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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 240 261 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.95% 20.08% 20.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.01% 66.08% 61.56%
Number of salaries quoted 222 247 319
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
338 395 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.73% 30.38% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 287 356 519
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -3 72 £40,000 - 12
Crewe +5 42 £45,000 - 4
Wilmslow -1 29 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Chester +6 21 £32,500 -23.52% 12
Macclesfield -1 21 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Knutsford -9 7 £51,750 +29.37% 1
Runcorn +2 6 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Northwich +2 3 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Widnes - 2 - -
Alderley Edge +10 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Ellesmere Port -6 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Nantwich - 1 £55,000 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 310 (64.85%) .NET
2 290 (60.67%) C#
3 226 (47.28%) ASP.NET
4 207 (43.31%) SQL
5 196 (41.00%) Microsoft
6 188 (39.33%) MVC
7 174 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (27.62%) HTML
9 110 (23.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 104 (21.76%) TDD
11 103 (21.55%) CSS
12 98 (20.50%) Finance
13 90 (18.83%) Windows
14 89 (18.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 81 (16.95%) JavaScript
16 79 (16.53%) jQuery
17 77 (16.11%) MS Excel
18 76 (15.90%) .NET Framework
19 71 (14.85%) T-SQL
20 69 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
20 69 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 69 (14.44%) AngularJS
21 67 (14.02%) SQL Server 2014
22 66 (13.81%) WCF
23 63 (13.18%) Scrum
24 61 (12.76%) Dependency Injection
25 60 (12.55%) HTML5
25 60 (12.55%) MySQL
26 57 (11.92%) Web Development
27 56 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.35%) IIS
4 14 (2.93%) NServiceBus
5 11 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.26%) JBoss
8 5 (1.05%) Apache
8 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.84%) CMS
9 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.42%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.42%) SAS
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 77 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.72%) MS Office
3 9 (1.88%) Fireworks
3 9 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.42%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) FastStats
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.72%) Office 365
4 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.88%) Firewall
2 8 (1.67%) VoIP
3 7 (1.46%) VLAN
4 6 (1.26%) SAN
5 5 (1.05%) Intranet
5 5 (1.05%) NAS
6 4 (0.84%) DNS
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.63%) HTTP
7 3 (0.63%) Internet
7 3 (0.63%) LAN
7 3 (0.63%) MPLS
7 3 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.63%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) DHCP
9 1 (0.21%) SMTP
9 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (18.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 69 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (14.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 60 (12.55%) MySQL
5 42 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (5.44%) Relational Database
10 19 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (3.14%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (2.51%) Power BI
14 10 (2.09%) NoSQL
14 10 (2.09%) QlikView
15 8 (1.67%) Data Mining
16 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (8.58%) Visual Studio
3 38 (7.95%) Git (software)
4 32 (6.69%) NUnit
5 31 (6.49%) Moq
6 30 (6.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 30 (6.28%) Subversion
7 28 (5.86%) MSTest
8 20 (4.18%) JIRA
9 17 (3.56%) Selenium
10 15 (3.14%) SpecFlow
11 14 (2.93%) FxCop
11 14 (2.93%) StyleCop
12 11 (2.30%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.46%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
15 3 (0.63%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.63%) Gradle
15 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
16 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 98 (20.50%) Finance
2 13 (2.72%) Advertising
2 13 (2.72%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.51%) Banking
4 8 (1.67%) Retail
5 7 (1.46%) Billing
6 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.26%) Marketing
7 5 (1.05%) Games
8 4 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 323 (67.57%) Developer
2 217 (45.40%) .NET Developer
3 140 (29.29%) C# Developer
4 129 (26.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 92 (19.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 92 (19.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 78 (16.32%) .NET Software Developer
7 60 (12.55%) Software Developer
8 58 (12.13%) Analyst
9 45 (9.41%) C# Software Developer
10 36 (7.53%) SQL Developer
11 31 (6.49%) DBA
12 29 (6.07%) SQL DBA
13 25 (5.23%) Web Developer
14 24 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 22 (4.60%) Junior
15 22 (4.60%) Senior Developer
15 22 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
16 21 (4.39%) Junior Developer
17 19 (3.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (64.85%) .NET
2 226 (47.28%) ASP.NET
3 132 (27.62%) HTML
4 110 (23.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 103 (21.55%) CSS
6 79 (16.53%) jQuery
7 76 (15.90%) .NET Framework
8 69 (14.44%) AngularJS
9 66 (13.81%) WCF
10 60 (12.55%) HTML5
11 56 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 55 (11.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 52 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 51 (10.67%) Web Services
15 42 (8.79%) XML
16 41 (8.58%) Castle Windsor
17 39 (8.16%) CSS3
17 39 (8.16%) RESTful
18 36 (7.53%) Entity Framework
19 33 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.97%) User Experience
3 16 (3.35%) Clustering
4 14 (2.93%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.93%) PMI
5 13 (2.72%) Replication
6 11 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.30%) Tandem
7 10 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.46%) iPad
10 6 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.05%) Fintech
12 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.63%) Streaming Music
13 2 (0.42%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.42%) Life Science
13 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.42%) RIA
14 1 (0.21%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.83%) Windows
2 34 (7.11%) Linux
3 32 (6.69%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.35%) Unix
5 14 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.26%) AIX
9 4 (0.84%) Android
10 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (39.33%) MVC
2 174 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (21.76%) TDD
4 69 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (13.18%) Scrum
6 61 (12.76%) Dependency Injection
7 57 (11.92%) Web Development
8 55 (11.51%) Web Application Development
9 48 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (8.58%) Kanban
11 38 (7.95%) BDD
12 36 (7.53%) ETL
12 36 (7.53%) OO
12 36 (7.53%) Unit Testing
13 27 (5.65%) Inversion of Control
14 26 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (5.02%) High Availability
16 23 (4.81%) CRM
17 22 (4.60%) MVVM
17 22 (4.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (60.67%) C#
2 207 (43.31%) SQL
3 81 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 71 (14.85%) T-SQL
5 54 (11.30%) VB.NET
6 37 (7.74%) PHP
7 22 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.18%) Ruby
9 16 (3.35%) PHP 5
10 15 (3.14%) VBScript
11 14 (2.93%) VB
12 12 (2.51%) Java
13 10 (2.09%) F#
13 10 (2.09%) VB6
13 10 (2.09%) VBA
14 5 (1.05%) Perl
15 4 (0.84%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.63%) R
16 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (3.97%) Degree
2 14 (2.93%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.26%) MCSA
4 6 (1.26%) MCSE
5 5 (1.05%) CCNA
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.42%) ISEB
7 2 (0.42%) MCITP
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) GIAC
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCTS
8 1 (0.21%) NCDA
8 1 (0.21%) SANS
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.39%) QA
2 9 (1.88%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.88%) HL7
3 4 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.72%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.67%) vSphere
5 6 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.84%) XenApp
7 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.21%) NDS
9 1 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 10 (2.09%) Kibana
1 10 (2.09%) WSUS
2 9 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.26%) Ganglia
3 6 (1.26%) Netcool
4 5 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.63%) Puppet
6 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.21%) MobiControl
7 1 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 196 (41.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.44%) Oracle
3 21 (4.39%) VMware
4 16 (3.35%) Cisco
5 12 (2.51%) Cognos
5 12 (2.51%) Hyperion
6 10 (2.09%) Symantec
7 9 (1.88%) Tableau
7 9 (1.88%) Teradata
8 7 (1.46%) HP
8 7 (1.46%) Sophos
9 6 (1.26%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.05%) Citrix
10 5 (1.05%) Talend
11 4 (0.84%) arcserve
11 4 (0.84%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (0.84%) RedGate
12 3 (0.63%) Facebook
12 3 (0.63%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.63%) Xamarin
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum 45K + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum 30K?40K+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + listed benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago