The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 23 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 17.42% 26.81% 45.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 74.00% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 50
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 34.85% 36.23% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 55
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,204 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
SQL Server
Lancashire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Preston

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Preston

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Preston region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing SQL Server 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.

1 33 (61.11%) .NET
2 28 (51.85%) C#
3 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 25 (46.30%) SQL
5 23 (42.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
6 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
7 18 (33.33%) HTML
8 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
9 16 (29.63%) MVC
10 15 (27.78%) CSS
11 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (24.07%) jQuery
11 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (24.07%) HTML5
12 12 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
12 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (22.22%) WinForms
13 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
13 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
14 10 (18.52%) WCF
14 10 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (18.52%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
14 10 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (18.52%) SOA
15 9 (16.67%) OOP
16 7 (12.96%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.85%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.85%) DTS
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) NUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (3.70%) Moq
3 2 (3.70%) Phing
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.26%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (9.26%) DBA
4 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) VB Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (61.11%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.33%) HTML
4 15 (27.78%) CSS
5 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (24.07%) HTML5
6 12 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
6 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (22.22%) WinForms
7 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
8 10 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (18.52%) WCF
9 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 6 (11.11%) Spring
10 4 (7.41%) Java EE
11 3 (5.56%) Web Services
11 3 (5.56%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.56%) LINQ
12 2 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) AIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) MVC
2 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
3 10 (18.52%) SOA
3 10 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (16.67%) OOP
5 7 (12.96%) OOD
5 7 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
5 7 (12.96%) Release Management
6 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.26%) OO
8 3 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (5.56%) ERP
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) C#
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
6 6 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) VB6
7 3 (5.56%) VB
7 3 (5.56%) C
8 2 (3.70%) PHP5
8 2 (3.70%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) MCSE
2 4 (7.41%) MCSA
3 3 (5.56%) CCNA
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) XenApp
2 3 (5.56%) XenServer
2 3 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) NetApp
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Zend
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