The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 10.00% 2.70% 17.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.44% 11.11% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 14
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 22.50% 24.32% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £62,500
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 Runcorn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Runcorn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Runcorn region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Runcorn

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
4 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) DHCP
7 6 (28.57%) Android
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Phone
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) MVVM
8 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (23.81%) REST
8 5 (23.81%) WinForms
8 5 (23.81%) Retail
8 5 (23.81%) WPF
8 5 (23.81%) Silverlight
8 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
8 5 (23.81%) MCSE
8 5 (23.81%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) SOAP
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) GPRS
3 3 (14.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
1 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
5 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
7 2 (9.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (23.81%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) WinForms
5 5 (23.81%) WPF
5 5 (23.81%) Silverlight
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ
7 2 (9.52%) ServiceStack
8 1 (4.76%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) PDA
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Android
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (14.29%) Windows CE
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) MVVM
1 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 4 (19.05%) MCDST
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) ISA Server
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Apple
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Tableau
6 1 (4.76%) Telerik
6 1 (4.76%) Cognos
6 1 (4.76%) Sun