The first table below looks at the demand for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 30 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 Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 273 241 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.49% 23.00% 26.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.10% 57.11% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 266 230 200
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
524 422 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.09% 40.27% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 482 405 380
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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 0 127 £41,000 -3.52% 6
Bedford -6 58 £45,000 - 11
Dunstable +4 16 £37,500 -5.06%
Leighton Buzzard +1 12 £32,500 -16.66% 4
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL 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.

1 322 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 271 (49.63%) .NET
3 228 (41.76%) C#
4 223 (40.84%) Microsoft
5 206 (37.73%) ASP.NET
6 167 (30.59%) T-SQL
6 167 (30.59%) Windows
7 166 (30.40%) Oracle
8 133 (24.36%) JavaScript
9 121 (22.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 120 (21.98%) HTML
11 113 (20.70%) XML
12 112 (20.51%) WCF
13 102 (18.68%) .NET Framework
14 98 (17.95%) Relational Database
15 91 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 85 (15.57%) MVC
17 84 (15.38%) Software Engineering
18 80 (14.65%) Visual Studio
19 79 (14.47%) Web Services
19 79 (14.47%) CSS
20 76 (13.92%) Scrum
21 75 (13.74%) Degree
22 73 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 72 (13.19%) SharePoint
24 71 (13.00%) IIS
25 69 (12.64%) Subversion
26 66 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
27 63 (11.54%) WPF
27 63 (11.54%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 71 (13.00%) IIS
3 26 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (3.48%) Apache
5 13 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.47%) ColdFusion
7 8 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.10%) SAS
8 6 (1.10%) CMS
8 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 4 (0.73%) Papyrus
10 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 91 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.66%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.73%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 4 (0.73%) Exstream
5 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.18%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.18%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.66%) SaaS
2 5 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.97%) SAN
2 34 (6.23%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.49%) Firewall
4 27 (4.95%) DNS
5 26 (4.76%) LAN
6 25 (4.58%) WAN
7 24 (4.40%) NAS
8 21 (3.85%) Internet
9 19 (3.48%) MPLS
10 17 (3.11%) VPN
11 14 (2.56%) DHCP
12 12 (2.20%) BIG-IP
13 10 (1.83%) FTP
14 7 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (1.28%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.28%) HTTP
15 5 (0.92%) Network Security
15 5 (0.92%) Intranet
15 5 (0.92%) SSL
15 5 (0.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 121 (22.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 98 (17.95%) Relational Database
4 73 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
7 39 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 34 (6.23%) Oracle Reports
8 34 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (5.68%) MySQL
10 30 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.92%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.73%) DataStage
17 2 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 80 (14.65%) Visual Studio
2 69 (12.64%) Subversion
3 66 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (5.86%) NUnit
4 32 (5.86%) MSTest
5 18 (3.30%) JIRA
5 18 (3.30%) Moq
6 12 (2.20%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.83%) PowerBuilder
8 8 (1.47%) Zephyr
9 6 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.92%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.55%) FogBugz
12 3 (0.55%) Maven
12 3 (0.55%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.55%) Toad
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 56 (10.26%) Finance
2 23 (4.21%) Retail
3 13 (2.38%) Banking
3 13 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.47%) Automotive
5 7 (1.28%) Marketing
5 7 (1.28%) Legal
6 3 (0.55%) Local Government
6 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.37%) Advertising
7 2 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) French Language
8 1 (0.18%) German Language
8 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (43.77%) Developer
2 87 (15.93%) Analyst
3 86 (15.75%) .NET Developer
4 84 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 62 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 48 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 44 (8.06%) DBA
8 36 (6.59%) Architect
8 36 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (6.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 32 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
11 29 (5.31%) Software Developer
12 28 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (4.76%) Lead Developer
13 26 (4.76%) Support Analyst
14 22 (4.03%) Administrator
14 22 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (3.85%) Support Engineer
16 19 (3.48%) SQL DBA
16 19 (3.48%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (49.63%) .NET
2 206 (37.73%) ASP.NET
3 120 (21.98%) HTML
4 113 (20.70%) XML
5 112 (20.51%) WCF
6 102 (18.68%) .NET Framework
7 79 (14.47%) Web Services
7 79 (14.47%) CSS
8 63 (11.54%) WPF
9 59 (10.81%) Silverlight
10 55 (10.07%) WinForms
11 54 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (8.61%) jQuery
13 43 (7.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 39 (7.14%) LINQ
15 31 (5.68%) Middleware
16 28 (5.13%) Ajax
17 25 (4.58%) Classic ASP
18 22 (4.03%) ADO.NET
18 22 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.31%) Computer Science
1 29 (5.31%) N-Tier
2 27 (4.95%) Replication
3 23 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 20 (3.66%) Statistics
5 15 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.38%) Clustering
7 8 (1.47%) Wiki
8 6 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.92%) Tandem
9 5 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.73%) LPAR
10 4 (0.73%) iSeries
10 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.37%) NHS
11 2 (0.37%) EPoS
11 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.18%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 167 (30.59%) Windows
2 63 (11.54%) Linux
3 40 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (4.76%) UNIX
6 21 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
6 21 (3.85%) SUSE
7 12 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.73%) OS/400
12 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.37%) Solaris
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.57%) MVC
2 84 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 76 (13.92%) Scrum
4 59 (10.81%) Project Management
4 59 (10.81%) Multithreading
5 52 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 51 (9.34%) TDD
7 41 (7.51%) OO
7 41 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (6.78%) OOD
8 37 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 36 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (5.49%) Service Delivery
10 30 (5.49%) Incident Management
11 27 (4.95%) CRM
12 26 (4.76%) Migration
12 26 (4.76%) Business Analysis
13 25 (4.58%) ITIL
14 23 (4.21%) Data Migration
14 23 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 228 (41.76%) C#
2 167 (30.59%) T-SQL
3 133 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 61 (11.17%) VB.NET
5 46 (8.42%) VB
5 46 (8.42%) PL/SQL
6 43 (7.88%) Java
7 26 (4.76%) C
8 14 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.56%) VB6
9 13 (2.38%) C++
10 12 (2.20%) PHP
11 9 (1.65%) Groovy
12 4 (0.73%) Python
12 4 (0.73%) PowerHouse
12 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.55%) XAML
13 3 (0.55%) VBScript
14 2 (0.37%) XPath
15 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (13.74%) Degree
2 29 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.58%) MCSE
4 18 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (2.75%) VCP5
6 13 (2.38%) ISEB
7 12 (2.20%) CCNA
7 12 (2.20%) CCNP
7 12 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.65%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.65%) MCSA
10 7 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.28%) MCP
11 5 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (0.92%) CCIP
11 5 (0.92%) CCSP
12 4 (0.73%) PhD
12 4 (0.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.40%) QA
2 22 (4.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (2.75%) SLA
4 6 (1.10%) HL7
5 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (3.30%) vSphere
4 13 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.10%) VMware Server
7 5 (0.92%) MetaFrame
7 5 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.73%) XenApp
8 4 (0.73%) XenServer
8 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.55%) VMFS
10 2 (0.37%) Xen
11 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 12 (2.20%) MOM
3 7 (1.28%) HP SIM
3 7 (1.28%) Nessus
4 6 (1.10%) Oracle Statspack
5 5 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.37%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.18%) AppManager
Vendors
1 223 (40.84%) Microsoft
2 166 (30.40%) Oracle
3 48 (8.79%) VMware
4 28 (5.13%) Cisco
5 19 (3.48%) HP
5 19 (3.48%) CheckPoint
6 15 (2.75%) Citrix
7 12 (2.20%) F5
8 11 (2.01%) NetApp
9 10 (1.83%) Dell
10 8 (1.47%) Perforce
11 6 (1.10%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.10%) IBM
11 6 (1.10%) Symantec
11 6 (1.10%) Civica
11 6 (1.10%) Talend
12 5 (0.92%) JBoss
13 3 (0.55%) SAP
14 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.37%) Trapeze
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £35,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Digital
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £18 - 30k upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton, London, South East
Lumesse
Salary: £30,000-£35,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago