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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 141 128 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.13% 29.98% 24.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.65% 53.56% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 111 116 111
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,114 £24,806 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
273 239 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.26% 55.97% 65.17%
Number of salaries quoted 215 212 288
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,350 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 6 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 6 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 +7 25 £36,000 -15.29% 4
Blackpool 0 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Preston -8 16 £30,000 -11.76% 5
Chorley 0 11 £35,750 +32.40% 7
Colne - 8 £36,250 -
Lytham St Annes - 8 £39,500 -
Burnley +8 7 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Accrington - 7 £38,000 - 2
Ormskirk - 5 £28,750 - 3
Rossendale - 3 £42,500 -
Fleetwood - 2 - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 123 (52.56%) SQL Server
2 105 (44.87%) .NET
3 96 (41.03%) C#
4 74 (31.62%) JavaScript
5 72 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 71 (30.34%) CSS
7 69 (29.49%) HTML
8 65 (27.78%) MVC
9 62 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (25.21%) Microsoft
11 55 (23.50%) Windows
12 50 (21.37%) Oracle
12 50 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 41 (17.52%) jQuery
14 38 (16.24%) SharePoint
15 37 (15.81%) Java
16 34 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (14.10%) T-SQL
18 31 (13.25%) Web Services
18 31 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (12.39%) XML
20 27 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (11.11%) MS Excel
21 26 (11.11%) Mentoring
22 25 (10.68%) HTML5
22 25 (10.68%) VB.NET
22 25 (10.68%) Software Engineering
23 23 (9.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 22 (9.40%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 38 (16.24%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (4.70%) CMS
3 11 (4.70%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.85%) IIS
4 9 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.99%) Apache
5 7 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.56%) NetWeaver
7 5 (2.14%) WordPress
8 4 (1.71%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.71%) JBoss
9 3 (1.28%) Kentico
10 2 (0.85%) Lync
10 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.85%) SAS
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.13%) MS Office
3 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) Office 365
2 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) Firewall
2 11 (4.70%) DNS
3 9 (3.85%) LAN
3 9 (3.85%) Network Security
4 8 (3.42%) WAN
5 7 (2.99%) DHCP
6 6 (2.56%) SAN
7 5 (2.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.14%) SMS
8 3 (1.28%) VPN
9 2 (0.85%) Internet
10 1 (0.43%) Wireless
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.43%) Skype
10 1 (0.43%) Intranet
10 1 (0.43%) WLAN
10 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (52.56%) SQL Server
2 50 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (9.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 14 (5.98%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (5.98%) MySQL
10 11 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (4.70%) MongoDB
10 11 (4.70%) NoSQL
11 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 6 (2.56%) SAP HANA
14 6 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.56%) Subversion
3 4 (1.71%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.85%) Xcode
5 2 (0.85%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.43%) JBuilder
6 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (8.12%) Finance
2 12 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.70%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.70%) Billing
4 7 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.28%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 141 (60.26%) Developer
2 37 (15.81%) C# Developer
3 34 (14.53%) .NET Developer
4 30 (12.82%) Analyst
5 24 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (8.55%) Software Developer
6 20 (8.55%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (6.84%) SQL Developer
9 14 (5.98%) SQL DBA
9 14 (5.98%) DBA
10 13 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Junior
12 9 (3.85%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.42%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (3.42%) PHP Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (44.87%) .NET
2 72 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 71 (30.34%) CSS
4 69 (29.49%) HTML
5 41 (17.52%) jQuery
6 31 (13.25%) Web Services
7 29 (12.39%) XML
8 25 (10.68%) HTML5
9 22 (9.40%) .NET Framework
10 19 (8.12%) AngularJS
11 18 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (7.26%) CSS3
13 15 (6.41%) WCF
14 14 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (5.56%) JSON
16 11 (4.70%) Hibernate
16 11 (4.70%) RESTful
17 10 (4.27%) Spring
18 9 (3.85%) Ajax
18 9 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.56%) Clustering
5 5 (2.14%) User Experience
5 5 (2.14%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.14%) AS400
5 5 (2.14%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.71%) Life Science
6 4 (1.71%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.71%) Statistics
7 3 (1.28%) PDA
8 2 (0.85%) iSeries
8 2 (0.85%) Open Source
9 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.50%) Windows
2 17 (7.26%) Linux
3 15 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.70%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.70%) AIX
5 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.99%) UNIX
7 5 (2.14%) Android
7 5 (2.14%) VMS
7 5 (2.14%) HPUX
7 5 (2.14%) Solaris
8 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.78%) MVC
2 62 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 25 (10.68%) Software Engineering
6 19 (8.12%) Project Management
7 16 (6.84%) ERP
8 15 (6.41%) TDD
9 14 (5.98%) ETL
9 14 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.13%) OOP
11 12 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (5.13%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.70%) ITIL
12 11 (4.70%) OO
12 11 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (4.27%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.03%) C#
2 74 (31.62%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.81%) Java
4 33 (14.10%) T-SQL
5 25 (10.68%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.70%) PHP
8 8 (3.42%) VBScript
8 8 (3.42%) VBA
9 7 (2.99%) VB
10 6 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (2.14%) PHP5
12 3 (1.28%) Groovy
12 3 (1.28%) VB6
12 3 (1.28%) Delphi
13 2 (0.85%) C
13 2 (0.85%) RPG
14 1 (0.43%) Ada
Qualifications
1 21 (8.97%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.71%) ISEB
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.85%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.85%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (0.85%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.85%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.14%) vSphere
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) WMI
1 6 (2.56%) SCOM
2 5 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.43%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 59 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 50 (21.37%) Oracle
3 18 (7.69%) Cisco
4 14 (5.98%) VMware
5 12 (5.13%) HP
6 9 (3.85%) Epicor
7 8 (3.42%) SAP
8 7 (2.99%) IBM
9 6 (2.56%) Informatica
10 5 (2.14%) EMC
10 5 (2.14%) Novell
10 5 (2.14%) Veritas
10 5 (2.14%) Sophos
10 5 (2.14%) Zend
10 5 (2.14%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.28%) GUPTA
11 3 (1.28%) Apple
11 3 (1.28%) Citrix
11 3 (1.28%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.85%) Sun
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + pension + 29 hols
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £35-45k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Accrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, training
Posted: 8 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago