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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 323 489 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.27% 27.93% 29.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.12% 67.63% 76.18%
Number of salaries quoted 296 417 529
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 £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
586 723 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.34% 41.29% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 522 603 691
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Warrington -9 73 £37,500 - 20
Macclesfield -3 67 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Knutsford +9 29 £40,000 +19.40% 4
Wilmslow -6 29 £39,000 +4.00% 6
Chester +3 24 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Crewe -4 24 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Ellesmere Port 0 14 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Northwich +2 6 £32,000 +15.31% 4
Nantwich +1 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Runcorn -4 5 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 - 1
Winsford -1 1 £23,000 -9.80%
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 2
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 548 (68.50%) .NET
2 492 (61.50%) C#
3 410 (51.25%) SQL
4 400 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 329 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
6 284 (35.50%) MVC
7 262 (32.75%) T-SQL
8 219 (27.38%) TDD
9 214 (26.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 213 (26.63%) JavaScript
10 213 (26.63%) Microsoft
11 212 (26.50%) HTML
12 207 (25.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 195 (24.38%) Windows
14 189 (23.63%) CSS
15 185 (23.13%) WCF
16 156 (19.50%) Scrum
17 153 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 146 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
19 145 (18.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 138 (17.25%) .NET Framework
21 135 (16.88%) Finance
22 128 (16.00%) jQuery
23 122 (15.25%) XML
24 119 (14.88%) MS Excel
24 119 (14.88%) Web Application Development
24 119 (14.88%) SQL Server 2012
25 108 (13.50%) Web Services
26 104 (13.00%) Visual Studio
27 95 (11.88%) Castle Windsor

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 50 (6.25%) Node.js
2 41 (5.13%) IIS
3 32 (4.00%) NServiceBus
4 30 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 28 (3.50%) Umbraco
6 24 (3.00%) CMS
7 13 (1.63%) SAS
7 13 (1.63%) Lync
8 12 (1.50%) JBoss
9 10 (1.25%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.13%) WordPress
11 8 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.50%) Flash Media Server
14 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.38%) MODX
16 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 119 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.50%) MS Office
3 16 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 16 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) FastStats
4 5 (0.63%) SPSS
5 3 (0.38%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.25%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.13%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.63%) Internet
2 17 (2.13%) SAN
2 17 (2.13%) Wireless
3 8 (1.00%) LAN
4 7 (0.88%) WAN
5 6 (0.75%) DNS
6 5 (0.63%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.50%) Broadband
7 4 (0.50%) DHCP
8 3 (0.38%) Intranet
9 2 (0.25%) Firewall
9 2 (0.25%) HTTP
10 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) VPN
10 1 (0.13%) FTP
10 1 (0.13%) VoIP
10 1 (0.13%) NAS
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (25.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 153 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 145 (18.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 119 (14.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 50 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 50 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (5.88%) MySQL
9 43 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (2.50%) Big Data
10 20 (2.50%) DTS
11 15 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (1.75%) MS Access
12 14 (1.75%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.63%) DB2
14 12 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (1.38%) QlikView
15 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 104 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 82 (10.25%) NUnit
3 76 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 74 (9.25%) Git (software)
5 71 (8.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 53 (6.63%) Moq
6 53 (6.63%) MSTest
7 49 (6.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 44 (5.50%) Subversion
9 34 (4.25%) Selenium
10 25 (3.13%) JIRA
11 21 (2.63%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.00%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.88%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
16 4 (0.50%) JUnit
16 4 (0.50%) FlexUnit
17 3 (0.38%) Eclipse
17 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (16.88%) Finance
2 63 (7.88%) Marketing
3 58 (7.25%) Retail
4 37 (4.63%) Advertising
5 21 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.00%) French Language
7 8 (1.00%) Spanish Language
7 8 (1.00%) Banking
8 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.63%) Games
9 2 (0.25%) Billing
9 2 (0.25%) Back Office
9 2 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 564 (70.50%) Developer
2 315 (39.38%) .NET Developer
3 95 (11.88%) Analyst
4 66 (8.25%) Software Developer
5 65 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 61 (7.63%) DBA
7 53 (6.63%) SQL Developer
8 52 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 52 (6.50%) SQL DBA
9 48 (6.00%) Web Developer
9 48 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 45 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (3.50%) VB.NET Developer
13 26 (3.25%) Team Leader
14 25 (3.13%) Junior
14 25 (3.13%) Programmer
15 23 (2.88%) SQL Server DBA
16 22 (2.75%) Junior Developer
16 22 (2.75%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (68.50%) .NET
2 400 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 214 (26.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 212 (26.50%) HTML
5 189 (23.63%) CSS
6 185 (23.13%) WCF
7 138 (17.25%) .NET Framework
8 128 (16.00%) jQuery
9 122 (15.25%) XML
10 108 (13.50%) Web Services
11 95 (11.88%) Castle Windsor
12 93 (11.63%) HTML5
13 83 (10.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 77 (9.63%) RESTful
14 77 (9.63%) LINQ
15 75 (9.38%) WPF
16 62 (7.75%) CSS3
17 58 (7.25%) Ninject
18 55 (6.88%) WinForms
19 54 (6.75%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.13%) Inversion of Control
3 49 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (5.50%) Replication
5 32 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.75%) Social Media
6 30 (3.75%) Social Network
7 25 (3.13%) Statistics
8 20 (2.50%) User Experience
9 14 (1.75%) Open Source
9 14 (1.75%) Clustering
10 13 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.25%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.25%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.13%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.00%) BBC
14 7 (0.88%) Blog
14 7 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 195 (24.38%) Windows
2 35 (4.38%) Linux
3 31 (3.88%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.38%) Android
5 21 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.38%) UNIX
7 15 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.25%) AIX
10 7 (0.88%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.88%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.25%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (35.50%) MVC
3 219 (27.38%) TDD
4 156 (19.50%) Scrum
5 146 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (14.88%) Web Application Development
7 93 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
7 93 (11.63%) OO
8 84 (10.50%) BDD
9 82 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
10 62 (7.75%) MVVM
11 61 (7.63%) Kanban
12 60 (7.50%) ETL
13 53 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
14 48 (6.00%) SOA
15 43 (5.38%) CRM
16 33 (4.13%) Migration
17 32 (4.00%) Mentoring
18 30 (3.75%) Data Analysis
18 30 (3.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 492 (61.50%) C#
2 410 (51.25%) SQL
3 262 (32.75%) T-SQL
4 213 (26.63%) JavaScript
5 77 (9.63%) VB.NET
6 70 (8.75%) VB
7 43 (5.38%) Java
8 35 (4.38%) Ruby
9 30 (3.75%) PHP
10 25 (3.13%) VB6
11 24 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 24 (3.00%) VBA
12 12 (1.50%) C++
13 10 (1.25%) XPath
14 9 (1.13%) PHP5
15 7 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.75%) XQuery
17 3 (0.38%) VBScript
17 3 (0.38%) Perl
18 2 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (10.25%) Degree
2 29 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.75%) MCTS
5 12 (1.50%) MCP
5 12 (1.50%) MCAD
5 12 (1.50%) MCSD
6 9 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.00%) MCSE
8 7 (0.88%) ISEB
8 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.50%) MCITP
9 4 (0.50%) MCSA
10 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) CCNA
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.38%) SLA
2 24 (3.00%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.13%) XenApp
4 8 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.88%) LiteSpeed
6 5 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.13%) Opsview
2 1 (0.13%) Nagios
2 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 213 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 78 (9.75%) Oracle
3 59 (7.38%) Facebook
4 26 (3.25%) Twitter
5 18 (2.25%) VMware
6 16 (2.00%) IBM
7 13 (1.63%) Teradata
7 13 (1.63%) Google
7 13 (1.63%) EPiServer
8 12 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.50%) Cognos
9 11 (1.38%) Sybase
9 11 (1.38%) Citrix
9 11 (1.38%) Informatica
9 11 (1.38%) Apple
9 11 (1.38%) Eloqua
10 9 (1.13%) Telerik
10 9 (1.13%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.00%) Yahoo!
11 8 (1.00%) Sony
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago