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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 65 30
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 148 77 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.14% 3.68% 6.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.20% 12.66% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 96 66 179
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
771 608 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.21% 29.08% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 583 469 809
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Hemel Hempstead 0 29 £49,000 +22.50%
Watford +7 21 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Ware - 17 £27,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -9 14 £30,000 -14.28%
Hitchin - 12 - -
Hertford +12 5 £70,000 +33.33%
St Albans -14 5 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £17,000 -
Stevenage +23 1 £20,500 -48.75%
Borehamwood -1 1 £28,500 - 1
Potters Bar -4 1 £35,000 +16.66%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 174 (68.50%) Microsoft
3 145 (57.09%) .NET
4 126 (49.61%) SQL
5 118 (46.46%) JavaScript
6 114 (44.88%) ASP.NET
7 109 (42.91%) Windows
8 102 (40.16%) C#
9 95 (37.40%) HTML
9 95 (37.40%) CSS
10 86 (33.86%) MVC
11 82 (32.28%) Degree
12 77 (30.31%) IIS
13 75 (29.53%) VMware
14 67 (26.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 61 (24.02%) Web Services
16 60 (23.62%) SQL Server 2005
17 56 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (21.26%) Visual Studio
19 53 (20.87%) Active Directory
20 52 (20.47%) XML
21 51 (20.08%) VB
21 51 (20.08%) ASP.NET MVC
22 50 (19.69%) SC Cleared
22 50 (19.69%) Security Cleared
22 50 (19.69%) MS Excel
23 46 (18.11%) MS Exchange
23 46 (18.11%) jQuery
24 45 (17.72%) Citrix

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 77 (30.31%) IIS
2 46 (18.11%) MS Exchange
3 45 (17.72%) SharePoint
4 43 (16.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (9.06%) Oracle Service Bus
7 23 (9.06%) JBoss
7 23 (9.06%) Tuxedo
7 23 (9.06%) OpenEdge
7 23 (9.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 23 (9.06%) AquaLogic
8 13 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (4.72%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.57%) Drupal
10 4 (1.57%) CMS
11 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.79%) LiveLink
Applications
1 50 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.54%) Mingle
3 6 (2.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.54%) Office 365
2 5 (1.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.35%) Firewall
2 32 (12.60%) DNS
3 30 (11.81%) DHCP
4 13 (5.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.18%) Internet
6 2 (0.79%) SAN
6 2 (0.79%) LAN
6 2 (0.79%) WAN
6 2 (0.79%) SMTP
6 2 (0.79%) IMAP
6 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (26.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 60 (23.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (16.93%) Relational Database
5 34 (13.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 31 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (10.63%) Crystal Reports
8 25 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (9.45%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (9.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (9.45%) Oracle Database
10 14 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.54%) RavenDB
11 9 (3.54%) Neo4j
11 9 (3.54%) MS Access
12 5 (1.97%) MySQL
13 4 (1.57%) DTS
14 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (21.26%) Visual Studio
2 26 (10.24%) Git (software)
3 23 (9.06%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (5.12%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.12%) JUnit
5 9 (3.54%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.54%) MSTest
5 9 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (3.54%) NUnit
6 7 (2.76%) Subversion
6 7 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.57%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 34 (13.39%) Finance
2 16 (6.30%) Retail
3 14 (5.51%) Back Office
4 2 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 133 (52.36%) Developer
2 50 (19.69%) Junior
3 43 (16.93%) .NET Developer
4 40 (15.75%) Senior Developer
5 38 (14.96%) Analyst
5 38 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (12.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (12.60%) Junior Developer
8 27 (10.63%) DBA
9 26 (10.24%) SQL DBA
10 24 (9.45%) C# Developer
11 23 (9.06%) Analyst Developer
11 23 (9.06%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (9.06%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 19 (7.48%) Applications Support
13 15 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (5.91%) Junior .NET Developer
14 14 (5.51%) SQL Server DBA
15 13 (5.12%) Java Developer
15 13 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (57.09%) .NET
2 114 (44.88%) ASP.NET
3 95 (37.40%) CSS
3 95 (37.40%) HTML
4 61 (24.02%) Web Services
5 52 (20.47%) XML
6 51 (20.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (18.11%) jQuery
8 39 (15.35%) .NET Framework
9 33 (12.99%) Ajax
10 31 (12.20%) HTML5
11 28 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 23 (9.06%) JPA
12 23 (9.06%) Oracle Fusion
12 23 (9.06%) Spring
12 23 (9.06%) JSF
12 23 (9.06%) Middleware
12 23 (9.06%) Hibernate
12 23 (9.06%) Struts
12 23 (9.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.20%) Clustering
2 30 (11.81%) Blackberry
2 30 (11.81%) Computer Science
3 26 (10.24%) N-Tier
4 14 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.12%) EFT
6 9 (3.54%) FMCG
7 5 (1.97%) iPad
8 3 (1.18%) W3C
8 3 (1.18%) User Experience
9 2 (0.79%) PKI
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (42.91%) Windows
2 56 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (16.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (11.81%) Windows 2000
5 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.97%) Android
7 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.79%) Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.86%) MVC
2 56 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (11.81%) Unit Testing
4 29 (11.42%) SOA
5 26 (10.24%) UML
5 26 (10.24%) Software Engineering
6 25 (9.84%) TDD
7 24 (9.45%) OO
8 23 (9.06%) ITIL
8 23 (9.06%) BPEL
8 23 (9.06%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.48%) OOP
10 18 (7.09%) Workflow
11 16 (6.30%) OOD
11 16 (6.30%) Scrum
12 14 (5.51%) CRM
12 14 (5.51%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.12%) Business Development
13 13 (5.12%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (5.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 126 (49.61%) SQL
2 118 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 102 (40.16%) C#
4 51 (20.08%) VB
5 38 (14.96%) Java
6 34 (13.39%) T-SQL
7 32 (12.60%) VB6
8 23 (9.06%) PowerShell
8 23 (9.06%) VB.NET
8 23 (9.06%) COBOL
8 23 (9.06%) Delphi
9 13 (5.12%) Python
10 9 (3.54%) VBA
11 3 (1.18%) C
11 3 (1.18%) VBScript
11 3 (1.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (32.28%) Degree
2 50 (19.69%) SC Cleared
2 50 (19.69%) Security Cleared
3 33 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (7.09%) MCSA
5 17 (6.69%) MCSE
5 17 (6.69%) MCITP
6 14 (5.51%) MCTS
7 7 (2.76%) VCP4
8 3 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.18%) MCP
8 3 (1.18%) CCNA
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.51%) QA
2 13 (5.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 53 (20.87%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.60%) VMware ESX
3 30 (11.81%) vSphere
3 30 (11.81%) vCloud
4 26 (10.24%) XenApp
4 26 (10.24%) XenDesktop
5 19 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.94%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.57%) NFS
9 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (11.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 30 (11.81%) NetBackup
1 30 (11.81%) Backup Exec
2 19 (7.48%) SCCM
3 17 (6.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 174 (68.50%) Microsoft
2 75 (29.53%) VMware
3 45 (17.72%) Citrix
4 37 (14.57%) Oracle
5 35 (13.78%) Cisco
6 30 (11.81%) Symantec
6 30 (11.81%) Sophos
6 30 (11.81%) Veritas
7 23 (9.06%) Micro Focus
7 23 (9.06%) BEA
8 12 (4.72%) IBM
9 10 (3.94%) Acronis
10 8 (3.15%) HP
10 8 (3.15%) SAP
11 3 (1.18%) Sybase
12 2 (0.79%) Adobe
12 2 (0.79%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.79%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + On-Call Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago