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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 33.33% 28.57% 50.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.52% 100.00% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 10
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
33 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 64.71% 28.57% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 10
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 20 (68.97%) C#
1 20 (68.97%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) WCF
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) WPF
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) MVC
6 9 (31.03%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (24.14%) Web Services
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
9 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
9 6 (20.69%) PowerPivot
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Power View
10 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (17.24%) Ninject
10 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
10 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (17.24%) Moq
10 5 (17.24%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Power View
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
1 5 (17.24%) MSTest
1 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (17.24%) Moq
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (20.69%) DBA
3 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
3 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) WPF Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) WCF
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) WPF
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (17.24%) Ninject
7 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
8 4 (13.79%) LINQ
8 4 (13.79%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 2 (6.90%) MDX
10 1 (3.45%) Flash
10 1 (3.45%) WinForms
10 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Kanban
4 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) MVVM
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.79%) XAML
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
Blackpool, Lancashire
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