Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 532 613 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.17% 14.55% 13.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.94% 51.13% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 479 560 569
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,925 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,375 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -

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 1,005 1,199 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.87% 28.47% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1,058 980
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.82% -2.07% +7.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +1.14%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +9 188 £45,000 - 10
St Albans +8 109 £52,500 -19.23% 7
Hemel Hempstead 0 71 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Welwyn Garden City -30 31 £52,500 +52.17% 1
Borehamwood -13 14 £47,500 +14.46% 4
Stevenage +1 12 £40,000 +8.11% 5
Bishop's Stortford -1 12 £38,750 -13.89% 6
Waltham Cross 0 11 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Cheshunt +4 8 £45,000 +50.00%
Hatfield -14 7 £90,000 +111.76% 1
Radlett +2 4 £60,000 +41.18%
Letchworth -9 4 £36,750 -8.13%
Baldock - 4 £38,750 -
Potters Bar -5 3 £45,000 -
Rickmansworth -6 3 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Tring - 3 £37,500 - 1
Harpenden +13 2 £41,250 +4.43% 1
Royston - 2 £48,000 -
Abbots Langley - 2 £58,750 - 2
Hertford -1 1 £37,000 -22.11%
Hoddesdon -1 1 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Berkhamsted -5 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Broxbourne -17 1 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 320 (60.15%) C#
2 294 (55.26%) .NET
3 284 (53.38%) SQL
4 193 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (34.02%) ASP.NET
6 180 (33.83%) HTML
7 178 (33.46%) Microsoft
8 150 (28.20%) JavaScript
9 142 (26.69%) MVC
10 113 (21.24%) CSS
11 102 (19.17%) TDD
12 92 (17.29%) T-SQL
13 90 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 89 (16.73%) .NET Framework
14 89 (16.73%) BDD
15 88 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 88 (16.54%) Degree
16 86 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 85 (15.98%) Web Application Development
18 80 (15.04%) SQL Server 2016
18 80 (15.04%) jQuery
18 80 (15.04%) Finance
19 76 (14.29%) Java
20 74 (13.91%) Windows
20 74 (13.91%) AngularJS
21 72 (13.53%) Relational Database
21 72 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
22 71 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web API
23 70 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 69 (12.97%) XML

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 27 (5.08%) Tomcat
1 27 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 24 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.01%) JBoss
4 14 (2.63%) IIS
5 11 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.75%) CMS
8 4 (0.75%) Drupal
8 4 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.56%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.75%) C-CURE
6 2 (0.38%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.76%) Office 365
4 8 (1.50%) SaaS
5 5 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.56%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.02%) Firewall
2 16 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.82%) DNS
4 11 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.88%) HTTP
5 10 (1.88%) LAN
5 10 (1.88%) SAN
5 10 (1.88%) VoIP
6 9 (1.69%) Network Security
7 8 (1.50%) DHCP
7 8 (1.50%) WAN
7 8 (1.50%) Wireless
8 6 (1.13%) VLAN
9 3 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.56%) Skype
9 3 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.38%) ADSL
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 80 (15.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 72 (13.53%) Relational Database
4 70 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (10.71%) MongoDB
6 55 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (9.21%) Power BI
8 48 (9.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (5.26%) MySQL
11 25 (4.70%) RDBMS
11 25 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (4.32%) NoSQL
13 21 (3.95%) RavenDB
14 15 (2.82%) Data Mining
15 14 (2.63%) OLAP
16 13 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (1.88%) Big Data
17 10 (1.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 57 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.64%) JIRA
4 27 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 26 (4.89%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 19 (3.57%) Rational Team Concert
7 16 (3.01%) Subversion
8 13 (2.44%) Grunt
9 4 (0.75%) Xcode
10 2 (0.38%) ProC
10 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.38%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.19%) Ant
11 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.19%) Protractor
11 1 (0.19%) Testopia
General
1 80 (15.04%) Finance
2 54 (10.15%) Retail
3 49 (9.21%) Marketing
4 31 (5.83%) Advertising
5 7 (1.32%) Banking
5 7 (1.32%) Legal
5 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.75%) Romanian Language
7 4 (0.75%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 356 (66.92%) Developer
2 202 (37.97%) .NET Developer
3 110 (20.68%) C# Developer
4 73 (13.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (12.41%) Software Developer
6 58 (10.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 53 (9.96%) Analyst
7 53 (9.96%) C# Software Developer
8 52 (9.77%) Senior Developer
9 50 (9.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (9.40%) SQL Developer
10 40 (7.52%) .NET Software Developer
11 39 (7.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 35 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (5.08%) Junior
14 23 (4.32%) Consultant
14 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Developer
15 21 (3.95%) Data Migration Developer
15 21 (3.95%) ETL Developer
16 20 (3.76%) .NET Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (55.26%) .NET
2 181 (34.02%) ASP.NET
3 180 (33.83%) HTML
4 113 (21.24%) CSS
5 89 (16.73%) .NET Framework
6 86 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 80 (15.04%) jQuery
8 74 (13.91%) AngularJS
9 71 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 69 (12.97%) XML
11 66 (12.41%) Web Services
12 60 (11.28%) HTML5
13 58 (10.90%) RESTful
14 54 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 37 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (6.39%) JSON
17 30 (5.64%) WCF
18 29 (5.45%) CSS3
19 27 (5.08%) Hibernate
20 26 (4.89%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (11.28%) User Experience
3 44 (8.27%) Computer Science
4 38 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (5.45%) Fintech
6 26 (4.89%) Reference Data
7 24 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.44%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.07%) Replication
11 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.32%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.32%) iSeries
14 5 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.75%) CCTV
16 3 (0.56%) BBC
16 3 (0.56%) Social Media
17 2 (0.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 74 (13.91%) Windows
2 53 (9.96%) Linux
3 51 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.32%) Unix
4 23 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.26%) Android
7 7 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.94%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (26.69%) MVC
3 102 (19.17%) TDD
4 89 (16.73%) BDD
5 85 (15.98%) Web Application Development
6 68 (12.78%) Scrum
7 65 (12.22%) ETL
8 62 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (11.09%) CRM
10 58 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
11 48 (9.02%) Migration
12 40 (7.52%) SDLC
13 37 (6.95%) Visualisation
14 35 (6.58%) Web Development
15 33 (6.20%) OO
16 31 (5.83%) Business Analysis
17 30 (5.64%) Data Modelling
18 29 (5.45%) Data Migration
18 29 (5.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 320 (60.15%) C#
2 284 (53.38%) SQL
3 150 (28.20%) JavaScript
4 92 (17.29%) T-SQL
5 76 (14.29%) Java
6 41 (7.71%) VBA
7 28 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 26 (4.89%) VB.NET
9 24 (4.51%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.95%) TypeScript
11 20 (3.76%) Python
12 19 (3.57%) Groovy
13 14 (2.63%) C++
14 12 (2.26%) C
14 12 (2.26%) Go
14 12 (2.26%) PHP
15 11 (2.07%) Ruby
16 10 (1.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 9 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 88 (16.54%) Degree
2 47 (8.83%) SC Cleared
2 47 (8.83%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.69%) CCNA
4 9 (1.69%) CCNP
4 9 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.32%) CCDA
5 7 (1.32%) CCDP
5 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.56%) AAT
6 3 (0.56%) ACCA
6 3 (0.56%) CIMA
6 3 (0.56%) MCSE
6 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.38%) CCENT
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.70%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) WAI
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 31 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.50%) Docker
4 6 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.94%) vSphere
6 4 (0.75%) XenApp
7 2 (0.38%) Firmware
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (0.94%) SCCM
3 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.56%) SCOM
5 2 (0.38%) Puppet
5 2 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 178 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.41%) Oracle
3 39 (7.33%) VMware
4 29 (5.45%) Facebook
5 27 (5.08%) IBM
6 17 (3.20%) Tableau
7 15 (2.82%) Cisco
8 14 (2.63%) Cognos
8 14 (2.63%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.88%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.69%) Sybase
10 9 (1.69%) Talend
11 8 (1.50%) Apple
11 8 (1.50%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.50%) hybris
11 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.32%) EMC
12 7 (1.32%) Google
12 7 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.13%) SAP