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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 353 436 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.06% 25.57% 23.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.55% 69.87% 62.98%
Number of salaries quoted 316 353 365
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
583 624 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.13% 36.60% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 481 499 561
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 £32,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 152 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Knutsford -2 38 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wilmslow +7 26 £38,777 +10.79% 4
Chester -16 17 £45,000 +24.13% 12
Ellesmere Port +2 16 £40,000 - 2
Runcorn +2 16 £40,000 +42.85% 5
Macclesfield -7 11 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Crewe -23 9 £41,250 +26.92% 5
Winsford - 5 - - 1
Northwich +1 2 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 430 (60.82%) .NET
2 384 (54.31%) C#
3 364 (51.49%) SQL
4 326 (46.11%) ASP.NET
5 270 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
6 243 (34.37%) Microsoft
7 241 (34.09%) MVC
8 183 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 180 (25.46%) T-SQL
10 172 (24.33%) Finance
11 171 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 162 (22.91%) MS Excel
13 159 (22.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 156 (22.07%) HTML
15 143 (20.23%) TDD
16 138 (19.52%) Windows
17 137 (19.38%) JavaScript
18 133 (18.81%) WCF
19 129 (18.25%) .NET Framework
20 126 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
21 125 (17.68%) CSS
22 115 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 114 (16.12%) Web Services
23 114 (16.12%) Scrum
24 113 (15.98%) jQuery
25 96 (13.58%) Web Application Development
25 96 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
26 85 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
27 84 (11.88%) XML
27 84 (11.88%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 50 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.95%) Node.js
3 17 (2.40%) IIS
3 17 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (1.13%) Oracle 9iAS
5 8 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (0.85%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.71%) Apache
7 5 (0.71%) Lync
8 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.57%) SAS
9 3 (0.42%) CMS
9 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 162 (22.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.55%) MS Office
3 13 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.84%) MS Project
4 10 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.41%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.42%) ProjectWise
5 3 (0.42%) Mingle
6 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.28%) FastStats
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (6.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (4.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 28 (3.96%) Dynamics GP
4 17 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.57%) SmartFocus
2 4 (0.57%) Office 365
3 3 (0.42%) Trello
4 2 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.96%) Internet
2 12 (1.70%) DHCP
2 12 (1.70%) DNS
3 10 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.27%) GPRS
4 9 (1.27%) UMTS
5 8 (1.13%) WAN
5 8 (1.13%) LAN
5 8 (1.13%) VPN
6 7 (0.99%) HTTP
7 5 (0.71%) VoIP
7 5 (0.71%) Wireless
8 4 (0.57%) ATM
8 4 (0.57%) SAN
9 3 (0.42%) Broadband
9 3 (0.42%) Firewall
10 2 (0.28%) VLAN
10 2 (0.28%) DMZ
10 2 (0.28%) Intranet
11 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 171 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 115 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 71 (10.04%) Data Warehouse
6 68 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (4.95%) NoSQL
9 34 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 31 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 23 (3.25%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.69%) MySQL
13 18 (2.55%) OLAP
13 18 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.84%) OLAP Cube
16 10 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 76 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 66 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (4.95%) NUnit
4 34 (4.81%) Subversion
4 34 (4.81%) MSTest
5 33 (4.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 32 (4.53%) Git (software)
7 31 (4.38%) Moq
8 27 (3.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.41%) JIRA
10 8 (1.13%) Selenium
11 7 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.99%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.85%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.71%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.57%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.42%) Calabash
General
1 172 (24.33%) Finance
2 40 (5.66%) Marketing
3 27 (3.82%) Advertising
4 22 (3.11%) Games
5 17 (2.40%) General Ledger
6 15 (2.12%) Retail
7 13 (1.84%) Back Office
8 9 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.71%) Local Government
11 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.42%) Legal
12 3 (0.42%) Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 424 (59.97%) Developer
2 247 (34.94%) .NET Developer
3 102 (14.43%) C# Developer
4 90 (12.73%) DBA
5 80 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 71 (10.04%) Analyst
7 69 (9.76%) SQL DBA
8 68 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 67 (9.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 66 (9.34%) Software Developer
11 44 (6.22%) Senior Developer
12 42 (5.94%) Administrator
13 39 (5.52%) SQL Developer
14 36 (5.09%) Web Developer
15 32 (4.53%) C# Web Developer
16 30 (4.24%) .NET Web Developer
17 29 (4.10%) SQL Server DBA
18 23 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
19 20 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 20 (2.83%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (60.82%) .NET
2 326 (46.11%) ASP.NET
3 159 (22.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 156 (22.07%) HTML
5 133 (18.81%) WCF
6 129 (18.25%) .NET Framework
7 125 (17.68%) CSS
8 114 (16.12%) Web Services
9 113 (15.98%) jQuery
10 84 (11.88%) Entity Framework
10 84 (11.88%) XML
11 79 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 75 (10.61%) RESTful
13 70 (9.90%) HTML5
14 48 (6.79%) LINQ
15 46 (6.51%) WPF
16 45 (6.36%) WinForms
17 43 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 42 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 41 (5.80%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.36%) Replication
3 50 (7.07%) N-Tier
4 34 (4.81%) Clustering
5 33 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
5 33 (4.67%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.55%) Statistics
6 18 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.70%) Tandem
9 10 (1.41%) User Experience
10 9 (1.27%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.27%) NHS
11 8 (1.13%) iPhone
12 7 (0.99%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.85%) W3C
13 6 (0.85%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.71%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 138 (19.52%) Windows
2 43 (6.08%) Android
3 35 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.26%) Windows Phone
6 15 (2.12%) Windows Phone 7
6 15 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.84%) UNIX
8 12 (1.70%) Linux
9 11 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (1.41%) Windows CE
11 6 (0.85%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.42%) SUSE
14 3 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (34.09%) MVC
3 143 (20.23%) TDD
4 126 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
5 114 (16.12%) Scrum
6 96 (13.58%) Web Application Development
7 85 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (11.03%) Dependency Injection
9 70 (9.90%) BDD
10 67 (9.48%) ETL
11 65 (9.19%) Performance Tuning
12 48 (6.79%) CRM
13 46 (6.51%) SDLC
14 43 (6.08%) OO
15 41 (5.80%) Mentoring
16 38 (5.37%) MVVM
16 38 (5.37%) Unit Testing
17 37 (5.23%) Kanban
18 36 (5.09%) Web Development
18 36 (5.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 384 (54.31%) C#
2 364 (51.49%) SQL
3 180 (25.46%) T-SQL
4 137 (19.38%) JavaScript
5 70 (9.90%) VB.NET
6 54 (7.64%) VB
7 49 (6.93%) Java
8 25 (3.54%) Ruby
9 18 (2.55%) C++
10 15 (2.12%) PHP
11 13 (1.84%) VBA
12 12 (1.70%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.27%) VB6
14 8 (1.13%) C
15 5 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.57%) Python
17 3 (0.42%) Prolog
17 3 (0.42%) PHP5
18 2 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
18 2 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (7.07%) Degree
2 34 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.12%) ISEB
3 15 (2.12%) MCITP
4 9 (1.27%) MCDBA
5 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) MCTS
7 3 (0.42%) OCP
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.96%) QA
2 20 (2.83%) SLA
3 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.57%) XenApp
4 4 (0.57%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.42%) XenServer
6 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.42%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.42%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.28%) WSUS
4 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 243 (34.37%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.17%) Oracle
3 36 (5.09%) SAP
4 26 (3.68%) JD Edwards
4 26 (3.68%) Sage
4 26 (3.68%) Facebook
5 17 (2.40%) Epicor
6 15 (2.12%) Apple
6 15 (2.12%) Cognos
7 14 (1.98%) Business Objects
7 14 (1.98%) Hyperion
7 14 (1.98%) VMware
8 10 (1.41%) HP
9 9 (1.27%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.13%) Google
11 7 (0.99%) Teradata
12 6 (0.85%) Citrix
12 6 (0.85%) Informatica
13 5 (0.71%) Avaya
13 5 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
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