The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ellesmere Port 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire / Ellesmere Port
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ellesmere Port 4.17% 25.00% 73.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
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 Ellesmere Port with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Ellesmere Port
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4 3 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ellesmere Port 16.67% 25.00% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Ellesmere Port

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ellesmere Port 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 Ellesmere Port

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Ellesmere Port

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Ellesmere Port

SQL Server
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ellesmere Port

For the 6 months to 27 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 Ellesmere Port region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SSADM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ellesmere Port 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft