The table below looks at the statistics for HQL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HQL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
Rank 886 879 876
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing HQL 11 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.020% 0.019% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

HQL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HQL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HQL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

HQL Salary Histogram in the UK

HQL
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HQL within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
England -2 11 £47,500 -
London - 6 £49,000 -
South East +4 5 £47,500 -
West Sussex -7 5 £47,500 -
Crawley -2 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Surbiton - 2 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £35,000 -

HQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HQL 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 HQL.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 19 (90.48%) Apache
2 19 (90.48%) Tomcat
2 19 (90.48%) Eclipse
2 19 (90.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (90.48%) J2EE
3 18 (85.71%) MySQL
4 17 (80.95%) HTML
4 17 (80.95%) CSS
4 17 (80.95%) Linux
4 17 (80.95%) SQL
4 17 (80.95%) Apache Solr
5 16 (76.19%) JSF
5 16 (76.19%) XML
5 16 (76.19%) XSLT
5 16 (76.19%) XHTML
5 16 (76.19%) Velocity
5 16 (76.19%) JSP
6 15 (71.43%) Ant
6 15 (71.43%) Subversion
7 13 (61.90%) Degree
7 13 (61.90%) Endeca
7 13 (61.90%) hybris
8 12 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (57.14%) JIRA
8 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (33.33%) Mockito
9 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce

HQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HQL 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 HQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (90.48%) Apache
1 19 (90.48%) Tomcat
2 17 (80.95%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) MySQL
2 12 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Eclipse
1 19 (90.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (71.43%) Ant
2 15 (71.43%) Subversion
3 12 (57.14%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) Mockito
5 4 (19.05%) JUnit
6 3 (14.29%) Maven
7 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
7 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
8 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) Java Developer
3 11 (52.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 19 (90.48%) J2EE
3 17 (80.95%) HTML
3 17 (80.95%) CSS
4 16 (76.19%) JSP
4 16 (76.19%) JSF
4 16 (76.19%) XML
4 16 (76.19%) XSLT
4 16 (76.19%) XHTML
4 16 (76.19%) Velocity
5 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 7 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Planning Poker
6 1 (4.76%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Endeca
1 13 (61.90%) hybris