The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 8 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 29 4 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.28% 6.56% 31.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.71% 16.00% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 37
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,300 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
79 25 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 55.24% 40.98% 67.69%
Number of salaries quoted 77 23 81
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (37.50%) C#
4 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) MVC
5 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (20.00%) WinForms
6 8 (20.00%) WPF
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (15.00%) OpenText MBPM
9 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.50%) IBM
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (12.50%) BPMN
9 5 (12.50%) QA
9 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.00%) Line Management
10 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
10 4 (10.00%) User Stories
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.00%) MCTS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (5.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.50%) Big Data
5 3 (7.50%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.00%) QlikView
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.50%) MS Access
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (12.50%) DBA
3 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Head of Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Head of Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) WinForms
2 8 (20.00%) WPF
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) AutoMapper
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) BPMN
4 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.00%) Coaching
4 4 (10.00%) Kanban
4 4 (10.00%) Line Management
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) MVVM
4 4 (10.00%) OO
4 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (10.00%) OOD
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.00%) User Stories
4 4 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C
3 4 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCITP
2 4 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Kofax
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Software AG
4 2 (5.00%) Pega
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.50%) CommVault
5 1 (2.50%) Lotus
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