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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.57% 5.48% 4.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.55% 14.71% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 16
Average salary £31,250 £33,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.01% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
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
165 170 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.28% 37.28% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 145 155 175
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 2015. 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 +14 6 £35,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 6 - -
Blackpool - 4 £37,500 -
Burnley - 3 £25,000 -
Ormskirk - 2 £27,500 - 2
Fleetwood - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (76.09%) SQL
3 29 (63.04%) .NET
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
4 23 (50.00%) C#
5 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
7 18 (39.13%) CSS
7 18 (39.13%) Windows
8 17 (36.96%) Web Services
8 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
9 16 (34.78%) WCF
9 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
10 12 (26.09%) HTML
11 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (21.74%) WPF
12 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (15.22%) XML
13 7 (15.22%) jQuery
13 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (13.04%) SCOM
14 6 (13.04%) Windows 7

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Developer
3 9 (19.57%) DBA
3 9 (19.57%) SQL DBA
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) WPF Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Project Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Project Leader
6 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Project Leader
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 18 (39.13%) CSS
4 17 (36.96%) Web Services
5 16 (34.78%) WCF
6 12 (26.09%) HTML
7 10 (21.74%) WPF
8 7 (15.22%) jQuery
8 7 (15.22%) XML
9 6 (13.04%) SOAP
10 4 (8.70%) Ajax
11 2 (4.35%) HTML5
11 2 (4.35%) REST
12 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Workflow
3 5 (10.87%) Document Management
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) ETL
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.35%) System Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) C#
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) VBScript
6 4 (8.70%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) VB6
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Ektron
5 1 (2.17%) Epicor
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
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