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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 26 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.49% 6.03% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.67% 16.47% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 2
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +14.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
120 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.06% 36.64% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 84 72 71
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,715
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) .NET
3 19 (61.29%) jQuery
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (58.06%) C#
4 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET
4 18 (58.06%) CSS
4 18 (58.06%) MVC
5 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (51.61%) HTML
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
8 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
8 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (35.48%) WCF
9 11 (35.48%) ADO.NET
9 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (35.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (35.48%) Web Services
10 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
11 7 (22.58%) MySQL
11 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
6 7 (22.58%) MySQL
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (16.13%) OLTP
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (12.90%) Big Data
10 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
10 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
10 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (3.23%) DTS
11 1 (3.23%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
1 19 (61.29%) jQuery
2 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 16 (51.61%) HTML
4 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
6 11 (35.48%) WCF
6 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 11 (35.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (35.48%) ADO.NET
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) XML
8 4 (12.90%) XSLT
9 3 (9.68%) ADO
10 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
1 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) AIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Android Development
4 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
4 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) OOP
5 3 (9.68%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec
2 2 (6.45%) Vertica
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Teradata
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
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