Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 181 295 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.51% 18.59% 17.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.13% 38.82% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 155 324 405
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,375 £25,146
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,900
East of England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 451 760 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 41.15% 47.89% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 382 686 763
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,875 £70,625 £58,950
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 +2 83 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Dunstable +1 51 £42,500 +2.41% 2
Bedford -14 20 £30,000 -22.08% 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 54 (29.83%) SQL Server
2 50 (27.62%) Oracle
3 45 (24.86%) Microsoft
4 42 (23.20%) Finance
5 41 (22.65%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (22.65%) .NET
6 39 (21.55%) Retail
7 37 (20.44%) Java
7 37 (20.44%) Degree
8 36 (19.89%) JavaScript
8 36 (19.89%) T-SQL
9 34 (18.78%) C#
10 31 (17.13%) MySQL
11 30 (16.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 30 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (15.47%) Analytics
12 28 (15.47%) Web Services
13 25 (13.81%) HTML
13 25 (13.81%) PL/SQL
13 25 (13.81%) Oracle Database
13 25 (13.81%) Relational Database
14 23 (12.71%) Java EE
14 23 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (12.15%) Project Management
15 22 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (12.15%) jQuery
16 21 (11.60%) MVC
17 20 (11.05%) Spring
18 19 (10.50%) ASP.NET

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 13 (7.18%) Apache Spark
2 12 (6.63%) SAS
3 10 (5.52%) IIS
4 8 (4.42%) JBoss
5 7 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.31%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.66%) CMS
8 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.66%) nginx
9 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (8.29%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (1.66%) Unica
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.55%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.66%) SaaS
3 3 (1.66%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) ATM
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.13%) MySQL
3 25 (13.81%) Oracle Database
3 25 (13.81%) Relational Database
4 22 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (9.39%) RDBMS
6 16 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (7.73%) Hadoop
8 13 (7.18%) Big Data
8 13 (7.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (6.63%) Apache Hive
9 12 (6.63%) Impala
9 12 (6.63%) MongoDB
10 11 (6.08%) NoSQL
10 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (4.97%) OLAP
12 7 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (3.31%) OLTP
13 6 (3.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (6.63%) Subversion
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.31%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.76%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.76%) IntelliJ
5 5 (2.76%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.21%) JUnit
6 4 (2.21%) Mockito
7 3 (1.66%) Ant
7 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.66%) Gradle
7 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.66%) Maven
7 3 (1.66%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.66%) Selenium
7 3 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.66%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (23.20%) Finance
2 39 (21.55%) Retail
3 13 (7.18%) Marketing
4 7 (3.87%) Legal
5 6 (3.31%) Games
6 5 (2.76%) Advertising
7 3 (1.66%) German Language
7 3 (1.66%) Publishing
8 2 (1.10%) Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (37.02%) Developer
2 54 (29.83%) Analyst
3 19 (10.50%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.94%) C# Developer
4 18 (9.94%) SQL Analyst
5 17 (9.39%) Applications Support
6 15 (8.29%) Software Developer
7 14 (7.73%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.63%) Applications Specialist
8 12 (6.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (6.63%) SQL Developer
9 11 (6.08%) Analytics Consultant
9 11 (6.08%) Applications Support Specialist
9 11 (6.08%) Architect
9 11 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (6.08%) Consultant
9 11 (6.08%) Data Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) SAS Consultant
9 11 (6.08%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.65%) .NET
2 28 (15.47%) Web Services
3 25 (13.81%) HTML
4 23 (12.71%) Java EE
5 22 (12.15%) jQuery
6 20 (11.05%) Spring
7 19 (10.50%) ASP.NET
7 19 (10.50%) CSS
7 19 (10.50%) XML
8 15 (8.29%) AngularJS
9 13 (7.18%) Hibernate
10 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (6.63%) HTML5
10 12 (6.63%) JSON
10 12 (6.63%) XSLT
11 11 (6.08%) Struts
11 11 (6.08%) XSL
12 10 (5.52%) JSF
12 10 (5.52%) REST
13 9 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
1 30 (16.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.31%) Fintech
4 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.76%) EPoS
6 4 (2.21%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.66%) Clustering
7 3 (1.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.55%) BYOD
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.29%) Windows
2 14 (7.73%) Linux
3 9 (4.97%) Unix
4 6 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.21%) Solaris
7 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.55%) AIX
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.65%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (15.47%) Analytics
3 23 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.15%) Project Management
5 21 (11.60%) MVC
6 18 (9.94%) Data Modelling
7 16 (8.84%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.84%) CRM
7 16 (8.84%) Customer Analytics
7 16 (8.84%) Data Management
7 16 (8.84%) SDLC
8 15 (8.29%) Change Management
8 15 (8.29%) Translating Business Requirements
9 14 (7.73%) Web Development
9 14 (7.73%) Yield Management
10 13 (7.18%) ETL
10 13 (7.18%) Mathematics
10 13 (7.18%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.18%) Statistics
10 13 (7.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.44%) Java
2 36 (19.89%) JavaScript
2 36 (19.89%) T-SQL
3 34 (18.78%) C#
4 25 (13.81%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.94%) Python
6 14 (7.73%) R
7 12 (6.63%) PHP
8 11 (6.08%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.21%) Perl
11 4 (2.21%) VB
12 3 (1.66%) C++
12 3 (1.66%) PHP 5
12 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.10%) C
13 2 (1.10%) Go
13 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (20.44%) Degree
2 15 (8.29%) ISEB
3 11 (6.08%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (3.31%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCITP
6 1 (0.55%) MCP
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.50%) Data Quality
2 15 (8.29%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (8.29%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (6.08%) Apache Flume
3 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.66%) Docker
6 1 (0.55%) Firmware
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Ansible
1 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Oozie
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (27.62%) Oracle
2 45 (24.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.18%) SAP
4 11 (6.08%) Tableau
5 6 (3.31%) VMware
6 5 (2.76%) Informatica
6 5 (2.76%) WorldPay
7 4 (2.21%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.66%) hybris
8 3 (1.66%) IBM
8 3 (1.66%) Pega
8 3 (1.66%) Talend
9 2 (1.10%) BEA
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco
10 1 (0.55%) Dell
10 1 (0.55%) Epicor
10 1 (0.55%) HP
10 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.55%) Sage