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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 444 338 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.01% 13.46% 19.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 47.27% 59.71%
Number of salaries quoted 383 311 447
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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
777 715 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.26% 28.46% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 644 623 686
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +19 99 £47,500 +2.15% 5
Hemel Hempstead -4 65 £42,500 +6.25% 4
St Albans -4 55 £43,750 -20.45% 11
Welwyn Garden City -2 35 £50,000 +17.64%
Borehamwood +8 26 £37,500 -8.53%
Royston -2 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Letchworth -3 6 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Hertford +6 5 £70,000 +47.36%
Harpenden 0 5 £22,500 -40.00%
Hoddesdon +6 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Hitchin - 4 - -
Bishop's Stortford +10 3 £40,500 -22.85% 2
Kings Langley - 3 £45,000 -
Stevenage +1 2 £37,750 +7.85% 1
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn - 2 £32,500 -
Potters Bar +3 1 £21,750 -42.00%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 499 (60.12%) .NET
2 413 (49.76%) SQL
3 390 (46.99%) C#
4 351 (42.29%) ASP.NET
5 329 (39.64%) Microsoft
6 324 (39.04%) JavaScript
7 277 (33.37%) Windows
8 265 (31.93%) HTML
9 261 (31.45%) MVC
10 249 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 241 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
12 197 (23.73%) CSS
13 182 (21.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 160 (19.28%) MS Excel
15 155 (18.67%) XML
16 152 (18.31%) TDD
17 150 (18.07%) Java
18 148 (17.83%) OO
19 143 (17.23%) Oracle
20 131 (15.78%) T-SQL
21 128 (15.42%) Degree
22 126 (15.18%) VMware
23 115 (13.86%) Web Services
24 114 (13.73%) jQuery
25 112 (13.49%) SQL Server 2012
26 107 (12.89%) IIS
26 107 (12.89%) Scrum
27 106 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 104 (12.53%) WCF
29 99 (11.93%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 107 (12.89%) IIS
2 99 (11.93%) SharePoint
3 68 (8.19%) MS Exchange
4 64 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 47 (5.66%) JBoss
7 42 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
8 40 (4.82%) WebSphere
9 39 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 38 (4.58%) Node.js
11 34 (4.10%) CMS
12 27 (3.25%) Tomcat
13 22 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (1.81%) Tuxedo
14 15 (1.81%) AquaLogic
14 15 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
14 15 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (1.33%) WebLogic
15 11 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 160 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.37%) MS Office
3 5 (0.60%) MS Project
4 4 (0.48%) Mingle
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.96%) Maximo
3 7 (0.84%) Magento
3 7 (0.84%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.48%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.48%) Agresso
4 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.24%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.24%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.41%) SaaS
2 20 (2.41%) Office 365
3 5 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.48%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.36%) GitHub
5 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.59%) Firewall
2 52 (6.27%) DNS
3 49 (5.90%) DHCP
4 47 (5.66%) Internet
5 30 (3.61%) SAN
6 23 (2.77%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.81%) VPN
8 13 (1.57%) HTTP
9 11 (1.33%) SSL
10 10 (1.20%) VoIP
11 9 (1.08%) LAN
12 8 (0.96%) WAN
12 8 (0.96%) FTP
13 7 (0.84%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.72%) VLAN
15 5 (0.60%) DMZ
15 5 (0.60%) MPLS
15 5 (0.60%) Wireless
15 5 (0.60%) Network Security
16 4 (0.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 112 (13.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 106 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (11.20%) Relational Database
5 90 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 79 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 59 (7.11%) NoSQL
8 56 (6.75%) MySQL
9 46 (5.54%) Oracle Database
10 41 (4.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 35 (4.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (3.01%) DB2
15 19 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (1.93%) MS Access
18 15 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (1.81%) MongoDB
19 12 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 79 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 62 (7.47%) Visual Studio
3 48 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (5.42%) Subversion
5 30 (3.61%) Eclipse
6 25 (3.01%) NUnit
7 20 (2.41%) JUnit
8 17 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
9 15 (1.81%) Maven
10 14 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 14 (1.69%) MSTest
11 13 (1.57%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.45%) Selenium
12 12 (1.45%) Ant
13 10 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (1.08%) CruiseControl
14 9 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (11.45%) Finance
2 47 (5.66%) Retail
3 29 (3.49%) Games
4 25 (3.01%) Back Office
5 17 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.08%) Banking
8 8 (0.96%) Legal
9 7 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.60%) Front Office
11 4 (0.48%) Advertising
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
12 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 526 (63.37%) Developer
2 223 (26.87%) .NET Developer
3 117 (14.10%) C# Developer
4 91 (10.96%) Analyst
5 80 (9.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 79 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 75 (9.04%) Software Developer
7 75 (9.04%) Senior Developer
8 66 (7.95%) Java Developer
9 54 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 45 (5.42%) Web Developer
11 43 (5.18%) Junior
11 43 (5.18%) Software Engineer
12 42 (5.06%) Administrator
12 42 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (4.70%) DBA
14 35 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
15 34 (4.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (4.10%) Support Analyst
16 33 (3.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (60.12%) .NET
2 351 (42.29%) ASP.NET
3 265 (31.93%) HTML
4 197 (23.73%) CSS
5 182 (21.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 155 (18.67%) XML
7 115 (13.86%) Web Services
8 114 (13.73%) jQuery
9 104 (12.53%) WCF
10 99 (11.93%) Ajax
10 99 (11.93%) .NET Framework
11 83 (10.00%) J2EE
12 82 (9.88%) HTML5
13 53 (6.39%) Spring
14 51 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 51 (6.14%) Hibernate
15 49 (5.90%) CSS3
16 48 (5.78%) XSLT
17 47 (5.66%) RESTful
17 47 (5.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.82%) Clustering
4 38 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 31 (3.73%) N-Tier
6 30 (3.61%) BBC
6 30 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.61%) Social Media
7 25 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.29%) Replication
9 16 (1.93%) User Experience
10 13 (1.57%) EFT
11 11 (1.33%) FMCG
12 10 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.08%) Data Extraction
14 8 (0.96%) iSeries
14 8 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (0.72%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.72%) iPad
16 5 (0.60%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 277 (33.37%) Windows
2 95 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (11.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (6.87%) Linux
5 33 (3.98%) Windows 2000
6 27 (3.25%) Windows 7
7 20 (2.41%) Windows XP
8 16 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.81%) UNIX
10 12 (1.45%) Android
11 6 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.24%) AIX
13 2 (0.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (31.45%) MVC
2 241 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (18.31%) TDD
4 148 (17.83%) OO
5 107 (12.89%) Scrum
6 90 (10.84%) Software Engineering
7 68 (8.19%) Web Application Development
8 65 (7.83%) E-Commerce
9 62 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
9 62 (7.47%) BDD
10 51 (6.14%) Unit Testing
11 46 (5.54%) Web Development
11 46 (5.54%) OOP
12 43 (5.18%) SOA
12 43 (5.18%) CRM
13 39 (4.70%) Workflow
13 39 (4.70%) Domain-Driven Design
14 37 (4.46%) ITIL
15 36 (4.34%) Project Management
15 36 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 413 (49.76%) SQL
2 390 (46.99%) C#
3 324 (39.04%) JavaScript
4 150 (18.07%) Java
5 131 (15.78%) T-SQL
6 68 (8.19%) VB
7 51 (6.14%) VB.NET
8 43 (5.18%) PowerShell
9 33 (3.98%) Ruby
10 29 (3.49%) C++
11 24 (2.89%) VBA
12 20 (2.41%) PHP
13 19 (2.29%) VB6
14 17 (2.05%) VBScript
15 15 (1.81%) COBOL
15 15 (1.81%) Delphi
15 15 (1.81%) C
16 13 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.57%) Python
17 8 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 128 (15.42%) Degree
2 54 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 51 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 41 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (3.61%) MCSE
6 28 (3.37%) MCSA
7 21 (2.53%) MCITP
8 12 (1.45%) ISEB
9 8 (0.96%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.60%) CCNA
10 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.48%) MCP
11 4 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.24%) MCSD
13 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.24%) MCTS
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.86%) QA
2 19 (2.29%) SLA
3 13 (1.57%) ISO 8583
4 8 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.48%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 50 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (5.18%) vSphere
4 38 (4.58%) XenDesktop
5 36 (4.34%) VMware ESX
5 36 (4.34%) XenApp
6 33 (3.98%) vCloud
7 30 (3.61%) Hyper-V
8 16 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.48%) NFS
10 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.36%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.36%) XenServer
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.12%) Samba
13 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (4.34%) SCCM
2 34 (4.10%) Backup Exec
3 33 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 33 (3.98%) NetBackup
4 26 (3.13%) SCOM
5 11 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.20%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.96%) Puppet
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.12%) Legato
10 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 329 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 143 (17.23%) Oracle
3 126 (15.18%) VMware
4 54 (6.51%) Citrix
5 44 (5.30%) Cisco
6 37 (4.46%) Sophos
7 34 (4.10%) Symantec
8 33 (3.98%) Veritas
8 33 (3.98%) Google
9 31 (3.73%) Apple
10 30 (3.61%) Sony
10 30 (3.61%) IBM
10 30 (3.61%) Yahoo!
10 30 (3.61%) Facebook
11 28 (3.37%) SAP
12 23 (2.77%) Sybase
13 20 (2.41%) hybris
13 20 (2.41%) Demandware
13 20 (2.41%) Ogone
13 20 (2.41%) ATG
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago