The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 435 296 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.07% 13.97% 17.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.64% 47.74% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 326 272 449
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
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
768 620 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.19% 29.26% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 577 479 808
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
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Hertfordshire region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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 +5 96 £46,000 +27.77% 2
Welwyn Garden City +8 53 £38,750 +10.71% 1
St Albans +4 51 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Hemel Hempstead +2 45 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Ware - 18 £26,750 - 1
Borehamwood +1 14 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Hitchin - 12 - - 2
Hertford +7 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Royston -3 8 £32,000 -8.57%
Stevenage +19 7 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Hoddesdon +3 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Potters Bar +1 6 £21,750 -27.50%
Rickmansworth -6 6 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Harpenden 0 5 £25,000 -38.27%
Letchworth -4 4 £37,500 -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn - 2 £32,500 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 449 (54.82%) .NET
2 394 (48.11%) C#
3 372 (45.42%) SQL
4 350 (42.74%) Microsoft
5 329 (40.17%) ASP.NET
6 316 (38.58%) JavaScript
7 260 (31.75%) Windows
8 259 (31.62%) HTML
9 257 (31.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 248 (30.28%) MVC
11 236 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
12 222 (27.11%) CSS
13 175 (21.37%) Oracle
14 168 (20.51%) Java
15 166 (20.27%) Degree
16 153 (18.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 150 (18.32%) OO
18 145 (17.70%) MS Excel
19 141 (17.22%) XML
20 132 (16.12%) Web Services
21 125 (15.26%) TDD
22 122 (14.90%) IIS
23 119 (14.53%) jQuery
24 116 (14.16%) T-SQL
25 110 (13.43%) VMware
26 109 (13.31%) Finance
27 103 (12.58%) Software Engineering
27 103 (12.58%) WCF
28 101 (12.33%) Visual Studio
29 98 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 122 (14.90%) IIS
2 81 (9.89%) SharePoint
3 60 (7.33%) MS Exchange
4 56 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (6.47%) JBoss
6 51 (6.23%) CMS
6 51 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 41 (5.01%) WebSphere
8 38 (4.64%) Node.js
9 36 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
11 25 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 25 (3.05%) Oracle Service Bus
12 23 (2.81%) AquaLogic
12 23 (2.81%) OpenEdge
12 23 (2.81%) Tomcat
12 23 (2.81%) Tuxedo
13 21 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (1.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 145 (17.70%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.64%) MS Office
3 10 (1.22%) Mingle
4 5 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.49%) MS Project
6 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.34%) Magento
3 7 (0.85%) CA PPM
3 7 (0.85%) Agresso
3 7 (0.85%) Maximo
3 7 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.61%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.37%) SalesLogix
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.32%) SaaS
3 15 (1.83%) Office 365
4 7 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.37%) GitHub
8 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.72%) Firewall
2 43 (5.25%) DNS
3 41 (5.01%) DHCP
4 40 (4.88%) Internet
5 27 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.81%) SAN
7 20 (2.44%) VPN
8 15 (1.83%) VoIP
9 13 (1.59%) LAN
10 12 (1.47%) WAN
11 9 (1.10%) FTP
12 7 (0.85%) HTTP
12 7 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.73%) MPLS
14 5 (0.61%) DMZ
14 5 (0.61%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.61%) SSL
14 5 (0.61%) Wireless
14 5 (0.61%) VLAN
15 4 (0.49%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (31.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 98 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 85 (10.38%) Relational Database
4 81 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (9.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 78 (9.52%) MySQL
7 55 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (5.62%) Oracle Database
9 44 (5.37%) NoSQL
9 44 (5.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 43 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (4.15%) DB2
13 30 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (2.44%) MS Access
16 19 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (2.20%) Data Mining
18 17 (2.08%) RDBMS
19 14 (1.71%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 101 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 85 (10.38%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (4.76%) Subversion
5 28 (3.42%) NUnit
6 27 (3.30%) Eclipse
7 26 (3.17%) JUnit
8 23 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
9 20 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (2.08%) Maven
10 17 (2.08%) Selenium
10 17 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 15 (1.83%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.71%) Ant
12 14 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.71%) CruiseControl
13 11 (1.34%) Jenkins
13 11 (1.34%) MSTest
14 9 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 109 (13.31%) Finance
2 49 (5.98%) Retail
3 33 (4.03%) Games
4 20 (2.44%) Back Office
5 11 (1.34%) Legal
6 10 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.10%) Banking
8 8 (0.98%) Marketing
8 8 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.73%) Law
10 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 498 (60.81%) Developer
2 183 (22.34%) .NET Developer
3 110 (13.43%) Analyst
4 106 (12.94%) C# Developer
5 85 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 76 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 72 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 64 (7.81%) Junior
8 64 (7.81%) Software Developer
9 50 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 46 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 44 (5.37%) Junior Developer
11 44 (5.37%) DBA
12 43 (5.25%) Web Developer
13 40 (4.88%) Applications Support
13 40 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 37 (4.52%) Software Engineer
14 37 (4.52%) SQL DBA
15 34 (4.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (54.82%) .NET
2 329 (40.17%) ASP.NET
3 259 (31.62%) HTML
4 222 (27.11%) CSS
5 153 (18.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 141 (17.22%) XML
7 132 (16.12%) Web Services
8 119 (14.53%) jQuery
9 103 (12.58%) WCF
10 95 (11.60%) Ajax
11 92 (11.23%) .NET Framework
12 87 (10.62%) HTML5
13 78 (9.52%) J2EE
14 60 (7.33%) Spring
15 57 (6.96%) Hibernate
16 51 (6.23%) RESTful
17 49 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 47 (5.74%) CSS3
19 45 (5.49%) XSLT
20 42 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 51 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.52%) N-Tier
4 36 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 34 (4.15%) Clustering
6 25 (3.05%) BBC
6 25 (3.05%) Social Media
7 21 (2.56%) Replication
8 19 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.71%) User Experience
10 13 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.59%) EFT
11 12 (1.47%) FMCG
12 11 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.22%) Data Extraction
14 9 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.85%) Open Source
16 6 (0.73%) iPhone
17 5 (0.61%) Data Integration
17 5 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 260 (31.75%) Windows
2 82 (10.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (8.91%) Linux
4 68 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (3.79%) Windows 2000
6 26 (3.17%) UNIX
7 25 (3.05%) Windows 7
8 21 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (2.20%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.47%) Android
11 7 (0.85%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (30.28%) MVC
2 236 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (18.32%) OO
4 125 (15.26%) TDD
5 103 (12.58%) Software Engineering
6 69 (8.42%) E-Commerce
7 68 (8.30%) BDD
8 67 (8.18%) Scrum
9 64 (7.81%) Web Application Development
10 57 (6.96%) Web Development
11 55 (6.72%) SOA
11 55 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (6.23%) Unit Testing
13 46 (5.62%) ITIL
14 44 (5.37%) OOP
15 39 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
16 36 (4.40%) CQRS
17 35 (4.27%) CRM
17 35 (4.27%) Project Management
18 34 (4.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 394 (48.11%) C#
2 372 (45.42%) SQL
3 316 (38.58%) JavaScript
4 168 (20.51%) Java
5 116 (14.16%) T-SQL
6 68 (8.30%) VB
7 60 (7.33%) VB.NET
8 38 (4.64%) PowerShell
9 34 (4.15%) VB6
10 32 (3.91%) Ruby
11 25 (3.05%) PHP
11 25 (3.05%) C++
12 23 (2.81%) COBOL
12 23 (2.81%) Delphi
12 23 (2.81%) VBA
13 19 (2.32%) C
14 18 (2.20%) Python
15 13 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.34%) VBScript
17 4 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 166 (20.27%) Degree
2 54 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (6.23%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.93%) MCSE
5 24 (2.93%) MCSA
6 20 (2.44%) VCP4
7 18 (2.20%) MCITP
8 15 (1.83%) MCTS
9 6 (0.73%) ISEB
10 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.49%) CCNA
12 3 (0.37%) MCP
12 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.12%) MCSD
14 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.64%) QA
2 13 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 13 (1.59%) ISO 8583
3 9 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.85%) SLA
5 3 (0.37%) WCAG
6 2 (0.24%) HL7
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (4.52%) vSphere
4 35 (4.27%) VMware ESX
5 31 (3.79%) vCloud
6 28 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 28 (3.42%) XenApp
7 23 (2.81%) Hyper-V
8 15 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.98%) Terminal Server
10 6 (0.73%) Samba
11 5 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.49%) NFS
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.37%) XenServer
14 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (3.91%) Backup Exec
2 31 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 31 (3.79%) NetBackup
3 29 (3.54%) SCCM
4 22 (2.69%) SCOM
5 10 (1.22%) Data Guard
5 10 (1.22%) Puppet
5 10 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.37%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 350 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 175 (21.37%) Oracle
3 110 (13.43%) VMware
4 56 (6.84%) Citrix
5 46 (5.62%) Cisco
6 33 (4.03%) Sophos
7 32 (3.91%) IBM
7 32 (3.91%) Google
8 31 (3.79%) Symantec
8 31 (3.79%) Veritas
9 25 (3.05%) Apple
9 25 (3.05%) Yahoo!
9 25 (3.05%) Sony
9 25 (3.05%) EPiServer
9 25 (3.05%) Demandware
9 25 (3.05%) Facebook
9 25 (3.05%) Ogone
10 24 (2.93%) hybris
10 24 (2.93%) ATG
11 23 (2.81%) Micro Focus
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
The Curve Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
St Albans
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £17k - 22k per year + Training and Development
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits and On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + 25 days annual leave, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter UK Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago