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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 182 284 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.78% 27.93% 20.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.82% 71.00% 65.28%
Number of salaries quoted 176 272 224
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
257 400 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.52% 39.33% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 248 377 341
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Bedford -1 98 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Luton -11 24 £46,250 +8.82% 7
Dunstable +2 11 £39,000 -
Leighton Buzzard 0 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 334 (71.67%) .NET
2 302 (64.81%) C#
3 274 (58.80%) ASP.NET
4 225 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 223 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (45.28%) SQL
7 173 (37.12%) MVC
8 172 (36.91%) Scrum
9 165 (35.41%) WCF
10 137 (29.40%) Visual Studio
10 137 (29.40%) Windows
11 136 (29.18%) JavaScript
12 129 (27.68%) TDD
13 123 (26.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 123 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 112 (24.03%) HTML
15 109 (23.39%) MS Excel
16 100 (21.46%) jQuery
17 89 (19.10%) WPF
18 88 (18.88%) T-SQL
19 83 (17.81%) .NET Framework
20 81 (17.38%) Team Foundation Server
21 78 (16.74%) Silverlight
22 77 (16.52%) SharePoint
23 73 (15.67%) Oracle
24 70 (15.02%) Web Services
25 68 (14.59%) VB.NET
25 68 (14.59%) SQL Server 2005
26 67 (14.38%) OO
27 64 (13.73%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 77 (16.52%) SharePoint
2 51 (10.94%) IIS
3 24 (5.15%) Apache
3 24 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 20 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
6 19 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (3.86%) NServiceBus
8 17 (3.65%) CMS
9 15 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (3.00%) MS Exchange
11 13 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (2.36%) JBoss
13 10 (2.15%) WebSphere
14 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
18 3 (0.64%) MQSeries
Applications
1 109 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.15%) MS Office
3 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.21%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.43%) Internet
2 13 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.93%) SAN
4 8 (1.72%) DNS
5 7 (1.50%) Firewall
6 6 (1.29%) VPN
7 5 (1.07%) HTTP
7 5 (1.07%) Intranet
8 4 (0.86%) Network Security
8 4 (0.86%) NAS
8 4 (0.86%) DHCP
8 4 (0.86%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.86%) SSL
9 3 (0.64%) MPLS
9 3 (0.64%) WAN
9 3 (0.64%) VLAN
10 2 (0.43%) xDSL
10 2 (0.43%) Wireless
10 2 (0.43%) Frame Relay
10 2 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (26.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 68 (14.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.44%) MySQL
5 25 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (5.15%) Oracle Database
7 21 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 21 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (3.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 15 (3.22%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.93%) DB2
11 9 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.43%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 137 (29.40%) Visual Studio
2 81 (17.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (10.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 40 (8.58%) Moq
5 38 (8.15%) NUnit
6 30 (6.44%) JIRA
7 27 (5.79%) TeamCity
7 27 (5.79%) Git (software)
8 24 (5.15%) Subversion
9 17 (3.65%) MSTest
10 16 (3.43%) Log4Net
10 16 (3.43%) FinalBuilder
10 16 (3.43%) SpecFlow
10 16 (3.43%) Jasmine
10 16 (3.43%) NSubstitute
11 10 (2.15%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.72%) MyEclipse
12 8 (1.72%) WATIR
12 8 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (6.65%) Finance
2 13 (2.79%) Retail
3 12 (2.58%) Automotive
4 11 (2.36%) Banking
5 9 (1.93%) Marketing
6 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.29%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 268 (57.51%) Developer
2 100 (21.46%) .NET Developer
3 98 (21.03%) C# Developer
4 83 (17.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (14.59%) Senior Developer
6 61 (13.09%) Analyst
7 57 (12.23%) Senior C# Developer
7 57 (12.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (8.80%) Web Developer
8 41 (8.80%) Applications Support
9 40 (8.58%) Architect
10 38 (8.15%) Support Analyst
11 34 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (6.44%) Applications Support Analyst
13 21 (4.51%) Software Developer
13 21 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
14 20 (4.29%) Technical Architect
14 20 (4.29%) Administrator
15 19 (4.08%) Team Leader
16 18 (3.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (71.67%) .NET
2 274 (58.80%) ASP.NET
3 165 (35.41%) WCF
4 123 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 112 (24.03%) HTML
6 100 (21.46%) jQuery
7 89 (19.10%) WPF
8 83 (17.81%) .NET Framework
9 78 (16.74%) Silverlight
10 70 (15.02%) Web Services
11 64 (13.73%) CSS
12 60 (12.88%) WinForms
13 59 (12.66%) LINQ
14 56 (12.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 41 (8.80%) Ajax
16 31 (6.65%) Castle Windsor
17 30 (6.44%) J2EE
17 30 (6.44%) XML
18 23 (4.94%) KnockoutJS
19 22 (4.72%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.22%) N-Tier
2 17 (3.65%) Clustering
3 15 (3.22%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.93%) User Experience
6 7 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.07%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.07%) Replication
9 4 (0.86%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.86%) Wiki
10 3 (0.64%) GIS
11 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.43%) EPoS
11 2 (0.43%) SecurID
11 2 (0.43%) Statistics
11 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.21%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 137 (29.40%) Windows
2 39 (8.37%) UNIX
3 26 (5.58%) Linux
4 24 (5.15%) Solaris
5 23 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.36%) Android
7 11 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (37.12%) MVC
3 172 (36.91%) Scrum
4 129 (27.68%) TDD
5 67 (14.38%) OO
6 47 (10.09%) ITIL
7 42 (9.01%) E-Commerce
8 41 (8.80%) Web Development
9 35 (7.51%) OOD
9 35 (7.51%) BDD
10 33 (7.08%) Software Engineering
11 31 (6.65%) Multithreading
12 28 (6.01%) Matrix Management
13 27 (5.79%) OOP
13 27 (5.79%) Migration
14 26 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (5.15%) Service Management
16 20 (4.29%) MVVM
17 19 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
17 19 (4.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 302 (64.81%) C#
2 211 (45.28%) SQL
3 136 (29.18%) JavaScript
4 88 (18.88%) T-SQL
5 68 (14.59%) VB.NET
6 48 (10.30%) Java
7 29 (6.22%) VB
7 29 (6.22%) Ruby
8 26 (5.58%) PL/SQL
9 25 (5.36%) PowerShell
10 23 (4.94%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.86%) VB6
12 12 (2.58%) C++
13 10 (2.15%) VBA
14 9 (1.93%) C
15 5 (1.07%) VC++
16 4 (0.86%) XAML
16 4 (0.86%) PHP
17 3 (0.64%) VBScript
18 2 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (5.36%) Degree
3 14 (3.00%) MCSE
4 11 (2.36%) MCSA
5 10 (2.15%) MCP
6 6 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.07%) VCP5
8 4 (0.86%) MCTS
8 4 (0.86%) MCITP
8 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.86%) ISEB
9 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.64%) PhD
9 3 (0.64%) CCSP
9 3 (0.64%) CCNP
9 3 (0.64%) CCIP
9 3 (0.64%) CCNA
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.94%) SLA
2 10 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 18 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.29%) vSphere
3 6 (1.29%) Terminal Services
3 6 (1.29%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.07%) XenApp
5 4 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.86%) UAG
6 2 (0.43%) XenServer
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (4.51%) MOM
2 16 (3.43%) logstash
3 8 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.43%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) AppManager
Vendors
1 225 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 73 (15.67%) Oracle
3 33 (7.08%) VMware
4 19 (4.08%) Citrix
5 10 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.93%) Nintex
7 7 (1.50%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.07%) Intel
8 5 (1.07%) Cisco
9 3 (0.64%) HP
9 3 (0.64%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.64%) Symantec
9 3 (0.64%) ESRI
9 3 (0.64%) F5
10 2 (0.43%) Aruba
10 2 (0.43%) Lumesse
10 2 (0.43%) BT
10 2 (0.43%) 3Com
10 2 (0.43%) SonicWALL
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: ASAP
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Required IT
Salary: £45k + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago