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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 29 47 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.20% 18.15% 19.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.70% 46.08% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 61
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £45,000
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
54 102 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.17% 39.38% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 89 101
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 31 (58.49%) .NET
3 27 (50.94%) C#
4 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
5 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.08%) CSS
6 17 (32.08%) HTML
7 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
7 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
8 12 (22.64%) MVC
8 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (20.75%) MySQL
10 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (16.98%) LINQ
11 9 (16.98%) jQuery
11 9 (16.98%) HTML5
11 9 (16.98%) BDD
11 9 (16.98%) Entity Framework
11 9 (16.98%) Scrum
11 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
12 8 (15.09%) NHibernate
12 8 (15.09%) Games
12 8 (15.09%) ETL
12 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) VPN
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (20.75%) MySQL
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
5 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.43%) Big Data
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (7.55%) OLTP
8 3 (5.66%) DTS
8 3 (5.66%) OLAP
8 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.66%) VLDB
8 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
1 7 (13.21%) NUnit
1 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (13.21%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (13.21%) Moq
2 4 (7.55%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) Calabash
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.89%) Gradle
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) DBA
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Graduate
6 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.43%) MI Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior
7 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) ETL Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 17 (32.08%) CSS
3 17 (32.08%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
4 9 (16.98%) LINQ
4 9 (16.98%) jQuery
4 9 (16.98%) HTML5
4 9 (16.98%) Entity Framework
5 8 (15.09%) NHibernate
5 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (15.09%) WCF
6 7 (13.21%) Ajax
7 6 (11.32%) Web Services
8 2 (3.77%) XML
8 2 (3.77%) Flash
8 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
8 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.77%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) N-Tier
2 6 (11.32%) Replication
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Economics
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) MVC
3 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 9 (16.98%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) BDD
5 8 (15.09%) Kanban
5 8 (15.09%) ETL
6 7 (13.21%) SEO
6 7 (13.21%) Market Research
6 7 (13.21%) Web Application Development
6 7 (13.21%) Mobile Development
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 6 (11.32%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 27 (50.94%) C#
3 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.77%) VBA
9 1 (1.89%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Vertica
3 4 (7.55%) Talend
3 4 (7.55%) Ab Initio
4 3 (5.66%) Dundas
4 3 (5.66%) Tableau
5 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
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