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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 97 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.68% 8.66% 20.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.51% 34.87% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 51 57
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
163 152 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.06% 24.84% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 122 124 80
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 125 (65.10%) .NET
2 97 (50.52%) SQL
3 89 (46.35%) C#
4 87 (45.31%) JavaScript
5 84 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 75 (39.06%) Microsoft
7 71 (36.98%) HTML
8 69 (35.94%) Windows
9 63 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 54 (28.13%) CSS
11 47 (24.48%) Java
12 45 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (19.27%) MS Excel
15 36 (18.75%) SharePoint
15 36 (18.75%) Finance
15 36 (18.75%) Relational Database
16 32 (16.67%) Oracle
17 31 (16.15%) CRM
17 31 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (14.06%) Scrum
20 26 (13.54%) MVC
21 25 (13.02%) Sybase
21 25 (13.02%) Dynamics CRM
22 24 (12.50%) T-SQL
23 23 (11.98%) Project Management
23 23 (11.98%) jQuery
24 22 (11.46%) WPF
24 22 (11.46%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 36 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.38%) IIS
3 14 (7.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.65%) JBoss
6 6 (3.13%) Content Management Server
6 6 (3.13%) CMS
6 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.08%) Node.js
9 2 (1.04%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.04%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.04%) SugarCRM
9 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.52%) Lync
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (13.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.17%) Maximo
3 7 (3.65%) CA PPM
4 6 (3.13%) Magento
5 2 (1.04%) Agresso
5 2 (1.04%) Infor CRM
5 2 (1.04%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) Firewall
2 5 (2.60%) Internet
3 3 (1.56%) DHCP
3 3 (1.56%) VPN
3 3 (1.56%) DNS
4 2 (1.04%) SAN
4 2 (1.04%) HTTP
4 2 (1.04%) LAN
4 2 (1.04%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 36 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 31 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (10.94%) NoSQL
6 19 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (8.85%) Sybase ASE
7 17 (8.85%) MongoDB
8 15 (7.81%) DB2
9 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database
10 12 (6.25%) MySQL
10 12 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (4.69%) QlikView
12 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (5.21%) NUnit
1 10 (5.21%) MSTest
1 10 (5.21%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (5.21%) Moq
2 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.56%) Toad
5 2 (1.04%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (1.56%) Law
3 2 (1.04%) Legal
3 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 139 (72.40%) Developer
2 49 (25.52%) .NET Developer
3 23 (11.98%) Senior Developer
4 22 (11.46%) SQL Developer
4 22 (11.46%) Senior .NET Developer
5 18 (9.38%) Analyst
6 17 (8.85%) C# Developer
7 15 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.29%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.77%) Systems Developer
10 12 (6.25%) Consultant
11 11 (5.73%) Database Developer
11 11 (5.73%) Project Manager
11 11 (5.73%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (4.17%) Programmer
14 7 (3.65%) Java Developer
14 7 (3.65%) Applications Architect
14 7 (3.65%) Architect
15 6 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (65.10%) .NET
2 84 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 71 (36.98%) HTML
4 54 (28.13%) CSS
5 23 (11.98%) jQuery
6 22 (11.46%) WPF
6 22 (11.46%) XML
6 22 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (8.85%) J2EE
7 17 (8.85%) HTML5
8 15 (7.81%) CSS3
8 15 (7.81%) WCF
9 12 (6.25%) WinForms
10 10 (5.21%) Ajax
10 10 (5.21%) Spring.NET
10 10 (5.21%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (5.21%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (5.21%) Ninject
10 10 (5.21%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (4.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.77%) User Experience
2 10 (5.21%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.60%) iPad
3 5 (2.60%) Social Media
3 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.60%) BBC
4 4 (2.08%) PKI
5 3 (1.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.52%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.94%) Windows
2 19 (9.90%) Linux
3 12 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 11 (5.73%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.60%) Android
6 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (16.15%) CRM
4 27 (14.06%) Scrum
5 26 (13.54%) MVC
6 23 (11.98%) Project Management
7 22 (11.46%) TDD
8 21 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 19 (9.90%) Data Modelling
9 19 (9.90%) Workflow
10 15 (7.81%) Web Application Development
10 15 (7.81%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.81%) Process Management
11 14 (7.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (7.29%) Graceful Degradation
12 13 (6.77%) Content Management
12 13 (6.77%) OO
13 12 (6.25%) Configuration Management
13 12 (6.25%) Problem Management
14 10 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 97 (50.52%) SQL
2 89 (46.35%) C#
3 87 (45.31%) JavaScript
4 47 (24.48%) Java
5 24 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.81%) VB
7 13 (6.77%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.65%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.13%) PHP
9 6 (3.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 5 (2.60%) C
11 4 (2.08%) C++
11 4 (2.08%) VBScript
11 4 (2.08%) Ruby
12 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.04%) VBA
13 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.21%) Degree
4 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
6 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) SCCM
1 6 (3.13%) SCOM
2 5 (2.60%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 75 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.67%) Oracle
3 25 (13.02%) Sybase
4 19 (9.90%) Jaspersoft
5 15 (7.81%) Demandware
5 15 (7.81%) hybris
5 15 (7.81%) Ogone
5 15 (7.81%) ATG
6 9 (4.69%) DataCash
6 9 (4.69%) IBM
7 8 (4.17%) HP
7 8 (4.17%) VMware
8 7 (3.65%) SAP
9 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.13%) CyberSource
10 5 (2.60%) Facebook
10 5 (2.60%) Sony
10 5 (2.60%) Yahoo!
10 5 (2.60%) Google
10 5 (2.60%) Apple
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Posted: 3 days ago
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