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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 34 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.82% 18.86% 10.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.67% 39.29% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 22
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £34,750 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
60 84 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.27% 48.00% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50 80 75
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £62,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 31 (50.82%) .NET
4 28 (45.90%) MVC
5 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
6 23 (37.70%) HTML
7 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
7 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
9 19 (31.15%) XML
10 16 (26.23%) Windows
11 15 (24.59%) jQuery
12 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (22.95%) Web Development
13 13 (21.31%) PHP
13 13 (21.31%) VB
14 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (19.67%) ETL
14 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
15 11 (18.03%) CSS
15 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
16 10 (16.39%) QA
16 10 (16.39%) HTML5
17 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
17 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 9 (14.75%) Web Services

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 4 (6.56%) CMS
1 4 (6.56%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (13.11%) Data Mining
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) Power BI
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (4.92%) QlikView
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.64%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.20%) NUnit
4 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.28%) Protractor
5 2 (3.28%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) Moq
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.20%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 24 (39.34%) .NET Developer
3 20 (32.79%) C# Developer
4 18 (29.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Software Developer
6 10 (16.39%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (16.39%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (13.11%) SQL Developer
8 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Database Developer
10 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
10 5 (8.20%) IT Support
10 5 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
11 4 (6.56%) Junior Developer
11 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) .NET
2 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.70%) HTML
4 19 (31.15%) XML
5 15 (24.59%) jQuery
6 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (18.03%) CSS
8 10 (16.39%) HTML5
9 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
9 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 9 (14.75%) Web Services
9 9 (14.75%) XSL
10 7 (11.48%) Ajax
10 7 (11.48%) JSON
10 7 (11.48%) WCF
11 6 (9.84%) SOAP
11 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
13 4 (6.56%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (6.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Unix
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) MVC
2 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) Web Development
4 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (19.67%) ETL
5 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (14.75%) Scrum
7 8 (13.11%) Mobile Development
8 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) B2C
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.56%) OO
10 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.92%) Coaching
11 3 (4.92%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) PHP
4 13 (21.31%) VB
5 8 (13.11%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.11%) VB6
5 8 (13.11%) VBScript
6 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCITP
2 1 (1.64%) MCP
2 1 (1.64%) MCSA
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) MCTS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 8 (13.11%) HL7
3 7 (11.48%) Data Quality
4 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) vSphere
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) NDS
4 1 (1.64%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Teradata
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) Sage
5 2 (3.28%) RedGate
5 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) EMC
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) New Relic
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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