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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 291 242 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.35% 23.36% 18.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.86% 68.36% 58.81%
Number of salaries quoted 268 236 162
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,250 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
369 354 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.88% 34.17% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 333 341 267
Average salary £43,900 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 104 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Bedford -4 96 £46,250 - 8
Dunstable +11 21 £37,500 +12.78% 3
Leighton Buzzard - 6 £31,500 - 4
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 419 (68.91%) .NET
2 380 (62.50%) C#
3 349 (57.40%) ASP.NET
4 311 (51.15%) SQL
5 266 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 248 (40.79%) Windows
7 203 (33.39%) WCF
8 201 (33.06%) JavaScript
9 187 (30.76%) MVC
10 178 (29.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 177 (29.11%) Scrum
12 159 (26.15%) Visual Studio
13 153 (25.16%) T-SQL
14 150 (24.67%) HTML
15 143 (23.52%) TDD
16 131 (21.55%) .NET Framework
17 127 (20.89%) MS Excel
18 125 (20.56%) SharePoint
19 116 (19.08%) Web Services
20 114 (18.75%) Relational Database
21 111 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
22 110 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
22 110 (18.09%) jQuery
23 101 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
24 99 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
25 98 (16.12%) WPF
25 98 (16.12%) CSS
26 88 (14.47%) Oracle
27 86 (14.14%) Software Engineering
28 85 (13.98%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 125 (20.56%) SharePoint
2 69 (11.35%) IIS
3 37 (6.09%) MS Exchange
4 35 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
5 32 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 31 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (3.13%) CMS
10 15 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 15 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.82%) Apache
11 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.82%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.49%) Lync
13 3 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 127 (20.89%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.92%) MS Office
3 7 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.97%) SaaS
3 8 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.09%) TCP/IP
2 35 (5.76%) Firewall
3 34 (5.59%) Internet
4 27 (4.44%) DNS
5 20 (3.29%) VPN
6 19 (3.13%) Network Security
6 19 (3.13%) SAN
7 18 (2.96%) HTTP
8 16 (2.63%) SSL
8 16 (2.63%) HTTPS
9 15 (2.47%) LAN
9 15 (2.47%) WAN
10 13 (2.14%) MPLS
11 12 (1.97%) BIG-IP
12 11 (1.81%) DHCP
13 9 (1.48%) VLAN
14 7 (1.15%) NAS
15 5 (0.82%) Intranet
15 5 (0.82%) FTP
16 3 (0.49%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (29.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 114 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 99 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 65 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (4.93%) Crystal Reports
8 22 (3.62%) DB2
9 21 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (2.80%) MySQL
12 16 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.47%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
17 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
17 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 159 (26.15%) Visual Studio
2 110 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (11.68%) Subversion
4 33 (5.43%) TeamCity
4 33 (5.43%) NUnit
5 29 (4.77%) Moq
6 27 (4.44%) MSTest
7 19 (3.13%) Git (software)
8 18 (2.96%) Rhino Mocks
9 16 (2.63%) JIRA
10 15 (2.47%) MyEclipse
10 15 (2.47%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
12 10 (1.64%) Selenium
13 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (1.32%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.82%) Zephyr
15 4 (0.66%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.66%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (8.06%) Finance
2 22 (3.62%) Banking
2 22 (3.62%) Retail
3 20 (3.29%) Marketing
4 11 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.66%) Legal
6 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.33%) Advertising
6 2 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.16%) French Language
7 1 (0.16%) German Language
7 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.16%) Automotive
7 1 (0.16%) Law
7 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 351 (57.73%) Developer
2 123 (20.23%) .NET Developer
3 117 (19.24%) C# Developer
4 107 (17.60%) Senior Developer
5 89 (14.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 65 (10.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 61 (10.03%) Analyst
8 59 (9.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 54 (8.88%) Architect
10 46 (7.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (5.92%) Web Developer
12 31 (5.10%) Software Developer
13 30 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (4.93%) Applications Support
14 27 (4.44%) Java Developer
15 26 (4.28%) Lead Developer
16 25 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
17 24 (3.95%) Administrator
18 21 (3.45%) DBA
19 20 (3.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (68.91%) .NET
2 349 (57.40%) ASP.NET
3 203 (33.39%) WCF
4 150 (24.67%) HTML
5 131 (21.55%) .NET Framework
6 116 (19.08%) Web Services
7 111 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (18.09%) jQuery
9 98 (16.12%) WPF
9 98 (16.12%) CSS
10 85 (13.98%) XML
11 78 (12.83%) WinForms
12 71 (11.68%) LINQ
13 70 (11.51%) Silverlight
14 67 (11.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 48 (7.89%) Ajax
16 41 (6.74%) JSP
17 24 (3.95%) Middleware
17 24 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 21 (3.45%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.09%) N-Tier
2 17 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.14%) Statistics
7 12 (1.97%) Clustering
8 11 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (1.32%) Replication
10 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.99%) Wiki
10 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.66%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.66%) Tandem
12 3 (0.49%) Physics
12 3 (0.49%) Firmware
13 2 (0.33%) EPoS
13 2 (0.33%) GIS
13 2 (0.33%) AS400
14 1 (0.16%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 248 (40.79%) Windows
2 64 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (5.59%) Linux
5 31 (5.10%) UNIX
6 22 (3.62%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.96%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.30%) Windows Vista
9 13 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.15%) AIX
10 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.82%) Solaris
12 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.66%) Android
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (30.76%) MVC
2 177 (29.11%) Scrum
3 143 (23.52%) TDD
4 101 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (14.14%) Software Engineering
6 75 (12.34%) OO
7 56 (9.21%) Multithreading
7 56 (9.21%) Project Management
8 50 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (7.73%) Web Development
10 41 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 38 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 38 (6.25%) OOD
11 38 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 35 (5.76%) Product Management
13 33 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
14 27 (4.44%) Waterfall
15 26 (4.28%) Software Architecture
16 25 (4.11%) Migration
16 25 (4.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 380 (62.50%) C#
2 311 (51.15%) SQL
3 201 (33.06%) JavaScript
4 153 (25.16%) T-SQL
5 77 (12.66%) VB.NET
6 63 (10.36%) Java
7 41 (6.74%) VB
8 26 (4.28%) C++
9 25 (4.11%) C
10 19 (3.13%) VB6
10 19 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.97%) Ruby
12 10 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.32%) Groovy
14 7 (1.15%) PHP
15 4 (0.66%) VBA
15 4 (0.66%) VBScript
15 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.66%) XAML
16 3 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (5.59%) MCSE
3 31 (5.10%) Degree
4 20 (3.29%) MCP
5 16 (2.63%) MCSA
6 14 (2.30%) ISEB
7 13 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.14%) CCSP
7 13 (2.14%) CCNP
7 13 (2.14%) CCIP
7 13 (2.14%) CCNA
8 10 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.99%) MCTS
10 6 (0.99%) MCITP
11 5 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.66%) VCP5
13 3 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.77%) QA
2 17 (2.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.80%) Terminal Services
4 13 (2.14%) ISA Server
5 11 (1.81%) UAG
5 11 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.99%) XenApp
6 6 (0.99%) XenServer
7 5 (0.82%) vSphere
8 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.33%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (1.81%) MOM
2 4 (0.66%) logstash
2 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.49%) WSUS
4 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.33%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) AppManager
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 266 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 88 (14.47%) Oracle
3 59 (9.70%) VMware
4 22 (3.62%) JBoss
4 22 (3.62%) Citrix
5 17 (2.80%) Cisco
6 13 (2.14%) CheckPoint
6 13 (2.14%) F5
7 8 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.99%) Adobe
9 6 (0.99%) Sunopsis
10 5 (0.82%) HP
11 4 (0.66%) IBM
11 4 (0.66%) Symantec
11 4 (0.66%) XMPie
11 4 (0.66%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.49%) Northgate
12 3 (0.49%) Perforce
13 2 (0.33%) Nintex
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