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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 124 179 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.46% 36.23% 25.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.37% 60.07% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 121 154 103
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
315 298 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 62.13% 60.32% 66.89%
Number of salaries quoted 305 264 271
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -4 44 £34,000 - 2
Chorley +2 10 £41,250 +30.95% 6
Blackpool -6 8 £39,000 +30.00%
Lancaster +4 4 £26,000 +4.00%
Blackburn -12 4 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Accrington - 4 £39,250 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 2 £39,000 -
Skelmersdale -3 1 £25,000 +177.79%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 173 (57.10%) .NET
2 154 (50.83%) C#
3 136 (44.88%) SQL Server
4 125 (41.25%) HTML
5 114 (37.62%) CSS
6 108 (35.64%) ASP.NET
7 104 (34.32%) JavaScript
8 82 (27.06%) jQuery
9 81 (26.73%) XML
10 76 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (22.77%) T-SQL
12 65 (21.45%) .NET Framework
13 64 (21.12%) PHP
13 64 (21.12%) MVC
13 64 (21.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 59 (19.47%) Microsoft
15 54 (17.82%) WCF
16 53 (17.49%) Mentoring
17 48 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 47 (15.51%) Web Services
18 47 (15.51%) HTML5
19 45 (14.85%) Java
20 44 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
21 41 (13.53%) SOAP
22 39 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
23 37 (12.21%) MS Excel
24 36 (11.88%) Oracle
24 36 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
24 36 (11.88%) VB.NET
25 35 (11.55%) CSS3

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.92%) CMS
3 18 (5.94%) WordPress
4 11 (3.63%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.32%) IIS
8 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.66%) SAS
9 2 (0.66%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) SPSS
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.98%) Sage 50
3 5 (1.65%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.65%) Office 365
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.97%) Firewall
2 6 (1.98%) LAN
2 6 (1.98%) WAN
3 5 (1.65%) DHCP
3 5 (1.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.66%) SAN
4 2 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (44.88%) SQL Server
2 64 (21.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (7.26%) Relational Database
6 22 (7.26%) MySQL
7 18 (5.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 17 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (5.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.31%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.98%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
15 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.31%) Maven
3 6 (1.98%) Subversion
4 5 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.99%) Xcode
6 2 (0.66%) JUnit
6 2 (0.66%) JBuilder
6 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (10.23%) Retail
2 12 (3.96%) Finance
3 9 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.98%) Back Office
4 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.65%) Billing
6 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 214 (70.63%) Developer
2 56 (18.48%) Analyst
3 51 (16.83%) .NET Developer
4 43 (14.19%) C# Developer
5 42 (13.86%) Senior Developer
6 39 (12.87%) Software Developer
7 34 (11.22%) Web Developer
7 34 (11.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (9.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (8.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (7.92%) Team Leader
11 22 (7.26%) Development Team Leader
12 19 (6.27%) .NET Team Leader
13 18 (5.94%) Software Team Leader
13 18 (5.94%) Software Development Team Leader
14 17 (5.61%) PHP Developer
15 16 (5.28%) Systems Analyst
16 14 (4.62%) VB.NET Developer
17 13 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
18 12 (3.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (57.10%) .NET
2 125 (41.25%) HTML
3 114 (37.62%) CSS
4 108 (35.64%) ASP.NET
5 82 (27.06%) jQuery
6 81 (26.73%) XML
7 65 (21.45%) .NET Framework
8 54 (17.82%) WCF
9 47 (15.51%) Web Services
9 47 (15.51%) HTML5
10 41 (13.53%) SOAP
11 35 (11.55%) CSS3
12 28 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (9.24%) LINQ
13 22 (7.26%) Classic ASP
14 19 (6.27%) WPF
15 18 (5.94%) ADO.NET
15 18 (5.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (5.61%) XSL
17 16 (5.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.94%) iSeries
4 15 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.98%) User Experience
5 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.98%) PDA
5 6 (1.98%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.98%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.99%) Replication
7 2 (0.66%) SCORM
7 2 (0.66%) Economics
7 2 (0.66%) Psychology
7 2 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.33%) Derivative
8 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.59%) Windows
2 13 (4.29%) Linux
3 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.32%) UNIX
6 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.12%) MVC
3 53 (17.49%) Mentoring
4 44 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (11.55%) E-Commerce
6 26 (8.58%) Web Development
7 22 (7.26%) Waterfall
8 21 (6.93%) OOP
9 20 (6.60%) Project Management
10 18 (5.94%) ETL
10 18 (5.94%) Scrum
11 17 (5.61%) Load Testing
11 17 (5.61%) Multithreading
11 17 (5.61%) Parallel Computing
12 16 (5.28%) ERP
13 14 (4.62%) GAP Analysis
13 14 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (3.96%) Web Application Development
14 12 (3.96%) Performance Management
15 11 (3.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 154 (50.83%) C#
2 104 (34.32%) JavaScript
3 69 (22.77%) T-SQL
4 64 (21.12%) PHP
5 45 (14.85%) Java
6 36 (11.88%) VB.NET
7 26 (8.58%) PL/SQL
8 19 (6.27%) Objective-C
9 18 (5.94%) VB
9 18 (5.94%) RPG
10 12 (3.96%) PHP5
10 12 (3.96%) Groovy
11 10 (3.30%) VB6
12 8 (2.64%) VBA
12 8 (2.64%) C
13 7 (2.31%) C++
13 7 (2.31%) XAML
14 6 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.98%) Uniface
15 4 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.63%) Degree
2 7 (2.31%) ISEB
3 5 (1.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.24%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.65%) vSphere
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.98%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.88%) Oracle
3 16 (5.28%) Informatica
4 13 (4.29%) Zend
5 9 (2.97%) Epicor
6 7 (2.31%) Cisco
6 7 (2.31%) VMware
7 6 (1.98%) Sage
8 5 (1.65%) Sophos
8 5 (1.65%) HP
8 5 (1.65%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.65%) WatchGuard
8 5 (1.65%) RedPrairie
9 4 (1.32%) SAP
10 3 (0.99%) Apple
11 2 (0.66%) IBM
11 2 (0.66%) Ektron
12 1 (0.33%) Spiceworks
12 1 (0.33%) Embarcadero
12 1 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
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