The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 77
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.86% 4.24% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.82% 15.65% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 16
Median salary £56,250 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +38.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £25,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,750 £38,750
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 176 230 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 27.29% 27.09% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 150 195 237
Median salary £39,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.84% +2.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -1 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Dunstable -9 3 £45,000 +12.50%
SQL Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) T-SQL
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (70.83%) IIS
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) .NET
6 11 (45.83%) C#
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (45.83%) Web Services
6 11 (45.83%) MVC
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 9 (37.50%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (37.50%) Virtual Team
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 9 (37.50%) CSS3
8 8 (33.33%) DevOps
8 8 (33.33%) SDLC
8 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (33.33%) Banking
9 7 (29.17%) SaaS

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (70.83%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (29.17%) SaaS
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.67%) OLAP
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.17%) OLTP
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.17%) Power BI
6 1 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (4.17%) QlikView
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) DBA
5 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) CSS3
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
8 1 (4.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Inmon Methodology
8 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (4.17%) People Management
8 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) T-SQL
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle