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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.57% 2.47% 4.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.59% 7.78% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 20
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
116 167 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.93% 31.69% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 99 133 131
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 20 January 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
4 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (63.16%) ETL
5 12 (63.16%) DNS
5 12 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (57.89%) SAP BW
6 11 (57.89%) Firewall
6 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
6 11 (57.89%) Data Modelling
6 11 (57.89%) IBM
6 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (57.89%) MS Access
6 11 (57.89%) Cognos
6 11 (57.89%) VBA
6 11 (57.89%) Oracle
6 11 (57.89%) SAP
6 11 (57.89%) SOAP
6 11 (57.89%) Web Services
6 11 (57.89%) Time Management
6 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
6 11 (57.89%) Degree
6 11 (57.89%) MDX

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 5 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 11 (57.89%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (57.89%) MS Access
3 11 (57.89%) Power BI
3 11 (57.89%) SAP BW
3 11 (57.89%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
3 1 (5.26%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Development
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) MDX
2 11 (57.89%) REST
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (57.89%) Computer Science
1 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) ETL
1 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Data Modelling
2 11 (57.89%) Database Tuning
2 11 (57.89%) ETL Development
2 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (57.89%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) B2B
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
3 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
3 11 (57.89%) VBA
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Simpana
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Cognos
2 11 (57.89%) IBM
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 11 (57.89%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec