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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 40 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.81% 16.41% 28.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.79% 46.67% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 47
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £39,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
122 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 45.19% 35.16% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 66
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £47,000
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 27 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 48 (55.81%) SQL
2 46 (53.49%) .NET
3 43 (50.00%) C#
4 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET
5 31 (36.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
6 29 (33.72%) MVC
7 27 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (29.07%) HTML
8 25 (29.07%) CSS
9 23 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (25.58%) jQuery
10 22 (25.58%) Windows
11 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 20 (23.26%) Finance
11 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (19.77%) Visual Studio
14 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
15 16 (18.60%) XML
16 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (16.28%) ETL
17 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
17 14 (16.28%) Data Analysis
18 13 (15.12%) Web Services
18 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
19 12 (13.95%) MySQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.47%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.49%) Site Server
4 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 2 (2.33%) SAS
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) LAN
1 3 (3.49%) WAN
1 3 (3.49%) VPN
1 3 (3.49%) DNS
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
1 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
7 12 (13.95%) MySQL
8 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
9 8 (9.30%) Big Data
10 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (6.98%) OLTP
12 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (4.65%) OLAP
13 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
13 3 (3.49%) Apache Hive
13 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
13 3 (3.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.81%) MSTest
3 5 (5.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (5.81%) Moq
3 5 (5.81%) NUnit
4 4 (4.65%) ERwin
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) Hudson
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Developer
2 28 (32.56%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.14%) DBA
5 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Data Modeller
8 4 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (53.49%) .NET
2 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET
3 25 (29.07%) CSS
3 25 (29.07%) HTML
4 22 (25.58%) jQuery
5 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (18.60%) XML
7 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
8 13 (15.12%) Web Services
9 10 (11.63%) WCF
10 9 (10.47%) WPF
11 7 (8.14%) ADO.NET
11 7 (8.14%) WinForms
11 7 (8.14%) Ajax
11 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (8.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (6.98%) HTML5
13 5 (5.81%) Spring.NET
13 5 (5.81%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (5.81%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (4.65%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) Statistics
3 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Wiki
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.98%) Android
2 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.49%) UNIX
4 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.33%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) MVC
2 23 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) Data Analysis
3 14 (16.28%) ETL
4 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.30%) Web Development
5 8 (9.30%) Scrum
6 7 (8.14%) ITIL
6 7 (8.14%) OO
7 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.98%) TDD
7 6 (6.98%) Change Management
7 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.81%) Kanban
8 5 (5.81%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (5.81%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.81%) SQL
2 43 (50.00%) C#
3 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.14%) VB
5 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.81%) VBA
6 5 (5.81%) VB6
6 5 (5.81%) Java
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.49%) CCNA
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCTS
4 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
1 1 (1.16%) WAI
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) Vertica
4 5 (5.81%) Citrix
5 4 (4.65%) HP
5 4 (4.65%) VMware
6 3 (3.49%) Tableau
6 3 (3.49%) Sybase
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (1.16%) IBM
8 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) Informatica
8 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.16%) Twitter
8 1 (1.16%) Talend
8 1 (1.16%) Teradata
8 1 (1.16%) Telerik
8 1 (1.16%) Dundas
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago