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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
Rank 895 923 883
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -40
Permanent jobs citing HQL 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £54,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.66% -
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 -

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
56013 60307 57062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 51.54% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47705 51135 48928
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 3 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 3 August 2015. 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
London +23 3 £52,500 +7.14%
England +20 3 £52,500 -3.66%
Wimbledon - 3 £52,500 -

HQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
1 18 (100.00%) Ant
1 18 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 18 (100.00%) Subversion
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
1 18 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (94.44%) hybris
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Apache
2 17 (94.44%) Tomcat
3 16 (88.89%) Apache Solr
3 16 (88.89%) Endeca
4 15 (83.33%) Web Services
5 14 (77.78%) HTML
5 14 (77.78%) SOAP
5 14 (77.78%) JUnit
5 14 (77.78%) CSS
5 14 (77.78%) Eclipse
5 14 (77.78%) Mockito
5 14 (77.78%) REST
5 14 (77.78%) TDD
6 10 (55.56%) MVC
6 10 (55.56%) Maven
7 7 (38.89%) MySQL
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Velocity
8 4 (22.22%) Apache Wicket
8 4 (22.22%) AOP
8 4 (22.22%) JSP

HQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Apache
1 17 (94.44%) Tomcat
2 16 (88.89%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Ant
1 18 (100.00%) Subversion
1 18 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (77.78%) Mockito
2 14 (77.78%) JUnit
2 14 (77.78%) Eclipse
3 10 (55.56%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Senior Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
1 18 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 15 (83.33%) Web Services
3 14 (77.78%) CSS
3 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 14 (77.78%) SOAP
3 14 (77.78%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) Velocity
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Wicket
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) Swing
4 4 (22.22%) XHTML
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) XSLT
5 3 (16.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) AOP
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) hybris
2 16 (88.89%) Endeca