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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 48 173 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.02% 38.19% 31.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 88.89% 92.51% 81.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 168 85
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
54 187 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.15% 41.28% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 48 182 105
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 4 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 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 89 (74.17%) .NET
2 81 (67.50%) C#
3 75 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 67 (55.83%) Microsoft
5 61 (50.83%) MVC
6 59 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (45.00%) JavaScript
9 51 (42.50%) jQuery
10 50 (41.67%) HTML
11 49 (40.83%) Scrum
12 47 (39.17%) Visual Studio
13 45 (37.50%) CSS
13 45 (37.50%) Windows
13 45 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 44 (36.67%) MS Excel
15 40 (33.33%) .NET Framework
16 35 (29.17%) SQL
16 35 (29.17%) Entity Framework
17 32 (26.67%) LINQ
17 32 (26.67%) TDD
18 31 (25.83%) Silverlight
19 30 (25.00%) WCF
20 25 (20.83%) WPF
21 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
21 23 (19.17%) Citrix
22 22 (18.33%) MS Exchange
22 22 (18.33%) VMware
22 22 (18.33%) XenApp
23 21 (17.50%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.67%) CMS
6 6 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Network Security
2 3 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (1.67%) Firewall
3 2 (1.67%) WAN
3 2 (1.67%) SMTP
3 2 (1.67%) DHCP
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) SAN
3 2 (1.67%) MPLS
3 2 (1.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.67%) VLAN
3 2 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (14.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (39.17%) Visual Studio
2 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (10.00%) Moq
4 8 (6.67%) NUnit
5 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.33%) MSTest
6 3 (2.50%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (3.33%) Finance
1 4 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (59.17%) Developer
2 43 (35.83%) .NET Developer
3 36 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 30 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (22.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (15.83%) Consultant
8 15 (12.50%) Development Manager
9 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
10 12 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (8.33%) Senior Manager
11 10 (8.33%) Senior Development Manager
12 9 (7.50%) Architect
13 8 (6.67%) Technical Architect
13 8 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.00%) Applications Developer
14 6 (5.00%) Software Engineer
15 5 (4.17%) Lead Architect
15 5 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (74.17%) .NET
2 75 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 58 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (42.50%) jQuery
5 50 (41.67%) HTML
6 45 (37.50%) CSS
7 40 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 35 (29.17%) Entity Framework
9 32 (26.67%) LINQ
10 31 (25.83%) Silverlight
11 30 (25.00%) WCF
12 25 (20.83%) WPF
13 20 (16.67%) Web Services
14 18 (15.00%) Ajax
15 17 (14.17%) WinForms
16 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 12 (10.00%) AngularJS
18 8 (6.67%) ADO.NET
18 8 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
19 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.50%) GIS
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.50%) Windows
2 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.67%) UNIX
4 2 (1.67%) Linux
4 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.83%) MVC
2 59 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (40.83%) Scrum
4 32 (26.67%) TDD
5 17 (14.17%) ITIL
5 17 (14.17%) Mentoring
6 15 (12.50%) Coaching
6 15 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 15 (12.50%) Web Development
6 15 (12.50%) OOD
7 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (10.83%) OO
9 12 (10.00%) Matrix Management
10 11 (9.17%) Web Application Development
11 10 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
15 5 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 81 (67.50%) C#
2 54 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (29.17%) SQL
4 19 (15.83%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.83%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.33%) Ruby
7 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.83%) VB
8 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (15.00%) MCSE
3 14 (11.67%) MCP
3 14 (11.67%) VCP5
4 13 (10.83%) MCSA
5 2 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) MCTS
6 1 (0.83%) VCP4
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.33%) XenApp
2 21 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 19 (15.83%) vSphere
4 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (14.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.67%) Xen
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) MOM
2 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 67 (55.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.17%) Citrix
3 22 (18.33%) VMware
4 18 (15.00%) Intel
5 11 (9.17%) Oracle
6 4 (3.33%) Facebook
7 3 (2.50%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.83%) FalconStor
8 1 (0.83%) Nintex
8 1 (0.83%) CommVault
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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