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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 150 137 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.17% 23.06% 28.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.90% 55.92% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 97 103 64
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
289 245 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 52.36% 41.25% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 218 172 124
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 133 (44.78%) Java
2 114 (38.38%) JavaScript
3 111 (37.37%) .NET
4 96 (32.32%) Windows
5 94 (31.65%) Linux
5 94 (31.65%) SQL Server
6 91 (30.64%) HTML
7 90 (30.30%) UNIX
8 89 (29.97%) Finance
9 80 (26.94%) Oracle
10 79 (26.60%) WebSphere
11 76 (25.59%) Microsoft
12 68 (22.90%) C#
13 66 (22.22%) DB2
14 63 (21.21%) J2EE
14 63 (21.21%) IBM
15 60 (20.20%) XML
16 56 (18.86%) ASP.NET
17 55 (18.52%) CSS
18 50 (16.84%) Tomcat
18 50 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
19 48 (16.16%) Apache
19 48 (16.16%) WebSphere Application Server
20 46 (15.49%) Relational Database
21 44 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
22 43 (14.48%) AIX
22 43 (14.48%) MS Excel
22 43 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
23 42 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 41 (13.80%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 79 (26.60%) WebSphere
2 50 (16.84%) Tomcat
3 48 (16.16%) Apache
3 48 (16.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (8.75%) Apache ServiceMix
5 25 (8.42%) IIS
6 22 (7.41%) JBoss
7 19 (6.40%) SharePoint
8 16 (5.39%) MQSeries
9 13 (4.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (3.37%) WebLogic
11 9 (3.03%) Drupal
12 6 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (1.68%) ColdFusion
14 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
15 3 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.37%) Magento
3 6 (2.02%) Maximo
4 5 (1.68%) CA PPM
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.44%) HTTP
2 15 (5.05%) Firewall
2 15 (5.05%) Internet
3 13 (4.38%) FTP
4 7 (2.36%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.01%) MPLS
5 3 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.67%) SSH
6 2 (0.67%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.67%) PBX
6 2 (0.67%) Telnet
7 1 (0.34%) IPv4
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 66 (22.22%) DB2
3 46 (15.49%) Relational Database
4 44 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (12.46%) MySQL
7 34 (11.45%) MongoDB
8 30 (10.10%) NoSQL
9 23 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (7.07%) DbVisualizer
11 20 (6.73%) Oracle Database
11 20 (6.73%) Sybase ASE
12 16 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (3.37%) CouchDB
16 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (9.76%) Subversion
2 21 (7.07%) JUnit
3 18 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 18 (6.06%) LoadRunner
4 17 (5.72%) Rational Application Developer
5 16 (5.39%) HP UFT
6 13 (4.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 13 (4.38%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.37%) Selenium
7 10 (3.37%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.69%) Maven
9 7 (2.36%) JMeter
9 7 (2.36%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.68%) Ant
11 4 (1.35%) JIRA
11 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.35%) ClearQuest
12 3 (1.01%) Log4j
12 3 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (1.01%) Toad
General
1 89 (29.97%) Finance
2 32 (10.77%) Retail
3 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.68%) Marketing
5 4 (1.35%) Banking
5 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Advertising
6 3 (1.01%) Law
7 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 159 (53.54%) Developer
2 64 (21.55%) Analyst
3 38 (12.79%) Java Developer
4 33 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 32 (10.77%) .NET Developer
6 28 (9.43%) Tester
7 25 (8.42%) SQL Developer
8 24 (8.08%) C# Developer
9 23 (7.74%) Architect
10 22 (7.41%) Support Analyst
10 22 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
11 21 (7.07%) Consultant
12 17 (5.72%) Programmer
12 17 (5.72%) Software Developer
13 15 (5.05%) Junior
14 13 (4.38%) Support Consultant
14 13 (4.38%) Operations Analyst
14 13 (4.38%) Java Consultant
14 13 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (4.38%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (37.37%) .NET
2 91 (30.64%) HTML
3 63 (21.21%) J2EE
4 60 (20.20%) XML
5 56 (18.86%) ASP.NET
6 55 (18.52%) CSS
7 41 (13.80%) Web Services
8 39 (13.13%) Spring
9 27 (9.09%) JDBC
10 26 (8.75%) JSP
11 24 (8.08%) jQuery
12 23 (7.74%) Hibernate
13 21 (7.07%) Flash
14 20 (6.73%) Struts
15 16 (5.39%) REST
15 16 (5.39%) JMS
16 14 (4.71%) Spring MVC
16 14 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
17 13 (4.38%) XHTML
17 13 (4.38%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.69%) User Experience
5 6 (2.02%) FMCG
6 5 (1.68%) BBC
6 5 (1.68%) Social Media
6 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.01%) Derivative
7 3 (1.01%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.01%) Blog
8 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.67%) DTV
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (32.32%) Windows
2 94 (31.65%) Linux
3 90 (30.30%) UNIX
4 43 (14.48%) AIX
5 32 (10.77%) Solaris
6 10 (3.37%) Android
6 10 (3.37%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.69%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.02%) HPUX
10 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (11.11%) MVC
4 30 (10.10%) Automated Testing
5 29 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 28 (9.43%) TDD
7 26 (8.75%) Data Modelling
8 24 (8.08%) Web Development
8 24 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (7.74%) System Testing
9 23 (7.74%) Problem Management
10 20 (6.73%) ITIL
11 17 (5.72%) CRM
11 17 (5.72%) Test Scripting
12 16 (5.39%) Content Management
12 16 (5.39%) Regression Testing
12 16 (5.39%) OO
13 15 (5.05%) Software Engineering
14 14 (4.71%) Project Management
14 14 (4.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.78%) Java
2 114 (38.38%) JavaScript
3 68 (22.90%) C#
4 38 (12.79%) Perl
5 35 (11.78%) T-SQL
6 26 (8.75%) Bash Shell
7 23 (7.74%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.73%) PHP
9 15 (5.05%) VB
9 15 (5.05%) VB.NET
10 12 (4.04%) C
11 8 (2.69%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.36%) AWK
12 7 (2.36%) VBA
13 5 (1.68%) C++
13 5 (1.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 4 (1.35%) XPath
15 3 (1.01%) MUMPS
15 3 (1.01%) Python
16 2 (0.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (9.43%) Degree
2 17 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.71%) Sun Certification
5 7 (2.36%) CISSP
6 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.35%) CISM
8 3 (1.01%) MCSE
9 2 (0.67%) MCITP
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.67%) ISEB
10 1 (0.34%) CCNA
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.41%) QA
2 8 (2.69%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.36%) SLA
4 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.02%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.67%) Ansible
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 80 (26.94%) Oracle
2 76 (25.59%) Microsoft
3 63 (21.21%) IBM
4 28 (9.43%) Sybase
5 23 (7.74%) Sun
6 19 (6.40%) Jaspersoft
7 17 (5.72%) HP
8 13 (4.38%) VMware
9 10 (3.37%) Xamarin
10 9 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.36%) SAP
11 7 (2.36%) Citrix
12 6 (2.02%) Cisco
12 6 (2.02%) Apple
13 5 (1.68%) Sony
13 5 (1.68%) Facebook
13 5 (1.68%) Yahoo!
13 5 (1.68%) Google
14 4 (1.35%) AppDynamics
14 4 (1.35%) New Relic
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