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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 353 338 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.67% 14.56% 18.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.70% 46.69% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 321 304 326
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,500
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
740 724 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.74% 31.18% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 653 611 537
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +2 59 £44,000 +6.02% 9
Hemel Hempstead +25 52 £42,500 +6.25% 4
St Albans -7 49 £46,000 +8.23% 5
Borehamwood +1 25 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Stevenage +4 20 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Letchworth +2 10 £31,750 -20.62% 2
Broxbourne - 8 £47,500 - 3
Berkhamsted +4 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Welwyn Garden City -7 5 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Potters Bar +13 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford +5 3 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Hoddesdon -8 3 £48,500 +7.77%
Hertford -2 2 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Rickmansworth -26 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Royston - 2 £30,000 -
Waltham Cross - 2 £38,750 -
Cheshunt - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 509 (63.86%) .NET
2 431 (54.08%) SQL
3 402 (50.44%) C#
4 349 (43.79%) ASP.NET
5 275 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
6 274 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 261 (32.75%) MVC
8 259 (32.50%) JavaScript
9 234 (29.36%) Windows
10 198 (24.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 196 (24.59%) HTML
12 178 (22.33%) TDD
13 170 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 153 (19.20%) T-SQL
15 148 (18.57%) MS Excel
16 144 (18.07%) Scrum
17 135 (16.94%) .NET Framework
18 134 (16.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 130 (16.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 127 (15.93%) OO
21 123 (15.43%) CSS
22 118 (14.81%) XML
23 115 (14.43%) Oracle
24 107 (13.43%) jQuery
25 98 (12.30%) Java
26 96 (12.05%) Finance
26 96 (12.05%) WCF
27 92 (11.54%) Entity Framework
27 92 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
28 87 (10.92%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 80 (10.04%) IIS
2 75 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 52 (6.52%) Node.js
4 38 (4.77%) MS Exchange
5 34 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.63%) JBoss
6 21 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 20 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.25%) ColdFusion
11 9 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.88%) CMS
14 5 (0.63%) LiveLink
Applications
1 148 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.02%) MS Office
3 5 (0.63%) MS Project
4 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.63%) Maximo
4 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.38%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.25%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.01%) Office 365
3 11 (1.38%) OpenShift
4 6 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.63%) PaaS
6 3 (0.38%) SaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.90%) DNS
2 45 (5.65%) Firewall
3 44 (5.52%) DHCP
4 38 (4.77%) Internet
5 18 (2.26%) SAN
6 17 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.38%) VoIP
8 8 (1.00%) HTTP
9 7 (0.88%) WAN
9 7 (0.88%) LAN
9 7 (0.88%) SSL
9 7 (0.88%) iSCSI
10 6 (0.75%) Network Security
11 5 (0.63%) MPLS
12 4 (0.50%) Intranet
13 3 (0.38%) CTI
13 3 (0.38%) VPN
13 3 (0.38%) FTP
13 3 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 134 (16.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (16.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 72 (9.03%) NoSQL
6 69 (8.66%) Relational Database
7 50 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (5.52%) Oracle Database
9 43 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 33 (4.14%) MySQL
12 25 (3.14%) MongoDB
13 24 (3.01%) SQL Server 2000
14 21 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (2.26%) Sybase ASE
15 18 (2.26%) QlikView
16 17 (2.13%) DTS
17 15 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
18 13 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (1.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 68 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.27%) Visual Studio
3 45 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (5.14%) Subversion
5 39 (4.89%) NUnit
6 24 (3.01%) MSTest
7 18 (2.26%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (1.63%) Selenium
8 13 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.51%) JUnit
9 12 (1.51%) JIRA
9 12 (1.51%) Moq
10 11 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.38%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.13%) ReSharper
13 8 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 96 (12.05%) Finance
2 55 (6.90%) Retail
3 24 (3.01%) Advertising
3 24 (3.01%) Marketing
4 23 (2.89%) Games
5 18 (2.26%) Billing
6 13 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.25%) Banking
9 6 (0.75%) Legal
9 6 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.75%) Back Office
10 4 (0.50%) Electronics
10 4 (0.50%) French Language
11 3 (0.38%) German Language
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 3 (0.38%) Law
11 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 495 (62.11%) Developer
2 254 (31.87%) .NET Developer
3 114 (14.30%) C# Developer
4 96 (12.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 89 (11.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (10.79%) Analyst
7 73 (9.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 67 (8.41%) Senior Developer
9 57 (7.15%) Software Developer
10 47 (5.90%) Web Developer
11 46 (5.77%) DBA
11 46 (5.77%) Administrator
12 41 (5.14%) SQL Developer
13 39 (4.89%) Support Analyst
14 34 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
15 33 (4.14%) SQL DBA
16 29 (3.64%) Java Developer
17 27 (3.39%) Programmer
18 26 (3.26%) Architect
18 26 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (63.86%) .NET
2 349 (43.79%) ASP.NET
3 198 (24.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 196 (24.59%) HTML
5 135 (16.94%) .NET Framework
6 123 (15.43%) CSS
7 118 (14.81%) XML
8 107 (13.43%) jQuery
9 96 (12.05%) WCF
10 92 (11.54%) Entity Framework
11 77 (9.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 70 (8.78%) AngularJS
13 69 (8.66%) Ajax
14 59 (7.40%) Web Services
15 40 (5.02%) XSLT
16 39 (4.89%) HTML5
17 38 (4.77%) RESTful
18 34 (4.27%) LINQ
18 34 (4.27%) CSS3
18 34 (4.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.64%) BBC
2 29 (3.64%) Clustering
2 29 (3.64%) Social Media
3 26 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.89%) Replication
6 18 (2.26%) Blackberry
6 18 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.76%) User Experience
8 13 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
9 11 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.38%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.25%) NHS
11 9 (1.13%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.88%) iSeries
13 6 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.75%) EPoS
14 4 (0.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 234 (29.36%) Windows
2 83 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (3.89%) Windows 7
5 27 (3.39%) Linux
6 18 (2.26%) Windows 2000
7 17 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.51%) UNIX
9 9 (1.13%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.00%) AIX
11 6 (0.75%) Android
12 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.50%) Solaris
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (32.75%) MVC
3 178 (22.33%) TDD
4 144 (18.07%) Scrum
5 127 (15.93%) OO
6 77 (9.66%) Web Application Development
7 68 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (7.65%) BDD
10 55 (6.90%) ITIL
11 48 (6.02%) Unit Testing
12 45 (5.65%) Web Development
13 41 (5.14%) Software Engineering
14 36 (4.52%) CRM
14 36 (4.52%) OOP
15 35 (4.39%) E-Commerce
15 35 (4.39%) Analytics
16 33 (4.14%) Workflow
16 33 (4.14%) Project Management
17 32 (4.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 431 (54.08%) SQL
2 402 (50.44%) C#
3 259 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 153 (19.20%) T-SQL
5 98 (12.30%) Java
6 65 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 38 (4.77%) Ruby
8 32 (4.02%) VB
9 31 (3.89%) PowerShell
10 29 (3.64%) VBA
11 20 (2.51%) C++
12 15 (1.88%) PHP
12 15 (1.88%) VBScript
13 11 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.00%) C
16 6 (0.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 6 (0.75%) XQuery
16 6 (0.75%) XPath
17 4 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 87 (10.92%) Degree
2 57 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.89%) MCSA
5 30 (3.76%) SC Cleared
6 28 (3.51%) MCITP
7 22 (2.76%) MCSE
8 19 (2.38%) ISEB
9 17 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (2.13%) CCNA
10 12 (1.51%) MCP
11 8 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.50%) CCEE
14 4 (0.50%) CCAA
14 4 (0.50%) CCIA
14 4 (0.50%) MCTS
14 4 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.01%) SLA
2 9 (1.13%) HL7
3 8 (1.00%) QA
4 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.38%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.39%) XenApp
3 24 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.89%) vSphere
5 22 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 20 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 19 (2.38%) vCloud
8 14 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.50%) NFS
11 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (3.14%) SCCM
2 19 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 18 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (2.26%) NetBackup
4 15 (1.88%) Puppet
5 9 (1.13%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.88%) SCOM
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.63%) WSUS
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Ansible
10 1 (0.13%) Legato
10 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 274 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 115 (14.43%) Oracle
3 76 (9.54%) VMware
4 44 (5.52%) Citrix
5 37 (4.64%) Cisco
6 36 (4.52%) Facebook
7 30 (3.76%) Google
7 30 (3.76%) Apple
8 29 (3.64%) Sony
8 29 (3.64%) Yahoo!
9 24 (3.01%) Sybase
10 23 (2.89%) SAP
11 20 (2.51%) Sophos
11 20 (2.51%) Symantec
12 19 (2.38%) IBM
13 18 (2.26%) Veritas
13 18 (2.26%) Jaspersoft
14 12 (1.51%) Telerik
14 12 (1.51%) HP
15 11 (1.38%) Nintex
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + pension, 22 days and more
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + Pension, 25 days, flexi time and more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare, flexitime and more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k + pension + healthcare + gym membership
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago