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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 359 371 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.07% 19.14% 19.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.14% 57.97% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 292 331 543
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
716 640 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.06% 33.02% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 576 526 884
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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
(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
St Albans -2 64 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Watford -25 49 £45,000 +15.38% 13
Hemel Hempstead -10 30 £42,500 +18.05% 6
Hitchin -3 27 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Hertford +11 23 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 22 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Stevenage -13 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Borehamwood +7 11 £36,500 +21.66% 2
Bishop's Stortford +4 10 £50,000 +122.22%
Letchworth -12 6 £41,250 +26.92%
Hoddesdon - 5 £47,500 -
Potters Bar -5 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Berkhamsted - 4 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £30,000 -
Harpenden +7 2 £32,000 -20.00%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 402 (54.77%) SQL
2 373 (50.82%) C#
3 371 (50.54%) .NET
4 294 (40.05%) ASP.NET
5 271 (36.92%) Microsoft
6 211 (28.75%) MVC
7 205 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
8 197 (26.84%) JavaScript
9 189 (25.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 183 (24.93%) Windows
11 151 (20.57%) Oracle
12 145 (19.75%) HTML
12 145 (19.75%) T-SQL
13 136 (18.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 134 (18.26%) Degree
15 130 (17.71%) MS Excel
16 127 (17.30%) CSS
17 119 (16.21%) Finance
18 118 (16.08%) XML
19 113 (15.40%) TDD
20 108 (14.71%) Web Services
21 107 (14.58%) Java
22 101 (13.76%) OO
23 100 (13.62%) WCF
24 99 (13.49%) jQuery
25 96 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 90 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 90 (12.26%) Visual Studio
27 80 (10.90%) SQL Server 2012
28 79 (10.76%) BDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 65 (8.86%) IIS
2 63 (8.58%) CMS
3 59 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 38 (5.18%) WebSphere
5 37 (5.04%) MS Exchange
6 33 (4.50%) OpenEdge
7 32 (4.36%) Node.js
8 26 (3.54%) JBoss
9 22 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (2.32%) Tomcat
13 16 (2.18%) WebLogic
14 12 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (1.50%) EPiServer CMS
15 11 (1.50%) Apache
16 9 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 130 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 64 (8.72%) MS Office
3 13 (1.77%) Mingle
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.68%) Magento
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.41%) Agresso
5 2 (0.27%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.27%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.68%) Office 365
3 4 (0.54%) SaaS
3 4 (0.54%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.31%) Internet
2 21 (2.86%) SAN
3 20 (2.72%) DNS
4 16 (2.18%) DHCP
5 15 (2.04%) LAN
5 15 (2.04%) Firewall
6 14 (1.91%) WAN
7 12 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.82%) VPN
9 6 (0.82%) NAS
10 5 (0.68%) FTP
11 4 (0.54%) VoIP
12 3 (0.41%) PBX
12 3 (0.41%) Wireless
12 3 (0.41%) Intranet
12 3 (0.41%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (25.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 96 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (10.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 79 (10.76%) MySQL
6 73 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (6.81%) Relational Database
8 43 (5.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (4.77%) NoSQL
10 30 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
12 27 (3.68%) Data Mining
13 26 (3.54%) Oracle Database
14 24 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (2.45%) DB2
15 18 (2.45%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (2.18%) OLAP
17 15 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 13 (1.77%) BusinessObjects XI
18 13 (1.77%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 90 (12.26%) Visual Studio
2 57 (7.77%) Git (software)
3 38 (5.18%) Subversion
4 30 (4.09%) NUnit
5 27 (3.68%) Maven
5 27 (3.68%) Ant
6 25 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.18%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.18%) Selenium
8 13 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.77%) MSTest
9 12 (1.63%) CruiseControl
10 11 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.50%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
12 8 (1.09%) JUnit
13 7 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 119 (16.21%) Finance
2 58 (7.90%) Retail
3 33 (4.50%) Games
4 23 (3.13%) Marketing
5 20 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.91%) Law
7 11 (1.50%) Billing
8 8 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.09%) Banking
9 7 (0.95%) Legal
10 5 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.54%) Advertising
12 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 437 (59.54%) Developer
2 183 (24.93%) .NET Developer
3 128 (17.44%) Analyst
4 109 (14.85%) C# Developer
5 101 (13.76%) Senior Developer
6 76 (10.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 61 (8.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 53 (7.22%) Business Analyst
9 52 (7.08%) DBA
10 48 (6.54%) Java Developer
10 48 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 48 (6.54%) SQL DBA
11 45 (6.13%) Junior
12 44 (5.99%) Senior .NET Developer
13 42 (5.72%) Team Leader
14 35 (4.77%) Applications Support
15 34 (4.63%) Web Developer
16 31 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
17 28 (3.81%) SQL Developer
18 27 (3.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (50.54%) .NET
2 294 (40.05%) ASP.NET
3 145 (19.75%) HTML
4 136 (18.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 127 (17.30%) CSS
6 118 (16.08%) XML
7 108 (14.71%) Web Services
8 100 (13.62%) WCF
9 99 (13.49%) jQuery
10 74 (10.08%) .NET Framework
11 49 (6.68%) HTML5
12 46 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 44 (5.99%) XSLT
14 42 (5.72%) RESTful
15 40 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (5.18%) Ajax
16 38 (5.18%) JSP
17 36 (4.90%) Spring
18 34 (4.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 31 (4.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.95%) Clustering
4 25 (3.41%) BBC
4 25 (3.41%) Social Media
5 19 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.45%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.04%) Replication
8 12 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.50%) Data Conversion
10 9 (1.23%) Open Source
11 8 (1.09%) User Experience
11 8 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.09%) Tandem
12 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.82%) Kindle
13 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.54%) PKI
14 4 (0.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 183 (24.93%) Windows
2 55 (7.49%) Linux
3 39 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (3.68%) UNIX
5 24 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.91%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.23%) Android
10 8 (1.09%) CentOS
11 7 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.82%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.14%) AIX
15 1 (0.14%) Solaris
15 1 (0.14%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (28.75%) MVC
2 205 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (15.40%) TDD
4 101 (13.76%) OO
5 79 (10.76%) BDD
6 68 (9.26%) Web Application Development
7 56 (7.63%) ITIL
8 55 (7.49%) Scrum
9 45 (6.13%) CRM
9 45 (6.13%) E-Commerce
9 45 (6.13%) Software Engineering
10 43 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (5.45%) CQRS
12 36 (4.90%) Change Management
13 35 (4.77%) Unit Testing
14 33 (4.50%) Web Development
15 32 (4.36%) ETL
15 32 (4.36%) Mentoring
16 31 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (4.22%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 402 (54.77%) SQL
2 373 (50.82%) C#
3 197 (26.84%) JavaScript
4 145 (19.75%) T-SQL
5 107 (14.58%) Java
6 70 (9.54%) VB.NET
7 68 (9.26%) VB
8 35 (4.77%) VBA
9 30 (4.09%) Ruby
10 23 (3.13%) C
11 22 (3.00%) C++
12 21 (2.86%) VB6
13 20 (2.72%) PHP
14 18 (2.45%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.77%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.63%) Delphi
16 12 (1.63%) VBScript
17 8 (1.09%) Python
18 7 (0.95%) COBOL
19 6 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 134 (18.26%) Degree
2 52 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.27%) MCTS
4 15 (2.04%) MCITP
4 15 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.77%) MCSE
6 9 (1.23%) MCP
7 7 (0.95%) MCSD
7 7 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.68%) CCNA
8 5 (0.68%) ISEB
8 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.54%) MCSA
9 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.41%) VCP4
10 3 (0.41%) VCP5
11 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.86%) QA
2 18 (2.45%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.54%) WCAG
4 4 (0.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 20 (2.72%) VMware ESX
4 15 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.63%) vSphere
6 8 (1.09%) XenApp
7 7 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.95%) vCloud
8 5 (0.68%) Samba
8 5 (0.68%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.41%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.27%) XenServer
10 2 (0.27%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) SCCM
2 7 (0.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.68%) Control-M
5 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.41%) Puppet
6 3 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.27%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 271 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 151 (20.57%) Oracle
3 51 (6.95%) VMware
4 39 (5.31%) EPiServer
5 33 (4.50%) Google
6 30 (4.09%) Business Objects
7 28 (3.81%) IBM
7 28 (3.81%) Citrix
8 25 (3.41%) Apple
8 25 (3.41%) Sony
8 25 (3.41%) Yahoo!
8 25 (3.41%) Facebook
9 24 (3.27%) Cisco
10 12 (1.63%) Symantec
10 12 (1.63%) SolarWinds
11 11 (1.50%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.36%) NetApp
13 9 (1.23%) Sophos
13 9 (1.23%) Dell
14 8 (1.09%) HP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Hudson - London
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum 28-32k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago