The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 127 152 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.91% 27.49% 22.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.15% 52.05% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 113 99 100
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,716 £24,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
192 292 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.68% 52.80% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 159 220 163
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £56,800
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 103 (42.04%) Java
2 98 (40.00%) Unix
3 97 (39.59%) Oracle
4 83 (33.88%) Finance
5 82 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (31.84%) XML
7 75 (30.61%) Microsoft
8 58 (23.67%) SQL Server
9 48 (19.59%) JavaScript
10 45 (18.37%) J2EE
11 44 (17.96%) PL/SQL
12 42 (17.14%) Web Services
13 41 (16.73%) HTML
14 40 (16.33%) MS Excel
15 38 (15.51%) C#
15 38 (15.51%) .NET
15 38 (15.51%) Waterfall
16 37 (15.10%) CRM
17 36 (14.69%) Degree
18 35 (14.29%) Linux
19 34 (13.88%) SDLC
20 33 (13.47%) UML
20 33 (13.47%) MS Office
20 33 (13.47%) QA
20 33 (13.47%) Spring
21 32 (13.06%) REST
21 32 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
22 31 (12.65%) T-SQL
22 31 (12.65%) ETL
23 30 (12.24%) Shell Script

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.12%) CMS
3 14 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.27%) Apache
6 8 (3.27%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.45%) JBoss
7 6 (2.45%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.63%) Drupal
10 3 (1.22%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) IIS
12 1 (0.41%) Mule
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 33 (13.47%) MS Office
3 5 (2.04%) MS Project
4 3 (1.22%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.67%) SAP BPC
3 6 (2.45%) Scribe Insight
4 3 (1.22%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.82%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.80%) Internet
2 16 (6.53%) Network Security
3 12 (4.90%) Firewall
4 11 (4.49%) SSH
5 10 (4.08%) IPsec
5 10 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.08%) VPN
6 5 (2.04%) WAN
7 4 (1.63%) LAN
8 3 (1.22%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.82%) DNS
9 2 (0.82%) HTTP
9 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.82%) NAS
9 2 (0.82%) SAN
10 1 (0.41%) DHCP
10 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.41%) SNMP
10 1 (0.41%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.71%) DB2
3 14 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.31%) MySQL
4 13 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.08%) Power BI
7 10 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.67%) SAP BW
9 8 (3.27%) MS Access
9 8 (3.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.27%) SAP Data Services
9 8 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 24 (9.80%) Selenium
2 23 (9.39%) Cucumber
2 23 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (8.16%) HP UFT
4 18 (7.35%) WebDriver
5 17 (6.94%) JIRA
6 16 (6.53%) JUnit
6 16 (6.53%) Visual Studio
7 14 (5.71%) Subversion
8 12 (4.90%) LoadRunner
9 10 (4.08%) JBehave
10 8 (3.27%) ClearQuest
10 8 (3.27%) Git (software)
10 8 (3.27%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.45%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (2.04%) Ant
12 5 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
12 5 (2.04%) Toad
13 4 (1.63%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.63%) Log4j
General
1 83 (33.88%) Finance
2 22 (8.98%) Retail
3 18 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.12%) Billing
5 12 (4.90%) Banking
6 7 (2.86%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.45%) Marketing
7 6 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (27.35%) Developer
2 61 (24.90%) Analyst
3 30 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.84%) Test Analyst
5 19 (7.76%) Support Engineer
6 16 (6.53%) Applications Support
6 16 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (4.90%) Consultant
8 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 11 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (4.08%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.67%) Head of Development
11 9 (3.67%) Java Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
11 9 (3.67%) QA Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (31.84%) XML
2 45 (18.37%) J2EE
3 42 (17.14%) Web Services
4 41 (16.73%) HTML
5 38 (15.51%) .NET
6 33 (13.47%) Spring
7 32 (13.06%) REST
8 29 (11.84%) Hibernate
9 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET
10 20 (8.16%) SOAP
11 18 (7.35%) CSS
12 12 (4.90%) RESTful
13 11 (4.49%) CSS3
13 11 (4.49%) jQuery
13 11 (4.49%) JSP
13 11 (4.49%) MDX
14 10 (4.08%) Ajax
15 9 (3.67%) EJB
15 9 (3.67%) Gherkin
15 9 (3.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.98%) Virtual Team
3 16 (6.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.08%) PACS
4 10 (4.08%) RIA
5 9 (3.67%) NHS
6 8 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.27%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.86%) Statistics
8 6 (2.45%) Cybercrime
8 6 (2.45%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.04%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.63%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.63%) iPad
10 4 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.63%) Physics
11 1 (0.41%) Fintech
11 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (40.00%) Unix
2 35 (14.29%) Linux
3 29 (11.84%) Windows
4 9 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.27%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.63%) HPUX
7 4 (1.63%) Solaris
8 2 (0.82%) AIX
8 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.51%) Waterfall
3 37 (15.10%) CRM
4 34 (13.88%) SDLC
5 33 (13.47%) UML
6 31 (12.65%) ETL
7 29 (11.84%) Data Modelling
7 29 (11.84%) ITIL
7 29 (11.84%) Project Management
8 27 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (11.02%) Scrum
9 25 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 25 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 24 (9.80%) Mentoring
11 21 (8.57%) Workflow
12 20 (8.16%) Functional Testing
12 20 (8.16%) OO
12 20 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
12 20 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (7.76%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (42.04%) Java
2 48 (19.59%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.96%) PL/SQL
4 38 (15.51%) C#
5 31 (12.65%) T-SQL
6 30 (12.24%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.53%) C++
7 16 (6.53%) Perl
8 15 (6.12%) VB
9 14 (5.71%) C
10 12 (4.90%) VBA
11 11 (4.49%) Python
12 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.41%) COBOL
14 1 (0.41%) Erlang
14 1 (0.41%) PHP
14 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (14.69%) Degree
2 10 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.45%) CCNA
4 6 (2.45%) CISA
4 6 (2.45%) CISM
4 6 (2.45%) CISSP
5 5 (2.04%) CCNP
6 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.63%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.22%) ACCA
8 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) MCITP
8 2 (0.82%) MCSE
9 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.47%) QA
2 17 (6.94%) SLA
3 10 (4.08%) SDET
4 6 (2.45%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.82%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Simpana
4 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 97 (39.59%) Oracle
2 75 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.80%) IBM
4 17 (6.94%) HP
5 16 (6.53%) SAP
6 12 (4.90%) Sybase
7 10 (4.08%) Cognos
7 10 (4.08%) ComArch
8 9 (3.67%) VMware
9 6 (2.45%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.45%) Informatica
9 6 (2.45%) Talend
10 5 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.04%) Telerik
11 4 (1.63%) ATG
11 4 (1.63%) Blue Martini
11 4 (1.63%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.63%) JDA
11 4 (1.63%) Sun
11 4 (1.63%) WSO2
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