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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.25% 6.72% 3.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.84% 18.49% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 16
Average salary £28,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
181 146 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.71% 36.32% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 157 127 173
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Preston -1 5 £35,000 - 1
Ormskirk -1 4 £28,750 -
Blackpool - 2 £37,500 -
Burnley - 2 £25,000 -
Fleetwood - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (73.68%) SQL
3 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) .NET
5 20 (52.63%) Windows
6 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
7 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
8 15 (39.47%) CSS
8 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
8 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (31.58%) C#
12 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (23.68%) IIS
14 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
15 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (21.05%) Document Management
15 8 (21.05%) HTML
15 8 (21.05%) Workflow
16 7 (18.42%) Web Services
16 7 (18.42%) WCF
16 7 (18.42%) jQuery
16 7 (18.42%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
17 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (15.79%) SCOM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.68%) IIS
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) DBA
3 9 (23.68%) SQL DBA
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Project Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Project Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) WCF
5 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) WPF
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) EDI
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Document Management
1 8 (21.05%) Workflow
2 7 (18.42%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) ETL
8 1 (2.63%) ERP
8 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) People Management
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.63%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) VBScript
4 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.53%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
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