The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 45 73 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.24% 19.16% 10.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.00% 44.24% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 38
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £48,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
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
125 165 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.89% 43.31% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 126 90
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Watford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 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.

1 76 (75.25%) Microsoft
2 66 (65.35%) SQL
3 48 (47.52%) C#
4 39 (38.61%) MS Excel
5 33 (32.67%) MS Office
6 32 (31.68%) .NET
7 28 (27.72%) Windows
8 26 (25.74%) T-SQL
8 26 (25.74%) Change Management
9 24 (23.76%) Hyper-V
10 22 (21.78%) Active Directory
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (18.81%) SharePoint
12 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
13 18 (17.82%) CMS
14 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
14 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
15 15 (14.85%) Practice Management
15 15 (14.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (13.86%) HTML
17 13 (12.87%) Oracle
17 13 (12.87%) Clustering
17 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (12.87%) Degree
17 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (11.88%) Network Design
18 12 (11.88%) MVC
18 12 (11.88%) CSS
19 11 (10.89%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.81%) SharePoint
2 18 (17.82%) CMS
3 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
4 10 (9.90%) IIS
5 9 (8.91%) Lync
6 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.99%) Node.js
10 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.99%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.99%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 39 (38.61%) MS Excel
2 33 (32.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.99%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) SAN
2 6 (5.94%) DNS
3 5 (4.95%) LAN
4 4 (3.96%) WAN
4 4 (3.96%) DHCP
5 3 (2.97%) NAS
6 2 (1.98%) Firewall
7 1 (0.99%) Wireless
7 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.94%) MySQL
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.98%) MS Access
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
1 11 (10.89%) Law
2 10 (9.90%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Advertising
4 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Team Leader
2 21 (20.79%) Developer
2 21 (20.79%) Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (15.84%) Architect
5 13 (12.87%) Junior
6 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Junior Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Junior C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Junior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Junior Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) .NET
2 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.86%) HTML
4 12 (11.88%) CSS
5 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.95%) WCF
6 5 (4.95%) jQuery
7 4 (3.96%) Web Services
7 4 (3.96%) XML
8 3 (2.97%) COM
9 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (1.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.98%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.99%) MFC
10 1 (0.99%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.99%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.99%) XSL
10 1 (0.99%) Flash
10 1 (0.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Clustering
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) PKI
3 4 (3.96%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.96%) Open Source
4 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.98%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.99%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Windows
2 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.97%) Linux
5 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.99%) SUSE
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Change Management
2 15 (14.85%) Practice Management
2 15 (14.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (11.88%) MVC
3 12 (11.88%) Network Design
4 9 (8.91%) Project Management
5 8 (7.92%) CRM
5 8 (7.92%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (6.93%) Security Testing
6 7 (6.93%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.93%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (6.93%) UML
6 7 (6.93%) Security Architecture
6 7 (6.93%) Database Security
7 6 (5.94%) ITIL
8 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.96%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (65.35%) SQL
2 48 (47.52%) C#
3 26 (25.74%) T-SQL
4 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.90%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.97%) VB
7 2 (1.98%) C++
7 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) Java
8 1 (0.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.99%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.95%) MCITP
4 4 (3.96%) MCP
4 4 (3.96%) MCSE
5 3 (2.97%) MCTS
6 2 (1.98%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (23.76%) Hyper-V
2 22 (21.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.97%) vSphere
4 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.97%) XenApp
5 2 (1.98%) XenServer
6 1 (0.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 76 (75.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle
3 10 (9.90%) VMware
4 6 (5.94%) Citrix
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco
6 3 (2.97%) HP
7 2 (1.98%) Dell
7 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.98%) Altiris
7 2 (1.98%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.99%) Nintex
8 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.99%) Symantec
8 1 (0.99%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.99%) Avaya
8 1 (0.99%) CommVault
8 1 (0.99%) NetApp
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