The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hitchin region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 36.84% 21.05% 30.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 36.36% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £60,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.89% -1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 92.11% 57.89% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 6
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Hertfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (86.36%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
3 14 (63.64%) MVC
3 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) TDD
4 12 (54.55%) NUnit
4 12 (54.55%) RESTful
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
6 6 (27.27%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) MCSE
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (27.27%) MCSD
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) MSTest
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (27.27%) Mingle
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) PowerShell

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (27.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) RavenDB
2 6 (27.27%) Neo4j
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) NUnit
2 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (27.27%) MSTest
3 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
3 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 11 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Analyst
4 8 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (27.27%) Programmer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Programmer
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Programmer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior .NET Programmer
6 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 5 (22.73%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
2 12 (54.55%) RESTful
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
3 6 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Refactoring
3 6 (27.27%) CQRS
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Data Security
5 3 (13.64%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) VB6
3 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 5 (22.73%) VB
3 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
3 5 (22.73%) Delphi
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCSE
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (27.27%) MCSD
1 6 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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