The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 40.00% 38.10% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
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
2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 40.00% 38.10% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) SEO
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) VB6

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Programmer
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
1 4 (44.44%) AWS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Web Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VC++
3 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft