Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 482 639 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.61% 14.41% 13.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.67% 48.93% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 415 578 599
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 898 1,306 1,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.50% 29.46% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 756 1,129 1,041
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Watford +6 170 £52,500 +16.67% 15
St Albans +5 78 £45,000 -30.77% 6
Hemel Hempstead -2 56 £46,250 -11.90% 5
Welwyn Garden City -35 27 £55,000 +48.65% 1
Letchworth +6 22 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Waltham Cross -4 19 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Borehamwood -12 14 £47,500 +14.46% 6
Stevenage -7 13 £40,000 +7.38% 2
Hatfield -9 10 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Cheshunt 0 8 £45,000 -
Hertford +5 4 £24,000 -20.00% 2
Bishop's Stortford +2 4 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Broxbourne -18 4 £45,000 -2.70%
Tring - 3 £37,500 -
Baldock - 2 £31,250 -
Abbots Langley - 2 £58,750 - 8
Harpenden +13 1 £42,500 +7.59% 1
Berkhamsted -9 1 £42,500 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £55,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 1 £52,500 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 266 (55.19%) SQL
2 254 (52.70%) C#
3 221 (45.85%) .NET
4 183 (37.97%) Microsoft
5 169 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (29.88%) HTML
6 144 (29.88%) ASP.NET
7 133 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 107 (22.20%) MVC
9 99 (20.54%) CSS
9 99 (20.54%) TDD
10 95 (19.71%) T-SQL
11 91 (18.88%) Windows
12 90 (18.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 85 (17.63%) Oracle
14 84 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
15 82 (17.01%) Finance
16 81 (16.80%) XML
17 79 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 76 (15.77%) BDD
19 73 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 71 (14.73%) ETL
20 71 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
21 66 (13.69%) Degree
22 65 (13.49%) Relational Database
23 64 (13.28%) Migration
24 62 (12.86%) Scrum
24 62 (12.86%) Web Services
24 62 (12.86%) CRM
25 61 (12.66%) SQL Server 2016

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 27 (5.60%) Tomcat
2 23 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.73%) IIS
5 16 (3.32%) JBoss
5 16 (3.32%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.87%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.04%) CMS
8 4 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.83%) Drupal
8 4 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.62%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.21%) Confluence
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (1.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.66%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.83%) C-CURE
5 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.41%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 79 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.60%) Office 365
4 13 (2.70%) SaaS
5 10 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.45%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.88%) Firewall
2 28 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.94%) HTTP
4 17 (3.53%) DNS
5 11 (2.28%) DHCP
5 11 (2.28%) Internet
5 11 (2.28%) LAN
5 11 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
5 11 (2.28%) Structured Cabling
5 11 (2.28%) Wireless
6 10 (2.07%) SAN
7 9 (1.87%) VLAN
7 9 (1.87%) WAN
8 8 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.45%) VoIP
9 7 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.24%) Network Security
11 5 (1.04%) NAS
12 4 (0.83%) PBX
12 4 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (18.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 73 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (13.49%) Relational Database
4 61 (12.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 47 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (9.34%) Power BI
8 42 (8.71%) MongoDB
9 40 (8.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (6.43%) MySQL
11 24 (4.98%) RDBMS
12 19 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.49%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.49%) Oracle Database
13 12 (2.49%) RavenDB
14 11 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (2.07%) Big Data
15 10 (2.07%) Data Mining
15 10 (2.07%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (9.34%) Visual Studio
2 43 (8.92%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (7.47%) JIRA
5 28 (5.81%) Subversion
6 20 (4.15%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.70%) Rational Team Concert
8 7 (1.45%) Grunt
9 5 (1.04%) Zephyr
10 4 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.83%) Xcode
11 3 (0.62%) ProC
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.21%) Ant
13 1 (0.21%) Hudson
13 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.21%) Protractor
13 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 82 (17.01%) Finance
2 39 (8.09%) Retail
3 33 (6.85%) Marketing
4 19 (3.94%) Advertising
5 11 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.45%) Banking
6 7 (1.45%) Legal
7 4 (0.83%) Romanian Language
7 4 (0.83%) Russian Language
8 3 (0.62%) Automotive
8 3 (0.62%) Back Office
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Military
8 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.62%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 287 (59.54%) Developer
2 142 (29.46%) .NET Developer
3 98 (20.33%) C# Developer
4 67 (13.90%) Analyst
5 65 (13.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (12.24%) Software Developer
7 52 (10.79%) C# Software Developer
8 45 (9.34%) SQL Developer
9 43 (8.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 43 (8.92%) Senior Developer
10 42 (8.71%) ASP.NET Developer
11 38 (7.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 35 (7.26%) .NET Software Developer
13 33 (6.85%) Support Analyst
14 30 (6.22%) SQL Server Developer
15 29 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (5.81%) Applications Support
17 27 (5.60%) Data Migration Developer
18 26 (5.39%) Applications Support Analyst
18 26 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (45.85%) .NET
2 144 (29.88%) ASP.NET
2 144 (29.88%) HTML
3 99 (20.54%) CSS
4 81 (16.80%) XML
5 62 (12.86%) Web Services
6 60 (12.45%) .NET Framework
6 60 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (11.62%) AngularJS
8 55 (11.41%) JSON
9 53 (11.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (10.58%) jQuery
11 49 (10.17%) RESTful
12 36 (7.47%) HTML5
13 30 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 26 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (4.98%) SOAP
16 23 (4.77%) .NET Core
16 23 (4.77%) WCF
17 22 (4.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (10.58%) User Experience
3 37 (7.68%) Reference Data
4 24 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.73%) Fintech
7 16 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.49%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.45%) Replication
12 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.83%) CCTV
13 4 (0.83%) iSeries
13 4 (0.83%) NHS
13 4 (0.83%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.83%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.41%) BYOD
14 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (18.88%) Windows
2 58 (12.03%) Windows Server
3 37 (7.68%) Linux
4 27 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.90%) Unix
6 14 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.28%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.07%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.87%) Android
11 7 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (22.20%) MVC
3 99 (20.54%) TDD
4 76 (15.77%) BDD
5 71 (14.73%) ETL
5 71 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
6 64 (13.28%) Migration
7 62 (12.86%) CRM
7 62 (12.86%) Scrum
8 59 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (11.20%) Web Application Development
10 47 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (8.71%) Data Migration
11 42 (8.71%) Test Automation
12 41 (8.51%) ITIL
13 37 (7.68%) SDLC
14 34 (7.05%) OO
14 34 (7.05%) Project Management
14 34 (7.05%) Web Development
15 32 (6.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 266 (55.19%) SQL
2 254 (52.70%) C#
3 133 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 95 (19.71%) T-SQL
5 56 (11.62%) Java
6 31 (6.43%) PL/SQL
7 29 (6.02%) VBA
8 27 (5.60%) TypeScript
9 23 (4.77%) C++
10 18 (3.73%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.73%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.11%) XAML
12 14 (2.90%) C
13 13 (2.70%) Groovy
14 12 (2.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 12 (2.49%) Python
14 12 (2.49%) VBScript
15 10 (2.07%) PHP
16 8 (1.66%) Go
16 8 (1.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (13.69%) Degree
2 59 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 57 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.24%) CCNA
6 6 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.24%) MCP
6 6 (1.24%) MCTS
7 5 (1.04%) CCNP
7 5 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.83%) CCDA
8 4 (0.83%) CCDP
9 3 (0.62%) MBCS
10 2 (0.41%) AAT
10 2 (0.41%) ACCA
10 2 (0.41%) CIMA
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.09%) Data Quality
2 24 (4.98%) QA
3 12 (2.49%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) WAI
5 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.45%) Docker
5 6 (1.24%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.24%) vSphere
5 6 (1.24%) XenApp
6 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.41%) Firmware
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (0.83%) SCCM
2 3 (0.62%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 183 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.63%) Oracle
3 54 (11.20%) VMware
4 24 (4.98%) Cisco
5 19 (3.94%) IBM
6 17 (3.53%) Facebook
7 16 (3.32%) Talend
7 16 (3.32%) Xamarin
8 12 (2.49%) SAP
9 11 (2.28%) Tableau
10 10 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.87%) Apple
11 9 (1.87%) Cognos
12 8 (1.66%) AppDynamics
13 7 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.45%) Sophos
13 7 (1.45%) Sybase
14 6 (1.24%) Dynatrace
14 6 (1.24%) hybris
15 5 (1.04%) Citrix