The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 20.59% 60.00% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £28,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leighton Buzzard region.

Programming Languages Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 67.65% 90.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Leighton Buzzard region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

SQL
Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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

SQL Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard region citing SQL 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.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) SLA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VC++
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco