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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 92 100 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.20% 21.93% 30.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.42% 59.17% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 76 90 125
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,480 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
166 169 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.25% 37.06% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 146 154 173
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Preston +2 21 £30,000 -17.24% 3
Blackburn +1 17 £36,500 +15.87% 6
Chorley +4 10 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Lytham St Annes - 10 £35,350 -
Blackpool -2 9 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Burnley - 3 £25,000 -
Lancaster +3 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Ormskirk - 2 £27,500 - 2
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Fleetwood - 1 - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (57.87%) SQL
2 116 (53.70%) .NET
3 108 (50.00%) C#
4 86 (39.81%) ASP.NET
5 83 (38.43%) JavaScript
6 74 (34.26%) MVC
7 70 (32.41%) Microsoft
8 66 (30.56%) CSS
9 65 (30.09%) HTML
10 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (23.61%) Windows
12 46 (21.30%) jQuery
12 46 (21.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (18.98%) XML
14 40 (18.52%) SharePoint
15 39 (18.06%) Web Services
15 39 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 38 (17.59%) VB.NET
17 37 (17.13%) Oracle
17 37 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (16.20%) Visual Studio
19 34 (15.74%) Java
20 31 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 31 (14.35%) SQL Server 2012
21 28 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (12.96%) TDD
22 27 (12.50%) T-SQL
23 26 (12.04%) WCF
23 26 (12.04%) Mentoring
24 24 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 40 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 22 (10.19%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (5.56%) CMS
5 10 (4.63%) IIS
6 9 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.70%) WordPress
8 4 (1.85%) FileNet
9 3 (1.39%) Apache
10 2 (0.93%) Lync
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.46%) SAS
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.78%) PowerPivot
3 5 (2.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Exstream
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.56%) Office 365
2 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.41%) Firewall
2 13 (6.02%) DNS
3 10 (4.63%) LAN
3 10 (4.63%) WAN
3 10 (4.63%) DHCP
4 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.31%) SAN
4 5 (2.31%) Network Security
5 4 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.39%) MPLS
6 3 (1.39%) VPN
7 2 (0.93%) Internet
8 1 (0.46%) IPv4
8 1 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (14.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (8.80%) MySQL
7 16 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (6.94%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.09%) MongoDB
9 11 (5.09%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
11 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.85%) DB2
12 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.39%) WhereScape RED
14 2 (0.93%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 35 (16.20%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.02%) NUnit
2 13 (6.02%) Subversion
2 13 (6.02%) Moq
3 9 (4.17%) MSTest
3 9 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (1.85%) Zend Studio
5 3 (1.39%) PhpStorm
6 2 (0.93%) Ant
6 2 (0.93%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (6.48%) Finance
2 12 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.09%) Billing
4 9 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.85%) Games
6 4 (1.85%) Back Office
6 4 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 157 (72.69%) Developer
2 62 (28.70%) .NET Developer
3 37 (17.13%) C# Developer
4 23 (10.65%) Senior Developer
5 22 (10.19%) Software Developer
6 21 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (7.87%) DBA
7 17 (7.87%) SQL DBA
8 15 (6.94%) PHP Developer
8 15 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 12 (5.56%) Junior
10 12 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.09%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.63%) Analyst
13 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.17%) Junior Developer
14 8 (3.70%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (53.70%) .NET
2 86 (39.81%) ASP.NET
3 66 (30.56%) CSS
4 65 (30.09%) HTML
5 46 (21.30%) jQuery
6 41 (18.98%) XML
7 39 (18.06%) Web Services
8 37 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (12.04%) WCF
10 20 (9.26%) AngularJS
11 19 (8.80%) HTML5
12 15 (6.94%) WPF
12 15 (6.94%) .NET Framework
12 15 (6.94%) CSS3
13 12 (5.56%) Backbone.js
13 12 (5.56%) JSON
14 11 (5.09%) RESTful
15 10 (4.63%) SOAP
16 9 (4.17%) Ajax
17 8 (3.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.09%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (2.78%) Clustering
4 5 (2.31%) User Experience
5 4 (1.85%) Tandem
5 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.85%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.39%) PDA
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) Social Media
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.93%) Open Source
8 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
8 1 (0.46%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.61%) Windows
2 22 (10.19%) Linux
3 18 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.78%) Android
6 6 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.93%) UNIX
8 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) SUSE
9 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.26%) MVC
2 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.96%) TDD
4 26 (12.04%) Mentoring
5 22 (10.19%) OOP
6 18 (8.33%) OOD
7 16 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 16 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.94%) OO
9 14 (6.48%) Project Management
9 14 (6.48%) Scrum
9 14 (6.48%) Kanban
10 12 (5.56%) ERP
11 11 (5.09%) Waterfall
11 11 (5.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.63%) Web Development
13 9 (4.17%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.17%) Web Application Development
13 9 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (57.87%) SQL
2 108 (50.00%) C#
3 83 (38.43%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.59%) VB.NET
5 34 (15.74%) Java
6 27 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 18 (8.33%) PHP
8 9 (4.17%) VB
9 8 (3.70%) PHP5
10 7 (3.24%) VBA
11 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.31%) VB6
12 5 (2.31%) VBScript
13 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (1.39%) COBOL
15 2 (0.93%) C
15 2 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (6.02%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.46%) MCSA
4 1 (0.46%) CCNA
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.24%) QA
System Software
1 21 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.63%) vSphere
3 8 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) WMI
1 6 (2.78%) SCOM
2 4 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 70 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.13%) Oracle
3 18 (8.33%) Cisco
4 16 (7.41%) VMware
5 14 (6.48%) HP
6 12 (5.56%) Zend
7 10 (4.63%) Epicor
8 5 (2.31%) Juniper
8 5 (2.31%) WatchGuard
8 5 (2.31%) Sophos
9 4 (1.85%) Software AG
9 4 (1.85%) webMethods
9 4 (1.85%) McAfee
9 4 (1.85%) SonicWALL
9 4 (1.85%) Informatica
9 4 (1.85%) IBM
10 3 (1.39%) Ektron
11 2 (0.93%) GUPTA
11 2 (0.93%) Twitter
11 2 (0.93%) Citrix
Leyland, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Skelmersdale
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Blackburn
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 26 days ago