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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 87 112 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.34% 19.18% 25.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.37% 55.72% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 60 86 97
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £25,750 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 246 201 246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 43.39% 34.42% 48.71%
Number of salaries quoted 209 161 179
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 98 (52.69%) Java
2 81 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (36.56%) Unix
4 65 (34.95%) Finance
5 58 (31.18%) SQL Server
6 55 (29.57%) C#
7 52 (27.96%) XML
8 50 (26.88%) Linux
9 45 (24.19%) Oracle
9 45 (24.19%) Microsoft
10 43 (23.12%) .NET
11 35 (18.82%) HTML
11 35 (18.82%) JavaScript
12 33 (17.74%) QA
13 32 (17.20%) OO
14 31 (16.67%) Windows
14 31 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 30 (16.13%) Web Services
16 29 (15.59%) Spring
16 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (15.05%) UML
17 28 (15.05%) MS Office
18 27 (14.52%) ASP.NET
18 27 (14.52%) Scrum
19 26 (13.98%) SOAP
19 26 (13.98%) REST
20 24 (12.90%) Automation Testing
20 24 (12.90%) CSS
20 24 (12.90%) Shell Script
20 24 (12.90%) Windows Server

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 16 (8.60%) WebLogic
1 16 (8.60%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.45%) JBoss
4 10 (5.38%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.76%) CMS
6 6 (3.23%) Apache
6 6 (3.23%) IIS
7 5 (2.69%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.61%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.08%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.05%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (8.06%) Magento
2 7 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.69%) Sage 200
4 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Office 365
2 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.14%) Firewall
2 12 (6.45%) FTP
3 9 (4.84%) Internet
4 5 (2.69%) LAN
4 5 (2.69%) VLAN
4 5 (2.69%) WAN
5 4 (2.15%) BGP
5 4 (2.15%) MPLS
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.08%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.54%) AMQP
7 1 (0.54%) DNS
7 1 (0.54%) HTTP
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.54%) NAS
7 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.54%) SAN
7 1 (0.54%) Skype
7 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.83%) MySQL
3 14 (7.53%) RDBMS
3 14 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.99%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.30%) Power BI
7 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.61%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.54%) MS Access
13 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (12.37%) Selenium
2 20 (10.75%) HP UFT
3 11 (5.91%) JUnit
4 10 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.84%) JIRA
5 9 (4.84%) LoadRunner
6 8 (4.30%) Maven
7 6 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.69%) ClearQuest
8 5 (2.69%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.69%) Subversion
9 4 (2.15%) JBehave
9 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.15%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.61%) Log4j
10 3 (1.61%) Mockito
10 3 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (34.95%) Finance
2 9 (4.84%) Retail
3 8 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.23%) Banking
4 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (40.32%) Developer
2 62 (33.33%) Analyst
3 28 (15.05%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.05%) Test Analyst
4 23 (12.37%) C# Developer
4 23 (12.37%) SQL Developer
5 20 (10.75%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
6 18 (9.68%) Unix Analyst
7 16 (8.60%) .NET Developer
8 14 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (7.53%) QA Analyst
8 14 (7.53%) QA Test Analyst
8 14 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (7.53%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.99%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (6.45%) SQL Support Analyst
11 11 (5.91%) Operational Support Analyst
11 11 (5.91%) Operations Support Analyst
11 11 (5.91%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.96%) XML
2 43 (23.12%) .NET
3 35 (18.82%) HTML
4 30 (16.13%) Web Services
5 29 (15.59%) Spring
6 27 (14.52%) ASP.NET
7 26 (13.98%) REST
7 26 (13.98%) SOAP
8 24 (12.90%) CSS
9 23 (12.37%) Hibernate
9 23 (12.37%) J2EE
10 17 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (9.14%) Java EE
10 17 (9.14%) jQuery
11 16 (8.60%) JDBC
12 15 (8.06%) RESTful
13 14 (7.53%) Ajax
14 13 (6.99%) JSON
15 12 (6.45%) AngularJS
15 12 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.23%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.15%) RIA
5 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.61%) iPad
6 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.08%) Life Science
6 2 (1.08%) PMI
7 1 (0.54%) BBC
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Fintech
7 1 (0.54%) iPhone
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) PACS
7 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (36.56%) Unix
2 50 (26.88%) Linux
3 31 (16.67%) Windows
4 24 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.53%) Solaris
6 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.69%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.61%) HPUX
11 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.54%) Android
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.20%) OO
3 28 (15.05%) UML
4 27 (14.52%) Scrum
5 24 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 23 (12.37%) Functional Testing
7 22 (11.83%) TDD
8 21 (11.29%) ITIL
9 20 (10.75%) MVC
9 20 (10.75%) OOD
10 18 (9.68%) SOA
11 16 (8.60%) CRM
12 15 (8.06%) Wealth Management
13 14 (7.53%) ETL
14 13 (6.99%) Data Modelling
15 12 (6.45%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.45%) Waterfall
16 11 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (5.91%) Problem Management
16 11 (5.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.69%) Java
2 55 (29.57%) C#
3 35 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 22 (11.83%) PL/SQL
6 15 (8.06%) Perl
7 14 (7.53%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.53%) PHP
8 13 (6.99%) Python
8 13 (6.99%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.84%) VB
10 8 (4.30%) C
11 7 (3.76%) C++
12 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.08%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.08%) VBA
14 2 (1.08%) VBScript
15 1 (0.54%) ABAP
15 1 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Degree
2 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.15%) CCNP
3 4 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.54%) CCNA
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.74%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) PMO
3 5 (2.69%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.15%) XenApp
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (2.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.15%) SCCM
3 2 (1.08%) Ansible
3 2 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.08%) MOM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (24.19%) Microsoft
1 45 (24.19%) Oracle
2 13 (6.99%) HP
3 10 (5.38%) Citrix
3 10 (5.38%) IBM
4 5 (2.69%) Dell
4 5 (2.69%) Sage
4 5 (2.69%) SonicWALL
4 5 (2.69%) Sybase
4 5 (2.69%) Symantec
5 4 (2.15%) Cisco
5 4 (2.15%) Meraki
5 4 (2.15%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (2.15%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.15%) SolarWinds
5 4 (2.15%) VMware
6 3 (1.61%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.61%) ATG
6 3 (1.61%) New Relic
6 3 (1.61%) Talend
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £70,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago