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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 248 322 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.15% 20.72% 18.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.13% 39.13% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 153 209 136
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
668 823 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.20% 52.96% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 455 557 423
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 165 (36.67%) Finance
2 146 (32.44%) SQL Server
3 136 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (27.33%) Oracle
5 121 (26.89%) .NET
6 113 (25.11%) C#
7 92 (20.44%) JavaScript
8 90 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 80 (17.78%) Degree
10 78 (17.33%) T-SQL
11 76 (16.89%) Windows
12 74 (16.44%) Linux
13 68 (15.11%) Java
14 66 (14.67%) Software Engineering
15 64 (14.22%) ASP.NET
16 62 (13.78%) PL/SQL
16 62 (13.78%) HTML
17 58 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (12.67%) MS Excel
19 53 (11.78%) MVC
19 53 (11.78%) Banking
19 53 (11.78%) jQuery
20 51 (11.33%) CSS
21 49 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
22 45 (10.00%) Computer Science
22 45 (10.00%) SDLC
22 45 (10.00%) Relational Database
23 41 (9.11%) .NET Framework
23 41 (9.11%) SAS
24 39 (8.67%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (9.11%) SAS
2 30 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.78%) Apache
4 23 (5.11%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.56%) JBoss
6 14 (3.11%) CMS
7 13 (2.89%) IIS
8 12 (2.67%) Apache Pig
9 11 (2.44%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.89%) FileNet
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.89%) Lync
12 4 (0.89%) Captiva
12 4 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 57 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.44%) MS Office
3 12 (2.67%) SPSS
4 3 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.78%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.33%) thinkFolio
4 5 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (1.11%) HFM
4 5 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.11%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.44%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) BPCS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.11%) SaaS
8 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.11%) HTTP
2 11 (2.44%) LDAP
2 11 (2.44%) LAN
2 11 (2.44%) Firewall
3 9 (2.00%) WAN
4 6 (1.33%) WLAN
4 6 (1.33%) SSL
5 5 (1.11%) Internet
5 5 (1.11%) DNS
6 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.67%) DHCP
6 3 (0.67%) SAN
7 2 (0.44%) NAS
7 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.22%) IPsec
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (32.44%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 39 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (7.56%) Oracle Database
5 33 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (6.22%) MySQL
7 21 (4.67%) RDBMS
8 19 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (3.33%) Hadoop
12 14 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (2.44%) Apache Hive
14 10 (2.22%) QlikView
14 10 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (2.22%) DB2
15 9 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (4.89%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.00%) Selenium
4 16 (3.56%) JUnit
5 13 (2.89%) Maven
5 13 (2.89%) JIRA
5 13 (2.89%) WebDriver
6 12 (2.67%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.78%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.78%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.56%) MSBuild
9 7 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.56%) Subversion
10 5 (1.11%) AccuRev
10 5 (1.11%) Hudson
10 5 (1.11%) Toad
10 5 (1.11%) JMeter
11 4 (0.89%) Bugzilla
General
1 165 (36.67%) Finance
2 53 (11.78%) Banking
3 19 (4.22%) Retail
4 16 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.67%) Marketing
6 7 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.11%) Legal
9 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Front Office
11 2 (0.44%) Back Office
11 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.44%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 142 (31.56%) Developer
2 111 (24.67%) Analyst
3 39 (8.67%) Test Analyst
4 32 (7.11%) Software Engineer
5 30 (6.67%) Consultant
6 25 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 25 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (4.67%) DBA
7 21 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 19 (4.22%) Web Developer
8 19 (4.22%) .NET Developer
9 18 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.33%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.11%) Oracle DBA
12 12 (2.67%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.67%) SQL Developer
13 11 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.44%) Architect
14 10 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (26.89%) .NET
2 64 (14.22%) ASP.NET
3 62 (13.78%) HTML
4 53 (11.78%) jQuery
5 51 (11.33%) CSS
6 41 (9.11%) .NET Framework
7 37 (8.22%) XML
8 34 (7.56%) NHibernate
9 33 (7.33%) Ajax
10 29 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (5.33%) Entity Framework
12 21 (4.67%) Web Services
13 18 (4.00%) HTML5
14 15 (3.33%) SOAP
14 15 (3.33%) JSON
15 14 (3.11%) J2EE
16 13 (2.89%) Hibernate
17 12 (2.67%) Spring
18 11 (2.44%) JSP
18 11 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.78%) Cryptography
4 16 (3.56%) Data Integration
5 15 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.22%) Statistics
9 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.78%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.56%) Economics
12 6 (1.33%) GIS
12 6 (1.33%) SCADA
12 6 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.11%) Psychology
14 4 (0.89%) W3C
14 4 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
15 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.89%) Windows
2 74 (16.44%) Linux
3 37 (8.22%) UNIX
4 14 (3.11%) Android
4 14 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.22%) Solaris
5 10 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.33%) AIX
10 5 (1.11%) Debian
10 5 (1.11%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (14.67%) Software Engineering
3 53 (11.78%) MVC
4 49 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (10.00%) SDLC
6 35 (7.78%) ETL
7 29 (6.44%) ITIL
7 29 (6.44%) OO
7 29 (6.44%) CRM
7 29 (6.44%) Asset Management
8 28 (6.22%) Data Modelling
8 28 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (6.00%) Analytics
10 26 (5.78%) Migration
11 25 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (5.56%) Investment Management
11 25 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 23 (5.11%) Project Management
13 22 (4.89%) Software Testing
13 22 (4.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (25.11%) C#
2 92 (20.44%) JavaScript
3 78 (17.33%) T-SQL
4 68 (15.11%) Java
5 62 (13.78%) PL/SQL
6 33 (7.33%) Python
7 31 (6.89%) Perl
8 19 (4.22%) PHP
9 16 (3.56%) C++
10 15 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.44%) VBA
11 11 (2.44%) Ruby
12 10 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.00%) R
14 7 (1.56%) VB
15 5 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.67%) XPath
16 3 (0.67%) sed
16 3 (0.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 80 (17.78%) Degree
2 14 (3.11%) ISEB
3 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.00%) CISSP
6 7 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.33%) CISA
7 6 (1.33%) CISM
7 6 (1.33%) MBA
7 6 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.11%) OCP
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.89%) PhD
9 4 (0.89%) MCITP
10 3 (0.67%) CISMP
10 3 (0.67%) CCNA
11 2 (0.44%) CCNP
11 2 (0.44%) HNC
11 2 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.22%) QA
2 7 (1.56%) SLA
3 6 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.33%) COBIT
3 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.67%) Basel II
6 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) AIFMD
System Software
1 30 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.89%) XenApp
6 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.67%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.67%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.78%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.33%) HP SIM
4 6 (1.33%) SCOM
4 6 (1.33%) Control-M
5 5 (1.11%) SCCM
5 5 (1.11%) Puppet
6 2 (0.44%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 123 (27.33%) Oracle
2 90 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.00%) VMware
4 22 (4.89%) Informatica
5 12 (2.67%) Teradata
5 12 (2.67%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.44%) Citrix
7 10 (2.22%) HP
7 10 (2.22%) Charles River
8 9 (2.00%) Veritas
8 9 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.00%) SAP
8 9 (2.00%) Cognos
8 9 (2.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (1.78%) Sybase
10 7 (1.56%) BMC
11 6 (1.33%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.33%) Cisco
11 6 (1.33%) Anaplan
12 5 (1.11%) Tableau
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus and training
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
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Change Recruitment Group
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Petroplan Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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SQ Computer Personnel
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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