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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 90 72 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.15% 20.40% 24.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.60% 59.02% 62.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 68 117
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
159 122 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.06% 34.56% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 145 97 190
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Chorley +14 34 £33,000 -0.75% 2
Preston -11 21 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Burnley -2 11 £33,250 -5.00% 4
Blackpool -2 5 £36,000 +19.10% 3
Blackburn -2 4 £35,000 - 4
Skelmersdale -3 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Colne - 1 £33,500 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £22,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £32,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 145 (72.14%) SQL
2 98 (48.76%) .NET
2 98 (48.76%) C#
3 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
4 76 (37.81%) JavaScript
5 74 (36.82%) HTML
6 71 (35.32%) ASP.NET
7 70 (34.83%) CSS
8 67 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (30.85%) MVC
10 58 (28.86%) T-SQL
11 56 (27.86%) jQuery
12 53 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (20.90%) Windows
15 40 (19.90%) SDLC
16 32 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 32 (15.92%) PHP
17 31 (15.42%) Web Services
17 31 (15.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (13.43%) .NET Framework
18 27 (13.43%) WCF
19 26 (12.94%) Visual Studio
19 26 (12.94%) MySQL
19 26 (12.94%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (12.44%) Oracle
21 24 (11.94%) IIS
21 24 (11.94%) Unit Testing
21 24 (11.94%) HTML5

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 24 (11.94%) IIS
2 11 (5.47%) Apache
2 11 (5.47%) WordPress
3 8 (3.98%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.49%) CMS
5 3 (1.49%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.49%) SAS
6 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.00%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.00%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.50%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.50%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.97%) LAN
1 14 (6.97%) WAN
2 9 (4.48%) Firewall
3 5 (2.49%) DNS
3 5 (2.49%) HTTP
4 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.99%) VoIP
5 3 (1.49%) DHCP
6 2 (1.00%) Internet
6 2 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.00%) SSL
6 2 (1.00%) VLAN
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (12.94%) MySQL
4 24 (11.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (11.44%) Power BI
6 18 (8.96%) RDBMS
6 18 (8.96%) Relational Database
7 15 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.98%) Data Mining
9 10 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
10 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.98%) DTS
11 8 (3.98%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.99%) MS Access
12 4 (1.99%) QlikView
12 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (12.94%) Visual Studio
3 17 (8.46%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.97%) JIRA
5 6 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.50%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Subversion
8 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.45%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Legal
3 11 (5.47%) Advertising
4 8 (3.98%) Retail
5 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 129 (64.18%) Developer
2 63 (31.34%) .NET Developer
3 50 (24.88%) C# Developer
4 44 (21.89%) Analyst
5 42 (20.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (20.90%) SQL Developer
6 23 (11.44%) Senior Developer
7 21 (10.45%) PHP Developer
7 21 (10.45%) SQL Analyst
8 18 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (7.96%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (7.46%) Senior C# Developer
10 15 (7.46%) SQL Data Analyst
11 14 (6.97%) Data Analyst
12 13 (6.47%) Support Analyst
13 12 (5.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 10 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (4.98%) Senior SQL Developer
14 10 (4.98%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (48.76%) .NET
2 74 (36.82%) HTML
3 71 (35.32%) ASP.NET
4 70 (34.83%) CSS
5 56 (27.86%) jQuery
6 31 (15.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (15.42%) Web Services
7 27 (13.43%) .NET Framework
7 27 (13.43%) WCF
8 26 (12.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (11.94%) HTML5
10 23 (11.44%) RESTful
11 20 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (9.45%) Ajax
12 19 (9.45%) Symfony
13 17 (8.46%) SOAP
14 16 (7.96%) MDX
14 16 (7.96%) XML
15 15 (7.46%) Laravel
16 13 (6.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.97%) User Experience
3 11 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.98%) AS400
4 8 (3.98%) iSeries
4 8 (3.98%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.99%) iPad
6 4 (1.99%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.00%) Clustering
8 2 (1.00%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.00%) PKI
8 2 (1.00%) Replication
8 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.90%) Windows
2 13 (6.47%) Unix
3 12 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.98%) Linux
4 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.48%) Solaris
5 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) AIX
6 2 (1.00%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (30.85%) MVC
3 42 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (19.90%) SDLC
5 24 (11.94%) Unit Testing
6 23 (11.44%) Web Development
7 18 (8.96%) Data Analysis
7 18 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (8.46%) Analytics
8 17 (8.46%) TDD
9 15 (7.46%) Data Analytics
9 15 (7.46%) Web Application Development
10 14 (6.97%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.97%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.98%) BDD
13 9 (4.48%) OO
13 9 (4.48%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.48%) Scrum
13 9 (4.48%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (72.14%) SQL
2 98 (48.76%) C#
3 76 (37.81%) JavaScript
4 58 (28.86%) T-SQL
5 32 (15.92%) PHP
6 21 (10.45%) VBA
7 14 (6.97%) VB
8 10 (4.98%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.98%) VB6
9 8 (3.98%) Ruby
10 7 (3.48%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.99%) Java
12 5 (2.49%) C++
13 3 (1.49%) VBScript
14 1 (0.50%) C
14 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) Python
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (10.45%) Degree
2 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.99%) MCSE
4 4 (1.99%) ISEB
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.00%) CCNA
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.00%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.98%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) NDS
5 1 (0.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) SCCM
2 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.44%) Oracle
3 18 (8.96%) Tableau
4 15 (7.46%) VMware
5 11 (5.47%) Cisco
6 6 (2.99%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.49%) Mitel
8 4 (1.99%) Sun
9 3 (1.49%) IBM
9 3 (1.49%) Telerik
10 2 (1.00%) arcserve
10 2 (1.00%) Epicor
10 2 (1.00%) HP
10 2 (1.00%) Juniper
10 2 (1.00%) Pega
10 2 (1.00%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.00%) RedGate
10 2 (1.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.00%) Sophos
10 2 (1.00%) Symantec
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Blackburn, Lancashire
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Rossendale, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus to 10% + Benefits
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Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £30k - 50k per year
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Burnley, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Burnley, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
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