The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.25% 11.31% 7.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.79% 27.68% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 20
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £34,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £52,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
78 112 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.68% 40.88% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72 106 108
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bedford region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (97.37%) .NET
3 36 (94.74%) C#
3 36 (94.74%) ASP.NET
4 34 (89.47%) jQuery
5 32 (84.21%) MVC
6 31 (81.58%) JavaScript
7 30 (78.95%) HTML
7 30 (78.95%) CSS
8 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
10 23 (60.53%) .NET Framework
11 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (52.63%) Entity Framework
12 20 (52.63%) LINQ
13 18 (47.37%) Scrum
13 18 (47.37%) SQL
14 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
15 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
16 12 (31.58%) TDD
17 11 (28.95%) Ajax
17 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (23.68%) Silverlight
18 9 (23.68%) OO
19 8 (21.05%) CMS
19 8 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
20 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
20 7 (18.42%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 8 (21.05%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (7.89%) Moq
3 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (7.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) C# Developer
2 23 (60.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (52.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (47.37%) .NET Developer
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Development Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Development Manager
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Consultant
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.63%) Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 36 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 34 (89.47%) jQuery
4 30 (78.95%) CSS
4 30 (78.95%) HTML
5 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (60.53%) .NET Framework
7 20 (52.63%) Entity Framework
7 20 (52.63%) LINQ
8 11 (28.95%) Ajax
9 9 (23.68%) Silverlight
10 8 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (15.79%) WPF
12 5 (13.16%) WCF
12 5 (13.16%) Web Services
12 5 (13.16%) WinForms
12 5 (13.16%) Kendo UI
13 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
13 4 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) MVC
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Scrum
4 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 9 (23.68%) OO
6 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) Coaching
7 6 (15.79%) Web Development
8 5 (13.16%) OOD
8 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) SOA
10 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (5.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) C#
2 31 (81.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) Telerik
2 1 (2.63%) Nintex
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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