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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 146 146 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.14% 25.39% 30.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.35% 49.83% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 116 110 87
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,850 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,873
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.05%
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
246 293 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.72% 50.96% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 190 237 158
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 140 (51.09%) Java
2 105 (38.32%) Linux
3 99 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 92 (33.58%) SQL Server
5 90 (32.85%) Finance
6 89 (32.48%) Windows
7 88 (32.12%) UNIX
8 87 (31.75%) .NET
9 84 (30.66%) J2EE
10 76 (27.74%) Oracle
11 75 (27.37%) WebSphere
12 73 (26.64%) XML
13 70 (25.55%) Microsoft
14 66 (24.09%) HTML
15 64 (23.36%) C#
16 62 (22.63%) IBM
17 59 (21.53%) DB2
18 58 (21.17%) Retail
19 57 (20.80%) E-Commerce
20 48 (17.52%) Relational Database
21 46 (16.79%) ASP.NET
22 45 (16.42%) WebSphere Application Server
22 45 (16.42%) Degree
23 43 (15.69%) Web Services
23 43 (15.69%) HTTP
24 42 (15.33%) Tomcat
25 41 (14.96%) MS Excel
26 39 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
27 37 (13.50%) Spring
27 37 (13.50%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 75 (27.37%) WebSphere
2 45 (16.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 42 (15.33%) Tomcat
4 33 (12.04%) MQSeries
5 30 (10.95%) IIS
6 27 (9.85%) Apache
7 26 (9.49%) JBoss
8 25 (9.12%) SharePoint
9 15 (5.47%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (4.01%) Apache Solr
11 8 (2.92%) Drupal
12 7 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (2.55%) WebLogic
13 6 (2.19%) Lync
14 5 (1.82%) MS Exchange
14 5 (1.82%) ColdFusion
15 4 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (8.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.92%) Maximo
2 8 (2.92%) Magento
3 7 (2.55%) CA PPM
3 7 (2.55%) Agresso
4 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.69%) HTTP
2 20 (7.30%) Internet
3 17 (6.20%) FTP
4 10 (3.65%) IPv4
5 7 (2.55%) HTTPS
5 7 (2.55%) Firewall
6 6 (2.19%) VPN
7 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.73%) SAN
8 2 (0.73%) DNS
8 2 (0.73%) DHCP
8 2 (0.73%) LAN
8 2 (0.73%) PBX
8 2 (0.73%) WAN
8 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.73%) NAS
9 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.36%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.36%) SSH
9 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (33.58%) SQL Server
2 59 (21.53%) DB2
3 48 (17.52%) Relational Database
4 39 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (8.39%) Oracle Database
6 20 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (6.57%) DbVisualizer
8 17 (6.20%) MySQL
9 15 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (4.38%) MongoDB
10 12 (4.38%) NoSQL
11 10 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (3.65%) Sybase ASE
11 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (3.28%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.19%) QlikView
14 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.46%) Informix
Development Applications
1 23 (8.39%) Subversion
2 21 (7.66%) JUnit
2 21 (7.66%) LoadRunner
3 20 (7.30%) Maven
4 14 (5.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (4.74%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.74%) Selenium
6 10 (3.65%) SoapUI
6 10 (3.65%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.28%) Calabash
7 9 (3.28%) SpecFlow
7 9 (3.28%) JBehave
7 9 (3.28%) WATIR
7 9 (3.28%) NUnit
7 9 (3.28%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.55%) JMeter
9 6 (2.19%) Ant
9 6 (2.19%) Rational Application Developer
10 5 (1.82%) Log4j
11 4 (1.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (32.85%) Finance
2 58 (21.17%) Retail
3 16 (5.84%) Banking
4 10 (3.65%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.82%) Marketing
7 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Law
8 2 (0.73%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 133 (48.54%) Developer
2 55 (20.07%) Analyst
3 37 (13.50%) Senior Developer
4 36 (13.14%) Java Developer
5 32 (11.68%) .NET Developer
6 27 (9.85%) Support Analyst
7 21 (7.66%) Tester
8 19 (6.93%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (5.47%) SQL Developer
11 14 (5.11%) Consultant
11 14 (5.11%) Programmer
12 13 (4.74%) Operations Support Analyst
12 13 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.74%) Operations Analyst
13 12 (4.38%) Applications Support
14 11 (4.01%) Support Manager
14 11 (4.01%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (4.01%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (31.75%) .NET
2 84 (30.66%) J2EE
3 73 (26.64%) XML
4 66 (24.09%) HTML
5 46 (16.79%) ASP.NET
6 43 (15.69%) Web Services
7 37 (13.50%) Spring
7 37 (13.50%) CSS
8 32 (11.68%) Hibernate
9 27 (9.85%) RESTful
10 26 (9.49%) JDBC
11 25 (9.12%) jQuery
12 23 (8.39%) Servlets
12 23 (8.39%) SOAP
13 21 (7.66%) Struts
14 20 (7.30%) JSP
15 19 (6.93%) XSLT
16 18 (6.57%) Flash
17 16 (5.84%) Java EE
17 16 (5.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.01%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.65%) Open Source
4 8 (2.92%) User Experience
5 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.82%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.09%) Social Media
7 3 (1.09%) Derivative
7 3 (1.09%) Replication
7 3 (1.09%) BBC
7 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.73%) DTV
8 2 (0.73%) EMV
8 2 (0.73%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.36%) e-Health
9 1 (0.36%) PDA
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 105 (38.32%) Linux
2 89 (32.48%) Windows
3 88 (32.12%) UNIX
4 35 (12.77%) AIX
5 31 (11.31%) Solaris
6 15 (5.47%) HPUX
7 10 (3.65%) Windows XP
7 10 (3.65%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.80%) E-Commerce
2 36 (13.14%) ITIL
3 35 (12.77%) Problem Management
4 28 (10.22%) OO
5 26 (9.49%) Software Engineering
6 25 (9.12%) Automated Testing
7 24 (8.76%) System Testing
7 24 (8.76%) CRM
7 24 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (8.39%) MVC
8 23 (8.39%) Test Automation
9 22 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (7.66%) TDD
11 19 (6.93%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.93%) Time Management
12 17 (6.20%) Test Scripting
13 15 (5.47%) Project Management
14 14 (5.11%) Workflow
14 14 (5.11%) Regression Testing
14 14 (5.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 140 (51.09%) Java
2 99 (36.13%) JavaScript
3 64 (23.36%) C#
4 33 (12.04%) PL/SQL
5 31 (11.31%) Perl
6 27 (9.85%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.57%) VB.NET
7 18 (6.57%) PHP
8 16 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 15 (5.47%) XPath
9 15 (5.47%) C
10 12 (4.38%) C++
11 10 (3.65%) VB
12 9 (3.28%) Ruby
13 7 (2.55%) AWK
14 5 (1.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 5 (1.82%) VBScript
14 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.09%) MUMPS
16 2 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (16.42%) Degree
2 17 (6.20%) Sun Certification
2 17 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.11%) ISEB
4 14 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCSE
6 2 (0.73%) MCITP
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.57%) SLA
2 9 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.65%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.73%) Samba
6 2 (0.73%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.73%) SCCM
2 2 (0.73%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (27.74%) Oracle
2 70 (25.55%) Microsoft
3 62 (22.63%) IBM
4 25 (9.12%) Sun
5 18 (6.57%) Sybase
6 17 (6.20%) VMware
7 14 (5.11%) HP
8 12 (4.38%) Jaspersoft
9 10 (3.65%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.19%) SAP
11 5 (1.82%) Interwoven
11 5 (1.82%) Citrix
12 4 (1.46%) Cisco
12 4 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.46%) Infor
12 4 (1.46%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.46%) New Relic
13 3 (1.09%) Facebook
13 3 (1.09%) Yahoo!
13 3 (1.09%) Google
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