The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 34 28 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 24.11% 23.93% 34.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.95% 40.00% 57.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 60
Median salary £60,000 £59,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +31.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 74 70 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 52.48% 59.83% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71 70 109
Median salary £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.20% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in St Albans

SQL Server
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in St Albans.

Salary trend for SQL Server in St Albans

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in St Albans

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in St Albans over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in St Albans

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 St Albans region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 91 (97.85%) C#
2 88 (94.62%) .NET
3 77 (82.80%) ASP.NET
4 74 (79.57%) MVC
5 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (53.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (49.46%) Git (software)
8 44 (47.31%) TDD
9 38 (40.86%) JavaScript
10 36 (38.71%) OO
10 36 (38.71%) BDD
11 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (36.56%) Google
12 33 (35.48%) SQL
12 33 (35.48%) AngularJS
13 32 (34.41%) Web Application Development
14 28 (30.11%) WCF
15 27 (29.03%) Ruby
15 27 (29.03%) Yahoo!
15 27 (29.03%) Apple
15 27 (29.03%) BBC
15 27 (29.03%) Scrum
15 27 (29.03%) Sony
15 27 (29.03%) Facebook
15 27 (29.03%) Node.js
15 27 (29.03%) NoSQL
15 27 (29.03%) RESTful
15 27 (29.03%) Social Media
15 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 27 (29.03%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 14 (15.05%) CMS
2 11 (11.83%) SAS
3 10 (10.75%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.53%) Kentico
5 6 (6.45%) EPiServer
5 6 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.30%) SaaS
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
1 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.03%) NoSQL
1 27 (29.03%) SQL Server 2014
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.83%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (8.60%) Big Data
4 8 (8.60%) GIS
4 8 (8.60%) Hadoop
4 8 (8.60%) QlikView
5 5 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (49.46%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.75%) SpecFlow
5 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.23%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.08%) Grunt
8 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (77.42%) Developer
2 49 (52.69%) .NET Developer
3 27 (29.03%) Social Media Developer
4 25 (26.88%) C# Developer
5 21 (22.58%) Senior Developer
6 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (13.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (13.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (11.83%) Technical Manager
9 10 (10.75%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (10.75%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Analytics Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Data Analytics Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Data Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Technical Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Software Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (94.62%) .NET
2 77 (82.80%) ASP.NET
3 50 (53.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (35.48%) AngularJS
6 28 (30.11%) WCF
7 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 27 (29.03%) Node.js
7 27 (29.03%) RESTful
8 19 (20.43%) HTML
9 18 (19.35%) jQuery
10 13 (13.98%) .NET Framework
10 13 (13.98%) Entity Framework
11 11 (11.83%) Sass
12 10 (10.75%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (9.68%) CSS
14 7 (7.53%) CSS3
14 7 (7.53%) Google Maps API
14 7 (7.53%) HTML5
15 6 (6.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) BBC
1 27 (29.03%) Social Media
2 14 (15.05%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (79.57%) MVC
2 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (47.31%) TDD
4 36 (38.71%) BDD
4 36 (38.71%) OO
5 32 (34.41%) Web Application Development
6 27 (29.03%) Scrum
7 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.83%) Analytics
8 11 (11.83%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 11 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.83%) Data Analytics
8 11 (11.83%) ETL
8 11 (11.83%) Programme Management
8 11 (11.83%) Project Management
8 11 (11.83%) Resource Management
8 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.68%) OOP
9 9 (9.68%) Web Development
10 8 (8.60%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 91 (97.85%) C#
2 38 (40.86%) JavaScript
3 33 (35.48%) SQL
4 27 (29.03%) Ruby
5 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
6 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
7 12 (12.90%) Python
8 11 (11.83%) Java
8 11 (11.83%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.15%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Degree
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.53%) MCTS
4 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) Google
2 27 (29.03%) Apple
2 27 (29.03%) Facebook
2 27 (29.03%) Sony
2 27 (29.03%) Yahoo!
3 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.83%) SAP
5 8 (8.60%) Tableau
6 6 (6.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.08%) New Relic
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