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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.64% 31.16% 26.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.00% 81.13% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 27
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
50 53 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 34.25% 38.41% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 37
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,793 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 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 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 23 (57.50%) C#
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (30.00%) HTML
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
6 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (22.50%) OOP
8 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 8 (20.00%) jQuery
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (17.50%) WCF
10 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
10 7 (17.50%) OOD
10 7 (17.50%) Release Management
11 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
11 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
12 5 (12.50%) MVC
12 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 5 (12.50%) Spring
12 5 (12.50%) Web Development
12 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.00%) Phing
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Junior
4 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) VB Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Navision Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) HTML5
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) WCF
7 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.50%) Spring
7 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) Java EE
8 4 (10.00%) WinForms
9 3 (7.50%) Web Services
10 2 (5.00%) SOAP
10 2 (5.00%) Zend Framework
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (5.00%) LINQ
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.00%) Sass
10 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) OOP
2 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
2 7 (17.50%) OOD
2 7 (17.50%) Release Management
3 5 (12.50%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Web Development
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.50%) System Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) VB6
7 3 (7.50%) C
7 3 (7.50%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) PHP5
8 2 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCSE
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
2 3 (7.50%) A+ Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) vSphere
1 3 (7.50%) XenApp
1 3 (7.50%) XenServer
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Zend
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