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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 72 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.19% 6.34% 5.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.22% 19.70% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 48
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,200 £31,500
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% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
356 335 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.58% 32.18% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 322 320 245
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 1 August 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 August 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
Bedford -7 27 £45,000 +1.69% 8
Luton -12 25 £43,900 -7.57% 3
Dunstable 0 3 £33,500 +15.51%
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £33,500 - 2
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
2 132 (65.02%) .NET
3 126 (62.07%) C#
4 125 (61.58%) ASP.NET
5 123 (60.59%) SQL
6 113 (55.67%) Microsoft
7 105 (51.72%) WCF
8 104 (51.23%) Windows
9 100 (49.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 97 (47.78%) .NET Framework
11 84 (41.38%) Visual Studio
12 83 (40.89%) Relational Database
13 82 (40.39%) T-SQL
13 82 (40.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 76 (37.44%) JavaScript
15 73 (35.96%) Web Services
15 73 (35.96%) SharePoint
16 68 (33.50%) MVC
17 67 (33.00%) Subversion
18 64 (31.53%) jQuery
18 64 (31.53%) OO
19 60 (29.56%) Scrum
20 59 (29.06%) Multithreading
21 57 (28.08%) TDD
22 55 (27.09%) Software Engineering
23 53 (26.11%) WinForms
23 53 (26.11%) MS Excel
24 49 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
25 48 (23.65%) HTML
26 46 (22.66%) WPF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 73 (35.96%) SharePoint
2 24 (11.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 24 (11.82%) WebSphere
3 21 (10.34%) CMS
4 15 (7.39%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
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%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.48%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (26.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 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%) SSL
6 6 (2.96%) HTTPS
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
2 100 (49.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 83 (40.89%) Relational Database
4 49 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (18.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (11.82%) 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
11 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.99%) MySQL
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 84 (41.38%) Visual Studio
2 82 (40.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (33.00%) Subversion
4 24 (11.82%) Eclipse
4 24 (11.82%) MyEclipse
5 19 (9.36%) Moq
6 17 (8.37%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.48%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (4.43%) Finance
2 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 129 (63.55%) Developer
2 60 (29.56%) .NET Developer
3 37 (18.23%) C# Developer
4 33 (16.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (15.27%) Senior Developer
6 26 (12.81%) Analyst
7 23 (11.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (10.84%) Architect
9 21 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (10.34%) Lead Developer
10 19 (9.36%) Technical Leader
11 17 (8.37%) Technical Developer
12 14 (6.90%) Web Developer
13 12 (5.91%) Administrator
13 12 (5.91%) Software Engineer
13 12 (5.91%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (5.91%) Java Developer
14 11 (5.42%) Technical Analyst
15 10 (4.93%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (65.02%) .NET
2 125 (61.58%) ASP.NET
3 105 (51.72%) WCF
4 97 (47.78%) .NET Framework
5 73 (35.96%) Web Services
6 64 (31.53%) jQuery
7 53 (26.11%) WinForms
8 48 (23.65%) HTML
9 46 (22.66%) WPF
10 43 (21.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 40 (19.70%) CSS
12 39 (19.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (18.23%) LINQ
14 35 (17.24%) Ajax
15 34 (16.75%) Silverlight
16 26 (12.81%) JSP
17 25 (12.32%) Middleware
18 24 (11.82%) Struts
18 24 (11.82%) ICEfaces
18 24 (11.82%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.78%) 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 27 (13.30%) UNIX
3 17 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.93%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.96%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.48%) Linux
9 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.50%) MVC
2 64 (31.53%) OO
3 60 (29.56%) Scrum
4 59 (29.06%) Multithreading
5 57 (28.08%) TDD
6 55 (27.09%) Software Engineering
7 37 (18.23%) OOD
8 34 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (13.79%) Web Development
10 28 (13.79%) Project Management
11 26 (12.81%) Migration
12 24 (11.82%) RAD
13 22 (10.84%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (9.85%) Business Analysis
14 20 (9.85%) Product Management
15 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (7.39%) Waterfall
17 13 (6.40%) CRM
17 13 (6.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 126 (62.07%) C#
2 123 (60.59%) SQL
3 82 (40.39%) T-SQL
4 76 (37.44%) JavaScript
5 37 (18.23%) VB.NET
6 26 (12.81%) 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%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.48%) Perl
13 2 (0.99%) XPath
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%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.96%) CCSP
5 6 (2.96%) CCNP
5 6 (2.96%) CCIP
5 6 (2.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) MCTS
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.49%) CCA
6 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
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%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.48%) XenApp
3 3 (1.48%) XenServer
3 3 (1.48%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.91%) MOM
2 3 (1.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.82%) JBoss
3 9 (4.43%) VMware
4 7 (3.45%) Oracle
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco
6 3 (1.48%) LANDesk
6 3 (1.48%) HP
6 3 (1.48%) Citrix
7 2 (0.99%) AppSense
7 2 (0.99%) Adobe
7 2 (0.99%) CommVault
7 2 (0.99%) EMC
8 1 (0.49%) Civica
8 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
NuEPC Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago