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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 433 302 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.60% 13.32% 18.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.97% 45.01% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 354 278 456
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,700 £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
760 671 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.16% 29.59% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 605 546 771
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 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 27 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 +8 92 £47,500 +26.66% 9
St Albans +1 52 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Hemel Hempstead -5 50 £44,000 +10.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +6 43 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Borehamwood +6 17 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Royston -1 10 £40,500 +24.61%
Hitchin - 8 - -
Hertford +7 6 £70,000 +55.55%
Stevenage +7 6 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Hoddesdon +5 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Potters Bar +2 5 £21,750 -27.50%
Letchworth -3 5 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Ware - 5 - -
Harpenden -1 4 £25,000 -33.33%
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Kings Langley - 2 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn - 2 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth -7 1 £35,000 +48.93%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 - 1
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 473 (57.82%) .NET
2 387 (47.31%) C#
3 385 (47.07%) SQL
4 352 (43.03%) Microsoft
5 342 (41.81%) ASP.NET
6 316 (38.63%) JavaScript
7 277 (33.86%) Windows
8 265 (32.40%) HTML
9 255 (31.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 248 (30.32%) MVC
11 235 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
12 207 (25.31%) CSS
13 163 (19.93%) Java
14 160 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 156 (19.07%) Oracle
16 150 (18.34%) MS Excel
17 147 (17.97%) OO
18 146 (17.85%) Degree
19 144 (17.60%) XML
20 132 (16.14%) TDD
21 126 (15.40%) VMware
22 125 (15.28%) Web Services
23 119 (14.55%) IIS
24 116 (14.18%) jQuery
25 114 (13.94%) T-SQL
26 107 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
27 105 (12.84%) WCF
28 101 (12.35%) Software Engineering
28 101 (12.35%) SharePoint
29 99 (12.10%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 119 (14.55%) IIS
2 101 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 66 (8.07%) MS Exchange
4 62 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (6.11%) JBoss
7 44 (5.38%) CMS
7 44 (5.38%) WebSphere
8 40 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 38 (4.65%) Node.js
10 36 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
11 27 (3.30%) Tomcat
12 22 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 20 (2.44%) Tuxedo
13 20 (2.44%) AquaLogic
13 20 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
14 15 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (1.71%) OpenEdge
16 12 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 150 (18.34%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.28%) MS Office
3 7 (0.86%) MS Project
4 6 (0.73%) Mingle
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.98%) Magento
3 7 (0.86%) CA PPM
3 7 (0.86%) Agresso
3 7 (0.86%) Maximo
4 6 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.49%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.37%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.37%) SalesLogix
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.44%) SaaS
3 16 (1.96%) Office 365
4 5 (0.61%) OpenShift
5 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.46%) Firewall
2 50 (6.11%) DNS
3 47 (5.75%) DHCP
4 44 (5.38%) Internet
5 27 (3.30%) SAN
6 26 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 19 (2.32%) VPN
8 16 (1.96%) LAN
9 15 (1.83%) WAN
10 14 (1.71%) VoIP
11 13 (1.59%) FTP
12 12 (1.47%) HTTP
13 10 (1.22%) SSL
14 6 (0.73%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.73%) VLAN
15 5 (0.61%) MPLS
15 5 (0.61%) DMZ
15 5 (0.61%) Wireless
16 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (0.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (31.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 107 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 83 (10.15%) Relational Database
4 80 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (9.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 65 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 65 (7.95%) MySQL
7 46 (5.62%) Oracle Database
8 44 (5.38%) NoSQL
9 43 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 37 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (3.79%) DB2
13 25 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (2.57%) MS Access
16 18 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (1.47%) QlikView
18 11 (1.34%) RavenDB
18 11 (1.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 80 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 76 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (4.52%) Subversion
5 26 (3.18%) Eclipse
6 24 (2.93%) JUnit
6 24 (2.93%) NUnit
7 20 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
8 17 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.96%) Selenium
10 15 (1.83%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.59%) Maven
12 10 (1.22%) Ant
12 10 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (1.10%) CruiseControl
13 9 (1.10%) MSTest
14 8 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 99 (12.10%) Finance
2 44 (5.38%) Retail
3 31 (3.79%) Games
4 22 (2.69%) Back Office
5 13 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.34%) Legal
7 9 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.10%) Banking
8 7 (0.86%) Marketing
9 6 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.61%) Front Office
11 4 (0.49%) Billing
12 3 (0.37%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 509 (62.22%) Developer
2 199 (24.33%) .NET Developer
3 108 (13.20%) C# Developer
4 98 (11.98%) Analyst
5 81 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 75 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 71 (8.68%) Java Developer
8 67 (8.19%) Software Developer
9 61 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 53 (6.48%) Junior
11 47 (5.75%) Web Developer
11 47 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 45 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 40 (4.89%) Software Engineer
14 39 (4.77%) DBA
15 37 (4.52%) Junior Developer
15 37 (4.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 36 (4.40%) Support Analyst
17 32 (3.91%) Administrator
18 31 (3.79%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (57.82%) .NET
2 342 (41.81%) ASP.NET
3 265 (32.40%) HTML
4 207 (25.31%) CSS
5 160 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 144 (17.60%) XML
7 125 (15.28%) Web Services
8 116 (14.18%) jQuery
9 105 (12.84%) WCF
10 96 (11.74%) Ajax
11 89 (10.88%) .NET Framework
12 85 (10.39%) HTML5
12 85 (10.39%) J2EE
13 57 (6.97%) Spring
14 54 (6.60%) Hibernate
15 49 (5.99%) RESTful
16 48 (5.87%) CSS3
17 47 (5.75%) XSLT
18 46 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
19 42 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.23%) Computer Science
2 40 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.77%) Blackberry
3 39 (4.77%) Clustering
4 35 (4.28%) N-Tier
5 26 (3.18%) BBC
5 26 (3.18%) Social Media
6 23 (2.81%) Replication
7 21 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.83%) User Experience
10 13 (1.59%) EFT
11 12 (1.47%) FMCG
12 10 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.22%) Data Extraction
13 9 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.86%) iSeries
15 6 (0.73%) iPad
15 6 (0.73%) Open Source
15 6 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 277 (33.86%) Windows
2 90 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (8.07%) Linux
5 34 (4.16%) Windows 2000
6 27 (3.30%) UNIX
6 27 (3.30%) Windows 7
7 20 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.20%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.59%) Android
10 6 (0.73%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (30.32%) MVC
2 235 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (17.97%) OO
4 132 (16.14%) TDD
5 101 (12.35%) Software Engineering
6 82 (10.02%) Scrum
7 67 (8.19%) E-Commerce
7 67 (8.19%) Web Application Development
8 66 (8.07%) BDD
9 53 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 49 (5.99%) Web Development
11 47 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (5.62%) ITIL
13 45 (5.50%) SOA
14 44 (5.38%) OOP
15 42 (5.13%) Workflow
16 40 (4.89%) Project Management
17 39 (4.77%) CRM
17 39 (4.77%) Domain-Driven Design
18 33 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 387 (47.31%) C#
2 385 (47.07%) SQL
3 316 (38.63%) JavaScript
4 163 (19.93%) Java
5 114 (13.94%) T-SQL
6 68 (8.31%) VB
7 59 (7.21%) VB.NET
8 42 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 33 (4.03%) Ruby
10 31 (3.79%) VB6
10 31 (3.79%) C++
11 23 (2.81%) VBA
12 21 (2.57%) PHP
13 20 (2.44%) COBOL
13 20 (2.44%) Delphi
14 16 (1.96%) C
15 15 (1.83%) VBScript
15 15 (1.83%) Python
16 13 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 146 (17.85%) Degree
2 58 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 55 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 48 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (3.67%) MCSE
6 29 (3.55%) MCSA
7 22 (2.69%) MCITP
8 10 (1.22%) ISEB
8 10 (1.22%) MCTS
9 6 (0.73%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.61%) CCNA
11 4 (0.49%) MCP
12 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.24%) MCSD
14 1 (0.12%) HND
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.16%) QA
2 15 (1.83%) SLA
3 13 (1.59%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.49%) RosettaNet
6 2 (0.24%) HL7
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 95 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (5.26%) vSphere
4 39 (4.77%) VMware ESX
5 34 (4.16%) XenDesktop
5 34 (4.16%) vCloud
6 32 (3.91%) XenApp
7 25 (3.06%) Hyper-V
8 16 (1.96%) 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%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.37%) XenServer
14 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (4.40%) SCCM
2 35 (4.28%) Backup Exec
3 34 (4.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 34 (4.16%) NetBackup
4 25 (3.06%) SCOM
5 11 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.10%) Puppet
7 8 (0.98%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.12%) Control-M
11 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 352 (43.03%) Microsoft
2 156 (19.07%) Oracle
3 126 (15.40%) VMware
4 61 (7.46%) Citrix
5 53 (6.48%) Cisco
6 38 (4.65%) Sophos
7 34 (4.16%) Veritas
7 34 (4.16%) Symantec
8 33 (4.03%) IBM
9 30 (3.67%) Google
10 28 (3.42%) SAP
11 27 (3.30%) Apple
12 26 (3.18%) Facebook
12 26 (3.18%) Sony
12 26 (3.18%) Yahoo!
13 25 (3.06%) Demandware
13 25 (3.06%) Ogone
14 24 (2.93%) hybris
14 24 (2.93%) ATG
15 20 (2.44%) Micro Focus
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Excel Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, car, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + pension, healthcare, life assurance and more
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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