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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 79 79 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.97% 21.29% 11.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.70% 52.32% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 46
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
199 151 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.68% 40.70% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 123 115 95
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (59.48%) Microsoft
2 60 (51.72%) C#
3 56 (48.28%) SQL
4 46 (39.66%) JavaScript
5 45 (38.79%) HTML
6 43 (37.07%) .NET
7 40 (34.48%) CSS
8 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
9 32 (27.59%) SharePoint
10 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 27 (23.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (22.41%) Java
12 26 (22.41%) MS Office
13 25 (21.55%) T-SQL
13 25 (21.55%) Windows
13 25 (21.55%) Change Management
14 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
16 20 (17.24%) MySQL
17 19 (16.38%) Oracle
17 19 (16.38%) IIS
18 18 (15.52%) jQuery
19 17 (14.66%) SC Cleared
19 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
20 16 (13.79%) DB2
20 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
20 16 (13.79%) Project Management
20 16 (13.79%) Demandware
20 16 (13.79%) Ogone
21 15 (12.93%) Process Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 19 (16.38%) IIS
3 12 (10.34%) CMS
4 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
5 8 (6.90%) Apache
5 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.59%) Node.js
7 3 (2.59%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.72%) JBoss
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.86%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.86%) Lync
9 1 (0.86%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (22.41%) MS Office
3 4 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.31%) Agresso
3 3 (2.59%) Magento
4 1 (0.86%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.86%) Maximo
4 1 (0.86%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) VPN
2 10 (8.62%) LAN
3 9 (7.76%) WAN
4 7 (6.03%) Firewall
5 6 (5.17%) FTP
5 6 (5.17%) DNS
6 4 (3.45%) DHCP
7 3 (2.59%) Internet
7 3 (2.59%) MPLS
8 2 (1.72%) SAN
8 2 (1.72%) NAS
9 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.86%) Wireless
9 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (17.24%) MySQL
3 16 (13.79%) DB2
4 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.59%) Big Data
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.72%) QlikView
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.86%) MS Access
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) Toad
4 1 (0.86%) PowerBuilder
General
1 13 (11.21%) Law
2 6 (5.17%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Legal
3 3 (2.59%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (37.93%) Developer
2 27 (23.28%) Team Leader
3 24 (20.69%) Analyst
4 20 (17.24%) Applications Support
5 13 (11.21%) Applications Developer
6 12 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Lead Developer
6 12 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (9.48%) Junior
8 10 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (8.62%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.62%) Junior Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Junior C# Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (5.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.79%) HTML
2 43 (37.07%) .NET
3 40 (34.48%) CSS
4 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.52%) jQuery
6 13 (11.21%) J2EE
6 13 (11.21%) JSP
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Framework
7 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.31%) HTML5
8 5 (4.31%) CSS3
9 4 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (3.45%) Ajax
9 4 (3.45%) XML
9 4 (3.45%) ADO.NET
10 3 (2.59%) DHTML
10 3 (2.59%) Java EE
10 3 (2.59%) RESTful
10 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) User Experience
3 3 (2.59%) Replication
4 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Windows
2 7 (6.03%) UNIX
3 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.59%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Change Management
2 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
4 16 (13.79%) Project Management
4 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 15 (12.93%) Process Management
5 15 (12.93%) Content Management
5 15 (12.93%) Workflow
6 14 (12.07%) CRM
7 13 (11.21%) OOP
7 13 (11.21%) OO
8 11 (9.48%) MVC
8 11 (9.48%) Business Analysis
9 10 (8.62%) Practice Management
9 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (7.76%) UML
11 8 (6.90%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.17%) TDD
13 5 (4.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.72%) C#
2 56 (48.28%) SQL
3 46 (39.66%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.41%) Java
5 25 (21.55%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.45%) VBScript
8 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 3 (2.59%) Ruby
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VB
10 1 (0.86%) C++
10 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) SC Cleared
1 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.62%) Degree
3 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.59%) MCTS
3 3 (2.59%) MCITP
4 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
1 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.03%) vSphere
5 6 (5.17%) Terminal Server
5 6 (5.17%) Samba
6 5 (4.31%) XenServer
7 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.72%) XenApp
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) SCCM
1 2 (1.72%) SCOM
1 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 69 (59.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.38%) Oracle
3 16 (13.79%) Demandware
3 16 (13.79%) Ogone
4 15 (12.93%) hybris
4 15 (12.93%) ATG
5 14 (12.07%) VMware
6 13 (11.21%) DataCash
7 12 (10.34%) Citrix
8 11 (9.48%) Cisco
9 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.45%) HP
11 3 (2.59%) CyberSource
12 2 (1.72%) Altiris
12 2 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.72%) SAP
12 2 (1.72%) Open Text
12 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.72%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.86%) Sage
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