Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 638 615 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.48% 13.65% 15.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.47% 50.91% 51.44%
Number of salaries quoted 585 590 750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,725 £27,425
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 1264 1208 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.69% 26.81% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1017 1344
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,325 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 November 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 -4 132 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Hemel Hempstead +10 100 £52,500 +28.05% 14
St Albans -4 69 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Borehamwood +12 49 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Welwyn Garden City +8 47 £37,000 -12.94%
Waltham Cross 0 27 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Stevenage -1 24 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Letchworth -5 22 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Hatfield -28 19 £46,250 +5.71% 4
Broxbourne +10 16 £45,000 -5.26%
Hertford -2 12 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Rickmansworth -1 11 £34,000 -24.44%
Bishop's Stortford -13 11 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Hitchin - 9 £35,000 - 1
Radlett - 8 £42,500 -
Berkhamsted - 3 - - 1
Cheshunt -5 2 £45,000 -30.77%
Harpenden +7 1 £39,500 -21.00% 2
Welwyn -10 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Royston - 1 £40,000 -
Knebworth - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 364 (57.05%) .NET
2 341 (53.45%) C#
3 271 (42.48%) SQL
4 260 (40.75%) MVC
5 244 (38.24%) ASP.NET
5 244 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (36.68%) Microsoft
7 204 (31.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 201 (31.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 185 (29.00%) TDD
10 161 (25.24%) WCF
11 152 (23.82%) Git (software)
12 150 (23.51%) HTML
13 146 (22.88%) JavaScript
13 146 (22.88%) BDD
14 145 (22.73%) Node.js
15 138 (21.63%) Web Application Development
15 138 (21.63%) SQL Server 2016
16 133 (20.85%) RESTful
17 132 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 123 (19.28%) CSS
18 123 (19.28%) OO
19 114 (17.87%) NoSQL
20 113 (17.71%) T-SQL
21 109 (17.08%) Windows
21 109 (17.08%) .NET Framework
22 104 (16.30%) Ruby
23 94 (14.73%) Web Services
24 93 (14.58%) Entity Framework
25 92 (14.42%) AngularJS

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 46 (7.21%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.23%) IIS
5 25 (3.92%) JBoss
6 24 (3.76%) CMS
7 21 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.72%) NetWeaver
10 9 (1.41%) NServiceBus
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.94%) SAS
13 5 (0.78%) Confluence
13 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.63%) Apache
14 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.63%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.78%) SPSS
4 3 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.72%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.63%) FastStats
5 4 (0.63%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.47%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 91 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.23%) Office 365
4 20 (3.13%) Google Play
5 11 (1.72%) SaaS
6 7 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.31%) GitHub
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.84%) Firewall
2 48 (7.52%) SAN
3 46 (7.21%) DNS
4 38 (5.96%) VPN
5 35 (5.49%) VoIP
6 34 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 27 (4.23%) DHCP
8 18 (2.82%) iSCSI
9 17 (2.66%) HTTP
10 12 (1.88%) VLAN
11 10 (1.57%) LAN
11 10 (1.57%) WAN
12 9 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.25%) Internet
14 7 (1.10%) Intranet
15 6 (0.94%) Broadband
15 6 (0.94%) FTP
16 5 (0.78%) SSL
17 4 (0.63%) MPLS
18 3 (0.47%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (21.63%) SQL Server 2016
2 114 (17.87%) NoSQL
3 75 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (11.29%) MySQL
5 59 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 54 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 43 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (5.02%) Relational Database
12 31 (4.86%) Power BI
13 26 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
14 21 (3.29%) MS Access
15 16 (2.51%) MongoDB
16 13 (2.04%) QlikView
17 11 (1.72%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.57%) SAP BW
19 9 (1.41%) DB2
20 8 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 152 (23.82%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 62 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (4.08%) NUnit
5 24 (3.76%) Moq
6 21 (3.29%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.82%) JIRA
9 16 (2.51%) MSTest
9 16 (2.51%) SpecFlow
10 15 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (2.19%) Jasmine
12 12 (1.88%) Subversion
13 10 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (1.41%) Protractor
15 8 (1.25%) Chocolatey
16 7 (1.10%) Flyway
16 7 (1.10%) Maven
16 7 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.10%) ReSharper
General
1 69 (10.82%) Finance
2 47 (7.37%) Retail
3 33 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.55%) Games
5 25 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.98%) Back Office
6 19 (2.98%) Military
7 18 (2.82%) Advertising
8 16 (2.51%) Marketing
9 11 (1.72%) Billing
10 10 (1.57%) German Language
11 9 (1.41%) Electronics
11 9 (1.41%) Legal
12 7 (1.10%) Automotive
12 7 (1.10%) French Language
12 7 (1.10%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 397 (62.23%) Developer
2 237 (37.15%) .NET Developer
3 94 (14.73%) C# Developer
4 71 (11.13%) Analyst
5 62 (9.72%) Senior Developer
6 59 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
7 37 (5.80%) Consultant
8 36 (5.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 33 (5.17%) Support Analyst
10 31 (4.86%) Senior .NET Developer
11 30 (4.70%) Social Media Developer
12 29 (4.55%) SQL Developer
13 27 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
15 24 (3.76%) Lead Developer
16 23 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
17 22 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 21 (3.29%) Development Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (57.05%) .NET
2 244 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 204 (31.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 201 (31.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 161 (25.24%) WCF
6 150 (23.51%) HTML
7 145 (22.73%) Node.js
8 133 (20.85%) RESTful
9 132 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 123 (19.28%) CSS
11 109 (17.08%) .NET Framework
12 94 (14.73%) Web Services
13 93 (14.58%) Entity Framework
14 92 (14.42%) AngularJS
15 75 (11.76%) jQuery
16 65 (10.19%) XML
17 58 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
18 51 (7.99%) HTML5
19 49 (7.68%) JSON
19 49 (7.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.96%) Social Media
3 36 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.70%) BBC
5 29 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.92%) Client/Server
7 24 (3.76%) Social Network
8 23 (3.61%) Mobile App
9 22 (3.45%) iPhone
10 13 (2.04%) Replication
11 12 (1.88%) User Experience
12 10 (1.57%) Fintech
13 9 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (1.41%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.41%) Tandem
14 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.63%) FMCG
15 4 (0.63%) NHS
15 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (17.08%) Windows
2 75 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 41 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (4.86%) Unix
5 30 (4.70%) Linux
6 26 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 26 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (3.61%) Android
8 7 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.47%) CentOS
11 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (40.75%) MVC
2 244 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (29.00%) TDD
4 146 (22.88%) BDD
5 138 (21.63%) Web Application Development
6 123 (19.28%) OO
7 77 (12.07%) Scrum
8 76 (11.91%) Business Intelligence
9 58 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 58 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 55 (8.62%) ETL
11 53 (8.31%) SDLC
12 48 (7.52%) CRM
13 46 (7.21%) Test Automation
14 44 (6.90%) Web Development
15 38 (5.96%) Dependency Injection
16 37 (5.80%) Change Management
16 37 (5.80%) ITIL
17 32 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (4.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 341 (53.45%) C#
2 271 (42.48%) SQL
3 146 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 113 (17.71%) T-SQL
5 104 (16.30%) Ruby
6 81 (12.70%) PowerShell
7 60 (9.40%) Java
8 33 (5.17%) VB
9 31 (4.86%) TypeScript
10 27 (4.23%) VB.NET
11 26 (4.08%) VBScript
12 24 (3.76%) VB6
13 20 (3.13%) VBA
14 14 (2.19%) PHP
15 12 (1.88%) Python
16 11 (1.72%) XAML
17 10 (1.57%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.41%) C
19 8 (1.25%) PL/SQL
20 6 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (12.70%) Degree
2 30 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (2.51%) CCNA
4 16 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.35%) CCAA
5 15 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (2.35%) MCP
6 12 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.88%) MCTS
7 10 (1.57%) MCSE
8 6 (0.94%) CISSP
8 6 (0.94%) MCSA
9 4 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.74%) SLA
2 32 (5.02%) QA
3 29 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (3.13%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (1.41%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.94%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.92%) vSphere
5 3 (0.47%) Docker
5 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (1.10%) WSUS
4 6 (0.94%) Puppet
4 6 (0.94%) SCCM
5 4 (0.63%) WMI
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.31%) Ansible
7 2 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 234 (36.68%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.32%) Oracle
3 59 (9.25%) VMware
4 54 (8.46%) Google
5 38 (5.96%) SAP
6 37 (5.80%) IBM
7 32 (5.02%) Cisco
8 30 (4.70%) Apple
8 30 (4.70%) Facebook
8 30 (4.70%) Sony
8 30 (4.70%) Yahoo!
9 24 (3.76%) Adobe
10 23 (3.61%) Citrix
11 22 (3.45%) HP
12 21 (3.29%) Cognos
13 19 (2.98%) NetApp
13 19 (2.98%) Xerox
14 18 (2.82%) SonicWALL
15 15 (2.35%) Xamarin
16 13 (2.04%) Sybase