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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 37 52 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 28.46% 35.14% 49.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.53% 48.15% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 75
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
85 108 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.38% 72.97% 78.34%
Number of salaries quoted 78 97 113
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 £23,200 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 7 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 7 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 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 52 (55.32%) .NET
3 44 (46.81%) C#
4 37 (39.36%) Windows
5 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.53%) MVC
6 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
7 23 (24.47%) NHS
8 22 (23.40%) T-SQL
9 21 (22.34%) Project Management
10 20 (21.28%) .NET Framework
10 20 (21.28%) WCF
11 19 (20.21%) XML
12 18 (19.15%) jQuery
13 17 (18.09%) Web Services
13 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.02%) Degree
15 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (15.96%) Scrum
15 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
15 15 (15.96%) HTML
15 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (15.96%) Relational Database
16 14 (14.89%) Java
16 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
18 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
19 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
19 11 (11.70%) Oracle
19 11 (11.70%) Technical Architecture

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) IIS
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (15.96%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.32%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.32%) NUnit
3 4 (4.26%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.26%) Moq
3 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.13%) Selenium
4 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.13%) Toad
5 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.19%) Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (1.06%) Legal
3 1 (1.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.21%) C# Developer
3 19 (20.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (18.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (15.96%) Implementation Consultant
5 15 (15.96%) Analyst
5 15 (15.96%) Consultant
6 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Development Manager
8 8 (8.51%) SQL DBA
8 8 (8.51%) DBA
9 7 (7.45%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (6.38%) Junior
10 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Implementation Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.32%) .NET
2 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.28%) .NET Framework
3 20 (21.28%) WCF
4 19 (20.21%) XML
5 18 (19.15%) jQuery
6 17 (18.09%) Web Services
7 15 (15.96%) HTML
8 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (10.64%) WinForms
9 9 (9.57%) Ajax
10 7 (7.45%) HTML5
11 6 (6.38%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.26%) LINQ
12 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.19%) EDI
13 3 (3.19%) CSS
14 2 (2.13%) NHibernate
14 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) NHS
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.26%) Informatics
3 4 (4.26%) Health Informatics
4 2 (2.13%) PACS
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) MVC
3 21 (22.34%) Project Management
4 15 (15.96%) Scrum
5 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.70%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.51%) ITIL
9 8 (8.51%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.32%) TDD
11 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.32%) Database Tuning
12 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.26%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) C#
2 22 (23.40%) T-SQL
3 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.89%) Java
5 10 (10.64%) C++
6 7 (7.45%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.26%) VB6
7 4 (4.26%) VB
8 3 (3.19%) VBA
9 1 (1.06%) R
9 1 (1.06%) VBScript
9 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.19%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) HL7
3 1 (1.06%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) SYSPRO
3 2 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.06%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.06%) Citrix
4 1 (1.06%) Avaya
4 1 (1.06%) InterSystems
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