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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 33 104 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.92% 57.78% 39.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.48% 77.04% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 101 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
93 135 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 64.58% 75.00% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 87 129 69
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 16 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 50 (53.19%) .NET
2 48 (51.06%) MVC
3 46 (48.94%) C#
4 40 (42.55%) SQL Server
4 40 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
6 38 (40.43%) TDD
7 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
8 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (34.04%) HTML
10 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (28.72%) MS Excel
12 26 (27.66%) T-SQL
13 25 (26.60%) CSS
13 25 (26.60%) jQuery
14 20 (21.28%) Windows
15 18 (19.15%) HTML5
15 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 16 (17.02%) CSS3
16 16 (17.02%) .NET Framework
17 14 (14.89%) NHibernate
17 14 (14.89%) Web Development
17 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
17 14 (14.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 13 (13.83%) VB.NET
19 12 (12.77%) Java
19 12 (12.77%) ISEB
19 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
19 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (12.77%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.32%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.32%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (28.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) HTTP
2 7 (7.45%) Intranet
3 2 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.13%) OLAP
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) NUnit
2 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
2 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.26%) Mercurial
2 4 (4.26%) Moq
2 4 (4.26%) ReSharper
3 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (8.51%) Advertising
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 5 (5.32%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (65.96%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.34%) Web Developer
4 16 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (17.02%) C# Developer
5 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (15.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Test Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (10.64%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Applications Support
9 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Applications Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) .NET
2 40 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 32 (34.04%) HTML
4 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (26.60%) CSS
5 25 (26.60%) jQuery
6 18 (19.15%) HTML5
6 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 16 (17.02%) CSS3
7 16 (17.02%) .NET Framework
8 14 (14.89%) NHibernate
8 14 (14.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (9.57%) WinForms
10 6 (6.38%) Web Services
10 6 (6.38%) Classic ASP
10 6 (6.38%) WCF
11 5 (5.32%) LINQ
11 5 (5.32%) MooTools
11 5 (5.32%) Modernizr
11 5 (5.32%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) NHS
1 7 (7.45%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.06%) MVC
2 38 (40.43%) TDD
3 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.89%) Web Development
4 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
5 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
5 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (11.70%) OO
7 10 (10.64%) Load Testing
7 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.57%) BDD
8 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.51%) Project Management
10 7 (7.45%) Scrum
11 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.38%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.32%) Refactoring
12 5 (5.32%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) C#
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 26 (27.66%) T-SQL
4 13 (13.83%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.77%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) VBScript
7 3 (3.19%) C
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) Python
8 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby
9 1 (1.06%) VB6
9 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) ISEB
2 10 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) Novell
3 2 (2.13%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.13%) Sage
3 2 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Tableau
4 1 (1.06%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) Sybase
Bolton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago