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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 110 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 134 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% 6.64% 5.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 17.94% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 82 98
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £69,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
653 747 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.04% 37.02% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 560 548 482
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Watford -5 9 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hemel Hempstead -18 8 £42,000 -14.28% 3
St Albans +5 7 £60,000 +122.22%
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 - -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (58.24%) SQL
3 40 (43.96%) .NET
4 39 (42.86%) Windows
5 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (40.66%) C#
7 34 (37.36%) ASP.NET
8 33 (36.26%) .NET Framework
9 31 (34.07%) Finance
10 29 (31.87%) Entity Framework
11 28 (30.77%) MVC
12 27 (29.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (28.57%) T-SQL
13 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 24 (26.37%) VMware
15 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (24.18%) HTML
17 21 (23.08%) Citrix
17 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (23.08%) jQuery
17 21 (23.08%) Windows Server
18 20 (21.98%) WCF
18 20 (21.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (20.88%) XML
19 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
20 17 (18.68%) CSS
20 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
21 16 (17.58%) HP
21 16 (17.58%) Firewall

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.29%) IIS
4 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.49%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.10%) CMS
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) SaaS
2 7 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) Firewall
2 12 (13.19%) SAN
3 9 (9.89%) DHCP
3 9 (9.89%) DNS
3 9 (9.89%) iSCSI
3 9 (9.89%) VoIP
4 3 (3.30%) NAS
5 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (21.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.49%) MySQL
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (4.40%) DB2
9 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.40%) RavenDB
9 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (3.30%) OLAP
10 3 (3.30%) Sybase IQ
11 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.40%) MSTest
3 4 (4.40%) NMock
3 4 (4.40%) NUnit
3 4 (4.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) French Language
2 9 (9.89%) German Language
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Law
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) C# Developer
3 13 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Administrator
5 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.89%) Architect
6 9 (9.89%) DBA
7 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.79%) SQL DBA
8 7 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (6.59%) IT Manager
10 5 (5.49%) Head of IT
10 5 (5.49%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.40%) .NET Programmer
11 4 (4.40%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) .NET
2 34 (37.36%) ASP.NET
3 33 (36.26%) .NET Framework
4 29 (31.87%) Entity Framework
5 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (24.18%) HTML
7 21 (23.08%) jQuery
8 20 (21.98%) WCF
9 19 (20.88%) XML
10 17 (18.68%) CSS
11 12 (13.19%) ADO.NET
12 11 (12.09%) WPF
13 9 (9.89%) LINQ
13 9 (9.89%) Web Services
14 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (8.79%) HTML5
15 7 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (6.59%) NHibernate
17 5 (5.49%) SAP Business Workflow
18 4 (4.40%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.19%) Replication
2 12 (13.19%) User Experience
3 8 (8.79%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) FMCG
5 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.20%) Clustering
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.86%) Windows
2 21 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.30%) AIX
5 3 (3.30%) Android
5 3 (3.30%) Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.77%) MVC
3 15 (16.48%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) Analytics
4 14 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (14.29%) Workflow
6 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.19%) Problem Management
7 11 (12.09%) Change Management
7 11 (12.09%) Risk Analytics
7 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
8 10 (10.99%) CRM
9 8 (8.79%) B2B
9 8 (8.79%) Coaching
9 8 (8.79%) ETL
10 7 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (6.59%) ERP
11 6 (6.59%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.59%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.24%) SQL
2 37 (40.66%) C#
3 26 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.89%) VBScript
7 5 (5.49%) VB
8 4 (4.40%) Java
8 4 (4.40%) XPath
8 4 (4.40%) XQuery
9 3 (3.30%) VBA
10 2 (2.20%) Python
10 2 (2.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.10%) CCNA
3 1 (1.10%) CCNP
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) GxP
4 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.40%) NFS
6 2 (2.20%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
1 3 (3.30%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.20%) Simpana
3 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.37%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) Citrix
4 16 (17.58%) HP
5 13 (14.29%) Oracle
6 12 (13.19%) SAP
7 5 (5.49%) iManage
7 5 (5.49%) Sage
8 4 (4.40%) Telerik
9 3 (3.30%) IBM
9 3 (3.30%) Sybase
10 2 (2.20%) Adobe
10 2 (2.20%) Axway
10 2 (2.20%) CommVault
10 2 (2.20%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.20%) Kofax
10 2 (2.20%) Lotus
10 2 (2.20%) NetApp
10 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.20%) WatchGuard
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