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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 85 115 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.50% 22.24% 23.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.84% 58.97% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 100 87
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,100 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
155 195 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.55% 37.72% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 118 170 141
Median salary £33,750 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,868 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +2 29 £31,500 -5.97% 2
Preston +5 23 £31,250 -8.08% 3
Burnley -2 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Lancaster -11 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Lytham St Annes -1 1 £37,500 +5.04% 1
Blackpool -2 1 - - 3
Blackburn -8 1 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Skelmersdale - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 83 (52.53%) .NET
2 82 (51.90%) Microsoft
3 81 (51.27%) SQL
4 76 (48.10%) ASP.NET
5 74 (46.84%) C#
6 53 (33.54%) MVC
7 51 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (32.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (30.38%) JavaScript
9 45 (28.48%) CSS
10 39 (24.68%) Web Development
11 38 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (22.78%) MS Excel
12 36 (22.78%) Finance
13 34 (21.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (20.89%) jQuery
15 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (18.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (16.46%) Scrum
18 26 (16.46%) .NET Framework
19 25 (15.82%) Kanban
19 25 (15.82%) TDD
19 25 (15.82%) VBA
20 24 (15.19%) T-SQL
20 24 (15.19%) Management Information System
20 24 (15.19%) WCF
20 24 (15.19%) SQL Server 2014
21 23 (14.56%) Degree
21 23 (14.56%) HTML

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 11 (6.96%) IIS
2 10 (6.33%) Node.js
3 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.16%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Drupal
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Line 500
1 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.63%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.63%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) DHCP
1 7 (4.43%) DNS
1 7 (4.43%) Internet
1 7 (4.43%) SAN
2 6 (3.80%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) VPN
4 3 (1.90%) WAN
5 2 (1.27%) Broadband
5 2 (1.27%) Network Security
5 2 (1.27%) PBX
5 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (15.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (11.39%) PowerPivot
5 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Power View
5 17 (10.76%) Power BI
5 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (9.49%) Pentaho
7 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.70%) QlikView
10 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
11 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
12 5 (3.16%) OLAP
13 4 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (3.16%) Subversion
5 4 (2.53%) Mocha
5 4 (2.53%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.27%) Moq
6 2 (1.27%) MSTest
6 2 (1.27%) NUnit
6 2 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.27%) Selenium
6 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.63%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.63%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (22.78%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Marketing
3 7 (4.43%) Games
4 5 (3.16%) Billing
4 5 (3.16%) Local Government
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (72.15%) Developer
2 65 (41.14%) .NET Developer
3 41 (25.95%) C# Developer
4 40 (25.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (22.78%) Analyst
6 35 (22.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (21.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (17.09%) Web Developer
9 24 (15.19%) SQL Developer
10 23 (14.56%) .NET Web Developer
11 22 (13.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (12.66%) C# Web Developer
13 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 11 (6.96%) Analyst Developer
14 11 (6.96%) IT Analyst
14 11 (6.96%) SQL BI Developer
15 9 (5.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 9 (5.70%) SQL Analyst
16 8 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (5.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (52.53%) .NET
2 76 (48.10%) ASP.NET
3 51 (32.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (28.48%) CSS
5 33 (20.89%) jQuery
6 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (18.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 26 (16.46%) .NET Framework
9 24 (15.19%) WCF
10 23 (14.56%) HTML
11 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 18 (11.39%) Web Services
12 16 (10.13%) AngularJS
12 16 (10.13%) RESTful
13 15 (9.49%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (6.96%) LINQ
15 8 (5.06%) LINQ to SQL
16 6 (3.80%) Razor View Engine
17 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 5 (3.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.19%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.70%) User Experience
4 8 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.06%) Social Media
5 6 (3.80%) iPad
6 5 (3.16%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.16%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.16%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.16%) Tandem
7 4 (2.53%) Clustering
7 4 (2.53%) Replication
8 3 (1.90%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.27%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.27%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.56%) Windows
2 14 (8.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.80%) Unix
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.53%) Linux
6 3 (1.90%) Solaris
7 2 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) MVC
2 51 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.68%) Web Development
4 38 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (16.46%) Scrum
6 25 (15.82%) Kanban
6 25 (15.82%) TDD
7 22 (13.92%) SDLC
8 21 (13.29%) BDD
8 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
9 18 (11.39%) Web Application Development
10 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
11 16 (10.13%) Analytics
12 15 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (9.49%) Data Analytics
13 14 (8.86%) Dashboard Development
14 12 (7.59%) Coaching
14 12 (7.59%) Dependency Injection
15 10 (6.33%) ETL
15 10 (6.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.27%) SQL
2 74 (46.84%) C#
3 48 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (15.82%) VBA
5 24 (15.19%) T-SQL
6 20 (12.66%) VB
7 8 (5.06%) C
7 8 (5.06%) VBScript
8 6 (3.80%) PHP
8 6 (3.80%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.16%) VB6
10 3 (1.90%) Java
11 2 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.27%) R
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) ES6
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (14.56%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) ISEB
3 7 (4.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.70%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (3.16%) Terminal Services
3 5 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle
2 8 (5.06%) Remedy
2 8 (5.06%) VMware
3 4 (2.53%) Cisco
4 3 (1.90%) Tableau
5 2 (1.27%) BMC
5 2 (1.27%) BT
5 2 (1.27%) Dell
5 2 (1.27%) Lotus
5 2 (1.27%) Sage
5 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.63%) Baan
6 1 (0.63%) Citrix
6 1 (0.63%) Epicor
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) HP
6 1 (0.63%) Zend
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + on call allowane + great range of
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training opportunities
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackburn
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
Posted: 22 days ago
Skelmersdale
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago