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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.80% 10.99% 6.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.00% 27.10% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 18
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
75 155 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.27% 40.58% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 135 62
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (98.04%) .NET
3 49 (96.08%) C#
3 49 (96.08%) ASP.NET
4 48 (94.12%) MVC
5 44 (86.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (78.43%) Visual Studio
8 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
8 39 (76.47%) .NET Framework
8 39 (76.47%) Scrum
8 39 (76.47%) LINQ
9 38 (74.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 37 (72.55%) MS Excel
11 32 (62.75%) HTML
11 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
11 32 (62.75%) jQuery
12 31 (60.78%) Silverlight
12 31 (60.78%) CSS
13 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (49.02%) SQL
15 24 (47.06%) TDD
16 22 (43.14%) OOD
17 21 (41.18%) WCF
18 20 (39.22%) WPF
18 20 (39.22%) N-Tier
18 20 (39.22%) OO
18 20 (39.22%) Web Services
19 18 (35.29%) T-SQL
19 18 (35.29%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (72.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 40 (78.43%) Visual Studio
2 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (31.37%) Moq
4 15 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (13.73%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) NUnit
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) C# Developer
2 27 (52.94%) C# .NET Developer
3 25 (49.02%) .NET Developer
4 24 (47.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (33.33%) Development Manager
6 16 (31.37%) Senior Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (29.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (19.61%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (17.65%) Senior Manager
9 9 (17.65%) Senior Development Manager
10 6 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (9.80%) .NET Development Manager
12 3 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
12 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
13 2 (3.92%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 49 (96.08%) ASP.NET
3 44 (86.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (76.47%) .NET Framework
4 39 (76.47%) LINQ
5 38 (74.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 32 (62.75%) jQuery
6 32 (62.75%) HTML
7 31 (60.78%) CSS
7 31 (60.78%) Silverlight
8 21 (41.18%) WCF
9 20 (39.22%) WPF
9 20 (39.22%) Web Services
10 17 (33.33%) Ajax
11 16 (31.37%) WinForms
11 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (29.41%) ADO.NET
13 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
14 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) MVC
2 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (76.47%) Scrum
4 24 (47.06%) TDD
5 22 (43.14%) OOD
6 20 (39.22%) OO
7 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 17 (33.33%) Coaching
7 17 (33.33%) Performance Management
8 16 (31.37%) Multithreading
9 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.69%) Matrix Management
11 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.92%) Web Development
13 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
14 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
14 1 (1.96%) Time Management
14 1 (1.96%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) C#
2 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
3 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 18 (35.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) VCP4
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Citrix
2 1 (1.96%) VMware
2 1 (1.96%) Nintex
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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