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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 85 106 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.57% 5.11% 4.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.71% 15.23% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 98 129
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 £35,000 £32,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £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
726 696 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.53% 33.57% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 617 530 714
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,600
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 16 £45,000 - 1
Watford -27 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -32 8 £43,000 +22.85%
Hitchin - 5 - -
Borehamwood +7 2 £38,500 +28.33%
Welwyn Garden City +4 2 £40,000 +3.22%
Potters Bar -12 2 £35,000 -
Berkhamsted - 2 £30,750 - 3
Hertford - 2 £43,750 -
Stevenage -3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
St Albans -12 1 £62,500 +56.25%
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 20 August 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.

1 170 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 112 (65.88%) SQL
3 100 (58.82%) .NET
4 96 (56.47%) C#
5 79 (46.47%) ASP.NET
6 69 (40.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 66 (38.82%) Microsoft
8 65 (38.24%) JavaScript
9 57 (33.53%) T-SQL
10 52 (30.59%) jQuery
11 51 (30.00%) XML
11 51 (30.00%) Windows
12 49 (28.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 48 (28.24%) MVC
14 47 (27.65%) SQL Server 2005
15 45 (26.47%) HTML
16 43 (25.29%) CSS
17 38 (22.35%) Web Services
18 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
18 37 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (21.18%) SharePoint
20 31 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
21 30 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
21 30 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
22 28 (16.47%) Oracle
23 27 (15.88%) Scrum
24 25 (14.71%) VMware
24 25 (14.71%) HTML5
25 24 (14.12%) SOAP
26 23 (13.53%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (21.18%) SharePoint
2 22 (12.94%) IIS
3 18 (10.59%) MS Exchange
4 15 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (7.65%) WebSphere
5 13 (7.65%) OpenEdge
5 13 (7.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (4.12%) Lync
7 6 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.76%) CMS
9 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.59%) LiveLink
Applications
1 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.18%) FastStats
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.59%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.59%) DNS
2 17 (10.00%) DHCP
3 9 (5.29%) Firewall
4 8 (4.71%) SAN
5 7 (4.12%) Internet
6 5 (2.94%) VoIP
6 5 (2.94%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.18%) WAN
7 2 (1.18%) LAN
7 2 (1.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.59%) Extranet
8 1 (0.59%) Broadband
8 1 (0.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (40.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (28.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (27.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (11.18%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (7.06%) Oracle Database
7 12 (7.06%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (4.12%) Star Schema
9 7 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.35%) DTS
10 4 (2.35%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.35%) MySQL
11 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.12%) NUnit
4 4 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.76%) Selenium
5 3 (1.76%) Subversion
5 3 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.18%) Moq
6 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.18%) JIRA
7 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.59%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (12.35%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.76%) Back Office
5 3 (1.76%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 110 (64.71%) Developer
2 44 (25.88%) C# Developer
3 37 (21.76%) .NET Developer
4 34 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 28 (16.47%) DBA
5 28 (16.47%) SQL DBA
6 25 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (14.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (11.18%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (8.24%) Administrator
10 13 (7.65%) Analyst
10 13 (7.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (7.06%) SQL Developer
11 12 (7.06%) Support Engineer
12 11 (6.47%) Server Support
12 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (5.88%) Web Developer
13 10 (5.88%) Server Engineer
14 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (4.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (58.82%) .NET
2 79 (46.47%) ASP.NET
3 52 (30.59%) jQuery
4 51 (30.00%) XML
5 45 (26.47%) HTML
6 43 (25.29%) CSS
7 38 (22.35%) Web Services
8 31 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (14.71%) HTML5
10 24 (14.12%) SOAP
11 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 21 (12.35%) XHTML
13 20 (11.76%) Silverlight
14 15 (8.82%) WCF
15 13 (7.65%) .NET Framework
15 13 (7.65%) Ajax
16 12 (7.06%) WinForms
17 11 (6.47%) REST
18 10 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Replication
2 11 (6.47%) Clustering
3 8 (4.71%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.71%) Fat Client
3 8 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.12%) FlexPod
4 7 (4.12%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.12%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.59%) W3C
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) iPhone
7 1 (0.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.00%) Windows
2 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.88%) Linux
5 7 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.18%) Android
9 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.59%) SUSE
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.24%) MVC
2 37 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.88%) Scrum
4 20 (11.76%) ITIL
5 17 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.41%) OO
7 15 (8.82%) TDD
8 13 (7.65%) Time Management
9 12 (7.06%) Web Development
10 11 (6.47%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.47%) ETL
11 10 (5.88%) Workflow
12 9 (5.29%) Migration
12 9 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.29%) UML
13 8 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (4.12%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (4.12%) Project Management
15 6 (3.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 112 (65.88%) SQL
2 96 (56.47%) C#
3 65 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 57 (33.53%) T-SQL
5 22 (12.94%) VB
6 15 (8.82%) VBA
7 9 (5.29%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.12%) VB6
9 6 (3.53%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.53%) Java
10 5 (2.94%) C++
10 5 (2.94%) Delphi
10 5 (2.94%) F#
11 2 (1.18%) XAML
11 2 (1.18%) C
11 2 (1.18%) VBScript
11 2 (1.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.41%) Degree
3 7 (4.12%) MCITP
4 4 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.35%) MCTS
4 4 (2.35%) MCP
4 4 (2.35%) CCNA
4 4 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.35%) CCEE
4 4 (2.35%) CCAA
4 4 (2.35%) CCIA
5 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware ESX
3 11 (6.47%) vSphere
4 8 (4.71%) XenApp
4 8 (4.71%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.76%) vCloud
7 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (4.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.47%) Oracle
3 25 (14.71%) VMware
4 16 (9.41%) Citrix
5 13 (7.65%) IBM
6 10 (5.88%) Symantec
7 9 (5.29%) Cisco
8 7 (4.12%) CommVault
8 7 (4.12%) NetApp
8 7 (4.12%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.12%) EMC
9 5 (2.94%) HP
10 4 (2.35%) Veritas
10 4 (2.35%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.76%) DevExpress
11 3 (1.76%) Acronis
11 3 (1.76%) Sophos
11 3 (1.76%) Adobe
12 2 (1.18%) SAP
12 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + training + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION,EXCELLENT PROGRESSION
Posted: 22 days ago