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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 32 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 5 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.28% 2.98% 26.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 7.35% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 37
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 £33,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
55 68 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.26% 40.48% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 81
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £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 30 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bolton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 18 (90.00%) C#
3 18 (90.00%) MVC
4 16 (80.00%) SQL
5 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (65.00%) WCF
7 12 (60.00%) OOD
8 11 (55.00%) OO
8 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (55.00%) NUnit
9 10 (50.00%) jQuery
9 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
9 10 (50.00%) Mercurial
9 10 (50.00%) ReSharper
9 10 (50.00%) Moq
9 10 (50.00%) SpecFlow
9 10 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (45.00%) TDD
11 8 (40.00%) Pair Programming
11 8 (40.00%) Dojo
11 8 (40.00%) NHibernate
12 7 (35.00%) COM+
12 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (35.00%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (30.00%) BDD
13 6 (30.00%) Windows
14 5 (25.00%) QA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) NUnit
2 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 10 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 10 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 10 (50.00%) Moq
2 10 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 10 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior
9 1 (5.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (65.00%) WCF
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (40.00%) Dojo
6 8 (40.00%) NHibernate
7 7 (35.00%) COM+
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (35.00%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) Ajax
9 3 (15.00%) WinForms
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (15.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 12 (60.00%) OOD
3 11 (55.00%) OO
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Logistics
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau