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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 51 104 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.14% 19.89% 16.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.00% 45.61% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 71 68
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
150 228 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.88% 43.59% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 118 140 110
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
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 9 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 47 (40.52%) .NET
2 42 (36.21%) C#
3 41 (35.34%) SQL
4 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
6 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 33 (28.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (24.14%) Windows
9 27 (23.28%) HTML
9 27 (23.28%) MVC
10 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
10 25 (21.55%) jQuery
11 21 (18.10%) Finance
12 20 (17.24%) Oracle
13 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
13 18 (15.52%) Cisco
14 17 (14.66%) CSS
14 17 (14.66%) Linux
14 17 (14.66%) WCF
15 16 (13.79%) VMware
15 16 (13.79%) Java
15 16 (13.79%) MySQL
15 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (12.93%) Workflow
16 15 (12.93%) Firewall
16 15 (12.93%) T-SQL
17 14 (12.07%) Avaya
17 14 (12.07%) Computer Science
18 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
18 13 (11.21%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.21%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.48%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.90%) IIS
5 6 (5.17%) Apache
5 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.45%) JBoss
6 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.72%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Project
3 3 (2.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.72%) Maximo
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.72%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.72%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.86%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.86%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) GitHub
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) Firewall
2 13 (11.21%) LAN
2 13 (11.21%) VPN
2 13 (11.21%) WAN
3 9 (7.76%) SAN
4 3 (2.59%) MPLS
5 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (13.79%) MySQL
3 12 (10.34%) DB2
3 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.76%) Sybase IQ
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.72%) OLAP
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.59%) Subversion
4 2 (1.72%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) jMock
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Games
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (37.07%) Developer
2 30 (25.86%) C# Developer
3 20 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 18 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Administrator
6 13 (11.21%) DBA
7 12 (10.34%) Network Manager
8 9 (7.76%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.90%) Consultant
9 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.03%) Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) Applications Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Applications Support Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Support Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.31%) IT Administrator
11 5 (4.31%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.52%) .NET
2 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 27 (23.28%) HTML
4 25 (21.55%) jQuery
5 17 (14.66%) CSS
5 17 (14.66%) WCF
6 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.21%) Entity Framework
8 12 (10.34%) WPF
9 11 (9.48%) Web Services
10 8 (6.90%) XML
11 7 (6.03%) HTML5
11 7 (6.03%) Spring
12 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.31%) CSS3
13 5 (4.31%) J2EE
14 4 (3.45%) SAP Business Workflow
14 4 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (2.59%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.90%) EPoS
4 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.03%) NHS
5 5 (4.31%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.45%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.45%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.45%) FMCG
6 4 (3.45%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Blog
8 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Windows
2 17 (14.66%) Linux
3 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.76%) AIX
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.72%) Android
8 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.86%) Unix
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.28%) MVC
3 15 (12.93%) Workflow
4 13 (11.21%) CRM
4 13 (11.21%) Scrum
5 12 (10.34%) Analytics
5 12 (10.34%) Project Management
5 12 (10.34%) Risk Analytics
6 10 (8.62%) Change Control
7 9 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.76%) Process Management
8 8 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (6.03%) Coaching
9 7 (6.03%) Line Management
9 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.17%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.17%) Process Improvement
10 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.17%) TDD
10 6 (5.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) C#
2 41 (35.34%) SQL
3 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.79%) Java
5 15 (12.93%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.45%) SANS
3 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) CCNP
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCA
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.86%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.86%) MCSA
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) QA
3 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.86%) GxP
4 1 (0.86%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.45%) vSphere
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.24%) Oracle
3 18 (15.52%) Cisco
4 16 (13.79%) VMware
5 14 (12.07%) Avaya
6 13 (11.21%) Nortel
7 11 (9.48%) Citrix
8 9 (7.76%) Sybase
9 8 (6.90%) IBM
10 7 (6.03%) SAP
11 4 (3.45%) HP
11 4 (3.45%) iManage
12 3 (2.59%) Adobe
12 3 (2.59%) Sage
13 2 (1.72%) Axway
13 2 (1.72%) Kofax
13 2 (1.72%) Lotus
13 2 (1.72%) Telerik
14 1 (0.86%) Apple
14 1 (0.86%) Cerner
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