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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 14 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.52% 30.67% 27.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.45% 86.79% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 28
Average salary £28,250 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
51 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 34.69% 35.33% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 40
Average salary £30,250 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.43% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £25,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
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 23 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.22%) OOP
8 7 (19.44%) OOD
8 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
8 7 (19.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (19.44%) Release Management
8 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (16.67%) jQuery
9 6 (16.67%) HTML5
9 6 (16.67%) Web Development
9 6 (16.67%) WCF
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
10 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.11%) Spring
11 4 (11.11%) Java EE

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) DTS
6 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Phing
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Billing
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 3 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) WCF
4 6 (16.67%) jQuery
4 6 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) Java EE
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.56%) REST
7 2 (5.56%) WinForms
7 2 (5.56%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (5.56%) LINQ
8 1 (2.78%) Ajax
8 1 (2.78%) Sass
8 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) AIX
2 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) OOP
2 7 (19.44%) OOD
2 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
2 7 (19.44%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (19.44%) Release Management
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) ERP
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) VB
7 3 (8.33%) VB6
7 3 (8.33%) C
8 2 (5.56%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) PHP5
9 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) MCSE
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) XenApp
1 3 (8.33%) XenServer
1 3 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) Zend
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