The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Helens 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside / St Helens
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 3
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Helens 36.67% - 35.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 91.67% - 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Median salary £45,000 - £45,000
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 St Helens with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
St Helens
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 12 0 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Helens 40.00% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 6
Median salary £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in St Helens

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Helens 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 St Helens

SQL Server
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in St Helens

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 St Helens region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) VB.NET
3 19 (82.61%) Windows
4 18 (78.26%) Scrum
4 18 (78.26%) WinForms
4 18 (78.26%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (73.91%) WPF
5 17 (73.91%) Kanban
5 17 (73.91%) Spring.NET
5 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (73.91%) TDD
5 17 (73.91%) NUnit
5 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
5 17 (73.91%) Broadband
5 17 (73.91%) VB
5 17 (73.91%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (73.91%) Inversion of Control
5 17 (73.91%) MSTest
5 17 (73.91%) MVVM
5 17 (73.91%) Ninject
5 17 (73.91%) Unity DI Container
6 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (56.52%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) C#
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) jQuery
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax
10 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Helens 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) MSTest
1 17 (73.91%) NUnit
2 4 (17.39%) Moq
2 4 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) .NET Developer
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) Telecoms Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior SQL Server Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) WinForms
3 17 (73.91%) Ninject
3 17 (73.91%) Spring.NET
3 17 (73.91%) Unity DI Container
3 17 (73.91%) WPF
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) LINQ
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (78.26%) Scrum
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Dependency Injection
2 17 (73.91%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (73.91%) Kanban
2 17 (73.91%) MVVM
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) Android Development
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) VB.NET
2 17 (73.91%) VB
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft