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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 67 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.58% 6.11% 6.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.41% 18.66% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 66 61 54
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
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
364 343 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.33% 32.73% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 330 331 268
Average salary £43,900 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Luton -12 26 £43,900 -7.57% 1
Bedford -9 22 £45,000 - 3
Dunstable 0 3 £33,500 +15.51%
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £33,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 182 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 123 (67.58%) .NET
3 117 (64.29%) C#
4 116 (63.74%) ASP.NET
5 114 (62.64%) SQL
6 107 (58.79%) Microsoft
7 102 (56.04%) WCF
8 99 (54.40%) Windows
9 94 (51.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 91 (50.00%) .NET Framework
11 80 (43.96%) Visual Studio
12 78 (42.86%) T-SQL
13 75 (41.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 71 (39.01%) SharePoint
15 70 (38.46%) Relational Database
16 65 (35.71%) JavaScript
17 64 (35.16%) Web Services
17 64 (35.16%) Subversion
18 60 (32.97%) MVC
19 59 (32.42%) Scrum
20 56 (30.77%) Multithreading
21 54 (29.67%) TDD
21 54 (29.67%) OO
22 51 (28.02%) MS Excel
23 50 (27.47%) WinForms
23 50 (27.47%) jQuery
24 49 (26.92%) Software Engineering
25 45 (24.73%) WPF
26 41 (22.53%) SQL Server 2012
27 40 (21.98%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 71 (39.01%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.44%) CMS
3 17 (9.34%) WebSphere
3 17 (9.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (8.79%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (4.95%) MS Exchange
6 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.40%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (4.40%) IIS
8 3 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.65%) Lync
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (28.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.89%) Internet
2 11 (6.04%) SAN
3 10 (5.49%) Firewall
3 10 (5.49%) DNS
4 9 (4.95%) Network Security
5 7 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.30%) VLAN
6 6 (3.30%) VPN
6 6 (3.30%) HTTP
6 6 (3.30%) SSL
6 6 (3.30%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.20%) DHCP
8 2 (1.10%) NAS
9 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (51.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 70 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 41 (22.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (17.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (9.34%) DB2
7 12 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (6.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (4.40%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.10%) MySQL
15 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 80 (43.96%) Visual Studio
2 75 (41.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (35.16%) Subversion
4 18 (9.89%) Moq
5 17 (9.34%) MyEclipse
5 17 (9.34%) TeamCity
5 17 (9.34%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.65%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (4.95%) Finance
2 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 117 (64.29%) Developer
2 60 (32.97%) .NET Developer
3 34 (18.68%) C# Developer
4 32 (17.58%) Senior Developer
5 30 (16.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (12.09%) Architect
7 21 (11.54%) Analyst
7 21 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (10.44%) Lead Developer
8 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (9.34%) Technical Leader
11 15 (8.24%) Technical Developer
12 13 (7.14%) Web Developer
13 12 (6.59%) Administrator
14 11 (6.04%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (6.04%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (5.49%) Technical Analyst
16 9 (4.95%) Java Developer
16 9 (4.95%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (67.58%) .NET
2 116 (63.74%) ASP.NET
3 102 (56.04%) WCF
4 91 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 64 (35.16%) Web Services
6 50 (27.47%) WinForms
6 50 (27.47%) jQuery
7 45 (24.73%) WPF
8 40 (21.98%) HTML
9 36 (19.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 33 (18.13%) CSS
10 33 (18.13%) Silverlight
11 32 (17.58%) LINQ
12 30 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (14.29%) Ajax
14 23 (12.64%) Middleware
15 19 (10.44%) JSP
15 19 (10.44%) ADO.NET
16 17 (9.34%) ICEfaces
16 17 (9.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.84%) N-Tier
2 8 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.30%) Clustering
5 4 (2.20%) Tandem
6 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.65%) Physics
6 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (54.40%) Windows
2 20 (10.99%) UNIX
3 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.49%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.30%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.97%) MVC
2 59 (32.42%) Scrum
3 56 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 54 (29.67%) TDD
4 54 (29.67%) OO
5 49 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 34 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (18.68%) OOD
7 28 (15.38%) Project Management
8 22 (12.09%) Technical Architecture
9 21 (11.54%) Web Development
9 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (10.99%) Business Analysis
10 20 (10.99%) Product Management
11 19 (10.44%) Migration
12 17 (9.34%) RAD
13 15 (8.24%) Waterfall
14 14 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.59%) ETL
16 10 (5.49%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 117 (64.29%) C#
2 114 (62.64%) SQL
3 78 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 65 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 38 (20.88%) VB.NET
6 19 (10.44%) Java
7 15 (8.24%) C
8 12 (6.59%) VB
9 8 (4.40%) Groovy
10 7 (3.85%) PHP
11 6 (3.30%) VB6
12 3 (1.65%) Perl
12 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Degree
2 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.40%) MCP
4 7 (3.85%) MCSE
5 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.30%) CCSP
5 6 (3.30%) CCNP
5 6 (3.30%) CCIP
5 6 (3.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.55%) CCA
6 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.55%) MCTS
6 1 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (3.30%) UAG
2 6 (3.30%) Terminal Services
2 6 (3.30%) ISA Server
3 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.65%) XenApp
3 3 (1.65%) XenServer
3 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (6.04%) MOM
2 3 (1.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.34%) JBoss
3 9 (4.95%) VMware
4 7 (3.85%) Oracle
5 6 (3.30%) Cisco
6 3 (1.65%) HP
6 3 (1.65%) Citrix
6 3 (1.65%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.10%) AppSense
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe
7 2 (1.10%) CommVault
7 2 (1.10%) EMC
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago