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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 123 90 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.49% 23.75% 41.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.79% 42.65% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 93 73 91
Average salary £41,500 £35,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.90% -13.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
233 211 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.60% 55.67% 58.02%
Number of salaries quoted 161 169 151
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 125 (45.13%) Finance
2 118 (42.60%) UNIX
3 113 (40.79%) Microsoft
4 112 (40.43%) Oracle
5 106 (38.27%) Java
6 100 (36.10%) Windows
7 91 (32.85%) Linux
8 80 (28.88%) C#
9 70 (25.27%) MS Office
10 68 (24.55%) WebSphere
11 67 (24.19%) J2EE
12 65 (23.47%) SQL Server
13 63 (22.74%) JavaScript
14 61 (22.02%) Degree
15 60 (21.66%) Retail
15 60 (21.66%) HTML
16 59 (21.30%) E-Commerce
17 58 (20.94%) WebSphere Application Server
18 56 (20.22%) DB2
19 54 (19.49%) IBM
20 53 (19.13%) Perl
20 53 (19.13%) Solaris
20 53 (19.13%) Tomcat
20 53 (19.13%) CSS
21 52 (18.77%) Manufacturing
22 51 (18.41%) AIX
23 48 (17.33%) IIS
23 48 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (16.97%) JDBC
24 47 (16.97%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 68 (24.55%) WebSphere
2 58 (20.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 53 (19.13%) Tomcat
4 48 (17.33%) IIS
5 44 (15.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 39 (14.08%) MQSeries
7 33 (11.91%) CMS
8 11 (3.97%) SharePoint
9 10 (3.61%) MS Exchange
10 9 (3.25%) Tuxedo
11 7 (2.53%) Apache
12 6 (2.17%) Lync
12 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.44%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.44%) iPlanet
14 3 (1.08%) SAS
14 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.08%) Liferay
15 2 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 70 (25.27%) MS Office
2 30 (10.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.08%) SPSS
3 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Tridion
2 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) Office 365
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.25%) HTTP
2 33 (11.91%) FTP
3 17 (6.14%) Internet
4 10 (3.61%) SAN
5 5 (1.81%) ATM
6 4 (1.44%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.44%) PBX
6 4 (1.44%) SSL
7 3 (1.08%) DNS
7 3 (1.08%) WAN
7 3 (1.08%) LAN
7 3 (1.08%) NAS
8 2 (0.72%) DHCP
8 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.36%) SNMP
9 1 (0.36%) SMS
9 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 56 (20.22%) DB2
3 21 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.69%) Data Mining
5 12 (4.33%) MySQL
6 11 (3.97%) Informix
7 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (10.83%) Selenium
2 28 (10.11%) JUnit
3 17 (6.14%) Eclipse
4 16 (5.78%) Subversion
5 15 (5.42%) Cucumber
5 15 (5.42%) Rational Application Developer
6 14 (5.05%) NUnit
7 13 (4.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 12 (4.33%) JBehave
8 12 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (4.33%) Jenkins
8 12 (4.33%) Calabash
8 12 (4.33%) SpecFlow
8 12 (4.33%) WATIR
9 10 (3.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (2.89%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.17%) Log4j
11 6 (2.17%) Ant
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 125 (45.13%) Finance
2 60 (21.66%) Retail
3 52 (18.77%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.78%) Banking
5 8 (2.89%) Marketing
5 8 (2.89%) Law
6 4 (1.44%) Advertising
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (32.49%) Analyst
2 67 (24.19%) Developer
3 38 (13.72%) Support Analyst
4 32 (11.55%) Consultant
4 32 (11.55%) Operations Support Analyst
4 32 (11.55%) Operations Analyst
5 29 (10.47%) Junior
6 25 (9.03%) Architect
7 22 (7.94%) Team Leader
8 21 (7.58%) Programmer
9 20 (7.22%) Test Engineer
10 18 (6.50%) Java Developer
11 17 (6.14%) .NET Developer
12 16 (5.78%) Test Analyst
13 13 (4.69%) Web Developer
13 13 (4.69%) Junior Analyst
13 13 (4.69%) Junior Support Analyst
14 12 (4.33%) Applications Support
15 11 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (3.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.19%) J2EE
2 60 (21.66%) HTML
3 53 (19.13%) CSS
4 47 (16.97%) JDBC
4 47 (16.97%) XML
5 45 (16.25%) .NET
6 37 (13.36%) Middleware
7 36 (13.00%) ASP.NET
8 35 (12.64%) Web Services
9 26 (9.39%) XHTML
10 25 (9.03%) JSP
11 22 (7.94%) jQuery
12 17 (6.14%) .NET Framework
13 15 (5.42%) WCF
13 15 (5.42%) Gherkin
14 14 (5.05%) Servlets
14 14 (5.05%) Struts
14 14 (5.05%) EJB
15 13 (4.69%) JMS
15 13 (4.69%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.50%) Open Source
3 12 (4.33%) Clustering
4 9 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.25%) EFT
5 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.17%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.44%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.08%) W3C
7 3 (1.08%) e-Health
7 3 (1.08%) Statistics
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.72%) EMV
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.36%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (42.60%) UNIX
2 100 (36.10%) Windows
3 91 (32.85%) Linux
4 53 (19.13%) Solaris
5 51 (18.41%) AIX
6 15 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.25%) HPUX
9 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.44%) Android
10 4 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE
13 1 (0.36%) zOS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.30%) E-Commerce
2 39 (14.08%) OO
3 38 (13.72%) MVC
4 36 (13.00%) Software Testing
5 32 (11.55%) Test Scripting
6 30 (10.83%) ITIL
7 28 (10.11%) Change Management
8 24 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.94%) Problem Management
10 21 (7.58%) UML
11 16 (5.78%) Content Management
12 15 (5.42%) Practice Management
12 15 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.05%) Web Development
13 14 (5.05%) TDD
14 13 (4.69%) RAD
14 13 (4.69%) CRM
14 13 (4.69%) Scrum
14 13 (4.69%) Integration Testing
15 12 (4.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 106 (38.27%) Java
2 80 (28.88%) C#
3 63 (22.74%) JavaScript
4 53 (19.13%) Perl
5 35 (12.64%) T-SQL
6 34 (12.27%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.50%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.14%) C
9 14 (5.05%) VB
10 13 (4.69%) Ruby
11 9 (3.25%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.25%) VBA
11 9 (3.25%) C++
11 9 (3.25%) PHP
12 7 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.53%) XPath
13 4 (1.44%) Jython
14 3 (1.08%) R
15 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (22.02%) Degree
2 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.05%) MCITP
4 13 (4.69%) MCSE
5 12 (4.33%) ISTQB
6 10 (3.61%) MCTS
7 7 (2.53%) Sun Certification
7 7 (2.53%) MCP
8 4 (1.44%) NCDA
8 4 (1.44%) NCIE
8 4 (1.44%) VCAP
8 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.08%) MCSA
10 2 (0.72%) ISEB
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.36%) CCNA
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.36%) MCT
11 1 (0.36%) MBA
11 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.86%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.14%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.81%) vSphere
5 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.81%) XenApp
6 4 (1.44%) XenServer
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.36%) SRDF
7 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.08%) BMC Performance Manager
2 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 113 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 112 (40.43%) Oracle
3 54 (19.49%) IBM
4 14 (5.05%) VMware
4 14 (5.05%) HP
5 13 (4.69%) JBoss
6 10 (3.61%) Dell
7 9 (3.25%) EMC
8 8 (2.89%) Symantec
8 8 (2.89%) Perforce
9 7 (2.53%) Cisco
9 7 (2.53%) Sun
10 6 (2.17%) Elastic Path
10 6 (2.17%) Blue Martini
10 6 (2.17%) NetApp
10 6 (2.17%) ATG
10 6 (2.17%) Business Objects
10 6 (2.17%) Interwoven
10 6 (2.17%) Citrix
11 5 (1.81%) Sybase
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