The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leighton Buzzard region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard - - 56.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leighton Buzzard region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 87.50% 25.00% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 11
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leighton Buzzard region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leighton Buzzard region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard