The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.91% 6.73% 4.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.92% 12.73% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Median salary - £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 52 55 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 47.27% 52.88% 61.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 70
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -10.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 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 in Bolton.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET