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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.89% 6.15% 6.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.58% 19.72% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 40 69 64
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £33,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
326 360 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.93% 31.20% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 290 326 332
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 29 July 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 July 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 -4 20 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Luton -15 7 £45,000 +2.50%
Dunstable -3 3 £46,000 +37.31%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (73.33%) .NET
3 63 (70.00%) C#
4 62 (68.89%) ASP.NET
5 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (57.78%) HTML
7 51 (56.67%) jQuery
8 50 (55.56%) CSS
9 48 (53.33%) JavaScript
10 45 (50.00%) Visual Studio
11 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
11 44 (48.89%) MVC
12 41 (45.56%) SQL
13 38 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (42.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (41.11%) .NET Framework
15 36 (40.00%) Windows
16 33 (36.67%) MS Excel
17 30 (33.33%) Entity Framework
18 22 (24.44%) LINQ
19 21 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (23.33%) Scrum
20 19 (21.11%) TDD
20 19 (21.11%) HTML5
21 17 (18.89%) T-SQL
22 16 (17.78%) Web Services
22 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 16 (17.78%) Degree
22 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
23 15 (16.67%) CSS3

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (16.67%) IIS
2 10 (11.11%) CMS
3 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Node.js
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 2 (2.22%) DHCP
2 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (42.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.33%) OLAP
8 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 45 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 21 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.11%) Subversion
4 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.56%) JIRA
5 5 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.44%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.33%) NUnit
8 2 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.22%) Moq
9 1 (1.11%) NSubstitute
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
1 10 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (5.56%) Back Office
3 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.44%) French Language
3 4 (4.44%) German Language
3 4 (4.44%) Hindi Language
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 66 (73.33%) Developer
2 28 (31.11%) C# Developer
3 27 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 27 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 22 (24.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.56%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Development Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Development Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Quality Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Release Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (73.33%) .NET
2 62 (68.89%) ASP.NET
3 52 (57.78%) HTML
4 51 (56.67%) jQuery
5 50 (55.56%) CSS
6 38 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (41.11%) .NET Framework
8 30 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 22 (24.44%) LINQ
10 19 (21.11%) HTML5
11 16 (17.78%) Web Services
12 15 (16.67%) CSS3
13 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.33%) Ajax
14 9 (10.00%) WPF
15 8 (8.89%) Silverlight
16 7 (7.78%) WCF
16 7 (7.78%) Razor View Engine
17 6 (6.67%) MDX
17 6 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.33%) GIS
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.44%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) UNIX
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.89%) MVC
3 21 (23.33%) Scrum
4 19 (21.11%) TDD
5 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.11%) SDLC
9 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.00%) ETL
10 8 (8.89%) OO
10 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.78%) Web Development
11 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.00%) C#
2 48 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 41 (45.56%) SQL
4 17 (18.89%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.33%) VB
6 11 (12.22%) VB.NET
7 9 (10.00%) C
8 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.44%) Perl
10 3 (3.33%) VBA
11 2 (2.22%) VB6
11 2 (2.22%) Java
12 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) MCSA
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.11%) MCTS
3 1 (1.11%) MCITP
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) XenApp
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) MOM
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Citrix
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) Tieto
5 3 (3.33%) Nintex
6 2 (2.22%) Telerik
7 1 (1.11%) CA
7 1 (1.11%) CommVault
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) FalconStor
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago