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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.39% 6.04% 6.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 15.43% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 26
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,750 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
141 175 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.39% 39.15% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 119 147 150
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Chorley - 2 £31,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (82.35%) Finance
3 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
4 22 (64.71%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) C#
5 16 (47.06%) .NET
6 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
6 15 (44.12%) Web Services
6 15 (44.12%) MVC
6 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (44.12%) SDLC
7 14 (41.18%) Unit Testing
7 14 (41.18%) Web Development
7 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 14 (41.18%) WCF
7 14 (41.18%) CSS
8 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
9 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (29.41%) VB
11 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (26.47%) Coaching
12 8 (23.53%) MS Office
12 8 (23.53%) Windows
12 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
13 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (20.59%) VMware
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) Broadband
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) PBX
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
4 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (14.71%) QlikView
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.94%) OLAP
8 1 (2.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (82.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) .NET Developer
3 14 (41.18%) .NET Web Developer
3 14 (41.18%) Web Developer
4 12 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (35.29%) C# Developer
5 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (32.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (32.35%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Developer
7 7 (20.59%) IT Manager
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Excel Developer
8 4 (11.76%) QlikView Developer
9 3 (8.82%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Administrator
11 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
11 1 (2.94%) Network Administrator
11 1 (2.94%) Report Analyst
11 1 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 14 (41.18%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) WCF
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (17.65%) jQuery
5 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) MVC
1 15 (44.12%) SDLC
2 14 (41.18%) Unit Testing
2 14 (41.18%) Web Development
3 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
4 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (26.47%) Coaching
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Change Management
5 7 (20.59%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) OOD
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Network Management
8 3 (8.82%) Document Management
8 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.82%) Information Security
8 3 (8.82%) Software Licensing
8 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) VB
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.71%) VB6
5 5 (14.71%) VBA
5 5 (14.71%) VBScript
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) BT
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
4 3 (8.82%) Lotus
4 3 (8.82%) Sage
4 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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