The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 85 27 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 48.02% 23.28% 60.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.98% 61.36% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 84 20 66
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,150 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
109 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 61.58% 37.93% 62.73%
Number of salaries quoted 104 37 68
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
Manchester

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 107 (75.35%) .NET
2 104 (73.24%) C#
3 99 (69.72%) ASP.NET
4 95 (66.90%) MVC
5 83 (58.45%) SQL
6 77 (54.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 53 (37.32%) WCF
9 47 (33.10%) TDD
10 46 (32.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 44 (30.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 44 (30.99%) HTML
12 42 (29.58%) T-SQL
13 40 (28.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (22.54%) BDD
15 28 (19.72%) Razor View Engine
15 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
15 28 (19.72%) jQuery
16 26 (18.31%) Domain-Driven Design
16 26 (18.31%) MCTS
16 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (18.31%) MCP
16 26 (18.31%) MCAD
16 26 (18.31%) MCSD
16 26 (18.31%) Windows
16 26 (18.31%) CSS
16 26 (18.31%) CQRS
16 26 (18.31%) Web Application Development
17 24 (16.90%) MS Excel
17 24 (16.90%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
2 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Wireless
2 1 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.99%) SQL Server 2012
2 40 (28.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Visual Studio
1 12 (8.45%) NUnit
2 11 (7.75%) Moq
3 10 (7.04%) ReSharper
3 10 (7.04%) TeamCity
3 10 (7.04%) Mercurial
3 10 (7.04%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (3.52%) Retail
2 2 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Finance
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 135 (95.07%) Developer
2 53 (37.32%) .NET Developer
3 33 (23.24%) C# Developer
4 32 (22.54%) Web Developer
5 22 (15.49%) Database Developer
6 20 (14.08%) Software Developer
7 18 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (9.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (7.75%) Lead Developer
11 10 (7.04%) Lead C# Developer
11 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (6.34%) Senior Developer
13 8 (5.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
14 5 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 5 (3.52%) Lead .NET Developer
15 4 (2.82%) C# Architect
15 4 (2.82%) Architect
15 4 (2.82%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (75.35%) .NET
2 99 (69.72%) ASP.NET
3 77 (54.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (37.32%) WCF
5 46 (32.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 44 (30.99%) HTML
7 28 (19.72%) Razor View Engine
7 28 (19.72%) jQuery
8 26 (18.31%) CSS
9 23 (16.20%) Classic ASP
10 21 (14.79%) ADO
11 20 (14.08%) .NET Framework
12 17 (11.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (10.56%) Ajax
14 13 (9.15%) XML
15 12 (8.45%) HTML5
16 10 (7.04%) NHibernate
17 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 8 (5.63%) Web Services
18 8 (5.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.11%) Social Media
2 2 (1.41%) Blog
3 1 (0.70%) Replication
3 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.70%) New Media
3 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Windows
2 22 (15.49%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.11%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (66.90%) MVC
2 47 (33.10%) TDD
3 32 (22.54%) BDD
4 26 (18.31%) Domain-Driven Design
4 26 (18.31%) CQRS
4 26 (18.31%) Web Application Development
5 21 (14.79%) Software Testing
6 20 (14.08%) OO
6 20 (14.08%) OOD
6 20 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (12.68%) Scrum
8 14 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.34%) Web Development
11 8 (5.63%) Pair Programming
12 6 (4.23%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.52%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.52%) E-Commerce
14 4 (2.82%) Business Analysis
15 3 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 104 (73.24%) C#
2 83 (58.45%) SQL
3 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 42 (29.58%) T-SQL
5 24 (16.90%) VB.NET
6 21 (14.79%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) C
7 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (18.31%) MCTS
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (18.31%) MCP
1 26 (18.31%) MCAD
1 26 (18.31%) MCSD
2 4 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.52%) Twitter
3 2 (1.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle
4 1 (0.70%) Sybase
4 1 (0.70%) Tableau
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