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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 44 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.92% 3.17% 9.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 7.82% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 32
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £24,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £40,000 £40,500
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
200 179 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.22% 40.50% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 191 166 196
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 30 January 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
Blackpool -9 5 £32,000 +20.75% 1
Lytham St Annes - 3 £39,000 - 1
Ormskirk - 2 £27,500 - 2
Preston - 1 £35,000 - 1
Burnley - 1 £25,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (88.64%) .NET
3 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 35 (79.55%) C#
5 33 (75.00%) SQL
6 29 (65.91%) WCF
7 25 (56.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
7 25 (56.82%) CSS
8 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
9 20 (45.45%) HTML
10 19 (43.18%) SOAP
11 18 (40.91%) XML
12 17 (38.64%) Web Services
12 17 (38.64%) .NET Framework
13 15 (34.09%) jQuery
14 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
15 12 (27.27%) XSL
15 12 (27.27%) ADO.NET
15 12 (27.27%) MVC
15 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (27.27%) Parallel Computing
15 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (27.27%) Load Testing
15 12 (27.27%) Multithreading
15 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
16 10 (22.73%) WPF
16 10 (22.73%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (56.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Software Developer
4 8 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) DBA
6 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) WPF Developer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Project Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (88.64%) .NET
2 29 (65.91%) WCF
3 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
3 25 (56.82%) CSS
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
5 19 (43.18%) SOAP
6 18 (40.91%) XML
7 17 (38.64%) Web Services
7 17 (38.64%) .NET Framework
8 15 (34.09%) jQuery
9 12 (27.27%) XSL
9 12 (27.27%) ADO.NET
9 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (22.73%) WPF
11 4 (9.09%) Ajax
12 3 (6.82%) HTML5
12 3 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) MVC
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.27%) Parallel Computing
1 12 (27.27%) Load Testing
1 12 (27.27%) Multithreading
1 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.09%) UML
3 4 (9.09%) Workflow
3 4 (9.09%) Document Management
3 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) ETL
4 2 (4.55%) System Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) C#
2 33 (75.00%) SQL
3 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
5 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) VB6
6 2 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Ektron
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
Preston, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago