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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 14 19 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 65 47 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.80% 8.22% 18.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.90% 40.17% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 69
Median salary £40,000 £51,068 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.67% +7.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,000
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 Watford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 105 117 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.06% 20.45% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 79 126
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 79 (58.09%) .NET
2 72 (52.94%) C#
3 64 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 59 (43.38%) JavaScript
4 59 (43.38%) SQL
5 52 (38.24%) MVC
6 50 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (31.62%) Microsoft
9 41 (30.15%) jQuery
9 41 (30.15%) SharePoint
10 38 (27.94%) MS Excel
11 36 (26.47%) HTML
12 34 (25.00%) RESTful
13 32 (23.53%) Web Application Development
14 30 (22.06%) AngularJS
15 28 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (19.85%) KnockoutJS
16 27 (19.85%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (19.85%) WCF
16 27 (19.85%) Java
16 27 (19.85%) CRM
17 25 (18.38%) Node.js
18 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (16.91%) TDD
19 22 (16.18%) CSS
19 22 (16.18%) Windows
20 20 (14.71%) Windows Server
21 19 (13.97%) High Availability
21 19 (13.97%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related 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 41 (30.15%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (12.50%) IIS
3 17 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.82%) MS Exchange
5 10 (7.35%) CMS
6 9 (6.62%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.94%) JBoss
7 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.21%) Apache
9 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.74%) Drupal
10 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.68%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.68%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.47%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) Firewall
2 2 (1.47%) DNS
2 2 (1.47%) FTP
2 2 (1.47%) SSH
3 1 (0.74%) AMQP
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.74%) Skype
3 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 18 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (11.03%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.35%) MySQL
4 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.68%) Power BI
8 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.82%) Maven
3 10 (7.35%) gulp
3 10 (7.35%) JBehave
3 10 (7.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (7.35%) WebDriver
4 9 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.74%) Moq
7 1 (0.74%) MSTest
7 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (11.03%) Music Industry
2 9 (6.62%) Finance
3 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.68%) Advertising
4 5 (3.68%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (72.79%) Developer
2 42 (30.88%) .NET Developer
3 30 (22.06%) C# Developer
4 26 (19.12%) SQL Developer
5 20 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (13.97%) SharePoint Developer
7 17 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (10.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (8.82%) Mid-Level C# Developer
11 11 (8.09%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (8.09%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (7.35%) C# Web Developer
12 10 (7.35%) Web Developer
13 9 (6.62%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
13 9 (6.62%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
14 8 (5.88%) Analyst
14 8 (5.88%) HTML Developer
15 7 (5.15%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (58.09%) .NET
2 64 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 48 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (30.15%) jQuery
5 36 (26.47%) HTML
6 34 (25.00%) RESTful
7 30 (22.06%) AngularJS
8 28 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (19.85%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (19.85%) WCF
10 25 (18.38%) Node.js
11 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (16.18%) CSS
13 18 (13.24%) .NET Framework
14 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 17 (12.50%) Entity Framework
15 16 (11.76%) Web Services
16 15 (11.03%) Code First Entity Framework
17 14 (10.29%) HTML5
18 13 (9.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) PKI
3 3 (2.21%) iPad
3 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.74%) FMCG
5 1 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Windows
2 20 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.76%) Unix
4 12 (8.82%) Linux
5 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.41%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.24%) MVC
2 50 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.53%) Web Application Development
4 27 (19.85%) CRM
5 23 (16.91%) TDD
6 19 (13.97%) High Availability
6 19 (13.97%) OO
7 16 (11.76%) Scrum
8 15 (11.03%) BDD
8 15 (11.03%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (8.82%) Web Development
10 10 (7.35%) OOP
10 10 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (7.35%) UML
11 9 (6.62%) Migration
12 8 (5.88%) OOD
13 7 (5.15%) Content Management
13 7 (5.15%) ETL
13 7 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (52.94%) C#
2 59 (43.38%) JavaScript
2 59 (43.38%) SQL
3 27 (19.85%) Java
4 19 (13.97%) VB
5 18 (13.24%) VB.NET
6 15 (11.03%) Ruby
7 14 (10.29%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.09%) T-SQL
9 10 (7.35%) ES6
10 9 (6.62%) C++
11 8 (5.88%) C
12 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.47%) ABAP
13 2 (1.47%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.47%) VBA
14 1 (0.74%) R
14 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) CEH
2 5 (3.68%) SSCP
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (3.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle
3 5 (3.68%) Dell
3 5 (3.68%) Sage
3 5 (3.68%) SonicWALL
3 5 (3.68%) Sybase
3 5 (3.68%) Symantec
4 4 (2.94%) SAP
4 4 (2.94%) VMware
5 3 (2.21%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.21%) Citrix
5 3 (2.21%) IBM
5 3 (2.21%) New Relic
6 2 (1.47%) Cognos
6 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.47%) Tableau
7 1 (0.74%) Teradata
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago