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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 16 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 24.24% 32.00% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.57% 47.06% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
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 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 34.85% 68.00% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £25,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 7 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Blackpool

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (37.04%) WCF
5 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (33.33%) MVC
6 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (29.63%) MDX
7 8 (29.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) XML
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (18.52%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) MSTest
2 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.41%) Moq
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 8 (29.63%) MDX
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) XML
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) XSLT
8 3 (11.11%) WPF
9 2 (7.41%) LINQ
9 2 (7.41%) Spring.NET
9 2 (7.41%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (7.41%) Ninject
9 2 (7.41%) XSL
9 2 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (7.41%) MVVM
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) XAML
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
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