Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 95 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 22.14% 13.51% 15.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.50% 53.60% 62.42%
Number of salaries quoted 92 55 78
Luton median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £30,125 £29,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,100 £72,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 200 125 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 46.62% 25.20% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 185 64 119
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.94% -22.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,875 £70,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £51,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.18% -10.53% +5.56%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Luton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Luton.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Luton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Luton over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 70 (73.68%) C#
1 70 (73.68%) .NET
2 69 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (58.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (58.95%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (48.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 46 (48.42%) Visual Studio
5 42 (44.21%) TDD
5 42 (44.21%) Google
5 42 (44.21%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (44.21%) DevOps
5 42 (44.21%) Kibana
5 42 (44.21%) Microservices
5 42 (44.21%) .NET Core
5 42 (44.21%) Dependency Injection
5 42 (44.21%) CQRS
5 42 (44.21%) LINQ
6 34 (35.79%) SQL
7 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET
9 18 (18.95%) WPF
10 16 (16.84%) WCF
11 14 (14.74%) WinForms
12 13 (13.68%) Web Development
13 12 (12.63%) HTML
14 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (10.53%) Migration
15 10 (10.53%) Java
15 10 (10.53%) Windows
15 10 (10.53%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 42 (44.21%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 56 (58.95%) Amazon AWS
1 56 (58.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) VoIP
3 2 (2.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) DHCP
4 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.32%) MySQL
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.26%) DB2
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Kudu
7 3 (3.16%) Big Data
7 3 (3.16%) Impala
7 3 (3.16%) OLTP
7 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (48.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.21%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.11%) Selenium
5 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.11%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.05%) AutoIt
General
1 1 (1.05%) Advertising
1 1 (1.05%) Finance
1 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (68.42%) Developer
2 45 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 24 (25.26%) C# Developer
3 24 (25.26%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Software Developer
5 13 (13.68%) .NET Software Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Analyst
8 9 (9.47%) DBA
8 9 (9.47%) SQL DBA
9 8 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.37%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) IT Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) SCCM Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (73.68%) .NET
2 46 (48.42%) ASP.NET Web API
3 42 (44.21%) .NET Core
3 42 (44.21%) LINQ
4 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET
5 18 (18.95%) WPF
6 16 (16.84%) WCF
7 14 (14.74%) WinForms
8 12 (12.63%) HTML
9 9 (9.47%) CSS
9 9 (9.47%) Web Services
10 7 (7.37%) JSON
10 7 (7.37%) SOAP
11 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.32%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.16%) Kafka
12 3 (3.16%) React
12 3 (3.16%) Redux
12 3 (3.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.42%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) Replication
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.21%) CQRS
2 42 (44.21%) Dependency Injection
2 42 (44.21%) DevOps
2 42 (44.21%) Microservices
2 42 (44.21%) TDD
3 13 (13.68%) Web Development
4 10 (10.53%) Migration
5 9 (9.47%) MVC
5 9 (9.47%) Web Application Development
6 8 (8.42%) Coaching
6 8 (8.42%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.42%) High Availability
6 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.32%) ETL
8 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (73.68%) C#
2 34 (35.79%) SQL
3 10 (10.53%) Java
4 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.21%) Python
5 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.11%) C++
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.05%) VB
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.11%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) Docker
4 3 (3.16%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.11%) HDFS
6 1 (1.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 42 (44.21%) Kibana
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) SCOM
3 3 (3.16%) Oozie
4 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (44.21%) Google
2 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.32%) VMware
4 5 (5.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.21%) NetApp
5 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle
7 1 (1.05%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.05%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Trustwave