The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 96 96 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.00% 32.54% 23.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 92.31% 85.71% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 92 96 51
Average salary £46,250 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
104 112 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.50% 37.97% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 56
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Bedford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL Server 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.

1 205 (83.33%) .NET
2 203 (82.52%) C#
3 188 (76.42%) ASP.NET
4 151 (61.38%) Microsoft
5 129 (52.44%) WCF
6 125 (50.81%) SQL
7 115 (46.75%) Windows
8 113 (45.93%) Scrum
9 111 (45.12%) MVC
10 96 (39.02%) T-SQL
11 90 (36.59%) .NET Framework
12 86 (34.96%) TDD
13 83 (33.74%) Visual Studio
14 77 (31.30%) SharePoint
15 75 (30.49%) WPF
15 75 (30.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 74 (30.08%) JavaScript
17 70 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (28.05%) HTML
19 68 (27.64%) LINQ
20 67 (27.24%) Team Foundation Server
21 63 (25.61%) Silverlight
21 63 (25.61%) WinForms
22 61 (24.80%) MS Excel
22 61 (24.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 61 (24.80%) Relational Database
23 60 (24.39%) CSS
24 58 (23.58%) Software Engineering
25 54 (21.95%) Multithreading
26 52 (21.14%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (31.30%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (8.13%) MS Exchange
4 18 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (7.32%) SharePoint Server
4 18 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (6.91%) IIS
6 15 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.44%) CMS
8 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 61 (24.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.47%) MS Office
3 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.32%) Firewall
1 18 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 18 (7.32%) VPN
1 18 (7.32%) DNS
2 16 (6.50%) HTTPS
2 16 (6.50%) SSL
2 16 (6.50%) HTTP
2 16 (6.50%) Network Security
3 14 (5.69%) Internet
4 9 (3.66%) VLAN
5 7 (2.85%) SAN
6 3 (1.22%) VRRP
7 2 (0.81%) DHCP
8 1 (0.41%) WEP
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 61 (24.80%) Relational Database
3 32 (13.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (6.91%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.41%) Crystal Enterprise
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 83 (33.74%) Visual Studio
2 67 (27.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (21.14%) Subversion
4 29 (11.79%) Moq
4 29 (11.79%) NUnit
5 27 (10.98%) MSTest
6 14 (5.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.22%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.22%) JIRA
10 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 24 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (0.81%) Games
3 1 (0.41%) French Language
3 1 (0.41%) German Language
3 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (69.11%) Developer
2 86 (34.96%) C# Developer
3 80 (32.52%) Senior Developer
4 64 (26.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (24.39%) .NET Developer
6 54 (21.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (18.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 44 (17.89%) Architect
9 35 (14.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (9.35%) Lead Developer
11 21 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (7.32%) Team Leader
13 16 (6.50%) Technical Leader
14 14 (5.69%) Technical Developer
14 14 (5.69%) .NET Team Leader
15 13 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
17 11 (4.47%) Technical Architect
18 10 (4.07%) Development Team Leader
19 9 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (83.33%) .NET
2 188 (76.42%) ASP.NET
3 129 (52.44%) WCF
4 90 (36.59%) .NET Framework
5 75 (30.49%) WPF
6 70 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (28.05%) HTML
8 68 (27.64%) LINQ
9 63 (25.61%) Silverlight
9 63 (25.61%) WinForms
10 61 (24.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 60 (24.39%) CSS
12 52 (21.14%) jQuery
13 35 (14.23%) Web Services
14 24 (9.76%) XML
15 23 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 21 (8.54%) Middleware
17 20 (8.13%) ADO.NET
18 17 (6.91%) Razor View Engine
19 16 (6.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.41%) N-Tier
2 11 (4.47%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (4.07%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.63%) Replication
5 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.22%) Wiki
6 3 (1.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (46.75%) Windows
2 23 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (6.10%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.10%) Windows XP
5 14 (5.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (45.93%) Scrum
2 111 (45.12%) MVC
3 86 (34.96%) TDD
4 58 (23.58%) Software Engineering
5 54 (21.95%) Multithreading
6 40 (16.26%) Project Management
7 38 (15.45%) OOD
8 37 (15.04%) OO
9 36 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (13.82%) Business Analysis
11 33 (13.41%) Product Management
12 21 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (8.13%) Technical Architecture
14 19 (7.72%) Configuration Management
14 19 (7.72%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (6.50%) Web Development
16 14 (5.69%) Web Application Development
17 11 (4.47%) Dependency Injection
17 11 (4.47%) MVVM
17 11 (4.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 203 (82.52%) C#
2 125 (50.81%) SQL
3 96 (39.02%) T-SQL
4 74 (30.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.25%) C
6 6 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.32%) MCP
3 16 (6.50%) MCSE
4 13 (5.28%) CCSP
4 13 (5.28%) CCNP
4 13 (5.28%) CCIP
4 13 (5.28%) CCNA
4 13 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.66%) MCSA
6 6 (2.44%) Degree
7 4 (1.63%) ISEB
8 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.81%) MCAD
9 2 (0.81%) MCSD
9 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.81%) VCP5
10 1 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 19 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.50%) Terminal Services
3 12 (4.88%) ISA Server
4 11 (4.47%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (4.47%) UAG
5 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.81%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (4.47%) MOM
2 2 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) AppManager
3 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 151 (61.38%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.38%) Oracle
3 21 (8.54%) VMware
4 14 (5.69%) Cisco
5 3 (1.22%) Citrix
6 2 (0.81%) Intel
7 1 (0.41%) Nintex
7 1 (0.41%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec
7 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
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