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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 81 106 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.35% 22.60% 21.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.12% 58.56% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 84
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,480 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £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
137 181 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.42% 38.59% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116 153 152
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,096 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2 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 2 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
Preston +2 21 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Chorley -3 19 £31,500 -5.97% 3
Burnley -4 6 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Lancaster -9 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Darwen - 5 £26,000 -
Blackburn -5 4 £35,000 +6.06% 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 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 (52.20%) SQL
2 81 (50.94%) .NET
3 80 (50.31%) Microsoft
4 72 (45.28%) C#
4 72 (45.28%) ASP.NET
5 53 (33.33%) MVC
6 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (28.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (25.16%) JavaScript
10 34 (21.38%) Finance
10 34 (21.38%) Web Development
11 33 (20.75%) Kanban
11 33 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (20.75%) CSS
12 32 (20.13%) MS Excel
13 31 (19.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (18.87%) Scrum
15 29 (18.24%) jQuery
16 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (16.98%) SQL Server 2014
17 27 (16.98%) TDD
18 26 (16.35%) Windows
18 26 (16.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (15.09%) T-SQL
19 24 (15.09%) WCF
20 23 (14.47%) Management Information System
20 23 (14.47%) Web Application Development
20 23 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 21 (13.21%) BDD

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 (6.92%) Node.js
2 7 (4.40%) IIS
2 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.14%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Drupal
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.43%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.89%) Line 500
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.63%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) DHCP
1 9 (5.66%) DNS
2 8 (5.03%) Firewall
3 7 (4.40%) SAN
4 6 (3.77%) Internet
5 5 (3.14%) VPN
5 5 (3.14%) WAN
6 3 (1.89%) Broadband
6 3 (1.89%) PBX
6 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.26%) LAN
7 2 (1.26%) Network Security
7 2 (1.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (19.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (16.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Power View
5 15 (9.43%) PowerPivot
6 14 (8.81%) Power BI
7 13 (8.18%) Pentaho
8 12 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (6.92%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.66%) NoSQL
10 9 (5.66%) QlikView
11 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
14 4 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (2.52%) MySQL
14 4 (2.52%) OLAP
14 4 (2.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.40%) Subversion
5 5 (3.14%) Moq
5 5 (3.14%) MSTest
5 5 (3.14%) NUnit
5 5 (3.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.26%) Mocha
6 2 (1.26%) Selenium
6 2 (1.26%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.63%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.63%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (21.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Marketing
3 10 (6.29%) Games
4 5 (3.14%) Billing
5 4 (2.52%) Local Government
6 3 (1.89%) Advertising
7 2 (1.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 109 (68.55%) Developer
2 64 (40.25%) .NET Developer
3 36 (22.64%) C# Developer
4 35 (22.01%) Analyst
5 34 (21.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (18.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (17.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (15.09%) SQL Developer
9 21 (13.21%) Web Developer
10 19 (11.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (11.32%) .NET Web Developer
12 15 (9.43%) C# Web Developer
13 13 (8.18%) IT Analyst
14 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 10 (6.29%) Games Developer
16 9 (5.66%) SQL BI Developer
17 8 (5.03%) IT Manager
17 8 (5.03%) IT Support
17 8 (5.03%) SQL Analyst
17 8 (5.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (50.94%) .NET
2 72 (45.28%) ASP.NET
3 46 (28.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (20.75%) CSS
5 29 (18.24%) jQuery
6 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (16.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (15.09%) WCF
9 23 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 19 (11.95%) .NET Framework
11 18 (11.32%) RESTful
12 17 (10.69%) HTML
12 17 (10.69%) Web Services
13 15 (9.43%) AngularJS
14 14 (8.81%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (4.40%) HTML5
16 6 (3.77%) LINQ
17 5 (3.14%) Castle Windsor
17 5 (3.14%) LINQ to SQL
17 5 (3.14%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Social Media
4 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.77%) User Experience
5 5 (3.14%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.14%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.14%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.14%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.52%) Clustering
6 4 (2.52%) Replication
7 3 (1.89%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.89%) iPad
8 2 (1.26%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.26%) iSeries
8 2 (1.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.35%) Windows
2 14 (8.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.14%) Unix
5 3 (1.89%) Linux
6 2 (1.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.33%) MVC
2 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (21.38%) Web Development
5 33 (20.75%) Kanban
6 30 (18.87%) Scrum
7 27 (16.98%) TDD
8 23 (14.47%) Web Application Development
9 21 (13.21%) BDD
10 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (10.69%) SDLC
13 14 (8.81%) Analytics
13 14 (8.81%) Mentoring
13 14 (8.81%) Unit Testing
14 13 (8.18%) Data Analytics
15 12 (7.55%) Dashboard Development
16 11 (6.92%) CRM
17 10 (6.29%) Software Testing
18 9 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 83 (52.20%) SQL
2 72 (45.28%) C#
3 40 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.09%) T-SQL
5 21 (13.21%) VBA
6 19 (11.95%) VB
7 7 (4.40%) C
7 7 (4.40%) VBScript
8 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.14%) Java
9 5 (3.14%) PHP
9 5 (3.14%) VB6
10 4 (2.52%) Ruby
11 2 (1.26%) C++
11 2 (1.26%) RPG
11 2 (1.26%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (13.21%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) ISEB
3 7 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) Active Directory
1 10 (6.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (50.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.66%) VMware
3 8 (5.03%) Oracle
4 7 (4.40%) Remedy
5 6 (3.77%) Cisco
6 4 (2.52%) Tableau
7 3 (1.89%) BT
7 3 (1.89%) Dell
7 3 (1.89%) Lotus
7 3 (1.89%) Sage
7 3 (1.89%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.26%) Citrix
8 2 (1.26%) Cognos
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.63%) Zend
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, 33 days paid holiday, Free Breakfast
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Blackburn
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training opportunities
Posted: 10 days ago
Lancashire
Capita plc
Posted: 11 days ago
Preston
Clear Hire Limited
Salary: £33,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Alfa Travel
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago