The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 42 13 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 32.06% 18.06% 41.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 48.15% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 70
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -16.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £31,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 56 27 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 42.75% 37.50% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 83
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bolton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bolton.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Bolton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bolton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 56 (76.71%) C#
2 53 (72.60%) .NET
3 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET
5 36 (49.32%) MVC
6 33 (45.21%) TDD
7 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (35.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (35.62%) SQL
9 24 (32.88%) WCF
10 23 (31.51%) OO
11 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
11 18 (24.66%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 18 (24.66%) BDD
12 17 (23.29%) CQRS
12 17 (23.29%) Web Application Development
12 17 (23.29%) Games
12 17 (23.29%) Internet
13 16 (21.92%) HTML
13 16 (21.92%) CSS
14 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.81%) Windows
16 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
16 12 (16.44%) Kanban
17 11 (15.07%) WinForms
17 11 (15.07%) Web Development
17 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
17 11 (15.07%) SDLC
18 10 (13.70%) NUnit

SQL Server
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 4 (5.48%) OpenEdge
1 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 3 (4.11%) PaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Internet
2 6 (8.22%) SMS
3 5 (6.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.62%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (10.96%) MySQL
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.22%) Redis
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) Big Data
7 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.37%) MS Access
8 1 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) NUnit
2 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (8.22%) Mercurial
2 6 (8.22%) Moq
2 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
3 5 (6.85%) MSTest
3 5 (6.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.74%) Ant
6 2 (2.74%) Gradle
6 2 (2.74%) Maven
7 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (23.29%) Games
2 4 (5.48%) Automotive
2 4 (5.48%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Law
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 36 (49.32%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Angular Developer
9 5 (6.85%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.85%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (6.85%) DBA
9 5 (6.85%) Junior
9 5 (6.85%) Junior Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (72.60%) .NET
2 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET
3 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (32.88%) WCF
5 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 16 (21.92%) CSS
6 16 (21.92%) HTML
7 11 (15.07%) WinForms
8 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.33%) jQuery
8 9 (12.33%) WPF
9 8 (10.96%) HTML5
9 8 (10.96%) Web Services
10 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.22%) CSS3
11 6 (8.22%) JSON
11 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (8.22%) SOAP
12 5 (6.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Tandem
2 7 (9.59%) iPad
3 6 (8.22%) Social Media
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) MVC
3 33 (45.21%) TDD
4 23 (31.51%) OO
5 18 (24.66%) BDD
5 18 (24.66%) Domain-Driven Design
6 17 (23.29%) CQRS
6 17 (23.29%) Web Application Development
7 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
7 12 (16.44%) Kanban
8 11 (15.07%) SDLC
8 11 (15.07%) Web Development
9 8 (10.96%) SOLID
10 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.22%) OOP
10 6 (8.22%) Scrum
11 5 (6.85%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (6.85%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) C#
2 26 (35.62%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Java
5 8 (10.96%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.48%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
8 2 (2.74%) VBA
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.48%) MCITP
3 4 (5.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Facebook
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.37%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.37%) New Relic
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