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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 97 165 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.02% 37.33% 26.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.55% 63.71% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 90 145 114
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
298 259 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 58.43% 58.60% 63.69%
Number of salaries quoted 280 234 269
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Preston -12 18 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Blackburn -14 11 £40,000 +50.94% 6
Chorley -4 7 £35,500 -4.05% 6
Blackpool -11 6 £33,500 +17.54% 1
Lancaster +5 4 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Lytham St Annes - 3 £39,000 - 1
Ormskirk - 3 £27,500 - 3
Accrington - 3 £38,500 - 2
Burnley +1 2 £22,500 -26.22% 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 138 (54.55%) .NET
2 122 (48.22%) C#
3 113 (44.66%) SQL Server
4 100 (39.53%) HTML
5 95 (37.55%) CSS
6 91 (35.97%) ASP.NET
7 90 (35.57%) JavaScript
8 66 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (26.09%) jQuery
9 62 (24.51%) XML
10 59 (23.32%) T-SQL
11 56 (22.13%) MVC
12 51 (20.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 48 (18.97%) Microsoft
13 48 (18.97%) Mentoring
14 46 (18.18%) .NET Framework
15 43 (17.00%) WCF
16 41 (16.21%) Java
17 39 (15.42%) Oracle
18 38 (15.02%) PHP
19 37 (14.62%) Web Services
20 36 (14.23%) HTML5
21 35 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 34 (13.44%) VB.NET
23 33 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
23 33 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
24 32 (12.65%) SQL Server 2012
25 31 (12.25%) Windows
26 28 (11.07%) SOAP
26 28 (11.07%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.91%) CMS
3 14 (5.53%) WordPress
4 11 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.37%) IIS
8 4 (1.58%) JBoss
8 4 (1.58%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Lync
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Office 365
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.95%) Firewall
2 6 (2.37%) LAN
2 6 (2.37%) WAN
2 6 (2.37%) DNS
3 5 (1.98%) DHCP
4 3 (1.19%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (44.66%) SQL Server
2 51 (20.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (12.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (7.91%) MySQL
6 20 (7.91%) Relational Database
7 18 (7.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 16 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.16%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.16%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.98%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (5.14%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.95%) Subversion
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.58%) Maven
5 3 (1.19%) Xcode
6 2 (0.79%) JBuilder
6 2 (0.79%) JUnit
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (7.11%) Retail
2 12 (4.74%) Finance
3 10 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.16%) Billing
6 4 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.79%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 177 (69.96%) Developer
2 42 (16.60%) .NET Developer
3 35 (13.83%) Analyst
3 35 (13.83%) C# Developer
4 32 (12.65%) Software Developer
5 31 (12.25%) Senior Developer
6 26 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (7.51%) Web Developer
10 18 (7.11%) Team Leader
11 16 (6.32%) Development Team Leader
11 16 (6.32%) PHP Developer
12 13 (5.14%) Software Team Leader
12 13 (5.14%) Software Development Team Leader
12 13 (5.14%) .NET Team Leader
13 12 (4.74%) Tester
13 12 (4.74%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (4.35%) OBIEE Developer
14 11 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (54.55%) .NET
2 100 (39.53%) HTML
3 95 (37.55%) CSS
4 91 (35.97%) ASP.NET
5 66 (26.09%) jQuery
6 62 (24.51%) XML
7 46 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 43 (17.00%) WCF
9 37 (14.62%) Web Services
10 36 (14.23%) HTML5
11 28 (11.07%) SOAP
12 27 (10.67%) CSS3
13 24 (9.49%) LINQ
14 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (7.51%) Classic ASP
16 16 (6.32%) XSLT
16 16 (6.32%) JSON
16 16 (6.32%) AngularJS
17 14 (5.53%) Ajax
17 14 (5.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.14%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.14%) iSeries
4 6 (2.37%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.37%) User Experience
5 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.98%) PDA
6 4 (1.58%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.19%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) SCORM
9 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) AS400
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.25%) Windows
2 17 (6.72%) Linux
3 8 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.19%) UNIX
5 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) VMS
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.13%) MVC
3 48 (18.97%) Mentoring
4 33 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (10.28%) E-Commerce
6 21 (8.30%) Waterfall
7 20 (7.91%) OOP
8 18 (7.11%) ETL
9 17 (6.72%) Web Development
10 15 (5.93%) ERP
11 14 (5.53%) Project Management
11 14 (5.53%) Scrum
12 12 (4.74%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (4.74%) Load Testing
12 12 (4.74%) Multithreading
12 12 (4.74%) Parallel Computing
12 12 (4.74%) Mobile Application Development
13 10 (3.95%) Web Application Development
13 10 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (3.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (48.22%) C#
2 90 (35.57%) JavaScript
3 59 (23.32%) T-SQL
4 41 (16.21%) Java
5 38 (15.02%) PHP
6 34 (13.44%) VB.NET
7 26 (10.28%) PL/SQL
8 16 (6.32%) VB
9 13 (5.14%) RPG
10 12 (4.74%) Objective-C
10 12 (4.74%) PHP5
11 8 (3.16%) VBA
11 8 (3.16%) VB6
12 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.98%) Groovy
13 5 (1.98%) VBScript
14 4 (1.58%) XAML
15 2 (0.79%) ABAP
16 1 (0.40%) X++
16 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.16%) ISEB
2 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.98%) Degree
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.98%) vSphere
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) WMI
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.42%) Oracle
3 16 (6.32%) Informatica
4 13 (5.14%) Zend
5 10 (3.95%) Cisco
6 9 (3.56%) Epicor
7 8 (3.16%) VMware
8 7 (2.77%) HP
9 5 (1.98%) WatchGuard
9 5 (1.98%) Sophos
9 5 (1.98%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.58%) SAP
10 4 (1.58%) Apple
11 3 (1.19%) RedPrairie
12 2 (0.79%) IBM
12 2 (0.79%) Ektron
13 1 (0.40%) MobileIron
13 1 (0.40%) Google
13 1 (0.40%) Citrix
13 1 (0.40%) Embarcadero
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £17000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
CCity IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Reduced Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Accrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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Chorley
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
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Chorley
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Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Benefits
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Lancashire
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