The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 98 102 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.95% 4.81% 4.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.03% 14.83% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 84 96 126
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
752 688 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.32% 32.47% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 660 513 642
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -23 13 £42,500 +21.42%
Hoddesdon - 11 £45,000 - 2
Watford -36 8 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Potters Bar -5 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Hitchin - 5 - -
St Albans -2 4 £62,500 +43.67%
Berkhamsted - 4 £31,250 -
Stevenage +4 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £38,500 - 3
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
Hertford - 1 £46,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
2 117 (68.82%) SQL
3 100 (58.82%) .NET
4 97 (57.06%) C#
5 78 (45.88%) ASP.NET
6 68 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 64 (37.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 63 (37.06%) Microsoft
9 57 (33.53%) T-SQL
10 56 (32.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 54 (31.76%) Windows
11 54 (31.76%) jQuery
12 52 (30.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 50 (29.41%) XML
14 48 (28.24%) HTML
15 47 (27.65%) MVC
16 46 (27.06%) Web Services
17 44 (25.88%) CSS
18 40 (23.53%) SharePoint
19 34 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (20.00%) MS Excel
20 32 (18.82%) SOAP
21 28 (16.47%) Oracle
21 28 (16.47%) HTML5
22 27 (15.88%) VMware
23 26 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
24 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
24 25 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
25 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
25 22 (12.94%) ITIL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 19 (11.18%) IIS
4 18 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (8.24%) WebSphere
5 14 (8.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (7.65%) OpenEdge
7 12 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (4.12%) Lync
10 7 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.76%) CMS
12 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.59%) LiveLink
Applications
1 34 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.53%) Fireworks
3 5 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) MS Office
4 2 (1.18%) FastStats
5 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.59%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Office 365
1 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.76%) DHCP
1 20 (11.76%) DNS
2 11 (6.47%) Firewall
2 11 (6.47%) SAN
3 8 (4.71%) VoIP
3 8 (4.71%) iSCSI
4 7 (4.12%) Internet
5 3 (1.76%) Intranet
6 2 (1.18%) LAN
6 2 (1.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.59%) NFC
7 1 (0.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (37.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (32.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (30.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (10.59%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (8.24%) Relational Database
9 12 (7.06%) Oracle Database
10 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (5.29%) DTS
11 7 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.94%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.35%) MySQL
13 4 (2.35%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.18%) MS Access
14 2 (1.18%) OLAP
14 2 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.29%) NUnit
4 7 (4.12%) PhoneGap
4 7 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.53%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (3.53%) Selenium
5 6 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (2.94%) Moq
7 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.76%) Subversion
7 3 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.18%) JIRA
8 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.59%) MyEclipse
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.59%) Log4Net
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%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (61.18%) Developer
2 39 (22.94%) C# Developer
3 35 (20.59%) .NET Developer
4 34 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 28 (16.47%) DBA
5 28 (16.47%) SQL DBA
6 20 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (11.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (10.59%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (9.41%) Administrator
9 16 (9.41%) Web Developer
10 15 (8.82%) Support Engineer
11 14 (8.24%) SQL Developer
12 13 (7.65%) Analyst
13 11 (6.47%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (6.47%) Server Support
14 10 (5.88%) Server Engineer
14 10 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
16 8 (4.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (58.82%) .NET
2 78 (45.88%) ASP.NET
3 54 (31.76%) jQuery
4 50 (29.41%) XML
5 48 (28.24%) HTML
6 46 (27.06%) Web Services
7 44 (25.88%) CSS
8 32 (18.82%) SOAP
9 28 (16.47%) HTML5
10 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (12.35%) XHTML
12 18 (10.59%) WCF
13 17 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 16 (9.41%) .NET Framework
15 15 (8.82%) Silverlight
16 14 (8.24%) Ajax
17 12 (7.06%) WinForms
18 11 (6.47%) REST
18 11 (6.47%) XSLT
19 8 (4.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.59%) Replication
2 11 (6.47%) Clustering
3 8 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.12%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.12%) FlexPod
4 7 (4.12%) CLARiiON
4 7 (4.12%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.12%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.59%) Open Source
7 1 (0.59%) iPhone
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.76%) Windows
2 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.88%) Linux
5 8 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.59%) SUSE
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.59%) UNIX
10 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.65%) MVC
2 34 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.94%) ITIL
4 21 (12.35%) Scrum
5 20 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.41%) OO
7 15 (8.82%) Workflow
7 15 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 14 (8.24%) TDD
9 13 (7.65%) Web Development
10 10 (5.88%) Project Management
10 10 (5.88%) Migration
11 9 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.29%) UML
12 8 (4.71%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.71%) Change Management
12 8 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (4.12%) Time Management
13 7 (4.12%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (68.82%) SQL
2 97 (57.06%) C#
3 68 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 57 (33.53%) T-SQL
5 22 (12.94%) VB
6 15 (8.82%) VBA
7 11 (6.47%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.88%) Java
9 7 (4.12%) VB6
10 6 (3.53%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.94%) F#
11 5 (2.94%) C++
11 5 (2.94%) Delphi
12 4 (2.35%) VBScript
13 2 (1.18%) C
13 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 2 (1.18%) XAML
14 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.24%) Degree
3 7 (4.12%) CCEE
3 7 (4.12%) CCAA
3 7 (4.12%) CCIA
3 7 (4.12%) MCITP
3 7 (4.12%) MCTS
3 7 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.12%) CCNA
3 7 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.12%) MCP
4 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.88%) vSphere
4 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.12%) XenApp
5 7 (4.12%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (4.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.76%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 63 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.47%) Oracle
3 27 (15.88%) VMware
4 18 (10.59%) Citrix
5 13 (7.65%) IBM
6 10 (5.88%) Symantec
6 10 (5.88%) Cisco
7 8 (4.71%) HP
8 7 (4.12%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.12%) SonicWALL
8 7 (4.12%) EMC
8 7 (4.12%) Adobe
8 7 (4.12%) CommVault
8 7 (4.12%) NetApp
9 4 (2.35%) Veritas
10 3 (1.76%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.76%) Acronis
10 3 (1.76%) Sophos
11 2 (1.18%) SAP
11 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION,EXCELLENT PROGRESSION
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Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
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