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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 204 308 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.02% 19.09% 22.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.73% 40.21% 41.91%
Number of salaries quoted 118 192 151
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
643 766 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.35% 47.49% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 440 531 350
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 162 (38.30%) Finance
2 126 (29.79%) .NET
2 126 (29.79%) Oracle
2 126 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 125 (29.55%) C#
4 117 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (23.88%) Microsoft
6 97 (22.93%) JavaScript
7 92 (21.75%) T-SQL
8 85 (20.09%) ASP.NET
9 72 (17.02%) PL/SQL
10 68 (16.08%) Software Engineering
11 66 (15.60%) jQuery
12 63 (14.89%) Degree
12 63 (14.89%) HTML
13 61 (14.42%) MVC
14 58 (13.71%) CSS
15 56 (13.24%) Windows
16 55 (13.00%) Linux
17 54 (12.77%) Java
17 54 (12.77%) .NET Framework
18 52 (12.29%) Banking
18 52 (12.29%) MS Excel
19 49 (11.58%) SAS
19 49 (11.58%) Oracle Database
20 47 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
21 46 (10.87%) Ajax
22 44 (10.40%) NHibernate
22 44 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
22 44 (10.40%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (11.58%) SAS
2 21 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.26%) Apache
5 17 (4.02%) JBoss
6 13 (3.07%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.60%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.60%) CMS
8 10 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (2.13%) IIS
10 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.18%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.95%) Lync
12 4 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.71%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.44%) MS Office
3 10 (2.36%) SPSS
4 6 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.31%) Markit EDM
2 12 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.71%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.47%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.24%) BPCS
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.89%) SaaS
5 5 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.71%) Office 365
8 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.84%) HTTP
2 9 (2.13%) Firewall
3 8 (1.89%) LAN
4 6 (1.42%) WLAN
4 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.42%) LDAP
5 5 (1.18%) WAN
6 4 (0.95%) Internet
6 4 (0.95%) DNS
7 3 (0.71%) SSL
8 2 (0.47%) SMTP
8 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.24%) DHCP
9 1 (0.24%) FTP
9 1 (0.24%) VPN
9 1 (0.24%) SNMP
9 1 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.24%) Intranet
9 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.58%) Oracle Database
3 44 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (7.57%) Relational Database
5 31 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.31%) MySQL
9 12 (2.84%) Data Mining
10 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (2.13%) Base SAS
12 8 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (1.89%) QlikView
12 8 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (3.55%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.84%) Selenium
3 11 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.65%) JIRA
6 6 (1.42%) JUnit
7 5 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (1.18%) Maven
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.71%) Subversion
8 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.47%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.47%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.47%) MSTest
9 2 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 162 (38.30%) Finance
2 52 (12.29%) Banking
3 21 (4.96%) Retail
4 13 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.89%) Marketing
7 6 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.18%) Legal
9 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Front Office
10 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 154 (36.41%) Developer
2 102 (24.11%) Analyst
3 34 (8.04%) Software Engineer
4 33 (7.80%) .NET Developer
5 31 (7.33%) Test Analyst
6 28 (6.62%) Consultant
7 27 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.67%) DBA
9 23 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 21 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.49%) Support Analyst
12 18 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
13 16 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.78%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.55%) Web Developer
14 15 (3.55%) Programmer
15 14 (3.31%) AWS Developer
16 13 (3.07%) Database Developer
17 12 (2.84%) Oracle Developer
17 12 (2.84%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (29.79%) .NET
2 85 (20.09%) ASP.NET
3 66 (15.60%) jQuery
4 63 (14.89%) HTML
5 58 (13.71%) CSS
6 54 (12.77%) .NET Framework
7 46 (10.87%) Ajax
8 44 (10.40%) NHibernate
9 41 (9.69%) XML
10 38 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (7.09%) Entity Framework
12 24 (5.67%) HTML5
13 17 (4.02%) JSON
14 16 (3.78%) WCF
14 16 (3.78%) Web Services
15 15 (3.55%) J2EE
16 12 (2.84%) SOAP
17 9 (2.13%) CSS3
18 8 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (1.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.73%) Cryptography
4 18 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.31%) Data Integration
6 12 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.36%) Statistics
8 9 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.89%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.89%) Physics
10 7 (1.65%) Economics
11 6 (1.42%) Open Source
11 6 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.42%) SCADA
12 5 (1.18%) Psychology
12 5 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.95%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.95%) iPad
13 4 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.24%) Windows
2 55 (13.00%) Linux
3 31 (7.33%) UNIX
4 11 (2.60%) Solaris
4 11 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.65%) AIX
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.47%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) OS/400
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (16.08%) Software Engineering
3 61 (14.42%) MVC
4 47 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (8.51%) ETL
6 31 (7.33%) CRM
7 30 (7.09%) OO
8 28 (6.62%) Asset Management
9 27 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.91%) Investment Management
11 23 (5.44%) ITIL
12 22 (5.20%) Data Modelling
12 22 (5.20%) Data Management
13 21 (4.96%) Business Analysis
13 21 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (4.73%) Project Management
14 20 (4.73%) Analytics
15 19 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (4.49%) Automated Testing
16 18 (4.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 125 (29.55%) C#
2 97 (22.93%) JavaScript
3 92 (21.75%) T-SQL
4 72 (17.02%) PL/SQL
5 54 (12.77%) Java
6 19 (4.49%) Python
7 18 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.02%) Perl
9 12 (2.84%) VBA
10 10 (2.36%) C++
10 10 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.65%) XPath
11 7 (1.65%) R
12 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.42%) VB
12 6 (1.42%) C
12 6 (1.42%) PHP
13 4 (0.95%) XQuery
13 4 (0.95%) Ruby
14 3 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 63 (14.89%) Degree
2 13 (3.07%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (2.84%) ISEB
4 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.36%) OCP
5 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.42%) CISSP
6 6 (1.42%) CISA
6 6 (1.42%) CISM
6 6 (1.42%) MBA
7 5 (1.18%) PhD
7 5 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.95%) MCITP
9 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.71%) MCP
9 3 (0.71%) CCNA
10 2 (0.47%) MCSA
10 2 (0.47%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.60%) QA
2 9 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.42%) SLA
4 6 (1.42%) COBIT
4 6 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.95%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.95%) Basel II
System Software
1 23 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.71%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.89%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.65%) Control-M
2 7 (1.65%) HP SIM
3 5 (1.18%) SCOM
3 5 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.95%) SCCM
4 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.71%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.47%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.24%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 126 (29.79%) Oracle
2 101 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.15%) VMware
4 20 (4.73%) Informatica
5 18 (4.26%) Business Objects
6 12 (2.84%) Sybase
6 12 (2.84%) HP
7 11 (2.60%) Teradata
8 9 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 8 (1.89%) Veritas
9 8 (1.89%) BMC
10 7 (1.65%) Charles River
10 7 (1.65%) Citrix
10 7 (1.65%) IBM
11 6 (1.42%) SAP
12 5 (1.18%) Cisco
12 5 (1.18%) Tableau
13 4 (0.95%) Cognos
13 4 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.71%) Hyland
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