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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 139 144 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.19% 23.53% 29.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.43% 51.43% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 104 111 71
Average salary £49,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
230 280 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.65% 45.75% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 167 223 113
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 136 (51.91%) Java
2 103 (39.31%) JavaScript
3 97 (37.02%) SQL Server
4 90 (34.35%) .NET
4 90 (34.35%) Linux
5 86 (32.82%) Windows
6 85 (32.44%) Finance
7 81 (30.92%) UNIX
8 76 (29.01%) WebSphere
9 75 (28.63%) J2EE
10 74 (28.24%) Oracle
11 71 (27.10%) XML
12 67 (25.57%) HTML
13 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
14 59 (22.52%) DB2
15 58 (22.14%) IBM
16 56 (21.37%) C#
17 50 (19.08%) Retail
18 48 (18.32%) Relational Database
19 46 (17.56%) E-Commerce
20 42 (16.03%) WebSphere Application Server
20 42 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
21 40 (15.27%) ASP.NET
22 39 (14.89%) Tomcat
23 36 (13.74%) Web Services
23 36 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (13.74%) Degree
24 35 (13.36%) Spring
25 34 (12.98%) AIX
25 34 (12.98%) HTTP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (29.01%) WebSphere
2 42 (16.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 39 (14.89%) Tomcat
4 32 (12.21%) Apache
5 29 (11.07%) IIS
6 28 (10.69%) MQSeries
7 25 (9.54%) JBoss
8 16 (6.11%) SharePoint
9 13 (4.96%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (3.44%) Drupal
10 9 (3.44%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (2.67%) MS Exchange
12 6 (2.29%) Apache Solr
12 6 (2.29%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.91%) ColdFusion
13 5 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 33 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.44%) Magento
3 8 (3.05%) Maximo
4 7 (2.67%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.76%) Agresso
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.15%) Office 365
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.98%) HTTP
2 14 (5.34%) Internet
3 12 (4.58%) FTP
4 10 (3.82%) Firewall
5 7 (2.67%) HTTPS
5 7 (2.67%) IPv4
6 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.76%) NAS
7 2 (0.76%) DNS
7 2 (0.76%) DHCP
7 2 (0.76%) PBX
7 2 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (37.02%) SQL Server
2 59 (22.52%) DB2
3 48 (18.32%) Relational Database
4 42 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (8.78%) Oracle Database
7 22 (8.40%) DbVisualizer
8 21 (8.02%) MySQL
9 19 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (7.25%) MongoDB
9 19 (7.25%) NoSQL
10 17 (6.49%) Sybase ASE
11 16 (6.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (2.29%) RDBMS
17 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (9.16%) Subversion
2 22 (8.40%) LoadRunner
3 18 (6.87%) JUnit
4 15 (5.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (5.34%) Maven
6 12 (4.58%) Cucumber
6 12 (4.58%) Selenium
7 10 (3.82%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.05%) Rational Application Developer
9 7 (2.67%) JMeter
9 7 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.67%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.91%) Ant
10 5 (1.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (1.91%) WATIR
10 5 (1.91%) NUnit
10 5 (1.91%) Calabash
10 5 (1.91%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.91%) JBehave
General
1 85 (32.44%) Finance
2 50 (19.08%) Retail
3 12 (4.58%) Banking
4 7 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.91%) Marketing
7 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Law
9 2 (0.76%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (53.44%) Developer
2 49 (18.70%) Analyst
3 35 (13.36%) Java Developer
4 32 (12.21%) Senior Developer
5 31 (11.83%) .NET Developer
6 24 (9.16%) Tester
7 22 (8.40%) Support Analyst
7 22 (8.40%) SQL Developer
8 17 (6.49%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (5.73%) Consultant
9 15 (5.73%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.34%) Programmer
11 12 (4.58%) Operations Support Analyst
11 12 (4.58%) Operations Analyst
11 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.58%) Architect
11 12 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (4.20%) Database Developer
12 11 (4.20%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (34.35%) .NET
2 75 (28.63%) J2EE
3 71 (27.10%) XML
4 67 (25.57%) HTML
5 40 (15.27%) ASP.NET
6 36 (13.74%) Web Services
7 35 (13.36%) Spring
8 33 (12.60%) CSS
9 27 (10.31%) Hibernate
10 24 (9.16%) JDBC
11 23 (8.78%) RESTful
12 22 (8.40%) Flash
13 20 (7.63%) jQuery
14 19 (7.25%) JSP
15 18 (6.87%) SOAP
15 18 (6.87%) Struts
16 17 (6.49%) Servlets
17 14 (5.34%) WPF
17 14 (5.34%) XSLT
18 13 (4.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.44%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.05%) User Experience
4 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.67%) Open Source
5 5 (1.91%) BBC
5 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.91%) Social Media
6 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.15%) Replication
7 3 (1.15%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.15%) Derivative
8 2 (0.76%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.76%) EMV
8 2 (0.76%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) PDA
9 1 (0.38%) Blog
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 90 (34.35%) Linux
2 86 (32.82%) Windows
3 81 (30.92%) UNIX
4 34 (12.98%) AIX
5 27 (10.31%) Solaris
6 11 (4.20%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.82%) HPUX
7 10 (3.82%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.56%) E-Commerce
2 33 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (11.07%) Automated Testing
4 28 (10.69%) Problem Management
4 28 (10.69%) System Testing
5 27 (10.31%) ITIL
6 26 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.54%) TDD
7 25 (9.54%) Data Modelling
8 21 (8.02%) OO
8 21 (8.02%) Software Engineering
9 20 (7.63%) CRM
10 19 (7.25%) MVC
10 19 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 15 (5.73%) Regression Testing
11 15 (5.73%) Test Scripting
12 13 (4.96%) Project Management
12 13 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.58%) Time Management
14 11 (4.20%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (51.91%) Java
2 103 (39.31%) JavaScript
3 56 (21.37%) C#
4 31 (11.83%) Perl
5 28 (10.69%) PL/SQL
5 28 (10.69%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.25%) PHP
7 17 (6.49%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.11%) VB.NET
9 14 (5.34%) C
10 12 (4.58%) VB
11 11 (4.20%) C++
12 10 (3.82%) XPath
13 7 (2.67%) AWK
14 6 (2.29%) Ruby
15 5 (1.91%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 5 (1.91%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.53%) VBScript
17 3 (1.15%) MUMPS
17 3 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (13.74%) Degree
2 15 (5.73%) Sun Certification
3 13 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (4.58%) ISEB
5 11 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.76%) MCITP
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.76%) CISM
7 2 (0.76%) CISSP
7 2 (0.76%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) ISO 9001
2 10 (3.82%) SLA
3 9 (3.44%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.67%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.76%) Puppet
2 2 (0.76%) SCCM
2 2 (0.76%) SCOM
2 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.76%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 74 (28.24%) Oracle
2 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
3 58 (22.14%) IBM
4 26 (9.92%) Sybase
5 21 (8.02%) Sun
6 19 (7.25%) Jaspersoft
7 15 (5.73%) HP
8 13 (4.96%) VMware
9 10 (3.82%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.29%) SAP
11 5 (1.91%) Apple
11 5 (1.91%) Sony
11 5 (1.91%) Yahoo!
11 5 (1.91%) Google
11 5 (1.91%) Facebook
12 4 (1.53%) Infor
12 4 (1.53%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.53%) New Relic
13 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.15%) Citrix
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