The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 56 68 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.62% 19.26% 15.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.94% 51.91% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 53 66 44
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £46,270
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
165 131 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.35% 37.11% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 135 104 86
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (58.59%) SQL
2 70 (54.69%) .NET
2 70 (54.69%) C#
3 44 (34.38%) MS Excel
4 41 (32.03%) ASP.NET
4 41 (32.03%) Microsoft
5 39 (30.47%) Degree
6 37 (28.91%) XML
6 37 (28.91%) Windows
7 29 (22.66%) .NET Framework
8 28 (21.88%) MVC
9 25 (19.53%) VB.NET
10 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
11 23 (17.97%) Finance
12 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
14 18 (14.06%) SharePoint
14 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
14 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (13.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (13.28%) Scrum
16 16 (12.50%) HTML
17 15 (11.72%) Java
17 15 (11.72%) WPF
17 15 (11.72%) HL7
17 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (11.72%) Lync
17 15 (11.72%) Enterprise Software
18 14 (10.94%) Security Architecture
18 14 (10.94%) JavaScript

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.72%) Lync
3 12 (9.38%) Apache
4 11 (8.59%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.25%) IIS
6 4 (3.13%) CMS
7 3 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.34%) Node.js
8 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) Fireworks
3 5 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.91%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.56%) FastStats
5 1 (0.78%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) GoldMine
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) LAN
1 9 (7.03%) WAN
1 9 (7.03%) VPN
2 7 (5.47%) FTP
3 6 (4.69%) Internet
4 5 (3.91%) Firewall
5 2 (1.56%) DHCP
5 2 (1.56%) VoIP
5 2 (1.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.94%) MySQL
3 14 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (7.03%) DTS
6 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (4.69%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.56%) DB2
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.56%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.69%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.34%) Selenium
4 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.78%) NUnit
5 1 (0.78%) JMeter
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.78%) JUnit
5 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.78%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.13%) Retail
3 4 (3.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.34%) Games
4 3 (2.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (54.69%) Developer
2 31 (24.22%) Analyst
3 21 (16.41%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.28%) C# Developer
5 14 (10.94%) Security Analyst
5 14 (10.94%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (10.16%) IT Security Analyst
6 13 (10.16%) Senior Security Analyst
6 13 (10.16%) Software Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Consultant
8 9 (7.03%) Architect
8 9 (7.03%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Junior
11 5 (3.91%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (54.69%) .NET
2 41 (32.03%) ASP.NET
3 37 (28.91%) XML
4 29 (22.66%) .NET Framework
5 16 (12.50%) HTML
6 15 (11.72%) WPF
6 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (10.94%) CSS
8 13 (10.16%) Reactive Extensions
9 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (7.81%) WCF
10 9 (7.03%) Web Services
10 9 (7.03%) jQuery
11 7 (5.47%) RESTful
12 6 (4.69%) HTML5
12 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (4.69%) CSS3
13 5 (3.91%) WinForms
13 5 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.59%) PKI
3 6 (4.69%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.34%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.78%) Equities
7 1 (0.78%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Derivative
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.91%) Windows
2 12 (9.38%) Linux
3 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.56%) UNIX
7 1 (0.78%) SUSE
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.88%) MVC
2 17 (13.28%) Scrum
3 14 (10.94%) Security Architecture
4 13 (10.16%) TDD
5 11 (8.59%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (8.59%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (8.59%) Database Security
5 11 (8.59%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (8.59%) Security Testing
6 10 (7.81%) Network Architecture
6 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.03%) Web Application Development
7 9 (7.03%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.25%) OO
8 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.47%) OOP
9 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.47%) ERD
10 6 (4.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 75 (58.59%) SQL
2 70 (54.69%) C#
3 25 (19.53%) VB.NET
4 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.72%) Java
6 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.03%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.03%) VB
8 6 (4.69%) VBA
8 6 (4.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 5 (3.91%) VB6
10 3 (2.34%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) VBScript
11 1 (0.78%) ABAP
11 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.78%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 39 (30.47%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.47%) MCTS
3 7 (5.47%) MCP
4 6 (4.69%) MCAD
4 6 (4.69%) MCSD
5 3 (2.34%) MCSE
6 2 (1.56%) ISEB
6 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.78%) MCDST
7 1 (0.78%) MCITP
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) HL7
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.47%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 41 (32.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.59%) Oracle
3 9 (7.03%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.25%) JBoss
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco
5 7 (5.47%) Citrix
6 6 (4.69%) Adobe
7 3 (2.34%) VMware
7 3 (2.34%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.34%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.56%) SAP
8 2 (1.56%) Sybase
8 2 (1.56%) Avaya
9 1 (0.78%) Open Text
9 1 (0.78%) Alterian
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.78%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.78%) IBM
9 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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