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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 64 68 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.24% 17.09% 18.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.21% 55.74% 61.83%
Number of salaries quoted 64 39 104
Luton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,375 £72,500 £68,125
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 172 122 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 40.95% 30.65% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 155 64 152
Luton median annual salary £57,500 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.62% -27.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,625
90th Percentile £77,900 £72,500 £63,625
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 38 (59.38%) .NET
1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (59.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (57.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (57.81%) C#
3 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.19%) Visual Studio
5 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (35.94%) Dependency Injection
7 22 (34.38%) TDD
7 22 (34.38%) Google
7 22 (34.38%) LINQ
7 22 (34.38%) SQL
7 22 (34.38%) CQRS
7 22 (34.38%) DevOps
7 22 (34.38%) Kibana
7 22 (34.38%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (34.38%) Microservices
7 22 (34.38%) .NET Core
8 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
9 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (18.75%) Migration
11 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (17.19%) HTML
11 11 (17.19%) High Availability
11 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (15.63%) Client/Server
12 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery

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 22 (34.38%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (59.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (57.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (4.69%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.38%) MySQL
7 5 (7.81%) DB2
8 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.69%) Apache Kudu
8 3 (4.69%) Big Data
8 3 (4.69%) Impala
8 3 (4.69%) OLTP
8 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Developer
2 23 (35.94%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
4 11 (17.19%) DBA
4 11 (17.19%) SQL DBA
5 10 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Azure Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Salesforce Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (34.38%) .NET Core
3 22 (34.38%) LINQ
4 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
5 11 (17.19%) HTML
6 9 (14.06%) Web Services
7 8 (12.50%) CSS
8 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.38%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.38%) WPF
9 5 (7.81%) JSON
9 5 (7.81%) SOAP
9 5 (7.81%) WCF
10 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.25%) Visualforce
11 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.69%) Kafka
11 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Client/Server
1 10 (15.63%) Clustering
1 10 (15.63%) Replication
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Dependency Injection
3 22 (34.38%) CQRS
3 22 (34.38%) DevOps
3 22 (34.38%) Microservices
3 22 (34.38%) TDD
4 12 (18.75%) Migration
5 11 (17.19%) High Availability
6 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (10.94%) MVC
8 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) ETL
9 5 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.81%) Web Development
10 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) Apex Code
5 4 (6.25%) Python
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.13%) HDFS
5 1 (1.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) Kibana
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (4.69%) Oozie
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) Google
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) NetApp
5 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) Cognos
7 1 (1.56%) Trustwave