The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 25.00% 19.15% 31.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.29% 90.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 15
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
Hertfordshire

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 Hertford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 38.89% 21.28% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 18
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Hertford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Hertford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Hertford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Hertford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 20 (58.82%) MVC
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 19 (55.88%) .NET
3 18 (52.94%) C#
3 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
6 11 (32.35%) jQuery
6 11 (32.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (32.35%) XSLT
6 11 (32.35%) XML
6 11 (32.35%) MySQL
7 10 (29.41%) Web Services
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
8 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) C
9 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (23.53%) User Stories
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
10 7 (20.59%) Retail
10 7 (20.59%) Subversion
10 7 (20.59%) Spring
10 7 (20.59%) Maven

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Drupal
2 4 (11.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) ADSL
1 4 (11.76%) VoIP
1 4 (11.76%) 3G
1 4 (11.76%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
2 7 (20.59%) Maven
2 7 (20.59%) Ant
3 5 (14.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Head of Development
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Development Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support Manager
6 4 (11.76%) PHP Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) XML
3 11 (32.35%) XSLT
3 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
3 11 (32.35%) jQuery
3 11 (32.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (29.41%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) JDBC
6 7 (20.59%) JSP
6 7 (20.59%) Servlets
6 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
6 7 (20.59%) Spring
7 5 (14.71%) Ajax
7 5 (14.71%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) Yii
8 4 (11.76%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
1 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) User Stories
4 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
5 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 3 (8.82%) OOD
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) C#
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) C
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) PHP5
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Zend
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos