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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.61% 4.55% 3.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 11.71% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 15
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
112 205 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.28% 38.83% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 97 191 174
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 +14 9 £34,000 -2.85%
Chorley - 4 £31,500 -
Lytham St Annes +1 3 £40,000 +2.56%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) .NET
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (37.50%) Finance
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (34.38%) C#
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (28.13%) VB
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
8 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) MVC
9 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (21.88%) HTML
10 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (21.88%) CSS
10 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.88%) DHCP
10 7 (21.88%) DNS
10 7 (21.88%) Change Management
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Broadband
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) PBX
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
7 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.38%) QlikView
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.13%) OLAP
10 1 (3.13%) OLTP
10 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (9.38%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
3 7 (21.88%) IT Manager
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Excel Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (9.38%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) VB Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) Ajax
4 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (12.50%) XHTML
6 3 (9.38%) DHTML
6 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Ninject
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) CSS3
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Structures
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) NHS
3 3 (9.38%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) APACS
4 1 (3.13%) EMV
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
3 7 (21.88%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (15.63%) Line Management
4 5 (15.63%) SDLC
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Network Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Document Management
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
6 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) VB
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (15.63%) PHP
7 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) VBScript
8 3 (9.38%) Java
8 3 (9.38%) VBA
9 2 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) BT
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Dell
3 3 (9.38%) Lotus
3 3 (9.38%) Sage
3 3 (9.38%) SonicWALL
3 3 (9.38%) Telerik
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