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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 20 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.56% 12.18% 18.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 36.36% 55.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 40
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,104 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £44,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
50 66 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.90% 33.50% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 69
Median salary £29,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,729 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 July 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 37 (77.08%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) .NET
3 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 26 (54.17%) MVC
4 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
5 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
8 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (22.92%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (22.92%) TDD
9 11 (22.92%) CSS
9 11 (22.92%) Windows
10 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.83%) HTML
10 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
10 10 (20.83%) RESTful
10 10 (20.83%) BDD
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
12 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
14 6 (12.50%) OO
14 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DHCP
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.33%) VLAN
1 4 (8.33%) VPN
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) MS Access
7 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Junior
4 6 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support Manager
8 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
3 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
5 11 (22.92%) CSS
5 11 (22.92%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (20.83%) HTML
6 10 (20.83%) RESTful
7 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.42%) ADO
8 5 (10.42%) jQuery
9 4 (8.33%) WCF
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (6.25%) Web Services
10 3 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
1 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) MVC
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) BDD
4 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.50%) OO
5 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Coaching
7 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.25%) OOP
8 3 (6.25%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) B2C
9 2 (4.17%) Database Security
9 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) C++
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
5 4 (8.33%) VC++
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.17%) Delphi
7 2 (4.17%) PHP 5
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Java
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Progress
3 1 (2.08%) Sage
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter
3 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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