The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 372 393 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.02% 18.51% 16.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.40% 56.63% 52.66%
Number of salaries quoted 349 344 407
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
753 694 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.41% 32.69% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 659 516 660
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Watford -8 59 £41,500 +18.57% 9
St Albans +1 45 £50,000 +14.94% 4
Hemel Hempstead -21 23 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Stevenage +7 20 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hertford -1 20 £40,000 -20.00%
Welwyn Garden City +5 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bishop's Stortford 0 11 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Hitchin -2 11 £60,000 +51.89% 2
Letchworth -5 11 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Hoddesdon - 11 £45,000 - 2
Rickmansworth +2 8 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Borehamwood +10 6 £38,500 +2.66% 5
Potters Bar -8 6 £35,000 -
Berkhamsted - 5 £29,000 - 1
Harpenden +3 4 £32,250 -16.77%
Ware 0 2 £48,750 +95.00%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 406 (57.34%) SQL
2 369 (52.12%) .NET
3 327 (46.19%) C#
4 273 (38.56%) ASP.NET
5 258 (36.44%) Microsoft
6 193 (27.26%) MVC
7 186 (26.27%) Windows
8 172 (24.29%) JavaScript
9 168 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 149 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 137 (19.35%) XML
12 133 (18.79%) T-SQL
13 130 (18.36%) Web Services
14 129 (18.22%) Oracle
15 122 (17.23%) TDD
16 121 (17.09%) HTML
16 121 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 120 (16.95%) Degree
18 114 (16.10%) Finance
19 106 (14.97%) WCF
20 99 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 93 (13.14%) jQuery
22 92 (12.99%) CSS
23 91 (12.85%) Java
24 87 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 86 (12.15%) OO
25 86 (12.15%) SharePoint
26 85 (12.01%) SQL Server 2012
27 76 (10.73%) BDD
27 76 (10.73%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 86 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 49 (6.92%) MS Exchange
3 48 (6.78%) IIS
4 41 (5.79%) CMS
5 33 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (4.38%) WebSphere
7 27 (3.81%) Node.js
7 27 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (2.82%) Lync
9 20 (2.82%) Tomcat
10 18 (2.54%) WebLogic
11 15 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
12 14 (1.98%) Apache
13 13 (1.84%) OpenEdge
13 13 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 149 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.63%) MS Office
3 11 (1.55%) MS Project
4 7 (0.99%) Mingle
5 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.85%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.28%) FastStats
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.14%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.14%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.85%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Office 365
3 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.34%) Internet
2 28 (3.95%) SAN
3 27 (3.81%) DNS
4 23 (3.25%) DHCP
5 19 (2.68%) Firewall
6 11 (1.55%) VoIP
7 9 (1.27%) LAN
7 9 (1.27%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.13%) WAN
8 8 (1.13%) Wireless
9 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.85%) NAS
11 5 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.42%) Intranet
12 3 (0.42%) VPN
13 2 (0.28%) Network Security
13 2 (0.28%) HTTP
13 2 (0.28%) Broadband
13 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 99 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 87 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (12.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 69 (9.75%) MySQL
6 62 (8.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (4.80%) Crystal Reports
8 34 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (4.52%) Data Mining
10 31 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 27 (3.81%) NoSQL
12 22 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 19 (2.68%) DB2
15 18 (2.54%) Oracle Database
16 11 (1.55%) MS Access
17 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
18 9 (1.27%) OLAP
19 8 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 42 (5.93%) Subversion
3 41 (5.79%) Maven
4 36 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 34 (4.80%) Ant
6 29 (4.10%) NUnit
7 27 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (2.82%) Eclipse
9 18 (2.54%) Selenium
10 14 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.41%) JUnit
11 10 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
12 9 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (1.27%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.13%) PhoneGap
14 7 (0.99%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.99%) MSTest
14 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
General
1 114 (16.10%) Finance
2 66 (9.32%) Retail
3 37 (5.23%) Marketing
4 29 (4.10%) Games
5 27 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.69%) Banking
8 8 (1.13%) Advertising
9 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.71%) Billing
10 5 (0.71%) Law
11 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 390 (55.08%) Developer
2 172 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 131 (18.50%) Analyst
4 94 (13.28%) Senior Developer
5 89 (12.57%) C# Developer
6 57 (8.05%) Java Developer
6 57 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 49 (6.92%) Business Analyst
8 45 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 37 (5.23%) Web Developer
11 36 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
12 35 (4.94%) DBA
13 34 (4.80%) SQL Developer
14 33 (4.66%) SQL DBA
15 32 (4.52%) Architect
16 31 (4.38%) Data Analyst
17 30 (4.24%) Administrator
17 30 (4.24%) Junior
18 28 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (52.12%) .NET
2 273 (38.56%) ASP.NET
3 137 (19.35%) XML
4 130 (18.36%) Web Services
5 121 (17.09%) HTML
5 121 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 106 (14.97%) WCF
7 93 (13.14%) jQuery
8 92 (12.99%) CSS
9 65 (9.18%) XSLT
10 62 (8.76%) .NET Framework
10 62 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 49 (6.92%) RESTful
12 48 (6.78%) SOAP
13 44 (6.21%) HTML5
14 43 (6.07%) Spring
15 39 (5.51%) JSP
15 39 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (4.80%) Silverlight
17 33 (4.66%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.23%) Computer Science
2 30 (4.24%) Clustering
3 23 (3.25%) Kindle
3 23 (3.25%) Social Media
3 23 (3.25%) BBC
4 21 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.82%) Replication
6 14 (1.98%) PKI
7 10 (1.41%) Data Conversion
8 9 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.13%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.13%) Tandem
10 7 (0.99%) CLARiiON
10 7 (0.99%) Open Source
10 7 (0.99%) FlexPod
11 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.71%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.71%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 186 (26.27%) Windows
2 52 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (5.65%) Linux
4 25 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.82%) Android
7 19 (2.68%) Windows XP
8 14 (1.98%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.69%) UNIX
11 7 (0.99%) CentOS
11 7 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.28%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (27.26%) MVC
2 122 (17.23%) TDD
3 86 (12.15%) OO
4 76 (10.73%) BDD
5 70 (9.89%) Scrum
5 70 (9.89%) Web Application Development
6 67 (9.46%) CRM
7 51 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (5.79%) ITIL
9 38 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 33 (4.66%) E-Commerce
11 33 (4.66%) Workflow
12 32 (4.52%) Project Management
12 32 (4.52%) Unit Testing
13 31 (4.38%) CQRS
14 30 (4.24%) Web Development
14 30 (4.24%) Multithreading
15 28 (3.95%) Data Analysis
15 28 (3.95%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 406 (57.34%) SQL
2 327 (46.19%) C#
3 172 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 133 (18.79%) T-SQL
5 91 (12.85%) Java
6 76 (10.73%) VB
7 56 (7.91%) VB.NET
8 54 (7.63%) VBA
9 29 (4.10%) VBScript
10 28 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 27 (3.81%) C
11 27 (3.81%) Ruby
12 17 (2.40%) VB6
12 17 (2.40%) C++
13 11 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.41%) PHP
15 8 (1.13%) Perl
15 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.85%) Delphi
17 5 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 120 (16.95%) Degree
2 43 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.40%) MCTS
3 17 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.12%) MCITP
5 14 (1.98%) MCP
6 12 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.41%) MCSE
8 10 (1.41%) CCNA
8 10 (1.41%) ISEB
8 10 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (0.99%) CCEE
9 7 (0.99%) CCAA
9 7 (0.99%) CCIA
10 6 (0.85%) MCSD
11 3 (0.42%) VCP4
11 3 (0.42%) VCP5
11 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.67%) QA
2 25 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.55%) COBIT
4 6 (0.85%) SLA
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.21%) Hyper-V
3 21 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.69%) vSphere
5 12 (1.69%) ISA Server
6 8 (1.13%) XenApp
6 8 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.56%) vCloud
8 2 (0.28%) pfSense
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (0.99%) SCCM
3 7 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.42%) Nagios
7 2 (0.28%) SCOM
7 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) Plesk
8 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 258 (36.44%) Microsoft
2 129 (18.22%) Oracle
3 65 (9.18%) VMware
4 38 (5.37%) Citrix
5 33 (4.66%) Google
6 25 (3.53%) Business Objects
7 23 (3.25%) Facebook
7 23 (3.25%) Yahoo!
7 23 (3.25%) Sony
7 23 (3.25%) Apple
8 22 (3.11%) Symantec
9 19 (2.68%) Cisco
9 19 (2.68%) JBoss
9 19 (2.68%) NetApp
9 19 (2.68%) EPiServer
10 14 (1.98%) IBM
10 14 (1.98%) HP
11 13 (1.84%) SAP
12 12 (1.69%) Adobe
13 9 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
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