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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 98 82 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.97% 28.77% 24.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 88.29% 78.10% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 98 80 43
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,700 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -
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
111 105 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.94% 36.84% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 111 101 49
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 164 (86.32%) .NET
2 160 (84.21%) C#
3 146 (76.84%) ASP.NET
4 114 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (56.84%) Scrum
6 107 (56.32%) WCF
7 103 (54.21%) Microsoft
8 102 (53.68%) MVC
9 83 (43.68%) SQL
10 80 (42.11%) Windows
11 78 (41.05%) TDD
12 66 (34.74%) WPF
13 65 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 64 (33.68%) Visual Studio
15 61 (32.11%) T-SQL
16 58 (30.53%) .NET Framework
17 57 (30.00%) Silverlight
18 55 (28.95%) MS Excel
19 51 (26.84%) SharePoint
20 50 (26.32%) LINQ
21 48 (25.26%) SQL Server 2008
21 48 (25.26%) HTML
21 48 (25.26%) JavaScript
22 45 (23.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 43 (22.63%) WinForms
24 42 (22.11%) CSS
25 35 (18.42%) jQuery
26 32 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
27 31 (16.32%) Multithreading
27 31 (16.32%) Moq

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 51 (26.84%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (7.37%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.74%) IIS
6 5 (2.63%) CMS
7 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 55 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) Firewall
1 8 (4.21%) TCP/IP
1 8 (4.21%) VPN
1 8 (4.21%) DNS
2 7 (3.68%) Network Security
2 7 (3.68%) HTTPS
2 7 (3.68%) SSL
2 7 (3.68%) HTTP
3 5 (2.63%) VLAN
3 5 (2.63%) Internet
4 4 (2.11%) SAN
5 2 (1.05%) VRRP
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (12.11%) Relational Database
3 21 (11.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 15 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.53%) Crystal Enterprise
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 64 (33.68%) Visual Studio
2 32 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (16.32%) Moq
4 22 (11.58%) NUnit
5 21 (11.05%) Subversion
5 21 (11.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 20 (10.53%) MSTest
7 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.05%) JIRA
8 2 (1.05%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 25 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (0.53%) French Language
2 1 (0.53%) German Language
2 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
2 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (68.42%) Developer
2 78 (41.05%) C# Developer
3 62 (32.63%) Senior Developer
4 58 (30.53%) .NET Developer
4 58 (30.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (26.32%) Senior C# Developer
6 49 (25.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (16.84%) Architect
8 31 (16.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (8.95%) .NET Team Leader
9 17 (8.95%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.84%) Lead Developer
10 13 (6.84%) Technical Architect
11 12 (6.32%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (6.32%) Lead Architect
12 9 (4.74%) Technical Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Technical Leader
12 9 (4.74%) Web Developer
13 8 (4.21%) Administrator
14 7 (3.68%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (86.32%) .NET
2 146 (76.84%) ASP.NET
3 107 (56.32%) WCF
4 66 (34.74%) WPF
5 65 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (30.53%) .NET Framework
7 57 (30.00%) Silverlight
8 50 (26.32%) LINQ
9 48 (25.26%) HTML
10 45 (23.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 43 (22.63%) WinForms
12 42 (22.11%) CSS
13 35 (18.42%) jQuery
14 23 (12.11%) Web Services
15 19 (10.00%) ADO.NET
16 13 (6.84%) XML
17 11 (5.79%) Unity DI Container
17 11 (5.79%) Castle Windsor
17 11 (5.79%) Ninject
17 11 (5.79%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.58%) N-Tier
2 11 (5.79%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (3.68%) User Experience
4 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.05%) Clustering
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
5 2 (1.05%) Wiki
5 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (42.11%) Windows
2 10 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.63%) Windows Vista
3 5 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (56.84%) Scrum
3 102 (53.68%) MVC
4 78 (41.05%) TDD
5 31 (16.32%) Multithreading
6 27 (14.21%) OO
7 25 (13.16%) OOD
8 21 (11.05%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.95%) Matrix Management
11 15 (7.89%) Web Application Development
12 14 (7.37%) Web Development
13 13 (6.84%) Project Management
14 12 (6.32%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.32%) Line Management
14 12 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (5.79%) MVVM
15 11 (5.79%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (5.79%) Kanban
16 9 (4.74%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (84.21%) C#
2 83 (43.68%) SQL
3 61 (32.11%) T-SQL
4 48 (25.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.21%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.05%) C
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.74%) MCP
3 8 (4.21%) MCSE
4 5 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.63%) CCSP
4 5 (2.63%) CCNP
4 5 (2.63%) CCIP
4 5 (2.63%) CCNA
5 4 (2.11%) MCSA
6 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.05%) MCAD
6 2 (1.05%) MCSD
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.05%) VCP5
7 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.68%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (3.68%) UAG
2 7 (3.68%) ISA Server
2 7 (3.68%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.05%) Firmware
4 2 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (8.95%) MOM
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) AppManager
2 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 103 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.16%) Oracle
3 11 (5.79%) VMware
4 6 (3.16%) Cisco
4 6 (3.16%) Nintex
5 2 (1.05%) Intel
5 2 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (0.53%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.53%) Symantec
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