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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 12.82% 19.23% 44.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 83.33% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 31
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% +5.55%
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
10 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 25.64% 23.08% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 32
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 5 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Hertford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) XSLT
3 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) 3G
5 4 (28.57%) ADSL
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) NFS
5 4 (28.57%) WSDL
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) XSL
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (28.57%) 4G
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (35.71%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) ADSL
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
1 4 (28.57%) 3G
1 4 (28.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Development Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Manager
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Head of Development
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) XSLT
2 6 (42.86%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) XSL
4 4 (28.57%) WSDL
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) User Stories
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) C
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle