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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 67 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.77% 7.05% 6.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.06% 19.88% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66 64 57
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £24,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £46,500
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
371 337 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.96% 35.47% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 324 324 303
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 September 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 September 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 -6 24 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Luton -23 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 5 £32,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 118 (70.24%) .NET
3 110 (65.48%) C#
4 107 (63.69%) ASP.NET
5 103 (61.31%) SQL
6 97 (57.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 92 (54.76%) WCF
8 90 (53.57%) Microsoft
9 81 (48.21%) Windows
10 79 (47.02%) Visual Studio
10 79 (47.02%) .NET Framework
11 68 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 68 (40.48%) T-SQL
12 65 (38.69%) Web Services
13 63 (37.50%) SharePoint
14 61 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (35.71%) MVC
16 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
17 55 (32.74%) Relational Database
18 54 (32.14%) Subversion
19 50 (29.76%) Scrum
20 49 (29.17%) jQuery
21 45 (26.79%) Multithreading
21 45 (26.79%) TDD
21 45 (26.79%) MS Excel
22 43 (25.60%) VB.NET
23 42 (25.00%) OO
23 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
24 40 (23.81%) WinForms
25 39 (23.21%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.71%) CMS
3 16 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 14 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.17%) IIS
7 6 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.98%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.19%) Lync
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.98%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.52%) Internet
2 9 (5.36%) SAN
3 6 (3.57%) Firewall
3 6 (3.57%) DNS
3 6 (3.57%) Network Security
4 4 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.38%) SSL
4 4 (2.38%) HTTP
4 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.38%) VPN
4 4 (2.38%) VLAN
5 2 (1.19%) DHCP
5 2 (1.19%) NAS
6 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (57.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 55 (32.74%) Relational Database
4 36 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (17.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (8.33%) DB2
7 11 (6.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.19%) MySQL
13 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 79 (47.02%) Visual Studio
2 68 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (32.14%) Subversion
4 19 (11.31%) Moq
5 17 (10.12%) TeamCity
6 14 (8.33%) MyEclipse
6 14 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.79%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (5.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (0.60%) Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 116 (69.05%) Developer
2 64 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 38 (22.62%) C# Developer
4 34 (20.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (18.45%) Senior Developer
6 21 (12.50%) Analyst
7 16 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 14 (8.33%) Technical Leader
10 13 (7.74%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (7.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (7.74%) Architect
11 12 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
11 12 (7.14%) Programmer
11 12 (7.14%) Technical Developer
12 10 (5.95%) Java Developer
12 10 (5.95%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (70.24%) .NET
2 107 (63.69%) ASP.NET
3 92 (54.76%) WCF
4 79 (47.02%) .NET Framework
5 65 (38.69%) Web Services
6 49 (29.17%) jQuery
7 40 (23.81%) WinForms
8 39 (23.21%) HTML
9 36 (21.43%) WPF
10 34 (20.24%) CSS
11 32 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (17.26%) Silverlight
13 28 (16.67%) LINQ
14 27 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (13.10%) Ajax
16 18 (10.71%) ADO.NET
17 16 (9.52%) JSP
18 15 (8.93%) Middleware
19 14 (8.33%) JSF
19 14 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.36%) Clustering
3 6 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.98%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.79%) Tandem
6 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 81 (48.21%) Windows
2 17 (10.12%) UNIX
3 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.38%) Windows Vista
5 4 (2.38%) Android
5 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.71%) MVC
3 50 (29.76%) Scrum
4 45 (26.79%) TDD
4 45 (26.79%) Multithreading
5 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 42 (25.00%) OO
6 28 (16.67%) OOD
7 25 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (10.71%) Project Management
8 18 (10.71%) Web Development
9 17 (10.12%) Migration
10 15 (8.93%) Waterfall
11 14 (8.33%) RAD
12 13 (7.74%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.14%) ETL
14 11 (6.55%) Business Analysis
14 11 (6.55%) Product Management
15 10 (5.95%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 110 (65.48%) C#
2 103 (61.31%) SQL
3 68 (40.48%) T-SQL
4 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
5 43 (25.60%) VB.NET
6 16 (9.52%) Java
6 16 (9.52%) VB
7 15 (8.93%) C
8 8 (4.76%) Groovy
9 7 (4.17%) PHP
10 6 (3.57%) VB6
11 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.74%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.98%) MCP
3 5 (2.98%) MCSE
4 4 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.38%) CCSP
4 4 (2.38%) CCNP
4 4 (2.38%) CCIP
4 4 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (0.60%) CCA
5 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.60%) MCTS
5 1 (0.60%) MCITP
5 1 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.38%) Terminal Services
2 4 (2.38%) ISA Server
2 4 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (2.38%) UAG
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.19%) XenApp
3 2 (1.19%) XenServer
3 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (8.33%) MOM
2 2 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.33%) JBoss
3 8 (4.76%) VMware
3 8 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (2.38%) Cisco
5 3 (1.79%) Citrix
6 2 (1.19%) CommVault
6 2 (1.19%) Adobe
6 2 (1.19%) HP
6 2 (1.19%) EMC
6 2 (1.19%) AppSense
6 2 (1.19%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.60%) Nintex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago