Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 138 250 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.71% 15.46% 17.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 60.24% 69.74%
Number of salaries quoted 110 247 393
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +8.20%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 276 415 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.41% 25.66% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 217 365 449
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £59,200
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 58 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Dunstable +8 35 £45,000 - 5
Bedford +1 32 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Leighton Buzzard +2 5 £45,000 -10.00%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 80 (57.97%) .NET
2 68 (49.28%) C#
3 56 (40.58%) Microsoft
4 54 (39.13%) SQL
5 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET
7 36 (26.09%) MVC
8 35 (25.36%) T-SQL
9 29 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (21.01%) Windows
10 27 (19.57%) Web Services
11 26 (18.84%) HTML
12 24 (17.39%) Finance
12 24 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (17.39%) Relational Database
13 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (16.67%) Oracle
14 22 (15.94%) JavaScript
14 22 (15.94%) WPF
15 21 (15.22%) WinForms
15 21 (15.22%) CSS
16 19 (13.77%) ITIL
16 19 (13.77%) jQuery
17 18 (13.04%) WCF
17 18 (13.04%) Change Management
17 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (12.32%) ETL
18 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (11.59%) RDBMS

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 10 (7.25%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) JBoss
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.62%) CMS
6 4 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) EngageOne
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Exstream
2 3 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.17%) Unica
3 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.72%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.17%) Silverpop
4 2 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Firewall
2 4 (2.90%) MPLS
3 2 (1.45%) Network Security
3 2 (1.45%) SAN
3 2 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 24 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (11.59%) RDBMS
5 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.52%) MySQL
7 9 (6.52%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.80%) OLAP
8 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (4.35%) OLTP
10 6 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (7.97%) NUnit
5 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.62%) Moq
6 5 (3.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.17%) Ant
7 3 (2.17%) Gradle
7 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.17%) Maven
7 3 (2.17%) Subversion
8 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.72%) Calabash
9 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (17.39%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Retail
3 6 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (2.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (48.55%) Developer
2 32 (23.19%) C# Developer
3 24 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 18 (13.04%) Architect
5 13 (9.42%) Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (9.42%) SQL Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (7.97%) SQL BI Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Junior
9 8 (5.80%) C# WPF Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Database Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.80%) WPF Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
11 6 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
12 5 (3.62%) Application Delivery Manager
12 5 (3.62%) Applications Manager
12 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (57.97%) .NET
2 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET
3 27 (19.57%) Web Services
4 26 (18.84%) HTML
5 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (15.94%) WPF
7 21 (15.22%) CSS
7 21 (15.22%) WinForms
8 19 (13.77%) jQuery
9 18 (13.04%) WCF
10 15 (10.87%) HTML5
11 14 (10.14%) .NET Framework
12 12 (8.70%) AngularJS
13 10 (7.25%) REST
13 10 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (5.80%) SOAP
15 7 (5.07%) EJB
15 7 (5.07%) Java EE
15 7 (5.07%) JDBC
15 7 (5.07%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 13 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.25%) User Experience
4 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.62%) Music Streaming
6 4 (2.90%) Clustering
6 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.72%) Fintech
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.01%) Windows
2 14 (10.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.80%) Linux
3 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.90%) Unix
6 3 (2.17%) Android
6 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.09%) MVC
3 19 (13.77%) ITIL
4 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (13.04%) Change Management
5 17 (12.32%) ETL
6 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 15 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.42%) TDD
7 13 (9.42%) TOGAF
8 12 (8.70%) SOA
8 12 (8.70%) Web Development
9 11 (7.97%) MVVM
9 11 (7.97%) Project Management
10 10 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (6.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.28%) C#
2 54 (39.13%) SQL
3 35 (25.36%) T-SQL
4 22 (15.94%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.59%) Java
6 12 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.90%) Perl
8 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.45%) C
9 2 (1.45%) C++
9 2 (1.45%) Go
9 2 (1.45%) Python
9 2 (1.45%) VBScript
10 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.72%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.72%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Degree
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.80%) MCP
3 8 (5.80%) MCSA
3 8 (5.80%) MCSE
4 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.62%) CCA
5 5 (3.62%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.45%) MCTS
6 2 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.07%) XenApp
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.35%) vSphere
5 5 (3.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) Ansible
2 4 (2.90%) Dollar Universe
2 4 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.90%) Puppet
3 2 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 56 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.67%) Oracle
3 11 (7.97%) VMware
4 10 (7.25%) SAP
5 7 (5.07%) Citrix
6 6 (4.35%) CA
7 4 (2.90%) Informatica
7 4 (2.90%) OpenText
7 4 (2.90%) Tableau
7 4 (2.90%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.17%) Cisco
8 3 (2.17%) hybris
8 3 (2.17%) IBM
8 3 (2.17%) Pega
8 3 (2.17%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.45%) CommVault
9 2 (1.45%) EMC
9 2 (1.45%) HP
9 2 (1.45%) McAfee
9 2 (1.45%) Perforce