The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 194 286 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.38% 24.70% 23.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.04% 77.93% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 181 261 234
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
281 367 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.52% 31.69% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 246 328 339
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Bedford +4 97 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Luton -5 60 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dunstable -25 11 £46,000 +22.66% 1
Leighton Buzzard +2 2 £50,000 +61.29% 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 295 (71.26%) .NET
2 279 (67.39%) C#
3 257 (62.08%) ASP.NET
4 206 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
5 205 (49.52%) JavaScript
6 197 (47.58%) Microsoft
7 193 (46.62%) MVC
8 177 (42.75%) HTML
9 169 (40.82%) Windows
10 168 (40.58%) SQL
11 160 (38.65%) jQuery
12 158 (38.16%) CSS
13 156 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 101 (24.40%) MS Excel
15 98 (23.67%) TDD
16 93 (22.46%) Scrum
17 89 (21.50%) .NET Framework
18 87 (21.01%) WCF
18 87 (21.01%) Visual Studio
19 83 (20.05%) Entity Framework
20 81 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
21 77 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
22 74 (17.87%) T-SQL
23 73 (17.63%) Web Services
24 69 (16.67%) Software Engineering
25 66 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
25 66 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
26 63 (15.22%) AngularJS
27 62 (14.98%) SharePoint
28 61 (14.73%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 62 (14.98%) SharePoint
2 46 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 46 (11.11%) IIS
3 35 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (4.11%) Node.js
7 14 (3.38%) CMS
8 11 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.17%) NServiceBus
10 8 (1.93%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.69%) Apache
12 6 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.97%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 101 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.25%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 66 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.11%) Office 365
3 16 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.21%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.38%) SAN
3 10 (2.42%) Network Security
4 9 (2.17%) Intranet
4 9 (2.17%) NetScaler
5 8 (1.93%) Firewall
6 7 (1.69%) LAN
7 6 (1.45%) WAN
7 6 (1.45%) DHCP
8 4 (0.97%) HTTP
8 4 (0.97%) Internet
9 3 (0.72%) SSL
10 2 (0.48%) DNS
11 1 (0.24%) LDAP
11 1 (0.24%) FTP
11 1 (0.24%) MPLS
11 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 77 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.17%) MySQL
11 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.69%) MS Access
13 6 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.21%) OLAP
14 5 (1.21%) Big Data
15 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 87 (21.01%) Visual Studio
2 53 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 31 (7.49%) NUnit
5 29 (7.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (5.80%) Subversion
7 21 (5.07%) JIRA
7 21 (5.07%) TeamCity
8 20 (4.83%) Moq
9 12 (2.90%) Selenium
10 10 (2.42%) MSTest
11 8 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.69%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.69%) NSubstitute
13 6 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (1.45%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.45%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.45%) Log4Net
13 6 (1.45%) FinalBuilder
14 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (6.52%) Banking
2 23 (5.56%) Retail
3 19 (4.59%) Finance
4 11 (2.66%) Advertising
5 6 (1.45%) Back Office
5 6 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.21%) French Language
6 5 (1.21%) German Language
6 5 (1.21%) Hindi Language
6 5 (1.21%) Legal
7 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.97%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 233 (56.28%) Developer
2 109 (26.33%) .NET Developer
3 80 (19.32%) C# Developer
4 70 (16.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (12.80%) Senior Developer
6 49 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (10.87%) Analyst
8 42 (10.14%) Web Developer
9 28 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (6.52%) Software Developer
11 25 (6.04%) Team Leader
12 23 (5.56%) Architect
13 21 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (4.59%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (4.59%) Support Analyst
15 18 (4.35%) Consultant
16 16 (3.86%) DBA
16 16 (3.86%) Technical Analyst
17 14 (3.38%) Software Engineer
17 14 (3.38%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (71.26%) .NET
2 257 (62.08%) ASP.NET
3 177 (42.75%) HTML
4 160 (38.65%) jQuery
5 158 (38.16%) CSS
6 156 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 89 (21.50%) .NET Framework
8 87 (21.01%) WCF
9 83 (20.05%) Entity Framework
10 73 (17.63%) Web Services
11 63 (15.22%) AngularJS
12 52 (12.56%) WPF
13 51 (12.32%) HTML5
14 49 (11.84%) Ajax
15 46 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 43 (10.39%) XML
17 36 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 35 (8.45%) LINQ
19 34 (8.21%) CSS3
20 30 (7.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.07%) Mathematics
2 19 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 15 (3.62%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.14%) Clustering
6 11 (2.66%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.42%) User Experience
8 8 (1.93%) Tandem
8 8 (1.93%) Replication
8 8 (1.93%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.21%) GIS
9 5 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.97%) Wiki
10 4 (0.97%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.24%) CMDB
12 1 (0.24%) NHS
12 1 (0.24%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 169 (40.82%) Windows
2 66 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.90%) UNIX
5 12 (2.90%) Linux
6 6 (1.45%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.21%) Solaris
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (46.62%) MVC
3 98 (23.67%) TDD
4 93 (22.46%) Scrum
5 69 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 45 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (10.63%) ITIL
7 44 (10.63%) SDLC
8 40 (9.66%) Kanban
8 40 (9.66%) E-Commerce
9 38 (9.18%) Web Development
10 34 (8.21%) Mentoring
11 33 (7.97%) OO
11 33 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (5.80%) BDD
13 23 (5.56%) OOD
13 23 (5.56%) Multithreading
14 22 (5.31%) Project Management
14 22 (5.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 279 (67.39%) C#
2 205 (49.52%) JavaScript
3 168 (40.58%) SQL
4 74 (17.87%) T-SQL
5 24 (5.80%) C
5 24 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 20 (4.83%) VB
7 19 (4.59%) Java
8 17 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.38%) Ruby
10 7 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.21%) VBA
11 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.21%) VB6
12 4 (0.97%) Perl
13 3 (0.72%) C++
14 2 (0.48%) VBScript
14 2 (0.48%) Python
15 1 (0.24%) XAML
15 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (10.39%) Degree
2 39 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (7.25%) MCSE
4 24 (5.80%) MCSA
4 24 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (5.31%) VCP5
5 22 (5.31%) MCP
6 14 (3.38%) ISEB
7 5 (1.21%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.48%) VCP4
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.24%) CCA
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.11%) SLA
2 16 (3.86%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 35 (8.45%) XenApp
4 31 (7.49%) vSphere
5 28 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (3.38%) ISA Server
7 10 (2.42%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.45%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.66%) MOM
2 9 (2.17%) WSUS
2 9 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.45%) logstash
4 3 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 197 (47.58%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.39%) Citrix
2 43 (10.39%) VMware
3 36 (8.70%) Oracle
4 22 (5.31%) Intel
5 13 (3.14%) Nintex
6 9 (2.17%) McAfee
7 8 (1.93%) Facebook
8 5 (1.21%) Websense
8 5 (1.21%) HP
8 5 (1.21%) Juniper
9 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.97%) Tieto
9 4 (0.97%) OpenText
10 2 (0.48%) Telerik
10 2 (0.48%) Northgate
11 1 (0.24%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.24%) Zend
11 1 (0.24%) Perforce
11 1 (0.24%) NetApp
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + pension, training budgets, flexitime and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago