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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 44 41 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 40.00% 39.42% 51.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.02% 73.21% 83.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 63
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £44,000 £42,500
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 53 56 77
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 48.18% 53.85% 62.10%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 74
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 58 (69.05%) C#
2 57 (67.86%) .NET
3 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 42 (50.00%) SQL
6 39 (46.43%) MVC
7 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
8 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (34.52%) TDD
10 23 (27.38%) CSS
11 22 (26.19%) HTML
12 20 (23.81%) WCF
13 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (22.62%) OpenEdge
13 19 (22.62%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (19.05%) SDLC
17 15 (17.86%) OO
18 14 (16.67%) Windows
18 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 14 (16.67%) BDD
19 13 (15.48%) Web Application Development
19 13 (15.48%) SOLID
19 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2014
19 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2016
19 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 19 (22.62%) OpenEdge
2 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) HTTP
2 8 (9.52%) Internet
3 5 (5.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (13.10%) MySQL
5 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.71%) RDBMS
7 8 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (7.14%) Power BI
10 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
10 5 (5.95%) Redis
11 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
11 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (13.10%) JIRA
2 10 (11.90%) NUnit
3 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.14%) Moq
6 5 (5.95%) Mercurial
6 5 (5.95%) MSTest
6 5 (5.95%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.19%) Ant
8 1 (1.19%) Gradle
8 1 (1.19%) Maven
8 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (7.14%) Advertising
1 6 (7.14%) Legal
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Automotive
3 4 (4.76%) Back Office
3 4 (4.76%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (76.19%) Developer
2 31 (36.90%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.48%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Junior
5 10 (11.90%) Junior Developer
5 10 (11.90%) SQL Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Business Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Report Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Report Writer
7 8 (9.52%) SSRS Developer
7 8 (9.52%) SSRS Report Writer
8 7 (8.33%) Development Manager
9 6 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
9 6 (7.14%) Angular Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (67.86%) .NET
2 44 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (27.38%) CSS
5 22 (26.19%) HTML
6 20 (23.81%) WCF
7 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 13 (15.48%) SOAP
10 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
10 11 (13.10%) JSON
11 10 (11.90%) Entity Framework
11 10 (11.90%) jQuery
11 10 (11.90%) RESTful
11 10 (11.90%) WinForms
12 9 (10.71%) WPF
13 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (10.71%) Tandem
2 8 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 6 (7.14%) iPad
4 5 (5.95%) Social Media
5 4 (4.76%) Replication
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) MVC
3 29 (34.52%) TDD
4 19 (22.62%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (19.05%) SDLC
6 15 (17.86%) OO
7 14 (16.67%) BDD
7 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.48%) SOLID
8 13 (15.48%) Web Application Development
9 12 (14.29%) Scrum
10 11 (13.10%) Web Development
11 10 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.90%) Kanban
12 8 (9.52%) ETL
13 6 (7.14%) DevOps
13 6 (7.14%) OOP
13 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.95%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) C#
2 42 (50.00%) SQL
3 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.48%) Java
5 12 (14.29%) Ruby
6 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
7 10 (11.90%) VB
7 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
8 8 (9.52%) Python
9 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.38%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.19%) MCITP
2 1 (1.19%) MCTS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle
3 10 (11.90%) Facebook
4 2 (2.38%) Tableau
5 1 (1.19%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.19%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
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