The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 135 104 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.16% 21.10% 29.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.21% 36.36% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 108 94 139
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
280 286 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.48% 58.01% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 233 263 302
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 19 £30,500 -8.27% 8
Blackburn -1 14 £42,500 +25.92% 7
Blackpool +12 12 £35,000 +38.61% 3
Chorley -7 10 £38,750 +37.16% 3
Burnley +3 9 £40,000 +90.47%
Lancaster 0 4 £19,250 -51.87% 2
Newton-le-Willows +5 3 £21,000 -35.38%
Skelmersdale -2 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Accrington -1 2 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Colne +2 1 £33,500 -
Ormskirk - 1 £21,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 138 (50.92%) .NET
2 114 (42.07%) C#
3 108 (39.85%) SQL Server
4 92 (33.95%) HTML
5 90 (33.21%) ASP.NET
6 77 (28.41%) Microsoft
7 75 (27.68%) CSS
8 69 (25.46%) JavaScript
9 57 (21.03%) jQuery
10 56 (20.66%) .NET Framework
11 54 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (18.08%) T-SQL
13 47 (17.34%) XML
14 46 (16.97%) Oracle
15 45 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 42 (15.50%) Java
17 40 (14.76%) MVC
18 37 (13.65%) WCF
18 37 (13.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 36 (13.28%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (13.28%) PHP
20 35 (12.92%) Web Services
21 34 (12.55%) MS Excel
22 32 (11.81%) HTML5
23 31 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC
23 31 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
24 30 (11.07%) Windows
24 30 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
25 27 (9.96%) VB.NET
25 27 (9.96%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.43%) FileNet
3 8 (2.95%) CMS
3 8 (2.95%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.21%) IIS
4 6 (2.21%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.48%) ColdFusion
6 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.11%) WordPress
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.74%) Lync
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 34 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.43%) HFM
1 12 (4.43%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (2.21%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.11%) SSL
2 3 (1.11%) Firewall
2 3 (1.11%) Intranet
3 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) ADSL
4 1 (0.37%) SMS
4 1 (0.37%) VoIP
4 1 (0.37%) DHCP
4 1 (0.37%) IPsec
4 1 (0.37%) VLAN
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (39.85%) SQL Server
2 54 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (13.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (8.49%) Relational Database
8 18 (6.64%) MySQL
9 17 (6.27%) Oracle Database
10 10 (3.69%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (3.32%) RDBMS
11 9 (3.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.95%) Mercurial
3 6 (2.21%) Selenium
4 5 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.48%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.11%) MyEclipse
6 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.74%) Maven
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 26 (9.59%) Finance
2 15 (5.54%) Retail
3 9 (3.32%) Marketing
4 6 (2.21%) Billing
4 6 (2.21%) Back Office
5 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (53.51%) Developer
2 70 (25.83%) Analyst
3 43 (15.87%) C# Developer
4 41 (15.13%) .NET Developer
5 36 (13.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (11.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (11.07%) Software Developer
7 30 (11.07%) Senior Developer
8 28 (10.33%) DBA
9 26 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (8.49%) SQL DBA
11 21 (7.75%) Technical Analyst
12 20 (7.38%) VB.NET Developer
12 20 (7.38%) Web Developer
13 15 (5.54%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.17%) Java Developer
15 12 (4.43%) Junior
16 11 (4.06%) Graduate
16 11 (4.06%) Systems Analyst
16 11 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (50.92%) .NET
2 92 (33.95%) HTML
3 90 (33.21%) ASP.NET
4 75 (27.68%) CSS
5 57 (21.03%) jQuery
6 56 (20.66%) .NET Framework
7 47 (17.34%) XML
8 37 (13.65%) WCF
8 37 (13.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 35 (12.92%) Web Services
10 32 (11.81%) HTML5
11 31 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (8.49%) SOAP
13 22 (8.12%) LINQ
14 16 (5.90%) WinForms
15 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (4.43%) CSS3
17 11 (4.06%) Grails
18 10 (3.69%) Razor View Engine
19 9 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.64%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.17%) Replication
3 12 (4.43%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.85%) iSeries
6 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.11%) W3C
7 3 (1.11%) Clustering
8 2 (0.74%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.74%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
9 1 (0.37%) Physics
9 1 (0.37%) Psychology
9 1 (0.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.07%) Windows
2 16 (5.90%) UNIX
3 13 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.06%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.21%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.21%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.48%) Linux
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
8 2 (0.74%) CentOS
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.76%) MVC
2 30 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.86%) E-Commerce
3 24 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (7.38%) Web Development
5 18 (6.64%) Release Management
5 18 (6.64%) ITIL
6 15 (5.54%) Unit Testing
6 15 (5.54%) Web Application Development
7 14 (5.17%) Scrum
8 13 (4.80%) TDD
8 13 (4.80%) Validation
9 12 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.43%) Performance Management
9 12 (4.43%) Data Analysis
9 12 (4.43%) Software Engineering
9 12 (4.43%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (4.06%) SOA
11 10 (3.69%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 114 (42.07%) C#
2 69 (25.46%) JavaScript
3 49 (18.08%) T-SQL
4 42 (15.50%) Java
5 36 (13.28%) PHP
6 27 (9.96%) VB.NET
7 20 (7.38%) VB
8 14 (5.17%) C
9 12 (4.43%) Delphi
9 12 (4.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 11 (4.06%) Objective-C
10 11 (4.06%) Groovy
11 10 (3.69%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.58%) VBA
13 6 (2.21%) Uniface
13 6 (2.21%) C++
13 6 (2.21%) XAML
14 5 (1.85%) COBOL
15 4 (1.48%) RPG
15 4 (1.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (9.96%) Degree
2 9 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.95%) MCP
4 7 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.48%) HND
6 4 (1.48%) MCSE
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.95%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) XenApp
3 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 77 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.97%) Oracle
3 15 (5.54%) IBM
4 12 (4.43%) Citrix
4 12 (4.43%) Remedy
4 12 (4.43%) Aquila
5 11 (4.06%) RedPrairie
6 10 (3.69%) HP
7 7 (2.58%) SAP
8 6 (2.21%) Dell
8 6 (2.21%) Sage
8 6 (2.21%) VMware
9 2 (0.74%) Open Text
9 2 (0.74%) NetApp
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.74%) Cisco
9 2 (0.74%) Adobe
10 1 (0.37%) Sun
10 1 (0.37%) JBoss
10 1 (0.37%) Sybase
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Salary £33,748 to £42,712
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 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 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Accrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancashire
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 15 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 19 days ago