Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 257 184 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.39% 16.23% 23.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.42% 32.80% 58.55%
Number of salaries quoted 249 134 213
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,450 £32,150 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 520 561 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 53.39% 49.47% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 459 464 333
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Watford

SQL
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SQL in Watford

SQL
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Watford over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 107 (41.63%) Java
2 104 (40.47%) JavaScript
3 101 (39.30%) XML
4 93 (36.19%) .NET
5 87 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (29.57%) SQL Server
6 76 (29.57%) C#
7 75 (29.18%) HTML
8 54 (21.01%) Oracle
8 54 (21.01%) Web Services
8 54 (21.01%) Microsoft
9 52 (20.23%) Spring
10 51 (19.84%) ASP.NET
11 50 (19.46%) CSS
12 47 (18.29%) MVC
12 47 (18.29%) HTML5
13 45 (17.51%) J2EE
14 43 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (16.34%) Finance
15 42 (16.34%) Relational Database
16 41 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (14.79%) SOAP
17 38 (14.79%) Windows
18 37 (14.40%) Linux
18 37 (14.40%) REST
18 37 (14.40%) Degree
19 36 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
20 35 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
20 35 (13.62%) T-SQL
20 35 (13.62%) Scrum

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 30 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 25 (9.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 24 (9.34%) WebSphere
4 14 (5.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.89%) Mule
6 10 (3.89%) Mule ESB
7 9 (3.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (3.50%) Apache
7 9 (3.50%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.72%) CMS
8 7 (2.72%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.56%) JBoss
10 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.78%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.89%) Magento
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.78%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.39%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.39%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.56%) SaaS
4 10 (3.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.50%) Boomi
6 4 (1.56%) Trello
7 2 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.45%) SSL
2 8 (3.11%) HTTP
2 8 (3.11%) Internet
2 8 (3.11%) Kerberos
3 7 (2.72%) Firewall
4 6 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.34%) Relational Database
3 30 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (8.56%) NoSQL
6 21 (8.17%) Oracle Database
7 14 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (5.06%) RDBMS
9 12 (4.67%) MS Access
10 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (3.89%) Power BI
11 10 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (3.50%) Big Data
12 9 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (3.11%) DB2
14 7 (2.72%) Jackrabbit
15 5 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
15 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 26 (10.12%) JIRA
2 25 (9.73%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.95%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.39%) Eclipse
5 16 (6.23%) Maven
6 11 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (3.89%) Rational Team Concert
7 10 (3.89%) Subversion
8 9 (3.50%) JUnit
9 8 (3.11%) Mockito
10 7 (2.72%) Ant
10 7 (2.72%) Log4j
10 7 (2.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 6 (2.33%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.33%) Zephyr
12 5 (1.95%) LabVIEW
12 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.56%) Toad
13 4 (1.56%) VersionOne
14 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (16.34%) Finance
2 20 (7.78%) Banking
3 17 (6.61%) Retail
4 6 (2.33%) Advertising
5 5 (1.95%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.17%) Games
7 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 166 (64.59%) Developer
2 44 (17.12%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.62%) Consultant
3 35 (13.62%) Senior Developer
4 34 (13.23%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.89%) SQL Developer
6 24 (9.34%) Implementation Consultant
7 22 (8.56%) Software Consultant
7 22 (8.56%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.78%) Senior Consultant
9 19 (7.39%) Analyst
10 18 (7.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
11 17 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (6.23%) Junior
13 15 (5.84%) Senior Implementation Consultant
14 12 (4.67%) CRM Developer
14 12 (4.67%) WPF Developer
15 11 (4.28%) Java Engineer
15 11 (4.28%) Support Engineer
16 10 (3.89%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (39.30%) XML
2 93 (36.19%) .NET
3 75 (29.18%) HTML
4 54 (21.01%) Web Services
5 52 (20.23%) Spring
6 51 (19.84%) ASP.NET
7 50 (19.46%) CSS
8 47 (18.29%) HTML5
9 45 (17.51%) J2EE
10 38 (14.79%) SOAP
11 37 (14.40%) REST
12 32 (12.45%) .NET Framework
13 31 (12.06%) jQuery
14 30 (11.67%) JSP
15 26 (10.12%) XSD
16 25 (9.73%) Hibernate
17 23 (8.95%) CSS3
18 21 (8.17%) WPF
19 20 (7.78%) JSON
19 20 (7.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (12.84%) Computer Science
2 33 (12.84%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.11%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.56%) Acoustics
6 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.56%) User Experience
7 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.17%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.17%) Fintech
7 3 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.79%) Windows
2 37 (14.40%) Linux
3 23 (8.95%) Unix
4 13 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.11%) Solaris
6 7 (2.72%) HPUX
7 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) Android
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.29%) MVC
3 43 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (13.62%) Scrum
5 34 (13.23%) OO
5 34 (13.23%) TDD
6 29 (11.28%) Mentoring
7 28 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.51%) SOA
9 26 (10.12%) Test Automation
10 23 (8.95%) Migration
11 22 (8.56%) Data Migration
12 21 (8.17%) SDLC
13 20 (7.78%) Analytics
13 20 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.78%) Software Delivery
14 19 (7.39%) Data Modelling
15 18 (7.00%) ETL
15 18 (7.00%) Project Management
16 17 (6.61%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 107 (41.63%) Java
2 104 (40.47%) JavaScript
3 76 (29.57%) C#
4 35 (13.62%) T-SQL
5 32 (12.45%) PL/SQL
6 30 (11.67%) Apex Code
7 16 (6.23%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.67%) VBA
9 11 (4.28%) C++
9 11 (4.28%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.89%) Groovy
11 9 (3.50%) Python
12 8 (3.11%) Perl
13 7 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.95%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.56%) XPath
15 4 (1.56%) XQuery
16 3 (1.17%) ANSI SQL
17 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (14.40%) Degree
2 15 (5.84%) SC Cleared
2 15 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.17%) PhD
5 3 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) MCTS
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.95%) QA
2 10 (3.89%) GCP
3 8 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (3.89%) Puppet
1 10 (3.89%) Terraform
2 6 (2.33%) Ansible
3 5 (1.95%) SCCM
4 4 (1.56%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.17%) SCOM
6 2 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.78%) MOM
7 1 (0.39%) Grafana
7 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) OpenView
7 1 (0.39%) Simpana
7 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.39%) WMI
7 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (21.01%) Microsoft
1 54 (21.01%) Oracle
2 34 (13.23%) IBM
2 34 (13.23%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (5.06%) Google
4 12 (4.67%) Talend
5 10 (3.89%) hybris
5 10 (3.89%) WSO2
6 9 (3.50%) Blue Martini
6 9 (3.50%) Dell
6 9 (3.50%) Demandware
6 9 (3.50%) Elastic Path
6 9 (3.50%) MuleSoft
6 9 (3.50%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.50%) webMethods
7 8 (3.11%) SnapLogic
8 7 (2.72%) ATG
8 7 (2.72%) SAP
9 6 (2.33%) Cognos
10 5 (1.95%) Sybase