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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 37 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.16% 2.98% 21.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 6.85% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 20
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
31 73 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.30% 43.45% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 43
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 £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) DevExpress