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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 47 86 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 31.13% 49.71% 34.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.34% 60.56% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 82 32
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,250 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,873
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.05%
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
106 142 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 70.20% 82.08% 71.77%
Number of salaries quoted 99 136 72
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 58 (62.37%) .NET
2 52 (55.91%) C#
3 43 (46.24%) SQL Server
4 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (39.78%) Windows
6 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 27 (29.03%) MVC
7 26 (27.96%) Degree
8 24 (25.81%) Java
9 23 (24.73%) Scrum
10 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
11 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
11 20 (21.51%) XML
11 20 (21.51%) WCF
12 19 (20.43%) .NET Framework
13 18 (19.35%) Web Services
13 18 (19.35%) C++
13 18 (19.35%) jQuery
14 17 (18.28%) Oracle
15 16 (17.20%) HTML
15 16 (17.20%) T-SQL
15 16 (17.20%) Linux
15 16 (17.20%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (17.20%) Relational Database
16 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
16 15 (16.13%) Project Management
17 14 (15.05%) NHS
18 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.20%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.68%) TestDirector
3 5 (5.38%) NUnit
4 4 (4.30%) Moq
4 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.15%) Subversion
6 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (3.23%) Finance
1 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Front Office
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Billing
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Developer
2 22 (23.66%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (19.35%) Development Manager
6 17 (18.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (11.83%) Software Development Manager
8 11 (11.83%) Software Manager
8 11 (11.83%) Junior
9 9 (9.68%) Consultant
9 9 (9.68%) Test Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) Implementation Consultant
10 8 (8.60%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
11 7 (7.53%) Analyst
12 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
12 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
13 5 (5.38%) SQL DBA
13 5 (5.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (62.37%) .NET
2 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.51%) XML
3 20 (21.51%) WCF
4 19 (20.43%) .NET Framework
5 18 (19.35%) jQuery
5 18 (19.35%) Web Services
6 16 (17.20%) HTML
7 11 (11.83%) WinForms
7 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.53%) HTML5
9 6 (6.45%) Ajax
10 5 (5.38%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (4.30%) CSS
12 3 (3.23%) LINQ
12 3 (3.23%) EDI
13 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) NHS
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) Health Informatics
3 4 (4.30%) Informatics
3 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) MVC
3 23 (24.73%) Scrum
4 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
5 16 (17.20%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (16.13%) Project Management
7 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Load Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.60%) Automation Testing
10 7 (7.53%) TDD
11 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.38%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.91%) C#
2 24 (25.81%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) C++
4 16 (17.20%) T-SQL
5 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.30%) VB
7 4 (4.30%) VB6
8 2 (2.15%) C
8 2 (2.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.68%) ISEB
3 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) HL7
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) Oracle
3 9 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) SYSPRO
4 2 (2.15%) Apple
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