The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 278 258 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.03% 19.85% 21.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 74.13% 62.32% 63.93%
Number of salaries quoted 257 234 323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 375 414 596
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 35.11% 31.85% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 324 360 492
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cheshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Cheshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cheshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 79 £40,000 - 16
Crewe +8 46 £45,000 - 5
Wilmslow +1 27 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Chester +3 23 £35,000 -3.44% 12
Macclesfield -2 21 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Knutsford -7 15 £36,500 -8.75% 4
Northwich +5 10 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Runcorn -2 6 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Congleton - 4 £24,750 - 1
Sandbach - 3 £30,000 - 1
Nantwich - 2 £47,500 -
Ellesmere Port -6 1 £47,500 +5.55%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 329 (65.54%) .NET
2 314 (62.55%) C#
3 235 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 219 (43.63%) SQL
5 197 (39.24%) MVC
6 190 (37.85%) Microsoft
7 180 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (26.89%) HTML
9 117 (23.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 106 (21.12%) TDD
11 102 (20.32%) CSS
11 102 (20.32%) Finance
12 97 (19.32%) JavaScript
13 93 (18.53%) Windows
14 85 (16.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 84 (16.73%) AngularJS
16 82 (16.33%) SQL Server 2014
17 78 (15.54%) MS Excel
18 75 (14.94%) T-SQL
19 74 (14.74%) jQuery
20 73 (14.54%) .NET Framework
21 70 (13.94%) ASP.NET Web API
21 70 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 68 (13.55%) Web Application Development
22 68 (13.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 66 (13.15%) Web Development
23 66 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
24 65 (12.95%) WCF
25 62 (12.35%) Scrum
26 60 (11.95%) RESTful

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 33 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.79%) NServiceBus
4 13 (2.59%) IIS
5 11 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.39%) CMS
6 7 (1.39%) JBoss
7 6 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.60%) Apache
10 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.60%) SAS
10 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 78 (15.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.79%) Fireworks
2 9 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (0.60%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.60%) FastStats
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.99%) Office 365
4 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.80%) Google Play
5 2 (0.40%) IaaS
5 2 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.99%) SAN
1 10 (1.99%) VLAN
2 9 (1.79%) Firewall
3 8 (1.59%) Internet
4 6 (1.20%) VoIP
5 5 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (1.00%) Intranet
6 4 (0.80%) LAN
6 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.80%) WAN
7 3 (0.60%) DNS
7 3 (0.60%) HTTP
8 2 (0.40%) DHCP
8 2 (0.40%) FTP
8 2 (0.40%) NAS
9 1 (0.20%) AMQP
9 1 (0.20%) MPLS
9 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 82 (16.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 68 (13.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (10.36%) MySQL
5 45 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (6.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (6.18%) Relational Database
9 26 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (4.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 22 (4.38%) MongoDB
12 19 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (2.79%) NoSQL
14 12 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (2.19%) Power BI
16 10 (1.99%) Oracle Database
17 7 (1.39%) QlikView
18 6 (1.20%) RDBMS
19 5 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (9.16%) Visual Studio
3 39 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.18%) Subversion
5 25 (4.98%) NUnit
6 24 (4.78%) Moq
7 22 (4.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 20 (3.98%) MSTest
9 18 (3.59%) JIRA
9 18 (3.59%) Selenium
10 15 (2.99%) TeamCity
11 14 (2.79%) FxCop
11 14 (2.79%) SpecFlow
11 14 (2.79%) StyleCop
12 6 (1.20%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.60%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.60%) Gradle
13 3 (0.60%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
15 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 102 (20.32%) Finance
2 15 (2.99%) Advertising
3 14 (2.79%) Banking
4 12 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.79%) Marketing
7 8 (1.59%) Games
8 7 (1.39%) Retail
9 4 (0.80%) Billing
9 4 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (68.33%) Developer
2 230 (45.82%) .NET Developer
3 137 (27.29%) C# Developer
4 122 (24.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 90 (17.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 86 (17.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 77 (15.34%) .NET Software Developer
8 65 (12.95%) Software Developer
9 60 (11.95%) Analyst
10 44 (8.76%) C# Software Developer
11 42 (8.37%) SQL Developer
12 33 (6.57%) Web Developer
13 29 (5.78%) DBA
14 25 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 25 (4.98%) Junior
14 25 (4.98%) Junior Developer
14 25 (4.98%) SQL DBA
15 23 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 22 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
17 21 (4.18%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (65.54%) .NET
2 235 (46.81%) ASP.NET
3 135 (26.89%) HTML
4 117 (23.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 102 (20.32%) CSS
6 84 (16.73%) AngularJS
7 74 (14.74%) jQuery
8 73 (14.54%) .NET Framework
9 70 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 70 (13.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 65 (12.95%) WCF
11 60 (11.95%) RESTful
11 60 (11.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 57 (11.35%) HTML5
13 53 (10.56%) Web Services
14 43 (8.57%) XML
15 35 (6.97%) CSS3
15 35 (6.97%) WPF
16 33 (6.57%) Castle Windsor
16 33 (6.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.98%) User Experience
3 18 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.19%) Clustering
5 15 (2.99%) Replication
6 13 (2.59%) PMI
7 10 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.59%) iPad
9 7 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.39%) Fintech
9 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.39%) Tandem
10 5 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.00%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.80%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.80%) iPhone
12 3 (0.60%) Life Science
12 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.60%) Streaming Music
13 2 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 93 (18.53%) Windows
2 34 (6.77%) Windows Server
3 33 (6.57%) Linux
4 19 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.79%) Unix
6 13 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.79%) Android
8 8 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.20%) AIX
11 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (39.24%) MVC
2 180 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (21.12%) TDD
4 68 (13.55%) Web Application Development
5 66 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (13.15%) Web Development
6 62 (12.35%) Scrum
7 58 (11.55%) Dependency Injection
8 47 (9.36%) BDD
9 44 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (8.76%) OO
10 36 (7.17%) Kanban
11 33 (6.57%) Unit Testing
12 30 (5.98%) ETL
13 27 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (4.98%) CRM
15 23 (4.58%) Project Management
16 22 (4.38%) MVVM
17 21 (4.18%) High Availability
17 21 (4.18%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 314 (62.55%) C#
2 219 (43.63%) SQL
3 97 (19.32%) JavaScript
4 75 (14.94%) T-SQL
5 48 (9.56%) VB.NET
6 33 (6.57%) PHP
7 28 (5.58%) Ruby
8 20 (3.98%) VB
9 18 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.99%) Java
11 14 (2.79%) F#
11 14 (2.79%) PHP 5
12 13 (2.59%) VBScript
13 10 (1.99%) VBA
14 9 (1.79%) VB6
15 8 (1.59%) R
16 5 (1.00%) Delphi
16 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.60%) Pascal
17 3 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (4.18%) Degree
2 13 (2.59%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.20%) MCSA
4 6 (1.20%) MCSE
5 3 (0.60%) MCITP
5 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.40%) CCNA
6 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.40%) ISEB
6 2 (0.40%) MCP
6 2 (0.40%) NCDA
7 1 (0.20%) GIAC
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCTS
7 1 (0.20%) SANS
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.18%) QA
2 9 (1.79%) HL7
3 5 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.19%) vSphere
4 7 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.00%) XenApp
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.20%) NDS
9 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 14 (2.79%) Kibana
1 14 (2.79%) WSUS
2 6 (1.20%) Ganglia
2 6 (1.20%) Netcool
2 6 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.20%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 190 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.17%) Oracle
3 27 (5.38%) VMware
4 18 (3.59%) Cisco
5 12 (2.39%) Cognos
5 12 (2.39%) Hyperion
5 12 (2.39%) Tableau
6 9 (1.79%) Google
7 7 (1.39%) Symantec
8 6 (1.20%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.20%) Citrix
8 6 (1.20%) EMC
9 5 (1.00%) HP
9 5 (1.00%) IBM
9 5 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.00%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.80%) NetApp
10 4 (0.80%) Palo Alto
10 4 (0.80%) Sage
10 4 (0.80%) Sophos
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Morson International
Salary: £0.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits & flexible working hours
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago