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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 109 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.56% 9.17% 7.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.57% 24.83% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 96 90
Average salary £39,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.13% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £51,250 £65,000
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
280 439 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.54% 36.92% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 233 401 363
Average salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.13% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,815 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 0 19 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Luton -8 16 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Dunstable +2 3 £39,000 +1.29% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (64.08%) .NET
3 64 (62.14%) C#
4 62 (60.19%) ASP.NET
5 56 (54.37%) Microsoft
6 54 (52.43%) Visual Studio
7 51 (49.51%) MS Excel
7 51 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (44.66%) MVC
9 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
9 43 (41.75%) jQuery
9 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (40.78%) .NET Framework
10 42 (40.78%) HTML
11 40 (38.83%) Scrum
12 39 (37.86%) SQL
13 36 (34.95%) Windows
13 36 (34.95%) LINQ
14 35 (33.98%) Entity Framework
15 34 (33.01%) CSS
16 33 (32.04%) SQL Server 2005
17 29 (28.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (27.18%) Silverlight
19 22 (21.36%) Performance Management
19 22 (21.36%) TDD
19 22 (21.36%) SharePoint
20 20 (19.42%) Web Services
20 20 (19.42%) WCF
21 19 (18.45%) Ajax
21 19 (18.45%) OOD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (21.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.83%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.94%) Node.js
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (49.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Project
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) WAN
1 1 (0.97%) DHCP
1 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.97%) SAN
1 1 (0.97%) Firewall
1 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.83%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (5.83%) OLAP
7 6 (5.83%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (52.43%) Visual Studio
2 29 (28.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.62%) Moq
4 12 (11.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (6.80%) NUnit
5 7 (6.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.97%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.97%) MyEclipse
7 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (6.80%) Automotive
2 3 (2.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Developer
2 29 (28.16%) C# Developer
3 28 (27.18%) .NET Developer
3 28 (27.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (24.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (16.50%) Development Manager
5 17 (16.50%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (12.62%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Support Specialist
8 10 (9.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Development Manager
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Manager
9 9 (8.74%) Server Support
10 8 (7.77%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.77%) Server Support Specialist
10 8 (7.77%) Server Specialist
11 6 (5.83%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (64.08%) .NET
2 62 (60.19%) ASP.NET
3 43 (41.75%) jQuery
3 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (40.78%) HTML
4 42 (40.78%) .NET Framework
5 36 (34.95%) LINQ
6 35 (33.98%) Entity Framework
7 34 (33.01%) CSS
8 28 (27.18%) Silverlight
9 20 (19.42%) Web Services
9 20 (19.42%) WCF
10 19 (18.45%) Ajax
11 18 (17.48%) WPF
12 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (13.59%) WinForms
14 13 (12.62%) AngularJS
15 12 (11.65%) ADO.NET
16 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (8.74%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) N-Tier
2 11 (10.68%) Clustering
3 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) Replication
3 6 (5.83%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) GIS
6 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Android
3 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) UNIX
6 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.66%) MVC
3 40 (38.83%) Scrum
4 22 (21.36%) TDD
4 22 (21.36%) Performance Management
5 19 (18.45%) OOD
6 18 (17.48%) OO
6 18 (17.48%) Migration
7 17 (16.50%) ITIL
7 17 (16.50%) ERP
7 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
7 17 (16.50%) Coaching
8 16 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (14.56%) ETL
10 14 (13.59%) Multithreading
11 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.71%) Problem Management
12 9 (8.74%) Data Modelling
12 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.77%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.14%) C#
2 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
3 39 (37.86%) SQL
4 19 (18.45%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.59%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.83%) VBA
6 6 (5.83%) VB
7 4 (3.88%) VB6
8 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) Java
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.80%) MCSA
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.97%) MCSE
4 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.97%) MCTS
4 1 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) XenApp
3 1 (0.97%) vSphere
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) MOM
2 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (54.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.45%) Citrix
3 17 (16.50%) VMware
4 4 (3.88%) Telerik
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle
6 2 (1.94%) Nintex
7 1 (0.97%) CA
7 1 (0.97%) CommVault
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Infor
7 1 (0.97%) FalconStor
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Arjohuntleigh UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago