Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 79 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 31.60% 23.91% 24.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.48% 60.44% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 74 49 51
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,550 £29,750
90th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 109 91 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 43.60% 39.57% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 100 83 77
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +31.15%
10th Percentile £27,875 £27,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £47,625 £41,250 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 69 (87.34%) .NET
2 68 (86.08%) C#
3 66 (83.54%) ASP.NET
4 56 (70.89%) MVC
5 40 (50.63%) SQL
6 36 (45.57%) .NET Framework
6 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (44.30%) Entity Framework
7 35 (44.30%) TDD
8 33 (41.77%) Web Development
9 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (30.38%) WCF
12 23 (29.11%) Web Application Development
12 23 (29.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
14 20 (25.32%) NoSQL
14 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
14 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
15 19 (24.05%) Games
15 19 (24.05%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (24.05%) Node.js
15 19 (24.05%) RESTful
15 19 (24.05%) BDD
15 19 (24.05%) Ruby
15 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (24.05%) SQL Server 2016
15 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 19 (24.05%) Code First Entity Framework
16 18 (22.78%) Degree

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 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) nginx
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) NoSQL
2 19 (24.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.33%) Power BI
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.27%) MySQL
9 1 (1.27%) Redis
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.27%) GitLab
2 1 (1.27%) PhpStorm
General
1 19 (24.05%) Games
2 18 (22.78%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (84.81%) Developer
2 52 (65.82%) .NET Developer
3 28 (35.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (35.44%) C# Developer
4 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (25.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.80%) DBA
10 3 (3.80%) Principal .NET Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Principal Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.53%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.53%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.53%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (87.34%) .NET
2 66 (83.54%) ASP.NET
3 36 (45.57%) .NET Framework
3 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (44.30%) Entity Framework
5 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 24 (30.38%) WCF
7 23 (29.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
9 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (24.05%) Code First Entity Framework
9 19 (24.05%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (24.05%) Node.js
9 19 (24.05%) RESTful
10 16 (20.25%) LINQ
11 11 (13.92%) XML
12 10 (12.66%) SOAP
13 5 (6.33%) jQuery
14 4 (5.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) AIX
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) MVC
2 35 (44.30%) TDD
3 33 (41.77%) Web Development
4 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (29.11%) Web Application Development
6 19 (24.05%) BDD
7 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
7 16 (20.25%) Workflow
8 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (15.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.59%) ITIL
10 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.33%) High Availability
10 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.33%) ITIL V2
10 5 (6.33%) PRINCE
10 5 (6.33%) Project Management
10 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (86.08%) C#
2 40 (50.63%) SQL
3 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.05%) Ruby
5 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.80%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.27%) XenApp
1 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) Capita
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco
2 2 (2.53%) Cognos
3 1 (1.27%) Citrix
3 1 (1.27%) IBM
3 1 (1.27%) NetApp
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.27%) VMware