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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 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 49 45 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 32.67% 25.71% 45.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 98.00% 65.22% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 52
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
50 69 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 33.33% 39.43% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 56
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 101 (89.38%) .NET
2 99 (87.61%) C#
3 88 (77.88%) ASP.NET
4 81 (71.68%) MVC
5 71 (62.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (52.21%) TDD
7 51 (45.13%) JavaScript
8 46 (40.71%) SQL
9 44 (38.94%) WCF
9 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 40 (35.40%) HTML
11 30 (26.55%) CSS
12 28 (24.78%) Domain-Driven Design
12 28 (24.78%) Web Application Development
13 26 (23.01%) BDD
13 26 (23.01%) jQuery
14 25 (22.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (20.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 23 (20.35%) .NET Framework
16 22 (19.47%) Web Development
17 20 (17.70%) MCTS
17 20 (17.70%) MCP
17 20 (17.70%) MCAD
17 20 (17.70%) MCSD
17 20 (17.70%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (17.70%) Razor View Engine
17 20 (17.70%) CQRS
18 19 (16.81%) NHibernate
19 18 (15.93%) T-SQL
20 17 (15.04%) Microsoft

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (7.08%) Node.js
2 5 (4.42%) CMS
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Wireless
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) NUnit
2 10 (8.85%) ReSharper
2 10 (8.85%) TeamCity
2 10 (8.85%) Mercurial
2 10 (8.85%) Moq
2 10 (8.85%) SpecFlow
2 10 (8.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.54%) Retail
2 2 (1.77%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 106 (93.81%) Developer
2 52 (46.02%) .NET Developer
3 38 (33.63%) C# Developer
4 22 (19.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (18.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Software Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.42%) Applications Support Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Junior
12 4 (3.54%) Database Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Junior Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Mobile Developer
14 2 (1.77%) Junior Web Developer
14 2 (1.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (1.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (89.38%) .NET
2 88 (77.88%) ASP.NET
3 71 (62.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 44 (38.94%) WCF
5 40 (35.40%) HTML
6 30 (26.55%) CSS
7 26 (23.01%) jQuery
8 23 (20.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (20.35%) .NET Framework
9 20 (17.70%) Razor View Engine
10 19 (16.81%) NHibernate
11 16 (14.16%) HTML5
12 10 (8.85%) CSS3
13 9 (7.96%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (7.08%) Ninject
14 8 (7.08%) Dojo
15 7 (6.19%) COM+
15 7 (6.19%) Castle Windsor
15 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Streaming Music
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.27%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Android
3 3 (2.65%) Windows CE
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (71.68%) MVC
2 59 (52.21%) TDD
3 28 (24.78%) Domain-Driven Design
3 28 (24.78%) Web Application Development
4 26 (23.01%) BDD
5 22 (19.47%) Web Development
6 20 (17.70%) CQRS
7 17 (15.04%) Scrum
8 13 (11.50%) OOD
9 12 (10.62%) OO
10 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (7.08%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.08%) Pair Programming
11 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.54%) Logistics
13 4 (3.54%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.54%) Software Testing
14 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (2.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 99 (87.61%) C#
2 51 (45.13%) JavaScript
3 46 (40.71%) SQL
4 18 (15.93%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.96%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.54%) VBScript
7 3 (2.65%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) VB6
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (17.70%) MCP
1 20 (17.70%) MCAD
1 20 (17.70%) MCSD
1 20 (17.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (17.70%) MCTS
2 8 (7.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.88%) Google
2 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
2 1 (0.88%) Tableau
2 1 (0.88%) Twitter
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle
2 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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