Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 591 578 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.88% 14.04% 13.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.39% 52.12% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 523 530 553
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £25,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

SQL Server 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 1,150 1,109 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.00% 26.94% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 951 989 981
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Watford +10 151 £45,000 +5.88% 9
St Albans +7 132 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Hemel Hempstead -1 94 £40,000 -23.81% 5
Welwyn Garden City -15 45 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Hatfield -2 29 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Borehamwood +4 15 £47,500 +14.46% 2
Bishop's Stortford -5 12 £41,250 -8.33% 6
Hertford +6 9 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Rickmansworth -2 9 £52,500 -8.70%
Radlett +4 8 £60,000 +41.18%
Cheshunt +6 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Stevenage -19 6 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Waltham Cross 0 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Letchworth -5 4 £36,750 -8.13% 2
Baldock - 4 £38,750 -
Potters Bar -11 3 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Tring - 3 £37,500 -
Royston - 2 £48,000 -
Harpenden +10 1 £40,000 +1.27%
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 345 (58.38%) C#
2 329 (55.67%) .NET
3 294 (49.75%) SQL
4 221 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
5 187 (31.64%) ASP.NET
6 184 (31.13%) Microsoft
7 180 (30.46%) HTML
8 158 (26.73%) MVC
9 136 (23.01%) JavaScript
10 127 (21.49%) CSS
11 109 (18.44%) TDD
11 109 (18.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 109 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 106 (17.94%) BDD
13 104 (17.60%) .NET Framework
14 100 (16.92%) Web Application Development
15 98 (16.58%) SQL Server 2016
15 98 (16.58%) Degree
16 95 (16.07%) jQuery
17 87 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 85 (14.38%) T-SQL
19 84 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web API
20 82 (13.87%) AngularJS
20 82 (13.87%) Oracle
21 81 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
21 81 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 80 (13.54%) Web Services
23 78 (13.20%) Java
24 77 (13.03%) Scrum
25 76 (12.86%) Amazon AWS

SQL Server
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 21 (3.55%) Tomcat
1 21 (3.55%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.37%) JBoss
4 9 (1.52%) IIS
5 7 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.68%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (1.86%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.68%) C-CURE
6 2 (0.34%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.17%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 109 (18.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.21%) Office 365
4 12 (2.03%) Runscope
5 7 (1.18%) SaaS
6 6 (1.02%) Akamai
6 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Responsys
7 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.72%) Firewall
2 18 (3.05%) DNS
3 11 (1.86%) DHCP
3 11 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.02%) SAN
5 6 (1.02%) VLAN
6 5 (0.85%) LAN
6 5 (0.85%) Network Security
6 5 (0.85%) VoIP
6 5 (0.85%) WAN
7 4 (0.68%) Wireless
8 3 (0.51%) HTTP
9 2 (0.34%) BGP
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.34%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.34%) VPN
10 1 (0.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.58%) SQL Server 2016
2 87 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (12.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (11.34%) Relational Database
5 63 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (9.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (9.81%) MongoDB
7 58 (9.81%) Power BI
8 36 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (4.91%) NoSQL
9 29 (4.91%) RavenDB
10 27 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (3.72%) RDBMS
12 21 (3.55%) MySQL
13 17 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (2.20%) Big Data
16 13 (2.20%) Oracle Database
17 12 (2.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 74 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.77%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (3.72%) JIRA
4 22 (3.72%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.88%) Eclipse
5 17 (2.88%) Rational Team Concert
6 14 (2.37%) Grunt
7 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.02%) JUnit
8 6 (1.02%) Mockito
8 6 (1.02%) Spock
9 5 (0.85%) Subversion
10 4 (0.68%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.51%) Moq
12 2 (0.34%) NUnit
12 2 (0.34%) ProC
12 2 (0.34%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 71 (12.01%) Finance
2 63 (10.66%) Retail
3 53 (8.97%) Marketing
4 47 (7.95%) Advertising
5 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.51%) Legal
6 3 (0.51%) Romanian Language
6 3 (0.51%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.17%) Banking
7 1 (0.17%) Electronics
7 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 398 (67.34%) Developer
2 228 (38.58%) .NET Developer
3 108 (18.27%) C# Developer
4 70 (11.84%) Analyst
4 70 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (10.66%) Software Developer
6 52 (8.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (8.29%) SQL Developer
8 46 (7.78%) Senior Developer
9 43 (7.28%) C# Software Developer
10 39 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 35 (5.92%) .NET Software Developer
12 30 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (4.91%) .NET Developer - Fintech
14 25 (4.23%) Software Engineer
15 23 (3.89%) Consultant
16 22 (3.72%) Support Analyst
17 21 (3.55%) Lead Developer
18 19 (3.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (55.67%) .NET
2 187 (31.64%) ASP.NET
3 180 (30.46%) HTML
4 127 (21.49%) CSS
5 109 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 104 (17.60%) .NET Framework
7 95 (16.07%) jQuery
8 84 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 82 (13.87%) AngularJS
10 81 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 80 (13.54%) Web Services
12 73 (12.35%) HTML5
12 73 (12.35%) RESTful
13 52 (8.80%) XML
14 50 (8.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 44 (7.45%) CSS3
15 44 (7.45%) WCF
16 31 (5.25%) Entity Framework
17 25 (4.23%) Node.js
18 24 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (9.48%) User Experience
3 54 (9.14%) Computer Science
4 37 (6.26%) Fintech
5 36 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.37%) Reference Data
8 10 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.52%) Replication
9 9 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.35%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.02%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.02%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.85%) iSeries
13 4 (0.68%) CCTV
14 3 (0.51%) BBC
14 3 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.52%) Windows
2 63 (10.66%) Linux
3 41 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.21%) Unix
6 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.35%) Android
8 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.18%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.51%) AIX
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (26.73%) MVC
3 109 (18.44%) TDD
4 106 (17.94%) BDD
5 100 (16.92%) Web Application Development
6 81 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (13.03%) Scrum
8 76 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (10.32%) ETL
11 52 (8.80%) CRM
12 45 (7.61%) Visualisation
13 36 (6.09%) Asset Management
14 35 (5.92%) Dependency Injection
14 35 (5.92%) Web Development
15 34 (5.75%) Test Automation
15 34 (5.75%) Wealth Management
16 33 (5.58%) Migration
17 31 (5.25%) Microservices
17 31 (5.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 345 (58.38%) C#
2 294 (49.75%) SQL
3 136 (23.01%) JavaScript
4 85 (14.38%) T-SQL
5 78 (13.20%) Java
6 39 (6.60%) VBA
7 33 (5.58%) PowerShell
8 27 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 24 (4.06%) Ruby
10 23 (3.89%) Groovy
11 22 (3.72%) C
11 22 (3.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 21 (3.55%) PL/SQL
13 20 (3.38%) Python
14 17 (2.88%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.86%) PHP
16 10 (1.69%) Go
17 7 (1.18%) VB
18 6 (1.02%) C++
18 6 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (16.58%) Degree
2 41 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 29 (4.91%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.52%) MCSE
7 7 (1.18%) CCNA
7 7 (1.18%) CCNP
7 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.85%) CCDA
8 5 (0.85%) CCDP
9 3 (0.51%) AAT
9 3 (0.51%) ACCA
9 3 (0.51%) CIMA
9 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.34%) CCENT
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.25%) QA
2 14 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 28 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.05%) Docker
4 10 (1.69%) XenApp
5 6 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.02%) vSphere
6 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.35%) SCCM
4 5 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) Puppet
6 2 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Graphite
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) Simpana
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.17%) WMI
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 184 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 82 (13.87%) Oracle
3 33 (5.58%) Facebook
4 30 (5.08%) VMware
5 23 (3.89%) IBM
6 13 (2.20%) Tableau
7 12 (2.03%) Cisco
7 12 (2.03%) Cognos
7 12 (2.03%) Splunk
8 11 (1.86%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.69%) Dynatrace
9 10 (1.69%) hybris
10 9 (1.52%) Capita
10 9 (1.52%) Citrix
10 9 (1.52%) Xamarin
11 7 (1.18%) Google
11 7 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.18%) Sybase
12 6 (1.02%) SAP