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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.15% 4.69% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 14.38% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 15
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +68.18%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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
120 153 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.54% 32.62% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 108 125 129
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
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 3 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (86.84%) SQL
3 30 (78.95%) .NET
4 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
5 28 (73.68%) T-SQL
6 25 (65.79%) Unit Testing
7 24 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (52.63%) Time Management
10 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
11 18 (47.37%) ETL
11 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (44.74%) Data Modelling
12 17 (44.74%) MS Access
12 17 (44.74%) Cognos
12 17 (44.74%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (44.74%) VBA
12 17 (44.74%) Oracle
12 17 (44.74%) SOAP
12 17 (44.74%) Web Services
12 17 (44.74%) IBM
12 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
12 17 (44.74%) Degree
12 17 (44.74%) MDX
12 17 (44.74%) REST
12 17 (44.74%) SAP Data Services
12 17 (44.74%) Performance Tuning

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 9 (23.68%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (42.11%) SAP BPC
2 10 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 11 (28.95%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (44.74%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (44.74%) MS Access
3 17 (44.74%) Power BI
3 17 (44.74%) SAP Data Services
4 16 (42.11%) SAP BW
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.26%) QlikView
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (36.84%) Visual Studio
3 8 (21.05%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Moq
4 1 (2.63%) MSTest
4 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Head of Development
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Senior DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) MDX
2 17 (44.74%) REST
2 17 (44.74%) SOAP
2 17 (44.74%) Web Services
3 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) Ajax
5 9 (23.68%) CSS3
6 8 (21.05%) DHTML
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.63%) HTML5
9 1 (2.63%) RESTful
9 1 (2.63%) WCF
9 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Unit Testing
2 20 (52.63%) Time Management
3 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (47.37%) ETL
4 17 (44.74%) Data Modelling
4 17 (44.74%) Database Tuning
4 17 (44.74%) ETL Development
4 17 (44.74%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (28.95%) CRM
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) B2B
7 9 (23.68%) Project Management
7 9 (23.68%) TDD
8 8 (21.05%) Load Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Content Management
10 4 (10.53%) Line Management
10 4 (10.53%) Open Source
11 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 28 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 17 (44.74%) PowerShell
3 17 (44.74%) VBA
4 12 (31.58%) C#
5 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) Simpana
1 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Cognos
2 17 (44.74%) IBM
2 17 (44.74%) Oracle
3 16 (42.11%) SAP
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) CommVault
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec