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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 353 422 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.39% 22.90% 24.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.28% 64.53% 65.08%
Number of salaries quoted 303 337 387
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 £27,600 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
576 654 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.28% 35.49% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 476 534 548
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 137 £36,750 -2.00% 27
Macclesfield -1 42 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Chester 0 29 £34,750 +6.92% 10
Knutsford -4 21 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Crewe -11 19 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Wilmslow -7 15 £33,750 +3.84% 4
Ellesmere Port - 13 £40,000 - 2
Runcorn -9 6 £37,000 +21.31% 2
Alderley Edge - 6 £30,000 - 1
Winsford +1 2 - - 2
Northwich -1 2 £33,750 +22.72% 4
Widnes - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 424 (63.19%) .NET
2 379 (56.48%) C#
3 327 (48.73%) ASP.NET
4 314 (46.80%) SQL
5 276 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
6 230 (34.28%) MVC
7 196 (29.21%) Microsoft
8 190 (28.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 181 (26.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 164 (24.44%) HTML
11 162 (24.14%) Finance
12 161 (23.99%) TDD
13 154 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 152 (22.65%) T-SQL
15 144 (21.46%) MS Excel
16 143 (21.31%) JavaScript
16 143 (21.31%) WCF
17 141 (21.01%) Windows
18 138 (20.57%) CSS
19 128 (19.08%) Scrum
20 113 (16.84%) .NET Framework
20 113 (16.84%) Web Application Development
21 112 (16.69%) jQuery
22 98 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
23 88 (13.11%) Oracle
24 87 (12.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 85 (12.67%) VB.NET
26 84 (12.52%) XML
27 83 (12.37%) BDD
28 78 (11.62%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 55 (8.20%) Node.js
2 44 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.83%) IIS
4 17 (2.53%) NServiceBus
5 16 (2.38%) Umbraco
6 14 (2.09%) CMS
7 11 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.19%) WordPress
9 6 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.60%) SAS
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle 9iAS
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.30%) Apache
13 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 144 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.94%) MS Office
3 12 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.30%) FastStats
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
4 13 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.19%) Silverpop
3 5 (0.75%) Office 365
4 2 (0.30%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.26%) Internet
2 14 (2.09%) DNS
3 13 (1.94%) DHCP
4 11 (1.64%) VPN
5 9 (1.34%) HTTP
6 8 (1.19%) VoIP
7 6 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.89%) Firewall
8 5 (0.75%) Wireless
8 5 (0.75%) VLAN
8 5 (0.75%) LAN
8 5 (0.75%) DMZ
9 4 (0.60%) ATM
9 4 (0.60%) WAN
9 4 (0.60%) SAN
10 3 (0.45%) Broadband
11 2 (0.30%) GPRS
11 2 (0.30%) UMTS
11 2 (0.30%) Intranet
12 1 (0.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (26.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 154 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 87 (12.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (11.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (8.49%) NoSQL
6 40 (5.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (5.51%) MySQL
8 36 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (3.73%) Relational Database
11 24 (3.58%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (3.13%) Oracle Database
13 20 (2.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 19 (2.83%) DB2
15 18 (2.68%) MongoDB
16 16 (2.38%) OLAP
17 15 (2.24%) OLTP
17 15 (2.24%) RDBMS
17 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
18 13 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 73 (10.88%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (8.94%) NUnit
4 57 (8.49%) Visual Studio
5 41 (6.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 35 (5.22%) Moq
7 32 (4.77%) MSTest
8 29 (4.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (4.02%) Subversion
10 24 (3.58%) JIRA
10 24 (3.58%) Selenium
11 17 (2.53%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.04%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.75%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.60%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.45%) JUnit
15 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 162 (24.14%) Finance
2 42 (6.26%) Marketing
3 26 (3.87%) Advertising
4 24 (3.58%) Games
5 21 (3.13%) Retail
6 14 (2.09%) Back Office
7 13 (1.94%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.75%) Local Government
11 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 411 (61.25%) Developer
2 264 (39.34%) .NET Developer
3 97 (14.46%) DBA
4 75 (11.18%) Analyst
5 73 (10.88%) SQL DBA
6 70 (10.43%) C# Developer
7 60 (8.94%) Software Developer
8 56 (8.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 51 (7.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (7.00%) Senior Developer
11 40 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (5.07%) Administrator
13 32 (4.77%) SQL Server DBA
14 29 (4.32%) C# Software Developer
15 24 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (3.28%) Web Developer
17 20 (2.98%) .NET Software Developer
18 19 (2.83%) Support Analyst
19 18 (2.68%) Applications Support
20 17 (2.53%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (63.19%) .NET
2 327 (48.73%) ASP.NET
3 190 (28.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 164 (24.44%) HTML
5 143 (21.31%) WCF
6 138 (20.57%) CSS
7 113 (16.84%) .NET Framework
8 112 (16.69%) jQuery
9 84 (12.52%) XML
10 74 (11.03%) HTML5
11 72 (10.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 71 (10.58%) Web Services
13 68 (10.13%) RESTful
14 57 (8.49%) Entity Framework
14 57 (8.49%) Castle Windsor
15 56 (8.35%) NHibernate
16 49 (7.30%) LINQ
17 45 (6.71%) CSS3
18 43 (6.41%) Spring.NET
19 42 (6.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.30%) Replication
3 36 (5.37%) Inversion of Control
4 34 (5.07%) N-Tier
5 27 (4.02%) Clustering
6 24 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.13%) Statistics
8 15 (2.24%) User Experience
8 15 (2.24%) Social Media
9 14 (2.09%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.64%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.49%) NHS
13 9 (1.34%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.04%) BBC
15 7 (1.04%) W3C
15 7 (1.04%) Mainframe
15 7 (1.04%) Open Source
16 6 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 141 (21.01%) Windows
2 28 (4.17%) Linux
3 23 (3.43%) Android
4 22 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.83%) UNIX
7 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.60%) AIX
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.45%) SUSE
10 3 (0.45%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (34.28%) MVC
3 161 (23.99%) TDD
4 128 (19.08%) Scrum
5 113 (16.84%) Web Application Development
6 98 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (12.37%) BDD
8 74 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (9.54%) Dependency Injection
10 55 (8.20%) CRM
11 50 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
12 44 (6.56%) Kanban
13 43 (6.41%) OO
14 40 (5.96%) ETL
15 34 (5.07%) Project Management
16 33 (4.92%) Unit Testing
17 32 (4.77%) Mentoring
18 31 (4.62%) SOA
19 29 (4.32%) MVVM
20 27 (4.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 379 (56.48%) C#
2 314 (46.80%) SQL
3 152 (22.65%) T-SQL
4 143 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 85 (12.67%) VB.NET
6 68 (10.13%) VB
7 40 (5.96%) Java
8 38 (5.66%) Ruby
9 21 (3.13%) VB6
9 21 (3.13%) VBA
10 19 (2.83%) C++
11 18 (2.68%) PHP
12 13 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.64%) PHP5
14 7 (1.04%) C
15 4 (0.60%) Python
16 2 (0.30%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (8.64%) Degree
2 34 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.79%) MCITP
4 9 (1.34%) MCDBA
5 7 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.89%) ISEB
7 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.68%) SLA
2 13 (1.94%) QA
3 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.89%) XenApp
3 6 (0.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.45%) XenServer
6 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
1 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.30%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.30%) SCOM
3 1 (0.15%) WSUS
3 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 196 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 88 (13.11%) Oracle
3 31 (4.62%) Facebook
4 26 (3.87%) SAP
5 21 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 21 (3.13%) Sage
6 19 (2.83%) VMware
7 14 (2.09%) IBM
7 14 (2.09%) Sybase
8 13 (1.94%) Epicor
9 11 (1.64%) Citrix
9 11 (1.64%) Teradata
9 11 (1.64%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.49%) Eloqua
10 10 (1.49%) Apple
11 9 (1.34%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.34%) Cognos
12 8 (1.19%) Avaya
12 8 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.19%) ServiceNow
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Code Red Associates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25k - £30k per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago