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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 51 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.62% 16.58% 13.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.22% 39.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 51
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 £27,400 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
118 156 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.26% 42.39% 49.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 113 96
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 67 (64.42%) SQL
3 45 (43.27%) C#
4 36 (34.62%) MS Excel
5 35 (33.65%) .NET
6 31 (29.81%) Windows
7 27 (25.96%) MS Office
7 27 (25.96%) Hyper-V
8 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 21 (20.19%) T-SQL
9 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
9 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 20 (19.23%) Change Management
11 17 (16.35%) CMS
12 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (14.42%) Clustering
13 15 (14.42%) Degree
13 15 (14.42%) MS Exchange
13 15 (14.42%) MVC
13 15 (14.42%) Practice Management
13 15 (14.42%) Finance
14 14 (13.46%) HTML
14 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (13.46%) Network Design
15 13 (12.50%) Oracle
15 13 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (11.54%) VB.NET
16 12 (11.54%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
2 17 (16.35%) CMS
3 15 (14.42%) MS Exchange
4 11 (10.58%) Lync
5 10 (9.62%) IIS
6 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.96%) Node.js
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.96%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.96%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (25.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) FastStats
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.96%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) SAN
2 5 (4.81%) DNS
2 5 (4.81%) LAN
3 4 (3.85%) WAN
3 4 (3.85%) DHCP
4 3 (2.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.77%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.92%) MS Access
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Marketing
3 7 (6.73%) Advertising
3 7 (6.73%) Law
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Games
6 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) Analyst
3 19 (18.27%) Architect
4 18 (17.31%) .NET Developer
4 18 (17.31%) Team Leader
5 16 (15.38%) Junior
5 16 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) Security Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior Security Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Junior Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Junior Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Junior C# Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Junior .NET Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) .NET
2 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.46%) HTML
4 12 (11.54%) CSS
5 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.77%) Web Services
6 6 (5.77%) WCF
7 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.81%) jQuery
8 4 (3.85%) XML
9 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (2.88%) COM
10 2 (1.92%) Classic ASP
10 2 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (0.96%) Ninject
11 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Clustering
2 10 (9.62%) PKI
3 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.85%) Open Source
4 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.92%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.96%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Streaming Music
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) Windows
2 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) Linux
6 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) Change Management
2 15 (14.42%) MVC
2 15 (14.42%) Practice Management
3 14 (13.46%) Network Design
4 13 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (9.62%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (8.65%) Security Testing
6 9 (8.65%) Security Architecture
6 9 (8.65%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (8.65%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (8.65%) Database Security
7 8 (7.69%) Project Management
7 8 (7.69%) CRM
8 6 (5.77%) OO
9 5 (4.81%) ITIL
9 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.85%) UML
10 4 (3.85%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (64.42%) SQL
2 45 (43.27%) C#
3 21 (20.19%) T-SQL
4 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.88%) VB
7 2 (1.92%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) C++
7 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.96%) X++
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) ABAP
8 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.81%) MCITP
4 4 (3.85%) MCSE
4 4 (3.85%) MCP
5 3 (2.88%) MCTS
6 2 (1.92%) MCSA
6 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) Hyper-V
2 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.92%) XenApp
5 2 (1.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) vCloud
6 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 5 (4.81%) Citrix
5 4 (3.85%) Cisco
6 3 (2.88%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.88%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.88%) HP
7 2 (1.92%) Dell
7 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.92%) SAP
7 2 (1.92%) Cognos
8 1 (0.96%) Nintex
8 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.96%) Altiris
8 1 (0.96%) Siebel
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe
8 1 (0.96%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.96%) Open Text
8 1 (0.96%) Metastorm
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