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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 460 521 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.60% 27.15% 26.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.32% 49.57% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 374 423 593
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
1015 1051 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.88% 54.77% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 763 850 1303
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 £62,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +1 131 £45,000 +18.42% 15
St Albans -8 44 £55,000 +74.60% 10
Welwyn Garden City +1 39 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Stevenage 0 22 £40,000 +9.58% 5
Ware 0 18 £26,750 +16.30%
Rickmansworth -5 18 £40,000 +8.84%
Hemel Hempstead -18 15 £32,000 -11.11% 6
Borehamwood +2 13 £40,000 - 1
Harpenden +2 10 £32,500 -25.28% 1
Letchworth 0 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Potters Bar 0 8 £47,500 +58.33%
Hertford +11 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkhamsted - 5 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon +4 4 £43,250 +51.75% 1
Royston - 4 £43,750 -
Bishop's Stortford +2 3 £27,500 -10.56%
Hitchin -20 2 £47,500 -
Broxbourne - 2 £75,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Tring - 1 £41,000 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 337 (34.11%) SQL Server
2 311 (31.48%) Oracle
3 289 (29.25%) JavaScript
4 288 (29.15%) Java
4 288 (29.15%) C#
4 288 (29.15%) .NET
5 286 (28.95%) Finance
6 268 (27.13%) Microsoft
7 261 (26.42%) HTML
8 230 (23.28%) Windows
9 225 (22.77%) Degree
10 194 (19.64%) XML
11 181 (18.32%) Linux
12 180 (18.22%) CSS
13 170 (17.21%) UNIX
14 166 (16.80%) ASP.NET
15 154 (15.59%) MS Excel
16 152 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
17 151 (15.28%) MVC
18 143 (14.47%) T-SQL
19 141 (14.27%) Retail
20 129 (13.06%) jQuery
21 128 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
22 126 (12.75%) Web Services
23 122 (12.35%) PL/SQL
24 116 (11.74%) Relational Database
25 113 (11.44%) E-Commerce
26 110 (11.13%) J2EE
27 108 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
28 107 (10.83%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 103 (10.43%) IIS
2 85 (8.60%) WebSphere
3 83 (8.40%) SharePoint
4 72 (7.29%) Tomcat
5 58 (5.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 40 (4.05%) MQSeries
7 30 (3.04%) JBoss
8 28 (2.83%) Apache
9 27 (2.73%) CMS
10 25 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
11 23 (2.33%) OpenEdge
12 18 (1.82%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.62%) MS Exchange
13 16 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
14 15 (1.52%) Node.js
14 15 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (1.42%) Lync
16 13 (1.32%) SAS
17 12 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
17 12 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 154 (15.59%) MS Excel
2 86 (8.70%) MS Office
3 9 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.81%) SPSS
5 5 (0.51%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.40%) MS Project
6 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.20%) Mingle
7 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 47 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (4.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (4.15%) Oracle Financials
4 36 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (2.23%) Agresso
6 18 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
7 16 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
7 16 (1.62%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 5 (0.51%) Magento
9 4 (0.40%) Maximo
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.40%) CA Clarity
10 3 (0.30%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.81%) Office 365
4 7 (0.71%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Taleo
5 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.36%) HTTP
2 43 (4.35%) FTP
3 36 (3.64%) Internet
4 22 (2.23%) SAN
5 19 (1.92%) DNS
6 16 (1.62%) SSH
7 15 (1.52%) PuTTY
7 15 (1.52%) WinSCP
7 15 (1.52%) Firewall
8 14 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.42%) VPN
9 13 (1.32%) LAN
9 13 (1.32%) DHCP
9 13 (1.32%) WAN
10 10 (1.01%) IPv4
11 6 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.61%) VoIP
11 6 (0.61%) ATM
12 4 (0.40%) SNMP
12 4 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (34.11%) SQL Server
2 116 (11.74%) Relational Database
3 108 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 82 (8.30%) MySQL
5 77 (7.79%) Oracle Database
6 76 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (5.87%) DB2
9 57 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 50 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (3.34%) RDBMS
13 32 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
14 29 (2.94%) Data Mining
15 23 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (2.33%) OLAP
16 22 (2.23%) Oracle Discoverer
16 22 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (2.02%) NoSQL
18 19 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 56 (5.67%) NUnit
2 52 (5.26%) JUnit
3 50 (5.06%) Subversion
4 47 (4.76%) Selenium
5 45 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 39 (3.95%) Maven
7 37 (3.74%) Oracle Forms
7 37 (3.74%) Eclipse
8 32 (3.24%) TeamCity
9 30 (3.04%) SpecFlow
10 28 (2.83%) Ant
10 28 (2.83%) Cucumber
11 25 (2.53%) Jenkins
12 23 (2.33%) Toad
13 21 (2.13%) WATIR
13 21 (2.13%) JBehave
13 21 (2.13%) Calabash
14 20 (2.02%) Git (software)
15 18 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 286 (28.95%) Finance
2 141 (14.27%) Retail
3 46 (4.66%) Banking
4 37 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.13%) Back Office
7 18 (1.82%) Games
7 18 (1.82%) Marketing
8 13 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.01%) Billing
10 9 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.91%) Advertising
10 9 (0.91%) Law
11 5 (0.51%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.51%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.30%) Legal
13 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 473 (47.87%) Developer
2 209 (21.15%) Analyst
3 116 (11.74%) .NET Developer
4 93 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 90 (9.11%) Support Analyst
6 85 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 80 (8.10%) Software Developer
8 74 (7.49%) Junior
9 72 (7.29%) C# Developer
10 65 (6.58%) Applications Support
11 55 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 54 (5.47%) Junior Developer
13 51 (5.16%) Consultant
14 50 (5.06%) Software Engineer
15 48 (4.86%) DBA
16 42 (4.25%) Business Analyst
16 42 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
17 39 (3.95%) Web Developer
18 33 (3.34%) SQL DBA
19 31 (3.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (29.15%) .NET
2 261 (26.42%) HTML
3 194 (19.64%) XML
4 180 (18.22%) CSS
5 166 (16.80%) ASP.NET
6 129 (13.06%) jQuery
7 126 (12.75%) Web Services
8 110 (11.13%) J2EE
9 96 (9.72%) Ajax
10 76 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (7.69%) XSLT
11 72 (7.29%) HTML5
12 65 (6.58%) Spring
13 55 (5.57%) JDBC
14 53 (5.36%) Hibernate
15 52 (5.26%) SOAP
15 52 (5.26%) WCF
16 46 (4.66%) RESTful
17 45 (4.55%) JSP
18 43 (4.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 128 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (9.31%) Computer Science
3 27 (2.73%) Mathematics
4 24 (2.43%) Open Source
5 23 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 22 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.62%) Replication
9 14 (1.42%) EFT
9 14 (1.42%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.42%) Statistics
9 14 (1.42%) Physics
10 13 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.21%) FMCG
12 11 (1.11%) User Experience
13 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.01%) Web 2.0
14 8 (0.81%) Clustering
14 8 (0.81%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 230 (23.28%) Windows
2 181 (18.32%) Linux
3 170 (17.21%) UNIX
4 49 (4.96%) Solaris
5 35 (3.54%) AIX
6 28 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (2.02%) HPUX
9 13 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.71%) CentOS
12 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.40%) Debian
13 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.20%) Android
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (15.28%) MVC
3 113 (11.44%) E-Commerce
4 107 (10.83%) Software Engineering
5 98 (9.92%) ITIL
6 94 (9.51%) Scrum
7 87 (8.81%) OO
8 70 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
9 69 (6.98%) TDD
10 63 (6.38%) Web Development
10 63 (6.38%) Multithreading
11 61 (6.17%) Analytics
12 53 (5.36%) CRM
13 50 (5.06%) ETL
14 46 (4.66%) SOA
15 41 (4.15%) Data Modelling
16 40 (4.05%) Software Testing
17 39 (3.95%) Problem Management
18 38 (3.85%) Test Automation
18 38 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 289 (29.25%) JavaScript
2 288 (29.15%) Java
2 288 (29.15%) C#
3 143 (14.47%) T-SQL
4 122 (12.35%) PL/SQL
5 62 (6.28%) VB
6 55 (5.57%) Perl
7 49 (4.96%) VB.NET
8 41 (4.15%) PHP
9 38 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 37 (3.74%) VBA
11 32 (3.24%) Python
12 30 (3.04%) C++
13 29 (2.94%) Ruby
14 28 (2.83%) C
14 28 (2.83%) Bash Shell
15 25 (2.53%) XPath
16 20 (2.02%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.52%) VB6
18 10 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 225 (22.77%) Degree
2 39 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.83%) ISEB
5 27 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.53%) Sun Certification
7 21 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.62%) MCTS
8 16 (1.62%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.91%) OCP
11 7 (0.71%) MCSE
12 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.61%) MCSA
13 5 (0.51%) PhD
14 3 (0.30%) MCDST
14 3 (0.30%) MCITP
14 3 (0.30%) CBAP
14 3 (0.30%) MCP
15 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.73%) ISO 9001
2 26 (2.63%) QA
3 21 (2.13%) SLA
4 8 (0.81%) ISO 8583
4 8 (0.81%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.30%) WCAG
7 2 (0.20%) HL7
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.13%) vSphere
4 10 (1.01%) Terminal Server
4 10 (1.01%) VirtualBox
5 7 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.61%) Samba
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.20%) XenApp
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (1.62%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (0.61%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.40%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.10%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 311 (31.48%) Oracle
2 268 (27.13%) Microsoft
3 82 (8.30%) IBM
4 60 (6.07%) VMware
5 34 (3.44%) Business Objects
6 28 (2.83%) Sun
7 25 (2.53%) SAP
8 22 (2.23%) Citrix
9 18 (1.82%) HP
10 16 (1.62%) Google
11 15 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.52%) Cisco
12 14 (1.42%) Tableau
13 13 (1.32%) Sybase
14 11 (1.11%) EPiServer
15 10 (1.01%) Interwoven
16 8 (0.81%) CheckPoint
17 7 (0.71%) Actuate
17 7 (0.71%) CA
18 6 (0.61%) JD Edwards
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £34000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago