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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 22 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.18% 17.78% 28.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.90% 54.55% 77.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 33
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £22,950 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £36,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
49 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 36.03% 32.59% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 44
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (74.42%) C#
2 30 (69.77%) .NET
3 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
4 21 (48.84%) MVC
5 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (32.56%) TDD
6 14 (32.56%) Scrum
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) Kanban
7 13 (30.23%) BDD
7 13 (30.23%) Web Application Development
8 12 (27.91%) jQuery
9 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.58%) HTML
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
10 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (23.26%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (23.26%) RESTful
10 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (23.26%) Games
11 8 (18.60%) Degree
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (18.60%) Web Development
11 8 (18.60%) PHP
11 8 (18.60%) CSS
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (9.30%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) FileNet
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) MySQL
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.33%) QlikView
7 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) NUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (6.98%) Moq
2 3 (6.98%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.26%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Graduate
6 3 (6.98%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (27.91%) jQuery
5 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
5 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 10 (23.26%) RESTful
6 10 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (23.26%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (18.60%) CSS
8 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.63%) WCF
9 5 (11.63%) XML
9 5 (11.63%) HTML5
10 4 (9.30%) SOAP
11 3 (6.98%) LINQ
11 3 (6.98%) NHibernate
12 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET
12 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Data Extraction
3 3 (6.98%) Social Media
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Tandem
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Android
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Scrum
2 14 (32.56%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) Kanban
3 13 (30.23%) BDD
3 13 (30.23%) Web Application Development
4 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.60%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
7 3 (6.98%) Mobile Development
7 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) OOD
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) VB6
7 1 (2.33%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Facebook
3 3 (6.98%) Twitter
4 2 (4.65%) McAfee
4 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
4 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Epicor
5 1 (2.33%) Software AG
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) webMethods
5 1 (2.33%) New Relic
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