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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 47 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 29.56% 38.39% 26.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.46% 91.49% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 38
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,300 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
57 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.85% 41.96% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 39
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (62.22%) C#
3 51 (56.67%) .NET
4 45 (50.00%) SQL
5 36 (40.00%) OO
6 35 (38.89%) MVC
7 31 (34.44%) T-SQL
8 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
9 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 23 (25.56%) TDD
10 23 (25.56%) NHibernate
11 22 (24.44%) Windows
11 22 (24.44%) Windows Server
12 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
13 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
14 18 (20.00%) CQRS
14 18 (20.00%) Web Application Development
14 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (20.00%) WCF
14 18 (20.00%) BDD
14 18 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
14 18 (20.00%) Games
14 18 (20.00%) Internet
15 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
15 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
17 14 (15.56%) User Stories

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
2 15 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.44%) SMS
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.44%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.44%) Redis
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Big Data
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) OLAP
7 1 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.11%) Power BI
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
1 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.00%) Games
2 8 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (66.67%) Developer
2 44 (48.89%) .NET Developer
3 31 (34.44%) C# Developer
4 24 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (22.22%) SQL Developer
6 14 (15.56%) Administrator
6 14 (15.56%) SharePoint Administrator
7 12 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Junior
8 6 (6.67%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.67%) .NET
2 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
3 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 23 (25.56%) NHibernate
5 18 (20.00%) WCF
6 13 (14.44%) CSS
6 13 (14.44%) HTML
7 10 (11.11%) HTML5
8 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.00%) CSS3
9 8 (8.89%) Entity Framework
10 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.44%) jQuery
12 4 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.44%) WinForms
12 4 (4.44%) WPF
13 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) iPad
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) NHS
3 4 (4.44%) Social Media
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Windows
1 22 (24.44%) Windows Server
2 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) OO
3 35 (38.89%) MVC
4 23 (25.56%) TDD
5 18 (20.00%) BDD
5 18 (20.00%) CQRS
5 18 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 14 (15.56%) User Stories
7 13 (14.44%) Web Development
8 8 (8.89%) Kanban
8 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.78%) Coaching
10 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.56%) OOP
11 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.56%) SOLID
12 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) C#
2 45 (50.00%) SQL
3 31 (34.44%) T-SQL
4 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
5 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) VB
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Facebook
3 3 (3.33%) New Relic
4 2 (2.22%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.11%) Tableau
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
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