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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 130 110 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.15% 23.97% 24.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.04% 58.51% 74.38%
Number of salaries quoted 114 94 116
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 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
224 188 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.16% 40.96% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 193 155 154
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 June 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 June 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 -1 31 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Preston -10 25 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Blackpool -2 16 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Chorley -3 13 £30,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 11 £32,500 - 1
Ormskirk -1 4 £28,750 +33.72%
Burnley 0 3 £25,000 -39.39% 2
Lancaster -5 3 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Skelmersdale -1 2 £38,250 +2.00% 2
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 125 (59.52%) .NET
2 110 (52.38%) C#
3 107 (50.95%) ASP.NET
4 92 (43.81%) SQL
5 89 (42.38%) Microsoft
6 87 (41.43%) MVC
7 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (39.52%) JavaScript
9 80 (38.10%) HTML
9 80 (38.10%) CSS
10 46 (21.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (20.95%) jQuery
12 43 (20.48%) Windows
13 41 (19.52%) XML
13 41 (19.52%) TDD
14 39 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 38 (18.10%) Oracle
16 36 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (16.19%) Java
17 34 (16.19%) WCF
18 32 (15.24%) Visual Studio
19 30 (14.29%) Web Services
20 27 (12.86%) Degree
21 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
22 25 (11.90%) VB.NET
22 25 (11.90%) Scrum
22 25 (11.90%) AngularJS
22 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 24 (11.43%) E-Commerce

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 21 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.10%) IIS
3 12 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 11 (5.24%) Apache
5 9 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.81%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.38%) nginx
8 4 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.90%) FileNet
8 4 (1.90%) CMS
9 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.48%) Node.js
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.48%) WordPress
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Magento
2 4 (1.90%) Exstream
2 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.43%) Line 500
3 3 (1.43%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.33%) Office 365
3 4 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.19%) Firewall
2 5 (2.38%) SSH
2 5 (2.38%) Network Security
2 5 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.38%) DNS
3 4 (1.90%) SAN
3 4 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 2 (0.95%) MPLS
4 2 (0.95%) VPN
4 2 (0.95%) LAN
4 2 (0.95%) WAN
4 2 (0.95%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 36 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (10.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (9.52%) MySQL
6 18 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (4.76%) DB2
10 9 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.29%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.33%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.33%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.43%) WhereScape RED
13 2 (0.95%) SQLBase
13 2 (0.95%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (15.24%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.14%) NUnit
3 14 (6.67%) Moq
4 13 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (4.76%) MSTest
6 9 (4.29%) Subversion
7 3 (1.43%) PhpStorm
8 2 (0.95%) Ant
8 2 (0.95%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.48%) Selenium
9 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (9.52%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 10 (4.76%) Games
3 8 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.81%) Billing
4 4 (1.90%) Law
4 4 (1.90%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 154 (73.33%) Developer
2 64 (30.48%) .NET Developer
3 38 (18.10%) C# Developer
4 23 (10.95%) Senior Developer
4 23 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (7.62%) Analyst
6 15 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.19%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Junior
8 12 (5.71%) DBA
8 12 (5.71%) SQL DBA
8 12 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (5.24%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.76%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.29%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.33%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (59.52%) .NET
2 107 (50.95%) ASP.NET
3 80 (38.10%) CSS
3 80 (38.10%) HTML
4 46 (21.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (20.95%) jQuery
6 41 (19.52%) XML
7 34 (16.19%) WCF
8 30 (14.29%) Web Services
9 25 (11.90%) AngularJS
10 23 (10.95%) HTML5
11 17 (8.10%) SOAP
11 17 (8.10%) .NET Framework
12 14 (6.67%) CSS3
13 13 (6.19%) RESTful
13 13 (6.19%) JSON
14 9 (4.29%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (4.29%) REST
15 8 (3.81%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.24%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.86%) Clustering
4 4 (1.90%) Tandem
4 4 (1.90%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.90%) User Experience
4 4 (1.90%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.90%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.43%) Social Media
5 3 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.43%) PDA
6 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) Statistics
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.48%) Windows
2 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (6.67%) Linux
3 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.19%) Android
5 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.95%) UNIX
8 2 (0.95%) Solaris
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (41.43%) MVC
2 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.52%) TDD
4 25 (11.90%) Scrum
5 24 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 21 (10.00%) OO
6 21 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (9.05%) Kanban
7 19 (9.05%) Web Application Development
8 18 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 17 (8.10%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (7.14%) Web Development
10 15 (7.14%) ERP
10 15 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.71%) Project Management
11 12 (5.71%) Mobile Development
12 11 (5.24%) CRM
12 11 (5.24%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (5.24%) BDD
12 11 (5.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (52.38%) C#
2 92 (43.81%) SQL
3 83 (39.52%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.19%) Java
5 25 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 23 (10.95%) PHP
7 16 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 15 (7.14%) VB
9 11 (5.24%) VB6
10 9 (4.29%) COBOL
11 8 (3.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (3.33%) VBA
13 5 (2.38%) VBScript
14 2 (0.95%) Perl
14 2 (0.95%) C
14 2 (0.95%) XAML
14 2 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (12.86%) Degree
2 14 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.43%) ISEB
5 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.81%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.90%) vSphere
4 2 (0.95%) XenApp
5 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) SCOM
2 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 89 (42.38%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.10%) Oracle
3 11 (5.24%) Cisco
4 10 (4.76%) VMware
5 8 (3.81%) HP
6 6 (2.86%) McAfee
6 6 (2.86%) Juniper
7 5 (2.38%) IBM
8 4 (1.90%) Informatica
8 4 (1.90%) Epicor
8 4 (1.90%) Software AG
8 4 (1.90%) webMethods
8 4 (1.90%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.43%) Facebook
9 3 (1.43%) Twitter
9 3 (1.43%) Apple
9 3 (1.43%) Sage
10 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.95%) Citrix
10 2 (0.95%) WatchGuard
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