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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 59 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.24% 9.04% 17.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.89% 38.40% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 58
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,100 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,000 £48,250
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
185 125 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.12% 23.54% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 149 92 117
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 £29,250 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 105 (66.46%) .NET
2 85 (53.80%) SQL
3 69 (43.67%) C#
3 69 (43.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
4 65 (41.14%) ASP.NET
5 64 (40.51%) Microsoft
6 60 (37.97%) Windows
7 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (27.22%) HTML
9 33 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (20.25%) Relational Database
11 31 (19.62%) Finance
12 30 (18.99%) CSS
12 30 (18.99%) MVC
13 29 (18.35%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (18.35%) Scrum
14 27 (17.09%) SharePoint
15 26 (16.46%) Java
16 24 (15.19%) Oracle
16 24 (15.19%) Sybase
16 24 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
18 22 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (13.92%) MongoDB
18 22 (13.92%) NoSQL
18 22 (13.92%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (12.66%) WPF
19 20 (12.66%) CRM
20 19 (12.03%) Data Modelling

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (17.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.13%) IIS
3 10 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.16%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.53%) Content Management Server
6 4 (2.53%) JBoss
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.27%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Project
3 2 (1.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.16%) Maximo
3 3 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.63%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) Firewall
2 6 (3.80%) DHCP
2 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (1.90%) MPLS
3 3 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (43.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 33 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (20.25%) Relational Database
4 22 (13.92%) MongoDB
4 22 (13.92%) NoSQL
4 22 (13.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (11.39%) Sybase ASE
6 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.80%) MySQL
9 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.53%) DB2
12 3 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.90%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) NUnit
1 12 (7.59%) MSTest
1 12 (7.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (7.59%) Moq
2 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (19.62%) Finance
2 3 (1.90%) Law
2 3 (1.90%) Retail
2 3 (1.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.27%) Billing
3 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) French Language
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (70.25%) Developer
2 50 (31.65%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.92%) Senior Developer
3 22 (13.92%) SQL Developer
4 19 (12.03%) Senior .NET Developer
5 14 (8.86%) Analyst
5 14 (8.86%) Software Developer
5 14 (8.86%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Database Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.06%) Programmer
9 7 (4.43%) Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) Tester
9 7 (4.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.80%) C# Programmer
11 5 (3.16%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (66.46%) .NET
2 65 (41.14%) ASP.NET
3 43 (27.22%) HTML
4 30 (18.99%) CSS
5 24 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (12.66%) WPF
7 17 (10.76%) WinForms
8 14 (8.86%) XML
8 14 (8.86%) WCF
9 12 (7.59%) jQuery
9 12 (7.59%) Spring.NET
9 12 (7.59%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (7.59%) Ninject
9 12 (7.59%) Razor View Engine
9 12 (7.59%) Unity DI Container
10 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (5.70%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.16%) Web Services
12 3 (1.90%) XSL
12 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.43%) User Experience
2 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) EPoS
4 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.16%) BBC
4 5 (3.16%) Social Media
5 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.97%) Windows
2 15 (9.49%) Linux
3 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.43%) AIX
5 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.90%) UNIX
8 2 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.99%) MVC
3 29 (18.35%) Scrum
3 29 (18.35%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (12.66%) CRM
5 19 (12.03%) Data Modelling
6 17 (10.76%) TDD
7 15 (9.49%) Process Management
8 14 (8.86%) Workflow
9 13 (8.23%) Project Management
10 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.59%) Kanban
10 12 (7.59%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (7.59%) MVVM
10 12 (7.59%) Web Application Development
11 11 (6.96%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.70%) ITIL
13 8 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.06%) SDLC
14 7 (4.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 85 (53.80%) SQL
2 69 (43.67%) C#
3 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.46%) Java
5 17 (10.76%) T-SQL
6 16 (10.13%) VB.NET
7 13 (8.23%) VB
8 8 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 4 (2.53%) VBA
10 4 (2.53%) C
10 4 (2.53%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.59%) Degree
3 11 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.16%) MCP
5 5 (3.16%) MCSE
5 5 (3.16%) MCSA
6 3 (1.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) SLA
1 4 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.16%) SCCM
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.19%) Oracle
2 24 (15.19%) Sybase
3 18 (11.39%) Jaspersoft
4 8 (5.06%) Cisco
4 8 (5.06%) IBM
5 7 (4.43%) VMware
6 5 (3.16%) Yahoo!
6 5 (3.16%) Google
6 5 (3.16%) Facebook
6 5 (3.16%) Apple
6 5 (3.16%) Sony
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.27%) Lotus
8 2 (1.27%) Kofax
8 2 (1.27%) Reuters
8 2 (1.27%) Citrix
8 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.27%) Axway
9 1 (0.63%) SonicWALL
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