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 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 SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 52 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 46.85% 32.67% 25.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 92.86% 98.00% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
56 50 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 50.45% 33.33% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 67
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 66 (56.90%) .NET
2 58 (50.00%) C#
3 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (48.28%) MVC
4 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET
5 52 (44.83%) TDD
6 50 (43.10%) SQL
6 50 (43.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (30.17%) WCF
8 34 (29.31%) KnockoutJS
9 33 (28.45%) Web Application Development
10 29 (25.00%) Node.js
10 29 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 26 (22.41%) Dependency Injection
11 26 (22.41%) Ninject
11 26 (22.41%) Streaming Music
12 25 (21.55%) SharePoint
13 23 (19.83%) Windows
14 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
15 20 (17.24%) NHS
15 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
16 19 (16.38%) HTML
17 17 (14.66%) Web Development
18 15 (12.93%) Project Management
19 14 (12.07%) Scrum
20 12 (10.34%) CSS
20 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
21 11 (9.48%) Coaching
21 11 (9.48%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 29 (25.00%) Node.js
2 25 (21.55%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.31%) IIS
4 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) Apache
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (8.62%) Office 365
2 5 (4.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) SpecFlow
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.59%) NUnit
2 3 (2.59%) ReSharper
2 3 (2.59%) Moq
3 2 (1.72%) Toad
4 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (56.03%) Developer
2 51 (43.97%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 18 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Analyst
6 15 (12.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Consultant
7 13 (11.21%) Implementation Consultant
7 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Junior
10 5 (4.31%) DBA
10 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Implementation Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Implementation Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Help Desk Supervisor
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (56.90%) .NET
2 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 50 (43.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (30.17%) WCF
5 34 (29.31%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (22.41%) Ninject
7 19 (16.38%) HTML
8 12 (10.34%) CSS
8 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
10 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.62%) HTML5
11 9 (7.76%) jQuery
12 7 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.17%) CSS3
13 6 (5.17%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.31%) Web Services
14 5 (4.31%) XML
15 4 (3.45%) Ajax
15 4 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.41%) Streaming Music
2 20 (17.24%) NHS
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) PACS
6 2 (1.72%) FMCG
6 2 (1.72%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.72%) Informatics
6 2 (1.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.86%) Blog
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Windows Vista
2 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.72%) Android
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (48.28%) MVC
3 52 (44.83%) TDD
4 33 (28.45%) Web Application Development
5 29 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 26 (22.41%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (14.66%) Web Development
8 15 (12.93%) Project Management
9 14 (12.07%) Scrum
10 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.48%) Coaching
11 10 (8.62%) ITIL
12 9 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (6.03%) Mentoring
13 7 (6.03%) BDD
14 6 (5.17%) Project Planning
14 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2
15 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.00%) C#
2 50 (43.10%) SQL
3 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.62%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.45%) Java
6 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.86%) Korn
7 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.86%) R
7 1 (0.86%) VBScript
7 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) HL7
3 2 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) VMware
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco
4 2 (1.72%) Citrix
4 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.86%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.86%) F5
5 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) WatchGuard
5 1 (0.86%) Avaya
5 1 (0.86%) Sophos
5 1 (0.86%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.86%) HP
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