The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 21 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.82% 6.15% 3.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.36% 20.37% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 11
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.77% +45.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 55 54 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 41.67% 30.17% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 60
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bedford

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Bedford.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bedford

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Bedford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Bedford

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) SDLC
4 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (66.67%) IIS
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) SaaS
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (25.00%) C#
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
1 8 (66.67%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle