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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 15 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.72% 28.57% 32.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.27% 50.00% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 27
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,150 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
55 72 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 42.97% 57.14% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 70 36
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £31,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 22 (52.38%) C#
3 19 (45.24%) CSS
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
6 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
6 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
7 12 (28.57%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) Web Development
9 10 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (23.81%) Java EE
9 10 (23.81%) Asset Management
9 10 (23.81%) Spring
9 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (23.81%) Release Management
9 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
9 10 (23.81%) Java
9 10 (23.81%) OOP
9 10 (23.81%) OOD
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
10 9 (21.43%) WCF
11 8 (19.05%) MVC
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
12 7 (16.67%) VBA
12 7 (16.67%) MySQL
12 7 (16.67%) SOAP
12 7 (16.67%) Linux

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.29%) Zend Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.38%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
2 10 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) jQuery
4 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
5 12 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
6 10 (23.81%) Spring
6 10 (23.81%) Java EE
7 9 (21.43%) WCF
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) SOAP
10 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 6 (14.29%) HTML5
10 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
11 4 (9.52%) LINQ
11 4 (9.52%) Ajax
11 4 (9.52%) XML
12 3 (7.14%) REST
13 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (2.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Tandem
4 1 (2.38%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Web Development
2 10 (23.81%) Release Management
2 10 (23.81%) Asset Management
2 10 (23.81%) OOP
2 10 (23.81%) OOD
2 10 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (19.05%) MVC
4 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) UML
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.38%) TDD
9 1 (2.38%) OO
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) SEO
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C#
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) VBA
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
7 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (4.76%) VB6
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Zend
3 5 (11.90%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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