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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 24 53
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.41% 9.39% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.03% 25.00% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 6
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £44,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -16.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
159 124 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.04% 37.58% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 131 103 88
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) .NET
4 11 (64.71%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
5 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
5 10 (58.82%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
6 9 (52.94%) DTS
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
7 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
7 8 (47.06%) MVC
8 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 7 (41.18%) HTML
8 7 (41.18%) CSS
8 7 (41.18%) OOP
8 7 (41.18%) jQuery
8 7 (41.18%) ERD
9 6 (35.29%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (35.29%) Adobe
9 6 (35.29%) Fireworks
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (29.41%) VB6
10 5 (29.41%) VB
10 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Fireworks
2 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) FastStats
4 1 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (5.88%) 3ds Max
4 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (58.82%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (52.94%) DTS
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.88%) MySQL
8 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) CSS3
5 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) WinForms
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) Flash
7 1 (5.88%) XHTML
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) OOP
2 7 (41.18%) ERD
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) VB6
6 5 (29.41%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) VBA
8 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
8 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.88%) Macromedia
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