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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 23 56 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.25% 26.79% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 76.67% 82.35% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 67
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £23,100 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £51,125 £55,000
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 30 68 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 23.81% 32.54% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 28 59 74
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 38 (52.05%) .NET
3 33 (45.21%) MVC
4 32 (43.84%) C#
4 32 (43.84%) Windows
5 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
7 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (32.88%) SQL
9 23 (31.51%) HTML
9 23 (31.51%) CSS
10 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
11 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
12 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (24.66%) SaaS
13 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
13 18 (24.66%) IIS
13 18 (24.66%) TDD
14 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
15 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
15 16 (21.92%) WCF
15 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework
15 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (20.55%) High Availability
16 15 (20.55%) BDD
16 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
17 14 (19.18%) SDLC

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 18 (24.66%) IIS
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
2 7 (9.59%) EPiServer
3 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Drupal
5 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (24.66%) SaaS
3 8 (10.96%) Office 365
4 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (6.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.74%) Network Security
2 2 (2.74%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) VLAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (8.22%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.74%) MySQL
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (8.22%) NUnit
4 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.11%) Selenium
5 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.74%) Grunt
6 2 (2.74%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (12.33%) Music Industry
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Local Government
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.81%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.33%) IT Manager
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Systems Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Systems Developer
7 6 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Server Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.05%) .NET
2 23 (31.51%) CSS
2 23 (31.51%) HTML
3 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
4 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
5 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
5 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework
5 16 (21.92%) WCF
6 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (16.44%) jQuery
8 11 (15.07%) Node.js
8 11 (15.07%) RESTful
9 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (12.33%) Code First Entity Framework
9 9 (12.33%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.59%) Web Services
11 6 (8.22%) CSS3
11 6 (8.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) MVC
2 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) TDD
4 15 (20.55%) BDD
4 15 (20.55%) High Availability
5 14 (19.18%) SDLC
5 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.70%) CRM
7 9 (12.33%) ITIL
7 9 (12.33%) Web Application Development
8 8 (10.96%) DevOps
8 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (9.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (9.59%) IT Strategy
9 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) MVVM
10 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.22%) SOLID
10 6 (8.22%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) C#
2 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.88%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.33%) Ruby
7 8 (10.96%) VBScript
8 3 (4.11%) Java
9 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.81%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (10.96%) MCITP
3 8 (10.96%) MCSA
3 8 (10.96%) MCSE
4 7 (9.59%) MCP
5 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCIP
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) CCSP
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Perforce
3 4 (5.48%) Citrix
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Apple
5 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.74%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
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