The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL 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
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 31 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 23.48% 19.55% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.27% 40.23% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 39
Median salary £37,500 £40,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.97% +7.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 67 87 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 50.76% 48.60% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 78 92
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +14.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bedford

SQL
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for SQL in Bedford

SQL
Salary Histogram in Bedford

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

Salary histogram for SQL in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (46.88%) C#
3 28 (43.75%) .NET
4 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
5 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
5 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (31.25%) Windows
7 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
8 17 (26.56%) SaaS
9 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (23.44%) IIS
10 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
11 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
12 13 (20.31%) ITIL
13 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (15.63%) SDLC
14 10 (15.63%) HTML
14 10 (15.63%) Finance
15 9 (14.06%) MVC
15 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
15 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
15 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
15 9 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (12.50%) Selenium
16 8 (12.50%) Virtual Team
16 8 (12.50%) DevOps

SQL
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 15 (23.44%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) SaaS
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 3 (4.69%) Office 365
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.13%) Power BI
9 1 (1.56%) MySQL
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.50%) Selenium
3 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.81%) Subversion
4 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.13%) Appium
5 2 (3.13%) NUnit
5 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Advertising
2 2 (3.13%) Automotive
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Developer
3 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.63%) HTML
4 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (12.50%) CSS
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (7.81%) jQuery
7 5 (7.81%) Web Services
8 3 (4.69%) WCF
9 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.13%) Node.js
10 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.56%) Middleware
10 1 (1.56%) REST
10 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) ITIL
3 10 (15.63%) SDLC
4 9 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (14.06%) MVC
5 8 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.50%) DevOps
5 8 (12.50%) ERP
5 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.50%) RUP
5 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.50%) UML
5 8 (12.50%) Workflow
6 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.94%) Web Development
7 6 (9.38%) TDD
8 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.94%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) VBScript
7 1 (1.56%) ABAP
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) MCSA
1 5 (7.81%) MCSE
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CCIP
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) CCSP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.56%) Veeam
5 1 (1.56%) webMethods
Bedford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago