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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 62 83 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.03% 54.25% 34.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.41% 64.84% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 79 32
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £26,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
123 128 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 69.49% 83.66% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 110 121 72
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (59.77%) .NET
2 51 (58.62%) C#
3 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
5 30 (34.48%) Windows
6 25 (28.74%) Java
6 25 (28.74%) MVC
6 25 (28.74%) Degree
7 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
8 23 (26.44%) Scrum
9 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 19 (21.84%) C++
10 19 (21.84%) HTML
11 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
12 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
12 17 (19.54%) T-SQL
13 16 (18.39%) WCF
14 15 (17.24%) .NET Framework
14 15 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (17.24%) Linux
15 14 (16.09%) XML
15 14 (16.09%) Oracle
15 14 (16.09%) jQuery
15 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
16 12 (13.79%) Web Services
16 12 (13.79%) Project Management
17 11 (12.64%) ISEB
17 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
17 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (4.60%) IIS
1 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) SPSS
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.15%) MySQL
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) TestDirector
1 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.75%) NUnit
3 4 (4.60%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.60%) Moq
3 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Developer
2 19 (21.84%) .NET Developer
3 17 (19.54%) C# Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Development Manager
4 16 (18.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Software Manager
6 11 (12.64%) Software Development Manager
7 10 (11.49%) Test Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.20%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Junior
9 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.75%) DBA
11 5 (5.75%) SQL DBA
12 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (59.77%) .NET
2 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 19 (21.84%) HTML
4 16 (18.39%) WCF
5 15 (17.24%) .NET Framework
6 14 (16.09%) XML
6 14 (16.09%) jQuery
7 12 (13.79%) Web Services
8 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (10.34%) CSS
9 9 (10.34%) WinForms
10 8 (9.20%) HTML5
11 5 (5.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (5.75%) Ajax
12 3 (3.45%) CSS3
12 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.45%) EDI
13 2 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (2.30%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) NHS
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Health Informatics
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.30%) Informatics
4 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Windows
2 15 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) MVC
3 23 (26.44%) Scrum
4 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 15 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (13.79%) Project Management
7 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
8 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.49%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.34%) TDD
9 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.20%) Automation Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Load Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.75%) Database Tuning
12 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.75%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) C#
2 25 (28.74%) Java
3 19 (21.84%) C++
4 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.54%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.75%) VB
7 4 (4.60%) C
7 4 (4.60%) VB6
8 2 (2.30%) VBA
8 2 (2.30%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Degree
2 11 (12.64%) ISEB
3 9 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (2.30%) SYSPRO
4 2 (2.30%) Apple
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