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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 31 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 17.61% 31.78% 31.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.75% 69.39% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 27
Average salary £31,000 £34,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.14% +38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £36,400
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
80 49 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 45.45% 45.79% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 73 47 35
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +56.25%
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 21 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (60.00%) .NET
2 28 (56.00%) C#
3 20 (40.00%) CSS
4 17 (34.00%) SQL
5 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (28.00%) jQuery
8 13 (26.00%) HTML
9 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.00%) WCF
9 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (22.00%) Release Management
10 11 (22.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (22.00%) Web Development
10 11 (22.00%) Asset Management
10 11 (22.00%) OOD
10 11 (22.00%) OOP
10 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 10 (20.00%) Java
11 10 (20.00%) Spring
11 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 10 (20.00%) Java EE
12 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
12 9 (18.00%) Linux
13 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (14.00%) HTML5
14 7 (14.00%) N-Tier

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (12.00%) MySQL
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.00%) Zend Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) PHP Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Junior
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) .NET
2 20 (40.00%) CSS
3 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (28.00%) jQuery
5 13 (26.00%) HTML
6 12 (24.00%) WCF
7 10 (20.00%) Java EE
7 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 10 (20.00%) Spring
8 7 (14.00%) SOAP
8 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 7 (14.00%) HTML5
9 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js
10 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (8.00%) Ajax
11 4 (8.00%) XML
12 3 (6.00%) LINQ
12 3 (6.00%) REST
13 2 (4.00%) WinForms
14 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) N-Tier
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) AIX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) OOP
1 11 (22.00%) OOD
1 11 (22.00%) Asset Management
1 11 (22.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 11 (22.00%) Web Development
1 11 (22.00%) Release Management
2 7 (14.00%) MVC
3 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Content Management
7 1 (2.00%) PDCA
7 1 (2.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.00%) VBA
6 6 (12.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.00%) VB6
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) XenApp
1 2 (4.00%) XenServer
1 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Zend
4 5 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
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