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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 51 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 15 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.81% 2.64% 10.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.80% 7.28% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 51
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
196 206 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.28% 36.27% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 170 178 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +5 6 £27,000 -30.76%
Blackpool -2 1 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Ormskirk - 1 £21,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (79.63%) .NET
3 40 (74.07%) C#
4 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
5 36 (66.67%) SQL
5 36 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 36 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
7 32 (59.26%) CSS
8 30 (55.56%) HTML
8 30 (55.56%) .NET Framework
9 27 (50.00%) jQuery
10 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (44.44%) MVC
11 22 (40.74%) XML
12 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
13 20 (37.04%) WCF
14 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (35.19%) SOAP
15 17 (31.48%) XSL
15 17 (31.48%) ADO.NET
15 17 (31.48%) Load Testing
15 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
15 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (31.48%) Parallel Computing
15 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
16 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (16.67%) ERP
18 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
18 6 (11.11%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.56%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) IPsec
2 1 (1.85%) VLAN
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.85%) ADSL
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) OLAP
5 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Software Developer
3 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Graduate
4 6 (11.11%) Junior
4 6 (11.11%) Programmer
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Graduate Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 36 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 32 (59.26%) CSS
4 30 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 30 (55.56%) HTML
5 27 (50.00%) jQuery
6 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (40.74%) XML
8 20 (37.04%) WCF
9 19 (35.19%) SOAP
10 17 (31.48%) XSL
10 17 (31.48%) ADO.NET
11 6 (11.11%) Web Services
11 6 (11.11%) HTML5
11 6 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (11.11%) LINQ
11 6 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (7.41%) Java EE
12 4 (7.41%) JSP
13 2 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) MVC
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) Load Testing
3 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
3 17 (31.48%) Parallel Computing
3 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
4 9 (16.67%) ERP
5 6 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.85%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.85%) TDD
8 1 (1.85%) BDD
8 1 (1.85%) High Availability
8 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.85%) Scrum
8 1 (1.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) C#
2 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
3 36 (66.67%) SQL
4 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) VBA
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) XenApp
1 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
4 1 (1.85%) Draytek
4 1 (1.85%) Veeam
4 1 (1.85%) Dell
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Avaya
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec
Blackpool, Lancashire
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