Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 201 161 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.98% 15.69% 16.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.07% 41.28% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 216 145 296
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £60,000 £58,125
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 427 390 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 40.32% 38.01% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 388 335 648
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,625 £69,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -4 68 £49,250 +15.88% 15
Bedford +15 55 £37,500 +25.00% 8
Dunstable +2 41 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Leighton Buzzard - 8 £20,000 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 88 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 63 (31.34%) SQL Server
3 60 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (27.86%) C#
5 53 (26.37%) .NET
6 41 (20.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 38 (18.91%) ASP.NET
8 37 (18.41%) Windows
8 37 (18.41%) HTML
9 35 (17.41%) JavaScript
10 33 (16.42%) Java
11 28 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (13.43%) CSS
13 25 (12.44%) TDD
14 24 (11.94%) Spring
14 24 (11.94%) Degree
14 24 (11.94%) AngularJS
15 22 (10.95%) Hibernate
15 22 (10.95%) Scrum
16 21 (10.45%) Windows Server
17 19 (9.45%) jQuery
17 19 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (8.96%) PowerShell
18 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
18 18 (8.96%) Migration
18 18 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (8.46%) Web Services
19 17 (8.46%) XML
19 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
19 17 (8.46%) Finance

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 11 (5.47%) CMS
1 11 (5.47%) Umbraco
2 10 (4.98%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.48%) IIS
3 7 (3.48%) JBoss
4 6 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.99%) nginx
6 4 (1.99%) SAS
7 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.50%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.48%) Infor M3
3 6 (2.99%) StreamServe
4 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.49%) SaaS
4 4 (1.99%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.99%) Trello
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.49%) PaaS
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.00%) Route 53
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) Office 365
7 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) Firewall
2 6 (2.99%) SAN
3 4 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (1.99%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (1.99%) SSH
4 3 (1.49%) Wireless
5 2 (1.00%) DHCP
5 2 (1.00%) DNS
5 2 (1.00%) HTTP
5 2 (1.00%) SSL
5 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) VPN
6 1 (0.50%) VRRP
6 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (7.46%) Big Data
7 14 (6.97%) Relational Database
8 13 (6.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (6.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (4.98%) Hadoop
9 10 (4.98%) Impala
10 9 (4.48%) Apache Hive
11 8 (3.98%) OLTP
12 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (2.99%) MySQL
13 6 (2.99%) Power BI
13 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.99%) Cosmos DB
15 3 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.98%) JIRA
2 5 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.99%) Maven
3 4 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.49%) Ant
4 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.50%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.50%) JUnit
6 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (8.46%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.48%) Marketing
3 2 (1.00%) Advertising
4 1 (0.50%) Electronics
4 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (41.79%) Developer
2 41 (20.40%) Analyst
3 25 (12.44%) Software Developer
4 23 (11.44%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.95%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.96%) Lead Developer
7 14 (6.97%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.47%) DBA
8 13 (6.47%) SQL DBA
8 13 (6.47%) SQL Developer
9 11 (5.47%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.47%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (5.47%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.98%) Graduate
10 10 (4.98%) Lead Software Developer
11 9 (4.48%) Architect
11 9 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.48%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (26.37%) .NET
2 38 (18.91%) ASP.NET
3 37 (18.41%) HTML
4 27 (13.43%) CSS
5 24 (11.94%) AngularJS
5 24 (11.94%) Spring
6 22 (10.95%) Hibernate
7 19 (9.45%) jQuery
8 17 (8.46%) Web Services
8 17 (8.46%) WPF
8 17 (8.46%) XML
9 14 (6.97%) React
10 13 (6.47%) SOAP
10 13 (6.47%) WCF
11 11 (5.47%) JSON
11 11 (5.47%) Vue.js
11 11 (5.47%) WinForms
12 10 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (3.98%) Middleware
14 7 (3.48%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Client/Server
2 13 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.97%) Clustering
3 12 (5.97%) Replication
4 8 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.49%) Fintech
7 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.00%) NHS
7 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) PDA
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.41%) Windows
2 21 (10.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.47%) Linux
4 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.49%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.00%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) Android
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (12.44%) TDD
4 22 (10.95%) Scrum
5 18 (8.96%) Migration
5 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.46%) Computer Science
7 14 (6.97%) CRM
7 14 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (6.97%) Web Development
8 13 (6.47%) Analytics
8 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (6.47%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (6.47%) High Availability
8 13 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.47%) Web Application Development
9 12 (5.97%) ERP
10 11 (5.47%) ITIL
10 11 (5.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.86%) C#
2 35 (17.41%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.42%) Java
4 18 (8.96%) PowerShell
5 16 (7.96%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.97%) Java 8
7 8 (3.98%) PHP
8 7 (3.48%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.99%) C++
9 6 (2.99%) VBScript
10 4 (1.99%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.00%) Python
12 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 24 (11.94%) Degree
2 12 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.99%) MCSA
4 6 (2.99%) MCSE
5 5 (2.49%) CCNA
5 5 (2.49%) CCNP
5 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.49%) MCITP
5 5 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.99%) ISEB
7 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.49%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.49%) vSphere
4 4 (1.99%) XenApp
5 2 (1.00%) Docker
5 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) SCCM
2 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.50%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.50%) Oozie
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.97%) VMware
3 13 (6.47%) Oracle
4 7 (3.48%) Infor
4 7 (3.48%) Tableau
5 6 (2.99%) SAP
6 5 (2.49%) Cisco
6 5 (2.49%) Citrix
6 5 (2.49%) CommVault
6 5 (2.49%) EMC
6 5 (2.49%) HP
7 4 (1.99%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.99%) DataFlux
7 4 (1.99%) Talend
7 4 (1.99%) Trillium
8 3 (1.49%) IBM
8 3 (1.49%) Mitel
8 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.49%) Symantec
9 2 (1.00%) Sybase