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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 125 161 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.37% 29.65% 32.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.88% 71.24% 70.31%
Number of salaries quoted 116 141 119
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
202 226 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.38% 41.62% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 185 199 174
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -9 31 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Blackpool -1 13 £33,000 +24.52% 6
Blackburn +12 11 £34,000 -9.33% 3
Lytham St Annes 0 8 £35,783 +13.59% 2
Lancaster -2 5 £26,000 -25.71%
Morecambe - 4 £35,000 -
Chorley -10 2 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Accrington - 1 £45,000 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 177 (70.80%) .NET
2 165 (66.00%) C#
3 130 (52.00%) SQL
4 121 (48.40%) ASP.NET
5 86 (34.40%) HTML
5 86 (34.40%) MVC
6 85 (34.00%) CSS
7 82 (32.80%) JavaScript
8 77 (30.80%) jQuery
9 69 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (26.80%) Microsoft
11 62 (24.80%) WCF
12 56 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (20.80%) XML
14 51 (20.40%) .NET Framework
14 51 (20.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 49 (19.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 41 (16.40%) Windows
17 40 (16.00%) Mentoring
18 39 (15.60%) Web Services
19 38 (15.20%) T-SQL
19 38 (15.20%) WPF
20 37 (14.80%) SOAP
21 35 (14.00%) MS Excel
22 32 (12.80%) VB.NET
23 30 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 29 (11.60%) PHP
24 29 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
25 27 (10.80%) E-Commerce
25 27 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 22 (8.80%) CMS
2 15 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.00%) WordPress
3 12 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.00%) IIS
5 5 (2.00%) SAS
5 5 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.60%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.20%) Lync
7 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.20%) MS Office
3 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.40%) Sage 50
3 5 (2.00%) Magento
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.60%) Firewall
2 8 (3.20%) LAN
2 8 (3.20%) WAN
2 8 (3.20%) DHCP
2 8 (3.20%) DNS
3 6 (2.40%) VPN
4 4 (1.60%) Internet
5 3 (1.20%) SAN
6 2 (0.80%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) IPv4
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 49 (19.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (7.60%) Crystal Reports
6 19 (7.60%) MySQL
7 16 (6.40%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.80%) DTS
12 2 (0.80%) OLAP
12 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.20%) Subversion
3 6 (2.40%) Zend Studio
4 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.60%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.80%) NUnit
7 1 (0.40%) MSTest
7 1 (0.40%) Moq
General
1 15 (6.00%) Finance
2 10 (4.00%) Marketing
3 7 (2.80%) Back Office
3 7 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.40%) Legal
4 6 (2.40%) Retail
5 4 (1.60%) Games
5 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 195 (78.00%) Developer
2 65 (26.00%) .NET Developer
3 55 (22.00%) C# Developer
4 42 (16.80%) Software Developer
5 35 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (10.40%) Senior Developer
7 25 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (7.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (7.20%) PHP Developer
8 18 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (5.60%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.60%) Analyst
10 13 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (4.80%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.60%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.60%) Programmer
14 8 (3.20%) Lead Developer
14 8 (3.20%) Junior
14 8 (3.20%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (70.80%) .NET
2 121 (48.40%) ASP.NET
3 86 (34.40%) HTML
4 85 (34.00%) CSS
5 77 (30.80%) jQuery
6 62 (24.80%) WCF
7 56 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (20.80%) XML
9 51 (20.40%) .NET Framework
10 39 (15.60%) Web Services
11 38 (15.20%) WPF
12 37 (14.80%) SOAP
13 20 (8.00%) HTML5
14 18 (7.20%) ADO.NET
15 17 (6.80%) XSL
16 16 (6.40%) Backbone.js
17 14 (5.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (5.60%) LINQ
18 10 (4.00%) Zend Framework
18 10 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.80%) Social Media
4 7 (2.80%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.40%) PDA
6 5 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.20%) User Experience
8 2 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
8 2 (0.80%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) iSeries
9 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.40%) Windows
2 22 (8.80%) Linux
3 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.80%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.40%) Android
6 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.80%) AIX
8 2 (0.80%) UNIX
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) SUSE
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.40%) MVC
2 69 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 27 (10.80%) E-Commerce
5 25 (10.00%) Web Development
6 22 (8.80%) OOP
6 22 (8.80%) OO
7 19 (7.60%) Scrum
8 18 (7.20%) OOD
8 18 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.80%) Multithreading
9 17 (6.80%) Load Testing
9 17 (6.80%) Parallel Computing
10 14 (5.60%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (5.60%) Project Management
10 14 (5.60%) TDD
11 13 (5.20%) Software Engineering
11 13 (5.20%) Kanban
12 12 (4.80%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (66.00%) C#
2 130 (52.00%) SQL
3 82 (32.80%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.20%) T-SQL
5 32 (12.80%) VB.NET
6 29 (11.60%) PHP
7 19 (7.60%) Java
8 18 (7.20%) VB
9 15 (6.00%) VB6
10 11 (4.40%) XAML
11 10 (4.00%) PHP5
12 7 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.80%) VBA
12 7 (2.80%) C
13 6 (2.40%) C++
13 6 (2.40%) Uniface
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) Python
14 1 (0.40%) VBScript
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.80%) MCSA
3 2 (0.80%) CCNA
3 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.20%) vSphere
3 4 (1.60%) XenApp
4 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) XenServer
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) WMI
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.80%) Oracle
3 16 (6.40%) Zend
4 13 (5.20%) VMware
5 11 (4.40%) Cisco
6 7 (2.80%) HP
7 6 (2.40%) Citrix
7 6 (2.40%) Epicor
7 6 (2.40%) Sage
8 5 (2.00%) Sophos
8 5 (2.00%) NetApp
8 5 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.00%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.20%) Ektron
10 2 (0.80%) Dell
10 2 (0.80%) Adobe
10 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.80%) Avaya
11 1 (0.40%) Juniper
11 1 (0.40%) Open Text
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Accrington
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £29217 - £43915 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chorley
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 11 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Blackpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Blackpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Blackpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Lancashire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £35700 - £45900 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago