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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 10 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 25.64% 60.53% 52.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 100.00% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 24
Average salary £33,500 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.41% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £22,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
12 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 30.77% 60.53% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 33
Average salary £33,000 £27,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.10% -22.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £35,750
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (75.86%) C#
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) WPF
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
4 16 (55.17%) SQL
5 15 (51.72%) WCF
6 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
6 13 (44.83%) Scrum
6 13 (44.83%) MVVM
7 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (41.38%) MVC
8 9 (31.03%) OO
9 8 (27.59%) XAML
9 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (27.59%) Degree
9 8 (27.59%) Web Development
9 8 (27.59%) LINQ
10 6 (20.69%) CSS
10 6 (20.69%) PHP
10 6 (20.69%) HTML
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) SEO
11 5 (17.24%) CMS
11 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
11 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (17.24%) WordPress
11 5 (17.24%) Magento
11 5 (17.24%) Customer Segmentation

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (17.24%) CMS
1 5 (17.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Senior Developer
4 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (13.79%) WPF Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
9 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (6.90%) Lead .NET Developer
10 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) WPF
3 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) WCF
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (27.59%) LINQ
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) Flash
9 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
2 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
2 13 (44.83%) MVVM
3 12 (41.38%) MVC
4 9 (31.03%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) Web Development
6 5 (17.24%) SEO
6 5 (17.24%) Customer Segmentation
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) CQRS
7 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) XAML
4 6 (20.69%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
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