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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.76% 4.80% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.24% 11.96% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 12
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
221 184 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.17% 40.17% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 191 153 153
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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
Ormskirk 0 4 £28,750 +33.72%
Preston -7 4 £41,500 +84.44% 1
Blackburn -14 1 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Blackpool - 1 - - 1
Fleetwood - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
4 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
5 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
5 19 (47.50%) Windows
6 17 (42.50%) C#
6 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (37.50%) CSS
8 14 (35.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (25.00%) jQuery
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (25.00%) HTML
11 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (20.00%) WCF
12 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.00%) IIS
13 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
13 7 (17.50%) Workflow
13 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.50%) Document Management
14 6 (15.00%) MVC
14 6 (15.00%) SCOM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.00%) IIS
3 7 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.50%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) NUnit
2 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.50%) Moq
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) SQL DBA
3 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
3 7 (17.50%) DBA
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Project Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) Project Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) .NET
2 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (37.50%) CSS
4 10 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
5 8 (20.00%) WCF
6 6 (15.00%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) SOAP
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.50%) HTML5
10 2 (5.00%) REST
10 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.50%) JSON
11 1 (2.50%) WPF
11 1 (2.50%) XSLT
11 1 (2.50%) XHTML
11 1 (2.50%) EDI
11 1 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Document Management
2 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (17.50%) Workflow
3 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.50%) OOD
6 1 (2.50%) OO
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Content Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.50%) People Management
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (42.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) VBScript
5 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.00%) VBA
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Epicor
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
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