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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 117 125 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.45% 22.01% 22.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.69% 60.68% 65.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 111 109
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,950 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
196 206 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.28% 36.27% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 170 178 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Blackpool +6 16 £40,000 +61.61% 3
Preston -14 14 £28,250 -24.66% 5
Lancaster -6 11 £38,500 +35.08%
Lytham St Annes 0 8 £38,750 +23.01%
Blackburn +15 6 £38,230 +1.94% 4
Burnley -4 6 £40,000 +37.93%
Morecambe - 4 £35,000 -
Skelmersdale +5 2 £37,500 -
Chorley -5 2 £39,500 +25.39% 2
Ormskirk -2 1 £21,500 -42.66%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 170 (74.56%) .NET
2 146 (64.04%) C#
3 115 (50.44%) ASP.NET
4 111 (48.68%) SQL
5 81 (35.53%) Microsoft
6 78 (34.21%) HTML
7 71 (31.14%) CSS
7 71 (31.14%) MVC
8 69 (30.26%) JavaScript
9 68 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (25.00%) jQuery
11 56 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 54 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 52 (22.81%) WCF
14 51 (22.37%) .NET Framework
15 45 (19.74%) XML
16 38 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 35 (15.35%) Windows
17 35 (15.35%) SOAP
18 31 (13.60%) T-SQL
19 30 (13.16%) Web Services
20 29 (12.72%) Oracle
20 29 (12.72%) Mentoring
21 28 (12.28%) WPF
21 28 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
22 27 (11.84%) E-Commerce
23 26 (11.40%) OO
23 26 (11.40%) VB.NET
23 26 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (5.26%) CMS
2 9 (3.95%) IIS
2 9 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.07%) ColdFusion
4 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.19%) WordPress
6 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.75%) SAS
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) Lync
9 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 38 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.70%) MS Office
3 5 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.63%) Sage 50
2 5 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) VPN
2 5 (2.19%) Firewall
3 4 (1.75%) SAN
3 4 (1.75%) Internet
4 3 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) IPsec
5 1 (0.44%) VLAN
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) ADSL
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 54 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.19%) MySQL
10 5 (2.19%) DTS
11 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.88%) OLAP
13 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.44%) OLTP
13 1 (0.44%) MS Access
13 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Visual Studio
1 10 (4.39%) Subversion
2 7 (3.07%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.07%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.32%) NUnit
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.88%) Selenium
5 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.88%) MSTest
5 2 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.88%) Moq
5 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.44%) Phing
6 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (7.02%) Finance
2 10 (4.39%) Marketing
3 9 (3.95%) Retail
3 9 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.51%) Legal
5 7 (3.07%) Back Office
5 7 (3.07%) Billing
6 4 (1.75%) Games
7 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 165 (72.37%) Developer
2 52 (22.81%) C# Developer
3 51 (22.37%) .NET Developer
4 37 (16.23%) Software Developer
5 31 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 19 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (6.14%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (5.70%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (5.26%) Analyst
10 12 (5.26%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.82%) DBA
12 10 (4.39%) Programmer
12 10 (4.39%) Administrator
13 9 (3.95%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.95%) Junior
13 9 (3.95%) SQL DBA
14 8 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.51%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (74.56%) .NET
2 115 (50.44%) ASP.NET
3 78 (34.21%) HTML
4 71 (31.14%) CSS
5 57 (25.00%) jQuery
6 56 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (22.81%) WCF
8 51 (22.37%) .NET Framework
9 45 (19.74%) XML
10 35 (15.35%) SOAP
11 30 (13.16%) Web Services
12 28 (12.28%) WPF
13 19 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (7.46%) XSL
14 17 (7.46%) ADO.NET
15 16 (7.02%) HTML5
16 13 (5.70%) LINQ
17 11 (4.82%) WinForms
17 11 (4.82%) REST
18 8 (3.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.63%) Social Media
4 6 (2.63%) PDA
5 4 (1.75%) Replication
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) iSeries
7 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.88%) NHS
7 2 (0.88%) Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.35%) Windows
2 12 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.63%) Android
5 6 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) Linux
6 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.14%) MVC
2 68 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (12.72%) Mentoring
4 27 (11.84%) E-Commerce
5 26 (11.40%) OO
6 18 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (7.89%) Scrum
7 17 (7.46%) Load Testing
7 17 (7.46%) Multithreading
7 17 (7.46%) Parallel Computing
8 16 (7.02%) Web Development
8 16 (7.02%) TDD
9 15 (6.58%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.14%) ERP
11 13 (5.70%) Time Management
12 12 (5.26%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.82%) CRM
13 11 (4.82%) OOD
13 11 (4.82%) ITIL
13 11 (4.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 146 (64.04%) C#
2 111 (48.68%) SQL
3 69 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.60%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.40%) VB.NET
6 19 (8.33%) VB
7 17 (7.46%) VB6
7 17 (7.46%) Java
8 14 (6.14%) PHP
9 12 (5.26%) C
10 8 (3.51%) XAML
11 7 (3.07%) VBA
12 6 (2.63%) Uniface
12 6 (2.63%) C++
13 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.44%) RPG IV
15 1 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.44%) RPG
15 1 (0.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) Degree
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.75%) MCSE
4 3 (1.32%) MCSA
4 3 (1.32%) CCNA
4 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ACCA
5 1 (0.44%) CIMA
5 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) XenApp
4 3 (1.32%) XenServer
4 3 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
1 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 81 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.72%) Oracle
3 11 (4.82%) VMware
4 7 (3.07%) Citrix
5 6 (2.63%) Sage
6 5 (2.19%) Adobe
6 5 (2.19%) NetApp
7 4 (1.75%) Cisco
8 2 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.88%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) Open Text
9 1 (0.44%) Dell
9 1 (0.44%) Progress
9 1 (0.44%) IBM
9 1 (0.44%) Symantec
9 1 (0.44%) Avaya
9 1 (0.44%) Google
9 1 (0.44%) Zend
9 1 (0.44%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.44%) Draytek
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