Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 113 250 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.60% 17.18% 16.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.45% 64.27% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 99 256 287
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £61,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 224 389 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.97% 26.74% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 203 352 364
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £62,500 £63,375
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -8 36 £50,000 -6.98% 17
Bedford +3 32 £50,000 +25.00% 16
Dunstable 0 31 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Leighton Buzzard -3 5 £43,750 -0.57%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 73 (64.60%) .NET
2 67 (59.29%) C#
3 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (38.94%) Microsoft
5 37 (32.74%) SQL
6 28 (24.78%) WPF
7 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET
8 26 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (22.12%) WinForms
10 22 (19.47%) MVC
11 21 (18.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (18.58%) Windows
12 19 (16.81%) Finance
13 18 (15.93%) T-SQL
13 18 (15.93%) Visual Studio
13 18 (15.93%) Web Development
14 17 (15.04%) TDD
15 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (13.27%) Web Services
16 15 (13.27%) Greenfield Project
17 14 (12.39%) DevOps
17 14 (12.39%) HTML
17 14 (12.39%) MVVM
17 14 (12.39%) WCF
18 13 (11.50%) Dependency Injection
18 13 (11.50%) Microservices
18 13 (11.50%) User Experience
18 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
19 12 (10.62%) Enterprise Software
19 12 (10.62%) Amazon AWS

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 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) nginx
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) EngageOne
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Exstream
2 2 (1.77%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) SaaS
4 2 (1.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Firewall
2 4 (3.54%) MPLS
3 2 (1.77%) Network Security
3 2 (1.77%) SAN
3 2 (1.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.65%) MySQL
8 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.77%) OLAP
9 2 (1.77%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.88%) DTS
10 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (6.19%) NUnit
5 4 (3.54%) MSTest
6 1 (0.88%) Calabash
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) Moq
6 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Legal
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Advertising
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Developer
2 28 (24.78%) C# Developer
3 22 (19.47%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.39%) C# WPF Developer
4 14 (12.39%) WPF Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Architect
8 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (7.08%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) SQL BI Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Development Manager
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Software Development Manager
11 5 (4.42%) Software Manager
11 5 (4.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (64.60%) .NET
2 28 (24.78%) WPF
3 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET
4 25 (22.12%) WinForms
5 15 (13.27%) Web Services
6 14 (12.39%) HTML
6 14 (12.39%) WCF
7 12 (10.62%) LINQ
8 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (8.85%) CSS
10 9 (7.96%) .NET Core
10 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
10 9 (7.96%) RESTful
11 8 (7.08%) jQuery
12 6 (5.31%) REST
12 6 (5.31%) SOAP
13 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
14 4 (3.54%) Ninject
14 4 (3.54%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.50%) User Experience
3 12 (10.62%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Social Network
7 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.19%) Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.47%) MVC
3 18 (15.93%) Web Development
4 17 (15.04%) TDD
5 14 (12.39%) DevOps
5 14 (12.39%) MVVM
6 13 (11.50%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (11.50%) Microservices
7 10 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.85%) ITIL
7 10 (8.85%) Multithreading
7 10 (8.85%) OOP
8 9 (7.96%) CQRS
8 9 (7.96%) ETL
8 9 (7.96%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.96%) Multithreaded Programming
8 9 (7.96%) Project Management
8 9 (7.96%) Service Management
9 8 (7.08%) Change Management
10 7 (6.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.29%) C#
2 37 (32.74%) SQL
3 18 (15.93%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.42%) Java
5 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.65%) Python
7 2 (1.77%) C
7 2 (1.77%) Go
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) MCP
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.19%) MCSA
2 7 (6.19%) MCSE
3 5 (4.42%) CCA
3 5 (4.42%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.77%) MCTS
4 2 (1.77%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.42%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) XenApp
4 6 (5.31%) vSphere
5 4 (3.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) Kibana
2 8 (7.08%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (38.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) Google
3 8 (7.08%) VMware
4 7 (6.19%) Citrix
4 7 (6.19%) SAP
5 6 (5.31%) CA
6 4 (3.54%) Facebook
6 4 (3.54%) OpenText
6 4 (3.54%) Oracle
6 4 (3.54%) Tableau
6 4 (3.54%) Twitter
7 2 (1.77%) Capita
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco
7 2 (1.77%) CommVault
7 2 (1.77%) EMC
7 2 (1.77%) FalconStor
7 2 (1.77%) HP
7 2 (1.77%) McAfee
7 2 (1.77%) NetApp
7 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds