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 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
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 12 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 9.80% 27.50% 11.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.32% 47.83% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 5
Average salary £32,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
19 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 37.25% 57.50% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 30
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,500 £35,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago