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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 63 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.37% 6.90% 6.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.36% 19.55% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 67 55
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £25,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
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
363 358 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.95% 35.31% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 326 344 274
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% 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 1 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 1 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
Luton -19 24 £45,000 - 1
Bedford -15 20 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Leighton Buzzard - 5 £32,000 -
Dunstable -2 3 £33,500 +15.51%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 176 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (68.75%) .NET
3 114 (64.77%) ASP.NET
4 113 (64.20%) C#
5 108 (61.36%) SQL
6 99 (56.25%) Microsoft
7 98 (55.68%) WCF
8 97 (55.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 92 (52.27%) Windows
10 85 (48.30%) .NET Framework
11 78 (44.32%) Visual Studio
12 72 (40.91%) T-SQL
13 71 (40.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 69 (39.20%) SharePoint
15 65 (36.93%) Web Services
16 64 (36.36%) MVC
17 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
18 61 (34.66%) Relational Database
19 58 (32.95%) Subversion
20 53 (30.11%) Scrum
21 51 (28.98%) MS Excel
22 50 (28.41%) TDD
22 50 (28.41%) Multithreading
23 49 (27.84%) jQuery
24 48 (27.27%) OO
25 46 (26.14%) WinForms
26 44 (25.00%) WPF
27 42 (23.86%) SQL Server 2012
27 42 (23.86%) Software Engineering
28 41 (23.30%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 69 (39.20%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.80%) CMS
3 16 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (8.52%) WebSphere
4 15 (8.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.55%) IIS
6 8 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.70%) Lync
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (28.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.66%) Internet
2 11 (6.25%) SAN
3 9 (5.11%) Firewall
3 9 (5.11%) DNS
4 8 (4.55%) Network Security
5 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.84%) VPN
6 5 (2.84%) HTTP
6 5 (2.84%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.84%) SSL
6 5 (2.84%) VLAN
7 4 (2.27%) DHCP
8 2 (1.14%) NAS
9 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (55.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 61 (34.66%) Relational Database
4 42 (23.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (17.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (8.52%) DB2
7 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.14%) MySQL
13 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (44.32%) Visual Studio
2 71 (40.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (32.95%) Subversion
4 19 (10.80%) Moq
5 17 (9.66%) TeamCity
6 15 (8.52%) MyEclipse
6 15 (8.52%) Eclipse
7 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.70%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (5.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.14%) Automotive
3 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 116 (65.91%) Developer
2 62 (35.23%) .NET Developer
3 36 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 33 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 32 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (12.50%) Analyst
7 19 (10.80%) Lead Developer
7 19 (10.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (9.09%) Technical Leader
10 15 (8.52%) Architect
11 14 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (7.95%) Technical Developer
12 13 (7.39%) Web Developer
12 13 (7.39%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (7.39%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
13 12 (6.82%) Administrator
14 11 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
14 11 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (68.75%) .NET
2 114 (64.77%) ASP.NET
3 98 (55.68%) WCF
4 85 (48.30%) .NET Framework
5 65 (36.93%) Web Services
6 49 (27.84%) jQuery
7 46 (26.14%) WinForms
8 44 (25.00%) WPF
9 41 (23.30%) HTML
10 35 (19.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 34 (19.32%) CSS
12 32 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (18.18%) Silverlight
13 31 (17.61%) LINQ
14 23 (13.07%) Ajax
15 20 (11.36%) Middleware
16 18 (10.23%) ADO.NET
17 17 (9.66%) JSP
17 17 (9.66%) XML
18 15 (8.52%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) N-Tier
2 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.98%) Clustering
3 7 (3.98%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.70%) Physics
5 3 (1.70%) Tandem
5 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 92 (52.27%) Windows
2 18 (10.23%) UNIX
3 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.11%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.41%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.84%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.36%) MVC
2 53 (30.11%) Scrum
3 50 (28.41%) TDD
3 50 (28.41%) Multithreading
4 48 (27.27%) OO
5 42 (23.86%) Software Engineering
6 30 (17.05%) OOD
7 27 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (11.93%) Project Management
9 19 (10.80%) Web Development
9 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.66%) Migration
11 15 (8.52%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (8.52%) RAD
11 15 (8.52%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.39%) Product Management
12 13 (7.39%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.82%) ETL
13 12 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 113 (64.20%) C#
2 108 (61.36%) SQL
3 72 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
5 40 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 17 (9.66%) Java
7 15 (8.52%) C
8 12 (6.82%) VB
9 8 (4.55%) Groovy
10 7 (3.98%) PHP
11 6 (3.41%) VB6
12 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (7.95%) Degree
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.98%) MCP
4 6 (3.41%) MCSE
5 5 (2.84%) CCSP
5 5 (2.84%) CCNP
5 5 (2.84%) CCIP
5 5 (2.84%) CCNA
5 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.57%) MCTS
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) CCA
6 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.84%) Terminal Services
2 5 (2.84%) ISA Server
2 5 (2.84%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (2.84%) UAG
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.70%) XenApp
3 3 (1.70%) XenServer
3 3 (1.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) MOM
2 3 (1.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.52%) JBoss
3 8 (4.55%) VMware
3 8 (4.55%) Oracle
4 5 (2.84%) Cisco
5 3 (1.70%) HP
5 3 (1.70%) Citrix
5 3 (1.70%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.14%) AppSense
6 2 (1.14%) CommVault
6 2 (1.14%) EMC
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 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
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago