Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 210 193 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.81% 17.25% 19.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.30% 41.42% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 214 159 326
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -

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 474 466 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 46.98% 41.64% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 424 378 699
Bedfordshire median annual salary £48,125 £43,625 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.32% -8.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,900 £29,175 £29,850
90th Percentile £69,000 £61,250 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 77 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Bedford +14 61 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Dunstable +1 35 £46,500 +9.41% 6
Leighton Buzzard - 10 £35,000 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 89 (42.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (29.52%) SQL Server
3 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (25.24%) .NET
5 52 (24.76%) C#
6 49 (23.33%) HTML
6 49 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 44 (20.95%) CSS
8 43 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (20.00%) Windows
10 35 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (14.76%) Windows Server
12 30 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 29 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (13.33%) Java
15 27 (12.86%) Active Directory
15 27 (12.86%) PowerShell
16 26 (12.38%) Scrum
17 25 (11.90%) Software Engineering
18 23 (10.95%) Big Data
19 22 (10.48%) TDD
19 22 (10.48%) Data Modelling
20 21 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (9.52%) Apache Spark
21 20 (9.52%) Impala
21 20 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
21 20 (9.52%) jQuery
21 20 (9.52%) Hadoop
21 20 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (9.52%) 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 20 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.71%) CMS
3 11 (5.24%) Umbraco
4 10 (4.76%) IIS
5 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.33%) JBoss
6 7 (3.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.90%) nginx
8 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.43%) SAS
10 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.48%) Apache
11 1 (0.48%) LiveLink
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.48%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Infor M3
2 9 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.81%) StreamServe
4 3 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.48%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.71%) SaaS
4 4 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.90%) Trello
5 3 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.43%) Serverless
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.19%) Firewall
2 9 (4.29%) SAN
3 6 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (1.90%) SSH
5 3 (1.43%) Skype
5 3 (1.43%) Wireless
6 1 (0.48%) FTP
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.48%) VLAN
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.81%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (10.95%) Big Data
4 20 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 20 (9.52%) Impala
5 18 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (8.10%) Apache Hive
6 17 (8.10%) Relational Database
7 16 (7.62%) OLTP
7 16 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (6.67%) MySQL
9 12 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (4.29%) NoSQL
11 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.86%) Power BI
12 6 (2.86%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) JIRA
1 12 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.90%) Maven
3 4 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.43%) Ant
4 3 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.48%) JUnit
5 1 (0.48%) Selenium
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (9.52%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.90%) Marketing
3 4 (1.90%) Retail
4 3 (1.43%) Automotive
4 3 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (32.86%) Developer
2 52 (24.76%) Analyst
3 19 (9.05%) Software Developer
4 17 (8.10%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.10%) Architect
4 17 (8.10%) Support Analyst
5 16 (7.62%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 16 (7.62%) Data Architect
6 15 (7.14%) DBA
6 15 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 15 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.19%) Applications Specialist
7 13 (6.19%) Technical Support
8 12 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.71%) SQL DBA
9 11 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (5.24%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.76%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.24%) .NET
2 49 (23.33%) HTML
3 44 (20.95%) CSS
4 30 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 20 (9.52%) jQuery
6 19 (9.05%) AngularJS
6 19 (9.05%) XML
7 16 (7.62%) Spring
8 15 (7.14%) Web Services
9 14 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 14 (6.67%) React
10 13 (6.19%) JSON
11 12 (5.71%) SOAP
12 11 (5.24%) Vue.js
12 11 (5.24%) WPF
13 9 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.81%) Flash
14 8 (3.81%) Middleware
15 7 (3.33%) Java EE
15 7 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.24%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.24%) Clustering
3 11 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.24%) Replication
4 9 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.81%) e-Learning
6 7 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.43%) Fintech
8 3 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.95%) NHS
10 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.48%) PDA
10 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.00%) Windows
2 31 (14.76%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.05%) Linux
4 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.43%) Unix
7 3 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (12.38%) Scrum
4 25 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 22 (10.48%) Data Modelling
5 22 (10.48%) TDD
6 20 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (9.52%) Web Development
7 17 (8.10%) Analytics
7 17 (8.10%) DevOps
8 16 (7.62%) ERP
8 16 (7.62%) Migration
9 15 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (7.14%) SDLC
10 12 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.71%) High Availability
10 12 (5.71%) OO
11 11 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (5.24%) ITIL
11 11 (5.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.76%) C#
2 49 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.33%) Java
4 27 (12.86%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.24%) Java 8
7 8 (3.81%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.81%) VBScript
8 7 (3.33%) PHP
9 5 (2.38%) C++
10 3 (1.43%) Korn
10 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.48%) Python
12 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) Degree
2 11 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (3.81%) CCNA
3 8 (3.81%) CCNP
3 8 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.81%) MCITP
3 8 (3.81%) MCSA
3 8 (3.81%) MCSE
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.81%) vSphere
4 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.90%) XenApp
5 3 (1.43%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.43%) HDFS
5 3 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.24%) SCCM
2 3 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.43%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (1.43%) Oozie
2 3 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (42.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.57%) VMware
3 14 (6.67%) Oracle
4 9 (4.29%) Infor
5 8 (3.81%) Cisco
5 8 (3.81%) CommVault
5 8 (3.81%) HP
6 7 (3.33%) EMC
7 6 (2.86%) Citrix
8 4 (1.90%) Tableau
9 3 (1.43%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.43%) DataFlux
9 3 (1.43%) Mitel
9 3 (1.43%) NetApp
9 3 (1.43%) SAP
9 3 (1.43%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.43%) Symantec
9 3 (1.43%) Talend
9 3 (1.43%) Trillium
10 1 (0.48%) Google