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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 96 129 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.06% 24.48% 24.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.00% 64.18% 60.20%
Number of salaries quoted 89 121 113
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
150 201 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.59% 38.14% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139 164 175
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,525 £43,596
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +23 33 £38,750 -18.42% 5
Preston -1 30 £32,500 -18.75%
Blackpool -8 4 £35,000 +1.44% 3
Burnley - 4 £30,000 - 1
Blackburn 0 3 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Skelmersdale -2 1 £40,000 - 2
Clitheroe - 1 £40,000 -
Colne - 1 £45,000 -
Fleetwood - 1 £40,000 -
Nelson - 1 £59,500 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 109 (60.22%) .NET
2 106 (58.56%) C#
3 104 (57.46%) ASP.NET
4 96 (53.04%) SQL
5 90 (49.72%) Microsoft
6 84 (46.41%) MVC
7 82 (45.30%) CSS
8 75 (41.44%) JavaScript
9 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (37.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (35.91%) jQuery
12 51 (28.18%) HTML
13 47 (25.97%) Web Development
13 47 (25.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (25.41%) .NET Framework
15 43 (23.76%) SDLC
16 39 (21.55%) SQL Server 2014
16 39 (21.55%) WCF
17 37 (20.44%) Unit Testing
18 36 (19.89%) Windows
19 34 (18.78%) TDD
20 33 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (17.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 31 (17.13%) Finance
23 29 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 29 (16.02%) BDD
24 28 (15.47%) Team Foundation Server
25 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 27 (14.92%) Mentoring
25 27 (14.92%) MS Excel

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 26 (14.36%) IIS
2 11 (6.08%) WordPress
3 9 (4.97%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.76%) Apache
5 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.66%) CMS
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.10%) nginx
7 2 (1.10%) SAS
8 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.55%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.63%) MS Office
3 4 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.21%) SaaS
3 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (2.76%) LAN
2 5 (2.76%) WAN
3 4 (2.21%) DHCP
3 4 (2.21%) DNS
3 4 (2.21%) Firewall
3 4 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.21%) VLAN
3 4 (2.21%) VoIP
4 3 (1.66%) Internet
5 2 (1.10%) Network Security
5 2 (1.10%) SAN
5 2 (1.10%) SSL
5 2 (1.10%) VPN
5 2 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 29 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (7.73%) MySQL
5 14 (7.73%) Power BI
6 13 (7.18%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (5.52%) PowerPivot
8 10 (5.52%) RDBMS
8 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Power View
9 9 (4.97%) Pentaho
10 8 (4.42%) DTS
11 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.76%) MS Access
14 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
15 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (15.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (14.36%) Visual Studio
3 19 (10.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.21%) Mocha
4 4 (2.21%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.66%) JIRA
6 2 (1.10%) GitLab
6 2 (1.10%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.10%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.55%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.55%) LINQPad
7 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (17.13%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Retail
3 5 (2.76%) Legal
4 4 (2.21%) Advertising
4 4 (2.21%) Local Government
4 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (79.01%) Developer
2 81 (44.75%) .NET Developer
3 58 (32.04%) C# Developer
4 52 (28.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (21.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (20.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (16.02%) Web Developer
8 23 (12.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 23 (12.71%) C# Web Developer
9 21 (11.60%) SQL Developer
10 17 (9.39%) Analyst
10 17 (9.39%) PHP Developer
11 15 (8.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (8.29%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (7.73%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (6.63%) Software Developer
14 10 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (5.52%) SQL BI Developer
15 9 (4.97%) Analyst Developer
15 9 (4.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (60.22%) .NET
2 104 (57.46%) ASP.NET
3 82 (45.30%) CSS
4 68 (37.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (35.91%) jQuery
6 51 (28.18%) HTML
7 47 (25.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (25.41%) .NET Framework
9 39 (21.55%) WCF
10 32 (17.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 26 (14.36%) Web Services
13 22 (12.15%) RESTful
14 17 (9.39%) Entity Framework
15 16 (8.84%) Node.js
16 15 (8.29%) LINQ
17 14 (7.73%) Symfony
17 14 (7.73%) XML
18 13 (7.18%) AngularJS
19 12 (6.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.08%) iPad
3 11 (6.08%) Tandem
4 10 (5.52%) User Experience
5 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.87%) Replication
6 5 (2.76%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.21%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.66%) Clustering
8 3 (1.66%) Social Network
9 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.55%) NHS
10 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Windows
2 12 (6.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.31%) Linux
5 6 (3.31%) Unix
6 3 (1.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.10%) AIX
7 2 (1.10%) Android
7 2 (1.10%) Solaris
7 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.41%) MVC
2 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (25.97%) Web Development
4 43 (23.76%) SDLC
5 37 (20.44%) Unit Testing
6 34 (18.78%) TDD
7 33 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (16.02%) BDD
9 27 (14.92%) Mentoring
10 24 (13.26%) Web Application Development
11 19 (10.50%) Scrum
12 14 (7.73%) Coaching
12 14 (7.73%) Time Management
13 13 (7.18%) Analytics
14 12 (6.63%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.63%) Front End Development
15 11 (6.08%) Mobile Development
16 10 (5.52%) Change Management
16 10 (5.52%) OO
17 9 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 106 (58.56%) C#
2 96 (53.04%) SQL
3 75 (41.44%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.36%) PHP
5 25 (13.81%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.29%) VBA
7 12 (6.63%) VB
8 10 (5.52%) Ruby
9 8 (4.42%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.31%) R
10 6 (3.31%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.76%) C
11 5 (2.76%) VB6
12 3 (1.66%) VBScript
13 2 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.10%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.55%) C++
14 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (10.50%) Degree
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.76%) MCSE
4 3 (1.66%) ISEB
4 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.10%) CCNA
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.87%) XenApp
3 4 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.10%) HP SIM
1 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (49.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle
3 9 (4.97%) VMware
4 4 (2.21%) Cisco
4 4 (2.21%) Mitel
5 3 (1.66%) BMC
5 3 (1.66%) Epicor
5 3 (1.66%) IBM
5 3 (1.66%) RedGate
5 3 (1.66%) Remedy
5 3 (1.66%) Sun
6 2 (1.10%) Avaya
6 2 (1.10%) AVG
6 2 (1.10%) Citrix
6 2 (1.10%) GFI Software
6 2 (1.10%) HP
6 2 (1.10%) Juniper
6 2 (1.10%) NetApp
6 2 (1.10%) SAP
6 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Free Parking & Workplace Pension +
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Nutriculture UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Nutriculture UK LTD
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago