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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 85 126 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.48% 22.34% 25.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.43% 60.29% 61.46%
Number of salaries quoted 73 117 108
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,700 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
148 209 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.66% 37.06% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 112 188 161
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,525 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +5 26 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Chorley +10 22 £31,500 +14.54% 6
Burnley +4 4 £27,500 +10.00%
Lytham St Annes -1 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Blackburn -5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Blackpool -11 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Skelmersdale -3 1 £40,000 +4.57%
Lancaster -4 1 £28,000 +51.35%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 101 (60.12%) .NET
2 98 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 93 (55.36%) ASP.NET
4 89 (52.98%) C#
5 88 (52.38%) SQL
6 69 (41.07%) MVC
7 66 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 64 (38.10%) CSS
9 61 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (28.57%) Web Development
11 44 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (25.60%) jQuery
13 41 (24.40%) .NET Framework
13 41 (24.40%) Finance
14 39 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (23.21%) MS Excel
15 38 (22.62%) WCF
15 38 (22.62%) SDLC
16 37 (22.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
19 31 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 30 (17.86%) TDD
20 30 (17.86%) HTML
20 30 (17.86%) Mentoring
21 28 (16.67%) T-SQL
21 28 (16.67%) Web Services
22 27 (16.07%) BDD
23 26 (15.48%) Unit Testing

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 (6.55%) IIS
2 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.38%) CMS
5 3 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.79%) WordPress
6 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.19%) nginx
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.95%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.60%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) SaaS
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Firewall
2 6 (3.57%) Internet
3 5 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (2.38%) DHCP
4 4 (2.38%) DNS
4 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.38%) VLAN
5 3 (1.79%) Network Security
5 3 (1.79%) VPN
6 2 (1.19%) LAN
6 2 (1.19%) SAN
6 2 (1.19%) WAN
6 2 (1.19%) Wireless
7 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 32 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (11.90%) Power BI
5 18 (10.71%) PowerPivot
5 18 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (10.12%) Microsoft Power View
7 15 (8.93%) Pentaho
8 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
8 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
11 7 (4.17%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.57%) QlikView
13 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (2.38%) OLAP
14 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
14 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (10.12%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.57%) Mocha
4 6 (3.57%) Sinon.JS
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.98%) Subversion
6 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.19%) GitLab
6 2 (1.19%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.60%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.60%) LINQPad
7 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.60%) NUnit
7 1 (0.60%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.60%) Selenium
7 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (24.40%) Finance
2 6 (3.57%) Local Government
3 5 (2.98%) Billing
4 4 (2.38%) Legal
4 4 (2.38%) Marketing
5 3 (1.79%) Advertising
5 3 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 130 (77.38%) Developer
2 73 (43.45%) .NET Developer
3 51 (30.36%) C# Developer
4 48 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (24.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (21.43%) Web Developer
8 33 (19.64%) Analyst
9 32 (19.05%) .NET Web Developer
10 29 (17.26%) C# Web Developer
11 25 (14.88%) SQL Developer
12 24 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 14 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
15 13 (7.74%) Analyst Developer
15 13 (7.74%) Software Developer
16 11 (6.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 11 (6.55%) JavaScript Developer
17 10 (5.95%) IT Analyst
18 9 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (60.12%) .NET
2 93 (55.36%) ASP.NET
3 66 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (38.10%) CSS
5 44 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 43 (25.60%) jQuery
7 41 (24.40%) .NET Framework
8 38 (22.62%) WCF
9 35 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (17.86%) HTML
11 28 (16.67%) Web Services
12 22 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 17 (10.12%) RESTful
14 15 (8.93%) AngularJS
14 15 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (8.33%) Node.js
16 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (7.14%) LINQ
17 8 (4.76%) LINQ to SQL
18 7 (4.17%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.88%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.55%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.55%) iPad
3 10 (5.95%) Tandem
4 9 (5.36%) User Experience
5 8 (4.76%) Replication
6 6 (3.57%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.98%) Clustering
7 5 (2.98%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.38%) Data Extraction
8 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.79%) Social Media
9 3 (1.79%) Social Network
10 2 (1.19%) NHS
11 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.29%) Windows
2 14 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.76%) Unix
4 6 (3.57%) Linux
5 3 (1.79%) Solaris
6 2 (1.19%) AIX
6 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.07%) MVC
2 61 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (28.57%) Web Development
4 39 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (22.62%) SDLC
6 30 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 30 (17.86%) TDD
7 27 (16.07%) BDD
8 26 (15.48%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.69%) Scrum
10 18 (10.71%) Analytics
10 18 (10.71%) Coaching
11 17 (10.12%) Web Application Development
12 15 (8.93%) Data Analytics
13 14 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
13 14 (8.33%) Kanban
14 13 (7.74%) Front End Development
15 12 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (6.55%) OO
16 11 (6.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.98%) C#
2 88 (52.38%) SQL
3 64 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 22 (13.10%) VB
5 22 (13.10%) VBA
6 11 (6.55%) C
7 7 (4.17%) PHP
7 7 (4.17%) VB6
8 6 (3.57%) R
8 6 (3.57%) VBScript
9 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.79%) Ruby
11 2 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.19%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.60%) ES6
12 1 (0.60%) Java
12 1 (0.60%) Perl
12 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Degree
2 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.98%) ISEB
3 5 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.98%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.79%) XenApp
5 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
1 1 (0.60%) Nagios
1 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.60%) Puppet
1 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.76%) Oracle
2 8 (4.76%) Remedy
3 6 (3.57%) VMware
4 5 (2.98%) Cisco
5 3 (1.79%) BMC
6 2 (1.19%) Avaya
6 2 (1.19%) Citrix
6 2 (1.19%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.19%) HP
6 2 (1.19%) NetApp
6 2 (1.19%) SAP
6 2 (1.19%) Tableau
7 1 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Infor
7 1 (0.60%) Mitel
7 1 (0.60%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.60%) RedGate
7 1 (0.60%) SYSPRO
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