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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 103 97 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.62% 21.27% 24.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.79% 64.67% 61.58%
Number of salaries quoted 92 87 117
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
188 150 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.81% 32.89% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 175 125 187
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 32 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Preston -6 27 £37,500 - 4
Blackpool -5 13 £38,500 +27.37% 1
Burnley -5 7 £31,750 -9.28% 4
Blackburn -5 6 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Skelmersdale -3 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Lytham St Annes - 2 £22,000 - 1
Colne - 1 £45,000 -
Nelson - 1 £59,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £32,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 130 (64.36%) SQL
2 113 (55.94%) C#
3 112 (55.45%) .NET
4 94 (46.53%) ASP.NET
4 94 (46.53%) Microsoft
5 79 (39.11%) JavaScript
5 79 (39.11%) MVC
6 77 (38.12%) CSS
7 74 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (35.15%) HTML
9 64 (31.68%) jQuery
10 52 (25.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (22.28%) Windows
12 44 (21.78%) T-SQL
12 44 (21.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (20.30%) SDLC
13 41 (20.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (18.81%) .NET Framework
16 36 (17.82%) WCF
17 35 (17.33%) SQL Server 2014
18 33 (16.34%) Web Development
19 32 (15.84%) Web Services
20 31 (15.35%) PHP
21 30 (14.85%) Visual Studio
21 30 (14.85%) Finance
22 29 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
22 29 (14.36%) Unit Testing
23 28 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 23 (11.39%) IIS
2 13 (6.44%) WordPress
3 11 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.96%) Apache
4 8 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.48%) CMS
6 3 (1.49%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.99%) nginx
7 2 (0.99%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.99%) SAS
8 1 (0.50%) Drupal
8 1 (0.50%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
1 1 (0.50%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.50%) osCommerce
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.97%) SaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) LAN
1 8 (3.96%) WAN
2 7 (3.47%) DNS
3 6 (2.97%) Firewall
3 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.48%) DHCP
4 5 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.98%) VoIP
6 3 (1.49%) Internet
6 3 (1.49%) VLAN
6 3 (1.49%) Wireless
7 2 (0.99%) SSL
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.50%) HTTP
8 1 (0.50%) Network Security
8 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 44 (21.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (17.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 24 (11.88%) MySQL
4 24 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (10.40%) Power BI
6 17 (8.42%) RDBMS
6 17 (8.42%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 11 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.96%) DTS
9 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.97%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.48%) MS Access
12 4 (1.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.98%) QlikView
12 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 29 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (9.90%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.96%) JIRA
5 5 (2.48%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.99%) GitLab
7 2 (0.99%) Mocha
7 2 (0.99%) PhpStorm
7 2 (0.99%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.50%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.50%) LINQPad
8 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.50%) NUnit
8 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (14.85%) Finance
2 14 (6.93%) Legal
3 12 (5.94%) Advertising
4 9 (4.46%) Retail
5 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (69.80%) Developer
2 77 (38.12%) .NET Developer
3 60 (29.70%) C# Developer
4 51 (25.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (17.33%) SQL Developer
6 31 (15.35%) Analyst
7 27 (13.37%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (13.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (11.39%) Senior Developer
9 21 (10.40%) PHP Developer
10 17 (8.42%) SQL Analyst
11 16 (7.92%) Senior C# Developer
11 16 (7.92%) Web Developer
12 14 (6.93%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (5.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 11 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 10 (4.95%) .NET Web Developer
15 10 (4.95%) C# Web Developer
15 10 (4.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (55.45%) .NET
2 94 (46.53%) ASP.NET
3 77 (38.12%) CSS
4 71 (35.15%) HTML
5 64 (31.68%) jQuery
6 52 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (20.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 38 (18.81%) .NET Framework
9 36 (17.82%) WCF
10 32 (15.84%) Web Services
11 28 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (12.38%) RESTful
13 22 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 21 (10.40%) HTML5
15 18 (8.91%) Ajax
15 18 (8.91%) Symfony
15 18 (8.91%) XML
16 16 (7.92%) Entity Framework
17 14 (6.93%) MDX
18 13 (6.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.46%) iPad
2 9 (4.46%) User Experience
3 7 (3.47%) AS400
3 7 (3.47%) iSeries
3 7 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.97%) Tandem
5 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.48%) Replication
6 4 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.98%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.49%) Clustering
7 3 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.99%) PKI
8 2 (0.99%) Social Network
8 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.28%) Windows
2 14 (6.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.46%) Linux
3 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.96%) Unix
4 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.49%) Android
5 3 (1.49%) Solaris
5 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.99%) AIX
6 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (39.11%) MVC
2 74 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.30%) SDLC
4 40 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (16.34%) Web Development
6 29 (14.36%) Unit Testing
7 27 (13.37%) TDD
8 21 (10.40%) BDD
9 18 (8.91%) Web Application Development
10 15 (7.43%) Analytics
10 15 (7.43%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.93%) Data Analysis
11 14 (6.93%) Scrum
12 13 (6.44%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.94%) Data Analytics
13 12 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.94%) OO
14 10 (4.95%) Change Management
15 9 (4.46%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (64.36%) SQL
2 113 (55.94%) C#
3 79 (39.11%) JavaScript
4 44 (21.78%) T-SQL
5 31 (15.35%) PHP
6 18 (8.91%) VBA
7 14 (6.93%) VB
8 11 (5.45%) VB6
9 10 (4.95%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.46%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.46%) Ruby
11 4 (1.98%) C
11 4 (1.98%) Java
11 4 (1.98%) R
12 3 (1.49%) C++
12 3 (1.49%) VBScript
13 2 (0.99%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (10.40%) Degree
2 16 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.97%) MCSE
4 4 (1.98%) ISEB
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.99%) CCNA
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.99%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.47%) XenApp
4 6 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.50%) NDS
6 1 (0.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.99%) HP SIM
2 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.99%) WSUS
3 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (46.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.42%) Oracle
3 13 (6.44%) Tableau
4 11 (5.45%) VMware
5 7 (3.47%) Cisco
6 5 (2.48%) Mitel
7 4 (1.98%) Sun
8 3 (1.49%) IBM
8 3 (1.49%) RedGate
8 3 (1.49%) Telerik
9 2 (0.99%) Avaya
9 2 (0.99%) AVG
9 2 (0.99%) Citrix
9 2 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.99%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.99%) GFI Software
9 2 (0.99%) HP
9 2 (0.99%) Juniper
9 2 (0.99%) ProCurve
9 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds
Burnley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £33k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago