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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.12% 5.01% 4.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.57% 13.07% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 17
Average salary £29,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £35,000 £37,500
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
151 176 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.12% 38.34% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 141 167 175
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £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
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 March 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
Lytham St Annes - 6 - -
Blackpool -4 5 £37,500 +41.50%
Preston +12 3 £35,000 -
Burnley - 3 £25,000 - 1
Ormskirk - 2 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 28 (68.29%) .NET
4 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
5 24 (58.54%) C#
6 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
6 18 (43.90%) CSS
6 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (41.46%) WCF
7 17 (41.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (41.46%) Web Services
8 16 (39.02%) Windows
8 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
9 13 (31.71%) HTML
10 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
11 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
11 10 (24.39%) WPF
12 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (19.51%) jQuery
13 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (17.07%) SOAP
15 6 (14.63%) XML
15 6 (14.63%) Oracle
15 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
15 6 (14.63%) Clustering
15 6 (14.63%) Finance
15 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (14.63%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (41.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server DBA
3 8 (19.51%) DBA
3 8 (19.51%) SQL DBA
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Project Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
2 18 (43.90%) CSS
3 17 (41.46%) Web Services
3 17 (41.46%) WCF
4 13 (31.71%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) WPF
6 8 (19.51%) jQuery
7 7 (17.07%) SOAP
8 6 (14.63%) XML
9 4 (9.76%) Ajax
10 3 (7.32%) HTML5
10 3 (7.32%) REST
11 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
2 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.76%) UML
3 4 (9.76%) Workflow
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Document Management
3 4 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) System Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) ETL
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Content Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) VBA
5 3 (7.32%) VBScript
6 2 (4.88%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Ektron
5 1 (2.44%) Epicor
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
Burnley, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
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