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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 48 102 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.87% 18.96% 9.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.52% 57.63% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 91 51
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
101 177 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.67% 32.90% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 69 140 132
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 41 (40.20%) C#
3 40 (39.22%) .NET
4 34 (33.33%) SQL
5 33 (32.35%) ASP.NET
6 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 28 (27.45%) Windows
6 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (26.47%) HTML
8 23 (22.55%) jQuery
8 23 (22.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (20.59%) CRM
10 19 (18.63%) Project Management
10 19 (18.63%) Finance
11 17 (16.67%) VMware
11 17 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
11 17 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 16 (15.69%) Linux
12 16 (15.69%) Scrum
12 16 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (14.71%) MVC
13 15 (14.71%) Workflow
13 15 (14.71%) Oracle
13 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
14 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (13.73%) Cisco
14 14 (13.73%) Firewall
15 13 (12.75%) Business Analysis
16 12 (11.76%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.90%) Apache
3 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.96%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.98%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Project
2 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.92%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.96%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.98%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.98%) Maximo
4 1 (0.98%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.98%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) PaaS
2 2 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) Firewall
2 12 (11.76%) LAN
2 12 (11.76%) VPN
2 12 (11.76%) WAN
3 9 (8.82%) SAN
4 4 (3.92%) DHCP
4 4 (3.92%) DNS
4 4 (3.92%) Network Security
4 4 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.98%) MPLS
5 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (11.76%) MySQL
3 10 (9.80%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (6.86%) DB2
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.88%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (4.90%) MS Access
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.98%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.90%) Subversion
3 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.94%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.96%) jMock
5 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.98%) Ant
6 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.98%) Gradle
6 1 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Games
2 6 (5.88%) German Language
3 4 (3.92%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Military
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
5 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Consultant
4 14 (13.73%) Administrator
4 14 (13.73%) DBA
5 9 (8.82%) Network Manager
5 9 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.84%) .NET Project Manager
6 8 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (5.88%) Presales Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Software Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Senior DBA
8 5 (4.90%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.22%) .NET
2 33 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 27 (26.47%) HTML
4 23 (22.55%) jQuery
5 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (10.78%) .NET Framework
6 11 (10.78%) Entity Framework
6 11 (10.78%) WCF
7 8 (7.84%) Web Services
7 8 (7.84%) WPF
8 7 (6.86%) CSS
8 7 (6.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.92%) Classic ASP
9 4 (3.92%) JFC
10 3 (2.94%) HTML5
10 3 (2.94%) LINQ
11 2 (1.96%) CSS3
11 2 (1.96%) JAX-RS
11 2 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.86%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.86%) EqualLogic
3 7 (6.86%) NHS
4 4 (3.92%) FMCG
4 4 (3.92%) Spread Betting
5 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.96%) Blog
6 2 (1.96%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.98%) e-Health
7 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.45%) Windows
2 16 (15.69%) Linux
3 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.88%) AIX
6 5 (4.90%) Unix
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.59%) CRM
3 19 (18.63%) Project Management
4 16 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (15.69%) Scrum
5 15 (14.71%) MVC
5 15 (14.71%) Workflow
6 13 (12.75%) Business Analysis
7 12 (11.76%) Process Management
8 11 (10.78%) Analytics
9 10 (9.80%) Risk Analytics
10 9 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (8.82%) Process Improvement
11 7 (6.86%) High Availability
12 6 (5.88%) Presales
12 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (4.90%) Database Mirroring
13 5 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (4.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.20%) C#
2 34 (33.33%) SQL
3 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.76%) Java
5 8 (7.84%) Perl
6 7 (6.86%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.88%) VB
8 5 (4.90%) VBA
9 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.94%) C
11 2 (1.96%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) PHP
12 1 (0.98%) Ruby
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) SANS
5 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) CCNP
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) HL7
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (6.86%) vSphere
4 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) VMware
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle
4 14 (13.73%) Cisco
5 12 (11.76%) Avaya
6 11 (10.78%) 3PAR
7 8 (7.84%) Nortel
8 7 (6.86%) NetApp
9 6 (5.88%) Sybase
10 5 (4.90%) HP
11 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.92%) Citrix
11 4 (3.92%) Dell
11 4 (3.92%) IBM
11 4 (3.92%) SAP
12 3 (2.94%) Sage
12 3 (2.94%) Telerik
13 2 (1.96%) Axway
13 2 (1.96%) Kofax
13 2 (1.96%) Lotus
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
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Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago