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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 68 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.61% 6.71% 5.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.60% 17.13% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 54
Average salary £43,500 £47,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.44% +31.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,800 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
250 397 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.99% 39.15% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 243 374 341
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 +2 31 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Dunstable +4 9 £39,000 +1.96%
Luton -6 6 £39,000 +20.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 90 (74.38%) .NET
3 85 (70.25%) C#
4 79 (65.29%) ASP.NET
5 74 (61.16%) Microsoft
6 72 (59.50%) Visual Studio
7 66 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 65 (53.72%) SQL
9 57 (47.11%) .NET Framework
9 57 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (46.28%) MVC
11 55 (45.45%) WCF
12 51 (42.15%) MS Excel
13 47 (38.84%) Scrum
13 47 (38.84%) Windows
13 47 (38.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (37.19%) jQuery
15 44 (36.36%) LINQ
16 43 (35.54%) JavaScript
16 43 (35.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 42 (34.71%) T-SQL
17 42 (34.71%) Web Services
18 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 39 (32.23%) SharePoint
19 37 (30.58%) HTML
20 36 (29.75%) Silverlight
21 35 (28.93%) OO
22 34 (28.10%) TDD
23 32 (26.45%) CSS
24 31 (25.62%) WinForms

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (32.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (6.61%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.61%) CMS
2 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.61%) JBoss
3 5 (4.13%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (42.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Internet
2 5 (4.13%) SAN
3 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) VLAN
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
3 2 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.65%) VPN
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (22.31%) Relational Database
4 17 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (6.61%) DB2
7 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.65%) MySQL
11 1 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.83%) OLAP
11 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 72 (59.50%) Visual Studio
2 47 (38.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (19.83%) Moq
4 22 (18.18%) Subversion
5 17 (14.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (6.61%) MyEclipse
6 8 (6.61%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.31%) NUnit
9 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.09%) Automotive
2 4 (3.31%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Developer
2 46 (38.02%) .NET Developer
3 38 (31.40%) C# Developer
3 38 (31.40%) C# .NET Developer
4 22 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 20 (16.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (15.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (11.57%) Development Manager
9 11 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 11 (9.09%) Analyst
10 9 (7.44%) Web Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Software Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Support Specialist
11 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Junior
12 6 (4.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (74.38%) .NET
2 79 (65.29%) ASP.NET
3 57 (47.11%) .NET Framework
4 55 (45.45%) WCF
5 45 (37.19%) jQuery
6 44 (36.36%) LINQ
7 43 (35.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 42 (34.71%) Web Services
9 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (30.58%) HTML
11 36 (29.75%) Silverlight
12 32 (26.45%) CSS
13 31 (25.62%) WinForms
14 30 (24.79%) WPF
15 25 (20.66%) Ajax
16 21 (17.36%) ADO.NET
17 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
20 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.14%) N-Tier
2 13 (10.74%) Clustering
3 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.48%) Replication
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.84%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) Android
2 10 (8.26%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.61%) UNIX
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (46.28%) MVC
3 47 (38.84%) Scrum
4 35 (28.93%) OO
5 34 (28.10%) TDD
6 31 (25.62%) OOD
7 30 (24.79%) Multithreading
8 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
8 19 (15.70%) Migration
9 17 (14.05%) Performance Management
10 15 (12.40%) Mentoring
11 14 (11.57%) Coaching
12 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.09%) ITIL
13 9 (7.44%) Web Development
14 8 (6.61%) Problem Management
14 8 (6.61%) Matrix Management
14 8 (6.61%) RAD
14 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (6.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.25%) C#
2 65 (53.72%) SQL
3 43 (35.54%) JavaScript
4 42 (34.71%) T-SQL
5 23 (19.01%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.61%) Java
7 7 (5.79%) VB
8 5 (4.13%) C
9 4 (3.31%) PHP
10 2 (1.65%) VBA
10 2 (1.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) MCP
2 2 (1.65%) MCSE
2 2 (1.65%) MCSA
2 2 (1.65%) CCSP
2 2 (1.65%) CCNP
2 2 (1.65%) CCIP
2 2 (1.65%) CCNA
2 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
1 2 (1.65%) ISA Server
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (1.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (16.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 74 (61.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) VMware
3 10 (8.26%) Citrix
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle
5 2 (1.65%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) Tableau
6 1 (0.83%) Nintex
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Circa £340-360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: ASAP
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago