The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.56% 4.30% 5.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.12% 10.71% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 33
Average salary £34,000 £31,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
172 196 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.75% 40.16% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 157 174 288
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
North West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -13 3 £35,000 +12.90%
Lancaster - 3 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (76.60%) SQL
3 24 (51.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
5 21 (44.68%) HTML
5 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
6 20 (42.55%) Web Services
7 19 (40.43%) .NET
7 19 (40.43%) C#
7 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.04%) Degree
9 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (25.53%) jQuery
10 12 (25.53%) CSS
11 11 (23.40%) SOAP
11 11 (23.40%) MS Office
11 11 (23.40%) Ajax
12 8 (17.02%) MySQL
12 8 (17.02%) PHP
12 8 (17.02%) XML
12 8 (17.02%) Windows
12 8 (17.02%) WPF
12 8 (17.02%) Web Development
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
12 8 (17.02%) XAML
12 8 (17.02%) Scrum
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.89%) Java EE
13 7 (14.89%) Java

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (10.64%) ColdFusion
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) IPsec
2 1 (2.13%) VLAN
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) ADSL
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (51.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) MySQL
5 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (6.38%) DTS
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.38%) MyEclipse
General
1 3 (6.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Report Writer
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Developer
3 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) SQL DBA
4 7 (14.89%) DBA
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior ASP.NET Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Web Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) Web Services
3 19 (40.43%) .NET
3 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
4 12 (25.53%) jQuery
4 12 (25.53%) CSS
5 11 (23.40%) SOAP
5 11 (23.40%) Ajax
6 8 (17.02%) XML
6 8 (17.02%) WPF
7 7 (14.89%) Java EE
7 7 (14.89%) JSP
7 7 (14.89%) HTML5
8 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.64%) WCF
9 4 (8.51%) LINQ
9 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.51%) WinForms
10 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) W3C
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Web Development
1 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.02%) Scrum
2 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
3 5 (10.64%) MVC
4 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) TDD
6 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) OOP
6 1 (2.13%) OO
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) SQL
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 19 (40.43%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) PHP
4 8 (17.02%) XAML
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) MCSE
2 3 (6.38%) MCP
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
2 5 (10.64%) Adobe
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Sybase
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) Sophos
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Avaya
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas
4 1 (2.13%) Draytek
4 1 (2.13%) Acronis
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