Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 792 781 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.62% 18.54% 20.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.88% 34.88% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 716 710 824
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,500 £26,475
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £64,000
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 2,037 2,239 2,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.47% 53.15% 46.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 1,953 1,746
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 October 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 October 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 +5 259 £45,000 -10.00% 18
St Albans +8 94 £50,000 +8.11% 8
Welwyn Garden City -5 57 £52,500 +64.06%
Hatfield -7 47 £70,000 +40.00% 6
Hemel Hempstead -5 46 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Broxbourne +10 40 £40,000 -15.79%
Borehamwood +1 34 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Bishop's Stortford +2 30 £38,750 +49.04% 5
Letchworth -1 20 £35,750 -7.74% 2
Rickmansworth -1 16 £55,000 +21.55% 3
Stevenage -12 16 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Waltham Cross +6 11 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Hertford +8 6 £70,000 +164.15% 2
Baldock - 6 £33,750 -
Radlett +3 5 £60,000 +41.18%
Hoddesdon -2 5 £30,000 +17.65% 1
Hitchin -1 4 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Tring -4 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Cheshunt +2 2 £42,500 -13.27%
Sawbridgeworth - 2 £37,500 -
Abbots Langley - 2 £58,750 - 6
Potters Bar -7 1 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Royston - 1 £48,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 - 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 311 (39.27%) C#
2 283 (35.73%) SQL Server
3 276 (34.85%) .NET
4 237 (29.92%) JavaScript
5 220 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (24.87%) Java
7 177 (22.35%) Microsoft
8 172 (21.72%) Degree
9 161 (20.33%) HTML
10 148 (18.69%) T-SQL
11 140 (17.68%) MVC
12 134 (16.92%) CSS
13 129 (16.29%) Computer Science
14 126 (15.91%) ASP.NET
15 123 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
16 122 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
17 119 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 116 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
19 115 (14.52%) XML
20 112 (14.14%) Finance
21 111 (14.02%) Web Services
22 107 (13.51%) TDD
23 106 (13.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 106 (13.38%) Windows
24 104 (13.13%) AngularJS
25 102 (12.88%) Oracle
26 86 (10.86%) Git (software)
27 85 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
28 82 (10.35%) ETL
29 81 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 45 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 33 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 25 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.64%) Apache
5 13 (1.64%) JBoss
6 11 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (1.01%) IIS
10 7 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.76%) SAS
11 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.51%) CMS
12 4 (0.51%) Confluence
12 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 68 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.51%) C-CURE
5 4 (0.51%) StreamServe
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.25%) Magento
7 2 (0.25%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.25%) Postilion
7 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 119 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (5.05%) Office 365
4 21 (2.65%) SaaS
5 20 (2.53%) Google Analytics
6 17 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.39%) Google App Engine
8 9 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.38%) IaaS
11 3 (0.38%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.38%) PaaS
12 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.25%) NuGet
13 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.13%) G Suite
13 1 (0.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.79%) Firewall
2 13 (1.64%) LAN
2 13 (1.64%) VLAN
3 12 (1.52%) DNS
3 12 (1.52%) Internet
4 11 (1.39%) WAN
5 9 (1.14%) Skype
5 9 (1.14%) VPN
6 8 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (1.01%) SSL
7 6 (0.76%) DHCP
7 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.76%) Wireless
8 5 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.51%) SAN
9 4 (0.51%) VoIP
10 3 (0.38%) ATM
10 3 (0.38%) HTTP
10 3 (0.38%) NAS
10 3 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (35.73%) SQL Server
2 106 (13.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (8.08%) Relational Database
6 52 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 51 (6.44%) Power BI
8 48 (6.06%) NoSQL
9 35 (4.42%) MongoDB
10 33 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (4.04%) MySQL
12 27 (3.41%) RDBMS
13 25 (3.16%) MS Access
14 23 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (2.90%) Oracle Database
15 21 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
16 20 (2.53%) Big Data
17 18 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (2.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 86 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 63 (7.95%) JIRA
3 37 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 35 (4.42%) Selenium
5 32 (4.04%) Subversion
6 26 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 24 (3.03%) LabVIEW
7 24 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (2.40%) Rational Team Concert
9 17 (2.15%) Maven
10 16 (2.02%) Redmine
10 16 (2.02%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.77%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.52%) Grunt
13 11 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.01%) JMeter
14 8 (1.01%) JUnit
15 5 (0.63%) Gradle
15 5 (0.63%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 112 (14.14%) Finance
2 73 (9.22%) Retail
3 27 (3.41%) Banking
3 27 (3.41%) Marketing
4 16 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.01%) Advertising
7 7 (0.88%) Back Office
8 5 (0.63%) Legal
9 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 448 (56.57%) Developer
2 134 (16.92%) .NET Developer
3 124 (15.66%) Analyst
4 107 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 94 (11.87%) Software Developer
6 78 (9.85%) Java Developer
7 73 (9.22%) Senior Developer
8 63 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 63 (7.95%) SQL Developer
9 59 (7.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 48 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
11 47 (5.93%) Consultant
12 45 (5.68%) Junior
13 39 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
14 38 (4.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 36 (4.55%) Graduate
16 35 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
17 33 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
18 32 (4.04%) Software Engineer
19 24 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (34.85%) .NET
2 161 (20.33%) HTML
3 134 (16.92%) CSS
4 126 (15.91%) ASP.NET
5 115 (14.52%) XML
6 111 (14.02%) Web Services
7 104 (13.13%) AngularJS
8 78 (9.85%) Spring
9 65 (8.21%) Hibernate
10 63 (7.95%) jQuery
10 63 (7.95%) RESTful
11 54 (6.82%) HTML5
12 52 (6.57%) WPF
13 44 (5.56%) REST
14 43 (5.43%) .NET Framework
14 43 (5.43%) J2EE
15 40 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 39 (4.92%) JSON
17 31 (3.91%) Node.js
18 30 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 129 (16.29%) Computer Science
2 122 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (8.71%) User Experience
4 52 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (3.41%) Reference Data
7 14 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.26%) Fintech
10 9 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.01%) Acoustics
12 7 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.51%) CCTV
13 4 (0.51%) Robotics
14 3 (0.38%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.25%) Cloud Native
15 2 (0.25%) Driving Licence
15 2 (0.25%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.38%) Windows
2 66 (8.33%) Linux
3 54 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 25 (3.16%) Unix
4 25 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (2.53%) Android
6 17 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.25%) Solaris
10 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (17.68%) MVC
3 123 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (13.51%) TDD
5 85 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
6 82 (10.35%) ETL
7 78 (9.85%) Migration
8 73 (9.22%) Analytics
9 70 (8.84%) BDD
10 67 (8.46%) Visualisation
11 61 (7.70%) Software Engineering
12 60 (7.58%) SDLC
12 60 (7.58%) Test Automation
12 60 (7.58%) Web Development
13 56 (7.07%) Data Analysis
14 54 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 53 (6.69%) Mathematics
16 52 (6.57%) Data Migration
17 46 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 311 (39.27%) C#
2 237 (29.92%) JavaScript
3 197 (24.87%) Java
4 148 (18.69%) T-SQL
5 76 (9.60%) Python
6 66 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 66 (8.33%) VBA
7 35 (4.42%) VB.NET
8 34 (4.29%) PowerShell
9 32 (4.04%) PHP
10 29 (3.66%) C++
11 23 (2.90%) C
12 21 (2.65%) TypeScript
13 20 (2.53%) Apex Code
14 19 (2.40%) Groovy
14 19 (2.40%) VB
15 16 (2.02%) Java 8
15 16 (2.02%) VBScript
16 14 (1.77%) Delphi
17 12 (1.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 172 (21.72%) Degree
2 62 (7.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 37 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.89%) PhD
6 11 (1.39%) ISEB
7 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.38%) AAT
9 3 (0.38%) ACCA
9 3 (0.38%) CIMA
10 2 (0.25%) CBAP
10 2 (0.25%) CCNA
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.13%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 26 (3.28%) QA
3 5 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (0.63%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) WAI
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.01%) DFS Replication
5 6 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.63%) Docker
7 4 (0.51%) Firmware
8 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.38%) vSphere
8 3 (0.38%) XenApp
9 2 (0.25%) Ceph
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.51%) Graphite
1 4 (0.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.38%) Grafana
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.38%) SCCM
2 3 (0.38%) SCOM
3 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.13%) Consul
4 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.13%) OpenView
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Rancher
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 177 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 102 (12.88%) Oracle
3 45 (5.68%) VMware
4 42 (5.30%) IBM
5 41 (5.18%) Google
6 34 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (3.41%) Tableau
8 24 (3.03%) Talend
9 21 (2.65%) Sybase
10 15 (1.89%) Cognos
10 15 (1.89%) SAP
11 13 (1.64%) Optimizely
12 10 (1.26%) Cisco
12 10 (1.26%) Remedy
13 8 (1.01%) Adobe
14 7 (0.88%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.76%) Alteryx
15 6 (0.76%) Citrix
15 6 (0.76%) IFS
16 5 (0.63%) NetApp