The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 100 147 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.37% 30.12% 31.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.14% 75.00% 67.44%
Number of salaries quoted 90 126 195
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
172 196 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.75% 40.16% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 157 174 288
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -8 30 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Lancaster +10 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Blackburn -1 9 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Chorley -6 5 £42,500 +51.78%
Blackpool -1 3 £33,750 +35.00% 2
Darwen - 2 £27,000 - 1
Nelson - 1 £20,000 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 148 (61.41%) SQL
2 142 (58.92%) .NET
3 119 (49.38%) ASP.NET
4 118 (48.96%) C#
5 79 (32.78%) HTML
5 79 (32.78%) Microsoft
6 73 (30.29%) JavaScript
6 73 (30.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 71 (29.46%) MVC
8 66 (27.39%) T-SQL
9 63 (26.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (25.73%) Windows
11 59 (24.48%) CSS
12 55 (22.82%) jQuery
13 54 (22.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 50 (20.75%) Oracle
15 47 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (17.01%) Unit Testing
17 40 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 36 (14.94%) .NET Framework
18 36 (14.94%) WCF
19 35 (14.52%) VB.NET
19 35 (14.52%) Web Services
19 35 (14.52%) MS Excel
20 34 (14.11%) Razor View Engine
20 34 (14.11%) Dependency Injection
20 34 (14.11%) Inversion of Control
21 33 (13.69%) HTML5
21 33 (13.69%) WinForms
22 28 (11.62%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 26 (10.79%) IIS
2 13 (5.39%) Apache
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle 10gAS
3 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.07%) ColdFusion
6 4 (1.66%) CMS
6 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) Drupal
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.54%) MS Office
3 3 (1.24%) Mingle
4 2 (0.83%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.39%) SAP xMII
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) DHCP
1 7 (2.90%) DNS
2 6 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) Firewall
3 2 (0.83%) ADSL
3 2 (0.83%) VPN
3 2 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) VLAN
4 1 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (30.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 54 (22.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 47 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (8.30%) Relational Database
7 18 (7.47%) DTS
8 15 (6.22%) Oracle Database
9 14 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (5.81%) DB2
9 14 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (5.39%) SAP BW
10 13 (5.39%) SAP HANA
11 11 (4.56%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (4.15%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.73%) MySQL
14 8 (3.32%) MS Access
14 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (9.96%) Mercurial
2 16 (6.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (6.64%) Moq
2 16 (6.64%) NUnit
3 10 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.90%) MSTest
5 5 (2.07%) Selenium
5 5 (2.07%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.66%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.24%) MyEclipse
7 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.83%) Phing
General
1 9 (3.73%) Retail
1 9 (3.73%) Billing
2 8 (3.32%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.90%) Finance
4 5 (2.07%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.24%) Publishing
6 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Games
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 151 (62.66%) Developer
2 51 (21.16%) .NET Developer
3 47 (19.50%) Software Developer
4 39 (16.18%) Administrator
5 35 (14.52%) DBA
6 34 (14.11%) C# Developer
7 27 (11.20%) SQL DBA
8 16 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Web Developer
10 13 (5.39%) SAP Basis Administrator
10 13 (5.39%) SAP Administrator
11 12 (4.98%) Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (4.15%) SQL Developer
13 10 (4.15%) VB.NET Developer
14 9 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.73%) Programmer
15 8 (3.32%) Development Manager
15 8 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (58.92%) .NET
2 119 (49.38%) ASP.NET
3 79 (32.78%) HTML
4 63 (26.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (24.48%) CSS
6 55 (22.82%) jQuery
7 40 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 36 (14.94%) .NET Framework
8 36 (14.94%) WCF
9 35 (14.52%) Web Services
10 34 (14.11%) Razor View Engine
11 33 (13.69%) HTML5
11 33 (13.69%) WinForms
12 24 (9.96%) WPF
12 24 (9.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 23 (9.54%) XML
14 21 (8.71%) SOAP
15 15 (6.22%) Ajax
16 14 (5.81%) LINQ
16 14 (5.81%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.11%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (4.98%) Replication
2 12 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.73%) Clustering
4 7 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.49%) Social Media
6 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.24%) W3C
7 3 (1.24%) Tandem
8 2 (0.83%) DTV
9 1 (0.41%) iSeries
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.73%) Windows
2 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.81%) Linux
4 13 (5.39%) AIX
4 13 (5.39%) SUSE
4 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.15%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.83%) Android
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.46%) MVC
2 41 (17.01%) Unit Testing
3 34 (14.11%) Dependency Injection
4 28 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.20%) Scrum
6 24 (9.96%) SOA
7 20 (8.30%) Project Management
7 20 (8.30%) TDD
8 19 (7.88%) OO
9 18 (7.47%) CRM
9 18 (7.47%) Migration
9 18 (7.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (7.47%) Web Application Development
10 17 (7.05%) Test Scripting
11 16 (6.64%) Kanban
11 16 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (5.81%) Web Development
12 14 (5.81%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.39%) Business Continuity
14 11 (4.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 148 (61.41%) SQL
2 118 (48.96%) C#
3 73 (30.29%) JavaScript
4 66 (27.39%) T-SQL
5 35 (14.52%) VB.NET
6 15 (6.22%) VB
7 12 (4.98%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.56%) PHP
8 11 (4.56%) Java
9 10 (4.15%) VBA
10 8 (3.32%) XAML
11 4 (1.66%) VB6
12 3 (1.24%) VBScript
12 3 (1.24%) C
13 2 (0.83%) PHP5
13 2 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.41%) COBOL
14 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (11.20%) Degree
2 16 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.15%) MCP
5 7 (2.90%) MCAD
5 7 (2.90%) MCSD
5 7 (2.90%) MCTS
6 4 (1.66%) MCSA
7 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.24%) ISEB
7 3 (1.24%) MCSE
8 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.41%) vCloud
5 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 79 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.75%) Oracle
3 13 (5.39%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.39%) SAP
4 7 (2.90%) VMware
5 5 (2.07%) Citrix
5 5 (2.07%) Adobe
5 5 (2.07%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.66%) Sybase
7 2 (0.83%) Zend
7 2 (0.83%) Ektron
8 1 (0.41%) Acronis
8 1 (0.41%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.41%) Draytek
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec
8 1 (0.41%) Sophos
8 1 (0.41%) Sage
8 1 (0.41%) Avaya
8 1 (0.41%) Veritas
8 1 (0.41%) HP
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + £3k Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Nelson
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Blackburn
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Darwen
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago