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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 117 126 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.94% 28.51% 31.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.50% 70.39% 68.81%
Number of salaries quoted 110 113 133
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
200 179 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.22% 40.50% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 191 166 196
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Blackburn +5 29 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Blackpool +1 18 £33,500 +26.41% 3
Preston -12 14 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Ormskirk - 6 £29,000 - 3
Lancaster +2 4 £26,000 -21.21%
Lytham St Annes - 4 £39,000 - 1
Morecambe - 3 £35,000 -
Chorley -11 2 £35,250 -17.05% 3
Burnley 0 1 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Accrington -3 1 £40,000 +77.77%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 146 (66.06%) .NET
2 136 (61.54%) C#
3 113 (51.13%) SQL
4 101 (45.70%) ASP.NET
5 85 (38.46%) MVC
6 82 (37.10%) JavaScript
7 73 (33.03%) CSS
8 71 (32.13%) HTML
9 68 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 63 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (27.60%) jQuery
12 55 (24.89%) XML
13 48 (21.72%) WCF
14 47 (21.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (20.81%) Windows
16 44 (19.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (18.55%) VB.NET
18 40 (18.10%) SQL Server 2012
19 38 (17.19%) Mentoring
20 36 (16.29%) T-SQL
21 35 (15.84%) .NET Framework
21 35 (15.84%) Web Services
22 31 (14.03%) SharePoint
23 30 (13.57%) Java
24 28 (12.67%) MS Excel
24 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
25 27 (12.22%) OOP
25 27 (12.22%) SOAP
25 27 (12.22%) Visual Studio
26 26 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (14.03%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.60%) CMS
3 17 (7.69%) IIS
3 17 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (6.33%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.88%) WordPress
6 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.26%) SAS
8 2 (0.90%) Lync
8 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.90%) FileNet
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.71%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) MS Office
5 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.90%) Exstream
3 1 (0.45%) SAP xMII
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) DNS
2 8 (3.62%) Firewall
2 8 (3.62%) LAN
2 8 (3.62%) WAN
2 8 (3.62%) DHCP
3 6 (2.71%) VPN
4 3 (1.36%) Internet
4 3 (1.36%) MPLS
5 2 (0.90%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) IPv4
6 1 (0.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (18.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (9.05%) MySQL
6 19 (8.60%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (4.98%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.62%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.62%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Power View
12 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.81%) DB2
13 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.90%) DTS
15 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
15 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (12.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.88%) Subversion
3 11 (4.98%) NUnit
3 11 (4.98%) Moq
4 9 (4.07%) MSTest
5 7 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.71%) Zend Studio
7 5 (2.26%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (6.79%) Finance
2 11 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.62%) Billing
5 4 (1.81%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Games
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 179 (81.00%) Developer
2 65 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 38 (17.19%) Software Developer
4 36 (16.29%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.95%) Senior Developer
5 22 (9.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (8.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (8.60%) PHP Developer
7 17 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (6.33%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (4.52%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 10 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (4.07%) Analyst
11 9 (4.07%) DBA
11 9 (4.07%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.62%) Systems Developer
12 8 (3.62%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.62%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (66.06%) .NET
2 101 (45.70%) ASP.NET
3 73 (33.03%) CSS
4 71 (32.13%) HTML
5 61 (27.60%) jQuery
6 55 (24.89%) XML
7 48 (21.72%) WCF
8 47 (21.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (15.84%) .NET Framework
9 35 (15.84%) Web Services
10 27 (12.22%) SOAP
11 19 (8.60%) WPF
11 19 (8.60%) HTML5
12 18 (8.14%) Backbone.js
13 16 (7.24%) AngularJS
14 13 (5.88%) ADO.NET
15 12 (5.43%) CSS3
15 12 (5.43%) Zend Framework
15 12 (5.43%) XSL
16 11 (4.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.17%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.26%) PDA
5 5 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.36%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.90%) Tandem
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Animation
8 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) iSeries
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.81%) Windows
2 23 (10.41%) Linux
3 11 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.26%) Android
5 4 (1.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.90%) UNIX
6 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) AIX
7 1 (0.45%) SUSE
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.46%) MVC
2 63 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.19%) Mentoring
4 27 (12.22%) OOP
5 25 (11.31%) TDD
6 22 (9.95%) OOD
6 22 (9.95%) Web Development
7 16 (7.24%) OO
8 15 (6.79%) Scrum
8 15 (6.79%) Kanban
9 14 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (6.33%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.43%) Mobile Application Development
11 12 (5.43%) Parallel Computing
11 12 (5.43%) Load Testing
11 12 (5.43%) Multithreading
11 12 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.98%) Project Management
13 10 (4.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (61.54%) C#
2 113 (51.13%) SQL
3 82 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 41 (18.55%) VB.NET
5 36 (16.29%) T-SQL
6 30 (13.57%) Java
7 20 (9.05%) PHP
8 17 (7.69%) VB
9 12 (5.43%) PHP5
9 12 (5.43%) VB6
10 8 (3.62%) VBA
11 6 (2.71%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.81%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.81%) XAML
13 3 (1.36%) COBOL
14 2 (0.90%) VBScript
15 1 (0.45%) Python
15 1 (0.45%) RPG
15 1 (0.45%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 15 (6.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.45%) CCNA
3 1 (0.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.45%) MCSA
3 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.52%) vSphere
3 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.90%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) WMI
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.95%) Oracle
3 18 (8.14%) Zend
4 12 (5.43%) VMware
5 10 (4.52%) Cisco
6 9 (4.07%) Epicor
7 8 (3.62%) HP
8 5 (2.26%) Sophos
8 5 (2.26%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.26%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.36%) NetApp
9 3 (1.36%) Ektron
10 2 (0.90%) Avaya
10 2 (0.90%) Software AG
10 2 (0.90%) IBM
10 2 (0.90%) Citrix
10 2 (0.90%) Adobe
10 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.90%) Informatica
10 2 (0.90%) webMethods
Blackburn, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
CCity IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Ormskirk
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago