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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 68 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.34% 10.09% 15.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.16% 47.97% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 48
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
183 123 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.21% 21.03% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 133 89 102
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 £34,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 107 (64.07%) .NET
2 91 (54.49%) SQL
3 75 (44.91%) Microsoft
4 69 (41.32%) C#
5 68 (40.72%) Windows
6 66 (39.52%) ASP.NET
7 65 (38.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (36.53%) JavaScript
9 43 (25.75%) HTML
10 40 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (21.56%) Finance
11 36 (21.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (21.56%) Relational Database
12 30 (17.96%) Java
12 30 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (17.37%) MS Excel
13 29 (17.37%) SharePoint
14 28 (16.77%) CRM
14 28 (16.77%) CSS
14 28 (16.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (16.77%) MVC
15 27 (16.17%) Scrum
15 27 (16.17%) Oracle
16 24 (14.37%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (13.77%) Dynamics CRM
18 22 (13.17%) Sybase
19 21 (12.57%) T-SQL
19 21 (12.57%) Project Management
19 21 (12.57%) MongoDB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (17.37%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.18%) WebSphere
3 15 (8.98%) IIS
4 11 (6.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (4.79%) Content Management Server
6 7 (4.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.59%) JBoss
8 4 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.60%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.60%) Lync
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS Project
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (13.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.79%) Maximo
3 4 (2.40%) CA PPM
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Firewall
2 6 (3.59%) DHCP
2 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.59%) DNS
3 3 (1.80%) MPLS
3 3 (1.80%) HTTP
3 3 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (38.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 36 (21.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (21.56%) Relational Database
3 28 (16.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (14.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (12.57%) MongoDB
5 21 (12.57%) NoSQL
6 18 (10.78%) Sybase ASE
7 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database
9 10 (5.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (3.59%) MySQL
13 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.40%) DB2
14 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) NUnit
1 12 (7.19%) MSTest
1 12 (7.19%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (7.19%) Moq
2 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.20%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 3 (1.80%) Law
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) French Language
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (69.46%) Developer
2 47 (28.14%) .NET Developer
3 24 (14.37%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.77%) SQL Developer
5 22 (13.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (10.78%) Analyst
7 17 (10.18%) C# Developer
8 14 (8.38%) Software Developer
9 12 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (7.19%) Database Developer
10 11 (6.59%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.99%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.39%) Consultant
13 8 (4.79%) Programmer
14 7 (4.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (3.59%) VB.NET Developer
15 6 (3.59%) C# Programmer
16 5 (2.99%) SQL Programmer
16 5 (2.99%) AWS Developer
16 5 (2.99%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (64.07%) .NET
2 66 (39.52%) ASP.NET
3 43 (25.75%) HTML
4 28 (16.77%) CSS
5 23 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (11.98%) WPF
7 19 (11.38%) WCF
8 17 (10.18%) WinForms
9 13 (7.78%) XML
10 12 (7.19%) Spring.NET
10 12 (7.19%) Castle Windsor
10 12 (7.19%) Ninject
10 12 (7.19%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (7.19%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (4.79%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.19%) J2EE
14 5 (2.99%) Ajax
14 5 (2.99%) jQuery
15 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.79%) User Experience
4 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.99%) Social Media
4 5 (2.99%) BBC
5 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.20%) EPoS
8 1 (0.60%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (40.72%) Windows
2 16 (9.58%) Linux
3 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.39%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.79%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.40%) AIX
7 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.80%) Android
7 3 (1.80%) UNIX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (16.77%) CRM
3 28 (16.77%) MVC
4 27 (16.17%) Scrum
5 21 (12.57%) Project Management
6 20 (11.98%) Data Modelling
7 16 (9.58%) TDD
8 15 (8.98%) Workflow
9 13 (7.78%) Process Management
10 12 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.19%) Kanban
10 12 (7.19%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (7.19%) MVVM
10 12 (7.19%) Web Application Development
11 11 (6.59%) Problem Management
11 11 (6.59%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.39%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (54.49%) SQL
2 69 (41.32%) C#
3 61 (36.53%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.96%) Java
5 21 (12.57%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.98%) VB
7 11 (6.59%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.99%) C
10 4 (2.40%) C++
10 4 (2.40%) VBA
10 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) XAML
12 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.19%) Degree
2 12 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.99%) MCP
4 5 (2.99%) MCSE
4 5 (2.99%) MCSA
5 3 (1.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.20%) SCOM
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 75 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.17%) Oracle
3 22 (13.17%) Sybase
4 19 (11.38%) Jaspersoft
5 10 (5.99%) IBM
6 8 (4.79%) Cisco
6 8 (4.79%) VMware
7 6 (3.59%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.99%) Apple
8 5 (2.99%) Yahoo!
8 5 (2.99%) Google
8 5 (2.99%) Sony
8 5 (2.99%) Facebook
9 4 (2.40%) New Relic
9 4 (2.40%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.40%) SAP
10 3 (1.80%) HP
10 3 (1.80%) Citrix
10 3 (1.80%) DataCash
10 3 (1.80%) Ogone
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