Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 61 89 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.30% 22.94% 21.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.55% 52.05% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 83 63
Chester median annual salary £42,000 £43,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +22.54% -21.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £55,000 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +21.43% -12.50%

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 106 171 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 42.23% 44.07% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 92 153 92
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% -8.75%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 50 (81.97%) SQL
2 36 (59.02%) T-SQL
2 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
3 35 (57.38%) C#
4 34 (55.74%) .NET
5 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (34.43%) MVC
6 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (32.79%) TDD
7 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
8 19 (31.15%) SOAP
9 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (27.87%) Windows
10 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
10 17 (27.87%) WCF
11 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (26.23%) Data Analysis
11 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (26.23%) Web Services
12 15 (24.59%) BDD
12 15 (24.59%) ETL
12 15 (24.59%) RESTful
13 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
14 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
15 12 (19.67%) Data Modelling
15 12 (19.67%) Acceptance Criteria
16 10 (16.39%) AngularJS

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 2 (3.28%) CMS
1 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) SMS
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.92%) Power BI
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.28%) MySQL
8 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.28%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (3.28%) QlikView
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.64%) DB2
9 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
2 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (8.20%) Games
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (78.69%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (26.23%) C# Developer
4 15 (24.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Business Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Developer
7 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (4.92%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.92%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) .NET
2 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
3 19 (31.15%) SOAP
4 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
4 17 (27.87%) WCF
5 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 15 (24.59%) RESTful
7 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (8.20%) HTML
9 5 (8.20%) XML
10 4 (6.56%) CSS
10 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (4.92%) JSON
12 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET
12 2 (3.28%) JSP
12 2 (3.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) PMI
2 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.92%) EPoS
3 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (34.43%) MVC
3 20 (32.79%) TDD
4 16 (26.23%) Data Analysis
5 15 (24.59%) BDD
5 15 (24.59%) ETL
6 12 (19.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 12 (19.67%) Data Modelling
7 8 (13.11%) Kanban
8 7 (11.48%) Decision-Making
8 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Web Development
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.92%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (4.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) SQL
2 36 (59.02%) T-SQL
3 35 (57.38%) C#
4 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby
5 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.64%) F#
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) CyberArk
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Sybase
3 2 (3.28%) Twitter
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore