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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 130 102 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.95% 19.58% 23.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.47% 61.45% 65.76%
Number of salaries quoted 121 92 118
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
215 166 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.27% 31.86% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 184 147 169
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Lancaster -1 20 £35,000 +22.80%
Blackpool +10 19 £40,000 +42.85% 4
Preston -8 19 £30,000 -22.07% 5
Blackburn +13 17 £39,115 +30.38% 4
Chorley -2 7 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Burnley -3 6 £40,000 +58.41%
Skelmersdale +2 4 £37,500 -
Ormskirk -1 4 £21,500 -42.66%
Morecambe - 2 £35,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes -1 1 £42,500 +34.92% 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 158 (71.49%) .NET
2 133 (60.18%) C#
3 115 (52.04%) SQL
4 112 (50.68%) ASP.NET
5 73 (33.03%) HTML
6 69 (31.22%) Microsoft
7 67 (30.32%) MVC
8 66 (29.86%) CSS
9 65 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 53 (23.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 51 (23.08%) jQuery
12 51 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 45 (20.36%) WCF
14 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (17.65%) .NET Framework
15 39 (17.65%) Web Services
16 37 (16.74%) SQL Server 2005
17 35 (15.84%) XML
18 33 (14.93%) Oracle
19 31 (14.03%) T-SQL
20 30 (13.57%) Windows
20 30 (13.57%) WPF
21 29 (13.12%) MS Excel
21 29 (13.12%) VB.NET
22 28 (12.67%) SOAP
22 28 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 27 (12.22%) OO
24 21 (9.50%) E-Commerce
24 21 (9.50%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (5.88%) CMS
2 8 (3.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.62%) ColdFusion
3 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.26%) WordPress
5 4 (1.81%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.36%) IIS
6 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Sage 50
1 6 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.26%) Magento
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.26%) Firewall
2 4 (1.81%) VPN
2 4 (1.81%) SAN
2 4 (1.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) ADSL
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
4 1 (0.45%) DHCP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) VLAN
4 1 (0.45%) IPsec
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 51 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (16.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (7.24%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.17%) DTS
9 5 (2.26%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.81%) MySQL
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.90%) OLAP
13 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.45%) MS Access
13 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Subversion
1 8 (3.62%) PowerBuilder
1 8 (3.62%) Visual Studio
1 8 (3.62%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.17%) NUnit
3 6 (2.71%) MSTest
3 6 (2.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (2.71%) Moq
4 5 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.36%) MyEclipse
7 2 (0.90%) Selenium
7 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.90%) Phing
General
1 12 (5.43%) Finance
2 11 (4.98%) Retail
3 10 (4.52%) Marketing
4 9 (4.07%) Billing
4 9 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.17%) Back Office
5 7 (3.17%) Legal
6 4 (1.81%) Games
7 3 (1.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (71.49%) Developer
2 51 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 47 (21.27%) C# Developer
4 31 (14.03%) Software Developer
5 28 (12.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.24%) Web Developer
8 15 (6.79%) DBA
8 15 (6.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (5.88%) SQL DBA
10 11 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (4.98%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Programmer
11 10 (4.52%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Administrator
11 10 (4.52%) Analyst
12 9 (4.07%) Junior
12 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (3.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (71.49%) .NET
2 112 (50.68%) ASP.NET
3 73 (33.03%) HTML
4 66 (29.86%) CSS
5 53 (23.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (23.08%) jQuery
7 45 (20.36%) WCF
8 39 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 39 (17.65%) Web Services
9 35 (15.84%) XML
10 30 (13.57%) WPF
11 28 (12.67%) SOAP
12 20 (9.05%) HTML5
12 20 (9.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (6.79%) WinForms
14 12 (5.43%) LINQ
14 12 (5.43%) REST
14 12 (5.43%) Ajax
15 11 (4.98%) Java EE
16 10 (4.52%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.71%) Social Media
3 6 (2.71%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.26%) PDA
5 4 (1.81%) Replication
6 3 (1.36%) W3C
7 2 (0.90%) iSeries
7 2 (0.90%) Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Tandem
7 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) AS400
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.57%) Windows
2 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.62%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.81%) Android
6 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.81%) Linux
6 4 (1.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.32%) MVC
2 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.22%) OO
4 21 (9.50%) E-Commerce
4 21 (9.50%) Scrum
5 20 (9.05%) Unit Testing
6 17 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.69%) TDD
6 17 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (6.79%) CRM
8 14 (6.33%) ERP
9 13 (5.88%) Release Management
9 13 (5.88%) Time Management
9 13 (5.88%) Kanban
10 12 (5.43%) Web Application Development
10 12 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.98%) ITIL
11 11 (4.98%) Web Development
11 11 (4.98%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 133 (60.18%) C#
2 115 (52.04%) SQL
3 65 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.03%) T-SQL
5 29 (13.12%) VB.NET
6 20 (9.05%) Java
7 19 (8.60%) VB
8 15 (6.79%) VB6
9 14 (6.33%) PHP
10 12 (5.43%) C
11 7 (3.17%) XAML
12 6 (2.71%) Uniface
12 6 (2.71%) C++
13 5 (2.26%) VBA
14 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.90%) PHP5
15 2 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.45%) RPG
16 1 (0.45%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 19 (8.60%) Degree
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.17%) MCSE
4 4 (1.81%) MCP
5 3 (1.36%) MCSA
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.36%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.36%) CCNA
5 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) CIMA
6 1 (0.45%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.81%) XenApp
4 3 (1.36%) vSphere
4 3 (1.36%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (31.22%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.93%) Oracle
3 10 (4.52%) VMware
4 7 (3.17%) Citrix
5 6 (2.71%) Sage
6 5 (2.26%) Adobe
7 4 (1.81%) Cisco
7 4 (1.81%) NetApp
8 2 (0.90%) Ektron
8 2 (0.90%) Open Text
8 2 (0.90%) Zend
8 2 (0.90%) HP
9 1 (0.45%) Progress
9 1 (0.45%) Sybase
9 1 (0.45%) Avaya
9 1 (0.45%) Symantec
9 1 (0.45%) Dell
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Veeam
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 9 hours ago
Morecambe, Lancashire
Parity Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire, Fylde coast, Blackpool, Lytham,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Suresite Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 25-30k depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago