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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 295 271 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.58% 11.48% 18.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.43% 47.63% 56.13%
Number of salaries quoted 257 245 419
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £64,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 542 569 873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.79% 24.11% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 479 486 722
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 May 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 45 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Hemel Hempstead +10 44 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Letchworth +3 44 £40,000 +19.40% 5
St Albans 0 41 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Hitchin 0 14 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Hatfield -11 13 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Welwyn Garden City +5 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bishop's Stortford 0 11 £40,000 +33.33%
Broxbourne +1 8 £45,000 -25.00%
Stevenage +7 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Potters Bar -5 6 £44,000 -12.00%
Hertford - 4 £47,500 -
Cheshunt - 4 £30,000 -
Hoddesdon -1 1 £37,500 -32.79%
Borehamwood -15 1 £36,500 -8.75%
Berkhamsted - 1 £37,500 -
Radlett - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 382 (59.97%) .NET
2 354 (55.57%) C#
3 326 (51.18%) SQL
4 308 (48.35%) MVC
5 288 (45.21%) ASP.NET
6 244 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
7 239 (37.52%) JavaScript
8 222 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 211 (33.12%) AngularJS
10 203 (31.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 200 (31.40%) Microsoft
12 198 (31.08%) TDD
13 154 (24.18%) HTML
14 129 (20.25%) BDD
15 119 (18.68%) .NET Framework
16 117 (18.37%) RESTful
16 117 (18.37%) Scrum
17 115 (18.05%) Git (software)
18 114 (17.90%) Windows
19 112 (17.58%) Java
20 109 (17.11%) Oracle
21 107 (16.80%) Web Application Development
22 105 (16.48%) WCF
23 103 (16.17%) T-SQL
24 101 (15.86%) Team Foundation Server
25 97 (15.23%) Entity Framework
26 95 (14.91%) KnockoutJS
27 91 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
28 90 (14.13%) CSS
29 88 (13.81%) NoSQL

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 44 (6.91%) IIS
2 37 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.34%) CMS
4 31 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (4.71%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.51%) MS Exchange
7 15 (2.35%) SAS
8 13 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (1.88%) Umbraco
10 11 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (1.10%) JBoss
12 7 (1.10%) Kentico
12 7 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.78%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.88%) SPSS
3 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.63%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.31%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.31%) FastStats
6 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.61%) SaaS
3 22 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.51%) Office 365
5 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.61%) SAN
2 21 (3.30%) Firewall
3 14 (2.20%) DHCP
3 14 (2.20%) DNS
4 9 (1.41%) VoIP
5 8 (1.26%) WAN
6 7 (1.10%) iSCSI
6 7 (1.10%) LAN
7 4 (0.63%) VPN
8 3 (0.47%) VLAN
8 3 (0.47%) Wireless
9 2 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.31%) Internet
9 2 (0.31%) Skype
9 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.16%) Intranet
10 1 (0.16%) MPLS
10 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 88 (13.81%) NoSQL
3 78 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (7.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (6.59%) Relational Database
7 39 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (5.34%) SQL Server 2016
9 31 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (4.55%) Oracle Database
11 28 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (4.08%) MySQL
13 22 (3.45%) RDBMS
14 18 (2.83%) QlikView
15 14 (2.20%) GIS
15 14 (2.20%) Redis
15 14 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (2.04%) OLAP
16 13 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 115 (18.05%) Git (software)
2 101 (15.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (9.42%) Visual Studio
4 55 (8.63%) NUnit
5 41 (6.44%) SpecFlow
6 40 (6.28%) JIRA
7 38 (5.97%) MSTest
8 31 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (4.40%) Jenkins
10 22 (3.45%) Maven
11 17 (2.67%) Moq
12 16 (2.51%) Selenium
13 15 (2.35%) Protractor
13 15 (2.35%) WebDriver
14 14 (2.20%) JUnit
14 14 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (1.88%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.88%) Subversion
16 9 (1.41%) gulp
16 9 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 74 (11.62%) Finance
2 30 (4.71%) Retail
3 18 (2.83%) Marketing
4 17 (2.67%) Advertising
5 14 (2.20%) Legal
5 14 (2.20%) Music Industry
6 9 (1.41%) Games
7 8 (1.26%) Electronics
8 6 (0.94%) Billing
9 5 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.47%) Back Office
10 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 449 (70.49%) Developer
2 262 (41.13%) .NET Developer
3 172 (27.00%) C# Developer
4 134 (21.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 98 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 92 (14.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 92 (14.44%) SQL Developer
7 76 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 52 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 42 (6.59%) Java Developer
10 40 (6.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 32 (5.02%) Analyst
12 31 (4.87%) SQL Server Developer
13 30 (4.71%) .NET Software Developer
13 30 (4.71%) Agile Developer
13 30 (4.71%) Lead Developer
14 29 (4.55%) Web Developer
15 28 (4.40%) HTML Developer
16 27 (4.24%) DBA
16 27 (4.24%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (59.97%) .NET
2 288 (45.21%) ASP.NET
3 222 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 211 (33.12%) AngularJS
5 203 (31.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 154 (24.18%) HTML
7 119 (18.68%) .NET Framework
8 117 (18.37%) RESTful
9 105 (16.48%) WCF
10 97 (15.23%) Entity Framework
11 95 (14.91%) KnockoutJS
12 90 (14.13%) CSS
13 87 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 85 (13.34%) Node.js
15 84 (13.19%) jQuery
16 59 (9.26%) Web Services
17 56 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 49 (7.69%) Spring
19 40 (6.28%) HTML5
20 30 (4.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.44%) Computer Science
2 41 (6.44%) Social Media
3 36 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (4.24%) BBC
5 16 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.20%) iPad
7 12 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (1.88%) Tandem
8 10 (1.57%) Replication
9 9 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.94%) Clustering
10 6 (0.94%) PMI
11 4 (0.63%) NHS
11 4 (0.63%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.47%) EPoS
12 3 (0.47%) iPhone
12 3 (0.47%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.31%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 114 (17.90%) Windows
2 69 (10.83%) Linux
3 55 (8.63%) Windows Server
4 35 (5.49%) Unix
5 28 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.20%) CentOS
10 11 (1.73%) Windows 10
11 10 (1.57%) Android
12 6 (0.94%) Solaris
13 5 (0.78%) VMS
14 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.31%) Debian
15 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (48.35%) MVC
2 244 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (31.08%) TDD
4 129 (20.25%) BDD
5 117 (18.37%) Scrum
6 107 (16.80%) Web Application Development
7 86 (13.50%) OO
8 73 (11.46%) Unit Testing
9 72 (11.30%) Web Development
10 60 (9.42%) Software Engineering
11 59 (9.26%) ETL
12 53 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (6.59%) CRM
15 35 (5.49%) Migration
16 30 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (4.40%) Change Management
17 28 (4.40%) Test Automation
18 27 (4.24%) High Availability
18 27 (4.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 354 (55.57%) C#
2 326 (51.18%) SQL
3 239 (37.52%) JavaScript
4 112 (17.58%) Java
5 103 (16.17%) T-SQL
6 73 (11.46%) Ruby
7 54 (8.48%) PowerShell
8 52 (8.16%) VB.NET
9 39 (6.12%) TypeScript
10 38 (5.97%) VB
11 19 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.98%) VBScript
12 18 (2.83%) PHP
12 18 (2.83%) Python
13 13 (2.04%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.88%) Perl
15 11 (1.73%) XAML
16 9 (1.41%) ES6
17 8 (1.26%) C
17 8 (1.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (9.73%) Degree
2 52 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (2.51%) MCTS
5 15 (2.35%) MCP
6 11 (1.73%) MCSE
7 9 (1.41%) CCNA
7 9 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.26%) MCITP
9 7 (1.10%) CCAA
9 7 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.94%) MCSA
10 6 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB
11 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.71%) SLA
2 24 (3.77%) QA
3 14 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 40 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.20%) vSphere
5 12 (1.88%) vCloud
6 7 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.88%) Puppet
3 8 (1.26%) SCOM
4 7 (1.10%) SCCM
5 6 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.78%) Kibana
7 4 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.47%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 200 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 109 (17.11%) Oracle
3 39 (6.12%) Google
4 34 (5.34%) VMware
5 30 (4.71%) Apple
6 27 (4.24%) Facebook
6 27 (4.24%) Sony
6 27 (4.24%) Yahoo!
7 17 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.51%) Xamarin
9 15 (2.35%) SAP
9 15 (2.35%) Tableau
10 14 (2.20%) Citrix
10 14 (2.20%) HP
11 11 (1.73%) SonicWALL
12 10 (1.57%) Cisco
12 10 (1.57%) IBM
13 8 (1.26%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.78%) Symantec
14 5 (0.78%) Veeam
Watford, Hertfordshire
Recann
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Bens + Stock Opts
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
*Willmott Dixon Holdings Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowence and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago