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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.55% 6.34% 7.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.93% 13.93% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 17
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £38,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
118 122 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 42.91% 45.52% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 68 83 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Software Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
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