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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 335 440 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.48% 24.42% 24.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.17% 66.47% 63.02%
Number of salaries quoted 309 368 368
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 £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
586 662 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.07% 36.74% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 479 529 562
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 £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 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 31 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 +1 134 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Knutsford -2 41 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wilmslow +13 29 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Chester -19 22 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Runcorn +4 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Ellesmere Port 0 16 £40,000 - 3
Macclesfield 0 15 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Crewe -27 6 £33,500 -4.28% 4
Northwich -4 2 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Widnes - 1 £35,000 - 1
Winsford - 1 - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 428 (62.30%) .NET
2 390 (56.77%) C#
3 345 (50.22%) SQL
4 324 (47.16%) ASP.NET
5 253 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
6 242 (35.23%) MVC
7 232 (33.77%) Microsoft
8 175 (25.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 163 (23.73%) HTML
10 161 (23.44%) Finance
11 159 (23.14%) T-SQL
12 154 (22.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 151 (21.98%) MS Excel
14 143 (20.82%) TDD
15 142 (20.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 136 (19.80%) JavaScript
17 133 (19.36%) Windows
18 130 (18.92%) WCF
19 127 (18.49%) CSS
19 127 (18.49%) Web Services
20 125 (18.20%) Business Intelligence
20 125 (18.20%) .NET Framework
21 116 (16.89%) jQuery
22 107 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 103 (14.99%) Scrum
24 95 (13.83%) Web Application Development
25 90 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
26 83 (12.08%) XML
26 83 (12.08%) Visual Studio
27 81 (11.79%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.37%) Node.js
3 20 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (2.04%) IIS
5 8 (1.16%) Apache
5 8 (1.16%) Oracle 9iAS
5 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.73%) Lync
9 4 (0.58%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.58%) SAS
9 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.44%) CMS
10 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 151 (21.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.77%) MS Office
3 15 (2.18%) MS Project
4 13 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.89%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.44%) ProjectWise
5 3 (0.44%) Mingle
5 3 (0.44%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.29%) FastStats
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (4.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (3.35%) Dynamics GP
4 14 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.44%) Primavera
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.02%) Office 365
3 4 (0.58%) SmartFocus
4 3 (0.44%) Trello
4 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.08%) Internet
2 12 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.60%) DHCP
3 11 (1.60%) DNS
4 10 (1.46%) WAN
5 9 (1.31%) UMTS
5 9 (1.31%) GPRS
6 8 (1.16%) LAN
6 8 (1.16%) VPN
7 7 (1.02%) HTTP
8 6 (0.87%) Wireless
9 5 (0.73%) Firewall
9 5 (0.73%) Intranet
9 5 (0.73%) Broadband
10 4 (0.58%) VoIP
10 4 (0.58%) SAN
11 3 (0.44%) ATM
12 1 (0.15%) SMTP
12 1 (0.15%) DMZ
12 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (25.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 142 (20.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 72 (10.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 65 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (4.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 31 (4.51%) Relational Database
10 28 (4.08%) NoSQL
11 18 (2.62%) MySQL
12 17 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (2.33%) Oracle Database
14 14 (2.04%) OLAP
15 13 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (1.60%) OLAP Cube
18 10 (1.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (12.08%) Visual Studio
2 62 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (5.82%) Subversion
4 35 (5.09%) MSTest
5 33 (4.80%) NUnit
6 32 (4.66%) Rhino Mocks
7 30 (4.37%) Moq
8 26 (3.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 25 (3.64%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.02%) JIRA
11 7 (1.02%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.02%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.73%) Selenium
12 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.58%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.58%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.44%) Calabash
14 3 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 161 (23.44%) Finance
2 40 (5.82%) Marketing
3 27 (3.93%) Advertising
4 20 (2.91%) Games
5 19 (2.77%) Retail
6 14 (2.04%) General Ledger
7 13 (1.89%) Back Office
8 10 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.58%) Local Government
10 4 (0.58%) Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 426 (62.01%) Developer
2 244 (35.52%) .NET Developer
3 105 (15.28%) C# Developer
4 84 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (11.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 76 (11.06%) DBA
7 70 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 67 (9.75%) Software Developer
9 66 (9.61%) Analyst
10 59 (8.59%) SQL DBA
11 47 (6.84%) SQL Developer
12 42 (6.11%) Web Developer
13 40 (5.82%) Administrator
14 39 (5.68%) C# Web Developer
15 38 (5.53%) Senior Developer
16 37 (5.39%) .NET Web Developer
17 22 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 22 (3.20%) SQL Server DBA
18 19 (2.77%) Data Analyst
18 19 (2.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (62.30%) .NET
2 324 (47.16%) ASP.NET
3 163 (23.73%) HTML
4 154 (22.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 130 (18.92%) WCF
6 127 (18.49%) Web Services
6 127 (18.49%) CSS
7 125 (18.20%) .NET Framework
8 116 (16.89%) jQuery
9 83 (12.08%) XML
10 81 (11.79%) Entity Framework
11 75 (10.92%) HTML5
12 74 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 73 (10.63%) RESTful
14 46 (6.70%) LINQ
15 45 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 44 (6.40%) Ajax
17 43 (6.26%) WPF
17 43 (6.26%) CSS3
18 42 (6.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.28%) N-Tier
3 48 (6.99%) Replication
4 35 (5.09%) Mobile App
5 34 (4.95%) Inversion of Control
6 30 (4.37%) Clustering
7 19 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.33%) Statistics
10 13 (1.89%) Tandem
11 12 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.46%) iPhone
13 9 (1.31%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.16%) User Experience
15 7 (1.02%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.87%) Data Centre
17 5 (0.73%) New Media
17 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.73%) NHS
17 5 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 133 (19.36%) Windows
2 45 (6.55%) Android
3 34 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.47%) Windows Phone
5 17 (2.47%) Windows Phone 7
6 13 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.60%) UNIX
7 11 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (1.46%) Windows CE
9 7 (1.02%) Linux
10 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.29%) SUSE
12 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (35.23%) MVC
3 143 (20.82%) TDD
4 125 (18.20%) Business Intelligence
5 103 (14.99%) Scrum
6 95 (13.83%) Web Application Development
7 81 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (11.35%) Dependency Injection
9 68 (9.90%) BDD
10 60 (8.73%) ETL
11 58 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
12 46 (6.70%) Mentoring
13 45 (6.55%) CRM
13 45 (6.55%) SDLC
14 42 (6.11%) OO
15 40 (5.82%) Software Engineering
16 37 (5.39%) Web Development
17 36 (5.24%) MVVM
17 36 (5.24%) Kanban
18 35 (5.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 390 (56.77%) C#
2 345 (50.22%) SQL
3 159 (23.14%) T-SQL
4 136 (19.80%) JavaScript
5 59 (8.59%) VB.NET
6 47 (6.84%) Java
7 45 (6.55%) VB
8 22 (3.20%) Ruby
9 17 (2.47%) C++
9 17 (2.47%) PHP
10 14 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.46%) VBA
12 8 (1.16%) C
13 6 (0.87%) Python
13 6 (0.87%) VB6
14 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.44%) Prolog
15 3 (0.44%) PHP5
16 2 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (6.70%) Degree
2 32 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.33%) ISEB
4 11 (1.60%) MCITP
5 6 (0.87%) MCDBA
6 5 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.58%) MCSE
7 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.44%) OCP
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.44%) MCSA
8 3 (0.44%) MCTS
9 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) MCP
9 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.08%) QA
2 18 (2.62%) SLA
3 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.58%) XenApp
5 3 (0.44%) XenServer
5 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.29%) WSUS
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.15%) Oozie
4 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 232 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.63%) Oracle
3 32 (4.66%) SAP
4 26 (3.78%) Facebook
5 22 (3.20%) Sage
6 21 (3.06%) JD Edwards
7 17 (2.47%) Apple
8 16 (2.33%) VMware
9 14 (2.04%) Epicor
10 13 (1.89%) Cognos
11 11 (1.60%) Hyperion
11 11 (1.60%) HP
11 11 (1.60%) Google
12 7 (1.02%) Teradata
12 7 (1.02%) Ab Initio
13 6 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (0.73%) DevExpress
15 4 (0.58%) Citrix
16 3 (0.44%) Avaya
16 3 (0.44%) Informatica
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Parity Professionals
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + blue chip benefits
Posted: 2 days ago