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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.86% 5.17% 16.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.27% 13.64% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 18
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £30,000 £35,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
109 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 61.58% 37.93% 62.73%
Number of salaries quoted 104 37 68
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (82.50%) SQL
3 29 (72.50%) .NET
4 28 (70.00%) C#
4 28 (70.00%) MVC
5 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET
6 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (55.00%) T-SQL
8 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
9 17 (42.50%) WCF
10 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (40.00%) OOD
10 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (37.50%) OO
11 15 (37.50%) jQuery
12 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (30.00%) TDD
13 12 (30.00%) NUnit
14 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (27.50%) HTML
14 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (27.50%) Moq
15 10 (25.00%) HTML5
15 10 (25.00%) SpecFlow
15 10 (25.00%) TeamCity
15 10 (25.00%) Mercurial
15 10 (25.00%) CSS
15 10 (25.00%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) NUnit
2 11 (27.50%) Moq
3 10 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 10 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 10 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 10 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Lead Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Architect
8 4 (10.00%) C# Architect
8 4 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
9 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (42.50%) WCF
5 15 (37.50%) jQuery
6 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 11 (27.50%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) HTML5
8 10 (25.00%) CSS
8 10 (25.00%) XML
8 10 (25.00%) Ajax
9 8 (20.00%) NHibernate
9 8 (20.00%) Dojo
9 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (17.50%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (17.50%) COM+
11 6 (15.00%) Web Services
12 3 (7.50%) RESTful
12 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Social Media
2 2 (5.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows CE
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) MVC
2 16 (40.00%) OOD
3 15 (37.50%) OO
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (15.00%) BDD
8 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.50%) Logistics
9 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Web Development
10 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.00%) ETL
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (2.50%) Android Development
11 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 28 (70.00%) C#
3 22 (55.00%) T-SQL
4 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Google