The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 583 639 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.74% 28.17% 25.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.29% 52.29% 48.92%
Number of salaries quoted 485 537 577
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1094 1222 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.05% 53.88% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 889 994 1247
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford 0 131 £46,000 +22.66% 8
Hemel Hempstead 0 64 £35,000 -12.50% 4
St Albans -8 54 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Welwyn Garden City 0 45 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Rickmansworth +6 33 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Borehamwood +5 22 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Letchworth +1 16 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Stevenage -7 12 £38,750 +14.81%
Hoddesdon +1 9 £40,000 +53.84%
Harpenden 0 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Royston -4 6 £42,500 +30.76%
Ware +1 5 - -
Hitchin -14 4 £55,000 +25.00%
Welwyn - 4 £28,250 -
Broxbourne - 3 £75,000 -
Bishop's Stortford +2 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Hertford +1 2 £36,250 -19.44%
Berkhamsted 0 2 £45,000 +32.35%
Kings Langley - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Potters Bar -3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 385 (35.26%) SQL Server
2 366 (33.52%) .NET
3 343 (31.41%) JavaScript
4 325 (29.76%) Microsoft
5 324 (29.67%) Java
6 323 (29.58%) C#
7 312 (28.57%) Oracle
8 300 (27.47%) HTML
9 296 (27.11%) Windows
10 269 (24.63%) Finance
11 244 (22.34%) XML
12 233 (21.34%) Degree
13 218 (19.96%) ASP.NET
14 215 (19.69%) Linux
15 209 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
16 199 (18.22%) CSS
17 196 (17.95%) MVC
18 188 (17.22%) MS Excel
19 153 (14.01%) jQuery
20 151 (13.83%) T-SQL
21 141 (12.91%) Scrum
22 139 (12.73%) UNIX
22 139 (12.73%) Web Services
23 138 (12.64%) J2EE
24 137 (12.55%) Software Engineering
25 135 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
26 132 (12.09%) PL/SQL
27 125 (11.45%) Relational Database
28 123 (11.26%) Ajax
29 122 (11.17%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 121 (11.08%) SharePoint
2 114 (10.44%) IIS
3 103 (9.43%) WebSphere
4 89 (8.15%) Tomcat
5 58 (5.31%) JBoss
6 55 (5.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 49 (4.49%) Apache
8 38 (3.48%) WebLogic
9 36 (3.30%) MS Exchange
9 36 (3.30%) MQSeries
10 24 (2.20%) CMS
11 19 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (1.56%) Lync
13 16 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
14 15 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (1.28%) Drupal
15 14 (1.28%) Apache Solr
15 14 (1.28%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 188 (17.22%) MS Excel
2 90 (8.24%) MS Office
3 14 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.46%) SPSS
5 5 (0.46%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.46%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.092%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 35 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (3.02%) Oracle Financials
3 32 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (1.74%) Agresso
6 10 (0.92%) Magento
6 10 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.82%) Maximo
7 9 (0.82%) CA PPM
8 8 (0.73%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 8 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.37%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.27%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.38%) Office 365
2 22 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.83%) SaaS
4 9 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.18%) Yammer
7 1 (0.092%) GitHub
7 1 (0.092%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.59%) HTTP
2 41 (3.75%) SAN
3 39 (3.57%) Internet
4 38 (3.48%) FTP
5 36 (3.30%) Firewall
5 36 (3.30%) DNS
6 30 (2.75%) DHCP
7 29 (2.66%) TCP/IP
8 23 (2.11%) WAN
8 23 (2.11%) LAN
9 18 (1.65%) VPN
10 11 (1.01%) VoIP
10 11 (1.01%) SSH
11 10 (0.92%) NAS
11 10 (0.92%) PuTTY
11 10 (0.92%) WinSCP
11 10 (0.92%) SSL
11 10 (0.92%) IPv4
12 9 (0.82%) VLAN
13 7 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (35.26%) SQL Server
2 135 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 91 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 90 (8.24%) MySQL
6 71 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
6 71 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 66 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (5.68%) DB2
8 62 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (2.11%) RDBMS
13 22 (2.01%) QlikView
13 22 (2.01%) NoSQL
14 21 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (1.74%) MS Access
16 19 (1.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 80 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (5.49%) Subversion
3 58 (5.31%) NUnit
4 54 (4.95%) Selenium
5 51 (4.67%) Visual Studio
6 46 (4.21%) JUnit
6 46 (4.21%) Maven
7 40 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 40 (3.66%) TeamCity
8 34 (3.11%) Git (software)
9 26 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (2.20%) Ant
11 23 (2.11%) JIRA
11 23 (2.11%) LoadRunner
11 23 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.11%) SpecFlow
12 19 (1.74%) Jenkins
13 17 (1.56%) Toad
14 16 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
15 14 (1.28%) JBehave
General
1 269 (24.63%) Finance
2 121 (11.08%) Retail
3 48 (4.40%) Banking
4 28 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.20%) Games
7 20 (1.83%) Back Office
8 16 (1.47%) Marketing
9 14 (1.28%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.10%) Advertising
12 9 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.82%) Online Betting
13 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.55%) Front Office
15 5 (0.46%) Electronics
16 4 (0.37%) Billing
17 3 (0.27%) Law
17 3 (0.27%) Legal
18 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 544 (49.82%) Developer
2 201 (18.41%) Analyst
3 163 (14.93%) .NET Developer
4 116 (10.62%) Senior Developer
5 112 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 109 (9.98%) C# Developer
7 94 (8.61%) Support Analyst
8 91 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 82 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 67 (6.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 65 (5.95%) Junior
12 62 (5.68%) Software Engineer
12 62 (5.68%) Applications Support
13 58 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
14 54 (4.95%) Web Developer
15 49 (4.49%) Junior Developer
16 48 (4.40%) DBA
17 46 (4.21%) Consultant
18 44 (4.03%) Administrator
19 41 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (33.52%) .NET
2 300 (27.47%) HTML
3 244 (22.34%) XML
4 218 (19.96%) ASP.NET
5 199 (18.22%) CSS
6 153 (14.01%) jQuery
7 139 (12.73%) Web Services
8 138 (12.64%) J2EE
9 123 (11.26%) Ajax
10 108 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 99 (9.07%) XSLT
12 97 (8.88%) Spring
13 86 (7.88%) HTML5
14 83 (7.60%) Hibernate
15 80 (7.33%) WCF
16 61 (5.59%) SOAP
17 57 (5.22%) JDBC
17 57 (5.22%) .NET Framework
18 54 (4.95%) JSON
18 54 (4.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 122 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (10.35%) Computer Science
3 31 (2.84%) Mathematics
4 24 (2.20%) Replication
4 24 (2.20%) Visualisation
4 24 (2.20%) Open Source
5 19 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 18 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.47%) Statistics
9 15 (1.37%) EFT
10 14 (1.28%) Physics
11 12 (1.10%) User Experience
12 11 (1.01%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.92%) FMCG
14 9 (0.82%) Online Games
14 9 (0.82%) Informatics
15 8 (0.73%) Clustering
15 8 (0.73%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 296 (27.11%) Windows
2 215 (19.69%) Linux
3 139 (12.73%) UNIX
4 40 (3.66%) Solaris
5 39 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (3.39%) AIX
7 31 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (2.01%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.56%) HPUX
11 16 (1.47%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.92%) CentOS
13 7 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.55%) Debian
15 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.27%) Android
16 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.092%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (17.95%) MVC
3 141 (12.91%) Scrum
4 137 (12.55%) Software Engineering
5 121 (11.08%) TDD
6 108 (9.89%) E-Commerce
7 99 (9.07%) ITIL
8 91 (8.33%) OO
9 84 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 72 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (5.68%) Web Development
12 61 (5.59%) Analytics
13 51 (4.67%) Unit Testing
13 51 (4.67%) OOD
13 51 (4.67%) SOA
14 48 (4.40%) CRM
15 47 (4.30%) Problem Management
16 42 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (3.66%) Data Modelling
18 37 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (31.41%) JavaScript
2 324 (29.67%) Java
3 323 (29.58%) C#
4 151 (13.83%) T-SQL
5 132 (12.09%) PL/SQL
6 57 (5.22%) Perl
7 54 (4.95%) PHP
8 52 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 48 (4.40%) VB
10 45 (4.12%) Python
11 38 (3.48%) C++
12 37 (3.39%) VBA
13 30 (2.75%) Objective-C
14 28 (2.56%) Bash Shell
15 27 (2.47%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.38%) XPath
17 25 (2.29%) C
18 21 (1.92%) Ruby
19 15 (1.37%) VBScript
20 14 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 233 (21.34%) Degree
2 37 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (2.75%) ISEB
5 24 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.56%) Sun Certification
8 11 (1.01%) MCSE
8 11 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.92%) MCTS
9 10 (0.92%) MCSA
10 8 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.64%) SAP Certification
11 7 (0.64%) MCITP
12 5 (0.46%) PhD
13 4 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.27%) MCDST
14 3 (0.27%) CBAP
14 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.58%) QA
2 37 (3.39%) SLA
3 16 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.19%) ISO 8583
5 8 (0.73%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.37%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.18%) HL7
9 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.092%) WCAG
9 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
System Software
1 64 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.56%) vSphere
5 11 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.92%) Terminal Server
6 10 (0.92%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.64%) XenApp
7 7 (0.64%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.55%) Samba
8 6 (0.55%) XenServer
9 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.092%) Xen
12 1 (0.092%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (1.01%) Backup Exec
1 11 (1.01%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.55%) SCCM
3 6 (0.55%) SCOM
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.18%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.18%) Puppet
5 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.092%) Ansible
6 1 (0.092%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.092%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 325 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 312 (28.57%) Oracle
3 91 (8.33%) IBM
4 83 (7.60%) VMware
5 42 (3.85%) SAP
6 36 (3.30%) Citrix
7 32 (2.93%) HP
8 30 (2.75%) Sun
9 24 (2.20%) Cisco
10 21 (1.92%) Business Objects
10 21 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.56%) Sybase
11 17 (1.56%) Cognos
12 15 (1.37%) Tableau
13 13 (1.19%) Google
14 11 (1.01%) Apple
15 9 (0.82%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.82%) Symantec
16 8 (0.73%) SonicWALL
17 7 (0.64%) Infor
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 56 minutes ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k plus 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
Posted: 3 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Netcel
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum + discretionary bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Data Lynx
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Energon People
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £37k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago