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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 121 101 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.37% 20.53% 27.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.69% 68.24% 69.90%
Number of salaries quoted 111 92 135
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
193 148 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.46% 30.08% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 163 137 183
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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
Preston -1 24 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Lancaster +2 19 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Blackburn +16 16 £40,000 +52.38% 4
Blackpool +13 16 £41,250 +47.32% 3
Chorley - 13 £30,000 - 3
Ormskirk -1 6 £21,500 -42.66%
Burnley -4 6 £40,000 +86.04%
Skelmersdale +1 4 £37,500 -
Morecambe - 2 £35,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 147 (69.01%) .NET
2 123 (57.75%) C#
3 109 (51.17%) SQL
4 106 (49.77%) ASP.NET
5 70 (32.86%) HTML
6 67 (31.46%) MVC
7 64 (30.05%) JavaScript
7 64 (30.05%) CSS
8 63 (29.58%) Microsoft
9 53 (24.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (23.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 49 (23.00%) jQuery
10 49 (23.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 43 (20.19%) WCF
12 41 (19.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (17.84%) Web Services
14 37 (17.37%) Oracle
15 35 (16.43%) .NET Framework
16 32 (15.02%) WPF
17 30 (14.08%) T-SQL
17 30 (14.08%) XML
18 28 (13.15%) Windows
18 28 (13.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (12.21%) OO
20 24 (11.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 23 (10.80%) Unit Testing
21 23 (10.80%) VB.NET
21 23 (10.80%) Scrum
22 22 (10.33%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (5.16%) CMS
2 9 (4.23%) ColdFusion
3 8 (3.76%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.35%) WordPress
6 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.94%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.94%) Drupal
9 1 (0.47%) Lync
9 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.82%) Sage 50
2 5 (2.35%) Magento
2 5 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) Firewall
2 4 (1.88%) SAN
3 2 (0.94%) Intranet
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) ADSL
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) VLAN
4 1 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 49 (23.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 41 (19.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (13.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.16%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.82%) DTS
9 6 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.88%) MySQL
10 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (3.76%) NUnit
3 7 (3.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (3.29%) Moq
3 7 (3.29%) MSTest
4 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.82%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.35%) Subversion
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.88%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.41%) PhoneGap
7 3 (1.41%) MyEclipse
8 2 (0.94%) Selenium
8 2 (0.94%) Phing
8 2 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (5.63%) Retail
2 11 (5.16%) Finance
3 10 (4.69%) Marketing
4 9 (4.23%) Billing
4 9 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.29%) Back Office
6 5 (2.35%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (70.42%) Developer
2 51 (23.94%) .NET Developer
3 49 (23.00%) C# Developer
4 30 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (13.62%) Software Developer
6 18 (8.45%) DBA
6 18 (8.45%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.04%) Web Developer
9 14 (6.57%) SQL DBA
10 12 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (5.63%) Administrator
11 11 (5.16%) Programmer
11 11 (5.16%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.69%) Analyst
13 8 (3.76%) Junior
14 7 (3.29%) Support Engineer
14 7 (3.29%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (3.29%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (69.01%) .NET
2 106 (49.77%) ASP.NET
3 70 (32.86%) HTML
4 64 (30.05%) CSS
5 53 (24.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (23.00%) jQuery
7 43 (20.19%) WCF
8 38 (17.84%) Web Services
9 35 (16.43%) .NET Framework
10 32 (15.02%) WPF
11 30 (14.08%) XML
12 24 (11.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 21 (9.86%) HTML5
13 21 (9.86%) SOAP
13 21 (9.86%) WinForms
14 15 (7.04%) Razor View Engine
15 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (5.63%) REST
16 12 (5.63%) Ajax
17 11 (5.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.33%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.82%) Social Media
3 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.41%) W3C
4 3 (1.41%) Tandem
4 3 (1.41%) Replication
5 2 (0.94%) Clustering
5 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.94%) NHS
5 2 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.47%) Open Source
6 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.47%) PDA
6 1 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.15%) Windows
2 12 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.82%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.88%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.88%) Linux
6 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.46%) MVC
2 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.21%) OO
4 23 (10.80%) Unit Testing
4 23 (10.80%) Scrum
5 22 (10.33%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (9.39%) E-Commerce
7 17 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.51%) CRM
8 16 (7.51%) TDD
9 14 (6.57%) ERP
9 14 (6.57%) Kanban
10 13 (6.10%) Release Management
11 12 (5.63%) Web Application Development
11 12 (5.63%) MVVM
11 12 (5.63%) Test Scripting
11 12 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (5.16%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.69%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 123 (57.75%) C#
2 109 (51.17%) SQL
3 64 (30.05%) JavaScript
4 30 (14.08%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.80%) VB.NET
6 17 (7.98%) Java
7 14 (6.57%) PHP
8 12 (5.63%) VB
8 12 (5.63%) C
9 8 (3.76%) XAML
9 8 (3.76%) VB6
10 6 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.82%) C++
10 6 (2.82%) Uniface
11 5 (2.35%) VBA
12 2 (0.94%) PHP5
12 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.47%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 19 (8.92%) Degree
2 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.29%) MCSE
4 4 (1.88%) MCP
5 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.41%) CCNA
5 3 (1.41%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ACCA
6 1 (0.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) HL7
1 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.88%) XenApp
4 3 (1.41%) vSphere
4 3 (1.41%) XenServer
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.37%) Oracle
3 10 (4.69%) VMware
4 7 (3.29%) Citrix
5 6 (2.82%) Adobe
5 6 (2.82%) Sage
6 4 (1.88%) NetApp
6 4 (1.88%) Cisco
7 2 (0.94%) Open Text
7 2 (0.94%) Zend
7 2 (0.94%) Sybase
7 2 (0.94%) HP
7 2 (0.94%) Ektron
8 1 (0.47%) Veeam
8 1 (0.47%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.47%) Draytek
8 1 (0.47%) Dell
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) Avaya
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 25-30k depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackburn
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancashire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago