The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 28 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.14% 23.81% 42.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 93.33% 54.79% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 41
Average salary £35,250 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.03% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,700 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -
SQL Server
Manchester

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 Bolton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 73 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 21.58% 43.45% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 66 45
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Bolton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 63 (82.89%) .NET
2 62 (81.58%) C#
3 56 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 48 (63.16%) MVC
5 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (55.26%) TDD
7 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (40.79%) HTML
9 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
10 28 (36.84%) SQL
11 27 (35.53%) CSS
11 27 (35.53%) WCF
11 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 26 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
12 26 (34.21%) Web Application Development
13 19 (25.00%) Web Development
14 17 (22.37%) HTML5
15 16 (21.05%) jQuery
16 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
16 14 (18.42%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (17.11%) CQRS
17 13 (17.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (17.11%) Node.js
17 13 (17.11%) Ninject
17 13 (17.11%) BDD
17 13 (17.11%) Razor View Engine
17 13 (17.11%) Dependency Injection
17 13 (17.11%) MCTS
17 13 (17.11%) MCP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 13 (17.11%) Node.js
2 5 (6.58%) CMS
3 4 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Law
2 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (86.84%) Developer
2 43 (56.58%) .NET Developer
3 22 (28.95%) C# Developer
4 18 (23.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Junior
7 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Implementation Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.32%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (82.89%) .NET
2 56 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (40.79%) HTML
5 27 (35.53%) CSS
5 27 (35.53%) WCF
5 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 17 (22.37%) HTML5
7 16 (21.05%) jQuery
8 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
8 14 (18.42%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (17.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (17.11%) Ninject
9 13 (17.11%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (15.79%) CSS3
11 11 (14.47%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.63%) Ajax
12 2 (2.63%) Web Services
13 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Streaming Music
2 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Tandem
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) MVC
2 42 (55.26%) TDD
3 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
4 26 (34.21%) Web Application Development
5 19 (25.00%) Web Development
6 13 (17.11%) CQRS
6 13 (17.11%) BDD
6 13 (17.11%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (6.58%) Scrum
8 4 (5.26%) Coaching
9 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.95%) Project Management
9 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.63%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.63%) OOP
10 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.32%) ETL
11 1 (1.32%) B2B
11 1 (1.32%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) C#
2 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.84%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) MCTS
1 13 (17.11%) MCP
1 13 (17.11%) MCAD
1 13 (17.11%) MCSD
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.32%) Twitter
2 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
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