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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 81 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 78 98 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.20% 3.89% 4.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.81% 12.91% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 84 97
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
795 759 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.58% 30.14% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 656 666 504
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +19 29 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hemel Hempstead +9 27 £45,000 +5.88%
Borehamwood -18 6 £30,000 -22.07%
Hertford +20 4 £70,000 +52.17% 1
St Albans -28 2 £58,750 -6.00% 1
Hoddesdon -8 1 £48,500 +7.77%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 207 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (65.22%) .NET
3 118 (57.00%) SQL
4 117 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 94 (45.41%) JavaScript
6 83 (40.10%) ASP.NET
7 81 (39.13%) C#
8 73 (35.27%) Windows
9 69 (33.33%) HTML
10 64 (30.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 60 (28.99%) VMware
12 59 (28.50%) MVC
12 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 58 (28.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (28.02%) MS Excel
14 54 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 49 (23.67%) Active Directory
16 48 (23.19%) IIS
17 47 (22.71%) CSS
18 46 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (20.29%) Relational Database
20 41 (19.81%) SharePoint
21 39 (18.84%) .NET Framework
21 39 (18.84%) Scrum
22 34 (16.43%) Citrix
22 34 (16.43%) MS Exchange
23 33 (15.94%) SC Cleared
23 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
24 32 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
24 32 (15.46%) Firewall

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 48 (23.19%) IIS
2 41 (19.81%) SharePoint
3 34 (16.43%) MS Exchange
4 32 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.90%) ColdFusion
8 6 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.42%) CMS
9 5 (2.42%) LiveLink
9 5 (2.42%) Drupal
9 5 (2.42%) Node.js
9 5 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.97%) JBoss
10 2 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.48%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.48%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 58 (28.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.45%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.97%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.38%) SaaS
2 4 (1.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.46%) Firewall
2 27 (13.04%) DHCP
2 27 (13.04%) DNS
3 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.42%) SAN
5 3 (1.45%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (30.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (20.29%) Relational Database
4 32 (15.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (14.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 30 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (14.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (8.70%) Sybase ASE
8 18 (8.70%) MongoDB
8 18 (8.70%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.42%) MySQL
11 4 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.45%) DTS
12 3 (1.45%) OLAP
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (14.98%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.14%) Subversion
3 6 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.90%) JUnit
4 5 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.97%) NuGet
5 2 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.48%) NUnit
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.48%) NSubstitute
General
1 31 (14.98%) Finance
2 15 (7.25%) Retail
3 6 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 119 (57.49%) Developer
2 69 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.43%) C# Developer
4 32 (15.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (14.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (14.01%) Senior Developer
7 27 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (12.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 25 (12.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (11.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (10.14%) Microsoft Developer
12 19 (9.18%) Analyst
13 16 (7.73%) VB.NET Developer
14 15 (7.25%) SQL Developer
15 12 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
16 11 (5.31%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 10 (4.83%) C# Software Engineer
17 10 (4.83%) Software Engineer
17 10 (4.83%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (65.22%) .NET
2 83 (40.10%) ASP.NET
3 69 (33.33%) HTML
4 58 (28.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (22.71%) CSS
6 39 (18.84%) .NET Framework
7 23 (11.11%) XML
8 22 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 20 (9.66%) jQuery
10 16 (7.73%) Ajax
11 14 (6.76%) WSDL
11 14 (6.76%) SOAP
11 14 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (6.28%) Entity Framework
12 13 (6.28%) XSL
13 9 (4.35%) Web Services
14 8 (3.86%) XSLT
14 8 (3.86%) HTML5
15 6 (2.90%) XSD
15 6 (2.90%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.59%) Blackberry
1 24 (11.59%) Clustering
2 13 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.31%) User Experience
4 8 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.38%) Replication
6 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) EFT
7 4 (1.93%) FMCG
8 2 (0.97%) iPad
8 2 (0.97%) PKI
9 1 (0.48%) BYOD
9 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.27%) Windows
2 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (11.59%) Windows 2000
5 5 (2.42%) Linux
6 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.97%) Android
7 2 (0.97%) UNIX
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.50%) MVC
2 46 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.84%) Scrum
4 29 (14.01%) TDD
5 22 (10.63%) Configuration Management
5 22 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (10.14%) Data Modelling
7 17 (8.21%) Workflow
8 11 (5.31%) CRM
8 11 (5.31%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.35%) OO
9 9 (4.35%) Process Management
9 9 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (3.86%) Analytics
11 7 (3.38%) Content Management
11 7 (3.38%) OOD
12 6 (2.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.90%) Business Development
12 6 (2.90%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 118 (57.00%) SQL
2 94 (45.41%) JavaScript
3 81 (39.13%) C#
4 30 (14.49%) Java
5 23 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 20 (9.66%) PowerShell
7 18 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.86%) VBScript
9 6 (2.90%) PHP
9 6 (2.90%) Python
10 4 (1.93%) VB
11 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.97%) VBA
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) VB6
12 1 (0.48%) COBOL
12 1 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (15.94%) SC Cleared
1 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.46%) Degree
3 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.66%) MCITP
4 20 (9.66%) MCSE
4 20 (9.66%) MCSA
5 3 (1.45%) CCNA
5 3 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.45%) MCP
5 3 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.45%) MCTS
5 3 (1.45%) CCEE
5 3 (1.45%) CCAA
5 3 (1.45%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.83%) QA
2 6 (2.90%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (23.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.59%) VMware ESX
2 24 (11.59%) XenApp
2 24 (11.59%) XenDesktop
2 24 (11.59%) vSphere
2 24 (11.59%) vCloud
3 20 (9.66%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.86%) NFS
6 6 (2.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (11.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 24 (11.59%) NetBackup
1 24 (11.59%) Backup Exec
2 22 (10.63%) SCCM
2 22 (10.63%) SCOM
3 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 117 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.99%) VMware
3 34 (16.43%) Citrix
4 27 (13.04%) Cisco
5 24 (11.59%) Veritas
5 24 (11.59%) Symantec
5 24 (11.59%) Sophos
6 22 (10.63%) Sybase
7 20 (9.66%) Jaspersoft
8 11 (5.31%) SAP
9 7 (3.38%) Adobe
10 6 (2.90%) HP
11 5 (2.42%) Oracle
12 3 (1.45%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.97%) Nintex
13 2 (0.97%) Axway
13 2 (0.97%) Metastorm
13 2 (0.97%) Kofax
13 2 (0.97%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.97%) Lotus
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago