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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 48 46 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.89% 9.56% 19.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.00% 50.55% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 96
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £56,250
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 100 91 194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 18.52% 18.92% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 76 78 143
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 69 (60.53%) .NET
2 56 (49.12%) SQL
3 55 (48.25%) C#
4 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
5 45 (39.47%) ASP.NET
6 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (31.58%) MVC
8 35 (30.70%) CRM
9 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 32 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (25.44%) WCF
11 29 (25.44%) HTML
12 25 (21.93%) Java
12 25 (21.93%) RESTful
12 25 (21.93%) KnockoutJS
12 25 (21.93%) AngularJS
13 22 (19.30%) Node.js
14 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 20 (17.54%) Windows
15 19 (16.67%) OO
15 19 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 19 (16.67%) TDD
15 19 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (16.67%) Web Application Development
16 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (15.79%) jQuery
17 17 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 16 (14.04%) Scrum

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 16 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.65%) CMS
4 10 (8.77%) Umbraco
5 7 (6.14%) IIS
6 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.75%) Confluence
8 2 (1.75%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.88%) JBoss
9 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.63%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.63%) FastStats
2 3 (2.63%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.75%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) Office 365
3 3 (2.63%) Google Play
3 3 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.75%) GitHub
4 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) DNS
2 2 (1.75%) ICMP
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.75%) VoIP
2 2 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.88%) Skype
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2014
2 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.28%) RDBMS
3 14 (12.28%) Relational Database
4 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (6.14%) OLAP
8 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.51%) MySQL
10 3 (2.63%) DTS
11 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.75%) DB2
11 2 (1.75%) Power BI
11 2 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.53%) Maven
2 8 (7.02%) gulp
2 8 (7.02%) JBehave
2 8 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.02%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.51%) JIRA
3 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.88%) Moq
6 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (10.53%) Retail
2 11 (9.65%) Music Industry
3 5 (4.39%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) French Language
4 4 (3.51%) German Language
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (76.32%) Developer
2 36 (31.58%) .NET Developer
2 36 (31.58%) SQL Developer
3 20 (17.54%) C# Developer
4 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
5 15 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.65%) Unix Developer
8 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (8.77%) C# Web Developer
8 10 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (8.77%) Web Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Mid-Level C# Developer
11 7 (6.14%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Lead Developer
12 6 (5.26%) DBA
12 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (60.53%) .NET
2 45 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 32 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (25.44%) HTML
4 29 (25.44%) WCF
5 25 (21.93%) AngularJS
5 25 (21.93%) KnockoutJS
5 25 (21.93%) RESTful
6 22 (19.30%) Node.js
7 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 19 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (15.79%) jQuery
10 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (12.28%) CSS
11 14 (12.28%) Web Services
12 12 (10.53%) Entity Framework
12 12 (10.53%) HTML5
12 12 (10.53%) JAX-RS
12 12 (10.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.39%) iPhone
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) PMI
4 3 (2.63%) iPad
5 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.53%) Unix
4 7 (6.14%) Android
4 7 (6.14%) Linux
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.39%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.58%) MVC
3 35 (30.70%) CRM
4 19 (16.67%) OO
4 19 (16.67%) TDD
4 19 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 17 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (14.04%) Scrum
7 15 (13.16%) Web Development
8 12 (10.53%) ETL
8 12 (10.53%) UML
9 11 (9.65%) BDD
9 11 (9.65%) High Availability
9 11 (9.65%) Migration
9 11 (9.65%) OOD
9 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.65%) Wealth Management
10 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.02%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (49.12%) SQL
2 55 (48.25%) C#
3 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.93%) Java
5 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.40%) Ruby
6 13 (11.40%) VB.NET
7 12 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 11 (9.65%) VB
9 8 (7.02%) ES6
10 5 (4.39%) C++
11 4 (3.51%) Apex Code
11 4 (3.51%) C
12 2 (1.75%) Go
12 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.75%) Python
13 1 (0.88%) ABAP
13 1 (0.88%) R
13 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.75%) Terraform
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) RedGate
2 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.63%) Dell
3 3 (2.63%) Google
3 3 (2.63%) Sage
3 3 (2.63%) SonicWALL
3 3 (2.63%) Symantec
4 2 (1.75%) Cognos
4 2 (1.75%) IBM
4 2 (1.75%) OpenText
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.88%) New Relic
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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