The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.37% 7.50% 4.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.56% 17.91% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 15
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
122 134 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.82% 41.88% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 99
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Watford region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Watford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Fireworks
5 6 (37.50%) Adobe
5 6 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
6 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) DTS
7 4 (25.00%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Fireworks
2 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) FastStats
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
4 1 (6.25%) 3ds Max
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) DTS
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) MS Access
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.25%) MySQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Server Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) CSS3
3 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) Flash
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Adobe
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Macromedia
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas