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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 118 146 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.81% 27.14% 25.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.91% 59.35% 49.83%
Number of salaries quoted 90 116 110
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
223 246 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.22% 45.72% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 172 190 237
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 104 (47.93%) Unix
2 87 (40.09%) Java
2 87 (40.09%) Oracle
3 80 (36.87%) Finance
3 80 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (23.50%) Microsoft
5 46 (21.20%) XML
6 41 (18.89%) PL/SQL
7 40 (18.43%) QA
8 38 (17.51%) JavaScript
8 38 (17.51%) MS Office
9 37 (17.05%) C#
10 36 (16.59%) HTML
10 36 (16.59%) J2EE
11 34 (15.67%) SQL Server
11 34 (15.67%) Scrum
12 33 (15.21%) .NET
13 32 (14.75%) Linux
13 32 (14.75%) IBM
13 32 (14.75%) Shell Script
14 31 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 31 (14.29%) Functional Testing
15 30 (13.82%) Oracle Database
16 29 (13.36%) Waterfall
16 29 (13.36%) ITIL
16 29 (13.36%) MS Excel
17 28 (12.90%) Software Testing
18 26 (11.98%) Project Management
19 25 (11.52%) HP UFT
19 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 24 (11.06%) WebSphere
2 19 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.29%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (6.45%) Apache
6 11 (5.07%) WebLogic
7 9 (4.15%) JBoss
8 6 (2.76%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.30%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.84%) CMS
10 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.84%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.38%) Jetty
11 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.92%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.46%) Drupal
13 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (17.51%) MS Office
2 29 (13.36%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.61%) MS Project
4 4 (1.84%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.92%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.84%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.92%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.46%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.46%) Magento
5 1 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.46%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.84%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (1.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.83%) Internet
2 6 (2.76%) Firewall
2 6 (2.76%) WAN
3 5 (2.30%) FTP
3 5 (2.30%) HTTP
4 4 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.84%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.84%) SSH
4 4 (1.84%) Telnet
5 3 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.38%) LAN
5 3 (1.38%) SNMP
6 2 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.92%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) DHCP
7 1 (0.46%) DNS
7 1 (0.46%) Skype
7 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.82%) Oracle Database
3 20 (9.22%) DB2
4 14 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.15%) MySQL
6 8 (3.69%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.76%) Informix
8 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.30%) PowerPivot
8 5 (2.30%) QlikView
8 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.84%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.38%) OLAP
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.52%) HP UFT
2 20 (9.22%) JIRA
3 19 (8.76%) Cucumber
3 19 (8.76%) Selenium
4 16 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (6.45%) LoadRunner
6 13 (5.99%) Toad
7 12 (5.53%) ClearQuest
8 9 (4.15%) Subversion
9 7 (3.23%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.23%) Rational Application Developer
10 6 (2.76%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.30%) Ant
11 5 (2.30%) JUnit
11 5 (2.30%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.84%) Log4j
12 4 (1.84%) Mockito
12 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.38%) NeoLoad
General
1 80 (36.87%) Finance
2 19 (8.76%) Retail
3 18 (8.29%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.91%) Billing
5 9 (4.15%) Banking
6 7 (3.23%) Marketing
7 4 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.92%) Advertising
8 2 (0.92%) Back Office
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
8 2 (0.92%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 80 (36.87%) Analyst
2 52 (23.96%) Developer
3 41 (18.89%) Test Analyst
4 21 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.29%) Applications Support
6 17 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 13 (5.99%) Systems Analyst
9 12 (5.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 12 (5.53%) Tester
9 12 (5.53%) Unix Analyst
9 12 (5.53%) Unix Support
10 11 (5.07%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Architect
11 10 (4.61%) QA Tester
12 9 (4.15%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.15%) SQL Support Analyst
13 8 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.69%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.20%) XML
2 36 (16.59%) HTML
2 36 (16.59%) J2EE
3 33 (15.21%) .NET
4 25 (11.52%) ASP.NET
5 19 (8.76%) Spring
5 19 (8.76%) Web Services
6 16 (7.37%) CSS
7 15 (6.91%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.53%) jQuery
9 11 (5.07%) EJB
9 11 (5.07%) JSP
9 11 (5.07%) REST
9 11 (5.07%) Servlets
10 9 (4.15%) JDBC
10 9 (4.15%) SOAP
11 5 (2.30%) JSON
11 5 (2.30%) LAMP
11 5 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (1.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.07%) Driving Licence
1 11 (5.07%) Statistics
2 9 (4.15%) NHS
3 8 (3.69%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.84%) iPad
5 4 (1.84%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.92%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.92%) EPoS
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.46%) e-Health
8 1 (0.46%) RIA
8 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 104 (47.93%) Unix
2 32 (14.75%) Linux
3 22 (10.14%) Windows
4 11 (5.07%) AIX
4 11 (5.07%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.61%) Solaris
6 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.30%) HPUX
8 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.67%) Scrum
3 31 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 31 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 29 (13.36%) ITIL
4 29 (13.36%) Waterfall
5 28 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 26 (11.98%) Project Management
7 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
8 23 (10.60%) Data Modelling
8 23 (10.60%) Regression Testing
9 22 (10.14%) UML
10 21 (9.68%) CRM
10 21 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 19 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.83%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.83%) Test Management
13 16 (7.37%) Process Management
13 16 (7.37%) SDLC
14 15 (6.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 87 (40.09%) Java
2 41 (18.89%) PL/SQL
3 38 (17.51%) JavaScript
4 37 (17.05%) C#
5 32 (14.75%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.53%) Perl
7 11 (5.07%) C
7 11 (5.07%) VB
8 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.30%) C++
9 5 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.92%) Erlang
10 2 (0.92%) PHP
10 2 (0.92%) VBA
11 1 (0.46%) Python
11 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (9.22%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.30%) CCNA
6 4 (1.84%) CCNP
6 4 (1.84%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.38%) ACCA
7 3 (1.38%) MCSE
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.92%) CCA
8 2 (0.92%) CISA
8 2 (0.92%) CISM
8 2 (0.92%) CISSP
8 2 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.43%) QA
2 8 (3.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.92%) SDET
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.46%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.92%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (8.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (40.09%) Oracle
2 51 (23.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.75%) IBM
4 20 (9.22%) HP
5 10 (4.61%) ComArch
6 8 (3.69%) VMware
7 6 (2.76%) Cognos
7 6 (2.76%) SAP
8 5 (2.30%) Cisco
9 4 (1.84%) ATG
9 4 (1.84%) Blue Martini
9 4 (1.84%) Elastic Path
9 4 (1.84%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.84%) JDA
9 4 (1.84%) Sun
9 4 (1.84%) WSO2
10 3 (1.38%) Citrix
10 3 (1.38%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.38%) Splunk
10 3 (1.38%) Telerik
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