Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 134 137 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.79% 13.26% 12.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.85% 67.49% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 126 170 130
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,950 £23,716 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £62,500 £58,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Watford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 286 203 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 29.42% 19.65% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 249 188 277
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £61,100
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Watford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Watford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Watford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 83 (61.94%) .NET
2 63 (47.01%) C#
3 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
4 57 (42.54%) SQL
5 48 (35.82%) ASP.NET
6 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (33.58%) SQL Server 2016
8 41 (30.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (27.61%) MVC
10 36 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (26.12%) T-SQL
11 35 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (24.63%) ETL
13 32 (23.88%) TDD
14 31 (23.13%) Web Application Development
15 29 (21.64%) KnockoutJS
15 29 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 26 (19.40%) PowerShell
16 26 (19.40%) Data Modelling
17 25 (18.66%) JavaScript
17 25 (18.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (18.66%) Node.js
18 24 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (17.16%) WCF
20 22 (16.42%) Android
20 22 (16.42%) iPhone
20 22 (16.42%) CRM
20 22 (16.42%) Web Services
20 22 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
21 21 (15.67%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.99%) IIS
2 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.24%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.49%) Confluence
4 2 (1.49%) WordPress
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) DNN
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.24%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.24%) FastStats
2 3 (2.24%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.24%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.93%) Google Play
2 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.49%) GitHub
4 2 (1.49%) IaaS
4 2 (1.49%) PaaS
4 2 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) Firewall
2 19 (14.18%) DNS
3 3 (2.24%) DHCP
3 3 (2.24%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) VPN
4 2 (1.49%) ICMP
4 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.58%) SQL Server 2016
2 41 (30.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (18.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (15.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (12.69%) Power BI
7 17 (12.69%) SAP Data Services
7 17 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (11.94%) MS Access
9 11 (8.21%) MySQL
10 9 (6.72%) SAP BW
11 6 (4.48%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
12 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (2.99%) OLAP
14 3 (2.24%) DTS
15 2 (1.49%) DB2
15 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.19%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.22%) Flyway
4 6 (4.48%) JIRA
5 5 (3.73%) gulp
5 5 (3.73%) JBehave
5 5 (3.73%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (3.73%) Maven
5 5 (3.73%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.24%) AdminStudio
6 3 (2.24%) MSI
6 3 (2.24%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.49%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.75%) Moq
General
1 20 (14.93%) Games
2 13 (9.70%) Marketing
3 10 (7.46%) German Language
4 6 (4.48%) Finance
4 6 (4.48%) Retail
5 5 (3.73%) French Language
6 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (1.49%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 96 (71.64%) Developer
2 48 (35.82%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 20 (14.93%) Digital Developer
5 17 (12.69%) Senior Developer
6 15 (11.19%) SQL Developer
7 13 (9.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (8.21%) DBA
8 11 (8.21%) SQL DBA
9 10 (7.46%) Analyst
9 10 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (5.22%) Data Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) Senior DBA
11 7 (5.22%) Senior SQL DBA
11 7 (5.22%) Senior SQL Server DBA
11 7 (5.22%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (4.48%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (61.94%) .NET
2 48 (35.82%) ASP.NET
3 36 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 29 (21.64%) KnockoutJS
5 25 (18.66%) Node.js
6 23 (17.16%) WCF
7 22 (16.42%) Web Services
8 21 (15.67%) HTML
9 20 (14.93%) Ninject
10 19 (14.18%) CSS
10 19 (14.18%) MDX
11 17 (12.69%) SOAP
12 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (11.94%) REST
13 15 (11.19%) RESTful
13 15 (11.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (8.21%) .NET Framework
15 10 (7.46%) AngularJS
16 8 (5.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) iPhone
2 20 (14.93%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.70%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.72%) Tandem
5 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) NHS
7 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.75%) Fintech
9 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.42%) Android
2 15 (11.19%) Windows
3 11 (8.21%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.97%) Linux
5 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.61%) MVC
3 35 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (24.63%) ETL
5 32 (23.88%) TDD
6 31 (23.13%) Web Application Development
7 26 (19.40%) Data Modelling
8 22 (16.42%) CRM
9 20 (14.93%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (14.93%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (13.43%) Unit Testing
11 17 (12.69%) Kimball Methodology
11 17 (12.69%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (11.94%) Database Tuning
12 16 (11.94%) ETL Development
12 16 (11.94%) Inmon Methodology
13 11 (8.21%) BDD
14 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.72%) Scrum
16 8 (5.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.01%) C#
2 57 (42.54%) SQL
3 35 (26.12%) T-SQL
4 26 (19.40%) PowerShell
5 25 (18.66%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.94%) VBA
7 12 (8.96%) Java
8 5 (3.73%) ES6
9 3 (2.24%) C
9 3 (2.24%) C++
9 3 (2.24%) VB
10 2 (1.49%) Go
10 2 (1.49%) PHP
10 2 (1.49%) Python
10 2 (1.49%) Ruby
10 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) MCSE
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.24%) MCTS
4 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (2.24%) SCCM
1 3 (2.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (2.24%) WMI
1 3 (2.24%) WSUS
2 2 (1.49%) Ansible
2 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.93%) Google
3 16 (11.94%) Cognos
3 16 (11.94%) IBM
4 15 (11.19%) SAP
5 3 (2.24%) Dell
5 3 (2.24%) OpenText
5 3 (2.24%) RedGate
5 3 (2.24%) Sage
5 3 (2.24%) SonicWALL
5 3 (2.24%) Symantec
5 3 (2.24%) VMware
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle
6 2 (1.49%) Veeam
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco
7 1 (0.75%) Sybase