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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 73 85 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 46.79% 48.02% 23.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 79.35% 77.98% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72 84 20
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
92 109 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 58.97% 61.58% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 104 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 82 (78.85%) .NET
2 77 (74.04%) C#
3 63 (60.58%) ASP.NET
4 61 (58.65%) MVC
5 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (50.96%) TDD
7 50 (48.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (45.19%) WCF
9 41 (39.42%) SQL
10 36 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
11 35 (33.65%) Web Application Development
11 35 (33.65%) Node.js
11 35 (33.65%) Domain-Driven Design
12 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
13 26 (25.00%) Streaming Music
13 26 (25.00%) Ninject
13 26 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
14 19 (18.27%) HTML
15 13 (12.50%) NHS
15 13 (12.50%) Project Management
15 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (11.54%) Web Development
17 11 (10.58%) Windows
17 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
17 11 (10.58%) Scrum
17 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (10.58%) AngularJS
18 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
18 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
18 10 (9.62%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (33.65%) Node.js
2 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) FileNet
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) Apache
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Internet
2 5 (4.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) NUnit
1 5 (4.81%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.85%) Moq
2 4 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Front Office
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (72.12%) Developer
2 49 (47.12%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.31%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Junior
6 9 (8.65%) Consultant
6 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (6.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Junior Support Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Junior Implementation Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (78.85%) .NET
2 63 (60.58%) ASP.NET
3 50 (48.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (45.19%) WCF
5 36 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (25.00%) Ninject
7 19 (18.27%) HTML
8 11 (10.58%) AngularJS
9 10 (9.62%) Web Services
9 10 (9.62%) jQuery
9 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
10 9 (8.65%) XML
10 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (8.65%) Entity Framework
11 8 (7.69%) CSS
12 7 (6.73%) HTML5
13 4 (3.85%) LINQ
13 4 (3.85%) WinForms
13 4 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Streaming Music
2 13 (12.50%) NHS
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Health Informatics
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.85%) Informatics
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) Social Media
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.85%) Android
2 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.65%) MVC
2 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (50.96%) TDD
4 35 (33.65%) Domain-Driven Design
4 35 (33.65%) Web Application Development
5 26 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (12.50%) Project Management
7 12 (11.54%) Web Development
8 11 (10.58%) Scrum
9 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.65%) BDD
10 9 (8.65%) CQRS
11 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.73%) Coaching
12 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.77%) Project Planning
14 5 (4.81%) OO
14 5 (4.81%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) C#
2 41 (39.42%) SQL
3 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) VB
7 4 (3.85%) Python
7 4 (3.85%) VB6
8 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) Korn
9 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
1 1 (0.96%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle
2 2 (1.92%) VMware
2 2 (1.92%) SYSPRO
3 1 (0.96%) Google
3 1 (0.96%) IBM
3 1 (0.96%) HP
3 1 (0.96%) Software AG
3 1 (0.96%) Informatica
3 1 (0.96%) webMethods
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