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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 24 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 17.52% 27.94% 39.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 74.51% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 41
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 £22,950 £30,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £47,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 33.58% 37.50% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 47
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,204 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 1 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (39.13%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) HTML
6 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.09%) CSS
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.74%) HTML5
10 9 (19.57%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (19.57%) OOP
10 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
10 9 (19.57%) MVC
10 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (17.39%) WinForms
12 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
12 7 (15.22%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (15.22%) WCF
12 7 (15.22%) OOD
12 7 (15.22%) Release Management
12 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
13 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (13.04%) Mercurial

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) SAN
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) DTS
7 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Mercurial
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Phing
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.87%) DBA
6 4 (8.70%) Junior
6 4 (8.70%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) VB Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Navision Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
5 9 (19.57%) jQuery
5 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
6 8 (17.39%) WinForms
7 7 (15.22%) WCF
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (13.04%) Spring
8 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.70%) Java EE
10 3 (6.52%) Web Services
11 2 (4.35%) SVG
11 2 (4.35%) Struts
11 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) AIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) OOP
1 9 (19.57%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
2 7 (15.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (15.22%) OOD
2 7 (15.22%) Release Management
2 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (13.04%) SOA
4 5 (10.87%) OO
5 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) System Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) Web Development
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C#
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) VB6
6 3 (6.52%) C
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.70%) MCSE
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) MCSA
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCNA
2 3 (6.52%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) XenApp
1 3 (6.52%) XenServer
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) NetApp
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Zend
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