Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 93 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 -43
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 28 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.56% 1.74% 2.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.16% 6.81% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 59
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,500 £35,400
90th Percentile £48,500 £55,625 £50,750
East of England median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +3.45%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 276 411 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.34% 25.59% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 217 363 451
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £59,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 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 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 7 £35,000 -17.65%
Luton +22 6 £27,500 -47.62%
Dunstable -19 3 £30,000 -33.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (58.82%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) MVC
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) HTML5
7 6 (35.29%) vSphere
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
8 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
9 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) IIS
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.76%) Flash
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (35.29%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) CA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) CommVault
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) FalconStor
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee