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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL 29 34 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 26.36% 22.67% 56.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.67% 34.00% 75.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 95
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
75 100 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 68.18% 66.67% 74.71%
Number of salaries quoted 67 88 124
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 50 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.38%) Windows
3 21 (32.81%) .NET
3 21 (32.81%) NHS
4 16 (25.00%) Project Management
5 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
5 15 (23.44%) C#
6 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
7 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.19%) HTML
8 11 (17.19%) ITIL
9 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 10 (15.63%) Web Services
9 10 (15.63%) XML
9 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.63%) SLA
9 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
9 10 (15.63%) MVC
10 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (12.50%) WCF
11 8 (12.50%) jQuery
11 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 8 (12.50%) Oracle
12 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
13 6 (9.38%) Project Planning
13 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
13 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) Lync
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.13%) Moq
3 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.13%) Toad
3 2 (3.13%) NUnit
3 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Implementation Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Implementation Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Junior
9 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Supervisor
10 3 (4.69%) Configuration Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) .NET
2 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.63%) Web Services
3 10 (15.63%) XML
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.50%) WCF
4 8 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.25%) HTML5
5 4 (6.25%) Ajax
5 4 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (4.69%) WinForms
7 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.13%) LINQ
8 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) NHS
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Health Informatics
5 2 (3.13%) PACS
5 2 (3.13%) Informatics
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Blog
6 1 (1.56%) FMCG
6 1 (1.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
2 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Project Management
2 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) MVC
5 6 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.69%) OOP
7 3 (4.69%) OO
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) Web Development
8 2 (3.13%) TDD
8 2 (3.13%) Scrum
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) C#
2 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
5 1 (1.56%) R
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.81%) MCP
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) HL7
3 4 (6.25%) QA
4 1 (1.56%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.56%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) Avaya
4 1 (1.56%) InterSystems
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