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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 95 120 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.05% 30.77% 20.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 76.92% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 91 110 47
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
114 156 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.86% 40.00% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 108 139 51
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £59,000
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 24 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 163 (85.34%) .NET
2 154 (80.63%) C#
3 139 (72.77%) ASP.NET
4 125 (65.45%) Scrum
5 124 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (61.78%) Microsoft
7 103 (53.93%) WCF
8 99 (51.83%) MVC
9 91 (47.64%) TDD
10 81 (42.41%) Visual Studio
11 75 (39.27%) WPF
12 74 (38.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 73 (38.22%) SQL
14 71 (37.17%) Windows
15 66 (34.55%) Silverlight
16 65 (34.03%) MS Excel
17 58 (30.37%) .NET Framework
18 56 (29.32%) SQL Server 2008
19 55 (28.80%) T-SQL
19 55 (28.80%) LINQ
20 50 (26.18%) WinForms
21 48 (25.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 46 (24.08%) JavaScript
23 45 (23.56%) jQuery
24 43 (22.51%) SharePoint
25 40 (20.94%) HTML
26 39 (20.42%) Team Foundation Server
27 38 (19.90%) Moq
28 37 (19.37%) CSS
29 34 (17.80%) OOD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (22.51%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.76%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (5.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.14%) CMS
5 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.62%) IIS
6 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 65 (34.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.09%) HTTP
1 4 (2.09%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.09%) VPN
1 4 (2.09%) DNS
1 4 (2.09%) HTTPS
1 4 (2.09%) SSL
1 4 (2.09%) Firewall
1 4 (2.09%) Network Security
2 3 (1.57%) VLAN
2 3 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) VRRP
4 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (13.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (10.99%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (10.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (10.99%) Oracle Database
4 15 (7.85%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.52%) Crystal Enterprise
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 81 (42.41%) Visual Studio
2 39 (20.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (19.90%) Moq
4 31 (16.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 20 (10.47%) NUnit
6 18 (9.42%) Subversion
7 16 (8.38%) MSTest
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.52%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 17 (8.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.52%) French Language
2 1 (0.52%) German Language
2 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 117 (61.26%) Developer
2 68 (35.60%) C# Developer
3 65 (34.03%) .NET Developer
4 56 (29.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (25.65%) Senior Developer
6 47 (24.61%) Senior C# Developer
6 47 (24.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (17.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (17.80%) Architect
8 20 (10.47%) Technical Architect
9 17 (8.90%) Lead Architect
9 17 (8.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (7.33%) Development Manager
10 14 (7.33%) Team Leader
11 13 (6.81%) .NET Team Leader
12 9 (4.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.71%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.66%) Administrator
13 7 (3.66%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (85.34%) .NET
2 139 (72.77%) ASP.NET
3 103 (53.93%) WCF
4 75 (39.27%) WPF
5 74 (38.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (34.55%) Silverlight
7 58 (30.37%) .NET Framework
8 55 (28.80%) LINQ
9 50 (26.18%) WinForms
10 48 (25.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 45 (23.56%) jQuery
12 40 (20.94%) HTML
13 37 (19.37%) CSS
14 25 (13.09%) Web Services
15 20 (10.47%) ADO.NET
16 18 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 17 (8.90%) Ajax
18 14 (7.33%) Spring.NET
18 14 (7.33%) Unity DI Container
18 14 (7.33%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.66%) N-Tier
2 14 (7.33%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (3.66%) User Experience
3 7 (3.66%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.52%) Replication
5 1 (0.52%) Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.17%) Windows
2 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.57%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (65.45%) Scrum
2 124 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (51.83%) MVC
4 91 (47.64%) TDD
5 34 (17.80%) OOD
6 30 (15.71%) OO
7 29 (15.18%) Multithreading
8 27 (14.14%) Matrix Management
9 22 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (9.42%) Web Application Development
11 15 (7.85%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.33%) Coaching
12 14 (7.33%) Performance Management
12 14 (7.33%) Kanban
12 14 (7.33%) Dependency Injection
12 14 (7.33%) MVVM
12 14 (7.33%) Web Development
13 12 (6.28%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (3.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 154 (80.63%) C#
2 73 (38.22%) SQL
3 55 (28.80%) T-SQL
4 46 (24.08%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.71%) MCSE
3 8 (4.19%) MCP
4 6 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.62%) MCSA
5 5 (2.62%) VCP5
6 3 (1.57%) CCSP
6 3 (1.57%) CCNP
6 3 (1.57%) CCIP
6 3 (1.57%) CCNA
6 3 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.14%) VMware ESX
2 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.14%) vSphere
3 5 (2.62%) XenApp
4 4 (2.09%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.09%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.09%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.09%) UAG
5 2 (1.05%) Xen
6 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) MOM
2 1 (0.52%) AppManager
Vendors
1 118 (61.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.57%) Oracle
3 12 (6.28%) VMware
4 7 (3.66%) Intel
5 6 (3.14%) Nintex
6 5 (2.62%) Citrix
7 3 (1.57%) Cisco
8 1 (0.52%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
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