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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 610 674 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.83% 27.14% 26.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.10% 49.82% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 521 577 590
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £27,500
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
1107 1353 1396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.50% 54.49% 51.93%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1094 1207
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 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 136 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Hemel Hempstead 0 73 £35,000 -12.50% 8
St Albans -8 58 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Welwyn Garden City 0 45 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Rickmansworth +7 37 £44,000 +35.38% 2
Borehamwood +13 23 £40,000 +5.96%
Letchworth 0 17 £41,875 +11.66%
Stevenage -7 12 £28,500 -16.17% 1
Royston -1 11 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Hoddesdon -1 9 £40,000 +53.84%
Harpenden 0 7 £25,000 -33.33%
Hitchin -12 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Welwyn - 4 £28,250 -
Hertford +2 3 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Broxbourne - 3 £75,000 -
Kings Langley - 3 £45,000 -
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +1 1 £42,000 +40.00% 2
Berkhamsted -1 1 £45,000 +32.35%
Potters Bar - 1 £55,000 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 390 (36.31%) SQL Server
2 379 (35.29%) .NET
3 344 (32.03%) JavaScript
4 329 (30.63%) C#
5 319 (29.70%) Java
6 308 (28.68%) Microsoft
7 304 (28.31%) Oracle
8 301 (28.03%) HTML
9 285 (26.54%) Windows
10 263 (24.49%) Finance
11 253 (23.56%) XML
12 230 (21.42%) ASP.NET
13 222 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
14 216 (20.11%) Degree
15 207 (19.27%) MVC
16 204 (18.99%) Linux
17 191 (17.78%) CSS
18 184 (17.13%) MS Excel
19 152 (14.15%) jQuery
20 150 (13.97%) Scrum
20 150 (13.97%) T-SQL
21 141 (13.13%) J2EE
22 140 (13.04%) Software Engineering
23 137 (12.76%) SQL Server 2008
24 132 (12.29%) TDD
25 131 (12.20%) Web Services
26 130 (12.10%) PL/SQL
27 124 (11.55%) Ajax
28 123 (11.45%) Relational Database
29 122 (11.36%) UNIX

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 115 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 104 (9.68%) IIS
3 100 (9.31%) WebSphere
4 86 (8.01%) Tomcat
5 58 (5.40%) JBoss
6 50 (4.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 49 (4.56%) Apache
8 37 (3.45%) MS Exchange
9 35 (3.26%) WebLogic
10 34 (3.17%) MQSeries
11 24 (2.23%) CMS
12 20 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (1.40%) Lync
15 14 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
16 13 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (1.21%) Drupal
16 13 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 184 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 81 (7.54%) MS Office
3 16 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) SPSS
5 5 (0.47%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.093%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (2.98%) Oracle Financials
2 31 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (1.02%) Magento
7 10 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.93%) Agresso
8 9 (0.84%) Maximo
8 9 (0.84%) CA PPM
9 7 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
12 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.37%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
13 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.61%) Office 365
2 26 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.05%) SaaS
4 7 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.37%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) Yammer
7 2 (0.19%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.093%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.40%) HTTP
2 42 (3.91%) SAN
3 38 (3.54%) Firewall
3 38 (3.54%) DNS
4 34 (3.17%) Internet
5 33 (3.07%) DHCP
6 31 (2.89%) FTP
7 29 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 20 (1.86%) WAN
8 20 (1.86%) LAN
9 15 (1.40%) VPN
10 10 (0.93%) IPv4
10 10 (0.93%) VLAN
10 10 (0.93%) NAS
11 9 (0.84%) SSL
12 8 (0.74%) VoIP
13 7 (0.65%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.65%) PuTTY
13 7 (0.65%) WinSCP
13 7 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (36.31%) SQL Server
2 137 (12.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 98 (9.12%) Oracle Database
5 90 (8.38%) MySQL
6 81 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 63 (5.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (5.49%) DB2
10 57 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 39 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (2.89%) NoSQL
15 23 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (1.86%) QlikView
16 20 (1.86%) RDBMS
16 20 (1.86%) Big Data
17 19 (1.77%) MS Access
17 19 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 82 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (5.77%) Subversion
3 58 (5.40%) NUnit
4 52 (4.84%) Selenium
5 47 (4.38%) Visual Studio
6 43 (4.00%) Maven
7 42 (3.91%) JUnit
8 41 (3.82%) Eclipse
8 41 (3.82%) TeamCity
9 33 (3.07%) Git (software)
10 25 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
11 23 (2.14%) JIRA
12 22 (2.05%) LoadRunner
13 20 (1.86%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.86%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.77%) Ant
15 16 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (1.49%) Jenkins
16 14 (1.30%) Toad
17 11 (1.02%) JBehave
General
1 263 (24.49%) Finance
2 107 (9.96%) Retail
3 45 (4.19%) Banking
4 31 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.51%) Games
6 25 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.68%) Back Office
8 15 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.21%) Marketing
10 12 (1.12%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.02%) Advertising
11 11 (1.02%) Online Betting
12 10 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.65%) Electronics
14 6 (0.56%) Front Office
14 6 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.47%) Automotive
16 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.28%) Billing
17 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 554 (51.58%) Developer
2 178 (16.57%) Analyst
3 172 (16.01%) .NET Developer
4 124 (11.55%) C# Developer
5 118 (10.99%) Senior Developer
6 109 (10.15%) Java Developer
7 92 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 91 (8.47%) Software Developer
9 85 (7.91%) Support Analyst
10 69 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 69 (6.42%) Senior .NET Developer
11 63 (5.87%) Software Engineer
12 60 (5.59%) Junior
13 56 (5.21%) Web Developer
14 51 (4.75%) Applications Support
14 51 (4.75%) Administrator
15 50 (4.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 49 (4.56%) Consultant
17 46 (4.28%) Junior Developer
18 45 (4.19%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (35.29%) .NET
2 301 (28.03%) HTML
3 253 (23.56%) XML
4 230 (21.42%) ASP.NET
5 191 (17.78%) CSS
6 152 (14.15%) jQuery
7 141 (13.13%) J2EE
8 131 (12.20%) Web Services
9 124 (11.55%) Ajax
10 120 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 105 (9.78%) Spring
12 97 (9.03%) XSLT
13 85 (7.91%) Hibernate
13 85 (7.91%) HTML5
14 79 (7.36%) WCF
15 60 (5.59%) .NET Framework
15 60 (5.59%) SOAP
16 53 (4.93%) JDBC
16 53 (4.93%) JSON
16 53 (4.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 110 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 24 (2.23%) Open Source
5 21 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 21 (1.96%) Replication
6 19 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.40%) Statistics
10 13 (1.21%) Physics
10 13 (1.21%) EFT
11 11 (1.02%) User Experience
11 11 (1.02%) Online Games
12 10 (0.93%) Economics
13 9 (0.84%) Informatics
13 9 (0.84%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.74%) iSeries
14 8 (0.74%) Clustering
15 7 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 285 (26.54%) Windows
2 204 (18.99%) Linux
3 122 (11.36%) UNIX
4 38 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (3.35%) AIX
6 35 (3.26%) Solaris
7 33 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.49%) HPUX
10 16 (1.49%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.12%) CentOS
12 6 (0.56%) Debian
12 6 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.28%) Android
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (19.27%) MVC
3 150 (13.97%) Scrum
4 140 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 132 (12.29%) TDD
6 107 (9.96%) E-Commerce
7 91 (8.47%) OO
8 84 (7.82%) ITIL
9 83 (7.73%) Multithreading
10 79 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (5.31%) Web Development
12 54 (5.03%) Analytics
13 53 (4.93%) Unit Testing
14 52 (4.84%) SOA
15 50 (4.66%) OOD
16 47 (4.38%) Mobile Development
17 43 (4.00%) Problem Management
18 42 (3.91%) Data Modelling
19 41 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
20 40 (3.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 344 (32.03%) JavaScript
2 329 (30.63%) C#
3 319 (29.70%) Java
4 150 (13.97%) T-SQL
5 130 (12.10%) PL/SQL
6 54 (5.03%) VB.NET
7 53 (4.93%) PHP
8 51 (4.75%) VB
9 49 (4.56%) Perl
10 43 (4.00%) C++
11 42 (3.91%) Python
12 38 (3.54%) VBA
13 31 (2.89%) Objective-C
14 26 (2.42%) Bash Shell
15 25 (2.33%) XPath
16 23 (2.14%) C
17 21 (1.96%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.77%) VBScript
19 18 (1.68%) Ruby
20 14 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 216 (20.11%) Degree
2 37 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.89%) ISEB
4 26 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.49%) Sun Certification
7 12 (1.12%) MCSE
7 12 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.84%) MCSA
9 7 (0.65%) MCITP
9 7 (0.65%) SAP Certification
10 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.47%) PhD
11 5 (0.47%) MCTS
12 4 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.28%) CBAP
13 3 (0.28%) MCP
14 2 (0.19%) MCSD
14 2 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.56%) QA
2 37 (3.45%) SLA
3 13 (1.21%) ISO 8583
4 12 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.74%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.37%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.19%) HL7
9 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.02%) vSphere
5 10 (0.93%) VirtualBox
5 10 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.65%) Terminal Server
6 7 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.65%) XenServer
7 6 (0.56%) XenApp
7 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.28%) Samba
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.093%) Xen
11 1 (0.093%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (1.02%) Backup Exec
2 9 (0.84%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.56%) SCCM
4 6 (0.56%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
5 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.093%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.093%) Ansible
6 1 (0.093%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.093%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 308 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 304 (28.31%) Oracle
3 81 (7.54%) IBM
4 79 (7.36%) VMware
5 44 (4.10%) SAP
6 34 (3.17%) Citrix
7 31 (2.89%) HP
8 25 (2.33%) Sun
9 21 (1.96%) Cisco
9 21 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.86%) Sybase
11 15 (1.40%) Business Objects
12 13 (1.21%) Cognos
12 13 (1.21%) Apple
12 13 (1.21%) Tableau
13 12 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
13 12 (1.12%) Google
14 9 (0.84%) Symantec
15 8 (0.74%) OpenLink
15 8 (0.74%) Adobe
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 10 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IC Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & bonus sche
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Head Start Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k plus 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago