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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 284 223 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.53% 20.35% 16.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.67% 69.47% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 261 213 127
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
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
361 321 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.17% 29.29% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 331 307 213
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £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 11 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 11 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 +3 121 £43,900 +3.29% 9
Bedford 0 98 £45,000 +3.44% 21
Dunstable +13 11 £37,500 +29.31% 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 411 (63.23%) .NET
2 378 (58.15%) C#
3 343 (52.77%) ASP.NET
4 320 (49.23%) SQL
5 298 (45.85%) Windows
6 291 (44.77%) Microsoft
7 207 (31.85%) JavaScript
8 204 (31.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 188 (28.92%) WCF
10 182 (28.00%) MVC
11 165 (25.38%) Scrum
12 157 (24.15%) T-SQL
13 155 (23.85%) Relational Database
14 151 (23.23%) Web Services
15 147 (22.62%) HTML
16 144 (22.15%) Visual Studio
17 140 (21.54%) TDD
18 138 (21.23%) MS Excel
19 134 (20.62%) .NET Framework
20 128 (19.69%) jQuery
21 125 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
22 124 (19.08%) SharePoint
23 115 (17.69%) Software Engineering
24 110 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
24 110 (16.92%) CSS
25 109 (16.77%) SQL Server 2005
26 96 (14.77%) OO
26 96 (14.77%) WPF
27 95 (14.62%) WinForms
28 94 (14.46%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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
1 124 (19.08%) SharePoint
2 62 (9.54%) IIS
3 52 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 39 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (5.85%) SharePoint Server
6 33 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (4.77%) WebSphere
7 31 (4.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (2.92%) CMS
12 10 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.62%) Lync
15 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
16 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
16 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 138 (21.23%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.54%) MS Office
3 12 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.31%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.31%) arcHouse
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Exstream
3 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.54%) SaaS
3 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.54%) Internet
2 43 (6.62%) Firewall
3 42 (6.46%) TCP/IP
4 36 (5.54%) DNS
5 27 (4.15%) VPN
6 25 (3.85%) SAN
7 21 (3.23%) LAN
7 21 (3.23%) Network Security
8 20 (3.08%) WAN
8 20 (3.08%) HTTP
9 19 (2.92%) SSL
10 17 (2.62%) HTTPS
11 16 (2.46%) DHCP
12 13 (2.00%) VLAN
12 13 (2.00%) MPLS
13 12 (1.85%) BIG-IP
14 10 (1.54%) NAS
15 8 (1.23%) VRRP
16 7 (1.08%) FTP
17 6 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (31.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 155 (23.85%) Relational Database
3 109 (16.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 77 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (10.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (6.46%) DB2
7 33 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
9 26 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (2.92%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (2.00%) MySQL
14 12 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.38%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.46%) DTS
17 2 (0.31%) OLAP
17 2 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
17 2 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 144 (22.15%) Visual Studio
2 125 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (12.77%) Subversion
4 40 (6.15%) NUnit
5 38 (5.85%) MSTest
6 36 (5.54%) Moq
7 31 (4.77%) MyEclipse
7 31 (4.77%) Eclipse
8 24 (3.69%) TeamCity
9 23 (3.54%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (1.85%) Git (software)
10 12 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (1.69%) JIRA
12 10 (1.54%) Selenium
12 10 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
13 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.62%) Selenium IDE
14 4 (0.62%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.46%) MSBuild
General
1 63 (9.69%) Finance
2 20 (3.08%) Banking
3 18 (2.77%) Retail
4 16 (2.46%) Marketing
5 10 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.31%) Advertising
7 2 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.15%) Automotive
8 1 (0.15%) Law
8 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 338 (52.00%) Developer
2 124 (19.08%) .NET Developer
3 104 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 98 (15.08%) Senior Developer
5 75 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 70 (10.77%) Analyst
7 61 (9.38%) Architect
8 57 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 46 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
11 44 (6.77%) Senior C# Developer
12 34 (5.23%) Lead Developer
13 33 (5.08%) Java Developer
13 33 (5.08%) DBA
14 30 (4.62%) Web Developer
15 29 (4.46%) Software Developer
16 27 (4.15%) SQL DBA
17 26 (4.00%) Software Engineer
18 24 (3.69%) Administrator
19 23 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (63.23%) .NET
2 343 (52.77%) ASP.NET
3 188 (28.92%) WCF
4 151 (23.23%) Web Services
5 147 (22.62%) HTML
6 134 (20.62%) .NET Framework
7 128 (19.69%) jQuery
8 110 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (16.92%) CSS
9 96 (14.77%) WPF
10 95 (14.62%) WinForms
11 93 (14.31%) XML
12 79 (12.15%) LINQ
13 74 (11.38%) Ajax
14 70 (10.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 68 (10.46%) Silverlight
16 56 (8.62%) JSP
17 39 (6.00%) Struts
17 39 (6.00%) JSF
17 39 (6.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.08%) N-Tier
2 28 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 20 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.77%) Inversion of Control
6 13 (2.00%) Statistics
7 12 (1.85%) Replication
7 12 (1.85%) Clustering
8 9 (1.38%) Wiki
9 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.08%) Firmware
11 5 (0.77%) Tandem
11 5 (0.77%) Social Network
12 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.46%) Physics
13 2 (0.31%) AS400
14 1 (0.15%) HACMP
14 1 (0.15%) SecurID
14 1 (0.15%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 298 (45.85%) Windows
2 80 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (6.92%) UNIX
5 34 (5.23%) Linux
6 26 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 22 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.77%) Windows Vista
9 13 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.54%) AIX
11 6 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.62%) Android
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.15%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (28.00%) MVC
2 165 (25.38%) Scrum
3 140 (21.54%) TDD
4 115 (17.69%) Software Engineering
5 96 (14.77%) OO
6 94 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (11.85%) Project Management
8 68 (10.46%) Multithreading
9 63 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (9.69%) Web Development
10 54 (8.31%) Business Analysis
11 53 (8.15%) OOD
12 50 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 50 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
13 45 (6.92%) Product Management
14 43 (6.62%) Migration
15 36 (5.54%) SOA
16 31 (4.77%) RAD
16 31 (4.77%) E-Commerce
17 27 (4.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 378 (58.15%) C#
2 320 (49.23%) SQL
3 207 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 157 (24.15%) T-SQL
5 72 (11.08%) Java
6 58 (8.92%) VB.NET
7 39 (6.00%) VB
8 29 (4.46%) C
9 24 (3.69%) C++
10 16 (2.46%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.69%) VB6
12 8 (1.23%) Groovy
13 7 (1.08%) XPath
13 7 (1.08%) VBScript
14 5 (0.77%) PHP
14 5 (0.77%) Delphi
14 5 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.62%) Ruby
15 4 (0.62%) VBA
16 3 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (5.54%) Degree
3 34 (5.23%) MCSE
4 20 (3.08%) MCP
5 18 (2.77%) ISEB
6 13 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.00%) MCSA
6 13 (2.00%) CCSP
6 13 (2.00%) CCNP
6 13 (2.00%) CCIP
6 13 (2.00%) CCNA
7 11 (1.69%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.62%) VCP5
12 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.31%) MCTS
12 2 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.62%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (5.85%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 17 (2.62%) ISA Server
5 14 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
5 14 (2.15%) UAG
6 7 (1.08%) XenApp
6 7 (1.08%) XenServer
6 7 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.92%) MetaFrame
8 5 (0.77%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.77%) vSphere
9 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.31%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (2.00%) MOM
2 6 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.62%) WSUS
4 2 (0.31%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 291 (44.77%) Microsoft
2 86 (13.23%) Oracle
3 68 (10.46%) VMware
4 40 (6.15%) JBoss
5 34 (5.23%) Citrix
6 22 (3.38%) Cisco
7 13 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 13 (2.00%) F5
8 10 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.38%) Civica
9 9 (1.38%) Sunopsis
10 8 (1.23%) Symantec
10 8 (1.23%) HP
11 6 (0.92%) Adobe
12 5 (0.77%) Facebook
12 5 (0.77%) Twitter
13 4 (0.62%) XMPie
13 4 (0.62%) IBM
13 4 (0.62%) LANDesk
13 4 (0.62%) Northgate
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum basic
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23days
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23days
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago