The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 71 69 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.15% 6.44% 5.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.78% 19.94% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 44
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
359 346 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.11% 32.28% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 325 331 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -12 27 £43,900 -7.57% 3
Bedford -7 25 £45,000 +3.44% 8
Dunstable -1 3 £33,500 +15.51%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £32,750 - 2
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 203 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 130 (64.04%) .NET
3 125 (61.58%) C#
4 124 (61.08%) ASP.NET
5 121 (59.61%) SQL
6 113 (55.67%) Microsoft
7 105 (51.72%) WCF
8 104 (51.23%) Windows
9 101 (49.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 95 (46.80%) .NET Framework
11 87 (42.86%) Relational Database
12 84 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 84 (41.38%) Visual Studio
13 82 (40.39%) T-SQL
14 78 (38.42%) Web Services
15 76 (37.44%) JavaScript
16 70 (34.48%) SharePoint
17 69 (33.99%) Subversion
18 68 (33.50%) OO
18 68 (33.50%) MVC
19 65 (32.02%) jQuery
20 61 (30.05%) Scrum
21 60 (29.56%) Multithreading
22 58 (28.57%) Software Engineering
22 58 (28.57%) TDD
23 53 (26.11%) WinForms
24 52 (25.62%) MS Excel
25 48 (23.65%) SQL Server 2012
26 46 (22.66%) HTML
27 45 (22.17%) WPF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 70 (34.48%) SharePoint
2 27 (13.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 27 (13.30%) WebSphere
3 20 (9.85%) CMS
4 14 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (6.40%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.43%) MS Exchange
7 8 (3.94%) IIS
7 8 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.48%) Lync
9 3 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 52 (25.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) Internet
2 11 (5.42%) SAN
3 10 (4.93%) Firewall
3 10 (4.93%) DNS
4 9 (4.43%) Network Security
5 7 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.96%) VPN
6 6 (2.96%) HTTP
6 6 (2.96%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.96%) SSL
6 6 (2.96%) VLAN
7 4 (1.97%) DHCP
8 2 (0.99%) NAS
9 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (49.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 87 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 48 (23.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (18.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (13.30%) DB2
7 15 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (3.94%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 84 (41.38%) Visual Studio
1 84 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (33.99%) Subversion
3 27 (13.30%) MyEclipse
3 27 (13.30%) Eclipse
4 18 (8.87%) Moq
5 17 (8.37%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.48%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (4.43%) Finance
2 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 126 (62.07%) Developer
2 56 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.75%) C# Developer
4 31 (15.27%) Senior Developer
5 30 (14.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (12.81%) Analyst
7 24 (11.82%) Architect
8 23 (11.33%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (10.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (9.85%) Lead Developer
10 20 (9.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (8.87%) Technical Leader
12 16 (7.88%) Technical Developer
13 14 (6.90%) Java Developer
14 13 (6.40%) Java Software Engineer
14 13 (6.40%) Web Developer
14 13 (6.40%) Software Engineer
15 12 (5.91%) Administrator
16 11 (5.42%) Analyst Programmer
16 11 (5.42%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (64.04%) .NET
2 124 (61.08%) ASP.NET
3 105 (51.72%) WCF
4 95 (46.80%) .NET Framework
5 78 (38.42%) Web Services
6 65 (32.02%) jQuery
7 53 (26.11%) WinForms
8 46 (22.66%) HTML
9 45 (22.17%) WPF
10 41 (20.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 40 (19.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (18.72%) CSS
13 37 (18.23%) Ajax
14 36 (17.73%) LINQ
15 34 (16.75%) Silverlight
16 29 (14.29%) JSP
17 27 (13.30%) Struts
17 27 (13.30%) JSF
17 27 (13.30%) Java EE
17 27 (13.30%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.96%) Clustering
5 5 (2.46%) Tandem
5 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.48%) Physics
8 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (51.23%) Windows
2 30 (14.78%) UNIX
3 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.93%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.96%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.48%) Linux
8 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.50%) OO
1 68 (33.50%) MVC
2 61 (30.05%) Scrum
3 60 (29.56%) Multithreading
4 58 (28.57%) TDD
4 58 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 38 (18.72%) OOD
6 35 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (15.27%) Web Development
9 30 (14.78%) Project Management
10 29 (14.29%) Migration
11 27 (13.30%) RAD
12 24 (11.82%) Technical Architecture
13 22 (10.84%) Business Analysis
13 22 (10.84%) Product Management
14 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (7.39%) Waterfall
16 14 (6.90%) Analytics
17 13 (6.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 125 (61.58%) C#
2 121 (59.61%) SQL
3 82 (40.39%) T-SQL
4 76 (37.44%) JavaScript
5 34 (16.75%) VB.NET
6 29 (14.29%) Java
7 15 (7.39%) C
8 12 (5.91%) VB
9 8 (3.94%) Groovy
10 7 (3.45%) PHP
11 6 (2.96%) VB6
12 3 (1.48%) XPath
12 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (6.90%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.94%) MCP
4 7 (3.45%) MCSE
5 6 (2.96%) CCSP
5 6 (2.96%) CCNP
5 6 (2.96%) CCIP
5 6 (2.96%) CCNA
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.49%) MCTS
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) CCA
6 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.96%) Terminal Services
2 6 (2.96%) ISA Server
2 6 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (2.96%) UAG
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.48%) XenApp
3 3 (1.48%) XenServer
3 3 (1.48%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.91%) MOM
2 3 (1.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.30%) JBoss
3 9 (4.43%) VMware
4 6 (2.96%) Oracle
4 6 (2.96%) Cisco
5 3 (1.48%) HP
5 3 (1.48%) Citrix
5 3 (1.48%) LANDesk
6 2 (0.99%) AppSense
6 2 (0.99%) CommVault
6 2 (0.99%) EMC
6 2 (0.99%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Civica
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
Leighton Buzzard
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £35,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23days
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
NuEPC Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago