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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 13 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 28.26% 13.04% 18.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 86.67% 23.08% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
15 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 32.61% 56.52% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 27 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Blackpool

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (40.00%) WCF
6 10 (33.33%) MVC
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (26.67%) MDX
9 7 (23.33%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (20.00%) HTML
10 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (16.67%) TDD
11 5 (16.67%) NUnit
11 5 (16.67%) Spring.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.33%) MySQL
9 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) NUnit
2 5 (16.67%) MSTest
2 5 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (13.33%) DBA
5 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) WPF Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) WCF
4 8 (26.67%) MDX
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) WPF
6 5 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (16.67%) Ninject
6 5 (16.67%) Spring.NET
6 5 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (13.33%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) SOAP
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) XSLT
9 2 (6.67%) LINQ
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Kanban
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) MVVM
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) OOD
9 1 (3.33%) ETL
9 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) XAML
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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