Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 578 585 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.08% 13.00% 17.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 50.83% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 530 553 904
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £25,850 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1108 1151 1730
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 27.00% 25.58% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 988 981 1466
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,300 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 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 21 August 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 -6 103 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Hemel Hempstead +19 91 £52,500 +43.84% 4
St Albans -3 73 £60,000 +26.32% 6
Letchworth +1 59 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Welwyn Garden City +9 31 £32,000 -46.67% 2
Borehamwood -7 25 £41,500 +3.75%
Hatfield -34 20 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Hitchin +1 17 £40,000 +23.08%
Bishop's Stortford +1 16 £45,000 +29.50% 1
Hertford +7 13 £47,500 +11.76%
Broxbourne +5 13 £45,000 -25.00%
Waltham Cross +1 13 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Stevenage -4 12 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Potters Bar -5 6 £44,000 +46.67%
Cheshunt -8 5 £30,000 -53.85%
Rickmansworth +3 4 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Radlett - 3 £42,500 -
Harpenden +3 1 £39,500 -21.00%
Hoddesdon -1 1 £37,500 -32.80%
Berkhamsted - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 345 (59.69%) .NET
2 324 (56.06%) C#
3 270 (46.71%) MVC
4 259 (44.81%) SQL
5 251 (43.43%) ASP.NET
6 233 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (35.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 188 (32.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 175 (30.28%) JavaScript
10 174 (30.10%) Microsoft
10 174 (30.10%) TDD
11 155 (26.82%) HTML
12 136 (23.53%) AngularJS
13 132 (22.84%) BDD
14 131 (22.66%) WCF
15 124 (21.45%) Git (software)
16 116 (20.07%) CSS
17 114 (19.72%) Node.js
18 113 (19.55%) RESTful
19 102 (17.65%) Web Application Development
20 100 (17.30%) Windows
20 100 (17.30%) OO
21 98 (16.96%) Scrum
22 97 (16.78%) .NET Framework
22 97 (16.78%) NoSQL
22 97 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 87 (15.05%) T-SQL
24 84 (14.53%) Oracle
25 81 (14.01%) SQL Server 2016
26 79 (13.67%) 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 36 (6.23%) Tomcat
2 32 (5.54%) CMS
3 28 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 27 (4.67%) IIS
4 27 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.42%) JBoss
8 11 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.73%) NetWeaver
10 8 (1.38%) SAS
10 8 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.21%) Kentico
12 6 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.87%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.69%) Apache
14 4 (0.69%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.21%) SPSS
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.73%) SAP BPC
3 8 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.04%) FastStats
5 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.94%) SaaS
4 14 (2.42%) Google Play
5 13 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.08%) Office 365
7 4 (0.69%) IaaS
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
8 2 (0.35%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.40%) SAN
2 29 (5.02%) VPN
3 28 (4.84%) Firewall
4 22 (3.81%) DNS
5 20 (3.46%) VoIP
6 18 (3.11%) DHCP
7 14 (2.42%) iSCSI
8 13 (2.25%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.90%) LAN
9 11 (1.90%) WAN
10 9 (1.56%) VLAN
11 7 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.69%) Broadband
12 4 (0.69%) HTTP
12 4 (0.69%) Internet
12 4 (0.69%) Intranet
12 4 (0.69%) MPLS
13 2 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.35%) ICMP
13 2 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.78%) NoSQL
2 81 (14.01%) SQL Server 2016
3 52 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (8.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 47 (8.13%) MySQL
7 44 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 42 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (7.09%) Relational Database
10 23 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (3.46%) RDBMS
12 19 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.60%) Redis
14 14 (2.42%) Oracle Database
15 13 (2.25%) QlikView
16 11 (1.90%) OLAP
16 11 (1.90%) SAP Data Services
17 9 (1.56%) Big Data
17 9 (1.56%) GIS
18 8 (1.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 124 (21.45%) Git (software)
2 64 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 45 (7.79%) NUnit
5 36 (6.23%) JIRA
6 31 (5.36%) SpecFlow
7 27 (4.67%) Moq
8 25 (4.33%) MSTest
9 21 (3.63%) Jenkins
10 18 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (2.25%) Jasmine
11 13 (2.25%) Protractor
11 13 (2.25%) Selenium
12 11 (1.90%) Maven
12 11 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (1.90%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.73%) JUnit
14 8 (1.38%) ReSharper
15 6 (1.04%) JBehave
15 6 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 63 (10.90%) Finance
2 48 (8.30%) Retail
3 22 (3.81%) Games
4 18 (3.11%) Marketing
5 16 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.25%) Back Office
6 13 (2.25%) Electronics
6 13 (2.25%) Military
7 10 (1.73%) Advertising
7 10 (1.73%) Billing
7 10 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.21%) Automotive
8 7 (1.21%) German Language
8 7 (1.21%) Legal
8 7 (1.21%) Publishing
9 5 (0.87%) French Language
10 4 (0.69%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.35%) Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 383 (66.26%) Developer
2 238 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 128 (22.15%) C# Developer
4 90 (15.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 61 (10.55%) SQL Developer
7 59 (10.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 46 (7.96%) Senior Developer
9 44 (7.61%) Analyst
10 43 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 36 (6.23%) .NET Software Developer
12 32 (5.54%) Consultant
13 29 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (4.84%) Web Developer
15 26 (4.50%) Social Media Developer
16 25 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
17 21 (3.63%) DBA
17 21 (3.63%) Java Developer
18 20 (3.46%) Senior C# Developer
19 18 (3.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (59.69%) .NET
2 251 (43.43%) ASP.NET
3 203 (35.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 188 (32.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 155 (26.82%) HTML
6 136 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 131 (22.66%) WCF
8 116 (20.07%) CSS
9 114 (19.72%) Node.js
10 113 (19.55%) RESTful
11 97 (16.78%) .NET Framework
11 97 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 78 (13.49%) Entity Framework
13 76 (13.15%) jQuery
14 71 (12.28%) Web Services
15 69 (11.94%) KnockoutJS
16 53 (9.17%) HTML5
17 41 (7.09%) Spring
18 40 (6.92%) XML
19 36 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.09%) Social Media
2 37 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (4.50%) BBC
6 22 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.29%) Client/Server
8 18 (3.11%) iPhone
9 13 (2.25%) Replication
10 11 (1.90%) Social Network
11 10 (1.73%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.56%) User Experience
13 7 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.04%) PMI
15 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
15 5 (0.87%) iPad
16 3 (0.52%) e-Learning
16 3 (0.52%) NHS
16 3 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.30%) Windows
2 60 (10.38%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (4.67%) Linux
5 26 (4.50%) Unix
6 24 (4.15%) Android
7 18 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.87%) CentOS
10 5 (0.87%) VMS
11 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (46.71%) MVC
2 233 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (30.10%) TDD
4 132 (22.84%) BDD
5 102 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 100 (17.30%) OO
7 98 (16.96%) Scrum
8 63 (10.90%) Unit Testing
9 61 (10.55%) Web Development
10 45 (7.79%) Software Engineering
11 44 (7.61%) ETL
12 42 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 41 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (6.92%) CRM
15 35 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (5.71%) Change Management
17 29 (5.02%) Dependency Injection
17 29 (5.02%) Migration
18 28 (4.84%) Test Automation
19 26 (4.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 324 (56.06%) C#
2 259 (44.81%) SQL
3 175 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 87 (15.05%) T-SQL
5 79 (13.67%) Ruby
6 76 (13.15%) Java
7 56 (9.69%) PowerShell
8 42 (7.27%) TypeScript
9 25 (4.33%) VB
10 23 (3.98%) VB.NET
11 21 (3.63%) VBScript
12 17 (2.94%) Python
13 15 (2.60%) XAML
14 12 (2.08%) PHP
14 12 (2.08%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.90%) VB6
16 6 (1.04%) C
16 6 (1.04%) ES6
17 5 (0.87%) C++
18 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (12.63%) Degree
2 43 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.29%) MCTS
4 18 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.60%) CCNA
6 15 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.60%) MCP
7 13 (2.25%) CCAA
7 13 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (1.90%) MCSE
9 9 (1.56%) MCSA
10 6 (1.04%) CISSP
10 6 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.04%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.52%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.17%) MCITP
13 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.36%) SLA
2 24 (4.15%) QA
3 21 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.94%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 44 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.11%) vSphere
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.69%) SCCM
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.52%) WMI
5 3 (0.52%) WSUS
6 2 (0.35%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.35%) Terraform
6 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 174 (30.10%) Microsoft
2 84 (14.53%) Oracle
3 48 (8.30%) Google
4 42 (7.27%) VMware
5 27 (4.67%) Apple
6 26 (4.50%) Facebook
6 26 (4.50%) Sony
6 26 (4.50%) Yahoo!
7 22 (3.81%) Cisco
7 22 (3.81%) SAP
8 20 (3.46%) HP
9 19 (3.29%) Citrix
9 19 (3.29%) Xamarin
10 18 (3.11%) IBM
11 15 (2.60%) Adobe
11 15 (2.60%) SonicWALL
12 13 (2.25%) NetApp
12 13 (2.25%) Xerox
13 10 (1.73%) OpenText
14 6 (1.04%) Red Hat