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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 16 44
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 49 131 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.31% 10.56% 5.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.84% 28.67% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 121 54
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £54,550
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
291 457 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.57% 36.83% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 248 429 330
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 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 5 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 5 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 -1 19 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Luton -7 13 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Dunstable 0 6 £40,000 +3.89%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 108 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (66.67%) .NET
3 69 (63.89%) C#
4 67 (62.04%) ASP.NET
5 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 57 (52.78%) Visual Studio
7 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (50.00%) HTML
9 52 (48.15%) JavaScript
9 52 (48.15%) jQuery
10 49 (45.37%) MS Excel
11 48 (44.44%) .NET Framework
12 47 (43.52%) CSS
13 46 (42.59%) MVC
14 45 (41.67%) SQL
14 45 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (39.81%) Windows
16 39 (36.11%) Entity Framework
17 35 (32.41%) Scrum
18 34 (31.48%) LINQ
19 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
19 26 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2012
20 24 (22.22%) Silverlight
21 23 (21.30%) Web Services
21 23 (21.30%) T-SQL
22 21 (19.44%) Mentoring
23 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 20 (18.52%) Performance Management
24 19 (17.59%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 18 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.26%) IIS
3 9 (8.33%) CMS
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (45.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS Office
3 6 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) DHCP
1 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) SAN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (5.56%) OLAP
7 6 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (52.78%) Visual Studio
2 26 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.33%) Subversion
4 8 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (7.41%) Moq
5 7 (6.48%) NUnit
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.93%) NSubstitute
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Automotive
4 4 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.85%) French Language
5 2 (1.85%) German Language
5 2 (1.85%) Hindi Language
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 67 (62.04%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 25 (23.15%) C# Developer
4 24 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (21.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 15 (13.89%) Development Manager
7 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Manager
9 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Development Manager
10 9 (8.33%) Server Support
10 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 9 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (7.41%) Server Support Specialist
11 8 (7.41%) Support Specialist
11 8 (7.41%) Server Specialist
12 6 (5.56%) MI Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (66.67%) .NET
2 67 (62.04%) ASP.NET
3 54 (50.00%) HTML
4 52 (48.15%) jQuery
5 48 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 47 (43.52%) CSS
7 45 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (36.11%) Entity Framework
9 34 (31.48%) LINQ
10 24 (22.22%) Silverlight
11 23 (21.30%) Web Services
12 18 (16.67%) Ajax
13 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
14 15 (13.89%) WCF
15 14 (12.96%) WPF
15 14 (12.96%) HTML5
16 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (10.19%) WinForms
18 10 (9.26%) MDX
18 10 (9.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.33%) Clustering
3 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.56%) Replication
4 6 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.78%) GIS
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.81%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) UNIX
6 1 (0.93%) Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.59%) MVC
3 35 (32.41%) Scrum
4 21 (19.44%) Mentoring
5 20 (18.52%) Performance Management
6 19 (17.59%) TDD
7 17 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (14.81%) ETL
9 15 (13.89%) ITIL
9 15 (13.89%) ERP
9 15 (13.89%) OOD
9 15 (13.89%) Migration
9 15 (13.89%) Coaching
10 13 (12.04%) OO
11 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
11 11 (10.19%) Multithreading
12 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.41%) Problem Management
14 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (63.89%) C#
2 52 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 45 (41.67%) SQL
4 23 (21.30%) T-SQL
5 15 (13.89%) VB.NET
6 11 (10.19%) VB
7 6 (5.56%) VBA
8 5 (4.63%) VB6
9 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.70%) C
10 2 (1.85%) Java
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.48%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) MOM
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.67%) Citrix
3 15 (13.89%) VMware
4 5 (4.63%) Telerik
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) Tieto
6 2 (1.85%) Nintex
7 1 (0.93%) FalconStor
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Infor
7 1 (0.93%) CA
7 1 (0.93%) CommVault
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago