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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 327 369 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.36% 18.29% 18.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.98% 54.34% 55.62%
Number of salaries quoted 284 326 475
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
696 679 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.57% 33.66% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 581 538 758
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
St Albans -1 53 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Watford -18 41 £41,500 +13.69% 6
Hitchin -1 23 £55,000 +39.24% 1
Hemel Hempstead -22 22 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hertford +7 18 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Stevenage -2 16 £41,000 +9.33% 4
Hoddesdon - 14 £46,250 -
Welwyn Garden City 0 13 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Bishop's Stortford +4 9 £32,500 +44.44% 3
Letchworth -9 7 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Berkhamsted - 6 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £35,000 - 2
Borehamwood +10 4 £33,250 -1.48%
Harpenden - 3 £35,000 -
Ware +1 1 £45,000 +80.00%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 399 (56.44%) SQL
2 353 (49.93%) C#
3 350 (49.50%) .NET
4 284 (40.17%) ASP.NET
5 250 (35.36%) Microsoft
6 210 (29.70%) MVC
7 192 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
8 185 (26.17%) JavaScript
9 174 (24.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 168 (23.76%) Windows
11 150 (21.22%) MS Excel
12 148 (20.93%) T-SQL
13 137 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 133 (18.81%) Oracle
15 124 (17.54%) HTML
15 124 (17.54%) XML
16 123 (17.40%) Degree
17 117 (16.55%) TDD
18 116 (16.41%) Finance
19 113 (15.98%) Web Services
20 111 (15.70%) CSS
21 108 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 102 (14.43%) jQuery
23 100 (14.14%) WCF
24 99 (14.00%) OO
25 94 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 89 (12.59%) Java
27 84 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
28 83 (11.74%) MySQL
29 80 (11.32%) BDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 69 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 52 (7.36%) CMS
3 47 (6.65%) IIS
4 39 (5.52%) MS Exchange
5 32 (4.53%) WebSphere
6 29 (4.10%) Node.js
7 24 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (2.69%) OpenEdge
10 16 (2.26%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 16 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (2.12%) Lync
12 12 (1.70%) Apache
12 12 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 150 (21.22%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.20%) MS Office
3 11 (1.56%) Mingle
4 5 (0.71%) MS Project
4 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.42%) Magento
5 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.71%) Office 365
3 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.42%) SaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.79%) Internet
2 20 (2.83%) DNS
3 18 (2.55%) SAN
4 16 (2.26%) DHCP
5 12 (1.70%) Firewall
5 12 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.27%) LAN
7 8 (1.13%) WAN
8 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.85%) Wireless
9 6 (0.85%) NAS
10 3 (0.42%) Intranet
10 3 (0.42%) VoIP
11 2 (0.28%) HTTP
11 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.28%) VLAN
11 2 (0.28%) Network Security
11 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.14%) Extranet
12 1 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (24.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 108 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 94 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 83 (11.74%) MySQL
6 72 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 40 (5.66%) Relational Database
9 37 (5.23%) Data Mining
10 34 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (4.53%) NoSQL
12 28 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
13 26 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (3.39%) Oracle Database
15 18 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (1.98%) BusinessObjects XI
17 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (1.84%) OLAP
18 11 (1.56%) RDBMS
18 11 (1.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 67 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 52 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 50 (7.07%) Subversion
4 34 (4.81%) Ant
5 32 (4.53%) Maven
6 29 (4.10%) NUnit
7 20 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (1.98%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.98%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.84%) CruiseControl
11 12 (1.70%) MSTest
12 11 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.56%) Selenium
12 11 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
17 4 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 116 (16.41%) Finance
2 65 (9.19%) Retail
3 30 (4.24%) Games
3 30 (4.24%) Marketing
4 25 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.84%) Billing
7 11 (1.56%) Law
8 8 (1.13%) Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.85%) Advertising
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 410 (57.99%) Developer
2 186 (26.31%) .NET Developer
3 129 (18.25%) Analyst
4 101 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 98 (13.86%) C# Developer
6 66 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 55 (7.78%) Business Analyst
8 51 (7.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 48 (6.79%) Java Developer
9 48 (6.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 40 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (5.66%) DBA
11 36 (5.09%) SQL DBA
12 35 (4.95%) Data Analyst
13 34 (4.81%) Junior
14 31 (4.38%) Team Leader
15 30 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
16 28 (3.96%) SQL Developer
17 27 (3.82%) Web Developer
18 26 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (49.50%) .NET
2 284 (40.17%) ASP.NET
3 137 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 124 (17.54%) HTML
4 124 (17.54%) XML
5 113 (15.98%) Web Services
6 111 (15.70%) CSS
7 102 (14.43%) jQuery
8 100 (14.14%) WCF
9 63 (8.91%) .NET Framework
10 61 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 49 (6.93%) XSLT
12 46 (6.51%) RESTful
13 45 (6.36%) HTML5
14 42 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (5.80%) SOAP
16 39 (5.52%) JSP
17 38 (5.37%) Spring
18 34 (4.81%) Servlets
18 34 (4.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.65%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.10%) Clustering
4 24 (3.39%) BBC
4 24 (3.39%) Social Media
4 24 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.84%) Data Conversion
5 13 (1.84%) Replication
6 10 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.27%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.27%) PKI
7 9 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.13%) Tandem
9 7 (0.99%) CLARiiON
9 7 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.99%) Open Source
9 7 (0.99%) Kindle
9 7 (0.99%) FlexPod
9 7 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 168 (23.76%) Windows
2 47 (6.65%) Linux
3 39 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.40%) UNIX
7 15 (2.12%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.56%) Android
9 10 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.13%) CentOS
10 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (29.70%) MVC
2 192 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (16.55%) TDD
4 99 (14.00%) OO
5 80 (11.32%) BDD
6 68 (9.62%) Web Application Development
7 60 (8.49%) Scrum
8 52 (7.36%) CRM
9 51 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (5.94%) ITIL
11 38 (5.37%) E-Commerce
12 37 (5.23%) CQRS
13 35 (4.95%) Data Analysis
14 34 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 34 (4.81%) Unit Testing
15 33 (4.67%) Multithreading
15 33 (4.67%) Web Development
15 33 (4.67%) ETL
16 32 (4.53%) SOA
17 28 (3.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 399 (56.44%) SQL
2 353 (49.93%) C#
3 185 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 148 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 89 (12.59%) Java
6 71 (10.04%) VB
7 56 (7.92%) VB.NET
8 48 (6.79%) VBA
9 29 (4.10%) Ruby
10 25 (3.54%) C
11 22 (3.11%) VBScript
12 20 (2.83%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.40%) C++
14 16 (2.26%) PHP
14 16 (2.26%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.98%) VB6
16 8 (1.13%) Delphi
17 6 (0.85%) Perl
18 5 (0.71%) F#
19 4 (0.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 123 (17.40%) Degree
2 39 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.12%) MCTS
4 15 (2.12%) MCITP
5 11 (1.56%) MCSE
6 8 (1.13%) MCP
7 7 (0.99%) MCSD
8 6 (0.85%) ISEB
8 6 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.57%) CCNA
10 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.42%) VCP4
11 3 (0.42%) VCP5
12 2 (0.28%) MCSA
13 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.14%) MBCS
13 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.97%) QA
2 17 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.71%) SLA
5 3 (0.42%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) WCAG
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.24%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.40%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.70%) vSphere
6 10 (1.41%) XenApp
7 9 (1.27%) ISA Server
7 9 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.42%) vCloud
9 2 (0.28%) pfSense
9 2 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (0.99%) SCCM
3 6 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.57%) Control-M
5 3 (0.42%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.28%) Nagios
6 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 250 (35.36%) Microsoft
2 133 (18.81%) Oracle
3 53 (7.50%) VMware
4 33 (4.67%) Business Objects
5 31 (4.38%) EPiServer
6 29 (4.10%) Google
7 27 (3.82%) Citrix
8 24 (3.39%) Apple
8 24 (3.39%) Yahoo!
8 24 (3.39%) Sony
8 24 (3.39%) Facebook
9 19 (2.69%) NetApp
9 19 (2.69%) JBoss
9 19 (2.69%) IBM
10 18 (2.55%) Symantec
11 15 (2.12%) SolarWinds
12 13 (1.84%) Cisco
13 9 (1.27%) Dell
14 8 (1.13%) SAP
14 8 (1.13%) Sitecore
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £4,000 to £50,000 per annum UP to £50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum 6 Months fixed terms
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Very good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 52k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, life assurance, 31 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago