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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 48 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 14 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.80% 2.69% 10.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.63% 8.43% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 52
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
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
215 166 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.27% 31.86% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 184 147 169
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 August 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 22 August 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 0 6 £23,250 -38.41%
Ormskirk - 4 £21,500 -
Blackburn - 2 £25,000 -
Blackpool -4 1 £40,000 +42.85% 2
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (69.23%) SQL
3 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
3 33 (63.46%) .NET
4 30 (57.69%) C#
5 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
5 29 (55.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (53.85%) CSS
7 26 (50.00%) HTML
7 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 23 (44.23%) jQuery
9 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
10 17 (32.69%) XML
11 16 (30.77%) T-SQL
11 16 (30.77%) MVC
11 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (25.00%) SOAP
14 11 (21.15%) WCF
15 10 (19.23%) Web Services
16 9 (17.31%) XSL
16 9 (17.31%) ADO.NET
16 9 (17.31%) ERP
16 9 (17.31%) Load Testing
16 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
16 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (17.31%) Parallel Computing
17 8 (15.38%) HTML5
18 7 (13.46%) Java EE

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (7.69%) ColdFusion
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) ADSL
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) VLAN
2 1 (1.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (55.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) OLAP
7 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Subversion
2 4 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (5.77%) MyEclipse
3 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Software Developer
3 9 (17.31%) DBA
3 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Graduate
6 6 (11.54%) Junior
6 6 (11.54%) .NET Programmer
6 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Programmer
7 5 (9.62%) Junior Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Graduate Java Developer
9 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Database Developer
9 3 (5.77%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (5.77%) Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) .NET
2 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
3 28 (53.85%) CSS
4 26 (50.00%) HTML
5 23 (44.23%) jQuery
6 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
7 17 (32.69%) XML
8 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (25.00%) SOAP
10 11 (21.15%) WCF
11 10 (19.23%) Web Services
12 9 (17.31%) XSL
12 9 (17.31%) ADO.NET
13 8 (15.38%) HTML5
14 7 (13.46%) Java EE
14 7 (13.46%) JSP
15 6 (11.54%) LINQ
15 6 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (11.54%) Razor View Engine
16 5 (9.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.77%) W3C
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) iSeries
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) MVC
2 9 (17.31%) ERP
2 9 (17.31%) Load Testing
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
2 9 (17.31%) Parallel Computing
3 6 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (9.62%) Web Application Development
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (1.92%) High Availability
8 1 (1.92%) BDD
8 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.92%) Analytics
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) SQL
2 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
3 30 (57.69%) C#
4 16 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.46%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) VBA
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) MCP
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) XenApp
1 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Veeam
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Avaya
4 1 (1.92%) NetApp
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec
4 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
4 1 (1.92%) Draytek
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Posted: 6 days ago
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