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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 22 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 18 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.06% 6.41% 12.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.06% 31.03% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 56
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £31,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
68 58 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.56% 20.64% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 188
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £52,500 £55,000
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 29 April 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 22 (84.62%) C#
3 21 (80.77%) MVC
3 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 17 (65.38%) Visual Studio
6 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
7 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
8 13 (50.00%) jQuery
8 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
9 11 (42.31%) SQL
10 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
10 10 (38.46%) Web Services
10 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
10 10 (38.46%) Subversion
11 9 (34.62%) WCF
11 9 (34.62%) HTML
11 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
11 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
12 8 (30.77%) CSS
13 7 (26.92%) Pair Programming
13 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
13 7 (26.92%) BDD
14 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Visual Studio
2 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
4 10 (38.46%) Subversion
5 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) .NET Developer
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) C# .NET Developer
2 21 (80.77%) C# Developer
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior .NET Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior C# Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior Developer
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (26.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (26.92%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (26.92%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
5 13 (50.00%) jQuery
6 10 (38.46%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
7 9 (34.62%) WCF
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
9 4 (15.38%) Ajax
9 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
9 4 (15.38%) LINQ
9 4 (15.38%) WPF
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (3.85%) EDI
10 1 (3.85%) JSON
10 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) MVC
2 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 7 (26.92%) Pair Programming
5 6 (23.08%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
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