The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 2.86% 15.15% 26.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 26.32% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 14
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -0.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 48.57% 57.58% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 26
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -15.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Blackpool region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Blackpool

SQL Server 2008
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing SQL Server 2008 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 Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing SQL Server 2008 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 Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft