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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 54 149 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.93% 39.52% 34.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.00% 93.71% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 51 147 84
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
60 159 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.26% 42.18% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55 157 109
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 76 (66.67%) .NET
2 71 (62.28%) C#
3 64 (56.14%) ASP.NET
4 59 (51.75%) Microsoft
5 54 (47.37%) MVC
6 51 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
9 48 (42.11%) HTML
10 47 (41.23%) jQuery
11 44 (38.60%) CSS
11 44 (38.60%) Windows
12 38 (33.33%) Visual Studio
12 38 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (32.46%) .NET Framework
14 35 (30.70%) Scrum
14 35 (30.70%) MS Excel
15 32 (28.07%) SQL
15 32 (28.07%) Entity Framework
16 28 (24.56%) Citrix
17 27 (23.68%) TDD
17 27 (23.68%) VMware
18 26 (22.81%) MS Exchange
18 26 (22.81%) WCF
18 26 (22.81%) XenApp
19 25 (21.93%) LINQ
19 25 (21.93%) Active Directory
20 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (21.05%) vSphere
20 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (13.16%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.77%) Node.js
6 9 (7.89%) CMS
7 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.51%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (30.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.39%) Office 365
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Network Security
2 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.75%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) SMTP
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) MPLS
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 16 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (7.02%) Moq
4 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.51%) NUnit
6 3 (2.63%) Subversion
7 2 (1.75%) MSTest
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (6.14%) Advertising
2 2 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Developer
2 37 (32.46%) .NET Developer
3 34 (29.82%) C# Developer
4 28 (24.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (21.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (20.18%) Consultant
7 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Development Manager
9 10 (8.77%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Senior Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Senior Development Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 7 (6.14%) Architect
12 6 (5.26%) Team Leader
12 6 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (5.26%) Applications Developer
12 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
13 5 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (66.67%) .NET
2 64 (56.14%) ASP.NET
3 51 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (42.11%) HTML
5 47 (41.23%) jQuery
6 44 (38.60%) CSS
7 37 (32.46%) .NET Framework
8 32 (28.07%) Entity Framework
9 26 (22.81%) WCF
10 25 (21.93%) LINQ
11 22 (19.30%) Silverlight
12 17 (14.91%) WPF
13 16 (14.04%) Web Services
14 15 (13.16%) Ajax
15 13 (11.40%) WinForms
16 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (8.77%) AngularJS
17 9 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
18 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 7 (6.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) GIS
5 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.60%) Windows
2 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) MVC
2 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.70%) Scrum
4 27 (23.68%) TDD
5 21 (18.42%) ITIL
6 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (11.40%) Web Development
8 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.65%) OO
9 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.77%) OOD
10 10 (8.77%) Coaching
10 10 (8.77%) Performance Management
11 9 (7.89%) Web Application Development
12 8 (7.02%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.14%) Matrix Management
13 7 (6.14%) BDD
14 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
14 6 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.28%) C#
2 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.07%) SQL
4 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.14%) Ruby
5 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (20.18%) MCSE
1 23 (20.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (16.67%) VCP5
3 18 (15.79%) MCP
3 18 (15.79%) MCSA
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.75%) VCP4
6 1 (0.88%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 26 (22.81%) XenApp
2 25 (21.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (21.05%) vSphere
4 22 (19.30%) VMware ESX
4 22 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.75%) Xen
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) MOM
2 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (51.75%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) Citrix
3 27 (23.68%) VMware
4 23 (20.18%) Intel
5 9 (7.89%) Oracle
6 7 (6.14%) Facebook
7 4 (3.51%) OpenText
8 3 (2.63%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.75%) Nintex
10 1 (0.88%) FalconStor
10 1 (0.88%) CommVault
10 1 (0.88%) HP
10 1 (0.88%) Telerik
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