%) WPF
16 54 (6.96%) Ninject
16 54 (6.96%) NHibernate
17 52 (6.70%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.83%) Inversion of Control
3 47 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (5.93%) Replication
5 32 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.87%) Social Media
7 26 (3.35%) Social Network
8 24 (3.09%) Statistics
9 17 (2.19%) User Experience
10 15 (1.93%) Clustering
11 13 (1.68%) Open Source
12 12 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.55%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.29%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.29%) BBC
15 8 (1.03%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.90%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.90%) Blog
17 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 196 (25.26%) Windows
2 42 (5.41%) Linux
3 31 (3.99%) Apple iOS
4 29 (3.74%) Android
5 25 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.32%) UNIX
7 14 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.16%) AIX
10 7 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.90%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (36.47%) MVC
3 218 (28.09%) TDD
4 148 (19.07%) Scrum
5 147 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (15.59%) Web Application Development
7 88 (11.34%) Dependency Injection
8 87 (11.21%) BDD
8 87 (11.21%) OO
9 79 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (7.60%) Kanban
11 55 (7.09%) MVVM
12 54 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
12 54 (6.96%) ETL
13 45 (5.80%) SOA
14 42 (5.41%) CRM
15 30 (3.87%) Project Management
16 29 (3.74%) Mentoring
17 28 (3.61%) Data Analysis
18 27 (3.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 484 (62.37%) C#
2 379 (48.84%) SQL
3 241 (31.06%) T-SQL
4 202 (26.03%) JavaScript
5 77 (9.92%) VB.NET
6 68 (8.76%) VB
7 41 (5.28%) Java
8 37 (4.77%) Ruby
9 31 (3.99%) PHP
10 27 (3.48%) VB6
11 23 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 22 (2.84%) VBA
13 17 (2.19%) C++
14 13 (1.68%) PHP5
15 10 (1.29%) XPath
16 7 (0.90%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.39%) XQuery
18 2 (0.26%) Python
19 1 (0.13%) VBScript
19 1 (0.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 81 (10.44%) Degree
2 25 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.29%) MCTS
5 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.03%) MCP
6 8 (1.03%) MCAD
6 8 (1.03%) MCSD
7 7 (0.90%) MCSE
7 7 (0.90%) ISEB
7 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.52%) MCITP
9 4 (0.52%) MCSA
10 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.80%) SLA
2 22 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.16%) XenApp
4 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.03%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.77%) LiteSpeed
6 5 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.26%) SCOM
3 1 (0.13%) Opsview
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) Nagios
3 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 197 (25.39%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.57%) Oracle
3 54 (6.96%) Facebook
4 21 (2.71%) VMware
5 20 (2.58%) Twitter
6 17 (2.19%) EPiServer
7 15 (1.93%) Teradata
8 14 (1.80%) IBM
8 14 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.80%) Eloqua
9 13 (1.68%) Google
10 12 (1.55%) Apple
10 12 (1.55%) Cognos
10 12 (1.55%) Citrix
11 11 (1.42%) Informatica
11 11 (1.42%) Sybase
12 10 (1.29%) Yahoo!
12 10 (1.29%) Sony
13 9 (1.16%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.03%) Telerik
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago