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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 21 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 94 57 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.04% 9.64% 18.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.32% 34.13% 51.15%
Number of salaries quoted 86 54 65
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,500 £45,000
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
164 167 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.48% 28.26% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 133 136 103
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 £37,700 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 108 (59.02%) .NET
2 89 (48.63%) SQL
3 86 (46.99%) JavaScript
4 83 (45.36%) C#
5 79 (43.17%) ASP.NET
5 79 (43.17%) Microsoft
6 77 (42.08%) HTML
7 63 (34.43%) CSS
8 62 (33.88%) Windows
9 54 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 48 (26.23%) SharePoint
10 48 (26.23%) Java
11 43 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (21.86%) MS Excel
13 37 (20.22%) Oracle
14 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
15 32 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (17.49%) Relational Database
16 29 (15.85%) CRM
17 27 (14.75%) jQuery
17 27 (14.75%) Workflow
18 26 (14.21%) Dynamics CRM
18 26 (14.21%) Project Management
18 26 (14.21%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (13.66%) J2EE
19 25 (13.66%) Finance
20 24 (13.11%) Security Cleared
21 23 (12.57%) T-SQL
21 23 (12.57%) DB2
21 23 (12.57%) E-Commerce

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (26.23%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.93%) IIS
3 12 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.83%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.83%) JBoss
5 7 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.83%) CMS
6 6 (3.28%) Content Management Server
7 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.73%) Apache
8 4 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.19%) Node.js
8 4 (2.19%) WorkSite
9 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.09%) SugarCRM
10 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (21.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (14.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.83%) CA PPM
2 7 (3.83%) Maximo
3 6 (3.28%) Magento
4 4 (2.19%) Agresso
5 2 (1.09%) SalesLogix
5 2 (1.09%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) VPN
2 8 (4.37%) Firewall
3 7 (3.83%) LAN
4 6 (3.28%) WAN
5 5 (2.73%) Internet
6 4 (2.19%) DNS
6 4 (2.19%) DHCP
7 3 (1.64%) FTP
7 3 (1.64%) MPLS
8 2 (1.09%) SAN
8 2 (1.09%) HTTP
8 2 (1.09%) NAS
9 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 32 (17.49%) Relational Database
3 26 (14.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (12.57%) DB2
5 21 (11.48%) MySQL
6 18 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (6.56%) NoSQL
9 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database
9 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (4.92%) QlikView
11 8 (4.37%) Sybase ASE
11 8 (4.37%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.19%) JasperReports
12 4 (2.19%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.64%) Big Data
14 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.73%) MSTest
3 5 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (2.73%) Moq
3 5 (2.73%) NUnit
4 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.64%) Toad
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 25 (13.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.09%) Law
2 2 (1.09%) Legal
3 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.55%) Marketing
3 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (66.12%) Developer
2 35 (19.13%) .NET Developer
3 19 (10.38%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Analyst
4 18 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 17 (9.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Applications Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.65%) Consultant
7 13 (7.10%) Lead Developer
8 12 (6.56%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.56%) Systems Developer
8 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (6.56%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Junior
10 9 (4.92%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.92%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Applications Architect
11 7 (3.83%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (59.02%) .NET
2 79 (43.17%) ASP.NET
3 77 (42.08%) HTML
4 63 (34.43%) CSS
5 27 (14.75%) jQuery
6 25 (13.66%) J2EE
7 21 (11.48%) XML
8 17 (9.29%) JSP
9 16 (8.74%) HTML5
10 15 (8.20%) WPF
11 14 (7.65%) CSS3
12 13 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (5.46%) WCF
13 10 (5.46%) Ajax
14 8 (4.37%) .NET Framework
14 8 (4.37%) RESTful
15 7 (3.83%) WinForms
16 6 (3.28%) SOAP
16 6 (3.28%) DHTML
16 6 (3.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.56%) User Experience
2 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.73%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.73%) iPad
4 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.19%) Replication
4 4 (2.19%) PKI
5 2 (1.09%) Social Media
5 2 (1.09%) BBC
6 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (33.88%) Windows
2 17 (9.29%) Linux
3 11 (6.01%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.73%) Android
6 4 (2.19%) UNIX
7 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
3 32 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (15.85%) CRM
5 27 (14.75%) Workflow
6 26 (14.21%) Project Management
7 23 (12.57%) E-Commerce
8 21 (11.48%) Process Management
8 21 (11.48%) Content Management
9 20 (10.93%) OO
10 19 (10.38%) MVC
11 18 (9.84%) Scrum
12 17 (9.29%) OOP
13 16 (8.74%) TDD
14 14 (7.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (7.65%) Graceful Degradation
15 11 (6.01%) Configuration Management
16 10 (5.46%) Data Modelling
16 10 (5.46%) Web Application Development
16 10 (5.46%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (48.63%) SQL
2 86 (46.99%) JavaScript
3 83 (45.36%) C#
4 48 (26.23%) Java
5 23 (12.57%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.10%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.01%) VB
8 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.28%) VBScript
9 6 (3.28%) PHP
10 4 (2.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 4 (2.19%) Ruby
11 3 (1.64%) C
12 2 (1.09%) C++
12 2 (1.09%) VBA
13 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.65%) Degree
4 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.01%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.73%) vSphere
4 3 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.64%) XenServer
4 3 (1.64%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.64%) Samba
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) SCCM
1 6 (3.28%) SCOM
2 3 (1.64%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 79 (43.17%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.22%) Oracle
3 23 (12.57%) Demandware
3 23 (12.57%) Ogone
4 22 (12.02%) ATG
4 22 (12.02%) hybris
5 17 (9.29%) DataCash
6 15 (8.20%) Sybase
7 12 (6.56%) VMware
8 11 (6.01%) HP
9 10 (5.46%) Jaspersoft
10 8 (4.37%) SAP
11 7 (3.83%) Citrix
11 7 (3.83%) IBM
12 6 (3.28%) Cisco
12 6 (3.28%) CyberSource
12 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.19%) New Relic
14 4 (2.19%) Nintex
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