The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.59% 8.63% 8.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.76% 21.82% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 17
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
105 110 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.75% 39.57% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 99 109 50
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 11 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (88.51%) C#
2 77 (88.51%) ASP.NET
2 77 (88.51%) .NET
3 75 (86.21%) .NET Framework
4 72 (82.76%) Windows
4 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
5 66 (75.86%) SQL
5 66 (75.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (71.26%) WCF
6 62 (71.26%) T-SQL
7 61 (70.11%) Multithreading
8 54 (62.07%) Subversion
9 52 (59.77%) SharePoint
10 50 (57.47%) Visual Studio
11 47 (54.02%) MVC
11 47 (54.02%) Relational Database
12 45 (51.72%) WinForms
13 43 (49.43%) Software Engineering
13 43 (49.43%) Scrum
14 42 (48.28%) OO
14 42 (48.28%) OOD
14 42 (48.28%) TDD
15 40 (45.98%) LINQ
15 40 (45.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 38 (43.68%) MS Excel
17 37 (42.53%) WPF
18 36 (41.38%) N-Tier
19 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (36.78%) Silverlight

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 52 (59.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (9.20%) CMS
4 6 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.75%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (43.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.90%) DNS
1 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) VLAN
2 5 (5.75%) Network Security
2 5 (5.75%) HTTPS
2 5 (5.75%) SSL
2 5 (5.75%) SAN
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 5 (5.75%) VPN
2 5 (5.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (54.02%) Relational Database
3 28 (32.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (75.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (62.07%) Subversion
3 50 (57.47%) Visual Studio
4 18 (20.69%) Moq
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (5.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (66.67%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) C# Developer
3 25 (28.74%) Architect
4 24 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (26.44%) Senior Developer
5 23 (26.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (24.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (24.14%) .NET Developer
7 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (20.69%) Lead Developer
7 18 (20.69%) Technical Leader
8 17 (19.54%) Technical Developer
9 10 (11.49%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (6.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.60%) SharePoint Architect
12 4 (4.60%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Administrator
12 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (88.51%) .NET
1 77 (88.51%) ASP.NET
2 75 (86.21%) .NET Framework
3 62 (71.26%) WCF
4 45 (51.72%) WinForms
5 40 (45.98%) LINQ
5 40 (45.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 37 (42.53%) WPF
7 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (36.78%) Silverlight
9 27 (31.03%) ADO.NET
10 26 (29.89%) Web Services
11 24 (27.59%) Middleware
12 23 (26.44%) HTML
13 19 (21.84%) CSS
13 19 (21.84%) jQuery
13 19 (21.84%) LINQ to SQL
14 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 13 (14.94%) HTML5
15 9 (10.34%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.38%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (82.76%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Multithreading
2 47 (54.02%) MVC
3 43 (49.43%) Scrum
3 43 (49.43%) Software Engineering
4 42 (48.28%) TDD
4 42 (48.28%) OO
4 42 (48.28%) OOD
5 28 (32.18%) Project Management
6 27 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (27.59%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (26.44%) Business Analysis
8 23 (26.44%) Product Management
9 18 (20.69%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (17.24%) SOA
11 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (4.60%) Web Development
12 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (88.51%) C#
2 66 (75.86%) SQL
3 62 (71.26%) T-SQL
4 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.05%) XPath
6 5 (5.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) MCP
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.75%) MCSE
2 5 (5.75%) CCSP
2 5 (5.75%) CCNP
2 5 (5.75%) CCIP
2 5 (5.75%) CCNA
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Terminal Services
1 5 (5.75%) ISA Server
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.75%) Forefront TMG
1 5 (5.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) VMware
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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