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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.25% 3.27% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.36% 7.74% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 4
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £30,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £44,250
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
193 155 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.38% 42.23% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 124 119 98
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 18 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
3 20 (76.92%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
5 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 15 (57.69%) CSS
7 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
7 14 (53.85%) HTML
7 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
7 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
8 13 (50.00%) IIS
9 11 (42.31%) Workflow
10 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio
10 10 (38.46%) jQuery
10 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
11 8 (30.77%) Process Management
12 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
12 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
12 7 (26.92%) Degree
13 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
14 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (15.38%) MVC
14 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
14 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
14 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET
15 3 (11.54%) Windows
15 3 (11.54%) CRM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) MS Access
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Junior
3 6 (23.08%) Junior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Product Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
4 14 (53.85%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Workflow
2 8 (30.77%) Process Management
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (7.69%) XenServer
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Altiris
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
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