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 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 24 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 3.70% 20.00% 78.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 22.22% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 16
Average salary £47,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
39 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 72.22% 90.00% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 17
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 January 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) RavenDB
1 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Ant
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Struts
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSD
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) CA