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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 26 45 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.33% 19.48% 41.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.39% 54.88% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 141
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
66 82 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.85% 35.50% 52.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) .NET
3 26 (50.00%) C#
4 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 18 (34.62%) CSS
7 18 (34.62%) MVC
8 17 (32.69%) HTML
9 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (30.77%) jQuery
10 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
10 15 (28.85%) WCF
11 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
12 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (25.00%) Web Services
13 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (21.15%) ADO.NET
14 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
15 10 (19.23%) ETL
16 9 (17.31%) MySQL
17 7 (13.46%) Migration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (17.31%) MySQL
5 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (9.62%) Big Data
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (7.69%) OLTP
8 3 (5.77%) DTS
8 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.77%) VLDB
8 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.85%) OLAP
9 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (11.54%) Moq
2 6 (11.54%) NUnit
3 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) MSTest
4 3 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) DBA
5 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior ETL Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Trainee Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Trainee Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Trainee
8 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Graduate Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 18 (34.62%) CSS
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
5 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (30.77%) jQuery
6 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
6 15 (28.85%) WCF
7 13 (25.00%) Web Services
8 11 (21.15%) ADO.NET
8 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.77%) WinForms
9 3 (5.77%) Spring.NET
9 3 (5.77%) WPF
9 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
9 3 (5.77%) LINQ
9 3 (5.77%) NHibernate
9 3 (5.77%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (5.77%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) MVC
3 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.23%) ETL
5 7 (13.46%) Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.54%) TDD
6 6 (11.54%) Kanban
6 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (5.77%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.77%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.77%) BDD
8 3 (5.77%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) C#
3 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCTS
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Tableau
2 5 (9.62%) Vertica
3 3 (5.77%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.77%) Talend
4 2 (3.85%) Dundas
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
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