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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 182 307 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.20% 29.55% 23.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.80% 75.43% 73.26%
Number of salaries quoted 163 283 253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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
250 407 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.63% 39.17% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 217 372 336
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 February 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
Bedford -5 57 £45,000 - 5
Luton -4 56 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Dunstable +8 9 £39,000 +1.29% 2
Leighton Buzzard -1 9 £50,000 +33.33% 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 February 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.

1 258 (66.32%) .NET
2 231 (59.38%) C#
3 207 (53.21%) ASP.NET
4 201 (51.67%) Microsoft
5 176 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (39.33%) MVC
7 144 (37.02%) SQL
8 127 (32.65%) Scrum
9 126 (32.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 119 (30.59%) JavaScript
11 117 (30.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 113 (29.05%) Windows
13 106 (27.25%) HTML
13 106 (27.25%) WCF
14 104 (26.74%) jQuery
14 104 (26.74%) MS Excel
15 95 (24.42%) Visual Studio
16 93 (23.91%) TDD
17 70 (17.99%) Web Services
18 67 (17.22%) CSS
18 67 (17.22%) Oracle
19 66 (16.97%) ITIL
20 65 (16.71%) .NET Framework
21 63 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
22 60 (15.42%) Silverlight
23 57 (14.65%) WPF
24 56 (14.40%) OO
25 51 (13.11%) VB.NET
25 51 (13.11%) SQL Server 2005
26 50 (12.85%) UNIX

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (11.57%) SharePoint
2 43 (11.05%) IIS
3 30 (7.71%) WebLogic
3 30 (7.71%) Apache
3 30 (7.71%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.88%) NServiceBus
5 18 (4.63%) CMS
6 15 (3.86%) MS Exchange
7 13 (3.34%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (3.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (2.57%) WebSphere
9 10 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.57%) JBoss
10 8 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.03%) Node.js
13 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 104 (26.74%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.20%) MS Office
3 8 (2.06%) MS Project
4 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.26%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.26%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.26%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.51%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.88%) Internet
2 7 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.03%) WAN
3 4 (1.03%) SAN
3 4 (1.03%) Firewall
4 3 (0.77%) SMTP
4 3 (0.77%) DHCP
4 3 (0.77%) DNS
4 3 (0.77%) MPLS
5 2 (0.51%) FTP
5 2 (0.51%) VLAN
5 2 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) NAS
6 1 (0.26%) xDSL
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) Frame Relay
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (30.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 51 (13.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (8.74%) MySQL
4 29 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (6.68%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (5.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (4.11%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.06%) DB2
13 6 (1.54%) OLAP
13 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.54%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (24.42%) Visual Studio
2 63 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (11.83%) Rhino Mocks
4 35 (9.00%) NUnit
5 31 (7.97%) JIRA
6 30 (7.71%) Git (software)
7 29 (7.46%) Moq
8 28 (7.20%) TeamCity
9 18 (4.63%) Log4Net
9 18 (4.63%) NSubstitute
9 18 (4.63%) FinalBuilder
9 18 (4.63%) SpecFlow
9 18 (4.63%) Jasmine
10 12 (3.08%) Subversion
10 12 (3.08%) MSTest
11 9 (2.31%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.06%) MyEclipse
13 4 (1.03%) WATIR
13 4 (1.03%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (5.40%) Finance
2 15 (3.86%) Automotive
3 9 (2.31%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.54%) Marketing
5 5 (1.29%) Retail
6 4 (1.03%) Banking
7 3 (0.77%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (55.53%) Developer
2 88 (22.62%) .NET Developer
3 57 (14.65%) C# Developer
4 49 (12.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (12.34%) Analyst
6 43 (11.05%) Web Developer
7 42 (10.80%) Senior Developer
8 40 (10.28%) Applications Support
9 35 (9.00%) Support Analyst
10 32 (8.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (7.97%) Architect
11 31 (7.97%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (7.71%) Applications Support Analyst
13 28 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (5.40%) Development Manager
16 19 (4.88%) Technical Architect
17 17 (4.37%) Programmer
18 16 (4.11%) Software Engineer
18 16 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (66.32%) .NET
2 207 (53.21%) ASP.NET
3 126 (32.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 106 (27.25%) WCF
4 106 (27.25%) HTML
5 104 (26.74%) jQuery
6 70 (17.99%) Web Services
7 67 (17.22%) CSS
8 65 (16.71%) .NET Framework
9 60 (15.42%) Silverlight
10 57 (14.65%) WPF
11 45 (11.57%) WinForms
12 43 (11.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 40 (10.28%) LINQ
14 36 (9.25%) Ajax
15 34 (8.74%) J2EE
16 30 (7.71%) Castle Windsor
17 27 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 27 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (6.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.43%) N-Tier
2 16 (4.11%) User Experience
3 14 (3.60%) Clustering
4 13 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.54%) Replication
9 6 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.26%) SecurID
11 1 (0.26%) Statistics
11 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.26%) GIS
11 1 (0.26%) RIA
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 113 (29.05%) Windows
2 50 (12.85%) UNIX
3 32 (8.23%) Linux
4 30 (7.71%) Solaris
5 14 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.34%) Android
7 12 (3.08%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (39.33%) MVC
3 127 (32.65%) Scrum
4 93 (23.91%) TDD
5 66 (16.97%) ITIL
6 56 (14.40%) OO
7 45 (11.57%) E-Commerce
7 45 (11.57%) Web Development
8 38 (9.77%) Software Engineering
8 38 (9.77%) BDD
9 36 (9.25%) Migration
10 30 (7.71%) Service Management
11 26 (6.68%) OOD
12 24 (6.17%) Performance Management
13 23 (5.91%) Matrix Management
14 22 (5.66%) OOP
15 20 (5.14%) Mentoring
16 19 (4.88%) Web Application Development
17 18 (4.63%) Coaching
17 18 (4.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 231 (59.38%) C#
2 144 (37.02%) SQL
3 119 (30.59%) JavaScript
4 51 (13.11%) VB.NET
5 43 (11.05%) Java
6 39 (10.03%) T-SQL
7 36 (9.25%) PowerShell
8 30 (7.71%) PL/SQL
8 30 (7.71%) Shell Script
9 29 (7.46%) Ruby
10 17 (4.37%) VB
11 16 (4.11%) VBA
12 10 (2.57%) VB6
13 7 (1.80%) VC++
14 4 (1.03%) VBScript
14 4 (1.03%) C++
15 3 (0.77%) C
16 2 (0.51%) XAML
17 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (6.68%) Degree
3 12 (3.08%) MCP
3 12 (3.08%) MCSA
4 11 (2.83%) MCSE
4 11 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (2.06%) VCP5
6 5 (1.29%) VCP4
6 5 (1.29%) ISEB
7 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) MCTS
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.48%) SLA
2 7 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 22 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.60%) XenApp
3 14 (3.60%) vSphere
4 9 (2.31%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.51%) Xen
5 2 (0.51%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (4.63%) logstash
2 16 (4.11%) MOM
3 5 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.03%) SCCM
5 3 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 201 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 67 (17.22%) Oracle
3 38 (9.77%) VMware
4 33 (8.48%) Citrix
5 11 (2.83%) Intel
6 8 (2.06%) Nintex
7 7 (1.80%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.03%) HP
8 4 (1.03%) Sybase
9 3 (0.77%) LANDesk
9 3 (0.77%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.77%) Telerik
9 3 (0.77%) Facebook
10 2 (0.51%) Lumesse
10 2 (0.51%) FalconStor
10 2 (0.51%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.51%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco
10 2 (0.51%) CommVault
11 1 (0.26%) Veritas
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30 - 33k
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet Airline
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet Airline
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year plus Share Scheme + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet Airline
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedfordshire
Arjohuntleigh UK
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 25 days ago