The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 23 36 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.36% 16.00% 42.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.51% 42.35% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 99
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £28,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
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 85 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 32.88% 37.78% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 118
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,900 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Chester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Chester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 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.

1 47 (68.12%) .NET
2 44 (63.77%) SQL
3 41 (59.42%) C#
4 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
5 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
6 33 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (42.03%) MVC
8 29 (42.03%) CSS
9 27 (39.13%) HTML
10 26 (37.68%) jQuery
11 23 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
13 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (28.99%) Web Services
14 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
14 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
14 19 (27.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
15 17 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (21.74%) WCF
18 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 13 (18.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (18.84%) Windows
18 13 (18.84%) ADO.NET
19 12 (17.39%) MySQL
20 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (27.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
5 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (17.39%) MySQL
7 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
8 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (10.14%) OLTP
9 7 (10.14%) Big Data
10 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
12 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.90%) DTS
13 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
13 2 (2.90%) VLDB
13 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
14 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
2 17 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.25%) MSTest
3 5 (7.25%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (7.25%) Moq
3 5 (7.25%) NUnit
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Local Government
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 33 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) DBA
4 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Graduate
8 3 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (68.12%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
3 29 (42.03%) CSS
4 27 (39.13%) HTML
5 26 (37.68%) jQuery
6 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (28.99%) Web Services
8 15 (21.74%) WCF
9 13 (18.84%) ADO.NET
9 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (18.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (14.49%) XML
11 8 (11.59%) WPF
12 5 (7.25%) Silverlight
12 5 (7.25%) XSLT
12 5 (7.25%) WinForms
12 5 (7.25%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (7.25%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (7.25%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.80%) Replication
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Statistics
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
4 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) W3C
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Android
2 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) UNIX
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) AIX
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) MVC
3 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.59%) Web Development
6 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.70%) ETL
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.25%) Kanban
8 5 (7.25%) OO
8 5 (7.25%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.25%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.25%) MVVM
9 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (5.80%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) SQL
2 41 (59.42%) C#
3 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
4 23 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.14%) VBA
6 6 (8.70%) VB
6 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.25%) Java
7 5 (7.25%) VB6
8 4 (5.80%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) VBScript
9 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) MCTS
2 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Vertica
3 3 (4.35%) Tableau
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Telerik
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Dell
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Salary: £21000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
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