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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 29 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.55% 16.67% 27.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.37% 46.34% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 51
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
119 82 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.41% 35.96% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 83 69 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £50,715
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 22 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (57.69%) SQL
2 43 (55.13%) .NET
3 41 (52.56%) C#
4 33 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (39.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (35.90%) JavaScript
7 27 (34.62%) MVC
7 27 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (32.05%) CSS
9 24 (30.77%) HTML
9 24 (30.77%) jQuery
10 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
11 20 (25.64%) Windows
12 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
12 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (21.79%) Web Services
14 17 (21.79%) Visual Studio
14 17 (21.79%) Finance
15 16 (20.51%) XML
15 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework
16 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
17 13 (16.67%) WCF
17 13 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (14.10%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (11.54%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.85%) Site Server
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.85%) Firewall
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
1 3 (3.85%) VPN
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
7 13 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (14.10%) MySQL
8 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (7.69%) OLTP
10 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 6 (7.69%) Big Data
11 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.85%) Apache Hive
12 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.85%) DB2
12 3 (3.85%) OLAP
13 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.41%) MSTest
3 5 (6.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (6.41%) Moq
3 5 (6.41%) NUnit
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.56%) ERwin
5 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
6 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (58.97%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.97%) DBA
6 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) IT Support
9 3 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.13%) .NET
2 33 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 25 (32.05%) CSS
4 24 (30.77%) HTML
4 24 (30.77%) jQuery
5 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (21.79%) Web Services
7 16 (20.51%) XML
7 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework
8 13 (16.67%) WCF
9 11 (14.10%) ADO.NET
9 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (14.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (10.26%) WPF
11 7 (8.97%) Ajax
11 7 (8.97%) WinForms
12 5 (6.41%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (6.41%) Ninject
12 5 (6.41%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (6.41%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.85%) Statistics
2 3 (3.85%) Replication
3 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.41%) Android
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) UNIX
5 2 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) MVC
3 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (14.10%) ETL
5 10 (12.82%) Data Analysis
6 8 (10.26%) Scrum
7 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.69%) OO
8 6 (7.69%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) Change Management
8 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (6.41%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.41%) MVVM
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.41%) Kanban
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
9 5 (6.41%) TDD
10 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) SQL
2 41 (52.56%) C#
3 28 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.97%) VB
5 7 (8.97%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.69%) VBA
7 5 (6.41%) VB6
8 4 (5.13%) Java
9 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) VBScript
10 1 (1.28%) Delphi
10 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.28%) MCITP
3 1 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) WAI
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) Vertica
3 5 (6.41%) Citrix
4 4 (5.13%) HP
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
4 4 (5.13%) Tableau
5 3 (3.85%) Sybase
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) Talend
7 1 (1.28%) Dundas
7 1 (1.28%) Telerik
7 1 (1.28%) Teradata
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) Informatica
7 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
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