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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 396 311 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.46% 16.21% 18.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.23% 51.40% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 283 293 470
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
717 605 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.23% 31.53% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 524 468 851
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 £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 30 January 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 0 94 £40,500 +12.50% 12
St Albans +2 55 £47,500 +43.93% 7
Welwyn Garden City +7 44 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Hemel Hempstead 0 39 £47,500 +29.25% 5
Hitchin - 25 - -
Ware - 18 £26,750 -
Rickmansworth - 13 £45,000 -
Borehamwood +5 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Stevenage +14 10 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Hertford +8 9 £37,500 -23.07%
Royston -6 6 £31,500 -3.07%
Harpenden +1 5 £32,500 -26.55%
Potters Bar 0 4 £21,750 -27.50%
Hoddesdon +1 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Letchworth -4 3 £37,500 +10.29%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 397 (53.00%) .NET
2 380 (50.73%) C#
3 337 (44.99%) SQL
4 299 (39.92%) Microsoft
5 297 (39.65%) ASP.NET
6 273 (36.45%) JavaScript
7 237 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
8 223 (29.77%) MVC
9 221 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 218 (29.11%) HTML
11 203 (27.10%) Windows
12 200 (26.70%) CSS
13 168 (22.43%) Oracle
14 147 (19.63%) Java
14 147 (19.63%) Degree
15 141 (18.83%) OO
16 139 (18.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 122 (16.29%) MS Excel
18 118 (15.75%) TDD
19 117 (15.62%) Finance
20 115 (15.35%) Web Services
20 115 (15.35%) jQuery
21 114 (15.22%) T-SQL
22 112 (14.95%) XML
23 110 (14.69%) IIS
24 90 (12.02%) WCF
25 87 (11.62%) SQL Server 2012
26 84 (11.21%) Visual Studio
27 79 (10.55%) Software Engineering
28 77 (10.28%) MySQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 110 (14.69%) IIS
2 55 (7.34%) CMS
3 54 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 50 (6.68%) MS Exchange
5 44 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (5.34%) Node.js
8 39 (5.21%) JBoss
9 31 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (3.20%) Oracle Service Bus
10 24 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (3.20%) WebSphere
11 23 (3.07%) OpenEdge
12 22 (2.94%) Tuxedo
12 22 (2.94%) AquaLogic
13 17 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (1.87%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 122 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.47%) MS Office
3 11 (1.47%) Mingle
4 5 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.53%) MS Project
6 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.47%) Magento
3 8 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.93%) Agresso
5 5 (0.67%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.40%) Maximo
6 3 (0.40%) SalesLogix
6 3 (0.40%) CA Clarity
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.13%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.47%) Office 365
3 9 (1.20%) SaaS
3 9 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.80%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.40%) GitHub
7 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.14%) Firewall
2 39 (5.21%) Internet
3 38 (5.07%) DNS
4 34 (4.54%) DHCP
5 20 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.40%) SAN
7 17 (2.27%) VPN
8 12 (1.60%) WAN
8 12 (1.60%) LAN
9 11 (1.47%) VoIP
10 10 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.20%) FTP
12 6 (0.80%) MPLS
13 5 (0.67%) HTTP
13 5 (0.67%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.67%) SSL
14 4 (0.53%) 4G
14 4 (0.53%) PBX
14 4 (0.53%) ADSL
14 4 (0.53%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 87 (11.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 77 (10.28%) MySQL
4 76 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (10.15%) Relational Database
5 61 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (7.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 55 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (6.28%) NoSQL
9 45 (6.01%) Oracle Database
10 40 (5.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 32 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 31 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
12 31 (4.14%) DB2
12 31 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (2.67%) Data Mining
14 20 (2.67%) RDBMS
15 17 (2.27%) MS Access
16 15 (2.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 84 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 75 (10.01%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (3.87%) Subversion
4 29 (3.87%) NUnit
5 22 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (2.54%) JUnit
6 19 (2.54%) TeamCity
7 18 (2.40%) Eclipse
8 17 (2.27%) Selenium
9 15 (2.00%) Maven
9 15 (2.00%) Ant
9 15 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.60%) MSTest
10 12 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (1.47%) CruiseControl
11 11 (1.47%) Jenkins
11 11 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 117 (15.62%) Finance
2 45 (6.01%) Retail
3 36 (4.81%) Games
4 15 (2.00%) Back Office
5 11 (1.47%) Law
6 10 (1.34%) Legal
7 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.20%) Banking
7 9 (1.20%) Billing
7 9 (1.20%) Marketing
8 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 457 (61.01%) Developer
2 174 (23.23%) .NET Developer
3 103 (13.75%) Analyst
4 92 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 83 (11.08%) Senior Developer
6 71 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (7.88%) Junior
8 52 (6.94%) Java Developer
9 49 (6.54%) Software Developer
10 46 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 43 (5.74%) DBA
12 41 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
13 40 (5.34%) Junior Developer
14 39 (5.21%) Applications Support
15 38 (5.07%) Web Developer
16 34 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 33 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
17 33 (4.41%) SQL DBA
18 30 (4.01%) Team Leader
19 29 (3.87%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (53.00%) .NET
2 297 (39.65%) ASP.NET
3 218 (29.11%) HTML
4 200 (26.70%) CSS
5 139 (18.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 115 (15.35%) Web Services
6 115 (15.35%) jQuery
7 112 (14.95%) XML
8 90 (12.02%) WCF
9 75 (10.01%) .NET Framework
9 75 (10.01%) Ajax
10 73 (9.75%) HTML5
11 60 (8.01%) J2EE
12 52 (6.94%) Spring
13 49 (6.54%) RESTful
13 49 (6.54%) Hibernate
14 47 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 43 (5.74%) CSS3
16 41 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 35 (4.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.74%) Computer Science
2 48 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.27%) Clustering
3 32 (4.27%) N-Tier
4 29 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 26 (3.47%) Social Media
5 26 (3.47%) BBC
6 19 (2.54%) Replication
7 18 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.87%) User Experience
8 14 (1.87%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.34%) FMCG
9 10 (1.34%) Data Extraction
10 8 (1.07%) EFT
10 8 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.93%) Open Source
12 6 (0.80%) Data Conversion
12 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 203 (27.10%) Windows
2 67 (8.95%) Linux
3 50 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (4.54%) UNIX
5 26 (3.47%) Windows 2000
6 22 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.20%) Android
10 5 (0.67%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.27%) CentOS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.13%) AIX
14 1 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Debian
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (29.77%) MVC
3 141 (18.83%) OO
4 118 (15.75%) TDD
5 79 (10.55%) Software Engineering
6 73 (9.75%) BDD
7 67 (8.95%) Web Application Development
8 64 (8.54%) E-Commerce
9 63 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (8.14%) Scrum
11 55 (7.34%) Web Development
12 51 (6.81%) SOA
13 49 (6.54%) Unit Testing
14 45 (6.01%) ITIL
15 42 (5.61%) OOP
16 38 (5.07%) CQRS
17 36 (4.81%) UML
18 35 (4.67%) Domain-Driven Design
19 34 (4.54%) ETL
20 33 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 380 (50.73%) C#
2 337 (44.99%) SQL
3 273 (36.45%) JavaScript
4 147 (19.63%) Java
5 114 (15.22%) T-SQL
6 65 (8.68%) VB
7 55 (7.34%) VB.NET
8 34 (4.54%) Ruby
9 33 (4.41%) VB6
10 26 (3.47%) VBA
11 22 (2.94%) PHP
11 22 (2.94%) C++
11 22 (2.94%) COBOL
11 22 (2.94%) Delphi
12 18 (2.40%) C
13 13 (1.74%) Python
13 13 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.47%) VBScript
16 5 (0.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 147 (19.63%) Degree
2 55 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.68%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.14%) MCTS
6 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.80%) ISEB
7 5 (0.67%) MCSE
8 4 (0.53%) MCSA
9 3 (0.40%) CCNA
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.40%) MCP
9 3 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.40%) MCITP
9 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.27%) MCSD
10 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.67%) QA
2 14 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.07%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.40%) WCAG
6 2 (0.27%) HL7
6 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.41%) vSphere
3 32 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (3.87%) VMware ESX
5 26 (3.47%) vCloud
6 25 (3.34%) XenApp
6 25 (3.34%) XenDesktop
7 21 (2.80%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.07%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.80%) Samba
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.67%) XenServer
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 26 (3.47%) NetBackup
1 26 (3.47%) Backup Exec
2 12 (1.60%) Data Guard
3 10 (1.34%) Puppet
4 7 (0.93%) SCCM
5 6 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.67%) Control-M
6 5 (0.67%) SCOM
7 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 299 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 168 (22.43%) Oracle
3 71 (9.48%) VMware
4 50 (6.68%) Citrix
5 42 (5.61%) Cisco
6 35 (4.67%) Google
7 32 (4.27%) EPiServer
8 27 (3.60%) Sophos
9 26 (3.47%) Facebook
9 26 (3.47%) Symantec
9 26 (3.47%) Apple
9 26 (3.47%) Veritas
9 26 (3.47%) Sony
9 26 (3.47%) Yahoo!
10 24 (3.20%) Business Objects
11 23 (3.07%) Demandware
11 23 (3.07%) Ogone
12 22 (2.94%) hybris
12 22 (2.94%) Micro Focus
12 22 (2.94%) BEA
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £34000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary with flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago