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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.72% 6.65% 7.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.44% 21.00% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 22
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
108 100 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 39.71% 31.65% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 99 96 111
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (94.59%) C#
2 35 (94.59%) ASP.NET
2 35 (94.59%) .NET
3 32 (86.49%) MVC
3 32 (86.49%) jQuery
4 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
5 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
6 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (62.16%) CSS
7 23 (62.16%) HTML
7 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (59.46%) .NET Framework
8 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (48.65%) Entity Framework
9 18 (48.65%) LINQ
10 17 (45.95%) TDD
11 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
12 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
13 13 (35.14%) SQL
14 11 (29.73%) Ajax
15 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
15 10 (27.03%) Scrum
15 10 (27.03%) OO
15 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
17 8 (21.62%) Web Development
17 8 (21.62%) WPF
17 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (18.92%) Razor View Engine

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (18.92%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Node.js
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
2 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 6 (16.22%) Bitbucket
4 6 (16.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (10.81%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (5.41%) Moq
General
1 6 (16.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 23 (62.16%) .NET Developer
3 22 (59.46%) C# Developer
3 22 (59.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (43.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Development Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Development Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) ASP.NET
1 35 (94.59%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) jQuery
3 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (62.16%) HTML
4 23 (62.16%) CSS
5 22 (59.46%) .NET Framework
6 18 (48.65%) LINQ
6 18 (48.65%) Entity Framework
7 11 (29.73%) Ajax
8 8 (21.62%) WPF
9 7 (18.92%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (16.22%) Kendo UI
10 6 (16.22%) Silverlight
11 5 (13.51%) WCF
11 5 (13.51%) Web Services
11 5 (13.51%) Backbone.js
11 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (10.81%) WinForms
13 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) MVC
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) OO
5 8 (21.62%) Web Development
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) OOD
8 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.11%) SOA
10 2 (5.41%) Project Management
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) VB6
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Telerik
2 1 (2.70%) Nintex