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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.69% 7.42% 17.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.53% 18.75% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 36
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
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
102 112 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.69% 39.58% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 61
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (82.81%) C#
2 53 (82.81%) .NET
2 53 (82.81%) ASP.NET
2 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) Microsoft
2 53 (82.81%) .NET Framework
3 44 (68.75%) SharePoint
3 44 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (67.19%) SQL
4 43 (67.19%) T-SQL
4 43 (67.19%) WCF
5 42 (65.63%) Multithreading
6 38 (59.38%) MVC
7 37 (57.81%) Visual Studio
8 34 (53.13%) MS Excel
8 34 (53.13%) Subversion
9 32 (50.00%) WinForms
10 31 (48.44%) WPF
10 31 (48.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 29 (45.31%) Scrum
12 27 (42.19%) OO
12 27 (42.19%) OOD
12 27 (42.19%) TDD
12 27 (42.19%) Silverlight
12 27 (42.19%) LINQ
13 26 (40.63%) Relational Database
14 25 (39.06%) Software Engineering
15 22 (34.38%) N-Tier
15 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 44 (68.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (9.38%) CMS
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (7.81%) IIS
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
1 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.25%) VPN
1 4 (6.25%) DNS
1 4 (6.25%) HTTPS
1 4 (6.25%) SSL
1 4 (6.25%) SAN
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) VLAN
1 4 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (40.63%) Relational Database
3 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (57.81%) Visual Studio
3 34 (53.13%) Subversion
4 18 (28.13%) Moq
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (7.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Developer
2 25 (39.06%) C# Developer
3 23 (35.94%) Senior Developer
4 21 (32.81%) .NET Developer
4 21 (32.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (23.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (20.31%) Technical Leader
8 12 (18.75%) Lead Developer
8 12 (18.75%) Technical Developer
9 11 (17.19%) Architect
10 10 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (14.06%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (14.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (7.81%) C# Web Developer
12 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
13 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
13 4 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (82.81%) .NET
1 53 (82.81%) ASP.NET
1 53 (82.81%) .NET Framework
2 43 (67.19%) WCF
3 32 (50.00%) WinForms
4 31 (48.44%) WPF
4 31 (48.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 27 (42.19%) Silverlight
5 27 (42.19%) LINQ
6 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (31.25%) Web Services
8 18 (28.13%) HTML
9 16 (25.00%) ADO.NET
10 14 (21.88%) CSS
10 14 (21.88%) Middleware
10 14 (21.88%) jQuery
11 12 (18.75%) HTML5
12 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
13 8 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Multithreading
2 38 (59.38%) MVC
3 29 (45.31%) Scrum
4 27 (42.19%) TDD
4 27 (42.19%) OO
4 27 (42.19%) OOD
5 25 (39.06%) Software Engineering
6 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.88%) Project Management
9 11 (17.19%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
10 9 (14.06%) Product Management
11 6 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.81%) Technical Analysis
13 4 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (6.25%) SOA
13 4 (6.25%) Web Development
14 2 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (82.81%) C#
2 43 (67.19%) SQL
2 43 (67.19%) T-SQL
3 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) MCP
1 4 (6.25%) MCSE
1 4 (6.25%) CCSP
1 4 (6.25%) CCNP
1 4 (6.25%) CCIP
1 4 (6.25%) CCNA
1 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
1 4 (6.25%) ISA Server
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) MOM
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Nintex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago