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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.29% 7.46% 16.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.23% 19.64% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £21,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
104 112 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.70% 37.97% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 56
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (86.67%) Windows
2 65 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 63 (84.00%) C#
3 63 (84.00%) .NET
3 63 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 63 (84.00%) .NET Framework
4 54 (72.00%) SQL
5 53 (70.67%) T-SQL
5 53 (70.67%) WCF
5 53 (70.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (69.33%) SharePoint
6 52 (69.33%) Multithreading
7 45 (60.00%) Visual Studio
8 43 (57.33%) Subversion
9 40 (53.33%) MS Excel
9 40 (53.33%) MVC
9 40 (53.33%) WinForms
10 38 (50.67%) WPF
11 37 (49.33%) Scrum
12 35 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 35 (46.67%) Relational Database
13 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
14 32 (42.67%) OO
14 32 (42.67%) OOD
14 32 (42.67%) TDD
14 32 (42.67%) Silverlight
15 31 (41.33%) LINQ
16 25 (33.33%) N-Tier
17 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 52 (69.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (9.33%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.00%) CMS
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (9.33%) DNS
1 7 (9.33%) Firewall
2 6 (8.00%) VLAN
2 6 (8.00%) Network Security
2 6 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 6 (8.00%) SSL
2 6 (8.00%) SAN
2 6 (8.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.00%) VPN
2 6 (8.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 24 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 53 (70.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 43 (57.33%) Subversion
4 18 (24.00%) Moq
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) Senior Developer
3 25 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 21 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (24.00%) Architect
6 17 (22.67%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (22.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (20.00%) Lead Developer
8 15 (20.00%) Technical Leader
9 14 (18.67%) Technical Developer
10 9 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
12 5 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
12 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (84.00%) .NET
1 63 (84.00%) ASP.NET
1 63 (84.00%) .NET Framework
2 53 (70.67%) WCF
3 40 (53.33%) WinForms
4 38 (50.67%) WPF
5 35 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 32 (42.67%) Silverlight
7 31 (41.33%) LINQ
8 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (28.00%) Middleware
10 20 (26.67%) Web Services
11 18 (24.00%) HTML
11 18 (24.00%) ADO.NET
12 14 (18.67%) CSS
12 14 (18.67%) jQuery
13 12 (16.00%) HTML5
14 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 8 (10.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
15 8 (10.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 65 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (69.33%) Multithreading
2 40 (53.33%) MVC
3 37 (49.33%) Scrum
4 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
5 32 (42.67%) TDD
5 32 (42.67%) OO
5 32 (42.67%) OOD
6 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (29.33%) Project Management
8 18 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (21.33%) Business Analysis
9 16 (21.33%) Product Management
10 7 (9.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (9.33%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (9.33%) SOA
11 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Web Development
12 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (84.00%) C#
2 54 (72.00%) SQL
3 53 (70.67%) T-SQL
4 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) MCP
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.00%) MCSE
2 6 (8.00%) CCSP
2 6 (8.00%) CCNP
2 6 (8.00%) CCIP
2 6 (8.00%) CCNA
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Terminal Services
1 6 (8.00%) ISA Server
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
1 6 (8.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 65 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) VMware
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago