The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 33 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 5 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.31% 3.05% 27.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 7.35% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 39
Average salary £30,750 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £32,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
54 68 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.29% 41.46% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 83
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Manchester

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 23 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
3 22 (91.67%) C#
3 22 (91.67%) MVC
4 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
5 18 (75.00%) SQL
5 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (62.50%) WCF
7 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (58.33%) OOD
8 13 (54.17%) OO
8 13 (54.17%) jQuery
9 12 (50.00%) NUnit
10 11 (45.83%) Moq
10 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (41.67%) SpecFlow
11 10 (41.67%) Mercurial
11 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
11 10 (41.67%) ReSharper
12 9 (37.50%) TDD
13 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
13 8 (33.33%) NHibernate
13 8 (33.33%) Dojo
13 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (29.17%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (29.17%) HTML
14 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
14 7 (29.17%) COM+
15 6 (25.00%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) NUnit
2 11 (45.83%) Moq
3 10 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 10 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (41.67%) ReSharper
3 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
3 10 (41.67%) Mercurial
4 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Software Developer
4 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (4.17%) C Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
10 1 (4.17%) Architect
10 1 (4.17%) Junior
10 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (62.50%) WCF
5 13 (54.17%) jQuery
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (33.33%) Dojo
7 8 (33.33%) NHibernate
8 7 (29.17%) COM+
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (25.00%) Ajax
9 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) HTML5
10 5 (20.83%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) Web Services
11 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 3 (12.50%) RESTful
12 3 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows CE
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) MVC
2 14 (58.33%) OOD
3 13 (54.17%) OO
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Logistics
9 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.17%) ETL
10 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.17%) Android Development
10 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase