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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 106 120 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.43% 6.27% 5.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.60% 18.32% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 71 114 135
Average salary £37,500 £44,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% +9.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
726 655 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.31% 34.22% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 578 547 921
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 £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Hemel Hempstead -13 18 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford -12 17 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Welwyn Garden City -3 12 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Hitchin - 11 - - 1
St Albans -40 6 £23,500 -22.95% 2
Potters Bar -1 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Rickmansworth - 4 £30,000 -
Stevenage -13 2 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Berkhamsted - 2 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 189 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (56.08%) Microsoft
2 106 (56.08%) .NET
3 102 (53.97%) SQL
4 94 (49.74%) C#
5 81 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 79 (41.80%) Windows
7 78 (41.27%) JavaScript
8 51 (26.98%) Degree
9 49 (25.93%) CSS
10 48 (25.40%) MVC
10 48 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (24.87%) HTML
11 47 (24.87%) XML
12 45 (23.81%) Visual Studio
13 44 (23.28%) Oracle
13 44 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (22.22%) jQuery
15 40 (21.16%) ITIL
16 39 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (20.11%) T-SQL
18 37 (19.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (19.05%) IIS
19 36 (19.05%) OpenEdge
20 34 (17.99%) VB
21 33 (17.46%) Web Services
21 33 (17.46%) MS Excel
21 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
21 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
22 29 (15.34%) Crystal Reports

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 36 (19.05%) IIS
1 36 (19.05%) OpenEdge
2 25 (13.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 25 (13.23%) SharePoint
2 25 (13.23%) WebSphere
3 21 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 18 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (5.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (5.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (5.82%) JBoss
7 11 (5.82%) Tuxedo
7 11 (5.82%) AquaLogic
8 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) Mingle
3 4 (2.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.99%) DNS
2 15 (7.94%) Firewall
2 15 (7.94%) DHCP
3 5 (2.65%) Internet
4 4 (2.12%) SAN
4 4 (2.12%) LAN
4 4 (2.12%) WAN
5 2 (1.06%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.53%) Extranet
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (19.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (15.34%) Crystal Reports
7 20 (10.58%) Relational Database
8 18 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 18 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (5.29%) MS Access
12 6 (3.17%) Star Schema
12 6 (3.17%) RavenDB
12 6 (3.17%) Neo4j
13 5 (2.65%) MySQL
14 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.59%) DTS
14 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.70%) NUnit
3 7 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.17%) MSTest
4 6 (3.17%) Subversion
5 5 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.12%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 5 (2.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.06%) Retail
3 2 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (57.14%) Developer
2 40 (21.16%) DBA
2 40 (21.16%) SQL DBA
3 35 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 34 (17.99%) Junior
4 34 (17.99%) Senior Developer
5 22 (11.64%) Applications Support
5 22 (11.64%) Analyst
6 21 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 20 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (10.05%) Junior DBA
9 18 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (8.99%) SQL Server DBA
10 17 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (8.47%) Junior SQL Server DBA
11 16 (8.47%) Analyst Developer
11 16 (8.47%) Applications Support Specialist
11 16 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (8.47%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (56.08%) .NET
2 81 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 49 (25.93%) CSS
4 47 (24.87%) HTML
4 47 (24.87%) XML
5 42 (22.22%) jQuery
6 33 (17.46%) Web Services
7 27 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (11.64%) .NET Framework
9 17 (8.99%) WinForms
9 17 (8.99%) HTML5
9 17 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 16 (8.47%) Silverlight
11 14 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (5.82%) JPA
12 11 (5.82%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (5.82%) Spring
12 11 (5.82%) JSF
12 11 (5.82%) Struts
12 11 (5.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Clustering
2 13 (6.88%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.88%) N-Tier
2 13 (6.88%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.12%) User Experience
6 3 (1.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (41.80%) Windows
2 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (6.88%) Windows 2000
5 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.12%) Linux
7 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.40%) MVC
1 48 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.16%) ITIL
3 23 (12.17%) Scrum
4 22 (11.64%) Mentoring
5 18 (9.52%) UML
5 18 (9.52%) SOA
6 17 (8.99%) Software Engineering
7 12 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.82%) BPEL
9 10 (5.29%) Workflow
9 10 (5.29%) Web Development
10 9 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.76%) TDD
10 9 (4.76%) CRM
11 8 (4.23%) OO
12 7 (3.70%) ETL
12 7 (3.70%) Process Management
12 7 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.97%) SQL
2 94 (49.74%) C#
3 78 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.11%) T-SQL
5 34 (17.99%) VB
6 26 (13.76%) VB6
7 22 (11.64%) VB.NET
8 16 (8.47%) Delphi
9 12 (6.35%) Java
9 12 (6.35%) VBA
10 11 (5.82%) COBOL
11 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.65%) C
13 2 (1.06%) C++
13 2 (1.06%) F#
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (26.98%) Degree
2 25 (13.23%) SC Cleared
2 25 (13.23%) Security Cleared
3 23 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.41%) MCTS
5 5 (2.65%) MCITP
6 3 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.59%) MCP
6 3 (1.59%) MCSE
6 3 (1.59%) MCSA
6 3 (1.59%) CCNA
6 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.99%) VMware ESX
3 15 (7.94%) vSphere
4 13 (6.88%) vCloud
5 11 (5.82%) XenApp
5 11 (5.82%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (6.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (6.88%) NetBackup
1 13 (6.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 106 (56.08%) Microsoft
2 44 (23.28%) Oracle
3 25 (13.23%) IBM
3 25 (13.23%) VMware
4 20 (10.58%) Cisco
5 18 (9.52%) Citrix
6 13 (6.88%) Veritas
6 13 (6.88%) Symantec
6 13 (6.88%) Sophos
7 11 (5.82%) Micro Focus
7 11 (5.82%) BEA
8 7 (3.70%) Acronis
9 4 (2.12%) DevExpress
10 2 (1.06%) Twitter
10 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.06%) Altiris
10 2 (1.06%) HP
11 1 (0.53%) Dell
11 1 (0.53%) Sybase
11 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
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