The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 54 85 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.82% 22.37% 14.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.19% 48.57% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 41
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 175 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 42.24% 46.05% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 112 149 96
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 February 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 65 (69.89%) .NET
2 56 (60.22%) C#
3 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
4 52 (55.91%) SQL Server
5 47 (50.54%) MS Excel
5 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (49.46%) Windows
7 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET
8 39 (41.94%) T-SQL
9 36 (38.71%) Scrum
10 33 (35.48%) MVC
11 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (30.11%) WinForms
12 28 (30.11%) HTML
13 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
14 25 (26.88%) WCF
14 25 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (24.73%) .NET Framework
15 23 (24.73%) OOD
15 23 (24.73%) OO
15 23 (24.73%) TDD
16 21 (22.58%) Visual Studio
16 21 (22.58%) WPF
17 19 (20.43%) Web Services
18 18 (19.35%) Silverlight
18 18 (19.35%) LINQ
18 18 (19.35%) Multithreading
19 17 (18.28%) Moq
19 17 (18.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 17 (18.28%) N-Tier

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 47 (50.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) SAN
2 11 (11.83%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.15%) LAN
5 1 (1.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.08%) FTP
5 1 (1.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) DNS
5 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (55.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (18.28%) Moq
3 16 (17.20%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.60%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.15%) Finance
1 2 (2.15%) Retail
2 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (62.37%) Developer
2 38 (40.86%) C# Developer
3 35 (37.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 23 (24.73%) Senior Developer
5 23 (24.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (23.66%) Senior C# Developer
7 20 (21.51%) Analyst
8 16 (17.20%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
9 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (10.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (9.68%) Server Support Engineer
12 9 (9.68%) Server Engineer
12 9 (9.68%) Server Support
13 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
14 7 (7.53%) Data Centre Engineer
15 6 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (69.89%) .NET
2 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (30.11%) WinForms
4 28 (30.11%) HTML
5 25 (26.88%) WCF
6 23 (24.73%) .NET Framework
7 21 (22.58%) WPF
8 19 (20.43%) Web Services
9 18 (19.35%) Silverlight
9 18 (19.35%) LINQ
10 17 (18.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (17.20%) ADO.NET
12 14 (15.05%) CSS
13 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (11.83%) jQuery
15 2 (2.15%) HTML5
16 1 (1.08%) Mason
16 1 (1.08%) SOAP
16 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) N-Tier
2 11 (11.83%) Replication
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.71%) Scrum
3 33 (35.48%) MVC
4 23 (24.73%) OO
4 23 (24.73%) OOD
4 23 (24.73%) TDD
5 18 (19.35%) Multithreading
6 12 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.60%) Web Development
8 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.38%) People Management
9 3 (3.23%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.15%) Regression Testing
11 1 (1.08%) OOP
11 1 (1.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.08%) Project Management
11 1 (1.08%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.08%) ERP
11 1 (1.08%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.22%) C#
2 39 (41.94%) T-SQL
3 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.60%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (1.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) CCNP
1 5 (5.38%) CCNA
1 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.23%) VCP4
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.20%) vSphere
3 5 (5.38%) XenApp
3 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.08%) Xen
4 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) MOM
2 6 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) VMware
3 12 (12.90%) Cisco
4 11 (11.83%) Oracle
4 11 (11.83%) CommVault
4 11 (11.83%) FalconStor
5 8 (8.60%) Symantec
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix
7 5 (5.38%) Intel
8 3 (3.23%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.15%) Tableau
10 1 (1.08%) HP
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