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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 26 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.74% 2.64% 6.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.85% 13.07% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 62
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
219 199 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.35% 20.18% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 201 185 264
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 10 £46,250 +20.12%
Luton -18 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Dunstable +17 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 18 (64.29%) C#
5 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
5 17 (60.71%) MVC
5 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 14 (50.00%) Web Services
9 13 (46.43%) T-SQL
10 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
10 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
11 11 (39.29%) WCF
11 11 (39.29%) Subversion
12 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
12 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
12 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 6 (21.43%) Windows
15 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
15 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
15 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
16 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (17.86%) Scrum
17 4 (14.29%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (7.14%) Power BI
7 2 (7.14%) QlikView
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (39.29%) Subversion
3 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) C# Developer
3 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
4 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Azure Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Consultant
9 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 11 (39.29%) WCF
8 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
10 3 (10.71%) jQuery
11 2 (7.14%) CSS
11 2 (7.14%) Flash
12 1 (3.57%) Ajax
12 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1 (3.57%) CSS3
12 1 (3.57%) EDI
12 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
12 1 (3.57%) HTML5
12 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) iPad
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) T-SQL
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
1 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 2 (7.14%) CA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) CommVault
3 2 (7.14%) FalconStor
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik