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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 59 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.12% 12.14% 7.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.69% 30.57% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 56 20
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,750 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
52 193 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.71% 39.71% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 47 186 96
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (97.73%) .NET
3 42 (95.45%) C#
3 42 (95.45%) ASP.NET
4 38 (86.36%) MVC
5 37 (84.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (81.82%) Visual Studio
7 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
7 34 (77.27%) jQuery
8 33 (75.00%) .NET Framework
8 33 (75.00%) HTML
9 32 (72.73%) CSS
9 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (70.45%) LINQ
11 30 (68.18%) Entity Framework
11 30 (68.18%) Scrum
12 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
13 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
14 23 (52.27%) Silverlight
15 20 (45.45%) SQL
16 18 (40.91%) TDD
16 18 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (36.36%) Ajax
17 16 (36.36%) OOD
18 15 (34.09%) Web Services
18 15 (34.09%) N-Tier
18 15 (34.09%) WCF
18 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (31.82%) Mentoring
19 14 (31.82%) Coaching

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 18 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (20.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (20.45%) Moq
4 4 (9.09%) NUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 22 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 22 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 22 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (43.18%) .NET Developer
4 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (31.82%) Development Manager
5 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Senior Manager
6 9 (20.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Senior Development Manager
7 7 (15.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Development Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) .NET
2 42 (95.45%) ASP.NET
3 37 (84.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (77.27%) jQuery
5 33 (75.00%) .NET Framework
5 33 (75.00%) HTML
6 32 (72.73%) CSS
7 31 (70.45%) LINQ
8 30 (68.18%) Entity Framework
9 23 (52.27%) Silverlight
10 16 (36.36%) Ajax
11 15 (34.09%) Web Services
11 15 (34.09%) WCF
12 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (29.55%) WPF
14 11 (25.00%) WinForms
15 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
16 9 (20.45%) ADO.NET
17 7 (15.91%) Razor View Engine
18 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) MVC
2 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (68.18%) Scrum
4 18 (40.91%) TDD
5 16 (36.36%) OOD
6 14 (31.82%) OO
6 14 (31.82%) Performance Management
6 14 (31.82%) Mentoring
6 14 (31.82%) Coaching
7 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.36%) Matrix Management
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) Web Development
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (4.55%) Time Management
12 2 (4.55%) Product Management
12 2 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) C#
2 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 20 (45.45%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) VB6
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) Telerik
2 1 (2.27%) Nintex
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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