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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 80 34
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 131 66 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.92% 2.67% 6.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.33% 9.34% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 96 58 168
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
756 707 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.19% 28.61% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 625 597 754
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +32 34 £50,000 +8.69% 2
Hemel Hempstead -11 32 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Borehamwood +5 8 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Welwyn Garden City -10 8 £52,000 +12.43%
Hertford - 5 £70,000 - 1
St Albans -13 3 £54,000 -13.60% 2
Hitchin - 2 - -
Stevenage +13 1 £20,500 -48.75%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 158 (62.20%) .NET
3 156 (61.42%) Microsoft
4 136 (53.54%) SQL
5 124 (48.82%) JavaScript
6 117 (46.06%) ASP.NET
7 102 (40.16%) HTML
8 101 (39.76%) C#
9 89 (35.04%) CSS
9 89 (35.04%) Windows
10 81 (31.89%) MVC
11 78 (30.71%) VMware
11 78 (30.71%) IIS
12 77 (30.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 66 (25.98%) Degree
14 58 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 56 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (21.26%) SC Cleared
16 54 (21.26%) Security Cleared
17 53 (20.87%) Relational Database
17 53 (20.87%) Active Directory
18 52 (20.47%) MS Excel
18 52 (20.47%) SharePoint
19 50 (19.69%) SQL Server 2005
20 49 (19.29%) MS Exchange
20 49 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2010
21 47 (18.50%) Citrix
22 46 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2007

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 78 (30.71%) IIS
2 52 (20.47%) SharePoint
3 49 (19.29%) MS Exchange
4 47 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (7.09%) JBoss
8 17 (6.69%) Tuxedo
8 17 (6.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 17 (6.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (6.69%) AquaLogic
9 9 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (2.76%) Node.js
11 7 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (2.76%) LiveLink
11 7 (2.76%) OpenEdge
12 6 (2.36%) ColdFusion
12 6 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (2.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.54%) Office 365
2 7 (2.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.32%) Firewall
2 37 (14.57%) DNS
3 35 (13.78%) DHCP
4 14 (5.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.18%) Internet
6 2 (0.79%) SMTP
6 2 (0.79%) IMAP
7 1 (0.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (30.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (20.87%) Relational Database
4 50 (19.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (15.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 33 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (7.87%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (7.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (7.48%) Oracle Database
9 17 (6.69%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.54%) NoSQL
11 9 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.15%) MySQL
12 8 (3.15%) Sybase ASE
12 8 (3.15%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.76%) MS Access
14 3 (1.18%) DTS
14 3 (1.18%) RavenDB
14 3 (1.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (16.93%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.69%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.12%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.12%) JUnit
5 9 (3.54%) Subversion
6 4 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.57%) NUnit
7 3 (1.18%) MSTest
7 3 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.39%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.39%) Toad
8 1 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
General
1 39 (15.35%) Finance
2 19 (7.48%) Retail
3 14 (5.51%) Back Office
4 2 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 151 (59.45%) Developer
2 67 (26.38%) .NET Developer
3 44 (17.32%) Senior Developer
4 40 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 37 (14.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (14.17%) Junior
7 32 (12.60%) C# Developer
8 31 (12.20%) Analyst
9 25 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (9.84%) Junior Developer
10 23 (9.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (6.69%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 17 (6.69%) Analyst Developer
12 17 (6.69%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (5.91%) Junior .NET Developer
14 14 (5.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.51%) SQL Developer
15 13 (5.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (62.20%) .NET
2 117 (46.06%) ASP.NET
3 102 (40.16%) HTML
4 89 (35.04%) CSS
5 58 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (17.72%) XML
7 43 (16.93%) Web Services
8 41 (16.14%) jQuery
9 37 (14.57%) Ajax
10 32 (12.60%) .NET Framework
11 28 (11.02%) HTML5
12 22 (8.66%) LINQ
13 21 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 19 (7.48%) Razor View Engine
15 18 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (6.69%) Oracle Fusion
16 17 (6.69%) JPA
16 17 (6.69%) Spring
16 17 (6.69%) JSF
16 17 (6.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.17%) Clustering
2 35 (13.78%) Blackberry
3 18 (7.09%) N-Tier
3 18 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.12%) EFT
5 9 (3.54%) FMCG
6 8 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.76%) User Experience
8 6 (2.36%) iPad
9 3 (1.18%) PKI
9 3 (1.18%) W3C
10 2 (0.79%) Replication
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.39%) BYOD
11 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 89 (35.04%) Windows
2 58 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (13.78%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.36%) Android
6 4 (1.57%) Linux
7 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.79%) UNIX
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.89%) MVC
2 56 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.63%) TDD
3 27 (10.63%) Scrum
3 27 (10.63%) Workflow
4 23 (9.06%) Unit Testing
5 20 (7.87%) Software Engineering
6 19 (7.48%) UML
6 19 (7.48%) OO
7 17 (6.69%) OOP
7 17 (6.69%) SOA
7 17 (6.69%) BPEL
7 17 (6.69%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.91%) OOD
8 15 (5.91%) CRM
9 14 (5.51%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.12%) User Stories
10 13 (5.12%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (5.12%) Business Development
11 12 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 136 (53.54%) SQL
2 124 (48.82%) JavaScript
3 101 (39.76%) C#
4 44 (17.32%) VB
5 42 (16.54%) Java
6 30 (11.81%) T-SQL
7 27 (10.63%) VB.NET
8 24 (9.45%) VB6
9 19 (7.48%) PowerShell
10 17 (6.69%) COBOL
10 17 (6.69%) Delphi
11 13 (5.12%) Python
12 9 (3.54%) VBA
13 8 (3.15%) VBScript
13 8 (3.15%) PHP
14 3 (1.18%) C
15 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (25.98%) Degree
2 54 (21.26%) SC Cleared
2 54 (21.26%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.48%) MCSA
5 18 (7.09%) MCSE
5 18 (7.09%) MCITP
6 4 (1.57%) MCTS
7 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.79%) MCP
7 2 (0.79%) CCNA
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.12%) ISO 8583
2 12 (4.72%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (20.87%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.78%) VMware ESX
2 35 (13.78%) vSphere
2 35 (13.78%) vCloud
3 33 (12.99%) XenApp
3 33 (12.99%) XenDesktop
4 16 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.94%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.57%) NFS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (13.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 35 (13.78%) NetBackup
1 35 (13.78%) Backup Exec
2 20 (7.87%) SCCM
2 20 (7.87%) SCOM
3 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 156 (61.42%) Microsoft
2 78 (30.71%) VMware
3 47 (18.50%) Citrix
4 37 (14.57%) Cisco
5 35 (13.78%) Symantec
5 35 (13.78%) Sophos
5 35 (13.78%) Veritas
6 24 (9.45%) Oracle
7 17 (6.69%) Micro Focus
7 17 (6.69%) BEA
8 14 (5.51%) SAP
9 12 (4.72%) Sybase
10 11 (4.33%) Jaspersoft
11 8 (3.15%) Acronis
12 7 (2.76%) Adobe
12 7 (2.76%) HP
13 6 (2.36%) IBM
14 3 (1.18%) Metastorm
14 3 (1.18%) Nintex
15 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Salary: From £29,558 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 days ago
St Albans, Hertfordshire (AL1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £23 - 30K (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago