Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 259 174 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.32% 17.13% 23.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.54% 30.63% 57.11%
Number of salaries quoted 248 138 207
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,850 £26,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 493 568 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 52.00% 55.91% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 409 470 343
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £31,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 125 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 116 (44.79%) C#
3 112 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 102 (39.38%) Java
5 92 (35.52%) .NET
5 92 (35.52%) XML
6 74 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 70 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (26.25%) Web Services
9 67 (25.87%) HTML
10 63 (24.32%) MVC
11 62 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (23.55%) CSS
13 57 (22.01%) Migration
14 56 (21.62%) Oracle
15 54 (20.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 51 (19.69%) ASP.NET
17 49 (18.92%) TDD
17 49 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
18 47 (18.15%) Amazon AWS
19 46 (17.76%) Computer Science
19 46 (17.76%) PL/SQL
20 45 (17.37%) Finance
20 45 (17.37%) Data Migration
21 43 (16.60%) Windows
22 42 (16.22%) Relational Database
23 41 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (15.83%) Microsoft
24 39 (15.06%) J2EE
25 38 (14.67%) Scaled Agile Framework

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 34 (13.13%) Tomcat
2 32 (12.36%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.86%) JBoss
4 9 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.09%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.16%) IIS
7 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.54%) C-CURE
2 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.39%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.34%) SaaS
4 3 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.41%) Firewall
2 8 (3.09%) SSL
3 7 (2.70%) DNS
4 4 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.54%) VLAN
5 3 (1.16%) DHCP
5 3 (1.16%) LAN
5 3 (1.16%) Network Security
5 3 (1.16%) VoIP
5 3 (1.16%) WAN
5 3 (1.16%) Wireless
6 2 (0.77%) Internet
6 2 (0.77%) Skype
7 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 54 (20.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 28 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (8.11%) MS Access
5 21 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (7.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 19 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (5.79%) Power BI
9 15 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (4.63%) RDBMS
12 10 (3.86%) Oracle Database
13 8 (3.09%) NoSQL
13 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
16 3 (1.16%) MySQL
17 2 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (11.58%) JIRA
2 28 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.88%) Eclipse
4 20 (7.72%) Jenkins
5 19 (7.34%) Rational Team Concert
6 11 (4.25%) Subversion
7 9 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.32%) LabVIEW
9 5 (1.93%) Maven
10 2 (0.77%) JUnit
10 2 (0.77%) ProC
10 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.77%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.39%) Ant
11 1 (0.39%) JMeter
11 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.39%) Log4j
11 1 (0.39%) The Grinder
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (0.39%) Xcode
General
1 45 (17.37%) Finance
2 26 (10.04%) Banking
3 10 (3.86%) Retail
4 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Marketing
6 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (63.71%) Developer
2 44 (16.99%) .NET Developer
3 36 (13.90%) Senior Developer
4 34 (13.13%) Consultant
4 34 (13.13%) SQL Developer
5 31 (11.97%) Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) Implementation Consultant
6 30 (11.58%) Java Developer
7 26 (10.04%) C# Developer
7 26 (10.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 23 (8.88%) Junior
8 23 (8.88%) Software Consultant
8 23 (8.88%) Software Developer
9 21 (8.11%) Data Migration Developer
9 21 (8.11%) ETL Developer
10 20 (7.72%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (7.72%) Software Engineer
11 19 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (7.34%) Graduate
11 19 (7.34%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (35.52%) .NET
1 92 (35.52%) XML
2 68 (26.25%) Web Services
3 67 (25.87%) HTML
4 61 (23.55%) CSS
5 51 (19.69%) ASP.NET
6 39 (15.06%) J2EE
7 37 (14.29%) jQuery
7 37 (14.29%) Spring
8 34 (13.13%) Hibernate
9 31 (11.97%) HTML5
10 29 (11.20%) RESTful
11 28 (10.81%) .NET Framework
12 26 (10.04%) REST
13 23 (8.88%) AngularJS
14 19 (7.34%) JSON
15 16 (6.18%) WPF
15 16 (6.18%) XSD
16 15 (5.79%) .NET Core
16 15 (5.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 46 (17.76%) Computer Science
3 41 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (10.42%) Reference Data
5 26 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.09%) Fintech
7 6 (2.32%) Acoustics
7 6 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.93%) User Experience
9 4 (1.54%) CCTV
10 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.77%) Handset
10 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.39%) PKI
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.60%) Windows
2 37 (14.29%) Linux
3 27 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.25%) Unix
5 5 (1.93%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.77%) Solaris
6 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.39%) HPUX
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.32%) MVC
3 62 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (22.01%) Migration
5 49 (18.92%) TDD
6 45 (17.37%) Data Migration
7 38 (14.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 37 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 31 (11.97%) OO
10 30 (11.58%) ETL
11 29 (11.20%) Test Automation
12 27 (10.42%) BDD
13 25 (9.65%) Software Delivery
14 22 (8.49%) Mathematics
14 22 (8.49%) Physics
15 21 (8.11%) Data Analysis
15 21 (8.11%) Data Mapping
16 18 (6.95%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (6.95%) Scrum
17 17 (6.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 116 (44.79%) C#
2 112 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 102 (39.38%) Java
4 74 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 46 (17.76%) PL/SQL
6 27 (10.42%) VBA
7 21 (8.11%) VB.NET
8 19 (7.34%) Apex Code
8 19 (7.34%) Groovy
9 13 (5.02%) C++
10 10 (3.86%) Python
11 8 (3.09%) ANSI SQL
11 8 (3.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.09%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.09%) VBScript
12 6 (2.32%) XPath
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
14 1 (0.39%) C
14 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (11.20%) SC Cleared
1 29 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.11%) Degree
3 15 (5.79%) PhD
4 3 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.97%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.63%) QA
3 3 (1.16%) SLA
3 3 (1.16%) WAI
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.77%) Firmware
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.39%) Docker
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (1.16%) SCCM
1 3 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Grafana
2 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.39%) OpenView
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (21.62%) Oracle
2 41 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.74%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (9.27%) Talend
5 22 (8.49%) IBM
6 11 (4.25%) VMware
7 9 (3.47%) Sybase
8 5 (1.93%) Cisco
9 4 (1.54%) SAP
10 3 (1.16%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.16%) Google
10 3 (1.16%) NetApp
10 3 (1.16%) New Relic
10 3 (1.16%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.77%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.77%) hybris
11 2 (0.77%) Mitel
12 1 (0.39%) Blue Martini
12 1 (0.39%) Intershop
12 1 (0.39%) Sage