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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 29 56 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.14% 19.24% 10.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.00% 41.79% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median 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
50 134 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.17% 46.05% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 98 83
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 31 (60.78%) C#
2 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 27 (52.94%) MVC
3 25 (49.02%) .NET
4 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
5 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 14 (27.45%) HTML
6 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (19.61%) jQuery
8 10 (19.61%) ETL
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.61%) CSS
8 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (17.65%) PHP
9 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 9 (17.65%) XML
9 9 (17.65%) Windows
10 8 (15.69%) Web Development
10 8 (15.69%) Unix
10 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
10 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (13.73%) Git (software)

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) CMS
1 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) Intranet
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.92%) VLAN
1 2 (3.92%) VPN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.88%) MySQL
6 3 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (5.88%) QlikView
6 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.92%) Power BI
8 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) NUnit
2 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.92%) Protractor
4 2 (3.92%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Junior
8 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Database Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Development Manager
9 4 (7.84%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (7.84%) Software Manager
10 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
3 14 (27.45%) HTML
4 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (19.61%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) jQuery
5 9 (17.65%) XML
6 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
6 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (13.73%) Web Services
8 6 (11.76%) WCF
9 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.80%) Ajax
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.84%) JSON
10 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (7.84%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (7.84%) SOAP
10 4 (7.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.61%) ETL
5 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 8 (15.69%) Web Development
7 6 (11.76%) Coaching
7 6 (11.76%) SDLC
8 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.80%) OO
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) B2C
9 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.84%) TDD
10 3 (5.88%) Analytics
10 3 (5.88%) BDD
10 3 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) C#
2 27 (52.94%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) PHP
4 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) Delphi
6 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
7 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Teradata
3 2 (3.92%) RedGate
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) New Relic
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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