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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 51 73 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 34.46% 50.69% 40.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.04% 62.93% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46 68 45
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
104 116 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 70.27% 80.56% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 94 108 91
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) C#
2 37 (50.00%) .NET
3 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
5 21 (28.38%) Windows
6 20 (27.03%) Java
6 20 (27.03%) MVC
6 20 (27.03%) Degree
7 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
8 18 (24.32%) Scrum
9 16 (21.62%) HTML
10 15 (20.27%) C++
10 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
11 13 (17.57%) ISEB
12 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
12 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (16.22%) .NET Framework
12 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
13 11 (14.86%) jQuery
13 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
13 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (14.86%) QA
13 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
13 11 (14.86%) Project Management
13 11 (14.86%) CSS
13 11 (14.86%) Linux
13 11 (14.86%) Oracle

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) SAS
2 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.35%) OLAP
8 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) TestDirector
2 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.41%) NUnit
4 3 (4.05%) ReSharper
4 3 (4.05%) Selenium
4 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.05%) Moq
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Development Manager
4 12 (16.22%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Software Manager
5 11 (14.86%) Software Development Manager
6 10 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) Software Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) C# Developer
8 8 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (9.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (9.46%) Junior
10 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
12 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Junior Support Engineer
13 3 (4.05%) Senior Programme Manager
13 3 (4.05%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.62%) HTML
4 12 (16.22%) .NET Framework
5 11 (14.86%) jQuery
5 11 (14.86%) CSS
6 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (13.51%) WCF
7 8 (10.81%) Web Services
7 8 (10.81%) XML
7 8 (10.81%) HTML5
8 6 (8.11%) WinForms
9 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (6.76%) CSS3
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.05%) Ajax
12 2 (2.70%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.35%) LINQ
13 1 (1.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) NHS
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) MVC
3 18 (24.32%) Scrum
4 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
5 11 (14.86%) Project Management
6 10 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 10 (13.51%) Load Testing
7 9 (12.16%) TDD
8 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.81%) Automation Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
9 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) C#
2 20 (27.03%) Java
3 15 (20.27%) C++
3 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.41%) C
5 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.05%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 13 (17.57%) ISEB
3 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle
3 9 (12.16%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) SYSPRO
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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