Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 427 600 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.85% 12.63% 15.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.48% 45.80% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 341 532 582
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 756 1,310 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.53% 27.57% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 583 1,098 1,001
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,148
% change year-on-year - +7.59% -0.79%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +7 138 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Hemel Hempstead -3 60 £50,000 - 4
Letchworth +18 42 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Borehamwood +17 26 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Harpenden +13 21 £39,000 -13.33%
Welwyn Garden City +1 21 £70,000 +145.61%
St Albans -11 19 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Bishop's Stortford +6 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hatfield -17 11 £70,000 +40.00%
Stevenage +5 9 £42,000 +82.61% 6
Hertford +1 9 £24,000 -41.46%
Waltham Cross -6 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Baldock -3 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Hitchin -3 3 £42,500 +21.43%
Tring - 3 - - 2
Cheshunt -13 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Kings Langley - 2 - -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 256 (59.95%) SQL
2 210 (49.18%) Microsoft
3 140 (32.79%) .NET
4 135 (31.62%) C#
5 120 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (25.29%) Windows
7 105 (24.59%) T-SQL
8 104 (24.36%) JavaScript
9 100 (23.42%) HTML
10 94 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 86 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
12 85 (19.91%) Oracle
13 82 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 80 (18.74%) ASP.NET
15 78 (18.27%) VMware
16 75 (17.56%) CSS
17 74 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 71 (16.63%) Active Directory
18 71 (16.63%) Windows Server
19 68 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
20 63 (14.75%) Finance
21 61 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
22 60 (14.05%) Degree
23 58 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 57 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 57 (13.35%) ITIL
25 56 (13.11%) Migration
25 56 (13.11%) TDD
25 56 (13.11%) Power Platform
25 56 (13.11%) Power BI

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 32 (7.49%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.04%) IIS
4 11 (2.58%) Apache
5 7 (1.64%) NServiceBus
5 7 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.17%) JBoss
7 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.70%) Confluence
8 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 74 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (13.11%) Power Platform
3 48 (11.24%) Office 365
4 41 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (6.09%) SaaS
6 15 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (2.34%) OneDrive
8 9 (2.11%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.87%) PaaS
10 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.23%) G Suite
12 1 (0.23%) GitHub
12 1 (0.23%) IaaS
12 1 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.13%) Firewall
2 33 (7.73%) DNS
3 31 (7.26%) DHCP
4 26 (6.09%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.68%) VLAN
6 17 (3.98%) LAN
6 17 (3.98%) WAN
7 13 (3.04%) VPN
8 11 (2.58%) HTTP
9 10 (2.34%) Internet
10 9 (2.11%) BIG-IP
10 9 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (2.11%) FabricPath
11 8 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (1.64%) Wireless
12 7 (1.64%) WLAN
13 6 (1.41%) MPLS
13 6 (1.41%) SAN
13 6 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 82 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 56 (13.11%) Power BI
5 54 (12.65%) Relational Database
6 34 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (6.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (5.62%) MySQL
10 23 (5.39%) RDBMS
11 19 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (3.51%) MongoDB
14 13 (3.04%) Oracle Database
15 11 (2.58%) NoSQL
16 9 (2.11%) Redis
17 7 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (1.41%) MS Access
19 5 (1.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (10.30%) JIRA
2 35 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 33 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.92%) Subversion
5 18 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (2.81%) Zephyr
7 10 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.11%) Selenium
8 9 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.64%) NUnit
9 7 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.64%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.70%) Hudson
11 2 (0.47%) MSTest
11 2 (0.47%) ProC
12 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.23%) PROIV
General
1 63 (14.75%) Finance
2 17 (3.98%) Retail
3 15 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.64%) Marketing
5 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.17%) Legal
7 4 (0.94%) Publishing
8 2 (0.47%) Automotive
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) French Language
8 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.47%) Local Government
8 2 (0.47%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 178 (41.69%) Developer
2 96 (22.48%) Analyst
3 65 (15.22%) .NET Developer
4 46 (10.77%) C# Developer
5 42 (9.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 40 (9.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (9.37%) SQL Developer
7 39 (9.13%) Support Analyst
8 37 (8.67%) Software Developer
9 35 (8.20%) Senior Developer
10 32 (7.49%) Applications Support
11 30 (7.03%) Data Analyst
12 27 (6.32%) Applications Support Analyst
12 27 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
13 26 (6.09%) .NET Software Developer
14 24 (5.62%) DBA
14 24 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (5.15%) Business Developer
15 22 (5.15%) SQL DBA
16 20 (4.68%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (32.79%) .NET
2 100 (23.42%) HTML
3 80 (18.74%) ASP.NET
4 75 (17.56%) CSS
5 52 (12.18%) AngularJS
5 52 (12.18%) XML
6 42 (9.84%) .NET Framework
7 35 (8.20%) JSON
8 33 (7.73%) jQuery
9 32 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (4.45%) React
12 17 (3.98%) .NET Core
12 17 (3.98%) ODBC
13 16 (3.75%) ASP.NET Core
13 16 (3.75%) MDX
13 16 (3.75%) Web Services
14 14 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (3.04%) Vue.js
16 12 (2.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.03%) User Experience
3 24 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (4.45%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (3.51%) Reference Data
8 14 (3.28%) Data Centre
8 14 (3.28%) Data Structures
9 13 (3.04%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.04%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.64%) CMDB
12 6 (1.41%) Clustering
12 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.41%) Fintech
13 5 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.70%) Life Science
15 2 (0.47%) iPhone
15 2 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (25.29%) Windows
2 71 (16.63%) Windows Server
3 43 (10.07%) Linux
4 32 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.92%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.75%) CentOS
8 16 (3.75%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.58%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.11%) SUSE
11 6 (1.41%) Android
11 6 (1.41%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.94%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (13.35%) ITIL
5 56 (13.11%) Migration
5 56 (13.11%) TDD
6 52 (12.18%) MVC
7 45 (10.54%) ETL
8 44 (10.30%) CRM
9 43 (10.07%) SDLC
10 40 (9.37%) BDD
10 40 (9.37%) Test Automation
11 37 (8.67%) Scrum
12 35 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 34 (7.96%) Data Modelling
14 30 (7.03%) Data Migration
15 29 (6.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 28 (6.56%) PRINCE2
17 27 (6.32%) Mentoring
18 26 (6.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (59.95%) SQL
2 135 (31.62%) C#
3 105 (24.59%) T-SQL
4 104 (24.36%) JavaScript
5 39 (9.13%) PowerShell
6 26 (6.09%) Java
7 24 (5.62%) TypeScript
8 17 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 17 (3.98%) VB.NET
9 16 (3.75%) Python
9 16 (3.75%) VB
10 15 (3.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (2.81%) VBA
12 10 (2.34%) Ruby
13 8 (1.87%) PHP
14 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.64%) C++
15 5 (1.17%) ES6
15 5 (1.17%) XAML
16 3 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (14.05%) Degree
2 35 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 31 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (2.58%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.34%) MCP
8 8 (1.87%) MBCS
8 8 (1.87%) MCSA
8 8 (1.87%) MCTS
9 6 (1.41%) CCNA
9 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.94%) ISEB
10 4 (0.94%) MCSE
11 3 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.70%) MCITP
11 3 (0.70%) OCP
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.26%) Data Quality
1 31 (7.26%) QA
2 9 (2.11%) SLA
3 6 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) WAI
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 71 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 57 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.13%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.32%) Docker
5 26 (6.09%) vSphere
6 12 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.11%) KVM
8 9 (2.11%) VMware NSX
9 7 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.94%) XenApp
11 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (5.39%) SCCM
2 18 (4.22%) SCOM
3 16 (3.75%) vRealize
4 10 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.34%) SCOrch
5 9 (2.11%) Ansible
5 9 (2.11%) Docker Swarm
5 9 (2.11%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.11%) Puppet
5 9 (2.11%) Terraform
6 7 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (1.64%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.94%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.94%) WSUS
8 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.47%) Grafana
9 2 (0.47%) Graphite
10 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 210 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 85 (19.91%) Oracle
3 78 (18.27%) VMware
4 34 (7.96%) Cisco
5 21 (4.92%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.22%) Talend
7 16 (3.75%) Citrix
7 16 (3.75%) IBM
7 16 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (3.51%) Xamarin
9 13 (3.04%) Dell
10 11 (2.58%) HP
11 10 (2.34%) Atlassian
11 10 (2.34%) Tableau
12 9 (2.11%) F5
13 8 (1.87%) SonicWALL
14 7 (1.64%) EMC
14 7 (1.64%) Hitachi
14 7 (1.64%) NetApp
14 7 (1.64%) Symantec