The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 92 96 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.38% 33.45% 21.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 93.88% 82.76% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 95 42
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £24,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
98 116 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.69% 40.42% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 92 115 53
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £23,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Bedfordshire

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 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 228 (84.13%) .NET
2 221 (81.55%) C#
3 207 (76.38%) ASP.NET
4 167 (61.62%) Microsoft
5 136 (50.18%) Windows
6 134 (49.45%) SQL
7 125 (46.13%) WCF
8 115 (42.44%) MVC
9 106 (39.11%) Scrum
10 104 (38.38%) T-SQL
11 97 (35.79%) .NET Framework
12 85 (31.37%) JavaScript
12 85 (31.37%) Visual Studio
13 84 (31.00%) TDD
14 82 (30.26%) SharePoint
14 82 (30.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 81 (29.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 81 (29.89%) HTML
16 78 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 78 (28.78%) WPF
17 77 (28.41%) WinForms
18 76 (28.04%) CSS
18 76 (28.04%) Relational Database
19 72 (26.57%) LINQ
20 71 (26.20%) Software Engineering
21 65 (23.99%) jQuery
21 65 (23.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 62 (22.88%) Subversion
23 61 (22.51%) Multithreading
24 60 (22.14%) Silverlight

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 82 (30.26%) SharePoint
2 27 (9.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 24 (8.86%) MS Exchange
4 22 (8.12%) SharePoint Server
4 22 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (7.75%) IIS
6 20 (7.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.58%) CMS
8 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.12%) Firewall
1 22 (8.12%) VPN
1 22 (8.12%) DNS
2 20 (7.38%) SSL
2 20 (7.38%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.01%) Internet
4 18 (6.64%) HTTP
4 18 (6.64%) HTTPS
4 18 (6.64%) Network Security
5 14 (5.17%) VLAN
6 9 (3.32%) VRRP
7 6 (2.21%) SAN
8 2 (0.74%) DHCP
9 1 (0.37%) WEP
9 1 (0.37%) LAN
9 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (29.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 76 (28.04%) Relational Database
3 39 (14.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (7.38%) Crystal Reports
5 20 (7.38%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (31.37%) Visual Studio
2 82 (30.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (22.88%) Subversion
4 39 (14.39%) NUnit
5 37 (13.65%) MSTest
6 34 (12.55%) Moq
7 22 (8.12%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (3.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.48%) JIRA
10 4 (1.48%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 27 (9.96%) Finance
2 2 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 186 (68.63%) Developer
2 83 (30.63%) C# Developer
3 75 (27.68%) Senior Developer
4 71 (26.20%) .NET Developer
5 60 (22.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (17.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (14.76%) Architect
8 38 (14.02%) ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (13.28%) Senior C# Developer
10 30 (11.07%) Lead Developer
11 24 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (7.01%) Technical Leader
13 16 (5.90%) Team Leader
13 16 (5.90%) Technical Developer
13 16 (5.90%) SharePoint Developer
14 13 (4.80%) Software Developer
15 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (4.43%) .NET Team Leader
16 11 (4.06%) Development Team Leader
16 11 (4.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (84.13%) .NET
2 207 (76.38%) ASP.NET
3 125 (46.13%) WCF
4 97 (35.79%) .NET Framework
5 81 (29.89%) HTML
6 78 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 78 (28.78%) WPF
7 77 (28.41%) WinForms
8 76 (28.04%) CSS
9 72 (26.57%) LINQ
10 65 (23.99%) jQuery
10 65 (23.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 60 (22.14%) Silverlight
12 43 (15.87%) Web Services
13 30 (11.07%) XML
14 28 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 25 (9.23%) ADO.NET
16 24 (8.86%) Middleware
16 24 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 20 (7.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.13%) N-Tier
2 17 (6.27%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (4.80%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.32%) Replication
5 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.95%) Firmware
5 8 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.48%) Wiki
6 4 (1.48%) Social Network
7 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 136 (50.18%) Windows
2 26 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (7.38%) Windows XP
4 20 (7.38%) Windows 7
5 19 (7.01%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (42.44%) MVC
2 106 (39.11%) Scrum
3 84 (31.00%) TDD
4 71 (26.20%) Software Engineering
5 61 (22.51%) Multithreading
6 50 (18.45%) Project Management
7 46 (16.97%) OOD
8 44 (16.24%) OO
8 44 (16.24%) Business Analysis
9 43 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (14.39%) Product Management
11 24 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
12 22 (8.12%) Configuration Management
12 22 (8.12%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (7.01%) Domain-Driven Design
13 19 (7.01%) SOA
14 17 (6.27%) MVVM
14 17 (6.27%) Web Application Development
14 17 (6.27%) Kanban
14 17 (6.27%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 221 (81.55%) C#
2 134 (49.45%) SQL
3 104 (38.38%) T-SQL
4 85 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.80%) C
6 8 (2.95%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.11%) XPath
9 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 26 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.01%) MCP
3 17 (6.27%) MCSE
4 14 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.17%) CCSP
4 14 (5.17%) CCNP
4 14 (5.17%) CCIP
4 14 (5.17%) CCNA
5 11 (4.06%) MCSA
6 10 (3.69%) Degree
7 5 (1.85%) ISEB
8 4 (1.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.74%) MCAD
9 2 (0.74%) MCSD
9 2 (0.74%) VCP5
9 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.37%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 23 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.38%) Terminal Services
3 16 (5.90%) ISA Server
4 15 (5.54%) Forefront TMG
4 15 (5.54%) UAG
5 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (4.80%) MOM
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 167 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.59%) Oracle
3 25 (9.23%) VMware
4 15 (5.54%) Cisco
5 4 (1.48%) Facebook
5 4 (1.48%) Twitter
6 3 (1.11%) Citrix
7 2 (0.74%) Intel
8 1 (0.37%) Nintex
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec
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