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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 27 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 16 100 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.25% 26.46% 29.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 48.54% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 100 69
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
84 206 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.81% 54.50% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70 204 116
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,850 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (57.53%) .NET
2 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (47.95%) MS Excel
4 34 (46.58%) C#
5 33 (45.21%) HTML
5 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
6 31 (42.47%) Windows
7 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET
9 23 (31.51%) Data Centre
10 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
10 21 (28.77%) T-SQL
10 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
10 21 (28.77%) VMware
11 17 (23.29%) vSphere
12 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (21.92%) CSS
13 15 (20.55%) MVC
13 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (19.18%) jQuery
15 13 (17.81%) Web Development
15 13 (17.81%) WinForms
15 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
16 12 (16.44%) Oracle
16 12 (16.44%) SAN
16 12 (16.44%) CommVault
16 12 (16.44%) Cisco
16 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (16.44%) Replication
16 12 (16.44%) FalconStor

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (47.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) SAN
1 12 (16.44%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (6.85%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.48%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) DHCP
4 3 (4.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.22%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (6.85%) Moq
3 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.37%) Finance
1 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (58.90%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) C# Developer
3 17 (23.29%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Analyst
4 16 (21.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (16.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (15.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Server Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Server Support Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Applications Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Server Support
8 8 (10.96%) Support Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Data Centre Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
10 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 5 (6.85%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (57.53%) .NET
2 33 (45.21%) HTML
3 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET
4 16 (21.92%) CSS
5 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (19.18%) jQuery
7 13 (17.81%) WinForms
8 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.33%) Web Services
10 8 (10.96%) WCF
11 6 (8.22%) WPF
11 6 (8.22%) Entity Framework
12 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (6.85%) Silverlight
12 5 (6.85%) LINQ
12 5 (6.85%) ADO.NET
13 4 (5.48%) Kendo UI
14 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
14 3 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
15 2 (2.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.44%) Replication
3 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.59%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) MVC
3 13 (17.81%) Web Development
4 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 10 (13.70%) OO
6 10 (13.70%) TDD
7 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.96%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.59%) OOD
10 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.85%) People Management
10 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.48%) Time Management
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.74%) Project Management
13 2 (2.74%) SOA
13 2 (2.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) C#
2 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.77%) T-SQL
3 9 (12.33%) VB
3 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.74%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) VB6
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.22%) CCNP
1 6 (8.22%) CCNA
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) vSphere
3 9 (12.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.85%) XenApp
4 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.77%) VMware
3 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 12 (16.44%) CommVault
3 12 (16.44%) Cisco
3 12 (16.44%) FalconStor
4 9 (12.33%) Intel
5 8 (10.96%) Symantec
6 7 (9.59%) LANDesk
7 5 (6.85%) Citrix
8 2 (2.74%) Nintex
9 1 (1.37%) Telerik