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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 21.05% 35.29% 31.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Average salary £29,000 £34,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +28.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
6 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 31.58% 58.82% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 6
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £26,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Blackpool

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) OOP
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (10.53%) COM+
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft