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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 527 511 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.24% 26.99% 27.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.22% 47.67% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 435 417 728
Average salary £44,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.03% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
1116 1072 1693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.09% 56.63% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 875 875 1469
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -1 148 £42,500 +6.25% 7
St Albans -8 50 £55,000 +100.00% 4
Welwyn Garden City +1 43 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Stevenage -2 27 £34,000 -9.33% 6
Rickmansworth -5 19 £45,000 +22.44% 2
Hemel Hempstead -23 17 £32,000 -11.11% 4
Potters Bar 0 13 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Hertford +5 12 £40,000 -20.00%
Borehamwood 0 12 £27,750 -38.33% 3
Harpenden +4 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Letchworth 0 9 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Ware - 8 £26,750 - 4
Berkhamsted - 8 £37,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +2 6 £50,000 +58.73%
Royston - 6 £45,000 - 2
Hitchin -13 5 £37,500 - 1
Hoddesdon +1 2 £48,250 +75.45%
Tring - 2 £41,000 - 1
Baldock - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 341 (33.66%) SQL Server
2 325 (32.08%) Oracle
3 292 (28.83%) Finance
4 290 (28.63%) C#
5 287 (28.33%) Java
6 270 (26.65%) .NET
7 263 (25.96%) Microsoft
8 249 (24.58%) JavaScript
9 236 (23.30%) Windows
10 226 (22.31%) HTML
11 216 (21.32%) Degree
12 192 (18.95%) UNIX
13 179 (17.67%) XML
14 175 (17.28%) Linux
15 170 (16.78%) ASP.NET
16 158 (15.60%) CSS
16 158 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
17 149 (14.71%) MS Excel
18 147 (14.51%) MVC
19 141 (13.92%) Retail
20 137 (13.52%) T-SQL
21 132 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
22 129 (12.73%) Web Services
23 120 (11.85%) PL/SQL
24 112 (11.06%) E-Commerce
25 108 (10.66%) Relational Database
26 107 (10.56%) MS Office
27 105 (10.37%) J2EE
28 104 (10.27%) jQuery
28 104 (10.27%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 97 (9.58%) IIS
2 94 (9.28%) WebSphere
3 93 (9.18%) SharePoint
4 79 (7.80%) Tomcat
5 70 (6.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 39 (3.85%) MQSeries
6 39 (3.85%) CMS
7 35 (3.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 32 (3.16%) OpenEdge
9 26 (2.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 25 (2.47%) Apache
10 25 (2.47%) JBoss
11 23 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (1.68%) WebLogic
13 17 (1.68%) MS Exchange
14 15 (1.48%) Lync
15 14 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (1.38%) Adobe CQ
16 12 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 149 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 107 (10.56%) MS Office
3 10 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.59%) SPSS
4 6 (0.59%) Mingle
5 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.39%) MS Project
5 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.30%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (4.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (3.55%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (2.37%) Oracle 11i
6 22 (2.17%) Agresso
7 17 (1.68%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 17 (1.68%) Oracle iProcurement
8 12 (1.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 8 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.59%) Magento
11 4 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.30%) SAP Business One
13 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (1.18%) Taleo
2 12 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.69%) SaaS
4 6 (0.59%) Office 365
5 5 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.099%) GitHub
7 1 (0.099%) IaaS
7 1 (0.099%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.92%) HTTP
2 51 (5.03%) FTP
3 35 (3.46%) Internet
4 20 (1.97%) SAN
5 19 (1.88%) SSH
6 18 (1.78%) PuTTY
6 18 (1.78%) WinSCP
7 17 (1.68%) DNS
8 12 (1.18%) LAN
8 12 (1.18%) WAN
8 12 (1.18%) DHCP
9 11 (1.09%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.99%) VPN
10 10 (0.99%) Firewall
11 9 (0.89%) ATM
12 7 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.59%) VoIP
13 6 (0.59%) IPv4
14 5 (0.49%) PBX
15 4 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (33.66%) SQL Server
2 108 (10.66%) Relational Database
3 101 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (8.69%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (8.00%) MySQL
6 68 (6.71%) Oracle Database
7 65 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 63 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 62 (6.12%) DB2
10 37 (3.65%) Oracle Discoverer
11 35 (3.46%) RDBMS
11 35 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
14 30 (2.96%) Data Mining
15 24 (2.37%) OLAP
16 18 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
17 17 (1.68%) Big Data
17 17 (1.68%) QlikView
18 16 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (5.23%) NUnit
3 52 (5.13%) JUnit
4 51 (5.03%) Selenium
5 49 (4.84%) Visual Studio
6 43 (4.24%) Subversion
7 40 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
8 37 (3.65%) Maven
9 31 (3.06%) Ant
10 30 (2.96%) SpecFlow
11 29 (2.86%) Cucumber
12 28 (2.76%) TeamCity
12 28 (2.76%) Eclipse
13 27 (2.67%) Jenkins
14 24 (2.37%) Calabash
14 24 (2.37%) WATIR
14 24 (2.37%) JBehave
15 23 (2.27%) Toad
16 21 (2.07%) Git (software)
17 20 (1.97%) JIRA
General
1 292 (28.83%) Finance
2 141 (13.92%) Retail
3 44 (4.34%) Manufacturing
4 41 (4.05%) Banking
5 25 (2.47%) Marketing
6 18 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.68%) Back Office
8 15 (1.48%) Games
9 12 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.09%) Law
10 11 (1.09%) Billing
10 11 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.79%) Advertising
11 8 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.30%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.099%) Front Office
14 1 (0.099%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 458 (45.21%) Developer
2 243 (23.99%) Analyst
3 101 (9.97%) Support Analyst
4 95 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 87 (8.59%) Java Developer
6 84 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 77 (7.60%) Junior
8 67 (6.61%) Applications Support
9 65 (6.42%) Software Developer
10 62 (6.12%) C# Developer
11 58 (5.73%) Consultant
12 52 (5.13%) DBA
13 49 (4.84%) Junior Developer
14 44 (4.34%) Business Analyst
15 43 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
16 40 (3.95%) SQL DBA
17 38 (3.75%) Web Developer
18 37 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
19 34 (3.36%) Team Leader
20 33 (3.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (26.65%) .NET
2 226 (22.31%) HTML
3 179 (17.67%) XML
4 170 (16.78%) ASP.NET
5 158 (15.60%) CSS
6 129 (12.73%) Web Services
7 105 (10.37%) J2EE
8 104 (10.27%) jQuery
9 77 (7.60%) Ajax
10 64 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 62 (6.12%) XSLT
12 61 (6.02%) JDBC
13 54 (5.33%) Spring
13 54 (5.33%) HTML5
14 51 (5.03%) JSP
15 46 (4.54%) Middleware
16 44 (4.34%) Hibernate
16 44 (4.34%) WCF
17 43 (4.24%) .NET Framework
18 41 (4.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.86%) Open Source
4 25 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 20 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.97%) Visualisation
6 17 (1.68%) Data Integration
7 15 (1.48%) EFT
8 13 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.18%) User Experience
9 12 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.18%) FMCG
9 12 (1.18%) Physics
10 11 (1.09%) Statistics
11 10 (0.99%) Replication
12 9 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.79%) Web 2.0
13 8 (0.79%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.59%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 236 (23.30%) Windows
2 192 (18.95%) UNIX
3 175 (17.28%) Linux
4 52 (5.13%) Solaris
5 43 (4.24%) AIX
6 33 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.38%) HPUX
10 9 (0.89%) CentOS
11 8 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.30%) Android
15 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (14.51%) MVC
3 112 (11.06%) E-Commerce
4 104 (10.27%) ITIL
5 91 (8.98%) Scrum
6 88 (8.69%) Software Engineering
7 75 (7.40%) OO
8 72 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (6.91%) TDD
10 59 (5.82%) CRM
11 56 (5.53%) Web Development
12 55 (5.43%) Analytics
13 52 (5.13%) SOA
14 50 (4.94%) Multithreading
15 48 (4.74%) ETL
16 46 (4.54%) Software Testing
17 42 (4.15%) Workflow
18 40 (3.95%) Change Management
18 40 (3.95%) Test Scripting
18 40 (3.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 290 (28.63%) C#
2 287 (28.33%) Java
3 249 (24.58%) JavaScript
4 137 (13.52%) T-SQL
5 120 (11.85%) PL/SQL
6 59 (5.82%) Perl
7 58 (5.73%) VB
8 57 (5.63%) VB.NET
9 51 (5.03%) Shell Script
10 42 (4.15%) VBA
10 42 (4.15%) PHP
11 31 (3.06%) Ruby
12 30 (2.96%) C
13 29 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 24 (2.37%) C++
14 24 (2.37%) Python
15 19 (1.88%) VB6
16 16 (1.58%) XPath
17 15 (1.48%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 216 (21.32%) Degree
2 47 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.96%) MCTS
5 21 (2.07%) Sun Certification
5 21 (2.07%) ISEB
6 18 (1.78%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
8 15 (1.48%) MCSE
9 14 (1.38%) OCP
9 14 (1.38%) MCITP
10 7 (0.69%) MCSA
11 6 (0.59%) MCSD
12 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.39%) NCDA
13 4 (0.39%) NCIE
13 4 (0.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.76%) QA
2 25 (2.47%) ISO 9001
3 24 (2.37%) SLA
4 8 (0.79%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.49%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) WCAG
8 2 (0.20%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.86%) vSphere
3 27 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.89%) Terminal Server
6 8 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.59%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.59%) Samba
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.39%) XenApp
9 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.20%) XenServer
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.099%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.099%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (2.07%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (0.59%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (0.39%) CA Wily
4 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.20%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 2 (0.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.20%) Legato
7 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.099%) MOM
7 1 (0.099%) Puppet
Vendors
1 325 (32.08%) Oracle
2 263 (25.96%) Microsoft
3 89 (8.79%) IBM
4 60 (5.92%) VMware
5 36 (3.55%) Business Objects
6 28 (2.76%) Sun
7 24 (2.37%) Citrix
8 19 (1.88%) SAP
9 18 (1.78%) Cisco
10 17 (1.68%) EPiServer
11 15 (1.48%) Google
12 14 (1.38%) HP
13 12 (1.18%) Tableau
14 10 (0.99%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.89%) Teradata
16 8 (0.79%) CheckPoint
16 8 (0.79%) Symantec
16 8 (0.79%) Interwoven
17 7 (0.69%) Sybase
17 7 (0.69%) SolarWinds
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £470000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago