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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 58 73 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.30% 7.35% 7.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.13% 19.11% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 87
Average salary £39,000 £43,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.30% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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
222 382 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.13% 38.47% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 206 353 357
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +8 27 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Luton +3 13 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Dunstable +10 9 £39,000 +1.96% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 76 (65.52%) .NET
3 74 (63.79%) C#
4 70 (60.34%) ASP.NET
5 65 (56.03%) Microsoft
6 64 (55.17%) Visual Studio
7 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (49.14%) MS Excel
9 54 (46.55%) MVC
10 51 (43.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 50 (43.10%) SQL
12 48 (41.38%) .NET Framework
13 47 (40.52%) jQuery
14 43 (37.07%) LINQ
14 43 (37.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
15 42 (36.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 41 (35.34%) Scrum
17 40 (34.48%) HTML
18 39 (33.62%) Windows
19 37 (31.90%) Team Foundation Server
20 36 (31.03%) Web Services
21 34 (29.31%) WCF
22 33 (28.45%) Silverlight
23 31 (26.72%) OO
23 31 (26.72%) CSS
24 30 (25.86%) SharePoint
25 27 (23.28%) T-SQL
25 27 (23.28%) TDD
26 26 (22.41%) OOD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (25.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (6.90%) JBoss
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.86%) Node.js
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 57 (49.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Project
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 4 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (0.86%) VLAN
2 1 (0.86%) Network Security
2 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) VPN
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) Firewall
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (43.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
5 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (6.90%) DB2
10 5 (4.31%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (4.31%) OLAP
10 5 (4.31%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (55.17%) Visual Studio
2 37 (31.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (17.24%) Moq
4 18 (15.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (11.21%) Subversion
6 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 8 (6.90%) MyEclipse
7 4 (3.45%) NUnit
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (12.07%) Automotive
2 2 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
3 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (61.21%) Developer
2 38 (32.76%) .NET Developer
3 36 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
3 36 (31.03%) C# Developer
4 22 (18.97%) Senior Developer
5 21 (18.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (16.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 19 (16.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (13.79%) Development Manager
9 11 (9.48%) Support Specialist
10 10 (8.62%) Web Developer
10 10 (8.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.76%) Analyst
11 9 (7.76%) Software Engineer
12 8 (6.90%) Senior Manager
12 8 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
12 8 (6.90%) Senior Development Manager
13 7 (6.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (65.52%) .NET
2 70 (60.34%) ASP.NET
3 48 (41.38%) .NET Framework
4 47 (40.52%) jQuery
5 43 (37.07%) LINQ
5 43 (37.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (36.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 40 (34.48%) HTML
8 36 (31.03%) Web Services
9 34 (29.31%) WCF
10 33 (28.45%) Silverlight
11 31 (26.72%) CSS
12 25 (21.55%) Ajax
13 24 (20.69%) WPF
14 22 (18.97%) WinForms
15 18 (15.52%) ADO.NET
16 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (10.34%) AngularJS
19 11 (9.48%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) N-Tier
2 13 (11.21%) Clustering
3 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.31%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Statistics
5 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.62%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Android
3 10 (8.62%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.90%) UNIX
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.55%) MVC
3 41 (35.34%) Scrum
4 31 (26.72%) OO
5 27 (23.28%) TDD
6 26 (22.41%) OOD
7 24 (20.69%) Migration
8 23 (19.83%) Performance Management
9 20 (17.24%) Multithreading
10 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
11 16 (13.79%) ITIL
11 16 (13.79%) Coaching
12 15 (12.93%) Software Engineering
12 15 (12.93%) ERP
13 11 (9.48%) Problem Management
14 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (8.62%) Web Development
15 9 (7.76%) ETL
15 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (6.90%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.79%) C#
2 50 (43.10%) SQL
3 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.28%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.66%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.76%) VB
7 8 (6.90%) Java
8 6 (5.17%) VBA
9 3 (2.59%) VB6
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (0.86%) CCSP
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) CCIP
4 1 (0.86%) CCNA
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) MCP
4 1 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (0.86%) UAG
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 65 (56.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.66%) VMware
3 15 (12.93%) Citrix
4 3 (2.59%) Telerik
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.86%) Tableau
6 1 (0.86%) Nintex
6 1 (0.86%) Infor
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco
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