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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 62 63 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.05% 6.07% 5.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.75% 16.11% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 62 61 54
Average salary £42,750 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.06% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £45,000
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
285 391 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.83% 37.67% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 262 373 347
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 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 28 November 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 30 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Dunstable 0 7 £39,000 +1.96%
Luton -11 6 £39,000 +20.00%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (75.20%) .NET
3 89 (71.20%) C#
4 84 (67.20%) ASP.NET
5 74 (59.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 73 (58.40%) Microsoft
7 69 (55.20%) Visual Studio
7 69 (55.20%) SQL
8 62 (49.60%) WCF
9 57 (45.60%) .NET Framework
9 57 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (44.80%) MVC
11 52 (41.60%) Windows
12 48 (38.40%) Scrum
12 48 (38.40%) MS Excel
12 48 (38.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 46 (36.80%) JavaScript
14 44 (35.20%) T-SQL
14 44 (35.20%) Web Services
14 44 (35.20%) jQuery
15 39 (31.20%) LINQ
15 39 (31.20%) SharePoint
16 38 (30.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 36 (28.80%) HTML
18 35 (28.00%) TDD
19 34 (27.20%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (27.20%) OO
20 33 (26.40%) VB.NET
21 32 (25.60%) Silverlight
22 31 (24.80%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 39 (31.20%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (8.00%) CMS
3 8 (6.40%) JBoss
3 8 (6.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (6.40%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.00%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.60%) Lync
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (38.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) Internet
2 7 (5.60%) SAN
3 4 (3.20%) Network Security
3 4 (3.20%) Firewall
3 4 (3.20%) DNS
4 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.60%) SSL
4 2 (1.60%) VLAN
4 2 (1.60%) DHCP
4 2 (1.60%) HTTP
4 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.60%) VPN
4 2 (1.60%) NAS
5 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (59.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (22.40%) Relational Database
4 19 (15.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (6.40%) DB2
7 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.60%) MySQL
11 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 69 (55.20%) Visual Studio
2 48 (38.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (20.80%) Subversion
4 23 (18.40%) Moq
5 15 (12.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (6.40%) MyEclipse
6 8 (6.40%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.40%) NUnit
General
1 11 (8.80%) Automotive
2 6 (4.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (64.00%) Developer
2 50 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 38 (30.40%) C# Developer
3 38 (30.40%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (16.80%) Senior Developer
5 19 (15.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (14.40%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Analyst
9 12 (9.60%) Lead Developer
10 11 (8.80%) Development Manager
11 8 (6.40%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Java Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Analyst Programmer
11 8 (6.40%) Programmer
11 8 (6.40%) Web Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Software Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (5.60%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (75.20%) .NET
2 84 (67.20%) ASP.NET
3 62 (49.60%) WCF
4 57 (45.60%) .NET Framework
5 44 (35.20%) Web Services
5 44 (35.20%) jQuery
6 39 (31.20%) LINQ
7 38 (30.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 36 (28.80%) HTML
9 34 (27.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (25.60%) Silverlight
11 31 (24.80%) CSS
11 31 (24.80%) WinForms
12 30 (24.00%) WPF
13 22 (17.60%) Ajax
14 20 (16.00%) ADO.NET
15 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (7.20%) JSP
18 8 (6.40%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) N-Tier
2 11 (8.80%) Clustering
3 3 (2.40%) Replication
3 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (41.60%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Android
2 9 (7.20%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.40%) UNIX
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.80%) MVC
3 48 (38.40%) Scrum
4 35 (28.00%) TDD
5 34 (27.20%) OO
6 29 (23.20%) OOD
6 29 (23.20%) Multithreading
7 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 17 (13.60%) Migration
9 13 (10.40%) Performance Management
10 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.80%) Coaching
11 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.20%) ITIL
12 9 (7.20%) Web Development
13 8 (6.40%) RAD
13 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
14 7 (5.60%) Matrix Management
14 7 (5.60%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (71.20%) C#
2 69 (55.20%) SQL
3 46 (36.80%) JavaScript
4 44 (35.20%) T-SQL
5 33 (26.40%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.80%) VB
7 9 (7.20%) Java
8 8 (6.40%) C
9 4 (3.20%) Groovy
9 4 (3.20%) PHP
10 3 (2.40%) VB6
11 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (5.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) MCP
2 3 (2.40%) MCSE
2 3 (2.40%) MCSA
3 2 (1.60%) CCSP
3 2 (1.60%) CCNP
3 2 (1.60%) CCIP
3 2 (1.60%) CCNA
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.80%) MCTS
4 1 (0.80%) MCITP
4 1 (0.80%) CCA
4 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.60%) XenApp
2 2 (1.60%) XenServer
2 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.60%) UAG
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.60%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (15.20%) MOM
2 2 (1.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (58.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.40%) VMware
3 10 (8.00%) Citrix
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco
5 2 (1.60%) CommVault
5 2 (1.60%) HP
5 2 (1.60%) EMC
5 2 (1.60%) AppSense
5 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.80%) Tableau
6 1 (0.80%) Nintex
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe
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