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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 21 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 50 113 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.58% 9.70% 4.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.34% 27.97% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 49 104 49
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £34,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £51,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
306 404 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.02% 34.68% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 270 377 300
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -6 17 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Luton -6 12 £46,250 +0.54%
Dunstable - 6 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (61.54%) .NET
3 61 (58.65%) C#
4 59 (56.73%) ASP.NET
5 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (49.04%) Visual Studio
6 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
7 50 (48.08%) HTML
8 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
8 48 (46.15%) jQuery
9 45 (43.27%) CSS
10 44 (42.31%) SQL
10 44 (42.31%) MS Excel
11 42 (40.38%) Windows
12 41 (39.42%) .NET Framework
13 39 (37.50%) MVC
14 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (30.77%) Entity Framework
15 32 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (27.88%) Scrum
17 26 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 26 (25.00%) LINQ
18 24 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
21 19 (18.27%) Web Services
21 19 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
22 18 (17.31%) ETL
22 18 (17.31%) Degree
23 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.50%) IIS
3 10 (9.62%) CMS
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.88%) Node.js
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 6 (5.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Intranet
1 2 (1.92%) DHCP
1 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
2 1 (0.96%) SAN
2 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
7 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
8 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (7.69%) OLAP
8 8 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (49.04%) Visual Studio
2 24 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (11.54%) Subversion
4 5 (4.81%) NUnit
4 5 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (4.81%) Moq
5 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.85%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.96%) NSubstitute
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.85%) Automotive
4 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.92%) French Language
4 2 (1.92%) German Language
4 2 (1.92%) Hindi Language
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 66 (63.46%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.12%) C# Developer
4 22 (21.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Development Manager
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Development Manager
8 8 (7.69%) MI Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Manager
8 8 (7.69%) Server Support
8 8 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Server Support Specialist
9 7 (6.73%) Support Specialist
9 7 (6.73%) Server Specialist
10 6 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (61.54%) .NET
2 59 (56.73%) ASP.NET
3 50 (48.08%) HTML
4 48 (46.15%) jQuery
5 45 (43.27%) CSS
6 41 (39.42%) .NET Framework
7 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (30.77%) Entity Framework
9 26 (25.00%) LINQ
10 19 (18.27%) Web Services
11 16 (15.38%) Silverlight
12 14 (13.46%) AngularJS
12 14 (13.46%) HTML5
13 13 (12.50%) Ajax
14 11 (10.58%) WCF
15 10 (9.62%) CSS3
15 10 (9.62%) MDX
15 10 (9.62%) XML
16 9 (8.65%) WPF
16 9 (8.65%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.69%) Clustering
3 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.77%) Replication
5 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.88%) GIS
6 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.38%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) UNIX
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.50%) MVC
3 29 (27.88%) Scrum
4 19 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (17.31%) ETL
6 17 (16.35%) Performance Management
6 17 (16.35%) TDD
7 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.46%) ERP
8 14 (13.46%) ITIL
9 13 (12.50%) Migration
10 10 (9.62%) Coaching
10 10 (9.62%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.62%) OO
11 9 (8.65%) OOD
11 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.69%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.65%) C#
2 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 44 (42.31%) SQL
4 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.46%) VB.NET
6 11 (10.58%) VB
7 8 (7.69%) VBA
8 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.81%) VB6
10 4 (3.85%) C
10 4 (3.85%) Perl
11 2 (1.92%) Java
12 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) MCSA
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MCP
3 1 (0.96%) MCSE
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.96%) CCNA
3 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MCITP
3 1 (0.96%) MCTS
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) MOM
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.35%) Citrix
3 14 (13.46%) VMware
4 5 (4.81%) Telerik
5 4 (3.85%) Tieto
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle
6 3 (2.88%) Nintex
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.96%) HP
7 1 (0.96%) CA
7 1 (0.96%) CommVault
7 1 (0.96%) Infor
7 1 (0.96%) FalconStor
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