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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.79% 5.02% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.97% 12.08% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 9
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,400 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
201 207 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.12% 41.57% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 167 179 146
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £42,500 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram 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 August 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 +1 2 £43,000 +79.16% 1
Blackburn -6 2 £31,500 +26.00%
Blackpool -7 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (76.67%) .NET
3 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 17 (56.67%) SQL
6 14 (46.67%) C#
7 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (26.67%) Windows
11 8 (26.67%) CSS
11 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
12 7 (23.33%) WCF
12 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (23.33%) MVC
13 6 (20.00%) HTML
13 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
13 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (20.00%) jQuery
13 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 5 (16.67%) Line Management
14 5 (16.67%) Data Structures

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Project Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate
8 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (23.33%) WCF
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.67%) HTML5
8 2 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) JSON
8 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.33%) WF
9 1 (3.33%) LINQ
9 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.33%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) Workflow
3 5 (16.67%) Line Management
3 5 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (13.33%) Document Management
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) OOD
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.67%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.33%) VBScript
5 4 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Epicor
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