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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.02% 18.80% 17.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.56% 56.63% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 40
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +4.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
64 83 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.19% 33.20% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 67 65
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 £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (64.00%) .NET
2 31 (62.00%) SQL
3 28 (56.00%) C#
4 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
6 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (32.00%) MVC
8 15 (30.00%) TDD
8 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 15 (30.00%) BDD
9 14 (28.00%) CSS
9 14 (28.00%) HTML
9 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
10 13 (26.00%) WCF
10 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (24.00%) Web Application Development
12 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
12 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (20.00%) ETL
14 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
14 9 (18.00%) Scrum
14 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
14 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
14 9 (18.00%) HTML5
15 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (16.00%) Kanban
15 8 (16.00%) Finance
15 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (16.00%) LINQ

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (12.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) OLAP
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) HBase
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (12.00%) Moq
2 6 (12.00%) NUnit
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (6.00%) Calabash
5 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.00%) Gradle
6 2 (4.00%) Ant
6 2 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Games
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Junior
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.00%) Graduate
5 4 (8.00%) ETL Developer
5 4 (8.00%) MI Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior ETL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (64.00%) .NET
2 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.00%) CSS
3 14 (28.00%) HTML
4 13 (26.00%) WCF
4 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (18.00%) HTML5
5 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.00%) NHibernate
6 8 (16.00%) LINQ
7 7 (14.00%) jQuery
7 7 (14.00%) Ajax
7 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.00%) SignalR
10 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.00%) Tandem
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Economics
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.00%) Psychology
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) MVC
3 15 (30.00%) TDD
3 15 (30.00%) BDD
4 12 (24.00%) Web Application Development
5 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (20.00%) ETL
7 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 8 (16.00%) Kanban
9 7 (14.00%) SEO
9 7 (14.00%) Market Research
9 7 (14.00%) Mobile Development
10 6 (12.00%) CQRS
10 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (12.00%) OO
11 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Migration
12 4 (8.00%) SDLC
13 3 (6.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (4.00%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.00%) VBA
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Ab Initio
4 5 (10.00%) Vertica
4 5 (10.00%) Talend
5 4 (8.00%) Dundas
5 4 (8.00%) Tableau
6 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.00%) Teradata
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Netezza
7 1 (2.00%) RainStor
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