The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 191 233 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.96% 16.77% 21.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.02% 36.98% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 103 135 212
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
516 630 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.11% 45.36% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 311 414 549
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 178 (38.53%) Finance
2 166 (35.93%) Oracle
3 137 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
5 115 (24.89%) SQL Server
6 114 (24.68%) .NET
7 105 (22.73%) C#
8 103 (22.29%) PL/SQL
9 79 (17.10%) Degree
10 72 (15.58%) JavaScript
10 72 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
11 70 (15.15%) Java
12 69 (14.94%) Microsoft
13 68 (14.72%) HTML
14 66 (14.29%) SAS
14 66 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 64 (13.85%) MS Excel
16 59 (12.77%) SDLC
17 57 (12.34%) Oracle Database
18 56 (12.12%) CSS
19 55 (11.90%) XML
20 54 (11.69%) Windows
21 51 (11.04%) ASP.NET
22 50 (10.82%) Data Modelling
23 49 (10.61%) Scrum
24 48 (10.39%) Banking
25 43 (9.31%) Oracle Reports
26 42 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 41 (8.87%) Unix
27 41 (8.87%) Oracle Database 10g

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 66 (14.29%) SAS
2 35 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.38%) Moodle
5 10 (2.16%) Apache
6 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.30%) JBoss
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.65%) CMS
10 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.65%) IIS
10 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 64 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.60%) MS Office
3 7 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) S-PLUS
4 4 (0.87%) SPSS
5 3 (0.65%) MS Project
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 22 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (3.90%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (2.38%) Markit EDM
5 8 (1.73%) Sage CRM
6 5 (1.08%) Sonata
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.43%) Line 500
9 2 (0.43%) Sage BI
9 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.22%) Magento
10 1 (0.22%) Movex
10 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.52%) Office 365
3 7 (1.52%) SaaS
4 4 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.87%) Heroku
5 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) SAN
2 12 (2.60%) DHCP
2 12 (2.60%) DNS
2 12 (2.60%) Internet
3 9 (1.95%) Firewall
4 6 (1.30%) WAN
5 5 (1.08%) LAN
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.43%) LDAP
7 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) FirePass
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) Skype
8 1 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.22%) SSH
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (24.89%) SQL Server
2 72 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (12.34%) Oracle Database
4 43 (9.31%) Oracle Reports
5 42 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (8.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 39 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (6.28%) Relational Database
9 28 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 28 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 27 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
10 27 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (4.76%) Base SAS
11 22 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 20 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (4.11%) BusinessObjects XI
14 16 (3.46%) RDBMS
15 15 (3.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 13 (2.81%) OLAP
17 12 (2.60%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 28 (6.06%) JIRA
2 27 (5.84%) Oracle Forms
3 23 (4.98%) JDeveloper
4 18 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
5 16 (3.46%) PowerBuilder
5 16 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (3.46%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.03%) Toad
7 12 (2.60%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.38%) Subversion
9 5 (1.08%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.08%) FogBugz
10 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.87%) Maven
10 4 (0.87%) ProC
10 4 (0.87%) Selenium
11 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.43%) JUnit
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 178 (38.53%) Finance
2 48 (10.39%) Banking
3 27 (5.84%) Retail
4 16 (3.46%) Legal
5 11 (2.38%) Marketing
6 8 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.52%) Games
8 6 (1.30%) Front Office
8 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 177 (38.31%) Developer
2 100 (21.65%) Analyst
3 59 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
4 48 (10.39%) Consultant
5 31 (6.71%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.49%) .NET Developer
7 29 (6.28%) Applications Support
8 27 (5.84%) Software Developer
9 23 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 22 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.76%) Support Analyst
11 21 (4.55%) Applications Developer
11 21 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 21 (4.55%) SQL Developer
12 20 (4.33%) SAS Consultant
13 19 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
14 18 (3.90%) Oracle Applications Developer
14 18 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
15 17 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
16 15 (3.25%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.68%) .NET
2 68 (14.72%) HTML
3 56 (12.12%) CSS
4 55 (11.90%) XML
5 51 (11.04%) ASP.NET
6 25 (5.41%) Web Services
7 24 (5.19%) jQuery
8 16 (3.46%) HTML5
9 15 (3.25%) AngularJS
9 15 (3.25%) SOAP
10 14 (3.03%) REST
11 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (2.38%) CSS3
12 10 (2.16%) Spring
13 9 (1.95%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.95%) J2EE
13 9 (1.95%) Middleware
14 8 (1.73%) NHibernate
15 7 (1.52%) Ajax
15 7 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.46%) Mathematics
4 15 (3.25%) Data Integration
5 13 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.60%) Statistics
7 11 (2.38%) e-Learning
7 11 (2.38%) VLE
8 10 (2.16%) Economics
9 9 (1.95%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.95%) Fintech
9 9 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.95%) Physics
10 8 (1.73%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.30%) Clustering
12 6 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.30%) Data Extraction
13 5 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.69%) Windows
2 41 (8.87%) Unix
3 29 (6.28%) Linux
4 22 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.30%) Android
8 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.43%) Solaris
11 2 (0.43%) zOS
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (12.77%) SDLC
4 50 (10.82%) Data Modelling
5 49 (10.61%) Scrum
6 39 (8.44%) Asset Management
7 38 (8.23%) Project Management
8 37 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (7.36%) Data Analysis
10 33 (7.14%) ETL
11 31 (6.71%) Analytics
12 30 (6.49%) MVC
13 24 (5.19%) Data Management
13 24 (5.19%) TDD
14 23 (4.98%) CRM
14 23 (4.98%) Software Engineering
15 19 (4.11%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.90%) Logical Data Model
16 18 (3.90%) Physical Data Model
16 18 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.73%) C#
2 103 (22.29%) PL/SQL
3 72 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 70 (15.15%) Java
5 37 (8.01%) T-SQL
5 37 (8.01%) VBA
6 30 (6.49%) VB.NET
7 25 (5.41%) C++
8 21 (4.55%) Python
9 20 (4.33%) Perl
10 16 (3.46%) PHP
11 14 (3.03%) Ruby
12 13 (2.81%) C
12 13 (2.81%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.38%) R
14 7 (1.52%) SAS Macro
14 7 (1.52%) VB
15 6 (1.30%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.08%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 79 (17.10%) Degree
2 12 (2.60%) ISEB
3 10 (2.16%) PhD
4 9 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) OCA
7 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.87%) MCSA
7 4 (0.87%) MCSE
8 3 (0.65%) CISA
8 3 (0.65%) HND
8 3 (0.65%) MCITP
8 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.65%) PMP
8 3 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MCTS
9 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.76%) QA
2 11 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.73%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.30%) XenApp
4 6 (1.30%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.08%) Squid
5 5 (1.08%) vSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.22%) Docker
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.22%) RACF
7 1 (0.22%) Samba
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (3.68%) SCCM
2 13 (2.81%) SCOM
3 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.65%) vRealize
4 2 (0.43%) Ansible
4 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.22%) zSecure
Vendors
1 166 (35.93%) Oracle
2 69 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.84%) VMware
4 24 (5.19%) Cognos
5 20 (4.33%) Informatica
6 18 (3.90%) SAP
7 17 (3.68%) Teradata
8 16 (3.46%) Sage
9 14 (3.03%) Tableau
10 9 (1.95%) Citrix
11 7 (1.52%) Google
11 7 (1.52%) Sybase
12 5 (1.08%) CA
12 5 (1.08%) FNZ
13 4 (0.87%) Charles River
13 4 (0.87%) Cisco
13 4 (0.87%) IBM
13 4 (0.87%) Netezza
14 3 (0.65%) Northgate
14 3 (0.65%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 30 days hol, pension, discount
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + pension, bonus, health care
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh , Scotland
Wipro
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 30 days hol, pension, discount
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £57500 per annum + pension and bonus
Posted: 19 days ago