The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 132 93 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.64% 28.79% 44.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.17% 54.07% 67.73%
Number of salaries quoted 99 66 76
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
235 172 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.31% 53.25% 65.09%
Number of salaries quoted 163 129 144
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Hertfordshire

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 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 124 (44.77%) Finance
2 111 (40.07%) UNIX
2 111 (40.07%) Microsoft
3 104 (37.55%) Windows
4 99 (35.74%) Java
5 97 (35.02%) Oracle
6 79 (28.52%) Linux
7 72 (25.99%) C#
7 72 (25.99%) Degree
8 68 (24.55%) SQL Server
9 65 (23.47%) MS Office
10 59 (21.30%) J2EE
10 59 (21.30%) WebSphere
10 59 (21.30%) Retail
11 57 (20.58%) JavaScript
12 53 (19.13%) .NET
12 53 (19.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 53 (19.13%) IBM
13 52 (18.77%) HTML
14 51 (18.41%) DB2
14 51 (18.41%) Manufacturing
15 50 (18.05%) Solaris
15 50 (18.05%) E-Commerce
16 48 (17.33%) AIX
17 47 (16.97%) CSS
17 47 (16.97%) JDBC
17 47 (16.97%) Tomcat
18 46 (16.61%) IIS
19 45 (16.25%) Perl
19 45 (16.25%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 59 (21.30%) WebSphere
2 53 (19.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 47 (16.97%) Tomcat
4 46 (16.61%) IIS
5 41 (14.80%) MQSeries
5 41 (14.80%) IBM HTTP Server
6 30 (10.83%) CMS
7 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.61%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.89%) Apache
10 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.17%) Tuxedo
10 6 (2.17%) Lync
11 4 (1.44%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.44%) iPlanet
11 4 (1.44%) SAS
12 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.08%) Liferay
13 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 65 (23.47%) MS Office
2 30 (10.83%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.89%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.17%) Fireworks
5 5 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.72%) FastStats
7 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Tridion
1 6 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) Office 365
2 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.16%) HTTP
2 36 (13.00%) FTP
3 15 (5.42%) Internet
4 10 (3.61%) SAN
5 6 (2.17%) LAN
5 6 (2.17%) WAN
6 5 (1.81%) ATM
7 4 (1.44%) PBX
7 4 (1.44%) SSL
7 4 (1.44%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.08%) NAS
8 3 (1.08%) DNS
9 2 (0.72%) DHCP
9 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.36%) VPN
10 1 (0.36%) SMS
10 1 (0.36%) IPv4
10 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 51 (18.41%) DB2
3 18 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.33%) Informix
5 12 (4.33%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.97%) Data Mining
7 10 (3.61%) MySQL
7 10 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.53%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.44%) DTS
11 4 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 35 (12.64%) Selenium
2 19 (6.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (6.50%) JUnit
3 18 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.42%) Subversion
5 14 (5.05%) Eclipse
6 11 (3.97%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 9 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.89%) Rational Application Developer
10 7 (2.53%) NUnit
11 6 (2.17%) Log4j
11 6 (2.17%) Ant
11 6 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.81%) WATIR
12 5 (1.81%) JBehave
12 5 (1.81%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.81%) Calabash
General
1 124 (44.77%) Finance
2 59 (21.30%) Retail
3 51 (18.41%) Manufacturing
4 23 (8.30%) Banking
5 5 (1.81%) Marketing
6 4 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (33.21%) Analyst
2 76 (27.44%) Developer
3 43 (15.52%) Support Analyst
4 34 (12.27%) Junior
4 34 (12.27%) Operations Analyst
4 34 (12.27%) Operations Support Analyst
5 25 (9.03%) Consultant
6 24 (8.66%) Architect
6 24 (8.66%) Test Engineer
7 21 (7.58%) Programmer
8 18 (6.50%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.50%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.50%) Junior Support Analyst
8 18 (6.50%) Junior Analyst
9 17 (6.14%) Java Developer
10 16 (5.78%) Test Analyst
11 14 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.05%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.69%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.69%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.30%) J2EE
2 53 (19.13%) .NET
3 52 (18.77%) HTML
4 47 (16.97%) CSS
4 47 (16.97%) JDBC
5 40 (14.44%) XML
6 39 (14.08%) Middleware
7 37 (13.36%) ASP.NET
8 34 (12.27%) Web Services
9 26 (9.39%) jQuery
10 24 (8.66%) XHTML
11 20 (7.22%) .NET Framework
12 18 (6.50%) JSP
13 16 (5.78%) WCF
14 13 (4.69%) HTML5
14 13 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (3.97%) Struts
16 10 (3.61%) EJB
16 10 (3.61%) Servlets
16 10 (3.61%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.42%) Clustering
2 11 (3.97%) EFT
2 11 (3.97%) Open Source
3 7 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.17%) Web 2.0
5 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.44%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.08%) W3C
8 2 (0.72%) EMV
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.36%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (40.07%) UNIX
2 104 (37.55%) Windows
3 79 (28.52%) Linux
4 50 (18.05%) Solaris
5 48 (17.33%) AIX
6 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.25%) HPUX
9 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.81%) Android
12 4 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.36%) SUSE
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.36%) CentOS
15 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.05%) E-Commerce
2 45 (16.25%) OO
3 41 (14.80%) MVC
4 36 (13.00%) Software Testing
4 36 (13.00%) Test Scripting
5 25 (9.03%) ITIL
6 21 (7.58%) Problem Management
7 19 (6.86%) Automation Testing
8 17 (6.14%) Change Management
9 16 (5.78%) Scrum
10 15 (5.42%) TDD
10 15 (5.42%) Web Development
11 14 (5.05%) Network Design
12 13 (4.69%) Practice Management
12 13 (4.69%) Validation
13 12 (4.33%) UML
14 11 (3.97%) CRM
14 11 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.97%) Migration
14 11 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.74%) Java
2 72 (25.99%) C#
3 57 (20.58%) JavaScript
4 45 (16.25%) Perl
5 35 (12.64%) T-SQL
6 30 (10.83%) Bash Shell
7 16 (5.78%) C
8 14 (5.05%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.69%) VBA
10 12 (4.33%) VB
10 12 (4.33%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.97%) C++
12 10 (3.61%) PHP
13 8 (2.89%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.89%) XPath
14 6 (2.17%) Ruby
15 4 (1.44%) Jython
16 1 (0.36%) X++
16 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 72 (25.99%) Degree
2 21 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (7.58%) ISTQB
3 18 (6.50%) MCITP
4 17 (6.14%) MCSE
5 14 (5.05%) MCTS
6 11 (3.97%) MCP
7 7 (2.53%) MCSA
8 4 (1.44%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.44%) NCDA
8 4 (1.44%) NCIE
8 4 (1.44%) VCAP
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.08%) CCNA
9 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.72%) ISEB
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.36%) MCT
11 1 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.11%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.81%) XenApp
5 5 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.81%) vSphere
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.44%) XenServer
7 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.36%) SRDF
7 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.08%) BMC Performance Manager
2 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
3 2 (0.72%) SCOM
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.36%) WMI
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 111 (40.07%) Microsoft
2 97 (35.02%) Oracle
3 53 (19.13%) IBM
4 13 (4.69%) HP
4 13 (4.69%) VMware
5 10 (3.61%) Dell
5 10 (3.61%) JBoss
5 10 (3.61%) Cisco
6 9 (3.25%) EMC
6 9 (3.25%) Perforce
7 8 (2.89%) Symantec
8 7 (2.53%) Citrix
9 6 (2.17%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.17%) Adobe
9 6 (2.17%) Sybase
9 6 (2.17%) ATG
9 6 (2.17%) Blue Martini
9 6 (2.17%) NetApp
9 6 (2.17%) Elastic Path
10 5 (1.81%) Red Hat
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