The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 180 149 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.95% 29.22% 25.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.94% 46.71% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 143 133 125
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
340 319 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.02% 62.55% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 283 292 271
Average salary £37,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region.

SQL Salary Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SQL
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 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 +3 32 £30,500 -20.77% 3
Blackburn -2 17 £40,750 +16.42% 5
Blackpool +6 15 £35,000 +41.41% 2
Chorley +1 15 £47,000 +77.35% 2
Burnley +4 13 £40,000 +83.48% 1
Lancaster +3 9 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Newton-le-Willows +4 3 £21,000 -35.38%
Skelmersdale -1 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Accrington -1 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Colne +4 1 £33,500 -2.89%
Ormskirk - 1 £21,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL 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.

1 146 (50.34%) .NET
2 126 (43.45%) C#
3 114 (39.31%) SQL Server
4 103 (35.52%) HTML
5 93 (32.07%) ASP.NET
6 87 (30.00%) CSS
7 80 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 77 (26.55%) JavaScript
9 64 (22.07%) XML
10 62 (21.38%) jQuery
11 60 (20.69%) .NET Framework
12 55 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (17.93%) T-SQL
13 52 (17.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (17.24%) Java
15 46 (15.86%) PHP
16 44 (15.17%) MS Excel
17 42 (14.48%) MVC
18 40 (13.79%) Oracle
19 39 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
21 37 (12.76%) WCF
22 36 (12.41%) Web Services
23 35 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
24 33 (11.38%) HTML5
25 31 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
26 30 (10.34%) VB.NET
26 30 (10.34%) SOAP
27 29 (10.00%) E-Commerce
27 29 (10.00%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.14%) FileNet
2 12 (4.14%) CMS
3 6 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.72%) WordPress
5 4 (1.38%) IIS
5 4 (1.38%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.03%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.69%) SAS
7 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Lync
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) SPSS
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.14%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (4.14%) HFM
2 6 (2.07%) Sage 50
3 5 (1.72%) Magento
4 4 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.38%) Firewall
3 3 (1.03%) Intranet
3 3 (1.03%) SSL
4 2 (0.69%) SAN
4 2 (0.69%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) IPsec
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) ADSL
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) VoIP
5 1 (0.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (39.31%) SQL Server
2 55 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (17.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (7.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (7.24%) Relational Database
7 18 (6.21%) MySQL
8 14 (4.83%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.72%) DTS
13 4 (1.38%) MS Access
14 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (4.83%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.41%) Maven
3 5 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.38%) Selenium
5 3 (1.03%) MyEclipse
5 3 (1.03%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.03%) Subversion
6 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.69%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (10.00%) Finance
2 22 (7.59%) Retail
3 9 (3.10%) Marketing
4 6 (2.07%) Billing
4 6 (2.07%) Legal
4 6 (2.07%) Back Office
5 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 168 (57.93%) Developer
2 72 (24.83%) Analyst
3 40 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 39 (13.45%) C# Developer
5 32 (11.03%) .NET Developer
6 31 (10.69%) Software Developer
6 31 (10.69%) Web Developer
7 29 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (8.97%) DBA
9 25 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (8.28%) SQL DBA
11 21 (7.24%) Technical Analyst
12 20 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (6.21%) VB.NET Developer
14 17 (5.86%) Java Developer
15 16 (5.52%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (5.17%) Developer Analyst
17 14 (4.83%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (4.83%) Junior
18 12 (4.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (50.34%) .NET
2 103 (35.52%) HTML
3 93 (32.07%) ASP.NET
4 87 (30.00%) CSS
5 64 (22.07%) XML
6 62 (21.38%) jQuery
7 60 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 37 (12.76%) WCF
9 36 (12.41%) Web Services
10 33 (11.38%) HTML5
11 30 (10.34%) SOAP
12 28 (9.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 25 (8.62%) LINQ
13 25 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (5.52%) CSS3
15 15 (5.17%) Grails
16 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (3.45%) XSLT
17 10 (3.45%) Spring
18 8 (2.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.21%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.86%) Replication
3 10 (3.45%) iSeries
4 9 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.72%) PDA
9 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.03%) W3C
10 3 (1.03%) Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) NHS
11 2 (0.69%) Statistics
11 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.69%) Psychology
11 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.69%) Economics
11 2 (0.69%) iPad
12 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.28%) Windows
2 16 (5.52%) UNIX
3 11 (3.79%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.07%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.07%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.38%) Linux
8 2 (0.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.69%) CentOS
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.48%) MVC
2 39 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 19 (6.55%) Web Development
6 18 (6.21%) Release Management
7 16 (5.52%) Performance Management
8 15 (5.17%) Scrum
9 14 (4.83%) ITIL
9 14 (4.83%) Web Application Development
10 12 (4.14%) Validation
10 12 (4.14%) Data Analysis
11 11 (3.79%) Time Management
11 11 (3.79%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.79%) ERP
12 10 (3.45%) OO
12 10 (3.45%) Project Management
12 10 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 126 (43.45%) C#
2 77 (26.55%) JavaScript
3 52 (17.93%) T-SQL
4 50 (17.24%) Java
5 46 (15.86%) PHP
6 30 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 26 (8.97%) VB
8 15 (5.17%) Objective-C
8 15 (5.17%) Groovy
9 14 (4.83%) C
10 12 (4.14%) Delphi
10 12 (4.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 11 (3.79%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.10%) RPG
12 9 (3.10%) VB6
13 6 (2.07%) VBA
13 6 (2.07%) C++
13 6 (2.07%) Uniface
14 4 (1.38%) XAML
15 3 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.24%) Degree
2 8 (2.76%) MCP
3 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.38%) HND
4 4 (1.38%) MCSE
5 2 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.83%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.69%) XenApp
3 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 80 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.79%) Oracle
3 15 (5.17%) IBM
4 12 (4.14%) Remedy
4 12 (4.14%) Aquila
5 11 (3.79%) RedPrairie
5 11 (3.79%) Citrix
6 8 (2.76%) SAP
6 8 (2.76%) HP
7 6 (2.07%) Dell
7 6 (2.07%) Informatica
7 6 (2.07%) Sage
7 6 (2.07%) VMware
8 2 (0.69%) Open Text
8 2 (0.69%) NetApp
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) Symantec
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR & other b
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Suresite Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Lancashire
University of Central Lancashire
Posted: 24 days ago