The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.07% 4.05% 9.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.87% 9.73% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 35
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
202 226 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.38% 41.62% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 185 199 174
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Lancashire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -13 5 £38,000 -5.00%
Blackpool -4 4 £32,000 +20.75% 2
Lytham St Annes - 2 £39,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (92.16%) C#
2 47 (92.16%) .NET
3 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
4 35 (68.63%) SQL
5 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
5 32 (62.75%) CSS
5 32 (62.75%) WCF
5 32 (62.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
7 28 (54.90%) HTML
7 28 (54.90%) .NET Framework
8 24 (47.06%) jQuery
8 24 (47.06%) SOAP
9 23 (45.10%) XML
10 20 (39.22%) T-SQL
10 20 (39.22%) MVC
10 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (33.33%) Multithreading
12 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
12 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
12 17 (33.33%) XSL
12 17 (33.33%) ADO.NET
12 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
13 15 (29.41%) Web Services
14 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
16 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.96%) Lync
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (62.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Software Developer
3 19 (37.25%) .NET Developer
4 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Junior
5 5 (9.80%) Programmer
5 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) WPF Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (92.16%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
2 32 (62.75%) CSS
2 32 (62.75%) WCF
3 28 (54.90%) HTML
3 28 (54.90%) .NET Framework
4 24 (47.06%) jQuery
4 24 (47.06%) SOAP
5 23 (45.10%) XML
6 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (33.33%) XSL
7 17 (33.33%) ADO.NET
8 15 (29.41%) Web Services
9 8 (15.69%) WPF
10 4 (7.84%) Ajax
11 3 (5.88%) LINQ
11 3 (5.88%) HTML5
11 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (5.88%) REST
11 3 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) MVC
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 17 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
3 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.84%) UML
5 3 (5.88%) ERP
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) System Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) C#
2 35 (68.63%) SQL
3 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) T-SQL
5 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) VB6
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Ektron
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Dell
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) NetApp
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Veeam
Blackpool
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Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool
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Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 23 days ago