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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.25% 4.75% 6.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.65% 13.67% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 170 139 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 42.50% 34.75% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 159 118 153
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £25,096
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,900 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 8 £35,000 - 1
Preston -8 3 £38,750 -8.82% 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (41.18%) C#
6 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
8 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (23.53%) High Availability
8 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management
9 3 (17.65%) MVC
9 3 (17.65%) Ajax
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Mentoring

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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) MySQL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.88%) Redis
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB DBA
3 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCAD
2 1 (5.88%) MCPD
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) Telerik
2 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago