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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 83 72 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.74% 20.45% 21.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.70% 57.60% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 73 71 92
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
149 125 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.63% 35.51% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 137 103 177
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Preston -9 24 £37,500 +8.69% 3
Chorley +10 20 £31,250 +1.62% 3
Burnley +2 14 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Blackpool -1 8 £33,750 +16.37% 2
Blackburn +4 3 £35,000 - 2
Lancaster -4 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Lytham St Annes 0 1 £22,000 -45.00%
Skelmersdale 0 1 - -
Colne - 1 £33,500 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 143 (73.33%) SQL
2 98 (50.26%) .NET
3 95 (48.72%) C#
4 75 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 74 (37.95%) Microsoft
6 72 (36.92%) HTML
7 68 (34.87%) ASP.NET
8 64 (32.82%) CSS
9 60 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (29.74%) T-SQL
10 58 (29.74%) MVC
11 52 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (25.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 47 (24.10%) jQuery
14 44 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (17.95%) Windows
16 34 (17.44%) Web Services
16 34 (17.44%) SDLC
17 32 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (15.38%) WCF
18 30 (15.38%) .NET Framework
19 29 (14.87%) Oracle
20 28 (14.36%) MS Excel
20 28 (14.36%) HTML5
20 28 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (13.85%) Power BI
22 26 (13.33%) MySQL
23 25 (12.82%) PHP
23 25 (12.82%) RESTful
24 23 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server

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 16 (8.21%) IIS
2 10 (5.13%) WordPress
3 8 (4.10%) Apache
4 7 (3.59%) CMS
5 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.54%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.54%) Kentico
6 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.03%) Drupal
7 2 (1.03%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.03%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (1.03%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) SPSS
4 1 (0.51%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Magento
2 2 (1.03%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.03%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.64%) Firewall
1 11 (5.64%) LAN
1 11 (5.64%) WAN
2 7 (3.59%) HTTP
3 4 (2.05%) DNS
3 4 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.54%) Internet
5 2 (1.03%) DHCP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (25.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (13.85%) Power BI
4 26 (13.33%) MySQL
5 18 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (7.18%) RDBMS
7 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
8 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database
10 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (5.13%) Data Mining
11 10 (5.13%) NoSQL
12 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (2.56%) DTS
14 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (2.05%) MS Access
15 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 16 (8.21%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.67%) JIRA
5 5 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.51%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (11.28%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Legal
3 14 (7.18%) Advertising
4 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 5 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (63.59%) Developer
2 63 (32.31%) .NET Developer
3 50 (25.64%) Analyst
4 43 (22.05%) C# Developer
5 39 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 36 (18.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (12.82%) Senior Developer
8 21 (10.77%) SQL Analyst
9 18 (9.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.21%) PHP Developer
11 15 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
11 15 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
11 15 (7.69%) Support Analyst
12 14 (7.18%) Data Analyst
13 12 (6.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 12 (6.15%) SSIS Analyst
13 12 (6.15%) SSRS Analyst
14 10 (5.13%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (50.26%) .NET
2 72 (36.92%) HTML
3 68 (34.87%) ASP.NET
4 64 (32.82%) CSS
5 47 (24.10%) jQuery
6 34 (17.44%) Web Services
7 32 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 30 (15.38%) WCF
9 28 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (14.36%) HTML5
10 25 (12.82%) RESTful
11 19 (9.74%) SOAP
11 19 (9.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (8.72%) Ajax
12 17 (8.72%) Symfony
13 16 (8.21%) MDX
14 15 (7.69%) Entity Framework
14 15 (7.69%) Laravel
14 15 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.13%) User Experience
3 8 (4.10%) AS400
3 8 (4.10%) iSeries
3 8 (4.10%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.05%) iPad
5 4 (2.05%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.54%) Clustering
6 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Tandem
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) EPoS
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.95%) Windows
2 16 (8.21%) Unix
3 11 (5.64%) Linux
3 11 (5.64%) Solaris
4 8 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) AIX
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.74%) MVC
3 44 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (17.44%) SDLC
5 20 (10.26%) Web Development
6 19 (9.74%) TDD
7 18 (9.23%) Data Analysis
7 18 (9.23%) Web Application Development
8 17 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (8.21%) Analytics
10 15 (7.69%) Data Analytics
11 14 (7.18%) E-Commerce
11 14 (7.18%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.15%) BDD
12 12 (6.15%) Data Modelling
12 12 (6.15%) OO
13 8 (4.10%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.59%) CRM
14 7 (3.59%) Project Management
15 6 (3.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 143 (73.33%) SQL
2 95 (48.72%) C#
3 75 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 58 (29.74%) T-SQL
5 25 (12.82%) PHP
6 21 (10.77%) VBA
7 15 (7.69%) VB
8 10 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.62%) Ruby
9 9 (4.62%) VB6
10 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.08%) Java
11 5 (2.56%) C++
12 3 (1.54%) VBScript
13 2 (1.03%) Perl
13 2 (1.03%) Python
13 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.51%) C
14 1 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 20 (10.26%) Degree
2 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.54%) ISEB
4 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.03%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) NDS
3 1 (0.51%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) SCOM
2 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 74 (37.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.87%) Oracle
3 18 (9.23%) Tableau
4 12 (6.15%) VMware
5 11 (5.64%) Cisco
6 6 (3.08%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.54%) Adobe
7 3 (1.54%) Facebook
7 3 (1.54%) Telerik
8 2 (1.03%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.03%) HP
8 2 (1.03%) Pega
8 2 (1.03%) Sun
8 2 (1.03%) Sybase
8 2 (1.03%) Talend
8 2 (1.03%) Zend
9 1 (0.51%) Dell
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Mitel
9 1 (0.51%) Panasonic
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum 35K-45K+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k -£37k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus to 10% + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chorley
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago