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 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 (MS SQL)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 14 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 15 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 13.16% 34.48% 12.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.86% 83.33% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 9
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% +40.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,500 £37,500
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 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
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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Preston

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
3 25 (60.98%) HTML
3 25 (60.98%) CSS
4 24 (58.54%) .NET
5 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
7 20 (48.78%) Web Services
8 18 (43.90%) C#
9 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
10 14 (34.15%) SDLC
11 13 (31.71%) Degree
12 12 (29.27%) WCF
12 12 (29.27%) SOAP
13 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
13 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
14 10 (24.39%) jQuery
15 9 (21.95%) Ajax
15 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (21.95%) PHP
15 9 (21.95%) VB
15 9 (21.95%) RESTful
16 8 (19.51%) MySQL
16 8 (19.51%) Oracle
16 8 (19.51%) Windows
16 8 (19.51%) Mainframe
16 8 (19.51%) AS400
16 8 (19.51%) VB6
16 8 (19.51%) Finance

SQL Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) Apache
1 5 (12.20%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) Kentico
3 2 (4.88%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.88%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
1 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (14.63%) Power BI
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Advertising
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) C# Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) VB Analyst Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) VB Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
3 8 (19.51%) VB6 Programmer
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) SSIS Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) SSRS Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) CSS
1 25 (60.98%) HTML
2 24 (58.54%) .NET
3 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
4 20 (48.78%) Web Services
5 12 (29.27%) SOAP
5 12 (29.27%) WCF
6 10 (24.39%) jQuery
7 9 (21.95%) Ajax
7 9 (21.95%) RESTful
8 7 (17.07%) HTML5
8 7 (17.07%) JSON
8 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (14.63%) Laravel
9 6 (14.63%) Symfony
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.76%) XML
12 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
12 2 (4.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) AS400
1 8 (19.51%) iSeries
1 8 (19.51%) Mainframe
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.20%) User Experience
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) SDLC
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.63%) Web Development
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
5 5 (12.20%) Statistics
6 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) People Management
7 3 (7.32%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Web Design
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Scorecard
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (43.90%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) PHP
4 9 (21.95%) VB
5 8 (19.51%) VB6
6 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Java
8 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.88%) Pega
4 2 (4.88%) Talend
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
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