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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 41 91 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.80% 23.45% 13.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.50% 51.70% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 36
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
139 176 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 46.80% 45.36% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 124 150 74
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 71 (78.89%) .NET
2 63 (70.00%) C#
3 55 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 55 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (54.44%) ASP.NET
6 47 (52.22%) T-SQL
7 44 (48.89%) Windows
8 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
9 41 (45.56%) Scrum
10 33 (36.67%) MVC
11 31 (34.44%) WinForms
11 31 (34.44%) WCF
12 30 (33.33%) SharePoint
13 29 (32.22%) TDD
14 27 (30.00%) .NET Framework
15 26 (28.89%) WPF
15 26 (28.89%) OO
15 26 (28.89%) Visual Studio
15 26 (28.89%) OOD
16 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (24.44%) LINQ
18 22 (24.44%) HTML
19 21 (23.33%) Multithreading
19 21 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 20 (22.22%) Moq
20 20 (22.22%) Silverlight
20 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
20 20 (22.22%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.11%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Simulink
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) SAN
2 6 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.11%) VoIP
5 1 (1.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.11%) FTP
5 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (28.89%) Visual Studio
2 20 (22.22%) Moq
3 18 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) MSTest
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (66.67%) Developer
2 39 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 36 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (38.89%) .NET Developer
5 30 (33.33%) Senior Developer
6 27 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 22 (24.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (16.67%) Analyst
10 10 (11.11%) Web Developer
10 10 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.89%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
12 7 (7.78%) Architect
13 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (6.67%) Technical Architect
13 6 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
13 6 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
13 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (78.89%) .NET
2 49 (54.44%) ASP.NET
3 31 (34.44%) WinForms
3 31 (34.44%) WCF
4 27 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 26 (28.89%) WPF
6 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (24.44%) LINQ
7 22 (24.44%) HTML
8 21 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (22.22%) Silverlight
9 20 (22.22%) Web Services
10 18 (20.00%) ADO.NET
11 14 (15.56%) jQuery
12 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (13.33%) CSS
13 3 (3.33%) Middleware
13 3 (3.33%) XML
13 3 (3.33%) HTML5
14 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Scrum
3 33 (36.67%) MVC
4 29 (32.22%) TDD
5 26 (28.89%) OO
5 26 (28.89%) OOD
6 21 (23.33%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.67%) Web Development
9 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.56%) People Management
10 3 (3.33%) Logistics
10 3 (3.33%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.22%) UML
12 1 (1.11%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.11%) Regression Testing
12 1 (1.11%) Migration
12 1 (1.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.00%) C#
2 47 (52.22%) T-SQL
3 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.67%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
1 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.22%) CCNP
1 2 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.22%) vSphere
3 5 (5.56%) XenApp
3 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Xen
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (20.00%) MOM
2 5 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) VMware
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) Symantec
4 6 (6.67%) CommVault
4 6 (6.67%) Citrix
4 6 (6.67%) FalconStor
5 5 (5.56%) Intel
6 2 (2.22%) Tableau
6 2 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
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