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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 138 140 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.75% 29.41% 22.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.33% 48.78% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 118 114 98
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £23,650 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
326 287 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.82% 60.29% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 275 242 263
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 33 £32,000 +4.91% 10
Blackburn -1 26 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Blackpool 0 19 £39,000 +11.42% 5
Burnley +3 7 £25,000 -37.50%
Chorley -4 6 £33,750 -25.00% 5
Darwen - 4 £35,000 -
Skelmersdale +1 3 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Lancaster +7 2 £30,500 +58.44% 2
Nelson - 2 £39,000 -
Newton-le-Willows +1 1 £42,500 +102.38%
Accrington -2 1 £39,500 +21.53% 1
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £40,000 - 1
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 121 (43.84%) .NET
2 110 (39.86%) C#
3 97 (35.14%) SQL Server
4 94 (34.06%) MVC
5 87 (31.52%) ASP.NET
6 78 (28.26%) HTML
7 77 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (27.17%) JavaScript
9 71 (25.72%) CSS
9 71 (25.72%) Microsoft
10 70 (25.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 53 (19.20%) Windows
11 53 (19.20%) Oracle
12 51 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 45 (16.30%) Java
14 44 (15.94%) jQuery
15 41 (14.86%) Software Engineering
16 38 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (13.41%) T-SQL
18 36 (13.04%) Degree
19 34 (12.32%) Visual Studio
19 34 (12.32%) Web Services
19 34 (12.32%) SharePoint
20 33 (11.96%) MS Excel
20 33 (11.96%) Finance
20 33 (11.96%) .NET Framework
21 32 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
22 30 (10.87%) HTML5
22 30 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (12.32%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.88%) IIS
3 14 (5.07%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.99%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.62%) CMS
5 10 (3.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.90%) Kentico
6 8 (2.90%) Apache
7 6 (2.17%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.81%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.81%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.72%) JBoss
10 2 (0.72%) SAS
10 2 (0.72%) Lync
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.52%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) Agresso
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.36%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.81%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.26%) Network Security
2 7 (2.54%) Internet
2 7 (2.54%) SMS
3 6 (2.17%) Firewall
3 6 (2.17%) DNS
3 6 (2.17%) SAN
4 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.09%) VPN
5 3 (1.09%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) Wireless
6 2 (0.72%) Intranet
6 2 (0.72%) DHCP
6 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) SMTP
7 1 (0.36%) WLAN
7 1 (0.36%) FTP
7 1 (0.36%) HTTP
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 70 (25.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (7.61%) Crystal Reports
8 17 (6.16%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (4.35%) Oracle Database
11 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.54%) DB2
13 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.17%) SAP HANA
14 5 (1.81%) MySQL
15 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (1.45%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 34 (12.32%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.17%) Subversion
4 5 (1.81%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.09%) Selenium
6 3 (1.09%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.09%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.09%) Ant
7 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.72%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.36%) FireMonkey
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 33 (11.96%) Finance
2 15 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Marketing
5 4 (1.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Law
6 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 169 (61.23%) Developer
2 43 (15.58%) .NET Developer
3 42 (15.22%) C# Developer
4 41 (14.86%) Analyst
5 35 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (9.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (7.97%) Java Developer
8 19 (6.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 18 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.52%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.07%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.71%) C# Software Engineer
11 13 (4.71%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.71%) DBA
12 12 (4.35%) SQL DBA
13 10 (3.62%) Delphi Developer
14 9 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (3.26%) Junior
14 9 (3.26%) Senior Developer
15 8 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (43.84%) .NET
2 87 (31.52%) ASP.NET
3 78 (28.26%) HTML
4 71 (25.72%) CSS
5 44 (15.94%) jQuery
6 38 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (12.32%) Web Services
8 33 (11.96%) .NET Framework
9 30 (10.87%) HTML5
10 21 (7.61%) Hibernate
11 20 (7.25%) Spring
11 20 (7.25%) XML
12 19 (6.88%) CSS3
13 16 (5.80%) WinForms
14 15 (5.43%) AngularJS
15 12 (4.35%) MDX
16 11 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (3.62%) WCF
17 10 (3.62%) J2EE
18 8 (2.90%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.90%) Clustering
4 7 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.45%) Life Science
6 4 (1.45%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.45%) AS400
6 4 (1.45%) Statistics
7 3 (1.09%) PDA
7 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) DTV
8 2 (0.72%) e-Health
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.20%) Windows
2 12 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (3.99%) Linux
4 10 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.62%) AIX
5 7 (2.54%) UNIX
5 7 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.81%) Android
7 4 (1.45%) VMS
7 4 (1.45%) HPUX
7 4 (1.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.06%) MVC
2 77 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.86%) Software Engineering
4 32 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (7.61%) Project Management
5 21 (7.61%) Web Development
6 19 (6.88%) Systems Analysis
6 19 (6.88%) ERP
6 19 (6.88%) SDLC
7 17 (6.16%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.07%) CRM
8 14 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.71%) OOD
10 12 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
11 11 (3.99%) OO
11 11 (3.99%) TDD
12 10 (3.62%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.62%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.62%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 110 (39.86%) C#
2 75 (27.17%) JavaScript
3 45 (16.30%) Java
4 37 (13.41%) T-SQL
5 18 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 17 (6.16%) VB
7 15 (5.43%) VBA
8 12 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (3.62%) Delphi
11 9 (3.26%) PHP
12 6 (2.17%) VBScript
13 4 (1.45%) VB6
14 3 (1.09%) Groovy
14 3 (1.09%) C
15 2 (0.72%) XAML
15 2 (0.72%) R
16 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.36%) Ruby
16 1 (0.36%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 36 (13.04%) Degree
2 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.09%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.09%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (1.09%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.09%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.36%) MCTS
5 1 (0.36%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) MCSA
5 1 (0.36%) PhD
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.90%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) SCOM
2 4 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 71 (25.72%) Microsoft
2 53 (19.20%) Oracle
3 12 (4.35%) SAP
4 11 (3.99%) Cisco
4 11 (3.99%) VMware
5 7 (2.54%) IBM
5 7 (2.54%) HP
6 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.81%) RedPrairie
7 5 (1.81%) JDA
8 4 (1.45%) Novell
8 4 (1.45%) Veritas
8 4 (1.45%) EMC
8 4 (1.45%) Sage
9 3 (1.09%) Citrix
9 3 (1.09%) Sun
9 3 (1.09%) GUPTA
10 2 (0.72%) Epicor
10 2 (0.72%) NetApp
10 2 (0.72%) MobileIron
Preston, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lancashire
IT Recruitment Company
Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £35-45k DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston
Erin Associates
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £26,041 - 34,876 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £31,072 - 40,964 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Key Retirement Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Salary: Negotiable Depending on level of experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Clitheroe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago