The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 99 104 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.93% 4.67% 4.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.08% 15.18% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 89 98 120
Average salary £42,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
757 685 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.02% 30.76% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 666 511 599
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -11 14 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Potters Bar -8 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Watford -36 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
St Albans -6 6 £62,500 +43.67%
Hoddesdon - 6 £45,000 - 2
Borehamwood - 6 £41,000 -
Hitchin - 5 - -
Berkhamsted - 3 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 3 £45,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £55,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
Hertford - 1 £46,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 161 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (70.81%) SQL
3 94 (58.39%) .NET
4 91 (56.52%) C#
5 72 (44.72%) ASP.NET
6 65 (40.37%) Microsoft
7 63 (39.13%) JavaScript
8 57 (35.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 55 (34.16%) T-SQL
11 52 (32.30%) Windows
11 52 (32.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 49 (30.43%) HTML
12 49 (30.43%) jQuery
13 48 (29.81%) Web Services
14 45 (27.95%) XML
15 44 (27.33%) CSS
16 41 (25.47%) SharePoint
16 41 (25.47%) MVC
17 34 (21.12%) SOAP
18 33 (20.50%) MS Excel
19 29 (18.01%) VMware
20 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (17.39%) HTML5
21 24 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (14.91%) Oracle
22 22 (13.66%) DHCP
22 22 (13.66%) DNS
22 22 (13.66%) VB
22 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (25.47%) SharePoint
2 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
3 20 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (11.80%) IIS
5 12 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (6.21%) WebSphere
7 10 (6.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (5.59%) OpenEdge
9 7 (4.35%) Lync
9 7 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.86%) CMS
11 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.62%) LiveLink
Applications
1 33 (20.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) Fireworks
3 5 (3.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.11%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.86%) MS Office
5 2 (1.24%) FastStats
5 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) MS Project
6 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.62%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.66%) DHCP
1 22 (13.66%) DNS
2 13 (8.07%) SAN
2 13 (8.07%) Firewall
3 10 (6.21%) iSCSI
3 10 (6.21%) VoIP
4 7 (4.35%) Internet
5 3 (1.86%) Intranet
6 2 (1.24%) WAN
6 2 (1.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.62%) Broadband
7 1 (0.62%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (35.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (32.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (8.07%) Relational Database
9 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
9 12 (7.45%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (5.59%) DTS
11 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.48%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.86%) MySQL
16 2 (1.24%) OLAP
16 2 (1.24%) MS Access
16 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.21%) NUnit
4 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.35%) Selenium
5 7 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (4.35%) PhoneGap
6 6 (3.73%) Moq
6 6 (3.73%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.86%) Subversion
7 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.24%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.24%) JIRA
8 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.24%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.62%) MyEclipse
9 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.62%) Log4Net
General
1 21 (13.04%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.86%) Back Office
5 3 (1.86%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (60.87%) Developer
2 35 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 32 (19.88%) C# Developer
3 32 (19.88%) Senior Developer
4 23 (14.29%) DBA
4 23 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 18 (11.18%) Senior .NET Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Support Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) Web Developer
8 14 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 14 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (8.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (8.07%) Analyst
9 13 (8.07%) Administrator
10 11 (6.83%) Server Support
11 10 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Server Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (58.39%) .NET
2 72 (44.72%) ASP.NET
3 49 (30.43%) HTML
3 49 (30.43%) jQuery
4 48 (29.81%) Web Services
5 45 (27.95%) XML
6 44 (27.33%) CSS
7 34 (21.12%) SOAP
8 28 (17.39%) HTML5
9 21 (13.04%) XHTML
10 19 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (11.80%) WCF
11 16 (9.94%) .NET Framework
12 14 (8.70%) Ajax
13 12 (7.45%) XSLT
14 11 (6.83%) WinForms
14 11 (6.83%) REST
14 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (5.59%) Silverlight
16 8 (4.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Replication
2 11 (6.83%) Clustering
3 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.35%) FlexPod
4 7 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 7 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.48%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.62%) W3C
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.30%) Windows
2 24 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.21%) Linux
4 10 (6.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.24%) Android
7 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.62%) UNIX
8 1 (0.62%) SUSE
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.47%) MVC
2 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (12.42%) ITIL
5 16 (9.94%) OO
5 16 (9.94%) Workflow
6 15 (9.32%) Scrum
6 15 (9.32%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.70%) TDD
8 13 (8.07%) Web Development
9 12 (7.45%) Project Management
10 10 (6.21%) Migration
10 10 (6.21%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.21%) Change Management
11 9 (5.59%) UML
12 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.35%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.35%) Time Management
13 7 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 114 (70.81%) SQL
2 91 (56.52%) C#
3 63 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 55 (34.16%) T-SQL
5 22 (13.66%) VB
6 15 (9.32%) VBA
7 11 (6.83%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.83%) Java
8 7 (4.35%) VB6
9 6 (3.73%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.11%) F#
10 5 (3.11%) C++
10 5 (3.11%) Delphi
11 4 (2.48%) VBScript
12 2 (1.24%) PHP
12 2 (1.24%) C
12 2 (1.24%) XAML
13 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.70%) Degree
3 9 (5.59%) CCEE
3 9 (5.59%) CCAA
3 9 (5.59%) CCIA
3 9 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (5.59%) MCTS
3 9 (5.59%) MCP
3 9 (5.59%) CCNA
3 9 (5.59%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.35%) MCITP
5 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.45%) VMware ESX
3 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.21%) vSphere
4 7 (4.35%) XenApp
4 7 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.01%) VMware
3 24 (14.91%) Oracle
4 20 (12.42%) Citrix
5 12 (7.45%) Cisco
6 10 (6.21%) HP
6 10 (6.21%) Symantec
7 9 (5.59%) IBM
7 9 (5.59%) SonicWALL
8 8 (4.97%) Adobe
9 7 (4.35%) EMC
9 7 (4.35%) CommVault
9 7 (4.35%) NetApp
9 7 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.48%) Veritas
11 3 (1.86%) Sophos
11 3 (1.86%) Acronis
11 3 (1.86%) DevExpress
12 2 (1.24%) Twitter
12 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, East England
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago