Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 609 584 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.48% 13.38% 15.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.50% 51.05% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 558 565 823
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +4.94%

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 1206 1144 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.67% 26.21% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 970 1421
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -7 120 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hemel Hempstead +12 95 £52,500 +31.25% 6
St Albans -4 70 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Welwyn Garden City +15 44 £34,500 -18.82%
Borehamwood -1 43 £41,500 +3.75%
Letchworth +3 34 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Waltham Cross +1 24 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Hatfield -30 23 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Stevenage -5 21 £37,000 -17.78% 3
Broxbourne +10 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hertford -6 12 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Bishop's Stortford -6 11 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Radlett - 8 £42,500 -
Rickmansworth +3 7 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Berkhamsted - 4 £37,500 -
Hitchin - 4 £36,250 - 1
Cheshunt -6 3 £30,000 -53.85%
Potters Bar -1 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Hoddesdon +6 1 £37,500 -32.80%
Harpenden +5 1 £39,500 -21.00%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 344 (56.49%) .NET
2 327 (53.69%) C#
3 264 (43.35%) SQL
4 249 (40.89%) MVC
5 236 (38.75%) ASP.NET
6 224 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 196 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 184 (30.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 169 (27.75%) TDD
11 151 (24.79%) HTML
12 148 (24.30%) WCF
13 143 (23.48%) JavaScript
14 135 (22.17%) Node.js
15 134 (22.00%) BDD
15 134 (22.00%) Git (software)
16 123 (20.20%) CSS
17 120 (19.70%) OO
17 120 (19.70%) Web Application Development
18 117 (19.21%) RESTful
18 117 (19.21%) SQL Server 2016
19 116 (19.05%) Windows
20 114 (18.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 109 (17.90%) T-SQL
22 108 (17.73%) .NET Framework
23 105 (17.24%) NoSQL
24 96 (15.76%) AngularJS
25 93 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
25 93 (15.27%) Web Services
26 90 (14.78%) Ruby

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 43 (7.06%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.58%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.43%) CMS
4 26 (4.27%) IIS
4 26 (4.27%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.45%) JBoss
6 18 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.81%) NetWeaver
8 10 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.48%) NServiceBus
10 8 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.99%) SAS
13 4 (0.66%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.49%) Confluence
15 2 (0.33%) Drupal
15 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.82%) SPSS
4 3 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.81%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.99%) FastStats
4 5 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.66%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.49%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.16%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 93 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.45%) Office 365
4 20 (3.28%) Google Play
5 12 (1.97%) SaaS
6 10 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.49%) IaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.33%) GitHub
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) PaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.05%) SAN
2 47 (7.72%) Firewall
3 39 (6.40%) DNS
4 38 (6.24%) VPN
5 33 (5.42%) VoIP
6 30 (4.93%) TCP/IP
7 23 (3.78%) DHCP
8 18 (2.96%) iSCSI
9 15 (2.46%) HTTP
10 12 (1.97%) LAN
10 12 (1.97%) WAN
11 10 (1.64%) VLAN
12 9 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.31%) Internet
14 7 (1.15%) Intranet
15 6 (0.99%) FTP
16 5 (0.82%) MPLS
16 5 (0.82%) SSL
17 4 (0.66%) Broadband
18 3 (0.49%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (19.21%) SQL Server 2016
2 105 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 64 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (9.85%) MySQL
5 59 (9.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 47 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (5.91%) Relational Database
10 34 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (3.78%) SAP Data Services
13 21 (3.45%) Power BI
14 16 (2.63%) MS Access
14 16 (2.63%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.13%) QlikView
15 13 (2.13%) Redis
16 10 (1.64%) OLAP
17 9 (1.48%) Big Data
17 9 (1.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 134 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.85%) Visual Studio
3 58 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (5.42%) NUnit
5 26 (4.27%) Moq
6 23 (3.78%) SpecFlow
7 22 (3.61%) JIRA
8 19 (3.12%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (2.79%) Jenkins
10 16 (2.63%) MSTest
11 10 (1.64%) Chocolatey
11 10 (1.64%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.48%) Selenium
13 8 (1.31%) Protractor
13 8 (1.31%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.15%) ReSharper
14 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.99%) JBehave
15 6 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 63 (10.34%) Finance
2 47 (7.72%) Retail
3 30 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.43%) Games
5 22 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.28%) Back Office
6 20 (3.28%) Military
7 15 (2.46%) Marketing
8 12 (1.97%) Advertising
8 12 (1.97%) Electronics
9 11 (1.81%) Billing
10 7 (1.15%) Automotive
10 7 (1.15%) German Language
10 7 (1.15%) Publishing
11 5 (0.82%) French Language
12 4 (0.66%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 373 (61.25%) Developer
2 226 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 99 (16.26%) C# Developer
4 67 (11.00%) Analyst
5 62 (10.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (10.18%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.73%) SQL Developer
7 36 (5.91%) .NET Software Developer
8 35 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (5.75%) Consultant
9 33 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 32 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (4.76%) Social Media Developer
11 29 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 24 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
13 23 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 23 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (3.45%) DBA
15 20 (3.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (56.49%) .NET
2 236 (38.75%) ASP.NET
3 196 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 184 (30.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 151 (24.79%) HTML
6 148 (24.30%) WCF
7 135 (22.17%) Node.js
8 123 (20.20%) CSS
9 117 (19.21%) RESTful
10 114 (18.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 108 (17.73%) .NET Framework
12 96 (15.76%) AngularJS
13 93 (15.27%) Web Services
14 89 (14.61%) Entity Framework
15 68 (11.17%) jQuery
16 58 (9.52%) XML
17 51 (8.37%) KnockoutJS
18 48 (7.88%) HTML5
19 45 (7.39%) JSON
20 38 (6.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.90%) Social Media
2 37 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.76%) BBC
4 28 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 26 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.78%) iPhone
6 23 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.45%) Social Network
8 15 (2.46%) Replication
9 12 (1.97%) User Experience
10 9 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.31%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.99%) Fintech
12 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.82%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.82%) NHS
14 4 (0.66%) Tandem
14 4 (0.66%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.49%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 116 (19.05%) Windows
2 82 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 41 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (5.58%) Unix
5 27 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 24 (3.94%) Android
7 24 (3.94%) Linux
8 7 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (40.89%) MVC
2 224 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (27.75%) TDD
4 134 (22.00%) BDD
5 120 (19.70%) OO
5 120 (19.70%) Web Application Development
6 79 (12.97%) Scrum
7 62 (10.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 60 (9.85%) Unit Testing
9 54 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
10 51 (8.37%) CRM
11 50 (8.21%) ETL
12 49 (8.05%) Web Development
13 42 (6.90%) Test Automation
14 41 (6.73%) SDLC
15 37 (6.08%) Change Management
16 34 (5.58%) ITIL
17 33 (5.42%) Dependency Injection
18 32 (5.25%) Software Engineering
19 31 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 327 (53.69%) C#
2 264 (43.35%) SQL
3 143 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 109 (17.90%) T-SQL
5 90 (14.78%) Ruby
6 73 (11.99%) PowerShell
7 64 (10.51%) Java
8 36 (5.91%) TypeScript
9 32 (5.25%) VB
10 26 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 26 (4.27%) VBScript
11 22 (3.61%) VB6
12 15 (2.46%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.46%) VBA
12 15 (2.46%) XAML
13 13 (2.13%) PHP
14 12 (1.97%) Python
15 8 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.99%) C
16 6 (0.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (11.82%) Degree
2 33 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (2.63%) CCNA
4 16 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.46%) CCAA
5 15 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (2.46%) MCP
6 13 (2.13%) MCTS
7 10 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.64%) MCSE
8 8 (1.31%) MCSA
9 6 (0.99%) CISSP
9 6 (0.99%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.82%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.49%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.73%) SLA
2 32 (5.25%) QA
3 30 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (3.45%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.99%) RosettaNet
7 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 43 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) vCloud
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (1.15%) WSUS
4 5 (0.82%) SCCM
5 4 (0.66%) WMI
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.49%) Puppet
6 3 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.33%) Ansible
7 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.33%) Terraform
8 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 210 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.96%) Oracle
3 60 (9.85%) VMware
4 52 (8.54%) Google
5 36 (5.91%) SAP
6 33 (5.42%) Cisco
6 33 (5.42%) IBM
7 29 (4.76%) Apple
7 29 (4.76%) Facebook
7 29 (4.76%) Sony
7 29 (4.76%) Yahoo!
8 25 (4.11%) Adobe
8 25 (4.11%) Citrix
8 25 (4.11%) HP
9 20 (3.28%) NetApp
9 20 (3.28%) Xerox
10 18 (2.96%) SonicWALL
11 15 (2.46%) Xamarin
12 12 (1.97%) Cognos
13 11 (1.81%) OpenText