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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 63 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 86 104 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.67% 5.14% 5.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.94% 15.41% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 64 98 131
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
720 675 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.74% 33.35% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 603 517 735
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Hoddesdon - 16 £45,000 -
Watford -27 10 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead -36 7 £42,500 +21.42%
Hitchin - 6 - - 1
Berkhamsted - 4 £35,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Stevenage -4 3 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Hertford - 2 £43,750 -
Borehamwood +7 1 £38,500 +28.33%
St Albans -9 1 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Potters Bar -13 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 171 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (62.57%) SQL
3 100 (58.48%) .NET
4 97 (56.73%) C#
5 80 (46.78%) ASP.NET
6 68 (39.77%) Microsoft
7 67 (39.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 66 (38.60%) JavaScript
9 56 (32.75%) T-SQL
10 52 (30.41%) Windows
11 51 (29.82%) XML
12 50 (29.24%) jQuery
13 49 (28.65%) MVC
14 48 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 46 (26.90%) SQL Server 2005
16 45 (26.32%) HTML
17 44 (25.73%) CSS
18 38 (22.22%) MS Excel
19 37 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (20.47%) Web Services
21 33 (19.30%) SharePoint
22 31 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 29 (16.96%) SQL Server 2012
23 29 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
23 29 (16.96%) Oracle
24 27 (15.79%) Visual Studio
24 27 (15.79%) Scrum
25 24 (14.04%) HTML5
25 24 (14.04%) VMware
26 22 (12.87%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 22 (12.87%) IIS
3 17 (9.94%) MS Exchange
4 14 (8.19%) OpenEdge
4 14 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (8.19%) WebSphere
4 14 (8.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.09%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (4.09%) Lync
7 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.75%) CMS
9 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.58%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.58%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.58%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 38 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.17%) MS Office
2 2 (1.17%) FastStats
3 1 (0.58%) Mingle
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.58%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.94%) DNS
2 15 (8.77%) DHCP
3 8 (4.68%) Firewall
4 7 (4.09%) Internet
5 6 (3.51%) SAN
6 3 (1.75%) VoIP
6 3 (1.75%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.17%) WAN
7 2 (1.17%) LAN
7 2 (1.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.58%) Extranet
8 1 (0.58%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (39.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (26.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (16.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (7.60%) Oracle Database
7 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
8 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (4.68%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (3.51%) MySQL
10 6 (3.51%) Star Schema
11 5 (2.92%) DTS
12 3 (1.75%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.17%) Big Data
13 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.92%) NUnit
4 4 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.34%) Subversion
5 3 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.17%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Selenium
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.58%) MSTest
7 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.58%) Moq
7 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (11.70%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.92%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (66.08%) Developer
2 46 (26.90%) C# Developer
3 38 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 32 (18.71%) Senior Developer
5 29 (16.96%) DBA
5 29 (16.96%) SQL DBA
6 25 (14.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (14.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (7.60%) Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Administrator
9 12 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (7.02%) Server Support
9 12 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (7.02%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.85%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Junior
11 9 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (58.48%) .NET
2 80 (46.78%) ASP.NET
3 51 (29.82%) XML
4 50 (29.24%) jQuery
5 45 (26.32%) HTML
6 44 (25.73%) CSS
7 35 (20.47%) Web Services
8 31 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (14.04%) HTML5
10 22 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 21 (12.28%) SOAP
11 21 (12.28%) XHTML
12 19 (11.11%) Silverlight
13 13 (7.60%) .NET Framework
14 12 (7.02%) WCF
14 12 (7.02%) WinForms
14 12 (7.02%) REST
15 11 (6.43%) Ajax
15 11 (6.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Replication
2 11 (6.43%) Clustering
3 9 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.09%) FlexPod
5 7 (4.09%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.09%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.34%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.41%) Windows
2 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.85%) Linux
5 7 (4.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.65%) MVC
2 37 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.79%) Scrum
4 20 (11.70%) ITIL
5 16 (9.36%) OO
6 15 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (8.19%) Web Development
7 14 (8.19%) TDD
7 14 (8.19%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.60%) Time Management
9 11 (6.43%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.26%) Workflow
10 9 (5.26%) Migration
10 9 (5.26%) UML
10 9 (5.26%) ETL
11 8 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.09%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.09%) BDD
12 7 (4.09%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (62.57%) SQL
2 97 (56.73%) C#
3 66 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 56 (32.75%) T-SQL
5 22 (12.87%) VB
6 14 (8.19%) VBA
7 9 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.68%) VB6
9 6 (3.51%) Delphi
9 6 (3.51%) Java
10 5 (2.92%) C++
10 5 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.92%) F#
11 2 (1.17%) C
11 2 (1.17%) PHP
11 2 (1.17%) VBScript
12 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) XAML
12 1 (0.58%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) Degree
2 17 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.09%) MCITP
4 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) CCEE
5 2 (1.17%) CCAA
5 2 (1.17%) CCIA
5 2 (1.17%) MCP
5 2 (1.17%) CCNA
5 2 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.02%) VMware ESX
2 12 (7.02%) vSphere
3 9 (5.26%) XenApp
3 9 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.75%) vCloud
6 2 (1.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (4.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (39.77%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.96%) Oracle
3 24 (14.04%) VMware
4 15 (8.77%) Citrix
5 14 (8.19%) IBM
6 10 (5.85%) Symantec
7 9 (5.26%) Cisco
8 7 (4.09%) CommVault
8 7 (4.09%) NetApp
8 7 (4.09%) EMC
8 7 (4.09%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.34%) DevExpress
9 4 (2.34%) Veritas
10 3 (1.75%) HP
10 3 (1.75%) Sophos
10 3 (1.75%) Acronis
11 2 (1.17%) Twitter
11 2 (1.17%) Altiris
11 2 (1.17%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 27-30k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION, IFSTL,AND MORE!
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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