The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 102 88 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.02% 18.97% 22.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.26% 53.99% 59.91%
Number of salaries quoted 88 77 114
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 188 163 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 42.44% 35.13% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 168 120 188
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,350
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Lancashire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Lancashire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Lancashire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Lancashire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Lancashire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 57 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Chorley -7 12 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Lancaster +12 6 £37,000 +17.46% 2
Burnley -4 6 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Blackpool +10 4 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Blackburn -1 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - - 1
Rossendale - 1 £21,500 -
SQL Server
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 108 (60.00%) .NET
2 104 (57.78%) SQL
3 94 (52.22%) C#
4 86 (47.78%) ASP.NET
5 70 (38.89%) MVC
6 51 (28.33%) JavaScript
7 48 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 47 (26.11%) Microsoft
9 43 (23.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (23.33%) .NET Framework
11 40 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (22.22%) TDD
11 40 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (22.22%) HTML
12 39 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (21.11%) CSS
14 36 (20.00%) Degree
15 35 (19.44%) Windows
16 32 (17.78%) AngularJS
17 31 (17.22%) Entity Framework
18 30 (16.67%) jQuery
19 29 (16.11%) WCF
19 29 (16.11%) Web Application Development
20 28 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 26 (14.44%) Web Development
21 26 (14.44%) Oracle
21 26 (14.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 24 (13.33%) RESTful
22 24 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
22 24 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.78%) IIS
2 11 (6.11%) CMS
3 7 (3.89%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.78%) OpenEdge
4 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.67%) Kentico
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.56%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) HTTP
2 9 (5.00%) Firewall
3 6 (3.33%) Internet
3 6 (3.33%) LAN
3 6 (3.33%) WAN
4 3 (1.67%) SAN
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.11%) SMS
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) FTP
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 17 (9.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (7.78%) MySQL
9 12 (6.67%) Power BI
10 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (4.44%) DTS
11 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (3.33%) MongoDB
12 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
12 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.67%) Big Data
14 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.22%) JIRA
5 3 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.56%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.56%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 23 (12.78%) Finance
2 12 (6.67%) Games
3 7 (3.89%) Retail
4 3 (1.67%) Advertising
4 3 (1.67%) Legal
4 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.67%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (65.56%) Developer
2 73 (40.56%) .NET Developer
3 40 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 39 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (14.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (14.44%) Software Developer
7 24 (13.33%) Analyst
8 22 (12.22%) SQL Developer
9 18 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 16 (8.89%) DBA
11 11 (6.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (5.56%) SQL DBA
12 10 (5.56%) Web Developer
13 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (5.00%) Team Leader
14 8 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (60.00%) .NET
2 86 (47.78%) ASP.NET
3 43 (23.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (23.33%) .NET Framework
5 40 (22.22%) HTML
6 38 (21.11%) CSS
7 32 (17.78%) AngularJS
8 31 (17.22%) Entity Framework
9 30 (16.67%) jQuery
10 29 (16.11%) WCF
11 26 (14.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (13.33%) RESTful
13 23 (12.78%) HTML5
13 23 (12.78%) Node.js
14 21 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 21 (11.67%) SOAP
15 19 (10.56%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (8.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.11%) Clustering
3 10 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.22%) Replication
7 4 (2.22%) Tandem
8 3 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.67%) Life Science
9 2 (1.11%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) EPoS
10 1 (0.56%) iPad
10 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.44%) Windows
2 15 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.89%) Unix
6 6 (3.33%) Linux
6 6 (3.33%) Solaris
7 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.22%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.67%) AIX
9 3 (1.67%) Android
10 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.89%) MVC
2 40 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (22.22%) TDD
3 29 (16.11%) Web Application Development
4 26 (14.44%) Web Development
5 21 (11.67%) BDD
6 18 (10.00%) SDLC
7 14 (7.78%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.22%) OO
9 12 (6.67%) Migration
9 12 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.44%) Analytics
14 7 (3.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 104 (57.78%) SQL
2 94 (52.22%) C#
3 51 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 48 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.44%) Ruby
6 9 (5.00%) VB
7 7 (3.89%) Java
8 6 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.78%) PHP
10 4 (2.22%) C++
10 4 (2.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.56%) Python
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.56%) CCNA
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.56%) MCAD
3 1 (0.56%) MCPD
3 1 (0.56%) MCSA
3 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 22 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.67%) XenApp
3 3 (1.67%) XenServer
4 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.67%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.44%) Oracle
3 16 (8.89%) VMware
4 12 (6.67%) Cisco
5 6 (3.33%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.22%) Tableau
7 3 (1.67%) Adobe
7 3 (1.67%) Citrix
7 3 (1.67%) Facebook
7 3 (1.67%) NetApp
7 3 (1.67%) Teradata
7 3 (1.67%) Verint
8 2 (1.11%) HP
8 2 (1.11%) Sybase
9 1 (0.56%) Telerik
9 1 (0.56%) Zend
Preston, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Horwich, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependant on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Hiring Wizard
Salary: From £27,999 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
driverhelpline
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-35k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Lancashire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Burnley
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancashire
Bupa
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago