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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 110 91 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.31% 22.64% 28.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.77% 62.33% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 80 127
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,150 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
181 146 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.71% 36.32% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 157 127 173
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 May 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 22 May 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 +6 24 £35,500 +12.69% 8
Preston -6 19 £31,500 -6.80% 9
Blackpool +4 14 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Chorley -1 13 £33,500 +11.66% 8
Lytham St Annes - 6 £35,700 - 1
Lancaster +1 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Ormskirk -1 4 £28,750 -
Burnley -1 2 £25,000 -41.17%
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Fleetwood - 1 - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 123 (57.48%) .NET
2 108 (50.47%) SQL
3 106 (49.53%) C#
4 99 (46.26%) ASP.NET
5 92 (42.99%) JavaScript
6 84 (39.25%) MVC
7 80 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (36.45%) Microsoft
9 77 (35.98%) HTML
9 77 (35.98%) CSS
10 45 (21.03%) Windows
11 44 (20.56%) jQuery
12 43 (20.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 42 (19.63%) XML
13 42 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (19.16%) Oracle
15 39 (18.22%) Visual Studio
16 38 (17.76%) Java
16 38 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (16.82%) TDD
18 35 (16.36%) SharePoint
19 33 (15.42%) VB.NET
20 31 (14.49%) Web Services
20 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 27 (12.62%) SQL Server 2012
23 26 (12.15%) WCF
24 24 (11.21%) OO
25 23 (10.75%) Degree
25 23 (10.75%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (7.01%) IIS
4 13 (6.07%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.74%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.27%) CMS
7 6 (2.80%) Apache
8 4 (1.87%) FileNet
9 3 (1.40%) nginx
9 3 (1.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.80%) PowerPivot
2 6 (2.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Exstream
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Line 500
4 1 (0.47%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.74%) Office 365
3 4 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) Firewall
2 6 (2.80%) DNS
3 5 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.34%) Network Security
4 4 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.87%) SAN
5 3 (1.40%) MPLS
5 3 (1.40%) LAN
5 3 (1.40%) WAN
5 3 (1.40%) DHCP
5 3 (1.40%) SSH
6 2 (0.93%) VPN
6 2 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (12.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (9.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (7.94%) MySQL
6 17 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (6.07%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.14%) DB2
8 11 (5.14%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.14%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Power View
10 6 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.40%) WhereScape RED
13 2 (0.93%) SQLBase
13 2 (0.93%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 39 (18.22%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.01%) NUnit
3 14 (6.54%) Moq
4 13 (6.07%) Subversion
5 11 (5.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (4.67%) MSTest
7 3 (1.40%) PhpStorm
8 2 (0.93%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.93%) Ant
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (6.07%) Finance
2 12 (5.61%) Billing
2 12 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.34%) Games
5 4 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.87%) Back Office
6 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 157 (73.36%) Developer
2 61 (28.50%) .NET Developer
3 43 (20.09%) C# Developer
4 26 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (11.68%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.41%) SQL DBA
6 18 (8.41%) DBA
7 16 (7.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.01%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.54%) Java Developer
10 13 (6.07%) Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (5.61%) SQL Server DBA
12 11 (5.14%) Junior
13 9 (4.21%) Junior Developer
13 9 (4.21%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.21%) PHP Developer
13 9 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (57.48%) .NET
2 99 (46.26%) ASP.NET
3 77 (35.98%) HTML
3 77 (35.98%) CSS
4 44 (20.56%) jQuery
5 42 (19.63%) XML
5 42 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (14.49%) Web Services
7 26 (12.15%) WCF
8 23 (10.75%) AngularJS
9 22 (10.28%) HTML5
10 16 (7.48%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.01%) JSON
11 15 (7.01%) CSS3
12 12 (5.61%) RESTful
12 12 (5.61%) SOAP
13 8 (3.74%) MDX
14 7 (3.27%) WPF
14 7 (3.27%) LINQ
14 7 (3.27%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.21%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.80%) Clustering
5 5 (2.34%) User Experience
6 4 (1.87%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.87%) Tandem
6 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.40%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.40%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.40%) PDA
7 3 (1.40%) Social Media
7 3 (1.40%) Open Source
8 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Animation
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.03%) Windows
2 18 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (5.61%) Linux
4 11 (5.14%) Android
5 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.25%) MVC
2 80 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (16.82%) TDD
4 24 (11.21%) OO
5 20 (9.35%) Software Engineering
6 19 (8.88%) Scrum
7 18 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 16 (7.48%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.01%) Web Development
11 14 (6.54%) Project Management
12 13 (6.07%) ERP
12 13 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.07%) Kanban
13 12 (5.61%) Web Application Development
13 12 (5.61%) OOP
14 11 (5.14%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.14%) OOD
14 11 (5.14%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.14%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 108 (50.47%) SQL
2 106 (49.53%) C#
3 92 (42.99%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.76%) Java
5 33 (15.42%) VB.NET
6 22 (10.28%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.48%) PHP
8 13 (6.07%) VB
9 10 (4.67%) COBOL
10 8 (3.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (3.27%) VBA
11 7 (3.27%) VB6
12 5 (2.34%) VBScript
13 4 (1.87%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.40%) PHP5
15 2 (0.93%) Groovy
15 2 (0.93%) C
15 2 (0.93%) XAML
16 1 (0.47%) Perl
16 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (10.75%) Degree
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) ISEB
4 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) SCOM
2 4 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 78 (36.45%) Microsoft
2 41 (19.16%) Oracle
3 10 (4.67%) Cisco
4 9 (4.21%) HP
4 9 (4.21%) VMware
5 7 (3.27%) Epicor
6 5 (2.34%) IBM
7 4 (1.87%) Twitter
7 4 (1.87%) SonicWALL
7 4 (1.87%) Software AG
7 4 (1.87%) Juniper
7 4 (1.87%) Informatica
7 4 (1.87%) webMethods
7 4 (1.87%) McAfee
8 3 (1.40%) Apple
8 3 (1.40%) Zend
8 3 (1.40%) Facebook
9 2 (0.93%) GUPTA
10 1 (0.47%) Sophos
10 1 (0.47%) Sage
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