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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.90% 4.79% 3.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.00% 14.00% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £43,000 £24,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.42%
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
40 50 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 38.10% 34.25% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 48
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £28,793
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) XHTML
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Epicor
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