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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 38 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.19% 15.19% 16.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.40% 33.33% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 33
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,100 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
125 123 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.40% 45.56% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 74 84 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (62.71%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) SQL
3 34 (57.63%) C#
4 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
6 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET
6 22 (37.29%) MVC
7 21 (35.59%) TDD
8 19 (32.20%) CSS
8 19 (32.20%) T-SQL
8 19 (32.20%) HTML
8 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (27.12%) BDD
10 16 (27.12%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (27.12%) WCF
10 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
11 14 (23.73%) Web Services
11 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (22.03%) Ajax
12 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
12 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (20.34%) Web Application Development
14 10 (16.95%) Oracle
14 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
15 9 (15.25%) XML
15 9 (15.25%) Windows
16 8 (13.56%) C++

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (13.56%) Node.js
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
1 1 (1.69%) DHCP
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) SSL
1 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) MySQL
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.39%) OLAP
7 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.69%) HBase
8 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) NUnit
1 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Calabash
2 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Ant
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) Gradle
4 2 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Developer
2 25 (42.37%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Software Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Graduate
6 3 (5.08%) Junior
6 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.08%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Tester
7 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) DBA
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (32.20%) HTML
4 16 (27.12%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
4 16 (27.12%) WCF
5 14 (23.73%) Web Services
6 13 (22.03%) Ajax
6 13 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (15.25%) XML
8 8 (13.56%) jQuery
8 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (11.86%) RESTful
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (8.47%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (8.47%) LINQ
12 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Tandem
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Economics
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Psychology
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) MVC
3 21 (35.59%) TDD
4 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (27.12%) BDD
6 12 (20.34%) Web Application Development
7 8 (13.56%) CQRS
7 8 (13.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.17%) OOP
10 5 (8.47%) OO
10 5 (8.47%) ETL
10 5 (8.47%) SDLC
11 4 (6.78%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.78%) Scrum
11 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 34 (57.63%) C#
3 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
6 8 (13.56%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) Java
7 3 (5.08%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) Delphi
9 1 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PMP
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Teradata
4 3 (5.08%) Ab Initio
4 3 (5.08%) Vertica
5 2 (3.39%) Talend
5 2 (3.39%) Dundas
5 2 (3.39%) Tableau
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) Sage
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) Netezza
6 1 (1.69%) RainStor
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