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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 70 167 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.82% 6.42% 4.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.78% 19.37% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 63 163 118
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
716 862 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.84% 33.12% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 617 730 656
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -2 17 £42,000 +5.00%
Borehamwood - 9 £41,000 -
Watford -37 8 £46,000 +22.66%
Welwyn Garden City +7 7 £46,250 +15.62%
Stevenage -5 4 £40,000 +21.21% 1
St Albans -21 3 £62,500 +38.88%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £51,250 -
Potters Bar -5 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (60.57%) SQL
3 103 (58.86%) .NET
4 91 (52.00%) C#
5 72 (41.14%) Web Services
6 70 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 66 (37.71%) Windows
8 62 (35.43%) Microsoft
8 62 (35.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (34.86%) MVC
10 58 (33.14%) HTML
11 57 (32.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 51 (29.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 49 (28.00%) CSS
14 48 (27.43%) JavaScript
15 46 (26.29%) T-SQL
16 44 (25.14%) jQuery
17 42 (24.00%) NUnit
18 39 (22.29%) TDD
18 39 (22.29%) SOAP
18 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 38 (21.71%) OO
19 38 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
21 32 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 29 (16.57%) BDD
22 29 (16.57%) TeamCity
22 29 (16.57%) WCF
23 28 (16.00%) .NET Framework
23 28 (16.00%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 26 (14.86%) MS Exchange
3 24 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (12.57%) Node.js
5 14 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (5.71%) IIS
7 9 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.71%) Lync
8 3 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.14%) Apache
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.57%) LiveLink
Applications
1 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.43%) Mingle
3 8 (4.57%) MS Office
4 6 (3.43%) Fireworks
5 5 (2.86%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.14%) FastStats
7 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.57%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.57%) SaaS
2 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.71%) Firewall
2 22 (12.57%) DHCP
2 22 (12.57%) DNS
3 19 (10.86%) SAN
4 18 (10.29%) iSCSI
5 15 (8.57%) VoIP
6 14 (8.00%) Internet
7 4 (2.29%) Intranet
7 4 (2.29%) Network Security
8 3 (1.71%) NAS
8 3 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.71%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.71%) SSL
9 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.57%) NFC
10 1 (0.57%) Broadband
10 1 (0.57%) LAN
10 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (35.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (32.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (29.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (13.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 22 (12.57%) Neo4j
6 22 (12.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (10.86%) DTS
8 17 (9.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (6.86%) RavenDB
11 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
11 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.29%) MySQL
13 4 (2.29%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.29%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (24.00%) NUnit
2 29 (16.57%) TeamCity
3 27 (15.43%) Visual Studio
4 23 (13.14%) Git (software)
5 20 (11.43%) MSTest
6 15 (8.57%) Eclipse
7 13 (7.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (6.86%) Moq
9 9 (5.14%) Selenium
10 6 (3.43%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (2.29%) CruiseControl
11 4 (2.29%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.14%) JIRA
12 2 (1.14%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.57%) MyEclipse
13 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (8.00%) Finance
1 14 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.86%) Marketing
2 5 (2.86%) Back Office
3 3 (1.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.57%) Games
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (60.00%) Developer
2 33 (18.86%) .NET Developer
3 31 (17.71%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.29%) Web Developer
6 16 (9.14%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.14%) Analyst
7 15 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (8.57%) Administrator
8 13 (7.43%) C# Developer
9 12 (6.86%) Applications Developer
10 11 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (6.29%) SQL Developer
10 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.14%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.14%) Java Web Developer
12 8 (4.57%) DBA
12 8 (4.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (58.86%) .NET
2 72 (41.14%) Web Services
3 70 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 58 (33.14%) HTML
5 49 (28.00%) CSS
6 44 (25.14%) jQuery
7 39 (22.29%) SOAP
7 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (16.57%) WCF
9 28 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 26 (14.86%) RESTful
10 26 (14.86%) XML
11 23 (13.14%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (13.14%) HTML5
11 23 (13.14%) Silverlight
11 23 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 22 (12.57%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (11.43%) CSS3
14 17 (9.71%) XSLT
15 14 (8.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Replication
2 7 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.00%) Clustering
3 4 (2.29%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.71%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.71%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.71%) FlexPod
4 3 (1.71%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.71%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.57%) Open Source
5 1 (0.57%) iPhone
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) EFT
5 1 (0.57%) W3C
5 1 (0.57%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 66 (37.71%) Windows
2 27 (15.43%) Linux
3 26 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.43%) CentOS
5 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.71%) Windows XP
7 15 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.71%) Android
9 3 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.71%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.14%) UNIX
11 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.86%) MVC
2 39 (22.29%) TDD
3 38 (21.71%) OO
3 38 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.57%) BDD
5 27 (15.43%) Unit Testing
6 24 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (12.57%) CQRS
8 20 (11.43%) UML
8 20 (11.43%) Change Management
9 19 (10.86%) System Testing
9 19 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (9.71%) Workflow
10 17 (9.71%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.14%) Project Management
12 15 (8.57%) Problem Management
12 15 (8.57%) ITIL
13 14 (8.00%) Scrum
13 14 (8.00%) Web Development
14 12 (6.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 106 (60.57%) SQL
2 91 (52.00%) C#
3 48 (27.43%) JavaScript
4 46 (26.29%) T-SQL
5 23 (13.14%) PowerShell
6 18 (10.29%) Java
6 18 (10.29%) VB.NET
7 17 (9.71%) VBA
8 15 (8.57%) VB
9 13 (7.43%) VB6
10 4 (2.29%) Ruby
10 4 (2.29%) VBScript
10 4 (2.29%) PHP
11 2 (1.14%) XAML
12 1 (0.57%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.57%) Python
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (14.29%) MCTS
2 25 (14.29%) Degree
3 15 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.00%) MCP
4 14 (8.00%) MCSE
4 14 (8.00%) CCNA
4 14 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (8.00%) CCEE
4 14 (8.00%) CCAA
4 14 (8.00%) CCIA
5 11 (6.29%) MCSD
6 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.14%) ISEB
7 2 (1.14%) MCITP
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 22 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.86%) Hyper-V
3 16 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.43%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.43%) vSphere
5 3 (1.71%) XenApp
5 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.71%) vCloud
5 3 (1.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.71%) WSUS
2 3 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 62 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.29%) VMware
3 24 (13.71%) Citrix
4 18 (10.29%) Cisco
5 17 (9.71%) HP
6 14 (8.00%) SonicWALL
7 12 (6.86%) Adobe
8 11 (6.29%) Oracle
8 11 (6.29%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.43%) Teradata
9 6 (3.43%) Symantec
10 4 (2.29%) SAP
11 3 (1.71%) Acronis
11 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.71%) Sophos
11 3 (1.71%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.71%) CommVault
11 3 (1.71%) NetApp
11 3 (1.71%) Veritas
11 3 (1.71%) EMC
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
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