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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 28 91 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.86% 53.53% 42.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.00% 71.65% 70.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 86 42
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
80 127 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 56.74% 74.71% 60.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78 122 61
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 21 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (42.11%) .NET
1 32 (42.11%) MVC
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
4 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 26 (34.21%) TDD
6 24 (31.58%) HTML
7 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
7 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
8 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (27.63%) CSS
10 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
10 18 (23.68%) T-SQL
11 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
11 15 (19.74%) jQuery
11 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (19.74%) HTML5
12 14 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (18.42%) CSS3
12 14 (18.42%) Web Development
13 12 (15.79%) ISEB
13 12 (15.79%) Java
13 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
13 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
14 11 (14.47%) QA
14 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
14 11 (14.47%) NHibernate
14 11 (14.47%) Windows

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) HTTP
2 5 (6.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Selenium
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.58%) Advertising
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Back Office
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Software Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Applications Support
9 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
10 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Analyst
12 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.11%) .NET
2 24 (31.58%) HTML
3 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
4 21 (27.63%) CSS
5 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
5 15 (19.74%) jQuery
5 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (19.74%) HTML5
6 14 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (18.42%) CSS3
7 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 11 (14.47%) NHibernate
9 5 (6.58%) WinForms
10 2 (2.63%) Ajax
10 2 (2.63%) Web Services
10 2 (2.63%) Classic ASP
10 2 (2.63%) RESTful
11 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.32%) Modernizr
11 1 (1.32%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) NHS
2 6 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) MVC
2 26 (34.21%) TDD
3 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Web Development
5 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Project Management
7 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Load Testing
8 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.89%) BDD
10 5 (6.58%) OO
11 4 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (5.26%) Scrum
11 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) C#
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.68%) T-SQL
4 12 (15.79%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.95%) C
7 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) ISEB
2 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Novell
3 2 (2.63%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.63%) Sage
4 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
Bolton, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago