The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 45 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.11% 17.87% 29.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.06% 49.47% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
107 95 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.68% 36.12% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76 66 67
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 £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Cheshire

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 30 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 54 (58.70%) SQL
2 46 (50.00%) .NET
3 44 (47.83%) C#
4 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
5 35 (38.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 29 (31.52%) MVC
7 26 (28.26%) HTML
7 26 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
10 22 (23.91%) CSS
10 22 (23.91%) Finance
11 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (21.74%) jQuery
13 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (20.65%) Visual Studio
13 19 (20.65%) Windows
14 18 (19.57%) XML
14 18 (19.57%) Data Analysis
15 17 (18.48%) ETL
16 15 (16.30%) T-SQL
17 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (13.04%) Degree
18 12 (13.04%) MySQL
18 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (13.04%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (9.78%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.26%) Site Server
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) SAS
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.09%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
1 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.26%) LAN
1 3 (3.26%) WAN
1 3 (3.26%) VPN
1 3 (3.26%) DNS
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (13.04%) MySQL
7 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (8.70%) Big Data
8 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
9 7 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (7.61%) OLAP
10 6 (6.52%) OLTP
10 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.26%) Apache Hive
11 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.35%) ERwin
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.17%) NUnit
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) MSTest
4 2 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.17%) Moq
5 1 (1.09%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Marketing
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (58.70%) Developer
2 24 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.70%) DBA
7 7 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.52%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Programmer
10 4 (4.35%) Data Modeller
10 4 (4.35%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) IT Support
11 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) .NET
2 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 26 (28.26%) HTML
4 22 (23.91%) CSS
5 20 (21.74%) jQuery
6 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (19.57%) XML
8 11 (11.96%) Web Services
8 11 (11.96%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.70%) WCF
9 8 (8.70%) HTML5
10 7 (7.61%) Ajax
11 6 (6.52%) WPF
12 5 (5.43%) MDX
12 5 (5.43%) XSLT
13 4 (4.35%) ADO
13 4 (4.35%) ADO.NET
13 4 (4.35%) WinForms
13 4 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Replication
2 4 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) Statistics
3 2 (2.17%) Open Source
3 2 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
4 1 (1.09%) Wiki
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) FMCG
4 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.52%) Android
2 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.26%) UNIX
5 2 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) MVC
2 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (19.57%) Data Analysis
4 17 (18.48%) ETL
5 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.70%) Change Management
7 8 (8.70%) Web Development
8 7 (7.61%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (7.61%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) ITIL
8 7 (7.61%) OO
9 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.43%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.43%) TDD
9 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) SQL
2 44 (47.83%) C#
3 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.30%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.78%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.61%) VB
7 5 (5.43%) VB6
7 5 (5.43%) VBA
7 5 (5.43%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) C
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) VBScript
10 1 (1.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
1 2 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.09%) Legato
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) Vertica
4 5 (5.43%) Citrix
5 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) Teradata
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco
6 3 (3.26%) Sybase
7 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.17%) Symantec
7 2 (2.17%) Dundas
7 2 (2.17%) Tableau
8 1 (1.09%) Twitter
8 1 (1.09%) Talend
8 1 (1.09%) Telerik
8 1 (1.09%) Dell
8 1 (1.09%) Informatica
8 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
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