The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 104 126 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.85% 22.91% 24.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.10% 59.15% 71.69%
Number of salaries quoted 97 110 107
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
179 213 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.61% 38.73% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 161 181 149
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 24 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Blackpool 0 13 £40,000 +52.38% 1
Lytham St Annes 0 8 £38,750 +23.01%
Blackburn +13 7 £38,230 +1.94% 6
Morecambe - 4 £35,000 -
Chorley -10 2 £44,500 +4.70% 4
Lancaster -10 2 £36,250 +3.57%
Accrington - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 168 (77.06%) .NET
2 146 (66.97%) C#
3 115 (52.75%) ASP.NET
4 105 (48.17%) SQL
5 76 (34.86%) HTML
6 75 (34.40%) CSS
6 75 (34.40%) MVC
7 70 (32.11%) Microsoft
7 70 (32.11%) JavaScript
8 66 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (29.82%) jQuery
10 55 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (24.31%) WCF
12 51 (23.39%) .NET Framework
13 46 (21.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (19.72%) XML
15 41 (18.81%) MS Excel
16 36 (16.51%) Windows
16 36 (16.51%) SOAP
17 34 (15.60%) Mentoring
18 30 (13.76%) WPF
19 28 (12.84%) E-Commerce
19 28 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (12.39%) T-SQL
21 26 (11.93%) Web Services
22 25 (11.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 24 (11.01%) Web Development
23 24 (11.01%) Oracle
24 23 (10.55%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.42%) CMS
2 11 (5.05%) IIS
3 10 (4.59%) WordPress
4 8 (3.67%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.29%) ColdFusion
7 4 (1.83%) SAS
8 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.46%) Lync
9 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (18.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.50%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.75%) Sage 50
2 5 (2.29%) Magento
3 2 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) VPN
2 4 (1.83%) Firewall
2 4 (1.83%) SAN
2 4 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 43 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (11.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (9.17%) Crystal Reports
6 18 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.50%) MySQL
8 8 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.83%) DTS
11 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.92%) OLAP
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.59%) Subversion
3 7 (3.21%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.29%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.92%) Zend Studio
6 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.46%) NUnit
6 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 16 (7.34%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Marketing
3 8 (3.67%) Legal
3 8 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.21%) Retail
4 7 (3.21%) Back Office
5 6 (2.75%) Billing
6 4 (1.83%) Games
6 4 (1.83%) Advertising
7 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (76.15%) Developer
2 54 (24.77%) .NET Developer
3 51 (23.39%) C# Developer
4 35 (16.06%) Software Developer
5 33 (15.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (11.47%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.80%) Senior C# Developer
9 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.42%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.96%) Analyst
12 12 (5.50%) Programmer
13 11 (5.05%) Support Engineer
14 9 (4.13%) PHP Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Lead Developer
15 8 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
16 7 (3.21%) Java Developer
16 7 (3.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (77.06%) .NET
2 115 (52.75%) ASP.NET
3 76 (34.86%) HTML
4 75 (34.40%) CSS
5 65 (29.82%) jQuery
6 55 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (24.31%) WCF
8 51 (23.39%) .NET Framework
9 43 (19.72%) XML
10 36 (16.51%) SOAP
11 30 (13.76%) WPF
12 26 (11.93%) Web Services
13 18 (8.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (7.80%) HTML5
14 17 (7.80%) LINQ
14 17 (7.80%) ADO.NET
14 17 (7.80%) XSL
15 10 (4.59%) Ajax
15 10 (4.59%) WinForms
16 9 (4.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.67%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.21%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.75%) PDA
5 6 (2.75%) Social Media
5 6 (2.75%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.92%) Clustering
7 2 (0.92%) Replication
7 2 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.46%) iSeries
8 1 (0.46%) Open Source
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.51%) Windows
2 11 (5.05%) Linux
3 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.75%) Android
6 5 (2.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.38%) AIX
7 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.40%) MVC
2 66 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.60%) Mentoring
4 28 (12.84%) E-Commerce
5 24 (11.01%) Web Development
6 22 (10.09%) OO
7 21 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (9.17%) Scrum
9 17 (7.80%) Parallel Computing
9 17 (7.80%) Load Testing
9 17 (7.80%) Multithreading
10 16 (7.34%) OOP
11 15 (6.88%) OOD
12 13 (5.96%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.96%) Release Management
12 13 (5.96%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.96%) MVVM
13 12 (5.50%) ITIL
13 12 (5.50%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (5.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 146 (66.97%) C#
2 105 (48.17%) SQL
3 70 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.39%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.55%) VB.NET
6 20 (9.17%) VB
6 20 (9.17%) PHP
7 18 (8.26%) VB6
8 16 (7.34%) Java
9 11 (5.05%) XAML
10 9 (4.13%) VBA
10 9 (4.13%) C
11 6 (2.75%) Uniface
11 6 (2.75%) C++
12 5 (2.29%) PHP5
13 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.46%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.46%) Python
14 1 (0.46%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Degree
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.83%) MCSE
4 3 (1.38%) MCSA
4 3 (1.38%) A+ Certification
4 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.38%) CCNA
5 1 (0.46%) MCP
5 1 (0.46%) ACCA
5 1 (0.46%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) XenApp
3 3 (1.38%) vSphere
3 3 (1.38%) XenServer
3 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.01%) Oracle
3 9 (4.13%) VMware
4 7 (3.21%) Zend
4 7 (3.21%) Citrix
5 6 (2.75%) Sage
6 5 (2.29%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.29%) NetApp
7 4 (1.83%) Cisco
8 3 (1.38%) Adobe
9 1 (0.46%) Veeam
9 1 (0.46%) Open Text
9 1 (0.46%) Google
9 1 (0.46%) Progress
9 1 (0.46%) Symantec
9 1 (0.46%) HP
9 1 (0.46%) Dell
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
MESM
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company bonus scheme.
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Month
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: &pound18,000 to 20,000 (depended on experience)
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: &pound18,000 to 20,000 (depended on experience)
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago