Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 15 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 32 58 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 12.40% 16.86% 29.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 73.42% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 52 219
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,125 £52,500 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +8.20%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 56 79 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 21.71% 22.97% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 168
Bedford median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,325 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £52,500 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +2.22%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) C#
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 14 (43.75%) HTML
6 14 (43.75%) MVC
7 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (28.13%) CSS
9 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
10 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
11 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
12 5 (15.63%) Web Development
12 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
12 5 (15.63%) HTML5
12 5 (15.63%) Microservices
12 5 (15.63%) Performance Engineering
13 4 (12.50%) Mobile App

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) EPiServer
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) DTS
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 7
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.13%) Calabash
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 14 (43.75%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
10 1 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.13%) Flash
10 1 (3.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Microservices
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) SOLID
7 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) MCP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
1 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Capita
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Perforce
2 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) CommVault
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) FalconStor
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee
3 1 (3.13%) VMware