The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 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 Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 34 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 3 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.33% 1.71% 26.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 4.35% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 28
Average salary £30,750 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.86% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £38,900 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
50 69 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 33.33% 39.43% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 56
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bolton region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bolton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SQL Server 2008 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 Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 15 (88.24%) C#
3 15 (88.24%) MVC
4 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 13 (76.47%) WCF
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
6 11 (64.71%) NUnit
7 10 (58.82%) Mercurial
7 10 (58.82%) TeamCity
7 10 (58.82%) ReSharper
7 10 (58.82%) Moq
7 10 (58.82%) SpecFlow
7 10 (58.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (52.94%) TDD
8 9 (52.94%) OOD
9 8 (47.06%) OO
9 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
9 8 (47.06%) Pair Programming
9 8 (47.06%) NHibernate
9 8 (47.06%) Dojo
10 7 (41.18%) jQuery
10 7 (41.18%) COM+
10 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (41.18%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (35.29%) BDD
11 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (35.29%) Windows
12 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SQL Server 2008 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 Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) NUnit
2 10 (58.82%) ReSharper
2 10 (58.82%) TeamCity
2 10 (58.82%) Mercurial
2 10 (58.82%) Moq
2 10 (58.82%) SpecFlow
2 10 (58.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Software Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) WCF
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) NHibernate
4 8 (47.06%) Dojo
5 7 (41.18%) COM+
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) WinForms
8 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (17.65%) RESTful
9 1 (5.88%) HTML5
9 1 (5.88%) MDX
9 1 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows CE
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) OOD
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Pair Programming
3 8 (47.06%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Logistics
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
Bolton, Lancashire
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