The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 285 236 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.55% 22.04% 17.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.73% 68.60% 58.89%
Number of salaries quoted 261 225 146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
362 344 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.18% 32.12% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 328 328 236
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 111 £41,250 -2.94% 10
Bedford 0 97 £45,000 - 22
Dunstable +8 14 £37,500 +29.31% 4
Leighton Buzzard - 4 £32,750 - 4
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 415 (64.24%) .NET
2 381 (58.98%) C#
3 345 (53.41%) ASP.NET
4 323 (50.00%) SQL
5 287 (44.43%) Microsoft
6 282 (43.65%) Windows
7 211 (32.66%) JavaScript
8 200 (30.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 193 (29.88%) WCF
10 178 (27.55%) MVC
11 165 (25.54%) Scrum
12 159 (24.61%) T-SQL
13 155 (23.99%) Visual Studio
14 154 (23.84%) HTML
15 144 (22.29%) Relational Database
16 139 (21.52%) TDD
17 135 (20.90%) MS Excel
18 134 (20.74%) Web Services
19 132 (20.43%) .NET Framework
20 128 (19.81%) jQuery
21 127 (19.66%) SharePoint
22 115 (17.80%) Team Foundation Server
23 113 (17.49%) CSS
24 108 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
25 105 (16.25%) SQL Server 2005
26 102 (15.79%) Software Engineering
27 100 (15.48%) WPF
28 93 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
29 91 (14.09%) WinForms
30 88 (13.62%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 127 (19.66%) SharePoint
2 70 (10.84%) IIS
3 51 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 35 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
4 35 (5.42%) SharePoint Server
5 33 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (3.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (3.87%) WebSphere
9 20 (3.10%) CMS
10 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.46%) Lync
13 2 (0.31%) Apache
13 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 135 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.50%) MS Office
3 11 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.31%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.31%) arcHouse
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.70%) SaaS
3 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.43%) Internet
2 44 (6.81%) TCP/IP
2 44 (6.81%) Firewall
3 36 (5.57%) DNS
4 29 (4.49%) VPN
5 27 (4.18%) SAN
6 22 (3.41%) Network Security
7 21 (3.25%) HTTP
7 21 (3.25%) SSL
8 20 (3.10%) WAN
8 20 (3.10%) LAN
9 19 (2.94%) HTTPS
10 15 (2.32%) DHCP
10 15 (2.32%) VLAN
11 13 (2.01%) MPLS
12 12 (1.86%) BIG-IP
13 11 (1.70%) NAS
14 9 (1.39%) VRRP
14 9 (1.39%) Intranet
15 6 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (30.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 144 (22.29%) Relational Database
3 105 (16.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 76 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (5.42%) DB2
7 30 (4.64%) Crystal Reports
8 28 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (3.56%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (2.94%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (2.17%) MySQL
13 12 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 155 (23.99%) Visual Studio
2 115 (17.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (11.92%) Subversion
4 38 (5.88%) NUnit
5 36 (5.57%) MSTest
6 34 (5.26%) Moq
7 27 (4.18%) TeamCity
8 25 (3.87%) Eclipse
8 25 (3.87%) MyEclipse
9 20 (3.10%) Rhino Mocks
10 13 (2.01%) Git (software)
11 12 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (1.55%) Selenium
12 10 (1.55%) PowerBuilder
13 9 (1.39%) JIRA
13 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.93%) Zephyr
15 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.62%) Selenium IDE
15 4 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (8.82%) Finance
2 21 (3.25%) Banking
3 19 (2.94%) Retail
4 16 (2.48%) Marketing
5 10 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.31%) Games
7 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.15%) Automotive
8 1 (0.15%) Law
8 1 (0.15%) French Language
8 1 (0.15%) German Language
8 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 351 (54.33%) Developer
2 128 (19.81%) .NET Developer
3 112 (17.34%) C# Developer
4 101 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 85 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 70 (10.84%) Analyst
7 63 (9.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 53 (8.20%) Architect
9 49 (7.59%) Senior C# Developer
9 49 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (5.11%) Lead Developer
12 31 (4.80%) Java Developer
12 31 (4.80%) Software Developer
13 30 (4.64%) Web Developer
14 28 (4.33%) DBA
15 25 (3.87%) SharePoint Developer
16 24 (3.72%) Administrator
17 23 (3.56%) SQL DBA
18 22 (3.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (64.24%) .NET
2 345 (53.41%) ASP.NET
3 193 (29.88%) WCF
4 154 (23.84%) HTML
5 134 (20.74%) Web Services
6 132 (20.43%) .NET Framework
7 128 (19.81%) jQuery
8 113 (17.49%) CSS
9 108 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 100 (15.48%) WPF
11 91 (14.09%) WinForms
12 88 (13.62%) XML
13 75 (11.61%) LINQ
14 69 (10.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 68 (10.53%) Silverlight
16 65 (10.06%) Ajax
17 51 (7.89%) JSP
18 33 (5.11%) Struts
18 33 (5.11%) Java EE
18 33 (5.11%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.12%) N-Tier
2 24 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (3.41%) Client/Server
4 20 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (2.17%) Clustering
7 13 (2.01%) Replication
7 13 (2.01%) Statistics
8 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.24%) Firmware
9 7 (1.08%) Wiki
10 5 (0.77%) Tandem
11 4 (0.62%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.46%) Social Network
12 3 (0.46%) Physics
12 3 (0.46%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.31%) AS400
13 2 (0.31%) EPoS
14 1 (0.15%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 282 (43.65%) Windows
2 80 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (6.04%) UNIX
5 33 (5.11%) Linux
6 27 (4.18%) Windows 7
7 24 (3.72%) Windows XP
8 20 (3.10%) Windows Vista
9 13 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.39%) AIX
11 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.62%) Android
14 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.31%) Solaris
15 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (27.55%) MVC
2 165 (25.54%) Scrum
3 139 (21.52%) TDD
4 102 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 93 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (13.16%) OO
7 71 (10.99%) Project Management
8 61 (9.44%) Multithreading
9 59 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (8.51%) Web Development
11 48 (7.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 47 (7.28%) Business Analysis
13 46 (7.12%) OOD
14 39 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
15 38 (5.88%) Product Management
16 36 (5.57%) Migration
17 30 (4.64%) Workflow
18 29 (4.49%) Waterfall
18 29 (4.49%) E-Commerce
19 27 (4.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 381 (58.98%) C#
2 323 (50.00%) SQL
3 211 (32.66%) JavaScript
4 159 (24.61%) T-SQL
5 67 (10.37%) Java
5 67 (10.37%) VB.NET
6 38 (5.88%) VB
7 31 (4.80%) C
8 25 (3.87%) C++
9 16 (2.48%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.17%) VB6
11 8 (1.24%) Groovy
12 7 (1.08%) PHP
13 6 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.62%) Ruby
14 4 (0.62%) VBA
14 4 (0.62%) VBScript
15 3 (0.46%) Python
15 3 (0.46%) Perl
15 3 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 53 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (5.88%) MCSE
3 35 (5.42%) Degree
4 22 (3.41%) MCP
5 17 (2.63%) ISEB
6 16 (2.48%) MCSA
7 15 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.32%) CCSP
7 15 (2.32%) CCNP
7 15 (2.32%) CCIP
7 15 (2.32%) CCNA
8 10 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.93%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.62%) VCP5
12 4 (0.62%) MCITP
12 4 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.95%) QA
2 14 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.41%) Terminal Services
4 19 (2.94%) ISA Server
5 16 (2.48%) UAG
5 16 (2.48%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.93%) XenApp
6 6 (0.93%) XenServer
6 6 (0.93%) MetaFrame
7 5 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.77%) vSphere
8 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.31%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (1.86%) MOM
2 6 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.46%) WSUS
4 2 (0.31%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.31%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) AppManager
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 287 (44.43%) Microsoft
2 87 (13.47%) Oracle
3 69 (10.68%) VMware
4 34 (5.26%) JBoss
5 31 (4.80%) Citrix
6 23 (3.56%) Cisco
7 13 (2.01%) CheckPoint
7 13 (2.01%) F5
8 9 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.24%) Civica
9 8 (1.24%) Sunopsis
9 8 (1.24%) Symantec
10 6 (0.93%) HP
10 6 (0.93%) Adobe
11 4 (0.62%) Northgate
11 4 (0.62%) XMPie
11 4 (0.62%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.62%) IBM
12 3 (0.46%) Perforce
12 3 (0.46%) LANDesk
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £35,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £21000 to £24500 per annum - excellent corporate benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Digital
Posted: 6 days ago