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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 57 85 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.59% 31.37% 23.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.34% 72.65% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 57 85 49
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,580 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
166 117 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 51.23% 43.17% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 162 117 91
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 103 (78.03%) SQL Server
2 100 (75.76%) .NET
3 97 (73.48%) C#
4 91 (68.94%) ASP.NET
5 89 (67.42%) Microsoft
6 86 (65.15%) T-SQL
7 60 (45.45%) WCF
8 57 (43.18%) Scrum
9 52 (39.39%) MVC
10 51 (38.64%) .NET Framework
11 49 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (36.36%) Windows
13 43 (32.58%) WPF
14 42 (31.82%) Silverlight
15 41 (31.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (30.30%) Multithreading
16 40 (30.30%) Software Engineering
17 39 (29.55%) Relational Database
17 39 (29.55%) MS Excel
18 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
18 38 (28.79%) Visual Studio
19 36 (27.27%) HTML
20 35 (26.52%) SharePoint
20 35 (26.52%) TDD
21 33 (25.00%) CSS
22 32 (24.24%) WinForms
22 32 (24.24%) Subversion
22 32 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
23 31 (23.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 31 (23.48%) LINQ

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (26.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (1.52%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 39 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.79%) DNS
2 4 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (2.27%) VPN
3 3 (2.27%) SAN
3 3 (2.27%) Firewall
4 2 (1.52%) Internet
4 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.52%) SSL
4 2 (1.52%) FTP
4 2 (1.52%) LAN
4 2 (1.52%) VoIP
4 2 (1.52%) WAN
4 2 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.76%) Wireless
5 1 (0.76%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (78.03%) SQL Server
2 41 (31.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (29.55%) Relational Database
4 22 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 18 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) Crystal Enterprise
9 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 38 (28.79%) Visual Studio
2 32 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (24.24%) Subversion
3 20 (15.15%) MSTest
3 20 (15.15%) NUnit
4 18 (13.64%) Moq
5 5 (3.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.27%) JIRA
6 3 (2.27%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
7 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) French Language
3 1 (0.76%) German Language
3 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (74.24%) Developer
2 55 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 39 (29.55%) C# Developer
4 32 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (21.21%) Senior C# Developer
5 28 (21.21%) .NET Developer
6 24 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (17.42%) Architect
8 16 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (10.61%) Lead Developer
10 12 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (9.09%) Technical Leader
10 12 (9.09%) Technical Developer
11 11 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (7.58%) Technical Architect
13 9 (6.82%) Analyst
14 8 (6.06%) Business Analyst
15 6 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
15 6 (4.55%) Web Developer
15 6 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (75.76%) .NET
2 91 (68.94%) ASP.NET
3 60 (45.45%) WCF
4 51 (38.64%) .NET Framework
5 43 (32.58%) WPF
6 42 (31.82%) Silverlight
7 36 (27.27%) HTML
8 33 (25.00%) CSS
9 32 (24.24%) WinForms
10 31 (23.48%) LINQ
10 31 (23.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 28 (21.21%) jQuery
11 28 (21.21%) Web Services
12 24 (18.18%) XML
12 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (12.12%) WF
13 16 (12.12%) ADO.NET
14 14 (10.61%) Middleware
15 8 (6.06%) HTML5
16 7 (5.30%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.27%) Wiki
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.27%) UNIX
3 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.52%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) Scrum
2 52 (39.39%) MVC
3 49 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 40 (30.30%) Multithreading
5 35 (26.52%) TDD
6 27 (20.45%) OOD
7 25 (18.94%) OO
8 22 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 22 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (13.64%) Project Management
10 11 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.82%) Product Management
11 9 (6.82%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.55%) Data Security
12 6 (4.55%) Logistics
12 6 (4.55%) Web Development
12 6 (4.55%) ERP
12 6 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 97 (73.48%) C#
2 86 (65.15%) T-SQL
3 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.30%) C
5 6 (4.55%) Java
6 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.27%) MCSE
2 3 (2.27%) ISEB
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.52%) MCSA
3 2 (1.52%) CCSP
3 2 (1.52%) CCNP
3 2 (1.52%) CCIP
3 2 (1.52%) CCNA
3 2 (1.52%) MCP
4 1 (0.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
1 4 (3.03%) HL7
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.76%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) MOM
2 1 (0.76%) AppManager
2 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (67.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.91%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco
3 5 (3.79%) IBM
4 4 (3.03%) VMware
5 3 (2.27%) Citrix
6 2 (1.52%) HP
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec
7 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
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