Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 119 249 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.40% 17.15% 15.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.26% 37.22% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 126 282 325
Bedfordshire median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% -9.09% +3.53%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 311 669 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 35.02% 46.07% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 287 609 664
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,650 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 17 January 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 January 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 -1 46 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Dunstable +1 38 £45,000 +4.05% 1
Bedford -11 15 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £43,500 - 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 38 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 33 (27.73%) Finance
3 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.21%) MySQL
3 30 (25.21%) Oracle
4 28 (23.53%) .NET
4 28 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 27 (22.69%) Java
6 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.01%) C#
7 25 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (19.33%) HTML
9 19 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (15.97%) jQuery
9 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (15.97%) Relational Database
10 18 (15.13%) Project Management
11 17 (14.29%) CSS
11 17 (14.29%) XML
12 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (13.45%) Web Development
13 15 (12.61%) Java EE
13 15 (12.61%) Oracle Database
14 14 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (11.76%) SLA
14 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET
14 14 (11.76%) PHP
14 14 (11.76%) Spring
15 13 (10.92%) Subversion
15 13 (10.92%) Degree

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 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (3.36%) IIS
1 4 (3.36%) nginx
2 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.84%) JBoss
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.84%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (2.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) ATM
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) Intranet
3 1 (0.84%) SAN
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) VPN
3 1 (0.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (25.21%) MySQL
3 19 (15.97%) Relational Database
3 19 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (12.61%) Oracle Database
5 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (9.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.04%) MarkLogic
10 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.36%) MariaDB
10 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.52%) OLAP
12 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.68%) DTS
12 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Subversion
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.04%) IntelliJ
4 6 (5.04%) JUnit
4 6 (5.04%) Mockito
4 6 (5.04%) NetBeans
5 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.52%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.52%) Selenium
8 1 (0.84%) Ant
8 1 (0.84%) Gradle
8 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.84%) Maven
8 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (27.73%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Legal
3 6 (5.04%) Advertising
3 6 (5.04%) Games
4 5 (4.20%) Publishing
5 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 4 (3.36%) Retail
6 3 (2.52%) German Language
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (50.42%) Developer
2 29 (24.37%) Analyst
3 17 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Applications Support
5 13 (10.92%) Business Analyst
6 12 (10.08%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.40%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (7.56%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Applications Support
8 9 (7.56%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.56%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Applications Specialist
9 8 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.72%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.72%) SQL BI Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Junior
11 6 (5.04%) Applications Support Specialist
11 6 (5.04%) Support Specialist
11 6 (5.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.53%) .NET
2 23 (19.33%) HTML
3 19 (15.97%) jQuery
4 17 (14.29%) CSS
4 17 (14.29%) XML
5 15 (12.61%) Java EE
6 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 14 (11.76%) Spring
7 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
7 12 (10.08%) XSLT
8 10 (8.40%) REST
9 9 (7.56%) Hibernate
10 8 (6.72%) JSP
10 8 (6.72%) Web Services
11 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.88%) HTML5
11 7 (5.88%) JMS
11 7 (5.88%) JSF
11 7 (5.88%) Struts
11 7 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.52%) Clustering
5 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.84%) BYOD
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) Solaris
4 4 (3.36%) Unix
5 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (15.13%) Project Management
3 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.45%) Web Development
4 13 (10.92%) MVC
5 11 (9.24%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.24%) SDLC
6 10 (8.40%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (7.56%) CRM
7 9 (7.56%) OO
8 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) BDD
10 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.04%) ERP
10 6 (5.04%) ITIL
10 6 (5.04%) Memory Management
10 6 (5.04%) TDD
11 5 (4.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 27 (22.69%) Java
3 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.01%) C#
5 14 (11.76%) PHP
6 12 (10.08%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.88%) Python
8 4 (3.36%) VB
9 3 (2.52%) PHP 5
9 3 (2.52%) R
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) Erlang
10 2 (1.68%) Go
10 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.84%) C++
11 1 (0.84%) Perl
11 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 10 (8.40%) ISEB
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.84%) CCNA
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.84%) MCITP
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.36%) Docker
4 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.84%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Ansible
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (0.84%) Oozie
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
1 1 (0.84%) SCCM
1 1 (0.84%) SCOM
1 1 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
1 30 (25.21%) Oracle
2 9 (7.56%) SAP
3 4 (3.36%) VMware
4 3 (2.52%) Talend
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco
5 1 (0.84%) Dell
5 1 (0.84%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.84%) HP
5 1 (0.84%) NetApp
5 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.84%) Tableau
5 1 (0.84%) VocaLink
5 1 (0.84%) Workday
5 1 (0.84%) Zend