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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 90 95 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.50% 17.89% 36.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.39% 31.35% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 141
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
194 303 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.96% 57.06% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 152 283 234
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 +14 28 £27,750 -27.92% 4
Chorley +4 26 £31,500 -32.97% 8
Blackburn +9 6 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Blackpool +8 5 £29,000 -13.43% 1
Lytham St Annes +1 3 £40,000 +2.56%
Darwen - 2 £26,000 - 1
Fleetwood - 2 £32,500 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £25,000 - 2
Clitheroe - 1 - -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 83 (41.29%) SQL Server
2 68 (33.83%) Windows
3 65 (32.34%) .NET
4 62 (30.85%) Degree
5 59 (29.35%) HTML
6 56 (27.86%) Microsoft
7 53 (26.37%) CSS
8 52 (25.87%) JavaScript
9 51 (25.37%) MVC
10 48 (23.88%) C#
11 46 (22.89%) ASP.NET
12 45 (22.39%) Java
13 41 (20.40%) T-SQL
14 40 (19.90%) Windows Server
15 37 (18.41%) jQuery
16 33 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (14.93%) Tomcat
18 29 (14.43%) Finance
19 28 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
20 27 (13.43%) Spring
21 25 (12.44%) ITIL
21 25 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (11.94%) SharePoint
23 23 (11.44%) Hibernate
23 23 (11.44%) Unit Testing
23 23 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
24 21 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
25 20 (9.95%) VB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (14.93%) Tomcat
2 24 (11.94%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.97%) IIS
4 5 (2.49%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.99%) Apache TomEE
5 4 (1.99%) Node.js
6 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.49%) Line 500
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.97%) Internet
2 7 (3.48%) DHCP
2 7 (3.48%) DNS
2 7 (3.48%) SAN
3 6 (2.99%) Firewall
3 6 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.99%) VPN
3 6 (2.99%) WAN
4 4 (1.99%) LAN
5 3 (1.49%) Broadband
5 3 (1.49%) PBX
6 1 (0.50%) HTTP
6 1 (0.50%) VoIP
6 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (41.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (8.46%) PowerPivot
5 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.97%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Power View
8 10 (4.98%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.99%) Pentaho
10 6 (2.99%) Power BI
10 6 (2.99%) QlikView
11 4 (1.99%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (1.99%) MySQL
11 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (9.45%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.98%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.98%) Subversion
4 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.49%) JIRA
5 3 (1.49%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.00%) JUnit
6 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.00%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.50%) Ant
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
7 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (14.43%) Finance
2 5 (2.49%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.99%) Back Office
4 3 (1.49%) Retail
5 2 (1.00%) Billing
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (43.28%) Developer
2 53 (26.37%) Analyst
3 28 (13.93%) Java Developer
4 26 (12.94%) SQL Developer
5 22 (10.95%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 15 (7.46%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.46%) SQL BI Developer
8 14 (6.97%) SQL Analyst
8 14 (6.97%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.47%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.97%) IT Support
11 11 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.98%) Java Software Developer
13 9 (4.48%) IT Analyst
14 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.98%) Data Analyst
14 8 (3.98%) IT Manager
14 8 (3.98%) Lead Developer
15 7 (3.48%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (32.34%) .NET
2 59 (29.35%) HTML
3 53 (26.37%) CSS
4 46 (22.89%) ASP.NET
5 37 (18.41%) jQuery
6 27 (13.43%) Spring
7 23 (11.44%) Hibernate
8 18 (8.96%) .NET Framework
9 15 (7.46%) Web Services
10 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (5.47%) HTML5
10 11 (5.47%) XML
11 10 (4.98%) XHTML
12 8 (3.98%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.98%) DHTML
13 7 (3.48%) Ajax
14 5 (2.49%) CSS3
14 5 (2.49%) EDI
14 5 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (2.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.49%) Physics
6 4 (1.99%) AS400
7 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.49%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.49%) FMCG
8 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.00%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.50%) APACS
9 1 (0.50%) EMV
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (33.83%) Windows
2 40 (19.90%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.99%) Unix
7 2 (1.00%) Linux
7 2 (1.00%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.37%) MVC
2 33 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (12.44%) ITIL
5 23 (11.44%) Unit Testing
6 16 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.47%) ETL
8 9 (4.48%) Data Management
8 9 (4.48%) Software Testing
8 9 (4.48%) Web Design
8 9 (4.48%) Web Development
9 8 (3.98%) Dashboard Development
9 8 (3.98%) ERP
10 7 (3.48%) Analytics
10 7 (3.48%) Change Management
10 7 (3.48%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.48%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (2.99%) Data Analytics
11 6 (2.99%) SDLC
11 6 (2.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.87%) JavaScript
2 48 (23.88%) C#
3 45 (22.39%) Java
4 41 (20.40%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.95%) VB
6 14 (6.97%) PHP
7 11 (5.47%) VBA
8 8 (3.98%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.48%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.99%) VBScript
11 4 (1.99%) VB6
12 3 (1.49%) C
12 3 (1.49%) C++
12 3 (1.49%) COBOL
13 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (30.85%) Degree
2 20 (9.95%) Security Cleared
3 19 (9.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.97%) ISEB
5 11 (5.47%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.00%) MCP
7 2 (1.00%) MCSE
8 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.50%) CCNA
8 1 (0.50%) CCNP
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.99%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (3.98%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.45%) VMware
3 16 (7.96%) Oracle
4 13 (6.47%) Tableau
5 11 (5.47%) Cisco
6 8 (3.98%) Remedy
7 7 (3.48%) IBM
8 3 (1.49%) BT
8 3 (1.49%) Dell
8 3 (1.49%) Lotus
8 3 (1.49%) Sage
8 3 (1.49%) SAP
8 3 (1.49%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.49%) Telerik
9 2 (1.00%) Citrix
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe
10 1 (0.50%) Apple
10 1 (0.50%) Cognos
10 1 (0.50%) Google
10 1 (0.50%) Zend
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22-25k DOE + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £3000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Darwen, Lancashire
Bglobal Metering Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 13 days ago
Accrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago