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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 176 186 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.41% 33.16% 23.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.17% 50.54% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 149 166 112
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £44,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
331 368 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.60% 65.60% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 282 336 244
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 42 £30,500 -20.77% 7
Burnley +4 21 £40,000 +83.48%
Chorley +1 16 £47,000 +56.66% 5
Blackpool +5 15 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Lancaster 0 9 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Blackburn -2 8 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Skelmersdale 0 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Accrington -1 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Newton-le-Willows +3 1 £21,000 -35.38%
Ormskirk - 1 £21,500 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 152 (50.17%) .NET
2 130 (42.90%) C#
3 112 (36.96%) HTML
4 110 (36.30%) SQL Server
5 95 (31.35%) CSS
6 94 (31.02%) ASP.NET
7 87 (28.71%) JavaScript
8 79 (26.07%) Microsoft
9 76 (25.08%) XML
10 67 (22.11%) .NET Framework
11 64 (21.12%) jQuery
12 62 (20.46%) T-SQL
13 61 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 59 (19.47%) PHP
15 55 (18.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 47 (15.51%) Java
16 47 (15.51%) MS Excel
17 46 (15.18%) WCF
18 43 (14.19%) MVC
19 41 (13.53%) SOAP
19 41 (13.53%) Oracle
20 40 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
21 38 (12.54%) HTML5
22 37 (12.21%) Mentoring
22 37 (12.21%) Web Services
23 36 (11.88%) E-Commerce
24 35 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
24 35 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
25 31 (10.23%) VB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.96%) FileNet
3 11 (3.63%) CMS
3 11 (3.63%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.65%) WordPress
5 5 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.32%) IIS
6 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.99%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.66%) Lync
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 47 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) SPSS
5 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.96%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (3.96%) HFM
2 6 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.98%) Sage 50
3 5 (1.65%) Magento
4 4 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.98%) Firewall
2 4 (1.32%) SAN
3 3 (0.99%) SSL
3 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.66%) Intranet
4 2 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) VLAN
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.33%) IPsec
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) DHCP
5 1 (0.33%) ADSL
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (36.30%) SQL Server
2 61 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (18.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (6.93%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.94%) MySQL
7 18 (5.94%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.31%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.32%) MS Access
13 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.31%) Maven
3 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.99%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (0.99%) Subversion
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.66%) JUnit
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (9.90%) Finance
2 29 (9.57%) Retail
3 7 (2.31%) Marketing
4 6 (1.98%) Legal
4 6 (1.98%) Back Office
5 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.32%) Billing
6 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 180 (59.41%) Developer
2 83 (27.39%) Analyst
3 40 (13.20%) Senior Developer
4 39 (12.87%) Web Developer
5 36 (11.88%) C# Developer
6 34 (11.22%) .NET Developer
7 31 (10.23%) Software Developer
8 27 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (6.93%) Technical Analyst
11 21 (6.93%) DBA
12 19 (6.27%) VB.NET Developer
12 19 (6.27%) SQL DBA
13 18 (5.94%) Team Leader
14 17 (5.61%) Development Team Leader
14 17 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (5.61%) Systems Analyst
15 16 (5.28%) Developer Analyst
16 15 (4.95%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (50.17%) .NET
2 112 (36.96%) HTML
3 95 (31.35%) CSS
4 94 (31.02%) ASP.NET
5 76 (25.08%) XML
6 67 (22.11%) .NET Framework
7 64 (21.12%) jQuery
8 46 (15.18%) WCF
9 41 (13.53%) SOAP
10 38 (12.54%) HTML5
11 37 (12.21%) Web Services
12 28 (9.24%) LINQ
13 25 (8.25%) CSS3
13 25 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (7.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (5.28%) Grails
15 16 (5.28%) XSL
15 16 (5.28%) ADO.NET
15 16 (5.28%) Classic ASP
16 8 (2.64%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.60%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.28%) Replication
5 14 (4.62%) iSeries
6 6 (1.98%) PDA
7 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.99%) User Experience
8 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.99%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
9 2 (0.66%) Economics
9 2 (0.66%) SCORM
9 2 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.66%) Psychology
9 2 (0.66%) Statistics
10 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.25%) Windows
2 17 (5.61%) UNIX
3 11 (3.63%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.98%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.32%) Linux
7 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) AIX
8 2 (0.66%) CentOS
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (14.19%) MVC
3 37 (12.21%) Mentoring
4 36 (11.88%) E-Commerce
5 35 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (7.92%) Web Development
7 17 (5.61%) Scrum
7 17 (5.61%) Performance Management
8 16 (5.28%) Multithreading
8 16 (5.28%) Load Testing
8 16 (5.28%) Release Management
8 16 (5.28%) Parallel Computing
9 15 (4.95%) Web Application Development
10 14 (4.62%) Project Management
11 13 (4.29%) ITIL
11 13 (4.29%) Analytics
11 13 (4.29%) Waterfall
12 12 (3.96%) Time Management
12 12 (3.96%) ERP
12 12 (3.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 130 (42.90%) C#
2 87 (28.71%) JavaScript
3 62 (20.46%) T-SQL
4 59 (19.47%) PHP
5 47 (15.51%) Java
6 31 (10.23%) VB
7 28 (9.24%) VB.NET
8 16 (5.28%) Groovy
8 16 (5.28%) Objective-C
8 16 (5.28%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.29%) RPG
9 13 (4.29%) C
10 12 (3.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 12 (3.96%) Delphi
11 10 (3.30%) VB6
12 7 (2.31%) VBA
13 6 (1.98%) Uniface
13 6 (1.98%) C++
14 5 (1.65%) XAML
15 3 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.61%) Degree
2 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.99%) MCP
3 3 (0.99%) ISEB
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.60%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) XenApp
3 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 79 (26.07%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.53%) Oracle
3 15 (4.95%) IBM
4 13 (4.29%) RedPrairie
5 12 (3.96%) Aquila
5 12 (3.96%) Remedy
6 9 (2.97%) Citrix
7 8 (2.64%) SAP
7 8 (2.64%) VMware
8 6 (1.98%) Informatica
8 6 (1.98%) Sage
9 5 (1.65%) HP
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco
10 4 (1.32%) Dell
11 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.66%) NetApp
11 2 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.66%) Open Text
12 1 (0.33%) Spiceworks
12 1 (0.33%) Google
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Accrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
Hays IT
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Carnforth
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago