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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 211 354 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.75% 20.61% 25.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.51% 58.22% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 195 326 377
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
291 608 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.61% 35.39% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 261 498 539
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 78 £40,000 - 14
Macclesfield -2 25 £33,750 -3.57% 5
Crewe +23 18 £28,500 -28.75% 4
Chester +2 16 £35,500 -15.47% 7
Wilmslow -7 14 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Runcorn -5 11 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Knutsford -3 7 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Ellesmere Port 0 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Daresbury - 4 £39,500 -
Frodsham -1 3 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Northwich -5 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Winsford 0 1 £30,000 - 2
Nantwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 311 (66.17%) .NET
2 289 (61.49%) C#
3 205 (43.62%) SQL
4 202 (42.98%) ASP.NET
5 176 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (32.77%) Microsoft
7 152 (32.34%) MVC
8 111 (23.62%) Finance
9 103 (21.91%) TDD
10 100 (21.28%) HTML
11 99 (21.06%) Scrum
12 98 (20.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 95 (20.21%) JavaScript
14 91 (19.36%) CSS
15 83 (17.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 80 (17.02%) T-SQL
17 79 (16.81%) jQuery
18 76 (16.17%) Web Services
19 75 (15.96%) Windows
20 73 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 71 (15.11%) SQL Server 2014
22 69 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
22 69 (14.68%) MS Excel
23 68 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
24 66 (14.04%) .NET Framework
25 64 (13.62%) SQL Server 2008
26 63 (13.40%) WCF
26 63 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
27 58 (12.34%) Dependency Injection
28 53 (11.28%) Castle Windsor

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 32 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.47%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.49%) IIS
4 6 (1.28%) CMS
5 5 (1.06%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.83%) Photoshop
3 17 (3.62%) Fireworks
4 14 (2.98%) MS Office
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.06%) Cognos Controller
2 5 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.64%) FastStats
3 3 (0.64%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.98%) Office 365
3 10 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.70%) IaaS
4 8 (1.70%) PaaS
5 3 (0.64%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.13%) Firewall
2 7 (1.49%) DNS
2 7 (1.49%) Internet
2 7 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.49%) WAN
3 6 (1.28%) DHCP
3 6 (1.28%) SAN
3 6 (1.28%) VLAN
4 5 (1.06%) LAN
5 4 (0.85%) Intranet
5 4 (0.85%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.85%) NAS
5 4 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.85%) VPN
6 3 (0.64%) SSL
6 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.64%) Wireless
7 2 (0.43%) HTTP
8 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (20.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 73 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (15.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 64 (13.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (10.64%) MySQL
6 46 (9.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (6.81%) Relational Database
8 31 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.34%) DB2
11 11 (2.34%) MS Access
11 11 (2.34%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.06%) Power BI
13 4 (0.85%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.85%) JasperReports
13 4 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 69 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (10.85%) Visual Studio
3 48 (10.21%) Moq
3 48 (10.21%) MSTest
3 48 (10.21%) NUnit
3 48 (10.21%) Rhino Mocks
4 28 (5.96%) Git (software)
5 25 (5.32%) Subversion
6 10 (2.13%) JIRA
6 10 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.28%) Selenium
8 6 (1.28%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.06%) FxCop
9 5 (1.06%) StyleCop
10 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.64%) JUnit
12 2 (0.43%) Maven
12 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 111 (23.62%) Finance
2 30 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.04%) Banking
4 15 (3.19%) Billing
5 14 (2.98%) Marketing
6 8 (1.70%) Games
6 8 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.70%) Publishing
7 4 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Arabic Language
8 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) French Language
8 2 (0.43%) German Language
8 2 (0.43%) Hindi Language
8 2 (0.43%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 313 (66.60%) Developer
2 215 (45.74%) .NET Developer
3 123 (26.17%) C# Developer
4 113 (24.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (15.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 68 (14.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 60 (12.77%) .NET Software Developer
8 58 (12.34%) SQL Developer
9 55 (11.70%) Senior Developer
10 48 (10.21%) Software Developer
11 40 (8.51%) Analyst
12 28 (5.96%) C# WPF Developer
12 28 (5.96%) DBA
12 28 (5.96%) WPF Developer
13 27 (5.74%) C# Software Developer
13 27 (5.74%) Junior
14 26 (5.53%) SQL DBA
15 24 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 22 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
17 21 (4.47%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (66.17%) .NET
2 202 (42.98%) ASP.NET
3 100 (21.28%) HTML
4 91 (19.36%) CSS
5 83 (17.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 79 (16.81%) jQuery
7 76 (16.17%) Web Services
8 66 (14.04%) .NET Framework
9 63 (13.40%) WCF
10 53 (11.28%) Castle Windsor
10 53 (11.28%) WPF
11 50 (10.64%) XML
12 49 (10.43%) Unity DI Container
13 48 (10.21%) Ninject
13 48 (10.21%) Spring.NET
14 47 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 37 (7.87%) RESTful
16 36 (7.66%) AngularJS
17 34 (7.23%) HTML5
18 33 (7.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.21%) Inversion of Control
3 27 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.68%) Social Network
6 20 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 15 (3.19%) Replication
9 9 (1.91%) iPad
9 9 (1.91%) User Experience
10 8 (1.70%) CMDB
10 8 (1.70%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.28%) SCADA
12 5 (1.06%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.85%) Clustering
13 4 (0.85%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.96%) Windows
2 13 (2.77%) Unix
3 12 (2.55%) Linux
3 12 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.34%) Android
5 6 (1.28%) Windows CE
6 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (32.34%) MVC
3 103 (21.91%) TDD
4 99 (21.06%) Scrum
5 68 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (12.34%) Dependency Injection
8 49 (10.43%) Kanban
9 48 (10.21%) Web Application Development
10 47 (10.00%) Web Development
11 43 (9.15%) Software Engineering
12 39 (8.30%) ETL
13 36 (7.66%) MVVM
14 35 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (6.60%) BDD
15 31 (6.60%) Mentoring
15 31 (6.60%) Project Management
16 25 (5.32%) CRM
17 24 (5.11%) OO
18 23 (4.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 289 (61.49%) C#
2 205 (43.62%) SQL
3 95 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 80 (17.02%) T-SQL
5 40 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 26 (5.53%) VB
7 24 (5.11%) Java
8 21 (4.47%) PHP
9 17 (3.62%) VBA
10 16 (3.40%) C++
11 13 (2.77%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.13%) Ruby
13 9 (1.91%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.28%) VC++
15 3 (0.64%) C
15 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.64%) VB6
16 2 (0.43%) Delphi
16 2 (0.43%) X++
17 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (10.00%) Degree
2 13 (2.77%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.91%) PMP
4 8 (1.70%) ISEB
5 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) CCNA
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.21%) CISSP
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.47%) QA
2 6 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.70%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.06%) MobiControl
3 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.43%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 154 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.11%) Facebook
3 23 (4.89%) Twitter
4 19 (4.04%) Oracle
5 16 (3.40%) Cisco
5 16 (3.40%) VMware
6 15 (3.19%) IBM
7 12 (2.55%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.34%) HP
9 9 (1.91%) Juniper
10 8 (1.70%) BMC
10 8 (1.70%) Citrix
10 8 (1.70%) EMC
10 8 (1.70%) Motorola
10 8 (1.70%) NetApp
11 7 (1.49%) SAP
12 6 (1.28%) Cognos
12 6 (1.28%) Wonderware
13 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.06%) Tableau
Macclesfield, Cheshire
83Zero
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 55,000 + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000, 6% Company Pension Contribution, Training Budget.
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago