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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 27 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.42% 14.18% 15.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.00% 33.33% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 42
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £38,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
50 114 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.97% 42.54% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 88
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 £28,000 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 24 August 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 37 (63.79%) C#
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 30 (51.72%) MVC
4 29 (50.00%) .NET
5 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
9 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (20.69%) HTML
9 12 (20.69%) CSS
10 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
10 11 (18.97%) jQuery
10 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (17.24%) Windows
12 9 (15.52%) XML
12 9 (15.52%) PHP
12 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) ETL
13 8 (13.79%) Unix
13 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (12.07%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (12.07%) 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 (6.90%) CMS
1 4 (6.90%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DHCP
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
1 4 (6.90%) LAN
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.90%) VLAN
1 4 (6.90%) VPN
1 4 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.17%) MySQL
9 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.72%) MS Access
10 1 (1.72%) Power BI
10 1 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.72%) QlikView
10 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) NUnit
2 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.45%) Protractor
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.52%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior
5 6 (10.34%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Software Manager
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
4 12 (20.69%) CSS
4 12 (20.69%) HTML
5 11 (18.97%) jQuery
5 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (15.52%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (12.07%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (10.34%) RESTful
8 6 (10.34%) WCF
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
9 5 (8.62%) XSLT
10 4 (6.90%) Ajax
10 4 (6.90%) JSON
10 4 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Unix
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) MVC
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.79%) ETL
5 7 (12.07%) TDD
6 6 (10.34%) BDD
6 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.34%) SDLC
6 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 6 (10.34%) Web Development
7 5 (8.62%) Coaching
7 5 (8.62%) OO
7 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.90%) B2C
8 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
5 9 (15.52%) PHP
6 6 (10.34%) VB
7 3 (5.17%) C++
7 3 (5.17%) PHP 5
7 3 (5.17%) VC++
8 2 (3.45%) Delphi
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) Java
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Teradata
4 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Progress
5 1 (1.72%) Sage
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
5 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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