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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 81 108 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.50% 5.35% 5.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.41% 15.88% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53 100 142
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 £27,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,150 £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
710 680 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.67% 33.70% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 593 537 763
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 £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 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 16 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
(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
Hoddesdon - 15 £45,000 -
Watford -32 7 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Hemel Hempstead -33 6 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Hitchin - 6 - - 1
Berkhamsted - 5 £35,000 - 2
St Albans -11 4 £23,500 -17.54% 1
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 - -
Stevenage -6 2 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Hertford - 2 £43,750 -
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 16 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.

1 177 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (59.89%) SQL
2 106 (59.89%) .NET
3 102 (57.63%) C#
4 86 (48.59%) ASP.NET
5 74 (41.81%) Microsoft
6 73 (41.24%) JavaScript
7 65 (36.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (32.77%) Windows
9 55 (31.07%) MVC
10 54 (30.51%) XML
10 54 (30.51%) T-SQL
11 52 (29.38%) jQuery
12 51 (28.81%) CSS
13 50 (28.25%) HTML
13 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (28.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (27.12%) SQL Server 2005
15 40 (22.60%) MS Excel
16 39 (22.03%) Web Services
17 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
18 33 (18.64%) Visual Studio
18 33 (18.64%) Oracle
19 31 (17.51%) Degree
19 31 (17.51%) SharePoint
20 28 (15.82%) HTML5
20 28 (15.82%) SQL Server 2012
21 27 (15.25%) Scrum
22 24 (13.56%) VB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 31 (17.51%) SharePoint
2 21 (11.86%) IIS
3 19 (10.73%) OpenEdge
4 16 (9.04%) WebSphere
4 16 (9.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (8.47%) MS Exchange
6 14 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (3.95%) Lync
9 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.69%) AquaLogic
11 3 (1.69%) CMS
11 3 (1.69%) Tuxedo
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.56%) LiveLink
Applications
1 40 (22.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) Mingle
3 2 (1.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.56%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.47%) DNS
2 13 (7.34%) DHCP
3 7 (3.95%) Internet
4 6 (3.39%) Firewall
5 4 (2.26%) SAN
6 2 (1.13%) LAN
6 2 (1.13%) WAN
6 2 (1.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.56%) Extranet
7 1 (0.56%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (36.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (28.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (27.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (15.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (11.30%) Crystal Reports
8 15 (8.47%) Oracle Database
8 15 (8.47%) Relational Database
9 11 (6.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (5.65%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.95%) MySQL
12 6 (3.39%) Star Schema
13 5 (2.82%) DTS
14 4 (2.26%) Neo4j
14 4 (2.26%) RavenDB
14 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.52%) NUnit
3 7 (3.95%) Subversion
3 7 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.26%) MSTest
6 3 (1.69%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.13%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.56%) Moq
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (11.86%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 120 (67.80%) Developer
2 47 (26.55%) C# Developer
3 38 (21.47%) .NET Developer
4 33 (18.64%) Senior Developer
5 32 (18.08%) DBA
5 32 (18.08%) SQL DBA
6 25 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (14.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (10.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (7.91%) Server Support
8 14 (7.91%) Analyst
8 14 (7.91%) Junior
9 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.78%) SQL Developer
9 12 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.65%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Junior DBA
11 9 (5.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (59.89%) .NET
2 86 (48.59%) ASP.NET
3 54 (30.51%) XML
4 52 (29.38%) jQuery
5 51 (28.81%) CSS
6 50 (28.25%) HTML
7 39 (22.03%) Web Services
8 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (15.82%) HTML5
10 22 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 21 (11.86%) XHTML
12 20 (11.30%) SOAP
13 19 (10.73%) .NET Framework
14 18 (10.17%) Silverlight
15 14 (7.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (7.91%) WCF
16 13 (7.34%) WinForms
16 13 (7.34%) REST
17 11 (6.21%) Ajax
18 9 (5.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.21%) Replication
1 11 (6.21%) Clustering
1 11 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.08%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.08%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.95%) CLARiiON
5 7 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.95%) FlexPod
6 6 (3.39%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.82%) User Experience
8 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.77%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.65%) Linux
5 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.56%) SUSE
8 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.07%) MVC
2 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.25%) Scrum
4 24 (13.56%) ITIL
5 18 (10.17%) OO
6 17 (9.60%) TDD
6 17 (9.60%) Web Development
7 16 (9.04%) Mentoring
8 15 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (7.34%) Time Management
10 11 (6.21%) UML
11 10 (5.65%) BDD
11 10 (5.65%) SOA
12 9 (5.08%) Workflow
12 9 (5.08%) Migration
13 8 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.52%) Unit Testing
13 8 (4.52%) ETL
13 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 106 (59.89%) SQL
2 102 (57.63%) C#
3 73 (41.24%) JavaScript
4 54 (30.51%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.56%) VB
6 13 (7.34%) VBA
7 10 (5.65%) VB6
8 9 (5.08%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.52%) Java
9 8 (4.52%) Delphi
10 5 (2.82%) C++
10 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.82%) F#
11 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.69%) COBOL
13 2 (1.13%) C
13 2 (1.13%) PHP
13 2 (1.13%) VBScript
14 1 (0.56%) XAML
14 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Degree
2 19 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.95%) MCITP
4 4 (2.26%) MCTS
5 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) CCEE
6 1 (0.56%) CCAA
6 1 (0.56%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.78%) vSphere
2 12 (6.78%) VMware ESX
3 9 (5.08%) XenApp
3 9 (5.08%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.69%) vCloud
4 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (41.81%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.64%) Oracle
3 22 (12.43%) VMware
4 16 (9.04%) IBM
5 13 (7.34%) Citrix
6 10 (5.65%) Symantec
7 9 (5.08%) Cisco
8 7 (3.95%) EMC
8 7 (3.95%) CommVault
8 7 (3.95%) NetApp
8 7 (3.95%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.82%) DevExpress
10 4 (2.26%) Veritas
11 3 (1.69%) Sophos
11 3 (1.69%) Micro Focus
11 3 (1.69%) BEA
11 3 (1.69%) JBoss
11 3 (1.69%) Acronis
12 2 (1.13%) Twitter
12 2 (1.13%) SAP
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Salary: Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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