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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 60 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.13% 1.87% 7.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 8.13% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 25
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,125 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
188 123 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.36% 22.99% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 150 90 117
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (80.88%) .NET
3 49 (72.06%) JavaScript
4 43 (63.24%) SQL
5 30 (44.12%) HTML
6 29 (42.65%) Relational Database
7 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET
8 25 (36.76%) CSS
9 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (33.82%) C#
9 23 (33.82%) Sybase
9 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
10 21 (30.88%) Java
11 20 (29.41%) Finance
12 19 (27.94%) Data Modelling
13 18 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (26.47%) Sybase ASE
13 18 (26.47%) Jaspersoft
13 18 (26.47%) MongoDB
13 18 (26.47%) NoSQL
14 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
17 11 (16.18%) Process Management
17 11 (16.18%) Workflow
18 10 (14.71%) CRM
18 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
19 9 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM
19 9 (13.24%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (42.65%) Relational Database
3 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (26.47%) Sybase ASE
4 18 (26.47%) MongoDB
4 18 (26.47%) NoSQL
5 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) DB2
7 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.41%) MySQL
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.41%) Sybase IQ
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) PowerBuilder
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Billing
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (72.06%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Senior Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Senior .NET Developer
4 13 (19.12%) SQL Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Database Developer
7 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Tester
8 6 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (7.35%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
9 5 (7.35%) DBA
10 3 (4.41%) Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) Administrator
10 3 (4.41%) Web Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Applications Tester
11 2 (2.94%) Applications Manager
11 2 (2.94%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (80.88%) .NET
2 30 (44.12%) HTML
3 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET
4 25 (36.76%) CSS
5 9 (13.24%) jQuery
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.94%) HTML5
7 2 (2.94%) CSS3
7 2 (2.94%) SOAP
7 2 (2.94%) Web Services
8 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Data Modelling
2 18 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) Process Management
4 11 (16.18%) Workflow
5 10 (14.71%) CRM
6 9 (13.24%) MVC
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.76%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Database Mirroring
12 2 (2.94%) Logistics
12 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.94%) Web Testing
12 2 (2.94%) Service Management
12 2 (2.94%) ITSM
12 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (72.06%) JavaScript
2 43 (63.24%) SQL
3 23 (33.82%) C#
4 21 (30.88%) Java
5 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) VBA
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
1 23 (33.82%) Sybase
2 18 (26.47%) Jaspersoft
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) Lotus
4 2 (2.94%) Kofax
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Axway
5 1 (1.47%) F5
5 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago