Period
to 17 July 2018

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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 180 203 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.18% 15.23% 21.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 37.04% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 178 174 340
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.65% -12.78% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £63,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 468 548 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 47.27% 41.11% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 423 428 676
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,875 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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 -7 71 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Bedford +2 55 £42,500 +41.67% 10
Dunstable +5 21 £46,500 +9.41% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 14 £35,000 - 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 93 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 79 (43.89%) SQL Server
3 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (28.89%) .NET
5 51 (28.33%) C#
6 49 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 48 (26.67%) Windows
8 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
9 42 (23.33%) Windows Server
10 41 (22.78%) PowerShell
10 41 (22.78%) HTML
11 40 (22.22%) CSS
12 29 (16.11%) Web Development
13 25 (13.89%) ASP.NET
13 25 (13.89%) DevOps
14 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
14 23 (12.78%) WPF
15 22 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (12.22%) Active Directory
15 22 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (11.67%) Linux
16 21 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (11.11%) SaaS
17 20 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (10.56%) WCF
18 19 (10.56%) WinForms
19 17 (9.44%) TDD
19 17 (9.44%) Finance
19 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.22%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.56%) IIS
3 6 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.22%) CMS
4 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Infor M3
2 7 (3.89%) StreamServe
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.56%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (11.11%) SaaS
3 19 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.22%) PaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.11%) Serverless
7 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) SAN
2 9 (5.00%) Firewall
3 8 (4.44%) Skype
4 5 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (2.22%) Internet
6 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) FTP
7 1 (0.56%) VLAN
7 1 (0.56%) WAN
7 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (43.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (8.89%) MySQL
4 13 (7.22%) Big Data
4 13 (7.22%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.22%) Impala
5 12 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.11%) Apache Hive
6 11 (6.11%) OLTP
6 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.78%) gulp
3 5 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.67%) JIRA
5 3 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.67%) Subversion
6 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.11%) WebStorm
7 1 (0.56%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.78%) Retail
4 3 (1.67%) Automotive
4 3 (1.67%) Publishing
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (28.89%) Developer
2 39 (21.67%) Analyst
3 31 (17.22%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.22%) Software Developer
5 19 (10.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 17 (9.44%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.89%) Applications Specialist
8 14 (7.78%) Technical Support
9 13 (7.22%) C# Developer
10 12 (6.67%) Architect
10 12 (6.67%) DBA
10 12 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 11 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (6.11%) Data Architect
11 11 (6.11%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (5.56%) IT Engineer
12 10 (5.56%) Lead Developer
12 10 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (28.89%) .NET
2 41 (22.78%) HTML
3 40 (22.22%) CSS
4 25 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 23 (12.78%) WPF
6 19 (10.56%) WCF
6 19 (10.56%) WinForms
7 15 (8.33%) JSON
7 15 (8.33%) XML
8 10 (5.56%) Web Services
9 8 (4.44%) Middleware
10 7 (3.89%) Flash
10 7 (3.89%) jQuery
10 7 (3.89%) SOAP
11 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.78%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 4 (2.22%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.22%) Entity Framework
13 4 (2.22%) HTML5
13 4 (2.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.11%) e-Learning
4 8 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.44%) Clustering
4 8 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.44%) Replication
5 7 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.22%) NHS
8 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.11%) User Experience
9 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.56%) Fintech
10 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.67%) Windows
2 42 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (11.67%) Linux
4 17 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.67%) Unix
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.11%) Web Development
3 25 (13.89%) DevOps
4 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
5 22 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (9.44%) TDD
8 16 (8.89%) OO
9 15 (8.33%) Data Extraction
9 15 (8.33%) Scrum
10 14 (7.78%) BDD
10 14 (7.78%) Data Modelling
10 14 (7.78%) SDLC
10 14 (7.78%) Web Application Development
11 13 (7.22%) ITIL
11 13 (7.22%) OOD
12 11 (6.11%) ERP
12 11 (6.11%) Migration
12 11 (6.11%) MVC
12 11 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.33%) C#
2 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 41 (22.78%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.22%) Java
5 9 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.44%) PHP
7 7 (3.89%) VBScript
8 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.67%) Korn
9 3 (1.67%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) Java 8
10 1 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Degree
1 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (5.00%) MCSA
3 9 (5.00%) MCSE
4 8 (4.44%) CCNA
4 8 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.44%) MCITP
5 7 (3.89%) CCNP
6 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.11%) MCP
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.89%) vSphere
5 3 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.67%) XenApp
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.11%) HDFS
7 1 (0.56%) Docker
7 1 (0.56%) Firmware
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (2.22%) SCOM
3 3 (1.67%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.11%) Oozie
5 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 93 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.33%) VMware
3 8 (4.44%) Cisco
3 8 (4.44%) HP
4 7 (3.89%) CommVault
4 7 (3.89%) Infor
4 7 (3.89%) Oracle
5 5 (2.78%) Citrix
5 5 (2.78%) EMC
6 4 (2.22%) NetApp
6 4 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.56%) Dell
7 1 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) hybris
7 1 (0.56%) Informatica
7 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) Progress
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Sage
7 1 (0.56%) Workday