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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
Rank 894 858 886
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +28
Permanent jobs citing HQL 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.017% 0.005% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 6
Average salary £49,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £42,500

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
58023 55631 62152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.78% 52.91% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48664 47968 54494
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -38 10 £49,000 -
London -27 7 £49,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
South East - 3 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £52,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £49,000 -
Crawley - 1 £35,000 -

HQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (85.00%) Degree
3 13 (65.00%) JSF
3 13 (65.00%) Velocity
3 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (65.00%) Apache Solr
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) Eclipse
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Apache
3 13 (65.00%) Tomcat
3 13 (65.00%) XHTML
3 13 (65.00%) J2EE
3 13 (65.00%) MySQL
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) JSP
3 13 (65.00%) XML
3 13 (65.00%) XSLT
4 11 (55.00%) Ant
4 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (55.00%) hybris
4 11 (55.00%) Endeca
4 11 (55.00%) JIRA
4 11 (55.00%) Subversion
5 7 (35.00%) DbUnit
5 7 (35.00%) TestNG

HQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (65.00%) Apache Solr
1 13 (65.00%) Apache
1 13 (65.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (65.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (55.00%) Ant
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 11 (55.00%) Subversion
3 7 (35.00%) DbUnit
3 7 (35.00%) TestNG
3 7 (35.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (65.00%) JSF
2 13 (65.00%) Velocity
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) XHTML
2 13 (65.00%) J2EE
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) JSP
2 13 (65.00%) XML
2 13 (65.00%) XSLT
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.00%) BDD
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) hybris
1 11 (55.00%) Endeca