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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 62 67 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 48.82% 42.95% 26.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.52% 89.33% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 28
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £41,500
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
77 75 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 60.63% 48.08% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 71 74 49
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 June 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 84 (67.20%) .NET
2 78 (62.40%) C#
3 65 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 65 (52.00%) MVC
4 64 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (46.40%) TDD
6 54 (43.20%) SQL
7 53 (42.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (38.40%) WCF
9 37 (29.60%) KnockoutJS
10 36 (28.80%) Web Application Development
11 35 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 35 (28.00%) Node.js
12 30 (24.00%) JavaScript
13 26 (20.80%) Ninject
13 26 (20.80%) Dependency Injection
13 26 (20.80%) Streaming Music
14 22 (17.60%) HTML
15 20 (16.00%) Windows
16 19 (15.20%) SharePoint
16 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
16 19 (15.20%) NHS
17 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
17 17 (13.60%) Project Management
18 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (12.00%) Web Development
20 14 (11.20%) Oracle
20 14 (11.20%) SQL Server 2005
21 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
21 13 (10.40%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 35 (28.00%) Node.js
2 19 (15.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.40%) IIS
4 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) FileNet
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.40%) Office 365
2 4 (3.20%) GitHub
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Internet
2 4 (3.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (11.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.20%) NUnit
2 4 (3.20%) ReSharper
2 4 (3.20%) Moq
3 2 (1.60%) Toad
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.40%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 76 (60.80%) Developer
2 53 (42.40%) .NET Developer
3 23 (18.40%) C# Developer
4 18 (14.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Implementation Consultant
5 13 (10.40%) Consultant
6 12 (9.60%) Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Junior
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.00%) AWS Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Implementation Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (67.20%) .NET
2 65 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 53 (42.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (38.40%) WCF
5 37 (29.60%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (20.80%) Ninject
7 22 (17.60%) HTML
8 12 (9.60%) .NET Framework
8 12 (9.60%) jQuery
8 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (8.80%) Entity Framework
9 11 (8.80%) CSS
10 10 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.20%) XML
12 8 (6.40%) HTML5
13 7 (5.60%) Web Services
14 5 (4.00%) Ajax
15 4 (3.20%) LINQ
16 3 (2.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) Streaming Music
2 19 (15.20%) NHS
3 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.20%) Informatics
4 4 (3.20%) Health Informatics
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) FMCG
6 2 (1.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.20%) Android
3 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.00%) MVC
2 64 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (46.40%) TDD
4 36 (28.80%) Web Application Development
5 35 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 26 (20.80%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (13.60%) Project Management
8 15 (12.00%) Web Development
9 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.40%) Scrum
10 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.00%) BDD
12 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.20%) CQRS
12 9 (7.20%) Project Planning
12 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.40%) Coaching
14 7 (5.60%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.60%) SEO
15 6 (4.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (62.40%) C#
2 54 (43.20%) SQL
3 30 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.60%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.00%) Java
7 4 (3.20%) VB6
7 4 (3.20%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.20%) VB
8 2 (1.60%) VBA
8 2 (1.60%) Python
9 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) SLA
1 2 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) VMware
4 2 (1.60%) Citrix
4 2 (1.60%) SYSPRO
4 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.80%) HP
5 1 (0.80%) IBM
5 1 (0.80%) Avaya
5 1 (0.80%) Software AG
5 1 (0.80%) Informatica
5 1 (0.80%) webMethods
5 1 (0.80%) Google
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