Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 647 644 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.31% 14.18% 13.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.05% 51.69% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 577 618 610
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,375 1,246 1,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.29% 27.43% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,173 1,035 1,229
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -1 130 £47,500 - 13
Hemel Hempstead -2 123 £52,500 +23.53% 10
St Albans -2 92 £62,500 +19.05% 11
Hatfield +5 43 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Welwyn Garden City -10 40 £37,000 -17.78% 1
Borehamwood +12 31 £36,500 -18.89%
Stevenage +17 28 £37,500 -23.08% 4
Waltham Cross 0 18 £35,000 -48.15%
Letchworth -13 14 £36,000 -10.00%
Broxbourne +10 12 £47,500 -
Rickmansworth -12 12 £34,000 -43.33% 2
Hitchin 0 11 £35,000 -7.89%
Cheshunt +2 9 £45,000 -30.77%
Bishop's Stortford -16 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Radlett -3 6 £42,500 -10.53%
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Harpenden +8 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Hertford -11 2 £26,500 -37.65%
Potters Bar - 2 £50,000 - 1
Welwyn -9 1 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Royston - 1 £40,000 -
Knebworth - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 369 (57.03%) .NET
2 361 (55.80%) C#
3 277 (42.81%) SQL
4 259 (40.03%) ASP.NET
5 256 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (38.64%) MVC
7 211 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 205 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 184 (28.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 170 (26.28%) TDD
11 168 (25.97%) HTML
12 160 (24.73%) SQL Server 2016
13 149 (23.03%) Git (software)
14 146 (22.57%) JavaScript
15 145 (22.41%) BDD
16 143 (22.10%) Web Application Development
17 136 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 130 (20.09%) RESTful
19 129 (19.94%) CSS
20 126 (19.47%) WCF
21 116 (17.93%) .NET Framework
22 109 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
23 108 (16.69%) Node.js
24 101 (15.61%) Web Services
25 99 (15.30%) Oracle
25 99 (15.30%) NoSQL
26 97 (14.99%) T-SQL
27 94 (14.53%) Ruby
28 93 (14.37%) Windows
29 91 (14.06%) Business Intelligence

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 25 (3.86%) MS Exchange
1 25 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.40%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.78%) NServiceBus
4 16 (2.47%) JBoss
5 15 (2.32%) IIS
6 12 (1.85%) CMS
7 11 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.55%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.39%) Apache
10 7 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.46%) Confluence
12 3 (0.46%) SAS
12 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.31%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) SPSS
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.46%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 109 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.17%) Office 365
4 13 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.93%) SaaS
6 5 (0.77%) Google Play
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.11%) DNS
2 34 (5.26%) Firewall
3 27 (4.17%) DHCP
4 23 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 22 (3.40%) SAN
6 21 (3.25%) VoIP
7 12 (1.85%) VPN
8 11 (1.70%) HTTP
9 9 (1.39%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.08%) Internet
11 5 (0.77%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.77%) Broadband
11 5 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (0.77%) VLAN
12 4 (0.62%) FTP
12 4 (0.62%) SSL
13 3 (0.46%) CTI
13 3 (0.46%) IMAP
13 3 (0.46%) Intranet
13 3 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (24.73%) SQL Server 2016
2 99 (15.30%) NoSQL
3 88 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (9.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (7.57%) MySQL
9 46 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (5.87%) Relational Database
11 37 (5.72%) SQL Server 2014
12 35 (5.41%) MongoDB
13 34 (5.26%) Power BI
14 23 (3.55%) Oracle Database
15 20 (3.09%) MS Access
16 17 (2.63%) RavenDB
16 17 (2.63%) RDBMS
16 17 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
17 16 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 149 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.05%) Visual Studio
3 51 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (4.95%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.40%) Subversion
6 20 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (2.63%) JIRA
8 16 (2.47%) NUnit
9 13 (2.01%) Jasmine
10 12 (1.85%) Moq
10 12 (1.85%) MSTest
11 11 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (1.55%) Zephyr
13 7 (1.08%) Selenium
13 7 (1.08%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.93%) Flyway
14 6 (0.93%) Protractor
15 5 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 81 (12.52%) Finance
2 51 (7.88%) Advertising
3 25 (3.86%) Retail
4 20 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.94%) Marketing
6 14 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.70%) Games
8 10 (1.55%) Legal
9 7 (1.08%) Back Office
9 7 (1.08%) Military
10 6 (0.93%) Billing
11 5 (0.77%) French Language
12 4 (0.62%) Electronics
12 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.46%) German Language
14 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 416 (64.30%) Developer
2 244 (37.71%) .NET Developer
3 93 (14.37%) C# Developer
4 74 (11.44%) Analyst
5 57 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 50 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (6.34%) .NET Software Developer
7 41 (6.34%) DBA
8 38 (5.87%) SQL DBA
9 36 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (5.26%) Lead Developer
11 33 (5.10%) Software Developer
12 30 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
13 25 (3.86%) Web Developer
14 24 (3.71%) Senior C# Developer
14 24 (3.71%) Support Analyst
15 22 (3.40%) Administrator
15 22 (3.40%) SQL Developer
16 20 (3.09%) Consultant
17 18 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (57.03%) .NET
2 259 (40.03%) ASP.NET
3 205 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 184 (28.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 168 (25.97%) HTML
6 136 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 130 (20.09%) RESTful
8 129 (19.94%) CSS
9 126 (19.47%) WCF
10 116 (17.93%) .NET Framework
11 108 (16.69%) Node.js
12 101 (15.61%) Web Services
13 85 (13.14%) AngularJS
14 73 (11.28%) Entity Framework
15 69 (10.66%) jQuery
16 55 (8.50%) XML
17 52 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 47 (7.26%) HTML5
19 35 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
20 32 (4.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.57%) Computer Science
2 48 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (4.17%) Fintech
5 20 (3.09%) Social Media
6 17 (2.63%) BBC
6 17 (2.63%) Social Network
7 13 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.85%) Replication
9 10 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.55%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.39%) NHS
10 9 (1.39%) Tandem
11 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.24%) User Experience
12 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.93%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.77%) Clustering
14 5 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (14.37%) Windows
2 50 (7.73%) Windows Server
3 46 (7.11%) Linux
4 27 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.94%) Unix
7 17 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.93%) Android
10 5 (0.77%) CentOS
10 5 (0.77%) Solaris
11 3 (0.46%) SUSE
11 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.31%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (38.64%) MVC
3 170 (26.28%) TDD
4 145 (22.41%) BDD
5 143 (22.10%) Web Application Development
6 91 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (13.45%) OO
8 79 (12.21%) Scrum
9 61 (9.43%) SDLC
10 59 (9.12%) ETL
11 49 (7.57%) ITIL
12 48 (7.42%) Web Development
13 44 (6.80%) Unit Testing
14 40 (6.18%) Test Automation
15 39 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
16 37 (5.72%) CRM
16 37 (5.72%) Data Modelling
17 32 (4.95%) SOA
17 32 (4.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 361 (55.80%) C#
2 277 (42.81%) SQL
3 146 (22.57%) JavaScript
4 97 (14.99%) T-SQL
5 94 (14.53%) Ruby
6 69 (10.66%) PowerShell
7 50 (7.73%) Java
8 29 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 21 (3.25%) VBA
10 20 (3.09%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.78%) VB
12 17 (2.63%) PHP
13 15 (2.32%) VB6
14 14 (2.16%) XAML
15 11 (1.70%) VBScript
16 8 (1.24%) C
16 8 (1.24%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.08%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.93%) C++
18 6 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (12.67%) Degree
2 30 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.70%) MCSE
9 5 (0.77%) CCNA
9 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.62%) CCAA
10 4 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.62%) MCP
10 4 (0.62%) MCTS
10 4 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.46%) AAT
12 2 (0.31%) ISEB
12 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.10%) QA
2 19 (2.94%) SLA
3 9 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.62%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.55%) Docker
4 10 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.55%) XenApp
5 7 (1.08%) vSphere
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) Puppet
2 5 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.77%) SCCM
3 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.62%) WSUS
4 1 (0.15%) Grafana
4 1 (0.15%) Graphite
4 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 211 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 99 (15.30%) Oracle
3 36 (5.56%) VMware
4 28 (4.33%) SAP
5 27 (4.17%) IBM
6 25 (3.86%) Facebook
6 25 (3.86%) Google
7 24 (3.71%) Cognos
8 22 (3.40%) Citrix
9 17 (2.63%) Apple
9 17 (2.63%) Sony
9 17 (2.63%) Yahoo!
10 15 (2.32%) Cisco
11 13 (2.01%) HP
12 12 (1.85%) Xamarin
13 10 (1.55%) Sybase
13 10 (1.55%) Telerik
14 9 (1.39%) Adobe
15 7 (1.08%) NetApp
15 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com