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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 22 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.32% 17.12% 17.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 43.14% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 34
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
88 102 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 37.29% 39.69% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 70 64
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 £32,750 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 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 33 (68.75%) .NET
2 32 (66.67%) C#
3 27 (56.25%) SQL
4 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (39.58%) MVC
5 19 (39.58%) CSS
5 19 (39.58%) HTML
6 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 18 (37.50%) TDD
7 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (31.25%) BDD
8 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 14 (29.17%) WCF
10 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 12 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
11 11 (22.92%) Ajax
11 11 (22.92%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (20.83%) jQuery
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (18.75%) LINQ
13 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
13 9 (18.75%) HTML5
13 9 (18.75%) Oracle
13 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (18.75%) Finance
14 8 (16.67%) Tandem

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.17%) OLAP
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) HBase
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.08%) OLTP
7 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.08%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) NUnit
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (8.33%) Moq
3 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (6.25%) Calabash
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) Gradle
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Games
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Junior
5 4 (8.33%) Graduate
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) MI Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (68.75%) .NET
2 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 19 (39.58%) CSS
3 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (29.17%) WCF
6 11 (22.92%) Ajax
6 11 (22.92%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
7 10 (20.83%) jQuery
8 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 9 (18.75%) LINQ
8 9 (18.75%) HTML5
8 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
9 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (14.58%) Web Services
11 6 (12.50%) NHibernate
12 3 (6.25%) XML
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Tandem
2 7 (14.58%) N-Tier
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Economics
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Physics
4 1 (2.08%) Psychology
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) MVC
3 18 (37.50%) TDD
4 15 (31.25%) BDD
5 12 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (16.67%) CQRS
8 7 (14.58%) Mobile Development
8 7 (14.58%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) Market Research
8 7 (14.58%) SEO
9 6 (12.50%) Kanban
9 6 (12.50%) OOP
9 6 (12.50%) OO
9 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.33%) ETL
11 4 (8.33%) SDLC
12 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.25%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.17%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 3 (6.25%) Teradata
3 3 (6.25%) Vertica
4 2 (4.17%) Talend
4 2 (4.17%) Dundas
4 2 (4.17%) Tableau
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Netezza
5 1 (2.08%) RainStor
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