Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 167 236 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.09% 22.67% 26.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.42% 54.38% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 139 215 225
Watford median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £70,000 £61,190
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 549 434 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 56.19% 41.69% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 467 381 406
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £70,000 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 68 (40.72%) .NET
2 63 (37.72%) Web Services
3 59 (35.33%) REST
4 56 (33.53%) SQL Server
5 54 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (31.74%) XML
7 52 (31.14%) Java
8 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
8 51 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (28.14%) C#
9 47 (28.14%) T-SQL
10 45 (26.95%) ETL
11 38 (22.75%) JavaScript
12 35 (20.96%) ASP.NET
13 34 (20.36%) OO
13 34 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (19.76%) SOAP
15 32 (19.16%) Data Modelling
16 31 (18.56%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (17.37%) HTML
18 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
19 26 (15.57%) UML
19 26 (15.57%) Finance
20 24 (14.37%) Test Automation
20 24 (14.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 23 (13.77%) CRM
22 22 (13.17%) Firewall
22 22 (13.17%) SQL Server 2012
23 21 (12.57%) MVC
23 21 (12.57%) Unix

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 7 (4.19%) Apache
2 5 (2.99%) CMS
2 5 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.80%) IIS
4 3 (1.80%) JBoss
4 3 (1.80%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.20%) Confluence
5 2 (1.20%) Drupal
5 2 (1.20%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.40%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.40%) Sage 200
3 3 (1.80%) FastStats
3 3 (1.80%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (1.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.99%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.20%) GitHub
4 2 (1.20%) IaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.17%) Firewall
2 20 (11.98%) DNS
3 16 (9.58%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.80%) DHCP
6 2 (1.20%) ICMP
6 2 (1.20%) VPN
7 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.60%) SAN
7 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 51 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (18.56%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (14.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (13.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (11.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (10.78%) Power BI
8 16 (9.58%) MS Access
8 16 (9.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (9.58%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (8.38%) SAP Data Services
10 13 (7.78%) Oracle Database
11 11 (6.59%) RDBMS
11 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
12 9 (5.39%) SAP BW
13 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (2.99%) DB2
14 5 (2.99%) OLAP
14 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.98%) Cucumber
2 19 (11.38%) JUnit
3 16 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
5 12 (7.19%) Selenium
6 10 (5.99%) JBehave
6 10 (5.99%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.39%) JIRA
8 8 (4.79%) Subversion
9 7 (4.19%) Flyway
9 7 (4.19%) Maven
9 7 (4.19%) NUnit
9 7 (4.19%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.40%) Mockito
11 3 (1.80%) AdminStudio
11 3 (1.80%) Log4j
11 3 (1.80%) MSI
11 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.80%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 26 (15.57%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Retail
3 8 (4.79%) Games
4 7 (4.19%) Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Marketing
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) French Language
7 3 (1.80%) German Language
8 2 (1.20%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.60%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (61.68%) Developer
2 31 (18.56%) Analyst
3 24 (14.37%) Senior Developer
4 22 (13.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 19 (11.38%) Java Developer
6 18 (10.78%) SQL Developer
7 16 (9.58%) .NET Developer
7 16 (9.58%) SQL Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) C# Developer
8 14 (8.38%) SOA Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) Unix Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) XML Analyst
9 11 (6.59%) DBA
9 11 (6.59%) Java Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) SQL DBA
10 10 (5.99%) CRM Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Junior
11 9 (5.39%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.19%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.72%) .NET
2 63 (37.72%) Web Services
3 59 (35.33%) REST
4 53 (31.74%) XML
5 35 (20.96%) ASP.NET
6 33 (19.76%) SOAP
7 29 (17.37%) HTML
8 20 (11.98%) CSS
9 19 (11.38%) MDX
10 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (10.78%) Gherkin
11 16 (9.58%) Spring
12 14 (8.38%) JSON
13 13 (7.78%) Hibernate
13 13 (7.78%) J2EE
13 13 (7.78%) RESTful
14 12 (7.19%) .NET Framework
15 9 (5.39%) AngularJS
15 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (3.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.99%) RIA
3 7 (4.19%) BBC
4 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.40%) NHS
5 4 (2.40%) User Experience
6 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.80%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.20%) Fintech
7 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) iPhone
7 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.57%) Unix
2 14 (8.38%) Linux
3 13 (7.78%) Windows
4 11 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.40%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.80%) HPUX
7 3 (1.80%) Solaris
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.95%) ETL
3 34 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (20.36%) OO
4 32 (19.16%) Data Modelling
5 26 (15.57%) UML
6 24 (14.37%) Test Automation
7 23 (13.77%) CRM
8 21 (12.57%) MVC
9 20 (11.98%) BDD
9 20 (11.98%) TDD
9 20 (11.98%) Unit Testing
10 19 (11.38%) SOA
11 18 (10.78%) Scrum
12 17 (10.18%) API Testing
12 17 (10.18%) Kimball Methodology
13 16 (9.58%) ETL Development
13 16 (9.58%) Inmon Methodology
13 16 (9.58%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (9.58%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.14%) Java
2 47 (28.14%) C#
2 47 (28.14%) T-SQL
3 38 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
5 21 (12.57%) Shell Script
6 19 (11.38%) PL/SQL
7 16 (9.58%) VBA
8 5 (2.99%) C++
9 4 (2.40%) C
9 4 (2.40%) Perl
9 4 (2.40%) Python
9 4 (2.40%) VB
10 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.80%) Ruby
11 2 (1.20%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.20%) Go
11 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (11.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.40%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.40%) MCSE
2 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.80%) MCTS
4 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) CCA
5 1 (0.60%) CCNA
5 1 (0.60%) CCNP
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) QA
2 6 (3.59%) SLA
3 3 (1.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) Ansible
1 5 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.40%) SCCM
3 3 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.80%) WMI
3 3 (1.80%) WSUS
4 2 (1.20%) Puppet
4 2 (1.20%) Salt
4 2 (1.20%) Terraform
5 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.57%) Oracle
3 19 (11.38%) IBM
4 17 (10.18%) Cognos
5 12 (7.19%) SAP
6 7 (4.19%) Virgin Media
7 6 (3.59%) Teradata
8 4 (2.40%) Dell
8 4 (2.40%) Sage
9 3 (1.80%) Adobe
9 3 (1.80%) ATG
9 3 (1.80%) Blue Martini
9 3 (1.80%) Citrix
9 3 (1.80%) Elastic Path
9 3 (1.80%) Orchard
9 3 (1.80%) RedGate
9 3 (1.80%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.80%) Symantec
9 3 (1.80%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.20%) Demandware