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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 92 119 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.16% 24.74% 26.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.74% 55.61% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 67 100 102
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £36,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
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 281 214 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.43% 44.49% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 232 169 203
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 81 (44.26%) Java
2 77 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (32.79%) XML
4 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
5 48 (26.23%) Oracle
6 44 (24.04%) .NET
7 43 (23.50%) Unix
8 42 (22.95%) OO
9 41 (22.40%) Web Services
10 39 (21.31%) Finance
11 38 (20.77%) Microsoft
12 35 (19.13%) HTML
13 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
13 34 (18.58%) REST
14 32 (17.49%) C#
14 32 (17.49%) Shell Script
15 31 (16.94%) UML
16 29 (15.85%) PL/SQL
17 26 (14.21%) OOD
17 26 (14.21%) ETL
17 26 (14.21%) Wealth Management
17 26 (14.21%) Test Automation
18 25 (13.66%) Windows
19 24 (13.11%) Spring
19 24 (13.11%) RESTful
20 23 (12.57%) SOA
20 23 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
21 22 (12.02%) CRM
21 22 (12.02%) Hibernate
22 21 (11.48%) J2EE

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 11 (6.01%) Tomcat
1 11 (6.01%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.73%) CMS
3 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.19%) JBoss
4 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.64%) IIS
5 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.09%) Confluence
6 2 (1.09%) Drupal
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Magento
2 5 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.64%) FastStats
3 3 (1.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) Office 365
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.83%) SaaS
3 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.64%) IaaS
3 3 (1.64%) PaaS
4 2 (1.09%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.10%) Firewall
2 11 (6.01%) Internet
3 7 (3.83%) FTP
4 4 (2.19%) BGP
4 4 (2.19%) MPLS
5 3 (1.64%) DNS
5 3 (1.64%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.09%) ICMP
6 2 (1.09%) Skype
6 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.09%) VoIP
6 2 (1.09%) VPN
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) HTTP
7 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.55%) LAN
7 1 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.55%) VLAN
7 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (10.38%) RDBMS
4 19 (10.38%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.46%) MySQL
7 9 (4.92%) Power BI
7 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.83%) OLAP
9 7 (3.83%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.19%) DB2
11 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.64%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Cucumber
2 13 (7.10%) JIRA
3 12 (6.56%) JUnit
4 11 (6.01%) Selenium
5 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.46%) JBehave
5 10 (5.46%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.92%) Maven
7 8 (4.37%) Subversion
8 7 (3.83%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.28%) LoadRunner
9 6 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.19%) ClearQuest
10 4 (2.19%) NUnit
10 4 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.19%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 39 (21.31%) Finance
2 20 (10.93%) Retail
3 10 (5.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (4.92%) Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Games
5 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.64%) Advertising
6 3 (1.64%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) French Language
7 2 (1.09%) German Language
7 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (49.18%) Developer
2 43 (23.50%) Analyst
3 34 (18.58%) SQL Developer
4 27 (14.75%) Java Developer
4 27 (14.75%) Senior Developer
5 22 (12.02%) SQL Analyst
6 21 (11.48%) Unix Analyst
7 15 (8.20%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (7.65%) SOA Analyst
8 14 (7.65%) XML Analyst
9 13 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (6.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 12 (6.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
11 11 (6.01%) Architect
11 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (6.01%) Unix Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Java Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) QA Automation Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.79%) XML
2 44 (24.04%) .NET
3 41 (22.40%) Web Services
4 35 (19.13%) HTML
5 34 (18.58%) REST
6 24 (13.11%) RESTful
6 24 (13.11%) Spring
7 22 (12.02%) Hibernate
8 21 (11.48%) J2EE
9 20 (10.93%) SOAP
10 18 (9.84%) ASP.NET
10 18 (9.84%) Java EE
11 15 (8.20%) CSS
12 14 (7.65%) Gherkin
13 11 (6.01%) JDBC
14 10 (5.46%) HTML5
14 10 (5.46%) JSON
15 9 (4.92%) Ajax
15 9 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) RIA
3 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) BBC
6 4 (2.19%) PMI
7 3 (1.64%) Fintech
7 3 (1.64%) iPad
7 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.09%) iPhone
8 2 (1.09%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) Unix
2 25 (13.66%) Windows
3 18 (9.84%) Linux
4 17 (9.29%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.83%) Solaris
7 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.73%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.09%) AIX
10 2 (1.09%) Android
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.95%) OO
3 31 (16.94%) UML
4 26 (14.21%) ETL
4 26 (14.21%) OOD
4 26 (14.21%) Test Automation
4 26 (14.21%) Wealth Management
5 23 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (12.57%) SOA
6 22 (12.02%) CRM
7 20 (10.93%) TDD
8 18 (9.84%) BDD
9 17 (9.29%) Scrum
10 15 (8.20%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.65%) API Testing
11 14 (7.65%) Data Modelling
11 14 (7.65%) SDLC
11 14 (7.65%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.10%) SDET
13 12 (6.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 81 (44.26%) Java
2 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
3 32 (17.49%) C#
3 32 (17.49%) Shell Script
4 29 (15.85%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.84%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.56%) PHP
7 9 (4.92%) Perl
8 8 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.28%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.73%) C
11 4 (2.19%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.19%) C++
11 4 (2.19%) VB
11 4 (2.19%) VBA
12 3 (1.64%) Python
12 3 (1.64%) Ruby
13 2 (1.09%) Go
14 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (8.20%) Degree
2 5 (2.73%) CCNP
2 5 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) CCA
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) QA
2 7 (3.83%) PMO
3 3 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.19%) XenApp
3 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.73%) SCCM
3 4 (2.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (2.19%) MOM
3 4 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.64%) Ansible
4 3 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.09%) Puppet
5 2 (1.09%) Terraform
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (26.23%) Oracle
2 38 (20.77%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.56%) Teradata
4 8 (4.37%) IBM
5 6 (3.28%) Citrix
5 6 (3.28%) HP
5 6 (3.28%) VMware
6 5 (2.73%) Cisco
7 4 (2.19%) Meraki
7 4 (2.19%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (2.19%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.19%) RedGate
7 4 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.19%) Virgin Media
8 3 (1.64%) Cognos
8 3 (1.64%) Dell
8 3 (1.64%) Sage
8 3 (1.64%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.64%) Symantec
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