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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 39 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.46% 9.47% 4.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.43% 26.53% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 8
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £45,000 £34,650
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
105 147 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.03% 35.68% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 92 112 75
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (28.57%) ETL
7 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) Teradata
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) Replication
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) Marketing
10 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (14.29%) Change Management
10 3 (14.29%) OLAP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (14.29%) OLAP
9 2 (9.52%) MySQL
9 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
10 1 (4.76%) SQLite
10 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (4.76%) Informix
10 1 (4.76%) MS Access
10 1 (4.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) DBA
2 6 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Report Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) MDX
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.76%) SignalR
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) RIA
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Legato
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Teradata
2 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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