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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 521 515 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.75% 26.91% 28.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.78% 46.31% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 435 428 757
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1068 1112 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 44.59% 58.10% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 866 923 1480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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% 10
St Albans -12 46 £50,000 +81.81% 6
Welwyn Garden City 0 36 £42,000 +20.00% 6
Stevenage -5 31 £32,500 -12.16% 4
Hertford +7 21 £40,000 -20.00%
Hemel Hempstead -21 19 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Rickmansworth -1 17 £45,000 +28.57%
Bishop's Stortford +4 14 £41,250 +33.06%
Borehamwood 0 10 £26,500 -41.11% 3
Potters Bar 0 9 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Letchworth -3 9 £37,500 +29.31%
Harpenden +5 7 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Berkhamsted 0 6 £37,500 - 2
Hitchin - 5 £37,500 - 2
Hoddesdon +4 4 £35,750 +30.00%
Royston - 4 £45,000 - 2
Tring - 2 £41,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
Baldock - 1 £27,500 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 368 (35.15%) SQL Server
2 338 (32.28%) Oracle
3 318 (30.37%) C#
4 293 (27.98%) Finance
5 285 (27.22%) .NET
6 284 (27.13%) Java
7 277 (26.46%) Microsoft
8 247 (23.59%) JavaScript
8 247 (23.59%) Windows
9 216 (20.63%) HTML
10 200 (19.10%) Degree
11 193 (18.43%) ASP.NET
12 187 (17.86%) UNIX
13 175 (16.71%) XML
14 170 (16.24%) Linux
15 157 (15.00%) CSS
16 155 (14.80%) T-SQL
16 155 (14.80%) MS Excel
17 152 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
18 144 (13.75%) Retail
19 139 (13.28%) Web Services
20 137 (13.09%) MVC
21 129 (12.32%) PL/SQL
21 129 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
22 117 (11.17%) MS Office
23 106 (10.12%) E-Commerce
24 103 (9.84%) J2EE
24 103 (9.84%) ITIL
25 102 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
26 99 (9.46%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 98 (9.36%) IIS
2 96 (9.17%) WebSphere
3 95 (9.07%) SharePoint
4 77 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 75 (7.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 55 (5.25%) CMS
7 39 (3.72%) MQSeries
8 38 (3.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 36 (3.44%) OpenEdge
10 32 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
11 27 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 26 (2.48%) Apache
13 23 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (2.10%) JBoss
15 17 (1.62%) WebLogic
15 17 (1.62%) MS Exchange
16 16 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 15 (1.43%) Lync
18 13 (1.24%) Drupal
18 13 (1.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 155 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 117 (11.17%) MS Office
3 11 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.67%) Mingle
5 5 (0.48%) SPSS
6 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.29%) MS Project
8 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 51 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (4.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (2.87%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (2.29%) Oracle 11i
6 20 (1.91%) Agresso
7 17 (1.62%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 17 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
8 16 (1.53%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 10 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.48%) Magento
11 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
13 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
13 2 (0.19%) RiskWrite
13 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
13 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.53%) Taleo
2 14 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.67%) SaaS
5 6 (0.57%) Office 365
6 5 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.096%) GitHub
9 1 (0.096%) IaaS
9 1 (0.096%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.83%) HTTP
2 50 (4.78%) FTP
3 38 (3.63%) Internet
4 18 (1.72%) SAN
5 17 (1.62%) SSH
5 17 (1.62%) DNS
6 16 (1.53%) PuTTY
6 16 (1.53%) WinSCP
7 12 (1.15%) LAN
7 12 (1.15%) WAN
8 11 (1.05%) DHCP
9 9 (0.86%) ATM
9 9 (0.86%) VPN
10 8 (0.76%) PBX
11 7 (0.67%) VoIP
11 7 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.57%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.48%) Firewall
14 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (35.15%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (9.07%) Relational Database
3 95 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (7.07%) MySQL
5 71 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (6.78%) Oracle Database
6 61 (5.83%) DB2
7 41 (3.92%) Oracle Discoverer
8 37 (3.53%) RDBMS
9 36 (3.44%) Data Mining
9 36 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
10 32 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (2.20%) OLAP
13 20 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 14 (1.34%) OLAP Cube
16 13 (1.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (5.64%) Visual Studio
2 51 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (4.58%) Selenium
4 46 (4.39%) NUnit
5 45 (4.30%) Subversion
5 45 (4.30%) JUnit
6 40 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
7 36 (3.44%) Ant
7 36 (3.44%) Maven
8 25 (2.39%) SpecFlow
9 24 (2.29%) Jenkins
10 23 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.10%) Calabash
11 22 (2.10%) Eclipse
11 22 (2.10%) WATIR
11 22 (2.10%) TeamCity
11 22 (2.10%) JBehave
12 18 (1.72%) Toad
13 17 (1.62%) JIRA
14 14 (1.34%) Git (software)
General
1 293 (27.98%) Finance
2 144 (13.75%) Retail
3 50 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 36 (3.44%) Banking
5 34 (3.25%) Marketing
6 22 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.53%) Games
8 12 (1.15%) Law
9 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.05%) Back Office
9 11 (1.05%) Billing
10 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.76%) Advertising
12 7 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.29%) Legal
15 1 (0.096%) Electronics
15 1 (0.096%) Front Office
15 1 (0.096%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 476 (45.46%) Developer
2 269 (25.69%) Analyst
3 101 (9.65%) Support Analyst
4 93 (8.88%) .NET Developer
5 88 (8.40%) Java Developer
6 85 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 74 (7.07%) Junior
8 69 (6.59%) Applications Support
9 67 (6.40%) C# Developer
10 60 (5.73%) Software Developer
11 59 (5.64%) Consultant
12 54 (5.16%) DBA
13 50 (4.78%) Business Analyst
14 46 (4.39%) SQL DBA
15 45 (4.30%) Junior Developer
16 41 (3.92%) Team Leader
16 41 (3.92%) Web Developer
16 41 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
17 37 (3.53%) SQL Developer
18 35 (3.34%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (27.22%) .NET
2 216 (20.63%) HTML
3 193 (18.43%) ASP.NET
4 175 (16.71%) XML
5 157 (15.00%) CSS
6 139 (13.28%) Web Services
7 103 (9.84%) J2EE
8 99 (9.46%) jQuery
9 70 (6.69%) Ajax
10 61 (5.83%) XSLT
11 60 (5.73%) JDBC
12 55 (5.25%) Spring
12 55 (5.25%) HTML5
13 54 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (5.06%) JSP
15 51 (4.87%) Middleware
16 49 (4.68%) .NET Framework
17 47 (4.49%) WCF
18 41 (3.92%) Hibernate
19 38 (3.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 129 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 25 (2.39%) Mathematics
3 25 (2.39%) Open Source
4 22 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 19 (1.81%) Data Integration
7 18 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.43%) User Experience
9 14 (1.34%) Replication
10 13 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.15%) EFT
11 12 (1.15%) FMCG
12 10 (0.96%) Statistics
12 10 (0.96%) Physics
12 10 (0.96%) Clustering
13 9 (0.86%) Web 2.0
13 9 (0.86%) Data Conversion
14 8 (0.76%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 247 (23.59%) Windows
2 187 (17.86%) UNIX
3 170 (16.24%) Linux
4 57 (5.44%) Solaris
5 44 (4.20%) AIX
6 32 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.24%) HPUX
10 12 (1.15%) CentOS
11 9 (0.86%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.57%) Android
13 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.096%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (13.09%) MVC
3 106 (10.12%) E-Commerce
4 103 (9.84%) ITIL
5 81 (7.74%) Software Engineering
6 78 (7.45%) Scrum
7 74 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (5.83%) OO
9 60 (5.73%) TDD
10 58 (5.54%) CRM
10 58 (5.54%) Web Development
11 51 (4.87%) Analytics
12 48 (4.58%) SOA
12 48 (4.58%) Software Testing
13 47 (4.49%) Workflow
13 47 (4.49%) ETL
14 44 (4.20%) Multithreading
15 43 (4.11%) Test Scripting
16 42 (4.01%) Change Management
17 37 (3.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 318 (30.37%) C#
2 284 (27.13%) Java
3 247 (23.59%) JavaScript
4 155 (14.80%) T-SQL
5 129 (12.32%) PL/SQL
6 75 (7.16%) VB
7 66 (6.30%) VB.NET
8 63 (6.02%) Perl
9 58 (5.54%) VBA
10 53 (5.06%) Shell Script
11 45 (4.30%) PHP
12 32 (3.06%) Bash Shell
13 30 (2.87%) C
14 27 (2.58%) Ruby
15 23 (2.20%) VB6
16 21 (2.01%) C++
17 19 (1.81%) Python
18 12 (1.15%) XPath
19 11 (1.05%) Objective-C
19 11 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 200 (19.10%) Degree
2 53 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 53 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.15%) MCTS
5 21 (2.01%) MCITP
6 20 (1.91%) MCSE
7 18 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.62%) OCP
8 17 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
8 17 (1.62%) Sun Certification
9 14 (1.34%) ISEB
10 12 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.67%) MCSD
11 7 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.57%) NCDA
12 6 (0.57%) NCIE
12 6 (0.57%) VCAP
13 5 (0.48%) MCP
13 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.87%) QA
2 23 (2.20%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.72%) SLA
4 5 (0.48%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) HL7
6 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.29%) WCAG
7 1 (0.096%) DICOM
7 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.96%) vSphere
3 26 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.86%) XenApp
7 6 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.57%) Samba
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.38%) XenServer
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.096%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (1.91%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.67%) Backup Exec
3 7 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (0.38%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.38%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Legato
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.096%) MOM
7 1 (0.096%) SCCM
7 1 (0.096%) SCOM
7 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 338 (32.28%) Oracle
2 277 (26.46%) Microsoft
3 93 (8.88%) IBM
4 61 (5.83%) VMware
5 45 (4.30%) Business Objects
6 29 (2.77%) Citrix
7 26 (2.48%) Sun
8 21 (2.01%) EPiServer
9 20 (1.91%) Cisco
10 16 (1.53%) SAP
10 16 (1.53%) HP
11 13 (1.24%) Google
11 13 (1.24%) Teradata
12 12 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.96%) Symantec
14 9 (0.86%) Tableau
14 9 (0.86%) Interwoven
15 8 (0.76%) Sybase
15 8 (0.76%) Sage
16 7 (0.67%) CheckPoint
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Salary: £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum 28-32k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefts
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic benefits!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago