The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 49 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 36.57% 25.00% 18.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 89.09% 88.24% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 48
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 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 51 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 41.04% 28.33% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 60
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £27,100
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
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing SQL Server 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 in Bedford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Bedford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bedford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bedford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (48.48%) SQL
3 30 (45.45%) C#
3 30 (45.45%) Windows
4 29 (43.94%) .NET
5 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 24 (36.36%) MVC
7 22 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (27.27%) SaaS
9 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (25.76%) IIS
11 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (22.73%) HTML
12 15 (22.73%) CSS
12 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (21.21%) TDD
13 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
13 14 (21.21%) Degree
14 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 11 (16.67%) Web Development
16 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
16 10 (15.15%) High Availability

SQL Server
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 17 (25.76%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (27.27%) SaaS
2 7 (10.61%) Office 365
3 4 (6.06%) PaaS
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) SAN
2 2 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.58%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.06%) Power BI
6 3 (4.55%) MySQL
7 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) QlikView
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.03%) Grunt
4 2 (3.03%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.58%) Music Industry
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Administrator
9 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (22.73%) CSS
4 15 (22.73%) HTML
5 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.64%) WCF
7 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (12.12%) RESTful
8 7 (10.61%) CSS3
8 7 (10.61%) HTML5
8 7 (10.61%) jQuery
8 7 (10.61%) Node.js
9 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (9.09%) Web Services
10 5 (7.58%) Entity Framework
10 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Unix
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) MVC
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) TDD
4 11 (16.67%) Web Development
5 10 (15.15%) High Availability
6 9 (13.64%) CRM
7 8 (12.12%) DevOps
7 8 (12.12%) SDLC
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.61%) ITIL
9 6 (9.09%) BDD
9 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.58%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (7.58%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (6.06%) ETL
11 4 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) SQL
2 30 (45.45%) C#
3 22 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
6 5 (7.58%) VBScript
7 4 (6.06%) Java
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) ABAP
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (21.21%) Degree
3 8 (12.12%) MCITP
4 7 (10.61%) MCSA
4 7 (10.61%) MCSE
5 6 (9.09%) MCP
6 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) CCIP
7 1 (1.52%) CCNA
7 1 (1.52%) CCNP
7 1 (1.52%) CCSP
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Apple
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) CA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago