Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 65 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 20.06% 17.42% 14.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.83% 45.45% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 45
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £23,783 £26,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 145 110 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.75% 38.33% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 134 101 110
Chester median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -2.44% -10.31%
10th Percentile £27,875 £26,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Chester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Chester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Chester over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 48 (73.85%) C#
2 43 (66.15%) .NET
3 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
4 37 (56.92%) SQL
5 36 (55.38%) MVC
6 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
8 31 (47.69%) HTML
9 22 (33.85%) CSS
10 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
10 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
11 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 20 (30.77%) TDD
12 19 (29.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (24.62%) AngularJS
14 15 (23.08%) Entity Framework
14 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
15 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (20.00%) jQuery
16 13 (20.00%) Umbraco
17 12 (18.46%) RESTful
17 12 (18.46%) Games
18 11 (16.92%) Visual Studio
18 11 (16.92%) BDD
18 11 (16.92%) Node.js
18 11 (16.92%) Web Development
19 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
19 10 (15.38%) KnockoutJS

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 13 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 10 (15.38%) CMS
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) npm
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DHCP
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) Skype
1 2 (3.08%) SMS
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) VLAN
1 2 (3.08%) VPN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
1 2 (3.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (4.62%) QlikView
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.08%) Xcode
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.46%) Games
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Developer
2 29 (44.62%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Web Developer
8 7 (10.77%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.77%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) .NET
2 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
3 31 (47.69%) HTML
4 22 (33.85%) CSS
5 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 19 (29.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (24.62%) AngularJS
9 15 (23.08%) Entity Framework
10 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (20.00%) jQuery
12 12 (18.46%) RESTful
13 11 (16.92%) Node.js
14 10 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (15.38%) XML
15 9 (13.85%) Code First Entity Framework
15 9 (13.85%) WCF
16 8 (12.31%) Web Services
17 6 (9.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) NHS
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) W3C
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.15%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) AIX
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) MVC
2 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) TDD
4 11 (16.92%) BDD
4 11 (16.92%) Web Development
5 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.85%) Scrum
6 9 (13.85%) Web Application Development
7 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.31%) Kanban
8 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.77%) OOP
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (7.69%) ERP
10 5 (7.69%) OO
11 4 (6.15%) Dashboard Development
11 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.15%) Data Security
11 4 (6.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) C#
2 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
3 37 (56.92%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.85%) Ruby
6 7 (10.77%) Java
6 7 (10.77%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) BeanShell
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) ES6
8 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) Delphi
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) MCSE
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Google
3 4 (6.15%) CyberArk
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Sybase
3 4 (6.15%) Twitter
4 3 (4.62%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.08%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Novell
5 2 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.08%) Ping Identity
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) Sun
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft