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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 32 95 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 21.77% 55.23% 42.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.41% 76.00% 71.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31 90 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
93 125 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 63.27% 72.67% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 120 65
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (46.51%) .NET
2 38 (44.19%) MVC
3 36 (41.86%) C#
4 35 (40.70%) SQL Server
5 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
6 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 32 (37.21%) TDD
7 30 (34.88%) HTML
8 29 (33.72%) ASP.NET
9 25 (29.07%) CSS
9 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (27.91%) T-SQL
11 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
12 20 (23.26%) jQuery
12 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (19.77%) HTML5
14 16 (18.60%) CSS3
14 16 (18.60%) Windows
15 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
16 14 (16.28%) Web Development
16 14 (16.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
17 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (13.95%) Automated Testing
17 12 (13.95%) Java
17 12 (13.95%) ISEB
18 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
18 11 (12.79%) NHibernate
19 10 (11.63%) ISTQB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.16%) SAS
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.33%) OLAP
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.14%) Advertising
2 5 (5.81%) Back Office
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Web Developer
3 19 (22.09%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.12%) C# Developer
4 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (15.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.79%) Test Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) Senior Web Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (10.47%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.98%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.81%) Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) .NET
2 30 (34.88%) HTML
3 29 (33.72%) ASP.NET
4 25 (29.07%) CSS
5 20 (23.26%) jQuery
5 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (19.77%) HTML5
7 16 (18.60%) CSS3
8 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
9 14 (16.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (12.79%) NHibernate
11 7 (8.14%) WinForms
12 5 (5.81%) Classic ASP
13 4 (4.65%) ADO
13 4 (4.65%) LINQ
13 4 (4.65%) MooTools
13 4 (4.65%) Modernizr
13 4 (4.65%) Razor View Engine
14 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) NHS
2 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) MVC
2 32 (37.21%) TDD
3 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.28%) Web Development
4 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
5 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (13.95%) Automated Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Load Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.47%) Project Management
8 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.14%) OO
10 6 (6.98%) Scrum
10 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.98%) BDD
10 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (4.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) C#
2 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 24 (27.91%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.95%) Java
5 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.65%) VBScript
7 3 (3.49%) C
8 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.33%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VB6
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) ISEB
2 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) VMware
3 2 (2.33%) Novell
3 2 (2.33%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.33%) Sage
4 1 (1.16%) Tableau
4 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.16%) Sybase
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago