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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 145 110 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.41% 27.36% 23.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.33% 49.33% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 115 100 107
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,730 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
300 223 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.85% 55.47% 63.47%
Number of salaries quoted 234 195 284
Average salary £35,700 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Blackburn +9 27 £36,000 -15.29% 7
Preston -8 21 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Blackpool 0 18 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Chorley 0 11 £33,750 -20.58% 9
Burnley +5 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Colne - 7 £35,000 - 1
Accrington - 5 £38,000 - 2
Ormskirk - 5 £28,750 -
Rossendale - 3 £42,500 -
Fleetwood - 2 - -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £40,000 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 108 (47.79%) SQL Server
2 100 (44.25%) .NET
3 95 (42.04%) C#
4 77 (34.07%) JavaScript
4 77 (34.07%) ASP.NET
5 76 (33.63%) MVC
6 75 (33.19%) CSS
7 74 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (30.97%) HTML
9 63 (27.88%) Microsoft
10 53 (23.45%) Windows
11 52 (23.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (20.80%) Oracle
13 42 (18.58%) jQuery
14 36 (15.93%) Java
15 34 (15.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (13.72%) SharePoint
17 30 (13.27%) T-SQL
18 29 (12.83%) Software Engineering
19 28 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (11.95%) Web Services
21 26 (11.50%) MS Excel
21 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (11.06%) HTML5
22 25 (11.06%) Degree
22 25 (11.06%) Data Warehouse
23 24 (10.62%) Finance
23 24 (10.62%) .NET Framework
24 23 (10.18%) Mentoring
24 23 (10.18%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 31 (13.72%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (4.42%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.98%) IIS
4 9 (3.98%) CMS
5 8 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.10%) Apache
7 6 (2.65%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.65%) NetWeaver
8 5 (2.21%) Kentico
9 4 (1.77%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.77%) JBoss
10 3 (1.33%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.33%) WordPress
11 2 (0.88%) Lync
11 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.88%) SAS
12 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.31%) MS Office
3 4 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) Agresso
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.77%) SaaS
2 4 (1.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) GitHub
3 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.98%) Network Security
2 7 (3.10%) DNS
2 7 (3.10%) Firewall
3 6 (2.65%) SMS
3 6 (2.65%) SAN
4 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.77%) LAN
6 3 (1.33%) WAN
6 3 (1.33%) VPN
6 3 (1.33%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) Internet
8 1 (0.44%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) WLAN
8 1 (0.44%) FTP
8 1 (0.44%) Wireless
8 1 (0.44%) Skype
8 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (47.79%) SQL Server
2 52 (23.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (15.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (11.06%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (7.52%) Relational Database
8 16 (7.08%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (4.87%) MySQL
9 11 (4.87%) MongoDB
9 11 (4.87%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (3.98%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.65%) SAP HANA
12 6 (2.65%) DB2
13 5 (2.21%) Ingres
14 4 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (10.18%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.75%) Subversion
3 5 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.88%) Ant
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (10.62%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.31%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.87%) Billing
4 5 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.88%) Law
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 135 (59.73%) Developer
2 41 (18.14%) C# Developer
3 33 (14.60%) .NET Developer
4 31 (13.72%) Analyst
5 28 (12.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (9.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (8.85%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.08%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.19%) SQL DBA
9 14 (6.19%) DBA
9 14 (6.19%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (4.87%) SQL Developer
12 10 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.98%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.98%) Junior
13 9 (3.98%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (3.54%) SQL Server DBA
15 7 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (44.25%) .NET
2 77 (34.07%) ASP.NET
3 75 (33.19%) CSS
4 70 (30.97%) HTML
5 42 (18.58%) jQuery
6 27 (11.95%) Web Services
7 25 (11.06%) HTML5
8 24 (10.62%) .NET Framework
9 22 (9.73%) XML
9 22 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (8.41%) AngularJS
11 18 (7.96%) CSS3
12 14 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (5.75%) WinForms
14 12 (5.31%) RESTful
14 12 (5.31%) WCF
14 12 (5.31%) JSON
14 12 (5.31%) Hibernate
15 11 (4.87%) Spring
16 8 (3.54%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.98%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.65%) Clustering
4 5 (2.21%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.21%) AS400
4 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.21%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.77%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.77%) Statistics
5 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.77%) Life Science
5 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.33%) User Experience
6 3 (1.33%) PDA
7 2 (0.88%) Open Source
7 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.45%) Windows
2 15 (6.64%) Linux
2 15 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.87%) AIX
3 11 (4.87%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.10%) UNIX
6 5 (2.21%) HPUX
6 5 (2.21%) Solaris
6 5 (2.21%) VMS
6 5 (2.21%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.63%) MVC
2 74 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (12.83%) Software Engineering
4 23 (10.18%) Mentoring
5 21 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (8.41%) Project Management
7 16 (7.08%) TDD
8 14 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (6.19%) ERP
9 13 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.31%) Waterfall
10 12 (5.31%) Unit Testing
10 12 (5.31%) Systems Analysis
10 12 (5.31%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.87%) ITIL
11 11 (4.87%) Web Development
11 11 (4.87%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (4.42%) OOP
12 10 (4.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 95 (42.04%) C#
2 77 (34.07%) JavaScript
3 36 (15.93%) Java
4 30 (13.27%) T-SQL
5 21 (9.29%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (3.54%) PHP
7 7 (3.10%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.10%) VBScript
7 7 (3.10%) VBA
8 6 (2.65%) VB
9 5 (2.21%) Delphi
10 4 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.33%) VB6
11 3 (1.33%) PHP5
11 3 (1.33%) Groovy
12 2 (0.88%) XAML
12 2 (0.88%) C
13 1 (0.44%) Ada
13 1 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.06%) Degree
2 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.33%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.33%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (1.33%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.33%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) SCOM
2 5 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.44%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.44%) WMI
3 1 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 63 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 47 (20.80%) Oracle
3 14 (6.19%) Cisco
4 10 (4.42%) VMware
5 9 (3.98%) HP
6 8 (3.54%) SAP
7 6 (2.65%) IBM
7 6 (2.65%) Epicor
8 5 (2.21%) Novell
8 5 (2.21%) Veritas
8 5 (2.21%) JDA
8 5 (2.21%) EMC
8 5 (2.21%) RedPrairie
9 4 (1.77%) Sage
9 4 (1.77%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.33%) Sun
10 3 (1.33%) Citrix
10 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.33%) GUPTA
10 3 (1.33%) Zend
Skelmersdale
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Acme
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Halo HR
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Halo HR
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Chorley
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago