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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 100 81 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 31.15% 31.27% 27.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 92.59% 81.82% 88.71%
Number of salaries quoted 99 81 54
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
108 99 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.64% 38.22% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 107 99 61
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 179 (83.64%) .NET
2 176 (82.24%) C#
3 163 (76.17%) ASP.NET
4 125 (58.41%) Microsoft
5 115 (53.74%) WCF
6 110 (51.40%) Scrum
6 110 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (48.60%) SQL
8 101 (47.20%) MVC
9 96 (44.86%) Windows
10 81 (37.85%) TDD
10 81 (37.85%) T-SQL
11 73 (34.11%) .NET Framework
12 71 (33.18%) Visual Studio
13 65 (30.37%) WPF
14 63 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (29.44%) SharePoint
15 60 (28.04%) Silverlight
16 59 (27.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 59 (27.57%) JavaScript
17 58 (27.10%) HTML
18 57 (26.64%) MS Excel
18 57 (26.64%) LINQ
19 53 (24.77%) CSS
20 52 (24.30%) WinForms
20 52 (24.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 47 (21.96%) Team Foundation Server
22 42 (19.63%) Multithreading
23 41 (19.16%) jQuery
24 40 (18.69%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 63 (29.44%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (7.01%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (5.61%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (5.14%) IIS
5 11 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.34%) CMS
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 57 (26.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) TCP/IP
1 10 (4.67%) VPN
1 10 (4.67%) DNS
1 10 (4.67%) Firewall
2 9 (4.21%) HTTP
2 9 (4.21%) Network Security
2 9 (4.21%) HTTPS
2 9 (4.21%) SSL
3 7 (3.27%) Internet
4 5 (2.34%) VLAN
5 4 (1.87%) SAN
6 2 (0.93%) VRRP
7 1 (0.47%) LAN
7 1 (0.47%) WAN
7 1 (0.47%) DHCP
7 1 (0.47%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (18.69%) Relational Database
3 21 (9.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (7.48%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (7.48%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (5.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (5.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 71 (33.18%) Visual Studio
2 47 (21.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (16.82%) Subversion
4 28 (13.08%) Moq
5 26 (12.15%) NUnit
6 24 (11.21%) MSTest
7 16 (7.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.40%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.40%) JIRA
10 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 25 (11.68%) Finance
2 2 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.47%) French Language
3 1 (0.47%) German Language
3 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 152 (71.03%) Developer
2 86 (40.19%) C# Developer
3 70 (32.71%) Senior Developer
4 63 (29.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (27.57%) .NET Developer
6 50 (23.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 49 (22.90%) Senior C# Developer
8 40 (18.69%) Architect
9 31 (14.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (8.41%) Lead Developer
11 16 (7.48%) Team Leader
11 16 (7.48%) .NET Team Leader
12 14 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (5.61%) Technical Architect
14 11 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (5.14%) Technical Leader
14 11 (5.14%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (5.14%) Technical Developer
15 10 (4.67%) Lead Architect
16 9 (4.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (83.64%) .NET
2 163 (76.17%) ASP.NET
3 115 (53.74%) WCF
4 73 (34.11%) .NET Framework
5 65 (30.37%) WPF
6 63 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (28.04%) Silverlight
8 58 (27.10%) HTML
9 57 (26.64%) LINQ
10 53 (24.77%) CSS
11 52 (24.30%) WinForms
11 52 (24.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 41 (19.16%) jQuery
13 31 (14.49%) Web Services
14 20 (9.35%) ADO.NET
15 19 (8.88%) XML
16 15 (7.01%) WF
17 13 (6.07%) HTML5
17 13 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 12 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.15%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.21%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.34%) User Experience
3 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.40%) Wiki
6 2 (0.93%) Replication
6 2 (0.93%) Clustering
6 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (44.86%) Windows
2 15 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.27%) Windows Vista
4 7 (3.27%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (51.40%) Scrum
1 110 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (47.20%) MVC
3 81 (37.85%) TDD
4 42 (19.63%) Multithreading
5 37 (17.29%) Software Engineering
6 30 (14.02%) OO
6 30 (14.02%) OOD
7 27 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (11.68%) Project Management
9 20 (9.35%) Business Analysis
9 20 (9.35%) Product Management
10 18 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (8.41%) Web Development
10 18 (8.41%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.54%) Matrix Management
11 14 (6.54%) Line Management
12 13 (6.07%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (5.61%) Web Application Development
14 9 (4.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 176 (82.24%) C#
2 104 (48.60%) SQL
3 81 (37.85%) T-SQL
4 59 (27.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.27%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.34%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.87%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.14%) MCP
3 10 (4.67%) MCSE
4 7 (3.27%) CCSP
4 7 (3.27%) CCNP
4 7 (3.27%) CCIP
4 7 (3.27%) CCNA
4 7 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.80%) MCSA
6 4 (1.87%) ISEB
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.93%) Degree
8 2 (0.93%) VCP5
8 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.93%) MCAD
8 2 (0.93%) MCSD
9 1 (0.47%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.21%) Terminal Services
3 7 (3.27%) ISA Server
3 7 (3.27%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (3.27%) UAG
4 4 (1.87%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.93%) vSphere
5 2 (0.93%) Firmware
6 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 15 (7.01%) MOM
2 2 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) AppManager
3 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 125 (58.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.08%) Oracle
3 14 (6.54%) VMware
4 8 (3.74%) Cisco
5 6 (2.80%) Nintex
6 3 (1.40%) Citrix
7 2 (0.93%) Intel
8 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec
8 1 (0.47%) LANDesk
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