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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 59 26 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 33.52% 26.80% 37.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.19% 46.43% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 25 55
Median salary £55,750 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.23% +30.00%  
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 105 56 84
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 59.66% 57.73% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 95 52 79
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in St Albans

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 112 (99.12%) C#
2 107 (94.69%) .NET
3 94 (83.19%) MVC
4 92 (81.42%) ASP.NET
5 75 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (59.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (47.79%) TDD
8 50 (44.25%) Web Application Development
9 47 (41.59%) SQL
10 43 (38.05%) Git (software)
11 39 (34.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (33.63%) AngularJS
12 38 (33.63%) OO
13 36 (31.86%) BDD
14 35 (30.97%) WCF
14 35 (30.97%) RESTful
15 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
16 33 (29.20%) T-SQL
16 33 (29.20%) Ruby
16 33 (29.20%) NoSQL
16 33 (29.20%) Node.js
16 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2014
16 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (23.89%) Yahoo!
18 27 (23.89%) Google
18 27 (23.89%) Apple
18 27 (23.89%) BBC
18 27 (23.89%) Sony

SQL Server
Top Related 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 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
1 17 (15.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 15 (13.27%) SAS
3 10 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (6.19%) CMS
5 4 (3.54%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.65%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) NoSQL
1 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2014
2 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (13.27%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (11.50%) Big Data
5 13 (11.50%) GIS
5 13 (11.50%) Hadoop
5 13 (11.50%) QlikView
6 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (38.05%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (10.62%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.85%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.54%) Grunt
6 4 (3.54%) Selenium
6 4 (3.54%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.77%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.77%) NUnit
7 2 (1.77%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.77%) Subversion
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Publishing
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (82.30%) Developer
2 57 (50.44%) .NET Developer
3 35 (30.97%) C# Developer
4 27 (23.89%) Social Media Developer
5 22 (19.47%) Senior Developer
6 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (15.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (15.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (15.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 15 (13.27%) Technical Manager
8 14 (12.39%) Software Developer
8 14 (12.39%) SQL Developer
9 13 (11.50%) Analytics Manager
9 13 (11.50%) Data Analytics Manager
9 13 (11.50%) Data Manager
9 13 (11.50%) Fraud Manager
9 13 (11.50%) Senior Analytics Manager
9 13 (11.50%) Senior Manager
9 13 (11.50%) Senior Technical Manager
10 12 (10.62%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (94.69%) .NET
2 92 (81.42%) ASP.NET
3 67 (59.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (34.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 38 (33.63%) AngularJS
6 35 (30.97%) RESTful
6 35 (30.97%) WCF
7 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 33 (29.20%) Node.js
8 25 (22.12%) .NET Framework
9 23 (20.35%) Entity Framework
10 22 (19.47%) jQuery
11 16 (14.16%) Sass
12 13 (11.50%) HTML
13 10 (8.85%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.31%) Classic ASP
14 6 (5.31%) Code First Entity Framework
14 6 (5.31%) WPF
15 4 (3.54%) SignalR
15 4 (3.54%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) BBC
1 27 (23.89%) Social Media
2 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.54%) Spread Betting
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (83.19%) MVC
2 75 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (47.79%) TDD
4 50 (44.25%) Web Application Development
5 38 (33.63%) OO
6 36 (31.86%) BDD
7 24 (21.24%) Scrum
8 15 (13.27%) Analytics
8 15 (13.27%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (13.27%) Data Analytics
8 15 (13.27%) ETL
8 15 (13.27%) Programme Management
8 15 (13.27%) Project Management
8 15 (13.27%) Resource Management
8 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.50%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (11.50%) OOP
10 13 (11.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 112 (99.12%) C#
2 47 (41.59%) SQL
3 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.20%) Ruby
4 33 (29.20%) T-SQL
5 19 (16.81%) VB.NET
6 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
7 15 (13.27%) Java
7 15 (13.27%) Python
8 6 (5.31%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.54%) VB
9 4 (3.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Apple
1 27 (23.89%) Facebook
1 27 (23.89%) Google
1 27 (23.89%) Sony
1 27 (23.89%) Yahoo!
2 15 (13.27%) SAP
3 13 (11.50%) Tableau
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
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