The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 24 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 15.58% 24.58% 28.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 72.50% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 29
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
SQL Server
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
60 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 38.96% 33.90% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 37
Average salary £31,000 £39,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.51% +64.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (70.21%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
4 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
6 14 (29.79%) CSS
7 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.40%) HTML
8 11 (23.40%) Web Development
8 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
9 10 (21.28%) WCF
9 10 (21.28%) Release Management
9 10 (21.28%) jQuery
9 10 (21.28%) Asset Management
9 10 (21.28%) OOP
9 10 (21.28%) OOD
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.89%) Java
12 7 (14.89%) VBA
12 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
12 7 (14.89%) Java EE
12 7 (14.89%) Spring
12 7 (14.89%) Hibernate

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) DTS
7 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Zend Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
1 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Junior
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) VB Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) CSS
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 10 (21.28%) WCF
4 10 (21.28%) jQuery
5 7 (14.89%) Java EE
5 7 (14.89%) Spring
5 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.89%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) SOAP
6 6 (12.77%) Web Services
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.51%) Ajax
8 3 (6.38%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) LINQ
8 3 (6.38%) REST
9 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.26%) WinForms
10 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
3 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) AIX
2 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Web Development
2 10 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (21.28%) Release Management
2 10 (21.28%) Asset Management
2 10 (21.28%) OOP
2 10 (21.28%) OOD
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.77%) ITIL
5 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) MVC
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) VBA
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.51%) VB6
7 4 (8.51%) VB
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) MCSA
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) XenApp
1 3 (6.38%) XenServer
1 3 (6.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) NetApp
5 2 (4.26%) Zend
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