Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 7 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 162 421 591
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.21% 14.25% 12.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.24% 57.36% 46.54%
Number of salaries quoted 142 367 617
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,900 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 329 734 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.84% 24.85% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 276 564 1,068
Median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,875 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £49,375 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.82% +3.95% +5.56%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Hertfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 -5 43 £55,000 - 3
St Albans +3 23 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Letchworth -1 21 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Borehamwood -10 9 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -10 9 £39,513 -24.74% 4
Hatfield +26 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Waltham Cross +3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertford +7 3 £25,500 +3.03%
Welwyn Garden City +2 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Stevenage -8 3 £44,500 +5.95% 3
Hoddesdon - 2 - -
Bishop's Stortford -9 1 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Broxbourne - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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.

1 109 (67.28%) Microsoft
2 103 (63.58%) SQL
3 76 (46.91%) C#
4 60 (37.04%) .NET
5 53 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (29.01%) ASP.NET
6 47 (29.01%) Windows
7 44 (27.16%) Azure
8 40 (24.69%) Oracle
9 33 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (19.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (19.14%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (19.14%) ETL
12 29 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (16.67%) CSS
13 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 26 (16.05%) T-SQL
15 25 (15.43%) HTML
15 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
15 25 (15.43%) VMware
15 25 (15.43%) Office 365
16 24 (14.81%) MVC
17 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
17 23 (14.20%) Finance
18 22 (13.58%) DNS
18 22 (13.58%) Windows 10
19 21 (12.96%) Power BI
19 21 (12.96%) Power Platform
19 21 (12.96%) Windows Server 2016
19 21 (12.96%) Windows Server

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 17 (10.49%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.62%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) Documentum
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (2.47%) Exchequer
3 2 (1.23%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.16%) Azure
2 25 (15.43%) Office 365
3 21 (12.96%) Power Platform
4 10 (6.17%) AWS
5 5 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (2.47%) Serverless
7 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.85%) SaaS
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.23%) AWS CodeCommit
8 2 (1.23%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.23%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.23%) PaaS
9 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.58%) DNS
2 20 (12.35%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.11%) DHCP
4 14 (8.64%) LAN
5 13 (8.02%) Firewall
6 12 (7.41%) VoIP
7 11 (6.79%) VLAN
8 8 (4.94%) WAN
9 7 (4.32%) Internet
10 3 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.85%) Skype
11 2 (1.23%) HTTP
12 1 (0.62%) FTP
12 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.62%) SAN
12 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (19.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (19.14%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (12.96%) Power BI
5 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (11.73%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
7 12 (7.41%) MySQL
8 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2017
9 10 (6.17%) OLAP
10 9 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (4.94%) MariaDB
12 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (2.47%) Data Lake
13 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (4.32%) GitLab
4 7 (4.32%) JIRA
4 7 (4.32%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.32%) Travis CI
4 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.47%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.47%) Selenium
7 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.23%) git-flow
7 2 (1.23%) JUnit
7 2 (1.23%) Mocha
7 2 (1.23%) Postman
7 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 18 (11.11%) Retail
3 12 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Automotive
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (51.85%) Developer
2 42 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 41 (25.31%) C# Developer
4 35 (21.60%) SQL Developer
5 25 (15.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (12.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (11.73%) DBA
8 19 (11.73%) Software Developer
9 15 (9.26%) ETL Developer
9 15 (9.26%) IT Support
10 14 (8.64%) Administrator
10 14 (8.64%) IT Engineer
11 13 (8.02%) Backend Developer
12 12 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (7.41%) Data Migration Developer
12 12 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (7.41%) Oracle ETL Developer
12 12 (7.41%) PostgreSQL Developer
12 12 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.04%) .NET
2 47 (29.01%) ASP.NET
3 27 (16.67%) CSS
4 25 (15.43%) HTML
5 21 (12.96%) .NET Core
6 18 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 17 (10.49%) Entity Framework
8 16 (9.88%) .NET Framework
8 16 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (7.41%) jQuery
11 11 (6.79%) WSH
12 9 (5.56%) RESTful
12 9 (5.56%) Web Services
13 8 (4.94%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (4.94%) XML
14 7 (4.32%) Jinja
14 7 (4.32%) Node.js
14 7 (4.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.94%) Clustering
3 8 (4.94%) EPoS
3 8 (4.94%) iPad
4 4 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Blog
7 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.62%) Handset
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) PACS
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.01%) Windows
2 22 (13.58%) Windows 10
3 21 (12.96%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.96%) Windows Server 2016
4 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.64%) Linux
6 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (4.32%) CentOS
7 7 (4.32%) Debian
7 7 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.47%) Unix
10 3 (1.85%) Solaris
11 1 (0.62%) AIX
11 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.14%) ETL
3 29 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (14.81%) MVC
5 21 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (12.35%) Analytics
6 20 (12.35%) Migration
6 20 (12.35%) Translating Business Requirements
6 20 (12.35%) Web Development
7 19 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (11.11%) SDLC
9 16 (9.88%) Data Migration
10 15 (9.26%) ITIL
10 15 (9.26%) Unit Testing
11 14 (8.64%) API Development
11 14 (8.64%) Data Analytics
11 14 (8.64%) DevOps
12 13 (8.02%) Scrum
12 13 (8.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (63.58%) SQL
2 76 (46.91%) C#
3 26 (16.05%) T-SQL
4 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
5 18 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.79%) TypeScript
6 11 (6.79%) VBScript
7 7 (4.32%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.32%) VB
8 6 (3.70%) Python
8 6 (3.70%) VBA
9 5 (3.09%) Java
10 4 (2.47%) R
11 2 (1.23%) C
11 2 (1.23%) C++
11 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.02%) Degree
3 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.32%) MBCS
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.70%) ISEB
6 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.23%) MCSA
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.70%) QA
3 4 (2.47%) SLA
4 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.62%) DICOM
5 1 (0.62%) GDPR
5 1 (0.62%) HL7
5 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.26%) Docker
3 13 (8.02%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.79%) vSphere
4 11 (6.79%) XenApp
5 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (4.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.94%) Kibana
2 8 (4.94%) logstash
3 7 (4.32%) Ansible
3 7 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.32%) Puppet
4 6 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.70%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (2.47%) WSUS
6 2 (1.23%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 109 (67.28%) Microsoft
2 40 (24.69%) Oracle
3 25 (15.43%) VMware
4 14 (8.64%) IBM
5 12 (7.41%) Talend
6 11 (6.79%) Citrix
7 8 (4.94%) Apple
7 8 (4.94%) HP
7 8 (4.94%) Meraki
8 7 (4.32%) Mitel
9 6 (3.70%) Asigra
9 6 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (3.09%) Veeam
11 4 (2.47%) Databricks
12 3 (1.85%) Cisco
12 3 (1.85%) Ingenico
12 3 (1.85%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.85%) Tableau
12 3 (1.85%) VeriFone
12 3 (1.85%) WorldPay