The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 60 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% 1.51% 4.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.80% 6.16% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 22
Median salary £25,000 £48,750 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
111 146 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.94% 24.50% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 85 111 141
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (42.86%) VBA
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) SAP
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) IBM
5 6 (42.86%) MS Access
5 6 (42.86%) Cognos
5 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (42.86%) MDX
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (42.86%) Time Management

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SAP BPC
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (42.86%) MS Access
4 6 (42.86%) Power BI
4 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
4 6 (42.86%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Moq
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) MDX
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 6 (42.86%) Database Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) ETL Development
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) Time Management
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) VBA
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cognos
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware