The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 99 131 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.74% 25.64% 29.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.01% 44.86% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 89 92 87
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £33,600 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
202 292 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.20% 57.14% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 173 202 165
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Watford region.

SQL Salary Trend in Watford

SQL
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Watford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing SQL 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 SQL.

1 87 (38.16%) Unix
2 76 (33.33%) Oracle
3 75 (32.89%) Java
4 66 (28.95%) Finance
5 55 (24.12%) Linux
6 54 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 53 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (22.81%) .NET
9 50 (21.93%) C#
10 47 (20.61%) Windows
11 42 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 40 (17.54%) IBM
13 37 (16.23%) XML
14 35 (15.35%) MS Office
15 34 (14.91%) JavaScript
15 34 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (14.91%) QA
16 32 (14.04%) J2EE
16 32 (14.04%) ITIL
17 30 (13.16%) T-SQL
18 29 (12.72%) MS Excel
19 28 (12.28%) Tomcat
19 28 (12.28%) Software Testing
20 27 (11.84%) Functional Testing
20 27 (11.84%) Web Services
20 27 (11.84%) HTML
20 27 (11.84%) Scrum
21 26 (11.40%) PL/SQL
21 26 (11.40%) Toad
21 26 (11.40%) WebSphere

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing SQL 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 SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 26 (11.40%) WebSphere
3 20 (8.77%) Apache
3 20 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (5.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 12 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.51%) JBoss
7 7 (3.07%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.32%) Jetty
8 3 (1.32%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.88%) CMS
9 2 (0.88%) IIS
9 2 (0.88%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.44%) Drupal
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (15.35%) MS Office
2 29 (12.72%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.19%) MS Project
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.88%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.88%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.44%) BASE24
4 1 (0.44%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) Maximo
4 1 (0.44%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) IBM SmartCloud
1 4 (1.75%) Office 365
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.26%) FTP
2 9 (3.95%) PuTTY
2 9 (3.95%) SSH
2 9 (3.95%) Telnet
3 6 (2.63%) Internet
4 5 (2.19%) Firewall
4 5 (2.19%) WAN
5 4 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.32%) HTTP
6 3 (1.32%) SNMP
6 3 (1.32%) VoIP
7 2 (0.88%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) LAN
7 2 (0.88%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) MPLS
8 1 (0.44%) SAN
8 1 (0.44%) Skype
8 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.96%) DB2
2 25 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 21 (9.21%) MySQL
4 15 (6.58%) PowerPivot
4 15 (6.58%) QlikView
5 11 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.63%) OLAP
9 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.75%) Informix
11 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.32%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 26 (11.40%) Toad
2 19 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 12 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.82%) JIRA
4 11 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.51%) Selenium
6 7 (3.07%) LoadRunner
7 6 (2.63%) ClearQuest
7 6 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.63%) Subversion
8 4 (1.75%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.32%) Ant
9 3 (1.32%) ERwin
9 3 (1.32%) NeoLoad
9 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.88%) JUnit
10 2 (0.88%) Log4j
10 2 (0.88%) Mockito
10 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 66 (28.95%) Finance
2 17 (7.46%) Retail
3 12 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.51%) Billing
5 5 (2.19%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (33.33%) Developer
2 70 (30.70%) Analyst
3 32 (14.04%) Test Analyst
4 25 (10.96%) Support Analyst
5 22 (9.65%) Java Developer
6 21 (9.21%) SQL Analyst
7 20 (8.77%) .NET Developer
7 20 (8.77%) C# Developer
8 19 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
9 18 (7.89%) Lead Developer
10 17 (7.46%) Applications Support
10 17 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (7.02%) SQL Support Analyst
12 15 (6.58%) SQL Developer
12 15 (6.58%) Unix Support
12 15 (6.58%) Unix Support Analyst
13 14 (6.14%) Architect
13 14 (6.14%) Cognos Developer
13 14 (6.14%) Senior Developer
14 13 (5.70%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.81%) .NET
2 37 (16.23%) XML
3 32 (14.04%) J2EE
4 27 (11.84%) HTML
4 27 (11.84%) Web Services
5 22 (9.65%) Spring
6 20 (8.77%) ASP.NET
6 20 (8.77%) Hibernate
7 17 (7.46%) JSP
8 15 (6.58%) CSS
8 15 (6.58%) JDBC
9 13 (5.70%) LAMP
9 13 (5.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (4.82%) jQuery
11 6 (2.63%) EJB
11 6 (2.63%) Servlets
11 6 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.75%) Ajax
13 4 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.39%) EPoS
3 9 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.07%) NHS
4 7 (3.07%) Statistics
5 6 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.88%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.88%) FMCG
7 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) e-Health
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (38.16%) Unix
2 55 (24.12%) Linux
3 47 (20.61%) Windows
4 24 (10.53%) AIX
5 18 (7.89%) Solaris
6 10 (4.39%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.19%) HPUX
8 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.44%) Android
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (14.04%) ITIL
4 28 (12.28%) Software Testing
5 27 (11.84%) Functional Testing
5 27 (11.84%) Scrum
6 24 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 17 (7.46%) E-Commerce
8 16 (7.02%) Analytics
8 16 (7.02%) MVC
9 15 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 15 (6.58%) Project Management
9 15 (6.58%) Technical Analysis
9 15 (6.58%) Test Scripting
10 14 (6.14%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.70%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.26%) Manual Testing
12 12 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.82%) Automated Testing
13 11 (4.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.89%) Java
2 50 (21.93%) C#
3 34 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 30 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.40%) PL/SQL
6 23 (10.09%) C
6 23 (10.09%) Shell Script
7 19 (8.33%) Perl
8 15 (6.58%) VB.NET
9 13 (5.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.75%) VBA
11 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.88%) PHP
13 1 (0.44%) Erlang
13 1 (0.44%) Python
13 1 (0.44%) Ruby
13 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.02%) Degree
2 7 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.19%) CCNP
3 5 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.32%) CCNA
5 3 (1.32%) ISEB
5 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.32%) MCSA
5 3 (1.32%) MCSE
5 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) CCA
6 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.44%) ACCA
7 1 (0.44%) CISA
7 1 (0.44%) CISM
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.91%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) GxP
4 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (33.33%) Oracle
2 54 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 40 (17.54%) IBM
4 17 (7.46%) HP
5 16 (7.02%) Cognos
6 12 (5.26%) VMware
7 9 (3.95%) Cisco
8 7 (3.07%) Sybase
9 6 (2.63%) ComArch
10 5 (2.19%) Citrix
10 5 (2.19%) SAP
11 4 (1.75%) Adobe
11 4 (1.75%) Juniper
11 4 (1.75%) Kronos
12 3 (1.32%) Dell
12 3 (1.32%) EMC
12 3 (1.32%) Hitachi
12 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.32%) Splunk
12 3 (1.32%) Telerik
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