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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 66 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 55.46% 31.41% 25.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.41% 89.09% 64.18%
Number of salaries quoted 60 45 42
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £23,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
73 55 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 61.34% 35.26% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 51 65
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 90 (64.75%) .NET
2 78 (56.12%) C#
3 68 (48.92%) MVC
4 67 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (48.20%) ASP.NET
5 62 (44.60%) SQL
6 60 (43.17%) TDD
7 57 (41.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (30.94%) WCF
9 40 (28.78%) KnockoutJS
10 38 (27.34%) Web Application Development
11 34 (24.46%) Node.js
11 34 (24.46%) Domain-Driven Design
12 31 (22.30%) JavaScript
13 26 (18.71%) Streaming Music
13 26 (18.71%) Windows
13 26 (18.71%) SharePoint
13 26 (18.71%) Ninject
13 26 (18.71%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (17.99%) HTML
15 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
15 24 (17.27%) NHS
16 21 (15.11%) Project Management
17 20 (14.39%) Web Development
18 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
19 17 (12.23%) Scrum
20 16 (11.51%) .NET Framework
20 16 (11.51%) VB.NET
21 15 (10.79%) T-SQL
21 15 (10.79%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (24.46%) Node.js
2 26 (18.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.19%) Office 365
2 5 (3.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.44%) Moq
2 2 (1.44%) Toad
2 2 (1.44%) NUnit
2 2 (1.44%) ReSharper
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (5.76%) Finance
2 2 (1.44%) Automotive
2 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
3 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (58.99%) Developer
2 62 (44.60%) .NET Developer
3 27 (19.42%) C# Developer
4 25 (17.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (12.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (12.23%) Analyst
7 15 (10.79%) Consultant
7 15 (10.79%) Implementation Consultant
8 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.32%) Implementation Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) AWS Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Implementation Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Junior
12 5 (3.60%) DBA
13 4 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (64.75%) .NET
2 67 (48.20%) ASP.NET
3 57 (41.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (30.94%) WCF
5 40 (28.78%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (18.71%) Ninject
7 25 (17.99%) HTML
8 16 (11.51%) .NET Framework
9 15 (10.79%) jQuery
9 15 (10.79%) CSS
9 15 (10.79%) AngularJS
10 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (8.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (8.63%) Entity Framework
12 10 (7.19%) HTML5
13 9 (6.47%) XML
14 7 (5.04%) Ajax
14 7 (5.04%) Web Services
15 6 (4.32%) CSS3
16 4 (2.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Streaming Music
2 24 (17.27%) NHS
3 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.88%) Health Informatics
5 4 (2.88%) Informatics
6 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.44%) PACS
7 2 (1.44%) FMCG
7 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.44%) CMDB
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Windows
2 5 (3.60%) Android
2 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.16%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.92%) MVC
2 67 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (43.17%) TDD
4 38 (27.34%) Web Application Development
5 34 (24.46%) Domain-Driven Design
6 26 (18.71%) Dependency Injection
7 21 (15.11%) Project Management
8 20 (14.39%) Web Development
9 17 (12.23%) Scrum
10 14 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.63%) BDD
12 11 (7.91%) Coaching
13 10 (7.19%) Unit Testing
14 9 (6.47%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (6.47%) ITIL
15 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
15 8 (5.76%) CQRS
15 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
16 7 (5.04%) SEO
17 6 (4.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.12%) C#
2 62 (44.60%) SQL
3 31 (22.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.51%) VB.NET
5 15 (10.79%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.60%) Java
7 4 (2.88%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.16%) VB6
8 3 (2.16%) VBA
8 3 (2.16%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) VBScript
9 1 (0.72%) Korn
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.60%) Degree
3 3 (2.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) HL7
3 2 (1.44%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.07%) Oracle
3 11 (7.91%) VMware
4 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.44%) SYSPRO
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco
4 2 (1.44%) Citrix
5 1 (0.72%) Avaya
5 1 (0.72%) Sophos
5 1 (0.72%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.72%) HP
5 1 (0.72%) F5
5 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.72%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) WatchGuard
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