The table below looks at the statistics for HQL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
Rank 895 975 987
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +12
Permanent jobs citing HQL 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.008% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £35,000

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50665 55816 59290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.56% 51.03% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 43867 47651 49702
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing HQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

HQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HQL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HQL within the UK.

HQL Salary Trend in the UK

HQL
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HQL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 4 £50,000 -4.76%
South East - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Crawley - 1 £60,000 -

HQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing HQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for HQL.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Mockito
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) AOP
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Endeca
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Velocity
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server

HQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Velocity
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) AOP
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Endeca
1 1 (25.00%) Google