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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
Rank 890 919 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Permanent jobs citing HQL 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% 0.011% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

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
56306 61396 57246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.54% 52.13% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48013 52395 49451
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.83%
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 7 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 6 July 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
England +19 5 £52,500 +5.00%
London +20 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Wimbledon - 3 £52,500 -
South East +4 2 £49,500 -17.50%
Surrey +14 1 £49,000 -24.61%
West Sussex +1 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Crawley -4 1 £50,000 +2.56%

HQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) J2EE
1 32 (100.00%) Ant
1 32 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 32 (100.00%) Subversion
1 32 (100.00%) Spring
1 32 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (96.88%) Tomcat
3 30 (93.75%) Linux
3 30 (93.75%) Apache
3 30 (93.75%) Apache Solr
3 30 (93.75%) Endeca
4 28 (87.50%) Eclipse
5 27 (84.38%) HTML
5 27 (84.38%) CSS
5 27 (84.38%) hybris
6 26 (81.25%) Web Services
7 25 (78.13%) JUnit
8 22 (68.75%) Mockito
8 22 (68.75%) TDD
9 21 (65.63%) REST
9 21 (65.63%) SOAP
10 18 (56.25%) MVC
11 17 (53.13%) Maven
12 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
13 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
14 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
14 12 (37.50%) Degree
15 11 (34.38%) JIRA
15 11 (34.38%) Velocity

HQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 31 (96.88%) Tomcat
2 30 (93.75%) Apache Solr
2 30 (93.75%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Ant
1 32 (100.00%) Subversion
1 32 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (87.50%) Eclipse
3 25 (78.13%) JUnit
4 22 (68.75%) Mockito
5 17 (53.13%) Maven
6 11 (34.38%) JIRA
7 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Hudson
7 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (93.75%) Java Developer
3 15 (46.88%) Senior Developer
3 15 (46.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (43.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) J2EE
1 32 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 32 (100.00%) Spring
2 27 (84.38%) CSS
2 27 (84.38%) HTML
3 26 (81.25%) Web Services
4 21 (65.63%) SOAP
4 21 (65.63%) REST
5 11 (34.38%) JSP
5 11 (34.38%) Velocity
6 10 (31.25%) XHTML
7 9 (28.13%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) XSLT
8 6 (18.75%) Spring MVC
8 6 (18.75%) JSF
8 6 (18.75%) Java EE
9 4 (12.50%) Apache Wicket
9 4 (12.50%) Swing
10 1 (3.13%) Spring Security
10 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) TDD
2 18 (56.25%) MVC
3 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
5 8 (25.00%) Line Management
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) AOP
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Endeca
2 27 (84.38%) hybris
3 3 (9.38%) Google