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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 68 83 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.80% 3.55% 5.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.08% 11.54% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 97
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £50,000
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
749 719 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.80% 30.78% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 658 601 529
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Watford +11 24 £30,000 -31.42% 4
Hemel Hempstead +18 22 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Stevenage +4 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Hertford +10 2 £70,000 +60.00% 1
Potters Bar +11 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
St Albans -8 1 £65,000 +176.59% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (67.46%) .NET
3 100 (59.17%) SQL
4 88 (52.07%) Microsoft
5 81 (47.93%) JavaScript
6 70 (41.42%) C#
7 69 (40.83%) ASP.NET
8 59 (34.91%) HTML
9 56 (33.14%) Windows
10 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (26.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (25.44%) MVC
13 42 (24.85%) MS Excel
13 42 (24.85%) IIS
14 41 (24.26%) CSS
14 41 (24.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (19.53%) .NET Framework
17 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
17 31 (18.34%) Finance
17 31 (18.34%) Scrum
17 31 (18.34%) Active Directory
17 31 (18.34%) Relational Database
18 30 (17.75%) VMware
19 29 (17.16%) SC Cleared
19 29 (17.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (16.57%) SharePoint
21 27 (15.98%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 42 (24.85%) IIS
2 28 (16.57%) SharePoint
3 27 (15.98%) MS Exchange
4 24 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.55%) ColdFusion
7 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.96%) Node.js
8 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.96%) LiveLink
8 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.18%) CMS
9 2 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.59%) JBoss
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.59%) Drupal
10 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (24.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.38%) Firewall
2 25 (14.79%) DHCP
2 25 (14.79%) DNS
3 8 (4.73%) SAN
4 7 (4.14%) iSCSI
5 6 (3.55%) VoIP
6 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (26.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (18.34%) Relational Database
3 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (17.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (14.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 21 (12.43%) NoSQL
7 18 (10.65%) MongoDB
7 18 (10.65%) Sybase ASE
8 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (4.73%) MySQL
10 7 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.96%) DB2
11 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.78%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.78%) Sybase IQ
13 3 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 24 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.24%) Subversion
3 5 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.18%) NuGet
4 2 (1.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.59%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.59%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.59%) NUnit
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Retail
3 4 (2.37%) Marketing
4 3 (1.78%) French Language
4 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) German Language
5 2 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (60.36%) Developer
2 56 (33.14%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 25 (14.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (14.20%) Senior Developer
5 24 (14.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (11.83%) Senior .NET Developer
7 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Developer
7 19 (11.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (10.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (10.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (8.88%) VB.NET Developer
10 14 (8.28%) SQL Developer
11 13 (7.69%) DBA
12 12 (7.10%) SQL DBA
13 10 (5.92%) Administrator
13 10 (5.92%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.73%) Analyst
14 8 (4.73%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (67.46%) .NET
2 69 (40.83%) ASP.NET
3 59 (34.91%) HTML
4 41 (24.26%) CSS
4 41 (24.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (19.53%) .NET Framework
6 24 (14.20%) jQuery
7 21 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 16 (9.47%) XML
9 13 (7.69%) HTML5
10 12 (7.10%) XSL
11 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (5.92%) Entity Framework
13 7 (4.14%) CSS3
13 7 (4.14%) XSLT
14 6 (3.55%) SOAP
14 6 (3.55%) JSON
15 5 (2.96%) PhoneGap
15 5 (2.96%) SAP Business Workflow
15 5 (2.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Clustering
2 18 (10.65%) Blackberry
3 14 (8.28%) User Experience
4 11 (6.51%) Replication
5 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) DTV
7 1 (0.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.59%) iPad
7 1 (0.59%) BYOD
7 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.14%) Windows
2 37 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (10.65%) Windows 2000
5 7 (4.14%) Linux
5 7 (4.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.37%) AIX
7 3 (1.78%) Android
8 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.18%) UNIX
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.44%) MVC
3 31 (18.34%) Scrum
4 21 (12.43%) TDD
4 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (11.83%) Workflow
5 20 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (11.24%) Configuration Management
6 19 (11.24%) Data Modelling
7 11 (6.51%) Process Management
8 10 (5.92%) CRM
9 9 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (4.73%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.73%) Change Management
10 8 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.73%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.14%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.14%) Test Scripting
12 6 (3.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (59.17%) SQL
2 81 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 70 (41.42%) C#
4 22 (13.02%) VB.NET
5 21 (12.43%) Java
6 17 (10.06%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.51%) VBScript
7 11 (6.51%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.96%) PHP
9 3 (1.78%) XPath
9 3 (1.78%) XQuery
10 2 (1.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 25 (14.79%) Degree
4 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.37%) MCTS
5 4 (2.37%) MCITP
5 4 (2.37%) MCP
5 4 (2.37%) MCSE
5 4 (2.37%) MCSA
5 4 (2.37%) CCNA
5 4 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.37%) CCEE
5 4 (2.37%) CCAA
5 4 (2.37%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (18.34%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.65%) VMware ESX
2 18 (10.65%) XenApp
2 18 (10.65%) XenDesktop
2 18 (10.65%) vSphere
2 18 (10.65%) vCloud
3 9 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.37%) NFS
5 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (11.24%) Backup Exec
2 18 (10.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (10.65%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.96%) SCCM
3 5 (2.96%) SCOM
4 2 (1.18%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 88 (52.07%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.75%) VMware
3 26 (15.38%) Citrix
4 23 (13.61%) Sybase
5 22 (13.02%) Cisco
6 19 (11.24%) Symantec
7 18 (10.65%) Sophos
7 18 (10.65%) Veritas
7 18 (10.65%) Jaspersoft
8 8 (4.73%) SAP
9 7 (4.14%) Adobe
9 7 (4.14%) HP
10 6 (3.55%) Oracle
11 5 (2.96%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.78%) Telerik
13 2 (1.18%) Axway
13 2 (1.18%) Kofax
13 2 (1.18%) Lotus
13 2 (1.18%) IBM
13 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TM Recruit
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago