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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 3.75% 2.11% 5.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.32% 5.00% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +4.37%  

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 95 40 54
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 59.38% 42.11% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 90 35 43
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Preston over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (42.86%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
5 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Power BI

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Power BI
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Redis
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCAD
2 1 (14.29%) MCPD
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) VMware