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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 333 380 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.33% 18.77% 17.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.50% 55.72% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 300 330 452
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
701 682 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.16% 33.70% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 590 520 725
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -11 51 £41,500 +10.66% 10
St Albans -1 47 £46,000 +8.23% 4
Stevenage -2 18 £41,000 +5.80% 4
Hemel Hempstead -29 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Hitchin -2 16 £60,000 +51.89% 3
Hoddesdon - 16 £45,000 -
Hertford +7 14 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Welwyn Garden City +2 11 £37,500 -16.66%
Bishop's Stortford +5 9 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Letchworth -5 8 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Rickmansworth +7 7 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Borehamwood +9 5 £38,500 +14.07%
Berkhamsted - 4 £32,500 - 2
Harpenden +3 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Ware +1 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Potters Bar -16 1 £37,500 +7.14%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 405 (57.69%) SQL
2 355 (50.57%) .NET
3 340 (48.43%) C#
4 274 (39.03%) ASP.NET
5 253 (36.04%) Microsoft
6 200 (28.49%) MVC
7 177 (25.21%) Windows
8 174 (24.79%) JavaScript
9 168 (23.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 148 (21.08%) MS Excel
11 142 (20.23%) T-SQL
12 134 (19.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 125 (17.81%) Oracle
13 125 (17.81%) XML
14 118 (16.81%) HTML
15 117 (16.67%) Degree
16 116 (16.52%) TDD
17 114 (16.24%) Finance
18 112 (15.95%) Web Services
19 111 (15.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 101 (14.39%) WCF
21 95 (13.53%) CSS
22 94 (13.39%) OO
22 94 (13.39%) jQuery
23 89 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
24 87 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 83 (11.82%) Java
26 78 (11.11%) BDD
27 76 (10.83%) SharePoint
28 74 (10.54%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 50 (7.12%) CMS
3 49 (6.98%) IIS
4 46 (6.55%) MS Exchange
5 29 (4.13%) WebSphere
5 29 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (3.99%) Node.js
7 27 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (2.42%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.28%) WebLogic
10 16 (2.28%) Lync
11 14 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (1.85%) OpenEdge
12 13 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.85%) Apache
13 9 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 148 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 57 (8.12%) MS Office
3 8 (1.14%) MS Project
3 8 (1.14%) Mingle
4 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) 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
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.85%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Office 365
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.12%) Internet
2 24 (3.42%) DNS
3 23 (3.28%) SAN
4 20 (2.85%) DHCP
5 16 (2.28%) Firewall
6 8 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (1.14%) LAN
7 7 (1.00%) VoIP
7 7 (1.00%) WAN
7 7 (1.00%) Wireless
8 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.85%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.85%) NAS
9 3 (0.43%) Intranet
10 2 (0.28%) VLAN
10 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.28%) HTTP
10 2 (0.28%) Network Security
11 1 (0.14%) Broadband
11 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (23.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 111 (15.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 87 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (10.40%) MySQL
6 70 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (4.99%) Data Mining
10 30 (4.27%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (4.27%) NoSQL
10 30 (4.27%) Relational Database
11 22 (3.13%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 14 (1.99%) DB2
15 10 (1.42%) OLAP
15 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (1.42%) MS Access
15 10 (1.42%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 51 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 44 (6.27%) Subversion
2 44 (6.27%) Git (software)
3 36 (5.13%) Maven
4 33 (4.70%) Ant
5 26 (3.70%) NUnit
6 19 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.99%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.71%) Selenium
9 11 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (1.28%) CruiseControl
11 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (1.14%) MSTest
12 7 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.85%) JUnit
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 114 (16.24%) Finance
2 63 (8.97%) Retail
3 36 (5.13%) Marketing
4 32 (4.56%) Games
5 25 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.42%) Billing
8 8 (1.14%) Banking
8 8 (1.14%) Advertising
8 8 (1.14%) Law
9 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 397 (56.55%) Developer
2 179 (25.50%) .NET Developer
3 122 (17.38%) Analyst
4 95 (13.53%) Senior Developer
5 91 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 59 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (7.26%) Business Analyst
8 48 (6.84%) Java Developer
8 48 (6.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 44 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
10 35 (4.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (4.99%) DBA
11 32 (4.56%) Junior
12 31 (4.42%) Data Analyst
12 31 (4.42%) SQL DBA
13 29 (4.13%) Administrator
14 28 (3.99%) Architect
14 28 (3.99%) Web Developer
14 28 (3.99%) SQL Developer
15 27 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (50.57%) .NET
2 274 (39.03%) ASP.NET
3 134 (19.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 125 (17.81%) XML
5 118 (16.81%) HTML
6 112 (15.95%) Web Services
7 101 (14.39%) WCF
8 95 (13.53%) CSS
9 94 (13.39%) jQuery
10 62 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 53 (7.55%) .NET Framework
11 53 (7.55%) XSLT
12 48 (6.84%) RESTful
13 41 (5.84%) SOAP
13 41 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (5.56%) Spring
14 39 (5.56%) HTML5
15 38 (5.41%) JSP
16 37 (5.27%) Silverlight
17 33 (4.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.27%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.70%) Clustering
3 25 (3.56%) BBC
3 25 (3.56%) Social Media
4 22 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.42%) Replication
6 13 (1.85%) Kindle
7 12 (1.71%) Data Conversion
8 10 (1.42%) PKI
9 9 (1.28%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.28%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.14%) Tandem
11 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.00%) CLARiiON
11 7 (1.00%) Open Source
11 7 (1.00%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.71%) Biotechnology
13 5 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 177 (25.21%) Windows
2 49 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (5.70%) Linux
4 25 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.28%) Android
8 14 (1.99%) UNIX
9 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.14%) CentOS
12 7 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.28%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.14%) AIX
15 1 (0.14%) Solaris
15 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (28.49%) MVC
2 116 (16.52%) TDD
3 94 (13.39%) OO
4 78 (11.11%) BDD
5 69 (9.83%) Web Application Development
6 65 (9.26%) Scrum
7 61 (8.69%) CRM
8 60 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (5.70%) ITIL
11 36 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 33 (4.70%) ETL
12 33 (4.70%) CQRS
12 33 (4.70%) Unit Testing
13 31 (4.42%) Change Management
14 30 (4.27%) Software Engineering
14 30 (4.27%) Multithreading
15 29 (4.13%) Web Development
15 29 (4.13%) Workflow
16 28 (3.99%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 405 (57.69%) SQL
2 340 (48.43%) C#
3 174 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 142 (20.23%) T-SQL
5 83 (11.82%) Java
6 74 (10.54%) VB
7 56 (7.98%) VB.NET
8 51 (7.26%) VBA
9 30 (4.27%) Ruby
10 26 (3.70%) C
11 25 (3.56%) VBScript
12 23 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.28%) C++
13 16 (2.28%) VB6
14 12 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.57%) PHP
16 7 (1.00%) Perl
17 6 (0.85%) Delphi
18 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 117 (16.67%) Degree
2 38 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.14%) MCTS
4 15 (2.14%) MCITP
5 11 (1.57%) MCP
5 11 (1.57%) MCSE
6 9 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.00%) MCSD
7 7 (1.00%) CCNA
7 7 (1.00%) ISEB
7 7 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.57%) CCEE
9 4 (0.57%) CCAA
9 4 (0.57%) CCIA
10 3 (0.43%) VCP5
10 3 (0.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.71%) QA
2 18 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.00%) COBIT
4 5 (0.71%) SLA
5 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 19 (2.71%) VMware ESX
4 18 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.85%) vSphere
6 11 (1.57%) ISA Server
7 9 (1.28%) XenApp
7 9 (1.28%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.57%) vCloud
9 2 (0.28%) pfSense
9 2 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (1.00%) SCCM
3 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.43%) Nagios
4 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.28%) SCOM
5 2 (0.28%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.28%) Control-M
6 1 (0.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 253 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 125 (17.81%) Oracle
3 61 (8.69%) VMware
4 33 (4.70%) Google
4 33 (4.70%) Citrix
5 28 (3.99%) Business Objects
6 27 (3.85%) EPiServer
7 25 (3.56%) Yahoo!
7 25 (3.56%) Facebook
7 25 (3.56%) Sony
7 25 (3.56%) Apple
8 21 (2.99%) Symantec
9 20 (2.85%) NetApp
10 16 (2.28%) JBoss
11 15 (2.14%) Cisco
12 14 (1.99%) IBM
13 12 (1.71%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.57%) HP
15 9 (1.28%) SAP
16 8 (1.14%) Dell
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Hertfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago