The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.23% 10.10% 12.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.27% 24.79% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 25
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
103 117 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.01% 40.77% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 116 52
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 28 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (86.59%) C#
2 71 (86.59%) ASP.NET
2 71 (86.59%) .NET
3 69 (84.15%) .NET Framework
4 68 (82.93%) Windows
4 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
5 61 (74.39%) SQL
6 59 (71.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (69.51%) WCF
7 57 (69.51%) T-SQL
8 56 (68.29%) Multithreading
9 54 (65.85%) SharePoint
10 49 (59.76%) Visual Studio
11 48 (58.54%) Subversion
12 44 (53.66%) WinForms
13 43 (52.44%) MVC
14 42 (51.22%) Relational Database
15 39 (47.56%) Scrum
15 39 (47.56%) MS Excel
15 39 (47.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 38 (46.34%) Software Engineering
16 38 (46.34%) WPF
17 36 (43.90%) TDD
17 36 (43.90%) OOD
17 36 (43.90%) OO
18 34 (41.46%) LINQ
19 33 (40.24%) Silverlight
20 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (35.37%) N-Tier

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (65.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (8.54%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (8.54%) CMS
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.32%) IIS
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (47.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Firewall
1 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.54%) DNS
2 6 (7.32%) Network Security
2 6 (7.32%) VLAN
2 6 (7.32%) HTTPS
2 6 (7.32%) SSL
2 6 (7.32%) VPN
2 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (51.22%) Relational Database
3 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (71.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (59.76%) Visual Studio
3 48 (58.54%) Subversion
4 18 (21.95%) Moq
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (68.29%) Developer
2 27 (32.93%) C# Developer
3 25 (30.49%) Senior Developer
4 23 (28.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (25.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (24.39%) Architect
6 20 (24.39%) .NET Developer
7 19 (23.17%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (20.73%) Technical Leader
8 17 (20.73%) Lead Developer
8 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (19.51%) Technical Developer
10 8 (9.76%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (8.54%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (8.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (7.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
14 4 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
14 4 (4.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (86.59%) ASP.NET
1 71 (86.59%) .NET
2 69 (84.15%) .NET Framework
3 57 (69.51%) WCF
4 44 (53.66%) WinForms
5 39 (47.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 38 (46.34%) WPF
7 34 (41.46%) LINQ
8 33 (40.24%) Silverlight
9 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (29.27%) Middleware
11 23 (28.05%) HTML
12 21 (25.61%) ADO.NET
12 21 (25.61%) Web Services
13 19 (23.17%) jQuery
13 19 (23.17%) CSS
14 14 (17.07%) HTML5
15 13 (15.85%) LINQ to SQL
16 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 10 (12.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (82.93%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) Multithreading
2 43 (52.44%) MVC
3 39 (47.56%) Scrum
4 38 (46.34%) Software Engineering
5 36 (43.90%) TDD
5 36 (43.90%) OOD
5 36 (43.90%) OO
6 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (29.27%) Project Management
8 20 (24.39%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (21.95%) Product Management
9 18 (21.95%) Business Analysis
10 11 (13.41%) SOA
10 11 (13.41%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (8.54%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.88%) Web Development
13 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (86.59%) C#
2 61 (74.39%) SQL
3 57 (69.51%) T-SQL
4 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.54%) MCP
2 6 (7.32%) MCSE
2 6 (7.32%) CCSP
2 6 (7.32%) CCNP
2 6 (7.32%) CCIP
2 6 (7.32%) CCNA
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
1 6 (7.32%) UAG
1 6 (7.32%) Terminal Services
1 6 (7.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco
2 6 (7.32%) VMware
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