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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 116 114 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.94% 24.52% 21.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.24% 60.00% 70.75%
Number of salaries quoted 109 103 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £24,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £44,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
210 190 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.91% 40.86% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 189 158 137
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 July 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 28 July 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
Blackburn +1 29 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Preston -7 24 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Blackpool -6 15 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Lytham St Annes - 13 £32,500 -
Chorley -6 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Lancaster -4 3 £18,500 -47.14% 2
Burnley -1 2 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Skelmersdale -1 2 £38,250 +2.00% 2
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
Accrington - 1 £43,000 - 4
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 132 (60.55%) .NET
2 123 (56.42%) C#
3 113 (51.83%) ASP.NET
4 96 (44.04%) SQL
5 93 (42.66%) MVC
6 89 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (40.37%) HTML
8 87 (39.91%) Microsoft
9 84 (38.53%) JavaScript
10 83 (38.07%) CSS
11 50 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (22.02%) jQuery
13 42 (19.27%) TDD
14 41 (18.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 41 (18.81%) WCF
15 39 (17.89%) XML
16 36 (16.51%) Windows
17 35 (16.06%) Oracle
17 35 (16.06%) SQL Server 2008
18 32 (14.68%) Visual Studio
19 31 (14.22%) MS Excel
20 30 (13.76%) Scrum
21 29 (13.30%) Java
21 29 (13.30%) AngularJS
22 28 (12.84%) Web Services
23 27 (12.39%) E-Commerce
23 27 (12.39%) PHP
23 27 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 26 (11.93%) Degree
24 26 (11.93%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.42%) IIS
3 12 (5.50%) Apache
4 10 (4.59%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.29%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.29%) nginx
6 5 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.83%) WordPress
7 4 (1.83%) FileNet
7 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.38%) CMS
9 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.92%) Node.js
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.29%) Magento
3 4 (1.83%) Exstream
4 3 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.38%) Line 500
4 3 (1.38%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.21%) Office 365
3 5 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.50%) Firewall
2 5 (2.29%) Network Security
2 5 (2.29%) SSH
3 4 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.83%) DNS
3 4 (1.83%) SAN
4 2 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.92%) LAN
4 2 (0.92%) VPN
4 2 (0.92%) WAN
4 2 (0.92%) DHCP
4 2 (0.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) Intranet
5 1 (0.46%) SMS
5 1 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (16.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (10.55%) MySQL
6 19 (8.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (4.59%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (3.67%) DB2
12 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.38%) JasperReports
13 3 (1.38%) WhereScape RED
14 2 (0.92%) SQLBase
14 2 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (14.68%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.88%) NUnit
3 14 (6.42%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (6.42%) Moq
4 10 (4.59%) MSTest
5 7 (3.21%) Subversion
6 3 (1.38%) Ant
6 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.38%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.38%) PhpStorm
7 2 (0.92%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.46%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (11.93%) Finance
2 14 (6.42%) Games
3 8 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.29%) Billing
5 4 (1.83%) Back Office
5 4 (1.83%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 167 (76.61%) Developer
2 75 (34.40%) .NET Developer
3 37 (16.97%) C# Developer
4 26 (11.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Web Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.34%) Analyst
8 15 (6.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.50%) SQL DBA
9 12 (5.50%) PHP Developer
9 12 (5.50%) DBA
10 11 (5.05%) Junior
11 9 (4.13%) PHP Web Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (60.55%) .NET
2 113 (51.83%) ASP.NET
3 88 (40.37%) HTML
4 83 (38.07%) CSS
5 50 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (22.02%) jQuery
7 41 (18.81%) WCF
8 39 (17.89%) XML
9 29 (13.30%) AngularJS
10 28 (12.84%) Web Services
11 25 (11.47%) HTML5
12 19 (8.72%) SOAP
13 18 (8.26%) .NET Framework
14 15 (6.88%) CSS3
15 14 (6.42%) RESTful
16 13 (5.96%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (5.05%) Castle Windsor
19 10 (4.59%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.96%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (2.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.75%) Clustering
4 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.83%) User Experience
5 4 (1.83%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.38%) PDA
6 3 (1.38%) Tandem
6 3 (1.38%) Social Media
7 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.46%) W3C
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
8 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.51%) Windows
2 15 (6.88%) Linux
3 14 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.96%) Android
5 12 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.59%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.92%) UNIX
8 2 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (42.66%) MVC
2 89 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (19.27%) TDD
4 30 (13.76%) Scrum
5 27 (12.39%) E-Commerce
6 26 (11.93%) Web Application Development
7 24 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (11.01%) Kanban
8 23 (10.55%) OO
8 23 (10.55%) Dependency Injection
9 18 (8.26%) Software Engineering
9 18 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (7.34%) Web Development
11 15 (6.88%) ERP
12 14 (6.42%) BDD
13 13 (5.96%) Mobile Development
14 12 (5.50%) CRM
14 12 (5.50%) Project Management
15 11 (5.05%) Kimball Methodology
15 11 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 123 (56.42%) C#
2 96 (44.04%) SQL
3 84 (38.53%) JavaScript
4 29 (13.30%) Java
5 27 (12.39%) PHP
6 21 (9.63%) VB.NET
7 20 (9.17%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.42%) VB
9 11 (5.05%) VB6
10 8 (3.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 8 (3.67%) VBA
11 7 (3.21%) COBOL
12 4 (1.83%) VBScript
13 2 (0.92%) Groovy
13 2 (0.92%) C
13 2 (0.92%) Perl
13 2 (0.92%) XAML
14 1 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 26 (11.93%) Degree
2 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) vSphere
3 2 (0.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.75%) SCOM
2 4 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 87 (39.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.06%) Oracle
3 10 (4.59%) Cisco
4 8 (3.67%) VMware
4 8 (3.67%) HP
5 6 (2.75%) Juniper
5 6 (2.75%) McAfee
6 5 (2.29%) webMethods
6 5 (2.29%) IBM
7 4 (1.83%) SonicWALL
7 4 (1.83%) Informatica
7 4 (1.83%) Epicor
7 4 (1.83%) Software AG
8 3 (1.38%) Apple
8 3 (1.38%) Sage
8 3 (1.38%) Facebook
8 3 (1.38%) Twitter
9 2 (0.92%) GUPTA
9 2 (0.92%) WatchGuard
9 2 (0.92%) Citrix
Lancaster, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Key Retirement Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Clitheroe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Accrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Clitheroe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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