The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 27 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.91% 3.08% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.39% 10.00% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
SQL Server 2012
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
112 70 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 44.09% 30.84% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 79 55 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Chester region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) jQuery
3 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 15 (71.43%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) .NET
4 15 (71.43%) C#
4 15 (71.43%) MVC
4 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (71.43%) Relational Database
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 12 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (57.14%) WCF
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 12 (57.14%) T-SQL
5 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 12 (57.14%) ADO.NET
6 6 (28.57%) MySQL
7 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) OLTP
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (23.81%) OLTP
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (4.76%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
1 15 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) DBA
3 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) jQuery
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 12 (57.14%) WCF
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) ADO.NET
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 12 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (14.29%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 3 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Vertica
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft