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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 126 104 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.09% 5.44% 5.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.43% 17.36% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 80 96 140
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,750 £60,000
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
723 599 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.93% 31.33% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 529 463 846
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 £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Hemel Hempstead -1 27 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Watford +1 25 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Ware - 17 £27,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -4 14 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Hitchin - 14 - -
Rickmansworth - 5 £17,000 -
St Albans -25 2 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Potters Bar -5 1 £35,000 +16.66%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 214 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 142 (66.36%) Microsoft
3 122 (57.01%) .NET
4 104 (48.60%) SQL
5 103 (48.13%) JavaScript
6 99 (46.26%) ASP.NET
7 94 (43.93%) C#
8 88 (41.12%) Windows
9 81 (37.85%) CSS
10 76 (35.51%) HTML
10 76 (35.51%) Degree
11 74 (34.58%) MVC
12 70 (32.71%) IIS
13 53 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (24.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 52 (24.30%) Web Services
15 50 (23.36%) jQuery
16 47 (21.96%) VMware
16 47 (21.96%) XML
16 47 (21.96%) VB
17 46 (21.50%) SC Cleared
17 46 (21.50%) Security Cleared
18 42 (19.63%) Visual Studio
18 42 (19.63%) SQL Server 2005
19 41 (19.16%) ASP.NET MVC
20 38 (17.76%) MS Exchange
21 37 (17.29%) Citrix
21 37 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (16.82%) Active Directory
22 36 (16.82%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 70 (32.71%) IIS
2 38 (17.76%) MS Exchange
3 33 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (13.08%) SharePoint
5 27 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (10.75%) OpenEdge
7 21 (9.81%) AquaLogic
7 21 (9.81%) Tuxedo
7 21 (9.81%) JBoss
7 21 (9.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (9.81%) Oracle Service Bus
8 12 (5.61%) WebSphere
8 12 (5.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.93%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 36 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.74%) Mingle
3 6 (2.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.95%) Firewall
2 29 (13.55%) DNS
3 25 (11.68%) DHCP
4 7 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.93%) SAN
6 2 (0.93%) LAN
6 2 (0.93%) WAN
6 2 (0.93%) SMTP
6 2 (0.93%) IMAP
7 1 (0.47%) FTP
7 1 (0.47%) Extranet
7 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (24.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (19.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (15.89%) Relational Database
5 32 (14.95%) Crystal Reports
6 31 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (14.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 29 (13.55%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (10.28%) Oracle Database
9 22 (10.28%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (10.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (4.21%) MS Access
12 8 (3.74%) RavenDB
12 8 (3.74%) Neo4j
13 6 (2.80%) Star Schema
14 5 (2.34%) MySQL
15 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.40%) DTS
17 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (19.63%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.81%) Oracle Forms
3 20 (9.35%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.21%) NUnit
4 9 (4.21%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.74%) MSTest
5 8 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.27%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.27%) JUnit
6 7 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.34%) Subversion
7 5 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.87%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 30 (14.02%) Finance
2 8 (3.74%) Back Office
3 6 (2.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Marketing
4 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.47%) Front Office
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (57.01%) Developer
2 47 (21.96%) Junior
3 36 (16.82%) Senior Developer
4 33 (15.42%) .NET Developer
5 32 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (14.02%) Junior Developer
7 28 (13.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (12.15%) Analyst
8 26 (12.15%) DBA
9 25 (11.68%) C# Developer
9 25 (11.68%) SQL DBA
10 21 (9.81%) Analyst Developer
10 21 (9.81%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 21 (9.81%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (8.88%) Applications Support
12 14 (6.54%) Junior .NET Developer
12 14 (6.54%) SQL Server DBA
13 13 (6.07%) Server Support
13 13 (6.07%) Junior DBA
13 13 (6.07%) Junior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (57.01%) .NET
2 99 (46.26%) ASP.NET
3 81 (37.85%) CSS
4 76 (35.51%) HTML
5 52 (24.30%) Web Services
6 50 (23.36%) jQuery
7 47 (21.96%) XML
8 41 (19.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (14.02%) .NET Framework
10 29 (13.55%) HTML5
11 26 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 22 (10.28%) LINQ
13 21 (9.81%) Spring
13 21 (9.81%) JSF
13 21 (9.81%) Ajax
13 21 (9.81%) Hibernate
13 21 (9.81%) Struts
13 21 (9.81%) J2EE
13 21 (9.81%) Middleware
13 21 (9.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.15%) Clustering
2 25 (11.68%) Blackberry
3 24 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 24 (11.21%) N-Tier
4 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) EFT
6 5 (2.34%) FMCG
7 4 (1.87%) iPad
8 3 (1.40%) W3C
8 3 (1.40%) User Experience
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (41.12%) Windows
2 37 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (11.68%) Windows 2000
4 20 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.87%) Android
7 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.58%) MVC
2 53 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.55%) Unit Testing
4 28 (13.08%) SOA
5 25 (11.68%) ITIL
6 24 (11.21%) UML
7 22 (10.28%) Mentoring
8 21 (9.81%) BPEL
8 21 (9.81%) OOP
9 19 (8.88%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.94%) OO
10 17 (7.94%) TDD
11 16 (7.48%) Scrum
12 14 (6.54%) Workflow
12 14 (6.54%) CRM
13 12 (5.61%) Web Development
13 12 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (5.14%) Performance Monitoring
15 10 (4.67%) OOD
16 9 (4.21%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.60%) SQL
2 103 (48.13%) JavaScript
3 94 (43.93%) C#
4 47 (21.96%) VB
5 31 (14.49%) T-SQL
6 30 (14.02%) VB6
7 28 (13.08%) Java
8 21 (9.81%) COBOL
8 21 (9.81%) Delphi
9 20 (9.35%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.21%) VBA
11 8 (3.74%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.27%) Python
13 3 (1.40%) C
14 2 (0.93%) VBScript
15 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (35.51%) Degree
2 46 (21.50%) SC Cleared
2 46 (21.50%) Security Cleared
3 21 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.54%) MCTS
5 4 (1.87%) MCSA
6 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.40%) MCITP
6 3 (1.40%) CCNA
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.40%) MCSE
6 3 (1.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) QA
1 7 (3.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 36 (16.82%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.62%) VMware ESX
2 27 (12.62%) vSphere
3 25 (11.68%) vCloud
4 23 (10.75%) XenApp
4 23 (10.75%) XenDesktop
5 14 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (5.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (11.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 25 (11.68%) NetBackup
1 25 (11.68%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.87%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 142 (66.36%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.96%) VMware
3 37 (17.29%) Citrix
4 35 (16.36%) Oracle
5 32 (14.95%) Cisco
6 25 (11.68%) Symantec
6 25 (11.68%) Sophos
6 25 (11.68%) Veritas
7 21 (9.81%) BEA
7 21 (9.81%) Micro Focus
8 12 (5.61%) IBM
9 10 (4.67%) Acronis
10 6 (2.80%) HP
11 3 (1.40%) SAP
11 3 (1.40%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.93%) Altiris
13 1 (0.47%) Google
13 1 (0.47%) Greenplum
13 1 (0.47%) Metastorm
13 1 (0.47%) NetApp
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £4500 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago