The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.06% 4.38% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 12.96% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
SQL Server 2008
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
39 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 39.80% 33.75% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 41
Median salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston 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 Preston

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Preston region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Preston

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Preston region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) VB
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) OOD
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) VB6
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (77.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Web Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Pensions Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
1 7 (77.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 7 (77.78%) WCF
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) OOD
1 7 (77.78%) SDLC
1 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) VB
1 7 (77.78%) VB6
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) VMware