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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.88% 8.90% 8.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.67% 23.29% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 19
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £35,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £57,800 £53,000
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
91 146 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.93% 38.22% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 83 124 52
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £59,000
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 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (92.16%) ASP.NET
2 47 (92.16%) C#
2 47 (92.16%) .NET
3 46 (90.20%) MVC
4 42 (82.35%) .NET Framework
4 42 (82.35%) LINQ
4 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
5 41 (80.39%) Visual Studio
5 41 (80.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 40 (78.43%) MS Excel
7 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (74.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (74.51%) Scrum
9 33 (64.71%) Silverlight
10 28 (54.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (52.94%) jQuery
11 27 (52.94%) TDD
11 27 (52.94%) HTML
11 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
12 26 (50.98%) CSS
12 26 (50.98%) OOD
13 25 (49.02%) WCF
14 24 (47.06%) WPF
14 24 (47.06%) Windows
14 24 (47.06%) N-Tier
14 24 (47.06%) SQL
15 23 (45.10%) Web Services
15 23 (45.10%) OO
15 23 (45.10%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 40 (78.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) VLAN
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (80.39%) Visual Studio
2 28 (54.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (39.22%) Moq
4 18 (35.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (19.61%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) NUnit
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 26 (50.98%) C# Developer
3 26 (50.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (39.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (37.25%) Senior Developer
6 18 (35.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (35.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (31.37%) Development Manager
9 10 (19.61%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (15.69%) Senior Development Manager
10 8 (15.69%) Senior Manager
11 6 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (9.80%) .NET Development Manager
13 3 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
13 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
14 2 (3.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (92.16%) ASP.NET
1 47 (92.16%) .NET
2 42 (82.35%) .NET Framework
2 42 (82.35%) LINQ
3 41 (80.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 38 (74.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (64.71%) Silverlight
6 27 (52.94%) jQuery
6 27 (52.94%) HTML
7 26 (50.98%) CSS
8 25 (49.02%) WCF
9 24 (47.06%) WPF
10 23 (45.10%) Web Services
11 20 (39.22%) WinForms
12 18 (35.29%) ADO.NET
13 17 (33.33%) Ajax
14 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
16 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 6 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) MVC
2 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (74.51%) Scrum
4 27 (52.94%) TDD
5 26 (50.98%) OOD
6 23 (45.10%) OO
7 20 (39.22%) Multithreading
8 16 (31.37%) Performance Management
8 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
8 16 (31.37%) Coaching
9 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.69%) Matrix Management
11 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
13 1 (1.96%) Web Development
13 1 (1.96%) Refactoring
13 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) C#
2 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
4 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCP
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) CCSP
2 1 (1.96%) CCNP
2 1 (1.96%) CCIP
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.96%) UAG
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Nintex
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