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 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
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 19 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 1.64% - 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
23 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 37.70% 66.67% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL