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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.23% 7.65% 8.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.43% 19.74% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 17
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,550 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £59,000 £48,000
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
113 152 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.63% 38.78% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 137 47
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,250 £59,000
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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (90.91%) C#
2 50 (90.91%) .NET
2 50 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
4 48 (87.27%) .NET Framework
5 46 (83.64%) MVC
6 43 (78.18%) Scrum
6 43 (78.18%) LINQ
7 42 (76.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 42 (76.36%) Visual Studio
7 42 (76.36%) MS Excel
8 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (63.64%) Silverlight
10 34 (61.82%) WCF
10 34 (61.82%) Windows
11 31 (56.36%) SQL
11 31 (56.36%) T-SQL
11 31 (56.36%) TDD
11 31 (56.36%) OOD
12 29 (52.73%) Multithreading
12 29 (52.73%) WPF
12 29 (52.73%) SharePoint
13 28 (50.91%) WinForms
13 28 (50.91%) N-Tier
14 27 (49.09%) OO
15 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (43.64%) Moq

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (52.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (76.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) VPN
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) VLAN
1 2 (3.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (76.36%) Visual Studio
2 35 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (43.64%) Moq
4 18 (32.73%) Subversion
5 17 (30.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (7.27%) NUnit
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) .NET Developer
2 26 (47.27%) C# Developer
2 26 (47.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 20 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (32.73%) Senior C# Developer
5 17 (30.91%) Senior .NET Developer
5 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (25.45%) Development Manager
7 9 (16.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Agile C# Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Senior Manager
8 6 (10.91%) Senior Development Manager
8 6 (10.91%) Technical Leader
9 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Technical Developer
9 5 (9.09%) .NET Development Manager
10 4 (7.27%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (90.91%) .NET
1 50 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 48 (87.27%) .NET Framework
3 43 (78.18%) LINQ
4 42 (76.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (63.64%) Silverlight
6 34 (61.82%) WCF
7 29 (52.73%) WPF
8 28 (50.91%) WinForms
9 23 (41.82%) Web Services
9 23 (41.82%) HTML
9 23 (41.82%) jQuery
10 22 (40.00%) CSS
11 20 (36.36%) ADO.NET
12 17 (30.91%) Ajax
13 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
15 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) MVC
2 43 (78.18%) Scrum
3 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (56.36%) TDD
4 31 (56.36%) OOD
5 29 (52.73%) Multithreading
6 27 (49.09%) OO
7 14 (25.45%) Performance Management
7 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
7 14 (25.45%) Coaching
8 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) Matrix Management
8 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.27%) Project Management
11 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (1.82%) People Management
12 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 31 (56.36%) T-SQL
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) MCP
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
2 2 (3.64%) CCSP
2 2 (3.64%) CCNP
2 2 (3.64%) CCIP
2 2 (3.64%) CCNA
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
1 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (3.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Nintex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago