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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 172 287 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.70% 28.90% 22.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.48% 75.13% 71.65%
Number of salaries quoted 162 264 260
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 £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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
222 382 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.13% 38.47% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 206 353 357
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -2 70 £45,000 - 8
Luton -6 38 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Leighton Buzzard 0 11 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Dunstable +8 10 £39,000 - 3
Shefford - 1 £52,500 - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 279 (68.38%) .NET
2 255 (62.50%) C#
3 226 (55.39%) ASP.NET
4 205 (50.25%) Microsoft
5 193 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (39.71%) SQL
7 156 (38.24%) MVC
8 142 (34.80%) Scrum
9 120 (29.41%) WCF
9 120 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 116 (28.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 116 (28.43%) JavaScript
11 114 (27.94%) Windows
12 112 (27.45%) Visual Studio
13 104 (25.49%) MS Excel
14 103 (25.25%) TDD
15 102 (25.00%) HTML
16 101 (24.75%) jQuery
17 71 (17.40%) Team Foundation Server
18 69 (16.91%) Web Services
19 68 (16.67%) Oracle
19 68 (16.67%) Silverlight
19 68 (16.67%) .NET Framework
20 67 (16.42%) WPF
21 62 (15.20%) OO
22 61 (14.95%) ITIL
23 59 (14.46%) CSS
24 58 (14.22%) SharePoint
25 55 (13.48%) VB.NET
26 53 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 58 (14.22%) SharePoint
2 47 (11.52%) IIS
3 30 (7.35%) WebLogic
3 30 (7.35%) Apache
3 30 (7.35%) Tomcat
4 21 (5.15%) NServiceBus
5 17 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (3.92%) CMS
7 14 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (3.19%) MS Exchange
9 11 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (2.45%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.45%) JBoss
11 8 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 104 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.35%) MS Office
3 6 (1.47%) MS Project
4 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.25%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.49%) Office 365
3 2 (0.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.43%) Internet
2 9 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.23%) DNS
4 4 (0.98%) SAN
5 3 (0.74%) VPN
5 3 (0.74%) DHCP
5 3 (0.74%) Firewall
6 2 (0.49%) Network Security
6 2 (0.49%) NAS
6 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) MPLS
7 1 (0.25%) OSPF
7 1 (0.25%) BGP
7 1 (0.25%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.25%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (28.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 53 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (7.84%) MySQL
4 28 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (5.39%) Relational Database
5 22 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (5.15%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (4.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (4.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.21%) DB2
12 6 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.47%) OLAP
13 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 112 (27.45%) Visual Studio
2 71 (17.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (12.01%) Rhino Mocks
4 36 (8.82%) NUnit
5 34 (8.33%) JIRA
6 32 (7.84%) Moq
7 28 (6.86%) TeamCity
8 27 (6.62%) Git (software)
9 19 (4.66%) Log4Net
9 19 (4.66%) Jasmine
9 19 (4.66%) SpecFlow
9 19 (4.66%) FinalBuilder
9 19 (4.66%) NSubstitute
10 14 (3.43%) Subversion
11 12 (2.94%) MSTest
12 9 (2.21%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.96%) MyEclipse
13 8 (1.96%) WATIR
13 8 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (5.64%) Finance
2 14 (3.43%) Automotive
3 9 (2.21%) Retail
3 9 (2.21%) Aerospace
3 9 (2.21%) Marketing
4 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.47%) Banking
6 2 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 231 (56.62%) Developer
2 91 (22.30%) .NET Developer
3 71 (17.40%) C# Developer
4 59 (14.46%) Analyst
4 59 (14.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (12.25%) Senior Developer
6 45 (11.03%) Applications Support
7 43 (10.54%) Web Developer
8 39 (9.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 38 (9.31%) Support Analyst
10 37 (9.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (8.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (8.33%) Architect
13 33 (8.09%) Applications Support Analyst
14 25 (6.13%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (4.90%) Development Manager
16 19 (4.66%) Technical Architect
16 19 (4.66%) Programmer
17 18 (4.41%) Software Developer
18 15 (3.68%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (68.38%) .NET
2 226 (55.39%) ASP.NET
3 120 (29.41%) WCF
3 120 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (25.00%) HTML
5 101 (24.75%) jQuery
6 69 (16.91%) Web Services
7 68 (16.67%) Silverlight
7 68 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 67 (16.42%) WPF
9 59 (14.46%) CSS
10 49 (12.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 47 (11.52%) WinForms
12 46 (11.27%) LINQ
13 37 (9.07%) Ajax
14 34 (8.33%) J2EE
15 31 (7.60%) Castle Windsor
16 28 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 23 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.37%) N-Tier
2 15 (3.68%) Clustering
3 12 (2.94%) User Experience
3 12 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.47%) Replication
7 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.74%) GIS
10 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.25%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.25%) Statistics
10 1 (0.25%) SecurID
10 1 (0.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 114 (27.94%) Windows
2 48 (11.76%) UNIX
3 30 (7.35%) Solaris
3 30 (7.35%) Linux
4 17 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.19%) Android
7 12 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (38.24%) MVC
3 142 (34.80%) Scrum
4 103 (25.25%) TDD
5 62 (15.20%) OO
6 61 (14.95%) ITIL
7 45 (11.03%) E-Commerce
8 41 (10.05%) Web Development
9 36 (8.82%) BDD
10 33 (8.09%) Migration
11 30 (7.35%) Service Management
11 30 (7.35%) Software Engineering
12 29 (7.11%) OOD
13 26 (6.37%) Matrix Management
13 26 (6.37%) OOP
14 23 (5.64%) Performance Management
15 20 (4.90%) Multithreading
16 18 (4.41%) Mentoring
17 17 (4.17%) Coaching
17 17 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 255 (62.50%) C#
2 162 (39.71%) SQL
3 116 (28.43%) JavaScript
4 55 (13.48%) VB.NET
5 52 (12.75%) T-SQL
6 48 (11.76%) Java
7 31 (7.60%) Ruby
8 30 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 30 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 30 (7.35%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.90%) VB
10 16 (3.92%) VBA
11 14 (3.43%) VB6
12 7 (1.72%) C++
13 6 (1.47%) VC++
14 4 (0.98%) C
15 2 (0.49%) XAML
16 1 (0.25%) VBScript
16 1 (0.25%) PHP
16 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (7.11%) Degree
2 28 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.94%) MCSE
3 12 (2.94%) MCSA
3 12 (2.94%) MCP
4 9 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (1.96%) VCP5
6 3 (0.74%) ISEB
6 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.49%) MCTS
7 2 (0.49%) MCITP
7 2 (0.49%) PhD
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCSP
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CCIP
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.09%) SLA
2 5 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.94%) XenApp
4 8 (1.96%) vSphere
4 8 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.49%) XenServer
6 2 (0.49%) Xen
6 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.49%) UAG
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (4.66%) logstash
2 18 (4.41%) MOM
3 9 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 205 (50.25%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.67%) Oracle
3 33 (8.09%) VMware
4 28 (6.86%) Citrix
5 10 (2.45%) Intel
6 7 (1.72%) Nintex
6 7 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.23%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.74%) Telerik
8 3 (0.74%) ESRI
9 2 (0.49%) Lumesse
9 2 (0.49%) HP
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco
9 2 (0.49%) Sybase
10 1 (0.25%) Cognos
10 1 (0.25%) SAP
10 1 (0.25%) Websense
10 1 (0.25%) Symantec
10 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + share incentive scheme + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Certification Training + Great Ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 6 days ago
Shefford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedfordshire
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyJet
Posted: 22 days ago