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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 19 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 41.30% 42.86% 54.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.61% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 18
Average salary £33,000 £26,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,850 £27,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
23 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 50.00% 42.86% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 26
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £24,000 £24,894
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £45,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (67.74%) C#
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) WCF
3 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 13 (41.94%) MVC
4 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (38.71%) WPF
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 9 (29.03%) Web Application Development
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
8 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Power View
8 6 (19.35%) PowerPivot
9 5 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (16.13%) Ninject
9 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (16.13%) Moq
9 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (16.13%) Spring.NET
9 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Power View
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) NUnit
1 5 (16.13%) MSTest
1 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (16.13%) Moq
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) DBA
3 7 (22.58%) SQL DBA
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) WPF Developer
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Server Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) WCF
3 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (38.71%) WPF
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) Spring.NET
7 5 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (16.13%) Ninject
7 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (12.90%) LINQ
9 3 (9.68%) CSS
9 3 (9.68%) HTML
10 1 (3.23%) Flash
10 1 (3.23%) WinForms
10 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVC
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
2 9 (29.03%) Web Application Development
3 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
3 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Kanban
4 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (12.90%) MVVM
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) CQRS
5 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 4 (12.90%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) XAML
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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