Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 58 55 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 19.46% 17.92% 15.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.62% 43.65% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 46
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,783 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £48,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -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 130 126 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 43.62% 41.04% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 117 108 106
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 39 (67.24%) SQL
2 34 (58.62%) C#
3 29 (50.00%) .NET
4 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (46.55%) MVC
6 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
7 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 22 (37.93%) HTML
8 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
9 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
10 16 (27.59%) CSS
11 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (24.14%) Data Modelling
12 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
13 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
13 12 (20.69%) TDD
14 11 (18.97%) Data Analysis
14 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (18.97%) Scrum
14 11 (18.97%) ETL
14 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
14 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (18.97%) jQuery
15 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
15 10 (17.24%) Umbraco
15 10 (17.24%) Kanban
15 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
15 10 (17.24%) XML

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 10 (17.24%) Umbraco
2 8 (13.79%) CMS
3 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) npm
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Skype
1 2 (3.45%) SMS
1 2 (3.45%) WebEx
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (5.17%) QlikView
3 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.45%) Xcode
4 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.07%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Business Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
2 22 (37.93%) HTML
3 16 (27.59%) CSS
4 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 11 (18.97%) jQuery
6 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 10 (17.24%) XML
8 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
10 5 (8.62%) Node.js
10 5 (8.62%) SOAP
11 4 (6.90%) HTML5
11 4 (6.90%) RESTful
11 4 (6.90%) XSLT
12 3 (5.17%) JSON
12 3 (5.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) MVC
3 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (24.14%) Data Modelling
5 12 (20.69%) TDD
6 11 (18.97%) Data Analysis
6 11 (18.97%) ETL
6 11 (18.97%) Scrum
7 10 (17.24%) Kanban
7 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.79%) OOP
8 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (12.07%) Decision-Making
9 7 (12.07%) Web Development
10 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (8.62%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (8.62%) Data Security
11 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.62%) Web Application Development
12 4 (6.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) SQL
2 34 (58.62%) C#
3 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) C++
7 2 (3.45%) ES6
7 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.72%) BeanShell
8 1 (1.72%) Delphi
8 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) MCSE
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.72%) CISSP
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Google
3 4 (6.90%) Twitter
4 3 (5.17%) CyberArk
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.72%) Novell
6 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.72%) Ping Identity
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Sun