The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 98 106 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.53% 20.11% 24.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.83% 49.77% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 78 95 89
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
240 213 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.37% 40.42% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 207 182 193
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 101 (49.75%) Java
2 73 (35.96%) Finance
3 66 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (32.02%) Unix
4 65 (32.02%) Linux
5 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
6 54 (26.60%) Oracle
7 53 (26.11%) Microsoft
8 48 (23.65%) C#
9 45 (22.17%) XML
10 42 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (19.21%) .NET
12 36 (17.73%) HTML
12 36 (17.73%) JavaScript
12 36 (17.73%) Web Services
13 34 (16.75%) SOAP
13 34 (16.75%) REST
14 33 (16.26%) Windows
15 30 (14.78%) Shell Script
16 29 (14.29%) Spring
16 29 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 28 (13.79%) QA
17 28 (13.79%) OO
17 28 (13.79%) MS Excel
17 28 (13.79%) Scrum
18 27 (13.30%) UML
18 27 (13.30%) CSS
18 27 (13.30%) MySQL
19 24 (11.82%) WebLogic
19 24 (11.82%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.82%) WebLogic
2 21 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 16 (7.88%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.42%) JBoss
5 10 (4.93%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.94%) Apache
7 7 (3.45%) CMS
8 6 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.96%) IIS
8 6 (2.96%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.46%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.99%) Drupal
10 2 (0.99%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.84%) MS Office
3 4 (1.97%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (6.40%) Magento
2 11 (5.42%) SAP BPC
3 8 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.97%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.49%) Maximo
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) Office 365
2 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.84%) Firewall
2 18 (8.87%) DNS
3 12 (5.91%) FTP
4 11 (5.42%) Internet
5 9 (4.43%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.94%) VPN
7 7 (3.45%) DHCP
7 7 (3.45%) SSH
8 6 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (2.46%) LAN
9 5 (2.46%) VLAN
9 5 (2.46%) WAN
10 3 (1.48%) Network Security
11 2 (0.99%) IPsec
12 1 (0.49%) AMQP
12 1 (0.49%) NAS
12 1 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.49%) SAN
12 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.30%) MySQL
3 20 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (7.39%) Power BI
6 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (5.91%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.91%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.42%) MS Access
8 11 (5.42%) SAP BW
8 11 (5.42%) SAP Data Services
9 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.96%) Jackrabbit
11 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.48%) Big Data
13 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (11.33%) Selenium
2 20 (9.85%) HP UFT
3 19 (9.36%) LoadRunner
4 14 (6.90%) JUnit
4 14 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.42%) Maven
6 9 (4.43%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.94%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.45%) Subversion
9 6 (2.96%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.96%) Log4j
9 6 (2.96%) Mockito
9 6 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.97%) JBehave
11 4 (1.97%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.48%) JIRA
13 2 (0.99%) NeoLoad
General
1 73 (35.96%) Finance
2 6 (2.96%) Banking
2 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.46%) Marketing
4 3 (1.48%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (40.89%) Developer
2 68 (33.50%) Analyst
3 36 (17.73%) Test Analyst
4 28 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 19 (9.36%) SQL Developer
6 18 (8.87%) C# Developer
7 15 (7.39%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 15 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.39%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.90%) QA Analyst
8 14 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (5.91%) SQL Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) Test Leader
9 12 (5.91%) Unix Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.17%) XML
2 39 (19.21%) .NET
3 36 (17.73%) HTML
3 36 (17.73%) Web Services
4 34 (16.75%) REST
4 34 (16.75%) SOAP
5 29 (14.29%) Spring
6 27 (13.30%) CSS
7 23 (11.33%) J2EE
8 22 (10.84%) ASP.NET
8 22 (10.84%) jQuery
9 18 (8.87%) Hibernate
10 16 (7.88%) HTML5
11 15 (7.39%) Ajax
12 14 (6.90%) JSON
13 13 (6.40%) JDBC
14 12 (5.91%) CSS3
15 11 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (5.42%) MDX
16 10 (4.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.43%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.96%) Handset
8 4 (1.97%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.97%) RIA
9 3 (1.48%) NHS
9 3 (1.48%) PACS
9 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.99%) Economics
10 2 (0.99%) Life Science
10 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.49%) FMCG
11 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.02%) Linux
1 65 (32.02%) Unix
2 33 (16.26%) Windows
3 29 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.39%) Solaris
6 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.93%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.96%) HPUX
8 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.97%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.79%) OO
2 28 (13.79%) Scrum
3 27 (13.30%) UML
4 24 (11.82%) ITIL
5 23 (11.33%) Data Modelling
5 23 (11.33%) TDD
6 22 (10.84%) ETL
7 20 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (9.85%) Functional Testing
8 19 (9.36%) Automation Testing
8 19 (9.36%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.37%) Unit Testing
11 16 (7.88%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.88%) OOD
12 14 (6.90%) CRM
12 14 (6.90%) SDLC
13 13 (6.40%) ETL Development
13 13 (6.40%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (49.75%) Java
2 48 (23.65%) C#
3 36 (17.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (14.78%) Shell Script
5 24 (11.82%) Python
6 23 (11.33%) Perl
7 22 (10.84%) T-SQL
8 16 (7.88%) PL/SQL
9 13 (6.40%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.91%) VB
11 11 (5.42%) C
11 11 (5.42%) C++
11 11 (5.42%) VBA
12 10 (4.93%) Bash Shell
13 9 (4.43%) AWK
14 7 (3.45%) PHP
15 6 (2.96%) VB.NET
16 5 (2.46%) ABAP
17 2 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.99%) CCNA
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) CCNP
4 1 (0.49%) CISA
4 1 (0.49%) CISM
4 1 (0.49%) CISSP
4 1 (0.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.49%) MCSA
4 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.79%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) SDET
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.94%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.96%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.96%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.49%) Docker
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (1.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.99%) Ansible
3 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) Nessus
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.49%) Simpana
Vendors
1 54 (26.60%) Oracle
2 53 (26.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.82%) HP
4 19 (9.36%) IBM
5 16 (7.88%) SAP
6 11 (5.42%) Cognos
7 9 (4.43%) Sybase
8 8 (3.94%) VMware
9 7 (3.45%) Citrix
10 6 (2.96%) ATG
10 6 (2.96%) Blue Martini
10 6 (2.96%) Talend
11 5 (2.46%) Symantec
12 4 (1.97%) Dell
12 4 (1.97%) Sage
12 4 (1.97%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.97%) Sun
13 3 (1.48%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.48%) New Relic
14 2 (0.99%) Perforce
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