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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 31 72 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 23.66% 49.32% 43.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.26% 64.86% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 62 48
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +59.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
77 111 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 58.78% 76.03% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 73 101 86
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 27 (42.19%) C#
4 26 (40.63%) .NET
5 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
6 19 (29.69%) HTML
7 17 (26.56%) ISEB
8 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 16 (25.00%) MVC
8 16 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 16 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
9 15 (23.44%) CSS
9 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
9 15 (23.44%) QA
10 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
10 14 (21.88%) Load Testing
10 14 (21.88%) Software Testing
11 13 (20.31%) TDD
12 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 12 (18.75%) Java
12 12 (18.75%) Degree
12 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 11 (17.19%) HTML5
13 11 (17.19%) Project Management
14 10 (15.63%) Windows
14 10 (15.63%) Oracle
14 10 (15.63%) CSS3
14 10 (15.63%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) OLAP
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 3 (4.69%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Law
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
2 1 (1.56%) Billing
2 1 (1.56%) Front Office
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Software Test Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 13 (20.31%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Development Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Junior
6 6 (9.38%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Software Manager
6 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) HTML
3 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (23.44%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 11 (17.19%) HTML5
7 10 (15.63%) CSS3
8 9 (14.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (14.06%) jQuery
9 8 (12.50%) NHibernate
10 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (7.81%) Web Services
12 3 (4.69%) XML
13 2 (3.13%) WinForms
13 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) NHS
2 6 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) MVC
2 16 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 16 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
4 14 (21.88%) Load Testing
4 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 14 (21.88%) Software Testing
5 13 (20.31%) TDD
6 11 (17.19%) Project Management
7 9 (14.06%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) Web Development
8 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
9 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) C#
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) Java
4 9 (14.06%) C++
4 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.69%) C
6 2 (3.13%) VB
6 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) ISEB
2 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
3 12 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
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