Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 779 857 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.76% 18.65% 25.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.01% 44.15% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 694 763 1276
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,000 £26,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,800 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2105 1941 2590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 50.70% 42.24% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1630 2202
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,625 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,641 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.11% +2.68% +6.25%

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017. 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 -5 181 £50,000 - 9
Letchworth 0 90 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Hemel Hempstead +10 78 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Hatfield +14 57 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Borehamwood +2 47 £45,000 - 2
St Albans -6 46 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Welwyn Garden City +5 36 £32,500 -15.58%
Stevenage +6 28 £45,000 - 4
Hitchin +4 21 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth +3 17 £52,500 +23.53%
Hoddesdon +7 16 £24,500 -45.56% 2
Harpenden -8 13 £52,500 +19.32% 3
Bishop's Stortford +7 9 £24,500 -30.00% 2
Potters Bar 0 9 £44,000 -12.00%
Cheshunt -3 6 £47,500 +90.00%
Hertford -5 6 £30,750 -31.67%
Berkhamsted - 3 £70,000 -
Kings Langley +2 2 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Broxbourne -6 2 £28,000 -30.00% 1
Radlett - 2 £41,250 -
Ware - 1 £30,500 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, 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.

1 290 (37.23%) .NET
1 290 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (34.92%) C#
3 263 (33.76%) SQL Server
4 257 (32.99%) JavaScript
5 254 (32.61%) HTML
6 230 (29.53%) Oracle
7 202 (25.93%) ASP.NET
8 201 (25.80%) MVC
9 195 (25.03%) Java
10 189 (24.26%) CSS
11 175 (22.46%) Microsoft
12 157 (20.15%) Finance
13 141 (18.10%) AngularJS
14 138 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 137 (17.59%) Degree
16 133 (17.07%) Windows
17 128 (16.43%) Scrum
18 125 (16.05%) XML
19 120 (15.40%) PL/SQL
20 108 (13.86%) Web Services
21 107 (13.74%) Software Engineering
21 107 (13.74%) jQuery
22 106 (13.61%) T-SQL
23 95 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
24 92 (11.81%) Web Development
25 90 (11.55%) OO
26 88 (11.30%) Computer Science
27 87 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
27 87 (11.17%) ITIL

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 68 (8.73%) Tomcat
2 42 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 28 (3.59%) MS Exchange
5 25 (3.21%) IIS
6 24 (3.08%) CMS
7 22 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
8 20 (2.57%) Apache
9 19 (2.44%) WebLogic
10 17 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (1.93%) JBoss
12 14 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.67%) Drupal
14 10 (1.28%) SAS
15 7 (0.90%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.64%) Kentico
18 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
18 4 (0.51%) Umbraco
19 3 (0.39%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 45 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.90%) SPSS
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.77%) FastStats
4 6 (0.77%) Maximo
5 5 (0.64%) Magento
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle HRMS
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.39%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.26%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.26%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.39%) Office 365
2 33 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.57%) SaaS
5 9 (1.16%) IaaS
6 6 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.51%) GitHub
7 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.39%) PaaS
9 2 (0.26%) Responsys
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.88%) Firewall
2 32 (4.11%) VPN
3 31 (3.98%) SAN
4 29 (3.72%) DNS
5 26 (3.34%) Internet
6 23 (2.95%) DHCP
7 15 (1.93%) iSCSI
7 15 (1.93%) VoIP
8 13 (1.67%) LAN
8 13 (1.67%) WAN
9 12 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.54%) VLAN
10 8 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.77%) IPsec
11 6 (0.77%) MPLS
11 6 (0.77%) Network Security
11 6 (0.77%) SSH
12 5 (0.64%) Wireless
13 4 (0.51%) BGP
13 4 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (33.76%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (7.19%) MySQL
3 56 (7.19%) Oracle Database
4 55 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 47 (6.03%) Relational Database
7 42 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (3.98%) Redis
11 30 (3.85%) RDBMS
12 27 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (2.05%) MongoDB
14 16 (2.05%) QlikView
15 13 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
16 12 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 72 (9.24%) Selenium
2 65 (8.34%) NUnit
3 63 (8.09%) Git (software)
4 58 (7.45%) Subversion
5 54 (6.93%) JIRA
6 53 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 47 (6.03%) JUnit
8 45 (5.78%) Visual Studio
9 43 (5.52%) MSTest
10 34 (4.36%) Jenkins
11 29 (3.72%) Jasmine
12 28 (3.59%) Cucumber
13 23 (2.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 21 (2.70%) TeamCity
14 21 (2.70%) WebDriver
15 16 (2.05%) Moq
15 16 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (1.93%) JBehave
17 13 (1.67%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 157 (20.15%) Finance
2 74 (9.50%) Retail
3 29 (3.72%) Advertising
4 25 (3.21%) Marketing
5 22 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.93%) Back Office
7 12 (1.54%) Banking
7 12 (1.54%) Military
8 11 (1.41%) Automotive
9 10 (1.28%) Billing
9 10 (1.28%) Publishing
10 9 (1.16%) Legal
11 8 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.90%) Games
13 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.39%) German Language
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.26%) Swedish Language
15 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 442 (56.74%) Developer
2 151 (19.38%) C# Developer
3 147 (18.87%) .NET Developer
4 113 (14.51%) Analyst
5 105 (13.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 92 (11.81%) Senior Developer
7 91 (11.68%) SQL Developer
8 85 (10.91%) Java Developer
9 70 (8.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 59 (7.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 58 (7.45%) Software Developer
12 54 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 34 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 33 (4.24%) Junior
14 33 (4.24%) SQL Analyst
15 31 (3.98%) Web Developer
16 28 (3.59%) Support Analyst
17 27 (3.47%) Consultant
18 26 (3.34%) HTML Developer
19 25 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (37.23%) .NET
2 254 (32.61%) HTML
3 202 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 189 (24.26%) CSS
5 141 (18.10%) AngularJS
6 138 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 125 (16.05%) XML
8 108 (13.86%) Web Services
9 107 (13.74%) jQuery
10 95 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 79 (10.14%) HTML5
12 60 (7.70%) REST
13 56 (7.19%) Spring
14 55 (7.06%) KnockoutJS
15 51 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 49 (6.29%) .NET Framework
16 49 (6.29%) CSS3
17 47 (6.03%) JSON
18 41 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
19 38 (4.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.30%) Computer Science
2 87 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.26%) User Experience
4 29 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 16 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.93%) RIA
8 12 (1.54%) Replication
8 12 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.90%) BBC
9 7 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (0.90%) PMI
10 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.77%) PACS
11 5 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.64%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.64%) Fintech
12 4 (0.51%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 133 (17.07%) Windows
2 81 (10.40%) Linux
3 67 (8.60%) Unix
4 66 (8.47%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.93%) Android
8 13 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.77%) CentOS
10 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.64%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.64%) VMS
12 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.26%) AIX
14 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (25.80%) MVC
3 128 (16.43%) Scrum
4 107 (13.74%) Software Engineering
5 92 (11.81%) Web Development
6 90 (11.55%) OO
7 87 (11.17%) ITIL
8 75 (9.63%) ETL
9 74 (9.50%) TDD
10 65 (8.34%) Test Automation
11 60 (7.70%) SOA
12 55 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (6.29%) Multithreading
15 46 (5.91%) Unit Testing
16 44 (5.65%) OOD
17 39 (5.01%) Open Source
17 39 (5.01%) SDLC
18 37 (4.75%) DevOps
18 37 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 272 (34.92%) C#
2 257 (32.99%) JavaScript
3 195 (25.03%) Java
4 120 (15.40%) PL/SQL
5 106 (13.61%) T-SQL
6 73 (9.37%) TypeScript
7 53 (6.80%) Python
8 49 (6.29%) PowerShell
9 45 (5.78%) Shell Script
10 37 (4.75%) PHP
11 25 (3.21%) C++
11 25 (3.21%) VB
12 24 (3.08%) VB.NET
13 21 (2.70%) Perl
13 21 (2.70%) VBA
14 18 (2.31%) VBScript
15 11 (1.41%) Ruby
16 10 (1.28%) C
17 9 (1.16%) Korn
18 8 (1.03%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 137 (17.59%) Degree
2 59 (7.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.31%) CCNA
5 18 (2.31%) MCSE
6 17 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (2.05%) MCTS
8 14 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (1.67%) CCAA
10 12 (1.54%) MCP
11 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.16%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.03%) MCSA
13 7 (0.90%) ISEB
13 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.90%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.77%) CISSP
15 5 (0.64%) CCNP
16 3 (0.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.75%) QA
2 34 (4.36%) SLA
3 19 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.05%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.39%) DICOM
8 3 (0.39%) HL7
8 3 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.54%) vSphere
5 9 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.16%) XenApp
6 6 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.64%) Docker
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.82%) Puppet
2 14 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.80%) Tivoli
3 13 (1.67%) SCCM
4 12 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.16%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.77%) Ansible
8 5 (0.64%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.64%) MOM
8 5 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.51%) Terraform
10 3 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.39%) OSSEC
10 3 (0.39%) WMI
10 3 (0.39%) WSUS
11 2 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 230 (29.53%) Oracle
2 175 (22.46%) Microsoft
3 57 (7.32%) VMware
4 29 (3.72%) HP
4 29 (3.72%) IBM
5 28 (3.59%) Cisco
5 28 (3.59%) Citrix
6 26 (3.34%) Xamarin
7 23 (2.95%) SAP
8 20 (2.57%) Adobe
9 19 (2.44%) Teradata
10 15 (1.93%) SonicWALL
11 13 (1.67%) NetApp
11 13 (1.67%) Sybase
12 12 (1.54%) Apple
12 12 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.54%) Tableau
12 12 (1.54%) Xerox
13 10 (1.28%) Retek
14 9 (1.16%) Google