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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 85 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.84% 8.15% 7.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.39% 20.78% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 91
Average salary £39,000 £43,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.30% +8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £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
255 409 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.72% 39.21% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 220 374 338
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 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 2 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 20 £38,500 -18.94% 1
Luton -2 14 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Dunstable +6 6 £39,000 +1.29%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (62.93%) .NET
3 70 (60.34%) C#
4 66 (56.90%) ASP.NET
5 63 (54.31%) Microsoft
6 60 (51.72%) Visual Studio
7 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (45.69%) MS Excel
9 52 (44.83%) MVC
10 49 (42.24%) jQuery
11 47 (40.52%) JavaScript
11 47 (40.52%) SQL
12 46 (39.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (36.21%) .NET Framework
14 42 (36.21%) HTML
14 42 (36.21%) Scrum
15 39 (33.62%) LINQ
16 38 (32.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 38 (32.76%) Windows
17 33 (28.45%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (28.45%) CSS
18 32 (27.59%) Web Services
19 31 (26.72%) Silverlight
20 27 (23.28%) Migration
20 27 (23.28%) OO
21 26 (22.41%) WCF
22 25 (21.55%) Ajax
23 24 (20.69%) Performance Management
23 24 (20.69%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 24 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.90%) JBoss
3 6 (5.17%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.86%) Node.js
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 53 (45.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Project
3 4 (3.45%) MS Office
4 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) WAN
1 1 (0.86%) SAN
1 1 (0.86%) Firewall
1 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (39.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
4 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (6.90%) DB2
9 5 (4.31%) OLAP
9 5 (4.31%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (4.31%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 60 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 33 (28.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (13.79%) Moq
4 15 (12.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (8.62%) Subversion
6 8 (6.90%) MyEclipse
6 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.45%) NUnit
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (12.07%) Automotive
2 2 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (60.34%) Developer
2 34 (29.31%) C# Developer
2 34 (29.31%) C# .NET Developer
3 32 (27.59%) .NET Developer
4 24 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (16.38%) Senior Developer
6 17 (14.66%) Development Manager
6 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
7 16 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (11.21%) Support Specialist
9 10 (8.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.76%) Senior Development Manager
10 9 (7.76%) Senior Manager
10 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
10 9 (7.76%) Software Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) Server Support
11 8 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Server Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (62.93%) .NET
2 66 (56.90%) ASP.NET
3 49 (42.24%) jQuery
4 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (36.21%) HTML
5 42 (36.21%) .NET Framework
6 39 (33.62%) LINQ
7 38 (32.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 33 (28.45%) CSS
9 32 (27.59%) Web Services
10 31 (26.72%) Silverlight
11 26 (22.41%) WCF
12 25 (21.55%) Ajax
13 20 (17.24%) WPF
14 18 (15.52%) WinForms
15 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (12.93%) ADO.NET
16 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
18 8 (6.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) N-Tier
2 14 (12.07%) Clustering
3 6 (5.17%) Replication
4 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) GIS
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.76%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Android
3 10 (8.62%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.90%) UNIX
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) MVC
3 42 (36.21%) Scrum
4 27 (23.28%) Migration
4 27 (23.28%) OO
5 24 (20.69%) Performance Management
6 23 (19.83%) TDD
7 22 (18.97%) OOD
8 20 (17.24%) ITIL
9 17 (14.66%) ERP
9 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
9 17 (14.66%) Coaching
10 16 (13.79%) Multithreading
11 15 (12.93%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.21%) Problem Management
13 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.48%) ETL
15 10 (8.62%) Web Development
16 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (60.34%) C#
2 47 (40.52%) JavaScript
2 47 (40.52%) SQL
3 22 (18.97%) T-SQL
4 19 (16.38%) VB.NET
5 10 (8.62%) VB
6 8 (6.90%) Java
7 6 (5.17%) VBA
8 3 (2.59%) VB6
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.17%) MCSA
4 2 (1.72%) VCP4
5 1 (0.86%) CCNA
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) MCP
5 1 (0.86%) MCSE
5 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.86%) MCTS
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.72%) XenApp
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) MOM
2 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (54.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.24%) VMware
2 20 (17.24%) Citrix
3 3 (2.59%) Telerik
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle
4 2 (1.72%) Nintex
5 1 (0.86%) CA
5 1 (0.86%) CommVault
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco
5 1 (0.86%) HP
5 1 (0.86%) Infor
5 1 (0.86%) FalconStor
5 1 (0.86%) Tableau
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago