The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 135 102 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.97% 21.07% 29.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.70% 36.43% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108 92 135
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
283 280 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.73% 57.85% 64.39%
Number of salaries quoted 236 257 296
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 18 £30,500 -8.27% 9
Blackburn -1 14 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Blackpool +11 13 £35,000 +38.61% 2
Chorley -6 10 £38,750 +46.22% 4
Burnley +3 9 £40,000 +90.47%
Lancaster 0 4 £19,250 -51.87% 1
Newton-le-Willows +5 3 £21,000 -35.38%
Skelmersdale -2 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Accrington -1 2 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Colne +2 1 £33,500 -
Ormskirk - 1 £21,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 131 (49.43%) .NET
2 109 (41.13%) C#
3 105 (39.62%) SQL Server
4 91 (34.34%) HTML
5 83 (31.32%) ASP.NET
6 76 (28.68%) Microsoft
7 75 (28.30%) CSS
8 67 (25.28%) JavaScript
9 55 (20.75%) jQuery
10 54 (20.38%) .NET Framework
11 51 (19.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (17.74%) T-SQL
13 46 (17.36%) XML
14 44 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (15.85%) Java
15 42 (15.85%) Oracle
16 39 (14.72%) MVC
17 37 (13.96%) PHP
18 36 (13.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 35 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
20 34 (12.83%) WCF
20 34 (12.83%) Web Services
20 34 (12.83%) MS Excel
21 32 (12.08%) HTML5
22 30 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
23 29 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
23 29 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
23 29 (10.94%) Windows
24 26 (9.81%) Degree
24 26 (9.81%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.53%) FileNet
3 8 (3.02%) CMS
3 8 (3.02%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.89%) IIS
5 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.51%) WordPress
6 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (1.13%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.75%) Lync
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.53%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (4.53%) HFM
2 6 (2.26%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.51%) Magento
3 4 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.13%) SSL
2 3 (1.13%) Firewall
2 3 (1.13%) Intranet
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) ADSL
4 1 (0.38%) SMS
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) IPsec
4 1 (0.38%) VLAN
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 51 (19.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (9.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (8.68%) Relational Database
8 18 (6.79%) MySQL
9 14 (5.28%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (3.40%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.89%) MS Access
15 4 (1.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.02%) Mercurial
3 6 (2.26%) Selenium
4 5 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.13%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.13%) MyEclipse
5 3 (1.13%) Maven
6 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 26 (9.81%) Finance
2 16 (6.04%) Retail
3 9 (3.40%) Marketing
4 6 (2.26%) Billing
4 6 (2.26%) Back Office
5 5 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 141 (53.21%) Developer
2 70 (26.42%) Analyst
3 39 (14.72%) C# Developer
4 36 (13.58%) .NET Developer
5 32 (12.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (11.70%) Senior Developer
7 29 (10.94%) Software Developer
8 28 (10.57%) DBA
9 27 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (8.68%) SQL DBA
11 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (7.92%) Technical Analyst
12 21 (7.92%) Web Developer
13 18 (6.79%) VB.NET Developer
14 15 (5.66%) Java Developer
15 14 (5.28%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (4.53%) Junior
17 11 (4.15%) Graduate
17 11 (4.15%) Systems Analyst
17 11 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (49.43%) .NET
2 91 (34.34%) HTML
3 83 (31.32%) ASP.NET
4 75 (28.30%) CSS
5 55 (20.75%) jQuery
6 54 (20.38%) .NET Framework
7 46 (17.36%) XML
8 36 (13.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 34 (12.83%) Web Services
9 34 (12.83%) WCF
10 32 (12.08%) HTML5
11 29 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (8.68%) SOAP
13 20 (7.55%) LINQ
14 15 (5.66%) WinForms
15 13 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (4.53%) CSS3
17 11 (4.15%) Grails
18 10 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
19 9 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.79%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.28%) Replication
3 12 (4.53%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.64%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.89%) iSeries
6 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.13%) W3C
8 3 (1.13%) Clustering
9 2 (0.75%) NHS
9 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.75%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) Physics
10 1 (0.38%) Psychology
10 1 (0.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.94%) Windows
2 16 (6.04%) UNIX
3 12 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.15%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.26%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.51%) Linux
7 2 (0.75%) AIX
7 2 (0.75%) CentOS
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.72%) MVC
2 29 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.43%) E-Commerce
4 24 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (7.55%) Web Development
6 18 (6.79%) Release Management
7 17 (6.42%) ITIL
8 15 (5.66%) Unit Testing
9 14 (5.28%) Web Application Development
10 13 (4.91%) TDD
10 13 (4.91%) Scrum
10 13 (4.91%) Validation
11 12 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.53%) Performance Management
11 12 (4.53%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.53%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (4.15%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.15%) SOA
13 10 (3.77%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 109 (41.13%) C#
2 67 (25.28%) JavaScript
3 47 (17.74%) T-SQL
4 42 (15.85%) Java
5 37 (13.96%) PHP
6 25 (9.43%) VB.NET
7 20 (7.55%) VB
8 14 (5.28%) C
9 12 (4.53%) Delphi
9 12 (4.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 11 (4.15%) Objective-C
10 11 (4.15%) Groovy
11 9 (3.40%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.64%) VBA
13 6 (2.26%) Uniface
13 6 (2.26%) C++
14 5 (1.89%) COBOL
14 5 (1.89%) XAML
15 4 (1.51%) VB6
15 4 (1.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 26 (9.81%) Degree
2 8 (3.02%) MCP
3 7 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.51%) HND
6 4 (1.51%) MCSE
7 2 (0.75%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.64%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.75%) XenApp
3 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 76 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.85%) Oracle
3 15 (5.66%) IBM
4 12 (4.53%) Citrix
4 12 (4.53%) Remedy
4 12 (4.53%) Aquila
5 11 (4.15%) RedPrairie
6 10 (3.77%) HP
7 7 (2.64%) SAP
8 6 (2.26%) Dell
8 6 (2.26%) Sage
8 6 (2.26%) VMware
9 2 (0.75%) Open Text
9 2 (0.75%) NetApp
9 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco
10 1 (0.38%) JBoss
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe
10 1 (0.38%) Sun
10 1 (0.38%) Avaya
Preston, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 23-28k depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Salary £33,748 to £42,712
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Accrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago