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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 90 123 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.26% 23.88% 25.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.16% 58.85% 64.08%
Number of salaries quoted 81 115 125
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
134 209 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.63% 40.58% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 111 174 179
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £43,596
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 25 £32,000 -20.00% 4
Chorley +15 24 £35,000 +27.27% 7
Burnley -1 5 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Blackburn -2 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Blackpool -11 4 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Lytham St Annes +1 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Lancaster -1 1 £28,000 +51.35% 1
Skelmersdale -1 1 £40,000 +4.57% 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 109 (62.64%) .NET
2 103 (59.20%) ASP.NET
3 102 (58.62%) C#
4 95 (54.60%) Microsoft
5 91 (52.30%) SQL
6 82 (47.13%) MVC
7 77 (44.25%) CSS
8 74 (42.53%) JavaScript
9 71 (40.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (31.03%) jQuery
12 50 (28.74%) Web Development
13 47 (27.01%) .NET Framework
14 46 (26.44%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (25.29%) SDLC
16 41 (23.56%) HTML
17 39 (22.41%) Finance
17 39 (22.41%) WCF
18 36 (20.69%) Unit Testing
18 36 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 35 (20.11%) SQL Server 2014
19 35 (20.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 32 (18.39%) Mentoring
20 32 (18.39%) Windows
21 31 (17.82%) TDD
21 31 (17.82%) Web Services
21 31 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (17.82%) MS Excel
22 26 (14.94%) Visual Studio
22 26 (14.94%) BDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 21 (12.07%) IIS
2 9 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.30%) Apache
4 4 (2.30%) WordPress
5 3 (1.72%) CMS
5 3 (1.72%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.60%) MS Office
3 4 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.45%) SaaS
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) Firewall
1 7 (4.02%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (3.45%) LAN
2 6 (3.45%) WAN
3 5 (2.87%) DHCP
3 5 (2.87%) DNS
3 5 (2.87%) Internet
3 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.87%) VLAN
4 4 (2.30%) VoIP
5 3 (1.72%) Network Security
5 3 (1.72%) VPN
6 2 (1.15%) SAN
6 2 (1.15%) SSL
6 2 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (20.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (9.20%) Power BI
4 16 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.47%) PowerPivot
6 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Power View
6 12 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.90%) Pentaho
6 12 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (6.32%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.60%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.02%) MySQL
9 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.30%) QlikView
12 3 (1.72%) Big Data
12 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 25 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.87%) Mocha
4 5 (2.87%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (2.30%) Subversion
6 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.15%) GitLab
7 2 (1.15%) JIRA
7 2 (1.15%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.57%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.57%) LINQPad
8 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.57%) NUnit
8 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.57%) Selenium
8 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (22.41%) Finance
2 6 (3.45%) Local Government
3 5 (2.87%) Retail
4 4 (2.30%) Legal
5 3 (1.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.15%) Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (77.01%) Developer
2 80 (45.98%) .NET Developer
3 57 (32.76%) C# Developer
4 52 (29.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (24.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 42 (24.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (20.69%) Web Developer
8 32 (18.39%) .NET Web Developer
9 29 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
10 22 (12.64%) Analyst
11 21 (12.07%) SQL Developer
12 16 (9.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (7.47%) Software Developer
15 12 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 11 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 10 (5.75%) Analyst Developer
17 10 (5.75%) SQL Analyst
17 10 (5.75%) SQL BI Developer
18 9 (5.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (62.64%) .NET
2 103 (59.20%) ASP.NET
3 77 (44.25%) CSS
4 71 (40.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (31.03%) jQuery
6 47 (27.01%) .NET Framework
7 46 (26.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (23.56%) HTML
9 39 (22.41%) WCF
10 35 (20.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 31 (17.82%) Web Services
12 24 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 18 (10.34%) RESTful
14 16 (9.20%) LINQ
15 14 (8.05%) AngularJS
15 14 (8.05%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (7.47%) Node.js
17 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 12 (6.90%) LINQ to SQL
18 11 (6.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.90%) User Experience
4 11 (6.32%) iPad
4 11 (6.32%) Tandem
5 10 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.60%) Replication
7 5 (2.87%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.87%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.30%) Clustering
8 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.72%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.72%) Social Network
10 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.39%) Windows
2 16 (9.20%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.60%) Unix
3 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.45%) Linux
6 3 (1.72%) Solaris
6 3 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.15%) AIX
7 2 (1.15%) Android
7 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.13%) MVC
2 68 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.74%) Web Development
4 44 (25.29%) SDLC
5 36 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 32 (18.39%) Mentoring
7 31 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (17.82%) TDD
8 26 (14.94%) BDD
9 23 (13.22%) Scrum
10 18 (10.34%) Coaching
10 18 (10.34%) Web Application Development
11 16 (9.20%) Analytics
12 15 (8.62%) Time Management
13 14 (8.05%) Front End Development
14 12 (6.90%) Data Analytics
14 12 (6.90%) Mobile Development
15 11 (6.32%) Dashboard Development
16 10 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 102 (58.62%) C#
2 91 (52.30%) SQL
3 74 (42.53%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.64%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.77%) VBA
6 16 (9.20%) VB
7 15 (8.62%) PHP
8 8 (4.60%) VB6
9 6 (3.45%) C
9 6 (3.45%) R
9 6 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.87%) Ruby
11 4 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.30%) VBScript
12 2 (1.15%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.57%) Java
13 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (11.49%) Degree
2 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.87%) MCSE
4 4 (2.30%) ISEB
4 4 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.15%) CCNA
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.75%) Active Directory
1 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.02%) XenApp
3 3 (1.72%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.15%) HP SIM
1 2 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.15%) WSUS
2 1 (0.57%) Nagios
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (54.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle
2 10 (5.75%) VMware
3 6 (3.45%) Cisco
3 6 (3.45%) Remedy
4 4 (2.30%) Mitel
5 3 (1.72%) BMC
5 3 (1.72%) Epicor
5 3 (1.72%) RedGate
6 2 (1.15%) arcserve
6 2 (1.15%) Avaya
6 2 (1.15%) AVG
6 2 (1.15%) Citrix
6 2 (1.15%) GFI Software
6 2 (1.15%) HP
6 2 (1.15%) Juniper
6 2 (1.15%) NetApp
6 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.15%) Sophos
6 2 (1.15%) Symantec
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skelmersdale
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 8 days ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Darwen, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
University of Cumbria
Salary: £25,022.70 per annum * Incremental progression up to £30,737 applies,
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum +Parking, Pens+28 Days Hols+Training
Posted: 27 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago