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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 30 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.08% 16.95% 15.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.48% 60.00% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 34
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £43,550
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
69 50 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 34.67% 28.25% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 81
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 40 (80.00%) C#
2 34 (68.00%) .NET
3 29 (58.00%) ASP.NET
4 28 (56.00%) MVC
5 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (46.00%) SQL
7 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (36.00%) AngularJS
9 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (34.00%) TDD
10 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (30.00%) RESTful
12 14 (28.00%) BDD
12 14 (28.00%) Web Application Development
12 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 12 (24.00%) Windows
14 11 (22.00%) CSS
15 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
15 9 (18.00%) HTML
16 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
16 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
17 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
17 7 (14.00%) OO
17 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
17 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
17 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (12.00%) Finance
18 6 (12.00%) Microsoft

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 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DHCP
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
1 4 (8.00%) LAN
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.00%) VLAN
1 4 (8.00%) VPN
1 4 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Developer
2 24 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Junior
7 3 (6.00%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) .NET
2 29 (58.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (30.00%) RESTful
6 15 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 11 (22.00%) CSS
9 9 (18.00%) HTML
10 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.00%) ADO
11 5 (10.00%) jQuery
12 4 (8.00%) WCF
13 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (6.00%) WinForms
14 2 (4.00%) Behat
14 2 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) MVC
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) TDD
4 14 (28.00%) BDD
4 14 (28.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (14.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.00%) Web Development
8 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.00%) OOP
8 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 2 (4.00%) Coaching
9 2 (4.00%) Database Security
9 2 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.00%) OO PHP
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) C#
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) VC++
6 3 (6.00%) Delphi
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.00%) PHP 5
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) Java
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Progress
3 1 (2.00%) Sage
3 1 (2.00%) Veeam
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