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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 23 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.04% 17.88% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.11% 44.26% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 22
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £28,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 Chester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 45 61 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 33.33% 40.40% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 45
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 27 (50.94%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) .NET
3 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
4 21 (39.62%) Windows
5 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.96%) HTML
6 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.19%) MVC
8 14 (26.42%) Scrum
8 14 (26.42%) XML
9 11 (20.75%) QA
9 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
9 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
10 10 (18.87%) XSL
10 10 (18.87%) HTML5
11 9 (16.98%) HL7
11 9 (16.98%) Web Development
11 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (16.98%) Mobile Development
11 9 (16.98%) PHP
11 9 (16.98%) VBScript
11 9 (16.98%) VB
11 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
11 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.98%) VB6
12 8 (15.09%) CSS
12 8 (15.09%) Linux

SQL Server
Top Related 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) SAS
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) SPSS
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.66%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) VLAN
2 3 (5.66%) VoIP
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) FTP
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) Power BI
3 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.66%) SAS EBI
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Big Data
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Moq
4 1 (1.89%) NUnit
4 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) .NET Developer
3 20 (37.74%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (37.74%) C# Developer
4 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (22.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Software Developer
5 11 (20.75%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (18.87%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) IT Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) IT Support
8 6 (11.32%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.96%) HTML
4 14 (26.42%) XML
5 10 (18.87%) HTML5
5 10 (18.87%) XSL
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
7 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (9.43%) jQuery
8 5 (9.43%) JSON
8 5 (9.43%) WCF
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.66%) Behat
10 3 (5.66%) Laravel
10 3 (5.66%) Web Services
11 2 (3.77%) SOAP
11 2 (3.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) MVC
3 14 (26.42%) Scrum
4 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.98%) Mobile Development
5 9 (16.98%) Web Development
6 8 (15.09%) CRM
7 7 (13.21%) ETL
7 7 (13.21%) OO
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) ERP
9 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
10 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (5.66%) ITIL
10 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.66%) Server Building
10 3 (5.66%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 27 (50.94%) C#
3 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) PHP
4 9 (16.98%) VB
4 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
4 9 (16.98%) VB6
4 9 (16.98%) VBScript
5 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) R
7 2 (3.77%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.89%) Java
8 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCITP
2 1 (1.89%) MCP
2 1 (1.89%) MCSA
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) MCTS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
2 9 (16.98%) HL7
3 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) vSphere
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.89%) NDS
5 1 (1.89%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Kaspersky
3 3 (5.66%) Sage
3 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.66%) Sophos
3 3 (5.66%) Tableau
3 3 (5.66%) Teradata
4 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) EMC
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic
5 1 (1.89%) RedGate
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