Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 972 802 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.49% 18.67% 18.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.41% 37.27% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 868 702 789
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,350 £30,575 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,347 2,152 1,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.90% 50.10% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,003 1,882 1,638
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Hertfordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Hertfordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Hertfordshire

SQL
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 248 £47,500 -9.52% 20
St Albans +7 123 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Hatfield +6 101 £53,750 +2.38% 3
Welwyn Garden City -3 90 £40,000 +20.30% 4
Hemel Hempstead -5 58 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Broxbourne +7 36 £41,500 +48.21% 5
Bishop's Stortford +7 34 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Stevenage -7 33 £40,000 -13.51% 6
Borehamwood +10 32 £45,000 -4.26% 6
Rickmansworth +1 25 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Letchworth -2 16 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Hertford +18 13 £41,000 +54.72% 5
Harpenden +6 10 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Radlett - 9 £60,000 -
Hoddesdon +2 6 £30,000 +22.45% 2
Baldock - 5 £35,000 -
Tring - 2 £37,500 -
Kings Langley +8 1 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Royston - 1 £48,000 - 3
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 378 (38.89%) C#
1 378 (38.89%) .NET
2 296 (30.45%) JavaScript
3 280 (28.81%) SQL Server
4 237 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (22.63%) Microsoft
6 209 (21.50%) ASP.NET
7 203 (20.88%) Java
8 191 (19.65%) HTML
9 189 (19.44%) Degree
10 174 (17.90%) MVC
11 151 (15.53%) AngularJS
12 149 (15.33%) Oracle
13 143 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 139 (14.30%) Finance
15 133 (13.68%) CSS
15 133 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
16 132 (13.58%) Computer Science
17 130 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
17 130 (13.37%) XML
18 129 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 115 (11.83%) Git (software)
19 115 (11.83%) Web Services
20 108 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
21 103 (10.60%) TDD
22 101 (10.39%) T-SQL
22 101 (10.39%) Analytics
23 100 (10.29%) Linux
24 97 (9.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 96 (9.88%) SDLC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 47 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 42 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 27 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 21 (2.16%) Apache
6 17 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.23%) IIS
8 11 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.03%) CMS
9 10 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.03%) Mule
9 10 (1.03%) Mule ESB
9 10 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.72%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.62%) JBoss
12 6 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (3.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 25 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (1.34%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 10 (1.03%) Magento
9 8 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
9 8 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
11 6 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.21%) Fredhopper
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 130 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.70%) Office 365
4 29 (2.98%) SaaS
5 17 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (1.54%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (0.93%) Boomi
10 7 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (0.62%) Runscope
12 5 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.41%) Trello
14 3 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.21%) IaaS
15 2 (0.21%) NuGet
16 1 (0.10%) G Suite
16 1 (0.10%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.95%) Firewall
2 17 (1.75%) Internet
3 13 (1.34%) SSL
4 12 (1.23%) DNS
5 9 (0.93%) VLAN
6 8 (0.82%) HTTP
6 8 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.82%) VPN
7 7 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (0.62%) Skype
9 5 (0.51%) DHCP
9 5 (0.51%) LAN
9 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.51%) WAN
10 2 (0.21%) Network Security
10 2 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.21%) SAN
10 2 (0.21%) SMS
10 2 (0.21%) VoIP
11 1 (0.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 97 (9.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (6.69%) Relational Database
5 63 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (5.86%) Power BI
7 54 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 50 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (4.32%) Oracle Database
10 37 (3.81%) Big Data
11 34 (3.50%) MySQL
12 33 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (3.09%) MongoDB
14 25 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (2.57%) RDBMS
15 23 (2.37%) Oracle Database 12c
16 20 (2.06%) Hadoop
17 17 (1.75%) MS Access
17 17 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 115 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 55 (5.66%) Selenium
3 52 (5.35%) JIRA
4 45 (4.63%) Jenkins
5 35 (3.60%) Subversion
6 29 (2.98%) Eclipse
7 25 (2.57%) Maven
8 22 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (1.75%) LabVIEW
11 16 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.65%) NUnit
12 15 (1.54%) JUnit
13 14 (1.44%) MSTest
13 14 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 13 (1.34%) Jasmine
14 13 (1.34%) Rational Team Concert
14 13 (1.34%) Visual Studio
14 13 (1.34%) WebDriver
15 12 (1.23%) Grunt
General
1 139 (14.30%) Finance
2 89 (9.16%) Retail
3 50 (5.14%) Advertising
4 27 (2.78%) Marketing
5 23 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.26%) Banking
7 9 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.72%) Back Office
9 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.51%) Legal
9 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.21%) Automotive
10 2 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.10%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.10%) Electronics
11 1 (0.10%) French Language
11 1 (0.10%) German Language
11 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 551 (56.69%) Developer
2 200 (20.58%) .NET Developer
3 146 (15.02%) Analyst
3 146 (15.02%) C# Developer
4 101 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 99 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 97 (9.98%) Software Developer
7 91 (9.36%) SQL Developer
8 89 (9.16%) Java Developer
9 55 (5.66%) Consultant
10 50 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 46 (4.73%) C# Software Developer
11 46 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
12 44 (4.53%) Junior
13 41 (4.22%) Graduate
14 40 (4.12%) .NET Software Developer
15 35 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
16 33 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 33 (3.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 33 (3.40%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (38.89%) .NET
2 209 (21.50%) ASP.NET
3 191 (19.65%) HTML
4 151 (15.53%) AngularJS
5 133 (13.68%) CSS
6 130 (13.37%) XML
7 115 (11.83%) Web Services
8 86 (8.85%) HTML5
9 85 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (8.64%) Spring
11 81 (8.33%) jQuery
12 74 (7.61%) .NET Framework
13 70 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (5.76%) REST
15 54 (5.56%) Hibernate
15 54 (5.56%) J2EE
15 54 (5.56%) RESTful
16 52 (5.35%) React
17 44 (4.53%) WPF
18 40 (4.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 143 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (13.58%) Computer Science
3 74 (7.61%) User Experience
4 45 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.93%) Acoustics
9 9 (0.93%) Reference Data
10 8 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.72%) Fintech
11 7 (0.72%) NHS
12 6 (0.62%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.62%) PACS
13 5 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.51%) Replication
13 5 (0.51%) Spread Betting
14 3 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 100 (10.29%) Linux
2 88 (9.05%) Windows
3 45 (4.63%) Unix
4 36 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.34%) Android
8 8 (0.82%) Solaris
9 7 (0.72%) HPUX
10 4 (0.41%) CentOS
10 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.10%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (17.90%) MVC
3 133 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
4 108 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 103 (10.60%) TDD
6 101 (10.39%) Analytics
7 96 (9.88%) SDLC
8 86 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (8.74%) Web Development
10 80 (8.23%) Visualisation
11 71 (7.30%) Test Automation
12 69 (7.10%) ETL
13 65 (6.69%) E-Commerce
14 63 (6.48%) DevOps
15 60 (6.17%) BDD
16 56 (5.76%) Scrum
16 56 (5.76%) Software Engineering
17 54 (5.56%) Migration
18 53 (5.45%) CRM
18 53 (5.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 378 (38.89%) C#
2 296 (30.45%) JavaScript
3 203 (20.88%) Java
4 101 (10.39%) T-SQL
5 84 (8.64%) Python
6 60 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 48 (4.94%) VBA
8 43 (4.42%) PowerShell
9 42 (4.32%) VB.NET
10 40 (4.12%) C
11 33 (3.40%) TypeScript
12 29 (2.98%) Apex Code
13 21 (2.16%) Perl
14 19 (1.95%) C++
14 19 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 19 (1.95%) PHP
14 19 (1.95%) R
15 18 (1.85%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.54%) Delphi
17 13 (1.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 189 (19.44%) Degree
2 83 (8.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.44%) ISEB
6 13 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.41%) PhD
9 3 (0.31%) AAT
9 3 (0.31%) ACCA
9 3 (0.31%) CIMA
9 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.21%) CCNA
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.21%) MCSE
10 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.10%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.22%) QA
2 30 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.03%) GCP
4 7 (0.72%) SLA
5 5 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) GDPR
7 2 (0.21%) GxP
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 27 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.44%) Docker
4 13 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.72%) DFS Replication
7 5 (0.51%) Firmware
7 5 (0.51%) vSphere
8 3 (0.31%) XenApp
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (1.85%) Puppet
2 14 (1.44%) Ansible
3 12 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.03%) Graphite
4 10 (1.03%) Terraform
5 5 (0.51%) SCCM
6 4 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.31%) SCOM
7 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.21%) Consul
8 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.21%) Rancher
8 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.10%) Grafana
9 1 (0.10%) Simpana
9 1 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 220 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 149 (15.33%) Oracle
3 55 (5.66%) Tableau
4 43 (4.42%) IBM
5 41 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (3.70%) Google
7 32 (3.29%) VMware
8 31 (3.19%) Alteryx
9 28 (2.88%) Xamarin
10 18 (1.85%) SAP
11 17 (1.75%) Sybase
12 16 (1.65%) Adobe
13 15 (1.54%) Cognos
14 14 (1.44%) hybris
15 13 (1.34%) Talend
16 12 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
16 12 (1.23%) TIBCO
17 11 (1.13%) Teradata
18 10 (1.03%) webMethods
18 10 (1.03%) WSO2