Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 223 496 956
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.40% 17.63% 21.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.25% 40.39% 42.04%
Number of salaries quoted 204 421 882
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £33,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,816 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.41% -0.41% +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 472 1,228 2,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 49.53% 43.65% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 401 927 1,941
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Hertfordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Hertfordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 55 £47,500 -13.64% 11
St Albans +1 25 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Welwyn Garden City +10 20 £67,500 +12.50%
Borehamwood +6 19 £41,000 -13.68% 3
Hemel Hempstead 0 18 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Stevenage +2 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Bishop's Stortford -1 10 £52,500 +31.25%
Hatfield -3 7 £67,500 +22.73% 1
Letchworth -3 6 £45,000 +30.43%
Radlett - 6 £45,000 -
Waltham Cross +4 4 £40,000 +50.94%
Potters Bar -1 1 - - 2
Hertford -2 1 £25,500 -55.65%
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 84 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 82 (36.77%) C#
3 75 (33.63%) Microsoft
4 73 (32.74%) Azure
5 64 (28.70%) .NET
5 64 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (17.04%) ASP.NET
7 36 (16.14%) HTML
8 34 (15.25%) CSS
8 34 (15.25%) Windows
8 34 (15.25%) Git (software)
9 33 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (14.35%) JavaScript
11 31 (13.90%) ETL
12 30 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (13.00%) T-SQL
13 29 (13.00%) Scrum
13 29 (13.00%) Degree
14 28 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (12.56%) Linux
15 27 (12.11%) Docker
16 26 (11.66%) AWS
16 26 (11.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (11.21%) Power BI
17 25 (11.21%) Power Platform
17 25 (11.21%) Oracle
17 25 (11.21%) Java
17 25 (11.21%) Analytics
18 24 (10.76%) Python

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 21 (9.42%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.48%) Apache
4 7 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.24%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.79%) IIS
7 3 (1.35%) Confluence
8 2 (0.90%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.90%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) Documentum
9 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) CATIA
4 1 (0.45%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Maximo
2 4 (1.79%) Exchequer
2 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (1.35%) Magento
4 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.90%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.45%) Summit
5 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 73 (32.74%) Azure
2 26 (11.66%) AWS
3 25 (11.21%) Power Platform
4 20 (8.97%) Office 365
5 13 (5.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.48%) OneDrive
7 5 (2.24%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.24%) Serverless
8 3 (1.35%) GCP
9 2 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.45%) GitHub
10 1 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.45%) PaaS
10 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.97%) DNS
1 20 (8.97%) Firewall
1 20 (8.97%) WAN
2 16 (7.17%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.73%) LAN
4 12 (5.38%) DHCP
5 9 (4.04%) SAN
5 9 (4.04%) Wireless
6 8 (3.59%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (1.79%) Skype
8 3 (1.35%) HTTP
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.90%) VoIP
10 1 (0.45%) FTP
10 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.45%) PBX
10 1 (0.45%) SSL
10 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (11.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (11.21%) Power BI
5 24 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (9.42%) NoSQL
7 20 (8.97%) MySQL
7 20 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (5.38%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.93%) IBM InfoSphere
10 11 (4.93%) MongoDB
11 9 (4.04%) MariaDB
11 9 (4.04%) Redis
12 8 (3.59%) Big Data
12 8 (3.59%) Data Lake
12 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2017
13 7 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (2.69%) CouchDB
14 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.73%) JIRA
4 14 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (6.28%) GitLab
4 14 (6.28%) TeamCity
4 14 (6.28%) Travis CI
5 7 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.69%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.24%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.79%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.79%) PeopleTools
8 4 (1.79%) PhpStorm
8 4 (1.79%) Selenium
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.35%) Postman
9 3 (1.35%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.35%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (9.42%) Finance
2 19 (8.52%) Retail
3 12 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.93%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.14%) Marketing
6 5 (2.24%) Games
7 3 (1.35%) Advertising
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (57.85%) Developer
2 40 (17.94%) .NET Developer
3 39 (17.49%) C# Developer
3 39 (17.49%) SQL Developer
4 31 (13.90%) Analyst
5 28 (12.56%) Senior Developer
6 26 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (9.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (8.52%) Administrator
8 19 (8.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (8.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (8.52%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.28%) ETL Developer
10 13 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.83%) Junior
10 13 (5.83%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (5.83%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.93%) IT Support
11 11 (4.93%) Junior Developer
11 11 (4.93%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (28.70%) .NET
2 38 (17.04%) ASP.NET
3 36 (16.14%) HTML
4 34 (15.25%) CSS
5 19 (8.52%) .NET Core
6 18 (8.07%) Web Services
6 18 (8.07%) XML
7 15 (6.73%) RESTful
8 14 (6.28%) HTML5
8 14 (6.28%) React
8 14 (6.28%) Spring
9 13 (5.83%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.38%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.38%) CSS3
11 11 (4.93%) Hibernate
11 11 (4.93%) JSON
12 9 (4.04%) JPA
12 9 (4.04%) LAMP
12 9 (4.04%) Node.js
12 9 (4.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (7.62%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.73%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.93%) EPoS
4 8 (3.59%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.59%) LIMS
5 7 (3.14%) User Experience
6 6 (2.69%) iPad
7 5 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.90%) AS400
9 2 (0.90%) iSeries
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.45%) Blog
10 1 (0.45%) FMCG
10 1 (0.45%) Handset
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.25%) Windows
2 28 (12.56%) Linux
3 14 (6.28%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (3.59%) CentOS
5 8 (3.59%) Debian
5 8 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.59%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.24%) Unix
8 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.35%) Android
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.45%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (13.90%) ETL
3 30 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (13.00%) Scrum
5 28 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (11.21%) Analytics
7 22 (9.87%) Migration
8 20 (8.97%) Computer Science
9 18 (8.07%) ITIL
10 17 (7.62%) DevOps
10 17 (7.62%) SOLID
11 16 (7.17%) Kanban
11 16 (7.17%) TDD
11 16 (7.17%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (6.73%) Data Migration
12 15 (6.73%) MVC
12 15 (6.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 14 (6.28%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 82 (36.77%) C#
2 32 (14.35%) JavaScript
3 29 (13.00%) T-SQL
4 25 (11.21%) Java
5 24 (10.76%) Python
6 12 (5.38%) PHP
7 9 (4.04%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.04%) Java 8
8 8 (3.59%) Scala
8 8 (3.59%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.14%) Clojure
9 7 (3.14%) F#
9 7 (3.14%) Haskell
9 7 (3.14%) Rust
9 7 (3.14%) VBA
10 6 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.69%) VB
11 5 (2.24%) C++
11 5 (2.24%) R
12 4 (1.79%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 29 (13.00%) Degree
2 16 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.79%) ISEB
7 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.35%) MBCS
8 2 (0.90%) HND
8 2 (0.90%) MCSA
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) GxP
2 7 (3.14%) QA
2 7 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (12.11%) Docker
2 24 (10.76%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.04%) vSphere
6 8 (3.59%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (8.97%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.28%) Ansible
3 14 (6.28%) Puppet
4 9 (4.04%) Kibana
4 9 (4.04%) logstash
4 9 (4.04%) SCCM
5 4 (1.79%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.90%) MOM
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.45%) Control-M
7 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 75 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.21%) Oracle
3 18 (8.07%) VMware
4 15 (6.73%) IBM
5 13 (5.83%) Talend
6 11 (4.93%) Cisco
7 10 (4.48%) HP
8 8 (3.59%) Citrix
8 8 (3.59%) Google
8 8 (3.59%) NetApp
9 6 (2.69%) Apple
9 6 (2.69%) Meraki
10 5 (2.24%) Databricks
11 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.79%) Veeam
12 3 (1.35%) Percona
12 3 (1.35%) Tableau
12 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.90%) Cognos
13 2 (0.90%) SAP