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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 201 370 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.42% 28.16% 22.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.79% 78.39% 68.45%
Number of salaries quoted 170 350 239
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £55,000 £55,000
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
288 472 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.96% 35.92% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 242 441 344
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Luton -3 81 £45,000 -3.22% 5
Bedford -5 49 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Dunstable +1 8 £39,500 +5.33% 2
Leighton Buzzard -5 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Shefford - 2 £46,250 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 250 (67.02%) .NET
2 223 (59.79%) C#
3 201 (53.89%) ASP.NET
4 179 (47.99%) Microsoft
5 165 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (42.36%) MVC
7 146 (39.14%) JavaScript
8 134 (35.92%) HTML
8 134 (35.92%) SQL
9 125 (33.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 114 (30.56%) Windows
11 109 (29.22%) jQuery
12 108 (28.95%) MS Excel
13 106 (28.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 100 (26.81%) CSS
15 96 (25.74%) Scrum
16 78 (20.91%) TDD
17 76 (20.38%) Visual Studio
18 75 (20.11%) WCF
19 74 (19.84%) .NET Framework
20 67 (17.96%) ITIL
21 64 (17.16%) Oracle
22 53 (14.21%) Web Services
23 50 (13.40%) IIS
23 50 (13.40%) Entity Framework
24 49 (13.14%) Team Foundation Server
25 48 (12.87%) E-Commerce
26 45 (12.06%) Silverlight
27 42 (11.26%) VB.NET
28 40 (10.72%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 50 (13.40%) IIS
2 35 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.51%) Apache
3 28 (7.51%) Tomcat
3 28 (7.51%) WebLogic
4 25 (6.70%) MS Exchange
5 18 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (4.56%) CMS
7 15 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.75%) NServiceBus
9 9 (2.41%) Node.js
10 7 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 108 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.77%) MS Office
3 9 (2.41%) MS Project
4 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.27%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.27%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.17%) Internet
2 11 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.88%) SAN
4 5 (1.34%) DHCP
4 5 (1.34%) Network Security
5 4 (1.07%) Firewall
5 4 (1.07%) LAN
5 4 (1.07%) WAN
6 2 (0.54%) SMTP
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 2 (0.54%) VLAN
6 2 (0.54%) MPLS
6 2 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) DNS
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (28.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 34 (9.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 34 (9.12%) MySQL
2 34 (9.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.90%) Relational Database
6 21 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (4.56%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (4.02%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.88%) OLAP
12 7 (1.88%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.34%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 76 (20.38%) Visual Studio
2 49 (13.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (7.51%) Git (software)
4 26 (6.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 25 (6.70%) JIRA
6 24 (6.43%) TeamCity
6 24 (6.43%) NUnit
7 17 (4.56%) Moq
8 11 (2.95%) NSubstitute
9 10 (2.68%) FinalBuilder
9 10 (2.68%) SpecFlow
9 10 (2.68%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.68%) Subversion
9 10 (2.68%) Log4Net
10 6 (1.61%) MSTest
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.54%) Selenium
12 1 (0.27%) Xcode
12 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (5.09%) Finance
2 11 (2.95%) Banking
3 9 (2.41%) Automotive
4 6 (1.61%) Advertising
4 6 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.61%) Retail
5 4 (1.07%) Marketing
6 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
7 1 (0.27%) Hindi Language
7 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (54.96%) Developer
2 85 (22.79%) .NET Developer
3 50 (13.40%) Analyst
4 49 (13.14%) C# Developer
5 41 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (10.72%) Senior Developer
7 38 (10.19%) Web Developer
8 37 (9.92%) Support Analyst
9 35 (9.38%) Applications Support
10 34 (9.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (7.51%) Applications Support Analyst
13 24 (6.43%) Software Developer
13 24 (6.43%) Architect
14 22 (5.90%) Development Manager
14 22 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (5.63%) Consultant
16 18 (4.83%) Programmer
17 16 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
18 14 (3.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (67.02%) .NET
2 201 (53.89%) ASP.NET
3 134 (35.92%) HTML
4 125 (33.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 109 (29.22%) jQuery
6 100 (26.81%) CSS
7 75 (20.11%) WCF
8 74 (19.84%) .NET Framework
9 53 (14.21%) Web Services
10 50 (13.40%) Entity Framework
11 45 (12.06%) Silverlight
12 38 (10.19%) WPF
13 37 (9.92%) LINQ
14 32 (8.58%) Ajax
15 31 (8.31%) WinForms
16 30 (8.04%) J2EE
17 29 (7.77%) HTML5
17 29 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 26 (6.97%) AngularJS
19 24 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.43%) N-Tier
2 17 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.75%) User Experience
4 12 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.22%) Clustering
5 9 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.88%) Replication
6 7 (1.88%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.61%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.34%) GIS
9 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.27%) RIA
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.56%) Windows
2 35 (9.38%) UNIX
3 30 (8.04%) Linux
4 29 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (7.51%) Solaris
6 21 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.88%) Android
8 7 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (42.36%) MVC
3 96 (25.74%) Scrum
4 78 (20.91%) TDD
5 67 (17.96%) ITIL
6 48 (12.87%) E-Commerce
7 40 (10.72%) Web Development
8 39 (10.46%) Software Engineering
9 31 (8.31%) OO
10 30 (8.04%) BDD
11 28 (7.51%) Service Management
12 23 (6.17%) ETL
12 23 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (6.17%) Migration
12 23 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (6.17%) Performance Management
12 23 (6.17%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.36%) Coaching
14 18 (4.83%) OOD
15 17 (4.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 223 (59.79%) C#
2 146 (39.14%) JavaScript
3 134 (35.92%) SQL
4 42 (11.26%) VB.NET
5 38 (10.19%) T-SQL
6 30 (8.04%) Java
7 28 (7.51%) PL/SQL
7 28 (7.51%) Shell Script
8 26 (6.97%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.09%) Ruby
9 19 (5.09%) VB
10 13 (3.49%) VB6
10 13 (3.49%) VBA
11 9 (2.41%) VC++
12 6 (1.61%) C
12 6 (1.61%) VBScript
13 3 (0.80%) XAML
14 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (5.90%) Degree
3 18 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (4.83%) MCSE
3 18 (4.83%) MCSA
4 16 (4.29%) MCP
5 12 (3.22%) VCP5
5 12 (3.22%) ISEB
6 9 (2.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.54%) MCTS
8 1 (0.27%) MCITP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.51%) SLA
2 12 (3.22%) QA
System Software
1 37 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.43%) XenApp
3 21 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.36%) vSphere
5 16 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.07%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.54%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.54%) Xen
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.68%) MOM
1 10 (2.68%) logstash
2 5 (1.34%) SCCM
3 4 (1.07%) SCOM
4 3 (0.80%) WSUS
4 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 179 (47.99%) Microsoft
2 64 (17.16%) Oracle
3 40 (10.72%) Citrix
3 40 (10.72%) VMware
4 16 (4.29%) Intel
5 5 (1.34%) Telerik
5 5 (1.34%) Facebook
6 4 (1.07%) HP
6 4 (1.07%) Sybase
7 3 (0.80%) McAfee
7 3 (0.80%) LANDesk
7 3 (0.80%) Tieto
8 2 (0.54%) Nintex
8 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.54%) FalconStor
8 2 (0.54%) CommVault
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco
9 1 (0.27%) EMC
9 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.27%) SAP
Bedford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
N.P.A.
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k + pension, 34 days and more!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus, 7% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Hols
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
JM Digital
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago