The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 35 27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 4.25% 7.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 11.34% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 21
Average salary - £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
49 97 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.22% 37.45% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 85 94
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Chester region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (50.00%) Replication
6 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (33.33%) Vertica
7 4 (33.33%) Big Data
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (33.33%) OLTP
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (25.00%) VLDB
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) DTS
8 3 (25.00%) Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
9 2 (16.67%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (33.33%) OLTP
5 3 (25.00%) VLDB
5 3 (25.00%) DTS
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Access
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Vertica
3 1 (8.33%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (8.33%) Dundas
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
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