The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 35 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 5 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.87% 8.77% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.63% 71.43% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SharePoint
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Application Platforms Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.39% 12.28% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 26
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SharePoint
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Bolton region.

SharePoint Salary Trend in Bolton

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SharePoint 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 SharePoint.

1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) LINQ
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SharePoint 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 SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Software Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (33.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP