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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 72 145 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.14% 34.52% 24.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.88% 58.94% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62 136 107
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
241 246 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.04% 58.57% 59.28%
Number of salaries quoted 214 229 245
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -7 19 £36,500 +16.80% 7
Lytham St Annes - 8 £36,750 -
Burnley +7 4 £25,000 -20.00% 1
Chorley -3 4 £48,000 +74.54% 5
Blackpool -6 4 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Preston -16 4 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Accrington - 4 £37,250 - 2
Ormskirk - 3 £27,500 -
Colne -4 2 £36,250 -8.22% 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 114 (54.03%) SQL Server
2 103 (48.82%) .NET
3 93 (44.08%) C#
4 73 (34.60%) HTML
5 72 (34.12%) CSS
6 68 (32.23%) JavaScript
7 65 (30.81%) ASP.NET
8 50 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (23.22%) MVC
10 47 (22.27%) jQuery
11 43 (20.38%) Oracle
12 41 (19.43%) Windows
13 39 (18.48%) XML
14 38 (18.01%) Microsoft
15 36 (17.06%) Mentoring
16 35 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (16.59%) T-SQL
17 32 (15.17%) VB.NET
17 32 (15.17%) Java
17 32 (15.17%) SharePoint
17 32 (15.17%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (14.69%) Web Services
19 30 (14.22%) WCF
20 28 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 27 (12.80%) HTML5
21 27 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2012
23 25 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
23 25 (11.85%) .NET Framework
24 21 (9.95%) CSS3

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 32 (15.17%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.06%) CMS
3 13 (6.16%) WordPress
4 10 (4.74%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.84%) IIS
7 6 (2.84%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.37%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.90%) JBoss
9 4 (1.90%) Apache
9 4 (1.90%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.95%) Lync
10 2 (0.95%) SAS
10 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.37%) Office 365
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) Firewall
2 8 (3.79%) DNS
3 7 (3.32%) WAN
3 7 (3.32%) LAN
4 6 (2.84%) DHCP
4 6 (2.84%) SAN
5 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.90%) SMS
6 2 (0.95%) Intranet
7 1 (0.47%) Internet
7 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (54.03%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (15.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (9.48%) Relational Database
7 18 (8.53%) MySQL
8 15 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (5.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 11 (5.21%) MongoDB
10 11 (5.21%) NoSQL
11 10 (4.74%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.90%) DB2
15 4 (1.90%) Ingres
15 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.21%) Subversion
3 4 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.42%) Xcode
5 2 (0.95%) JBuilder
6 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (6.16%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.21%) Billing
3 10 (4.74%) Finance
4 9 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.79%) Retail
6 7 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 133 (63.03%) Developer
2 36 (17.06%) .NET Developer
3 33 (15.64%) C# Developer
4 28 (13.27%) Analyst
5 24 (11.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (10.90%) Senior Developer
7 21 (9.95%) Software Developer
7 21 (9.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (7.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (6.64%) PHP Developer
11 12 (5.69%) Tester
12 11 (5.21%) Software Tester
12 11 (5.21%) SQL Developer
13 10 (4.74%) SQL DBA
13 10 (4.74%) DBA
13 10 (4.74%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
14 9 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (3.79%) Team Leader
15 8 (3.79%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (48.82%) .NET
2 73 (34.60%) HTML
3 72 (34.12%) CSS
4 65 (30.81%) ASP.NET
5 47 (22.27%) jQuery
6 39 (18.48%) XML
7 31 (14.69%) Web Services
8 30 (14.22%) WCF
9 27 (12.80%) HTML5
10 25 (11.85%) .NET Framework
11 21 (9.95%) CSS3
12 19 (9.00%) AngularJS
13 17 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (6.64%) JSON
14 14 (6.64%) WPF
15 13 (6.16%) Ajax
15 13 (6.16%) LINQ
16 12 (5.69%) Zend Framework
16 12 (5.69%) SOAP
16 12 (5.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.32%) iSeries
4 6 (2.84%) Clustering
4 6 (2.84%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.90%) AS400
5 4 (1.90%) PDA
5 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.42%) User Experience
7 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) EPoS
8 1 (0.47%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.43%) Windows
2 20 (9.48%) Linux
3 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.84%) AIX
7 4 (1.90%) HPUX
7 4 (1.90%) Solaris
7 4 (1.90%) VMS
8 3 (1.42%) UNIX
8 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.42%) Android
8 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.22%) MVC
3 36 (17.06%) Mentoring
4 25 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (8.53%) Waterfall
6 16 (7.58%) OOP
6 16 (7.58%) E-Commerce
6 16 (7.58%) ERP
7 15 (7.11%) ETL
7 15 (7.11%) TDD
8 14 (6.64%) Web Development
9 12 (5.69%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (5.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.21%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.21%) Project Management
10 11 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.74%) ITIL
11 10 (4.74%) Scrum
12 9 (4.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (44.08%) C#
2 68 (32.23%) JavaScript
3 35 (16.59%) T-SQL
4 32 (15.17%) Java
4 32 (15.17%) VB.NET
5 19 (9.00%) PHP
6 18 (8.53%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.69%) PHP5
8 10 (4.74%) VBA
9 8 (3.79%) VB
10 7 (3.32%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.32%) RPG
11 6 (2.84%) VB6
11 6 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.37%) VBScript
13 4 (1.90%) XAML
14 2 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.47%) ABAP
15 1 (0.47%) C++
15 1 (0.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (4.74%) VCP4
2 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.32%) ISEB
3 6 (2.84%) Degree
4 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.53%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.37%) vSphere
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) WMI
1 6 (2.84%) SCOM
2 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (20.38%) Oracle
2 38 (18.01%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.06%) Cisco
4 13 (6.16%) Zend
5 11 (5.21%) VMware
5 11 (5.21%) Epicor
6 10 (4.74%) Informatica
6 10 (4.74%) HP
7 7 (3.32%) SAP
8 6 (2.84%) IBM
8 6 (2.84%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.37%) WatchGuard
9 5 (2.37%) Sophos
10 4 (1.90%) EMC
10 4 (1.90%) Novell
10 4 (1.90%) Veritas
10 4 (1.90%) Apple
11 3 (1.42%) RedPrairie
12 2 (0.95%) MobileIron
12 2 (0.95%) Ektron
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