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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 112 125 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.36% 25.10% 20.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.72% 60.39% 61.68%
Number of salaries quoted 103 118 93
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
201 207 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.12% 41.57% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 167 179 146
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £42,500 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 August 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 August 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
Preston +9 26 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Blackburn -1 22 £35,000 -15.89% 9
Blackpool -11 9 £40,000 - 5
Lytham St Annes -1 8 £32,500 -23.52%
Chorley -5 5 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Skelmersdale -1 3 £38,250 +2.00% 1
Burnley +7 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £36,250 -
Lancaster +1 1 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
Accrington - 1 £43,000 - 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 134 (59.03%) .NET
2 120 (52.86%) C#
3 116 (51.10%) ASP.NET
4 97 (42.73%) Microsoft
5 94 (41.41%) SQL
6 92 (40.53%) MVC
7 78 (34.36%) HTML
7 78 (34.36%) JavaScript
8 77 (33.92%) CSS
9 76 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (23.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (19.82%) WCF
13 44 (19.38%) jQuery
14 40 (17.62%) TDD
15 37 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 36 (15.86%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (14.98%) Scrum
18 32 (14.10%) XML
19 31 (13.66%) Web Application Development
19 31 (13.66%) AngularJS
20 30 (13.22%) Dependency Injection
20 30 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (13.22%) Visual Studio
20 30 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (12.78%) SharePoint
22 28 (12.33%) MS Excel
22 28 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (12.33%) Kanban
23 27 (11.89%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (12.78%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.73%) IIS
3 12 (5.29%) Apache
4 10 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.52%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.52%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.64%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.20%) nginx
8 4 (1.76%) Node.js
8 4 (1.76%) WordPress
8 4 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.32%) CMS
10 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.61%) PowerPivot
3 8 (3.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.20%) Magento
3 3 (1.32%) Sage CRM
3 3 (1.32%) Line 500
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.08%) Office 365
3 5 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) Firewall
2 5 (2.20%) SSH
2 5 (2.20%) Network Security
2 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.76%) SAN
3 4 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.32%) WAN
4 3 (1.32%) DNS
5 2 (0.88%) LAN
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
6 1 (0.44%) VoIP
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) Internet
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 37 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (11.01%) Relational Database
5 22 (9.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (9.69%) MySQL
6 19 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (5.29%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Power View
9 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (3.52%) DB2
10 5 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.32%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.32%) WhereScape RED
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.88%) SQLBase
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (13.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.37%) Subversion
3 18 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.17%) NUnit
5 13 (5.73%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (5.73%) Moq
6 12 (5.29%) MSTest
7 11 (4.85%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.32%) Ant
8 3 (1.32%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.88%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.88%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.44%) Selenium
10 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 25 (11.01%) Finance
2 16 (7.05%) Games
3 7 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.20%) Back Office
5 4 (1.76%) Law
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Billing
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 172 (75.77%) Developer
2 79 (34.80%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.66%) C# Developer
4 23 (10.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 23 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (9.25%) Analyst
6 19 (8.37%) Software Developer
7 17 (7.49%) Web Developer
7 17 (7.49%) SQL Developer
8 12 (5.29%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.85%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.41%) DBA
10 10 (4.41%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Junior
11 9 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.96%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (3.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (3.08%) Junior Developer
13 6 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (59.03%) .NET
2 116 (51.10%) ASP.NET
3 78 (34.36%) HTML
4 77 (33.92%) CSS
5 51 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (19.82%) WCF
7 44 (19.38%) jQuery
8 32 (14.10%) XML
9 31 (13.66%) AngularJS
10 27 (11.89%) Web Services
11 23 (10.13%) HTML5
12 20 (8.81%) .NET Framework
13 19 (8.37%) SOAP
14 17 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (7.05%) RESTful
16 15 (6.61%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (5.73%) Castle Windsor
18 12 (5.29%) Ninject
18 12 (5.29%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.61%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (4.41%) NHS
4 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.76%) User Experience
7 4 (1.76%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.32%) Social Media
8 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) W3C
10 1 (0.44%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.89%) Windows
2 14 (6.17%) Linux
3 13 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.85%) Android
5 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.32%) UNIX
8 3 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (40.53%) MVC
2 76 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.62%) TDD
4 36 (15.86%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (14.98%) Scrum
6 31 (13.66%) Web Application Development
7 30 (13.22%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (12.33%) Kanban
9 27 (11.89%) E-Commerce
10 23 (10.13%) OO
11 18 (7.93%) ETL
12 16 (7.05%) BDD
12 16 (7.05%) Web Development
13 15 (6.61%) Data Management
14 14 (6.17%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.17%) ERP
14 14 (6.17%) Data Modelling
15 13 (5.73%) CRM
15 13 (5.73%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (52.86%) C#
2 94 (41.41%) SQL
3 78 (34.36%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.89%) PHP
5 19 (8.37%) T-SQL
5 19 (8.37%) Java
6 18 (7.93%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.73%) VB
8 9 (3.96%) VB6
9 7 (3.08%) VBA
9 7 (3.08%) COBOL
10 6 (2.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.76%) VBScript
12 2 (0.88%) Perl
12 2 (0.88%) C
12 2 (0.88%) Groovy
12 2 (0.88%) XAML
13 1 (0.44%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (10.57%) Degree
2 15 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) CCNP
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.88%) XenApp
3 2 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 97 (42.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.13%) Oracle
3 15 (6.61%) Tableau
4 10 (4.41%) Cisco
5 8 (3.52%) VMware
6 6 (2.64%) McAfee
6 6 (2.64%) Juniper
7 4 (1.76%) HP
7 4 (1.76%) Apple
7 4 (1.76%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.32%) Facebook
8 3 (1.32%) Twitter
8 3 (1.32%) Sage
8 3 (1.32%) Epicor
9 2 (0.88%) Citrix
9 2 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.88%) Remedy
9 2 (0.88%) GUPTA
9 2 (0.88%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 + 5,000 Relocation Package + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Acme Facilities Group Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 20 days ago