The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.89% 4.65% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.63% 12.90% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 5
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £35,950 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
107 93 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.23% 36.05% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 76 66 67
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (39.39%) jQuery
7 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (36.36%) CSS
7 12 (36.36%) C#
7 12 (36.36%) MVC
8 11 (33.33%) HTML
8 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (24.24%) MySQL
10 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 6 (18.18%) XML
12 6 (18.18%) ETL
13 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
13 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (15.15%) OLTP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (24.24%) MySQL
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
9 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (15.15%) OLTP
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (12.12%) Big Data
11 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
12 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
12 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (3.03%) OLAP
13 1 (3.03%) DTS
13 1 (3.03%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) DBA
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
6 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Reporting Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Server Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Report Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Server Support
8 2 (6.06%) Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (39.39%) jQuery
4 12 (36.36%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (12.12%) WCF
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
9 4 (12.12%) XSLT
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
10 3 (9.09%) ADO
11 2 (6.06%) HTML5
12 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) AIX
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) ETL
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Android Development
5 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) Test Management
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Legato
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Teradata
3 2 (6.06%) Vertica
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
3 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
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