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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 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 506 490 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.86% 24.28% 27.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.47% 42.20% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 429 421 637
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1066 1161 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.05% 57.53% 53.94%
Number of salaries quoted 877 992 1334
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 123 £41,500 +16.90% 12
Hemel Hempstead -10 39 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Stevenage +2 32 £36,750 -2.00% 5
Welwyn Garden City +2 29 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hertford +6 26 £42,500 +21.42% 1
St Albans -9 24 £45,000 -1.09% 3
Bishop's Stortford +6 18 £30,000 +27.65% 3
Berkhamsted +3 16 £37,500 -
Letchworth -5 12 £32,500 - 1
Hitchin -9 11 £60,000 +51.89%
Rickmansworth +7 8 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Borehamwood +10 6 £24,500 -38.75% 1
Potters Bar -6 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Harpenden +1 5 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Hoddesdon - 4 £25,000 - 1
Ware - 1 £45,000 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 413 (35.66%) Oracle
2 401 (34.63%) SQL Server
3 339 (29.27%) .NET
4 331 (28.58%) C#
5 324 (27.98%) Finance
6 316 (27.29%) Java
7 294 (25.39%) Microsoft
8 262 (22.63%) JavaScript
9 255 (22.02%) ASP.NET
9 255 (22.02%) Windows
10 227 (19.60%) Degree
11 222 (19.17%) HTML
12 212 (18.31%) UNIX
13 195 (16.84%) XML
14 190 (16.41%) Web Services
15 180 (15.54%) Linux
16 177 (15.28%) CSS
17 176 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
18 170 (14.68%) T-SQL
19 164 (14.16%) MVC
20 155 (13.39%) Retail
20 155 (13.39%) MS Excel
21 135 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
22 134 (11.57%) PL/SQL
23 125 (10.79%) MS Office
24 116 (10.02%) Oracle Database
25 114 (9.84%) E-Commerce
26 112 (9.67%) VB
27 107 (9.24%) J2EE
28 106 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 104 (8.98%) WebSphere
2 98 (8.46%) SharePoint
3 95 (8.20%) IIS
4 89 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 82 (7.08%) CMS
6 76 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 48 (4.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 46 (3.97%) IBM HTTP Server
9 39 (3.37%) MQSeries
10 36 (3.11%) Apache
10 36 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (2.42%) MS Exchange
12 24 (2.07%) WebLogic
13 20 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (1.64%) OpenEdge
15 18 (1.55%) Node.js
16 17 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 14 (1.21%) Tuxedo
18 14 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 155 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 125 (10.79%) MS Office
3 10 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.60%) Mingle
4 7 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.086%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.086%) MS Project
7 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 46 (3.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 44 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
3 22 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 17 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
6 10 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.69%) Agresso
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.52%) Tridion
9 4 (0.35%) Magento
10 3 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
10 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.38%) Taleo
2 15 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.69%) Office 365
4 7 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.52%) SaaS
6 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.086%) Responsys
8 1 (0.086%) IaaS
8 1 (0.086%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.53%) HTTP
2 44 (3.80%) FTP
3 37 (3.20%) DNS
4 36 (3.11%) Internet
5 31 (2.68%) DHCP
6 25 (2.16%) SAN
7 11 (0.95%) SSH
7 11 (0.95%) Wireless
8 10 (0.86%) ATM
8 10 (0.86%) NAS
9 9 (0.78%) Firewall
9 9 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.78%) Intranet
10 8 (0.69%) LAN
10 8 (0.69%) PuTTY
10 8 (0.69%) WinSCP
11 7 (0.60%) Broadband
11 7 (0.60%) WAN
12 6 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 116 (10.02%) Oracle Database
3 106 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 86 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
6 85 (7.34%) MySQL
7 82 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 60 (5.18%) Data Mining
9 60 (5.18%) DB2
10 59 (5.09%) Oracle Reports
11 42 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (2.59%) Oracle Discoverer
14 29 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 29 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
15 26 (2.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 22 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (5.01%) Visual Studio
3 52 (4.49%) Subversion
4 50 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
5 43 (3.71%) Ant
6 39 (3.37%) NUnit
7 38 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 38 (3.28%) JUnit
7 38 (3.28%) Selenium
8 33 (2.85%) Maven
9 18 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
9 18 (1.55%) JIRA
10 15 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 15 (1.30%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.30%) Rational Application Developer
10 15 (1.30%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 12 (1.04%) Toad
12 12 (1.04%) WATIR
12 12 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 324 (27.98%) Finance
2 155 (13.39%) Retail
3 56 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 37 (3.20%) Marketing
5 35 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.33%) Banking
7 21 (1.81%) Games
8 14 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.12%) Online Betting
9 13 (1.12%) Law
10 10 (0.86%) Billing
11 8 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.60%) Advertising
13 6 (0.52%) Back Office
14 4 (0.35%) Electronics
14 4 (0.35%) Legal
15 1 (0.086%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 516 (44.56%) Developer
2 297 (25.65%) Analyst
3 110 (9.50%) .NET Developer
4 97 (8.38%) Java Developer
5 96 (8.29%) Consultant
6 94 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 86 (7.43%) Support Analyst
8 64 (5.53%) Junior
9 62 (5.35%) C# Developer
10 57 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 52 (4.49%) Business Analyst
12 47 (4.06%) Software Developer
12 47 (4.06%) Programmer
12 47 (4.06%) DBA
13 45 (3.89%) Applications Support
14 44 (3.80%) Data Analyst
15 43 (3.71%) Administrator
16 40 (3.45%) SQL Developer
17 38 (3.28%) Architect
18 37 (3.20%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (29.27%) .NET
2 255 (22.02%) ASP.NET
3 222 (19.17%) HTML
4 195 (16.84%) XML
5 190 (16.41%) Web Services
6 177 (15.28%) CSS
7 107 (9.24%) J2EE
8 105 (9.07%) jQuery
9 83 (7.17%) JDBC
10 73 (6.30%) JSP
11 69 (5.96%) Middleware
11 69 (5.96%) Spring
12 67 (5.79%) XSLT
12 67 (5.79%) .NET Framework
13 66 (5.70%) HTML5
14 62 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 56 (4.84%) Ajax
16 55 (4.75%) WCF
17 51 (4.40%) XHTML
18 45 (3.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 32 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 26 (2.25%) Clustering
6 25 (2.16%) Data Integration
7 20 (1.73%) Replication
7 20 (1.73%) Kindle
8 19 (1.64%) Open Source
9 18 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.38%) User Experience
11 14 (1.21%) EFT
11 14 (1.21%) Online Games
12 13 (1.12%) Physics
12 13 (1.12%) Data Conversion
13 11 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.78%) FlexPod
16 7 (0.60%) EqualLogic
16 7 (0.60%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 255 (22.02%) Windows
2 212 (18.31%) UNIX
3 180 (15.54%) Linux
4 60 (5.18%) Solaris
5 56 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (4.66%) AIX
7 33 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.90%) CentOS
10 18 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.38%) Android
12 12 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.86%) HPUX
14 9 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (14.16%) MVC
3 114 (9.84%) E-Commerce
4 88 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (7.25%) Scrum
6 78 (6.74%) OO
7 76 (6.56%) TDD
8 70 (6.04%) ITIL
9 67 (5.79%) Software Engineering
10 66 (5.70%) Workflow
11 62 (5.35%) CRM
12 56 (4.84%) SOA
13 49 (4.23%) Web Development
14 48 (4.15%) ERP
15 47 (4.06%) Software Testing
15 47 (4.06%) Test Scripting
16 41 (3.54%) Data Analysis
17 40 (3.45%) Mentoring
18 39 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
18 39 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 331 (28.58%) C#
2 316 (27.29%) Java
3 262 (22.63%) JavaScript
4 170 (14.68%) T-SQL
5 134 (11.57%) PL/SQL
6 112 (9.67%) VB
7 74 (6.39%) Perl
8 73 (6.30%) VBA
9 69 (5.96%) VB.NET
10 60 (5.18%) Shell Script
11 56 (4.84%) C
12 46 (3.97%) PHP
13 40 (3.45%) Bash Shell
14 38 (3.28%) VBScript
15 32 (2.76%) C++
16 30 (2.59%) VB6
17 21 (1.81%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.12%) Ruby
19 11 (0.95%) Python
20 7 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 227 (19.60%) Degree
2 69 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.94%) MCITP
4 34 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.50%) MCTS
6 26 (2.25%) MCSE
7 20 (1.73%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.38%) OCP
8 16 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (0.95%) CCNA
9 11 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.95%) MCP
10 8 (0.69%) ISEB
11 7 (0.60%) MCSD
11 7 (0.60%) Sun Certification
12 6 (0.52%) NCDA
12 6 (0.52%) NCIE
12 6 (0.52%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.11%) QA
2 31 (2.68%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.69%) SLA
4 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.35%) HL7
5 4 (0.35%) DICOM
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.68%) vSphere
5 15 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.21%) XenApp
7 12 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.43%) KVM
11 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.35%) XenServer
12 1 (0.086%) SRDF
12 1 (0.086%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.086%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (1.38%) Tivoli
2 15 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (0.60%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.43%) SCCM
4 5 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.26%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.17%) Legato
7 2 (0.17%) SCOM
8 1 (0.086%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.086%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.086%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.086%) Puppet
8 1 (0.086%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.086%) MOM
Vendors
1 413 (35.66%) Oracle
2 294 (25.39%) Microsoft
3 77 (6.65%) VMware
4 76 (6.56%) IBM
5 54 (4.66%) Business Objects
6 32 (2.76%) Red Hat
6 32 (2.76%) JBoss
7 27 (2.33%) Cisco
8 26 (2.25%) SAP
9 25 (2.16%) Citrix
10 23 (1.99%) HP
11 20 (1.73%) EPiServer
11 20 (1.73%) Google
12 18 (1.55%) NetApp
13 17 (1.47%) Symantec
14 16 (1.38%) EMC
15 14 (1.21%) Sun
15 14 (1.21%) Dell
15 14 (1.21%) Sage
15 14 (1.21%) Perforce
Baldock, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £4,000 to £50,000 per annum UP to £50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum 6 Months fixed terms
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Very good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benfits, Training and Career plan
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago