Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 66 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.56% 1.82% 3.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.02% 5.06% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 30
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £38,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +15.67% -10.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,175
90th Percentile £37,625 £43,500 £45,577
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 299 336 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 36.42% 35.97% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 251 313 259
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,900 £27,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley +10 9 £35,000 +16.67%
Preston - 3 £37,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (33.33%) ETL
7 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (33.33%) Cognos
7 7 (33.33%) IBM
8 6 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 6 (28.57%) DTS
8 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) .NET
9 5 (23.81%) C#
9 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 5 (23.81%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (28.57%) DTS
6 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.76%) Redis
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 9 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Support Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Unix Support
6 3 (14.29%) Unix Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) MIS Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Express
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Kanban
4 2 (9.52%) QA Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 1 (4.76%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Cognos
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) VMware