The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 68 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.02% 6.78% 6.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.33% 18.86% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 68 61 52
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +25.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
371 334 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.86% 35.95% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 327 322 300
Average salary £43,000 £40,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -12 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Luton -26 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 5 £32,000 -
Dunstable - 2 £38,250 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (71.97%) .NET
3 105 (66.88%) C#
4 102 (64.97%) ASP.NET
5 95 (60.51%) SQL
5 95 (60.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 87 (55.41%) WCF
7 81 (51.59%) Microsoft
8 76 (48.41%) Visual Studio
9 75 (47.77%) Windows
9 75 (47.77%) .NET Framework
10 64 (40.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 62 (39.49%) T-SQL
12 59 (37.58%) Web Services
12 59 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (36.31%) SharePoint
13 57 (36.31%) MVC
14 53 (33.76%) JavaScript
15 50 (31.85%) Subversion
16 49 (31.21%) Scrum
16 49 (31.21%) Relational Database
17 46 (29.30%) jQuery
18 43 (27.39%) VB.NET
19 42 (26.75%) MS Excel
19 42 (26.75%) Multithreading
20 41 (26.11%) TDD
21 40 (25.48%) Software Engineering
21 40 (25.48%) WinForms
22 38 (24.20%) OO
23 37 (23.57%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 57 (36.31%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.83%) CMS
3 16 (10.19%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (8.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (8.28%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.82%) IIS
7 5 (3.18%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.27%) Lync
9 2 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 42 (26.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS Office
3 4 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) Internet
2 8 (5.10%) SAN
3 5 (3.18%) Firewall
3 5 (3.18%) DNS
3 5 (3.18%) Network Security
4 3 (1.91%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.91%) HTTP
4 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.91%) VPN
4 3 (1.91%) SSL
4 3 (1.91%) VLAN
5 2 (1.27%) NAS
5 2 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (60.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 49 (31.21%) Relational Database
4 31 (19.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (14.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (8.28%) DB2
7 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (4.46%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.27%) MySQL
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (48.41%) Visual Studio
2 64 (40.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (31.85%) Subversion
4 19 (12.10%) Moq
5 16 (10.19%) TeamCity
6 13 (8.28%) Eclipse
6 13 (8.28%) MyEclipse
7 7 (4.46%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.91%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (6.37%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Automotive
3 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (70.06%) Developer
2 63 (40.13%) .NET Developer
3 40 (25.48%) C# Developer
4 36 (22.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (17.20%) Senior Developer
6 19 (12.10%) Analyst
7 15 (9.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (8.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 13 (8.28%) Architect
9 13 (8.28%) Web Developer
9 13 (8.28%) Lead Developer
9 13 (8.28%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (7.64%) Technical Leader
10 12 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (7.01%) Analyst Programmer
11 11 (7.01%) Programmer
11 11 (7.01%) Java Developer
12 10 (6.37%) Technical Developer
12 10 (6.37%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (71.97%) .NET
2 102 (64.97%) ASP.NET
3 87 (55.41%) WCF
4 75 (47.77%) .NET Framework
5 59 (37.58%) Web Services
6 46 (29.30%) jQuery
7 40 (25.48%) WinForms
8 37 (23.57%) HTML
9 33 (21.02%) WPF
10 32 (20.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 32 (20.38%) CSS
11 28 (17.83%) LINQ
12 27 (17.20%) Silverlight
13 24 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (12.74%) Ajax
15 19 (12.10%) ADO.NET
16 15 (9.55%) JSP
17 13 (8.28%) Struts
17 13 (8.28%) XML
17 13 (8.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) N-Tier
2 10 (6.37%) Clustering
3 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) Tandem
6 1 (0.64%) Statistics
6 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 75 (47.77%) Windows
2 16 (10.19%) UNIX
3 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.18%) Android
4 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.91%) Linux
5 3 (1.91%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.31%) MVC
3 49 (31.21%) Scrum
4 42 (26.75%) Multithreading
5 41 (26.11%) TDD
6 40 (25.48%) Software Engineering
7 38 (24.20%) OO
8 25 (15.92%) OOD
9 24 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (11.46%) Project Management
10 18 (11.46%) Migration
11 17 (10.83%) Web Development
12 14 (8.92%) Waterfall
13 13 (8.28%) RAD
13 13 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.01%) Business Analysis
14 11 (7.01%) Product Management
15 10 (6.37%) ETL
16 8 (5.10%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 105 (66.88%) C#
2 95 (60.51%) SQL
3 62 (39.49%) T-SQL
4 53 (33.76%) JavaScript
5 43 (27.39%) VB.NET
6 17 (10.83%) VB
7 15 (9.55%) Java
8 14 (8.92%) C
9 7 (4.46%) Groovy
10 6 (3.82%) VB6
10 6 (3.82%) PHP
11 3 (1.91%) Perl
11 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) Degree
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.55%) MCSE
3 4 (2.55%) MCP
4 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.91%) CCSP
4 3 (1.91%) CCNP
4 3 (1.91%) CCIP
4 3 (1.91%) CCNA
5 1 (0.64%) CCA
5 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.64%) MCSA
5 1 (0.64%) MCTS
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.91%) ISA Server
2 3 (1.91%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (1.91%) UAG
3 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.27%) XenApp
3 2 (1.27%) XenServer
3 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) MOM
2 2 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (51.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.28%) JBoss
3 9 (5.73%) VMware
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle
5 5 (3.18%) Citrix
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.27%) Adobe
7 2 (1.27%) CommVault
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) EMC
7 2 (1.27%) AppSense
8 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.64%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) Nintex
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
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Luton
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago