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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 18 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 9 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.11% 4.00% 4.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.32% 27.27% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
37 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 33.33% 14.67% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 37
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 1 September 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 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 10 (37.04%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Web Development
5 9 (33.33%) Office 365
5 9 (33.33%) Coaching
6 8 (29.63%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (7.41%) Citrix
10 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
10 2 (7.41%) SLA
10 2 (7.41%) ITIL
10 2 (7.41%) CMDB
10 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (7.41%) FMCG

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
1 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Head of IT
7 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
1 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
1 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) LINQ
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Coaching
3 9 (33.33%) Web Development
4 8 (29.63%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Process Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.70%) Security Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.70%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco