The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 28 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.88% 12.07% 2.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.72% 29.17% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Median salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Preston with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 58 24 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 50.88% 41.38% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 16
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Preston

SQL Server 2008
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Preston region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft