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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL 54 56 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.08% 18.12% 32.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.60% 38.36% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 53 56 96
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
133 146 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.00% 47.25% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 124 139 139
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (78.57%) C#
1 55 (78.57%) .NET
1 55 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 51 (72.86%) SQL Server
3 44 (62.86%) JavaScript
4 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (45.71%) T-SQL
6 30 (42.86%) HTML
7 27 (38.57%) MVC
8 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
9 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (32.86%) CSS
10 23 (32.86%) jQuery
11 20 (28.57%) Scrum
12 18 (25.71%) Software Engineering
13 17 (24.29%) TDD
13 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
13 17 (24.29%) Visual Studio
13 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
14 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
15 14 (20.00%) WCF
16 13 (18.57%) XML
16 13 (18.57%) Windows
16 13 (18.57%) OO
16 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
17 12 (17.14%) Web Services
18 11 (15.71%) XSLT
18 11 (15.71%) OOD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Office 365
2 9 (12.86%) SaaS
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) DHCP
1 4 (5.71%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (72.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.14%) Subversion
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) Moq
6 2 (2.86%) MSTest
6 2 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.86%) NUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.43%) Back Office
1 1 (1.43%) Billing
1 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) C# Developer
2 18 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (22.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 14 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 10 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Junior Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (78.57%) .NET
1 55 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 30 (42.86%) HTML
3 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (32.86%) jQuery
4 23 (32.86%) CSS
5 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
6 14 (20.00%) WCF
7 13 (18.57%) XML
8 12 (17.14%) Web Services
9 11 (15.71%) XSLT
10 10 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (8.57%) WinForms
11 6 (8.57%) WPF
12 5 (7.14%) Silverlight
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (5.71%) LINQ
14 3 (4.29%) WF
14 3 (4.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Wiki
4 4 (5.71%) iSeries
4 4 (5.71%) LPAR
5 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) OS/400
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) MVC
3 20 (28.57%) Scrum
4 18 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 17 (24.29%) TDD
6 13 (18.57%) OO
7 11 (15.71%) OOD
8 10 (14.29%) Web Development
9 8 (11.43%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.71%) High Availability
11 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.71%) SOA
11 4 (5.71%) Project Management
12 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) C#
2 44 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 32 (45.71%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.00%) C++
5 6 (8.57%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB6
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Nintex
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) LANDesk
4 4 (5.71%) Intel
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Telerik
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