The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 56 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 34.57% 26.26% 16.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.57% 63.41% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 22
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 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 94 41 54
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 58.02% 41.41% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 89 36 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
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing SQL Server 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 in Preston

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Preston

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Preston over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 51 (69.86%) .NET
2 50 (68.49%) ASP.NET
3 48 (65.75%) C#
4 38 (52.05%) MVC
5 36 (49.32%) SQL
6 30 (41.10%) Degree
7 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
8 22 (30.14%) Web Development
8 22 (30.14%) .NET Framework
8 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (28.77%) WCF
10 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (27.40%) Web Application Development
11 19 (26.03%) Entity Framework
12 18 (24.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (24.66%) TDD
13 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (21.92%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
15 15 (20.55%) Finance
16 14 (19.18%) NoSQL
16 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
17 13 (17.81%) RESTful
17 13 (17.81%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (17.81%) Node.js
17 13 (17.81%) BDD
17 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2016
17 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server
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 3 (4.11%) CMS
1 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.11%) Kentico
1 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.11%) OpenEdge
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
1 3 (4.11%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (19.18%) NoSQL
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.96%) Power BI
5 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (8.22%) MySQL
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Games
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (75.34%) Developer
2 36 (49.32%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (21.92%) C# Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Software Developer
5 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (15.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Web Developer
9 6 (8.22%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (8.22%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.85%) SSIS Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) SSRS Analyst
11 4 (5.48%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (5.48%) HTML Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (69.86%) .NET
2 50 (68.49%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.14%) .NET Framework
4 21 (28.77%) WCF
5 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (26.03%) Entity Framework
7 18 (24.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
9 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (17.81%) Code First Entity Framework
9 13 (17.81%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (17.81%) Node.js
9 13 (17.81%) RESTful
9 13 (17.81%) SOAP
10 12 (16.44%) CSS
10 12 (16.44%) HTML
11 11 (15.07%) XML
12 7 (9.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) AIX
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) MVC
2 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) Web Development
3 20 (27.40%) Web Application Development
4 18 (24.66%) TDD
5 16 (21.92%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (17.81%) BDD
7 12 (16.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.59%) Data Architecture
8 7 (9.59%) Data Modelling
8 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
10 5 (6.85%) Statistics
10 5 (6.85%) Workflow
11 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.11%) Functional Testing
12 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
12 3 (4.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (65.75%) C#
2 36 (49.32%) SQL
3 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.81%) Ruby
5 12 (16.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.37%) CCNA
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCAD
3 1 (1.37%) MCPD
3 1 (1.37%) MCSA
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.11%) XenApp
1 3 (4.11%) XenServer
2 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Adobe
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco
2 3 (4.11%) Citrix
2 3 (4.11%) NetApp
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) VMware
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago