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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 56 135 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.12% 34.88% 18.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.78% 85.44% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 118 51
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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
72 158 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.30% 40.83% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 137 58
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 128 (81.53%) .NET
2 116 (73.89%) C#
3 105 (66.88%) ASP.NET
4 99 (63.06%) Microsoft
5 94 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (56.69%) Scrum
7 80 (50.96%) MVC
8 75 (47.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (40.76%) Visual Studio
10 60 (38.22%) WCF
11 58 (36.94%) TDD
11 58 (36.94%) MS Excel
12 57 (36.31%) Windows
13 54 (34.39%) WPF
14 51 (32.48%) Silverlight
14 51 (32.48%) SQL
15 50 (31.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 47 (29.94%) JavaScript
17 46 (29.30%) jQuery
18 45 (28.66%) HTML
19 43 (27.39%) .NET Framework
20 41 (26.11%) CSS
21 39 (24.84%) LINQ
22 38 (24.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 36 (22.93%) WinForms
24 32 (20.38%) T-SQL
25 31 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
26 28 (17.83%) Moq
27 27 (17.20%) Rhino Mocks
27 27 (17.20%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (17.20%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.82%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Node.js
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (36.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.37%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) WAN
1 2 (1.27%) SMTP
1 2 (1.27%) SAN
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
1 2 (1.27%) MPLS
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
1 2 (1.27%) VLAN
1 2 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (31.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (10.83%) SQL Server 2000
2 17 (10.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (10.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (10.19%) Oracle Database
4 14 (8.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (40.76%) Visual Studio
2 31 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (17.83%) Moq
4 27 (17.20%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (10.19%) NUnit
6 12 (7.64%) MSTest
7 7 (4.46%) Subversion
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (4.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 94 (59.87%) Developer
2 62 (39.49%) .NET Developer
3 49 (31.21%) C# Developer
4 41 (26.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (20.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (19.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (17.20%) Senior Developer
8 26 (16.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (14.65%) Architect
10 17 (10.83%) Development Manager
11 15 (9.55%) Technical Architect
11 15 (9.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (7.64%) Lead Architect
13 10 (6.37%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (6.37%) Consultant
14 9 (5.73%) Senior Manager
14 9 (5.73%) Senior Development Manager
15 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Administrator
15 7 (4.46%) Administrator
15 7 (4.46%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (81.53%) .NET
2 105 (66.88%) ASP.NET
3 75 (47.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (38.22%) WCF
5 54 (34.39%) WPF
6 51 (32.48%) Silverlight
7 46 (29.30%) jQuery
8 45 (28.66%) HTML
9 43 (27.39%) .NET Framework
10 41 (26.11%) CSS
11 39 (24.84%) LINQ
12 38 (24.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 36 (22.93%) WinForms
14 26 (16.56%) Web Services
15 17 (10.83%) Ajax
16 16 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 15 (9.55%) ADO.NET
18 13 (8.28%) AngularJS
19 12 (7.64%) Unity DI Container
19 12 (7.64%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) N-Tier
2 12 (7.64%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (4.46%) User Experience
3 7 (4.46%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.64%) GIS
5 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.64%) Clustering
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.31%) Windows
2 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.27%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (56.69%) Scrum
3 80 (50.96%) MVC
4 58 (36.94%) TDD
5 25 (15.92%) OOD
6 23 (14.65%) Matrix Management
7 22 (14.01%) OO
8 18 (11.46%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.83%) Coaching
9 17 (10.83%) Performance Management
10 16 (10.19%) Multithreading
10 16 (10.19%) Web Application Development
10 16 (10.19%) Web Development
11 13 (8.28%) MVVM
11 13 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.64%) Kanban
12 12 (7.64%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (6.37%) ITIL
14 10 (6.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 116 (73.89%) C#
2 51 (32.48%) SQL
3 47 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.38%) T-SQL
5 18 (11.46%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (6.37%) MCSE
3 7 (4.46%) MCP
3 7 (4.46%) VCP5
4 6 (3.82%) MCSA
5 2 (1.27%) VCP4
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) MCTS
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) SLA
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) Active Directory
1 12 (7.64%) XenApp
2 11 (7.01%) vSphere
3 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.73%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) MOM
2 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (63.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.19%) Oracle
3 15 (9.55%) VMware
4 13 (8.28%) Citrix
5 10 (6.37%) Intel
6 5 (3.18%) Nintex
7 3 (1.91%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.64%) FalconStor
8 1 (0.64%) CommVault
8 1 (0.64%) HP
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