Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 87 87 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 45.55% 29.79% 41.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.08% 79.09% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 81 82 79
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 106 110 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 55.50% 37.67% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 92
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £27,450 £24,325 £21,625
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,375 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 63 (72.41%) .NET
2 57 (65.52%) C#
3 52 (59.77%) MVC
4 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
5 46 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (48.28%) TDD
9 41 (47.13%) RESTful
10 39 (44.83%) Web Application Development
10 39 (44.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 38 (43.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 38 (43.68%) BDD
12 34 (39.08%) Scrum
13 33 (37.93%) Advertising
13 33 (37.93%) Dependency Injection
13 33 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (36.78%) Facebook
14 32 (36.78%) Marketing
14 32 (36.78%) SQL
15 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
16 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (17.24%) .NET Framework
17 14 (16.09%) WCF
17 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
18 13 (14.94%) Finance
18 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
18 13 (14.94%) Entity Framework
19 12 (13.79%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 7 (8.05%) OpenEdge
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Sitefinity
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Serverless
3 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) SMS
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) SQL Server 2016
2 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.90%) MS Access
6 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.60%) MySQL
8 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.45%) Power BI
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.30%) SSDT
11 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.15%) Big Data
11 1 (1.15%) Impala
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (4.60%) JIRA
3 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (37.93%) Advertising
2 32 (36.78%) Marketing
3 13 (14.94%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (82.76%) Developer
2 48 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Development Manager
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.90%) .NET Development Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.60%) OpenEdge Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Progress Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Systems Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Business Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Report Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Report Writer
8 3 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (3.45%) SSRS Report Writer
9 2 (2.30%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (72.41%) .NET
2 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
3 46 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (47.13%) RESTful
6 38 (43.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 14 (16.09%) WCF
9 13 (14.94%) Entity Framework
10 12 (13.79%) CSS
11 11 (12.64%) HTML
12 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
12 10 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.05%) SOAP
14 6 (6.90%) Code First Entity Framework
14 6 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (6.90%) Node.js
15 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (5.75%) jQuery
15 5 (5.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
1 3 (3.45%) Renewable Energy
1 3 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) MVC
2 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (48.28%) TDD
4 39 (44.83%) Web Application Development
5 38 (43.68%) BDD
6 34 (39.08%) Scrum
7 33 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (37.93%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.05%) OO
10 6 (6.90%) Web Development
11 5 (5.75%) SDLC
11 5 (5.75%) SOLID
12 4 (4.60%) Coaching
12 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.60%) Migration
12 4 (4.60%) SOA
12 4 (4.60%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.45%) ETL
13 3 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (65.52%) C#
2 32 (36.78%) SQL
3 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.05%) VBA
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby
8 4 (4.60%) Groovy
9 3 (3.45%) VB
10 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) C++
11 1 (1.15%) Python
11 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Oozie
1 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Facebook
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.34%) Tableau
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Progress