The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harpenden region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 54.55% 90.00% 38.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 90.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 7
Average salary £23,750 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
SQL
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harpenden region.

Programming Languages Category
Harpenden
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 72.73% 100.00% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 25
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Harpenden region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

SQL
Salary Trend in Harpenden

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Harpenden region.

SQL Salary Trend in Harpenden

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harpenden

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Harpenden region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Office 365
8 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.25%) Line Management
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) WinForms
8 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) VBA
8 1 (6.25%) Active Directory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Harpenden by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Harpenden region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) PBX
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (18.75%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (12.50%) IT Support
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) People Management
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
2 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sage