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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 131 140 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.94% 27.24% 28.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.25% 51.09% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 97 99 91
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
246 274 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.71% 53.31% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 179 213 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (50.91%) Java
2 115 (41.82%) Linux
3 95 (34.55%) UNIX
4 94 (34.18%) Windows
5 90 (32.73%) Finance
6 87 (31.64%) J2EE
7 83 (30.18%) JavaScript
7 83 (30.18%) Microsoft
8 81 (29.45%) Oracle
8 81 (29.45%) SQL Server
9 73 (26.55%) .NET
10 70 (25.45%) WebSphere
11 67 (24.36%) C#
12 66 (24.00%) XML
13 65 (23.64%) HTML
13 65 (23.64%) IBM
14 64 (23.27%) E-Commerce
15 63 (22.91%) Retail
16 57 (20.73%) DB2
17 48 (17.45%) Tomcat
18 47 (17.09%) Degree
19 46 (16.73%) HTTP
20 45 (16.36%) ITIL
21 44 (16.00%) Web Services
21 44 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
21 44 (16.00%) MS Excel
22 43 (15.64%) ASP.NET
22 43 (15.64%) Relational Database
23 41 (14.91%) CSS
24 40 (14.55%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (25.45%) WebSphere
2 48 (17.45%) Tomcat
3 44 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 36 (13.09%) MQSeries
5 35 (12.73%) SharePoint
6 34 (12.36%) IIS
7 26 (9.45%) Apache
8 25 (9.09%) JBoss
9 16 (5.82%) IBM HTTP Server
10 14 (5.09%) Apache Solr
11 10 (3.64%) Lync
12 9 (3.27%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (2.91%) Drupal
13 8 (2.91%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
14 4 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (1.09%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 44 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (9.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.45%) Agresso
3 8 (2.91%) Maximo
3 8 (2.91%) Magento
4 7 (2.55%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.73%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.73%) HTTP
2 26 (9.45%) Internet
3 23 (8.36%) FTP
4 10 (3.64%) VPN
4 10 (3.64%) IPv4
5 7 (2.55%) HTTPS
5 7 (2.55%) Firewall
6 6 (2.18%) LAN
6 6 (2.18%) WAN
7 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.09%) SSH
7 3 (1.09%) DNS
8 2 (0.73%) NAS
8 2 (0.73%) SNMP
8 2 (0.73%) DHCP
8 2 (0.73%) SAN
8 2 (0.73%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.73%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.36%) PBX
9 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 57 (20.73%) DB2
3 43 (15.64%) Relational Database
4 30 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (8.73%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (5.45%) DbVisualizer
7 15 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (5.45%) MySQL
8 11 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.18%) QlikView
10 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.45%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.45%) Informix
11 4 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (9.09%) JUnit
2 22 (8.00%) Subversion
3 20 (7.27%) Maven
3 20 (7.27%) LoadRunner
4 16 (5.82%) Selenium
4 16 (5.82%) Cucumber
5 15 (5.45%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.09%) Calabash
6 14 (5.09%) SpecFlow
6 14 (5.09%) JBehave
6 14 (5.09%) WATIR
6 14 (5.09%) NUnit
7 13 (4.73%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (3.64%) SoapUI
9 9 (3.27%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.91%) Ant
11 7 (2.55%) JMeter
11 7 (2.55%) Log4j
12 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 90 (32.73%) Finance
2 63 (22.91%) Retail
3 15 (5.45%) Banking
4 10 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.82%) Marketing
7 4 (1.45%) Games
8 3 (1.09%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (38.55%) Developer
2 70 (25.45%) Analyst
3 39 (14.18%) Support Analyst
4 33 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 30 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 27 (9.82%) .NET Developer
7 25 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 18 (6.55%) Tester
9 17 (6.18%) Applications Support Analyst
10 15 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (5.09%) Support Manager
11 14 (5.09%) Operations Analyst
11 14 (5.09%) Operations Support Analyst
11 14 (5.09%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.09%) Architect
12 12 (4.36%) Consultant
12 12 (4.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 12 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (31.64%) J2EE
2 73 (26.55%) .NET
3 66 (24.00%) XML
4 65 (23.64%) HTML
5 44 (16.00%) Web Services
6 43 (15.64%) ASP.NET
7 41 (14.91%) CSS
8 35 (12.73%) Spring
9 32 (11.64%) Hibernate
10 30 (10.91%) RESTful
11 27 (9.82%) jQuery
12 25 (9.09%) JDBC
12 25 (9.09%) Servlets
12 25 (9.09%) SOAP
13 21 (7.64%) Struts
13 21 (7.64%) XSLT
14 18 (6.55%) JSP
14 18 (6.55%) Middleware
15 16 (5.82%) Gherkin
16 15 (5.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.82%) Open Source
3 11 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.55%) Web 2.0
5 6 (2.18%) User Experience
6 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.45%) Replication
7 2 (0.73%) EMV
7 2 (0.73%) Online Gambling
7 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.73%) e-Health
8 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.36%) PDA
8 1 (0.36%) Derivative
8 1 (0.36%) DTV
8 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (41.82%) Linux
2 95 (34.55%) UNIX
3 94 (34.18%) Windows
4 33 (12.00%) AIX
4 33 (12.00%) Solaris
5 17 (6.18%) HPUX
6 10 (3.64%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) zOS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.27%) E-Commerce
2 45 (16.36%) ITIL
3 40 (14.55%) Problem Management
4 33 (12.00%) OO
5 28 (10.18%) CRM
6 26 (9.45%) Test Automation
7 24 (8.73%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.36%) Time Management
8 23 (8.36%) MVC
9 22 (8.00%) Automated Testing
10 21 (7.64%) System Testing
11 20 (7.27%) Test Scripting
11 20 (7.27%) Change Management
12 17 (6.18%) Project Management
12 17 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (5.82%) TDD
14 15 (5.45%) Software Testing
14 15 (5.45%) Workflow
15 14 (5.09%) BDD
16 13 (4.73%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (50.91%) Java
2 83 (30.18%) JavaScript
3 67 (24.36%) C#
4 40 (14.55%) PL/SQL
5 32 (11.64%) Perl
6 26 (9.45%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.18%) XPath
8 16 (5.82%) Bash Shell
9 15 (5.45%) VB.NET
10 14 (5.09%) C
10 14 (5.09%) PHP
10 14 (5.09%) Ruby
11 11 (4.00%) C++
12 7 (2.55%) VB
12 7 (2.55%) AWK
13 6 (2.18%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.82%) VBScript
15 2 (0.73%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.73%) Jython
16 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (17.09%) Degree
2 17 (6.18%) Sun Certification
2 17 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.82%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.09%) ISEB
4 14 (5.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.64%) SLA
2 11 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.64%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.18%) Terminal Server
4 6 (2.18%) Samba
5 5 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.45%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.73%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.73%) SCCM
3 2 (0.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 83 (30.18%) Microsoft
2 81 (29.45%) Oracle
3 65 (23.64%) IBM
4 28 (10.18%) Sun
5 19 (6.91%) VMware
6 13 (4.73%) HP
7 12 (4.36%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.00%) Sybase
9 10 (3.64%) Citrix
10 8 (2.91%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.91%) Cisco
11 7 (2.55%) Interwoven
12 6 (2.18%) SAP
13 5 (1.82%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.45%) Infor
14 4 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
14 4 (1.45%) New Relic
14 4 (1.45%) AppDynamics
15 2 (0.73%) Perforce
15 2 (0.73%) NetQoS
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