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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.73% 3.66% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.13% 13.25% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 46
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £53,750 £62,500
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 158 249 336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.92% 27.64% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115 222 310
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +1 9 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Luton +9 3 £42,500 -1.16%
Dunstable -8 2 £30,000 -25.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 18 (52.94%) .NET
5 17 (50.00%) C#
6 15 (44.12%) MVC
6 15 (44.12%) HTML
7 14 (41.18%) IIS
7 14 (41.18%) CSS
7 14 (41.18%) Windows
7 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
8 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
8 13 (38.24%) jQuery
8 13 (38.24%) Web Services
9 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
10 9 (26.47%) ITIL
11 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
11 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (23.53%) Office 365
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (20.59%) MVVM

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 14 (41.18%) IIS
2 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 7 (20.59%) CMS
3 7 (20.59%) EPiServer
3 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (23.53%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) PaaS
2 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
6 4 (11.76%) Big Data
6 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
6 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 4 (11.76%) Impala
6 4 (11.76%) OLAP
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (11.76%) Sqoop
7 3 (8.82%) Power BI
7 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Senior Developer
3 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Systems Developer
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Systems Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Administrator
6 6 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) Azure Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Server Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) CSS
4 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
4 13 (38.24%) jQuery
4 13 (38.24%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (20.59%) Entity Framework
6 7 (20.59%) WCF
7 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (14.71%) CSS3
8 5 (14.71%) HTML5
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (2.94%) EDI
10 1 (2.94%) JSON
10 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Virtual Team
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
1 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
1 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) MVC
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Data Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 7 (20.59%) High Availability
4 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
4 7 (20.59%) MVVM
4 7 (20.59%) Performance Improvement
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (17.65%) ETL
5 6 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.59%) VBScript
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCP
1 7 (20.59%) MCSA
1 7 (20.59%) MCSE
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
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Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
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