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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 86 134 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.86% 22.95% 24.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.09% 59.82% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75 117 95
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,700 £45,000
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
159 224 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.87% 38.36% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 115 193 152
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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% 2
Chorley +2 25 £31,500 +5.00%
Burnley +2 4 £27,500 +10.00%
Lytham St Annes -2 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Blackpool -5 3 £40,000 - 4
Blackburn -8 3 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Lancaster -9 2 £31,500 +70.27%
Skelmersdale -5 1 £40,000 +4.57%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 100 (59.17%) .NET
2 93 (55.03%) ASP.NET
3 92 (54.44%) Microsoft
4 90 (53.25%) C#
5 83 (49.11%) SQL
6 66 (39.05%) MVC
7 64 (37.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (35.50%) JavaScript
10 58 (34.32%) CSS
11 47 (27.81%) Web Development
12 44 (26.04%) jQuery
13 40 (23.67%) Finance
13 40 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (23.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (23.08%) MS Excel
15 37 (21.89%) .NET Framework
16 36 (21.30%) WCF
17 35 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
18 33 (19.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 33 (19.53%) SDLC
19 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 30 (17.75%) TDD
21 28 (16.57%) Degree
21 28 (16.57%) HTML
21 28 (16.57%) SQL Server 2014
21 28 (16.57%) Mentoring
22 26 (15.38%) BDD
22 26 (15.38%) T-SQL
22 26 (15.38%) Management Information System

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 12 (7.10%) IIS
2 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.96%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.37%) CMS
5 2 (1.18%) WordPress
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
6 1 (0.59%) Drupal
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.51%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.59%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) SaaS
2 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) Internet
2 5 (2.96%) DHCP
2 5 (2.96%) DNS
2 5 (2.96%) Firewall
3 4 (2.37%) SAN
4 3 (1.78%) Network Security
4 3 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.78%) VLAN
4 3 (1.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (16.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (11.24%) Power BI
4 19 (11.24%) PowerPivot
5 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Power View
6 17 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (9.47%) Pentaho
8 12 (7.10%) Relational Database
8 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (5.33%) NoSQL
11 7 (4.14%) QlikView
11 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
12 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (2.37%) OLAP
14 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.96%) Mocha
5 5 (2.96%) Sinon.JS
5 5 (2.96%) Subversion
6 2 (1.18%) NUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.59%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.59%) JIRA
7 1 (0.59%) LINQPad
7 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.59%) Moq
7 1 (0.59%) MSTest
7 1 (0.59%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (23.67%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Marketing
3 6 (3.55%) Local Government
4 5 (2.96%) Billing
5 4 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.78%) Games
6 3 (1.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (78.11%) Developer
2 76 (44.97%) .NET Developer
3 54 (31.95%) C# Developer
4 51 (30.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (26.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 43 (25.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (20.71%) Analyst
8 34 (20.12%) Web Developer
9 29 (17.16%) .NET Web Developer
10 28 (16.57%) SQL Developer
11 26 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
12 24 (14.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 14 (8.28%) SQL BI Developer
15 13 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
16 12 (7.10%) Software Developer
17 10 (5.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 10 (5.92%) IT Analyst
17 10 (5.92%) JavaScript Developer
17 10 (5.92%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (59.17%) .NET
2 93 (55.03%) ASP.NET
3 64 (37.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (34.32%) CSS
5 44 (26.04%) jQuery
6 40 (23.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (21.89%) .NET Framework
8 36 (21.30%) WCF
9 33 (19.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (16.57%) HTML
11 25 (14.79%) Web Services
12 23 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 17 (10.06%) RESTful
14 15 (8.88%) AngularJS
14 15 (8.88%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (7.69%) Node.js
16 12 (7.10%) LINQ
17 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 8 (4.73%) LINQ to SQL
19 7 (4.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.51%) iPad
4 9 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.33%) User Experience
5 8 (4.73%) Social Media
5 8 (4.73%) Tandem
6 5 (2.96%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.96%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.96%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.37%) Clustering
7 4 (2.37%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.37%) Replication
8 3 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.78%) Social Network
9 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.18%) NHS
10 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.20%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.73%) Unix
4 5 (2.96%) Linux
5 3 (1.78%) Solaris
6 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Android
7 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.05%) MVC
2 62 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.81%) Web Development
4 40 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (19.53%) SDLC
6 30 (17.75%) TDD
7 28 (16.57%) Mentoring
8 26 (15.38%) BDD
9 25 (14.79%) Scrum
10 22 (13.02%) Unit Testing
11 21 (12.43%) Kanban
12 18 (10.65%) Analytics
12 18 (10.65%) Web Application Development
13 16 (9.47%) Coaching
13 16 (9.47%) Data Analytics
14 15 (8.88%) Dashboard Development
15 14 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (6.51%) CRM
16 11 (6.51%) Front End Development
16 11 (6.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 90 (53.25%) C#
2 83 (49.11%) SQL
3 60 (35.50%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 24 (14.20%) VBA
6 22 (13.02%) VB
7 10 (5.92%) C
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 7 (4.14%) VBScript
10 6 (3.55%) VB6
11 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.37%) R
13 3 (1.78%) Ruby
14 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (1.18%) Java
15 1 (0.59%) ES6
15 1 (0.59%) Perl
15 1 (0.59%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) ISEB
2 6 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.92%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.96%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Nagios
1 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle
2 8 (4.73%) Remedy
3 5 (2.96%) VMware
4 3 (1.78%) BMC
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco
5 2 (1.18%) SAP
5 2 (1.18%) Tableau
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) Baan
6 1 (0.59%) Epicor
6 1 (0.59%) Google
6 1 (0.59%) HP
6 1 (0.59%) Infor
6 1 (0.59%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.59%) RedGate
6 1 (0.59%) SYSPRO
6 1 (0.59%) Zend
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonuses
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
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