The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 81 167 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.48% 20.02% 19.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.40% 51.38% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 139 178
Median salary £43,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £69,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 258 325 448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 39.75% 38.97% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 214 279 350
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 0 30 £37,500 -7.97% 2
Luton 0 26 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Dunstable -5 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 108 (48.43%) SQL Server
2 80 (35.87%) Microsoft
3 78 (34.98%) T-SQL
4 77 (34.53%) C#
5 71 (31.84%) .NET
6 58 (26.01%) JavaScript
6 58 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (25.11%) ASP.NET
8 49 (21.97%) Windows
9 48 (21.52%) Finance
10 45 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 45 (20.18%) HTML
11 44 (19.73%) Windows Server
12 43 (19.28%) MVC
13 40 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (17.49%) CSS
15 38 (17.04%) Web Services
16 34 (15.25%) Oracle
17 32 (14.35%) Java
17 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
18 31 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 29 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (13.00%) jQuery
19 29 (13.00%) ITIL
19 29 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (12.11%) IIS
22 24 (10.76%) SaaS
22 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2012
23 23 (10.31%) DevOps

SQL
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 27 (12.11%) IIS
2 15 (6.73%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.38%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.24%) SAS
5 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.45%) Gentran
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.24%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.90%) Unica
4 1 (0.45%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.45%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.45%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.76%) SaaS
3 13 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.79%) Office 365
4 4 (1.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.04%) Firewall
2 7 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.24%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.35%) DHCP
4 3 (1.35%) DNS
4 3 (1.35%) LAN
4 3 (1.35%) WAN
5 2 (0.90%) SAN
5 2 (0.90%) Wireless
6 1 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (48.43%) SQL Server
2 45 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (7.62%) Relational Database
8 14 (6.28%) MySQL
8 14 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (5.38%) Oracle Database
10 10 (4.48%) OLAP
10 10 (4.48%) OLTP
10 10 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (3.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (2.69%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 6 (2.69%) Power BI
14 5 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.38%) Selenium
3 9 (4.04%) JIRA
4 7 (3.14%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.69%) Subversion
5 6 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.24%) Fiddler
6 5 (2.24%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.24%) Gradle
6 5 (2.24%) Maven
6 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.79%) NUnit
8 3 (1.35%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.35%) Robot Framework
8 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.90%) Appium
9 2 (0.90%) Moq
9 2 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (21.52%) Finance
2 23 (10.31%) Banking
3 9 (4.04%) Marketing
4 6 (2.69%) Retail
5 5 (2.24%) Back Office
5 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.79%) Advertising
7 3 (1.35%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Electronics
8 2 (0.90%) Military
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (30.94%) Developer
2 52 (23.32%) Analyst
3 45 (20.18%) .NET Developer
4 29 (13.00%) C# Developer
5 26 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (10.31%) Applications Support
7 22 (9.87%) DBA
8 19 (8.52%) Senior Developer
9 18 (8.07%) SQL DBA
10 17 (7.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 15 (6.73%) SQL Developer
12 14 (6.28%) Applications Specialist
12 14 (6.28%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (6.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (6.28%) SQL Analyst
13 13 (5.83%) Support Analyst
14 12 (5.38%) Support Specialist
15 11 (4.93%) Administrator
15 11 (4.93%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.84%) .NET
2 56 (25.11%) ASP.NET
3 45 (20.18%) HTML
4 40 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (17.49%) CSS
6 38 (17.04%) Web Services
7 29 (13.00%) jQuery
8 22 (9.87%) XML
9 20 (8.97%) AngularJS
10 19 (8.52%) HTML5
11 17 (7.62%) CSS3
12 16 (7.17%) .NET Framework
13 14 (6.28%) XSLT
14 13 (5.83%) JSON
14 13 (5.83%) RESTful
15 12 (5.38%) Middleware
16 11 (4.93%) SOAP
17 9 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 8 (3.59%) Java EE
18 8 (3.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) Virtual Team
2 17 (7.62%) Clustering
3 15 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.28%) Replication
5 6 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.79%) Social Media
7 4 (1.79%) User Experience
8 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 2 (0.90%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.97%) Windows
2 44 (19.73%) Windows Server
3 28 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.97%) Linux
5 17 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.14%) Unix
7 5 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.28%) MVC
3 29 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (13.00%) ITIL
4 23 (10.31%) DevOps
5 21 (9.42%) SDLC
6 20 (8.97%) Mentoring
7 18 (8.07%) CRM
8 17 (7.62%) Problem Management
9 15 (6.73%) Scrum
9 15 (6.73%) Software Delivery
9 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
10 14 (6.28%) High Availability
11 13 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.83%) ERP
12 12 (5.38%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.38%) Supplier Management
12 12 (5.38%) Web Development
13 11 (4.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (4.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.98%) T-SQL
2 77 (34.53%) C#
3 58 (26.01%) JavaScript
4 32 (14.35%) Java
5 23 (10.31%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.04%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.14%) Python
7 7 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.24%) ABAP
8 5 (2.24%) R
9 4 (1.79%) C
9 4 (1.79%) VBA
9 4 (1.79%) VBScript
10 2 (0.90%) C++
10 2 (0.90%) PHP
10 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (5.83%) Degree
2 10 (4.48%) MCSA
2 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.59%) MCSE
4 5 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.24%) MCP
5 4 (1.79%) ISEB
6 3 (1.35%) CCNA
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.90%) VCP6
7 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) CCIP
8 1 (0.45%) CCNP
8 1 (0.45%) CCSP
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) MCSD
8 1 (0.45%) MOS
8 1 (0.45%) PhD
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.42%) SLA
2 13 (5.83%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.45%) Docker
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (2.24%) Kibana
3 2 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) Oozie
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.25%) Oracle
3 14 (6.28%) SAP
4 12 (5.38%) BEA
5 9 (4.04%) IBM
6 7 (3.14%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.14%) VMware
7 5 (2.24%) Adobe
7 5 (2.24%) HP
8 4 (1.79%) Citrix
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco
9 3 (1.35%) Tableau
10 2 (0.90%) 3Com
10 2 (0.90%) EMC
10 2 (0.90%) hybris
10 2 (0.90%) Sun
10 2 (0.90%) Veeam
10 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.45%) Anite
11 1 (0.45%) Perforce
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