Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 50 45
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.83% 4.48% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.85% 12.54% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 30
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +2.26%
10th Percentile £32,375 £29,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £47,750 £42,625 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 365 287 392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.29% 35.74% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 334 231 345
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £24,350
90th Percentile £50,875 £43,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 - 12 £35,000 -
Preston -16 10 £45,000 +12.50%
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) SQL
3 20 (80.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (72.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (44.00%) .NET
5 11 (44.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) XML
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (36.00%) Clustering
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (36.00%) High Availability
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) SOAP
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
10 5 (20.00%) SLA
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing

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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (20.00%) Power BI
7 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.00%) Redis
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (36.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (28.00%) SSIS Developer
5 6 (24.00%) DBA
5 6 (24.00%) SQL DBA
6 5 (20.00%) Technical Leader
7 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (16.00%) MongoDB DBA
8 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (8.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) AIX
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) High Availability
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (16.00%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (44.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCAD
2 1 (4.00%) MCPD
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
1 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) NetApp
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Telerik