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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 420 378 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.44% 15.28% 18.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.44% 49.80% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 359 356 344
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
786 759 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.64% 30.68% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 649 663 520
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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
St Albans -6 72 £46,000 -8.00% 5
Watford +7 68 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Hemel Hempstead +20 67 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Borehamwood +1 34 £50,000 +29.87%
Letchworth +6 12 £31,000 -22.50% 3
Stevenage 0 11 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Berkhamsted +6 7 £43,750 +48.30%
Welwyn Garden City -15 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Hertford 0 4 £70,000 +75.00%
Hoddesdon -5 4 £48,500 +7.77%
Broxbourne - 4 £47,500 - 2
Bishop's Stortford +2 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Rickmansworth -20 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Royston - 3 £30,000 -
Potters Bar +6 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Harpenden -1 1 £22,500 -30.23%
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 546 (63.41%) .NET
2 461 (53.54%) SQL
3 420 (48.78%) C#
4 379 (44.02%) ASP.NET
5 317 (36.82%) Microsoft
6 293 (34.03%) JavaScript
7 292 (33.91%) MVC
8 281 (32.64%) Windows
9 263 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
10 229 (26.60%) HTML
11 225 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 207 (24.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 184 (21.37%) TDD
14 167 (19.40%) MS Excel
15 162 (18.82%) T-SQL
16 147 (17.07%) CSS
17 143 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 142 (16.49%) .NET Framework
19 141 (16.38%) Scrum
20 139 (16.14%) XML
21 136 (15.80%) OO
22 134 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 123 (14.29%) Oracle
24 119 (13.82%) Java
25 117 (13.59%) VMware
25 117 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
26 116 (13.47%) WCF
27 114 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
28 112 (13.01%) Active Directory
29 108 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 100 (11.61%) SharePoint
2 89 (10.34%) IIS
3 48 (5.57%) MS Exchange
4 44 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (4.99%) Node.js
6 38 (4.41%) WebSphere
7 33 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
8 32 (3.72%) JBoss
9 31 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (3.14%) Tomcat
11 26 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (1.28%) CMS
14 11 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (1.16%) WebLogic
15 10 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (1.05%) Content Management Server
16 9 (1.05%) ColdFusion
16 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 167 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.58%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.93%) Maximo
3 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.46%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.46%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.02%) Office 365
3 16 (1.86%) SaaS
4 8 (0.93%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.46%) PaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.27%) Firewall
2 49 (5.69%) DNS
3 47 (5.46%) DHCP
4 43 (4.99%) Internet
5 23 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.44%) SAN
7 12 (1.39%) VoIP
8 10 (1.16%) HTTP
9 8 (0.93%) LAN
10 7 (0.81%) WAN
10 7 (0.81%) SSL
11 6 (0.70%) VPN
11 6 (0.70%) Network Security
12 5 (0.58%) MPLS
13 4 (0.46%) Intranet
13 4 (0.46%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.46%) FTP
14 3 (0.35%) CTI
14 3 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (24.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 143 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 134 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 83 (9.64%) Relational Database
6 62 (7.20%) NoSQL
7 55 (6.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 42 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 41 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (4.18%) MySQL
11 31 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
12 23 (2.67%) MongoDB
13 21 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (2.09%) Sybase ASE
15 17 (1.97%) QlikView
15 17 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (1.97%) DTS
16 16 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 63 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 53 (6.16%) Subversion
4 51 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (3.95%) NUnit
6 23 (2.67%) Eclipse
7 22 (2.56%) MSTest
8 17 (1.97%) JUnit
9 16 (1.86%) JIRA
9 16 (1.86%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (1.63%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (1.39%) Moq
13 12 (1.39%) Selenium
14 11 (1.28%) Maven
15 9 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 8 (0.93%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.93%) CruiseControl
16 8 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 98 (11.38%) Finance
2 56 (6.50%) Retail
3 26 (3.02%) Games
4 24 (2.79%) Advertising
5 21 (2.44%) Marketing
6 13 (1.51%) Billing
6 13 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.28%) Back Office
8 8 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.93%) Banking
9 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.58%) Legal
10 4 (0.46%) Front Office
11 3 (0.35%) Electronics
11 3 (0.35%) Law
11 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 538 (62.49%) Developer
2 262 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 138 (16.03%) C# Developer
4 106 (12.31%) ASP.NET Developer
5 102 (11.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 97 (11.27%) Analyst
7 81 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 74 (8.59%) Senior Developer
9 62 (7.20%) Software Developer
10 49 (5.69%) Java Developer
11 46 (5.34%) Web Developer
12 43 (4.99%) Support Analyst
12 43 (4.99%) Administrator
13 41 (4.76%) SQL Developer
14 40 (4.65%) DBA
15 39 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
16 34 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (3.60%) Software Engineer
17 31 (3.60%) SQL DBA
18 28 (3.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (63.41%) .NET
2 379 (44.02%) ASP.NET
3 229 (26.60%) HTML
4 225 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 147 (17.07%) CSS
6 142 (16.49%) .NET Framework
7 139 (16.14%) XML
8 116 (13.47%) WCF
9 105 (12.20%) jQuery
10 90 (10.45%) Entity Framework
11 87 (10.10%) Ajax
12 81 (9.41%) AngularJS
13 76 (8.83%) Web Services
14 73 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 52 (6.04%) HTML5
16 51 (5.92%) XSLT
17 49 (5.69%) J2EE
18 40 (4.65%) RESTful
19 37 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 36 (4.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.83%) Clustering
3 31 (3.60%) BBC
3 31 (3.60%) Social Media
4 30 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 24 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.67%) Replication
8 21 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.74%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.28%) User Experience
14 10 (1.16%) Visualisation
15 9 (1.05%) NHS
16 8 (0.93%) iSeries
17 6 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.70%) EFT
18 4 (0.46%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 281 (32.64%) Windows
2 117 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (4.07%) Linux
5 34 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 23 (2.67%) Windows 2000
7 20 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.51%) UNIX
10 8 (0.93%) Android
11 5 (0.58%) AIX
11 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.46%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.46%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (33.91%) MVC
2 263 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (21.37%) TDD
4 141 (16.38%) Scrum
5 136 (15.80%) OO
6 77 (8.94%) Web Application Development
7 69 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (7.20%) BDD
8 62 (7.20%) Software Engineering
9 60 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (6.74%) ITIL
11 48 (5.57%) Unit Testing
12 44 (5.11%) CRM
13 43 (4.99%) E-Commerce
14 41 (4.76%) Web Development
15 39 (4.53%) Configuration Management
15 39 (4.53%) Analytics
16 37 (4.30%) SOA
17 36 (4.18%) Project Management
18 35 (4.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 461 (53.54%) SQL
2 420 (48.78%) C#
3 293 (34.03%) JavaScript
4 162 (18.82%) T-SQL
5 119 (13.82%) Java
6 66 (7.67%) VB.NET
7 54 (6.27%) PowerShell
8 38 (4.41%) VB
9 31 (3.60%) Ruby
10 26 (3.02%) VBA
11 22 (2.56%) C++
12 18 (2.09%) PHP
13 12 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.39%) VBScript
14 11 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.05%) C
16 8 (0.93%) Python
17 6 (0.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 4 (0.46%) XQuery
18 4 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 99 (11.50%) Degree
2 73 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (6.04%) MCSA
4 44 (5.11%) MCSE
5 40 (4.65%) MCITP
6 36 (4.18%) Security Cleared
7 34 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.97%) ISEB
9 14 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.63%) CCNA
10 11 (1.28%) MCP
11 7 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.35%) MCTS
13 3 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.35%) CISSP
13 3 (0.35%) CCEE
13 3 (0.35%) CCAA
13 3 (0.35%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.25%) QA
2 22 (2.56%) SLA
3 9 (1.05%) HL7
4 8 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.70%) ISO 8583
5 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.46%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 112 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.60%) XenApp
4 29 (3.37%) vSphere
5 27 (3.14%) XenDesktop
5 27 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.02%) VMware ESX
7 25 (2.90%) Hyper-V
8 24 (2.79%) vCloud
9 13 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.93%) NFS
11 3 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 48 (5.57%) SCCM
2 25 (2.90%) SCOM
2 25 (2.90%) Backup Exec
3 23 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 11 (1.28%) Puppet
5 9 (1.05%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.58%) WSUS
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.12%) Legato
10 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.12%) Ansible
10 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 317 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 123 (14.29%) Oracle
3 117 (13.59%) VMware
4 48 (5.57%) Citrix
5 42 (4.88%) Cisco
6 38 (4.41%) Facebook
7 32 (3.72%) Google
7 32 (3.72%) Apple
8 31 (3.60%) Sony
8 31 (3.60%) Yahoo!
9 27 (3.14%) IBM
9 27 (3.14%) SAP
10 26 (3.02%) Sophos
11 25 (2.90%) Symantec
12 23 (2.67%) Veritas
13 22 (2.56%) Sybase
14 19 (2.21%) Jaspersoft
15 12 (1.39%) HP
16 11 (1.28%) New Relic
16 11 (1.28%) Nintex
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + Pension, 25 days, flexi time and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago