The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.38% 9.86% 6.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.03% 31.34% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 17
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.88% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 31 67 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 25.41% 31.46% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 69
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bedford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Bedford.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 7 (43.75%) Entity Framework
6 7 (43.75%) MVVM
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
6 7 (43.75%) IT Strategy
6 7 (43.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
6 7 (43.75%) WCF
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) EPiServer
6 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) CMS
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) IIS
6 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (37.50%) VBScript

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) CMS
1 7 (43.75%) EPiServer
1 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Senior Developer
2 7 (43.75%) C# Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior C# Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Systems Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Systems Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Azure Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Server Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 7 (43.75%) Entity Framework
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) WCF
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 7 (43.75%) IT Strategy
2 7 (43.75%) MVVM
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) VBScript
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCP
1 6 (37.50%) MCSA
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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