The first table below looks at the demand for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 25 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 Programming Languages category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 59 93 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.01% 31.96% 18.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.26% 65.96% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 59 93 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 141 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 53.36% 48.45% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 136 138 74
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Bedfordshire

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedford region.

SQL Salary Trend in Bedford

SQL
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL 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.

1 136 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 126 (74.12%) .NET
3 121 (71.18%) Microsoft
4 120 (70.59%) C#
5 114 (67.06%) ASP.NET
6 111 (65.29%) T-SQL
7 76 (44.71%) Windows
8 74 (43.53%) Relational Database
9 73 (42.94%) WCF
10 69 (40.59%) .NET Framework
11 67 (39.41%) Software Engineering
12 63 (37.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 60 (35.29%) Multithreading
14 59 (34.71%) Scrum
15 56 (32.94%) MVC
15 56 (32.94%) Silverlight
16 52 (30.59%) HTML
17 51 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 51 (30.00%) Subversion
18 50 (29.41%) WPF
18 50 (29.41%) SharePoint
19 49 (28.82%) MS Excel
20 48 (28.24%) CSS
21 47 (27.65%) Visual Studio
22 46 (27.06%) JavaScript
22 46 (27.06%) WinForms
23 43 (25.29%) TDD
24 39 (22.94%) Web Services
24 39 (22.94%) OOD
25 38 (22.35%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (4.12%) IIS
4 6 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (28.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) DNS
2 8 (4.71%) Firewall
2 8 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.12%) VPN
4 6 (3.53%) SSL
4 6 (3.53%) Internet
4 6 (3.53%) HTTP
5 5 (2.94%) Network Security
5 5 (2.94%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.18%) SAN
6 2 (1.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.59%) FTP
7 1 (0.59%) GSM
7 1 (0.59%) LAN
7 1 (0.59%) UMTS
7 1 (0.59%) VoIP
7 1 (0.59%) WAN
7 1 (0.59%) Wireless
7 1 (0.59%) WEP
7 1 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (43.53%) Relational Database
3 63 (37.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (16.47%) Crystal Reports
5 25 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (12.35%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.59%) InterBase
11 1 (0.59%) OLAP
11 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.59%) Crystal Enterprise
11 1 (0.59%) SQLite
11 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (30.00%) Subversion
1 51 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (27.65%) Visual Studio
3 25 (14.71%) NUnit
3 25 (14.71%) MSTest
4 18 (10.59%) Moq
5 6 (3.53%) Zephyr
5 6 (3.53%) JIRA
6 4 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 21 (12.35%) Finance
2 5 (2.94%) Retail
3 3 (1.76%) Local Government
4 1 (0.59%) French Language
4 1 (0.59%) German Language
4 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (68.24%) Developer
2 65 (38.24%) Senior Developer
3 39 (22.94%) C# Developer
4 29 (17.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (15.88%) .NET Developer
6 26 (15.29%) Architect
7 25 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (14.12%) Senior C# Developer
8 24 (14.12%) Lead Developer
9 22 (12.94%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (10.00%) Technical Leader
12 16 (9.41%) Technical Developer
13 13 (7.65%) Analyst
14 10 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (4.71%) SQL Developer
15 8 (4.71%) SharePoint Developer
15 8 (4.71%) Business Analyst
16 6 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
16 6 (3.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (74.12%) .NET
2 114 (67.06%) ASP.NET
3 73 (42.94%) WCF
4 69 (40.59%) .NET Framework
5 56 (32.94%) Silverlight
6 52 (30.59%) HTML
7 50 (29.41%) WPF
8 48 (28.24%) CSS
9 46 (27.06%) WinForms
10 39 (22.94%) Web Services
11 38 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (21.76%) LINQ
12 37 (21.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 34 (20.00%) jQuery
14 33 (19.41%) XML
15 24 (14.12%) Middleware
16 22 (12.94%) ADO.NET
16 22 (12.94%) WF
17 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 15 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.24%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.47%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.53%) Wiki
5 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 76 (44.71%) Windows
2 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.12%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.12%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.53%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.18%) Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.41%) Software Engineering
2 60 (35.29%) Multithreading
3 59 (34.71%) Scrum
4 56 (32.94%) MVC
5 43 (25.29%) TDD
6 39 (22.94%) OOD
7 38 (22.35%) OO
8 36 (21.18%) Project Management
9 28 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (15.29%) Configuration Management
11 25 (14.71%) Business Analysis
11 25 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (12.94%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (11.76%) Product Management
14 13 (7.65%) Domain-Driven Design
14 13 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (7.65%) SOA
15 8 (4.71%) Data Security
15 8 (4.71%) Software Architecture
16 7 (4.12%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (70.59%) C#
2 111 (65.29%) T-SQL
3 46 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (9.41%) C
5 4 (2.35%) Java
5 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.76%) XPath
7 2 (1.18%) Delphi
8 1 (0.59%) C++
8 1 (0.59%) PHP
8 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.12%) MCP
2 7 (4.12%) MCSE
3 6 (3.53%) MCSA
3 6 (3.53%) CCSP
3 6 (3.53%) CCNP
3 6 (3.53%) CCIP
3 6 (3.53%) CCNA
3 6 (3.53%) ISEB
3 6 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 4 (2.35%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) MOM
2 1 (0.59%) AppManager
2 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 121 (71.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.06%) Oracle
3 8 (4.71%) Cisco
4 7 (4.12%) VMware
5 2 (1.18%) Citrix
5 2 (1.18%) IBM
5 2 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (0.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.59%) HP
6 1 (0.59%) Symantec
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago