Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 894 968 1,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.02% 22.01% 24.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.17% 44.16% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 810 835 1,124
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 2,342 2,192 2,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.45% 49.84% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 1,880 1,998
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,225 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,600 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 0 180 £52,500 +10.53% 22
Hatfield -2 87 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Hemel Hempstead +6 84 £52,500 +40.00% 11
St Albans -5 73 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Welwyn Garden City -1 65 £32,000 +3.23% 4
Bishop's Stortford +4 48 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Borehamwood +12 46 £45,000 - 2
Stevenage 0 43 £32,500 -31.58% 4
Letchworth -2 36 £35,000 +1.45% 2
Rickmansworth +3 27 £38,000 -36.67% 3
Harpenden 0 23 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Welwyn - 13 £40,000 - 5
Hertford +5 12 £22,000 - 1
Broxbourne +1 12 £47,500 +5.56%
Cheshunt +5 9 £45,000 -
Radlett - 8 £42,500 -
Hitchin -3 7 £35,000 +6.87%
Ware -1 6 £22,000 -
Tring -7 2 £32,500 -23.53%
Waltham Cross -5 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Hoddesdon -6 1 £45,000 +83.67% 2
Knebworth - 1 £50,000 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 319 (35.68%) .NET
2 292 (32.66%) C#
3 283 (31.66%) SQL Server
4 261 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
5 243 (27.18%) JavaScript
6 242 (27.07%) HTML
7 236 (26.40%) Microsoft
8 227 (25.39%) Java
9 211 (23.60%) Oracle
10 185 (20.69%) MVC
11 159 (17.79%) ASP.NET
12 157 (17.56%) Degree
13 155 (17.34%) CSS
14 128 (14.32%) XML
15 126 (14.09%) T-SQL
15 126 (14.09%) Finance
16 121 (13.53%) Windows
17 119 (13.31%) Python
18 114 (12.75%) AngularJS
19 107 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
19 107 (11.97%) Web Services
20 102 (11.41%) jQuery
20 102 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
21 101 (11.30%) Computer Science
21 101 (11.30%) Scrum
22 100 (11.19%) Software Engineering
23 95 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 94 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 93 (10.40%) Linux
25 93 (10.40%) ASP.NET Web API

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 50 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 28 (3.13%) JBoss
3 23 (2.57%) Apache
4 22 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 19 (2.13%) IIS
7 17 (1.90%) MS Exchange
8 16 (1.79%) CMS
9 14 (1.57%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (1.01%) SAS
12 8 (0.89%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.78%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.78%) Drupal
13 7 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 30 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.45%) SPSS
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 28 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 26 (2.91%) Oracle 11i
3 20 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (1.45%) Oracle HRMS
5 13 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
7 9 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.56%) Orchard Housing
10 4 (0.45%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.45%) Maximo
10 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.45%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.13%) Office 365
4 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.12%) SaaS
5 8 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.78%) GitHub
7 5 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.22%) Heroku
9 2 (0.22%) Route 53
9 2 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.92%) DNS
2 40 (4.47%) Firewall
3 23 (2.57%) SAN
4 22 (2.46%) VoIP
5 20 (2.24%) Internet
6 19 (2.13%) DHCP
7 15 (1.68%) VPN
8 14 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.34%) iSCSI
9 12 (1.34%) TCP/IP
10 10 (1.12%) HTTP
11 7 (0.78%) FTP
11 7 (0.78%) SSL
12 6 (0.67%) Broadband
13 5 (0.56%) BIG-IP
13 5 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (0.56%) Intranet
13 5 (0.56%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (0.45%) LAN
14 4 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (31.66%) SQL Server
2 95 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 94 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (7.49%) MySQL
5 59 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (6.04%) Oracle Database
8 50 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (4.81%) Relational Database
11 38 (4.25%) Power BI
12 31 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
13 30 (3.36%) NoSQL
14 27 (3.02%) Hadoop
14 27 (3.02%) SQLPlus
15 24 (2.68%) MS Access
16 21 (2.35%) Big Data
17 20 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
17 20 (2.24%) RDBMS
17 20 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 72 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 62 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 41 (4.59%) Selenium
5 41 (4.59%) Subversion
6 26 (2.91%) JUnit
7 25 (2.80%) NUnit
8 24 (2.68%) Maven
9 23 (2.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 22 (2.46%) JIRA
11 21 (2.35%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.79%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.68%) MSTest
13 15 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (1.45%) Moq
16 11 (1.23%) Cucumber
17 9 (1.01%) Zephyr
18 8 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 126 (14.09%) Finance
2 64 (7.16%) Retail
3 37 (4.14%) Advertising
4 34 (3.80%) Marketing
5 25 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.57%) Back Office
7 11 (1.23%) Automotive
7 11 (1.23%) Billing
7 11 (1.23%) Legal
7 11 (1.23%) Military
8 10 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.01%) Publishing
10 7 (0.78%) Banking
10 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 478 (53.47%) Developer
2 161 (18.01%) Analyst
3 144 (16.11%) .NET Developer
4 121 (13.53%) Java Developer
5 105 (11.74%) C# Developer
6 83 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 67 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 54 (6.04%) Junior
9 51 (5.70%) SQL Developer
10 48 (5.37%) Support Analyst
11 44 (4.92%) DBA
12 43 (4.81%) Graduate
13 42 (4.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 40 (4.47%) Junior Developer
15 36 (4.03%) Software Developer
16 34 (3.80%) Graduate Developer
16 34 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
17 33 (3.69%) SQL Analyst
18 32 (3.58%) Graduate Java Developer
18 32 (3.58%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (35.68%) .NET
2 242 (27.07%) HTML
3 159 (17.79%) ASP.NET
4 155 (17.34%) CSS
5 128 (14.32%) XML
6 114 (12.75%) AngularJS
7 107 (11.97%) Web Services
8 102 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 102 (11.41%) jQuery
9 93 (10.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 71 (7.94%) .NET Framework
11 66 (7.38%) HTML5
12 64 (7.16%) Spring
13 58 (6.49%) SOAP
14 50 (5.59%) REST
15 47 (5.26%) JSON
16 44 (4.92%) RESTful
17 43 (4.81%) Entity Framework
18 42 (4.70%) CSS3
19 38 (4.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.30%) Computer Science
2 74 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.70%) User Experience
4 29 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.35%) Algorithms
5 21 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.57%) Fintech
7 14 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.34%) Replication
10 11 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 8 (0.89%) Acoustics
11 8 (0.89%) Life Science
12 6 (0.67%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.67%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.67%) Spread Betting
13 5 (0.56%) FMCG
13 5 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 121 (13.53%) Windows
2 93 (10.40%) Linux
3 69 (7.72%) Unix
4 37 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.89%) Solaris
9 7 (0.78%) CentOS
10 6 (0.67%) Android
10 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.67%) HPUX
11 3 (0.34%) AIX
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (20.69%) MVC
3 107 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (11.30%) Scrum
5 100 (11.19%) Software Engineering
6 83 (9.28%) ITIL
7 80 (8.95%) SDLC
8 68 (7.61%) ETL
8 68 (7.61%) TDD
8 68 (7.61%) Test Automation
9 67 (7.49%) Analytics
10 65 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 59 (6.60%) DevOps
12 56 (6.26%) Visualisation
13 55 (6.15%) Migration
14 54 (6.04%) Web Development
15 49 (5.48%) Data Modelling
16 48 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (5.15%) Mathematics
17 46 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 292 (32.66%) C#
2 243 (27.18%) JavaScript
3 227 (25.39%) Java
4 126 (14.09%) T-SQL
5 119 (13.31%) Python
6 86 (9.62%) PL/SQL
7 85 (9.51%) PowerShell
8 42 (4.70%) TypeScript
9 36 (4.03%) C++
10 32 (3.58%) Perl
11 31 (3.47%) Shell Script
12 29 (3.24%) VB.NET
13 28 (3.13%) PHP
14 26 (2.91%) VBA
15 25 (2.80%) VB
16 22 (2.46%) Bash Shell
17 20 (2.24%) C
18 14 (1.57%) GLSL
19 13 (1.45%) Apex Code
19 13 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 157 (17.56%) Degree
2 63 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 26 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.12%) MCTS
7 8 (0.89%) CCAA
7 8 (0.89%) CCNA
7 8 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.78%) MCP
9 4 (0.45%) MCSE
10 3 (0.34%) ISEB
11 2 (0.22%) MCSA
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.81%) QA
2 20 (2.24%) SLA
3 16 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.78%) RosettaNet
6 5 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.22%) DICOM
9 2 (0.22%) GxP
9 2 (0.22%) HL7
10 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.57%) vSphere
4 19 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.90%) Docker
6 14 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (2.01%) Puppet
2 16 (1.79%) Ansible
3 14 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.89%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.45%) SCCM
7 4 (0.45%) WMI
8 3 (0.34%) Grafana
8 3 (0.34%) Graphite
8 3 (0.34%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.34%) WSUS
9 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.22%) MOM
9 2 (0.22%) Salt
9 2 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.11%) Consul
Vendors
1 236 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 211 (23.60%) Oracle
3 53 (5.93%) VMware
4 46 (5.15%) Tableau
5 44 (4.92%) IBM
6 40 (4.47%) SAP
7 27 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (2.80%) Adobe
8 25 (2.80%) Cognos
9 17 (1.90%) Xamarin
10 16 (1.79%) Citrix
11 15 (1.68%) Alteryx
12 14 (1.57%) Sitecore
12 14 (1.57%) TIBCO
13 12 (1.34%) Google
13 12 (1.34%) HP
14 11 (1.23%) NetApp
14 11 (1.23%) Xerox
15 10 (1.12%) Retek
15 10 (1.12%) SonicWALL