The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 107 164 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.35% 17.90% 21.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.48% 65.08% 70.82%
Number of salaries quoted 82 152 220
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,250 £60,000
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 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 154 252 329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.42% 27.51% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 113 225 304
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bedfordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Luton +3 40 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Dunstable +13 24 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Bedford -4 24 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Leighton Buzzard +4 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 124 (52.54%) .NET
2 122 (51.69%) C#
3 115 (48.73%) Microsoft
4 95 (40.25%) SQL
5 94 (39.83%) ASP.NET
6 86 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (27.97%) MVC
8 65 (27.54%) JavaScript
9 63 (26.69%) HTML
10 61 (25.85%) Windows
11 51 (21.61%) Oracle
11 51 (21.61%) Visual Studio
11 51 (21.61%) .NET Framework
12 50 (21.19%) TDD
13 47 (19.92%) WCF
14 46 (19.49%) T-SQL
15 45 (19.07%) Java
16 44 (18.64%) AngularJS
17 42 (17.80%) WinForms
18 41 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
19 40 (16.95%) HTML5
20 38 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
20 38 (16.10%) WPF
20 38 (16.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 38 (16.10%) CSS
21 36 (15.25%) Degree
21 36 (15.25%) Windows Server
22 34 (14.41%) jQuery
22 34 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (13.98%) Web Services

SQL Server
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 28 (11.86%) IIS
2 13 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.08%) CMS
3 12 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (3.81%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.39%) ArcGIS
5 8 (3.39%) JBoss
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle Spatial
6 7 (2.97%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.85%) Drupal
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.12%) SAP Hybris
1 5 (2.12%) Unica
2 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.47%) SaaS
3 19 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.66%) Office 365
5 5 (2.12%) PaaS
5 5 (2.12%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.12%) Firewall
2 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.85%) Network Security
3 2 (0.85%) SAN
3 2 (0.85%) SMS
3 2 (0.85%) VLAN
3 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.42%) DHCP
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (13.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (11.02%) Relational Database
5 22 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (8.90%) NoSQL
7 18 (7.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 17 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (5.51%) MongoDB
9 13 (5.51%) RDBMS
10 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (4.66%) OLAP
12 10 (4.24%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (3.81%) Big Data
13 9 (3.81%) MySQL
14 8 (3.39%) GIS
14 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
14 8 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (21.61%) Visual Studio
2 32 (13.56%) NUnit
3 21 (8.90%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.81%) Moq
5 9 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.27%) Selenium
8 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.85%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.85%) Grunt
9 2 (0.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (9.32%) Finance
2 19 (8.05%) Retail
3 9 (3.81%) Music Industry
4 6 (2.54%) Front Office
5 5 (2.12%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 132 (55.93%) Developer
2 76 (32.20%) .NET Developer
3 63 (26.69%) C# Developer
4 36 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (14.41%) Analyst
6 25 (10.59%) Senior Developer
7 20 (8.47%) Lead Developer
8 19 (8.05%) Lead C# Developer
9 17 (7.20%) SQL Analyst
10 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (6.36%) Lead .NET Developer
12 14 (5.93%) Architect
12 14 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (5.08%) Database Analyst
14 12 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (4.66%) Administrator
15 11 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 10 (4.24%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (52.54%) .NET
2 94 (39.83%) ASP.NET
3 63 (26.69%) HTML
4 51 (21.61%) .NET Framework
5 47 (19.92%) WCF
6 44 (18.64%) AngularJS
7 42 (17.80%) WinForms
8 40 (16.95%) HTML5
9 38 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (16.10%) CSS
9 38 (16.10%) WPF
10 34 (14.41%) jQuery
11 33 (13.98%) Web Services
12 27 (11.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (11.02%) Entity Framework
14 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 20 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (7.20%) LINQ
17 14 (5.93%) RabbitMQ
18 13 (5.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.81%) Streaming Music
5 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.12%) Clustering
7 5 (2.12%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.42%) Fintech
9 1 (0.42%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) PDA
9 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.85%) Windows
2 36 (15.25%) Windows Server
3 27 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.12%) Linux
5 5 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.97%) MVC
3 50 (21.19%) TDD
4 30 (12.71%) BDD
5 28 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 27 (11.44%) SOA
7 25 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (9.75%) ITIL
9 22 (9.32%) Scrum
10 21 (8.90%) ETL
10 21 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.90%) Web Application Development
11 18 (7.63%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.20%) CRM
13 16 (6.78%) High Availability
13 16 (6.78%) MVVM
13 16 (6.78%) SDLC
13 16 (6.78%) Web Development
14 14 (5.93%) DevOps
15 13 (5.51%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 122 (51.69%) C#
2 95 (40.25%) SQL
3 65 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 46 (19.49%) T-SQL
5 45 (19.07%) Java
6 19 (8.05%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.81%) Ruby
7 9 (3.81%) VBScript
8 8 (3.39%) Python
9 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.69%) VBA
11 3 (1.27%) VB
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.42%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.42%) C
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (15.25%) Degree
2 20 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.08%) MCSA
3 12 (5.08%) MCSE
4 9 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.39%) MCITP
5 8 (3.39%) MCP
6 6 (2.54%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CCIP
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
8 1 (0.42%) CCSP
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (1.69%) Oozie
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (48.73%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.61%) Oracle
3 15 (6.36%) SAP
4 9 (3.81%) Perforce
5 8 (3.39%) ESRI
6 7 (2.97%) Informatica
6 7 (2.97%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.12%) hybris
7 5 (2.12%) IBM
7 5 (2.12%) Pega
8 4 (1.69%) Citrix
8 4 (1.69%) Tableau
8 4 (1.69%) VMware
9 2 (0.85%) Apple
9 2 (0.85%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.85%) HP
10 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.42%) Symantec
10 1 (0.42%) Veeam
Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus and Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago