The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 18 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 52.94% 38.46% 37.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.26% 83.33% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 29
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,100 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
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 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 67.65% 46.15% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 30
Average salary £40,000 £25,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.41% -25.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Blackpool

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Blackpool

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing SQL Server 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.

1 16 (66.67%) C#
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
1 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) WPF
3 12 (50.00%) MVVM
3 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (45.83%) MVC
4 11 (45.83%) WCF
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (37.50%) OO
6 7 (29.17%) XAML
6 7 (29.17%) LINQ
6 7 (29.17%) Web Development
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (25.00%) PHP
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) SEO
8 5 (20.83%) CMS
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) WordPress
8 5 (20.83%) Magento
8 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (20.83%) Customer Segmentation
9 4 (16.67%) CQRS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) CMS
1 5 (20.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) DTS
General
1 4 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
1 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 12 (50.00%) WPF
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (45.83%) WCF
4 7 (29.17%) LINQ
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Flash
7 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
2 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (50.00%) MVVM
3 11 (45.83%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) Customer Segmentation
6 5 (20.83%) SEO
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) CQRS
7 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) XAML
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
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