The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 21 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 8.96% 20.00% 62.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.22% 31.82% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
SQL
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

Programming Languages Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 55.22% 62.86% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 13
Average salary £47,500 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

SQL
Salary Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Hitchin region.

SQL Salary Trend in Hitchin

SQL
Salary Histogram in Hitchin

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Hitchin region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Hitchin

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) RESTful
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) MSTest
5 7 (36.84%) BDD
5 7 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (36.84%) Mingle
5 7 (36.84%) RavenDB
5 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
5 7 (36.84%) CentOS
5 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
5 7 (36.84%) Neo4j
5 7 (36.84%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (36.84%) CQRS
5 7 (36.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) MCSD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) RavenDB
2 7 (36.84%) Neo4j
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (36.84%) MSTest
3 7 (36.84%) TeamCity
3 7 (36.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (36.84%) NUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Senior Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Programmer
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Senior Programmer
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Programmer
4 7 (36.84%) Senior .NET Programmer
5 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) RESTful
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (36.84%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (36.84%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) Struts
6 1 (5.26%) JSP
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) CentOS
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) CQRS
4 7 (36.84%) OOP
4 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Data Security
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) System Testing
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) VB6
3 5 (26.32%) Delphi
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) VB
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (36.84%) MCSD
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter