The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 230 259 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.80% 18.99% 22.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.64% 38.48% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 156 172 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
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
664 673 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.50% 49.34% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 494 456 426
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 197 (37.03%) .NET
2 191 (35.90%) SQL Server
3 184 (34.59%) Finance
4 170 (31.95%) C#
5 141 (26.50%) JavaScript
6 139 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (25.94%) ASP.NET
8 132 (24.81%) Oracle
9 126 (23.68%) T-SQL
10 125 (23.50%) Microsoft
11 120 (22.56%) jQuery
12 108 (20.30%) Software Engineering
13 102 (19.17%) MVC
14 95 (17.86%) MS Excel
15 91 (17.11%) PL/SQL
15 91 (17.11%) .NET Framework
15 91 (17.11%) Degree
16 90 (16.92%) Ajax
17 88 (16.54%) Java
17 88 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 84 (15.79%) Windows
19 83 (15.60%) NHibernate
20 80 (15.04%) HTML
21 63 (11.84%) CSS
21 63 (11.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 59 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
23 58 (10.90%) XML
24 56 (10.53%) SAS
25 53 (9.96%) E-Commerce
25 53 (9.96%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (10.53%) SAS
2 30 (5.64%) WebLogic
3 26 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.32%) CMS
5 15 (2.82%) MS Exchange
6 14 (2.63%) Apache
6 14 (2.63%) IIS
7 11 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.69%) JBoss
10 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.94%) TeamSite
12 5 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 95 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.45%) MS Office
3 9 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.75%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.20%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.01%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.94%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.56%) HFM
6 3 (0.56%) FRx
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.19%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.32%) SaaS
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.01%) HTTP
2 12 (2.26%) FTP
2 12 (2.26%) SMTP
3 11 (2.07%) HTTPS
4 9 (1.69%) SAN
4 9 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.50%) DNS
6 7 (1.32%) Firewall
7 6 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.13%) FCoE
7 6 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (1.13%) MPLS
7 6 (1.13%) DMZ
7 6 (1.13%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.94%) Internet
9 4 (0.75%) Intranet
10 2 (0.38%) VPN
10 2 (0.38%) DHCP
11 1 (0.19%) LDAP
11 1 (0.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.96%) Oracle Database
3 49 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (8.08%) Relational Database
5 40 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.20%) MySQL
9 16 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.63%) Data Mining
12 13 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (2.26%) QlikView
13 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.88%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.69%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.50%) Base SAS
17 7 (1.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.32%) Selenium
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.75%) Subversion
5 3 (0.56%) JUnit
5 3 (0.56%) JMeter
5 3 (0.56%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.56%) Hudson
6 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.19%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.19%) GoLive
7 1 (0.19%) NUnit
7 1 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
General
1 184 (34.59%) Finance
2 47 (8.83%) Banking
3 36 (6.77%) Retail
4 25 (4.70%) Law
5 15 (2.82%) Marketing
6 11 (2.07%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.32%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.94%) Local Government
9 5 (0.94%) Back Office
9 5 (0.94%) Legal
10 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 239 (44.92%) Developer
2 138 (25.94%) Analyst
3 60 (11.28%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.59%) Software Developer
5 44 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 42 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 41 (7.71%) Support Analyst
8 35 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (6.02%) DBA
9 32 (6.02%) Senior Developer
10 30 (5.64%) Programmer
11 29 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (4.89%) Lead Developer
12 26 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.70%) Java Developer
14 24 (4.51%) Data Analyst
14 24 (4.51%) Applications Support
15 22 (4.14%) Business Analyst
15 22 (4.14%) Oracle DBA
15 22 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (37.03%) .NET
2 138 (25.94%) ASP.NET
3 120 (22.56%) jQuery
4 91 (17.11%) .NET Framework
5 90 (16.92%) Ajax
6 88 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 83 (15.60%) NHibernate
8 80 (15.04%) HTML
9 63 (11.84%) CSS
9 63 (11.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 58 (10.90%) XML
11 31 (5.83%) WCF
12 23 (4.32%) HTML5
13 21 (3.95%) J2EE
14 16 (3.01%) Web Services
15 12 (2.26%) XSLT
15 12 (2.26%) JSON
16 11 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (1.88%) WPF
18 9 (1.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.83%) Cryptography
3 26 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.51%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.63%) Statistics
7 12 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.88%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.69%) Replication
9 9 (1.69%) Physics
9 9 (1.69%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.13%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.94%) User Experience
12 5 (0.94%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.79%) Windows
2 51 (9.59%) Linux
3 39 (7.33%) UNIX
4 23 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (3.38%) AIX
5 18 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.20%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.26%) Solaris
8 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.13%) HPUX
9 6 (1.13%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.38%) CentOS
11 2 (0.38%) zOS
11 2 (0.38%) Debian
11 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (20.30%) Software Engineering
3 102 (19.17%) MVC
4 53 (9.96%) E-Commerce
5 50 (9.40%) OO
6 45 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (5.83%) Asset Management
8 30 (5.64%) Data Management
9 29 (5.45%) CRM
9 29 (5.45%) ITIL
9 29 (5.45%) Analytics
10 28 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (4.89%) Mentoring
12 25 (4.70%) ETL
13 24 (4.51%) Project Management
14 23 (4.32%) Investment Management
15 20 (3.76%) Web Development
16 19 (3.57%) Scrum
16 19 (3.57%) Business Analysis
17 18 (3.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 170 (31.95%) C#
2 141 (26.50%) JavaScript
3 126 (23.68%) T-SQL
4 91 (17.11%) PL/SQL
5 88 (16.54%) Java
6 21 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 17 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 16 (3.01%) Python
9 15 (2.82%) Perl
10 14 (2.63%) VBA
11 12 (2.26%) C++
12 9 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.50%) Ruby
14 7 (1.32%) PHP
14 7 (1.32%) VB
15 6 (1.13%) XPath
15 6 (1.13%) R
16 5 (0.94%) C
17 4 (0.75%) XQuery
18 3 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (17.11%) Degree
2 18 (3.38%) Oracle Certification
3 17 (3.20%) OCP
4 14 (2.63%) ISEB
5 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.07%) PhD
6 10 (1.88%) MCP
7 6 (1.13%) APMP
7 6 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.75%) MCSA
9 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.56%) MCITP
10 3 (0.56%) MCSE
10 3 (0.56%) CCNA
11 2 (0.38%) CCNP
11 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.38%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.51%) QA
2 11 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.75%) Basel II
5 4 (0.75%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.88%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.38%) RACF
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.19%) Squid
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) Control-M
2 8 (1.50%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.50%) SCCM
3 6 (1.13%) HP SIM
4 5 (0.94%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.38%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.38%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.19%) OpenView
6 1 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 132 (24.81%) Oracle
2 125 (23.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.95%) VMware
4 17 (3.20%) HP
4 17 (3.20%) Business Objects
5 16 (3.01%) Sybase
6 12 (2.26%) IBM
6 12 (2.26%) BMC
7 11 (2.07%) Cisco
7 11 (2.07%) SolarWinds
8 9 (1.69%) Brocade
9 8 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (1.50%) Avaya
10 7 (1.32%) Veritas
11 6 (1.13%) Juniper
11 6 (1.13%) Nortel
11 6 (1.13%) Fujitsu
11 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.13%) Clearswift
11 6 (1.13%) BT
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £59000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £18000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Benefits and more
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Posted: 18 days ago