Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 573 636 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.57% 14.94% 11.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.10% 55.94% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 520 575 529
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £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 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 1,243 1,137 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.27% 26.70% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 980 1,052
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +5.88%

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 June 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 June 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
St Albans +1 132 £60,000 - 5
Watford +3 114 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Hemel Hempstead +1 110 £45,000 -14.29% 12
Hatfield +10 47 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Welwyn Garden City -17 42 £28,500 -36.67% 3
Rickmansworth -6 12 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Bishop's Stortford -8 12 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Borehamwood +13 11 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Hertford +7 9 £41,000 -13.68%
Radlett -1 8 £60,000 +26.32%
Stevenage -15 6 £23,000 -51.58% 2
Cheshunt +9 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Potters Bar -11 5 £50,000 +13.64%
Letchworth -13 5 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Waltham Cross 0 4 £35,000 -49.09% 1
Harpenden - 3 £42,500 -
Baldock - 2 £47,500 - 1
Kings Langley +6 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Royston - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 355 (61.95%) .NET
2 354 (61.78%) C#
3 256 (44.68%) SQL
4 227 (39.62%) ASP.NET
5 223 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (32.11%) MVC
7 174 (30.37%) HTML
8 155 (27.05%) Microsoft
9 145 (25.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 135 (23.56%) JavaScript
11 131 (22.86%) CSS
12 122 (21.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 120 (20.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 117 (20.42%) TDD
15 113 (19.72%) BDD
15 113 (19.72%) Web Application Development
16 106 (18.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 103 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 102 (17.80%) .NET Framework
19 95 (16.58%) Git (software)
20 93 (16.23%) RESTful
21 85 (14.83%) Degree
21 85 (14.83%) Oracle
22 84 (14.66%) Scrum
23 83 (14.49%) Web Services
24 79 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
24 79 (13.79%) AngularJS
25 77 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
26 76 (13.26%) jQuery
27 69 (12.04%) Continuous Integration

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 15 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.44%) NServiceBus
2 14 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.09%) IIS
3 12 (2.09%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.87%) JBoss
7 4 (0.70%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.35%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (2.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.17%) FastStats
5 1 (0.17%) Maximo
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 120 (20.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.09%) Runscope
5 9 (1.57%) Office 365
6 6 (1.05%) Akamai
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Responsys
7 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.54%) DNS
2 21 (3.66%) DHCP
3 18 (3.14%) Firewall
4 6 (1.05%) SAN
4 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.05%) VoIP
5 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.52%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.52%) Network Security
7 2 (0.35%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) BGP
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.17%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTP
8 1 (0.17%) Internet
8 1 (0.17%) IPv4
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (21.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 64 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (8.73%) MongoDB
5 46 (8.03%) Relational Database
6 45 (7.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (7.68%) NoSQL
8 43 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (6.46%) Power BI
11 32 (5.58%) RavenDB
12 24 (4.19%) Oracle Database
12 24 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (3.66%) MySQL
14 20 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (2.79%) RDBMS
16 15 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (1.92%) Big Data
17 11 (1.92%) MS Access
18 10 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (16.58%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.76%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.19%) Visual Studio
4 21 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.62%) JIRA
6 12 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.40%) Grunt
8 7 (1.22%) Subversion
9 6 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.05%) JUnit
9 6 (1.05%) Mockito
9 6 (1.05%) Rational Team Concert
9 6 (1.05%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.05%) Spock
9 6 (1.05%) Zephyr
10 5 (0.87%) Moq
11 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (10.99%) Advertising
1 63 (10.99%) Finance
2 46 (8.03%) Marketing
3 44 (7.68%) Retail
4 6 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.52%) French Language
7 3 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 385 (67.19%) Developer
2 233 (40.66%) .NET Developer
3 97 (16.93%) C# Developer
4 63 (10.99%) Analyst
5 60 (10.47%) Software Developer
6 55 (9.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (6.81%) SQL Developer
8 38 (6.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 37 (6.46%) .NET Software Developer
10 34 (5.93%) DBA
11 33 (5.76%) C# Software Developer
11 33 (5.76%) Senior Developer
12 32 (5.58%) .NET Developer - Fintech
13 30 (5.24%) SQL DBA
14 28 (4.89%) Lead Developer
15 27 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (4.54%) Software Engineer
17 24 (4.19%) Web Developer
18 22 (3.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 18 (3.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (61.95%) .NET
2 227 (39.62%) ASP.NET
3 174 (30.37%) HTML
4 145 (25.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 131 (22.86%) CSS
6 106 (18.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 103 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 102 (17.80%) .NET Framework
9 93 (16.23%) RESTful
10 83 (14.49%) Web Services
11 79 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 76 (13.26%) jQuery
13 67 (11.69%) HTML5
14 56 (9.77%) WCF
15 47 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 43 (7.50%) CSS3
16 43 (7.50%) Node.js
17 37 (6.46%) XML
18 34 (5.93%) Entity Framework
19 29 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.63%) User Experience
4 37 (6.46%) Fintech
5 30 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.09%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.09%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.09%) Thin Client
8 11 (1.92%) Replication
9 5 (0.87%) Clustering
9 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.70%) NHS
10 4 (0.70%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.52%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.52%) iSeries
11 3 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.04%) Windows
2 50 (8.73%) Linux
3 34 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.92%) Unix
7 4 (0.70%) Android
7 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (32.11%) MVC
3 117 (20.42%) TDD
4 113 (19.72%) BDD
4 113 (19.72%) Web Application Development
5 84 (14.66%) Scrum
6 79 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (7.85%) Web Development
10 42 (7.33%) ETL
11 38 (6.63%) OO
12 37 (6.46%) ITIL
13 36 (6.28%) Asset Management
13 36 (6.28%) Dependency Injection
14 35 (6.11%) CRM
15 33 (5.76%) Wealth Management
16 32 (5.58%) Migration
17 30 (5.24%) Microservices
18 29 (5.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 354 (61.78%) C#
2 256 (44.68%) SQL
3 135 (23.56%) JavaScript
4 57 (9.95%) T-SQL
5 56 (9.77%) Java
6 44 (7.68%) PowerShell
7 43 (7.50%) Ruby
8 29 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 29 (5.06%) VBA
9 18 (3.14%) C
10 16 (2.79%) Groovy
11 12 (2.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (2.09%) PHP
11 12 (2.09%) Python
12 10 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.05%) VBScript
15 5 (0.87%) VB
15 5 (0.87%) XAML
16 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (14.83%) Degree
2 45 (7.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.36%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.44%) MCSE
7 7 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.70%) AAT
8 4 (0.70%) CCNA
8 4 (0.70%) CCNP
8 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.52%) CCDA
9 3 (0.52%) CCDP
9 3 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.17%) CCENT
11 1 (0.17%) MBCS
11 1 (0.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.41%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 31 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.79%) Docker
4 13 (2.27%) XenApp
5 12 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.57%) SCCM
3 3 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (0.52%) SCOM
4 2 (0.35%) Grafana
4 2 (0.35%) Graphite
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) Simpana
5 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.17%) WMI
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 155 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.83%) Oracle
3 31 (5.41%) Facebook
4 25 (4.36%) VMware
5 16 (2.79%) Citrix
6 13 (2.27%) IBM
7 12 (2.09%) Splunk
8 10 (1.75%) Cognos
8 10 (1.75%) Telerik
9 9 (1.57%) SAP
10 8 (1.40%) Tableau
11 6 (1.05%) ATG
11 6 (1.05%) Google
12 5 (0.87%) Cisco
12 5 (0.87%) Sybase
12 5 (0.87%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.70%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.70%) Capita
13 4 (0.70%) Dynatrace
13 4 (0.70%) NetApp