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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 75 118 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.55% 22.69% 26.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.18% 58.42% 64.13%
Number of salaries quoted 72 106 106
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
110 202 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.61% 38.85% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 96 188 172
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Preston +12 25 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Chorley -3 13 £31,500 +53.65% 7
Lancaster 0 8 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Blackburn -1 5 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Blackpool -1 4 £29,000 -14.70%
Lytham St Annes 0 3 £40,000 +2.56%
Darwen - 3 £26,000 -
Accrington +5 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Burnley +2 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Fleetwood - 2 £33,750 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £25,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 94 (51.09%) .NET
2 86 (46.74%) C#
3 85 (46.20%) SQL
4 81 (44.02%) ASP.NET
5 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 63 (34.24%) MVC
7 47 (25.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (21.20%) Kanban
10 38 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (20.11%) TDD
12 36 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (19.57%) JavaScript
13 35 (19.02%) Web Application Development
14 34 (18.48%) HTML
15 33 (17.93%) CSS
15 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 32 (17.39%) Scrum
17 31 (16.85%) Windows
17 31 (16.85%) SQL Server 2014
17 31 (16.85%) jQuery
17 31 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (16.85%) Dependency Injection
18 28 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (14.67%) SharePoint
20 26 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 26 (14.13%) RESTful
21 25 (13.59%) AngularJS
21 25 (13.59%) Twitter Bootstrap

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.43%) Node.js
3 7 (3.80%) IIS
3 7 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.63%) Line 500
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) DHCP
1 7 (3.80%) DNS
1 7 (3.80%) SAN
2 6 (3.26%) Firewall
2 6 (3.26%) Internet
2 6 (3.26%) WAN
3 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.63%) Broadband
4 3 (1.63%) PBX
4 3 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.09%) LAN
5 2 (1.09%) VoIP
6 1 (0.54%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (16.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 28 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (11.41%) PowerPivot
6 19 (10.33%) Relational Database
7 18 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Power View
9 12 (6.52%) RDBMS
10 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (3.80%) Power BI
13 6 (3.26%) MySQL
13 6 (3.26%) Pentaho
13 6 (3.26%) QlikView
14 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
15 4 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
16 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (11.41%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (9.24%) Subversion
4 15 (8.15%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.89%) Moq
5 9 (4.89%) MSTest
5 9 (4.89%) NUnit
5 9 (4.89%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.63%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.09%) Selenium
8 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.54%) JIRA
9 1 (0.54%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
General
1 22 (11.96%) Finance
2 20 (10.87%) Games
3 11 (5.98%) Marketing
4 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.17%) Back Office
5 4 (2.17%) Retail
6 3 (1.63%) Advertising
6 3 (1.63%) Billing
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (63.59%) Developer
2 71 (38.59%) .NET Developer
3 35 (19.02%) Analyst
4 30 (16.30%) SQL Developer
5 29 (15.76%) C# Developer
6 28 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (14.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 19 (10.33%) Games Developer
11 16 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
12 14 (7.61%) Software Tester
12 14 (7.61%) Tester
13 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 10 (5.43%) IT Analyst
14 10 (5.43%) IT Manager
14 10 (5.43%) Programmer
14 10 (5.43%) Software Analyst
14 10 (5.43%) Software Test Analyst
14 10 (5.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.09%) .NET
2 81 (44.02%) ASP.NET
3 47 (25.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (18.48%) HTML
5 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 33 (17.93%) CSS
6 31 (16.85%) jQuery
7 26 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (14.13%) RESTful
8 25 (13.59%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (11.41%) .NET Framework
9 21 (11.41%) WCF
10 19 (10.33%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (7.07%) Web Services
12 12 (6.52%) Ninject
13 11 (5.98%) HTML5
14 9 (4.89%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (4.89%) Entity Framework
14 9 (4.89%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (9.24%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.89%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (4.89%) NHS
3 8 (4.35%) Social Media
4 7 (3.80%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.63%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.63%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.63%) iSeries
5 3 (1.63%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) APACS
7 1 (0.54%) AS400
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) EMV
7 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.85%) Windows
2 15 (8.15%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.17%) Unix
5 3 (1.63%) Linux
5 3 (1.63%) Solaris
6 2 (1.09%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.24%) MVC
2 46 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (21.20%) Kanban
4 37 (20.11%) TDD
5 36 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (19.02%) Web Application Development
7 32 (17.39%) Scrum
8 31 (16.85%) Dependency Injection
9 28 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (13.04%) BDD
11 17 (9.24%) Data Management
12 16 (8.70%) ETL
13 14 (7.61%) Software Testing
14 12 (6.52%) CRM
15 10 (5.43%) Data Modelling
16 9 (4.89%) Change Management
16 9 (4.89%) Test Scripting
17 8 (4.35%) Online Marketing
17 8 (4.35%) OO
17 8 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (46.74%) C#
2 85 (46.20%) SQL
3 36 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.78%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.70%) VB
6 13 (7.07%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.52%) VBA
8 9 (4.89%) Java
8 9 (4.89%) PHP
9 5 (2.72%) Ruby
9 5 (2.72%) VBScript
10 4 (2.17%) C
10 4 (2.17%) VB6
11 2 (1.09%) C++
11 2 (1.09%) RPG
11 2 (1.09%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (9.78%) Degree
2 14 (7.61%) ISEB
3 9 (4.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.72%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.09%) MCP
6 2 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) HND
7 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.24%) Tableau
3 15 (8.15%) Oracle
4 12 (6.52%) VMware
5 6 (3.26%) Cisco
6 4 (2.17%) Remedy
7 3 (1.63%) BT
7 3 (1.63%) Cognos
7 3 (1.63%) Dell
7 3 (1.63%) Lotus
7 3 (1.63%) Sage
7 3 (1.63%) SonicWALL
7 3 (1.63%) Telerik
8 2 (1.09%) Citrix
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe
9 1 (0.54%) Apple
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.54%) Google
9 1 (0.54%) IBM
9 1 (0.54%) SAP
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension + free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £25-35k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancaster
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago