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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 285 199 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.76% 20.66% 21.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.50% 73.70% 62.46%
Number of salaries quoted 257 181 326
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £46,250
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 479 270 586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 33.22% 28.04% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 392 243 492
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £31,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 0 100 £40,000 - 8
Crewe 0 36 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Wilmslow -3 33 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Chester +8 27 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Runcorn -1 26 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Knutsford -21 20 £27,500 -63.33% 7
Macclesfield -3 13 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Northwich +12 8 £32,500 -13.33%
Ellesmere Port - 4 £39,750 -
Congleton - 2 £35,000 - 1
Sandbach - 2 £30,000 -
Winsford -2 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
SQL Server
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 382 (67.85%) .NET
2 375 (66.61%) C#
3 280 (49.73%) SQL
4 259 (46.00%) ASP.NET
5 240 (42.63%) MVC
6 207 (36.77%) Microsoft
7 198 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
8 162 (28.77%) HTML
9 139 (24.69%) JavaScript
9 139 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 119 (21.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 119 (21.14%) AngularJS
11 116 (20.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 115 (20.43%) TDD
12 115 (20.43%) T-SQL
13 114 (20.25%) CSS
14 106 (18.83%) Windows
15 103 (18.29%) RESTful
16 95 (16.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 91 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 90 (15.99%) Web Services
18 90 (15.99%) Web Application Development
18 90 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 87 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 86 (15.28%) Finance
21 84 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
21 84 (14.92%) jQuery
22 79 (14.03%) Web Development
23 75 (13.32%) WCF
24 74 (13.14%) .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 26 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.02%) IIS
3 17 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.84%) NServiceBus
5 12 (2.13%) CMS
5 12 (2.13%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.07%) JBoss
8 6 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.71%) SAS
10 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.53%) Apache
11 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.42%) Fireworks
2 8 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.53%) SPSS
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) FastStats
3 3 (0.53%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) 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 64 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.78%) Google Play
4 6 (1.07%) Office 365
5 4 (0.71%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.66%) Internet
2 10 (1.78%) SAN
2 10 (1.78%) VoIP
3 8 (1.42%) Firewall
3 8 (1.42%) VLAN
4 7 (1.24%) FTP
4 7 (1.24%) LAN
4 7 (1.24%) WAN
4 7 (1.24%) Wireless
5 5 (0.89%) DNS
6 4 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.71%) HTTP
6 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.53%) DHCP
8 2 (0.36%) Intranet
8 2 (0.36%) MPLS
8 2 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (21.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 95 (16.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 91 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (11.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 61 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (8.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 45 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (7.46%) MongoDB
10 35 (6.22%) MySQL
11 31 (5.51%) Relational Database
12 30 (5.33%) NoSQL
13 27 (4.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (2.66%) Power BI
15 12 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (1.42%) DB2
17 8 (1.42%) Oracle Database
18 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 6 (1.07%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 62 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 52 (9.24%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.33%) TeamCity
4 28 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (4.62%) Selenium
6 19 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (3.02%) Subversion
8 15 (2.66%) FxCop
8 15 (2.66%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.66%) StyleCop
9 13 (2.31%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.31%) JIRA
10 11 (1.95%) NUnit
11 10 (1.78%) MSTest
12 5 (0.89%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.71%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.53%) Gradle
14 3 (0.53%) ReSharper
15 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 86 (15.28%) Finance
2 28 (4.97%) Marketing
3 17 (3.02%) Games
4 16 (2.84%) Advertising
5 15 (2.66%) Banking
6 11 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.78%) Retail
8 6 (1.07%) Legal
8 6 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.89%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 405 (71.94%) Developer
2 256 (45.47%) .NET Developer
3 142 (25.22%) C# Developer
4 124 (22.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (12.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (11.90%) Software Developer
7 61 (10.83%) Analyst
8 57 (10.12%) .NET Software Developer
9 48 (8.53%) SQL Developer
10 42 (7.46%) Web Developer
11 35 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 32 (5.68%) .NET Web Developer
13 30 (5.33%) DBA
14 29 (5.15%) C# Software Developer
15 27 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (4.80%) SQL DBA
16 26 (4.62%) Messaging Developer
16 26 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
17 24 (4.26%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (67.85%) .NET
2 259 (46.00%) ASP.NET
3 162 (28.77%) HTML
4 139 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 119 (21.14%) AngularJS
6 116 (20.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 114 (20.25%) CSS
8 103 (18.29%) RESTful
9 90 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 90 (15.99%) Web Services
10 87 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 84 (14.92%) jQuery
12 75 (13.32%) WCF
13 74 (13.14%) .NET Framework
14 59 (10.48%) XML
15 56 (9.95%) Node.js
16 54 (9.59%) HTML5
16 54 (9.59%) KnockoutJS
17 52 (9.24%) WPF
18 48 (8.53%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.28%) Mobile App
3 31 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 22 (3.91%) User Experience
6 21 (3.73%) Replication
7 17 (3.02%) iPad
8 15 (2.66%) Clustering
9 13 (2.31%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.78%) Fintech
10 10 (1.78%) iPhone
11 8 (1.42%) PMI
12 7 (1.24%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.07%) FMCG
14 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.71%) Social Network
16 3 (0.53%) EMC VNX
16 3 (0.53%) Life Science
16 3 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.83%) Windows
2 28 (4.97%) Linux
3 23 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.84%) Android
7 15 (2.66%) Unix
8 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.42%) AIX
10 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (42.63%) MVC
2 198 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (20.43%) TDD
4 90 (15.99%) Web Application Development
5 84 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
6 79 (14.03%) Web Development
7 70 (12.43%) OO
8 64 (11.37%) BDD
9 55 (9.77%) Dependency Injection
10 54 (9.59%) Unit Testing
11 49 (8.70%) Scrum
12 36 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (6.22%) ETL
14 34 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (5.68%) SDLC
16 31 (5.51%) Kanban
16 31 (5.51%) Project Management
17 29 (5.15%) B2B
18 26 (4.62%) Multithreading
19 24 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 375 (66.61%) C#
2 280 (49.73%) SQL
3 139 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 115 (20.43%) T-SQL
5 57 (10.12%) Ruby
5 57 (10.12%) VB.NET
6 29 (5.15%) Java
7 26 (4.62%) F#
8 24 (4.26%) VB
9 18 (3.20%) PHP
10 15 (2.66%) VBA
11 9 (1.60%) R
11 9 (1.60%) XPath
11 9 (1.60%) XQuery
12 8 (1.42%) Delphi
12 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.07%) Perl
13 6 (1.07%) PHP 5
13 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (3.55%) Degree
2 8 (1.42%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.53%) CCNA
5 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.36%) MCITP
6 2 (0.36%) NCDA
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%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.42%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 35 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.24%) vSphere
3 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (4.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 26 (4.62%) Kibana
1 26 (4.62%) WSUS
2 8 (1.42%) Ganglia
2 8 (1.42%) Netcool
3 5 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) Puppet
6 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.18%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 207 (36.77%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.88%) Oracle
3 21 (3.73%) VMware
4 16 (2.84%) Tableau
5 15 (2.66%) Cisco
6 13 (2.31%) Google
7 7 (1.24%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.07%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.07%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.07%) NetApp
8 6 (1.07%) Symantec
8 6 (1.07%) Zend
9 5 (0.89%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.89%) HP
9 5 (0.89%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.89%) Sophos
10 4 (0.71%) EMC
10 4 (0.71%) Facebook
10 4 (0.71%) SolarWinds
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Frodsham, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £30001 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000, Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working, Company Mobile
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Advantage Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday