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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 96 98 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.98% 3.75% 4.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.57% 12.81% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 76 90 102
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
764 765 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.70% 29.25% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 626 677 529
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 +31 42 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hemel Hempstead 0 27 £45,000 - 3
Borehamwood -9 9 £30,000 -26.82%
Hertford - 4 £70,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -13 2 £52,000 +30.00%
St Albans -27 2 £58,750 -6.00%
Hoddesdon -5 1 £48,500 +7.77%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 235 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 155 (65.96%) .NET
3 131 (55.74%) Microsoft
4 124 (52.77%) SQL
5 118 (50.21%) JavaScript
6 104 (44.26%) ASP.NET
7 95 (40.43%) C#
8 87 (37.02%) HTML
9 83 (35.32%) Windows
10 76 (32.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 75 (31.91%) MVC
12 70 (29.79%) CSS
13 68 (28.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 66 (28.09%) VMware
15 60 (25.53%) IIS
16 59 (25.11%) MS Excel
17 57 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
17 57 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (22.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 49 (20.85%) Relational Database
20 48 (20.43%) SharePoint
21 47 (20.00%) Active Directory
22 44 (18.72%) .NET Framework
23 43 (18.30%) Degree
23 43 (18.30%) Finance
24 42 (17.87%) SQL Server 2005
25 39 (16.60%) Citrix
25 39 (16.60%) MS Exchange
25 39 (16.60%) Visual Studio
26 38 (16.17%) SC Cleared

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 60 (25.53%) IIS
2 48 (20.43%) SharePoint
3 39 (16.60%) MS Exchange
4 36 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (3.40%) JBoss
9 7 (2.98%) Tuxedo
9 7 (2.98%) LiveLink
9 7 (2.98%) AquaLogic
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.98%) Node.js
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (2.55%) ColdFusion
10 6 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (2.13%) CMS
11 5 (2.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 59 (25.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) Mingle
3 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.40%) Office 365
2 7 (2.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.89%) Firewall
2 29 (12.34%) DNS
3 27 (11.49%) DHCP
4 8 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.28%) SAN
5 3 (1.28%) Internet
6 2 (0.85%) IMAP
6 2 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (32.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 49 (20.85%) Relational Database
4 42 (17.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (13.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 26 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (7.66%) Sybase ASE
8 18 (7.66%) MongoDB
8 18 (7.66%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (3.83%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.98%) MySQL
11 7 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.28%) DTS
13 3 (1.28%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.28%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (16.60%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.66%) Subversion
3 10 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.98%) JUnit
4 7 (2.98%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.98%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.70%) NUnit
5 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.28%) MSTest
7 2 (0.85%) NuGet
7 2 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.43%) NSubstitute
General
1 43 (18.30%) Finance
2 19 (8.09%) Retail
3 8 (3.40%) Back Office
4 2 (0.85%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Front Office
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) French Language
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (60.00%) Developer
2 76 (32.34%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.17%) Senior Developer
4 37 (15.74%) C# Developer
5 33 (14.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (13.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (11.91%) Senior .NET Developer
9 26 (11.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (10.64%) Analyst
11 24 (10.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (8.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Developer
14 16 (6.81%) SQL Developer
14 16 (6.81%) VB.NET Developer
15 14 (5.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (5.53%) Software Developer
17 12 (5.11%) Technical Analyst
18 11 (4.68%) Web Developer
19 10 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (65.96%) .NET
2 104 (44.26%) ASP.NET
3 87 (37.02%) HTML
4 70 (29.79%) CSS
5 68 (28.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (18.72%) .NET Framework
7 35 (14.89%) XML
8 32 (13.62%) jQuery
9 26 (11.06%) Web Services
10 25 (10.64%) Ajax
11 24 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 18 (7.66%) HTML5
13 15 (6.38%) WSDL
13 15 (6.38%) SOAP
13 15 (6.38%) XSL
14 14 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (5.53%) Entity Framework
16 12 (5.11%) LINQ
17 11 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (4.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Clustering
2 26 (11.06%) Blackberry
3 16 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.83%) User Experience
6 8 (3.40%) FMCG
7 7 (2.98%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.98%) EFT
7 7 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.55%) iPad
9 4 (1.70%) Replication
10 3 (1.28%) W3C
10 3 (1.28%) PKI
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.43%) BYOD
12 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 83 (35.32%) Windows
2 57 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (22.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (11.06%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.55%) Android
6 5 (2.13%) Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) UNIX
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.91%) MVC
2 57 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (15.74%) Scrum
4 30 (12.77%) TDD
5 21 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (8.94%) Data Modelling
6 20 (8.51%) Workflow
7 19 (8.09%) Configuration Management
7 19 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 15 (6.38%) OO
9 13 (5.53%) CRM
10 10 (4.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.26%) Analytics
11 9 (3.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (3.83%) SOA
11 9 (3.83%) Process Management
12 8 (3.40%) OOD
12 8 (3.40%) UML
12 8 (3.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (52.77%) SQL
2 118 (50.21%) JavaScript
3 95 (40.43%) C#
4 36 (15.32%) Java
5 26 (11.06%) VB.NET
6 21 (8.94%) PowerShell
7 19 (8.09%) T-SQL
8 15 (6.38%) VB
9 8 (3.40%) VBScript
9 8 (3.40%) PHP
10 7 (2.98%) COBOL
10 7 (2.98%) Delphi
10 7 (2.98%) VB6
10 7 (2.98%) Python
11 2 (0.85%) VBA
11 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (18.30%) Degree
2 38 (16.17%) SC Cleared
2 38 (16.17%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (8.51%) MCITP
4 20 (8.51%) MCSE
4 20 (8.51%) MCSA
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) MCP
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.43%) MCTS
5 1 (0.43%) CCEE
5 1 (0.43%) CCAA
5 1 (0.43%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) QA
2 7 (2.98%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.06%) VMware ESX
2 26 (11.06%) XenApp
2 26 (11.06%) XenDesktop
2 26 (11.06%) vSphere
2 26 (11.06%) vCloud
3 20 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.40%) NFS
6 7 (2.98%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (11.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 26 (11.06%) NetBackup
1 26 (11.06%) Backup Exec
2 23 (9.79%) SCCM
2 23 (9.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 131 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 66 (28.09%) VMware
3 39 (16.60%) Citrix
4 27 (11.49%) Cisco
5 26 (11.06%) Veritas
5 26 (11.06%) Symantec
5 26 (11.06%) Sophos
6 22 (9.36%) Sybase
7 20 (8.51%) Jaspersoft
8 14 (5.96%) SAP
9 9 (3.83%) Adobe
9 9 (3.83%) Oracle
10 8 (3.40%) HP
11 7 (2.98%) Micro Focus
11 7 (2.98%) BEA
12 3 (1.28%) Metastorm
12 3 (1.28%) Nintex
13 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.43%) Axway
14 1 (0.43%) SonicWALL
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago