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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 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 195 330 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.30% 28.11% 24.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.65% 76.21% 70.86%
Number of salaries quoted 162 303 266
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 £30,300 £31,700 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £62,500
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
276 433 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.49% 36.88% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 229 395 365
Average salary £46,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.13% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 75 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Bedford -6 48 £38,750 -13.88% 10
Leighton Buzzard -5 9 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Dunstable +3 6 £38,250 +0.65% 3
Shefford - 2 £46,250 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 240 (65.75%) .NET
2 214 (58.63%) C#
3 187 (51.23%) ASP.NET
4 179 (49.04%) Microsoft
5 155 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (40.27%) MVC
7 131 (35.89%) SQL
8 123 (33.70%) JavaScript
9 114 (31.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 112 (30.68%) HTML
11 104 (28.49%) Scrum
12 103 (28.22%) Windows
13 102 (27.95%) MS Excel
13 102 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 93 (25.48%) jQuery
15 82 (22.47%) WCF
16 80 (21.92%) TDD
17 78 (21.37%) Visual Studio
18 76 (20.82%) CSS
19 67 (18.36%) ITIL
20 66 (18.08%) Oracle
21 62 (16.99%) .NET Framework
22 52 (14.25%) Team Foundation Server
23 48 (13.15%) Silverlight
24 47 (12.88%) E-Commerce
25 46 (12.60%) Web Services
26 45 (12.33%) WPF
27 43 (11.78%) IIS
28 42 (11.51%) Web Development
29 41 (11.23%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (11.78%) IIS
2 33 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 29 (7.95%) WebLogic
3 29 (7.95%) Apache
3 29 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.30%) MS Exchange
5 17 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (4.11%) CMS
6 15 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (3.56%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.37%) Node.js
9 3 (0.82%) JBoss
9 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 102 (27.95%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.58%) MS Office
3 9 (2.47%) MS Project
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.92%) 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 23 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.30%) Internet
2 10 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.37%) SAN
3 5 (1.37%) Network Security
4 4 (1.10%) DHCP
5 3 (0.82%) LAN
5 3 (0.82%) WAN
5 3 (0.82%) Firewall
6 2 (0.55%) VLAN
6 2 (0.55%) MPLS
6 2 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.55%) SMTP
6 2 (0.55%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) DNS
7 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 37 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (9.32%) MySQL
4 25 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (6.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (5.75%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.66%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (4.38%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.92%) OLAP
11 7 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.82%) MS Access
13 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (21.37%) Visual Studio
2 52 (14.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (8.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (7.40%) NUnit
5 26 (7.12%) Git (software)
6 24 (6.58%) TeamCity
6 24 (6.58%) JIRA
7 21 (5.75%) Moq
8 11 (3.01%) NSubstitute
9 10 (2.74%) FinalBuilder
9 10 (2.74%) SpecFlow
9 10 (2.74%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.74%) Log4Net
10 9 (2.47%) MSTest
11 8 (2.19%) Subversion
12 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.55%) Selenium
13 1 (0.27%) MyEclipse
13 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (4.38%) Finance
2 9 (2.47%) Automotive
3 8 (2.19%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.37%) Retail
5 4 (1.10%) Marketing
5 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.10%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 195 (53.42%) Developer
2 80 (21.92%) .NET Developer
3 48 (13.15%) C# Developer
3 48 (13.15%) Analyst
4 41 (11.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (10.41%) Support Analyst
6 37 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 37 (10.14%) Applications Support
7 36 (9.86%) Web Developer
8 30 (8.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (7.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 28 (7.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (7.67%) Architect
11 22 (6.03%) Development Manager
12 20 (5.48%) Consultant
13 19 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
13 19 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (4.93%) Programmer
15 16 (4.38%) Technical Architect
15 16 (4.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (65.75%) .NET
2 187 (51.23%) ASP.NET
3 114 (31.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 112 (30.68%) HTML
5 93 (25.48%) jQuery
6 82 (22.47%) WCF
7 76 (20.82%) CSS
8 62 (16.99%) .NET Framework
9 48 (13.15%) Silverlight
10 46 (12.60%) Web Services
11 45 (12.33%) WPF
12 38 (10.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 35 (9.59%) LINQ
13 35 (9.59%) WinForms
14 33 (9.04%) J2EE
14 33 (9.04%) Ajax
15 26 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 26 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.58%) N-Tier
2 16 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.56%) User Experience
4 12 (3.29%) Clustering
5 9 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.64%) Replication
8 4 (1.10%) GIS
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.27%) RIA
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 103 (28.22%) Windows
2 41 (11.23%) UNIX
3 31 (8.49%) Linux
4 29 (7.95%) Solaris
5 20 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.47%) Android
8 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.19%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (40.27%) MVC
3 104 (28.49%) Scrum
4 80 (21.92%) TDD
5 67 (18.36%) ITIL
6 47 (12.88%) E-Commerce
7 42 (11.51%) Web Development
8 36 (9.86%) OO
9 31 (8.49%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.95%) Service Management
10 29 (7.95%) BDD
11 26 (7.12%) Migration
12 24 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (6.30%) Performance Management
14 21 (5.75%) ETL
15 20 (5.48%) OOD
15 20 (5.48%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.48%) Coaching
16 19 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (5.21%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (58.63%) C#
2 131 (35.89%) SQL
3 123 (33.70%) JavaScript
4 41 (11.23%) VB.NET
5 33 (9.04%) Java
6 29 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 29 (7.95%) PL/SQL
6 29 (7.95%) Shell Script
7 26 (7.12%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.66%) Ruby
9 15 (4.11%) VB
9 15 (4.11%) VBA
10 12 (3.29%) VB6
11 9 (2.47%) VC++
12 6 (1.64%) VBScript
13 3 (0.82%) C
13 3 (0.82%) XAML
14 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) C++
14 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.75%) Degree
3 18 (4.93%) MCSA
4 17 (4.66%) MCSE
4 17 (4.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (4.38%) MCP
6 12 (3.29%) VCP5
7 8 (2.19%) ISEB
8 7 (1.92%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.55%) MCTS
10 1 (0.27%) MCITP
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.22%) SLA
2 10 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 30 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.03%) XenApp
3 20 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.48%) vSphere
4 15 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.55%) Xen
5 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.55%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.01%) MOM
2 10 (2.74%) logstash
3 4 (1.10%) SCCM
4 3 (0.82%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) WSUS
5 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 179 (49.04%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.08%) Oracle
3 40 (10.96%) VMware
4 39 (10.68%) Citrix
5 16 (4.38%) Intel
6 4 (1.10%) Sybase
6 4 (1.10%) Telerik
7 3 (0.82%) HP
7 3 (0.82%) Facebook
7 3 (0.82%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.55%) McAfee
8 2 (0.55%) CommVault
8 2 (0.55%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.55%) FalconStor
8 2 (0.55%) Nintex
9 1 (0.27%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.27%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) Sage
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Luton
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, holidays, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus (7k) + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38 - 45k
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + On Call Allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago