The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 115 165 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.56% 27.92% 27.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.73% 45.33% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 88 129 102
Median salary £33,750 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £27,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
263 364 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 58.44% 61.59% 58.07%
Number of salaries quoted 218 290 215
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SQL
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Chorley +9 34 £31,500 -4.54% 1
Preston -2 21 £32,000 +6.66% 3
Blackburn -2 10 £35,000 -2.77%
Burnley -1 8 £29,500 +2.60%
Lancaster -2 8 - -
Skelmersdale -1 6 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Blackpool -9 4 £40,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes +4 3 £32,000 -20.00% 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 83 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 75 (35.55%) JavaScript
2 75 (35.55%) .NET
3 67 (31.75%) CSS
4 63 (29.86%) HTML
5 61 (28.91%) ASP.NET
6 57 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (26.54%) jQuery
8 54 (25.59%) Degree
8 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
9 52 (24.64%) T-SQL
10 50 (23.70%) Windows
10 50 (23.70%) MVC
11 44 (20.85%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (20.85%) C#
12 40 (18.96%) MS Excel
13 36 (17.06%) Java
14 35 (16.59%) Management Information System
15 34 (16.11%) VBA
16 33 (15.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (13.74%) Web Development
18 28 (13.27%) Scrum
19 27 (12.80%) Windows Server
20 26 (12.32%) Finance
21 24 (11.37%) Unit Testing
22 22 (10.43%) ITIL
22 22 (10.43%) MS Office
22 22 (10.43%) Tomcat
23 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 21 (9.95%) HTML5

SQL
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 22 (10.43%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.53%) IIS
3 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.37%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.90%) CMS
6 3 (1.42%) WordPress
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (18.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (6.64%) Lorenzo
2 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.95%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.47%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.47%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Firewall
2 2 (0.95%) DHCP
2 2 (0.95%) DNS
2 2 (0.95%) SAN
2 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (9.00%) Power BI
4 18 (8.53%) PowerPivot
5 17 (8.06%) Microsoft Power View
6 16 (7.58%) Pentaho
6 16 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (6.64%) Electronic Patient Records
7 14 (6.64%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.69%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (4.74%) QlikView
9 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.32%) RDBMS
11 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.37%) Mocha
5 5 (2.37%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.42%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.42%) Selenium
6 3 (1.42%) Subversion
7 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.95%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.95%) JIRA
7 2 (0.95%) JMeter
7 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.47%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.47%) LINQPad
8 1 (0.47%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.47%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (12.32%) Finance
2 8 (3.79%) Retail
3 5 (2.37%) Advertising
3 5 (2.37%) Billing
4 4 (1.90%) Legal
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.95%) Back Office
6 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (57.82%) Developer
2 76 (36.02%) Analyst
3 30 (14.22%) SQL Developer
4 28 (13.27%) .NET Developer
5 26 (12.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 25 (11.85%) Software Developer
7 23 (10.90%) SQL Analyst
8 22 (10.43%) Java Developer
9 21 (9.95%) C# Developer
10 19 (9.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 18 (8.53%) Support Analyst
12 17 (8.06%) Analyst Developer
13 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (7.11%) Applications Support
15 14 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (6.64%) SQL BI Developer
16 13 (6.16%) IT Analyst
17 12 (5.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 12 (5.69%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.55%) .NET
2 67 (31.75%) CSS
3 63 (29.86%) HTML
4 61 (28.91%) ASP.NET
5 56 (26.54%) jQuery
6 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (9.95%) HTML5
7 20 (9.48%) Spring
8 19 (9.00%) Hibernate
9 17 (8.06%) .NET Framework
10 16 (7.58%) Node.js
10 16 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (7.11%) XML
12 14 (6.64%) WCF
13 13 (6.16%) LINQ
14 11 (5.21%) REST
15 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (4.27%) CSS3
15 9 (4.27%) Web Services
16 8 (3.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.59%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.06%) iPad
3 12 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.74%) User Experience
5 9 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.32%) Clustering
6 7 (3.32%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.37%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.37%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.37%) Physics
8 5 (2.37%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.90%) Replication
10 3 (1.42%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.42%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.47%) FMCG
11 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.70%) Windows
2 27 (12.80%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.21%) Unix
5 10 (4.74%) Linux
5 10 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.70%) MVC
3 44 (20.85%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (13.74%) Web Development
5 28 (13.27%) Scrum
6 24 (11.37%) Unit Testing
7 22 (10.43%) ITIL
8 18 (8.53%) Front End Development
9 17 (8.06%) Analytics
9 17 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (7.58%) Data Analytics
10 16 (7.58%) TDD
11 15 (7.11%) Dashboard Development
12 13 (6.16%) BDD
12 13 (6.16%) CRM
12 13 (6.16%) Time Management
13 12 (5.69%) OO
14 11 (5.21%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.21%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.55%) JavaScript
2 52 (24.64%) T-SQL
3 44 (20.85%) C#
4 36 (17.06%) Java
5 34 (16.11%) VBA
6 20 (9.48%) VB
7 11 (5.21%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.27%) VBScript
9 8 (3.79%) PHP
9 8 (3.79%) VB6
10 6 (2.84%) C
11 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.42%) Python
12 3 (1.42%) Ruby
13 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.47%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.47%) R
14 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (25.59%) Degree
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) ISEB
4 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Nagios
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.06%) Oracle
3 11 (5.21%) VMware
4 10 (4.74%) Cisco
5 6 (2.84%) SAP
5 6 (2.84%) SYSPRO
6 5 (2.37%) Remedy
7 2 (0.95%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.95%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.47%) RedGate
8 1 (0.47%) Sage
8 1 (0.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Zend
Preston, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on call allowance + great range of
Posted: 9 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago