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 11 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 10.81% 3.03% 14.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 14.29% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 18.92% 21.21% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 11 July 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 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) MCSE
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
7 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) WinForms
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Retail
7 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (25.00%) Android
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) MVVM
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) GPRS
3 3 (15.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (25.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) WinForms
4 5 (25.00%) WPF
4 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) ServiceStack
8 1 (5.00%) Java RMI
8 1 (5.00%) LINQ
8 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) PDA
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (15.00%) Windows CE
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
1 5 (25.00%) MVVM
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCDST
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Tableau
6 1 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) Cognos