The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 50 81 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 32.89% 49.69% 31.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.05% 66.39% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 79 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -1.36%
Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 122 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 73.03% 74.85% 58.60%
Number of salaries quoted 98 114 87
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Manchester

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 14 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 89 (62.24%) .NET
2 85 (59.44%) C#
3 83 (58.04%) MVC
4 80 (55.94%) ASP.NET
5 70 (48.95%) JavaScript
6 68 (47.55%) SQL Server
7 56 (39.16%) HTML
7 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (37.06%) T-SQL
9 50 (34.97%) jQuery
10 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
10 40 (27.97%) TDD
11 38 (26.57%) Windows
12 33 (23.08%) MS Excel
12 33 (23.08%) CSS
13 30 (20.98%) VB.NET
14 28 (19.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 25 (17.48%) HTML5
16 23 (16.08%) OO
17 20 (13.99%) Software Testing
18 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (12.59%) UNIX
19 18 (12.59%) XML
19 18 (12.59%) Oracle
19 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
19 18 (12.59%) Relational Database
20 17 (11.89%) Performance Tuning
20 17 (11.89%) WCF
21 16 (11.19%) NHibernate

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.20%) IIS
3 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) HTTP
2 6 (4.20%) Intranet
3 3 (2.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (47.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.70%) OLAP
6 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) NUnit
1 11 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 10 (6.99%) Mercurial
2 10 (6.99%) ReSharper
2 10 (6.99%) Moq
2 10 (6.99%) SpecFlow
2 10 (6.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.80%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (6.29%) Retail
2 8 (5.59%) Advertising
3 5 (3.50%) Back Office
4 1 (0.70%) Finance
4 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (78.32%) Developer
2 36 (25.17%) Web Developer
3 35 (24.48%) .NET Developer
4 28 (19.58%) C# Developer
5 24 (16.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 22 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (14.69%) Software Developer
7 21 (14.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Database Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Test Engineer
9 10 (6.99%) Senior Web Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.59%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Analyst
11 6 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Applications Support Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (62.24%) .NET
2 80 (55.94%) ASP.NET
3 56 (39.16%) HTML
3 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (34.97%) jQuery
5 33 (23.08%) CSS
6 28 (19.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 25 (17.48%) HTML5
8 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
8 18 (12.59%) XML
9 17 (11.89%) WCF
10 16 (11.19%) NHibernate
11 14 (9.79%) CSS3
12 13 (9.09%) Classic ASP
13 12 (8.39%) WinForms
13 12 (8.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (7.69%) Web Services
14 11 (7.69%) ADO
15 9 (6.29%) Ajax
16 8 (5.59%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.50%) AS400
2 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.40%) Social Media
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) iSeries
5 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.57%) Windows
2 18 (12.59%) UNIX
3 12 (8.39%) Android
4 6 (4.20%) Linux
5 3 (2.10%) Windows CE
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (58.04%) MVC
2 40 (27.97%) TDD
3 23 (16.08%) OO
4 20 (13.99%) Software Testing
5 19 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.89%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (10.49%) OOD
8 14 (9.79%) BDD
9 11 (7.69%) ITIL
10 10 (6.99%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.99%) Web Development
10 10 (6.99%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.29%) Load Testing
11 9 (6.29%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.29%) Pair Programming
11 9 (6.29%) Scrum
12 7 (4.90%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.90%) Refactoring
12 7 (4.90%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.44%) C#
2 70 (48.95%) JavaScript
3 53 (37.06%) T-SQL
4 30 (20.98%) VB.NET
5 13 (9.09%) Java
6 11 (7.69%) VBScript
7 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.40%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.40%) C
9 1 (0.70%) VB6
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.70%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.70%) RPG
9 1 (0.70%) VB
9 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Degree
2 9 (6.29%) ISEB
2 9 (6.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.59%) Oracle
3 14 (9.79%) VMware
4 2 (1.40%) Novell
4 2 (1.40%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.40%) Sage
5 1 (0.70%) Google
5 1 (0.70%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.70%) Tableau
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter
5 1 (0.70%) Sybase
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