SQL Developer Skills Assessment

SQL Developer Skills Assessment

Assessment Summary
A SQL Developer is a business professional who specializes in using the programming language ‘Structured Query Language’ in order to design, implement and maintain databases that applications will use. They will work with different parts of the business in order to make sure they are interacting with the databases in the correct manner and to enforce the correct standards and procedures. This assessment contains 11 questions that are designed to test the varying skills of the candidate’s ability to succeed and thrive in the role from a variety of different skills that are relevant.
Skills tested in this assessment
A SQL Developer must be highly proficient in writing SQL statements. This must also be paired with their knowledge of database security ensuring the data is not tampered with by the wrong person. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment, the following skills are looked at it in detail, their ability to write different efficient and reusable SQL queries, their knowledge of databases, and their problem-solving skills.
What to test with this assessment
From a carefully constructed set of questions that test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a SQL Developer, you will be able to determine their abilities problem-solving skills when trying to perform various different functions in their day-to-day role when working with databases. Similarly, you will find out their proficiency and thought process when constructing SQL queries.

About the SQL Developer Skills Assessment

Want to hire the best SQL Developer to grow your business? Use our expert SQL Developer skills test to hire the best person and never make another bad hire.

SQL developers have a high level of understanding of the various operations you’re able to accomplish in SQL queries and use this knowledge to construct queries which are efficient and return all data that is needed.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate is able to write SQL queries based off information given to them, creating tables with multiple clustered index’s, xml output for a given query, identifying and rectifying performance issues of a database and their ability to problem solve with examples from a real-life situation.


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Question Type: Multiple Choice

You are creating a table where you want to ensure that the 'Sno' & 'ID' columns have distinct values and records do not have Null or Blank entries. What will be the correct syntax for this?
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Question Type: Multiple Choice

In your database, you have a heap table. For the past few days, you have been facing performance issues while performing search operations on the table. After analysis, you get to know that it is a "Forwarding Pointers Issue", How will you resolve it?
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Problem Solving

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Describe a complicated problem you have had to deal with at work. How did you go about solving it?

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