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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.98% 2.04% 14.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.41% 3.70% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Average salary £38,000 £33,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £27,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £38,650 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
78 54 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 46.43% 55.10% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 50 34
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
7 4 (36.36%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) UML
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Ajax
7 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery
8 3 (27.27%) HTML5
8 3 (27.27%) REST
9 2 (18.18%) VB
9 2 (18.18%) Windows
9 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
9 2 (18.18%) VB6
9 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 1 (9.09%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Junior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Junior
4 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft