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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.31% 1.16% 5.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.22% 3.77% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £37,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £37,500 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
73 53 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.33% 30.81% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 66 40 90
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
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 30 April 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) ADO
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) Delphi
7 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 2 (22.22%) VC++
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) WinForms

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ADO
4 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Delphi
4 2 (22.22%) VC++
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory