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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 123 92 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.21% 25.00% 41.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.48% 44.23% 67.56%
Number of salaries quoted 95 66 81
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
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
230 208 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.40% 56.52% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 161 158 151
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 115 (42.91%) Finance
2 114 (42.54%) Microsoft
3 109 (40.67%) UNIX
4 104 (38.81%) Windows
5 98 (36.57%) Oracle
6 94 (35.07%) Java
7 81 (30.22%) Linux
8 77 (28.73%) C#
9 68 (25.37%) Degree
10 67 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 66 (24.63%) MS Office
12 60 (22.39%) J2EE
12 60 (22.39%) WebSphere
13 58 (21.64%) JavaScript
14 53 (19.78%) HTML
14 53 (19.78%) .NET
14 53 (19.78%) Retail
15 52 (19.40%) WebSphere Application Server
16 51 (19.03%) IBM
17 50 (18.66%) DB2
17 50 (18.66%) Solaris
18 49 (18.28%) E-Commerce
19 48 (17.91%) Tomcat
19 48 (17.91%) AIX
19 48 (17.91%) CSS
19 48 (17.91%) Manufacturing
20 46 (17.16%) IIS
20 46 (17.16%) Perl
21 45 (16.79%) JDBC
22 42 (15.67%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (22.39%) WebSphere
2 52 (19.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 48 (17.91%) Tomcat
4 46 (17.16%) IIS
5 41 (15.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 38 (14.18%) MQSeries
7 31 (11.57%) CMS
8 15 (5.60%) SharePoint
9 10 (3.73%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.99%) Tuxedo
11 7 (2.61%) Apache
12 6 (2.24%) WebLogic
12 6 (2.24%) Lync
13 4 (1.49%) iPlanet
13 4 (1.49%) GlassFish
14 3 (1.12%) Liferay
14 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 66 (24.63%) MS Office
2 32 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) FastStats
4 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
5 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Tridion
1 6 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.99%) Office 365
2 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.67%) HTTP
2 32 (11.94%) FTP
3 16 (5.97%) Internet
4 10 (3.73%) SAN
5 5 (1.87%) ATM
5 5 (1.87%) LAN
5 5 (1.87%) WAN
6 4 (1.49%) PBX
6 4 (1.49%) SSL
6 4 (1.49%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.12%) NAS
7 3 (1.12%) DNS
8 2 (0.75%) DHCP
8 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.37%) Wireless
9 1 (0.37%) IPv4
9 1 (0.37%) SNMP
9 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.66%) DB2
3 18 (6.72%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.48%) Data Mining
4 12 (4.48%) Informix
5 11 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.73%) MySQL
7 8 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (9.33%) Selenium
2 21 (7.84%) JUnit
3 18 (6.72%) Subversion
4 15 (5.60%) Eclipse
5 12 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.10%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 10 (3.73%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.73%) Rational Application Developer
8 9 (3.36%) NUnit
9 7 (2.61%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.61%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.61%) Calabash
9 7 (2.61%) JBehave
9 7 (2.61%) WATIR
10 6 (2.24%) Ant
10 6 (2.24%) Log4j
11 5 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 115 (42.91%) Finance
2 53 (19.78%) Retail
3 48 (17.91%) Manufacturing
4 17 (6.34%) Banking
5 5 (1.87%) Marketing
5 5 (1.87%) Law
6 4 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (30.60%) Analyst
2 71 (26.49%) Developer
3 37 (13.81%) Support Analyst
4 33 (12.31%) Junior
5 31 (11.57%) Operations Analyst
5 31 (11.57%) Operations Support Analyst
6 29 (10.82%) Consultant
7 25 (9.33%) Architect
8 21 (7.84%) Programmer
9 19 (7.09%) Test Engineer
10 18 (6.72%) .NET Developer
11 17 (6.34%) Team Leader
11 17 (6.34%) Java Developer
12 15 (5.60%) Junior Support Analyst
12 15 (5.60%) Junior Analyst
13 14 (5.22%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.85%) Web Developer
14 13 (4.85%) Test Analyst
15 12 (4.48%) Analyst Programmer
16 11 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.39%) J2EE
2 53 (19.78%) HTML
2 53 (19.78%) .NET
3 48 (17.91%) CSS
4 45 (16.79%) JDBC
5 41 (15.30%) XML
6 37 (13.81%) ASP.NET
7 36 (13.43%) Middleware
7 36 (13.43%) Web Services
8 24 (8.96%) XHTML
9 23 (8.58%) jQuery
10 20 (7.46%) JSP
11 17 (6.34%) .NET Framework
12 15 (5.60%) WCF
13 12 (4.48%) Struts
13 12 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (4.10%) JSTL
14 11 (4.10%) EJB
14 11 (4.10%) Servlets
14 11 (4.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.60%) Clustering
2 13 (4.85%) Open Source
3 10 (3.73%) EFT
4 7 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.24%) Web 2.0
5 6 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.49%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.12%) W3C
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) EMV
9 2 (0.75%) e-Health
10 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.37%) Online Games
10 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 109 (40.67%) UNIX
2 104 (38.81%) Windows
3 81 (30.22%) Linux
4 50 (18.66%) Solaris
5 48 (17.91%) AIX
6 18 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.36%) HPUX
9 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.24%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.49%) Android
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.37%) CentOS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.37%) zOS
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.28%) E-Commerce
2 42 (15.67%) OO
3 39 (14.55%) MVC
4 31 (11.57%) Software Testing
5 27 (10.07%) Test Scripting
6 23 (8.58%) ITIL
7 21 (7.84%) Change Management
8 19 (7.09%) Problem Management
9 15 (5.60%) Web Development
9 15 (5.60%) Practice Management
9 15 (5.60%) UML
10 14 (5.22%) TDD
10 14 (5.22%) Network Design
11 13 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (4.85%) Validation
11 13 (4.85%) Scrum
12 12 (4.48%) CRM
12 12 (4.48%) Automation Testing
12 12 (4.48%) Content Management
13 11 (4.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 94 (35.07%) Java
2 77 (28.73%) C#
3 58 (21.64%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.16%) Perl
5 33 (12.31%) T-SQL
6 29 (10.82%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.34%) Shell Script
7 17 (6.34%) C
8 14 (5.22%) VB
9 13 (4.85%) VB.NET
10 12 (4.48%) VBA
11 11 (4.10%) C++
12 9 (3.36%) PHP
13 8 (2.99%) Ruby
13 8 (2.99%) XPath
14 7 (2.61%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.49%) Jython
16 1 (0.37%) R
16 1 (0.37%) X++
16 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 68 (25.37%) Degree
2 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.72%) MCITP
4 17 (6.34%) MCSE
5 14 (5.22%) MCTS
6 12 (4.48%) ISTQB
7 11 (4.10%) MCP
8 7 (2.61%) MCSA
9 5 (1.87%) Sun Certification
10 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.49%) NCDA
10 4 (1.49%) NCIE
10 4 (1.49%) VCAP
11 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.12%) CCNA
12 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.37%) MBA
12 1 (0.37%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.72%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.46%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.87%) XenApp
5 5 (1.87%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.87%) vSphere
5 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.49%) XenServer
7 1 (0.37%) SRDF
7 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.49%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.12%) BMC Performance Manager
2 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 114 (42.54%) Microsoft
2 98 (36.57%) Oracle
3 51 (19.03%) IBM
4 13 (4.85%) VMware
4 13 (4.85%) HP
5 11 (4.10%) JBoss
6 10 (3.73%) Dell
7 9 (3.36%) Perforce
7 9 (3.36%) EMC
7 9 (3.36%) Cisco
8 8 (2.99%) Symantec
9 6 (2.24%) Citrix
9 6 (2.24%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.24%) ATG
9 6 (2.24%) NetApp
9 6 (2.24%) Blue Martini
9 6 (2.24%) Elastic Path
10 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.87%) Sun
10 5 (1.87%) Sybase
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