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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 129 149 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.00% 18.58% 18.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.44% 67.73% 70.18%
Number of salaries quoted 113 128 169
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 171 220 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.51% 27.43% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 146 185 239
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +2.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 March 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 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 49 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Dunstable +5 31 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Luton -3 27 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Leighton Buzzard 0 3 £44,000 +3.52% 2
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 149 (58.20%) C#
2 135 (52.73%) .NET
3 119 (46.48%) ASP.NET
4 110 (42.97%) SQL
5 101 (39.45%) Microsoft
6 93 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (33.20%) HTML
8 79 (30.86%) JavaScript
9 76 (29.69%) MVC
10 68 (26.56%) Windows
11 62 (24.22%) T-SQL
12 58 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (21.09%) Visual Studio
14 53 (20.70%) CSS
15 51 (19.92%) HTML5
16 50 (19.53%) AngularJS
17 48 (18.75%) .NET Framework
17 48 (18.75%) jQuery
17 48 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 46 (17.97%) MS Excel
18 46 (17.97%) Windows Server
19 41 (16.02%) Web Services
19 41 (16.02%) Java
19 41 (16.02%) Web Development
20 40 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
21 38 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 36 (14.06%) Finance
22 36 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
23 33 (12.89%) Degree
23 33 (12.89%) DevOps

SQL Server
Top Related 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 31 (12.11%) IIS
2 25 (9.77%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.52%) ArcGIS
4 9 (3.52%) Oracle Spatial
5 7 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.78%) Apache
7 2 (0.78%) Drupal
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.39%) Gentran
Applications
1 46 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.38%) SaaS
3 19 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.91%) Office 365
5 4 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.13%) Firewall
2 5 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.95%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.56%) SAN
4 3 (1.17%) LAN
4 3 (1.17%) WAN
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.78%) LDAP
5 2 (0.78%) Network Security
5 2 (0.78%) SMS
5 2 (0.78%) VLAN
5 2 (0.78%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (7.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (7.03%) MySQL
7 18 (7.03%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.69%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.91%) OLAP
9 10 (3.91%) OLTP
9 10 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (3.52%) GIS
10 9 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (3.52%) Power BI
10 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (2.34%) QlikView
14 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (21.09%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.91%) JIRA
5 9 (3.52%) NUnit
6 6 (2.34%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.34%) Subversion
7 5 (1.95%) Fiddler
7 5 (1.95%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.56%) Selenium
8 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.78%) Grunt
9 2 (0.78%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (14.06%) Finance
2 8 (3.13%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Music Industry
4 3 (1.17%) Advertising
4 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.17%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Automotive
5 1 (0.39%) Electronics
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (51.56%) Developer
2 78 (30.47%) .NET Developer
3 70 (27.34%) C# Developer
4 51 (19.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 26 (10.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (9.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (9.38%) Analyst
8 24 (9.38%) DBA
9 21 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (7.03%) SQL DBA
11 16 (6.25%) Applications Support
12 13 (5.08%) Administrator
12 13 (5.08%) Architect
13 12 (4.69%) IT Manager
14 11 (4.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 11 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (4.30%) SQL Analyst
14 11 (4.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (52.73%) .NET
2 119 (46.48%) ASP.NET
3 85 (33.20%) HTML
4 58 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (20.70%) CSS
6 51 (19.92%) HTML5
7 50 (19.53%) AngularJS
8 48 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 48 (18.75%) jQuery
9 41 (16.02%) Web Services
10 40 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (10.16%) WCF
11 26 (10.16%) WinForms
12 23 (8.98%) Entity Framework
12 23 (8.98%) RESTful
13 21 (8.20%) CSS3
14 20 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (5.08%) Ajax
15 13 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (5.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.42%) Clustering
2 18 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.08%) Replication
4 10 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.52%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.73%) Linked Data
6 7 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.56%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
8 2 (0.78%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.56%) Windows
2 46 (17.97%) Windows Server
3 30 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.47%) Linux
6 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.78%) Unix
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.69%) MVC
3 41 (16.02%) Web Development
4 33 (12.89%) DevOps
4 33 (12.89%) TDD
5 32 (12.50%) Scrum
6 31 (12.11%) SOA
7 24 (9.38%) SDLC
8 23 (8.98%) Software Engineering
9 22 (8.59%) BDD
10 21 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (8.20%) Software Delivery
11 19 (7.42%) ITIL
12 18 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (7.03%) Waterfall
13 17 (6.64%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.64%) Supplier Management
14 16 (6.25%) Problem Management
15 15 (5.86%) CRM
15 15 (5.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 149 (58.20%) C#
2 110 (42.97%) SQL
3 79 (30.86%) JavaScript
4 62 (24.22%) T-SQL
5 41 (16.02%) Java
6 24 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.91%) Ruby
8 9 (3.52%) C
8 9 (3.52%) Python
9 7 (2.73%) VBScript
10 5 (1.95%) ABAP
11 4 (1.56%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.17%) VB
13 2 (0.78%) C++
13 2 (0.78%) PHP
13 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.78%) VBA
14 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (12.89%) Degree
2 24 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.25%) MCSA
4 14 (5.47%) MCSE
5 9 (3.52%) MCP
6 8 (3.13%) MCITP
7 3 (1.17%) CCNA
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.78%) VCP6
8 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.39%) CCIP
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
9 1 (0.39%) CCSP
9 1 (0.39%) MCSD
9 1 (0.39%) MOS
9 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.78%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.39%) Oozie
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.11%) Oracle
3 10 (3.91%) HP
4 9 (3.52%) ESRI
5 8 (3.13%) SAP
6 6 (2.34%) VMware
7 5 (1.95%) Adobe
8 3 (1.17%) CA
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco
8 3 (1.17%) Citrix
8 3 (1.17%) hybris
8 3 (1.17%) IBM
9 2 (0.78%) 3Com
9 2 (0.78%) Apple
9 2 (0.78%) Dell
9 2 (0.78%) EMC
9 2 (0.78%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.39%) Kofax
10 1 (0.39%) Perforce
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bens Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 18 days ago