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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 18 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.65% 14.51% 23.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.65% 43.08% 62.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 47
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
37 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.27% 33.68% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 61
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,900 £50,250
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 10 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 46 (63.89%) C#
2 45 (62.50%) .NET
3 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
4 37 (51.39%) MVC
4 37 (51.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (45.83%) SQL
5 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 28 (38.89%) TDD
9 27 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 25 (34.72%) RESTful
11 24 (33.33%) BDD
11 24 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (31.94%) Web Application Development
12 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 19 (26.39%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
14 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
19 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 12 (16.67%) CSS
20 11 (15.28%) jQuery
21 9 (12.50%) HTML
21 9 (12.50%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (51.39%) SQL Server 2014
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.56%) MySQL
9 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Calabash
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.78%) Finance
1 2 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 33 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 23 (31.94%) SQL Developer
4 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
5 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (20.83%) SQL BI Developer
6 14 (19.44%) C# Developer
6 14 (19.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 14 (19.44%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) .NET
2 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
6 27 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 25 (34.72%) RESTful
8 24 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
9 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 12 (16.67%) CSS
11 11 (15.28%) jQuery
12 9 (12.50%) HTML
13 8 (11.11%) Web Services
14 7 (9.72%) XML
15 6 (8.33%) WCF
16 4 (5.56%) Ajax
16 4 (5.56%) JSON
16 4 (5.56%) SOAP
17 3 (4.17%) CSS3
17 3 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) MVC
2 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.89%) TDD
4 24 (33.33%) BDD
5 23 (31.94%) Web Application Development
6 19 (26.39%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.72%) Web Development
9 6 (8.33%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.94%) OO
11 4 (5.56%) SDLC
12 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.17%) System Testing
13 2 (2.78%) Change Control
13 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.78%) CRM
13 2 (2.78%) Data Modelling
13 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
13 2 (2.78%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.89%) C#
2 33 (45.83%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.33%) C++
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) Delphi
8 3 (4.17%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) Java
9 1 (1.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PMP
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) vCloud
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Teradata
3 2 (2.78%) Zend
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.39%) VMware
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