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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 22 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.43% 15.95% 16.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.66% 42.27% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 46
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,550 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
41 97 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.16% 37.74% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 81 77
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (70.83%) SQL
2 29 (60.42%) .NET
3 24 (50.00%) C#
4 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
7 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 15 (31.25%) CSS
8 15 (31.25%) HTML
8 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 11 (22.92%) MVC
10 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 10 (20.83%) TDD
10 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (20.83%) ETL
10 10 (20.83%) BDD
11 9 (18.75%) HTML5
11 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
11 9 (18.75%) LINQ
11 9 (18.75%) Kanban
11 9 (18.75%) MySQL
11 9 (18.75%) NHibernate
11 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.67%) WCF
12 8 (16.67%) Games
12 8 (16.67%) Oracle
12 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.33%) OLAP
5 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.25%) Big Data
6 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.17%) OLTP
7 2 (4.17%) VLDB
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (14.58%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (14.58%) Moq
1 7 (14.58%) NUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (6.25%) Calabash
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Ant
6 2 (4.17%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Junior
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.33%) MI Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Graduate
5 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior ETL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 15 (31.25%) CSS
3 15 (31.25%) HTML
4 9 (18.75%) HTML5
4 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
4 9 (18.75%) LINQ
4 9 (18.75%) NHibernate
4 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 8 (16.67%) WCF
5 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.58%) jQuery
6 7 (14.58%) Web Services
6 7 (14.58%) Ajax
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (6.25%) SignalR
7 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Physics
5 1 (2.08%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) MVC
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) TDD
3 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) ETL
3 10 (20.83%) BDD
4 9 (18.75%) Kanban
5 7 (14.58%) Market Research
5 7 (14.58%) Web Application Development
5 7 (14.58%) Mobile Development
5 7 (14.58%) SEO
6 6 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) Java
5 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.17%) VBA
7 2 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 6 (12.50%) Vertica
4 5 (10.42%) Talend
5 4 (8.33%) Dundas
5 4 (8.33%) Tableau
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica
6 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) RainStor
7 1 (2.08%) Teradata
7 1 (2.08%) Google
7 1 (2.08%) Netezza
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