Period
to 17 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 125 152 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.08% 15.72% 14.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.64% 37.81% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 128 154 168
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +15.69% -15.00%
10th Percentile £26,100 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,375 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 383 402 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 40.06% 41.57% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 364 370 421
Bedfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,125 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 47 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Bedford -2 29 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Dunstable +5 19 £45,000 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 37 (29.60%) .NET
2 36 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (27.20%) SQL Server
4 31 (24.80%) C#
5 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (18.40%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (18.40%) Linux
6 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
7 21 (16.80%) ETL
7 21 (16.80%) DevOps
8 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
10 18 (14.40%) CRM
11 17 (13.60%) T-SQL
11 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (13.60%) Marketing
11 17 (13.60%) Big Data
12 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (12.80%) Open Source
12 16 (12.80%) Java
12 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (11.20%) Windows
14 14 (11.20%) VMware
14 14 (11.20%) SaaS
14 14 (11.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (11.20%) Prometheus
15 13 (10.40%) Dynamics 365
15 13 (10.40%) Mobile App

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 12 (9.60%) Apache
1 12 (9.60%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (9.60%) nginx
2 7 (5.60%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.40%) CMS
4 3 (2.40%) IIS
4 3 (2.40%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.40%) WordPress
5 2 (1.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.80%) Luigi
6 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (11.20%) SaaS
4 13 (10.40%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (7.20%) Serverless
6 4 (3.20%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.60%) Office 365
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.80%) Route 53
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) DHCP
1 13 (10.40%) DNS
2 12 (9.60%) HTTP
2 12 (9.60%) SSL
2 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.60%) VRRP
3 3 (2.40%) Internet
4 2 (1.60%) Firewall
4 2 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.20%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.40%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (13.60%) Big Data
3 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (11.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (9.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (9.60%) Redis
7 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.60%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.00%) Apache Hive
9 5 (4.00%) Apache Kudu
9 5 (4.00%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (4.00%) GIS
9 5 (4.00%) Impala
10 4 (3.20%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.20%) Power BI
10 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.60%) Mercurial
4 9 (7.20%) JIRA
5 6 (4.80%) GitLab
6 4 (3.20%) Selenium
7 3 (2.40%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.40%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.40%) Subversion
7 3 (2.40%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.80%) Maven
8 1 (0.80%) Moq
8 1 (0.80%) NUnit
8 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.60%) Marketing
2 4 (3.20%) Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Developer
2 16 (12.80%) SQL Developer
3 14 (11.20%) Analyst
3 14 (11.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (10.40%) CRM Specialist
4 13 (10.40%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
5 12 (9.60%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.80%) SQL BI Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (7.20%) Big Data Manager
9 8 (6.40%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.60%) DBA
10 7 (5.60%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Consultant
11 5 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.60%) .NET
2 12 (9.60%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (9.60%) HTML
3 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (7.20%) XML
5 7 (5.60%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.80%) CSS
6 6 (4.80%) Web Services
7 5 (4.00%) HTML5
7 5 (4.00%) JSON
8 4 (3.20%) REST
9 3 (2.40%) CSS3
9 3 (2.40%) jQuery
9 3 (2.40%) Sass
9 3 (2.40%) XSLT
10 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.60%) Kafka
10 2 (1.60%) SignalR
10 2 (1.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.60%) PKI
3 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.40%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.60%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Linux
2 14 (11.20%) Windows
3 12 (9.60%) CentOS
3 12 (9.60%) Solaris
4 5 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.60%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.80%) DevOps
2 21 (16.80%) ETL
3 18 (14.40%) CRM
4 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (12.80%) Open Source
5 13 (10.40%) Scrum
5 13 (10.40%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.40%) Workflow
6 12 (9.60%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.60%) High Availability
6 12 (9.60%) Load Balancing
6 12 (9.60%) Trend Analysis
7 11 (8.80%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.20%) Analytics
9 9 (7.20%) TDD
10 8 (6.40%) SDLC
10 8 (6.40%) SOA
10 8 (6.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) C#
2 17 (13.60%) T-SQL
3 16 (12.80%) Java
4 13 (10.40%) Bash Shell
5 12 (9.60%) PHP
5 12 (9.60%) PHP 5
5 12 (9.60%) PHP 7
6 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.80%) Python
7 7 (5.60%) C
8 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.40%) C++
10 2 (1.60%) Java 8
10 2 (1.60%) Scala
11 1 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.80%) R
11 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.80%) VB
11 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.80%) ISEB
3 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.20%) HDFS
4 2 (1.60%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) Prometheus
2 13 (10.40%) Ansible
3 12 (9.60%) HAProxy
3 12 (9.60%) Kibana
3 12 (9.60%) Kubernetes
3 12 (9.60%) logstash
3 12 (9.60%) Nagios
3 12 (9.60%) Rsyslog
3 12 (9.60%) Terraform
3 12 (9.60%) yum
4 2 (1.60%) Grafana
5 1 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.80%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (11.20%) VMware
4 12 (9.60%) Oracle
4 12 (9.60%) Sybase
5 9 (7.20%) Tableau
6 6 (4.80%) IBM
7 5 (4.00%) SAP
8 4 (3.20%) Google
9 2 (1.60%) Adobe
9 2 (1.60%) Ensighten
9 2 (1.60%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.80%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.80%) Informatica
10 1 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.80%) Red Hat