The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 251 228 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.13% 24.73% 27.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.00% 59.22% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 243 219 255
Average salary £40,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
534 385 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 47.09% 41.76% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 474 376 449
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -1 102 £40,000 - 5
Bedford -9 55 £45,000 - 4
Dunstable +4 21 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Leighton Buzzard +2 13 £32,500 -13.33% 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 292 (56.15%) SQL Server
2 272 (52.31%) .NET
3 229 (44.04%) C#
4 200 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 181 (34.81%) Microsoft
6 176 (33.85%) Oracle
7 139 (26.73%) T-SQL
8 137 (26.35%) JavaScript
9 134 (25.77%) Windows
10 115 (22.12%) XML
10 115 (22.12%) HTML
11 108 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
12 105 (20.19%) WCF
13 95 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 92 (17.69%) .NET Framework
15 89 (17.12%) Visual Studio
16 84 (16.15%) MS Excel
17 83 (15.96%) MVC
18 82 (15.77%) VB.NET
19 79 (15.19%) Scrum
20 67 (12.88%) Java
20 67 (12.88%) Linux
21 66 (12.69%) IIS
22 63 (12.12%) CSS
22 63 (12.12%) Finance
23 62 (11.92%) SharePoint
24 60 (11.54%) Software Engineering
24 60 (11.54%) Degree
25 59 (11.35%) WPF
25 59 (11.35%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 66 (12.69%) IIS
2 62 (11.92%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (4.42%) Apache
5 13 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.73%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.35%) SAS
10 6 (1.15%) CMS
10 6 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.96%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (0.96%) ColdFusion
11 5 (0.96%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 84 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.77%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.77%) Agresso
3 4 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Exstream
6 1 (0.19%) Movex
6 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.19%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.08%) SaaS
2 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.27%) SAN
2 30 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.85%) NAS
4 16 (3.08%) LAN
4 16 (3.08%) WAN
5 15 (2.88%) DNS
5 15 (2.88%) Firewall
6 12 (2.31%) MPLS
6 12 (2.31%) BIG-IP
7 11 (2.12%) Internet
7 11 (2.12%) FTP
8 10 (1.92%) DHCP
9 7 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (1.35%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.15%) HTTP
11 4 (0.77%) SSH
11 4 (0.77%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.77%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (56.15%) SQL Server
2 95 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (11.35%) Relational Database
4 56 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (9.04%) Oracle Database
7 43 (8.27%) Crystal Reports
8 34 (6.54%) MySQL
9 25 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.92%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.96%) OLAP
18 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 1 (0.19%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 89 (17.12%) Visual Studio
2 55 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (10.38%) Subversion
4 25 (4.81%) MSTest
4 25 (4.81%) NUnit
5 19 (3.65%) Moq
6 15 (2.88%) JIRA
7 12 (2.31%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
9 8 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (1.35%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.96%) Toad
13 3 (0.58%) Maven
13 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.58%) Zephyr
14 2 (0.38%) Gradle
14 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 63 (12.12%) Finance
2 30 (5.77%) Retail
3 17 (3.27%) Banking
4 15 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.92%) Automotive
6 8 (1.54%) Legal
6 8 (1.54%) Marketing
7 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.58%) Back Office
8 3 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 249 (47.88%) Developer
2 96 (18.46%) .NET Developer
3 83 (15.96%) Analyst
4 80 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 75 (14.42%) C# Developer
6 63 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 44 (8.46%) Applications Support
8 40 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 37 (7.12%) Support Analyst
10 34 (6.54%) Support Engineer
10 34 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (6.15%) Architect
12 30 (5.77%) DBA
13 29 (5.58%) Software Developer
14 24 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
15 20 (3.85%) Business Analyst
15 20 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
16 18 (3.46%) Administrator
17 17 (3.27%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (52.31%) .NET
2 200 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 115 (22.12%) HTML
3 115 (22.12%) XML
4 105 (20.19%) WCF
5 92 (17.69%) .NET Framework
6 63 (12.12%) CSS
7 59 (11.35%) WPF
7 59 (11.35%) Web Services
8 49 (9.42%) Silverlight
8 49 (9.42%) WinForms
9 44 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (7.50%) jQuery
11 37 (7.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 35 (6.73%) LINQ
13 23 (4.42%) Middleware
13 23 (4.42%) Classic ASP
14 21 (4.04%) Ajax
15 19 (3.65%) ADO.NET
16 18 (3.46%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.42%) N-Tier
3 22 (4.23%) Replication
3 22 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.50%) Statistics
6 12 (2.31%) Clustering
7 10 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.77%) iSeries
10 4 (0.77%) LPAR
10 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.58%) Wiki
12 2 (0.38%) EPoS
12 2 (0.38%) NHS
12 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 134 (25.77%) Windows
2 67 (12.88%) Linux
3 52 (10.00%) UNIX
4 33 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.88%) SUSE
6 15 (2.88%) Solaris
6 15 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.96%) Android
11 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.77%) OS/400
12 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (15.96%) MVC
3 79 (15.19%) Scrum
4 60 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 49 (9.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 48 (9.23%) TDD
7 47 (9.04%) Project Management
8 42 (8.08%) Multithreading
9 36 (6.92%) ITIL
10 34 (6.54%) OO
11 32 (6.15%) Configuration Management
12 31 (5.96%) Incident Management
13 29 (5.58%) OOD
14 26 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (4.42%) Service Delivery
16 22 (4.23%) Migration
17 20 (3.85%) CRM
18 18 (3.46%) PRINCE2
19 17 (3.27%) ERP
19 17 (3.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 229 (44.04%) C#
2 139 (26.73%) T-SQL
3 137 (26.35%) JavaScript
4 82 (15.77%) VB.NET
5 67 (12.88%) Java
6 53 (10.19%) VB
7 49 (9.42%) PL/SQL
8 24 (4.62%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.04%) C
10 20 (3.85%) VB6
11 16 (3.08%) C++
12 8 (1.54%) Groovy
13 7 (1.35%) PHP
14 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.96%) XAML
15 3 (0.58%) VBA
15 3 (0.58%) VBScript
16 2 (0.38%) Python
17 1 (0.19%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 60 (11.54%) Degree
2 23 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.85%) MCSE
4 17 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (2.69%) VCP5
6 13 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.54%) MCSA
9 7 (1.35%) ISEB
10 6 (1.15%) MCTS
10 6 (1.15%) MCITP
11 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.77%) PhD
11 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.58%) MCP
13 2 (0.38%) CCSP
13 2 (0.38%) CCNP
13 2 (0.38%) CCIP
13 2 (0.38%) CCNA
13 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.31%) SLA
2 16 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (2.88%) QA
4 6 (1.15%) HL7
4 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (3.27%) vSphere
4 16 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.15%) VMware Server
6 6 (1.15%) XenApp
6 6 (1.15%) XenServer
7 5 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.58%) VMFS
8 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.88%) MOM
1 15 (2.88%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.35%) HP SIM
3 4 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.38%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.19%) AppManager
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 176 (33.85%) Oracle
3 49 (9.42%) VMware
4 20 (3.85%) HP
5 16 (3.08%) Cisco
6 15 (2.88%) Business Objects
6 15 (2.88%) Citrix
7 13 (2.50%) IBM
8 12 (2.31%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.31%) F5
9 11 (2.12%) NetApp
10 10 (1.92%) Dell
10 10 (1.92%) JBoss
10 10 (1.92%) Cognos
11 8 (1.54%) Perforce
12 6 (1.15%) Talend
13 5 (0.96%) Lumesse
13 5 (0.96%) SAP
14 4 (0.77%) Progress
15 3 (0.58%) TIBCO
Sandy, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum - Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Bucks, Northampton, Northants,...
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £42k plus car, bonus & bens.
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago