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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 50 75 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.28% 24.19% 31.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 89.29% 82.42% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 50 70 109
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,750 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
56 91 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.83% 29.35% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 83 134
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,650 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 92 (78.63%) .NET
2 90 (76.92%) C#
3 86 (73.50%) ASP.NET
4 79 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (64.96%) MVC
6 66 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (49.57%) jQuery
7 58 (49.57%) JavaScript
8 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
9 49 (41.88%) Windows
10 47 (40.17%) HTML
11 46 (39.32%) CSS
12 45 (38.46%) MS Excel
12 45 (38.46%) TDD
13 37 (31.62%) WPF
14 35 (29.91%) WCF
14 35 (29.91%) Scrum
15 34 (29.06%) Visual Studio
16 32 (27.35%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (24.79%) .NET Framework
18 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 27 (23.08%) Ajax
19 27 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
20 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
21 25 (21.37%) Entity Framework
21 25 (21.37%) Software Engineering
21 25 (21.37%) WinForms
22 23 (19.66%) SQL
23 22 (18.80%) Mentoring
24 21 (17.95%) Rhino Mocks

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.98%) Node.js
6 4 (3.42%) IIS
7 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.98%) SaaS
4 3 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Firewall
1 3 (2.56%) Internet
1 3 (2.56%) SSL
2 2 (1.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) VLAN
3 1 (0.85%) VPN
3 1 (0.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (17.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (29.06%) Visual Studio
2 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 21 (17.95%) Moq
3 21 (17.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 21 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.11%) MSTest
4 13 (11.11%) NUnit
5 11 (9.40%) Bitbucket
5 11 (9.40%) JIRA
5 11 (9.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (7.69%) Selenium
7 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.71%) Subversion
9 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (14.53%) Retail
2 11 (9.40%) Back Office
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (72.65%) Developer
2 73 (62.39%) .NET Developer
3 58 (49.57%) C# Developer
4 52 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 37 (31.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (29.06%) Senior Developer
7 32 (27.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 32 (27.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 31 (26.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 29 (24.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (24.79%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 24 (20.51%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 14 (11.97%) C# Software Developer
13 12 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (9.40%) Analyst
14 11 (9.40%) Senior .NET Software Developer
14 11 (9.40%) Senior Software Developer
15 7 (5.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (78.63%) .NET
2 86 (73.50%) ASP.NET
3 66 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (49.57%) jQuery
5 47 (40.17%) HTML
6 46 (39.32%) CSS
7 37 (31.62%) WPF
8 35 (29.91%) WCF
9 29 (24.79%) .NET Framework
10 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 27 (23.08%) Ajax
12 25 (21.37%) Entity Framework
12 25 (21.37%) WinForms
13 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 19 (16.24%) LINQ
15 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
15 17 (14.53%) HTML5
16 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (12.82%) Web Services
17 14 (11.97%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
1 13 (11.11%) Tandem
2 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.84%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.71%) Replication
7 2 (1.71%) Wiki
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.88%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (64.96%) MVC
3 45 (38.46%) TDD
4 35 (29.91%) Scrum
5 25 (21.37%) Software Engineering
6 22 (18.80%) Mentoring
7 20 (17.09%) BDD
8 18 (15.38%) OO
9 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.68%) Web Application Development
10 15 (12.82%) Kanban
11 13 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (11.11%) MVVM
11 13 (11.11%) OOD
12 12 (10.26%) Multithreading
13 11 (9.40%) Pair Programming
14 10 (8.55%) ITIL
15 9 (7.69%) Presales
15 9 (7.69%) SDLC
16 8 (6.84%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 90 (76.92%) C#
2 58 (49.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.66%) SQL
4 17 (14.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.42%) Java
5 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) C++
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Degree
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.40%) MCP
3 11 (9.40%) MCSA
3 11 (9.40%) MCSE
4 9 (7.69%) VCP5
4 9 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.27%) ISEB
5 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.71%) CCA
6 2 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.71%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) CCIP
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) CCNP
7 1 (0.85%) CCSP
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) VMware ESX
1 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (8.55%) vSphere
1 10 (8.55%) XenApp
2 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) MOM
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) VMware
3 10 (8.55%) Citrix
3 10 (8.55%) Intel
4 3 (2.56%) Nintex
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Sage
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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