The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 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
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 35 47 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 29.41% 30.13% 50.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 43.12% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 83
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,380 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
SQL
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 109 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 64.71% 69.87% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 95 117
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SQL
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Bolton region.

SQL Salary Trend in Bolton

SQL
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SQL 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.

1 62 (74.70%) SQL Server
2 42 (50.60%) .NET
3 33 (39.76%) C#
4 31 (37.35%) Windows
5 24 (28.92%) NHS
6 21 (25.30%) Project Management
7 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
8 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.48%) MVC
9 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
10 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
10 16 (19.28%) .NET Framework
11 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (18.07%) XML
12 14 (16.87%) HTML
12 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (15.66%) Web Services
13 13 (15.66%) WCF
13 13 (15.66%) jQuery
13 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
14 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
15 11 (13.25%) Oracle
16 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
16 10 (12.05%) ITIL
16 10 (12.05%) Scrum
16 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
17 9 (10.84%) Degree
17 9 (10.84%) SLA
18 8 (9.64%) Project Planning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (74.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.61%) NUnit
3 2 (2.41%) Toad
3 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.41%) Moq
3 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.41%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.41%) Automotive
1 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.20%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Legal
2 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.28%) C# Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Analyst
3 16 (19.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Consultant
4 15 (18.07%) Implementation Consultant
5 13 (15.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Development Manager
7 6 (7.23%) Junior
7 6 (7.23%) Implementation Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.02%) DBA
8 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.82%) Junior Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) .NET
2 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.28%) .NET Framework
4 15 (18.07%) XML
5 14 (16.87%) HTML
6 13 (15.66%) Web Services
6 13 (15.66%) jQuery
6 13 (15.66%) WCF
7 8 (9.64%) Ajax
8 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.23%) WinForms
10 5 (6.02%) HTML5
10 5 (6.02%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.82%) LINQ
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.61%) EDI
12 3 (3.61%) CSS
13 2 (2.41%) NHibernate
13 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) NHS
2 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.82%) Health Informatics
4 4 (4.82%) Informatics
5 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) PACS
7 1 (1.20%) EPoS
7 1 (1.20%) CMDB
7 1 (1.20%) Blog
7 1 (1.20%) FMCG
7 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.35%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Project Management
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) MVC
4 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.05%) Scrum
5 10 (12.05%) ITIL
5 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
6 8 (9.64%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.82%) OO
9 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.61%) ERP
10 3 (3.61%) TDD
10 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) C#
2 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.43%) Java
5 6 (7.23%) C++
5 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.61%) VBA
6 3 (3.61%) VB6
6 3 (3.61%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) VBScript
7 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) HL7
3 4 (4.82%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.41%) SYSPRO
4 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.20%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix
4 1 (1.20%) Avaya
4 1 (1.20%) InterSystems
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