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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 607 647 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.04% 25.63% 24.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.64% 48.25% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 501 570 510
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1091 1341 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 48.60% 53.13% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1096 1013
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 139 £49,250 +23.12% 6
St Albans -5 84 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Hemel Hempstead 0 65 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Rickmansworth +5 37 £52,500 +43.83% 3
Welwyn Garden City +1 37 £50,000 +51.51% 4
Borehamwood +12 31 £40,000 +5.96% 2
Stevenage -12 12 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Letchworth -1 11 £34,250 -6.16% 2
Royston -2 11 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Bishop's Stortford +3 4 £40,250 +34.16% 2
Hoddesdon -5 4 £38,750 +49.03%
Hitchin +1 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Harpenden 0 3 £22,000 -41.33% 2
Kings Langley - 3 £45,000 -
Potters Bar +4 2 £49,500 +41.42% 1
Baldock - 2 £28,184 -
Hertford 0 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
Welwyn - 1 £24,000 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 427 (38.09%) SQL Server
2 412 (36.75%) .NET
3 375 (33.45%) JavaScript
4 335 (29.88%) C#
5 328 (29.26%) Java
6 322 (28.72%) Oracle
7 314 (28.01%) HTML
8 294 (26.23%) Windows
9 290 (25.87%) Microsoft
10 277 (24.71%) Finance
11 276 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
12 274 (24.44%) XML
13 257 (22.93%) ASP.NET
14 239 (21.32%) MVC
15 201 (17.93%) CSS
16 196 (17.48%) Degree
17 190 (16.95%) Linux
18 189 (16.86%) MS Excel
19 182 (16.24%) T-SQL
20 179 (15.97%) Scrum
21 167 (14.90%) jQuery
22 161 (14.36%) TDD
23 148 (13.20%) J2EE
24 144 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
25 143 (12.76%) PL/SQL
26 140 (12.49%) SQL Server 2008
27 134 (11.95%) Web Services
28 128 (11.42%) Software Engineering
28 128 (11.42%) Ajax
29 122 (10.88%) Spring

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 105 (9.37%) IIS
2 104 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 102 (9.10%) WebSphere
4 88 (7.85%) Tomcat
5 71 (6.33%) Apache
6 61 (5.44%) JBoss
7 45 (4.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 41 (3.66%) MS Exchange
9 32 (2.85%) WebLogic
10 28 (2.50%) MQSeries
11 25 (2.23%) CMS
12 22 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 14 (1.25%) Drupal
16 13 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
17 12 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (1.07%) Lync
18 10 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
19 9 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 189 (16.86%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.07%) MS Office
3 17 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.45%) MS Project
7 3 (0.27%) SPSS
7 3 (0.27%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.089%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 36 (3.21%) Oracle Financials
2 30 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (1.25%) Magento
6 10 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.80%) Maximo
7 9 (0.80%) CA PPM
8 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.36%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.18%) Unica
11 2 (0.18%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.03%) Office 365
2 28 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.41%) SaaS
4 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.36%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.18%) Yammer
6 2 (0.18%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.089%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.00%) HTTP
2 50 (4.46%) Firewall
3 45 (4.01%) DNS
4 43 (3.84%) SAN
5 41 (3.66%) DHCP
6 32 (2.85%) TCP/IP
7 23 (2.05%) Internet
8 22 (1.96%) FTP
9 20 (1.78%) WAN
9 20 (1.78%) LAN
10 13 (1.16%) VPN
11 12 (1.07%) NAS
11 12 (1.07%) SSL
12 11 (0.98%) VLAN
13 7 (0.62%) IPv4
13 7 (0.62%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.62%) VoIP
13 7 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.54%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (38.09%) SQL Server
2 140 (12.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 117 (10.44%) Relational Database
4 114 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 113 (10.08%) Oracle Database
6 101 (9.01%) MySQL
7 97 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 62 (5.53%) DB2
10 55 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 43 (3.84%) NoSQL
12 43 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 33 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (2.05%) MongoDB
16 22 (1.96%) DbVisualizer
17 21 (1.87%) QlikView
18 20 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
19 17 (1.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 87 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 73 (6.51%) Subversion
3 58 (5.17%) NUnit
4 57 (5.08%) Selenium
5 48 (4.28%) TeamCity
6 46 (4.10%) Eclipse
7 36 (3.21%) Git (software)
7 36 (3.21%) Visual Studio
8 35 (3.12%) JUnit
9 34 (3.03%) Maven
10 24 (2.14%) LoadRunner
11 23 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
12 20 (1.78%) JIRA
13 19 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
13 19 (1.69%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.25%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.07%) Ant
16 11 (0.98%) Jenkins
17 8 (0.71%) WebDriver
17 8 (0.71%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 277 (24.71%) Finance
2 89 (7.94%) Retail
3 39 (3.48%) Banking
4 38 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.59%) Games
6 20 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.61%) Back Office
8 16 (1.43%) Online Betting
9 15 (1.34%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.25%) Marketing
11 12 (1.07%) Advertising
12 11 (0.98%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.71%) Automotive
14 7 (0.62%) Electronics
14 7 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.54%) Billing
16 5 (0.45%) Front Office
16 5 (0.45%) Legal
17 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 598 (53.35%) Developer
2 205 (18.29%) .NET Developer
3 181 (16.15%) Analyst
4 139 (12.40%) C# Developer
5 125 (11.15%) Senior Developer
6 121 (10.79%) Java Developer
7 109 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 92 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 90 (8.03%) Software Developer
10 81 (7.23%) Support Analyst
11 78 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
12 72 (6.42%) Web Developer
13 68 (6.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 64 (5.71%) Software Engineer
15 57 (5.08%) Administrator
15 57 (5.08%) Consultant
16 45 (4.01%) DBA
16 45 (4.01%) SQL Developer
17 44 (3.93%) C# Software Engineer
18 43 (3.84%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (36.75%) .NET
2 314 (28.01%) HTML
3 274 (24.44%) XML
4 257 (22.93%) ASP.NET
5 201 (17.93%) CSS
6 167 (14.90%) jQuery
7 148 (13.20%) J2EE
8 144 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 134 (11.95%) Web Services
10 128 (11.42%) Ajax
11 122 (10.88%) Spring
12 99 (8.83%) XSLT
13 91 (8.12%) HTML5
14 89 (7.94%) Hibernate
15 79 (7.05%) .NET Framework
16 76 (6.78%) WCF
17 62 (5.53%) CSS3
18 57 (5.08%) Struts
19 56 (5.00%) JSON
20 52 (4.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 28 (2.50%) Open Source
4 25 (2.23%) Mathematics
5 23 (2.05%) Replication
6 17 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 17 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.43%) Online Games
8 15 (1.34%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.16%) EFT
11 11 (0.98%) Economics
11 11 (0.98%) Statistics
11 11 (0.98%) User Experience
12 9 (0.80%) FMCG
13 8 (0.71%) iSeries
13 8 (0.71%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.62%) Clustering
14 7 (0.62%) Informatics
14 7 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 294 (26.23%) Windows
2 190 (16.95%) Linux
3 118 (10.53%) UNIX
4 43 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (3.39%) AIX
6 33 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (2.85%) Solaris
8 24 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.78%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.52%) CentOS
11 15 (1.34%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.98%) HPUX
13 6 (0.54%) Debian
14 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.27%) Android
17 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.089%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (21.32%) MVC
3 179 (15.97%) Scrum
4 161 (14.36%) TDD
5 128 (11.42%) Software Engineering
6 108 (9.63%) E-Commerce
7 96 (8.56%) OO
8 94 (8.39%) Multithreading
9 90 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (6.16%) Web Development
11 66 (5.89%) Unit Testing
12 65 (5.80%) ITIL
13 61 (5.44%) SOA
14 60 (5.35%) Analytics
15 54 (4.82%) OOD
16 48 (4.28%) OOP
17 47 (4.19%) Mobile Development
18 45 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
19 42 (3.75%) Data Modelling
20 41 (3.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 375 (33.45%) JavaScript
2 335 (29.88%) C#
3 328 (29.26%) Java
4 182 (16.24%) T-SQL
5 143 (12.76%) PL/SQL
6 62 (5.53%) PHP
7 52 (4.64%) Perl
8 49 (4.37%) VB.NET
9 47 (4.19%) VB
10 42 (3.75%) Python
11 41 (3.66%) C++
12 35 (3.12%) Objective-C
13 33 (2.94%) VBA
14 30 (2.68%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.87%) VBScript
15 21 (1.87%) C
16 20 (1.78%) XPath
17 17 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.89%) Ruby
19 8 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 196 (17.48%) Degree
2 36 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.68%) ISEB
4 25 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.34%) Sun Certification
8 13 (1.16%) MCSE
8 13 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.80%) MCSA
10 7 (0.62%) SAP Certification
10 7 (0.62%) CISSP
10 7 (0.62%) CISM
11 6 (0.54%) MCITP
11 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.36%) CBAP
12 4 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.27%) MCP
13 3 (0.27%) PhD
14 2 (0.18%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.55%) QA
2 31 (2.77%) SLA
3 14 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.16%) ISO 8583
5 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.36%) RosettaNet
8 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.89%) Terminal Services
5 8 (0.71%) vSphere
5 8 (0.71%) XenApp
5 8 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.62%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.62%) XenServer
7 5 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.36%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.089%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (0.89%) Backup Exec
2 9 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.54%) SCCM
4 6 (0.54%) SCOM
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.27%) Puppet
6 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Ansible
7 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.089%) Legato
8 1 (0.089%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.089%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.089%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.089%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 322 (28.72%) Oracle
2 290 (25.87%) Microsoft
3 78 (6.96%) VMware
4 75 (6.69%) IBM
5 53 (4.73%) SAP
6 38 (3.39%) HP
7 34 (3.03%) Citrix
8 29 (2.59%) Sybase
9 26 (2.32%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.96%) Apple
10 22 (1.96%) Cisco
11 21 (1.87%) Sun
11 21 (1.87%) Jaspersoft
12 16 (1.43%) Tableau
12 16 (1.43%) Cognos
13 15 (1.34%) Business Objects
14 12 (1.07%) Google
15 11 (0.98%) Adobe
15 11 (0.98%) SonicWALL
16 8 (0.71%) Symantec
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 11 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Exsurgo
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago