The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HQL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
UK
Rank 853 955 941
Rank change year-on-year +102 -14  
Permanent jobs citing HQL 7 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.001% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.015% 0.002% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 25
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +12.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 - £47,500

HQL 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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 45722 53291 53832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.47% 51.55% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38857 45927 45773
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

HQL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing HQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for HQL in the UK

HQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HQL in the UK

HQL
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HQL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +113 6 £36,250 -34.09%
Oxfordshire - 6 £36,250 -
South East - 6 £36,250 -
Oxford - 2 £35,000 -
Witney - 1 £37,500 -

HQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing HQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for HQL.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile Development
3 7 (53.85%) Bitbucket
3 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
3 7 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon Linux
3 7 (53.85%) NUnit
3 7 (53.85%) CentOS
3 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) RESTful
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 7 (53.85%) SaaS
3 7 (53.85%) Twitter

HQL
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (46.15%) JBoss
1 6 (46.15%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (53.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Bitbucket
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Java Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (30.77%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (30.77%) HTML Developer
4 4 (30.77%) XML Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Junior
6 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (46.15%) Apache Camel
3 6 (46.15%) JMS
3 6 (46.15%) JSF
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon Linux
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (53.85%) Mobile Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) Logistics
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Twitter