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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.26% 5.41% 6.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 18.87% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 17
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £18,950 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 56 53 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 42.11% 28.65% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 59
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +22.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Bedford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) VBScript
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (10.00%) Power BI
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Azure Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Server Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
1 5 (50.00%) MCSA
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle