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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 34 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 27.64% 43.13% 42.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.48% 54.33% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 67 42
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,900 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £50,000 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
84 127 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 68.29% 79.38% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 78 124 83
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £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 26 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (56.25%) .NET
1 54 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 50 (52.08%) C#
3 35 (36.46%) Windows
4 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (29.17%) MVC
5 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 21 (21.88%) Degree
6 21 (21.88%) XML
6 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 21 (21.88%) WCF
7 20 (20.83%) Java
8 19 (19.79%) Web Services
8 19 (19.79%) .NET Framework
8 19 (19.79%) Scrum
8 19 (19.79%) jQuery
9 18 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 17 (17.71%) HTML
10 17 (17.71%) NHS
10 17 (17.71%) Project Management
11 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 16 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (15.63%) Oracle
13 14 (14.58%) C++
14 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (13.54%) Technical Architecture
15 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (12.50%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.21%) NUnit
3 4 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.17%) TestDirector
3 4 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.17%) Moq
4 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) Toad
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.13%) Retail
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Front Office
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Developer
2 23 (23.96%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.92%) C# Developer
4 21 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.58%) Development Manager
7 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
8 12 (12.50%) Consultant
9 11 (11.46%) Analyst
9 11 (11.46%) Junior
10 7 (7.29%) Software Manager
10 7 (7.29%) DBA
10 7 (7.29%) Software Development Manager
10 7 (7.29%) SQL DBA
11 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
12 5 (5.21%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (5.21%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (56.25%) .NET
2 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 21 (21.88%) XML
3 21 (21.88%) WCF
4 19 (19.79%) Web Services
4 19 (19.79%) .NET Framework
4 19 (19.79%) jQuery
5 17 (17.71%) HTML
6 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (11.46%) WinForms
7 8 (8.33%) HTML5
8 7 (7.29%) Ajax
9 5 (5.21%) Entity Framework
9 5 (5.21%) CSS
10 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (3.13%) LINQ
11 3 (3.13%) EDI
12 2 (2.08%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) NHS
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Health Informatics
3 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.17%) Informatics
4 1 (1.04%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) CMDB
4 1 (1.04%) Social Media
4 1 (1.04%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) MVC
3 19 (19.79%) Scrum
4 17 (17.71%) Project Management
5 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.54%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.29%) TDD
10 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.21%) Database Tuning
10 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.17%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.08%) C#
2 20 (20.83%) Java
3 18 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.58%) C++
6 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.17%) VB6
7 4 (4.17%) VB
8 2 (2.08%) VBA
8 2 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.17%) ISEB
2 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) HL7
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) VMware
4 2 (2.08%) Apple
4 2 (2.08%) SYSPRO
5 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Avaya
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