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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 301 225 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.20% 20.83% 21.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.45% 70.09% 65.23%
Number of salaries quoted 267 199 297
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 467 321 535
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.44% 29.72% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 384 280 442
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 £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 95 £40,000 - 18
Crewe +3 39 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Wilmslow -2 33 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Chester +4 28 £39,250 +12.14% 6
Knutsford -3 24 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Runcorn +1 19 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Macclesfield -1 17 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Northwich +12 10 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Congleton - 5 £32,500 - 1
Sandbach - 5 £30,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 4 £39,750 -
Winsford -2 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server
North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 356 (65.56%) .NET
2 351 (64.64%) C#
3 261 (48.07%) SQL
4 238 (43.83%) ASP.NET
5 226 (41.62%) MVC
6 192 (35.36%) Microsoft
7 189 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
8 150 (27.62%) HTML
9 127 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 122 (22.47%) JavaScript
11 114 (20.99%) TDD
12 107 (19.71%) SQL Server 2014
13 106 (19.52%) CSS
14 105 (19.34%) AngularJS
15 104 (19.15%) T-SQL
16 101 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 95 (17.50%) Windows
17 95 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 93 (17.13%) RESTful
19 91 (16.76%) Finance
20 90 (16.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 84 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
21 84 (15.47%) Web Application Development
22 83 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 82 (15.10%) Web Development
24 81 (14.92%) jQuery
25 80 (14.73%) Web Services
26 79 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 74 (13.63%) WCF
28 65 (11.97%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 24 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.76%) IIS
4 15 (2.76%) NServiceBus
5 11 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.03%) CMS
6 10 (1.84%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.29%) JBoss
9 6 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.74%) SAS
11 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.55%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.66%) Fireworks
2 9 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.55%) SPSS
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) FastStats
3 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 2 (0.37%) Shopify
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Pega PRPC
5 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.84%) Google Play
4 3 (0.55%) GitHub
4 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.13%) Internet
2 9 (1.66%) SAN
3 8 (1.47%) VLAN
3 8 (1.47%) VoIP
4 7 (1.29%) FTP
5 6 (1.10%) Firewall
5 6 (1.10%) HTTP
6 4 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.74%) LAN
6 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.74%) WAN
7 3 (0.55%) DHCP
7 3 (0.55%) DNS
7 3 (0.55%) Intranet
7 3 (0.55%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.18%) NAS
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (19.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 95 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (16.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (10.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 45 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (8.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 39 (7.18%) MongoDB
10 37 (6.81%) Relational Database
11 35 (6.45%) MySQL
12 25 (4.60%) NoSQL
13 23 (4.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (2.76%) Power BI
15 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (1.47%) Oracle Database
18 7 (1.29%) DB2
18 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 6 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (9.02%) Visual Studio
2 48 (8.84%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (4.79%) TeamCity
5 25 (4.60%) Selenium
6 17 (3.13%) Subversion
7 15 (2.76%) JIRA
8 14 (2.58%) FxCop
8 14 (2.58%) SpecFlow
8 14 (2.58%) StyleCop
9 12 (2.21%) NUnit
10 11 (2.03%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.03%) MSTest
11 10 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.10%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.10%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.92%) Gradle
14 4 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.55%) Moq
15 3 (0.55%) ReSharper
General
1 91 (16.76%) Finance
2 22 (4.05%) Marketing
3 19 (3.50%) Banking
4 17 (3.13%) Games
5 14 (2.58%) Advertising
6 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.84%) Retail
8 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.92%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.74%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Billing
11 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 383 (70.53%) Developer
2 239 (44.01%) .NET Developer
3 133 (24.49%) C# Developer
4 113 (20.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (13.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (12.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 65 (11.97%) Analyst
8 60 (11.05%) Software Developer
9 53 (9.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 45 (8.29%) SQL Developer
11 42 (7.73%) Web Developer
12 35 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 30 (5.52%) .NET Web Developer
14 29 (5.34%) DBA
14 29 (5.34%) SQL Analyst
15 26 (4.79%) C# Software Developer
15 26 (4.79%) SQL DBA
16 23 (4.24%) Messaging Developer
16 23 (4.24%) SQL BI Developer
16 23 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (65.56%) .NET
2 238 (43.83%) ASP.NET
3 150 (27.62%) HTML
4 127 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 106 (19.52%) CSS
6 105 (19.34%) AngularJS
7 101 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (17.13%) RESTful
9 83 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 81 (14.92%) jQuery
11 80 (14.73%) Web Services
12 79 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 74 (13.63%) WCF
14 65 (11.97%) .NET Framework
15 57 (10.50%) HTML5
16 53 (9.76%) XML
17 51 (9.39%) KnockoutJS
18 50 (9.21%) Node.js
18 50 (9.21%) WPF
19 43 (7.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.26%) Mobile App
3 29 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.05%) User Experience
5 20 (3.68%) Replication
6 19 (3.50%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.76%) Clustering
8 13 (2.39%) iPad
9 10 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.84%) iPhone
10 9 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.66%) PMI
11 7 (1.29%) Fintech
12 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.74%) FMCG
13 3 (0.55%) Life Science
13 3 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.55%) RIA
13 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 95 (17.50%) Windows
2 28 (5.16%) Linux
3 20 (3.68%) Windows Server
3 20 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (3.13%) Android
4 17 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.76%) Unix
6 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.66%) AIX
8 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (41.62%) MVC
2 189 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (20.99%) TDD
4 84 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (15.47%) Web Application Development
5 82 (15.10%) Web Development
6 65 (11.97%) OO
7 62 (11.42%) BDD
8 55 (10.13%) Unit Testing
9 53 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (9.02%) Scrum
11 39 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.81%) ETL
13 36 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
14 30 (5.52%) Kanban
15 28 (5.16%) B2B
15 28 (5.16%) Project Management
16 27 (4.97%) SDLC
17 23 (4.24%) Multithreading
17 23 (4.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 351 (64.64%) C#
2 261 (48.07%) SQL
3 122 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 104 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 56 (10.31%) VB.NET
6 49 (9.02%) Ruby
7 32 (5.89%) Java
8 26 (4.79%) VB
9 23 (4.24%) F#
10 19 (3.50%) PHP
11 16 (2.95%) VBA
12 10 (1.84%) R
13 9 (1.66%) XPath
13 9 (1.66%) XQuery
14 8 (1.47%) Delphi
14 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.29%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.10%) VBScript
17 5 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (4.05%) Degree
2 9 (1.66%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.55%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.37%) MCITP
6 2 (0.37%) MCSA
6 2 (0.37%) NCDA
7 1 (0.18%) CCNA
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) MCAD
7 1 (0.18%) MCP
7 1 (0.18%) MCPD
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.66%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.55%) HL7
4 2 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.47%) vSphere
3 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (4.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 23 (4.24%) Kibana
1 23 (4.24%) WSUS
2 9 (1.66%) Netcool
3 7 (1.29%) Ganglia
4 5 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.18%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 192 (35.36%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.13%) Oracle
3 19 (3.50%) VMware
4 16 (2.95%) Tableau
5 15 (2.76%) Google
6 13 (2.39%) Cisco
7 9 (1.66%) Hyperion
8 8 (1.47%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.10%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.10%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.10%) NetApp
9 6 (1.10%) Zend
10 5 (0.92%) Cognos
10 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.92%) Symantec
11 4 (0.74%) EMC
11 4 (0.74%) Facebook
11 4 (0.74%) HP
11 4 (0.74%) Netezza
11 4 (0.74%) SolarWinds
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Congleton
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-55,000, Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working, Company Mobile
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago