Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 164 143 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.49% 12.96% 15.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.67% 51.62% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 155 113 240
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 300 277 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 28.33% 25.11% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 262 217 368
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -8.16% +6.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 56 £45,000 +4.05% 22
Bedford +3 46 £42,000 +5.00% 12
Dunstable +1 32 £51,250 +13.89% 1
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 106 (64.63%) C#
1 106 (64.63%) .NET
2 105 (64.02%) Microsoft
3 78 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (44.51%) ASP.NET
5 67 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 63 (38.41%) SQL
7 43 (26.22%) Visual Studio
8 42 (25.61%) MVC
9 37 (22.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (22.56%) Microservices
10 34 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (17.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (17.68%) TDD
12 28 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 28 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (16.46%) WPF
14 26 (15.85%) HTML
15 25 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (15.24%) Relational Database
15 25 (15.24%) Dependency Injection
16 23 (14.02%) Mentoring
16 23 (14.02%) JavaScript
16 23 (14.02%) CSS
17 22 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (12.80%) Windows
19 20 (12.20%) Ant
19 20 (12.20%) WinForms
19 20 (12.20%) DevOps
20 19 (11.59%) SQL Server 2014

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 16 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.66%) IIS
5 4 (2.44%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.44%) nginx
6 3 (1.83%) Apache
6 3 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 67 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.44%) SaaS
3 4 (2.44%) Trello
4 2 (1.22%) Azure Functions
4 2 (1.22%) Serverless
5 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) Firewall
2 7 (4.27%) SAN
3 6 (3.66%) Network Security
3 6 (3.66%) WAN
4 4 (2.44%) SSH
5 3 (1.83%) Hyperconnected
5 3 (1.83%) Internet
5 3 (1.83%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) Skype
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.24%) Relational Database
1 25 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (11.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (11.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (5.49%) MySQL
8 5 (3.05%) DB2
9 4 (2.44%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.44%) Apache Kudu
9 4 (2.44%) Big Data
9 4 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.44%) Impala
9 4 (2.44%) OLTP
9 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 43 (26.22%) Visual Studio
2 20 (12.20%) Ant
3 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.44%) JIRA
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.83%) NUnit
7 2 (1.22%) MSTest
7 2 (1.22%) Selenium
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (2.44%) Marketing
1 4 (2.44%) Retail
2 3 (1.83%) Finance
3 1 (0.61%) Advertising
3 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 76 (46.34%) Developer
2 41 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.24%) Senior Developer
4 23 (14.02%) C# Developer
5 18 (10.98%) Analyst
6 17 (10.37%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 14 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (7.93%) DBA
9 13 (7.93%) SQL DBA
10 11 (6.71%) Software Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) Development Manager
11 10 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) Software Development Manager
11 10 (6.10%) Software Manager
11 10 (6.10%) Support Engineer
12 9 (5.49%) Administrator
12 9 (5.49%) Lead Developer
12 9 (5.49%) SQL Developer
13 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (64.63%) .NET
2 73 (44.51%) ASP.NET
3 37 (22.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (17.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (16.46%) WPF
6 26 (15.85%) HTML
7 23 (14.02%) CSS
8 20 (12.20%) WinForms
9 19 (11.59%) WCF
10 17 (10.37%) .NET Core
10 17 (10.37%) LINQ
10 17 (10.37%) Web Services
11 15 (9.15%) jQuery
12 11 (6.71%) .NET Framework
13 10 (6.10%) AngularJS
13 10 (6.10%) Entity Framework
14 8 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (4.88%) RESTful
15 7 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (3.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Management Information System
1 18 (10.98%) User Experience
2 12 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 12 (7.32%) Clustering
2 12 (7.32%) Replication
3 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.66%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.22%) NHS
8 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.22%) Social Network
9 1 (0.61%) PDA
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Windows
2 15 (9.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.10%) Linux
4 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.05%) Unix
6 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.22%) Android
7 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.61%) MVC
3 37 (22.56%) Microservices
4 29 (17.68%) TDD
5 28 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 25 (15.24%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (14.02%) Mentoring
8 20 (12.20%) DevOps
9 18 (10.98%) High Availability
10 17 (10.37%) Load Testing
10 17 (10.37%) Scrum
11 16 (9.76%) CQRS
11 16 (9.76%) Web Application Development
12 13 (7.93%) Migration
13 12 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.71%) OO
15 10 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 106 (64.63%) C#
2 63 (38.41%) SQL
3 23 (14.02%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.49%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.44%) Apex Code
6 4 (2.44%) PHP
6 4 (2.44%) Python
6 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.22%) Java
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) VBScript
8 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.83%) CCNA
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.83%) MCP
4 2 (1.22%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.22%) MCTS
4 2 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.61%) MCSA
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.66%) vSphere
3 6 (3.66%) XenApp
4 4 (2.44%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (9.76%) Kibana
2 4 (2.44%) Oozie
3 3 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.22%) SCCM
4 2 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 105 (64.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.76%) Google
3 12 (7.32%) VMware
4 11 (6.71%) Oracle
5 6 (3.66%) CA
5 6 (3.66%) Cisco
5 6 (3.66%) Citrix
5 6 (3.66%) CommVault
5 6 (3.66%) EMC
5 6 (3.66%) FalconStor
5 6 (3.66%) HP
5 6 (3.66%) McAfee
6 4 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.44%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.83%) Mitel
7 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.83%) Symantec
8 2 (1.22%) Facebook
8 2 (1.22%) NetApp
8 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds