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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 37 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 25.87% 26.14% 41.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 97.37% 66.67% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 48
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
38 69 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 26.57% 39.20% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 53
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (84.31%) .NET
2 84 (82.35%) C#
3 73 (71.57%) ASP.NET
4 67 (65.69%) MVC
5 59 (57.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (51.96%) TDD
8 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
9 38 (37.25%) SQL
10 37 (36.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 36 (35.29%) WCF
12 35 (34.31%) HTML
13 28 (27.45%) CSS
13 28 (27.45%) Domain-Driven Design
13 28 (27.45%) Web Application Development
14 23 (22.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (22.55%) Web Development
15 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
15 21 (20.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 20 (19.61%) BDD
17 18 (17.65%) jQuery
17 18 (17.65%) MCTS
17 18 (17.65%) MCP
17 18 (17.65%) MCAD
17 18 (17.65%) MCSD
17 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
17 18 (17.65%) CQRS
18 17 (16.67%) HTML5
19 15 (14.71%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (9.80%) Node.js
2 6 (5.88%) IIS
3 5 (4.90%) CMS
4 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) Extranet
2 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.94%) NUnit
2 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.96%) Moq
3 2 (1.96%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Law
2 1 (0.98%) Legal
2 1 (0.98%) Advertising
2 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (91.18%) Developer
2 48 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 33 (32.35%) C# Developer
4 19 (18.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (18.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Junior
6 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Database Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Junior Developer
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Developer
9 2 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (1.96%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (1.96%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (84.31%) .NET
2 73 (71.57%) ASP.NET
3 59 (57.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (36.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 36 (35.29%) WCF
6 35 (34.31%) HTML
7 28 (27.45%) CSS
8 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
8 21 (20.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (17.65%) jQuery
9 18 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
10 17 (16.67%) HTML5
11 13 (12.75%) NHibernate
12 11 (10.78%) CSS3
12 11 (10.78%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (9.80%) Ninject
14 6 (5.88%) Classic ASP
15 4 (3.92%) ADO
15 4 (3.92%) WinForms
15 4 (3.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Streaming Music
2 2 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (0.98%) NHS
3 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) Tandem
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Android
3 1 (0.98%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.69%) MVC
2 56 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (51.96%) TDD
4 28 (27.45%) Domain-Driven Design
4 28 (27.45%) Web Application Development
5 23 (22.55%) Web Development
6 20 (19.61%) BDD
7 18 (17.65%) CQRS
8 15 (14.71%) Scrum
9 10 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (7.84%) Coaching
11 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.92%) OO
12 4 (3.92%) OOD
13 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (1.96%) Pair Programming
14 2 (1.96%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 84 (82.35%) C#
2 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 38 (37.25%) SQL
4 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.92%) VBScript
7 3 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.98%) VB6
9 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) MCP
1 18 (17.65%) MCAD
1 18 (17.65%) MCSD
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (17.65%) MCTS
2 6 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.98%) DevExpress
2 1 (0.98%) Tableau
2 1 (0.98%) Twitter
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle
2 1 (0.98%) Sybase
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