The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 49 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 117 125 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.03% 6.60% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.94% 20.06% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 117 129
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,700 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
734 623 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.57% 32.89% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 560 509 932
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -5 23 £47,500 +18.75%
Watford -6 20 £28,750 -23.33% 3
Welwyn Garden City -8 14 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Hitchin - 12 - -
Ware - 10 £27,000 - 4
Rickmansworth - 6 £23,500 -
Potters Bar -4 3 £35,000 +16.66%
St Albans -36 2 £23,500 -27.69%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 197 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 118 (59.90%) Microsoft
3 110 (55.84%) .NET
4 102 (51.78%) SQL
5 91 (46.19%) C#
6 87 (44.16%) JavaScript
7 84 (42.64%) ASP.NET
8 80 (40.61%) Windows
9 64 (32.49%) Degree
10 61 (30.96%) MVC
11 59 (29.95%) CSS
12 58 (29.44%) HTML
13 52 (26.40%) IIS
14 50 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (23.35%) jQuery
15 46 (23.35%) XML
15 46 (23.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 39 (19.80%) Oracle
17 38 (19.29%) VB
17 38 (19.29%) Visual Studio
17 38 (19.29%) Web Services
17 38 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (18.27%) SC Cleared
18 36 (18.27%) Security Cleared
19 35 (17.77%) VMware
20 34 (17.26%) SQL Server 2005
20 34 (17.26%) T-SQL
20 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
21 33 (16.75%) Crystal Reports
21 33 (16.75%) ITIL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 52 (26.40%) IIS
2 31 (15.74%) OpenEdge
3 28 (14.21%) MS Exchange
4 25 (12.69%) SharePoint
5 24 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (10.15%) WebSphere
7 20 (10.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (7.61%) JBoss
8 15 (7.61%) Tuxedo
8 15 (7.61%) AquaLogic
8 15 (7.61%) Oracle Service Bus
8 15 (7.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.05%) Mingle
2 6 (3.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
1 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.68%) Firewall
2 22 (11.17%) DNS
3 20 (10.15%) DHCP
4 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.02%) LAN
5 2 (1.02%) WAN
5 2 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) Extranet
6 1 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (23.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (17.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (16.75%) Crystal Reports
6 32 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (15.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (13.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 26 (13.20%) Relational Database
9 18 (9.14%) Oracle Database
10 16 (8.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (8.12%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (5.08%) MS Access
12 6 (3.05%) Star Schema
12 6 (3.05%) RavenDB
12 6 (3.05%) Neo4j
13 5 (2.54%) MySQL
14 4 (2.03%) DTS
14 4 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (19.29%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.61%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (3.55%) NUnit
4 7 (3.55%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.05%) MSTest
5 6 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.54%) JUnit
6 5 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.54%) Subversion
6 5 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.03%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.51%) Toad
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (10.15%) Finance
2 5 (2.54%) Back Office
3 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 110 (55.84%) Developer
2 43 (21.83%) Junior
3 34 (17.26%) DBA
4 33 (16.75%) SQL DBA
5 31 (15.74%) Senior Developer
6 28 (14.21%) C# Developer
7 27 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (12.18%) Junior Developer
8 24 (12.18%) .NET Developer
9 23 (11.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (11.68%) Analyst
10 20 (10.15%) Applications Support
11 18 (9.14%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (8.63%) Analyst Developer
12 17 (8.63%) Senior Analyst Developer
13 15 (7.61%) Junior DBA
13 15 (7.61%) SQL Server DBA
13 15 (7.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (7.11%) Junior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (55.84%) .NET
2 84 (42.64%) ASP.NET
3 59 (29.95%) CSS
4 58 (29.44%) HTML
5 46 (23.35%) XML
5 46 (23.35%) jQuery
6 38 (19.29%) Web Services
7 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (11.68%) .NET Framework
9 21 (10.66%) HTML5
10 17 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 17 (8.63%) WinForms
11 15 (7.61%) Middleware
11 15 (7.61%) Hibernate
11 15 (7.61%) Spring
11 15 (7.61%) JSF
11 15 (7.61%) Struts
11 15 (7.61%) J2EE
11 15 (7.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (7.61%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) Blackberry
1 20 (10.15%) Clustering
2 18 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.14%) N-Tier
3 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.54%) EFT
5 4 (2.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.51%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (40.61%) Windows
2 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (10.15%) Windows 2000
4 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.96%) MVC
2 50 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.75%) ITIL
4 24 (12.18%) Scrum
5 22 (11.17%) SOA
6 20 (10.15%) UML
6 20 (10.15%) Unit Testing
6 20 (10.15%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.12%) Software Engineering
8 15 (7.61%) BPEL
8 15 (7.61%) OOP
9 13 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (6.60%) TDD
10 12 (6.09%) OO
11 11 (5.58%) CRM
11 11 (5.58%) Workflow
11 11 (5.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (5.08%) Web Development
13 8 (4.06%) OOD
13 8 (4.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (51.78%) SQL
2 91 (46.19%) C#
3 87 (44.16%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.29%) VB
5 34 (17.26%) T-SQL
6 26 (13.20%) VB6
7 20 (10.15%) Java
7 20 (10.15%) VB.NET
8 17 (8.63%) Delphi
9 15 (7.61%) COBOL
10 9 (4.57%) VBA
11 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.54%) Python
12 5 (2.54%) C
13 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (32.49%) Degree
2 36 (18.27%) SC Cleared
2 36 (18.27%) Security Cleared
3 21 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.11%) MCTS
5 4 (2.03%) MCSA
6 3 (1.52%) CCNA
6 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.52%) MCP
6 3 (1.52%) MCSE
6 3 (1.52%) MCITP
6 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.55%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 32 (16.24%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.17%) VMware ESX
2 22 (11.17%) vSphere
3 20 (10.15%) vCloud
4 18 (9.14%) XenApp
4 18 (9.14%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (3.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (10.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 20 (10.15%) NetBackup
1 20 (10.15%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 118 (59.90%) Microsoft
2 39 (19.80%) Oracle
3 35 (17.77%) VMware
4 27 (13.71%) Cisco
4 27 (13.71%) Citrix
5 20 (10.15%) IBM
5 20 (10.15%) Veritas
5 20 (10.15%) Symantec
5 20 (10.15%) Sophos
6 15 (7.61%) Micro Focus
6 15 (7.61%) BEA
7 10 (5.08%) Acronis
8 3 (1.52%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.02%) HP
9 2 (1.02%) Altiris
10 1 (0.51%) Google
10 1 (0.51%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.51%) Dell
10 1 (0.51%) NetApp
10 1 (0.51%) Sybase
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago