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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 50 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 15 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.79% 2.73% 10.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.74% 7.61% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 51
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
190 197 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.26% 35.82% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 167 164 157
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 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 30 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 +1 6 £27,000 -33.74%
Blackpool -2 1 £40,000 +42.85% 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (87.76%) .NET
3 40 (81.63%) C#
4 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET
5 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
6 31 (63.27%) SQL
6 31 (63.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (61.22%) .NET Framework
7 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
8 28 (57.14%) CSS
9 27 (55.10%) jQuery
10 26 (53.06%) HTML
11 24 (48.98%) MVC
11 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
13 20 (40.82%) WCF
14 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (38.78%) SOAP
15 18 (36.73%) XML
16 17 (34.69%) XSL
16 17 (34.69%) ADO.NET
16 17 (34.69%) Multithreading
16 17 (34.69%) Load Testing
16 17 (34.69%) Parallel Computing
16 17 (34.69%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
17 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (18.37%) ERP
18 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
18 6 (12.24%) LINQ

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.12%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (63.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Software Developer
3 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Junior
4 6 (12.24%) Programmer
4 6 (12.24%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) DBA
6 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Graduate
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (87.76%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET
3 30 (61.22%) .NET Framework
4 28 (57.14%) CSS
5 27 (55.10%) jQuery
6 26 (53.06%) HTML
7 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (40.82%) WCF
9 19 (38.78%) SOAP
10 18 (36.73%) XML
11 17 (34.69%) XSL
11 17 (34.69%) ADO.NET
12 6 (12.24%) LINQ
12 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (12.24%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (4.08%) REST
13 2 (4.08%) HTML5
13 2 (4.08%) WinForms
13 2 (4.08%) Web Services
14 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.24%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) MVC
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Load Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Multithreading
3 17 (34.69%) Parallel Computing
3 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.37%) ERP
5 6 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.04%) TDD
8 1 (2.04%) BDD
8 1 (2.04%) High Availability
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.04%) Scrum
8 1 (2.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) C#
2 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
3 31 (63.27%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) VBA
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
1 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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