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 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 (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 31 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.13% 17.44% 18.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.47% 56.60% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 42
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 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
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 30 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 42 (77.78%) C#
2 37 (68.52%) .NET
3 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 32 (59.26%) MVC
4 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (46.30%) SQL
5 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (40.74%) AngularJS
7 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (38.89%) TDD
8 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (31.48%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (31.48%) RESTful
11 16 (29.63%) Web Application Development
11 16 (29.63%) BDD
11 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 14 (25.93%) CSS
13 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
14 11 (20.37%) Windows
15 10 (18.52%) HTML
16 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (14.81%) OO
17 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
17 8 (14.81%) jQuery
18 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
18 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
18 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
18 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
19 6 (11.11%) Microsoft

SQL Server
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 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 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) DHCP
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.56%) VLAN
1 3 (5.56%) VPN
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.56%) MySQL
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (81.48%) Developer
2 26 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.37%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Junior
8 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (40.74%) AngularJS
5 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (31.48%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (31.48%) RESTful
8 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 14 (25.93%) CSS
10 10 (18.52%) HTML
11 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 8 (14.81%) jQuery
12 5 (9.26%) ADO
13 4 (7.41%) WCF
14 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (5.56%) WinForms
15 2 (3.70%) Behat
15 2 (3.70%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) MVC
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) TDD
4 16 (29.63%) BDD
4 16 (29.63%) Web Application Development
5 8 (14.81%) OO
6 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 6 (11.11%) Web Development
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) OOP
10 3 (5.56%) Scrum
11 2 (3.70%) Database Security
11 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (3.70%) OO PHP
12 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) C#
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) C++
5 4 (7.41%) PHP
5 4 (7.41%) VC++
6 3 (5.56%) Delphi
6 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.70%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) Java
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Progress
3 1 (1.85%) Sage
3 1 (1.85%) Veeam
3 1 (1.85%) Zend
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