Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 158 145
Rank change year-on-year -20 -13 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 50 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.39% 1.12% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.70% 3.77% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 48 64
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,350 £19,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £75,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% -4.44%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 825 1,328 1,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.10% 29.73% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1,136 990
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £71,375
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +4.23% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +1 6 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Watford +4 4 £33,500 -33.00% 1
Tring - 2 £37,500 -
Hatfield - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) DTS
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DBA
1 7 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Statistics
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) RedGate